Sam Burns rides great start, better finish to Genesis Invitational lead

Max Homa, from Valencia, watches his second shot on the third hole during the first round of the Genesis Invitational on Thursday at Riviera Country Club. (AP Photo/Ryan Kang) Patrick Cantlay chips in for a birdie on the 12th hole during the first round of the Genesis Invitational golf tournament at Riviera Country Club, Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021, in the Pacific Palisades area of Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Ryan Kang) Sound The gallery will resume in seconds Matthew Fitzpatrick, of Eng...
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Rose Lavelle’s 2nd-half goal lifts U.S. past Canada in SheBelieves Cup

U.S. defender Margaret Purce, top, and Canada defender Allysha Chapman collide while competing for the ball during the second half of their SheBelieves Cup soccer match on Thursday in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack) United States forward Megan Rapinoe (15) attempts a penalty kick in front of Canada’s Nichelle Prince (15) and Jessie Fleming (17) during the second half of a SheBelieves Cup women’s soccer match, Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack) ...
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Lakers’ Dennis Schröder misses start vs. Nets due to COVID-19 protocols

LOS ANGELES — While Frank Vogel is often guarded about revealing his game plan prior to tip-off, there was one thing the Lakers coach singled out that he wanted to see in the ensuing clash with the Brooklyn Nets. “Looking forward to seeing the Dennis Schröder-Kyrie Irving matchup,” he said. “I think that’s one that Dennis gives us a different dynamic this year, and I’m looking forward to seeing that matchup.” A half-hour later, the Lakers were robbed of seeing that matchup when Schröder was decl...
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Leafs Report Cards: Toronto scores a touchdown, closes out Ottawa series with five of six points

Well, they certainly didn’t blow a 5-1 lead this time. The Toronto Maple Leafs exploded offensively in this game, leading by a score of 6-2 after 40 minutes. Score effects took over from there, with Toronto getting out-chanced 20-5 at even strength, although they were actually able to hold a four-goal lead against the Ottawa […] The post Leafs Report Cards: Toronto scores a touchdown, closes out Ottawa series with five of six points appeared first on Maple Leafs Hotstove.
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In-form Frankfurt hope to catch jaded Bayern napping

Berlin (AFP) – Eintracht Frankfurt are hoping to be the next team to capitalise on jaded Bayern Munich’s busy schedule when the Club World Cup champions are away to the Bundesliga’s in-form side on Saturday.... Visit for the rest of the story.
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Derbies in Germany and Milan, Mbappe faces Monaco – what to watch in Europe this weekend

Paris (AFP) – There is a Milan derby of huge significance in the Serie A title race, while Schalke and Borussia Dortmund clash in possibly the last Ruhr derby for a while, Kylian Mbappe takes... Visit for the rest of the story.
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BCB allows Shakib Al Hasan to miss Sri Lanka Tests for IPL

Shakib, who was picked up by the Kolkata Knight Riders for INR 3.20 crore in the 2021 auction on Thursday, wrote to the BCB asking for the leave
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Sheldon Keefe Post Game, Leafs 7 vs. Senators 3: “The [Matthews line] was very much in sync with how they supported one another and how they moved the puck”

Sheldon Keefe addressed the media after his team’s 7-3 win over the Ottawa Senators on Thursday night, improving the Leafs’ record to 13-3-2 on the season. On the performance of the top line: A lot of emotion, a lot of energy. They were very much in sync with how they supported one another and how […] The post Sheldon Keefe Post Game, Leafs 7 vs. Senators 3: “The [Matthews line] was very much in sync with how they supported one another and how they moved the puck” appeared first on Maple Leafs H...
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Dave Roberts: Kenley Jansen will ‘start out’ as Dodgers closer in 2021

The Dodgers’ all-time saves leader was watching from the bullpen as Julio Urias recorded the last nine outs of NLCS Game 7 last October, closing out the Dodgers’ comeback from a 3-1 deficit in the series. Kenley Jansen made just one appearance in the World Series – posterized by the Tampa Bay Rays in an epic, seen-but-not-believed finish to Game 4 – and was once again watching from the bullpen as Urias recorded the final seven outs in Game 6, closing out the Dodgers’ first World Series champions...
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Man of the moment Mbappe squares up to old club Monaco

Paris (AFP) – Kylian Mbappe underlined why he is seen as a future Ballon d’Or winner with his midweek Champions League hat-trick for Paris Saint-Germain against Barcelona, but Sunday’s opponents Monaco hardly needed any warning... Visit for the rest of the story.
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Leeds can benefit from 49ers ‘playbook’, says new vice-chairman

