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  • Dodgers test fans' loyalty with steep increases for season tickets even in the cheap seats

    Dodgers test fans' loyalty with steep increases for season tickets even in the cheap seats

    The clock struck 11:25 p.m. Time was growing short. A lifetime of Dodger love was being tested. Bill Snoberger and fiancee Mary Jones were trying to figure out whether a 45% price increase over two years for two season tickets in the outer reaches of Dodger Stadium was worth it. They sit in the...

  • Rory MacDonald overcomes gruesome injury to take welterweight belt

    Rory MacDonald overcomes gruesome injury to take welterweight belt

    Rory MacDonald’s fortitude was already well known from his epic 2015 welterweight title loss to then-UFC champion Robbie Lawler. Saturday at the Forum, MacDonald burnished his reputation by overcoming a gruesome, third-round left leg injury to wrest the Bellator MMA welterweight belt from Douglas...

  • NFL draft helped lead Julie Ertz to starring role on women's soccer team

    NFL draft helped lead Julie Ertz to starring role on women's soccer team

    When the Philadelphia Eagles selected tight end Zach Ertz in the second round of the 2013 NFL draft, it’s unlikely anyone with the women’s national soccer team noticed. But they should have. Because while Ertz’s signing netted the Eagles a sure-handed receiver that has taken them to Sunday’s NFC...

  • NFC title showdown between Vikings and Eagles has a familiar feel to it

    NFC title showdown between Vikings and Eagles has a familiar feel to it

    They have a backup quarterback at the helm, a defense that can steal all the oxygen from a stadium and an electrified fan base that can almost touch the Super Bowl yet is quietly convinced that, like always, something is about to go wrong. The ring this franchise wears is an “0,” as in zero Lombardi...

  • Lakers at a loss over poor free-throw shooting

    Lakers at a loss over poor free-throw shooting

    Kentavious Caldwell-Pope sat on the bench in a beige blazer Friday night counting missed free throws. That isn’t light work when it comes to the Lakers on any night, but Friday was especially taxing. The Lakers made only two of 14 free throws. That percentage — 14.3% — was the lowest in NBA history...

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