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Dodgers’ Clayton Kershaw dazzles in 2020 debut

Los Angeles Dodgers’ Cody Bellinger (35) rounds the bases after hitting a two-run home run as Arizona Diamondbacks’ Nick Ahmed, left, looks down during the first inning of a baseball game Sunday, Aug. 2, 2020, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) Arizona Diamondbacks starting pitcher Merrill Kelly throws a pitch against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the first inning of a baseball game Sunday, Aug. 2, 2020, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) Sound The gallery will resume in ...
Tags: Sports, Sport, Soccer, San Diego, Mlb, Los Angeles Dodgers, Ross, Turner, Arizona Diamondbacks, Phoenix, DAVE ROBERTS, Roberts, Walker, Dodgers, Padres, Kershaw


Del Mar: Fighting Mad sprints to win in Grade 1 Clement L. Hirsch Stakes

It’s not easy to impress Bob Baffert. Not with the number of equine greats the Hall of Fame trainer has housed in his barn over the years. But Fighting Mad, a 4-year-old New Year’s Day filly, did just that Sunday at Del Mar, speeding gate to wire to win the $250,000 Grade I Clement L. Hirsch Stakes for her second consecutive graded-stakes victory and third of her career. “Basically, she ran ’em off their feet,” Baffert said. But he wasn’t so certain Fighting Mad was going to fire her best shot w...
Tags: California, Sports, Sport, Soccer, Horse racing, Hall of Fame, Gary, Bob Baffert, Keeneland, Ollie, Hirsch, Santa Anita, Baffert, Del Mar, Mary West, San Diego Handicap






100-acre brush fire burning in Gorman, SigAlert issued for northbound 5 Freeway

GORMAN  — Los Angeles County firefighters Sunday night battled a brush fire in Gorman that had charred an estimated 100 acres, according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department. The blaze, which ignited near Gorman Road and the northbound Golden State (5) Freeway, was reported at 6:54 p.m., said county fire Dispatch Supervisor Melinda Choi. The fire department was using four water-dropping helicopters to battle the blaze. The department also requested assistance from the Los Angeles City Fire ...
Tags: News, Sport, Soccer, Wildfires, California Highway Patrol, Golden State, LA County, WB, Smokey, Gorman, Gorman Road, Fort Tejon, Los Angeles County Fire Department, Top Stories LADN, Los Angeles City Fire Department, Martin Rangel


Angels send Shohei Ohtani for MRI after rough outing

Los Angeles Angels pitcher Shohei Ohtani, right, of Japan, follows through as Houston Astros’ Yuli Gurriel leads off during the second inning of a baseball game Sunday, Aug. 2, 2020, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) Los Angeles Angels pitcher Shohei Ohtani, of Japan, reacts as he walks in a run during the second inning of a baseball game against the Houston Astros on Sunday, Aug. 2, 2020, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) Sound The gallery will resume in se...
Tags: Japan, Angels, Sports, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Mlb, Los Angeles Angels, Houston Astros, Springer, Josh James, Anaheim, Justin Upton, Astros, Anaheim Calif, Mike Trout


Alexander: The mystery of Shohei Ohtani continues, but there’s an explanation

Los Angeles Angels designated hitter Shohei Ohtani, of Japan, stands at left after walking Houston Astros’ George Springer with the bases loaded during the second inning of a baseball game Sunday, Aug. 2, 2020, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) Los Angeles Angels pitcher Shohei Ohtani, of Japan, walks off the mound after being taken out of the baseball game during the second inning against the Houston Astros on Sunday, Aug. 2, 2020, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) ...
Tags: Japan, Angels, Sports, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Mlb, Houston, Oakland, Los Angeles Angels, Houston Astros, Josh James, Alexander, Justin Upton, Astros, Anaheim Calif


Firefighters stop growth of 200-acre brush fire near 5 Freeway in Gorman

GORMAN — County firefighters stopped the forward progress of a brush fire in Gorman on Sunday night that charred an estimated 200 acres and was 15% contained. The blaze, which ignited near Gorman Post Road and the northbound Golden State (5) Freeway, was reported at 6:54 p.m., said Los Angeles County Fire Department Dispatch Supervisor Melinda Choi. Four water-dropping helicopters were being used and assistance was sought from the Los Angeles Fire Department, which was sending another water-drop...
Tags: News, Sport, Soccer, Wildfires, California Highway Patrol, CHP, County, Golden State, Rangel, Gorman, Los Angeles Fire Department, Castaic, Top Stories LADN, Los Angeles County Fire Department Dispatch, Martin Rangel, Crime + Public Safety


Firefighters stop growth of 200-acre brush fire near 5 Freeway in Gorman; SigAlert continues

GORMAN — County firefighters stopped the forward progress of a brush fire in Gorman on Sunday night that charred an estimated 200 acres and was 15% contained. #PostFire: All lanes of NB I-5 at Smokey Bear Rd are CLOSED due to a brush fire for unknown duration. WB SR-138 connector to NB is also closed. Seek alternate routes between Kern and Los Angeles counties. See https://t.co/O37Qesrybo for current highway conditions. pic.twitter.com/k4fEAvTJ0R — Caltrans District 7 (@CaltransDist7) August 3,...
Tags: News, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Wildfires, California Highway Patrol, CHP, County, Golden State, Kern, WB, Rangel, Gorman, Los Angeles Fire Department, Castaic, Top Stories LADN


