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Yu Darvish has the benefit of strong bullpen with Dodgers

Yu Darvish has the benefit of strong bullpen with Dodgers

17/08/2017, Los Angeles, Multi Sports, Los Angeles Times Publication, Article # 23800143

As Yu Darvish waited to return to the mound for the seventh inning Wednesday night, he was approached by Clayton Kershaw.

“How do you feel?” Kershaw said.

“I’m a little concerned,” Darvish replied.

Davish’s back was tight, as was six days earlier when he made his last start.

“We need you in six...



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Yu Darvish has the benefit of strong bullpen with Dodgers

Yu Darvish has the benefit of strong bullpen with Dodgers

17/08/2017, Los Angeles, Multi Sports, Los Angeles Times Publication, Article # 23799709

Yu Darvish gained more than a few places in the standings when he was traded to the Dodgers.

Over the last couple of weeks, the Japanese right-hander has spoken of what it’s like to be on a team with a lineup as potent as the Dodgers’. Or how he looked forward to pitching in a home stadium where...



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Yasiel Puig's walk-off double lifts Dodgers over White Sox

Yasiel Puig's walk-off double lifts Dodgers over White Sox

17/08/2017, Los Angeles, Multi Sports, Los Angeles Times Publication, Article # 23799384

Halfway through the two-minute, 20-second break between Wednesday’s sixth and seventh inning, Yu Darvish emerged from the stairway that leads to Dodger Stadium’s home clubhouse. He ambled out to the mound, threw five leisurely warm-up pitches, and then welcomed a visit from Dodgers trainer Nate...



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USC's returners face an unenviable task: Replacing Adoree' Jackson

USC's returners face an unenviable task: Replacing Adoree' Jackson

17/08/2017, Los Angeles, Multi Sports, Los Angeles Times Publication, Article # 23798262

Rarely has anyone accused USC cornerback Jack Jones of being coy. But when he huffed and puffed off USC’s practice field Wednesday, he grimaced. He was hoping he could leave without talking to reporters.

His chest heaved — he was tired, he explained. He’d just spent about 20 minutes after a long...



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In his third practice with Rams, receiver Sammy Watkins shows there's a lot to be excited about

In his third practice with Rams, receiver Sammy Watkins shows there's a lot to be excited about

17/08/2017, Los Angeles, Multi Sports, Los Angeles Times Publication, Article # 23798263

As Jared Goff’s mid-range pass spiraled above the middle of the field, players on both sides of the line of scrimmage — as well as those on the sideline and fans in the stands — looked up with anticipation.

New Rams receiver Sammy Watkins snaked through defenders, reached above his head, snatched...



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Baseball notes: Ump Angel Hernandez shakes Ian Kinsler's hand after criticism

Baseball notes: Ump Angel Hernandez shakes Ian Kinsler's hand after criticism

17/08/2017, Los Angeles, Multi Sports, Los Angeles Times Publication, Article # 23797812

Umpire Angel Hernandez has shaken hands on the field with Ian Kinsler, a day after the Detroit Tigers second baseman said the veteran ump should find another job.

Hernandez was working second base Wednesday night for the finale of Detroit's series at Texas. When Kinsler took his position for the...



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Clayton Kershaw takes one step closer to return for Dodgers

Clayton Kershaw takes one step closer to return for Dodgers

17/08/2017, Los Angeles, Multi Sports, Los Angeles Times Publication, Article # 23798264

At 3 p.m. Wednesday, Clayton Kershaw finished warming in Dodger Stadium’s home bullpen and walked toward the mound. He then took another scheduled step toward returning to the team when he faced Chase Utley, Rob Segedin and Joc Pederson in a two-inning simulated game.

It went off without a noticeable...



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Former Laker and local broadcaster Tommy Hawkins dies at 80

Former Laker and local broadcaster Tommy Hawkins dies at 80

17/08/2017, Los Angeles, Multi Sports, Los Angeles Times Publication, Article # 23797653

It was the spring of 1985, and the Lakers stood one victory away from avenging a painful history of playoff losses to the Boston Celtics.

Watching on television from home, the long-retired Tommy Hawkins — who had played for the Lakers when they moved from Minneapolis to Los Angeles — couldn’t help...



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A friendly gallery helps Sahith Theegala in the U.S. Amateur at Riviera

A friendly gallery helps Sahith Theegala in the U.S. Amateur at Riviera

17/08/2017, Los Angeles, Multi Sports, Los Angeles Times Publication, Article # 23797654

Players in the early rounds of the U.S. Amateur golf championship might have a couple of friends, maybe their parents, walking the course with them, quietly urging them on. The atmosphere almost seems more like a weekend club tournament than the most prestigious amateur event in the world.

Sahith...



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