Archive for September, 2017

Bruins defense has just enough for a rebuff

UCLA was in an unusual, and seemingly frightening, situation against Colorado late Saturday night. The Bruins needed their defense to make a stop to win. It was the same defense that had been repeatedly flattened through the season’s first month but was making some significant and necessary strides…

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Kings were impressed with Oscar Fantenberg at first sight

Kings assistant general manager Michael Futa and his scouting staff were already sold on Oscar Fantenberg from their far-flung journeys to Europe. Futa remembers seeing Fantenberg in his native Sweden, long before he left to play in Russia last season

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Lakers lose preseason debut

After a summer filled with drama, basketball served as a unifier for the Los Angeles Lakers organization.

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Galaxy let win slip away at end, fall into last

If any team ever needed a vacation, it’s probably the Galaxy. After outplaying a 10-man Real Salt Lake team for much of Saturday at StubHub Center, they had to settle for a 1-1 tie when Kyle Beckerman scored on the final shot more than five minutes into stoppage time. The draw extended the Galaxy’s..

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Ricky Nolasco makes 33rd start for Angels, who must replace his 181 innings next season

Ricky Nolasco stepped to the mound sporting an Angels uniform Saturday night for what will almost assuredly be the last time. He wiggled his arm often and winced after each of the Seattle Mariners’ three extra-base hits.

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Ex-Lakers coach Byron Scott’s house burglarized of $200,000 in items, police say

Jewelry, watches, cash and high-end purses are missing from the home of former Lakers coach Byron Scott following a burglary of his Hermosa Beach residence on Saturday, police said. A patio door was found to have been forced open and an estimated $200,000 in valuables was reported missing after..

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Speculation swirls over when O.J. Simpson’s release from Nevada prison will happen

This time, it’s speculation and rumors chasing O.J. Simpson

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Dodgers clinch home-field advantage before securing 5-3 defeat of Rockies

On Saturday afternoon, the day of his 30th birthday, Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen ambled into the visitors’ clubhouse and walked over to a few teammates seated at a table.

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UCLA Bruins blanket Rose Bowl with ‘White Out’ effect in hopes of erasing hard luck

Jaelan Phillips provided a spoiler about seven hours before kickoff.

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Lou Williams steps in as Clippers’ new sixth man

It would not be a stretch to say the most seamless change during a sea of changes the Clippers made during the offseason was in the sixth-man role. Lou Williams has carved out a successful 12-year NBA career being one of the best sixth men in the league. It’s a good thing for the Clippers that..

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