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For hours, the cheers and boos and attention were fixated on Yasiel Puig at Dodger Stadium on Monday night. He commanded the spotlight in his first game in Los Angeles as a foe. He savored and excelled on the stage. He relished his new role as the adversary. But a towering blast off Joc...

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Clippers rookie guard Landry Shamet says he wants to be nervous before a game because that actually calms him to a degree. Well, when Shamet knocked down a three-pointer with 15.9 seconds left to give the Clippers a 133-131 lead, to help them crawl all the way out of a 31-point hole in the third...

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The tradition is as much a part of the Dodger Stadium experience as the wave or the beach balls. When the visiting team scores, the fans boo. An exception was made Monday night in the first inning of the Dodgers’ 4-3 victory over the Cincinnati Reds, when Yasiel Puig redirected a first-inning...

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When Clayton Kershaw took the long walk from the Dodgers’ dugout to the bullpen to begin warming up for his season debut Monday night, he was surrounded by the strangest of sounds. The usual cheering was muffled and tepid. During a moment when he traditionally receives a giant ovation, it was...

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The Lob City Era gave way to who knows what, a group that played surprisingly well but was shaken up at the trade deadline when Clippers executives, apparently giving up on the season, traded away two starters and started looking toward the future. Except these players weren’t ready to give up...

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Angels backup catcher Kevan Smith looked up at the dusky sky from Globe Life Park on Monday evening and honed his gaze on the baseball that had been lofted into the air. It plummeted toward a spot in foul territory where Smith, who was trying to stay near home plate in case a Texas Rangers runner...

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Twelve years after an improbable playoff upset created a Bay Area catchphrase, another unlikely — no, unimaginable — comeback was brewing Monday night in Oracle Arena. But instead of roaring as it had 12 years ago, when the “We Believe” Golden State Warriors knocked out the West’s best,...

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Auston Matthews scored his first goal of the playoffs and set up another as the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Boston Bruins 3-2 on Monday night to take a 2-1 lead in their best-of-seven Eastern Conference quarterfinal. Andreas Johnsson, also with a goal and an assist, and Trevor Moore provided the...

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If you have 30 minutes or so to spare I encourage you to go on YouTube and watch Charlie Sifford’s 2004 induction into the World Golf Hall of Fame. I had not heard of Sifford, the first African American to play on the PGA Tour, until he was award the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2014. If...

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William Weld, a former governor of Massachusetts who two years ago ran for vice president on the Libertarian Party ticket, on Monday became the first Republican to challenge President Trump in the 2020 primaries. Weld, 73, said in announcing his candidacy that “it is time to return to the...

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Georgia Engel, who played the charmingly innocent, small-voiced Georgette on “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” and amassed a string of other TV and stage credits, has died. She was 70. Engel died Friday in Princeton, N.J., said her friend and executor, John Quilty. The cause of death was unknown...

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SERIES 30 for 30 The life, career and tragic death of NFL star Junior Seau are recalled in the new sports documentary “Seau.” 6 p.m. ESPN, 11:30 p.m. ESPN2 NCIS After human remains are discovered in a construction site, Gibbs (Mark Harmon) and his team launch an investigation into the murder...

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“Bodyguard” and “Game of Thrones” actor Richard Madden dropped by the Los Angeles Times video studio and answered questions about wearing too much — and too little. “I think it’s quite often you find yourself reading scripts that have got — I mean, I think nearly every script I read...

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The crowd noise swelled as Yasiel Puig walked to the batter’s box in the first inning at Dodger Stadium on Monday. It peaked when Puig tipped his helmet in recognition of the warm welcome back before he shifted his attention to Clayton Kershaw on the mound. It was his first time in Los Angeles...

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Ben Simmons got an earful from the Philly crowd. With the same 76ers fans Simmons put on blast for booing in the playoff opener now going wild in Game 2, Simmons cupped a hand to his right ear just like Allen Iverson's signature move to spur the cheers even louder. And he did it with Iverson...

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Rich Hill will make a rehab start for Class-A Rancho Cucamonga on Wednesday in Lake Elsinore as he approaches the final steps in his return to the Dodgers after beginning the season on the injured list. Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said Hill is scheduled to pitch four innings in the game and...

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Just because you go home, doesn’t mean you’ll find family. Darion Green-Warren has learned that in the recruiting process. The cornerback at Santa Ana Mater Dei High grew up in Edmond, Okla., just outside Norman, and committed to Oklahoma last July. “Now I get to play in front of my hometown...

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Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke on Monday released 10 years of his tax returns, with the most recent filing showing that he and his wife earned more than $360,000 in income. Encompassing 2008 through 2017, the hundreds of pages of returns show that the former Texas congressman and...

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He spent the last few months traveling throughout the United States and abroad, working out and hanging out with family and friends. Fielding questions about his left knee was not on Todd Gurley’s to-do list. But the Rams’ star running back anticipated an onslaught when he arrived Monday at...

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El Departamento de Justicia planea publicar este jueves su versión editada del informe final del fiscal especial Robert S. Mueller III, que le brinda al Congreso y al público una narrativa ampliada de una investigación histórica sobre la interferencia de Rusia en la elección de 2016 y otros...

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