Lakers’ Anthony Davis misses second straight game

LOS ANGELES — As Anthony Davis missed his second straight game, the Lakers continued to say it isn’t anything to worry about. The 27-year-old All-Star forward was hoping to play on Wednesday morning when he tested his right Achilles tendon, which the team has said is suffering from tendonosis. Still feeling soreness, the Lakers decided to take the cautious approach. “We’re being cautious with it and it’s not a long-term concern,” Coach Frank Vogel said. “But with him still having discomfort, we’...
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Australian Open 2021 day four: Tsitsipas v Kokkinakis, Barty makes hard work of progress – live!

Updates from the day session of the tennis at Melbourne ParkBarty blows hot and cold in win over GavrilovaAny thoughts? Email or tweet @mike_hytner 4.35am GMT First set: Stefanos Tsitsipas* 5-4 Thanasi Kokkinakis (denotes server) And we remain on serve in the first set as Tsitsipas holds again, without too much drama.Over on John Cain Arena...Heather Watson recovers from 2-5 down in the tiebreak to take the first set 7-6(5) on Anett Kontaveit. 4.32am GMT First set: Stefanos Tsitsipas 4-4...
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Jim Johnson and Louis Ragone join Michael Fink to discuss the Super Bowl, the HOF inductions, and NFL Honors. We also touch on Quarterbacks wanting a say in personnel decisions. The post THE OFFSEASON BEGINS LETS RECAP THE LAST WEEK appeare
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Tokyo 2020 Olympics president expected to resign over sexist comments

Yoshiro Mori had insisted for days he would not quit but Japanese media say he will step down amid a growing tide of anger over his remarksThe president of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics organising committee, Yoshiro Mori, is expected to resign after derogatory comments he made about women caused an international uproar less than six months before the Games are due to open.Mori, who has led the organising committee since 2014, will step down after insisting for days that he would not resign, the Fuji N...
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Sheldon Keefe Post Game, Leafs 4 vs. Canadiens 2: “I had this as the lowest number of scoring chances we gave up in a game all season”

Sheldon Keefe addressed the media after his team’s 4-2 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Wednesday night, improving the Leafs’ record to 11-2-1 on the season. On Ilya Mikheyev breaking through with a goal: I feel great for him, first of all. He has worked extremely hard — not just in our games, where he’s […] The post Sheldon Keefe Post Game, Leafs 4 vs. Canadiens 2: “I had this as the lowest number of scoring chances we gave up in a game all season” appeared first on Maple Leafs Hotstove.
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West Indies bat and bring in Joseph for Roach; Bangladesh drop Mustafizur

Bangladesh brought in Mohammad Mithun, Soumya Sarkar and Abu Jayed among the three changes
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Former Queensland quick Greg Rowell nominated for Cricket Australia Board

He replaces Michael Kasprowicz after his resignation and after Ian Healy withdrew from the process
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Sean Reynolds talks Winnipeg Jets on The Rod Pedersen Show

Some Jets talk on the day off for the local NHL club. The post Sean Reynolds talks Winnipeg Jets on The Rod Pedersen Show first appeared on Illegal Curve Hockey.
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Clippers snap two-game losing skid with win in Minnesota

Clippers coach Tyronn Lue expected Patrick Beverley’s return would give the team a lift. And it did.But so did a season-best 36 points from Kawhi Leonard, a season-high 27 from Lou Williams – as well as some timely energy plays from Terance Mann, who helped L.A. turn things around in the third quarter, setting up a finishing flourish from Leonard and Williams in the Clippers’ 119-112 victory.Leonard and Williams led L.A.’s offensive output on Wednesday at the Target Center in Minneapolis, where ...
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Coronavirus: L.A. County hospitalizations down 50% with 3,434 new cases and 141 new deaths reported as of Feb. 10

There were 106 fewer patients hospitalized in Los Angeles County hospitals, lowing the number of coronavirus-related hospitalizations to 3,973 as of Feb. 8, Los Angeles public health officials reported. That’s a 50.9% decrease from the Jan. 7 high of 8,098 people hospitalized. The county reported 3,434 new cases, bringing the total number of coronavirus cases to 1,155,309 as of Wendesday. Officials said there were 89 new fatalities linked to the coronavirus, for a total 18,500 deaths since track...
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Alex Bowman wins Daytona 500 pole position during NASCAR qualifying

