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Covering LA Sports' Big Three: Lakers, Dodgers and Kings
Sunday, Jul 20, 2014 at 9:18 PM
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By Thomas Warren

Dodgers' Crawford Selected to AFL Hall-of-Fame

Dodgers' Crawford Selected to AFL Hall-of-Fame

We'll have to start calling Carl Crawford "Hall-of-Famer" Carl Crawford from now on. Read »

Friday, Jul 18, 2014 at 1:28 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Xavier Henry Returning, Kendall Marshall Waived

Xavier Henry Returning, Kendall Marshall Waived

The Los Angeles Lakers reportedly agreed to terms with Xavier Henry on the same day as waiving Kendall Marshall. Read »

Friday, Jul 18, 2014 at 3:24 PM
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By Thomas Warren

Dodgers Gear Up for Pennant Push

Dodgers Gear Up for Pennant Push

The Dodgers have 65 games left to fine tune areas that could prevent them from making the playoffs. Read »

Friday, Jul 18, 2014 at 2:39 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Carlos Boozer Adds to Lakers' Front Line

Carlos Boozer Adds to Lakers' Front Line

The Los Angeles Lakers were awarded the contract of Carlos Boozer on a partial waiver claim after the player was amnestied by the Chicago Bulls. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 16, 2014 at 5:30 AM
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By Thomas Warren

Mostly Positive Showing by Dodgers All-Stars

Mostly Positive Showing by Dodgers All-Stars

Three of the four Dodger All-Stars showed they belonged on the team. But, one had himself a rough night. Read »

Tuesday, Jul 15, 2014 at 12:05 PM
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By Jonathan Lloyd

Dodgers' Yasiel Puig Disappoints in Homerun Derby

Dodgers' Yasiel Puig Disappoints in Homerun Derby

It was like watching a Ferrari rev up, go two feet and sputter out. There were a lot of we-paid-to-see-that looks in Target Field. Read »

Monday, Jul 14, 2014 at 8:08 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lin Joins Lakers, Randle Signs, Gasol Gone

Lin Joins Lakers, Randle Signs, Gasol Gone

The Los Angeles Lakers spent the weekend finalizing the trade involving Jeremy Lin, signing Julius Randle and bidding farewell to Pau Gasol Read »

Friday, Jul 11, 2014 at 5:58 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers: Nick Young, Jordan Hill Sign

Lakers: Nick Young, Jordan Hill Sign

Nick Young and Jordan Hill agreed to return to the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday, signaling Carmelo Anthony will not be joining the team for the 2014-15 season. Read »

Friday, Jul 11, 2014 at 5:05 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

"Linsanity" Coming to LA, Lin To Lakers

The Los Angeles Lakers and Houston Rockets have reportedly agreed to a trade that will make Jeremy Lin a member of the Los Angeles Lakers. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 9, 2014 at 7:46 PM
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By Thomas Warren

Dodgers First Half Ends With Padres Series

Dodgers First Half Ends With Padres Series

The Dodgers need to close out the first half of the season with a few wings against the Padres. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 9, 2014 at 6:51 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Kobe Bryant Talks Carmelo Anthony, Lakers

Kobe Bryant Talks Carmelo Anthony, Lakers

Kobe Bryant talked about Byron Scott becoming Lakers' coach, Carmelo Anthony joining the team, the Buss family leading the team forward and more at his basketball camp at UCSB. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 9, 2014 at 8:57 AM
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By Thomas Warren

Dodgers' Puig to Slug it Out in Home Run Derby

Dodgers' Puig to Slug it Out in Home Run Derby

The Home Run Derby hasn't been kind to Dodger all-stars in the past. Yasiel Puig is hoping to change that. Read »

Monday, Jul 7, 2014 at 3:04 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers Introduce Rookie Jordan Clarkson

Lakers Introduce Rookie Jordan Clarkson

The Los Angeles Lakers presented rookie Jordan Clarkson to the LA media, which possessed a noticeably larger Filipino contingent. Read »

Monday, Jul 7, 2014 at 8:48 AM
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By Thomas Warren

Dodgers Fantastic Four Make All-Star Team

Dodgers Fantastic Four Make All-Star Team

The Dodgers have two pitchers and two position players named to the 2014 NL ALl-Star Team. Read »

Monday, Jul 7, 2014 at 8:39 AM
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By Thomas Warren

Kershaw Closing in on Hershiser

Kershaw Closing in on Hershiser

Clayton Kershaw has just two Dodger legends in his way to pitching immortality. Read »

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Signed Ticket From Gehrig's Final Game Nets $95K

Signed Ticket From Gehrig's Final Game Nets $95K

A ticket stub signed by Yankees legend Lou Gehrig on the day he retired from baseball sold for $95,600 at an auction on Thursday. The July 4, 1939, ticket and the 1971 Fight of the Century gloves were among...

Dodgers Pass on Big Splash Trades Before Deadline

Dodgers Pass on Big Splash Trades Before Deadline

The Dodgers brass made a bold move by letting the trade deadline come and go without making any big name moves.

Former NY Yankees Outfielder Convicted of Sexually Abusing Girl

Former NY Yankees Outfielder Convicted of Sexually Abusing Girl

A former New York Yankees outfielder has been convicted of sexually abusing a young girl.

Oakland A's Trade Cespedes For Lester, Gomes

Oakland A's Trade Cespedes For Lester, Gomes

The Oakland A's are trading fan favorite, slugger Yoenis Cespedes, the two-time Home Run Derby winner who helped put the team on the national stage.

George W. Bush Surprises Jeter in Rangers Farewell

George W. Bush Surprises Jeter in Rangers Farewell

Derek Jeter got a surprise presidential farewell before playing his final game in Texas, when former President George W. Bush took part in a pregame ceremony Wednesday night.

Bosh Signs 5-Year, $118M Deal With Heat

Bosh Signs 5-Year, $118M Deal With Heat

Chris Bosh has signed his $118 million, five-year contract to stay with the Miami Heat.