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Steven Tyler To Perform At Los Angeles Police Memorial Foundation Benefit

The Los Angeles Police Memorial Foundation (Lapmf) will hold a special benefit concert on Tuesday March 6 at Avalon Hollywood.

The evening will begin with a performance by La-based rock musicians Heaven & Earth. Steven Tyler and the Loving Mary Band will close the evening out.

“While participating in the Memorial Foundation’s Charity Golf Tournament I had the opportunity to get to know families that lost a loved one,” says Stuart Smith, Heaven & Earth. He continues “They lost a spouse or a parent over something so stupid as a traffic stop. My heart went out to them. I am very proud to be able to help out the men and women of the Lapd that do this every day for so little and are generally very unappreciated. Steven Tyler also wanted to do more to help,” said Smith.

Proceeds from this event benefit Lapd employees and their immediate family members who
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Dick Enberg, Famed Sportscaster, Dead at 82

Dick Enberg, Famed Sportscaster, Dead at 82
Dick Enberg, a Hall of Fame broadcaster known as much for his excited calls of "Oh my!" as the big events he covered during a 60-year career, died Thursday. He was 82.

Enberg's daughter, Nicole Enberg Vaz, confirmed the death to The Associated Press. She said the family became concerned when he didn't arrive on his flight to Boston on Thursday, and that he was found dead at his home in La Jolla, a San Diego neighborhood, with his bags packed.

His daughter said the family believes Enberg died of a heart attack but was awaiting official word.

"It's very, very, very shocking," Vaz said. "He'd been busy with two podcasts and was full of energy."

News of his death was first reported by The San Diego Union-Tribune.

The San Diego Padres paid tribute, saying in a statement, "We are immensely saddened by the sudden and unexpected passing of legendary broadcaster Dick Enberg. Dick was an institution
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Vin Scully & Yasiel Puig, Emotional Reunion On Bev Hills Street Corner!

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[[tmz:video id="0_fqkr7of0"]] It was like a scene out of the jock version of "The Notebook" ... Vin Scully and Yasiel Puig spotted each other from across the street in Beverly Hills on Monday -- and made their way toward each other ... culminating a Huuuuuge bear hug.  And it might be the sweetest thing ever. Of course, Scully retired as the voice of the L.A. Dodgers before the 2017 season -- but he was always fond of Puig. You
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Vin Scully Says He’ll ‘Never Watch Another NFL Game’ After Anthem Protests

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Vin Scully Says He’ll ‘Never Watch Another NFL Game’ After Anthem Protests
Retired Dodgers broadcast announcer Vin Scully took on the ongoing NFL national anthem protests during a speech at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium on Saturday night, saying he’ll never watch another pro football game again. “I used to love, during the fall and winter, to watch the NFL on Sunday,” Scully said, according to Sports Illustrated. “It’s not that I’m some great patriot. I was in the Navy for a year, didn’t go anywhere, didn’t do anything. But I have overwhelming respect and admiration for anyone who puts on a uniform and goes to war. So the only thing I can.
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Vin Scully: I'll Never Watch NFL Again Due to Anthem Protests

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Vin Scully says he'll Never watch a single down of NFL football again ... and it's all thanks to the players protesting during the national anthem. The legendary Dodgers announcer was speaking at an event in Pasadena on Saturday when he was asked about the controversy surrounding commissioner Roger Goodell, team owners and players ... and Scully didn't hold back. “I have only one personal thought, really. ... and I am so disappointed. I used to love, during the fall and winter,
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Vin Scully on Dodgers Pitching: 'I Better Not Give Any Opinion!'

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[[tmz:video id="0_lc7jtqzf"]] With everyone asking if Dave Roberts made a tremendous mistake in starting Yu Darvish for Game 7 -- Vin Scully says he refuses to second-guess the Dodgers' skipper.  Vin -- along with a bunch of celebrity Dodger fans -- was leaving Dodger Stadium after the loss ... and you can see some of the hardcore Blew Crewers were legit sad ... like Flea and Dennis HaysbertLarry King says it's easy to question Roberts' pitching decisions after the
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World Series Game 2 Ratings Rise From Game 1 As Astros Beat Dodgers

Regardless of who won last night, Game 2 of the 2017 World Series between the Houston Astros and the Los Angeles Dodgers is already being minted as a classic. From the on-field introduction by the legendary Vin Scully, an all-time World Series home run record, fires breaking out in the Elysian Park hills near Dodger Stadium, and an 11-inning battle that saw a remarkable Astros comeback to earn their first World Series win ever, both teams put it all there Wednesday. And…
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Vin Scully Says He Won't Accept Joe Buck's Offer to Call World Series

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[[tmz:video id="0_0dand32l"]] Vin Scully has respectfully rejected Joe Buck -- telling TMZ Sports he won't accept Joe's offer to return to the broadcast booth for one last inning ... and it's breaking our hearts! After Vin threw out the first pitch of Game 2 at Dodger Stadium, Buck -- who was calling the game for Fox -- said he would personally hand deliver the mic to Vin if he would consider coming back ... if only for an inning.  After the game,
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Justin Timberlake & Jessica Biel Enjoy Date Night at Game 2 of World Series — See More Celebs in the Crowd!

