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  • Thomas Welsh and Aaron Holiday will return to UCLA next season

    Thomas Welsh and Aaron Holiday will return to UCLA next season

    UCLA received a double dose of welcome news Tuesday regarding the NBA draft: Thomas Welsh and Aaron Holiday are withdrawing their names from consideration. Welsh announced on Twitter that he would return for his senior season and Holiday’s mother, Toya, said in a text message to The Times that...

  • College basketball: Arizona guard Rawle Alkins will not enter NBA draft

    College basketball: Arizona guard Rawle Alkins will not enter NBA draft

    Arizona guard Rawle Alkins has withdrawn his name from the NBA draft and will return to the Wildcats for his sophomore season. Alkins declared for the draft last month but did not sign with an agent, leaving the door open for a return to Tucson. The 6-foot-5 guard participated in the NBA draft...

  • Lakers hope for the luck of the drawing at lottery, one more chance for improvement

    Lakers hope for the luck of the drawing at lottery, one more chance for improvement

    Each morning during the NBA draft combine, Lakers general manager Rob Pelinka rose before dawn for a swim and a run along Lake Michigan. This city’s streets are familiar — as a high school student in suburban Chicago, Pelinka had a job delivering packages on a bicycle for a law firm in the city....

  • Letters: Dodgers can't save it all for a rainy day

    Letters: Dodgers can't save it all for a rainy day

    I had a perfect Sunday planned, which included watching one of the rare Dodgers games on “free” TV this season. Needless to say I was sorely disappointed by a rare rainout at Petco Park in San Diego that canceled the broadcast. So why do I get the feeling that somehow Spectrum/Time Warner is now...

  • How many pairs of Lonzo Ball's $495 shoes sold in the first week of availability?

    How many pairs of Lonzo Ball's $495 shoes sold in the first week of availability?

    When Lonzo Ball unveiled $495 basketball shoes last week sold by his family’s Big Baller Brand, his outspoken father, LaVar, made a statement. “If you can’t afford the ZO2s,” the father wrote on Twitter in a message retweeted or liked more than 51,000 times, “you’re NOT a BIG BALLER!” But if the...

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  • Lionel Messi loses Spanish Supreme Court appeal on tax-fraud conviction

    Lionel Messi loses Spanish Supreme Court appeal on tax-fraud conviction

    Lionel Messi has lost his appeal to the Spanish Supreme Court concerning his tax-fraud conviction. The court confirmed the 21-month prison sentence handed to Messi for defrauding tax authorities of 4.1 million euros ($4.6 million) from 2007 to 2009. He is not expected to go to prison because sentences...

  • Galaxy's Baggio Husidic to sit out several weeks because of a broken leg bone

    Galaxy's Baggio Husidic to sit out several weeks because of a broken leg bone

    The Galaxy extended their unbeaten streak to four games with a 2-1 road win over Minnesota United on Sunday but the victory is proving to be a costly one, with the team losing midfielder Baggio Husidic to a broken leg bone. Midfielder Joao Pedro and center back Jelle Van Damme also limped off because...

  • Galaxy surprise U.S. Navy veteran with a college scholarship

    Galaxy surprise U.S. Navy veteran with a college scholarship

    U.S. Navy veteran Tamara Lindsay thought Friday would be like any other day, really. She was going to help the Galaxy and Habitat for Humanity build a home for a family in need, then probably go get something to eat and enjoy her evening. Little did she know. During the construction, Galaxy member...

  • Injury-time equalizer earns U.S. a point in Under-20 World Cup group play

    Injury-time equalizer earns U.S. a point in Under-20 World Cup group play

    After a goalkeeping blunder by Jonathan Klinsmann, teammate Luca de la Torre scored an injury-time goal Monday to give the United States a 3-3 draw against Ecuador at the Under-20 World Cup. The Americans conceded two early goals but managed to get back into the Group F match with a pair of strikes...

  • Galaxy win second straight, beat Minnesota United, 2-1

    Galaxy win second straight, beat Minnesota United, 2-1

    Giovani dos Santos scored and the Los Angeles Galaxy capitalized on Minnesota's own goal to beat expansion United 2-1 on Sunday. Christian Ramirez's own goal, his second in two matches, gave the Galaxy (4-5-2) a 2-1 lead in the 84th minute. Gyasi Zardes drew a free kick and Romain Alessandrini's...

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  • Alexander Zverev upsets Novak Djokovic to win Italian Open title

    Alexander Zverev upsets Novak Djokovic to win Italian Open title

    Alexander Zverev signaled his anticipated arrival among the tennis elite by defeating Novak Djokovic 6-4, 6-3 Sunday to win the Italian Open. The 20-year-old Zverev became the youngest player to win a Masters 1000 event since Djokovic won in Miami a decade ago at 19. “It's nice to know that I can...

  • Novak Djokovic to face 20-year-old Alexander Zverev in Italian Open final

    Novak Djokovic to face 20-year-old Alexander Zverev in Italian Open final

    Novak Djokovic won twice on Saturday to play for another Italian Open title, his first final since January, as the four-time winner will play Alexander “Sascha” Zverev, the youngest Masters Series finalist at 20 since Djokovic won Miami a decade ago at 19. The day could have dragged on for Djokovic,...

  • Dominic Thiem snaps Rafael Nadal's clay winning streak in Rome

    Dominic Thiem snaps Rafael Nadal's clay winning streak in Rome

    Rafael Nadal's winning streak ended at 17 matches as he lost in straight sets to Dominic Thiem in the quarterfinals of the Italian Open on Friday. The 6-4, 6-3 victory came after Thiem was beaten by the Spaniard in the Madrid Open final last week. “Of course I came in with a very aggressive game...

  • Maria Sharapova won't get a wild-card entry for the French Open

    Maria Sharapova won't get a wild-card entry for the French Open

    Two-time champion Maria Sharapova has not been granted a wild-card entry for this year’s French Open. Announcing the decision on a live Facebook broadcast on Tuesday, French Tennis Federation President Bernard Giudicelli said he informed Sharapova of the decision in person that it was not possible....

  • Roger Federer says he will skip French Open

    Roger Federer says he will skip French Open

    Roger Federer is skipping the French Open and instead will prepare to play on grass and hard courts later this season. The 18-time major champion posted a message titled “Roger to Skip Roland Garros” on his website on Monday. His agent, Tony Godsick, confirmed that Federer won't compete at the...

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