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Fight in LeBron's home Lakers debut, 124-115 loss to Houston

Oct. 21, 2018 2:42 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Once the fists started flying late in the fourth quarter, LeBron James' home debut with the Los Angeles Lakers was relegated to the undercard. A spectacular multiplayer fight that included the normally mild-mannered Chris Paul and Brandon Ingram stole part of the spotlight shining on...

Skinner scores 3 to lead Sabres to 5-1 win over Kings

Oct. 20, 2018 8:15 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Buffalo Sabres coach Phil Housley had to shake things up, shuffling his lines against the Los Angeles Kings an effort to revive an offense that was held to one goal in three of the past four games. The moves paid off, especially the new first line of Jeff Skinner, Jason Pominville and...

Yara Shahidi urges fight against 'identity blind narrative'

Oct. 20, 2018 7:35 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Yara Shahidi brought the crowd to its feet at the GLSEN Respect Awards as she warned against an "identity blind narrative" in the struggle for acceptance of all. "We should all feel deserved and supported in expressing our right to being our whole selves, limited by nothing regardless of...

Clippers beat Thunder 108-92 for 1st win of season

Oct. 20, 2018 2:32 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — These new-look Clippers like each other. With stars Blake Griffin, Chris Paul and DeAndre Jordan cleared out, Los Angeles is looking to compete with a mix of veterans and youngsters who came together to earn their first win of the season. Danilo Gallinari and Tobias Harris scored 26...

Bruce Dern released from hospital after fall while jogging

Oct. 19, 2018 11:45 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actor Bruce Dern has been released from the hospital after a fall during his daily jog in Los Angeles. A representative for the 82-year-old Dern says he was released Friday evening following his fall earlier in the day. The Oscar-nominated actor's representative says he is in good...

USC agrees to pay $215M to settle doctor sex abuse claims

Oct. 19, 2018 8:42 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The University of Southern California said Friday that it would pay $215 million to settle claims of sexual abuse and harassment by a school gynecologist, but lawyers for hundreds of the accusers say it's not enough money and the university has yet to fully disclose what it knew about...

Santa Ana winds bring fire danger to Southern California

Oct. 19, 2018 8:19 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Firefighters knocked down several small brushfires despite gusty Santa Ana winds blowing across parts of Southern California. Los Angeles County firefighters in Malibu stopped a fire at 3 acres (1.2 hectares) early Friday and a blaze near Santa Paula in Ventura County was held to about 2...

California hopefuls blame incumbents as farm towns struggle

Oct. 19, 2018 8:18 PM EDT

HURON, Calif. (AP) — A rooster signals the start of the day as workers wearing sombreros and ball caps emerge from the shadows and shuffle past boarded-up businesses in this tiny farm town. They converge on a dimly lit dirt lot outside Panaderia de Dios, a bakery sweetening the air with the aroma of...

Browns' Garrett rips officials after rash of bad calls

Oct. 19, 2018 4:47 PM EDT

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Browns defensive end Myles Garrett roughed up NFL officials. The No. 1 overall pick unloaded on officials on Friday, criticizing them for several calls that have gone against Cleveland in recent weeks and swung momentum in their games. "Do your job just like we need to do our job,"...

Chargers duo Rivers, Gates back in London 10 years later

Oct. 19, 2018 3:05 PM EDT

Ten years after their first trip to London, Los Angeles Chargers veterans Phillip Rivers and Antonio Gates are keen to see how much the British audience has learned about the American version of football. Rivers and Gates took part in the second regular-season game played at Wembley back in 2008, when the NFL was...