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The Fight Corner: Deontay Wilder wants Anthony Joshua, gets Dominic Breazeale

Hi, my name is Lance Pugmire, and welcome to our weekly boxing/MMA newsletter. This newsletter will be delivered right to your inbox every week if you sign up here .

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Mike Trout’s pending record contract ‘a great thing’ for baseball, Dave Roberts says

Dodgers manager Dave Roberts has been around baseball at the highest levels for the past quarter-century. He’s played. He’s been a broadcaster.

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C.A.R. backs governor’s housing proposal

Governor’s proposals address housing shortage head on.

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Anderson Cooper signs two-book deal with Harper

CNN anchor Anderson Cooper has signed a two-book deal with publisher Harper, the Associated Press reported Tuesday .

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Battle of the Valley all-star game should be a dunkfest

There will be a dunk contest at halftime of Saturday’s Battle of the Valley all-star basketball game, but you won’t have to wait until halftime to judge the best dunkers. The boys’ game could produce a record number of dunks considering who’s scheduled to participate.

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U.S.-backed forces seize Islamic State camp in Syria

U.S.-backed Syrian forces on Tuesday seized control of an encampment held by Islamic State in eastern Syria, after hundreds of militants surrendered overnight, a spokesman said, signaling the group’s collapse after months of stiff resistance.

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Mike Trout deserves his huge new contract. Angels deserve applause for getting it done

Good heavens, it really happened. Mike Trout is an Angel for life

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‘Grey’s Anatomy’ showrunner Krista Vernoff lists her Los Feliz digs

As “Grey’s Anatomy” airs its 15th season, showrunner Krista Vernoff is opting for a scene change.

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Parents in college admissions scandal told to make deal or face more charges

Federal prosecutors are seeking potential deals with some of the wealthy parents charged in the sweeping college admissions scandal as investigators continue to broaden the case, according to multiple sources with knowledge of the situation. One source said some of the parents are being given a..

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Soccer! Money makes the soccer world turn (except for you, France)

Hello and welcome to this week’s edition of the L.A. Times soccer newsletter. I’m Kevin Baxter, the Times’ soccer writer.

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