Back-to-back home runs lift Dodgers over Rockies

Chris Taylor and Yasiel Puig deliver the go-ahead hits in the sixth inning as the Dodgers come back from a 3-2 deficit to earn just their second home victory since April 23. They are just 4½ games out of the NL West lead.

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CIF-SS baseball playoffs: Tuesday’s scores, updated Friday schedule

Scores from Tuesday’s games in the CIF-SS baseball playoffs, and the updated schedule for Friday. BASEBALL DIVISION 1 Second round, Tuesday Bishop Amat 3, Valencia 0 Cypress 4, Hart 0 Foothill 2, El Toro 1 Orange Lutheran 5, Corona 3 Gahr 2, Mira Costa 1 Capistrano Valley 3, South Hills 2 Dos Pueblos 6, Huntington […]

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CIF-SS softball playoffs: Tuesday’s scores, updated Thursday schedule

Scores from Tuesday’s games in the CIF-SS softball playoffs and the updated schedule for Thursday. SOFTBALL DIVISION 1 Second round, Tuesday Norco 2, Santa Margarita 1 Huntington Beach 3, Valencia/Valencia 0 Los Altos 4, Camarillo 3 Great Oak 8, Orange Lutheran 5 Mater Dei 9, Mission Viejo 5 Gahr 4, Oaks Christian 3 Chino Hills […]

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Desert Vista punter Kyle Ostendorp commits to Arizona Wildcats

His only other offer from Florida Tech, punter Kyle Ostendorp committed the same day the University of Arizona offered a football scholarship.

        

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LAFC settles for 1-1 draw after Borussia Dortmund gets late equalizer

Aaron Kovar scores for LAFC in the 77th minute, but Dortmund forward Maximilian Philipp beats substitute goalkeeper Charlie Lyon 10 minutes later to level the exhibition at Banc of California Stadium.

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Philip Roth, fearless and celebrated author, dies at 85

Roth won virtually every literary honor, including the Pulitzer Prize for “American Pastoral.”

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Alexander: There will be a softball final four in SoCal this week

Bet you didn’t know that college softball has its own version of the NIT.

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Former O.C. executive sentenced to jail for embezzling nearly $600,000 from cosmetics company Urban Decay

Ranjeet Reedy Paladugu paid back the money.

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Beckman’s big-inning formula produces another victory in Division 2 playoffs

IRVINE – Beckman’s baseball team has had a knack lately of striking early with big innings. The top-seeded Patriots did it again Tuesday afternoon, using a six-run second inning on their way to a 10-4 victory over Rio Mesa in the second round of the CIF-SS Division 2 playoffs. Beckman (24-3-1) moves on to play […]

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Ashworth home run powers Foothill past defending Division 1 champion El Toro

Kyle Ashworth swung at and missed an inside fastball. Because he had done that, Ashworth figured he would get another inside fastball.

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Chris Taylor’s slump is an opportunity for Dodgers’ Max Muncy, an unlikely leadoff hitter

The 27-year-old has never stolen a base in his career, but an offensive uptick and knowledge of the strike zone left Muncy in Manager Dave Roberts’ good graces.

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Capistrano Valley shakes off South Hills rally, earns walk-off victory in Division 1 playoffs

The Huskies score two runs in top of the seventh to tie the score, but the Cougars earn the victory with Josh Solomon’s two-out, game-winning RBI single in the bottom of the seventh.

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Which NFL stars are missing voluntary OTAs and why?

Patriots QB Tom Brady and TE Rob Gronkowski are just two NFL stars who are nowhere to be seen at voluntary OTAs, which have now reached a more critical third phase. What gives?

        

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Roundup: Pacifica continues to surprise, upsets Los Alamitos in Division 1 softball playoffs

Pacifica’s softball team struggled to be consistent during the regular season but has steadied itself in one of the most hazardous of postseason tournaments. The Mariners’ results grew more impressive and surprising Tuesday as they upset second-seeded and host Los Alamitos 4-2 in the second round of the CIF-SS Division 1 playoffs. “I wish I […]

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Chargers lose tight end Hunter Henry to torn ACL

Instead of a third-season breakout, Henry will miss all of 2018 after becoming the latest Charger to tear his knee ligament. The 23-year-old caught 81 passes for 1,057 yards and 12 touchdowns through his first two seasons.

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Momentum slows for former CU Buffs star George King at NBA combine

George King began his postseason quest toward a potential spot in the NBA like a man on a mission, turning heads in a pair of showcases that likely had scouts raising eyebrows and taking notes.

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Orange County’s health care director details care and resources provided to homeless people at Anaheim motel

A memo sent to the county Board of Supervisors responds to allegations made by motel tenants of inadequate mental health services and other resources.

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Ben Roethlisberger says his comments about Steelers rookie Mason Rudolph 'said in jest'

Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger backtracked Tuesday, saying his comments about the team’s decision to draft QB Mason Rudolph were taken out of context and “said in jest.”

      

 

 

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Ready to vote in the June 5 primary? Here’s when and where you can cast a ballot early or by mail in Orange County

Voting service centers across the county allow voters to cast ballots early or drop off their mail-in ballots.

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FBI repeatedly overstated encryption threat figures to Congress, public

The FBI’s conduct in the San Bernardino terror attack case also called into question the accuracy of officials’ statements on the encryption issue.

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