LA championships: ‘Can we PLEASE have a parade’

Share: After years of loss and unfairness, the Commissioner’s Trophy is finally within reach for the Dodgers. With two outs and no one on, Julio Urias winds up, and Dodger fans across the country hold their breath. The pitch flies in at 97 miles per hour, right down the middle, and the stadium erupts into screams. The Dodgers have won their first World Series since 1988. Follow:

Grantland, Gone too soon

Share: ESPN announced in September that they were going to suspend the publication of the popular sports and pop culture blog Grantland, effective immediately. “After careful consideration, we have decided to direct our time and energy going forward to projects that we believe will have a broader and more significant impact across our enterprise,” ESPN said in a statement. Since 2011, Grantland provided stellar journalism for those who craved more than just a game recap. The editor-in-chief, Bill Simmons, was an established writer and sports …