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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.Upvote Share Tweet
Vargas, Angels blank Rays in series finaleESPN.com Aug 29, 2013Jason Vargas allowed two hits over seven innings and the Los Angeles Angels held off the Tampa Bay Rays 2-0 on Thursday.Upvote Share Tweet
Watch Nick Young Throw Down An Easy 360 Alley-Oopdimemag.com Aug 29, 2013When 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…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Aug 29, 2013Less 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 …Upvote Share Tweetdeadspin.com Aug 29, 2013Ryan 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…Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Aug 29, 2013The AL MVP race is once again between Miguel Cabrera and Mike Trout, but this time Cabrera deserves to be in front.Upvote Share Tweet
Here’s DeAndre Jordan being punched in the face in super slow motion (Video)yahoo.com Aug 29, 2013Listen, 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Yasiel Puig Pulled From Game For Taking His Sweet-Ass Timedeadspin.com Aug 29, 2013What 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...Upvote Share Tweet
Hamilton's Drop In ProductionAug 29Baseball Tonight breaks down Josh Hamilton's decline.
Angels Shut Out RaysAug 29Jason Vargas had seven strikeouts in the Angels' 2-0 win over the Rays.
Don Banks: Former players: Devil is in the details with NFL concussion set…Aug 29Don'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.