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Lakers part ways with head coach Luke Walton

Apr 12 2019

LOS ANGELES The Los Angeles Lakers and head coach Luke Walton have agreed to part ways after the team posted a disappointing 37-45 record and failed to end a playoff drought stretching back to 2013.

Soccer: U.S. women rout Belgium in World Cup tune-up

Apr 08 2019

LOS ANGELES The United States women's national team pumped in four first half goals en route to a 6-0 romp against Belgium in a one-sided friendly as the reigning World Cup champions continue to build momentum ahead of their title defense in France in June.

'Awakening' happening in women's sports, says LA Mayor Garcetti

Apr 06 2019

LOS ANGELES The lawsuit recently filed by the U.S. women's soccer team is part of a wider public "awakening" to the challenges that women athletes face, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti told Reuters on Saturday.

U.S. women's soccer team says lawsuit about more than money

Apr 02 2019

LOS ANGELES Members of the United States women's soccer squad (USWNT) have told Reuters their lawsuit against the national federation alleging gender discrimination is not just about wages but also improving the sport for women participating in it at all levels. | Video

Injured LeBron to sit out rest of season

Mar 30 2019

LOS ANGELES Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James will sit out the remaining six games of the NBA season to nurse a lingering groin injury, the team said on Saturday.

California moves to limit use of drugs and whips

Mar 28 2019

LOS ANGELES California horse racing authorities on Thursday took steps to limit the use of medications and whips in competitions, moves that come following the death of 22 horses at the famous Santa Anita track this year.

Horse racing: Santa Anita vows changes after another horse dies

Mar 14 2019

LOS ANGELES Santa Anita Park said it would ban the use of drugs and whips during competitions after a horse was euthanized on Thursday following an injury during a training run, the 22nd fatality at the famed Southern California track since Christmas.

Baseball: Yankees v Red Sox game in London a best-seller: StubHub

Mar 14 2019

Major League Baseball's first-ever game in London featuring world champion Boston Red Sox and rival New York Yankees is the best-selling game of the 2019 regular season, ticket seller StubHub said on Thursday.

Djokovic stunned by Kohlschreiber at Indian Wells

Mar 13 2019

Philipp Kohlschreiber stunned Novak Djokovic 6-4 6-4 in the third round of the BNP Paribas Open on Tuesday, sending the world number one tumbling out of a tournament he had won five times.

Venus surges, defending champ Osaka nervous but wins at Indian Wells

Mar 10 2019

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. Venus Williams fought back to down third seed Petra Kvitova 4-6 7-5 6-4 and reach the BNP Paribas Open third round on Saturday, while Naomi Osaka got her title defense off to a flying start with a straight sets win over Kristina Mladenovic.

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