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Clippers have glitz, glamour but finish with gritty season-opening victory

That had all the makings of a thrilling, dramatic, entertaining season opener for the Clippers, complete with a last-minute scare. New owner Steve Ballmer was on the court 2 1/2 hours before the game, chatting with Fergie, who was doing a mic check for the National Anthem, and pumping up players with hugs and handshakes and that enthusiastic clapping. NBA commissioner Adam Silver...
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Griffin shows reliability in late game situations

Blake Griffin aims to be more reliable for the Clippers late in games. It took him all of one game into the the 2014-15 season to take a step in that direction. With five seconds left and the Clippers holding on to a one-point lead against the Thunder, Griffin had the ball with a teammate ahead but elected to dribble it himself thinking he could outrun the Oklahoma City defense....
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Northridge hoops ready to take next step in building program and school culture

Reggie Theus used to tell the guys he coached in the NBA that they couldn't get stagnant. Every season, they needed to bring something new to the table.  Be it a mid-range game, improved defense, a new post-up move -- something new was necessary every season. The head coach of Cal State Northridge is bringing a lot to the table this season. Cal State Northridge basketball, stagnant...
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No. 12 Arizona vs. No. 22 UCLA: Three things to watch

The last time UCLA played a ranked team from the state of Arizona, the result was a blowout in favor of the Bruins. As a result, they were put back into the College Football Playoff conversation.  While that conversation is somewhat unlikely, a win over Arizona will keep UCLA in the Pac-12 Championship conversation. The Wildcats have one of the most exciting young quarterbacks in...
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Allen makes 24 saves in Blues' 2-0 win over Ducks

Alexander Steen and Ryan Reaves scored, and Jake Allen stopped 24 shots in his second NHL shutout, leading the St. Louis Blues to a 2-0 win over the Anaheim Ducks on Thursday night. The Blues (5-3-1) won their third consecutive game despite playing without four of their top nine forwards on Thursday. David Backes and T.J. Oshie sat out because of concussions, Paul Stastny was sidelined...
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Kunitz powers Penguins over Kings 3-0

Marc-Andre Fleury made 35 saves in his 30th NHL shutout, and Chris Kunitz had two goals in a three-point game to lift the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 3-0 victory over the Los Angeles Kings 3-0 on Thursday night. Kris Letang scored his first goal of the season, and Evgeni Malkin became the fifth player in team history to register 400 assists as the Penguins used their dominant power...
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BURST: St. Bonaventure at Westlake

Have a look at our best videos and photos from St. Bonaventure at Westlake. NOTE: You may need to refresh your browser for the media to appear
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Breakdown: No. 12 Arizona vs. No. 22 UCLA

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BURST: LA Clippers open 2014-15 season

Check out our best photos and videos from the LA Clippers' season-opening game vs. the Oklahoma City Thunder. NOTE: You may need to refresh your browser for the media to appear
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Breakdown: USC at Washington State, Saturday, 1:30 p.m.

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Lott IMPACT Trophy: Watch interviews with several quarterfinalists

The Lott IMPACT Trophy represents all the good qualities of college football -- integrity, maturity, performance, academics, community and tenacity. The Trophy recently named its 20 quarterfinalists for the annual award, which will be handed out Dec. 14 at 7 p.m. on FOX Sports. Check out some of the compelling videos flow about the quarterfinalists, including Leonard Williams (USC...
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Clippers all set to kick off Steve Ballmer era, make run at NBA title

The season opener is finally here for the Clippers.  The new era kicks off tonight with owner Steve Ballmer courtside as the Clippers host Oklahoma City, the team that bounced the Clippers out of the playoffs last year. The Clippers are searching for the organization's first championship. Guard Jordan Farmar believes the Clippers are gaining ground in the Los Angeles basketball...
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Major League Soccer awards new team to LA, will join MLS in 2017

LOS ANGELES -- The end of Chivas USA will lead to the rise of Los Angeles Football Club. MLS has sold the rights to a second Los Angeles franchise to a group of 21 investors led by executive chairman Henry Nguyen, managing partner Peter Guber and president Tom Penn. Nguyen, Guber and Penn have assembled a broad coalition to back the club including Magic Johnson, Nomar Garciaparra...
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Chaminade's record-setting kicker Ben Kreitenberg lives out grandfather's dream

At times, our actions are our words. A smile, a hug, a grabbing of the hand can say plenty without any words at all. To those on the receiving end, it can mean so much more. To Ben Kreitenberg, it means the world. Kreitenberg, a senior at Chaminade, is as decorated a kicker as the state has seen. Throughout his coaching career, Ed Croson of Chaminade has only coached two freshmen...
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POLL: Which QB is all-time best to play in the Trinity League?

