Archive for December, 2017

College basketball: Seton Hall keeps rolling with win over St. John’s

Khadeen Carrington scored 24 points to help No. 23 Seton Hall beat St. John’s 75-70 on Sunday at Newark, N.J.

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Trojans hurt Cougars more ways than one

The blow landed so quickly that most of the Galen Center crowd of 2,518 didn’t seem to notice. Fifteen minutes into USC’s rout of hapless Washington State on Sunday night, Chimezie Metu appeared to strike Carter Skaggs of the Cougars in the groin as he launched a three-point shot.

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Trojans hurt Cougars more ways than one

The blow landed so quickly that most of the Galen Center crowd of 2,518 didn’t seem to notice. Fifteen minutes into USC’s rout of hapless Washington State on Sunday night, Chimezie Metu appeared to strike Carter Skaggs of the Cougars in the groin as he launched a three-point shot

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UCLA Bruins allow 17 points in second half in comeback win against Washington

UCLA played the first half Sunday as if it had somewhere to be for New Year’s Eve. It definitely wasn’t Pauley Pavilion. The Bruins looked uninterested against Washington, their indifference compounding a sluggish start in which they couldn’t make shots, grab rebounds or avoid turning the ball..

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UCLA Bruins allow 17 points in second half in comeback win against Washington

UCLA played the first half Sunday as if it had somewhere to be for New Year’s Eve. It definitely wasn’t Pauley Pavilion. The Bruins looked uninterested against Washington, their indifference compounding a sluggish start in which they couldn’t make shots, grab rebounds or avoid turning the ball..

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Clippers’ Austin Rivers feels he’s ready to play Tuesday

After an MRI on Saturday revealed Austin Rivers had just a sore right Achilles’ tendon injury, and after getting treatment during the Clippers’ win over the Charlotte Hornets on Sunday at Staples Center, he declared that he’ll be ready to play Tuesday against Memphis. “I don’t know what they’re…

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Clippers’ Austin Rivers feels he’s ready to play Tuesday

After an MRI on Saturday revealed Austin Rivers had just a sore right Achilles’ tendon injury, and after getting treatment during the Clippers’ win over the Charlotte Hornets on Sunday at Staples Center, he declared that he’ll be ready to play Tuesday against Memphis.

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Rams’ Kevin Peterson intercepts two passes against 49ers in his first start at cornerback

Rams cornerback Kevin Peterson made the most of his opportunity in his first NFL start, intercepting two passes Sunday in the team’s 34-13 loss to the San Francisco 49ers at the Coliseum.

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Rams’ Kevin Peterson intercepts two passes against 49ers in his first start at cornerback

Rams cornerback Kevin Peterson made the most of his opportunity in his first NFL start, intercepting two passes Sunday in the team’s 34-13 loss to the San Francisco 49ers at the Coliseum. Peterson, an undrafted free agent in 2016 from Oklahoma State, started in place of Trumaine Johnson, who played…

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In New Year’s Day speech, North Korean leader proudly declares his country a nuclear power

For North Korea watchers, a key question ahead of Monday’s much-anticipated New Year’s speech from Kim Jong Un was how the young leader would frame the nation’s advances on nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles.

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