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Most NBA teams kicked off their seasons Wednesday night. Here are some unreasonably quick reactions to what happened.
Anthony Davis isn’t playing around.
The idea that Davis can’t be an MVP candidate is completely flawed. He showed last season that he’s absolutely a lead dog in a pack, and Wednesday...
The Houston Astros didn't cheat. They didn't want to get cheated.
That's their story, and Major League Baseball agrees.
Following an investigation into two incidents this postseason, MLB said the defending World Series champions were conducting surveillance — not spying — when a credentialed Astros...
Even after Ryan Kesler scored a goal in his season debut last week, there was no telling just how much he had left.
He was largely ineffective last season following hip surgery, and another grueling summer of rehab — driven by his unquenchable thirst to quiet the critics — was required just to...
Staples Center operations staffers frantically gathered near the court midway through the fourth quarter Wednesday, talking into walkie-talkies and glancing, worried, at the basket on the arena’s southern end.
After absorbing three rim-bending dunks by the Clippers 7-foot-3 center Boban Marjanovic...
The final clod of dirt that buried the Clippers’ star-driven “Lob City” era was tossed before their season-opening 107-98 loss to the Denver Nuggets on Wednesday at Staples Center.
High above the floor, where banners depicting Chris Paul, DeAndre Jordan, Blake Griffin and other players had been...
Controversy threatened the fourth game of the American League Championship Series between the Houston Astros and Boston Red Sox long before Andrew Benintendi made a game-saving dive to end a 4-hour 33-minute battle of wills at Minute Maid Park.
A man in a 1984 presidential campaign hat and bright...
Grand jury indicts ex-USA Gymnastics president on tampering charge tied to Nassar sexual assault cas
Former USA Gymnastics president Steve Penny was arrested Wednesday after a Texas grand jury indicted him, alleging he tampered with evidence in the sexual assault investigation of now-imprisoned gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar.
In a statement issued late Wednesday night, the Walker County district...
DeMar DeRozan had 28 points in his San Antonio debut, LaMarcus Aldridge added 21 points and 19 rebounds and the Spurs overcame a 23-point performance by Minnesota's Jimmy Butler in a 112-108 victory Wednesday night in a matchup of teams coming off a tumultuous offseason.
DeRozan was acquired from...
In retrospect, it’s curious the Dodgers were ever in the position they found themselves last month. The reasons they were in danger of missing the postseason remain a mystery, something worth looking into over this winter to ensure they don’t underperform to that degree again.
The Dodgers had more...
The participation of the U.S. in next year’s Women’s World Cup was never really in doubt. That kind of certainty is owed to the world’s top-ranked national team, one that has never missed the tournament and has won it a record three times.
But just to make it official, the Americans won their qualifying...