Justin Timberlake & Jessica Biel Enjoy Date Night at Game 2 of World Series — See More Celebs in the Crowd!
Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel are cheering for the boys in blue.

The couple, who celebrated their five-year wedding anniversary this month, was spotted enjoying Game 2 of the World Series at Dodgers Stadium in Los Angeles on Wednesday.

Timberlake, 36, showed animated facial expressions throughout the game as the Houston Astros rallied a 7-6 extra-innings victory over the hometown team to even the series at one game apiece.

Timberlake’s appearance at Dodgers Stadium was his first public event since it was announced that he will be headlining the Super Bowl halftime show next year.

Country star Brad Paisley kicked off
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Justin Timberlake & Jessica Biel Have Date Night at World Series Game 2, Plus More Stars at Dodgers Stadium

Justin Timberlake & Jessica Biel Have Date Night at World Series Game 2, Plus More Stars at Dodgers Stadium
After the Dodgers won the first game of the World Series on Tuesday, the excitement in Los Angeles was even hotter on Wednesday when the teams faced off for game two, and even more stars turned out to the iconic s Dodger Stadium to cheer on their boys in blue.

The game attracted some of  the biggest names in music, movies and TV as well -- including Justin Timberlake and his wife, Jessica Biel.

The two wore blue-themed ensembles, featuring a whole lot of denim, in honor of their team, along with some traditional Dodger ball caps.

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The game also attracted "All of Me" singer John Legend, who watched from field level, and chatted with fellow Dodger fans.

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News: Celebs and Sports Legends Turn Out to Support the La Dodgers in World Series

Arrested Development alum Jason Bateman made it out to the stadium yet again, after watching the Dodgers
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Superstars and Sports Icons Come Out to Cheer on the L.A. Dodgers in Game 2 of the World Series

Superstars and Sports Icons Come Out to Cheer on the L.A. Dodgers in Game 2 of the World Series
After the Dodgers won the first game of the World Series on Tuesday, the excitement in Los Angeles was even hotter on Wednesday when the teams faced off for game two, and even more stars turned out to the iconic s Dodger Stadium to cheer on their boys in blue.

The game attracted some of  the biggest names in music, movies and TV as well -- including Justin Timberlake and his wife, Jessica Biel.

The two wore blue-themed ensembles, featuring a whole lot of denim, in honor of their team, along with some traditional Dodger ball caps.

Photo: Backgrid

The game also attracted "All of Me" singer John Legend, who watched from field level, and chatted with fellow Dodger fans.

Photo: Christian Petersen/Getty Images

News: Celebs and Sports Legends Turn Out to Support the La Dodgers in World Series

Arrested Development alum Jason Bateman made it out to the stadium yet again, after watching the Dodgers
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More Big Stars at Dodger Stadium for World Series Game 2

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Celebs flocked to watch the Los Angeles Dodgers in the World Series for the first time in 29 years Tuesday night, and it's more of the same Wednesday ... along with a big Astros fan. Tiger Woods followed in the footsteps of celebs in attendance for Game 1 to root on the Dodgers in Game 2, while Kate Upton's there to cheer for her fiance -- Houston pitcher Justin Verlander. Peyton Manning's also in the crowd with the Astros owner.
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World Series: Vin Scully Can Still Call A Great Game, Even If It Is Just The First Pitch

The capacity crowd at Dodger Stadium for Game 2 of the World Series were treated to one of the only things that could get them more pumped up than being at Game 2 of a World Series: an appearance by Dodgers broadcasting legend Vin Scully to throw out the first pitch. Fox made sure to stick with the pregame ceremony, in which Scully wandered out to the mound with microphone in hand — his first appearance on the diamond since his farewell day May 3 after the Hall of Famer…
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Lady Gaga and More Stars Flock to Dodgers Stadium to Watch Game 1 of the World Series

Lady Gaga and More Stars Flock to Dodgers Stadium to Watch Game 1 of the World Series
It’s time for Dodgers baseball! In the World Series!

Celebrities from the music world and Hollywood came together at Dodgers Stadium in Los Angeles to cheer on the boys in blue for Game 1 of the 2017 World Series on Tuesday.

The game was the first World Series game at the iconic L.A. stadium since 1988 and the hottest World Series game on record (103 degrees at first pitch).

