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Bill Plaschke: Getting Manny Machado would let Dodgers steal the spotlight

LOS ANGELES - The star stealing began last winter, when UCLA won the national battle for Chip Kelly.

It continued in early spring, when the Galaxy crashed the headlines by bringing in Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

A couple of days later, the Rams outfought several teams in completing an offseason haul by signing Ndamukong Suh.

Then this summer, the Lakers made the giant grab of LeBron James.

Now, apparently, it's the Dodgers' turn.

It only makes sense they appear to have their clutches on Manny Machado, and could soon complete

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