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Officials say California deputy lied about being shot

Aug. 26, 2019 6:13 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles County deputy lied when he said he was shot in the shoulder while standing in a sheriff's station parking lot last week and will face a criminal investigation, authorities said. "The reported sniper assault was fabricated" by Deputy Angel Reinosa, Assistant Sheriff Robin...

Zlatan scores 2, Vela ties it in Galaxy's 3-3 draw with LAFC

Aug. 26, 2019 2:22 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Cristian Pavón propelled the LA Galaxy to three goals in just 16 stunning minutes. Carlos Vela and Latif Blessing snatched away the lead shortly after halftime. The latest chapter of the El Tráfico derby produced yet another thriller for Los Angeles...

Yankees slug 3 HRs off Kershaw to beat Dodgers 5-1

Aug. 25, 2019 11:40 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The New York Yankees left Los Angeles feeling good about how they matched up against the team with the best record in baseball. DJ LeMahieu, Aaron Judge and Mike Ford homered, and Domingo Germán outdueled Clayton Kershaw for his major league-leading 17th win in a 5-1 victory over...

Gregorius leaves Yankees game after being hit by pitch

Aug. 25, 2019 8:18 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius has left New York's game at Dodger Stadium after being hit by a pitch from Los Angeles starter Clayton Kershaw. Gregorius sustained a right shoulder contusion after being drilled in the first inning Sunday night. He left in the third and was replaced by...

Sparks knock Sun out of WNBA top spot 84-72

Aug. 25, 2019 7:29 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Riquna Williams scored 21 points and the Los Angeles Sparks beat Connecticut 84-72 on Sunday, knocking the Sun out of the top spot in the WNBA standings. Nneka Ogwumike added 16 points and reached the 4,000 point milestone early in the game. She is 38th player to reach that mark and the...

Raiders place RB Doug Martin on IR, sign DT Corey Liuget

Aug. 25, 2019 3:01 PM EDT

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders have placed running back Doug Martin on injured reserve and signed former Los Angeles Chargers defensive tackle Corey Liuget. The team also announced Sunday it has signed linebacker Bryson Allen-Williams and released long snapper Andrew DePaola. The nature of...

Wilson leads 2 TD drives as Seahawks defeat Chargers 23-15

Aug. 25, 2019 12:24 PM EDT

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Russell Wilson feels prepared to go into the regular season. Seattle's eight-year veteran led a pair of first-half touchdown drives and accounted for 104 yards, helping the Seahawks to a 23-15 victory over the Los Angeles Chargers on Saturday night. "I think we feel great. We executed...

Wolford hits Greene for TD in Rams' 10-6 win over Broncos

Aug. 25, 2019 1:19 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jake Butt only played 11 snaps for Denver, and he made only two catches. The tight end's return from his latest major knee surgery still thrilled his teammates on an otherwise quiet preseason night for both the Broncos and the Rams. Brandon Allen passed for 162 yards, and Jalen Greene...

Dodgers escape jam in bizarre 9th, hold off Yankees 2-1

Aug. 24, 2019 10:12 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — With the sellout crowd at Dodger Stadium hanging on his every pitch, Kenley Jansen found himself in a jam. Bases loaded, one out, and Los Angeles clinging to a one-run lead over the Yankees in the ninth. All that right after a bizarre twist that had both managers on the field, trying to...

Dwight Howard waived by Grizzlies ahead of Lakers move

Aug. 24, 2019 6:56 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Memphis Grizzlies have waived Dwight Howard ahead of the veteran center's expected move to the Los Angeles Lakers. The Grizzlies announced the move Saturday. They acquired Howard in a trade with Washington last month. Howard still must clear waivers before he can sign with another...