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Pollock homers in Dodgers' 12-5 rout of Rockies for 99th win

Sep. 21, 2019 2:46 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — While the Dodgers were rallying during a fourth inning that took 41 minutes, Clayton Kershaw was inside tossing some pitches against the wall trying to stay loose. Manager Dave Roberts was inside, too, having been ejected early in the pivotal inning that propelled Los Angeles to a 12-5...

Correa HRs twice, Astros magic number at 1 for AL West

Sep. 21, 2019 12:53 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Carlos Correa returned to the dugout after hitting his second homer Friday night, beat his chest and twice repeated the words: "I'm back." Houston's star shortstop finally looks healthy after missing 80 games with various injuries this season, great news as the Astros inch closer to the...

Dodgers manager Dave Roberts ejected vs Rockies

Sep. 21, 2019 12:01 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles manager Dave Roberts has been ejected from the Dodgers' game against the Colorado Rockies. He was tossed for arguing balls and strikes in the fourth inning Friday night by home plate umpire Greg Gibson. Roberts ran out from the dugout and had an animated exchange with Gibson...

2 vaping companies settle LA suit, won't sell to minors

Sep. 20, 2019 8:19 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two vaping companies have agreed not to promote their products to minors under a settlement with Los Angeles prosecutors. The city attorney's office announced a lawsuit settlement Friday with NEwhere Inc. and VapeCo Distribution LLC. The LA-based companies also will pay $350,000 in...

Julie Andrews to receive American Film Institute honor

Sep. 20, 2019 7:10 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The American Film Institute is honoring Julie Andrews with its Life Achievement Award. The organization said Friday that Andrews will receive the award at the Gala Tribute on April 25 in Los Angeles. It will be broadcast on TNT. Andrews' acting career has spanned several decades, winning...

Browns could be without starting secondary against Rams

Sep. 20, 2019 7:09 PM EDT

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — The Cleveland Browns could be without six defensive starters, including their entire secondary, when they host the defending NFC champion Los Angeles Rams. Safety Damarious Randall (concussion) and linebacker Christian Kirksey (chest) were formally declared out by coach Freddie Kitchens...

LAFC forward Adama Diomande enters MLS health program

Sep. 20, 2019 7:07 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles FC forward Adama Diomande has entered Major League Soccer's substance abuse and behavioral health program. MLS announced Diomande's voluntary decision Friday. Diomande won't play for LAFC at least until the program's doctors complete their evaluation and he is cleared by...

Rams starting TE Tyler Higbee out Sunday with bruised chest

Sep. 20, 2019 6:51 PM EDT

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles tight end Tyler Higbee will miss the Rams' game at Cleveland with a bruised chest. Coach Sean McVay announced the decision Friday. Higbee has never missed a game in his four-year NFL career, but he was hurt during last week's win at New Orleans. The chest injury...

New president takes reins at scandal-plagued USC

Sep. 20, 2019 6:42 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Veteran academic leader Carol L. Folt was formally installed Friday as the 12th president of the University of Southern California, taking the reins of the institution snared in unfolding scandals involving allegations of sex abuse, drug use and bribery. Folt was presented a medallion...

Prosecution fines rescinded in Mexican church leader case

Sep. 20, 2019 5:50 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles judge rescinded sanctions Friday against two prosecutors whom she said had failed give defense lawyers evidence in a case against a Mexican megachurch leader charged with child rape and human trafficking. Reconsidering at the request of the California attorney general's...