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Yasiel Puig tied a franchise record with three triples and added a double and two RBIs as the Los Angeles Dodgers moved within a half-game of NL West-leading San Francisco by beating the Giants 8-1 on Friday night.
Hamas, Israel begin 12-hour pause in fighting, but truce remains elusive
David Price won his sixth start in a row, Evan Longoria hit a three-run double and the Tampa Bay Rays earned their eighth straight victory, beating the Boston Red Sox 6-4 on Friday night.
video Azusa police handing out 'tickets' to kids
Sat, 26 Jul 2014 05:02:28 UTC
Azusa police are handing out tickets to kids, but not for breaking the law.
text Jon Lester would understand trade
Sat, 26 Jul 2014 05:01:13 UTC
Boston Red Sox pitcher Jon Lester said Friday night that he would not be surprised if the Sox elect to trade him before Thursday's deadline, but said he would still be open to re-signing with the club as a free agent.
video 'Century Crunch' closure begins Friday night
Sat, 26 Jul 2014 04:51:16 UTC
The 'Century Crunch' closure began Friday night and is expected to cause traffic delays for people heading to LAX.
The Israeli military says a 12-hour humanitarian cease-fire in Gaza will start Saturday morning.
text PHOTOS: 5 Fwy shut down by man on overpass
Sat, 26 Jul 2014 04:39:30 UTC
A man on an overpass Friday caused the complete shutdown of the 5 Freeway in East Los Angeles, causing major backups.
A federal appeals court judge is calling for replacing lethal injection with firing squads as a 'foolproof' way to quickly execute an inmate.
The 5 Freeway was reopened in East Los Angeles Friday night after authorities detained a man who had been standing on an overpass.
A doctor with a semi-automatic gun and a caseworker who was "nothing short of heroic" were able to wound and then subdue an armed psychiatric patient after he had killed another caseworker and appeared intent of reloading and shooting more people in a P..
The Los Angeles Lakers have offered their head coaching job to Byron Scott, according to ESPN sources. The two sides are still in negotiations.
Hundreds of Norwegian Air Shuttle passengers were stranded at Los Angeles International Airport for two days after their flight was delayed twice.
Dozens of Century City residents were evacuated Friday due to the partial collapse of an underground parking structure.
text Air Algerie black box found at wreckage site
Sat, 26 Jul 2014 03:13:11 UTC
French soldiers recovered a black box from the Air Algerie plane wreckage that went down Thursday in Mali.
'Hercules' is a special-effects filled action film much more than it is a lesson in mythology.
text Dodgers move Yasiel Puig to center
Sat, 26 Jul 2014 03:06:39 UTC
The Los Angeles Dodgers are going to Option No. 4 in their quest to find an every-day center fielder.
Saturday is warm with temps in the 80s and 90s across most of the Southland. Slight chance of thunderstorms in mountain and high desert areas.
A residential community for disabled adults is spending thousands to truck in water after its wells dried up because of the drought.
text Carl Nicks, Buccaneers part ways
Sat, 26 Jul 2014 01:38:37 UTC
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announce Friday that the team and veteran guard Carl Nicks have "mutually agreed" to part ways.
text Vick Ballard has torn Achilles tendon
Sat, 26 Jul 2014 01:38:35 UTC
Indianapolis Colts running back Vick Ballard has suffered a torn left Achilles tendon, a source told ESPN Senior NFL Analyst Chris Mortensen.
The night is dark and full of new "GoT" cast members.
Three children are dead and their mother was among those who were seriously injured after a carjacking and crash.
text Johnny Manziel: I've made mistakes
Sat, 26 Jul 2014 01:28:09 UTC
Johnny Manziel admitted he made "rookie mistakes" this offseason and added he needs to do a better when it comes to acting like a professional.
Huntington Beach is taking no chances at this year's U.S. Open of Surfing, as police beef up security to avoid last year's riots.
Two children were killed and three people hospitalized after a carjacking incident ended in a crash.
New "Star Wars" animated trailer and "Avengers" posters? Yes please.
text More player dismissals at Texas
Sat, 26 Jul 2014 01:17:47 UTC
Texas football coach Charlie Strong has kicked at least six players off the team, in addition to suspending the two Longhorns players Thursday after they were arrested for sexual assault.
Extreme heat is uncomfortable, but it can also be dangerous, even life-threatening. Experts offer their tips to stay healthy.
video Crane falls on roof of Laguna Beach house
Sat, 26 Jul 2014 01:12:47 UTC
A crane collapsed onto the roof of a Laguna Beach house Friday after it delivered materials to a neighboring home.
