Arash Markazi

Arash Markazi


Sports Columnist at @LATimes. Board Member at @MurrayScholars. Former Senior Writer at @ESPN and @SInow. Followed and unfollowed by @KobeBryant and @KingJames.

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Major events likely to be held in Los Angeles: 2021: WrestleMania, MLS All-Star Game 2022: Super Bowl, MLB All-Star Game 2023: CFP National Championship Game/ U.S. Open (Golf) 2026: World Cup 2028: Summer Olympics

Californians are losing their fear of the coronavirus, setting the stage for disaster.

The front page of @latimessports  looks at nine ways MLB can enhance how fans watch games in 2020 with some great ideas from @BillPlaschke , @dylanohernandez , @maria_torres3 , @jorgeccastillo  @HensonUSATSMG @Jack_Harris38 @MikeDiGiovanna  , @helenenothelennd  .

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One month later, masks are now required in Nevada.

California coronavirus spikes worsen over holiday weekend.

No smoking, drinking or eating as Atlantic City casinos open. Nevada considered this but has not done anything yet, rendering many masks on the casino floor as effective as chin straps.

The @latimes  announced Tuesday it will co-produce @ADBPhotoInc 's "Legends of Sport" podcast. The focus for the next four months will be the NBA season in Orlando as Bernstein, @taniaganguli  and @AndrewGreif  head there for the league's restart this month.

I’ll be on @SpecNews1SoCal  at 7:40 p.m. and 10:40 p.m. to talk about the return of baseball and Ryan Braun’s concerns. “There’s still a part of me that isn’t quite sure we will actually play games.”

California records highest single-day coronavirus toll: 149 deaths.

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A black family tried to get the attention of the police to protect a neighborhood store in Van Nuys and were immediately handcuffed.

This Canadian kid's response to not being able to go to Disneyland this weekend is the best thing I've seen today. 😂

It may seem small but this video says a lot about Dak Prescott.

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Vanessa Bryant on Kobe Bryant being inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame today. "We wish that he was here with us to celebrate but it's definitely the peak of his NBA career."

Moments before they were handcuffed after trying to get the attention of the police, the woman described why it was important for her and her family to protect the store and their neighborhood.

UPDATE: She's OK and at home tonight with her family.

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