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Empty stands at Dodger stadium, college football returns and Kobe Bryant's birther moment: Sklars on Sports




Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers speaks during a news conference at the Lakers training facility on May 11, 2011 in El Segundo, California.
Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers speaks during a news conference at the Lakers training facility on May 11, 2011 in El Segundo, California.
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Jason Sklar - one half of the comedy duo known as the Sklar Brothers - joins us for some news from the world of sports. He talks about the embezzlement scandal surrounding the San Francisco Giants' payroll manager. Jason also riffs on low attendance at Dodger games, the return of college football this weekend and Kobe Byrant’s “birther” moment.