A female burglar who was killed by an 80-year-old homeowner in Long Beach was not pregnant, a coroner said Friday.
text Drew Brees: Feel like I'm 25
Sat, 26 Jul 2014 01:02:12 UTC
New Orleans Saints quarterback says he thinks he can continue to play at a high level for another 10 years.
video US fighter jets escort plane back to Toronto
Sat, 26 Jul 2014 00:18:13 UTC
Two U.S. F16 fighter jets escorted a Panama-City bound plane back to Toronto on Friday after a passenger threatened the aircraft.
Did your favorite make the list?
Israeli forces will continue "neutralizing" tunnels in Gaza despite a 12-hour cease-fire Saturday, the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) announced today.
text David Ortiz in lineup vs. David Price
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 23:23:21 UTC
David Ortiz did not miss his rematch against David Price after all.
text Lakers, Byron Scott talking offer
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 23:17:59 UTC
The Los Angeles Lakers have offered their head coaching job to Byron Scott, according to league sources.
text CFL fan wins massive 50-50 jackpot
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 23:12:49 UTC
Early Friday morning, an Edmonton Eskimos fan claimed one of the largest jackpots in 50-50 raffle sports history.
text Marshawn Lynch a no-show at camp
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 23:07:38 UTC
As expected, Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch did not attend the first day of training camp Friday, officially starting his holdout over changes he wants to his contract.
A known gang member was charged with the murder of a Target worker who was cleaning the store's parking lot in Van Nuys.
Drug doses and suppliers are sometimes kept secret, experts say.
text UC Irvine foot fetish suspect at large
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 21:38:38 UTC
A man with an apparent foot fetish is on the loose after he tried to massage several UC Irvine female students' feet
text Andre Johnson at Texans camp
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 21:18:38 UTC
Texans wide receiver Andre Johnson reported to Houston's training facility ahead of the start of camp after spending the offseason away from the team.
You can't help but love this excited little canine.
Two injured hikers had to be rescued after getting stuck on a cliff near Las Virgenes Road Friday morning.
The woman who left porcelain dolls on the porches of several young girls' homes in a California neighborhood was only trying to give away toys her own family had outgrown, the Orange County Sheriff's Department said.
A Long Beach man allegedly fatally shot a fleeing, unarmed burglar despite her telling him she was pregnant.
A Compton school board member was charged Thursday in connection with the sexual assault of an unconscious victim.
text Rockets-Mavs rivalry receives a shot
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 20:03:26 UTC
A long-distance exchange of words between Chandler Parson and James Harden is heating up the rivalry between Houston and Dallas.
An Illinois single mother of two drowned Tuesday while helping save three children in a northern Wisconsin lake.
Find out whether it'd be mental to see this movie or not.
Former Bell City Councilwoman Teresa Jacobo was sentenced on Friday to two years in prison for misappropriating public funds.
text CHP 'lane splitting' guidelines taken down
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 18:52:51 UTC
CHP's safety guidelines for motorcycles driving between lanes in slow traffic, a practice also known as lane splitting, have been removed.
text Air Algerie Plane Wreckage Found in Mali
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 18:43:09 UTC
French troops are headed to a remote area in Mali to secure the site of Thursday's Air Algerie jet crash, the third major international aviation disaster in a week.
text Jeremy Lin welcomed by Lakers
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:25:38 UTC
The Lakers introduced Jeremy Lin at a news conference Thursday.
As American officials fire of diplomatic salvos at Russia in response to that nation's purported actual artillery salvos into Ukraine, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said recently that among other actions, the U.S. military is dusting off dec..
text Steelers will do QB deal after season
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 16:59:45 UTC
The Pittsburgh Steelers have informed quarterback Ben Roethlisberger that they will not sign him to a long-term contract until after the 2014 season.
A man who was hurt when a Torrance officer shot up his truck during the Christopher Dorner manhunt will receive $1.8 million.
text Marshawn Lynch plans camp holdout
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 16:44:12 UTC
Seattle running back Marshawn Lynch plans to hold out and not participate in the opening day of training camp Friday, former Seahawks fullback Michael Robinson said Thursday night on the NFL Network.
text Chris Paul: Boycott a real possibility
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 16:18:19 UTC
Los Angeles Clippers point guard Chris Paul told ESPN.com that it's "unacceptable" if Donald Sterling is still the owner of the team when the season begins.
text Chuck Knoblauch accused of assault
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:52:29 UTC
Former Minnesota Twins star Chuck Knoblauch was arrested Wednesday night on charges that he allegedly assaulted his ex-wife, KHOU.com reported.
