John Zant: Tracking baseball playoffs, sans Dodgers

The baseball playoffs have proceeded with craziness, emotion, and passion — and without the L.A. Dodgers. They were all dressed up with the most … [Read more...]

John Zant: Santa Barbarans face Dodger blackout in Vin Scully’s final season; Sam Cathcart passes

Vin Scully’s sonorous voice came through loud and clear: “Hi, everybody. A very pleasant Monday to you …” It was the opening game of the 66th … [Read more...]

New movie ’42’ heightens awareness on Jackie Robinson Day

If you’re tuning into an MLB game today and aren’t terribly familiar with baseball and its customs,  then you might be asking yourself, “Why are they … [Read more...]

A TRIBUTE: Mom knew the scores and stories behind them

I am a momma’s boy and proud of it. Willie Punzal, my dear Mom, was my inspiration to pursue a career in journalism and become a sports writer. She … [Read more...]

Dodger broadcaster to call Gaucho games

Already armed with one of the preeminent women’s basketball programs on the west coast, UCSB Athletics is pleased to announce that it is adding a … [Read more...]

Lasorda makes his pitch for Caesar Uyesaka Stadium

Legendary Los Angeles Dodgers manager and iconic baseball ambassador Tommy Lasorda had the Cabrillo Arts Pavilion rolling on Friday night. He paid a … [Read more...]