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Shohei Ohtani’s 3-run homer caps big All-Star week for Dodgers

ARLINGTON, Texas —  Shohei Ohtani wasn’t able to participate in this week’s Home Run Derby. But the Dodgers slugger didn’t leave All-Star week in Texas without a memorable big fly. In the third inning of Major League Baseball’s 94th All-Star Game on Tuesday night at Globe Life Field, Ohtani wowed the 39,343-person crowd the best way […]

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Joe ‘Jellybean’ Bryant, father of late Lakers legend Kobe, dies

Joe Bryant, a former NBA player and WNBA coach with a colorful nickname, has died at 69, four and a half years after his son, Lakers legend Kobe Bryant, granddaughter Gianna Bryant and seven other people died in a helicopter crash. Fran Dunphy, the coach at Joe Bryant’s alma mater La Salle, told the Philadelphia […]

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Bronny James’ struggles continue with two airballs in Lakers’ loss

LAS VEGAS —  The rule, at least in the sectioned-off seats inside the gyms at NBA Summer League is to not overreact to the results on the court, that the rookies and young players are often not even really in the roles they’ll eventually fill on NBA courts. But the assignment for Bronny James on Monday […]

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How Teoscar Hernández has become a clutch contact hitter for Dodgers

ARLINGTON, Texas —  The approach was dictated by the situation. And, with a chance to tie a game Friday night, Teoscar Hernández knew exactly what he wanted to do with his swing. In the Dodgers’ only win of the final week to the first half of their season, Hernández came to the plate Friday with runners […]

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Kellon Lindsey selected No. 23 overall by Dodgers in MLB draft

FORT WORTH, Texas —  With their first pick in the 2024 draft, the Dodgers selected the same kind of player they did with their first pick in the 2023 draft: a high school player with exceptional speed, strong defensive ability at a key position, and the promise of power to come. This year’s edition: shortstop Kellon […]

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Sondheimer: Summer football gives clues as to what you can expect this fall

When best friends unite, the power they unleash can be magical in terms of chemistry, unselfishness and determination. That’s what Mission Viejo’s football team has going for it when the season begins in six weeks. You could see it and feel it Saturday during the Edison seven-on-seven passing tournament. The two quarterbacks who alternate playing […]

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Dodgers’ Dustin May out for season after surgery on esophagus

DETROIT —  Dodgers pitcher Dustin May will not return this season after undergoing esophageal surgery, the team announced Saturday. According to a statement, May was at dinner Wednesday night when he felt a “sudden pain” in his throat and stomach that didn’t dissipate once he got home. After contacting medical staff, May went into surgery and […]

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Letters to Sports: Dave Roberts deserves a contract extension. Or does he?

Readers of the Los Angeles Times Sports section share their thoughts and opinions on Dodgers manager Dave Roberts, Dodgers pitching and the 2028 Olympics.

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Shohei Ohtani rallies Dodgers past Tigers to end losing streak

DETROIT —  It wasn’t exactly the blueprint the Dodgers had in mind. An early deficit. A rookie reliever pitching late in a tied game. A couple end-of-bench bats taking key plate appearances in the ninth. But when it mattered most Friday night, in the Dodgers’ bid to end a four-game losing streak and build some momentum […]

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L.A. 2028 Olympic organizers reveal venues for 19 more sports

The map for the 2028 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles is beginning to fill out with the confirmation of venues for 19 more sports throughout Southern California. Friday morning’s announcement from the LA28 organizing committee puts golf at the Riviera Country Club and seven other events along the Figueroa Corridor downtown. Long Beach will get […]

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