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  • Japanese star Ohtani to sign with Angels

    December 8, 2017 8:10 PM 18

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Japanese star Shohei Ohtani is bringing his arm and bat to the Los Angeles Angels, pairing him with two-time MVP Mike Trout. Ohtani's agent put out a statement Friday saying the prized two-way player had decided to sign with the Angels, a surprise winner over Seattle, Texas and several other teams. Agent Nez Balelo said the 2016 Japanese

  • X-Mas comes early! Japanese star Shohei Ohtani will sign with Angels

    December 8, 2017 8:04 PM 15

    Nez Balelo, the agent of Japanese baseball starShohei Ohtani, said the pitcher/outfielder will sign with the Angels. "In the end, he felt a strong connection with the Angels and believes they can best help him reach his goals in Major League Baseball," Balelo said in a statement. The club can now pair the 23-year-old Ohtani with two-time American League

  • Blake Griffin Crushes Comedy Show, But All Eyes on Kendall Jenner

    December 8, 2017 7:30 PM 17

    Blake Griffin lit it up at his comedy show Thursday night in Hollywood ... but rumored GF Kendall Jenner kinda stole the show -- even though she never got onstage. Blake -- bad knee and all -- toughed it out to raise funny money at "Comedy by Blake" ... bringing in big-name comics like John Mulaney, Norm Macdonald and Whitney Cummings for the charity

  • Former Astros pitcher Mike Fiers signs with Tigers

    December 8, 2017 7:23 PM 24

    Houston Astros starting pitcher Mike Fiers (54) stands in the dugout during the first inning of an MLB baseball game at Minute Maid Park, Tuesday, April 4, 2017, in Houston. ( Karen Warren / Houston Chronicle ) Houston Astros pitcher Mike Fiers is all smiles as he greets the audience at the Toyota Center during a game between the Astros and the Utah Jazz on Sunday

  • Miami Heat’s Erik Spoelstra almost left at Mexico City park

    December 8, 2017 7:12 PM 20

    The Miami Heat, which will play Brooklyn in the second of two regular season games in Mexico City here Saturday night, nearly left coach Erik Spoelstra behind Friday afternoon after the team stopped to pose for a photo at a local park on its way to practice. “I was taking a tour of the park and stopped to go to the bathroom,” Spoelstra said with a grin later

  • Alpine skiing: Women's combined called off due to fog

    December 8, 2017 6:45 PM 19

    ST MORITZ, Switzerland (Reuters) - The opening women’s combined race of the World Cup season was called off after the first of the two legs on Friday because of fog. The organizers decided to switch the order and hold the slalom leg first and the Super G second as a fog known locally as the Maloja Schlange hung over the course. The slalom went ahead

  • Vonn happy to mix sport and politics ahead of Olympics

    December 8, 2017 6:35 PM 22

    Lindsey Vonn says she won't stop expressing her political views, though her main goal is regaining her Olympic downhill title. The ski star told CNN in an interview that aired Thursday she would "absolutely not" visit the White House if the United States Olympic team gets a traditional post-games invitation. "I was asked my opinion and I gave it," Vonn told reporters

  • Surfer Bros Punk L.A. City Council to Fight for House Parties

    December 8, 2017 5:46 PM 13

    L.A.'s crackdown on Hollywood Hills house parties isn't sitting well with a couple of surfer bros who crashed a city council meeting, and punked the hell outta the old dudes. Self-proclaimed "activist and house party enthusiast" Chad Kroeger addressed the city council this week to fight for the rights of his people, and stop the "future atroxity" of outlawed

  • A John Dorsey-Alex Smith reunion in Cleveland makes a lot of sense

    December 8, 2017 4:23 PM 1

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- One of John Dorsey’s first moves after joining the Kansas City Chiefs as general manager in 2013 was to trade for quarterback Alex Smith. Dorsey will soon be looking for a quarterback in his new job as general manager of the Cleveland Browns. Smith will soon be available, assuming the Chiefs clear the way after the season for Patrick

  • Laila Ali Praises Kaepernick, 'Wonderful' He Got Muhammad Ali Award

    December 8, 2017 2:00 PM 17

    Laila Ali thinks it's GREAT Colin Kaepernick received the special award named after her father -- but she ain't exactly ready to call him the modern day Muhammad Ali. FYI, the winner of the Muhammad Ali Legacy Award is selected by representatives of Sports Illustrated and the Ali family to "honor a figure who embodies the ideals of sportsmanship, leadership