Southlanders are fighting the battle against hunger by donating to Feed SoCal food drives across Southern California. See photos!
text Judge won't dismiss Hernandez case
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:05:52 UTC
A judge has rejected a motion by lawyers for Aaron Hernandez to dismiss charges stemming from the 2013 slaying of a Boston man whose body was found near the former New England Patriot player's home.
A suspect was killed in an officer-involved shooting in the Lake Balboa area Friday morning. No officers were injured.
What's in the background of this photo of two players at Glasgow? An unusually wide-grinning Queen Elizabeth.
A major power outage affected nearly 27,000 Southern California Edison customers in the Irvine area Thursday.
Here's a heartwarming story that you can be part of!
Nick Castellanos drove in the tying and go-ahead runs with a double in the sixth inning and Max Scherzer won his fourth straight decision, leading the Detroit Tigers to a 6-4 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Thursday night.
video 'Birthright' trip returns safely from Israel
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 07:15:11 UTC
Los Angeles area Jews traveled to Israel on an all-expense paid trip during a tumultuous time of conflict.
text Jorge Luis Pinto quits Costa Rica
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 07:06:11 UTC
Costa Rica
text Soccer Power Index: Daily update
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 07:06:08 UTC
World Cup
The person responsible for leaving porcelain dolls on the doorsteps of at least eight homes in San Clemente did so out of goodwill, deputies said.
Los Angeles police are searching for three suspects who fatally assaulted a USC graduate student early Thursday.
Authorities seek motive for gunfight between patient, psychiatrist at Pennsylvania hospital
text Man killed in fiery crash on 118 Freeway
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 06:04:06 UTC
A man was killed Thursday night in a fiery accident on the westbound 118 Freeway in Granada Hills.
text David Ortiz exits with back injury
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:32:55 UTC
Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz left in the ninth inning of Thursday's 8-0 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays with what he believes was a back spasm.
Tour bus operators have a thriving business, taking customers to various Southland casinos. However, it comes with a cost.
text Tony Romo: No pain in back
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 04:46:57 UTC
Tony Romo turned 34 in April and he is coming off his second back surgery in less than a year, but the Dallas Cowboys quarterback sees himself playing the best football of his career in 2014 and beyond.
video New 3D technology for knee replacements
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 04:39:49 UTC
New 3D technology allows doctors to make replacement knees that are the perfect fit.
The wreckage of an Algerian airliner that disappeared from radar today was found in Mali near the border of Burkina Faso, according to a statement from the office of the French president.
A Murrieta resident has been arrested for allegedly killing his 25-year-old wife and setting his house ablaze to cover up the crime scene.
Hunger lives next door, even in Orange County. Help Feed SoCal by donating non-perishable food items.
text Saints brass: All good with Graham
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 02:40:31 UTC
New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton and general manager Mickey Loomis both insisted there was no awkward tension or lingering animosity that needed to be resolved after their contract negotiations with tight end Jimmy Graham this summer.
These costumes really leap off of the comic book pages.
President Obama spoke at L.A. Trade-Technical College Thursday during his second day of his SoCal fundraising trip.
Israeli tank shells hit a compound housing a U.N. school in the Gaza Strip on Thursday, killing at least 15 people.
A jury convicted two women of voluntary manslaughter and assault in the fatal beating of Kim Pham in Santa Ana.
At the World Series of Beach Volleyball in Long Beach, an ASICS pro shows how sand training can challenge you to the core.
text Twins trade Kendrys Morales to M's
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 01:22:59 UTC
The Seattle Mariners made a move to upgrade one of baseball's weakest offenses Thursday when they acquired Kendrys Morales from the Minnesota Twins in a trade for relief pitcher Stephen Pryor.
A fifth installment of the 'Pirates of the Caribbean' franchise will be coming to theaters on July 7, 2017, Disney announced Wednesday.
A hospital worker is dead while a doctor and the gunman are injured after a shooting inside a building on the campus of Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital on Thursday afternoon.
Watch the drastic measures Eyewitness News Reporter Robert Holguin takes to stay cool.
Get busy living in Cleveland, or get busy dying.
An Air Algerie jetliner carrying 116 people crashed in Mali Thursday - the third international aviation disaster in a week.
Cool Kid Patrick Sterba gives back to the military by providing service members with well-deserved R&R in the sun.
text 49ers' Aldon Smith: 'Best shape' ever
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 23:28:07 UTC
Aldon Smith said hours before the San Francisco 49ers started training camp Thursday that he has stayed sober since last September, when he was arrested for drunk driving for the second time since Jan. 2012.
text Cavaliers sign Andrew Wiggins
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 23:28:06 UTC
The Cleveland Cavaliers officially signed No. 1 overall pick Andrew Wiggins to a contract on Thursday, meaning he cannot be traded until at least Aug. 23.
text Ray Rice suspended 2 games
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 22:46:09 UTC
The NFL will suspend Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice for the first two games of this season, sources told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.