AVP Champions Cup: April Ross, Alix Klineman win third consecutive title

Top-seeded April Ross and Alix Klineman are used to playing in beach volleyball championship matches. But when they took on fourth-seeded Kelly Claes and Sarah Sponcil on Sunday for the title in the third and final leg of the AVP Champions Cup series, they did so knowing their opponents were coming off an impressive semifinal victory over defending world champions Sarah Pavan and Melissa Humana-Paredes. It was no problem for Ross and Klineman as they defeated Claes and Sponcil 21-18, 21-17 in th...
Tags: Sports, Sport, Canada, Soccer, Tokyo, Ross, Costa Mesa, Manhattan Beach, Astros, Fullerton, Claes, April Ross, Pavan, Stockman, Beach Volleyball, Shohei Ohtani


Rams’ Sean McVay takes on changes in team and training camp

Sometime Monday in Thousand Oaks, in a newly erected tent roomy enough to allow social distancing by 100 football players and coaches, Sean McVay will meet his 2020 Rams face to face for the first time. After a different kind of offseason in which Zoom meetings replaced in-person strategy sessions and workouts, the Rams will open a different kind of training camp. McVay can’t come right out and say it’s going to his most challenging camp as a head coach, and maybe it’s not. It wasn’t easy in 201...
Tags: Sports, NFL, Sport, Soccer, Dallas Cowboys, Chargers, Todd Gurley, Eric Weddle, Donald, Clay Matthews, Lewis, Inglewood, Brewer, Jared Goff, Los Angeles Rams, Rams


Game #1 Review: Columbus Blue Jackets 2 vs. Toronto Maple Leafs 0

A playoff tournament after months off for the league was music to the ears of many Toronto Maple Leafs fans. “Teams will be rusty, and the hockey will be wide open,” went the general thinking. This game was anything but. It was exactly what Columbus wanted; they kept the scoring chances down, everything to the […] The post Game #1 Review: Columbus Blue Jackets 2 vs. Toronto Maple Leafs 0 appeared first on Maple Leafs Hotstove.
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WATCH: Auston Matthews calls out Steve Simmons for “unethical” reporting on positive COVID-19 test

It was a night of few victories for the Toronto Maple Leafs, but there was one post-game moment worth celebrating. After their loss to Columbus on Sunday night, Auston Matthews took a question from Steve Simmons of the Toronto Sun and in a calm and articulate response, let him know he didn’t appreciate Simmons “unethically” […] The post WATCH: Auston Matthews calls out Steve Simmons for “unethical” reporting on positive COVID-19 test appeared first on Maple Leafs Hotstove.
Tags: Videos, Sport, Columbus, Auston Matthews, Toronto Maple Leafs, Simmons, Toronto Sun, Steve Simmons, Leafs News


John Tortorella Post Game, Blue Jackets 2 vs. Leafs 0: “It is nothing special that we are doing… We are just trying to play the game the right way”

John Tortorella addressed the media after his team’s 2-0 win in Game 1 of the best-of-five playoff qualifying series versus the Maple Leafs. Tortorella on his team’s composure in a low-scoring game: We have played a lot of games that way — a lot of one-goal games, tie games going into the third period. We […] The post John Tortorella Post Game, Blue Jackets 2 vs. Leafs 0: “It is nothing special that we are doing… We are just trying to play the game the right way” appeared first on Maple Leafs Ho...
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2 Aug 2020 BLUE Lobster

Blue Lobster 4-Miler August 2, 2020 Timing by Pine Tree Race Services Corrections to [email protected] Place Name Ag S City St Bib Runclubteam Corpteam Open Time Pace 1 CASEY CARROLL 49 M Dover NH 998 24:23 6:06 2 MICHAE...
Tags: Photos, Sport, Portland, Running, Albany, Brunswick, Hartford, Jerry LeVasseur, Goyette, Jamie Howard, Casey Carroll, Pine Tree Race Services Corrections, MICHAEL LENHARDT, Storrs Mansfield, MEGHAN HOSFORD, PATRICIA JACKSON


Sheldon Keefe Post Game, Blue Jackets 2 vs. Leafs 0: “As far as I am concerned, [Frederik Andersen] did his job”

Sheldon Keefe addressed the media after his team’s 2-0 loss in Game 1 of the best-of-five playoff qualifying series versus the Blue Jackets. Keefe on Frederik Andersen’s performance: I thought he made some big saves, for sure. There were a few times they got some really quality looks. He was very good on those. There […] The post Sheldon Keefe Post Game, Blue Jackets 2 vs. Leafs 0: “As far as I am concerned, [Frederik Andersen] did his job” appeared first on Maple Leafs Hotstove.
Tags: Sport, Leafs, Frederik Andersen, Keefe, Sheldon Keefe, Leafs News, Sheldon Keefe Post Game Blue Jackets


