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Snowboarders sue coach, USOPC in assault, harassment case

Feb. 03, 2023 17:43 PM EST

Olympic bronze medalist Rosey Fletcher has filed a lawsuit accusing former snowboard coach Peter Foley of sexually assaulting, harassing and intimidating members of his team for years, while the organizations overseeing the team did nothing to stop it. Fletcher is a plaintiff in one...

WNBA free agent Azurá Stevens signs with Los Angeles

Feb. 03, 2023 15:14 PM EST

Azurá Stevens is heading west, signing with the Los Angeles Sparks, the team announced Friday. The 6-foot-6 free agent forward won a WNBA title with the Chicago Sky in 2021 and has averaged 9.0 points and 4.4 rebounds in her career. “I am beyond excited to be...

Ghana water polo grows as sport looks for more diversity

Feb. 03, 2023 11:57 AM EST

Back at the very beginning, right when the idea of water polo in Ghana started swimming into reality, Prince Asante got out a couple of balls and caps in front of a handful of curious kids. He decided to try a scrimmage, but he had no nets. So they put a soccer bench on each side of...

LAFC's Crépeau standing tall after broken leg in title match

Feb. 03, 2023 11:53 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Maxime Crépeau wanted to watch the last minutes of the MLS Cup final during his ride to the hospital, but he couldn't get a stream to work in the ambulance. The Los Angeles FC goalkeeper and his wife gave up and started refreshing a statistical webpage on his phone, his broken...

Hollywood sinkhole almost swallows LAFD fire engine

Feb. 03, 2023 10:49 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A water main burst under a Hollywood street, creating a sinkhole that almost swallowed a fire engine and showering a home with so much water the roof collapsed, the Los Angeles Fire Department said. Flooding was reported around 11 p.m. Thursday on Fountain...

AP Was There: The first Grammy awards

Feb. 03, 2023 10:33 AM EST

The music industry's Grammy Awards made its debut on May 4, 1959, 30 years after the Academy Awards handed out its first Oscar honoring the best in movies. The initial Grammy celebration was bicoastal, with events in Los Angeles and New York. A total of 28 awards were handed out,...

Dr Dre, Missy Elliott, Lil Wayne honored at pre-Grammy event

Feb. 03, 2023 09:10 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — As Lil Wayne was honored for his musical achievements, the rapper opened up about the little he has been recognized previously in his career during a pre-Grammy event that also paid homage to Dr. Dre and Missy Elliott. “I don’t get honored,” Wayne remarked...

Today in History: FEB 3, The day the music died

Feb. 03, 2023 00:01 AM EST

Today in History Today is Friday, Feb. 3, the 34th day of 2023. There are 331 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Feb. 3, the 16th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, providing for a federal income tax, was ratified. ...

Police now say no evidence of planned big Hollywood shooting

Feb. 02, 2023 23:14 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police on Thursday said there isn't any evidence that a mass shooting was planned by a man who stockpiled guns and ammunition in his Hollywood high-rise apartment. Braxton Johnson was taken into custody Tuesday after he allegedly made violent threats to security...

James closes in on scoring record, Lakers rally past Pacers

Feb. 02, 2023 22:53 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — LeBron James just put his head down and repeatedly drove to the basket Thursday night. It was his vintage move. The same late-game philosophy that led to four NBA championships and has him on the precipice of becoming the NBA's new career scoring...