London (AFP) – The San Francisco 49ers have a “blueprint” to share with Leeds United on how to revive a storied club, says Paraag Marathe — a man with a foot in both camps. Marathe... Visit for the rest of the story.
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Ibrahimovic, Lukaku rematch as Milan rivals clash for Serie A top spot

Milan (AFP) – AC Milan and city rivals Inter renew their duel for top spot in Serie A on Sunday in a third clash this season between star strikers Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Romelu Lukaku as... Visit for the rest of the story.
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‘Exceptional’ Modric defying age, deferring Real Madrid reform

Madrid (AFP) – Real Madrid’s best player for the last three months is 35 years old and out of contract in the summer. Luka Modric has perhaps been Real Madrid’s best player this season, as... Visit for the rest of the story.
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Appointments are no longer needed to get tested for COVID-19 at L.A. city-run sites

Starting next Monday, appointments will no longer be needed to get tested for COVID-19 at sites run by the city of Los Angeles, Mayor Eric Garcetti announced Thursday, Feb. 18. People interested in getting tested can show up to one of the city’s testing sites during the normal business hours of 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., from Monday through Saturday, Garcetti said. Registration can be completed while people waiting in line, Garcetti said. People should bring their insurance information or identification,...
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Arcadia resident gets 12 years in campaign finance scheme with links to national figures

By BRIAN MELLEY, ALAN SUDERMAN and JIM MUSTIAN LOS ANGELES (AP) — A once high-flying political fundraiser who prosecutors said gave illegal campaign contributions to Joe Biden, Lindsey Graham and a host of other U.S. politicians was sentenced Thursday, Feb. 18, to 12 years behind bars. Imaad Zuberi, who was accused of ingratiating himself with politicos in both major parties and peddling the resulting influence to foreign governments, had pleaded guilty to charges of tax evasion, campaign financ...
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High school coaches hope Gov. Newsom has ‘good news’ to announce Friday

High school athletes in Southern California might get news Friday, Feb. 19 they have been waiting for – an announcement from Gov. Gavin Newsom that the state’s restrictions on youth sports are being scaled down. There was a report by the Bay Area News Group on Thursday that leaders from the Golden State High School Football Coaches Community met with two Newsom aides on Wednesday evening. The meeting was the latest in a series of talks with the governor’s office. One of the coaches in the meetin...
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Memes, Mars and memories: Congressman hosts Southern California students for Perseverance watch party

As NASA’s Perseverance rover made its final approach into the Martian atmosphere on Thursday, Feb. 18, there were just two authorized watch parties in the entire country. One was at the White House. The other was hosted by Rep. Adam Schiff, who invited hundreds of students to join him and a NASA scientist to watch the livestream from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in La Cañada Flintridge “It’s just us and the White House,” Schiff said. “How cool is that?” Representative Adam B. Schiff (Photo...
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Festival Pass: Some new and familiar voices on Southern California radio

Festival Pass is a newsletter that lands in your inbox weekly. But during prime festival season you get bonus editions, too! Subscribe now. I was talking to a friend this week about what shows we were planning to see when the world opens up again. I can’t wait for Guns N’ Roses at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood. He was thinking about trying to get a ticket to the My Chemical Romance reunion at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, where he lives. He figured he missed out on tickets when they first went o...
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Coronavirus: L.A. County reported 2,873 new cases, 153 new deaths and 98 fewer hospitalizations as of Feb. 18

Los Angeles public health officials reported 2,873 new cases of the coronavirus, bringing the total number of cases to 1,174,340 as of Thursday, Feb. 18. Officials said there were 153 new fatalities linked to the coronavirus, for a total 19,514 deaths since tracking began. There were 98 fewer patients hospitalized in local hospitals, lowing the number of coronavirus-related hospitalizations to 2,757 as of Thursday. That’s a 69.7% decrease from the Jan. 7 high of 8,098 people hospitalized. A tota...
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Clippers hope for reinforcements in rematch with Jazz

The good news for the Clippers is that they won’t have to wait long for another shot at trying to solve the thousand-piece puzzle that is the Utah Jazz. The even better news is that they could have some of their own pieces back on Friday to help do it: Paul George (bone edema right toe) and Nicolas Batum (concussion) have been upgraded to questionable after missing their past seven and two games, respectively. Kawhi Leonard (left lower leg contusion) also is considered questionable, as he was be...
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Guardiola inspires Man City masterclass, Liverpool face Everton test

