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Film, TV legend James Garner, reluctant hero, dies

Actor James Garner, left, smiles as he holds up the Purple Heart medal presented to him in a ceremony in this Monday, Jan. 24, 1983 file photo taken Los Angeles, Calif. Garner was wounded in April 1951 while with U.S. Forces in Korea, but his medal was never presented to him. Actor James Garner, wisecracking star of TV's "Maverick" who went on to a long career on both small and big screen, died Saturday July 19, 2014 according to Los angeles police. He was 86. (AP Photo/Lennox McLendon, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Few actors could register disbelief, exasperation or annoyance with more comic subtlety.

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Film, TV legend James Garner, reluctant hero, dies

Actor James Garner, left, smiles as he holds up the Purple Heart medal presented to him in a ceremony in this Monday, Jan. 24, 1983 file photo taken Los Angeles, Calif. Garner was wounded in April 1951 while with U.S. Forces in Korea, but his medal was never presented to him. Actor James Garner, wisecracking star of TV's "Maverick" who went on to a long career on both small and big screen, died Saturday July 19, 2014 according to Los angeles police. He was 86. (AP Photo/Lennox McLendon, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Few actors could register disbelief, exasperation or annoyance with more comic subtlety.

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Police: Movie, TV legend James Garner dies

Actor James Garner, left, smiles as he holds up the Purple Heart medal presented to him in a ceremony in this Monday, Jan. 24, 1983 file photo taken Los Angeles, Calif. Garner was wounded in April 1951 while with U.S. Forces in Korea, but his medal was never presented to him. Actor James Garner, wisecracking star of TV's "Maverick" who went on to a long career on both small and big screen, died Saturday July 19, 2014 according to Los angeles police. He was 86. (AP Photo/Lennox McLendon, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actor James Garner, whose whimsical style in the 1950s TV Western “Maverick” led to a stellar career in TV and films such as “The Rockford Files” and his Oscar-nominated “Murphy’s Romance,” has died, police said. He was 86.

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Angels go extra innings again with M’s, lose 3-2

Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher Garrett Richards throws against the Seattle Mariners during the second inning of a baseball game Saturday, July 19, 2014, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Garrett Richards will carry a chip on his shoulder the rest of the season after getting snubbed for the AL All-Star team.

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Missy Franklin wins 2 events at LA Invitational

Missy Franklin, right, hugs Natalie Coughlin after winning the women's 100 meter freestyle final at the Los Angeles Invitational swimming meet at the University of Southern California, Friday, July 18, 2014, in Los Angeles. Caughlin took fifth in the event. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Olympians Missy Franklin and Caitlin Leverenz won two events each at the Los Angeles Invitational on Friday.

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