The image provides a whole new perspective on current conflict.
Virginia police say two were killed and at least 20 injured when a fierce storm slammed a campground on the Eastern Shore.
The suburban Detroit man accused of fatally shooting Renisha McBride didn't know his gun was loaded and said he shot the unarmed teen by accident, according to a 911 dispatcher who spoke with the suspect several times after the incident.
text Jordy Nelson wants $10M per season
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 21:43:50 UTC
A source familiar with the negotiations said Green Bay Packers wide receiver Jordy Nelson wants a new deal worth at least $10 million per season.
text Band director loses job amid inquiry
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 21:33:26 UTC
Ohio State fired its band director on Thursday following a two-month investigation into sexual harassment of students, according to the Columbus Dispatch.
text Two Texas WRs face felony charge
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 21:28:11 UTC
Two University of Texas football players were arrested and charged Thursday with felony sexual assault after a female student said she was raped in a campus dorm room last month.
text Mike Priefer: Learned 'hard lesson'
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 20:57:03 UTC
Saying he's learned a "hard lesson," Minnesota Vikings special teams coordinator Mike Priefer apologized on Thursday for the homophobic remark he made during the 2012 season, while coach Mike Zimmer and general manager Rick Spielman stood behind the coach
text Oxnard police seek armed robbery suspect
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 20:49:25 UTC
Police are searching for a suspect who robbed a 7-Eleven convenience store in Oxnard at gunpoint Wednesday night.
text Justin Blackmon arrested for 3rd time
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 20:20:39 UTC
Jacksonville Jaguars receiver Justin Blackmon has been arrested a third time, this time in Edmond, Oklahoma, where police have charged him with possession of marijuana.
Simi Valley police have arrested three people in connection to an identity theft ring.
Do you wish your weekend stretched past Saturday and Sunday? The richest man in the world thinks it should.
A new reward has been announced in connection with the mysterious Brooklyn Bridge flag switch.
video Carson stabbing leaves man dead, 2 wounded
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 20:05:32 UTC
One man has died and two men were wounded in a stabbing attack by a group of six men in Carson on Wednesday night.
text Cyler Miles suspended for UW opener
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 20:05:05 UTC
Washington quarterback Cyler Miles has been suspended for the team's season opener against Hawaii, according to a school spokesman.
Our Pet of the Week on Thursday is a 3-month-old female kitty named Mabel. Please give her a good home!
UN school sheltering Palestinians in Gaza caught in cross-fire; 15 killed
Sierra Leone's health minister confirms that the doctor in charge of battling the current Ebola outbreak has himself become ill with the deadly disease.
text Nick Marshall pays pot citations
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 19:13:03 UTC
Auburn quarterback Nick Marshall has paid the fines for possession of a small amount of marijuana and a window tint violation.
Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice received a two-game suspension from the NFL on Thursday following his offseason arrest for domestic violence.
text 'Stress is off' Robert Griffin III
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 18:57:28 UTC
For Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III, there's a definite change in his psyche working with first-year coach Jay Gruden and new offensive coordinator Sean McVay.
'Hercules' star Dwayne Johnson says he is excited about playing a character that means a lot to him personally.
This girl's got some moves, and you can tell where they come from.
text PHOTOS: Best ice cream shops in the US
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 18:07:26 UTC
TripAdvisor.com has named the top 10 ice cream shops in the United States, and two from our region made the cut!
text MJ's $33M contract goes to auction
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:39:34 UTC
The Chicago Bulls' original copy of Michael Jordan's $33 million contract -- the most valuable single-season contract in NBA history -- has hit the auction block.
text Jon Lester contract talks tabled
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:18:49 UTC
Boston Red Sox president Larry Lucchino confirmed Thursday morning that the team and ace Jon Lester have agreed to table contract negotiations until after the season.
A substitute teacher for the Adelanto School District was arrested for allegedly engaging in sexual activity with a teenager.
video 'Eye on LA' brings you 1920s classic dining
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:13:23 UTC
'Eye on L.A.' takes you way back to the 1920s when the popular restaurant Pacific Dining Car was open for business.
Nearly 3,000 high chairs are being recalled due to a design flaw that could cause children to be strangled.
