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Bitter rivalries are a relic of the NBA's past

It's fun to hypothetically put superstars like Kobe and Jordan against each other, but the fact of the matter is that the days of players despising one another are long gone.
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ESPN's Michael Wilbon apologizes to Isiah Thomas over Dream Team comments: 'I'm dead wrong'

"I'm dead wrong to say nine members of the Dream Team objected to Isiah being on the '92 Olympic team."
Tags: News, Sports, Espn, Isiah Thomas, Dream Team, Isiah, Michael Wilbon


2020 NFL schedule: A look at the regular season home-and-away opponents for all 32 teams

Who's your favorite NFL team playing against in 2020? Find out here
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Man charged in 1984 killing, rape in L.A. County motel

A Florida man was charged Monday with killing a man and raping a woman in a Los Angeles County motel more than 35 years ago. Manuel Fraga-Madan, 66, of Hialeah was charged with murder with special circumstances that include rape, burglary, robbery, rape, lying in wait and torture. Prosecutors haven’t decided whether to seek the death penalty. Fraga-Madan was arrested on May 1 in Florida. It wasn’t immediately clear whether he had an  attorney. Prosecutors alleged that in 1984, Fraga-Madan and an...
Tags: Florida, News, Sexual Assault, Sport, Soccer, Williams, Homicide, Los Angeles County, Lennox, Johnny Williams, Hialeah, Los Angeles County Sheriff s Department, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories Breeze, LA County Sheriff's Department, Crime + Public Safety


Man charged in 1984 killing, rape in LA County motel

A Florida man was charged Monday with killing a man and raping a woman in a Los Angeles County motel more than 35 years ago. Manuel Fraga-Madan, 66, of Hialeah was charged with murder with special circumstances that include rape, burglary, robbery, rape, lying in wait and torture. Prosecutors haven’t decided whether to seek the death penalty. Fraga-Madan was arrested on May 1 in Florida. It wasn’t immediately clear whether he had an attorney. Prosecutors alleged that in 1984, Fraga-Madan and an ...
Tags: Florida, News, Sexual Assault, Sport, Soccer, Williams, Homicide, Los Angeles County, Lennox, Johnny Williams, Hialeah, LA County, Los Angeles County Sheriff s Department, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories Breeze, LA County Sheriff's Department


Man charged in cold case killing, rape in LA County motel

A Florida man was charged Monday with killing a man and raping a woman in a Los Angeles County motel more than 35 years ago. Manuel Fraga-Madan, 66, of Hialeah was charged with murder with special circumstances that include rape, burglary, robbery, rape, lying in wait and torture. Prosecutors haven’t decided whether to seek the death penalty. Fraga-Madan was arrested on May 1 in Florida. It wasn’t immediately clear whether he had an attorney. Prosecutors alleged that in 1984, Fraga-Madan and an ...
Tags: Florida, News, Sexual Assault, Sport, Soccer, Williams, Homicide, Los Angeles County, Lennox, Johnny Williams, Hialeah, LA County, Los Angeles County Sheriff s Department, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories Breeze, LA County Sheriff's Department


Postcard #191 (Don Shula’s Autograph)

“You know it’s only 50 miles from Grand River to Canton, but it took me 67 years to travel that distance.” —Don Shula (on the area where Shula was raised in north east Ohio to being inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame)  If you’re fortunate in life, you get a few chances to […]
Tags: Miscellaneous, NFL, Filmmaking, Miami Dolphins, Canton, Grand River, Don Shula, Shula, North East Ohio, Shula's Steak House


California jobless claims top 4 million with funds running dry

Unemployment claims in California have jumped past the 4 million mark in seven weeks, a grim coronavirus-linked surge that has left the state government fund set up to finance the payment of jobless benefits “very close” to depletion, Gov. Gavin Newsom disclosed Monday. The state’s Employment Development Department since March 15 has processed about 4.1 million claims for unemployment insurance, according to an estimate from the governor. Yet at the same time, unemployed workers continue to comp...
Tags: Business, Technology, Jobs, News, California, California News, Sport, Economy, Soccer, Hertz, Gavin Newsom, Frontier, Tyson Foods, Employment Development Department, Newsom, Edd


