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USWNT Fans Question Officiating On Penalty That Allows U.S. To Beat Spain 2-1
06/24/2019 2:23pm

Fans enjoyed seeing the USWNT beat Spain to advance in the Womens World Cup, but they question the call that led to a second penalty kick.

Dodger Rookies Hit 3 Walk-Off Homers In A Row, First Time In MLB History
06/24/2019 9:03am

Sundays win followed Alex Verdugo hitting a walk-off win Saturday in the 11th inning, and Matt Beaty hitting a two-run shot in the ninth inning on Friday.

Protesters At Santa Anita Say That Last Day Of Season Should Be Horse Racing’s Last Day
06/23/2019 10:39pm

ARCADIA CBSLA Protesters gathered outside Santa Anita Park Sunday on the official last day of the racing season. This weekend, the 30th horse since December the start of the season died at the track. Twenty-nine horses were euthanized after suffering an injury, while another died from a cardiac arrest. CBS2/KCAL9s Kandiss Crone

Fan Taken To Hospital After Being Hit In The Head By Cody Bellinger Foul
06/23/2019 8:56pm

A woman at Dodger Stadium was taken to a hospital for precautionary tests after being struck in the head by a foul ball from Los Angeles star Cody Bellinger.

Cody Bellinger, Mike Trout Get Most Votes In First Round Of MLB All-Star Starter Election; Final Voting Begins Wednesday
06/22/2019 5:38am

The MLB Friday released its list of finalists for the 2019 MLB All-Star Game at Progressive Field in Cleveland.

KTLA 5
KTLA 5

5800 Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90028   Directions

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Women’s World Cup: Undefeated U.S. Women Beat Spain 2-1, Face France in Quarterfinals 
06/24/2019 12:57pm

It wasnt easy, and at times there was doubt, but defending champion the US can look ahead to a quarterfinal clash against host Franceafter a 2-1 win over a resolute Spain. In the US toughest challenge at theWomens World Cupso far, two Megan Rapinoe penalties, one in each half, secured progress to the last eight. It was widely believed that the Americans would not be sternly tested until the quarterfinals, at an anticipated clash in Paris on Friday, but Spain

Fan Struck by Cody Bellinger’s Foul Ball at Dodger Stadium
06/23/2019 6:08pm

A fan at Dodger Stadium has been taken to a hospital for precautionary tests after being struck in the head by a foul ball from Los Angeles star Cody Bellinger during the first inning of a game against the Colorado Rockies. The young female was sitting four rows from the field down the first base line Sunday, just beyond protective netting that extends to the end of the visiting dugout. She was hit by a sharp line drive by Bellinger,

Pujols Gives Emotional Curtain Call to St. Louis Crowd After Home Run
06/22/2019 5:42pm

We usually don&39t share home runs of the other team, but pic.twitter.com/3ZzXqxGGBh St. Louis Cardinals Cardinals June 22, 2019 Albert Pujols took a curtain call for his adoring fans at Busch Stadium after homering against the Cardinals, but Marcell Ozuna connected to lead Dakota Hudson and St. Louis over the Los Angeles Angels 4-2 on Saturday. Pujols hit his 13th home run, a solo drive in the seventh inning. He got a standing ovation as he rounded the bases

Women’s World Cup: Undefeated U.S. Women Beat Sweden 2-0, Face Spain in Round of 16
06/20/2019 4:03pm

he search for a team to challenge the US continues. In their most difficult test thus far, the defending champions came through unscathed, securing a comfortable 2-0 victory against Sweden to make itthree wins from threein France with no goals conceded. For athleticism, for speed, for attacking prowess the US are without equal at thisWomens World Cup.Indeed, no team has ever scored more in the group stages than the 18 goals netted by the US. Sterner tests will come, but

Hernandez Hits Grand Slam in Dodgers’ 9-0 Rout of Giants
06/19/2019 9:19am

Even if his velocity isnt what it used to be, Clayton Kershaws competitive zeal hasnt waned. He combined with two relievers on a four-hit shutout, Enriqu Hernndez had a pinch-hit grand slam to highlight a six-run seventh, and the Los Angeles Dodgers routed the rival San Francisco Giants 9-0 Tuesday night for their major league-leading 10th shutout of the season. Kershaw 7-1 allowed three hits, struck out six and walked two. The left-handed ace improved to 23-11 in his career

KTTV Fox
KTTV Fox

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Los Angeles, CA 90025   Directions

(310) 584-2000

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NBC4 Los Angeles
NBC4 Los Angeles

