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FILE - In this Dc. 18, 2017 file photo, former Los Angeles Laker Kobe Bryant talks during a news conference in Los Angeles.  Bryant and fellow NBA greats Tim Duncan and Kevin Garnett headlined a nine-person group announced Saturday, April 4, 2020,  as this year’s class of enshrinees into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. They all got into the Hall in their first year of eligibility, as did WNBA great Tamika Catchings. Two-time NBA champion coach Rudy Tomjanovich, longtime Baylor women’s coach Kim Mulkey, 1,000-game winner Barbara Stevens of Bentley and three-time Final Four coach Eddie Sutton were selected. So was former FIBA Secretary General Patrick Baumann. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson, File)

The Latest: Lakers GM Pelinka draws inspiration from Bryant

Apr. 8, 2020 11:08 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Los Angeles Lakers general manager Rob Pelinka is drawing inspiration from his friendship with Kobe Bryant as he navigates the coronavirus pandemic. Pelinka was Bryant’s longtime agent before he took over the...

BC-BBO--This Date in Baseball

Mar. 24, 2020 3:17 PM EDT

March 27 1973 — Minnesota pitcher Jim Perry became the first player to use the "10 and 5 rule" when he OK'd his own trade to the Detroit Tigers for minor league pitcher Dan Fife and cash. 1986 — Major League Baseball's Rules Committee voted to change the designated hitter rule for the World Series...

Dodgers' Buehler still finding his way through spring

Mar. 11, 2020 11:36 PM EDT

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Walker Buehler is looking at the bright side of his spring training situation. "As opposed to other years at least I have one," the Los Angeles Dodgers right-hander said after pitching four innings against the Milwaukee Brewers on a rainy Wednesday night at Camelback Ranch. Buehler,...

Detroit Tigers designated hitter Miguel Cabrera, right, talks with Houston Astros third baseman Alex Bregman during the first inning of a spring training baseball game, Monday, March 9, 2020, in West Palm Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Cabrera, Kershaw, Ramirez all have a lot to prove

Mar. 11, 2020 3:15 AM EDT

Few players have been as consistently excellent at the plate as Miguel Cabrera in his prime. That seems like a long time ago now. Cabrera hit only 12 home runs last season and has just 31 over the past three years. He'll turn 37 in April, and there are plenty of indications that the Detroit star is in the middle...

Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw looks on during spring training baseball Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

Dodgers' Kershaw to start opening day for 9th time

Mar. 9, 2020 4:59 PM EDT

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Clayton Kershaw will start the Los Angeles Dodgers' opener against the visiting San Francisco Giants on March 26. Manager Dave Roberts announced the decision on Monday. Kershaw will extend his franchise record for opening day starts to nine. His streak of consecutive opening day...

Los Angeles Angels' Anthony Rendon singles during the fourth inning of a spring training baseball game against the San Diego Padres, Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020, in Tempe, Ariz. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

Rendon, Betts, Cole among baseball's big offseason movers

Mar. 5, 2020 10:47 AM EST

Anthony Rendon won a World Series in Washington and then left the Nationals to join Mike Trout and Albert Pujols with the Los Angeles Angels. Gerrit Cole went to the New York Yankees to try to put them over the top. Mookie Betts, the 2018 AL MVP, and two-time Cy Young Award winner Corey Kluber were shipped out by...

Chicago White Sox's Dylan Cease (84) pitches in the third inning of a spring training baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers, Wednesday, March 4, 2020, in Phoenix, Ariz. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

Dylan Cease pitches 4 crisp innings for Chicago White Sox

Mar. 5, 2020 3:44 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Dylan Cease said it was probably the best he had ever commanded his fastball. Not bad at all for a spring training game in March. Cease pitched four sharp innings for the Chicago White Sox in a 5-1 win against the Milwaukee Brewers on Wednesday. The 6-foot-2 right-hander allowed one run on...

Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher David Price exits a spring training baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds during the second inning Monday, March 2, 2020, in Goodyear, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Price makes 1st spring training appearance for Dodgers

Mar. 2, 2020 7:19 PM EST

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — David Price felt a rush of nervous energy leading up to Monday. Acquired by the Dodgers last month from from Boston, he made his first spring training appearance for Los Angeles. Price allowed two runs and three hits in 1 1/3 innings during a 6-2 loss to Cincinnati with three...

New York Mets' Brandon Nimmo (9) is congratulated by teammate Ryan Cordell (18) after scoring during the first inning of a spring training baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals Friday, Feb. 28, 2020, in Port St. Lucie, Fla. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Kershaw strikes out 4 in 1st spring training appearance

Feb. 29, 2020 1:00 AM EST

Clayton Kershaw struck out four without allowing a hit in his spring training debut Friday, the first step toward a possible opening day start for the Los Angeles Dodgers. Kershaw faced a Milwaukee Brewers lineup with five expected regulars, including Brock Holt and Keston Hiura at the top of the order. The...

Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw runs during spring training baseball Friday, Feb. 21, 2020, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw Ks four in spring debut

Feb. 28, 2020 7:03 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Clayton Kershaw struck out four batters without allowing a hit in his spring training debut Friday, the first step toward a possible opening day start for the Los Angeles Dodgers. Kershaw, the Dodgers’ longtime ace, faced a Milwaukee Brewers lineup with five expected regulars,...