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  • Dodgers issues: Keep Ned Colletti? And what's Don Mattingly's status?

    Dodgers issues: Keep Ned Colletti? And what's Don Mattingly's status?
    Dodger Stadium sat empty Wednesday, the postseason logos already starting to fade in the grass. The Dodgers would have preferred to play Game 5 of the National League division series on their home field Thursday. Instead, the focus shifts from the field...
  • Ex-basketball star Kevin Johnson is back holding court in his hometown

    Ex-basketball star Kevin Johnson is back holding court in his hometown
    "Kevin, Kevin, come see us!" yelled a man pushing a stroller. "Yo, K.J., stop by the community garden!" urged a friend from the old neighborhood. Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson beamed as he walked through the heart of Oak Park, a long-struggling...
  • Dodgers finish regular season with a 10-5 clobbering of Rockies

    AT THE PLATE: Adrian Gonzalez hit a three-run home run in the third inning to finish the season with 116 runs batted in, the most in the major leagues. Gonzalez finished five RBIs ahead of Mike Trout of the Angels. "It's definitely something cool to be...
  • For Clayton Kershaw and Mike Trout, October is the stuff of legacies

    For Clayton Kershaw and Mike Trout, October is the stuff of legacies
    The comparison is all but mandatory now. Try to put Clayton Kershaw into historical perspective, and you are virtually obligated to mention Sandy Koufax. Koufax, the gold standard among Dodgers pitchers, won the Cy Young Award three times, the most-...
  • Magic Johnson thinks Dodgers will be on TV next year

    Magic Johnson thinks Dodgers will be on TV next year
    Dodgers minority owner Magic Johnson said he is confident a majority of local households will be able to watch his team’s games on television next season. “I think we’re going to be on TV next season,” Johnson said Sunday. “...
  • Dodgers beat Giants, 9-1, to clinch NL West title

    Dodgers beat Giants, 9-1, to clinch NL West title
    It might not always have been the smoothest of rides, but it offered the desired finish: the National League West title. The Dodgers won their second consecutive division title Wednesday night, fittingly behind the impressive pitching of Clayton...
  • Hawks discipline but don't fire GM Danny Ferry over racial remarks

    Atlanta Hawks General Manager Danny Ferry will apparently keep his job despite one of the team's co-owners calling for his ouster shortly after Ferry made racially inflammatory remarks about free-agent prospect Luol Deng during a conference call with team...
  • Celebrity sports team owners: Where's the value?

    Celebrity sports team owners: Where's the value?
    For the last several weeks, Bills fans have been livin' on a prayer — a prayer that their beloved franchise would remain in Buffalo in the wake of a bidding war for the team after longtime owner Ralph Wilson died in March. Since Wilson's death,...
  • Magic Johnson returns to the Forum -- as a music fan

    Magic Johnson returns to the Forum -- as a music fan
    Former Lakers star Magic Johnson will set foot in the Forum in Inglewood on Sunday for the first time since it reopened in January, this time as a fan on hand to catch Frankie Beverly and Maze’s performance, rather than as a member of the team he...
  • Agreement to sell Clippers is good news, say players, city officials

    Agreement to sell Clippers is good news, say players, city officials
    The news that former Microsoft Chief Executive Steve Ballmer won a bidding war to buy the Clippers for $2 billion, pending approval from the NBA and Donald Sterling, triggered immediate positive reaction throughout Los Angeles and the basketball world....
  • High bidder Steve Ballmer aims to right the Clippers' ship

    High bidder Steve Ballmer aims to right the Clippers' ship
    The NBA announced that the sale of the Clippers was all but done Friday, and billionaire technology magnate Steve Ballmer said he is ready to pull the franchise out of chaos and "live out the dream and make this kind of America's team." The former...