Hendrick Motorsports once again dominated Daytona 500 qualifying with a sweep of the front row for its 14th pole and sixth in the last seven years.         [Author: The Daytona Beach News-Journal]
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Metro: ‘Congestion pricing’ freeway tolls will be studied in 4 LA areas

Metro, the regional transportation agency, is exploring four locations — mostly located in the city of Los Angeles — where tolls could be used during peak hours. The strategy: Reduce the time people spend stuck in traffic. The concept, to be scrutinized during a two-year feasibility study, is known as “congestion pricing.” Among  the thoroughfares being studied are roads that cross the Santa Monica Mountains, commonly used by commuters to travel between the San Fernando Valley and the Los Angele...
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Coronavirus tracker: California’s steady decline in cases and hospitalizations continues as of Feb. 9

The steady decline in hospitalizations continues, marking on Tuesday, Feb. 9, a 49.6% drop in the number of people needing hospital care from a Jan. 6 high of 22,853. There were 388 fewer hospitalizations on Tuesday, than there were the previous day, lowering the total number of hospitalizations to 11,516, according to end-of-day totals from California public health websites. California communities reported 10,913 new cases of the coronavirus on Tuesday, bringing the total number of cases to 3,4...
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Bennacer credits vocal Ibrahimovic with inspiring AC Milan’s young guns

Rome (AFP) – Zlatan Ibrahimovic rarely hesitates to harangue his young AC Milan teammates but “it’s better than if he said nothing”, says Algeria midfielder Ismael Bennacer. France-born Bennacer joined Milan from Empoli in 2019... Visit for the rest of the story.
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San Fernando Valley schools, daycares offered COVID-19 vaccines by local hospital

Teachers and staff at various schools and daycare centers throughout San Fernando Valley were recently offered COVID-19 vaccines after a local hospital reached out to them about getting vaccinated, despite the fact that educators younger than 65 aren’t yet eligible to receive the shots in most of Los Angeles County. The revelation came amid an ongoing debate as to how soon educators should be able to receive the vaccines, which remain in scant supply, as four in five seniors aged 65 and older in...
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DJ Whethan brings his Fantasy Drive-In to City National Grove of Anaheim

DJ Whethan has announced that he’ll be bringing his Fantasy Drive-In to City National Grove of Anaheim’s Drive-In OC March 19-20. The headlining shows are in support of the 21-year-old Chicago-native and current Los Angeles resident’s debut album, “Fantasy,” which dropped on Atlantic Records last fall. The album is a blend of electronica, pop and rock that features collaborations with artists like Grouplove, The Wombats, Grandson, The Front Bottoms, RL Grime, K. Flay and Jaymes Young. Bass and p...
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Australian Open 2021 day four: Ash Barty v Daria Gavrilova and more – live!

Updates from the day session of the tennis at Melbourne ParkKyrgios finally gets Australian Open party startedAny thoughts? Email or tweet @mike_hytner 2.32am GMT Second set: Ash Barty 6-1, 0-1 Daria Gavrilova* (denotes server) Gavrilova has a bit of trouble with her ball toss n in this game, apologising to Barty more than a couple of times after abortive attempts, but she manages to keep her focus and she holds to 15. The importance of that hold may become clear as we move through this seco...
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Garcetti: Dodger Stadium vaccine site to close for 2 days, as ‘first-dose’ Moderna vaccine runs low

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said Wednesday, Feb. 10, that the massive Dodger Stadium clinic will be closed for at least two days this week, with the city’s current supply of first-dose Moderna vaccines expected to run out. “This is an enormous hurdle in our race to vaccinate Angelenos,” Garcetti said during his evening briefing on Wednesday. “And unfortunately, it means that we will have to temporarily close Dodger Stadium and the other four non-mobile vaccination sites for two days, on Frid...
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LA County looks to next phase of vaccinations: Essential workers

With coronavirus numbers still claiming disproportionately high numbers of Latino and Black lives, Los Angeles County officials on Wednesday said that workers in education, food, agricultural, and public safety will be eligible for vaccines within a couple of weeks, as the county moves into a new immunization phase. The announcement came as the county scrambles to get vaccines to the 80% of the county’s 65-and-older population who have not yet been vaccinated. So far, 20 % have received at least...
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The Dallas Mavericks have refrained from playing the national anthem before home games

