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Dodgers beat Rockies 5-3 as Thompson's 3-run HR backs Urías

Jul. 05, 2022 01:28 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Feeling inconsistent at the plate, Trayce Thompson looks no farther than the next locker down for advice. Three-time Cy Young Award winner Clayton Kershaw gives it to his friend straight. “Swinging at too many balls,” Thompson said Kershaw told...

Ogwumike scores 23, Sparks beat Mercury for 3rd straight win

Jul. 04, 2022 21:38 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nneka Ogwumike had 23 points and nine rebounds, Liz Cambage added 19 points and seven rebounds, and the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Phoenix Mercury 78-75 on Monday night. Los Angeles (10-11) has won three straight, including an 84-74 victory over New York on...

Immigration detention facility near empty in California

Jul. 04, 2022 20:16 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A sprawling, privately run detention center in the wind-swept California desert town of Adelanto could house nearly 2,000 migrants facing the prospect of deportation. These days, though, it’s nearly empty. The Adelanto facility is an extreme example of how the...

Dodgers catcher Barnes gets $7M, 2-year deal through '24

Jul. 03, 2022 21:48 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Catcher Austin Barnes agreed Sunday to a $7 million, two-year contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers covering 2023 and ‘24 rather than become a free agent after this year’s World Series. Barnes gets $3.5 million in each of the next two seasons, and the Dodgers...

Padres rally for 4 in 9th, beat Dodgers 4-2 to avoid sweep

Jul. 03, 2022 21:09 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Even in the monotony of a long season, Padres manager Bob Melvin knows some results are more important than others when it comes to sustaining a team's confidence. That's why Sunday's 4-2 comeback by San Diego over the Los Angeles Dodgers might resonate for a...

Ogwumike scores 22 to help Sparks beat Liberty 84-74

Jul. 03, 2022 20:30 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nneka Ogwumike scored 22 points, Liz Cambage added 16 and the Los Angeles Sparks beat the New York Liberty 84-74 Sunday. Chiney Ogwumike had 12 points and 10 rebounds, Katie Lou Samuelson also scored 12 points and Jordin Canada added 11 points and seven assists...

Dodgers activate Mookie Betts off injured list

Jul. 03, 2022 15:48 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mookie Betts is back in his familiar leadoff and right field spot for the Los Angeles Dodgers, activated off the injured list before Sunday's game against the San Diego Padres. Betts was injured during the first inning against the Los Angeles Angels on June 15...

Lakers top Heat, Kings top Warriors at California Classic

Jul. 03, 2022 00:18 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Mac McClung scored 17 points in 16 minutes, Paris Bass added 15 and the Los Angeles Lakers opened the California Classic with a 100-66 victory over the Miami Heat on Saturday. Scotty Pippen Jr. scored 14 points and Cole Swider added 13 for the Lakers, who never...

Dodgers go deep 3 times in 7-2 win over Padres

Jul. 02, 2022 23:41 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Freddie Freeman has been a consistent hitter in his first season with the Los Angeles Dodgers. The All-Star first baseman though was lacking in the power department for most of the season. That hasn't been the case over the past three weeks. ...

Virgin Orbit rocket launches 7 US defense satellites

Jul. 02, 2022 04:14 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Virgin Orbit rocket carrying seven U.S. Defense Department satellites was launched from a special Boeing 747 flying off the Southern California coast and streaked toward space Friday night. The modified jumbo jet took off from Mojave Air and Space Port in the...