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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...

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...

Bour blunders again on bases, Angels fall to Mariners 5-3

Apr. 20, 2019 2:38 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Justin Bour shouted, turned his head and headed back toward the bench. He wasn't watching the ball, but Dee Gordon was watching him. Bour blundered again on the bases, this time failing to run out a popup that the Seattle Mariners turned into an easy double play Friday night in a 5-3...

Parents who starved and shackled children sentenced to life

Apr. 20, 2019 1:48 AM EDT

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — The eldest son and daughter of a couple who starved and shackled 12 of their children spoke publicly for the first time Friday, alternately condemning and forgiving their parents before a judge sentenced the pair to up to life in prison. Since being freed from their...

Polenta's header gives Galaxy 2-1 win over Dynamo

Apr. 20, 2019 1:23 AM EDT

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Diego Polenta scored his first MLS goal by heading in a corner kick in the 88th minute as the Los Angeles Galaxy beat the Houston Dynamo 2-1 Friday night. Los Angeles (6-1-0) and Houston (4-1-1) each entered with a four-game winning streak. The first two goals came on penalty kicks....

Angels' Ohtani takes another step in return from Tommy John

Apr. 19, 2019 9:56 PM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani's drives into the seats at Angel Stadium came with an audience Friday, when the Los Angeles Angels' two-way standout took another step toward his return from Tommy John surgery. Ohtani took batting practice with teammates for the first time since the operation,...

USC signs guard Ethan Anderson

Apr. 19, 2019 9:09 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Guard Ethan Anderson has signed to play for Southern California, joining the Trojans' previously announced recruiting class. Anderson averaged 20.8 points, 6.2 rebounds and 6.3 assists as a senior at Fairfax High in Los Angeles. The 6-foot, 210-pounder was named LA city section player of...