The Portland Trail Blazers and Dallas Mavericks kneel during the national anthem before an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. Kim Klement/ AP Mark Cuban, the owner of the Dallas Mavericks, opted not to play the national anthem before home games. Cuban said he supports his players kneeling during the national anthem as a form of protest. NBA rulebook states players must stand during the national anthem, but the rule has not been enforced. Visit the Busines...
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Film, TV maker Whedon faces accusations of abuse

By Lynn Elber | Associated Press LOS ANGELES — Prominent film and TV creator Joss Whedon, who faced a claim of abusive behavior on the set of “Justice League,” drew criticism Wednesday from actors who worked with him on “Buffy the Vampire Slayer.” The first and most direct allegations came from Charisma Carpenter, who said in a social media post that Whedon has a “history of creating toxic and hostile work environments,” including the one she experienced on “Buffy” and while she was pregnant. Sa...
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Hoornstra: Baseball’s new operations manual is a large wager with high stakes

It consists of 38,611 words over 108 pages including every footnote, diagram, index and attachment. It is at times more precise than a Supreme Court decision, particularly in matters of wiping toilets. It will undergird every day of the 2021 baseball season and if it works, paradoxically, it will remain mostly invisible to fans. Yes, the new Operations Manual is here. And it’s something to behold. It’s news whenever Major League Baseball’s players and owners agree to anything of substance these ...
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Bowman wins Busch Pole Qualifying award for Daytona 500; Hendrick teammate Byron locks in second spot

Find out which two NASCAR Cup Series drivers will lead the Daytona 500 field to green Sunday, along with which two Open teams advanced.
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Crater Rim Circuit- A Montage

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Nia Dennis leads UCLA gymnastics past BYU

A circle of gold leotards was gathered at the center of the floor at Pauley Pavilion. Soon, the gold began to shimmer and sparkle as the UCLA women’s gymnastics team began to hop up and down ahead of a floor event that could secure a win over BYU. “Every time we go to floor, it’s a party and it seems like the same old thing, but it’s not an old thing,” UCLA coach Chris Waller said. “A party is always a good party, right?” Four Bruins scored 9.9 or above in the event to catapult UCLA to a 196.600...
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Why do some California counties get COVID-19 vaccines into arms faster than others?

California is pushing shots into arms at a much faster clip than it was just a month ago — closing in on the national average, with vows to accelerate even further — but the pace of COVID-19 vaccinations varies greatly from county to county within the Golden State. A Southern California News Group analysis of state data found that smaller counties with fewer people and less complicated logistics are leading the pack in vaccinating their residents: Little Mono, with 14,526 residents, ranked No. ...
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NHL Takes Big Stride on Data and Analytics With AWS Deal

The NHL is taking another step forward in analytics and puck and player tracking.
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Open Post- Two Games Tonight

If you feel like chiming in on the games tonight, feel free to do so.   A pair of Original Six rivalries will be broadcast nationally when the @NYRangers host the @NHLBruins on NBCSN and the @CanadiensMTL welcome the @MapleLeafs on Sportsnet.#NHLStats: — NHL Public Relations (@PR_NHL) February 10, 2021
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Cold War-era spy gear to be auctioned off

James Bond reigned at the movie box office. “I Spy,” “The Man from U.N.C.L.E.” and “Get Smart” were top-rated TV show. “Secret Agent Man” topped the pop charts. Boris Spassky stared at Bobby Fischer across the chess board. Pop culture of the 1950s and 1960s was steeped in trench-coats, tiny cameras and Cold War espionage. But it wasn’t mere fiction. As the United States and Russia maintained a frigid relationship framed by the specter of nuclear war, agents around the globe plotted to snag intel...
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Prosecution video shows fleeing lawmakers during riot

By Lisa Mascaro, Eric Tucker, Mary Clare Jalonick and Jill Colvin | Associated Press WASHINGTON — Prosecutors unveiled chilling new security video in Donald Trump’s impeachment trial Wednesday, showing the mob of rioters breaking into the Capitol, smashing windows and doors and searching menacingly for Vice President Mike Pence and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi as overwhelmed police begged on their radios for help. In the previously unreleased recordings, the House prosecutors displayed gripping sc...
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