Archive for October, 2015

Catching up with former Dodgers GM Paul DePodesta at the World Series

Paul DePodesta might have been ahead of his time. The Harvard-educated DePodesta was 31 when the Dodgers hired him as general manager in 2004. That is this year’s model for general managers: a 30-something out of the Ivy League

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Glendale Community College football streaks past West L.A.

Football: Vaqueros have first win streak of season following 35-21 division victory.

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Man walking down the street in Colorado Springs shoots three people to death

A man marching down the street shot and killed three people Saturday, before being fatally shot in a gun battle with police, authorities and witnesses said.

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Joe Torre won’t say whether Mets’ Noah Syndergaard will be suspended

Joe Torre would not say whether New York Mets pitcher Noah Syndegaard will face suspension after throwing a purpose pitch to start Game 3 of the World Series on Saturday. Torre said he was aware of Syndergaard’s comments after the game, in which the pitcher said the pitch — high and tight to Kansas…

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Live updates: UCLA leads Colorado, 7-0, in second quarter

UCLA’s drive is — you guessed it — another three and out. Rosen was about a foot away from connecting with Jordan Payton on a long third-down pass. Instead, punter Matt Mengel gets more work

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Live updates: USC and California tied, 7-7, in the second quarter

USC’s defense stops the run and forces California and Jared Goff into a three-and out. On third down, Goff scrambles and rushes for five yards before he is tackled by Delvon Simmons, a yard away from the first down.  California punts and Adoree’ Jackson opts to let it bounce out of bounds. — …

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Live updates: USC and California tied, 7-7, in the second quarter

USC’s defense stops the run and forces California and Jared Goff into a three-and out.

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Live updates: UCLA leads Colorado, 7-0, in second quarter

The second quarter picked up right where the first quarter left off. After a three and out for Colorado, UCLA will take over on its 25-yard line. —————–  Did you blink

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Developing the robot of the future

UC San Diego is establishing a robotics institute aimed at developing machines that can interpret such things as facial expressions and walking styles and size up people’s thoughts, actions and feelings. The See-Think-Do technology is largely meant to anticipate and fulfill people’s everyday needs,..

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Experience the ancient secrets and pristine artifacts of Utah’s Moon House before it’s too late

It was a balmy March morning, and I was speeding down a glorious stretch of Utah highway alongside soaring red-rock cliffs and the churning Colorado River. I cruised through frenetic Moab, heading south past the tidy Mormon hamlets of Monticello and Blanding toward a remote canyon on Cedar Mesa..

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