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Share TweetLOS ANGELES (AP) Matt Kemp ran the bases on Tuesday for the first time since spraining his left ankle a month ago, and the Los Angeles Dodgers slugger says he's getting closer to returning.Share TweetThe Dodgers have been on an absolute tear for more than two months. And Clayton Kershaw, who possesses an impossible 1.72 ERA as the calendar nears September, looks all but certain to win the National League Cy Young Award for the second time in three y…Share TweetMadrid's 2020 Olympic bid committee says it has appointed Los Angeles Lakers star Pau Gasol to act as one of its spokesmen.
Jon Lester's break shows potential benefit of pitcher vacationsUpdated Aug 27 Share TweetJon Lester has been a new pitcher since the All-Star break. An extended vacation may be the cause.Source: CNNSI.com
Grading the Clippers' offseasonUpdated Aug 27 Share TweetYes, their issues at center still linger. But the Clippers couldn't have asked for much more in a boffo summer that included a coaching upgrade.Source: CNNSI.comShare TweetAntawn Jamison has never been to the conference finals. He's been open about his desire to get there. In the last two offseasons, Jamison has signed a...Source: grantland.com
SweetSpot TV: Historically GoodAug 27Eric Karabell and David Schoenfield give proper historical context to the stellar seasons by Miguel Cabrera and Clayton Kershaw.
Aybar, Angels Rally Past RaysAug 27Erick Aybar drove in four runs to fuel the Angels to a 6-5 win over the Rays.
Don Banks: Summer hasn't been kind to 2009 first-rounders; more SnapsAug 27Musings, observations and the occasional insight as we mercifully count down the dying days of August ambiguity and await the refreshing clarity of the NFL's regular season. ... There will be clarity, right?
You Love Ray GuyAug 27The mail arrived this morning. The bag was stuffed—overstuffed, really—with Ray Guy email, after I wrote about Guy’s Seniors Committee nomination for the Hall of Fame in this week’s MMQB column. So let’s have at it: HE’S A NO-DOUBTER I remember when Ray…