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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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FOX Sports West, Players Trust serve local youth with buses for baseball

FOX Sports West has partnered with The Players Trust, a charitable foundation formed by the MLB Players Association, to transport local, underserved youth to the Big A as personal guests of the Angels players. This Thursday, as part of the Buses for Baseball program, youngsters from the Kidsworks nonprofit in Santa Ana will hop aboard FOX Sports West's Get Your Red On Bus and...
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Sterling's attempt to block Clippers sale may be losing momentum

LOS ANGELES – Donald Sterling’s fight to hang onto the Los Angeles Clippers resumed Monday with a whimper – what was supposed to be a full day of testimony was over in less than an hour, and his lawyers indicated they are hanging their entire case on one legal argument. That argument is simple: that Donald Sterling dissolved the family trust that controlled the Clippers on...
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Former Lakers star Michael Cooper diagnosed with tongue cancer

Former Lakers star Michael Cooper has been diagnosed with early-stage tongue cancer and will take a leave of absence from his duties as coach of the WNBA team in Atlanta. Cooper is expected to recover fully after surgery this week at Emory University. "I know I'm in good hands," he said in a statement released by the Atlanta Dream. "I'm fortunate that my condition...
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Week ahead for Angels: Two division leaders visit Anaheim

The week ahead The Angels begin arguably their toughest stretch of games (all of which can be seen on FOX Sports West, and even though the next eight are at home, they won't be easy. The Baltimore Orioles come to Angel Stadium for three, followed by the Detroit Tigers for four. Both teams lead their respective divisions. Looking beyond this week, there are road games at Baltimore...
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#WestFanPhoto: See best Angels photos submitted by fans

The Angels are one of baseball's hottest teams. They've got their sights set on an American League West title, and a long run through the postseason. And the only place to see the Halos is on FOX Sports West. As the second half of the season gets underway, keep sending us your best Angels pictures via #WestFanPhoto on Twitter and Instagram. "We never give up,"...
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2014 preview: Is Matt Schaub right QB for Raiders resurgence?

With football season around the corner, FOXSports.com is providing a thorough analysis of all 32 teams heading into training camp. The offseason may have lacked some hard-hitting action, but franchise-altering moves have been made. Parity is excessive as ever. Every team looks great on paper in July. But it's the development and seasoning of a team that will matter in January...
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