Archive for November, 2017

Texas sheriff says it’s unlikely border agents were attacked

A Texas sheriff who was among the first people to reach two badly injured U.S. Border Patrol agents said he thinks they may have been sideswiped accidentally by a tractor-trailer, not attacked, as President Donald Trump and some others have suggested. The injured agents were found the night of..

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Clippers fizzle in fourth and get run down by the Jazz 126-107

The Clippers thought they had an opponent to share their pain with Thursday as their unplanned experiment of navigating more than two weeks of the schedule with four injured starters began. What the banged-up Utah Jazz reinforced by pulling away in the fourth quarter of a 126-107 victory at Staples…

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NBA: Cavaliers’ earn 10th consecutive victory

LeBron James had yet another double-double, took command of a challenging defensive assignment and stuck around to see the end of the Cleveland Cavaliers’ 10th straight victory, 121-114 over the Atlanta Hawks on Thursday night. James had 24 points and 12 assists, and Kevin Love had 25 points and…

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College basketball: No. 3 Michigan State dismantles No. 5 Irish

Tom Izzo is usually hard to please, consistently finding fault with his teams after victories. But after No.

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College football: San Diego State wants to build a new stadium

San Diego State unveiled details Thursday of a $250-million stadium it wants to build at the site of the former Qualcomm Stadium. The stadium would be built in conjunction with a proposed campus expansion that supporters hope to place on the November 2018 ballot. It would seat 35,000 for San Diego…

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Poll: Newsom, Villaraigosa lead pack in California governor’s race as Feinstein’s reelection bid is sailing

Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom and former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa top the field in California’s race for governor, according to a new poll by the Public Policy Institute of California

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Friday’s top high school football games: Narbonne goes for fourth straight City title

Friday’s championship football games City Section Open Division: Crenshaw (10-2) vs. Narbonne (9-3) at El Camino College, 7 p.m

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A studious Lonzo Ball is learning to be more assertive

After almost every game he plays, Lonzo Ball puts himself through it one more time. He and his manager, Darren Moore, watch the games again to see what could have gone better.

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NFL: Bryant sets franchise record in Cowboys win over Redskins

Dak Prescott and the Dallas Cowboys finally found a way to win without suspended star running back Ezekiel Elliott. The question is whether the defending NFC East champions figured it out in time to salvage their fading playoff hopes. Prescott threw two touchdown passes, including a franchise record-breaker…

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James Franco’s ‘The Disaster Artist’ is a hilarious, heartening celebration of failure

Sometime in 2003, a billboard sprang up over Highland Avenue advertising a new movie called “The Room,” adorned with a screening RSVP hotline and the strange, looming mug of its writer, director, producer and star, Tommy Wiseau.

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