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Biggest impact players for USC: No. 2, RB Buck Allen

Former USC running backs coach Tommie Robinson spoke up, saying, "I really like this guy." The guy Robinson was referring to was Buck Allen.  As USC worked its way through a midseason coaching change in 2013, more opportunities arose for Allen after Robinson suggested it during a coaches meeting. Allen went from being buried on the Trojans' running back depth chart...
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No. 7 reason to get excited: Replacing Harry Welch at Santa Margarita

Only one coach in California history has won three state bowl games at three different schools. Harry Welch. After an illustrious career which featured the aforementioned three state bowl championships and nine CIF Southern Section titles, Welch decided to hang up the whistle following the 2013 season. No. 7 on our list of "15 Reasons to Get Excited for the 2014 CIF-SS High...
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Richards' injury leaves gaping hole in Angels' rotation

After Mike Trout, there is not a player more important to the Angels' season than Garrett Richards. In 2014, Richards has been a breath of fresh air for Mike Scioscia's Angels, taking the ball every fifth day and essentially becoming the team's ace and Cy Young Award candidate. His WAR of 4.5 is eighth among Major League pitchers. To put that in perspective, second on...
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Gallery: UCLA practice action

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Hamilton drives in 3 runs, Angels beat Red Sox 8-3

BOSTON -- Josh Hamilton broke out of a slump with two hits and three RBIs, Howie Kendrick drove in two runs, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Boston Red Sox 8-3 to increase their AL West lead on Wednesday night. Hamilton was in a 5-for-41 slump with 18 strikeouts but hit two sacrifice flies and then singled in the Angels' final run in the ninth inning. The Angels' seventh...
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Garrett Richards leaves game vs. Red Sox with apparent leg injury

The Anaheim Angels were dealt a big blow Wednesday night when starting pitcher Garrett Richards went down with what appeared to be a leg/knee injury.  Richard suffered the injury while covering first base, following a ground ball to the right side of the infield. We don't yet know the severity of Richards' injury, but we do know that it didn't look good.  Richards was...
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Chargers' Antonio Gates lets his sister's memory guide him

He has two of the surest hands in NFL history, but only now does Antonio Gates fully grasp what his little sister meant to him. The All-Pro tight end, beginning his 12th season with the San Diego Chargers, sat at his locker Tuesday and reminisced about his 22-year-old sister, Pam, who died last month after a three-year battle with lupus. She had been in a coma for several weeks after...
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Doc Rivers: It's never fun when 'real life comes into our make-believe jobs'

Los Angeles Clippers head coach Doc Rivers finally can take a deep breath, as the issues that arose during last season's playoffs now are in the rearview. Donald Sterling is out; Steve Ballmer is in. The Clippers introduced their new owner during Monday's Fan Festival. Ballmer high-fived and chest-bumped fans as he energetically took the stage. It truly was a "new day...
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Biggest impact players for UCLA: No. 2, LB Myles Jack

The dark horse Heisman Trophy candidate and the most dangerous dual-threat player in the country, Myles Jack has college football's attention. But the All-American linebacker has said more times than necessary that he won't play running back this season. Strengths: Tackling, blocking, pass rushing and scoring touchdowns. In case you haven't figured it out yet, Jack is...
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No. 8 reason to get excited: The emergence of JSerra

Could to the Trinity League be tougher than it's been in previous seasons? Imagine that. Welcome to 2014. Cellar dwellers no more, JSerra is looking to make some serious noise in what largely is considered the toughest league in the country. There was a time when JSerra was on the schedule during league play and you could put an easy 'W'next to the opposition ... in ink...
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Iannetta's double in 9th lifts Angels over Red Sox

BOSTON -- Chris Iannetta hit his second double of the game, a tiebreaking drive in the ninth inning off Red Sox closer Koji Uehara that sent the Los Angeles Angels over Boston 4-3 on Tuesday night. Brennan Boesch had a ground-rule double with two outs off Uehara (5-3) for the Angels' first hit since the fourth. Iannetta then lined a double off the left-field wall, just above...
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Gallery: USC Scrimmage Action

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Happy birthday Darryl Sutter! His best moments from 2013-14 season

