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We Timed Every Game. World Cup Stoppage Time Is Wildly Inaccurate.

The second half of Iran and Morocco’s tightly contested group match contained nothing too out of the ordinary by World Cup standards. Each side used all three s…

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Dodgers launch season-high seven home runs in 8–7 win to sweep Mets

Turner hits go-ahead extra-inning home run; Bellinger, Hernández each go deep twice

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Chris Long issues scorching statement ripping NFL anthem rule

The NFL owners passed a new rule concerning the national anthem on Wednesday morning, which says that players can choose not to be on the field during the anthem but those that are on the field must stand, among other things.

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Where Does the N.F.L. Go After a Season of Division? - The New York Times

A year of protests, backlash and presidential interference has exposed fault lines between the league’s players and its management — and even between the team owners themselves.

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Biggest Offseason Priorities and Targets for Los Angeles Clippers

This is the moment the Los Angeles Clippers have long been dreading, the one the media have been pointing toward and harping on for months (if not years), the one that’s had the team’s fragile fan base so nervous for so long...

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How the Chicago Cubs Made History

The inside story of the team that broke the 108-year World Series drought

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Gotta See It: Bill Murray crashes White House - Sportsnet.ca

Courtesy of NBC watch as Chicago Cubs fan Bill Murray crashes the White House.

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Vin Scully Returns to Surprise Dodgers, Fans Before Game 5 of the NLCS | Bleacher Report

The latest Los Angeles Dodgers news, trade rumors, scores, live coverage, free agent updates, power rankings, mock drafts and more

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MLB Network to simulcast Vin Scully's last Dodger Stadium game Sunday

The NL West-leading Dodgers host the Rockes at 4 p.m. ET Sunday, and the Hall of Fame announcer's call will air on MLB Network.

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Vin Scully to take an inning of the Giants broadcast during his final game – HardballTalk

Vin Scully's final game will be a road game, in San Francisco, against the Giants. The Giants said today that they are planning a short tribute for him, but not one which will interfere with his broadcast duties. That's nice.

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MLB Threatens To Fine Yasiel Puig Over Vin Scully Tribute Cleats « CBS Los Angeles

The MLB has threatened Dodgers' outfielder Yasiel Puig with a fine if he continues to wear his customized Nike cleats while playing in games.

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Voice of Dodgers announcer Vin Scully is sweet music to the ears - LA Times

Tonally, he's a tenor. Spiritually, he's Frank Sinatra. Across seven decades, Vin Scully has bewitched baseball fans with That Voice — full of swing, moxie, and sonic opulence. He uses it like a horn, to serenade an antebellum sport that is too

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The Riskiest Signings of NFL Free Agency so Far | Bleacher Report

The latest NFL news, rumors, scores, schedules, predictions, picks against the spread, free agent updates, power rankings, mock drafts and more

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Meet the Los Angeles Rams

The Rams must have a lot of packing supplies on hand. They’ve gone from Cleveland (1936-45) to Los Angeles (1946-94, including a 15-season run in Anaheim) to St. Louis, and now they are coming back to Southern California. It’s been a wild ride for the

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St. Louis Rams' relocation bid contends they have the best plan for L.A. and NFL

The Inglewood stadium proposal backed by the St. Louis Rams is vastly superior to the rival plan in Carson and could be a financial windfall for the NFL , the franchise argued in its relocation application submitted to the league Monday.

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Dave Roberts gets it rolling as the new Dodgers manager - LA Times

Dave Roberts slipped into his new Dodgers jersey for the traditional photo-op, picked up his baseball cap and then squeezed the sides of the bill down to form a slight oval.

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Lakers beat Warriors in game cut short by slippery court

The hodgepodge collection of talent the Lakers and Golden State Warriors put on the floor Saturday night at the Valley View Casino Center kept slip, sliding away.

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Tuesdays with Brownie: Yes, the great Vin Scully ‘rages’ on - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: It's just like Dodgers announcer Vin Scully to continue his career in a way only he can.

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NBA Season's Most Intriguing Matchups

The NBA released the full schedule for 2015-16 on Wednesday night, and fans are already marking their calendars for the big-time matchups to watch...

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Why We Love Football - Football Tom Junod Football 2015 Essay Best It's Ever Been

Last season should have been the time when Americans stopped watching football—for reasons both medical and moral. But did you see ODB's catch? The game is the best it's ever been.

