Bill Plaschke

Sports Columnist, Los Angeles Times

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Sports columnist at the Los Angeles Times

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Plans are in the works to restart some major sporting events, sans spectators. But even sports fans are worried that players won’t be able to perform their best without a crowd.

Can players truly compete without the roar of fans?

Plans are in the works to restart some major sporting events, sans spectators. But even sports fans are worried that players won’t be able to perform their best without a crowd.

from Greater LA

Athletes and teams haven’t really been playing sports because they’re not getting anywhere near one another, and the leagues have postponed or canceled their seasons.   
  President…

LA without sports during COVID-19: What are sports writers and analysts to do?

Athletes and teams haven’t really been playing sports because they’re not getting anywhere near one another, and the leagues have postponed or canceled their seasons.  President…

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Major League Baseball found that in the 2017 World Series, the Houston Astros concocted a scheme -- using video cameras and garbage cans -- at their home stadium to steal pitching…

Did the Astros cheat the Dodgers out of the World Series?

Major League Baseball found that in the 2017 World Series, the Houston Astros concocted a scheme -- using video cameras and garbage cans -- at their home stadium to steal pitching…

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