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Dodgers, Korean lefty Ryu agree to 6-year deal

Dodgers, Korean lefty Ryu agree to 6-year deal

ESPN.com yahoo.com MLB.com Updated Dec 9, 2012
The Dodgers signed Korean left-hander Hyun-Jin Ryu shortly before a Sunday deadline, wrapping up a productive weekend in which they may have acquired their No. 2 and 3 starting pitchers.
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  • Clippers' bench puts Raptors away in fourth

    Clippers' bench puts Raptors away in fourth

    ESPN.com Dec 9, 2012
    Jamal Crawford led a fourth-quarter rally by the reserves with 16 points and the Los Angeles Clippers defeated Toronto 102-83 on Sunday to win their sixth in a row while handing the Raptors their 10th consecutive road loss.
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  • D'Antoni: Gasol will start for Lakers upon return

    D'Antoni: Gasol will start for Lakers upon return

    ESPN.com Dec 9, 2012
    Los Angeles Lakers forward Pau Gasol missed his fourth straight game because of knee tendinitis Sunday against the Utah Jazz, but whenever he is able to return he won't be coming off the bench.
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  • Greinke deal signifies baseball's shifting landscape

    Greinke deal signifies baseball's shifting landscape

    MLB.com Dec 9, 2012
    In the end, Greinke is ending up where most everyone thought he'd end up. In the end, it's the Dodgers, baseball's destination event for whom petty cash is no object.
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  • Blake Griffin Destroys Phoenix; O.J. Mayo Wins A Scoring Showdo…

    Blake Griffin Destroys Phoenix; O.J. Mayo Wins A Scoring Showdown With James Harden

    dimemag.com Dec 9, 2012
    With talent comes the luxury of not always needing to play hard. For the Clippers, this is a gift and a curse. The only thing they’ve really been consistent with this year is being inconsistent, and despite a recent four-game winning streak, their recor
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  • Video - Clippers Win 6th Straight 01:01

    Clippers Win 6th Straight

    Dec 9
    Blake Griffin scored 19 points and recorded nine rebounds to lead the Clippers past the Raptors 102-83.
  • Video - Mamba's Milestone 00:55

    Mamba's Milestone

    Dec 9
    Love him or hate him, Kobe Bryant is clearly the greatest Laker of all-time says Israel Gutierrez.
  • Video - Highlight Of The Night 00:59

    Highlight Of The Night

    Dec 9
    Lakers suffer fourth loss in five games, falling to the Jazz, 117-110.

Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Falcons, Bears on downward spirals as postseason nears; more Sn…

    Dec 9
    LANDOVER, Md. -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight from a less-than-artistic Week 14 in the NFL.
  • Don Banks: Even with RGIII injury, 'Skins' special season stays on playoff…

    Dec 9
    LANDOVER, Md. -- The Washington Redskins became relevant again that moment in early March when they swung the blockbuster trade for the St. Louis Rams' No. 2 draft pick, making the Heisman-winning Robert Griffin III a dream come true in burgundy.
  • Daily Dime: Lakers tumble again

    Dec 10
    J.A. Adande on the Lakers outlook after falling to 9-12