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Manny Machado was fined $10,000 by Major League Baseball for an incident that sparked a benches-clearing spat between the Dodgers and Milwaukee Brewers in Game 4 of the National League Championship Series on Tuesday, according to a person familiar with the situation. Machado was not suspended and...

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The Lob City era over, the Clippers no longer have a mega-watt star on their roster. They have been included in few playoff projections. Yet the team’s owner believes the Clippers will nonetheless be must-see TV this season. Steve Ballmer unveiled Clippers CourtVision, an augmented reality view...

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When the NBA regular season ends six months from now, we’ll have the definitive proof of something even the most prediction-adverse people around the NBA are sure of. In the Western Conference playoffs, there won’t be enough room for everybody. Club Postseason has a strict capacity of eight —...

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Dave Roberts dispelled any uncertainty minutes before the Dodgers unveiled an atypical lineup for public consumption — and the accompanying intense scrutiny — on Wednesday morning. Austin Barnes was, indeed, his starting catcher for Game 5 of the National League Championship Series, meaning...

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Seeking more evidence in a string of shootings in and around Malibu Creek State Park, Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies and search and rescue personnel again scoured the trails and brush Wednesday. The search came as homicide detectives await ballistic testing to determine whether a man who...

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Graduation rates for California State University students hit record highs this year as campuses poured money into new faculty and expanded academic support and financial aid, university system officials announced Wednesday. Just more than a quarter of all Cal State students who started as...

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When Luke Walton started playing for the Lakers in 2003, the plane ride home was for unwinding. He’d play spades against Karl Malone, Gary Payton and Rick Fox. Walton usually fared pretty well in the card games despite being on a rookie’s budget. “They played more reckless,” Walton said....

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With his surgically repaired left ankle encased in a plastic protective boot, Aqib Talib sat on the Rams’ bench in Denver last week and offered moral support. Talib’s absence since suffering the injury in Week 3 left a void in the Rams’ defense. And the veteran cornerback is at least five...

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Nearly five years after Los Angeles politicians called for the city to legalize selling food and goods on its sidewalks, the City Council is hustling to pass rules before a new law goes into effect across California. L.A. has already eliminated criminal charges for vending amid fears that they...

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They are in the middle of a two-game, 10-day trip that will cover about 11,500 miles. On Thursday night into Friday morning, the Chargers will spend more than eight hours on an airplane. Yes, they already are experiencing how playing an NFL game in London can be taxing. “I am worried,” Virgil...

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NFL Thursday DENVER (2-4) AT ARIZONA (1-5) TV: Ch. 11, NFL Network, 5:15 p.m. Line: Broncos by 2. Over/under: 42. Sam Farmer’s pick: With Vance Joseph’s head coaching job in Denver dangling by a thread, the Broncos put a game together on the road. The same pass rush that sacked Jared Goff...

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Few phrases elicit more eye rolls in the media business than the “pivot to video.” Starting two years ago, news organizations following the lead of Facebook Inc. scrambled to shift resources toward video under the assumption their audiences would abandon the written word for moving images on...

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President Trump complained yet again Wednesday about the media — “Everything’s a fake,” he said — and defended his frequent tweeting as his “only form of communicating.” Yet it was a media outlet that aired those remarks. Fox Business Network, in its second interview of Trump in as...

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Three years ago, DabsMyla invited viewers into the home with "Before and Further," a solo show that turned a 4,000-square-foot building on the campus of furniture company Modernica into a mod abode. For its latest solo effort, the L.A.-based duo cultivated an art garden. "Things That Can't Be...

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As he crossed the goal line with the ball cradled in his left arm, Keisean Lucier-South extended his right arm into the chilly nighttime air and pointed his index finger skyward. The moment late in UCLA’s blowout victory over California on Saturday served as a triumphant rebuttal for the Bruins...

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