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Universal City, CA 91608   Directions

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Fan Runs Onto Field to Hug Dodgers' Cody Bellinger
06/24/2019 8:05am

It was worth it.Those were the final words of a young female Dodger fan as she was being carried off the field by security at Dodger Stadium on Sunday afternoon.The young fan is reportedly a 14-year-old girl who jumped from the stands and onto to the field in the top of the eighth inning just to give Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Cody Bellinger a hug.At first I heard the crowd cheering, and I looked to my left and saw this chick recording with her phone. Running, said Bellinger of the moment in question. She came up to me and said I want a hug. She gave me a hug, and then as she gave me a hug a security guard tackled her.According to the Los Angeles Dodgers Fan Code of Conduct, any fan that goes onto the field of play is considered a violation that will result in Immediate ejection and/or arrest and prosecution.Bellinger knows the rules well, so after the girl was tackled he told her:You know youre going to jailAccording to Bellinger, she replied:Yeah, I know. It was worth it.Bellinger went on to say that despite the fact that she believed it was worth it, her parentswho will likely have to pay her fineprobably wouldnt agree with her.Bellinger thought the whole ordeal was funny, and cautioned any future fans out there who are contemplating running on to the field during a game to give him a hug:I dont think my hugs are that special to be honest. So for future reference, my hugs arent that great, so dont rush me on the field.The incident with the young Bellinger fan wasnt the only oddity on the day. Besides the Dodgers making MLB history with their third consecutive win via walk-off home run by a rookie, a different fan was hit in the head by a foul ball earlier in the game.Ironically, the foul ball also came off the bat of Bellinger in the bottom of the first inning, and it struck the young female fan who was sitting in the front row of the field section down the first-base line.It was weird. Its the first time I think Ive hit a fan, said Bellinger. I saw it literally hit her face. That was tough. I just tried to regroup. Im sure it was tough for everyone.The young fan was visibly shaken up, but remained in her seat shortly after the sharp line drive struck her. Dodgers security gave her an ice pack, and Bellinger checked on her between innings.I went over the next half inning just to make sure she was alright, he said. She said she was alright. She gave me a thumbs up. Obviously, its a scary situation.Despite giving Bellinger the thumbs up, the fan later left the game and was taken to a nearby hospital for precautionary reasons. She is expected to make a full recovery.Last year, a 79-year-old woman was killed after being hit in the head by a foul ball at Dodger Stadium. In May, a young girl was struck in the head by a line drive off the bat of Chicago Cubs outfielder Albert Almora Jr. in Houston.The incidents have reignited the discussions around Major League Baseball to extend the safety netting in the lower seats. Many players and teams believe extending the safety netting all the way to the foul pole in all 30 stadiums is the next step towards fan safety.I would assume, that would be a smart decision, said Bellinger of extending the netting. Just to protect those people in the front row who dont have enough reaction time. Its a scary situation.NOTE: If you cant see the tweets embedded in the story, scroll down and select View on NBC Southern California below.Photo Credit: Getty Images This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.

Come Join Celebrities and Athletes at Dodger Stadium For Clayton Kershaw's Ping Pong Tournament
06/24/2019 12:55am

