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Anthony Davis leads Lakers to NBA In-Season Tournament title, 123-109 over Pacers

Dec. 10, 2023 01:20 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — As Commissioner Adam Silver prepared to hand LeBron James the MVP trophy of the inaugural NBA In-Season Tournament, he cautioned that “it doesn't come with a franchise.” James bent over in laughter, but he has been serious about wanting to own an NBA expansion...

Crew race to 2-goal lead in 1st half, hold on to beat LAFC 2-1 for 3rd MLS Cup

Dec. 09, 2023 19:53 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Cucho Hernandez and Yaw Yeboah scored in the first half and the Columbus Crew held on to beat defending champion LAFC 2-1 on Saturday to win their third MLS Cup. The Crew added the title to their championships in 2008, when they beat the New York Red Bulls,...

Ryan O'Neal, star of 'Love Story,' 'Paper Moon,' 'Peyton Place' and 'Barry Lyndon,' dies at 82

Dec. 09, 2023 16:24 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ryan O'Neal, the heartthrob actor who went from a TV soap opera to an Oscar-nominated role in "Love Story" and delivered a wry performance opposite his charismatic 9-year-old daughter Tatum in "Paper Moon," died Friday, his son said. “My dad passed away...

Shohei Ohtani agrees to $700 million, 10-year contract with Los Angeles Dodgers

Dec. 09, 2023 15:14 PM EST
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Shohei Ohtani agrees to $700 million, 10-year contract with Los Angeles Dodgers.

Top basketball recruits JuJu Watkins, Isaiah Collier already excelling at USC

Dec. 09, 2023 13:03 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — JuJu Watkins and Isaiah Collier made history before stepping onto the Galen Center court for their first basketball games with Southern California. Last November’s announcements by Watkins and Collier that they'd be attending USC marked the first time the top...

Peek inside Joe Biden's campaign fundraisers, where big money mingles with old jokes in swanky homes

Dec. 09, 2023 08:16 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — If you're a Democrat with money to burn and friends in high places, you can spend thousands on tickets to a fundraiser with President Joe Biden. If not, keep reading to see what you're missing. With an election year around the corner, Biden is accelerating his...

Kawhi Leonard scores season-high 41 points, Clippers beat Jazz 117-103

Dec. 09, 2023 01:37 AM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Kawhi Leonard scored a season-high 41 points and the Los Angeles Clippers beat Utah 117-103 on Friday night to snap an 11-game road losing streak against the Jazz. Leonard made a season-high 14 field goals in 23 attempts, was 6 of 8 from 3-point range and made...

Biden launches a Hollywood fundraising blitz to tap into star power with strikes over

Dec. 08, 2023 23:31 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Here's a Hollywood ending that President Joe Biden wants to bring to life: An incumbent facing tough polling numbers and questions about his advanced age overcomes a brash opponent to win a second term at the White House. With strikes by writers and actors now...

Biden dings Trump on infrastructure, while he showcases $8.2B for 10 major rail projects

Dec. 08, 2023 19:08 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — President Joe Biden went to Las Vegas on Friday to say he's "putting high-speed rail on the fast track,” and he used the moment to blast Donald Trump — his predecessor and likely 2024 challenger — as a do-nothing politician. “Trump just talks the talk. We...

Kings blank Canadiens 4-0, set the NHL record with their 11th straight road win to open season

Dec. 08, 2023 00:01 AM EST

MONTREAL (AP) — Quinton Byfield had two goals and an assist, Cam Talbot earned a shutout and the Los Angeles Kings beat the Montreal Canadiens 4-0 Thursday night for their NHL record 11th road victory to open the season. The Kings (16-4-3), who eclipsed the mark of 10 straight road...