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Move into a new stadium? Renovate the old one? Angels could just play out their lease in Anaheim

After more than three years of debating whether to negotiate a new lease in Anaheim or move to a new ballpark elsewhere, the Angels might do neither.

The Angels might simply play out their current lease in Anaheim, team President John Carpino said Tuesday. If they do, they would be bound to Angel Stadium through 2029.

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MVP Nneka Ogwumike wants even more than that

The newly crowned MVP of the WNBA carefully reaches out and hands her guest a prized possession.

“Here it is,’’ the Sparks’ Nneka Ogwumike says with a big smile.

It is not the MVP trophy, which Ogwumike will receive Wednesday night at the Pyramid in Long Beach before the Sparks host the Chicago Sky in the first game of the WNBA semifinals.

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Super-featherweights Vasyl Lomachenko and Nicholas Walters have a date (Nov. 26)

Vasyl Lomachenko previously had to tempt Nicholas Walters with a substantial cut of his purse to take a fight with the gifted two-time Olympic boxing champion from Ukraine.

No longer.

Jamaica’s Walters (26-0-1, 21 knockouts) has accepted an offer to fight World Boxing Organization super-featherweight champion Lomachenko (6-1, four KOs) Nov.

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Friend texted worries about boating with Marlins' Jose Fernandez on morning of fatal crash

Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez was a patron at a Miami River bar and restaurant the same night he and two friends were killed in a boat crash, a spokeswoman for the establishment confirmed Tuesday.

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'Monday Night Football' gets trounced in TV ratings by Trump-Clinton presidential debate

“Monday Night Football” was already experiencing a significant drop in viewers this season going into this week’s game. It definitely could have done without going up against Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.

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LeBron James supports Colin Kaepernick's cause but won't kneel during the national anthem

LeBron James has no intention of taking a knee during the national anthem before NBA games this season, but that doesn’t mean the Cleveland Cavaliers superstar isn’t concerned about the issues that have driven San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick and other professional athletes to protest in such a matter in recent weeks.

Because James is extremely concerned.

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