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Albert Pujols can only hope he doesn't end up in this club

Albert Pujols can only hope he doesn't end up in this club

Albert Pujols joined the 500 home run club Tuesday, hitting two in the Angels’ 7-2 victory over the Washington Nationals.

Ducks' Teemu Selanne out for Game 4 against Dallas Stars

Ducks' Teemu Selanne out for Game 4 against Dallas Stars

DALLAS -- Ducks forward Teemu Selanne told reporters he won’t play Wednesday night after taking just two shots in 10 minutes-plus...

Clippers will have to deal with loud Warriors fans in playoffs

Clippers will have to deal with loud Warriors fans in playoffs

During the regular season, the Clippers haven’t had much success against the Golden State Warriors in Oakland, having lost...

Are the Dodgers really that horrific a defensive team?

Are the Dodgers really that horrific a defensive team?

Maybe they needed a symbolic moment, a single inglorious representation of their greatest failing.

World Cup's road to Brazil remains bumpy

World Cup's road to Brazil remains bumpy

RIO DE JANEIRO — In 50 days the best athletes in the world's most popular sport will convene in Brazil, one of soccer's sacred...

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Kings' playoff performance could mark end of era

Kings' playoff performance could mark end of era

The Kings could be heading toward a breakup as the Sharks take a commanding edge in the series with an overtime win in Game 3.

Ex-Dodgers Chris Capuano, Aaron Harang showing they have plenty left

Ex-Dodgers Chris Capuano, Aaron Harang showing they have plenty left

They couldn’t make the final rotation cut. Aaron Harang went early, Chris Capuano was ultimately relegated to...

Hanley Ramirez remains in a hitting funk

Hanley Ramirez remains in a hitting funk

The Dodgers are more than three weeks into their season and Hanley Ramirez still hasn't found his rhythm.

Dodgers come up short in 3-2 loss to Phillies

Dodgers come up short in 3-2 loss to Phillies

KEY MOMENT: With one out in the 10th inning, Phillies catcher Carlos Ruiz popped up to shallow left...

Dodgers give it away to Phillies in 10th, lose 3-2

Dodgers give it away to Phillies in 10th, lose 3-2

There are worse ways to lose a game, not that any would make the Dodgers feel any better about the way they fell, 3-2,...

Jodie Meeks gets minor consideration for NBA's most improved player

Jodie Meeks gets minor consideration for NBA's most improved player

On Wednesday, the NBA announced Phoenix Suns guard Goran Dragic was selected as the league's most improved player this...

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Clippers' Chris Paul says right hamstring is fine

Clippers' Chris Paul says right hamstring is fine

Angels fan beats odds to get Albert Pujols' 500th home run ball

Angels fan beats odds to get Albert Pujols' 500th home run ball

WASHINGTON — Albert Pujols didn't hit his 500th home run in front of a hometown crowd, but at least he was able to hit it to an Angels fan.

Doc Rivers has been a shot in the arm for the Clippers

Doc Rivers has been a shot in the arm for the Clippers

The coach's embrace-the-challenge mantra has transformed a long-bedeviled franchise into one seemingly poised for a deep playoff run.

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Kings pushed to edge of elimination with 4-3 loss to Sharks

Kings pushed to edge of elimination with 4-3 loss to Sharks

Patrick Marleau scores in overtime to lift the Sharks to a 3-0 playoff series lead over the Kings. Only three teams in NHL history have come back from a three-game series deficit.

Albert Pujols celebrates 'special moment' with 500th homer

Albert Pujols celebrates 'special moment' with 500th homer

Pujols makes history with two home runs in a 7-2 win over the Washington Nationals, and his hot start to the season signals that he's far from finished.

Angels defeat Nationals, 7-2

Angels defeat Nationals, 7-2

Tyler Skaggs struggles with his control, but gets out of jams in the first and third innings to earn his second win of the season.

Blake Griffin says staying calm helped Clippers in Game 2 win

Blake Griffin says staying calm helped Clippers in Game 2 win

'We were much more relaxed' going into the 138-98 playoff victory over the Golden State Warriors, says the Clippers forward, who scored 35 points Monday. The series is tied 1-1.

Clippers find the right mix on the bench

Clippers find the right mix on the bench

Team brought in many players during the season, but the correct formula was on display in Game 2 victory over Golden State.

Ducks have plans for Stars' bullying tactics

Ducks have plans for Stars' bullying tactics

Coach Bruce Boudreau says 'you counteract that with goals.' Game 4 of playoff series is Wednesday night in Dallas.

 Clippers show power and poise in charging back into the playoffs

Clippers show power and poise in charging back into the playoffs

A flying Blake Griffin, a confrontational Coach Doc Rivers and a productive bench help the Clippers revive dreams of a landmark spring.

Blake Griffin and Clippers rebound, resoundingly, in Game 2 blowout

Blake Griffin and Clippers rebound, resoundingly, in Game 2 blowout

Griffin scores 35 as Clippers bounce back from Game 1 loss to rout Warriors, 138-98, the most one-sided playoff win in franchise history.

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