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Head coach Luke Walton and Magic Johnson survey the Lakers during an NBA summer league game. (Image: Ethan Miller/Getty)

Magic Johnson Says Luke Walton Will Finish Season as Lakers Head Coach

The Los Angeles Lakers are 2-1 since a fiery meeting between head coach Luke Walton and president of basketball operations Magic Johnson. Magic Johnson squashed any speculation that head coach Luke Walton’s job was in jeopardy after the Lakers started the season 2-5. Johnson assured fans that Luke Walton will […]

The New York Mets have announced former agent Brodie Van Wagenen as their new general manager. (Image: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke/Newsday)

New York Mets Hire Agent Brodie Van Wagenen as General Manager

The New York Mets announced Tuesday that agent Brodie Van Wagenen would become their next general manager, ending a four month effort to fill the position. The 44-year-old Van Wagenen has been an agent at CAA Sports since 2006, during which time he has represented several Mets players, including Cy […]

Miami Marlins Sign Mesa Brothers from Cuba in International Player Push

The Miami Marlins made a splash in international free agency on Monday, signing prized outfielders Victor Victor Mesa and Victor Mesa Jr. from Cuba. The Marlins were seen as the likely destination for the Mesa brothers, thanks to Miami’s large Hispanic and Cuban populations. Marlins Want to Target International Markets […]

The Los Angeles Dodgers are hoping they are celebrating a World Series victory when they face the Boston Red Sox beginning Tuesday. (Image: AP)

Upset-Minded Dodgers Present Valuable Slate of World Series Bets

Last year the Los Angeles Dodgers were the best team in baseball. They owned the most victories and entered the World Series as a heavy favorite to win, but lost to the Houston Astros in seven games. This year the Boston Red Sox come into the Fall Classic with the […]

Clayton Kershaw celebrates after striking out Jesus Aguilar to get out of a bases loaded jam in the third inning of Game 5 of the 2018 NLCS. (Image: Gina Ferazzi/Los Angeles Times)

Dodgers, Red Sox Move One Game Away From Reaching World Series

The Los Angeles Dodgers and Boston Red Sox won their respective Championship Series games on Wednesday night, moving each of those teams just one game away from reaching the World Series. The Dodgers beat the Milwaukee Brewers 5-2 behind a dominant performance from starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw to take a […]

Bettors watch MLB games at the South Point Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas in May 2018. (Image: AP/John Locher)

MLB Stuck on ‘Integrity Fee,’ Official Data in Sports Betting Debate at G2E

Officials from Major League Baseball and the American Gaming Association battled over the feasibility of incorporating integrity fees into legal and regulated sports betting in the US, during a panel discussion at the Global Gaming Expo (G2E) in Las Vegas on Wednesday. In a panel discussion moderated by ESPN broadcaster […]