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Rift between Jerry Dipoto and Mike Scioscia exists despite denial, per report

Dipoto appears like the odd man out in the Angels organization.<p>There is a rift in the Los Angeles Angels organization between manager Mike Scioscia and general manager Jerry Dipoto despite Scioscia's denial, reports Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports.<p>Jon Morosi of Fox Sports first reported that the duo …

Metta World Peace Announces Plans for Second 'Ultimate Comedy Tour'

Get ready for the funny, America, because Metta World Peace and his comedy could be heading to a city near you.<p>A day after signing with the New York Knicks, the former Los Angeles Lakers forward/current crazy person has announced his plans for his second "Ultimate Comedy Tour."<p>Peace made the …

Jordan Farmar Taking Massive Pay Cut to Return to LA Lakers

The Los Angeles Lakers have announced their acquisition of Jordan Farmar, who is taking a rather sizable pay cut in order to hook back up with his old squad.<p>Farmar was set to make anywhere between $5 million and $10 million over the remainder of his contract with Anadolu Efes.<p>He talked about what …

LIFE With the Yankees: Mickey Mantle at Spring training in 1961

LIFE With the Yankees: Mickey Mantle at Spring training in 1961. See more rare <b>photos</b> from 1961 that 25-year old shortstop Tony Kubek took of his famous teammates – Mantle, Berra, Maris, Ford and the rest of on LIFE.com.<p>(Photo: Tony Kubek—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images)

LA Lakers Reportedly Eyeing LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony for 2014 Offseason

While the 2013-14 season could be a struggle with center Dwight Howard now in Houston and star guard Kobe Bryant working his way back from an Achilles injury, the Los Angeles Lakers may not be downtrodden for long if their reported plans come to fruition next offseason.<p>According to Ramona Shelburne …

Nelson Mandela, the revolutionary-turned-prisoner-turned-president who led South Africa out of apartheid and into an era of political and…

Nelson Mandela, the revolutionary-turned-prisoner-turned-president who led South Africa out of apartheid and into an era of political and racial reconciliation, turned 95 years old today.<p><b>Here</b>, a look back at his indispensable life in photographs.<p>(Photo: Barry Von Below)

On this day in LIFE — July 18, 1955: On an Italian farm with Audrey Hepburn

<b>On this day in LIFE</b> — July 18, 1955: On an Italian farm with Audrey Hepburn

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Life After Divorce: 12 Life Sayings To Set You At Ease During Divorce

Nothing upends your world quite like a divorce.<p>When you're faced with paperwork and lingering fights with your ex, it can be incredibly helpful to remind yourself of a simple mantra or life saying that really resonates.<p>Just ask HuffPost Divorce readers. On Tuesday, our readers on Facebook and …

Man builds life-size Tonka Mighty Wrecker truck

When I was a kid, I played with realistic Tonka trucks that were actually made of pressed steel. Ads showed them being put under a Volkswagen Beetle and an elephant with no damage.<p>Today's Tonka Classics re-create the look and feel of those old toys. But that isn't enough for an obsessed Wisconsin …

You Could Make Your Life Better By Sending Five Simple Emails

I've covered a lot of research on how to make your life better but many people struggle with implementing changes because it seems like a major undertaking. It doesn't have to be.<p>You can make strides in 5 fundamental areas by just sending 5 emails.<p><b>HAPPINESS</b><p>Every morning send a friend, family member …

Lakers' Wesley Johnson ready for 'most important' season of his life

Johnson averaged 9.0 points a game as a rookie in Minnesota, dipping to just 6.0 in his second year. He showed some flashes in Phoenix with the Suns, averaging 13.1 points a game through March and April.<p>Now he's a Laker.<p>"This is a dream come true," Johnson said. "Since I was probably like eight or …

Matt Harvey's perfect life, according to Matt Harvey

At <i>Men’s Journal</i>, a lengthy profile of Mets ace Matt Harvey details the pitcher’s life in New York City as a budding superstar. In it, Harvey is pretty direct about the things he wants for himself. Such as:<p><b>Derek Jeter’s lovelife</b><p>“That guy is the model,” he says. “I mean, first off, let’s just look at …

How Josh Hamilton Can Still Turn His Nightmare Season Around

When the Los Angeles Angels signed Josh Hamilton to a lucrative, five-year deal last winter, it was assumed that he would bring his powerful bat to Mike Scioscia's everyday lineup, compete in the All-Star Game and help the team reach the postseason for the first time since 2009.<p>Thus far, Hamilton …

Alex Rodriguez Denies League Plea Deal in Place Regarding Biogenesis Scandal

Alex Rodriguez is preparing for his return to the New York Yankees lineup. At the same time, the Biogenesis incident and potential suspensions are looming like a dark cloud over the heads of several players, including the Yankees third baseman.<p>Details about the performance-enhancing drugs scandal …

Kobe Bryant ahead of schedule

The Los Angeles Lakers not only expect Kobe Bryant to be back by the start of the regular season but believe he could be back by the preseason.<p>Lakers …

NBA announces 5 rule changes

Three of the changes allow for expanded use of instant replay.<p>The NBA's Board of Governors approved five rules changes in a Thursday meeting, the league announced. Among these changes are three expansions to the use of instant replay.<p>When using instant replay to determine whether a defensive player …