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Column: The Gospel of Fernandomania: Fernando Valenzuela remains a Mexican American icon

3 days ago   |   By Los Angeles Times

Fernando Valenzuela became a star pitcher with the Dodgers in 1981, igniting Fernandomania and giving Mexican Americans a hero still revered today.
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Stephen Curry scores 38 points, Warriors beat Rockets

Stephen Curry scores 38 points, Warriors beat Rockets

SAN FRANCISCO - Stephen Curry scored 23 of his 38 points in the third quarter and the Golden State Warriors withstood another injury to rookie James Wiseman to beat the Houston... Read more ...

Irving, Schroder thrown out of Lakers-Nets game

Irving, Schroder thrown out of Lakers-Nets game

NEW YORK - Kyrie Irving and Dennis Schroder were thrown out in the third quarter Saturday night, taking even more star power from a matchup between the Nets and Lakers that was... Read more ...

T-wolves owner: A-Rod, partner in agreement to buy NBA club

T-wolves owner: A-Rod, partner in agreement to buy NBA club

MINNEAPOLIS - Former baseball star Alex Rodriguez and e-commerce mogul Marc Lore signed a letter of intent Saturday to buy the Timberwolves and keep the NBA franchise in... Read more ...

Finau gets a call during Masters delay, from Tom Brady

Finau gets a call during Masters delay, from Tom Brady

AUGUSTA, Ga. - Cell phones are almost entirely forbidden at Augusta National, so imagine Tony Finau's surprise Saturday when he got told during a weather delay that someone... Read more ...

Laureano's 2-run shot sends A's to 7-3 win over Astros

Laureano's 2-run shot sends A's to 7-3 win over Astros

HOUSTON - Ramón Laureano hit a two-run homer, rookie Seth Brown connected for his first big league home run and the Oakland Athletics beat the Houston Astros 7-3 on Saturday to... Read more ...

Kevin Holland pitches Marvin Vettori vs. Derek Brunson since they 'hump so well'

Kevin Holland pitches Marvin Vettori vs. Derek Brunson since they 'hump so well'

Kevin Holland suffered his second UFC main event loss in a 21-day span on Saturday, and both defeats came through similar means. Just three weeks after losing a unanimous... Read more ...

Laureano's 2-run shot gives Athletics 7-3 win over Astros

Laureano's 2-run shot gives Athletics 7-3 win over Astros

HOUSTON - Ramón Laureano hit a two-run homer, rookie Seth Brown connected for his first big league home run and the Oakland Athletics beat the Houston Astros 7-3 to win the series. Read more ...

Mackenzie Dern hopes to crack top five after UFC on ABC 2 win over Nina Nunes

Mackenzie Dern hopes to crack top five after UFC on ABC 2 win over Nina Nunes

LAS VEGAS - Mackenzie Dern believes she's nearing the top of her division. The UFC strawweight contender hopes to be in the top five of the rankings following her most recent... Read more ...

UFC on ABC 2 results: Marvin Vettori outwrestles Kevin Holland for unanimous...

UFC on ABC 2 results: Marvin Vettori outwrestles Kevin Holland for unanimous decision win

Marvin Vettori keeps adding wins to his latest streak. The UFC middleweight contender picked up another victory Saturday and now finds himself on a five-fight winning streak... Read more ...

Houston Chronicle reporter loses job after comparing Deshaun Watson's...

Houston Chronicle reporter loses job after comparing Deshaun Watson's accusers to terrorists

Houston Chronicle reporter Aaron Wilson released an apology for the comments he made during a March radio interview. Read more ...