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Admin August 10, 2018

LA Galaxy midfielder Jonathan dos Santos is adamant that the World Cup fate of Mexico’s MLS-based contingent depends less on the league they play in and more on their form heading into Russia 2018. The battle for places in Mexico’s World Cup squad is already intense and Jonathan believes it is important for the likes […]

Admin August 10, 2018

Los Angeles Lakers guard Kentavious Caldwell-Popemissed the team’s game in Cleveland on Thursday to comply with a modified sentence stemming from a plea agreement he reached on a misdemeanor offense while a member of the Detroit Pistons in March, his attorney told ESPN. Caldwell-Pope was originally cited for operating a vehicle while intoxicated but pleaded […]

Admin August 10, 2018

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — Saying that the Los Angeles Lakers didn’t want to fall into “the trap” of trying to beat the Golden State Warriors at their own offensively loaded game, general manager Rob Pelinka said the Lakers’ goal in free agency was to purposely build a team “very differently than the past ones” surrounding […]

Admin August 10, 2018

Cibao FC will make its debut in the CONCACAF Champions League knockout rounds on Thursday when the team from the Dominican Republic faces Liga MX giant Chivas. It’s a historic occasion for the soccer club in a region in which baseball dominates. The Cibao region — located to the north of the country — is […]

Admin August 10, 2018

SAN ANTONIO — Lonzo Ball hit a career-best six 3-pointers, Julius Randle had 25 points and the Los Angeles Lakers rallied in the final two minutes to beat the San Antonio Spurs 116-112 on Saturday night. Ball made three shots from beyond the arc in the final three minutes to give the Lakers their fifth […]

Admin August 10, 2018

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — John Beilein has coached a lot of college basketball, but not even he could figure out how his Michigan Wolverines were able to beat UCLA on Saturday. Moritz Wagner scored 23 points and Charles Matthews added 20, helping Michigan overcome a 15-point second-half deficit to shock the Bruins 78-69 in overtime. […]

Admin August 10, 2018

LOS ANGELES — Being .500 is hardly a team’s goal, although with the kind of injury-wracked season the Clippers are having, it’s somewhat of an accomplishment. Lou Williams scored 26 points in the Clippers’ 126-105 win over the Sacramento Kings on Saturday, giving Los Angeles a 21-21 mark at the season’s midpoint. “With all the […]

Admin August 10, 2018

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Amid the chaos of three major trades, the Tampa Bay Rays managed to win again Tuesday, beating the Angels despite more deals that continue to change the face of their franchise. Tampa Bay (54-53) has made six trades in a week and Tuesday before the trade deadline, they traded away All-Star […]

Admin August 10, 2018

LOS ANGELES — Isaiah Thomas leans into the high-top, restaurant table, opens his hand and delivers a sort of stop sign. “I don’t want to sound negative,” he says, but keeps talking. Because 5-foot, 9 inches doesn’t stumble onto stardom with caution. He stayed on the floor too long with the Celtics and returned too […]

Admin August 10, 2018

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — After positioning themselves to potentially clear as much as $70 million in cap space by trading Jordan Clarkson and Larry Nance Jr. to Cleveland for Isaiah Thomas, Magic Johnson reiterated that the Los Angeles Lakers will pursue two elite star players. Johnson, the team president, said he remains confident that he […]