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Fed up Chargers demand changes in emotional first trip to SoFi Stadium

INGLEWOOD — Chargers coach Anthony Lynn drove to SoFi Stadium on Thursday undecided if his players were going practice for the first time at their new home. His mind was heavy with thoughts surrounding the protests that ensued in Kenosha, Wisconsin, after a police officer shot and paralyzed Jacob Blake, a Black man, on Sunday. “Sometimes it just seems like it’s not getting better,” Lynn said about racial injustice and police brutality in the United States, “like it might be getting worse.” L...
Tags: Hbo, Sports, NFL, Colin Kaepernick, Sport, Soccer, United States, Wisconsin, Chargers, Tanzania, Jackson, NFL Network, Jones, Inglewood, Brown, Lynn


With Kershaw’s help, Dodgers sweep doubleheader from Giants with pair of shutouts

Even with no fans in the stands, Clayton Kershaw is still master of their domain. Kershaw pitched six scoreless innings Thursday afternoon at Oracle Park, sending the Dodgers on their way to a doubleheader sweep of the San Francisco Giants that featured back-to-back shutouts. The Dodgers won the first game 7-0 behind Kershaw then used seven relievers to hold the Giants to just two hits in a 2-0 victory in the second game. It is the first time the Dodgers have had shutout victories in both ends o...
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With Kershaw’s help, Dodgers use pair of shutouts to sweep doubleheader with Giants

Even with no fans in the stands, Clayton Kershaw is still master of their domain. Kershaw pitched six scoreless innings Thursday afternoon at Oracle Park, sending the Dodgers on their way to a doubleheader sweep of the San Francisco Giants that featured back-to-back shutouts. The Dodgers won the first game 7-0 behind Kershaw then used seven relievers to hold the Giants to just two hits in a 2-0 victory in the second game. It is the first time the Dodgers have had shutout victories in both ends o...
Tags: Sports, San Francisco, Sport, Soccer, Mlb, San Francisco Giants, Aj, Will Smith, Giants, Los Angeles Dodgers, Atlanta Braves, Flores, Bay Area, San Francisco California, DAVE ROBERTS, Roberts


Dodgers complete doubleheader sweep of Giants with second shutout

The Los Angeles Dodgers’ Joc Pederson celebrates his home run with 3rd base coach Dino Ebel in the 2nd inning of game two of a doubleheader against the San Francisco Giants, Thursday, Aug., 27, 2020, at Oracle Park in San Francisco, Calif. (Karl Mondon/Bay Area News Group) The Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Victor Gonzalez (81) pitches the 2nd inning against the San Francisco Giants in game two of a doubleheader, Thursday, Aug., 27, 2020, at Oracle Park in San Francisco, Calif. (Karl Mondon/Bay ...
Tags: Sports, San Francisco, Sport, Soccer, Mlb, San Francisco Giants, Will Smith, Giants, Los Angeles Dodgers, San Francisco California, Pederson, Dodgers, Wilmer Flores, Scott Alexander, Clayton Kershaw, Evan Longoria


Elect Marilyn Koziatek to the LAUSD school board in District 3

Even before the coronavirus pandemic, the Los Angeles Unified School District faced innumerable problems. The sprawling district, the largest in the state and second-largest in the country, serves wide-ranging communities with distinctive needs and distinctive strengths and weaknesses. For years, the district has struggled to deliver great results academically while at the same time recurring budget issues have prompted strained relations with both the district’s teachers union as well as local ...
Tags: California, Opinion, Sport, Soccer, Lausd, Endorsements, Legislature, San Fernando Valley, Los Angeles Unified School District, Scott Schmerelson, Schmerelson, Granada Hills Charter High School, Marilyn Koziatek, Koziatek, Walter Williams California


Brisbane Heat complete squad for WBBL title hat-trick quest

The club have signed 17-year-old Georgia Voll and Australia A batter Georgia Redmayne
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Cricketer left in need of windscreen repairs after smashing own car with huge six

