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Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

An X-ray on Mookie Betts' right forearm, which sustained a 94 mph fastball on Monday, came back negative. He's out of the lineup today, but Dodgers manager Dave Roberts doesn't sound as if he thinks this will keep him out long. The Dodgers are off Wednesday, then start a four-game series against the Padres on Thursday. Sounds like Betts can be back by then. "We dodged a bullet," Roberts said.

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Vanessa Bryant, Kobe estate end run with Nike

Vanessa Bryant and the Kobe Bryant estate have elected not to renew their partnership with Nike. "My hope will always be to allow Kobe's fans to get and wear his products. I will continue to fight for that," she told ESPN.

Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

Shohei Ohtani, who hasn't pitched in a game in more than two weeks because of a blister, will be limited to around 75 pitches on Saturday and won't be in the lineup to guard against him having to exit early and leaving the Angels with a short bench. Ohtani threw a 30-pitch bullpen on Saturday and the reports were positive. "He's feeling good," Angels manager Joe Maddon said, "so we'll just pay attention to it and try to make our best guess."

Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

If the Padres keep their same order, and Dinelson Lamet doesn't slot in, the rematch against the Dodgers lines up as ... Darvish-Buehler on Thursday Snell-Kershaw on Friday Musgrove-Bauer on Saturday Paddack-Urias on Sunday "It'll be fun," Dave Roberts said earlier today.

The Right Time: Zion and the Knicks, Aaron Donald and your stories about terrible dates

Bomani Jones is pleased with the New York Knicks’ return to “competency” following Pelicans F Zion Williamson speaking glowingly about playing at Madison Square Garden (1:22). He also compares the story of a mistaken identity that evolved around Rams DL Aaron Donald over the weekend to a WWE wrestling brawl (16:16). Plus, an IYHH including an angry octopus (26:08) and your voicemails from the most awkward date that you have ever been on (36:25)! IYHH Stories @IvanPer4 on NY state leaders agreeing to legalize recreational marijuana: https://abcn.ws/2REJiuw @peterjholley on Houston’s Third Ward still not having running water following a February storm: https://bit.ly/2QEll60 @bydanielvictor on “the angriest octopus”, who attacked a tourist on an Australian beach: https://nyti.ms/3n0FX4u

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