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5 things we learned from Long Beach State vs. Cal State Fullerton

Mike Caffey was a one-man wrecking crew as he led Long Beach State to a 91-85 overtime win over Cal State Fullerton. It was a career night for Caffey and forward David Samuels to help The Beach (11-11, 5-1 Big West) remain tied atop the conference standings and break the hearts of the Titans (8-13, 0-6 Big West). Here's five things we learned from Long Beach State's come-from-behind...
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RECAP: Sharks ride 5-goal second period to win over Ducks

Patrick Marleau, Barclay Goodrow and James Sheppard each had a goal and an assist, and the San Jose Sharks used a five-goal second period to beat the Anaheim Ducks 6-3 on Thursday night. Joe Pavelski scored in the first as the Sharks improved to 4-0-1 against the division-leading Ducks this season. Antti Niemi made 25 stops in his third consecutive win, helping San Jose extend its...
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Clippers PG Chris Paul makes All-Star team for eighth straight year

Chris Paul is going to the All-Star Game, again. Paul will make his eighth consecutive appearance in the All-Star Game in New York, this time as a Western Conference reserve, as voted by coaches. He's the third Clippers player who will participate in the All-Star weekend. Blake Griffin was voted on the team as a starter by fans. And J.J. Redick was chosen to participate in the 3...
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San Diego Sports Arena will be new home of Ducks' AHL affiliate

The Valley View Casino Center, or better known as the San Diego Sports Arena to locals, has been without a tenant since 2006 when the San Diego Gulls of the ECHL folded. The Sports Arena was once an iconic venue in San Diego sports. The Clippers played there and John Wooden coached his final game in the building at the 1975 NCAA Championship. Back in the 90s, tens of thousands of...
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New AHL Pacific Division benefits both Kings and Ducks

It took about 10 hours -- maybe more -- of travel for the Anaheim Ducks to get one of their young defensemen to Los Angeles in time for a playoff game last spring.  Sami Vatanen had been with the AHL's Norfolk Admirals in the midst of a playoff run. The Admirals were playing the St. John's Ice Caps, a team located closer to the polar ice caps and even Vatanen's native Finland than...
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AHL approves Pacific Division, with five California teams, for 2015-16

The AHL is headed West. The league unveiled the new Pacific Division, including five teams in California and those minor league franchises for the Kings and Ducks, which will begin play in the 2015-16 season. "We're thrilled to bring the AHL to California," said David Andrews, the president and chief executive officer for the AHL during Thursday's news conference. "The AHL has a...
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10 things: Inglewood point guard Terrell Gomez

Inglewood advanced to the CIF Southern Section Division I-AA semifinals last season and it was a sophomore point guard that helped the Sentinels get there. That sophomore, Terrell Gomez, is back and as a junior is once again a focal point of the Inglewood offense.  The 5-foot-8 point guard, who began playing the game at the age of three, is savvy off of pick and rolls and if defenders...
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Maria Shriver asks Kings coach & son to be torch bearers in Special Olympics World Games

Maria Shriver waited for Darryl Sutter after the Kings' comeback win over Chicago for a quick chat at Staples Center. She had a request, and it had nothing to do with hockey. Shriver asked if she could speak to his son, Chris Sutter. After a quick introduction to some of her family, Shriver asked Chris if he and his dad would like to be involved in the Special Olympics' World Games...
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Kings hoping win over Blackhawks sparks turnaround

Patience isn't something the Los Angeles Kings have much of these days. It's been tested quite a lot over the course of their seven-game, six-point slump. But Wednesday night against the Chicago Blackhawks, when the Kings had done just about all they could do against one of hockey's strongest teams, they dug a little deeper and found enough patience and drive to score two late goals...
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Loyola outlasts Oguine, Chaminade

Chaminade's Michael Oguine can be a sight for sore eyes for the Loyola basketball team. "For two years, he's been giving us buckets," Loyola head coach Jamal Adams admitted.   Oguine was up to his old tricks Wednesday night. His scoring prowess, however, wasn't enough to lift the Eagles to a road win as Loyola defeated Chaminade, 64-61, in a Mission League contest.  There was no...
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RECAP: Toffoli, Muzzin score late, Kings rally past Blackhawks 4-3

Jake Muzzin scored the tiebreaking goal with 3:37 to play, Jeff Carter had two goals and an assist, and the Los Angeles Kings roared back in the final minutes to snap their four-game losing streak with a 4-3 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Wednesday night. Tyler Toffoli tied it with 6:11 left for the defending Stanley Cup champions, who made a dynamic rally in their first...
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RECAP: Clippers rally to beat Jazz 94-89, extend streak to 13

