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Dodgers Finalize 6-Year, $147M Deal With Greinke

Flush with cash after the team’s sale this year, the Los Angeles Dodgers are busy spending it on starting pitching.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/10/2012


Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Immortalized With Bronze Statue In Front Of Staples

A statue honoring legendary Los Angeles Laker Kareem Abdul-Jabbar was unveiled Friday afternoon in front of hundreds at STAPLES center.



Lakers Introduce Coach D’Antoni

Lakers General Manager Mitch Kupchak will introduce him at a news conference some time after 2 p.m., following the team’s practice in El Segundo.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/15/2012

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Magic Johnson: I Don’t Believe In Jim Buss

Laker great Magic Johnson spoke his mind Wednesday on ESPN on the hiring of Mike D’Antoni after staying quiet for two days.


LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 30:  Kobe Bryant #23 of the Los Angeles Lakers speaks to teammate Dwight Howard #12 during a game against the Dallas Mavericks at Staples Center on October 30, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)

Sloppy Lakers Fall To Mavericks 99-91 On Opening Night

Dwight Howard made his regular season debut with the Los Angeles Lakers in losing effort to the Dallas Mavericks 99-91 on opening night at Staples Center.


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Lakers Support Brown After Magic’s Comments

The Lakers issued a statement publicly backing Mike Brown on Saturday after Magic Johnson declared the first-year head coach would be fired if Los Angeles lost Game 7 of its first-round playoff series with Denver.


Matt Kemp #27 of the Los Angeles Dodgers reacts to his game winning homerun against the Washington Nationals for a 4-3 score during the 10th inning at Dodger Stadium on April 28, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Kemp Settles Into Productive Groove At The Plate

Matt Kemp strolled over to the stereo system, plugged in his iPod and shuffled through an array of songs.


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Dodgers Cut Parking Prices, Ask Fans For Suggestions In News Conference

The new ownership of the Los Angeles Dodgers Wednesday promised a fan-friendly, accessible and winning organization and announced an immediate $5 reduction in the $15 parking price.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/02/2012


Dodgers Sale A Done Deal After One-Day Delay

It’s official: the Frank McCourt era is over.


Los Angeles Dodgers owner Frank McCourt (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Court Approves Sale Of Dodgers

CBS2′s Jim Hill is reporting the sale of the Dodgers has been approved by Judge Kevin Gross.


A general view of Dodger Stadium is seen during the first pitch of the game between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the San Francisco Giants on April 13, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. The Dodgers defeated the Giants 11-1.  (credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

LAPD To Increase Security For Dodgers’ Home Opener Tuesday

The Los Angeles Police Department is taking extra steps to increase security at Dodger Stadium Tuesday as the “Boys in Blue” take on the Pittsburgh Pirates in their home opener.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/10/2012

SAN DIEGO, CA - APRIL 5 : Matt Kemp #27 of the Los Angeles Dodgers is congratulated by teammate Andre Ethier #16 after hitting a home run during the eighth inning  in the home opener against the San Diego Padres at Petco Park on April 5, 2012 in San Diego, California.  (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

Dodgers Sale On Track To Exit Bankruptcy By April 30th

The Los Angeles Dodgers say they are on track to exit bankruptcy as planned on April 30. The franchise filed an amended reorganization plan Friday in a bankruptcy court in Delaware.


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Vernon Meat Plant Files For Bankruptcy Following ‘Pink Slime’ Backlash

A Vernon meat processing plant is shutting down in the wake of nationwide backlash against a sterilizing meat filler known as “pink slime.”

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/03/2012

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Dodgers, Angels Open Highly-Anticipated ‘Freeway Series’

The Dodgers and Angels opened their “freeway series” Monday night with both teams having a lot riding on the season.


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Magic Johnson’s Group Wins $2B Bidding War To Buy Dodgers

Sources tell CBS2/KCAL9 Sports Director Jim Hill that a group led by Basketball Hall of Fame member Magic Johnson was named the winning bidder for the Dodgers.