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The Dodgers' Mookie Betts reacts after being hit by a pitch during a game against the Royals in Los Angeles on Sunday.
Jun 17, 2024
Dodgers star Mookie Betts suffers fractured left hand after being hit by pitch
Betts was hit in the left wrist by a fastball from Royals reliever Dan Altavilla.
Basketball legend Jerry West at the Los Angeles Clippers training facility on April 9, 2018.
Jun 13, 2024
Basketball legend Jerry West dies at 86
West played for the Lakers from 1960 through 1974, winning his only NBA title in 1972, and later had a wildly successful career as an executive.
Dodgers designated hitter Shohei Ohtani hits a two-run homer during the sixth inning of Los Angeles' rout of the Rangers on Tuesday at Dodger Stadium.
Jun 12, 2024
Ohtani blast, part of four-homer inning, helps fuel Dodgers' rout
Ohtani's two-run home run was his 16th long ball of the season.
Dodgers starting pitcher Yoshinobu Yamamoto pitches against the Yankees in New York on Friday.
Jun 8, 2024
Dodgers top Yankees in 11-inning battle after Yamamoto dazzles
Yamamoto kept the Yankees quiet at the plate throughout his outing, striking out seven and allowing just two hits.
Ippei Mizuhara, the former interpreter for Shohei Ohtani, outside a U.S. federal court in Santa Ana, California, on Tuesday
Jun 5, 2024
Ohtani's ex-interpreter pleads guilty to stealing nearly $17 million
Ippei Mizuhara admitted to one count of bank fraud, which carries a maximum 30-year prison sentence, and one count of filing a false tax return.
Dodgers starting pitcher Yoshinobu Yamamoto pitches during the first inning against the Rockies at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles on Saturday.
Jun 3, 2024
Yoshinobu Yamamoto and Dodgers keep Rockies at bay
Yamamoto gave up one run on seven hits to go along with a walk and seven strikeouts.
Yoshinobu Yamamoto’s ERA in nine starts since returning from Seoul is 2.38.
May 23, 2024
Dodgers' Yoshinobu Yamamoto finds rhythm on mound after early stumble
Yamamoto has impressed even the organization that went out and committed $375 million (including posting fees) to add him to its roster this winter.
Atlanta Braves second baseman David Fletcher throws for a double play against the Miami Marlins in Cumberland, Georgia, on April 23.
May 21, 2024
MLB investigates ex-Angels infielder David Fletcher over gambling claims
Fletcher reportedly wagered through Matthew Bowyer, the same bookmaker who took bets from Ippei Mizuhara.
Padres starter Yu Darvish pitches against the Braves during the second inning in Atlanta on Sunday. The Padres won 9-1, and Darvish earned his 200th pro victory between North America and Japan.
May 20, 2024
Yu Darvish earns 200th career victory as Padres rout Braves
Darvish is the third pitcher with 200 wins between MLB and Japan after Hiroki Kuroda (203) and Hideo Nomo (201).
Japanese baseball superstar is presented with a proclamation by the Los Angeles City Council naming May 17 "Shohei Ohtani Day" in honor of the Dodgers' slugger on Friday in the city in this image taken from an official livestream of the council meeting.
May 18, 2024
City of Los Angeles celebrates 'Shohei Ohtani Day'
In a ceremony at City Hall, council president Paul Krekorian hailed the Dodgers' acquisition of Ohtani in a record-breaking $700 million deal.
Padres starter Yu Darvish reacts after striking out the Dodgers' Will Smith to end the sixth inning during his team's win over the Dodgers in San Diego on Sunday.
May 13, 2024
Yu Darvish sharp as Padres hit three HRs in win over Dodgers
Yu Darvish retired the first 14 batters he faced and allowed just two hits in seven shutout innings as the Padres blanked the Dodgers.
Ippei Mizuhara interprets for Shohei Ohtani during the baseball star's introductory news conference with the Los Angeles Dodgers on Dec. 14.
May 10, 2024
Gambling scandal involving Shohei Ohtani's interpreter being turned into TV series
The shocking gambling scandal surrounding Shohei Ohtani’s former interpreter, Ippei Mizuhara, which made headlines across the world earlier this year, is already heading to television.
Ippei Mizuhara, seen during Shohei Ohtani's introductory news conference with the Dodgers in December 2023, has agreed to plead guilty to charges of bank fraud and filing a false tax return.
May 9, 2024
Shohei Ohtani's former interpreter to plead guilty to bank fraud
Mizuhara agreed to plead guilty to one count of felony bank fraud and one count of filing a false tax return.
Dodgers pitcher Yoshinobu Yamamoto hrows in the first inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field in Phoenix on Wednesday.
May 7, 2024
Dodgers' Japanese stars aim to take down Marlins
Yoshinobu Yamamoto will be on the mound to start against the Miami team for the first time in his career.
Earl Ofari Hutchinson calls on USC President Carol Folt to convene an emergency student dialogue for the protest encampment in support of Palestinians at the University of Southern California's Alumni Park in Los Angeles on April 29.
May 6, 2024
Police clear pro-Palestinian encampment at USC
The demonstrations have emerged as a political flash point during a contentious election year as President Joe Biden seeks a second term in office.
Shohei Ohtani goes deep twice in the last game of a three-game series between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Atlanta Braves at Dodger Stadium on Sunday.
May 6, 2024
Shohei Ohtani goes deep twice as Dodgers sweep Braves
Ohtani finished off his first multihomer game in a Dodgers uniform with a 464-foot rocket to center in the eighth inning.
Ibuki Matsumoto competes at an event in Osaka on April 21.
OLYMPICS / Skateboarding
May 6, 2024
Japan’s tween skateboarders get head start on preparations for 2028 Olympics
Hikari Satake, 11, and Ibuki Matsumoto, 12, may not be household names just yet, but they are laying the groundwork for their Olympic ambitions.
Lakers head coach Darvin Ham during a game against the Pelicans in New Orleans on April 14.
May 4, 2024
Lakers fire head coach Darvin Ham after two seasons
The Lakers finished the regular season with a 47-35 mark, good enough for only an eighth-place finish in the Western Conference.
Police walk past people operating bulldozers to remove the remnants of a protest encampment in support of Palestinians that police broke down the previous night on the campus of the University of California Los Angeles on Thursday.
WORLD / Politics
May 3, 2024
Fresh chaos and arrests as police flatten camp at UCLA
In the pre-dawn hours, helmeted police swarmed a tent city set up at the University of California in Los Angeles, using flash bangs and riot gear.
Lakers forward LeBron James dribbles toward the basket during Game Three of Los Angeles' first-round series against the Nuggets on April 25.
May 1, 2024
LeBron James focused on family and Paris Olympics after Lakers playoff exit
The Lakers fell 108-106 to the defending champion Denver Nuggets on Monday to lose 4-1 in the first round.


Father's Day is said to have come to Japan around 1950, shortly after the establishment of Mother's Day.
The evolving nature of fatherhood in Japan