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AM News as Becks' Knee Bruises

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- On his blog, Matt Welch often frowns on MLB teams giving huge sums of money to over-30-year-old baseball players (because they're fragile), so when 31-year-old David Beckham hurt his knee today, we thought of Welch cackling from his ivory tower - LA Times

- For the second year in a row there was a fatality at the LA Marathon. This year a 50-year-old bicyclist had a heart attack and died at S. Catalina and Exposition Blvd. - AP

- A stranded motorist who tried to cross the 105 was killed by at least one vehicle, including an MTA bus, yesterday - CBS2

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- Doug Krikorian says that no way did Tommy Lasorda pay $1,500 for a bj as he watched lesbo porn? Why? Because he was a cheap bastard who loves his wife of 50 years - Press-Telegram

- Ken Layne declares that LA's 311 is a Joke - LAT

- Black Snake Moan was a dud in the box (office), only made $4 million over the weekend. Our freaking grandmothers took in $4 million over the weekend - AP

- Windows Vista is cracked. That didn't take long - APC

- All but one of those puppies that were dognapped on video were returned yesterday when one of the thieves turned himself in - AP

- No one won the Mega Millions on Friday so the jackpot for Tuesday's draw is now $340 million, which, if we're not mistaken, was how much we paid to fill up with unleaded the other day - The Merc

AP photo by Jasper Juinen