There is a "credible" threat of a terror attack in Norway in coming days, U.S. officials said today following a stark warning from a top Norwegian intelligence official.
text Josh Gordon to appeal ban on Aug. 1
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 16:06:05 UTC
Cleveland Browns star wide receiver Josh Gordon will appeal his one-year suspension in a meeting with NFL officials on Aug. 1, a league source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.
text Theo Epstein: Cards don't need 'gift'
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 16:00:51 UTC
The St. Louis Cardinals were unlikely winners Wednesday when they secured a bonus draft pick in Major League Baseball's competitive-balance lottery. Theo Epstein, for one, couldn't deny feeling a tad bitter about the Cardinals' good fortune.
text Roddy White gets 4-year extension
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 15:50:19 UTC
The Atlanta Falcons and veteran wide receiver Roddy White have agreed to terms on a four-year contract extension that runs through the 2018 season.
The chilling numbers behind the four downed or missing planes.
Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk has announced his resignation following turmoil in government.
It's surprisingly clean...in the beginning.
text DeMarcus Ware: D can be 'force'
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 14:53:11 UTC
The Denver Broncos already boast a high-powered offense, which finished No. 1 in the NFL last season. Linebacker DeMarcus Ware thinks the Broncos defense can keep pace this season by achieving a top ranking of its own.
text Ray Allen leaning toward Cleveland
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 13:45:46 UTC
Veteran guard Ray Allen is leaning toward returning for his 19th season and joining his former Miami Heat teammate LeBron James on the Cleveland Cavaliers, The Boston Globe has reported, citing an NBA source.
Which mascot is weirder, the Banana Slugs or the Fighting Artichokes?
text FAA Lifts Flight Restrictions to Israel
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:41:05 UTC
The FAA lifted restrictions on United States airline flights into and out of Israel's Ben Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv, the agency announced.
text WATCH: How your ramen noodles are made
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 10:27:36 UTC
So orderly, so mesmerizing, and so delicious
An inmate's execution with lethal drugs in Arizona today took almost two hours as witnesses reported the man gasped and snorted, prompting his lawyers to request an emergency halt to the procedure.
text Rangers send Joakim Soria to Tigers
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 07:53:27 UTC
The Texas Rangers traded closer Joakim Soria to the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday night for two pitching prospects.
Scandalous posters are popping up all over Hancock Park on the eve of President Barack Obama's visit.
President Barack Obama is expected to attend a handful of fundraisers during his trip to Los Angeles on Wednesday and Thursday.
text Jamaal Charles agrees to extension
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 07:22:29 UTC
Jamaal Charles of the Kansas City Chiefs agrees to a two-year contract extension.
text NCAA enforcement chief fires back
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 07:12:06 UTC
Jonathan Duncan understands that a perfect NCAA enforcement division won't catch every cheater in college sports. He still believes his team is getting the job done.
Yoenis Cespedes homered twice and tied a career high with five RBIs before leaving with an apparent right thumb injury, and the Oakland Athletics held off the Houston Astros 9-7 on Wednesday night.
text 'FIFA treat Luis Suarez like a murderer'
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 07:06:59 UTC
Barcelona news
video Comic-Con draws in superheroes and villains
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 20:04:53 UTC
Hundreds of thousands of superheroes, villains and sci-fi fans have descended in San Diego for the 45th edition of Comic-Con.
A San Francisco State University professor is being accused of peeping on more than two dozen students from two different schools.
video Arizona execution: Inmate dies 2 hours after
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 06:58:45 UTC
An Arizona inmate gasped and snorted for more than an hour and a half during his execution Wednesday before he died.
The Bell City Council voted unanimously to back the Salvation Army's plan to create a shelter for immigrant children.
A Minneapolis man and his two children were kicked off a Southwest airline flight along after the dad tweeted about a "rude" gate agent who refused to give his family priority seating.
Peripheral artery disease is painful, but new procedures can help alleviate the pain and get people back up and running.
An investigation into a suspicious house fire in Murrieta is underway and may be connected to a missing person case.
text Daniel Cormier to fight Jon Jones
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 05:08:39 UTC
UFC light heavyweight contender Alexander Gustafsson has withdrawn from a planned title fight against defending champion Jon Jones on Sept. 27 due to injury.
video Eating disorders strike during midlife
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 05:05:02 UTC
Eating disorders aren't just affecting teenage girls anymore. Experts say they're common among older patients too.
text Rays' win streak reaches 7 behind Alex Cobb
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 05:03:26 UTC
Tampa Bay beats St. Louis 3-0 behind Cobb
The talented Michael Urie takes the stage in 'Buyer & Cellar,' a celebrated one-man show that is set in a basement.
The FBI is searching for a man, nicknamed the 'Quad Bandit,' who is believed to have robbed at least 10 banks in Orange County since April.
