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A new L.A. story beginning in Chavez Ravine

L.A.'s new manager, who beat out apparent front-runner Gabe Kapler for the job, was an outfielder who played for the team from 2002 to 2004.

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Bowden: Angels will win Heyward bidding

Many teams are going to be interested in Jason Heyward this offseason, but Jim Bowden believes Los Angeles will be the club that signs the free-agent outfielder. 10 bold predictions (Insider)

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LeBron James reflects on Kobe Bryant's career

LeBron James, who idolized Bryant as a teenager, spoke about how Kobe's career affected his and what the future Hall-of-Famer meant to him and the NBA.

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LeBron reflects on Kobe's career

When asked about his most memorable game with the retiring Lakers legend, the Cavs star cited the 2008 Olympic Gold Medal game: "They went zone on us and we needed to make a big bucket. We swung it around the horn, Kobe caught it on the left wing and shot a 3 with no thought about it." Full Q&A

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Bowden: Dodgers won't lose Greinke

Other teams may make a serious run at Zack Greinke this offseason, but Jim Bowden thinks Los Angeles will eventually re-sign the right-hander to a new deal. 10 bold predictions (Insider)

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Johnny Cueto could be L.A.'s fallback

If the Dodgers are unable to re-sign Zack Greinke, they'll need to fill the void in their rotation with someone else. Cueto makes sense as that guy. Cueto's potential landing spots

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Lebron regrets not meeting Kobe in Finals

"I didn't hold up my end of the bargain in 2009 for the fans, for us, to meet in the Finals. ... I know the world wanted to see it. I wanted it, we wanted it, he held up his end and I didn't hold up my end, and I hate that. I hate that that didn't happen."

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Kobe Bryant's career in photos

Bryant was a fresh-faced kid when the Lakers acquired him on draft day in 1996. Twenty years later, he's a superstar with a swan song. Photos

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Magic Johnson presents Dave Roberts with his new Dodgers uniform

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Dave Roberts Press Conference under way at Dodgers Stadium with Andrew Friedman and Farhan Zaidi at the dais with him

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