Archive for November, 2015

Teams with losing records will be eligible for at least two bowl bids

Teams with 5-7 records will become eligible for at least two bowl bids, and as many as five, based on their academic progress rates. The NCAA Division I council approved a recommendation made by the football oversight committee on Monday to fill the record 40 bowls with five-win teams because not…

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Jakob Silfverberg gets going to help Ducks get over it in 4-0 win over Vancouver

Two months’ worth of pent-up Ducks frustration might as well have been released on one shot by Jakob Silfverberg. Stuck in a season-long slump, Silfverberg unleashed a slap shot from the top of the right circle that beat Vancouver goalie Ryan Miller one minute into the third period Monday.

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Clippers beat Trail Blazers 102-87 to win their third straight game

Clippers Coach Doc Rivers recently said his team needs to perform better in third quarters.

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Kevin Durant slams the media’s treatment of Kobe Bryant

Kevin Durant doesn’t approve of the amount of criticism Kobe Bryant has received this season from the media. Durant believes Bryant’s career, which has spanned two decades, greatly overshadows his play this season and he wishes reporters would show more respect during Bryant’s final months in the…

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USC stays with what’s working, promotes Clay Helton from interim to full-time coach

Clay Helton’s big day came right at the start of an important week for USC’s football team, and it was clear which took precedence. Dressed in a suit and wearing an ear-to-ear grin, Helton completed his opening remarks during a buoyant news conference at USC’s McKay Center — where he was formally…

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Robert Durst is sued for $100 million by his first wife’s family over her 1982 disappearance

Relatives of embattled New York real estate scion Robert Durst’s missing first wife filed a $100-million lawsuit against him Monday in New York, arguing he violated their right to bury her.  When Kathleen Durst, 29, initially disappeared from the couple’s suburban New York home in 1982, her husband…

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Robert Durst is sued for $100 million by his first wife’s family over her 1982 disappearance

Relatives of embattled New York real estate scion Robert Durst’s missing first wife filed a $100-million lawsuit against him Monday in New York, arguing he violated their right to bury her.  When Kathleen Durst, 29, initially disappeared from the couple’s suburban New York home in 1982, her husband…

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Tribune Publishing denies rumor of sale started by Rupert Murdoch tweet

Tribune Publishing Co. on Monday denied a rumor started by media mogul Rupert Murdoch that the news organization was on the verge of being sold, saying it is “not engaged in discussion or a process to sell the company.” Tribune Publishing, which owns the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune and several…

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Tribune Publishing denies rumor of sale started by Rupert Murdoch tweet

Tribune Publishing Co. on Monday denied a rumor started by media mogul Rupert Murdoch that the news organization was on the verge of being sold, saying it is “not engaged in discussion or a process to sell the company.” Tribune Publishing, which owns the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune and several..

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Climate change talks: Updates from the landmark COP21 summit near Paris

As things kick off for the United Nations Conference on Climate Change near Paris, which is scheduled to last 12 days, The Times will be covering the summit, including the large delegation attending from California  with Gov. Jerry Brown. After years of faltering negotiations, the conference of…

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