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Can Kobe make transition to small forward for Lakers? 'I can do that' - CBSSports.com

Kobe Bryant is ready to play the small forward position with the Lakers next season.

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Maybe the Los Angeles Lakers Aren't Screwed After All | Bleacher Report

No LaMarcus Aldridge. No DeAndre Jordan. No Greg Monroe. No problem for the Los Angeles Lakers? Not quite, especially in light of how badly L.A. appeared to botch its first meeting with Aldridge.

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Ex-UCLA coach basically admits Diddy's son is on scholarship because of fame

Former Bruins coach Rick Neuheisel, the guy who recruited the Combs family, says Justin probably wouldn't have a UCLA scholarship in the first place if not for his father's fame.

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Lakers may become the worst team in franchise history - LA Times

There's only one thing left to say about the Lakers . If they lose to the Sacramento Kings on Wednesday, they'll be the worst team in the franchise's 67-year history.

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Vin Scully is still a baseball fan as he begins 66th season with Dodgers

GLENDALE, Ariz. >> In baseball, there are two kinds of hot days. One is the kind you’ll find on a typical summer’s evening at Dodger Stadium, the heat softened by a cool current coming off the Pacific Ocean. The other kind is such

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Vin Scully to Return to Broadcast Booth for 66th Season With L.A. Dodgers

Hall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully, will return to the Dodger broadcast booth for an unprecedented 66th season in 2015, the Dodger organization announced Tuesday. “It is very difficult to say good...

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Overlook U.S.' defeat, and consider its World Cup feat

Ignore the score line, which says the U.S. men's soccer team lost to Germany, 1-0, on Thursday in rainy Recife, Brazil.

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Why Americans Call Football 'Soccer' (and Why Other People Don't)

The British actually started it. New Zealand's largest newspaper is deeply conflicted. With the World Cup underway in Brazil, should The New Zealand Herald refer to the "global round-ball game" as "soccer" or "football"? The question has been put to readers, and the readers have spoken. It's "football"—by a wide margin.

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Clayton Kershaw Throws No-Hitter As Dodgers Beat Rockies 8-0

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A pair of Cy Young Awards, three straight major league ERA titles, a 20-win season — and now a no-hitter. There isn't much more for Clayton Kershaw to accomplish from an individual standpoint. Now all the...

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Darryl Sutter on Kings' slow starts during playoff run: What does 'start' mean?

Kings coach Darryl Sutter may want clarification on what constitutes a 'good start' to a playoff game but L.A. continues to put emphasis on 'really stick(ing) to our game plan.'

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17 Wildest Things at the World Cup Opening Ceremony

Olé, olé, the World Cup has begun.

Brazil marked the beginning of its futbol festivities on Thursday with a grand opening ceremony that confused most viewers, but did manage to give us a plethora of ideas for our next Halloween costumes.

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How to add all the World Cup matches to your calendar in 15 seconds

The World Cup is upon us. There are so many games during the group play portion of the global tournament that it's hard to keep up with them all. So, some good soccer samaritans on Reddit have created calendars that you can easily import into your

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This Powerful Anti-Redskins Ad Will Play During the NBA Finals

The California tribe Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation paid to run the minute-long commercial during the NBA Finals

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Kings' Never-Say-Die Attitude Will Prevail

One of my favorite hockey memories is of Larry Robinson and his futility as coach of the Los Angeles Kings. Not that I reveled in Robinson’s misery...

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A dinosaur -- yes, a dinosaur -- threw out the first pitch at Wednesday's Padres game - SportsNation - ESPN

Remember in "The Lost World: Jurassic Park" when a T. rex ran amok in San Diego?

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Clips Get Emotional Win, Take 3-2 Lead

There wasn't one defining moment that shaped the outcome that fans could point to during Game 5 of the series between the Los Angeles Clippers and the Golden State Warriors...

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    Heisler: D'Antoni to return as Lakers coach

    Ready for Mike D’Antoni III? After 10 days of soul searching, the key figures in Lakers management are agreed on bringing back D’Antoni for a third season as coach, a source with knowledge of the deliberations told the Register.

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      Dodgers break Yankees' streak of highest Opening Day payrolls

      The Dodgers, checking in at $235 million or so, will have the highest Opening Day payroll this season.

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        Markazi: Bring Rams back where they belong

        Team relocation is always a bummer, but in the case of the Rams, it's time to right a wrong and bring them home where they belong, in Los Angeles.