Police say a man yelled racial slurs and attacked a Muslim woman as she was loading groceries into her car.
text Bob Stoops snaps at Nick Saban
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 04:26:49 UTC
Bob Stoops responded to Alabama coach Nick Saban's comments about the Sugar Bowl being a "consolation game" as quickly and decisively as the Sooners' did in last season's 45-31 upset of the Tide.
text Attorneys want appeal-proof ruling
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 04:21:34 UTC
The attorneys for Shelly Sterling said Wednesday they will ask a judge to issue ruling allowing the $2 billion sale of the Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer proceed despite pending lawsuits brought by Donald Sterling.
The FAA lifted restrictions on U.S. flights to Ben Gurion Airport on Wednesday night after extending the ban.
One of the last people to see Renisha McBride before she was shot to death testified that the teen appeared scared and disoriented after she crashed into a parked car.
Solemn ceremony held as 40 bodies from jetliner shot down in Ukraine return to Dutch soil
The defense rested its case on Wednesday in the trial over the sale of the Los Angeles Clippers.
Some men just want to watch the world burn.
Eric Garner died after being put in apparent chokehold.
A third former Bell official convicted in the city's corruption scandal was sentenced on Wednesday to home confinement.
A Santa Clarita teen was cited for marijuana possession Wednesday after allegedly smoking outside a sheriff's bureau.
Amazon is set to release its first smartphone on Friday. The experts at Consumer Reports share their pros and cons.
text McGwire on Canseco: 'It's too late'
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 02:01:18 UTC
Mark McGwire wants nothing to do with any reconciliation attempts by his former "Bash Brother" Jose Canseco.
A teenage boy from Indiana who was flying around the world with his father on a single engine plane was killed when their plane crashed earlier today.
Former L.A. City Councilman Richard Alarcon has been convicted of four felonies for living outside the district he was elected to represent.
'Glee' actress Naya Rivera has tied the knot with actor Ryan Dorsey in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico in front of close friends and family.
A 17-year-old died in a plane crash Wednesday as he attempted to set a round-the-world flying record with his father.
Closing arguments in the murder trial of an Orange County man accused of killing his roommate wrapped up Wednesday.
A motorcycle rider and a pedestrian died from injuries sustained in a crash in Long Beach Thursday night.
text Cemetery decries fan's actions
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 23:56:30 UTC
A Cleveland Browns fan posted a video on YouTube showing himself urinating beside Art Modell's grave in Pikesville, Maryland.
text Vernon Davis reports to 49ers camp
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 23:14:51 UTC
It appears Vernon Davis' holdout from the San Francisco 49ers is over before it really got started.
text Peaches Geldof died of heroin overdose
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 23:02:04 UTC
British model and TV personality Peaches Geldof died from a heroin overdose, a British coroner said Wednesday.
text Bid book shows Ballmer overpaying
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 22:48:51 UTC
Drafts of the Los Angeles Clippers' sale bid book show exactly how much Steve Ballmer is willing to overpay for the team.
Four-time Olympic gold medalist Lisa Leslie headlines the 2015 women's basketball Hall of Fame induction class.
Lisa Leslie talks about being part of the 2015 women's basketball Hall of Fame and how her family has played a role.
video VIDEO: Lisa Leslie reflects on sports legacy
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 22:27:25 UTC
Lisa Leslie talks about being a role model and 'passing the torch' to the next generation of female athletes.
Lisa Leslie tells Eyewitness News about how she began playing basketball and how she launched into a pro career.
text Suggs wants 'more direct' Flacco
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 22:12:05 UTC
Baltimore Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs acknowledged that he likes Joe Flacco's laid-back demeanor. He just wishes his quarterback got more heated at times.
text Broncos' Pat Bowlen steps down
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 21:56:18 UTC
Longtime Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen has given up control of the team as he battles Alzheimer's disease.
Los Angeles Clippers player Matt Barnes is using social media to ask fans for help finding his aunt's killer.
text Vitor Belfort a go for UFC 181
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 21:40:43 UTC
The Nevada State Athletic Commission voted unanimously in favor of granting UFC middleweight Vitor Belfort a fighter's license Wednesday, paving the way for a middleweight title bout against Chris Weidman at UFC 181 in Las Vegas.
text Happy Hot Dog Day!
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 21:37:04 UTC
July 23rd is National Hot Dog Day. Fill your day with frankfurter fun by checking out these famous styles of hot dogs!
A plane attempting to land in stormy weather crashed on a small Taiwanese island late Wednesday, killing 47 people.
After braving the violent storm, this poor soul was left shell-shocked on the roadway.
text Jamaal Charles no-show for camp
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 20:43:12 UTC
After failing to come to an agreement on a contract extension with the Kansas City Chiefs, star running back Jamaal Charles failed to report to training camp by the team's 4 p.m. ET deadline Wednesday.