Ireland’s Kevin O’Brien scores direct hit in T20 gameSelf-inflicted damage comes from one of eight sixes “O, O, Ooooo… O’Brien,” goes the annoyingly catchy advert for Australia’s best-known car windscreen replacement company. But it was a case of “Oh, oh, no” for Kevin O’Brien after the Irish cricket star smashed the back window of his own car with a trademark six. Related: Shane Warne's $1m baggy green finds permanent home next to Bradman Continue reading...
Tags: Australia, Sport, Ireland, Cricket, Australia sport, Shane Warne, O'Brien, Kevin O'Brien, Bradman Continue


MLS’s Garber condemns RSL owner comments, league probes report of racist remarks

Los Angeles (AFP) – Major League Soccer will investigate a report of racist comments by Real Salt Lake owner Dell Loy Hansen, the league said Thursday. In the report by The Athletic, former RSL head... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Mls, Real Salt Lake, Afp, Athletic, Garber, RSL, Dell Loy Hansen, Los Angeles AFP Major League Soccer


Lampard must deliver after Chelsea spending spree

London (AFP) – Chelsea coach Frank Lampard is under pressure to deliver a serious Premier League title challenge after a spending spree fuelled by his desire to catch champions Liverpool. Lampard showed promise in his... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Frank Lampard, Afp, Lampard, AFP Chelsea, Liverpool Lampard


Trinbago Knight Riders maintain perfect start as Khary Pierre stars

Guyana's batting woes continue on slow, used surface
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State leaders to unveil eviction moratorium on Friday

A bill to extend a statewide eviction moratorium is expected to be unveiled in the California Legislature Friday morning, just in time for the Senate to meet a Friday deadline to approve the measure, a state landlord group announced Thursday, Aug. 27. The original extension, Assembly Bill 1436, was held in committee last week to allow high-stakes negotiations to be held between moratorium supporters, Gov. Gavin Newsom’s office and landlord groups. “We’ve been working around the clock with lawmak...
Tags: Business, Real Estate, News, California, Housing, La, Senate, California News, San Francisco, Sport, Soccer, Rent, Caa, California Apartment Association, Carlton, Gavin Newsom


Henderson expects Liverpool to make statement against Arsenal

London (AFP) – Jordan Henderson has urged Liverpool to show their hunger to retain the Premier League title when they face Arsenal in the Community Shield on Saturday. Just five weeks after Liverpool captain Henderson... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Liverpool, Arsenal, Henderson, Afp, AFP Jordan Henderson


Adam Zampa on England tour: I've come with experience and more confidence

The legspinner has settled into a key role in both Australia's ODI and T20I teams
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L.A.’s Greek Theatre is selling off its iconic red seats, and you can buy a pair

This year was slated to be a big one for the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles. The iconic Griffith Park venue was ready to celebrate its 90th anniversary and had a full line-up of shows, but with the spread of coronavirus, the season was over before it began. However, the venue has gone on with some renovations and recently posted an aerial photo on social media showing that its terrace seats had been removed during construction. Now those seats are up for grabs on the venue’s official website along...
Tags: Music, Mexico, Los Angeles, Sport, Chicago, Things To Do, Soccer, Bradley Cooper, Lady Gaga, Jonah Hill, Ringo Starr, Dick Van Dyke, Concerts, Don, Anaheim, Fitz


Sacramento Native Cameron Champ Speaks Out On Racial Injustice With Shoes And Words

OLYMPIA FIELDS, Ill. (AP) – Golf played on even as other sports in America stopped, and it gave Sacramento native Cameron Champ a chance to speak out at the BMW Championship. First, with his shoes. Then, with powerful words about a desire to find a solution to racial injustice. OLYMPIA FIELDS, ILLINOIS – AUGUST 27: A detailed view of shoes worn by Cameron Champ of the United States read “Black Lives Matter” as seen during the first round of the BMW Championship on the North Course at Olympia Fi...
Tags: News, Minneapolis, Sports, Sacramento Kings, Sacramento, America, Atlanta, United States, Pga Tour, Nba, Illinois, Black Lives Matter, BLM, Jim Crow, Black, South


