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LA's old spring home now called 'Historic Dodgertown'

LA's old spring home now called 'Historic Dodgertown'

MLB.com Updated Aug 29, 2013
Former Dodgers owner Peter O'Malley, who now runs the legendary Florida complex that for 61 years served as the team's Spring Training site, has changed its name to Historic Dodgertown -- Vero Beach.
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  • Vargas, Angels blank Rays in series finale

    Vargas, Angels blank Rays in series finale

    ESPN.com Aug 29, 2013
    Jason Vargas allowed two hits over seven innings and the Los Angeles Angels held off the Tampa Bay Rays 2-0 on Thursday.
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  • Watch Nick Young Throw Down An Easy 360 Alley-Oop

    Watch Nick Young Throw Down An Easy 360 Alley-Oop

    dimemag.com Aug 29, 2013
    When he isn’t adding to his ridiculous sneaker collection or being a NBA fashion icon, Nick Young is busy making dunking look really, REALLY easy. Seriously, check him out here during a recent workout with the Lakers. Swaggy P goes backdoor in a drill a…
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  • Phoenix Suns agree to trade Caron Butler to Milwaukee Bucks for…

    Phoenix Suns agree to trade Caron Butler to Milwaukee Bucks for G Ish Smith, C Slava Kravtsov

    yahoo.com Aug 29, 2013
    Less than two months after the Los Angeles Clippers shipped him to the Phoenix Suns, Caron Butler now appears to be on his way to the third team involved in that early July three-way dance. New Suns general manager Ryan McDonough has reportedly flipped …
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  • The Lakers Bros Won An Award, And They Have A Lot Of People To …

    The Lakers Bros Won An Award, And They Have A Lot Of People To Thank

    deadspin.com Aug 29, 2013
    Ryan and Brian, the famous Lakers Bros and the best interview subjects Deadspin has ever had, recently won LA Weekly's meme of the year award. Naturally, they have a lot of people (and things) to thank, so they went ahead and filmed an acceptance speech…
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  • Hot MVP debates: Cabrera v. Trout and Kerhsaw vs. McCutchen

    Hot MVP debates: Cabrera v. Trout and Kerhsaw vs. McCutchen

    CNNSI.com Aug 29, 2013
    The AL MVP race is once again between Miguel Cabrera and Mike Trout, but this time Cabrera deserves to be in front.
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  • Here’s DeAndre Jordan being punched in the face in super slow m…

    Here’s DeAndre Jordan being punched in the face in super slow motion (Video)

    yahoo.com Aug 29, 2013
    Listen, if nothing else, you can't say that this blog post didn't deliver exactly what the headline promised. No misdirection or tomfoolery here — this is, straight up, a brief video clip of Los Angeles Clippers center DeAndre Jordan being punched in th…
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  • Yasiel Puig Pulled From Game For Taking His Sweet-Ass Time

    Yasiel Puig Pulled From Game For Taking His Sweet-Ass Time

    deadspin.com Aug 29, 2013
    What unwritten rule did Dodgers rookie/conga line dancer Yasiel Puig violate this time, leading to a mid-game benching and a round of paroxysmal I-told-you-sos from our nation's baseball columnists? Actually, this one's pretty justified.Read more...
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  • Video - Hamilton's Drop In Production 02:19

    Hamilton's Drop In Production

    Aug 29
    Baseball Tonight breaks down Josh Hamilton's decline.
  • Video - Angels Shut Out Rays 00:32

    Angels Shut Out Rays

    Aug 29
    Jason Vargas had seven strikeouts in the Angels' 2-0 win over the Rays.

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  • Don Banks: Former players: Devil is in the details with NFL concussion set…

    Aug 29
    Don't try telling former NFL players union president Kevin Mawae that Thursday's concussion litigation settlement was an even-handed resolution to the most contentious and significant issue facing the sport as the NFL's 2013 regular season looms.