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Dortmund wins Los Alamitos Futurity by a head for Baffert

LOS ALAMITOS, Calif. (AP) — Dortmund won the $500,000 Los Alamitos Futurity by a head in a photo finish Saturday, giving Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert his record seventh victory in the Grade 1 race at Los Alamitos.

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Campolindo beats El Capitan 35-28 for Division III title

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Adam Remotto returned a fumble 85 yards with 51 seconds to play to give Campolindo of Moraga a 35-28 comeback victory over El Capitan of Moraga in the CIF Division III State championship on Saturday.

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Bill Cosby’s silence may be his best defense at this point

In this Nov. 21, 2014 file photo, entertainer Bill Cosby performs at the Maxwell C. King Center for the Performing Arts in Melbourne, Fla.  Cosby has has remained silent, and that may be his best strategy. With police urging any possible sex abuse victims to come forward, two lawsuits pending and more than 15 women making accusations stretching back years, Cosby has little to gain by speaking publicly.   (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bill Cosby has the right to remain silent — and that may be his best strategy.

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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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Things to know about Friday’s baseball news

San Diego Padres outfielder Matt Kemp, center, poses for a picture with Padres general manager A.J. Preller, left, and manager Bud Black, right, during a news conference introducing Kemp as part of the baseball club Friday, Dec. 19, 2014, in San Diego. The Padres deal for the former the Los Angeles Dodger was the first of three big deals by the new Padres general manager, who also has added outfielder Wil Myers, the 2013 AL Rookie of the Year, from Tampa Bay and All-Star catcher Derek Norris from Oakland. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

There was a flurry of news around Major League Baseball on Friday as teams worked to retool before the holiday break. Here are some things to know about all the player moves and other changes:

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