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The Los Angeles Dodgers line up during during the national anthem and a fly over before Game 1 of the baseball World Series against the Tampa Bay Rays Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Pandemic World Series draws smallest crowd in over century

Oct. 20, 2020 11:02 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Julie and Lance Smith walked through the mostly empty concourse of Globe Life Field. Tampa Bay infielder Joey Wendle is married to one of their cousins, and they weren’t going to miss his World Series debut. “It’s so weird,” said Julie Smith, 38, from...

FILE - In this Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018, file photo, Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Tyronn Lue gestures during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Detroit Pistons, in Detroit. Tyronn Lue has agreed in principle to become the next coach of the Los Angeles Clippers. Final terms were still being worked on, according to the person who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020, because no contract had been signed. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)

Clippers confirm hiring of Tyronn Lue as coach

Oct. 20, 2020 7:57 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Clippers on Tuesday confirmed their hiring of Tyronn Lue to replace Doc Rivers as coach. Lue spent last season as an assistant on Rivers’ staff. Rivers coached the Clippers for the last seven seasons and is now guiding the Philadelphia 76ers. The team will...

Many ballots recovered from burned Los Angeles-area drop box

Oct. 20, 2020 6:32 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A significant number of ballots were recovered from a Los Angeles County ballot drop box found ablaze outside a suburban library during the weekend, an elections official said Tuesday. Elections officials were examining 230 items just turned over by local police, said county...

In this court artist sketch, former Mexican defense secretary Gen. Salvador Cienfuegos Zepeda's appears in federal court, Friday, Oct. 16, 2020 in Los Angeles. Cienfuegos, who led the country’s army for six years under ex-President Enrique Peña Nieto, has been arrested on drug trafficking and money laundering charges at Los Angeles International Airport, U.S. and Mexican sources said Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020. (Bill Robles via AP).

Ex-Mexican defense secretary is denied bail on drug charges

Oct. 20, 2020 5:52 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A judge denied bail to Mexico's former defense secretary on Tuesday on charges of helping a Mexican cartel smuggle drugs to the United States in exchange for bribes, casting aside an argument that the retired general wouldn't flee because he was determined to exonerate himself. “My...

Los Angeles Dodgers President of Baseball Operations Andrew Friedman celebrate with the trophy after winning Game 7 of a baseball National League Championship Series against the Atlanta Braves Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Friedman's Series: Built Rays, then left to build Dodgers

Oct. 20, 2020 5:42 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Andrew Friedman isn’t quite torn. The Dodgers’ president of baseball operations since October 2014, he helped build Los Angeles into a power that reached the World Series for the third time in four seasons. He had been Tampa Bay’s executive vice president of...

Los Angeles Dodgers' Cody Bellinger celebrates his home run with Enrique Hernandez against the Atlanta Braves during the seventh inning in Game 7 of a baseball National League Championship Series Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020, in Arlington, Texas.(AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Football rules nationally, Dodgers in Los Angeles

Oct. 20, 2020 5:26 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers played for their season Sunday night on Fox, the seventh game of the National League Championship Series. Win and go to the World Series, lose and go home. At the same time, the Los Angeles Rams played a regular season game on NBC against the San Francisco 49ers, a...

Los Angeles Rams kicker Sam Sloman (1) kicks a field goal during the first half of an NFL football game against the Buffalo Bills Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/Adrian Kraus)

Rams sign veteran K Forbath after rookie Sloman's struggles

Oct. 20, 2020 2:24 PM EDT

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams have signed veteran kicker Kai Forbath from the Chicago Bears' practice squad after a rocky start to the season for rookie Samuel Sloman. The Rams kept Sloman on their active roster Tuesday. They also placed linebacker Ogbonnia Okoronkwo on injured reserve....

Arrest in fatal stabbing on downtown Los Angeles subway

Oct. 20, 2020 9:52 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles police arrested a young woman on suspicion of stabbing a Metro employee to death on a subway train at a downtown station. Irma Monroy, 25, of Los Angeles was booked Monday for investigation of murder, the Police Department said in a statement. She also had an unrelated felony...

Tampa Bay Rays manager Kevin Cash, center with face mask down, watchers over a practice at Globe Life Field as the team prepares for the baseball World Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers, in Arlington, Texas, Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Few fans, masked umps, muted celebrations for World Series

Oct. 19, 2020 10:40 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — A World Series like no other opens Tuesday night with Clayton Kershaw’s Los Angeles Dodgers pursuing redemption, Kevin Kiermaier’s Tampa Bay Rays seeking acclaim and Major League Baseball relieved just to reach the championship of the pandemic-delayed season. Buzz...

Los Angeles Dodgers' Cody Bellinger, right, celebrates his solo home run with Enrique Hernandez against Atlanta Braves relief pitcher Chris Martin during the seventh inning in Game 7 of a baseball National League Championship Series, Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)

World Series notebook: Ailing CFs ready for Game 1 in Texas

Oct. 19, 2020 9:53 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Cody Bellinger knocked his right shoulder out of whack with a celebration after his home run that sent the Los Angeles Dodgers to the World Series. The reigning NL MVP said Monday he was “feeling pretty good” and manager Dave Roberts said he expects Bellinger to start...