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Saints' Brees to see hand specialist after injuring thumb

Sep. 15, 2019 10:29 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Drew Brees has played through a sprained MCL, plantar fasciitis and a couple of hand injuries during his 14 seasons with New Orleans. The Saints quarterback says his status for future games is up in the air, though, after a thumb injury sidelined him during Sunday's 27-9 loss to the Los...

Brees injured, Rams beat Saints 27-9 in title game rematch

Sep. 15, 2019 9:04 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Drew Brees went to the sideline holding his injured throwing hand, this NFC championship game rematch — and maybe this season's Super Bowl race — dramatically changed in an instant. Jared Goff and the Los Angeles Rams didn't waste the opportunity created by Brees'...

Angels' Mike Trout to have season-ending foot surgery

Sep. 15, 2019 8:38 PM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Mike Trout's season is over. The Los Angeles Angels say the eight-time All-Star will have surgery on his right foot this week because of Morton's neuroma, a thickening of tissue around a nerve leading to toes that causes pain. "I kind of knew when I first got my MRI a few weeks ago...

Rays drop 1½ games back of Oakland for top AL wild card

Sep. 15, 2019 8:33 PM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — After stumbling against the Los Angeles Angels, the Tampa Bay Rays head up the coast what appears to be an even more challenging series against the Dodgers. Albert Pujols hit a three-run homer off Ryan Yarbrough in the fifth inning and drove in four runs, leading the Angels over...

Gray, Parker help Sparks eliminate Storm, advance to semis

Sep. 15, 2019 7:17 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Sparks, under the guidance of first-year coach Derek Fisher, have battled through adversity all season and leaned on that experience in their single-elimination second-round playoff game with defending-champion Seattle. Chelsea Gray had 21 points and eight assists,...

SoFi Stadium: Naming rights sold for Los Angeles' new arena

Sep. 15, 2019 12:51 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — SoFi Stadium is the name of the palatial new home of the Los Angeles Rams and the Los Angeles Chargers. The growing personal finance company formally known as Social Finance has reached a 20-year agreement for the naming rights to the multibillion-dollar stadium complex in Inglewood,...

D'Arnaud's 3-run double sends streaking Rays past Angels 3-1

Sep. 15, 2019 1:14 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays couldn't get much going offensively in eight of their nine innings. When they got their only serious scoring opportunity, Travis d'Arnaud seized it. To manager Kevin Cash, that's what separates playoff teams from the pack — and the Rays sure look like...

Homer barrage keeps Rays in wild card spot, tops Angels 11-4

Sep. 14, 2019 2:17 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays shook off a rough stop in Texas and got right back into their playoff chase with a surprising burst of power. Willy Adames, Austin Meadows and Jesús Aguilar homered in the third inning, and the Rays kept pace in the AL wild card race with an 11-4 victory over...

Injured safety James still active part of Chargers defense

Sep. 13, 2019 7:33 PM EDT

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Derwin James remains involved with the Los Angeles Chargers defense despite being injured. The All-Pro safety attends meetings and walkthroughs while he rehabs from surgery to repair a stress fracture on his right foot. James suffered the injury during training camp and had...

LA man will plead guilty to smuggling cocaine to Australia

Sep. 13, 2019 6:42 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles man has agreed to plead guilty to smuggling nearly 90 pounds of cocaine to Australia by concealing it in items such as water heaters, air conditioners and lampstands. Prosecutors announced Friday that Vardges Markosyan of North Hollywood has agreed to enter pleas to...