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Second LA-area city approves stadium; next move with NFL

In this photo taken Tuesday, April 21, 2015, football fans, who want to see an NFL team return to the Los Angeles area after two decades, chant " bring them back!" before a Carson City Council vote on whether to approve the plan to build an NFL football stadium for the Chargers and Raiders in Carson, Calif. A second City Council has approved a second proposed pro football stadium in the Los Angeles area, putting local issues to rest in the NFL's return to the region and leaving the next move to the teams that would seek to relocate and the league that must give its approval. (AP Photo/Robert Jablon)

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — The ball now belongs to the Raiders, the Chargers, the Rams — and the NFL.

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Shoemaker gives up 2 HRs in Angels’ 6-3 loss to A’s

Oakland Athletics catcher Stephen Vogt makes a diving catch on a ball hit by Los Angeles Angels' David Freese during the third inning of a baseball game, Monday, April 20, 2015, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Matt Shoemaker had one of his poorest outings with the Los Angeles Angels.

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Vogt’s 3-run HR helps A’s beat Angels 6-3

Oakland Athletics' Stephen Vogt, right, is congratulated by Billy Butler, left, and Mark Canha after hitting a three-run home run during the third inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels, Monday, April 20, 2015, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Dan Otero’s longest relief stint in the majors proved vital for the Oakland Athletics in the opener of their four-game series with the Los Angeles Angels.

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