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SLAVA VOYNOV'S SUSPENSION IS REDUCED, BUT HE WON'T PLAY FOR KINGS AGAIN

The lengthy domestic abuse case of former Kings defenseman Slava Voynov ended Thursday when the team cut ties with him after his season-long...

KINGS MAKE THE RIGHT DECISION BY CUTTING TIES TO SLAVA VOYNOV

In three short, definitive sentences the Kings did the right thing and distanced themselves from Slava Voynov by saying the Russian...

 
 
 

THE SPORTS REPORT: IT WAS MATT HARVEY SWIVEL-HEAD DAY AT ANGEL STADIUM

Everyone. My name is Houston Mitchell and let's get right to the news. Angels The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, California, United...

‘PRIDE NIGHT' WOULD MEAN MORE IF ANY OF THE ATHLETES WERE OPEN ABOUT BEING GAY

Your clips are strong and you're a good writer, but I can't send a “faggot” in a locker room. That's what a sports editor said to me...

 
 
 

HOW PIRATES SWITCH-HITTER JOSH BELL BECAME A FEARED HOME RUN THREAT

Before he refurbished his swing over the winter in Orange County, before he streamlined his workload and quit his incessant tinkering,...

DODGERS RELIEVER PEDRO BAEZ SHRUGS OFF BOOS, QUIETLY GETS THE JOB DONE

Pedro Baez does not talk much at work. To his teammates. To the coaching staff. To the media. The stout right-handed pitcher is, by...

 
 
 

KEVIN DURANT TO THE CLIPPERS? THERE ARE SOME SIGNS IT JUST MIGHT HAPPEN

The Clippers' season ended last month but they were the most talked-about team in the league on Wednesday. That's what happens apparently...

DYLAN FLORO'S WORST OUTING AS A DODGER WASTES RICH HILL'S STRONG, LOUD EFFORT AGAINST RAYS

Dylan Floro's worst outing as a Dodger did not last very long. It was over in a few minutes in the Dodgers' 8-1 loss at Tropicana Field...

 
 
 

DODGERS' KENTA MAEDA TO START AGAINST THE PIRATES ON SUNDAY

Kenta Maeda will start for the Dodgers against the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday, the first day he is eligible to come off the injured...

WATCH ALEX VERDUGO THROW OUT KEVIN KIERMAIER AT THIRD

Tampa Bay Rays outfielder Kevin Kiermaier thought he had a good chance of turning a double into a triple Tuesday night when his hard-hit...

 
 
 

THE SPORTS REPORT: HEY MAGIC JOHNSON, WHO'S THE BACKSTABBER NOW?

Everyone. My name is Houston Mitchell and let's get right to the news. Lakers Bill Plaschke checks in with

CLIPPERS' SHAI GILGEOUS-ALEXANDER AND LANDRY SHAMET SELECTED TO ALL-ROOKIE TEAM

Clippers guards Shai Gilgeous-Alexander and Landry Shamet each were selected to the NBA's All-Rookie second team Tuesday, becoming...

 
 
 

HOW SHOULD DODGERS FANS RESPOND WHEN JULIO URIAS TAKES THE MOUND?

With Julio Urias returning to the Dodgers, the team's fans had to ask themselves a particularly uncomfortable question Tuesday. Could...

DODGERS DEFEAT RAYS, BUT RELIEVER PEDRO BAEZ LEAVES WITH KNEE INJURY

A clash in baseball strategy took place at Tropicana Field on Tuesday. On one side, the Tampa Bay Rays , a club always on the cutting...

 
 
 

NDAMUKONG SUH IS EXPECTED TO SIGN WITH THE TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS

Ndamakong Suh is finalizing a one-year contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, according to multiple media reports. The five-time Pro...

JULIO URIAS REJOINS DODGERS, SAYS HE COOPERATED WITH MLB PROBE

Dodgers pitcher Julio Urias was reinstated by Major League Baseball and rejoined the club Tuesday, a week and a day after he was arrested...

