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Kings coach Luke Walton sued for sexual assault

Apr. 23, 2019 12:36 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A female sports reporter has accused new Sacramento Kings coach Luke Walton of sexual assault in a lawsuit. Kelli Tennant filed the suit in Los Angeles County Superior Court on Monday alleging that Walton assaulted her in a hotel room in Santa Monica during his time as an assistant coach...

Tennis broadcaster Justin Gimelstob pleads in assault case

Apr. 22, 2019 9:28 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Prosecutors say tennis broadcaster and coach Justin Gimelstob pleaded no contest to misdemeanor assault for attacking a former friend in Los Angeles on Halloween 2017. The district attorney's office says the 42-year-old former pro player was sentenced Monday to three years of probation,...

LA Sparks acquire G Alexis Jones from Lynx for Odyssey Sims

Apr. 22, 2019 6:52 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Sparks have acquired guard Alexis Jones from the Minnesota Lynx in exchange for guard Odyssey Sims. Jones shot 38% from 3-point range and 86% from the free throw line in a limited role during her rookie season last year. She was drafted 12th overall by the Lynx in 2017...

Sports drink con man pleads guilty to fraud in Los Angeles

Apr. 22, 2019 6:24 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles man who claimed to be a soft drink entrepreneur who worked with Stephen Curry and Shaquille O'Neal has pleaded guilty to a $5 million Ponzi scheme. Khemraj Hardat entered pleas Monday to five charges of wire fraud and could face up to 100 years in prison. Hardat, a Canadian...

Vela, LAFC hand Sounders first loss of season, 4-1

Apr. 21, 2019 9:22 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Carlos Vela scored two goals, Mark-Anthony Kaye had three assists and Los Angeles FC beat Seattle 4-1 on Sunday to hand the Sounders' their first loss of the season. Vela leads MLS with 10 goals and is tied for the assists lead at five with Toronto FC's Alejandro Pozuelo. Kaye cut back...

Angels power past Mariners 8-6 to end 6-game losing streak

Apr. 21, 2019 8:23 PM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels found themselves on the wrong side of three close losses to open their four-game series against the Seattle Mariners. The Angels were able to turn the tables in the finale on Sunday, but not without a bit of trepidation late. Tommy La Stella hit two home runs...

Warriors beat LA 113-105, take 3-1 series lead to Bay Area

Apr. 21, 2019 7:35 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A little scoreboard watching inspired Klay Thompson and Golden State. Seeing Houston up 3-0 on Utah combined with having dropped a game at home, the Warriors got back to business. Kevin Durant scored 33 points and Thompson added 32 in a 113-105 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on...

LA man wounded alongside Nipsey Hussle released from custody

Apr. 21, 2019 1:43 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities say a man arrested on a parole violation after being wounded in the Los Angeles shooting that killed Nipsey Hussle has been released from jail. Kerry Lathan had been in custody since being shot March 31 along with the rapper. KABC-TV reports Lathan walked out of LA's Men's...

Officer, gunman wounded in shooting after LA traffic stop

Apr. 21, 2019 11:37 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities say a Los Angeles police officer is in stable condition after being shot during an exchange of gunfire following a traffic stop. Officer Norma Eisenman says the driver was also shot as he ran from the car late Saturday in South Los Angeles. Officials say a gun was recovered....

Angels' Albert Pujols ties Babe Ruth with 1,992nd career RBI

Apr. 20, 2019 10:33 PM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Angels slugger Albert Pujols has tied Babe Ruth for fifth place in baseball history with his 1,992nd career RBI. Pujols drove home Andrelton Simmons with a double off Seattle's Yusei Kikuchi in the third inning Saturday night. The Angel Stadium crowd gave a standing...