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4 minutes | May 20, 2021
Introducing "The Times: Daily news from the L.A. Times"
“The Times: Daily news from the L.A. Times” is a new podcast hosted by columnist Gustavo Arellano along with reporters from the L.A. Times’ diverse newsroom. Every weekday, the show takes listeners beyond the headlines, with our West Coast outlook on the world. News, entertainment, the environment, immigration, politics, the criminal justice system, the social safety net, food and culture — “The Times” exists at the epicenter of it all. Through interviews and original stories, “The Times” is the audio guide you need to understand the day’s news, the world and how California shapes it. Follow and listen to "The Times" wherever you get your podcasts. You can also find “The Times” at https://latimes.com/the-times.
36 minutes | Jul 13, 2020
L.A. Times presents Legends of Sport
LA Times podcast listeners, check out Legends of Sport, a co-production of the Legends of Sport and the Los Angeles Times. For the next 16 weeks, Legends of Sport is focusing its lens on a the return of the NBA season inside the Orlando bubble with a series of episodes called “Restarting the Clock.” Our host and NBA Hall of Fame photographer Andy Bernstein will be joined by legendary players and coaches, league officials, and members of the sports media. We’ll tackle all that goes into restarting this unique season including training, the abridged finish of the regular season, and the excitement of the playoffs on the road to this year's historic NBA Finals.Enjoy the entire first episode of this Legends of Sport: Restarting the Clock series. In this episode, Andy chats with Tania Ganguli and Andrew Greif of the LA Times. As you listen, make sure to subscribe to Legends of Sport wherever you listen to podcasts: Subscribe today: http://link.chtbl.com/LegendsofSport.
22 minutes | Jun 26, 2019
LA Times Sports Social Media & Video
Host Beto Durán welcomes Fidel Martinez, audience engagement editor, and Mark Potts, video producer, to this podcast. Having spoken to all the journalists who tend to cover a singular sport, Fidel and Mark are covering the whole spectrum of LA Times Sports coverage. Having been to the Super Bowl, World Series, Vegas for March Madness, and many other sports fan bucket list events, hear how they approach their jobs and the coverage they provide in this new day of media.
25 minutes | Jun 18, 2019
Lakers Dark Ages Wrap Up Podcast (Ganguli, Turner)
Host Beto Durán welcomes Lakers beat writer Tania Ganguli and NBA reporter Brad 'BT' Turner to the podcast. Recorded Friday (the day before the Anthony Davis trade was announced), Tania, BT, and Beto take stock of the Lakers as they end their 6th straight season missing the playoffs. Prior to these 6 years, the Lakers missed the playoffs a total of 6 years in the previous 65 seasons. The Anthony Davis trade has the team and fans feeling this drought will end, and this podcast serves as the wrap up to this recent unsuccessful tenure. There is plenty of speculative free agency talk out there, this podcast serves as a glimpse into the behind the scenes perspective of two journalists deeply involved in covering the inner workings of the Lakers.
40 minutes | Jun 11, 2019
Freeway Series, Ty Buttrey (Angel Stadium)
Host Beto Durán goes on the road to Angel Stadium in Anaheim for the Freeway Series where the LA Dodgers play the LA Angels. We try to discover if there is a crosstown rivalry and how people feel about interleague play. Angels beat writer, Maria Torres, interviews LA Angels reliever, Ty Buttrey. Also joining this special episode are Mark Gubicza, Mike DiGiovanna, David Vassegh, Andy McCullough, Jorge Castillo, Victor Rojas, and Jamie Jarrin.
48 minutes | Jun 5, 2019
Dodgers and Andy Ruiz Jr (Hernandez, Shaikin)
Host Beto Durán welcomes Dylan Hernandez and Bill Shaikin to the podcast. With the boxing world still buzzing from the first Mexican heavyweight champion, Andy Ruiz Jr., Hernandez discusses the bigger picture and adds some historical perspective to this significant moment. Prior to that discussion, Dylan discusses the state of the Dodgers. Later, Shaikin joins to discuss his recent story on the food at Dodger Stadium and how close we were to a minor league Dodgers team in the San Fernando Valley.