 
 
 

ANTONIO BROWN DOESN'T SOUND LIKE HE ACCEPTS BEN ROETHLISBERGER'S APOLOGY

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger said in a recent interview he hopes to reconnect with former teammate Antonio Brown...

DODGERS DUGOUT: KENLEY JANSEN LOVES HIS CUTTER

Hi, and welcome to another edition of Dodgers Dugout. My name is Houston Mitchell and it's amazing to think that Hyun-Jin Ryu has pitched...

 
 
 

THE SPORTS REPORT: MAGIC NEVER HEARD THE PHRASE 'LOOSE LIPS SINK SHIPS'

Everyone. My name is Houston Mitchell and I think we found the perfect idea for a “Game of Thrones” sequel: The Lakers front office....

CHARGERS' JOEY BOSA STILL ISN'T SURE IF HE APPEARED ON 'GAME OF THRONES'

Joey Bosa most assuredly was there Monday at the Chargers ' first official workout of organized team activities. There remains uncertainty,...

 
 
 



Today's MLB Picks: Betting odds, Vegas totals, expert gambling advice for...

Today's MLB Picks: Betting odds, Vegas totals, expert gambling advice for Friday, May 24

Bennett Bedford looks at BetQL's MLB picks and betting trends from two noteworthy Friday night games. Get advice and all the important numbers, including odds, money lines, run... Read more ...

Blazers To Extend GM Neil Olshey Through 2024

Blazers To Extend GM Neil Olshey Through 2024

The Portland Trail Blazers have agreed to extend the contract of general manager Neil Olshey through 2024, Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reports. Olshey has held the position... Read more ...

Texas roster rankings, Nos. 5-1: Injuries are a concern, but talent is rampant

Texas roster rankings, Nos. 5-1: Injuries are a concern, but talent is rampant

With spring football in the rearview mirror, SportsDay this week is breaking down the Texas Longhorns' top 15 players heading into the 2019 season. Nos. 15-11 were highlighted... Read more ...

Mets sign pitcher Ervin Santana to minor-league deal

Mets sign pitcher Ervin Santana to minor-league deal

The New York Mets announced Friday they have signed two-time All-Star pitcher Ervin Santana to a minor-league deal. Read more ...

NBA Announces Change To Free Agency Period

NBA Announces Change To Free Agency Period

The NBA has officially changed the time at which the free agency moratorium is lifted every summer. The league has revealed that teams will be permitted to negotiate with and... Read more ...

Adam 'Pacman' Jones, 35, announces retirement from NFL

Adam 'Pacman' Jones, 35, announces retirement from NFL

Jones, whose 12-season career was marked as much by controversy off the field as contributions on it, had his best years with the Bengals. Read more ...

Raptors fan/Bucks villain Drake: 'I love this team and we're going to the...

Raptors fan/Bucks villain Drake: 'I love this team and we're going to the NBA Finals'

After the Raptors beat the Bucks, Canadian rapper Drake defended his courtside antics during the Eastern Conference Finals. Read more ...

NCAA reinstates Silvio De Sousa after appeal; KU forward ensnared in bribery...

NCAA reinstates Silvio De Sousa after appeal; KU forward ensnared in bribery scandal

The NCAA announced on Friday that Silvio De Sousa will be eligible to play next season. Read more ...

 Players of Ukraine arrive 

 Players of Ukraine arrive 

BIELSKO-BIALA, POLAND - MAY 24: Players of Ukraine arrive ahead of the 2019 FIFA U-20 World Cup group D match between Ukraine and USA at Bielsko-Biala Stadium on May 24, 2019... Read more ...

Tottenham must meet £600M buyout clause to get Marco Asensio from Real

Tottenham must meet £600M buyout clause to get Marco Asensio from Real

Tottenham are determined to revive attempts to sign Marco Asensio as the Premier League side 'make contact with Real Madrid' over a move. The Spanish giants are determined not... Read more ...