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  • Denorfia sad to say goodbye to Padres

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - San Diego Padres SAN DIEGO -- When Chris Denorfia signed with the San Diego Padres as a minor-leaguer on Dec. 17, 2009, the outfielder described his career as being "at a crossroads." Denorfia was 29 at the time. Two...
  • Boredom stifles 'Cabin Fever'

    Boredom stifles 'Cabin Fever'
    Terrified ethnophobes spouting off about the supposed health danger posed by the displaced Central American child refugees might want to avoid "Cabin Fever: Patient Zero." The third movie in a completely useless horror franchise started by Eli Roth,...
  • 'The Bachelorette': Big tease, below-belt revelation

    UPDATED: "The Bachelorette" struggled to heighten the mystery in Monday's season finale, but there was little doubt about the outcome. Former baseball player Josh had more chemistry with Andi. Heck, he had more chemistry with the audience. Nick was...
  • White Sox claim Rockies pitching prospect

    White Sox claim Rockies pitching prospect
    The Chicago White Sox have claimed right-handed pitcher Raul Fernandez off waivers from the Colorado Rockies, the club said Wednesday. The Sox assigned the 24-year-old from the Dominican Republic to Class A Winston-Salem. Fernandez was 0-1 with a 7.00...
  • The Times' Major League Baseball rankings

    Mike Hiserman ranks the 30 teams. Last week’s ranking in parentheses; statistics are through Friday’s games: 1. OAKLAND: Catchers Derek Norris, John Jaso and Stephen Vogt have combined for a .309 average, 20 homers and 83 RBIs. (1) 2....
  • Cubs' Castro, Samardzija named to NL All-Stars; Rizzo on Final Vote

    WASHINGTON -- Shortstop Starlin Castro will get to be a teammate of Jeff Samardzija for at least one more time. Castro, 24, was rewarded for his rebound season Sunday by being voted by the players to the National League All-Star team. In a weird twist...
  • Thursday's TV Highlights: 'Leah Remini: It's All Relative' on TLC

    Thursday's TV Highlights: 'Leah Remini: It's All Relative' on TLC
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of July 6 - 12, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Celebrity Damage Control The DUIs, dalliances...
  • Querrey edges doubles partner Johnson in Atlanta opener

    (Reuters) - Top seed John Isner has continued his love affair with the Atlanta Open by powering his way into the final for the fourth time in five years on Saturday. The American will meet Israeli Dudi Sela on the hardcourt in Atlanta on Sunday, after...
  • Brewers' Segura on leave after son dies

    Brewers' Segura on leave after son dies
    Milwaukee Brewers shortstop Jean Segura returned to his native Dominican Republic after learning of the death of his 9-month-old son. Brewers manager Ron Roenicke said Saturday that Segura was placed on the bereavement list. Segura found out about...
  • Orioles minor league spotlight for July 13

    Orioles minor league spotlight for July 13
    Triple-A Norfolk Tides The Tides had a pair of games rained out last week, including one in Norfolk in which the entire stadium flooded. … As of Friday, C Steve Clevenger (Mount St. Joseph) has at least one RBI in each of his last six games, with...
  • Did Pope Francis really say 2% of Catholic clergy are pedophiles?

    Did Pope Francis really say 2% of Catholic clergy are pedophiles?
    An interview that credits Pope Francis as saying about 2% of Roman Catholic clerics are pedophiles stirred controversy Sunday, as the Vatican sought to raise questions about the article's accuracy and others called on the pope to take more action on the...