Odell Beckham predicting one of his best NFL seasons after Browns struggles

As Odell Beckham Jr. rehabilitates from January surgery, the 27-year-old is predicting big things in 2020.
Tags: News, Sports, NFL, Browns, Odell Beckham, Odell Beckham Jr


How Clippers drafting Steph Curry No. 1 would have changed NBA forever

In hindsight, Steph Curry should have gone No. 1 overall in 2009. If he had, the NBA would look radically different.
Tags: News, Sports, Nba, Steph Curry


Why the $600 coronavirus unemployment bonus is a rip-off for Californians

I know folks in financial stress should be thankful for any gift, but the much-heralded $600 unemployment “bonus” from Uncle Sam is a relative rip-off for most Californians. Why? The one-size-fits-most formula is part of $2 trillion spent on various stimulus plans, but it cuts short states with pricier cost of living. Don’t get me wrong. I’m sure the money is helping ease some of the economic pain brought by the pandemic and subsequent business shutdowns. But let my trusty spreadsheet show you h...
Tags: Business, News, Mississippi, California, Housing, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Alabama, California News, Sport, Soccer, North Dakota, Arkansas, Alaska, Hawaii, Iowa


Inmate from LA County slain in prison

Authorities are investigating the death of a Kern Valley State Prison inmate who was allegedly killed by three fellow prisoners who, like the victim, were serving time for crimes committed in Los Angeles County. Robert Beltran, 50, was assaulted about 7:50 a.m. Friday, according to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. “Correctional officers responded when inmates Charles Garibay, Rafael Navarro and Guillermo Navarro began attacking Beltran with inmate-manufactured weapons...
Tags: News, Prison, Sport, Soccer, Homicide, Lapd, Kern County, Los Angeles County, Sun Valley, Kern County Sheriff s Office, Chino, Kern Valley State Prison, LA County, Kern Valley, Beltran, CDCR


Bears tight end Cole Kmet listed among 7 rookies who can break out right away

Chicago Bears rookie tight end Cole Kmet was listed as one of seven instant impact rookies by Sports Illustrated.
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Tribute: Don Shula, winningest coach in NFL history, led Miami Dolphins to league's only unbeaten season

NFL legend Don Shula stressed a work ethic, respect and integrity in a way that grabbed Dolphins like Larry Csonka and Dan Marino by the collar.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, NFL, Dolphins, Miami Dolphins, Usa Today, Dan Marino, Don Shula, Larry Csonka


Man gets seven-plus years in prison for Southern California bank robbery spree

LOS ANGELES — A High Desert man who threatened to shoot tellers and others when he robbed eight banks in Southern California over a six-week span was sentenced Monday in Los Angeles to 92 months in federal prison. Excellent job by @FBILosAngeles @sbcountysheriff @FontanaPD @RSO @LAPDHQ @GlendalePD @Ventura_PD all working together to investigate this string of bank robberies prosecuted by our Riverside Branch @USAO_LosAngeles. https://t.co/FtmWdJPltE — US Attorney Nick Hanna (@USAttyHanna) May 4...
Tags: News, Theft, US, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Chase, Las Vegas, Nevada, Southern California, U S Bank, Riverside, Barnes, Victorville, Michael W Fitzgerald, Top Stories LADN


Task force, assemble! L.A. County team will create recovery plan…but who will serve on it?

