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Dodgers are alone atop financial mountain

Dodgers are alone atop financial mountain

MLB.com yahoo.com ESPN.com Updated Dec 10, 2012
The Dodgers have not only transcended the Yankees in the sheer size of their player payroll, they may have altered their competitive landscape in a way that no other club has in recent baseball history.
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  • Ryu appearing in Koreatown on Tuesday

    Ryu appearing in Koreatown on Tuesday

    MLB.com ESPN.com Dec 10, 2012
    The Dodgers wasted no time putting new pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu to work, scheduling an appearance for the left-hander in Koreatown on Tuesday.
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  • 'Viva Los Dodgers' staple Rivera dies in plane crash

    'Viva Los Dodgers' staple Rivera dies in plane crash

    MLB.com Dec 10, 2012
    The Los Angeles Dodgers lost a member of their extended family over the weekend when it was confirmed that singer Jenni Rivera, one of the stars of "Viva Los Dodgers Day," was among those killed in a plane crash in Mexico.
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  • What’s Wrong With The Lakers?

    What’s Wrong With The Lakers?

    dimemag.com Dec 10, 2012
    The Los Angeles Lakers are 9-12 through the season’s first quarter of the season, and they’ve lost four of their last five. They’re still missing Steve Nash and Pau Gasol - though both may be back in the lineup this week — but the Lakers are going
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  • Hawks' Smith, Clippers' Griffin named Players of the Week

    Hawks' Smith, Clippers' Griffin named Players of the Week

    nba.com Dec 10, 2012
    The Atlanta Hawks' Josh Smith and the Los Angeles Clippers' Blake Griffin on Monday were named Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Monday, Dec. 3, through Sunday, Dec. 9.
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  • Will Angels' strategy lead to improvement in 2013?

    Will Angels' strategy lead to improvement in 2013?

    MLB.com Dec 10, 2012
    Angels general manager Jerry Dipoto charted a different course this offseason by focusing on the back end of the bullpen and relying on a couple mid-level starters to fill the rotation.
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  • The Clippers' Bench Has A New Nickname And It Is So Dumb

    The Clippers' Bench Has A New Nickname And It Is So Dumb

    deadspin.com Dec 10, 2012
    It's always fun when a basketball team's bench takes on an identity of its own. Getting to watch a group of guys who are not quite good enough to be starters gel into a cohesive unit of their own adds another layer of excitement to the game, and so it's…
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  • Cavs' Irving expected to return against Lakers

    Cavs' Irving expected to return against Lakers

    ESPN.com Dec 10, 2012
    The Cleveland Cavaliers expect injured guard Kyrie Irving to be available to play Tuesday against the Los Angeles Lakers.
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  • Stephen Jackson Fined For Threatening Serge Ibaka On Twitter

    Stephen Jackson Fined For Threatening Serge Ibaka On Twitter

    deadspin.com Dec 10, 2012
    On Friday night, Thunder forward Serge Ibaka and Lakers forward/crazy person Metta World Peace got into a bit of a tussle. Immediately after the game, Spurs swingman Stephen Jackson sent out the following, since-deleted tweet: More »
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  • The Week Ahead: Free-agent dominoes set to fall

    The Week Ahead: Free-agent dominoes set to fall

    MLB.com Dec 10, 2012
    The first order of business, now that Zack Greinke is off the table, could be to see where Josh Hamilton lands. The free-agent slugger, most recently of the Texas Rangers, could have been waiting to see if the Rangers landed Greinke, whose deal with the…
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  • McMenamin: As bad as it gets for Lakers?

    McMenamin: As bad as it gets for Lakers?

    ESPN.com Dec 10, 2012
    Coach says it all about the Lakers: 'Umm, you know, we're not very good right now'
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  • Video - Dodgers Sign Zack Greinke 01:43

    Dodgers Sign Zack Greinke

    Dec 10
    Buster Olney breaks down the Dodgers agreeing to six-year deal with pitcher Zack Greinke.
  • Video - Big Week For The Knicks 01:22

    Big Week For The Knicks

    Dec 10
    NBA Tonight looks ahead to the Knicks matchups with the Nets and Lakers this week.

Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: With three weeks left, awards races still very much up in the …

    Dec 10
    Adrian Peterson is not chasing 2,000 yards. He is chasing 2,105. The record.