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Long Beach State PG Caffey starting to find his leadership voice

Mike Caffey was only seven years old when those around him started to realize he was going to be a point guard. His obsession with basketball already had started. It started way back when he used to climb the bleachers in diapers while watching his older brother play. The obsession continued as he grew into a young child, constantly bouncing a basketball all around the house, one...
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RECAP: Nuggets hang on to beat Clippers 109-106

Wilson Chandler and Danilo Gallinari hit successive 3-pointers late in the fourth quarter, and the Denver Nuggets regrouped after blowing a 16-point halftime lead to beat the Los Angeles Clippers 109-106 on Friday night. Nate Robinson scored 20 points off the bench to lead the Nuggets, who snapped a three-game losing streak. Blake Griffin had his second 30-point performance in a...
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RECAP: Hoffman scores two goals in Senators' win over Ducks

Mike Hoffman scored two goals and Erik Karlsson had two assists Friday night as the Ottawa Senators beat the Anaheim Ducks 6-2. Kyle Turris added a goal and an assist, and Milan Michalek, Mark Stone and Mika Zibanejad also tallied for the Senators (14-12-6). Ottawa won back-to-back games for the first time since early November. Craig Anderson made 32 saves to record his second straight...
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3 things to watch for when UCLA plays No. 1 Kentucky

Still in need of a signature win, the UCLA Bruins now head to Chicago to face top-ranked Kentucky Wildcats in the CBS Sports Classic. Remember when No. 1 Kentucky was knocked off by a then-unranked and resurgent Indiana squad in 2011? Maybe the Bruins will find what they're looking for Saturday when the clock hits zeroes. OK, so maybe UCLA, who briefly flirted with the rankings this...
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Williams surprised by USC team MVP honor

Leonard Williams was somewhat baffled by the recognition.  "It was surprising actually," Williams admitted. "I thought Cody Kessler was probably going to win it. He had an outstanding performance this year. "I felt like those types of awards mostly go to offensive players." Earlier this week at the USC team banquet, Williams was named the 2014 USC Team MVP.  He truly believed it...
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Former top Angels pick shot to death after children argue over candy

A former high draft pick of the Los Angeles Angels was shot to death Wednesday in College Park, Ga., after a fight that started over candy, Myfoxatlanta.com reported. Ryan Bolden, a 23-year-old from Mississippi, was visiting someone at an apartment complex when 10- and 11-year-olds began arguing over candy. According to the report, adults became involved and Bolden, who was taken...
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Riverside C.C. 'dynamic' WR Whitney signs with USC

What the 2014 season was to quarterbacks, locally, at the high school level, the 2015 season is shaping up to be for wide receivers. The 2015 season will be dubbed the Year of the Wide Receiver and USC coaches will be lining up to sign some of the top stars for their 2016 class. The Trojans got a head start, however, on Thursday receiving a signed Letter of Intent from one of the...
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RECAP: LA Kings move past Blues 6-4

Jake Muzzin scored the tiebreaking power-play goal with 11:02 to play, Marian Gaborik had two goals and two assists, and the Los Angeles Kings rallied from an early three-goal deficit for a 6-4 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Thursday night. Anze Kopitar and Jeff Carter each had a goal and three assists as the defending Stanley Cup champions avenged a loss in St. Louis on Tuesday...
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Physical practice for Trojans perhaps provides glimpse into the future

It's tough to get away from the numbers on the USC campus even with a bowl game right around the corner. Numbers, or lack thereof, have been a huge point of discussion for most of the last five seasons for USC and, more specifically, the last three as the team has had to deal with 30 less scholarships. Thursday as the team continued preparations for Nebraska and the Holiday Bowl...
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Happy Holidays from FOX Sports West & Prime Ticket

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Mora says he's 'not going anywhere' amid coaching rumors

It's that time of year when a handful of college football programs are in search of a new head coach, which usually leads to endless amounts of rumors that involve coaches under contract. Enter UCLA head coach Jim Mora, who Vegas betmakers placed 8-1 odds on him becoming the next leading man at the University of Michigan. Mora is only behind current San Franscisco 49ers head coach...
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Clippers have variety of ways to combat Denver's altitude

Let the altitude games begin. The Clippers play the Nuggets in Denver on Friday (starting at 5:30 p.m. on Prime Ticket), and there are all sorts of schools of thought and mind games athletes and coaches play on dealing with altitude in the "Mile High" city. "I have not learned anything from playing in Denver," Doc Rivers joked. "I told my son Austin (Rivers who plays for the Pelicans...
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Clippers edge Pacers for 102-100 win