35 minutes | May 29, 2019
Soccer - LAFC, Christian Ramirez, Women's World Cup Preview (Baxter)
Host Beto Durán travels up the 710 to visit the LAFC at their practice facility at CSU Los Angeles to record this episode onsite. Durán meets up with soccer reporter Kevin Baxter. Kevin sits down for a one-on-one interview with LAFC forward Christian Ramirez. Beto has some questions for Christian too, and then Kevin and Beto discuss the Women's World Cup, LAFC and the 3252 fans, the Gold Cup, and a few other soccer related topics. Kevin shares the history of an upcoming 50th anniversary of a significant game between El Salvador and Honduras (in LA on June 25th), and we open up the "Twitter mailbag" to take some questions.
25 minutes | May 21, 2019
Rob Pelinka & Frank Vogel (Ganguli, Markazi, Plaschke, Hernandez)
Host Beto Duran was onsite at the Lakers Practice Facility on Monday for the announcement of the Frank Vogel hire by Lakers GM Rob Pelinka. Several hours earlier, former President of Basketball Operations, Magic Johnson, made some unflattering comments about his relationship with Pelinka. Featuring interviews with Tania Ganguli, Arash Markazi, Bill Plaschke, and Dylan Hernandez, we take you to the press conference. Listen to Ganguli break the ice on Magic Johnson's comments to Pelinka, hear Hernandez directly ask new coach Vogel a few very pointed questions, and observations (and opinions) from Plaschke and Markazi get served up on this latest podcast.
40 minutes | May 15, 2019
Lakers & Dodgers (Plaschke, Markazi)
Host Beto Duran welcomes Bill Plaschke and Arash Markazi to the podcast to discuss the Lakers' recent coaching hires and team direction. Plaschke evaluates the Vogel and Kidd hires, Jeanie Buss' leadership perspective, and offers Lakers fans a path back to greatness. Recorded prior to the Draft Lottery where the Lakers received the 4th pick, Markazi discusses what is expected of the franchise and how their legacy should be used as leverage. Talking Dodgers, Plaschke also discusses Jamie Jarrin's loss this offseason. Jarrin has been the Dodgers Spanish-language Broadcaster for over 60 years, and Plaschke shares the poignant story on Jamie's wife, Bianca, passing away. Also discussed, how can the Dodgers step up to honor Fernando Valenzuela (and other Dodger greats) by retiring their jersey numbers when they have not been voted into the Hall of Fame? Plaschke has a direct answer that question. Markazi shares a surprising story late in the podcast.
26 minutes | May 7, 2019
The Crossroads of Sports, Politics, Culture, & Lifestyle (Granderson)
Host Beto Duran welcomes Sports & Culture columnist LZ Granderson to discuss a wide range of topics. The conversation starts with Granderson's recent story on Alex Cora's White House snub. As LZ often explores the territory beyond the X's and O's of sports that impacts culture, the conversation goes on a natural progression to where Beto and LZ cover many topics of the day and explore the history that brought us here. Later in the show, LZ and Beto examine what motivates Granderson to strive to be the journalist he is, when there are clearly easier routes to take and not speak up on the issues that Granderson seeks to explore.
34 minutes | May 3, 2019
Canelo-Jacobs Fight Week - Oscar De La Hoya, Sugar Ray Leonard, Tevin Farmer (Las Vegas)
Host Beto Duran continues coverage for Canelo-Jacobs Fight Week in Las Vegas, welcoming boxing legends Oscar De La Hoya and Sugar Ray Leonard to the show for a session with Lance Pugmire, Dylan Hernandez, and Arash Markazi. Oscar discusses his earliest memories of being in the LA Times, and Sugar Ray discusses some of his greatest opponents. Later in the show, Tevin Farmer pops by to discuss what happened at the undercard press conference with Joseph Diaz, Jr. and discusses what he overcame early in his career to become the IBF super featherweight champion.
