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SPORTS DIGEST: Dodgers finally make a move; trade for Mookie Betts

Finally. Almost four months after they were defeated by the Washington Nationals in game 5 of the National League Divisional Series, the Los Angeles Dodgers have done something to get better for the 2020 season. And just think. Pitchers and catchers report to spring training in Glendale, Arizona, next week. Nice timing, team President Andrew Read More…

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SPORTS DIGEST: Death of Kobe Bryant is hard for Lakers fans to take

Sunday didn’t start out looking very promising from the beginning. It was foggy outside and there was no football to watch. I decided watching Tiger Woods make a run at the Farmers Insurance Golf Tournament at Torrey Pines near San Diego would have to satisfy my television viewing for the day. The first sign that Read More…

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In Inglewood, fans pay respects by playing basketball

INGLEWOOD — When Angel Quintero and Francisco Araiza wanted to pay their respects to Kobe Bryant, they decided to drive by The Forum, where Bryant began his career as an 18-year-old with the Los Angeles Lakers on Nov. 3, 1996. Then they decided to remember Kobe by playing basketball. Bryant was killed in a helicopter Read More…