LA’s Greek Theatre is selling off its iconic red seats, and you can buy a pair

This year was slated to be a big one for the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles. The iconic Griffith Park venue was ready to celebrate its 90th anniversary and had a full line-up of shows, but with the spread of coronavirus, the season was over before it began. However, the venue has gone on with some renovations and recently posted an aerial photo on social media showing that its terrace seats had been removed during construction. Now those seats are up for grabs on the venue’s official website along...
Tags: Music, Mexico, La, Los Angeles, Sport, Chicago, Things To Do, Soccer, Bradley Cooper, Lady Gaga, Jonah Hill, Ringo Starr, Dick Van Dyke, Concerts, Don, Anaheim


MLB protests continue: Seven more games won't be played, as 20 teams overall sit out to protest social injustice

It was the Brewers – based about 40 miles from Kenosha, and following the lead of the Milwaukee Bucks – who first decided to sit out on Wednesday.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Amazon grocery in Woodland Hills offers sneak peek to select customers

Amazon previewed its long-awaited grocery store concept Thursday in Woodland Hills and plans to open the market to the public in the coming weeks. The e-commerce giant emailed invitations to thousands of local consumers to be the first to shop at Amazon Fresh. The 35,000-square-foot store at 6245 Topanga Canyon Blvd. is one of several cashier-less grocery stores the company plans to operate in Southern California. Additional Amazon Fresh stores in Northridge and Irvine are filling online food or...
Tags: Amazon, Business, Technology, News, Sport, Customers, Soccer, Costco, Alexa, Amazon Fresh, Northridge, Bezos, Irvine, Woodland Hills, Shoppers, Katherine Howe


Mets GM Brodie Van Wagenen apologizes for saying MLB commissioner 'doesn't get it' on hot mic

In a video recording, New York Mets general manager Brodie Van Wagenen discussed Rob Manfred's handling of protests around the league.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Mets, Marlins walk off the field after 42-second moment of silence honoring Jackie Robinson

MLB teams combine a protest over the shooting of Jacob Blake with a tribute to Jackie Robinson before choosing not to play Thursday's game in New York.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Methane leaks at LADWP Sun Valley power station prompt concern

A series of natural gas leaks over the last two years and deteriorating equipment at a Los Angeles Department of Water and Power plant in Sun Valley have prompted new questions about the plant and calls to shut the station down. The most recent leaks were discovered on July 16 and Aug. 7 — both in the early afternoon — after investigators from Pasadena’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory detected methane emissions during research drone flights over the 67-year-old Valley Generating Station. Those flight...
Tags: Energy, News, California, Environment, Sport, Soccer, Pasadena, Local News, University Of California, Eric Garcetti, Aliso Canyon, Porter Ranch, Jpl, Dwp, Valley, Southern California Gas Co


LA Metro task force will seek to eliminate fares on buses, trains

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority announced Thursday it will convene a task force starting Tuesday to explore ways to eliminate fares for all riders on the agency’s buses and trains. “L.A. Metro has a moral obligation to pursue a fareless system and help our region recover from both a once-in-a-lifetime pandemic and the devastating effects of the lack of affordability in the region,” Metro CEO Phillip Washington said. “Fare-free transit will help essentia...
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LA’s Midnight Mission’s Clancy Imislund dead at 93

LOS ANGELES — A memorial service was pending Thursday for Clancy Imislund, managing director of the Midnight Mission in downtown Los Angeles, who died at the age of 93. Imislund died peacefully on Monday, according to Georgia Berkovich, the mission’s director of public affairs. For 46 years, Imislund worked with the disenfranchised on Skid Row, and was known worldwide for his leadership in the 12-step community, speaking globally to bring a message of hope. Imislund was responsible for bringing ...
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LA County reports 38 more coronavirus deaths, 1,636 new cases

