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Kole Calhoun gets the first laugh, Dodgers the last in Freeway Series win over Angels

Cody Bellinger #35 scores on a Chris Taylor (not pictured) of the Los Angeles Dodgers RBI triple against the Los Angeles Angels in the second inning of a preseason baseball game at Anaheim Stadium on Monday, March 25, 2019 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG) Kevan Smith #44 of the Los Angeles Angels scores past catcher Austin Barnes of the Los Angeles Dodgers on a RBI single by David Fletcher (not pictured) in the second inning of a preseason baseball ...
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Diamondbacks RF Steven Souza Jr. injures left knee

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Diamondbacks right fielder Steven Souza Jr. injured his left knee when he slipped on home plate while scoring a run during an exhibition game against the Chicago White Sox. Souza’s plastic cleats skidded across the plate as he scored from second base in the fourth inning Monday night, and he immediately […]
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Conor McGregor announces retirement from MMA

Conor McGregor during the UFC 202 ceremonial weigh-ins at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, NV., Friday, August 19, 2016. (Photo by Hans Gutknecht/Los Angeles Daily News) Khabib Nurmagomedov submits Conor McGregor to retain the title during UFC 229 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nev. Friday, Oct. 6, 2018. (Photos by Hans Gutknecht, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) Sound The gallery will resume in seconds Khabib Nurmagomedov submits Conor McGregor to retain the title during UFC 229 at...
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Smith heats up in second half, Stanford back to Sweet 16

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Alanna Smith had 23 points and 14 rebounds, helping second-seeded Stanford overcome a slow start and advance to the Sweet 16 for a 12th straight year by holding off No. 7 seed BYU 72-63 in a physical second-round NCAA Tournament matchup Monday night. Smith found her shooting stroke in the second […]
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Blazers lose Nurkic to severe leg injury, edge Nets in 2 OTs

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Jusuf Nurkic had 32 points and 16 rebounds before suffering a gruesome left leg injury in the second overtime, and the Portland Trail Blazers outlasted the Brooklyn Nets 148-144 on Monday night. Nurkic was hurt when his leg bent awkwardly as he battled for an offensive rebound. His leg was immobilized […]
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Larkin, Bernier lead Red Wings to 3-2 win over Sharks

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Dylan Larkin scored in the first minute, Jonathan Bernier had 38 saves and the Detroit Red Wings beat the San Jose Sharks 3-2 Monday night. The Red Wings have won four of their last five games after going 1-9-3 over their previous 13. The Sharks lost their season-high sixth (0-5-1) […]
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Frankie Montas parlays new pitch into spot in A’s rotation

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Oakland Athletics manager Bob Melvin took another step toward finalizing his pitching rotation Monday, announcing right-hander Frankie Montas will be the team’s fourth starter. The 26-year-old Montas has had varied success during parts of two seasons with the A’s but was dominant this spring after adding a splitter to complement a […]
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Huskies win 8-0 in softball as Oregon pitchers help ignite a big six-run rally

Kaija Gibson had a homer for the Huskies and Taran Alvelo retired the final 12 batters for the victory. She gave up just three hits.
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Alexander: Clock strikes midnight for NCAA’s Cinderellas

The world according to Jim: • The new working definition of the second round of March Madness®: “Where the glass slipper shatters into tiny little pieces.” Those of us who love the, yes, Cinderella stories of the NCAA Tournament are sad as the week begins. When the Sweet Sixteen commences Thursday and Friday, the survivors are the usual suspects. • The unfortunate part? Two of the better stories in college basketball this year were Murray State’s Ja Morant and the University of Buffalo. We could...
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New Blue Jays manager Charlie Montoyo back in Montreal

MONTREAL (AP) — Charlie Montoyo was a 27-year-old infielder still trying to carve out a major league career the last time he stepped on the field at Montreal’s Olympic Stadium. Montoyo, now the manager of the Toronto Blue Jays, returned to the city Monday as his team opened a two-game exhibition series against the Milwaukee […]
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Mariners can’t escape Padres’ bats as Mike Leake gets hammered 8-0 in exhibition game

