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  • Spurs rout Heat again; need one more win for NBA title

    Spurs rout Heat again; need one more win for NBA title
    Kawhi Leonard sprinted unchecked into the paint late in the first half as teammate Patty Mills' shot arced toward the basket. Leonard leaped into the air and snagged the ball as it bounced off the rim, throwing down a vicious two-handed dunk to put the...
  • Lest we forget, aging has its downside [Commentary]

    Lest we forget, aging has its downside [Commentary]
    I am standing at the front door, locked out of my own house. If this were a movie, it'd be raining. Thankfully, this isn't so it isn't. But the reality is embarrassing enough without any Hollywood embellishments. You see, we have this digital lock. To...
  • Kings fans celebrate Stanley Cup win with fireworks, crowd surfing

    Kings fans celebrate Stanley Cup win with fireworks, crowd surfing
    The chant echoed outside the Staples Center all night. "We want the Cup! We want the Cup!" After more than four hours and nearly five periods of tense, back-and-forth hockey, the Los Angeles Kings got it for them. When Alec Martinez found the back...
  • Fans back California Chrome's cause

    Fans back California Chrome's cause
    Finally someone (Steve Coburn) had the guts to say out loud how ridiculous it is to let horses who have not raced in the Derby and the Preakness to run in what is the hardest of the three races. What does it prove except that a well-rested horse has a...
  • Spurs' Tim Duncan, a win away from fifth title, isn't talking end game

    Spurs' Tim Duncan, a win away from fifth title, isn't talking end game
    After the San Antonio Spurs swept the Cleveland Cavaliers in the 2007 Finals, Tim Duncan stopped to console LeBron James in a hallway inside Quicken Loans Arena. Duncan placed a hand on his vanquished counterpart's shoulder and delivered what began as a...
  • Spurs beat Heat for fifth NBA title, and it's an all-ageless show

    Spurs beat Heat for fifth NBA title, and it's an all-ageless show
    The healing began with about five minutes left in the third quarter, Manu Ginobili rising for a three-pointer that gave the San Antonio Spurs a lead simply too massive to overcome. As a barrage of Patty Mills three-pointers accentuated the rout Sunday...
  • Former Wake Forest coach Dave Odom recalls Tim Duncan's humble roots

    Former Wake Forest coach Dave Odom recalls Tim Duncan's humble roots
    The odes began late Sunday night, interrupted only by Monday's grand theater between the U.S. and Ghana. And how richly deserved they were. The San Antonio Spurs' NBA championship, their dominance of the Miami Heat, commitment to team and reversal of last...
  • My Brother's Keeper needs to include some sisters [Commentary]

    My Brother's Keeper needs to include some sisters [Commentary]
    It's not as messy as the rollout of President Barack Obama's health care plan, but his My Brother's Keeper initiative for black and Latino boys and young men has created a firestorm of debate among people who have largely been supportive of his...
  • Clayton Kershaw's no-hitter is the greatest game they never saw

    Clayton Kershaw's no-hitter is the greatest game they never saw
    Not being able to watch Josh Beckett's no-hitter was bad enough, but for the most of Los Angeles to miss our homegrown hero's masterpiece is a disgrace. Rich Hardt Long Beach :: As long as Dodgers pitchers keep throwing no-hitters this season,...
  • Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw reflects on no-hitter

    Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw reflects on no-hitter
    Clayton Kershaw said he received congratulatory messages from Sandy Koufax and Magic Johnson after pitching his first career no-hitter on Wednesday night. Kershaw also heard from many people around baseball, including some others in the Dodgers...
  • Dodgers lose in walk-off fashion to Padres, 6-5

    Dodgers lose in walk-off fashion to Padres, 6-5
    KEY MOMENT: Closer Kenley Jansen inherited a 5-3 lead, only to give up three runs in the bottom of the ninth inning in a walk-off victory for the Padres. Carlos Quentin and Will Venable hit consecutive run-scoring doubles. Venable reached third base on...