London (AFP) – As Manchester City power towards the Premier League title, the question is not whether Arsenal can stall the leaders, but is this Pep Guardiola’s finest achievement in his Etihad reign? Liverpool were... Visit for the rest of the story.
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Rams part ways with run-game coordinator Aaron Kromer

Aaron Kromer has become the seventh assistant coach to leave the Rams since the end of the season. In what was described as a mutual parting, Kromer, 53, is out after four years on Coach Sean McVay’s staff, the past three as run-game coordinator and offensive line coach. The move was first reported by the New York Daily News, which said Giants assistant offensive line coach Ben Wilkerson interviewed with the Rams. Leaving the Rams earlier this year were defensive coordinator Brandon Staley (now ...
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Against all odds, Twins open spring training camp on time

The pandemic loomed over all MLB considerations for months, but the Twins are eager to get started in Florida and return to the playoffs.
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Colts’ Kenny Moore wastes no time, already welcoming QB Carson Wentz to the Horseshoe through FaceTime

The Indianapolis Colts pulled off an NFL blockbuster trade on Thursday as former NFL All-Pro quarterback and 2016 #2 overall pick (and...
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Start Time Changed For Sunday’s Outdoor Game At Lake Tahoe

STATELINE, NEV. (Feb. 18, 2021) – Due to Sunday’s forecast of sunlight with no cloud cover and in the interest of Player safety, the start time for Honda NHL Outdoors Sunday between the Philadelphia Flyers and Boston Bruins on Feb. 21 has been changed to 11 a.m. PT.
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LA motorists to report minor traffic collisions online instead of calling police

Drivers and passengers who suffer minor injuries during collisions in the city of Los Angeles must now fill out incident reports online rather than call 911 or a non-emergency number as the Los Angeles Police Department frees up officers to deal with more pressing calls and concerns, authorities said Thursday, Feb. 18. The Community Online Reporting System will handle reports for minor traffic collisions, hit-and-runs, theft, vandalism, lost property and harassing phone calls. Officers receive t...
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Childhood pal recalls Ritchie Valens as ‘sweet,’ ‘tough’ from Murrieta home

Bob Munson got in touch to tell me that he and Ritchie Valens had been pals back in junior high. Not only did Munson have stories, he had photos. Days later, I was in Munson’s kitchen in the Murrieta Hot Springs neighborhood of Murrieta, looking at snapshots. There was Valens in a dark suit for eighth grade prom at Pacoima Junior High, standing behind a girl in a dress, arms around her waist from behind. In fact, there were three similar photos, with three different girls. “Ritchie had no proble...
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Horse racing notes: Essential Quality tops NTRA’s initial 3-year-old rankings

SANTA ANITA LEADERS (Through Thursday) JOCKEYS / WINS Flavien Prat / 30 Juan Hernandez / 29 Umberto Rispoli / 27 Joel Rosario / 26 Abel Cedillo / 24 TRAINERS / WINS Bob Baffert / 16 Doug O’Neill / 15 Peter Miller / 13 Philip D’Amato / 12 Two tied / 10 WEEKEND STAKES AT SANTA ANITA Saturday • $200,000 Grade II Buena Vista Stakes, fillies and mares, 4-year-olds and up, 1 mile (turf) Sunday • $100,000 Spring Fever Stakes, fillies and mares bred in CA, 4-year-olds and up, 6 furlongs DOWN THE STR...
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Clippers’ Kawhi Leonard named an All-Star for the fifth time

Clippers forward Kawhi Leonard was named a Western Conference All-Star Game starter on Thursday, when the results of fan, media and player voting were announced during TNT NBA Tip-Off. The game is scheduled for March 7 at State Farm Arena in Atlanta. It will be the fifth All-Star appearance for Leonard, who has missed the Clippers’ past three games with a lower left leg contusion. He won the Kobe Bryant MVP Award last year in Chicago for his game-high 30 points. The Moreno Valley native finished...
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Weather delays coronavirus vaccines at LA city-run sites and others across Southern California

Multiple mass coronavirus vaccination sites will be closed Friday, Feb. 19, forcing thousands of vaccine-seekers to reschedule appointments after winter storms disrupted the arrival of doses. The statistical trends for Los Angeles County, however, continued to move in right direction on Thursday, with new COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations inching downward again. Severe weather that left millions of people without power was being blamed for delays in shipments and deliveries of coronavirus vacc...
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