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Biggest impact players for USC: No. 3, QB Cody Kessler

During his first spring practice as USC's head coach, Steve Sarkisian decided every position was open, including the quarterback position. Since then, Cody Kessler won the competition going away. As the incumbent, Kessler certainly had the upper hand over his younger counterparts, Max Browne and Jalen Greene. It was a new offense to everyone involved, but the experience of being...
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As UCLA season opener nears, keep an eye on these players

UCLA concluded fall camp in San Bernardino and is back to Westwood to prepare for the season-opener at Virginia. There were a few surprising stars and a few looking to pick up right where they left off.  Here's who stood out in San Bernardino and who to look for as practices are underway in Los Angeles OL Najee Toran Undersized but with a motor to make up for it, the freshman...
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No. 9 reason to get excited: Adam Guerra back in the PAC-5

At the age of 24, Adam Guerra was thrown into the fire. He was named interim head coach at Loyola during the middle of the season, following the sudden resignation of Jeff Kearin in October of 2009. It was Guerra's first head-coaching job at the varsity level.  He guided the Cubs through the final six games of the season, going 2-4 during that time. Three of those losses came...
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Ballmer's self-awareness has Clippers headed in right direction

LOS ANGELES -- Steve Ballmer doesn't know as much about NBA basketball as he thinks he should. The new owner of the Los Angeles Clippers was cut from his high school team as a freshman, and he doesn't have much experience playing the sport that he just invested $2 billion in. Despite attending "100-plus basketball games" last season -- most of which were for his...
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Angels beat Red Sox to extend lead in AL West

BOSTON -- Mike Trout and Albert Pujols hit consecutive RBI doubles, and the Los Angeles Angels extended their AL West lead with a 4-2 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Monday night. It was the fifth win in six games for the Angels, who moved a half-game ahead of idle Oakland. David Ortiz reached base four times with a double, single and two walks for the Red Sox, who have lost three...
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Ballmer energetically kicks off 'new day' for Clippers

LOS ANGELES -- It hasn't always been Hip to Clip. "It's a New Day" was the overwhelming theme Monday for the Clippers organization and its fans, as new owner Steve Ballmer was introduced at the Clippers Fan Festival inside Staples Center.   Head coach Doc Rivers jokingly told a story about people in Los Angeles who were bashful in their claim of being Clippers...
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WATCH: Steve Ballmer's intense introduction

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Photos from Clippers Fan Festival & Steve Ballmer press conference

Watch the LIVE stream of the 'Clippers Live': Clippers Fan Festival and Steve Ballmer Press Conference from Staples Center.    
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Biggest impact players for UCLA: No. 3, RB Jordon James

Jordon James has been stuck. The senior UCLA running back spent two seasons stuck behind Johnathan Franklin and most of last stuck one the sideline with an ankle injury. For a brief moment last season he had nothing stopping him and he was fifth in the nation in total rushing yards going into Pac-12 play.  With the plans to make Brett Hundley more of a pass-first quarterback, it...
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Week ahead for Angels: Four at Fenway before huge series vs. A's

The week ahead When the Red Sox came to town earlier this month, it was not pretty for the Angels, at all. Boston took took of three and the lone game the Angels won in the series was on the strength of a 19th inning walk-off home run. The Angels will head to Boston for four beginning Monday and hope to fare better at Fenway than they did at Angel Stadium. Following the visit to...
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No. 10 reason to get excited: 18-hour practice limit

The rule, similar to many others, was implemented for the benefit of the student athletes. But try explaining that to coaches who were having difficulty getting through fall camp prior to classes starting at CIF-Southern Section member schools. The new rule implemented by CIF State -- and No. 10 on our list of  "15 Reasons to get Excited for the 2014 CIF-SS High School Football...
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Rangers rally for two runs in 9th to beat Angels

Adam Rosales and Mike Carp hit RBI singles in the ninth inning off Angels closer Huston Street, rallying the Texas Rangers over Los Angeles 3-2 Sunday. Texas had lost four in a row overall, and nine straight to the Angels. Los Angeles had won its last four games. Rosales drove in the winning run for the second time in six days. His fly ball over the head of drawn-in left fielder...
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