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LA Dodgers chart new course with rebuilt roster

Los Angeles Dodgers baseball player Howie Kendrick takes questions from the media at an introductory news conference at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles Friday, Dec. 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Andrew Friedman has thoroughly overhauled a 94-win team in his first two months running the Los Angeles Dodgers. None of his myriad moves made a bigger, more baffling splash than his trade of popular slugger Matt Kemp and $32 million to a division rival for what might be no more than half of a catching platoon.

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Thunder hold off Kobe’s Lakers 104-103 without KD

Oklahoma City Thunder guard Andre Roberson, second from right, congratulates guard Russell Westbrook, right, after the Thunder defeated the Los Angeles Lakers, as Lakers guard Kobe Bryant, left, walks away after an NBA basketball game, Friday, Dec. 19, 2014, in Los Angeles. The Thunder won 104-103. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Although Russell Westbrook grew up watching Kobe Bryant sink innumerable enormous shots for the Lakers, the Los Angeles native didn’t worry when No. 24 had the ball with the game on the line against his Oklahoma City Thunder.

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LA Kings erase 3-goal deficit, move past Blues 6-4

St. Louis Blues center David Backes, left, celebrates after scoring against Los Angeles Kings goalie Jonathan Quick during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Anze Kopitar had a career-high five points, Jake Muzzin scored the tiebreaking power-play goal with 11:02 to play, and the Los Angeles Kings rallied from an early three-goal deficit for a 6-4 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Thursday night.

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