The Padres had 11 balls hit at exit velocities higher than 95 mph off Leake, according to MLB’s Statcast.
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Aaron Donald, Philip Rivers, Chloe Kim among those honored at L.A. Sports Awards

BEVERLY HILLS — Athletes, coaches, executives and the 10 best moments from 2018 took center stage during the 14th annual L.A. Sports Awards at the Beverly Hilton on Monday. Produced by the Los Angeles Sports Council, the commemoration (televised on Fox Sports Prime Ticket at a date to be determined) promoted the city’s sporting prominence. “Is this the best sports town in the world right now?” Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti asked the city’s sports establishment. “We have almost a dozen professi...
Tags: Los Angeles Chargers, Los-angeles-rams, NFL, Sports


Jack Campbell gets 2nd shutout as Kings stun Western Conference-leading Flames

The Kings’ Derek Forbort (24) celebrates his goal with teammates during the first period of their 3-0 victory over the Flames on Monday night in Calgary. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP) Los Angeles Kings’ Kurtis MacDermid, left, checks Calgary Flames’ Travis Hamonic during first-period NHL hockey game action in Calgary, Alberta, Monday, March 25, 2019. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP) Sound The gallery will resume in seconds Los Angeles Kings’ Drew Doughty, le...
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Booker scores 59, but Jazz rout Suns 125-92

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Rudy Gobert scored a season-high 27 points and set the single-season NBA dunk record to fuel the Utah Jazz to a 125-92 victory Monday night over the Phoenix Suns, who got 59 points from Devin Booker. Booker topped his previous season high of 55, set in December in a triple-overtime […]
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Nurkic suffers severe leg injury, Blazers top Nets in 2 OTs

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Jusuf Nurkic had 32 points and 16 rebounds before suffering a gruesome left leg injury in the second overtime, and the Portland Trail Blazers outlasted the Brooklyn Nets 148-144 on Monday night. Nurkic was hurt when his leg bent awkwardly as he battled for an offensive rebound. His leg was immobilized […]
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Mankad decision in IPL divides cricket fans around world

NEW DEHLI, India (AP) — There are contentious issues in cricket that, it seems, just aren’t cricket. Take for instance one particular run out, within the laws of the game but against some people’s concept of the spirit of cricket, in the Indian Premier League that has divided fans, former players and experts across the […]
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New SoCal baseball league plays by 1886 Spalding rules

(Photo courtesy of Lindsey Billheimer) (Photo courtesy of Lindsey Billheimer) Sound The gallery will resume in seconds (Photo courtesy of Lindsey Billheimer) (Photo courtesy of Lindsey Billheimer) (Photo courtesy of Lindsey Billheimer) (Photo courtesy of Lindsey Billheimer) (Photo courtesy of Lindsey Billheimer) Show Caption of Expand RIALTO – The Sir (umpire) took his customary spot 10 feet behind the pitcher, looking dapper in his top hat, black ves...
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Seguin, Faksa lead Stars past Jets 5-2

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Tyler Seguin and Radek Faksa each scored a pair of goals and the Dallas Stars snapped a two-game losing streak with a 5-2 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Monday. Esa Lindell also scored and Alexander Radulov had two assists for the Stars (39-31-6), who maintained their hold on the first […]
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Caboclo’s career-high 24 points lead Grizzlies past Thunder

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Bruno Caboclo scored a career-high 24 points, Tyler Dorsey added 21 and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 115-103 on Monday night. Delon Wright finished with 18 points and a career-best 13 assists for the Grizzlies. Jonas Valanciunas added 18 points and 14 rebounds. All five starters finished in […]
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Saros’ shutout lifts Predators over Wild 1-0

