Archive for December, 2016

Kings end their home losing streak against the Sharks, 3-2

There was no place like home for Jeff Carter and the Kings to roam free. Returning to Staples Center after three weeks on the road against a San Jose Sharks team that had essentially owned them in their own barn, the Kings finally broke through Saturday. Carter skated untouched down the left wing…

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Mariah Carey’s New Year’s Eve performance? ‘It just don’t get any bettah’

Today in Entertainment: Debut of Debbie Reynolds-Carrie Fisher documentary pushed up Dec. 31, 2016, 10:23 p.m. Here’s what’s new and interesting in the world of entertainment and the arts today: HBO announces it has moved up debut of ‘Bright Lights’ Backlash forces Steve Martin to delete Twitter…

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Heavy snow forces 2-hour closure of the Grapevine; plows can’t keep up

Heavy snow intermittently forced the closure of Interstate 5 at the Grapevine Saturday night, California Highway Patrol officials said. The road closed in both directions at 7:30 p.m

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Clippers report: Ejections are topic of Doc Rivers’ call with NBA executive

 Clippers Coach Doc Rivers said he spoke with an official from the NBA office regarding his ejection and that of Austin Rivers during Friday night’s game at Houston. After a conversation late Friday night with Kiki Vandeweghe, the NBA’s executive vice president of basketball operations in charge..

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Kings are trying to shake their offensive woes

When Tanner Pearson got off to a hot start this season, he didn’t have any illusions that it would be like that the rest of the way.

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Obesity and sedentary behavior: Which is chicken, which is egg?

If you dread the prospect of hauling your lazy rear end to the gym more often in 2017, new research suggests the extra weight you’ve been carrying around may be to blame. That may sound obvious. But the relationship between excess weight and inactivity is anything but.

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Clippers lose sixth in a row, 114-88 at Oklahoma City

Russell Westbrook had 17 points, 14 assists and 12 rebounds for his NBA-best 16th triple-double of the season, leading the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 114-88 victory over the depleted Los Angeles Clippers on Saturday night.  Westbrook played only 28 minutes as Oklahoma City put away Los Angeles…

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Fate of 3 playoff teams in the hands of backup QBs

There’s a synchronicity to this NFL season. Opening weekend featured three young quarterbacks making the first career starts.

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Deshaun Watson, Clemson set up national title rematch with shutout of Ohio State

It was pretty much a given that Deshaun Watson would make a few mistakes on Saturday night. An interception or two seemed inevitable for the Clemson quarterback prone to occasional bad decisions and wayward throws this season. But, once again, Watson proved more than explosive enough to overcome…

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William Christopher, known as Father Mulcahy on ‘MASH,’ dies at 84

William Christopher, the actor best known for playing Father Francis Mulcahy on the hit series “MASH,” has died at 84 in his Pasadena home, according to media reports. Christopher began his acting career in New York City in several off-Broadway productions that eventually led to Broadway shows.  …

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