Archive for November, 2016

Kings’ five-game winning streak ends with 4-1 loss to the Sharks

The difference between the Kings and San Jose Sharks could be measured by the width of a hockey stick and the thickness of a goal post. Midway through the game, Sharks defenseman Brent Burns made a goal-saving stick play on Trevor Lewis. Minutes later, Tanner Pearson hit the crossbar, one of two..

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UCLA stays unbeaten with 98-56 win over UC Riverside

Another late start came with a bonus for UCLA. There was an early end to any drama

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USC easily defeats San Diego but loses Bennie Boatwright to injury

Bennie Boatwright shuffled clumsily on a pair of oversized crutches when he emerged from the visitors’ locker room Wednesday evening. His left knee was cocooned in a bulky brace that prevented his leg from bending. He gave a half smile, then shuffled through a hallway toward USC’s bus

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Lakers’ Nick Young only has a muscle strain; could miss two to four weeks

Nick Young’s thoughts were dark as he crumpled to the ground at Smoothie King Center in New Orleans on Tuesday night.

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Police officer shot in Washington state dies at hospital

A police officer who was shot multiple times in Tacoma, Wash., while responding to a domestic violence call died Wednesday night, and police worked to arrest a suspect they believed was still barricaded in the home with a gun, authorities said.  Tacoma police spokeswoman Loretta Cool said the officer…

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Should mountain lion P-45 get the death penalty? Fear and outrage roil Malibu hills

Days after a mountain lion known as P-45 is believed to have killed 10 alpacas at a ranch in the Malibu hills, a team of wildlife advocates Wednesday installed a battery of powerful LED lamps to keep the big cat out of the crosshairs of a hunter with a state permit to kill him. To deter the 5-year-old…

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Ingredient in magic mushrooms is shown to ease anxiety and depression in cancer patients in one dose

In findings that could pry open a door closed for nearly half a century, researchers have found that psilocybin — a hallucinogen long used in traditional healing rituals — eases the depression and soothes the anxiety of patients contending with serious illness and the prospect of imminent death. …

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John M. Miller, artist behind painstakingly painted geometric abstractions, dies at 77

John M.

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Calif. woman’s husband may have compromised kidnapping probe with public comments, sheriff says

Sherri Papini’s husband may have compromised the investigation into her kidnapping when he released details of her time in captivity to the media without notifying law enforcement, Shasta County Sheriff Tom Bosenko said Wednesday. “I did not know he was going to release this until a short time…

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College basketball roundup: Hoosiers up to challenge

OG Anunoby scored 16 points and James Blackmon Jr. had 14 Wednesday night, leading No.

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