Posts Tagged By GREG BEACHAM

Rookie Randle leads Lakers past Blazers 94-86

Los Angeles Lakers' Wesley Johnson, center, dunks as teammates Wayne Ellington, left, Carlos Boozer and Portland Trail Blazers' Dorell Wright, right, watch during the first half of a preseason NBA basketball game Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, in Ontario, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

ONTARIO, Calif. (AP) — Rookie Julius Randle scored 11 of his 17 points in the fourth quarter, and Jeremy Lin added 13 points in the Los Angeles Lakers’ 94-86 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers in a preseason game Wednesday night.

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Attorney says Kings’ Voynov didn’t hit girlfriend

In this Jan. 18, 2014, file photo, Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov (26), of Russia, is seen during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Detroit Red Wings in Detroit. The NHL has indefinitely suspended Voynov because of domestic violence charges. The league says he was arrested Monday morning, Oct. 20, 2014,  but isn't providing other details. Police in the Los Angeles suburb of Redondo Beach released limited information early Monday, giving no details of what is alleged to have occurred.  (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Slava Voynov’s attorney says the Los Angeles Kings defenseman never hit his girlfriend, and blames Voynov’s arrest on a misunderstanding caused partly by the couple’s limited ability to speak English.

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Ducks rally past Wild 2-1 for 4th straight win

Anaheim Ducks center Ryan Getzlaf, right, puts Minnesota Wild right wing Justin Fontaine into the boards during the first period an NHL hockey game Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — After 44 frustrating minutes of scoreless hockey against the stingy Minnesota Wild, only one thought came to Andrew Cogliano when he broke in alone on goalie Darcy Kuemper.

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Golovkin eager to extend KO streak against Rubio

In this March 30, 2013 file photo, Gennady Golovkin, of Kazakhstan, reacts after defeating Nobuhiro Ishida, of Japan, in their WBA middleweight title fight in Monaco. Golovkin sold out the arena a month ago for his Southern California debut on Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau, File)

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Gennady Golovkin has stopped his last 17 opponents while rising to the top of the middleweight division. When he takes the outdoor ring Saturday night, the sellout crowd fully expects Golovkin’s West Coast debut to end with his 18th straight knockout.

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Golovkin adds SoCal sellout to pugilistic feats

In this March 30, 2013 file photo, Gennady Golovkin, of Kazakhstan, reacts after defeating Nobuhiro Ishida, of Japan, in their WBA middleweight title fight in Monaco. Golovkin sold out the arena a month ago for his Southern California debut on Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau, File)

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — Just over two years ago, Gennady Golovkin was an unknown middleweight training far from home, desperately trying to establish a career while he still had time.

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