Blake Griffin had 31 points and 16 rebounds, DeAndre Jordan added 23 rebounds and 15 points, and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Indiana Pacers 102-100 on Wednesday night. Chris Paul had 20 points and nine assists, helping the two-time defending Pacific Division champions win for the 11th time in 13 games. The Pacers, who snapped an eight-game losing streak with their 110-91 rout...
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Clippes' Hawes 'encouraged' by progress of bruised knee

Clippers reserve center Spencer Hawes is out for tonight's game against the Pacers but not out for the season. Earlier in the day on "First Take," it was reported that Hawes might be out for the season. "No, no, no, that's not the case," Hawes said before Wednesday's game. Hawes has a bruised left knee bone, and there is no timetable yet for his return. "Stuff like that seems like...
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Kings eager to avenge road loss to Blues

It was the end of a dismal road trip and it finally looked as though the Los Angeles Kings would break through with a big road win against a tough conference opponent. But three goals in the span of less than three minutes effectively took the wind out of their sails. The Kings ended a five-game road trip 1-3-1.  All season it's seemed as though the Kings couldn't buy a road win...
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Trojans DT Woods (pectoral) will miss Holiday Bowl

USC began official bowl preparations Wednesday morning at Cromwell Field. In attendance but not in uniform was defensive tackle Antwaun Woods. The redshirt junior stood on the sideline, his arm secure in a sling. Head coach Steve Sarkisian announced Woods had undergone surgery on his left pectoral muscle and will not play in the Holiday Bowl on Dec. 27 against Nebraska.  The head...
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Finish the holiday lyrics with the FOX Sports West Girls

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CIF-SS Century of Greatness: Louis Zamperini

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Clippers' star Chris Paul and comedian Kevin Hart put the fun in giving back

Clippers star Chris Paul and popular comedian Kevin Hart teamed up Tuesday to teach children an important lesson in giving and receiving. Paul and Hart, along with Clipper Ekpe Udoh, brought joy, screams and the holiday spirit to a Toys "R" Us in Southern California. Paul's event gave $100 gift cards for a shopping spree to 100 Los Angeles children, many of whom are part of LA's...
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RECAP: Tarasenko scores 3 in Blues' comeback win over Kings

Vladimir Tarasenko scored three goals, and the streaking St. Louis Blues netted four in the third period in a 5-2 comeback victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday night for their fifth straight win. The Blues scored three times, including two power-play goals, in a span of 2:30 in the third. Tarasenko added an empty-net tally with 1:24 remaining for his 20th goal of the season...
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Kings Weekly: Luc Robitaille discusses Kings Stadium Series jersey design

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RECAP: Kessel, Bernier help surging Leafs stop Ducks 6-2

Phil Kessel scored two of Toronto's four third-period goals and the Maple Leafs beat Anaheim 6-2 for their sixth straight victory Tuesday night, snapping the Ducks' eight-game winning streak. David Booth scored his first of the season unassisted at 4:37 of the third before Nazem Kadri got his ninth at 5:28 to put Toronto ahead 4-1. Anaheim starter Frederik Andersen was replaced by...
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BURST: Kings unveil jerseys for Stadium Series matchup vs. Sharks

The Kings will wear some special threads on Feb. 21 when they face the Sharks in the Stadium Series. The game, which will take place at the new Levis Stadium in Santa Clara, will be the second outdoor action in as many seasons for the Kings after taking on the Ducks at Dodger Stadium on Jan. 25. Anaheim won at Chavez Ravine, 3-0 but the Kings took the ultimate prize last season...
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Los Angeles mayor on bid for 2024 Olympics: 'I think it went quite well'

Mayor Eric Garcetti and a small team of representatives from Los Angeles made an hourlong presentation to the U.S. Olympic Committee on Tuesday morning, claiming their city should host the 2024 Summer Games. The USOC board of directors was also scheduled to hear from Boston, San Francisco and Washington, D.C., later in the day before deliberating about which candidate should be put...
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Angels deal RHP Kevin Jepsen to Rays for OF Matt Joyce

The Angels dealt RHP Kevin Jepsen to Rays for OF Matt Joyce in a deal announced on Tuesday. Joyce batted .254 with 23 doubles, nine home runs and 52 RBI in 140 games (116 starts) for Tampa Bay in 2014. An American League All-Star in 2011, Joyce also set a career-high with 62 walks last season. For Jepsen, one of four relievers in Angels' history to pitch at least seven seasons with...
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