Philadelphia Eagles head coach Doug Pederson tests positive for COVID-19

Philadelphia Eagles head coach Doug Pederson has tested positive for the coronavirus. He is the second NFL head coach test positive for COVID-19.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Coronavirus state tracker: Hospitalizations up first time in six days, 4,669 new cases and 41 new deaths

Coronavirus-related hospitalizations in California increased for the first time in six days, by seven, bringing the total to 7,761, according to unofficial counts from state websites on Sunday. Hospitalizations are still 12% below the high of 8,820 reported in the state tracker July 23. Sunday’s tracker, posted online Saturday,  incorrectly reported the number of hospitalizations at 6,459. The correct number was 7,754, but still registered a decline in hospitalizations for that day. There were 4...
Tags: News, California, Uncategorized, Infographic, Sport, Soccer, Brad Sherman, Smokey, Modoc County, Top Stories OCR, Coronavirus, Facebook Related Articles LA County


18-year-old Corona Marine among missing service members after amphibious vehicle sank

Pfc. Bryan Baltierra died on the anniversary of his Marine Corps enlistment. It was just before his first deployment overseas. “Bryan swore into the Marines on July 30, 2019 – exactly one year from the time of his death,” his mother, Evelyn Baltierra said on Sunday, shaken after learning her 18-year-old son was among eight service members missing after their amphibious assault vehicle sank in deep water off San Clemente Island during a training exercise on Thursday. As a young boy, Baltierra asp...
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Angels bullpen blows another one in 11-inning loss to Astros

Los Angeles Angels designated hitter Shohei Ohtani, right, of Japan, is taken our of the game by manager Joe Maddon during the second inning of a baseball game Sunday, Aug. 2, 2020, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) Los Angeles Angels’ Albert Pujols, left, gets a hug from Anthony Rendon after hitting a grand slam during the third inning of a baseball game against the Houston Astros Sunday, Aug. 2, 2020, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) Sound The gallery will...
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Magic Build Big Lead, Stay On Roll In 132-116 Win Over Kings

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Nikola Vucevic had 23 points and 11 rebounds, Aaron Gordon scored 19 of his 22 points in the first half and the Orlando Magic continued a strong restart with a 132-116 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Sunday. Terrence Ross scored 25 points as the Magic won a season-best fifth straight game going back to before the pandemic-forced shutdown in March. Orlando won the last three before the hiatus and beat Brooklyn, the team it is battling for the seventh seed in the...
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Gallo, Choo Homer As Rangers Avoid Sweep In San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Willie Calhoun hit a tiebreaking sacrifice fly after the Giants walked the bases loaded in the seventh inning, Joey Gallo followed with a three-run home run and the Texas Rangers beat San Francisco 9-5 on Sunday to avoid a three-game sweep. Shin-Soo Choo also went deep for Texas. Scott Heineman had a pair of hits including a two-run double and Jeff Mathis added an RBI single. “That’s one thing that we haven’t been able to do, we haven’t been able to capitalize and finish off...
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Former Viking Leslie Frazier could be hot coaching commodity if Bills stay on the rise

Mark Craig's On the NFL: Next chance for former Vikings head coach is near if Buffalo keeps trending upward.
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Serie A: Highs and lows of 2019-20 season

Milan (AFP) – Serie A concluded on Sunday after a marathon 11-month 2019-20 season, with Juventus crowned Italian champions for the ninth year in a row. Here, AFP Sport takes a look at the highs... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
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Champions League ready to resume, at long last

Paris (AFP) – After an enforced hiatus of almost five months, the UEFA Champions League and Europa League resume this week in order to clear up the last remaining business in a troubled season. Both... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
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AVP Champions Cup: Trevor Crabb, Tri Bourne upset top seed to win title

Trevor Crabb and Tri Bourne are talented beach volleyball players, but when they prepared to play for the championship of the third and final leg of the AVP Champions Cup on Sunday, they were looking across the court at top-seeded Phil Dalhausser and Nick Lucena. Since Dalhausser/Lucena won the first two legs of the series, they were favored to three-peat. But third-seeded Crabb and Bourne were up to the task and came away with a three-set victory by scores of 21-17, 15-21, 15-12. The match ende...
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Brentford, Fulham clash in high-stakes battle to reach Premier League

London (AFP) – Brentford and Fulham will slug it out for a place in the Premier League on Tuesday when the London rivals clash in a Championship play-off final worth an estimated £170 million ($220... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
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Challenge Flag: Top 100 Players - Dolphin That Should've Made the List

For the past ten years, the NFL has polled its players to determine which who's in the top 100 leading into the upcoming season. The votes are based on how a player performed in the previous season. Many former Miami Dolphins players made t
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Tim Bresnan century steels Warwickshre after Rob Yates provides the glue against Northants

Bresnan scores ton in first knock for Bears, Yates chimes in with 88
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Leus du Plooy century leaves match in the balance

Derbyshire left-hander scores 130, shares 10th-wicket stand of 80 with Sam Connors
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