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Vargas, Angels blank Rays in series finaleUpdated Aug 29 Share TweetJason Vargas allowed two hits over seven innings and the Los Angeles Angels held off the Tampa Bay Rays 2-0 on Thursday.Source: ESPN.com
Watch Nick Young Throw Down An Easy 360 Alley-OopUpdated Aug 29 Share TweetWhen 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…Source: dimemag.comShare TweetLess 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 …Source: yahoo.comShare TweetRyan 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…Source: deadspin.comShare TweetThe AL MVP race is once again between Miguel Cabrera and Mike Trout, but this time Cabrera deserves to be in front.Source: CNNSI.com
Here’s DeAndre Jordan being punched in the face in super slow motion (Video)Updated Aug 29 Share TweetListen, 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…Source: yahoo.com
Yasiel Puig Pulled From Game For Taking His Sweet-Ass TimeUpdated Aug 29 Share TweetWhat 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...Source: deadspin.com
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.