In this week's CIF-SS football poll, we ask which of these four quarterbacks is the all-time best to come from the Trinity League? Click above to vote and share it on social media. NOTE: You may need to refresh your browser for the media to appear
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Cypress' Quinten Pounds to be a Husky

When Quinten Pounds saw the late Sean Taylor play he was enamored.  He enjoyed watching the Washington safety so much he decided to wear the No. 21.  Taylor was a ballhawk and a playmaker.  Pounds has some of that in him as well.  He had 11 interceptions last season as a junior. He's added five more this season.  That's just part of the reason colleges were attracted...
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Long Beach State eager to head back to NCAA Tournament

It's a drought by modern Long Beach State standards.  After a one-year hiatus, the team that won three-straight Big West Championships spent a year undergoing a rebuild of their identity in order to get back to their championship ways.  The first step to that was extending head coach Dan Monson, who is only four wins away from the most in program history, for five more years...
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Rivers working meditation into routine, including tips from Phil Jackson

Doc Rivers is doing much more than studying X's and O's in his quest to help bring the Clippers the organization's first championship. He's added meditation to his coaching arsenal. And the best part is that he's picked up some meditation tips from someone in the NBA coaching fraternity; Zen Master Phil Jackson. "I didn't go to Phil. We just were talking...
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Clippers coach Doc Rivers talks meditation with FSW's Jill Painter Lopez

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Clippers feel for Lakers' Randle, who is out for season with broken leg

Clippers center DeAndre Jordan was watching the Lakers game against Houston on Tuesday and was shocked by Julius Randle's injury. Randle, the 19-year-old rookie forward, made his NBA debut for the Lakers on Tuesday night, but it was shortlived after he broke his leg and now is expected to miss the remainder of the season. After watching the play the first time, Jordan figured...
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Burks' number could be called to rush passer for USC

Charles Burks decided to go to USC when it wasn't the most popular thing to do. As he was making his decision, players who were already in the fold were leaving due to sanctions there were being handed down. Not only did Burks stick with his commitment, he stayed through it all. Burks elected to remain a Trojan during an era when playing time is key and bolting a program is the...
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Ducks' Andersen to don Reservoir Dogs-inspired goalie mask

Frederik Andersen is at it again. No, he didn't add another victory to a 6-1-0 record. The Anaheim Ducks' netminder is adding another ridiculously-awesome mask to his rotation. The new mask design, created by David Gunnarsson, is inspired by the Quentin Tarantino cult classic, Reservoir Dogs. Gunnarsson and Andersen worked together on the Lego Movie-themed mask the goaltender...
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Clippers grooving with "Be Relentless" new ad campaign

The Clippers don't kick off their NBA season until Thursday, but they're already in the spotlight with their new an campaign. The organization ushered in the new era with a snazzy television ad and new mantra, "Be Relentless." The ad, promoting the Clippers, ran during telecasts of the NBA's first games Tuesday night, including the Lakers game against the Rockets...
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Steve Ballmer's Clippers will use technology to let fans call shots

It sounds like a scenario that could exist only in the mind of a tech savant. A fan at Staples Center wants to see his favorite Clipper dunk on the overhead video board during a timeout. He accesses a website with his mobile phone, picks Blake Griffin from a lineup of players and selects a dunk from a list of shots. Five seconds later, Griffin throws down a vicious one-handed windmill...
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'Be Relentless': Clippers launch new 2014-15 advertising campaign

'Be Relentless.' That's the new motto and advertising campaign of the Los Angeles Clippers as they get set to start their 2014-15 season on Thursday vs. the Thunder. The Clippers' first game on Prime Ticket is Friday vs. the Lakers starting at 7 p.m. "We are absolutely committed to developing the Clippers into not only one of the top teams on the court, but also...
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