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Dodgers sign Hamels, add depth to depleted rotation

Aug. 05, 2021 02:45 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Four-time All-Star Cole Hamels signed a one-year contract Wednesday with the Los Angeles Dodgers through the end of the season, adding more depth to a pitching staff that has been racked with injuries. Hamels held a tryout for teams last month....

Scherzer Ks 10 in debut, Dodgers hit 4 HRs to beat Astros

Aug. 05, 2021 02:39 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Max Scherzer has accomplished many things during his 14-year major league career, but it wasn't until his first start for the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday night that he got to enjoy this particular experience: A seventh-inning curtain call. ...

Pulido, Sallói lead Sporting KC to 4-1 win over LAFC

Aug. 05, 2021 00:48 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dániel Sallói had a goal and an assist to help Sporting Kansas City beat Los Angeles FC 4-1 on Wednesday night. Alan Pulido, Gadi Kinda and Luis Martins also scored for Kansas City (10-4-3). Sporting moved into a tie with Seattle atop the Western...

Álvarez gives Galaxy 1-0 win over Real Salt Lake

Aug. 05, 2021 00:43 AM EDT

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Efraín Álvarez scored in the 53rd minute and the LA Galaxy beat Real Salt Lake 1-0 on Wednesday night. Los Angeles (10-6-1) won for the fifth time in its last eight matches. Salt Lake (5-5-6) had its two-game shutout streak end. ...

In rare move for murder defendant, Durst expected to testify

Aug. 05, 2021 00:41 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — New York real estate heir Robert Durst is expected to take the stand in his own defense in a Los Angeles County court Thursday in a rare move considered extremely risky for a defendant in a murder trial. Durst is charged with killing his best friend...

Help wanted: Rams looking for sacks beyond Donald, Floyd

Aug. 04, 2021 23:17 PM EDT

IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — You can never have enough capable pass rushers in the NFL. Sure, the Los Angeles Rams have the most disruptive interior defensive lineman in the game in Aaron Donald and outside linebacker Leonard Floyd, who signed a four-year contract worth $64...

Drummer Charlie Watts likely to miss Rolling Stones' tour

Aug. 04, 2021 21:09 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts will likely miss the band's upcoming U.S. tour to allow him to recover from an unspecified medical procedure. A spokesperson for the musician said the procedure was “completely successful” but that Watts needs...

California spending billions to house homeless in hotels

Aug. 04, 2021 20:18 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When homeless outreach workers first visited her encampment under a Los Angeles highway overpass last fall, Veronica Perez was skeptical of their offer of not just a bed, but a furnished apartment complete with meals, counseling and the promise of some stability in her...

Angels' Rendon needs hip surgery, ending injury-plagued year

Aug. 04, 2021 19:15 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Los Angeles Angels third baseman Anthony Rendon will have season-ending surgery on his right hip, finishing off an injury-plagued second year in Southern California. The club made the announcement before Wednesday's game at Texas. Rendon, who was...

Racing suspected in California crash that killed 3, hurt 2

Aug. 04, 2021 13:37 PM EDT

BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — Three people were killed and two were injured in a fiery crash involving several cars near Los Angeles, authorities said. Police are investigating whether street racing was involved in the wreck late Tuesday in Burbank. At...