37 minutes | May 2, 2019
Canelo-Jacobs Fight Week - Undercards (Las Vegas)
Host Beto Duran is in Las Vegas for this weekend's Canelo Alvarez-Daniel Jacobs matchup Saturday May 4th. The build-up to the big event is known as Fight Week. Recorded Wednesday during the Undercard Workout, Beto talks with boxing journalist Lance Pugmire and columnist Dylan Hernandez about the upcoming fight. Also featuring one-on-one interviews with undercard standouts Vergil Ortiz, Jr., Joseph Diaz, Jr., and Mauricio Herrera - all Southern California current residents. If you can't be here, Beto takes you there - up, close, and personal with these athletes preparing not only for this weekend, but their continued journey towards their goals of someday headlining a Cinco de Mayo boxing match in Las Vegas themselves.
21 minutes | May 2, 2019
The Forgotten Black History of the Kentucky Derby
The Kentucky Derby prides itself on being the longest-running sporting event in the United States.But amid the mint juleps, the extravagant hats and sartorial finery, there is a history behind the Run for the Roses that’s hidden from the limelight.Much in the way that the history of slavery, the Civil War and Reconstruction can get spun into an alternative narrative of genteel white Southern virtues, an important African American contribution to a key sports and cultural institution has been whitewashed. For the 145th running of the Kentucky Derby, "Arrive Early, Leave Late" takes a different turn, as Beto Durán (@DuranSports) sits down with national correspondent Kurtis Lee (@kurtisalee) to talk about his Column One piece on the little known story of the African American jockeys who rode to victory in the early days of Churchill Downs.
27 minutes | Apr 19, 2019
Who Are These LA Clippers? (Staples Center)
Join host Beto Duran as he takes you into Staples Center prior to Game 3 of the 1st Round Playoff Series between the Los Angeles Clippers and the Golden State Warriors. Maybe these Clippers were not on everyone's radar prior to their dramatic 31 point come from behind victory over Golden State in Game 2. So we set out to answer the question - who are these LA Clippers? We asked the coach (Doc Rivers), the starting center (Ivica Zubac), the broadcasters who cover them (Ralph Lawler, Jim Hill, Brian Sieman, and Don MacLean), and our sports journalists (Bill Plaschke, Brad 'BT' Turner, Andrew Greif, and Arash Markazi) to try and discover the answer.
38 minutes | Apr 17, 2019
Yasiel Puig (McCullough) & Tiger Woods (Farmer)
Host Beto Duran welcomes Andy McCullough and Sam Farmer to discuss two athletes who attract a lot of attention - Yasiel Puig and Tiger Woods. Puig returns to Los Angeles this week after his off-season trade to the Cincinnati Reds. McCullough explored the effect Puig had on his former Dodger teammates in a story released this past Sunday. Andy discusses how he approached his story, what was important in the coverage, and what he thinks the story is lacking. Puig's return to LA including a late arrival and a home run off Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw, thus helping craft the narrative that so many fans are tuning in to witness. Farmer was in Augusta covering the Masters golf tournament, and was in the right place at the right time as Tiger Woods return to glory happened this past weekend. Sam reveals the intricate oddities which make the Masters unique and discusses some of the amazing stories that he uncovered while there. Chairs, media technology, restrictions, and legendary caddies add to the tale of Tiger clawing back into the forefront of the golf world.