Have you ever dreamed of being on the field at Dodger Stadium Hobnobbing with celebrities and athletes alikeIf you answered yes, nows your chance.Los Angeles Dodgers three-time Cy Young Award winning pitcher Clayton Kershaw, and his wife Ellen, are hosting the 7th annual Kershaws Challenge Ping-Pong 4 Purpose Celebrity Tournament on Thursday, August 8 at Dodger Stadium.The annual tournament is a charity fundraising event with the proceeds going towards children and community initiatives worldwide.If youre a fan of the Dodgers, the fast-paced sport of ping-pong or simply want to go out and have a good time, this event is for you.The annual summer showdown originated in 2013, and started off as a simple ping-pong tournament between teammates and a few celebrity friends, in order to raise money for Clayton and Ellens charity, Kershaws Challenge.However, as the years went on the tournament transformed into one of the premier events in Los Angeles. Featuring venerated athletes, musicians, actors, and major sponsors, the night is an action-packed entertainment experience unlike any other.The ping-pong event has become a highlight for us every year, said Ellen and Clayton Kershaw. Its awesome to have so many teammates and friends from the LA community to come out and support a cause that is so important to us. Kershaws Challenge is able to give away funds to our beneficiaries because we have such a wide base of support. PingPong4Purpose serves a great purposeand it is also a lot of fun. August 8th is shaping up to be our best event yet A great night for a great causecome join usIn addition to the intense ping-pong tournament, last years sold out event featured a catered dinner, gifting, a full bar, poker, a silent auction, and more. For the last seven years, the event as featured superstar athletes and entertainers such as Matthew McConaughey, Bryan Cranston, Mila Kunis, Ashton Kutcher, Jamie Foxx, Susan Sarandon, Will Ferrell, Jimmy Kimmel, Jack Black, Jason Bateman, Sarah Hyland, Eric Stonestreet, Justin Hartley, Kunal Nayyar, Josh Duhamel, Mario Lopez, Magic Johnson, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Blake Griffin, Oscar De La Hoya, Chris Paul and the entirety of the Dodgers 25-man roster.This year, Clayton and Ellen will honor country music sensation Brad Paisley and his wife, Kimberly Williams-Paisley, with the Impact Award for their impact on the community.Major sponsors include American Airlines, the Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation, and Hope Faith and Grace Fund.Presenting Sponsors include UCLA, Mattel, Childrens Hospital, TOMS, HiHo Cheeseburger, SPIN, and STIGA.Kershaws Challenge is a non-profit organization that helps the lives of others in need at home and internationally, impacting children and families in the greater Los Angeles community, the Dominican Republic, and Africa. Kershaws Challenge is also building classrooms and parks, bringing after-school programs into Los Angeles schools, refurbishing Jackie Robinson Stadium and Dodgers Dream fields in Compton, supporting rescue and restoration efforts for victims of sex trafficking, and much more.Sponsorship opportunities, tickets, and VIP packages are still available for the event at: https://www.kershawschallenge.com/pp4p.Photo Credit: Christopher Polk/Getty Images

Deputy Gets Death Threats After Incident With Raptors Exec
06/21/2019 9:15pm

The deputy involved in an altercation with Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri following Game 6 of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena is on leave and has received dozens of death threats, an attorney representing the law enforcement officer said.Attorney David Mastagni said the Alameda County Sheriffs Office deputy was punched so hard in the jaw, he suffered a concussion and has not been able to return to work. Raptors Exec Accused of Pushing, Hitting Deputy at NBA Final Hes off work, disabled, wants to get well and go back to work, Mastagni said of the deputy.Sheriffs Office spokesman Sgt. Ray Kelly said the deputy did not know who Ujiri was and was simply doing his job when the Raptors executive tried to get on the court without the correct credentials after the team clinched the NBA title. Images Show Raptors Exec Punched Alameda Deputy: Sheriff The deputy has said Ujiri shoved and hit him.Kelly told NBC Bay Area Ujiri hit the deputy in the face with both fists in a shoving motion.Oracle security cam and police body cam clearly shows our deputy was hit in the face, Kelly said. Ujiri tried to force his way past our deputies, and the deputy did his job exactly the way hes supposed to, to protect the court, especially at a high-profile event of national security significance. Device to Trap Plastic Waste in Pacific Ocean Relaunches Mr. Ujiri came back and in a very aggressive manner confronted our deputy, and at that point, using both his fists in a shoving motion, struck our deputy in the jaw, Kelly said.Somewitnesses have said Ujiri did not strike the deputy in the face.Kelly in response told NBC Bay Area investigators found HD video that shows Ujiri shoving and punching the deputy.The video is very descriptive and it does depict Mr. Ujiri striking our deputy in the face, Kelly said.Alameda County Sheriff Greg Ahern has seen the video and wants Ujiri to face assault charges, according to Kelly.This is a case where the wealthy, the powerful and the privileged are exercising power over common ordinary working people, Mastagni said.The deputys body camera switched off when Ujiri allegedly made contact with the deputy, according to the sheriffs office, which is expected to file a report of the incident soon.The Alameda County District Attorneys Office ultimately will decide whether or not to charge Ujiri with a crime.The Raptors released the following statement last week: The incident is being looked at, and we are cooperating with authorities. We look forward to resolving the situation.Photo Credit: Marcus White This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.

