Archive for November, 2018

High School Female Athlete of the Week: Janie Marcus kept battling for CdM girls’ tennis

Janie Marcus missed going to a traditional high school. She did it as a freshman and sophomore when she attended Los Angeles Marlborough. Marcus played on the girls’ tennis team there both years, at No.

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College football: Northern Illinois scores late to win MAC title game 30-29

Marcus Childers threw a touchdown pass — his fourth of the game — to D.J.

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Storm creates mudslide mess but blankets mountains with fresh snow

A cold front that pounded California with heavy rain Thursday and unleashed debris flows in fire-ravaged neighborhoods also left a blanket of snow on mountains across the state. The fresh powder was a welcome byproduct of the storm for those hoping to strap on their snow boots early this ski season…

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Girls’ Water Polo Preview: New coach brings new style for La Cañada

Adhering to the old adage that defense wins games, that’s what new La Cañada High girls’ water polo coach Robert Eccheverria has planned for the three-time defending Rio Hondo League champions this season. “It’s not about how many goals we can score, it’s about how many goals we can limit the opposing…

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Niecy Nash sinks her claws into an offer for Northridge home

Actress Niecy Nash, who currently stars as salon owner Desna Simms on the series “Claws,” appears on the cusp of nailing down a deal for her Northridge home. The roughly half-acre property is currently listed as sale pending, but still “accepting backup offers,” according to the Multiple Listing…

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Rick Hammerle has been fired from his racing secretary job at Santa Anita

Rick Hammerle, who has run the racing office at Santa Anita since 2003, has been dismissed, according to several sources who were not authorized to speak publicly about the matter. Neither Hammerle nor Tim Ritvo, chief operating of the Stronach Group, which owns the track, could be reached for..

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Bradley Cooper’s star is reborn at American Cinematheque tribute to his career

Bradley Cooper stepped up to the microphone and cleared his throat. “It’s been a very long night, but thank you for staying,” he said at the end of Thursday’s American Cinematheque Awards.

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IOC inquiry into boxing federation raises concerns about the sport’s Olympics standing

Olympic leaders have launched an investigation into the international amateur boxing federation, raising concern about the sport in the run-up to the next Summer Games. The executive board of the International Olympic Committee announced the move on Friday, saying it would immediately “freeze the…

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Stephen Curry makes his shoes available in girls’ section after child points out website’s omission

In an essay for the Players’ Tribune this summer, Stephen Curry said he wants his daughters “to grow up in a world where their gender does not feel like a rulebook for what they should think, or be, or do.” But an omission on the Under Armour website for Curry’s latest basketball shoes prompted…

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What we learned from the Kings’ 3-2 loss to the Oilers

Their most consistent forward takes a puck-luck penalty. They get their big offensive weapon on the ice late and he’s stopped. Even when the Kings try to do the right things, it doesn’t work right

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