MORNING WRAP: Angels avoid disaster, Dodgers win with the long ball and more …

MORNING WRAP: Angels avoid disaster, Dodgers win with the long ball and more …

The Morning Wrap shares the day’s top five sports stories from our reporters at the Southern California Newspaper Group.   ONE: After blowing a lead in the ninth inning, the Angels came back to beat Houston 5-4 in 10 innings, and it was one that would…

Hoornstra: Foul ball victims and their advocates have a message to spread

Hoornstra: Foul ball victims and their advocates have a message to spread

Within any good collection of inspirational quote posters, you’ll find a variation of this one: “When everything feels like a tough battle, consider the view from the top.” At the bottom of the hill, Jordan Skopp prepares for a long walk. Skopp is the author…

Alexander: LaMelo Ball is Charlotte-bound to join MJ’s Hornets

Alexander: LaMelo Ball is Charlotte-bound to join MJ’s Hornets

The one-liners began flying on Wednesday evening, almost immediately after the Golden State Warriors took James Wiseman into the No. 2 pick of the NBA draft. That meant there was a good chance that LaMelo Ball was about to become a Charlotte Hornet with the…

Gary Lineker and Zoe Ball lead BBC top earners

Gary Lineker and Zoe Ball lead BBC top earners

Gary Lineker is once again the BBC’s top earner, according to new figures, but he is taking a pay cut. The Match Of The Day host took £1.75million in the period until the end of March this year – before any cut – according to…