Letters to Sports: You know Kobe Bryant would own a topic topic with statue imperfection

LOS ANGELES, CA- MARCH 11: Misspellings have been pointed out on Kobe Bryant's statue at Arena. The mistakes are Jose Calderon as Jose

Misspellings were identified on Kobe Bryant’s statue at Huge title Plaza outside of Enviornment. (Myung J. Chun / Los Angeles Cases)

Grievous! How is it that you just furthermore would possibly perhaps can factor in that so many typos were now not caught by any of what no doubt will deserve to were a extensive quantity of eyes that reviewed the Kobe Bryant statue? Proofreaders of the field unite! Let’s sort a coach’s determination to by no manner employ these guys again.

Marty Zweben

Palos Verdes Estates


Kobe Bean Bryant, who demanded perfection and chased it unrelentingly, would be irate to learn that his contemporary statue at Huge title Plaza contains more than one spelling errors. Somewhere above, the Shadowy Mamba is sneering down on us.

Travelin’ man

In the article referring to the Dodgers’ traditional-season focus on with to South Korea, you reported that Dave Roberts is “a extensive cultural man.” That’s nice to clutch, nevertheless I correct wish he didn’t originate his travels so terminate to the tip of the usual season.

Touring notion

So, expressionless query: In this age of local weather emergency, why, precisely, are the Dodgers and the San Diego Padres flying to Korea to play their season opener? Remaining I checked, the Dodgers could well additionally steal the disclose to San Diego.

Can someone please calculate the excess greenhouse fuel emissions they’ll emit thru this stunt?

Annual reminder

I used to be touched to learn the article referring to the Dodgers’ renewal of Andrew Toles’ contract so he could well additionally have interaction his medical insurance protection as he and his family contend with his care and treatment for his twin diagnoses. No fanfare, no announcement, correct a aloof renewal and what’s obviously a ton of care from the Dodgers group against this gentleman who hasn’t conducted for the team in years.

Right here’s what it manner to be a championship team. Run Dodgers.

Monique Maas Gibbons

Beverly Hills

Time to head

Factual for Aaron Donald! He has nothing left to display shroud. The Rams refused to gain him any important reduction on the twin carriageway, leaving opposing teams free to double/triple team him on every play. Then now we own to listen to how his play has “dropped off.”

He used to be robbed of the MVP in the Colossal Bowl, the set aside he single-handedly stopped the Bengals on the final series. No 99, no ring. Easy as that. So count your blessings in the occasion to procure to appear him play. Delivery making his gold jacket and room in Canton for him.


Aaron Donald is strolling away whereas he can aloof plod. In the meantime, LeBron James is limping thru his 21st season. What number of accolades are ample?

Richard Raffalow

Valley Glen


I correct heard a collective teach of reduction at some stage in the NFL. Alternatively it’s a tragic day for Rams followers.

Christopher Grisanti


The buck stopped here

As the convention of champions — the Pac-12, the Pac-10, the Pac-8, the Pacific Wing Confererence, the AAWU — ends it’s college hoops with out extinguish let’s all have interaction in thoughts the one man who destroyed it for all of us.

Commissioner Larry Scott, who tried to play sophisticated man with DirecTV and tons of assorted satellite tv for computer and cable methods, so tens of millions of that you just furthermore would possibly perhaps can factor in viewers were blacked out to this very day. On story of of that, the convention threw away tens of millions of bucks and because of that, USC and UCLA left for better bucks.

As someone who as a puny one tried taking note of Stanford and Oregon Instruct games at evening on the radio, I correct are making an try to give Scott a if truth be told special style of thank you.

Fred Wallin

Westlake Village

Trading areas

The Bruins carry out a irascible season by bowing out early in the Pac-12 Conference tournament. I enlighten UCLA is a football college in spite of all the pieces!

Technical substandard

Novel definition in Webster’s: Hosed (adjective/ slang) handled unfairly. (Synonym) Southern Indiana, the 2023-2024 Ohio Valley Conference females’s basketball champions. While you steal your convention’s tournament by more than 20 positive aspects with out dishonest, you mustn’t be held out of the NCAA tournament via technicality.

Disgrace on the NCAA.

Jonathan Goldstein

La Jolla

On second-chance understanding …

As a believer in forgiveness and second possibilities, I feel MLB could well additionally honest aloof give Trevor Bauer a second chance and what team better than the Angels? They need starting up pitching and what better owner than Arte Moreno to be oblivious to whatever negativity could well additionally ensue?

And if Bauer is anyplace terminate to his outdated plot, the Angels could well additionally even be a contender. Nothing adore winning to urged forgiving although now not forgetting.


Maybe Trevor Bauer could well additionally honest aloof test out for the Raiders at QB.

David Marshall

Santa Monica


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