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Dodgers release McGowan, owe former players $43.8M

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Right-hander Dustin McGowan has been released by the Los Angeles Dodgers, who are now paying $43.8 million for 2015 to cover the costs of five players no longer with the team.

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Fast, furious, unstoppable: Franchise stays in high gear

This photo provided by Universal Pictures shows, Vin Diesel as Dom Toretto in a scene from "Furious 7."  (AP Photo/Universal Pictures, Scott Garfield)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Neither Vin Diesel nor producer Neal Moritz wanted a sequel to “The Fast and the Furious.” The 2001 film about a group of East Los Angeles street racers and the FBI agent (Paul Walker) who infiltrates their ring just wasn’t “that kind of film,” according to Moritz.

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Singer Joni Mitchell hospitalized in Los Angeles

Joni Mitchell waves to the crowd during her 70th birthday tribute concert as part of the Luminato Festival at Massey Hall in Toronto on Tuesday June 18, 2013. Mitchell's website and Twitter account reported Tuesday night March 31, 2015 that she was in the hospital, but gave no details on her condition.  (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Aaron Vincent Elkaim)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Joni Mitchell was in intensive care in a Los Angeles-area hospital on Tuesday, according to the Twitter account and website of the folk singer and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer.

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America’s Cup teams vote to downsize boats

SAN DIEGO (AP) — America’s Cup teams have voted to reduce the size of boats to be sailed in the 2017 regatta in Bermuda, a cost-cutting move that could lead to the two strongest challengers dropping out.

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49ers re-sign LB Desmond Bishop to 1-year deal

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers have re-signed linebacker Desmond Bishop to a one-year contract.

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