Photo of Bill Bene baseball card from 1989

Tax Dodger: Ex-LA Pitcher OKs Plea Bargain In Counterfeit Karaoke Scheme

A former fifth overall pick from CSULA has agreed to plead guilty to a karaoke scheme in which he failed to report over $600,000 in sales.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–03/30/2012

Hideki Irabu was the Texas Rangers' starting pitcher for one season before retiring in 2002.  (credit: PAUL BUCK/AFP/Getty Images)

Ex-MLB Pitcher Irabu Found Dead In Ranchos Palos Verdes Home

Officials told reporters that Hideki Irabu apparently committed suicide by hanging in his Southland home.


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Giants Pitcher Barry Zito Involved In Sunset Strip Accident

San Francisco Giants pitcher Barry Zito suffered unknown injuries after his car was broadsided at a West Hollywood intersection.


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Dodgers Pitcher Donates $50,000 To Japan Relief Effort

LOS ANGELES (CBS) —   Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher, Hiroki Kuroda, told his teammates he was donating $50,000 to the earthquake and tsunami relief effort in his homeland of Japan and encouraged them to join him, the […]


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Gallo Gets 51 Years To Life For Crash That Killed Adenhart, 2 Others

An attorney for a drunken driver convicted of killing Los Angeles Angels pitcher Nick Adenhart and two others in a DUI crash is asking for leniency.


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Gallo Convicted Of Second-Degree Murder

A jury has reached a verdict in the murder case of a man accused of causing the crash that killed Los Angeles Angels pitcher Nick Adenhart and two others.


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Partial Verdict Read Against Man Accused Of Killing Angels Pitcher

A judge has found the man accused of killing rookie Angels pitcher Nick Adenhart and two others guilty of driving on a suspended license but the jury is still deliberating six other charges, including murder.


Nick Adenhart, #34 of the Los Angeles Angels, throws a pitch in the first inning against the Oakland Athletics at Angel Stadium on April 8, 2009, in Anaheim, Calif. (credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Opening Statements Begin In Adenhart Case

Opening statements have begun in the murder trial of a man accused of driving while drunk and causing an accident that killed Los Angeles Angels pitcher Nick Adenhart and two of his friends.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–09/14/2010