Another 38 deaths due to the coronavirus were reported in Los Angeles County on Thursday, Aug. 27, while health officials again urged people participating in protests to take precautions against spreading the virus. The 38 deaths lifted the countywide total number of fatalities during the pandemic to 5,701. County officials also announced another 1,636 new cases of the virus. In addition, Pasadena reported 11 new cases, for a total of 2,331, but did not add any deaths to its total of 111, its 22...
Tags: Health, Business, News, Education, California, US, Sport, Soccer, Long Beach, Community, Wisconsin, Pasadena, Usc, Ucla, Los Angeles County, Department of Public Health


Horse racing: news and notes

DEL MAR LEADERS (Through Thursday) JOCKEYS  / WINS Umberto Rispoli / 36 Flavien Prat / 34 Abel Cedillo / 21/ Juan Hernandez / 21 Tiago Pereira / 13 TRAINERS / WINS Peter Miller / 18 Philip D’Amato / 14 Bob Baffert / 10 Simon Callaghan / 9 John Sadler / 9 WEEKEND STAKES SCHEDULE AT DEL MAR Saturday • $150,000 Grade II Pat O’Brien Stakes, 3-year-olds and up, 7 furlongs Sunday • $100,000 Generous Portion Stakes, 2-year-old Cal-bred fillies, 6 furlongs DOWN THE STRETCH • Two of the major conten...
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Alexander: By sitting it out, the athletes are making a point

For those who haven’t been paying attention, we bypassed the “stick to sports” offramp long ago. There is no going back. For those who complain that their sports viewing was disrupted this week because of stoppages triggered by the latest shooting of a Black man by police, the players who stood down Wednesday and Thursday in several sports were making a point. Yes, they perform for our entertainment, but they are first and foremost human beings who care about their society and their communities....
Tags: Sports, NFL, Toronto, Sport, Soccer, Nba, Mlb, Espn, NHL, Major League Soccer, Giants, Jackie, Real Salt Lake, WNBA, Kentucky Derby, Sparks


New Zealand Women's tour to Australia to be played entirely in Brisbane

Deanna Doughty is the one uncapped player in the squad; Leigh Kasperek was unavailable due to being in the UK
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Rams skip practice boycotts, seek ways to make ‘real change’

THOUSAND OAKS — The Rams held a full practice Thursday even as the Chargers and at least six other NFL teams canceled workouts to join in sports’ widespread protests of the latest police shooting. It’s wasn’t that Rams players don’t care. Many have supported social-justice efforts this year with words, organization and money. It was that they decided skipping a day’s practice wasn’t the best way for them to push for the changes they want to see. “I would like to see action, and not just (call of...
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New Scott Foil updates its wind cheating abilities with completely hidden cable routing

Exposed cables are so 2018, right? That seems to be the case if you look to the newest crop of super bikes headed for the Tour. For Scott, their Foil already had a light weight, aerodynamically optimized frame. The next logical step was to eliminate those exposed cables and create a front end that not only […] The post New Scott Foil updates its wind cheating abilities with completely hidden cable routing appeared first on Bikerumor.
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Who wins the Kentucky Derby? This may be your best bet

Starting in 2012 with I’ll Have Another, picking the winner of the Kentucky Derby has been quite simple. Just go with the 3-year-old who has shown the most consistency throughout the prep races. Consider this: The past eight horses that crossed the wire first in America’s most famous horse race were unbeaten in their 3-year-old campaigns heading into the Derby. Maximum Security was disqualified for interference in the stretch last year, giving the victory to 65-1 longshot Country House. The rund...
Tags: Law, Sports, America, Sport, Soccer, Derby, Belmont Stakes, Kentucky Derby, Belmont, Tagg, Bob Baffert, Saratoga, Santa Anita, Haskell Invitational, Florida Derby, Santa Anita Derby



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