David Ortiz Moved Out of ICU
06/24/2019 10:12am

Boston Red Sox legend David Ortiz has been moved out of the intensive care unit at Massachusetts General Hospital, according to his wife, Tiffany Ortiz.Ortiz is still recovering from being shot in the Dominican Republic on June 9. Flying Wallendas Safely Cross Times Square on a High Wire He remains in good condition and continues to recover under the care of Drs. David King and Larry Ronan, Tiffany Ortiz said in a statement Saturday, released by the Red Sox.The former Red Sox slugger was shot at a bar in Santo Domingo. Surveillance footage of the scene showed a gunman walking toward Ortiz and shooting him at close range. Santa Anita Season Ends After 30 Horse Deaths, Trainer Ban Doctors removed his gallbladder and part of his intestines prior to flying him to Boston for further treatment.Authorities in the Dominican Republic identified the man believed to have been hired to arrange the hit as Alberto Miguel Rodriguez Mota. Boyfriend Charged in Deaths of Mom, Toddler Sons in NYC Home Within three days of the shooting, authorities detained 10 suspects, all of whom have been ordered to spend one year in preventive prison as the investigation continues.Photo Credit: Maddie Meyer/Getty Images

Buehler Makes History in Dodgers Dramatic Walk-Off Win
06/22/2019 1:17am

On Thursday night, Dodgers infielder Matt Beaty was at a hotel, watching the Dodgers square off against Madison Bumgarner and the rival San Francisco Giants.He had just been optioned back to Triple-A Oklahoma City, and was scheduled to jump on the first flight back to Oklahoma in the morning. Report: US Must Communicate Better With Hostage Families Little did he know, that in a little less than 24 hours, he would cap off a historic night for the Dodgers with his first career walk-off home run.You dream about this as a kid, said Beaty. Hitting a walk-off home run, theres probably no better feeling. States Push to Legalize Sports Betting Differs by Region But this story is not all about Beaty, the Dodgers rookie was merely a co-star to Walker Buehlers starring performance on Friday night.Buehler dazzled the sellout Dodger Stadium crowd, putting on a pitching performance the likes that fans in Los Angeles have never seen before, and may never see again. American Airlines CEO Says Politics a Factor in Return of Boeings 737 Max Buehler struck out a career-high 16 batters, and finished off the first complete game of his career.It was a career night for Buehler across the board, as in addition to his personal best strikeout mark, he threw a career-high nine innings, and 111 pitches in the process.Thats checking another box for me, said a soft-spoken Buehler about going the distance. Its important for me. I want to eat innings, I want to throw 200 innings, and thats stuff you have to do. Thanks to Doc Dave Roberts for letting me go back out there. He believed in me.Despite all that, as Buehler walked off the mound in the top of the ninth inning, having struck out Nolan Arenado to complete his career-high, his effort was still in jeopardy as the Dodgers and Rockies were deadlocked at two runs apiece.Thats when Beaty made sure Buehlers historic night had a storybook ending.I was thinking he Walker Buehler had a really special night and it would be really fun to get a win for him, said Beaty as he grabbed his bat and prepared to hit in the bottom of the ninth.With two outs, and Max Muncy on first, Beaty sent a fastball from Jairo Diaz over the center field wall for the game-winning walk-off homer, graciously handing Buehler his eighth win of the season, and the Dodgers MLB-best 52nd on the year.Friday nightsellout crowdwhen the ball went over the fence I just heard the crowd erupt and it was pretty cool, said Beaty of the moment he sent the Ravine into rousing hysteria. It just felt like I was floating around the bases and I was trying to soak it in. My heart hasnt stopped pounding yet.Beatys homer put the exclamation point on a historic night for Buheler. In striking out 16 hitters, the 24-year-old joined an exclusive list of legendary pitchers to don Dodger blue.Buehlers 16 strikeouts are tied for the third most by a pitcher in a single-game in franchise history, behind only Ramon Martinez 18 in 1990, Sandy Koufax 18 in 1959 and 1962, Dazzy Vance 17 in 1925, and Hideo Nomo 17 in 1996.Buehler also became the only Dodgers pitcher in franchise history to record 16 strikeouts without issuing a single walk .Clayton Kershaw famously had 15 strikeouts and no walks during his no-hitter against the Rockies in 2014.After the game, draped in a black hooded sweatshirt and tennis shoes,an expressionless Buehler stood in front of his locker. You would never have known that he had just made history on one of the games greatest stages.As always, he was calm, cool, and collected. He played down his pitching performance as a combination of good calls, bad swings, and throwing strikes, but even the 54,044 in attendance all knew there was much more to it than that. This was special.Ironically, Beatys locker is located right next to Buehlers so as the 26-year-old rookie who was covered in baby powder and gatorade, celebrated the completion of a childhood dream, Buehler was still all business.Any time you do something for the first time its got a little more meaning he finally admitted. But when you throw strikes good things happen.Needless to say, good things happened for both players on Friday.Photo Credit: Harry How/Getty Images This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.

The Orange County Register
The Orange County Register

Anaheim, CA

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