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Dodgers lose to Giants as Kenley Jansen lets another 9th-inning lead disappear

LOS ANGELES — A casual conversation with Dodgers manager Dave Roberts during batting practice Thursday afternoon ended with this pronouncement. “Kenley’s getting the save tonight,” Roberts said, the ever-optimistic manager striding away confident in his pronouncement. Roberts had no idea how wrong he would be. Hours…

Andrew Heaney rebounds from rough start to pitch Angels past Twins

Angels catcher Max Stassi catches the ball to make a play at the plate as the Twins’ Trevor Larnach tries to score during the second inning of Thursday’s game at Target Field in Minneapolis. Larnach was ruled out on the play. (Photo by Stephen Maturen/Getty Images) The Angels’ Shohei Oht…

Back up at water treatment plant that caused sewage spill ‘nearly catastrophic,’ officials say

The “nearly catastrophic flooding” at the Hyperion Water Reclamation Plant, which led to a sewage spill that closed South Bay beaches for several days last week, has left the facility operating at less-than-full capacity and requires repairs that could take more than a month, Los Angeles sanitation offic…

Ducks 2021-22 schedule: 8 games to watch

The Ducks said good riddance Thursday to the West Division, the one-season-only, pandemic-necessary, eight-team division of 2020-21, and welcomed the return of the Pacific Division and the expansion Seattle Kraken. The NHL returned to its traditional divisional alignment, and with a familiar 82-game schedule. Left t…

Dodgers’ Corey Knebel nearing long-awaited rehab assignment

Corey Knebel threw approximately 22 pitches off the Dodger Stadium mound to hitters on Thursday. The last six or seven, he said, left him feeling good. “Four of those were curveballs and they were great,” the veteran right-hander said. “I’m close.” Those words should come as a relief to the Dodgers, who have found K…

Tokyo Olympics TV schedule for Friday July 23

Here’s the Tokyo Olympics TV schedule for Friday July 23. The opening ceremony will be shown live from 3:55 a.m. to 8 a.m. on NBC, with a replay starting at 4:30 p.m. NBC (all times Pacific) 3:55 a.m. – 8 a.m. – Opening Ceremony (LIVE) 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. – Preview Show 4:30 p.m. – 9 p.m. – Opening Ceremony NBCSN…

Sun Valley gang member gets 31 years in prison for shootings, illegal drug and gun sales

A federal judge sentenced a gang member from Sun Valley to 31 years in prison for taking part in gang shootings in 2016 and illegally dealing drugs and firearms throughout the San Fernando Valley, officials said Thursday. Jesus Gonzalez Jr., 27, pleaded guilty in January to multiple Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt …

Lakers make Talen Horton-Tucker a restricted free agent

The Lakers will have the inside track to retain Talen Horton-Tucker, a 20-year-old bright spot at shooting guard, when free agency opens next month. As expected, the team extended a qualifying offer to the 6-foot-4 Horton-Tucker, making him a restricted free agent. The Lakers will have the right to match any offer H…

Kings’ 2021-22 schedule: 8 games to watch

The NHL released its regular-season schedule on Thursday with an announcement on Sportscenter, a fitting venue as the league shifts to new platforms this season, most notably those of ESPN and Turner Sports. After a truncated 56-game schedule of all intra-divisional play last season, the league returns to an 82-game…

Democrats renew questions about FBI probe of Kavanaugh

By Eric Tucker | Associated Press WASHINGTON — Senate Democrats are raising new concerns about the thoroughness of the FBI’s background investigation of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh after the FBI revealed that it had received thousands of tips and had provided “all relevant” ones to the Wh…


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