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Juuse Saros made 29 saves for his third shutout of the season and Ryan Johansen scored a short-handed goal as the Nashville Predators defeated the Minnesota Wild 1-0 Monday night. With the victory, the Predators clinched a spot in the Western Conference playoffs. They are in second place in the […]
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Baylor women 11th Sweet 16 in row after beating Cal 102-63

WACO, Texas (AP) — Juicy Landrum scored 20 points with four 3-pointers and No. 1 overall seed Baylor advanced to the women’s NCAA Sweet 16 for the 11th season in a row with a 102-63 win over California on Monday night. The Big 12 champion Lady Bears (33-1) were trailing late in the first quarter […]
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No. 11 Missouri State women stun Iowa State 69-60

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Alexa Willard scored 17 points to help 11th-seeded Missouri State stun third-seeded Iowa State 69-60 on Monday, becoming the only double-digit seed to reach this year’s Sweet 16. Abby Hipp had 11 points and Danielle Gitzen scored 10 for the Lady Bears (25-9), who will compete in an NCAA Tournament regional […]
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Seguin, Faska lead Stars past Jets 5-2

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Tyler Seguin and Radek Faska each scored a pair of goals and the Dallas Stars snapped a two-game losing streak with a 5-2 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Monday. Esa Lindell also scored and Alexander Radulov had two assists for the Stars (39-31-6), who maintained their hold on the first […]
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Blues beat Golden Knights 3-1 to close in on playoff spot

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Ivan Barbashev, Zach Sanford and Ryan O’Reilly scored to help the St. Louis Blues beat the Vegas Golden Knights 3-1 on Monday night. Jordan Binnington made 24 saves for his 21st victory of the season. He is one win short of matching Jake Allen’s record set in 2014-15 for the most […]
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Stamets’ grand slam sends Indians past Rangers 10-1

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Rookie shortstop Eric Stamets hit a fourth-inning grand slam, his first home run of the spring, and the Cleveland Indians beat the Texas Rangers 10-1 on Monday night. Kevin Plawecki hit a two-run homer in the ninth, and Greg Allen had a bases-loaded triple in the eighth. Stamets will start at […]
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Dodgers’ Kiké Hernandez ready to embrace single-position role

ANAHEIM — It’s easy to forget, but in the two seasons before he became a Dodger, Justin Turner did not spend the majority of his innings in the field at any one position. In his first season in Los Angeles, Turner was a backup at first, second and third base. It wasn’t until Don Mattingly declared him the primary starter at third in 2015 that Turner knew which glove to bring to the field without first checking the lineup card. So it is for Kiké Hernandez in 2019. Last year, he appeared at every ...
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Battey leads Colorado over Norfolk State 76-60 in NIT

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Evan Battey recorded 12 points and 10 rebounds for his first career double-double to lift Colorado to a 76-60 win over Norfolk State in the second round of the NIT on Monday night. Tyler Bey had 17 points and nine rebounds for Colorado (23-12). The Buffaloes have their third-most wins in […]
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Mississippi Valley State fires Payne after 5 seasons

ITTA BENA, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi Valley State has fired coach Andre Payne after five seasons. The school announced Monday that it has decided not to renew Payne’s contract. Payne was hired by the Delta Devils in 2014 and had a 31-132 record, including a 26-64 mark in the Southwestern Athletic Conference. MVSU was 6-26 […]
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Strus scores 38 to lead DePaul past Longwood 97-89 in CBI

CHICAGO (AP) — Max Strus had 38 points as DePaul topped Longwood 97-89 in the second round of the College Basketball Invitational on Monday night. Strus was 15 of 21 from the field, including 5 of 11 from 3-point range, to reach at least 30 points for the fourth time in six games. Paul Reed […]
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Gobert sets dunk record, Jazz cruise despite Booker’s 59

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Rudy Gobert scored a season-high 27 points and set the single-season NBA dunk record to fuel the Utah Jazz to a 125-92 victory Monday night over the Phoenix Suns, who got 59 points from Devin Booker. Booker topped his previous season high of 55, set in December in a triple-overtime […]
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