Jamal Crawford scored 21 points and the Los Angeles Clippers used a fourth-quarter rally to beat the Utah Jazz on the road 94-89 on Wednesday night. The Clippers have won a franchise-record 13 straight games against the Jazz. Crawford knocked down four 3-point baskets in the win, and Chris Paul scored 21 points and dished out six assists. Crawford scored 14 in the first half after...
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Kings looking forward to Tyler Toffoli's return to ice vs. Chicago

Marred in their worst slump of the season, the Los Angeles Kings know that Wednesday night's game could be their best opportunity to snap out of it. The Chicago Blackhawks might not be the best team in the standings, but having faced them so many times in the playoffs in the last three seasons, the Kings say it doesn't matter. A win over Chicago could change everything. "I know that...
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Kings Weekly: Episode 16 teaser

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RECAP: Andersen earns 3rd career shutout, Ducks blank Canucks 4-0

Frederick Andersen had to make only 17 saves in his third career shutout as the Anaheim Ducks defeated the Vancouver Canucks 4-0 Tuesday night. Matt Beleskey, Kyle Palmieri, Rickard Rakell and Patrick Maroon scored for Anaheim (32-10-6), which sits atop the NHL's overall standings. The Ducks have won six straight and eight of nine. The Ducks are 3-0-1 against the Canucks this season...
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Valencia's four-star athlete, Wilson "humbled" by USC scholarship offer

Jay Jay Wilson lined up just about everywhere on the field for Valencia. At the next level Wilson will have the chance to play just about any position for whichever school he elects to attend.  It's rare and unique to be awarded an athletic scholarship to a Division I university.  It's even more rare and unique to be awarded an athletic scholarship at five different positions:...
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Barnes fined by NBA for cursing at fan; Barnes Tweets it was Suns owner

Matt Barnes has been fined by the NBA again, this time $25,000 for directing curse words at a fan. That fan, according to Barnes' Twitter feed, was Suns owner Robert Sarver. Barnes and the Clippers played in Phoenix on Sunday. Barnes' Twitter feed became a series of rants about that fine and others. "Another 25k! The part of the story the NBA hasn't told you was my language wasnt...
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Kings practice notes: Mike Richards assigned to AHL

Struggling center Mike Richards has cleared waivers and been assigned the Kings AHL affiliate, the Kings announced Tuesday.  Richards was placed on waivers Monday and the move was instantly scrutinized. A veteran with a sizable contract, Lombardi tried to trade Richards but talks never materialized. During Tuesday's practice, he was not on the ice at the Toyota Center, instead on...
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Clippers Weekly: Episode 13 teaser

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Redick to participate in 3-point shooting contest for first time in career

J.J. Redick will participate in the three-point shooting contest in the All-Star Game for the first time in his career. He's thrilled, too. "I don't know if I've ever been in the conversation, but I'm just excited and honored to be a part of All-Star weekend," Redick said. "... You'll have to post a high score this year. I've watched a couple years at home, and it's not the best...
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Crawford scores 21 of his 23 points in fourth quarter to lift Clippers to fifth straight

He doesn't do it often, but Jamal Crawford got vocal with his Clippers teammates in the fourth quarter and told them they would win the game against Denver. Then Crawford went out and won the game. Crawford scored 21 of his 23 points in the fourth quarter to give the Clippers a come-from-behind win over the Nuggets, 102-98. "I just said, 'We're going to win the game. Don't worry...
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5 things: Crawford catches fire in the fourth

Clippers coach Doc Rivers' gamble paid off during Monday night's 102-98 comeback win over the Denver Nuggets. Instead of sticking with his starters -- a lineup that has played over 250 more minutes than any other lineup in the NBA, and to great success -- down the stretch, Rivers decided to keep Jamal Crawford in for J.J. Redick.  On the surface, that's not an atypical move. Crawford...
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RECAP: Clippers ride to 102-98 win over Nuggets

Jamal Crawford scored 19 of his 23 points in the fourth quarter, and the Los Angeles Clippers held off the Denver Nuggets 102-98 Monday night for their fifth straight victory. Crawford scored their final five points and had a key save that led to a basket in the closing seconds, when the Clippers completed their biggest comeback of the season after being down by 16 earlier in the...
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Burst: Southern California Sports Broadcasters Awards

Fox Sports West broadcasters took home plenty of hardware Monday in the Southern California Sports Broadcasters awards lunch at Lakeside Golf Club. Bob Miller won the award for best television play-by-play announcer for his work on Kings telecasts, and his broadcast partner, Jim Fox, won for best color analyst. Patrick O'Neal won for best pre- and post-game host on Kings telecasts...
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Report: Los Angeles Kings release center Mike Richards

A person familiar with the move tells The Associated Press that the Los Angeles Kings have released center Mike Richards. The person spoke Monday on condition of anonymity because the Kings had not announced the decision. Richards was a standout for the Flyers when he was acquired by the Kings, but his scoring has dropped every year since - from 18 goals in 2011-12 to just five halfway...
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