With pressure mounting to reopen the coronavirus-humbled economy, Los Angeles County’s new task force — its roster not yet certain — is poised to meet as soon as Friday to craft a strategy for recovery. A coalition of business, industry, labor, county and civic leaders, the group will plot how to seamlessly remove regulatory, financial and administrative restrictions — in place until at least May 15 — that effectively shut down many businesses as 10 million county residents were ordered to stay ...
Tags: California, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Usc, Los Angeles County, Garcetti, Hahn, Los Angeles Daily News, David Crane, Hilda Solis, Newsom, Carol Folt, Janice Hahn, Christopher Thornberg, Kathryn Barger


Beloved Basketball Coach Dies Unexpectedly, Rocking Bear River High School Community

GRASS VALLEY(CBS13) — Bear River High School is mourning the loss of beloved basketball coach Ralph Lewis. Coach Ralph Lewis. “The adjective that comes to my mind when I think about Ralph is selfless,” said principal Chris Roberts. Principal Roberts says Coach Ralph always showed passion. “I’ve got young kids I was looking forward to having Coach Ralph as their coach,” he said. Staff and students learned the beloved men’s basketball coach died suddenly over the weekend. His passing still doesn...
Tags: News, California, Sports, Local, Seen On, Syndicated Local, Smith, Ralph, Vasquez, Bradley Smith, Bear River High School, High School Basketball, Ralph Lewis, Chris Roberts Principal Roberts, Brekyn Vasquez, Bear River High School Vasquez


Photos: San Fernando community plans another “Grab and Go” food giveaway on Friday, May 8

Knowing that many in the region were hurting amid the economic shortfall spurred by the coronavirus outbreak, Patty Lopez and her neighbors organized a “Grab and Go” food distribution in the East San Fernando Valley. Volunteers load groceries into cars for the San Fernando Food Drive Thru Community Grab and Go at the San Fernando Swap Meet site in Pacoma on Friday, May 1, 2020. (Photo by Dean Musgrove, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) Patty Lopez with the help of the community put together th...
Tags: Business, News, California, Sport, Soccer, Local News, Patty Lopez, Hertz, Frontier, San Fernando, Lopez, Tyson Foods, Los Angeles Daily News, Glenoaks Boulevard, Top Stories LADN, Photos And Videos


In ‘weird’ times, Freiburg’s Schmid prepares for football’s restart

Paris (AFP) – Freiburg midfielder Jonathan Schmid said he is “not at all” afraid to return to the pitch but acknowledges that a second wave of coronavirus infections would put paid to German football’s plans... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Paris, Freiburg, Afp, Schmid, Jonathan Schmid, AFP Freiburg


Teams had high praise for Dalton Keene before 2020 NFL Draft

Dalton Keene was chosen by the New England Patriots with the 101st pick in the 2020 NFL Draft. And he received a lot of compliments from NFL teams about the grit and toughness he put on tape.
Tags: News, Sports, NFL, New England Patriots, Dalton Keene


Hahn wants mandatory masks on L.A. County’s Metro buses, trains

A county supervisor urged Metro on Monday, May 4, to require face coverings for everyone riding buses and trains, in order to protect drivers and passengers from the coronavirus. Supervisor Janice Hahn, who along with the other four county supervisors holds a seat on the 13-member Metro board, wrote a letter to CEO Phil Washington. “Given what we know about the COVID-19 virus, the policy of not requiring face coverings puts both Metro passengers and bus drivers at risk,” Hahn wrote. Hahn asked W...
Tags: California, Washington, Sport, Soccer, The Times, Times, Hertz, Los Angeles Times, Frontier, Metro, San Fernando, Hahn, City News Service, Boyle Heights, Janice Hahn, Dave Sotero


College Podcast: Louisville hit with Level 1 allegation, Arkansas sets football dates, Murder Hornets arrive

The NCAA handed down its notice of allegations to the University of Louisville on Monday, hitting the Cardinals’ men’s basketball program with a Level I allegation — the most serious under NCAA bylaws. Dan Wetzel, Pete Thamel, and SI’s Pat Forde ask what does this mean for the program and just how bad could it get for the likes of Kansas? (00:40)
Tags: News, Sports, Arkansas, Kansas, Ncaa, Louisville, Cardinals, University of Louisville, Pat Forde, Dan Wetzel Pete Thamel