Lady Gaga was spotted arriving with boyfriend Christian Carino and were later seen sitting in one of box suites. “When you got the best seat in the house. Next to Joe Torre and
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Celebs and Sports Legends Turn Out to Support the Los Angeles Dodgers in First Game of the World Series

It's been 29 years since the Dodgers made it to the World Series, and some of Los Angeles' biggest stars  turned out to cheer on their home team for the first game of the series against the Houston Astros.

From Hollywood superstars to sports icons, A-listers came out in force to Dodger Stadium on Tuesday to spark some team spirit -- including former Dodger announcer and beloved L.A. legend Vin Scully, who retired last year after 67 years of calling Dodger games.

Some stars took on the duty of rousing the crowd with a lot of enthusiasm (and a huge blue L.A. flag), including Rob Lowe, comedian George Lopez and Community alum Ken Jeong.

The trio took turns running among the crowd flying the massive Dodgers flag high and proud.

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Even Larry King came out to the game, where he sat right
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Vin Scully Not Returning for World Series, Dodgers Say

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It would be awesome if it happened ... but the Dodgers tell TMZ Sports ... Vin Scully will Not be firing up his legendary microphone for a World Series cameo. The greatest Dodgers broadcaster of all time retired last year -- but many are holding out hope he will come back to work to call an inning or two now that the Blue Crew is playing in the Ws. But unfortunately, it ain't gonna happen. We spoke with Dodgers exec.
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Heroes For Heroes: 3rd Annual Los Angeles Police Memorial Foundation Celebrity Poker Tournament

For 45 years stars from TV, Film, Music and Sports along with community members have come together to show support for the men and women who protect and serve Los Angeles.

On September 10, 2017 they will join together again to help raise funds for the Los Angeles Police Memorial Foundation at Avalon Hollywood.

Proceeds from this event benefit Lapd employees and their immediate family members, who have experienced unforeseen catastrophic circumstances, including death, illness and injury. The Memorial Foundation is the cornerstone of the Los Angeles Police Departments employee wellness program and has granted over $17 million dollars without any direct taxpayer money. The Foundation takes care of the widows and orphans of Officers killed in the line of duty when they may not have any other means. The Foundation helps ensure the children of Officers killed have the funds available to go to college, and helps with medical costs and other life necessities.
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Kobe Bryant and Vin Scully Sendoffs Win La Area Emmy Awards

Kobe Bryant and Vin Scully Sendoffs Win La Area Emmy Awards
Television programs about the retirement of local sports legends Kobe Bryant and Vin Scully won multiple awards at the Los Angeles Area Emmy Awards, which were presented on Saturday night at the Television Academy’s Saban Media Center in North Hollywood. Kcet led all stations with 10 awards, with the Spanish-language stations Kvea and Kmex finishing second and third with eight and seven wins, respectively. Other stations that won multiple Emmy Awards were Spectrum SportsNet La, with six; NBC4 and Spectrum SportsNet, with five; KTLA5 with three; and PBS SoCal with two. Also Read: Emmy Nominations 2017: The Complete List Three Kmex reporters won.
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Los Angeles Area Emmy Awards: Complete Winners List

The Television Academy has announced the winners for the 69th Los Angeles area Emmy Awards.

Kcet crushed the competition with ten wins, placing just above other multiple winners Kvea (eight wins), Kmex (seven wins), NBC4 (five wins), Spectrum SportsNet (five wins), KTLA5 (three wins), and PBS SoCal (two wins).

Bob Miller, the recently retired “Voice of the Kings”, was the recipient of the Governors Award.

Variety’s “Actors on Actors” on PBS was nominated for best entertainment programming at the Television Academy’s 69th Los Angeles area Emmy Awards, but did not win. The series previously won the category in 2015 and 2016.

The winners of this year’s L.A. Area Emmy Awards were announced Saturday night at the TV Academy’s newly renovated Wolf Theatre at the Saban Media Center in North Hollywood.

The complete winners list can be viewed below.

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Espy Awards: Peyton Manning Roasts as Host, Michelle Obama Promotes Inclusion

Espy Awards: Peyton Manning Roasts as Host, Michelle Obama Promotes Inclusion
Some of biggest names in sports stepped out for the Espy Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Wednesday. Among the attendees were Kevin Durant, Aaron Rodgers, Simone Biles, and Stephen Curry.

Former NFL quarterback Peyton Manning took the stage to host the 25th annual event. He opened the show praising the ESPYs for having a former athlete host for the first time, despite the fact that John Cena emceed last year.

John Cena is an athlete the same way Ryan Lochte is a reliable witness,” Manning joked of the professional wrestler and actor. “It’s just not an accurate statement.”

The evening was sprinkled with pre-recorded clips of Manning poking fun at himself, including him checking into a retirement home post-nfl retirement and hosting a Super Bowl Li party gone wrong.

Jon Stewart made a rare television appearance to present U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Israel Del Toro with the Pat Tillman Award
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