As the grounding of American air carriers flying to Israel was extended today, one major Israeli airline says it's braving potential rocket attacks to fly home to Tel Aviv - an airline that's one of the only ones in the world boasting high-tech anti-mis..
text Mike Pouncey may miss 8 weeks
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 19:56:10 UTC
The Miami Dolphins could be without Pro Bowl center Mike Pouncey longer than anticipated.
text Mavs void Rashard Lewis contract
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 19:45:46 UTC
The Dallas Mavericks voided the contract for Rashard Lewis after discovering that the veteran forward needed surgery on his right knee.
The FAA has announced that they have not lifted their ban against travel to or from Tel Aviv's airport and will prohibit travel to the country for an additional 24 hours.
Two military transport planes carrying the bodies of some victims of the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crash arrived Wednesday in the Netherlands.
A McDonald's employee in Philadelphia's Main Line is accused of dealing crack cocaine from the restaurant's parking lot while at work.
text Rob Gronkowski won't start on PUP
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:58:44 UTC
New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski has been cleared to play by doctors and will not be placed on the active/physically unable to perform list to open training camp, coach Bill Belichick said Wednesday.
Johns Hopkins Health System will pay $190 million to more than 8,000 women whose bodies may have been videotaped or photographed by a gynecologist using a pen-like camera during pelvic exams.
A passenger plane trying to land at a Taiwan airport in stormy weather in the tail end of a typhoon crashed and killed 47 people, authorities said.
A young man died after a hole he dug on a Northern California beach collapsed and trapped him in the sand for at least five minutes, authorities said Tuesday.
While kayaking off the coast of Argentina, a father and daughter get the surprise -- and footage -- of a lifetime.
This crazy ump is the entertaining future of America's pastime.
text Reggie Wayne: 'I'm ready to go'
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:22:05 UTC
Reggie Wayne made his typical grand entrance at training camp, reporting in an IndyCar, and said he's been cleared to participate after tearing his ACL in Week 7 last season.
text Isaiah Austin: NBA job offer on table
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:16:51 UTC
With a job offer from Adam Silver, the NBA will take its affiliation with Isaiah Austin further than the ceremonial pick extended in the past month's draft if all goes according to plan.
text Felton pleads guilty in NYC gun case
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:58:11 UTC
Dallas Mavericks point guard Raymond Felton has pleaded guilty in his New York gun case. He took a plea deal that involves admitting a felony but spares him jail.
Bear-proof trash cans were tested at a facility near Yellowstone National Park.
A mysterious drone was spotted hovering over a fire at Animo South Los Angeles Charter High School on Tuesday.
The George Harrison memorial tree near the Griffith Observatory has died after being infested by bark beetles.
text Fisher: Michael Sam not a distraction
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 17:19:08 UTC
Openly gay rookie linebacker Michael Sam has "absolutely not" created a distraction for the St. Louis Rams, coach Jeff Fisher told ESPN Radio on Wednesday.
Video of rescue efforts, Typhoon Matmo across Taiwan
American youth circus group is stuck in Israel because of FAA flight ban. The kids are thrilled.
text LeBron James sends sweet apology
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:00:18 UTC
LeBron James wants to make sure he's in the good graces of his neighbors now that he's back in Ohio.
text Julio Jones cleared for camp
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 15:02:57 UTC
Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones has been cleared to participate in the team's upcoming training camp, coach Mike Smith told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
Plane crashes in emergency landing at Taiwan airport, 47 people trapped, feared dead
Two Ukrainian military jets were shot down today according to Ukrainian defense officials who charged that they were downed by missiles fired from the Russian side of the border.
text Giants blasted for David Tyree hire
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 14:31:37 UTC
The Human Rights Campaign blasted the New York Giants' hiring of David Tyree in a statement Tuesday. Tyree, who was hired as the team's director of player development, has made headlines in the past for his anti-gay views.
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text The Slow, Sad Journey Home for MH17 Victims
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 14:15:58 UTC
The bodies of victims from last week's Malaysia Airlines tragedy are headed home, being flown to the Netherlands as the Dutch government declared a day of national mourning.
text Bulls making push for Kevin Love
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 13:39:39 UTC
The Cleveland Cavaliers are firmly in the lead to acquire Kevin Love, but the Chicago Bulls are making a renewed push to get into the trade mix for the All-Star power forward, according to sources close to the process.
text CEO: If Sterling stays, Doc likely goes
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 08:48:45 UTC
The interim CEO of the Clippers testified Tuesday that coach and team president Doc Rivers has told him on multiple occasions that he doesn't think he wants to continue as coach if Donald Sterling remains owner of the team.