Hindsight in 2020: Looking back at 2017 draft

Handing out grades right after a draft leaves you open to ridicule years later. In this case I was right about Mitch Trubisky – but wrong about much else.
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Reviewing our 2017 NFL draft is pretty rough, but not as brutal as last year

I reviewed my 2017 NFL draft grades. Some were awful. Some were pretty spot on.
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Hertz prepares to file bankruptcy if deadline is missed

By Eliza Ronalds-Hannon and David Welch, Bloomberg Hertz Global Holdings is preparing to file for bankruptcy as soon as Monday night if the company fails to rework its debt and can’t get lenders to extend a grace period on a missed payment. The rental-car company has been talking to some of its creditors about how to ease its burden without going through bankruptcy, but negotiations have been a struggle and the company is preparing to file for Chapter 11 court protection, according to people wit...
Tags: Business, Sport, Bankruptcy, Chicago, Soccer, Hertz, Neiman Marcus, U S Treasury Department, Avis Budget Group, FTI Consulting Inc, Estero Florida, David Welch, Kathryn Marinello, Coronavirus, Coronavirus Economy, Eliza Ronalds Hannon


Ralphs, Food 4 Less workers to get access to free COVID-19 testing

The union that represents about 22,000 grocery workers at Ralphs and Food 4 Less in Southern California announced today that their employer has agreed to provide them with access to free COVID-19 testing. “That UFCW members successfully compelled Kroger to provide testing is a significant victory for the public’s health,” said John Grant, president of United Food and Commercial Workers Union Local 770. “Grocery corporations like Kroger have been doubling and tripling their profits while other bu...
Tags: Business, Hollywood, Sport, Soccer, Southern California, Kroger, John Grant, Ralphs, UFCW, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories OCR, Top Stories PE, Top Stories IVDB, Top Stories RDF, Top Stories Sun, Top Stories Breeze


Larry Csonka “felt a terrible loss” on hearing of Don Shula’s passing

Hall of Fame coach Don Shula died on Tuesday at the age of 90. One of his Hall of Fame pupils took the loss harder than he thought he would. "I was out cutting brush in a field, and my wife Audrey called me and said Coach had passed," former Dolphins running back Larry Csonka [more]
Tags: News, Sports, Dolphins, Hall of Fame, Don Shula, Audrey, Larry Csonka


NCAA's Louisville dilemma: Punish former coach Rick Pitino or current players? 

The actual empirical consequences to Louisville’s case won’t be known for about another year. But Monday's notice is a good indication that Louisville and Rick Pitino are facing serious sanctions from the NCAA.
Tags: News, Sports, Ncaa, Louisville, Rick Pitino


‘Devastated’ California tourism industry losing $72 billion, report says

California’s tourism industry is on track to lose more than $72 billion in visitor spending this year, nearly half of what it generated in 2019, according to . Tourism Economics, a provider of economic analysis, forecasts and consulting advice, prepared the report for Visit California, the state’s nonprofit tourism and marketing organization. The study shows the COVID-19 pandemic has erased a record 10 years of growth in visitor spending, state and local tax revenue and jobs created. It will re...
Tags: Business, California, Restaurants, Disney, NFL, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Tourism, Long Beach, Universal, Disneyland, Orange County, Ventura County, Consumers, Gavin Newsom


Garcetti: L.A.’s retail stores might not re-open by Friday, despite Newsom’s permission

Los Angeles officials may wait a week longer than some other California cities and counties before re-opening bookstores, florists, clothing shops and other retail shops, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said Monday, May 4. Gov. Gavin Newsom has given counties and cities in California permission to begin opening up such retail businesses for curbside pick-up service, starting on Friday. But Garcetti said that other than possibly taking some “baby steps” a few days ahead, Los Angeles city and coun...
Tags: New York, California, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Eric Garcetti, County, Gavin Newsom, Garcetti, Newsom



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