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Gallery: Tigers top Angels

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UCLA offense, defense set to battle for Myles Jack

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. -- Myles Jack has an affectionate nickname for Brett Hundley: Mr. Heisman. And Hundley has an affection nickname for Jack: Mr. Heisman. The UCLA quarterback is front and center when it comes to the early Heisman Trophy conversations, but Jack, the sophomore two-way player and one of the most dynamic and exciting players in the country, has heard his name mentioned...
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Energized Owa ready for return to Bruins

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. -- One of the most menacing defensive tackles in Los Angeles is also the happiest. At 6-foot-3 and a chiseled 270 pounds, Owamagbe Odighizuwa bounded around the UCLA practice field all spring with seemingly endless energy.  After a year away from the game with multiple hip surgeries, Odighizuwa's love for the game and his team has been renewed. "Having...
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Scioscia sees similarities between Trout, Cabrera

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Batting third for the Detroit Tigers: First baseman, No. 24, Miguel Cabrera. Angels fans can get used to hearing that over the course of the next four days. One of the games' most feared hitters, Cabrera and the Tigers are in town for a four-game series with the Angels. As Angles skipper Mike Scioscia looks over the Tigers lineup, he sees a guy in Cabrera who...
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UCLA formidable, but still under construction

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. -- A lot of schools wanted Brett Hundley to play football for them. The former five-star quarterback prospect had his pick of some vaunted, historic programs. So at the time, his decision to go with middling UCLA was somewhat confusing.  But now, as he enters his third season with the Bruins in the national championship conversation and himself an early front-runner...
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Barry Sanders to split reps in Stanford backfield

LOS ANGELES -- Ready for the second coming of Barry Sanders? They said there would never be another running back like the elusive, darting Hall of Famer, but it turns out there is. Here's the rub: Stanford junior Barry Sanders might be a chip off the old block, but the Cardinal is so deep at running back this season, he may have to settle for sharing time with three others in...
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Third time's the charm: Lakers finally land point guard Jeremy Lin

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- If you ever catch Jeremy Lin's dad, Gie-Ming, in a pickup game, chances are you'll see him throwing up hook shot after hook shot. It's in homage to "The Captain," Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. Lin's father is a huge fan of the Lakers great and the NBA's all-time leading scorer. Perhaps, Lin was always destined to become a Laker all along...
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Mora: It would be awful if Hundley gets black QB stereotype from NFL

HOLLYWOOD -- Much of the discussion here at Pac-12 Media Days this week has centered on the league’s abundance of elite quarterbacks. On Thursday, UCLA coach Jim Mora did not hesitate to talk up the Bruins’ star signal-caller, Brett Hundley, saying: “I can tell you unequivocally that Brett Hundley is a first-round draft pick. The guy’s a future star in the NFL.” But Mora...
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Angels settle for big walk in win vs. Orioles

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- The Angels couldn't get the big hit when they needed it Wednesday night, so they settled for the big walk. Two of them, in fact. They were patient when they needed to be, and it paid off. It allowed them to beat the Baltimore Orioles 3-2 at Angel Stadium and salvage the third game of the series after losing the first two. "We're always battling, and...
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Calhoun's bases-loaded walk seals win for Angels

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Utah WR Dres Anderson following in father's footsteps

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. -- As a UCLA Bruin and then later as a Los Angeles Ram, Willie Lee "Flipper" Anderson could fly. As a Bruin, he was Troy Aikman's main target. In 10 years in the NFL, he set single-game records for the most receiving yards and the most receiving yards from scrimmage. Flipper averaged 26 yards per catch.  There's another Anderson averaging a lot...
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Marcus Mariota about more than just football

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. -- Marcus Mariota can assure you, his return to Oregon has nothing to do with the Heisman Trophy. Well maybe not nothing, since soon as the redshirt junior quarterback announced that he would be returning to Eugene for his third season with the Ducks, the Heisman campaign began and Oregon was yet again an instant title contender. Yes, Mariota wants to finally lead...
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Gallery: Pac-12 Media Days

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Grant Green heads to DL, Angels call up C.J. Cron

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- The Angels sent designated hitter C.J. Cron to the minors last week so he could "exhale," as manager Mike Scioscia put it. But when infielder Grant Green was put on the disabled list Wednesday with a back injury, they promptly called Cron back up to the big leagues. Cron played in just two games for Triple-A Salt Lake and was 5 for 8 with two runs scored...
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USC DE Leonard Williams healthy, ready to dominate

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. -- Ed Orgeron is one of the most hard-nosed, tough, yet still loving coaches there are. It was the loving side of the man affectionately known as "Coach O" that USC defensive end Leonard Williams experienced the most -- at least according to his teammates. "A lot of the d-line guys on the team said he treated me like his baby," Williams said...
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Angels Weekly: Episode 17 teaser

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Mike Leach's summer: Writes book on Geronimo, catches 350-pound Sturgeon

HOLLYWOOD -- Mike Leach's key to a successful season? "Win one game a week." The never-boring Washington State coach spoke at Pac-12 Media Days at Paramount Studios on Wednesday and gave an update on his busy summer schedule, which included a book tour of his work 'Geronimo: Leadership Strategies of an American Warrior' and the birth of a granddaughter. "...
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New law restricts full-contact football practice for high school teams

Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday signed into law AB 2127, which prohibits football teams at middle and high schools from holding full-contact practices that exceed 90 minutes a day, limits the number of full-contact practices during the season to two per week and prohibits contact practices during the off-season. The restrictions, which take effect Jan. 1, 2015, are designed to help reduce...
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Angels suffer first back-to-back losses in a month

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- No pitcher wants to come out of a game in the middle of a shutout, but Angels left-hander Hector Santiago understood why it happened Tuesday night. His pitch count was up, and he was admittedly a bit fatigued after battling the flu for three days. So even though he wanted to continue pitching into the sixth inning, his night was over. Santiago's exit was the...
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Angels can't overcome Orioles

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Mike Tyson to present Evander Holyfield at Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame

The next time you are mad at someone and have a hard time getting over it, consider the case of Evander Holyfield, who once had part of his right ear bitten off by Mike Tyson during a boxing match in 1997. Not only has Holyfield forgiven Tyson, he is pleased that Tyson will present him with his induction trophy on Aug. 9 when Holyfield enters the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame. "...
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Gallery: Five biggest storylines for Pac-12 Media Days

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Ducks sign defenseman Sami Vatanen to two-year contract

The Ducks signed defenseman Sami Vatanen to a two-year contract on Tuesday. Per club policy, financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Vatanen (5-foot-10, 183-pounds) scored 21 points in 48 games with the Ducks last season. He also picked up his first career postseason assist in five games with Anaheim during their Stanley Cup playoff run Vatanen, a native of Jyvaskyla, Finland...
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Gallery: Angels fall vs. Orioles

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Jones' pair of 2-run HRs leads O's over Angels 4-2

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Adam Jones hit a pair of two-run homers, including a tiebreaking shot in the sixth inning, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Los Angeles Angels 4-2 Monday night. Bud Norris (8-6) won for the fifth time in his last six starts, allowing two runs -- one earned -- and eight hits over 6 2-3 innings with eight strikeouts and two walks. The Orioles increased their...
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