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LA Lakers wrap lousy season with uncertain future

Los Angeles Lakers head coach Mike D'Antoni argues a call during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the San Antonio Spurs, Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in San Antonio. Los Angeles won 113-100. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Although one of the worst seasons in Los Angeles Lakers history mercifully ended Wednesday night in San Antonio, the drama around the 16-time NBA champions is never finished.

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Wasted opportunities come back to haunt Dodgers

San Francisco Giants' Hector Sanchez singles in the game-winning run during the 12th inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in San Francisco. San Francisco won 3-2.  (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A blown save by Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen in the ninth inning. A weak groundout by Andre Ethier in the 12th with the potential go-ahead run at third base. A costly wild pitch from Brandon League not long after that.

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Donaldson, A’s rally in 11th to beat Angels again

Oakland Athletics' Josh Donaldson hits a RBI-double during the 11th inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday, April 15, 2014, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Josh Donaldson drove in Jed Lowrie with an 11th-inning double, and the Oakland Athletics overcame Mike Trout’s tying homer in the ninth for a 10-9 victory against the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday night.

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Clippers beat Nuggets 117-105 for record 57th win

Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin, right, goes up for a dunk as Denver Nuggets forward Jan Vesely, of the Czech Republic, defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Tuesday, April 15, 2014, in Los Angeles.  (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Blake Griffin scored 24 points while picking up his 16th technical, and the Los Angeles Clippers led all the way in beating the Denver Nuggets 117-105 on Tuesday night for their franchise-record 57th victory of the season.

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Kings-Sharks rivalry resumes in 1st round

San Jose Sharks' Tomas Hertl, right, of the Czech Republic, is defended by Colorado Avalanche's Marc-Andre Cliche (24) as goalie Jean-Sebastien Giguere, left, watches during the first period of an NHL hockey game on Friday, April 11, 2014, in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The rivalry between the Los Angeles Kings and San Jose Sharks has grown so intense in recent years that even newcomers take little time to acclimate themselves to the animosity.

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