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Friday, March 7, 2014

Jobe saved careers of many pitchers

LOS ANGELES - Dr. Frank Jobe, a pioneering orthopedic surgeon who was the first to perform an elbow procedure that became known as Tommy John surgery and saved the careers of countless major ...
By Beth Harris

Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014

Celski embraces his new role on US team

J.R. Celski is poised to step into the void as America's best hope for a medal in the wild and wooly sport known as roller derby on ice.
By Beth Harris

Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014

Colt co-owned by Falcons' assistant wins early Derby prep

ARCADIA, Calif. - Midnight Hawk, a 3-year-old gray colt co-owned by Atlanta Falcons offensive line coach Mike Tice , won Saturday's $100,000 Sham Stakes at Santa Anita, an early prep race on the ...
By Beth Harris

Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014

Friend joins Celski on Olympic team

KEARNS, Utah - J.R. Celski clinched a second short track speedskating event for the Sochi Olympics. He was almost happier to have childhood rival and friend Eddy Alvarez make the team.
By Beth Harris

Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2013

Lakers unable to reel in Heat

The Los Angeles Lakers put up a good fight but couldn't reel in the defending NBA champion Heat in the fourth quarter minus an ailing Kobe Bryant.
By Beth Harris

Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013

Betfair Hollywood Park closes for good

INGLEWOOD, Calif. - Betfair Hollywood Park closed for good Sunday, ending 75 years of racing that featured such thoroughbred stars as Seabiscuit, Triple Crown winners Citation, Seattle Slew and ...
By Beth Harris

Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013

Mucho Macho Man wins Classic in photo finish; Palace Malice sixth

ARCADIA, Calif. - Mucho Macho Man won the $5 million Classic by a nose a year after finishing second in the Breeders' Cup race. Dogwood Stable's Palace Malice finished sixth.
By Beth Harris

Breakdown, disqualification mar first Breeders' Cup race on second day

ARCADIA, Calif. - The Breeders' Cup got off to a chaotic start on its second day, with a rare disqualification in the opening race and a horse euthanized with a broken leg at Santa Anita.
By Beth Harris

Monday, Oct. 28, 2013

Game On Dude is early favorite for Breeders' Cup Classic

Game On Dude was made the early 8-5 favorite in an impressive field of 12 for the $5 million Breeders' Cup Classic, a race he has failed to win in two previous tries for trainer Bob Baffert.
By Beth Harris

Friday, Oct. 25, 2013

O'Brien brings humor to race at Santa Anita

ARCADIA, Calif. - Conan O'Brien brought his humor to the announcing booth Friday at Santa Anita, calling a race that likely left fans wondering exactly which horse had won.
By Beth Harris

Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013

Season leaves Dodgers off rails

A roller coaster season left the Dodgers off the rails and facing major roster decisions.
By Beth Harris

Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013

Home runs keep Dodgers in series

LOS ANGELES - Adrian Gonzalez homered twice and Zack Greinke gave the Los Angeles Dodgers the clutch performance they needed in a 6-4 victory over the Cardinals on Wednesday.
By Beth Harris

Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013

Cardinals take a 3-1 series lead over Dodgers

LOS ANGELES - Matt Holliday and pinch-hitter Shane Robinson hit the first home runs of the NL Championship Series, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-2 on Tuesday night to ...
By Beth Harris

Monday, Oct. 14, 2013

Dodgers cut into Cardinals' lead

LOS ANGELES -- St. Louis' Adam Wainwright yielded six hits and two runs in seven innings, but the Cardinals couldn't score a run for their ace in their third consecutive awful offensive game, ...
By Beth Harris

Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013

Dodgers' ailing offense could be without star

LOS ANGELES - The Dodgers' offense is struggling, and they might have to face St. Louis ace Adam Wainwright without their top hitter in Game 3 of the NL Championship Series.
By Beth Harris

Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013

Los Angeles Dodgers' wait is over

LOS ANGELES - After two days, the Los Angeles Dodgers found out who they will play in the National League championship series - the St. Louis Cardinals, who beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-1 on ...
By Beth Harris

Monday, Oct. 7, 2013

Dodgers eliminate Braves

The Los Angeles Dodgers advanced to the NLCS after rallying to beat the Atlanta Braves on Monday.
By Beth Harris

Dodgers pummel Braves in Game 3

LOS ANGELES - Carl Crawford hit a three-run homer, Juan Uribe added a two-run shot and the Los Angeles Dodgers routed the Atlanta Braves 13-6 on Sunday night for a 2-1 lead in their best-of-five ...
By Beth Harris

Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013

Braves, Dodgers turn to rookies in Game 3

LOS ANGELES - The Atlanta Braves and Los Angeles Dodgers will give the ball to rookie starting pitchers in Sunday night's pivotal Game 3.
By Beth Harris

Thursday, July 18, 2013

Clowney wins ESPY for 'best hit'

LOS ANGELES - South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney won 'best play' at the ESPY Awards for his hit on Michigan's Vincent Smith in which he knocked the runner on his back.
By Beth Harris

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Details of Augusta's proposed stormwater fee emerge

Typical homeowners will pay $6.40 a month while large property owners could get up to 60 percent credit toward Augusta's new stormwater fee under plans detailed at a Wednesday budget work session.
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