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Former Ducks Teemu Selanne and Paul Kariya elected to Hockey Hall of Fame

Former Ducks Teemu Selanne and Paul Kariya elected to Hockey Hall of Fame

27/06/2017, Los Angeles, Multi Sports, Los Angeles Times Publication, Article # 22973279

Teemu Selanne was a kindergarten teacher for three years in his native Finland, which might help explain the childlike joy he brought to the rink every day during a career that spanned more than 1,500 NHL regular-season and playoff games and six Olympic tournaments before he retired in 2014 as...



http://www.latimes.com/sports/la-sp-hall-selanne-elliott-20170626-story.html
Angels mailbag: Why are they such good base stealers but below-average base runners?

Angels mailbag: Why are they such good base stealers but below-average base runners?

27/06/2017, Los Angeles, Multi Sports, Los Angeles Times Publication, Article # 22972649

Hello, Angel fans. Your favorite team just beat Boston and New York in consecutive road series, and Mike Trout is inching closer to a return. Things are looking up. The Angels are 40-39, which translates to an 82-win pace for a full season.

Let us get to some questions and answers about the ballclub.

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http://www.latimes.com/sports/la-sp-angels-mailbag-20170625-story.html
Baseball fan's obituary throws shade at the Washington Nationals' bullpen

Baseball fan's obituary throws shade at the Washington Nationals' bullpen

27/06/2017, Los Angeles, Multi Sports, Los Angeles Times Publication, Article # 22972651

Patrick Killebrew was a former U.S. Navy navigator, a longtime attorney and an avid baseball fan. And he appears to have had a great sense of humor as well.

According to his obituary in the Richmond (Va.) Times-Dispatch, Killebrew “passed away peacefully at home, June 20, 2017, after watching the...



http://www.latimes.com/sports/la-sp-washington-nationals-obituary-20170626-story.html
Dodgers mailbag: Could Alex Wood win the Cy Young Award?

Dodgers mailbag: Could Alex Wood win the Cy Young Award?

27/06/2017, Los Angeles, Multi Sports, Los Angeles Times Publication, Article # 22970787

The Dodgers are 51-26. That translates to a 107-win pace, which is somewhat astounding. They trounced the Rockies this weekend to extend their winning streak to 10 games. They have won 16 of their last 17. They won a preposterous game on Sunday, surviving an alarming outing by Brandon McCarthy...



http://www.latimes.com/sports/la-sp-dodgers-alex-wood-cy-20170625-story.html
John McEnroe on Serena Williams: 'If she played the men's circuit she'd be like 700 in the world'

John McEnroe on Serena Williams: 'If she played the men's circuit she'd be like 700 in the world'

27/06/2017, Los Angeles, Multi Sports, Los Angeles Times Publication, Article # 22972650

Serena Williams is the greatest women’s tennis player ever. But she would rank between Brazil’s Wilson Leite and Egypt’s Issam Haitham Taweel if she played the men’s circuit.

That’s basically what men’s tennis legend John McEnroe said during an interview Sunday.

Never heard of Leite and Haitham...



http://www.latimes.com/sports/la-sp-mcenroe-serena-mens-circuit-20170626-story.html
The Lakers have a plan for free agency in July

The Lakers have a plan for free agency in July

26/06/2017, Los Angeles, Multi Sports, Los Angeles Times Publication, Article # 22974597

General manager Rob Pelinka says the Lakers have a strategy in place for free agency when it begins on July 1. Part of the plan is to keep salary cap space available for July 2018.



http://www.latimes.com/sports/93949770-132.html
Dodgers starter Brandon McCarthy loses control against Rockies

Dodgers starter Brandon McCarthy loses control against Rockies

26/06/2017, Los Angeles, Multi Sports, Los Angeles Times Publication, Article # 22965049

Brandon McCarthy’s smooth ride through the 2017 season hit a sudden patch of turbulence Sunday when the veteran right-hander appeared to suffer a brief recurrence of the “yips” that derailed his 2016 season last August.

McCarthy, who entered with a 6-3 record and 2.87 ERA in 12 starts, retired...



http://www.latimes.com/sports/la-sp-dodgers-report-20170625-story.html
Cody Bellinger gets approval of Dodgers fans by acclamation

Cody Bellinger gets approval of Dodgers fans by acclamation

26/06/2017, Los Angeles, Multi Sports, Los Angeles Times Publication, Article # 22964870

Cody Bellinger insisted he didn’t realize that the Dodger Stadium crowd was chanting his name and wanted him to emerge from the dugout for a curtain call in the eighth inning Sunday.

“I didn’t really hear them until someone pushed me up the stairs,” he said, “Then it was, ‘Oh, this is happening.’...



http://www.latimes.com/sports/la-sp-dodgers-rockies-elliott-20170625-story.html
NBA experts, fans can't get enough of rumor-filled offseason

NBA experts, fans can't get enough of rumor-filled offseason

26/06/2017, Los Angeles, Multi Sports, Los Angeles Times Publication, Article # 22964503

Just before 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, one of professional basketball’s top news breakers, Marc Stein, probably reached for his Blackberry (some NBA folks still swear by ’em) and pressed send on a Tweet that would send NBA fans into a tizzy.

The Denver Nuggets, one of the league’s asset-rich but superstar-poor...



http://www.latimes.com/sports/la-sp-nba-draft-free-agents-20170625-story.html
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