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USC DE Nick Figueroa returns vs. Oregon State

LOS ANGELES — USC defensive end Nick Figueroa returned after missing last week’s win over Washington State with an AC sprain that kept out of the second halves of the first two games of the season. In the first quarter, he was used only in certain situations, like third-and-short Offensive tackle Jalen McKenzi…

Shohei Ohtani gets plenty of help in Angels’ blowout win

Los Angeles Angels’ Shohei Ohtani, center, poses after being presented with the Angels Most Valuable Player award and the Nick Adenhart Pitcher of the Year prior to a baseball game against the Seattle Mariners Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) Los Angeles Angels…

Angels’ Mike Trout felt ‘relieved’ after deciding to end his 2021 comeback

ANAHEIM ― Earlier this month, Mike Trout decided it was time. He was ending his quest to play baseball again in 2021. He had been out of action for too long since straining his right calf muscle in May, and there was not enough time left on the calendar to start a proper minor league rehabilitation assignment. So he…

Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach: Motley Crue’s Vince Neil revs up crowd

Vince Neil, the ‘80s rocker tasked with thrilling fans during the Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach’s Saturday night concert, took to the stage 30 minutes late. But when the Motley Crue front man finally arrived, he didn’t disappoint. He delivered a performance that matched the anticipation of the first Grand Prix — an…

Dodgers fall flat in loss to last-place Diamondbacks

Los Angeles Dodgers third baseman Justin Turner makes a throwing error on a ground ball hit by Arizona Diamondbacks’ Ildemaro Vargas, allowing a run to score, during the fourth inning of a baseball game Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) Arizona Diamondbacks’ Ket…

Los Alamitos horse racing consensus picks for Sunday Sept. 26

The consensus box of picks comes from handicappers Bob Mieszerski, Art Wilson, Terry Turrell and Eddie Wilson. Here are the picks for Sunday Sept. 26 for horse racing at Los Alamitos. Trouble viewing on mobile device? See consensus picks Enjoy the consensus horse racing picks online? Subscribe   Related Articl…

Dodgers’ Cody Bellinger: ‘At the end of the day, I have confidence in myself and believe in myself’

PHOENIX — These have been trying times for Cody Bellinger, to say the least. If it isn’t the injuries — a fracture in his left fibula, a hamstring strain and now a rib fracture — it’s the flood of strikeouts, pop ups and fly outs that have dragged his batting average and OPS lower and lower. …

Port of LA cruises are back: The Grand Princess became the first ship to sail out of San Pedro since pandemic began

“The Love Boat soon will be making another run.” So go the lyrics of the famous television show from the 1970s and ‘80s. And on Saturday, Sept. 25, a cruise ship made another run from the Port of Los Angeles World Cruise Center Berth 93 — the same spot where the opening “Love Boat” credits were filmed. …

Thompson-Robinson leads No. 24 UCLA over Stanford football in Pac-12 opener

UCLA’s Kyle Philips (2) runs back a punt-return against the Stanford during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021, in San Francisco, Calif. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar) UCLA running back Zach Charbonnet (24) scores a touchdown past Stanford cornerback Kyu Blu Kelly (17) …

UCLA ‘back in the groove’ of being on the road

STANFORD — They filed into Stanford Stadium as the visiting team amidst a sea of red on a hazy Saturday afternoon, wearing their white tops and gold pants. They warmed up in the end zone next to their band — which was tucked into the corner — their cleats stepping on logos on the field that were not their own. And w…


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