At the heart of the armed conflict between Gaza and Israel is an underground network of tunnels the Israeli government says must be destroyed before an end to the violence can be reached.
Chase Headley came through with a storybook swing at the stroke of midnight in his Yankees debut, hitting a game-winning single in the 14th inning to give New York a 2-1 victory over the Texas Rangers on Tuesday night.
text Donald Sterling files a new lawsuit
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 07:09:32 UTC
Donald Sterling filed on Tuesday afternoon a suit in Superior Court seeking damages from the NBA, commissioner Adam Silver, his wife Shelly Sterling and the Clippers.
text Greg Dyke rules out World Cup hosting
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 07:04:26 UTC
England news
text FIFA's World Cup bid report delayed
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 07:04:23 UTC
World Cup news
U.S. officials say they have no evidence of direct Russian involvement in the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17.
The FAA told U.S. airlines Tuesday they are prohibited from flying to the Tel Aviv airport in Israel for 24 hours following a Hamas rocket explosion nearby.
John Burgess, the man convicted in the death of 19-year-old Donna Jou, will be released from prison Thursday.
text Robert Newhouse dies at 64
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 05:51:30 UTC
Robert Newhouse, responsible for one of the most iconic plays in Dallas Cowboys history, died Tuesday after a long illness.
Maya Moore scored a franchise-record 48 points, the second most in WNBA history, to help the Minnesota Lynx beat the Atlanta Dream 112-108 in double-overtime on Tuesday night.
text Dungy: Sam deserves NFL chance
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 05:04:38 UTC
Tony Dungy sought to clarify remarks he made regarding Michael Sam, saying the openly gay linebacker who was drafted by the Rams "absolutely" deserves a chance to play in the NFL.
Closing arguments began Tuesday in the trial of an Orange County man accused of killing his female roommate.
Some California homeowners are facing fines for watering their lawn, but also facing fines if they have a brown yard.
Detectives investigate whether foul play was involved in the disappearance of a pregnant woman from Twentynine Palms.
video Blue Line attack: $10,000 reward offered
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 04:09:03 UTC
Los Angeles County officials have announced a $10,000 reward to help find two women who beat a man to death at a Blue Line station.
video Terry Crews talks 'Millionaire' takeover
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 03:59:27 UTC
This fall, Terry Crews will be adding game show host to his resume, as he takes over 'Who Wants to be a Millionaire.'
Police are searching for a suspect after a woman was killed in San Bernardino Monday night.
An alleged heroin dealer believed to have provided the gun used by Boston Marathon bombing suspects to kill an MIT police officer has been arrested on drug and weapon charges.
Donald Sterling filed a civil lawsuit against Shelly Sterling, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver and the NBA Tuesday afternoon.
Two large American flags atop the Brooklyn Bridge -- one of New York City's most heavily secured landmarks -- were replaced sometime during the night with white banners. See photos.
Investigators are trying to figure out how someone swapped out two large American flags atop the Brooklyn Bridge with bleached flags.
Rocket launched near Tel Aviv's airport led to the decision.
A 2nd-alarm fire broke out at a high school in South Los Angeles on Tuesday.
text Yankees acquire 3B Chase Headley
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 23:31:53 UTC
The New York Yankees have acquired third baseman Chase Headley in a trade with the San Diego Padres, a source confirmed to ESPNNewYork.com's Andrew Marchand.
text Charlie Strong focused on process
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 23:00:46 UTC
Kansas State coach Bill Snyder passed along some sage words of advice for new Texas coach Charlie Strong,
ABC News reporters have found fields with wreckage from the downed Malaysia Airlines plane that remains completely unguarded in spite of international calls for the evidence to be protected.
A Florida father who beat up his son's alleged rapist is speaking out, saying his son is a true hero.

Have your say: Will Apple's new iTime watch live up to the hype?
text Have your say: Will Apple's new iTime watch live up to the hype? An Apple patent for a smartwatch was revealed today, with the device apparently to be called the iTime. (itproportal)
Hammond: West 'Losing Sympathy For Israel'
text Hammond: West 'Losing Sympathy For Israel' Israel's warned of the "grave concern" over rising civilian deaths, as it vows to hunt Hamas cross - border tunnels under any truce. (skynews world)
Farmer's wife threatens to leave husband in solar panel row
text Farmer's wife threatens to leave husband in solar panel row Sue Young is so appalled by her husband's plan to create a 55 - acre solar farm on their land that she has enlisted villagers asking them to join her fight against the proposal (telegraph)