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New developments coming to the Coachella Valley are hoping to turn the desert into the region’s newest surf spot.

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“The achievement of free climbing El Cap in a day is a really audacious goal. It’s something that really distills the experience down into only just the climbing.

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After the victory, fans at Dodger Stadium headed to downtown. People banged pots and pans in their cars as fireworks went off.

Fans celebrate World Series win at Dodgers Stadium and downtown LA

After the victory, fans at Dodger Stadium headed to downtown. People banged pots and pans in their cars as fireworks went off.

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On Tuesday night, the LA Dodgers won their first World Series in 32 years, defeating the Tampa Bay Rays in game six.

Dodgers’ World Series victory brings big cheer to LA

On Tuesday night, the LA Dodgers won their first World Series in 32 years, defeating the Tampa Bay Rays in game six.

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The LA Dodgers are up 3-2 in their World Series run against the Tampa Bay Rays. If the Dodgers win game six on Tuesday, they’ll win the series.

Will Clayton Kershaw, Mookie Betts, and the Dodgers win the 2020 World Series?

The LA Dodgers are up 3-2 in their World Series run against the Tampa Bay Rays. If the Dodgers win game six on Tuesday, they’ll win the series.

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The LA Dodgers won game one of the World Series against the Tampa Bay Rays. At Dodger Stadium, fans stayed in cars to watch the game on big screens in the parking lot.

Watching the World Series in-person during the pandemic

The LA Dodgers won game one of the World Series against the Tampa Bay Rays. At Dodger Stadium, fans stayed in cars to watch the game on big screens in the parking lot.

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The Dodgers are going to the World Series — their third trip in four years.

Previewing the World Series: LA Dodgers v. Tampa Bay Rays

The Dodgers are going to the World Series — their third trip in four years.

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Upper Midwest states like Wisconsin and Minnesota are COVID-19 hot spots right now. One big reason could be the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in South Dakota.

How the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally may have contributed to COVID spikes in the Midwest

Upper Midwest states like Wisconsin and Minnesota are COVID-19 hot spots right now. One big reason could be the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in South Dakota.

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It’s an exciting time to be an LA sports fan. The Lakers won their first NBA championship in a decade. LeBron James took home his fourth Finals MVP award.

Lakers championship caps a turbulent season, includes tributes to Kobe Bryant

It’s an exciting time to be an LA sports fan. The Lakers won their first NBA championship in a decade. LeBron James took home his fourth Finals MVP award.

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Lakers fans poured into the streets of Downtown LA around the Staples Center Sunday evening to celebrate the team’s 17th NBA Championship winning over the Miami Heat.

PHOTOS: Angelenos celebrate in the street after Lakers' victory

Lakers fans poured into the streets of Downtown LA around the Staples Center Sunday evening to celebrate the team’s 17th NBA Championship winning over the Miami Heat.

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Greg Harbut was the only African American to race a horse at this year’s Kentucky Derby.

Horse racing pushed out Black jockeys, trainers and owners. But one owner is pushing back

Greg Harbut was the only African American to race a horse at this year’s Kentucky Derby.

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The Lakers and the Dodgers are headed into their respective playoffs at around the same time today. The Lakers are playing the Miami Heat in the NBA Finals tonight at 6 p.m.

Lakers and Dodgers are playing tonight. What to expect

The Lakers and the Dodgers are headed into their respective playoffs at around the same time today. The Lakers are playing the Miami Heat in the NBA Finals tonight at 6 p.m.

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The idea of a gondola serving Dodger Stadium has been around for a few years. It would be a cable system with pods.

Ditch the car and ride the gondola to Dodger Stadium? LA Metro board reviews a plan for this

The idea of a gondola serving Dodger Stadium has been around for a few years. It would be a cable system with pods.

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The Clippers are out of the NBA finals — so no Staples showdown after all. The Lakers will play the Nuggets in the conference finals.

The Big Ten decides to play college football. What about the Pac-12?

The Clippers are out of the NBA finals — so no Staples showdown after all. The Lakers will play the Nuggets in the conference finals.

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“I wish the country would care as much as these sports leagues are as far as contact tracing and testing and rapid testing. So they’ve invested a lot of money in that.

Pro football is back. NFL invests heavily in COVID testing and contact tracing

“I wish the country would care as much as these sports leagues are as far as contact tracing and testing and rapid testing. So they’ve invested a lot of money in that.

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This complicated summer has the author pining for a simpler time.

Joe Mathews: The summer of our disconnect

This complicated summer has the author pining for a simpler time.

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SoFi Stadium, the new Inglewood home of the LA Rams and Chargers, virtually opened its doors today.

SoFi Stadium opens to no fans, but owners later expect crowds at its clubs, plazas, lake and gardens

SoFi Stadium, the new Inglewood home of the LA Rams and Chargers, virtually opened its doors today.

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The city of Anaheim wants to sell Angel Stadium and the surrounding land to the baseball team’s owners for $150 million.

Anaheim wants to sell Angel Stadium to baseball team’s owners for a radically reduced $150 million

The city of Anaheim wants to sell Angel Stadium and the surrounding land to the baseball team’s owners for $150 million.

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Inglewood is the fastest housing growing market in LA, according to a recent analysis by PropertyShark .

With new development like SoFi Stadium, how might that affect gentrification in Inglewood?

Inglewood is the fastest housing growing market in LA, according to a recent analysis by PropertyShark .

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The Emmys are on the horizon, though this year’s ceremony will be virtual .

Greg Whiteley on Emmy-nominated Netflix series ‘Cheer’ — and the drama on and off screen

The Emmys are on the horizon, though this year’s ceremony will be virtual .

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