29 minutes | Apr 12, 2019
Vasiliy Lomachenko (Pugmire, Hernandez)
Host Beto Duran welcomes Lance Pugmire and Dylan Hernandez as they interview Ukranian champion boxer Vasiliy Lomachenko. A two-time Olympic gold medalist, current WBA & WBO World Lightweight champion, and considered by many to be in the Top 5 Pound for Pound boxers on the planet, Lomachenko sits down for an interview with us as he prepares for his fight tonight at Staples Center. He discusses his goals, moving up in weight classes, and what he perceives as his next steps as he seeks a place in the history books of boxing. Boxing enthusiasts getting ready for the Staples Center bout vs. Anthony Crolla will want to hear this interview, then listen to how Lance and Dylan view Vasiliy when they look back at the great boxers in history and how Lomachenko can join them.
29 minutes | Apr 10, 2019
Lakers & Magic Johnson Resigns
For this special episode, host Beto Duran takes you to Staples Center on the final night of the Lakers regular season. What was due to be a season recap with our writers, former Lakers players, and various broadcasters took a dramatic turn when Magic Johnson, Lakers legend and President of Basketball Operations, resigned. This sent shockwaves throughout the Lakers universe and world of basketball, and the Arrive Early, Leave Late crew was there as it happened. We started with interviews with Bill Plaschke and Dan Woike. We joined a Luke Walton press conference, spoke to broadcaster Bill McDonald, and then Magic Johnson made his resignation announcement. After that announcement, we spoke with former Lakers Mychal Thompson and AC Green, broadcasters John Ireland, LA sports icon Jim Hill, and are later joined by Arash Markazi, Brad "BT" Turner, and former Laker Robert Horry. Join us on this podcast and go behind the scenes for a monumental night to be remembered in Lakers lore for a very long time.
43 minutes | Apr 3, 2019
USC, Michael Avenatti, NIKE (Fenno) & Zion Williamson, Nipsey Hussle, LeBron James (Granderson)
Host Beto Duran welcomes Nathan Fenno and LZ Granderson to discuss a wide range of topics and people. Nathan starts the conversation with updates on Lynn Swann and USC before moving into the recent allegations surrounding high-profile attorney Michael Avenatti, NIKE, an Inglewood AAU team, and everything that comes with presence of big money in amateur sports. Then, LZ joins to discuss his recent story about the NZAA, replacing the C with a Z for Zion, another amateur athlete, who recently had a camera fixed on him the entire duration of an NCAA game. The tragic passing of LA rapper Nipsey Hussle has sent shockwaves through the local and hip hop communities, while also making a tremendous impact on athletes as well. We discuss how Nipsey was able to transcend his role as an artist into the lives of many athletes. Lastly, LeBron James' impact on Los Angeles (and vice versa) is discussed. All of these stories and discussions rise above the traditional X's and O's of sports discussions.
52 minutes | Mar 27, 2019
Baseball Preview (Castillo, Torres, McCullough)
Host Beto Duran welcomes Jorge Castillo (Dodgers Beat Reporter), Maria Torres (Angels Beat Reporter), and Andy McCullough (National Baseball Writer) to kickoff the Major League Baseball season, which starts Thursday. Recovering from Spring Training and ready to launch into the regular season, all 3 writers share their thoughts on the upcoming year. Dodger fans expectations are already set, what does the team need to do to get over the hump and win the World Series? The Angels have made Mike Trout the highest paid athlete ever in professional sports, how does that change their team dynamic? Who are the players and what are the strategies being adapted all around the league as baseball and technology team up to ride into the future together? It's an extended edition of Arrive Early, Leave Late, so make sure you get in your 7th inning stretch!
26 minutes | Mar 22, 2019
LA Sports - Bill Plaschke
Host Beto Duran welcomes legendary LA Times sports journalist Bill Plaschke to today's podcast to discuss all things LA sports. Covering USC, the Lakers, the Dodgers, the Angels, March Madness, and the Clippers in one episode, Plaschke reviews the current state of affairs in LA. Who should stay, who should go, what can we look forward to, and who needs to step up? Never one to bite his tongue, Bill Plaschke shares his thoughts on all these teams and topics. It's an all-Bill Plaschke episode of Arrive Early, Leave Late!
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