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Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov suspended due to domestic violence incident

Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov has been suspended indefinitely from all club activities pending a formal investigation by the National Hockey League of an arrest this morning on charges of domestic violence.Voynov was arrested for allegedly violating California Penal Code section 273.5.The suspension was imposed under Section 18-A.5 of the Collective Bargaining Agreement...
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Anaheim Ducks goaltender Frederik Andersen earns NHL "Three Stars" honor

The Anaheim Ducks currently stand atop the Western Conference standings due in large part to the play of goaltender Frederik Andersen.  Today, Andersen was recognized for his outstanding performances this past week, as he, Dallas Stars center Tyler Seguin, and Tampa Bay Lightning center Steven Stamkos have been named the NHL’s “Three Stars” for the week ending October 19.FREDERIK...
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New York Jets-New England Patriots Week 7 Thursday Game Preview

Week 7 in the NFL begins on Thursday night with an AFC East divisional matchup featuring two teams seemingly headed in opposite directions, as the New York Jets (1-5) will go on the road to face the New England Patriots (4-2) at Gillette Stadium.Despite a reasonably competitive 31-17 loss at home to Denver last week, the Jets have been struggling lately and will be looking to end...
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Los Angeles Kings sign defenseman Jake Muzzin to 5-year extension

The Los Angeles Kings have retained another piece of their championship nucleus for the long haul, signing defenseman Jake Muzzin to a five-year contract extension, Kings General Manager Dean Lombardi announced today in a team press release.The 6-3, 216-pound Ontario native's new contract extends him through the 2019-20 campaign.  He has not played yet in a game with the Kings...
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University of Hawaii suspends running back Joey Iosefa for 3 games due to his arrest

The University of Hawaii has issued a press release stating that running back Joey Iosefa has been suspended from the football team for the next three games and will no longer serve as team captain due to his arrest over the weekend. Iosefa was arrested for allegedly driving drunk following Hawaii's second win of the season, a 38-28 home victory over Wyoming. “I spoke with...
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Los Angeles Dodgers hire Andrew Friedman to head Baseball Operations

The Los Angeles Dodgers made their first significant move since their disappointing playoff ouster at the hands of the St. Louis Cardinals, as the team announced in a press release today the hiring of Andrew Friedman to the newly created position of President, Baseball Operations. The club also announced that Ned Colletti, the team's former General Manager, will remain with the...
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Canadian Soccer Association files response to players' lawsuit over 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup

With all the claims of corruption and difficult playing conditions associated with the 2022 FIFA Men's World Cup in Qatar, few would have thought that there would be another comparable controversy surrounding next year's 2015 Women's World Cup in Canada.That all changed when players from various national teams participating in the event sought relief from the Human Rights...
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Los Angeles Lakers rookie Jordan Clarkson to miss one week with calf injury

LA Lakers Jordan Clarkson / Photo: NBA MediaThe Los Angeles Lakers are just a couple of weeks into their first training camp with new head coach Byron Scott, and already the guard corps is starting to get hit by the injury bug.  In a press release issued today, the team announced that rookie guard and second round pick Jordan Clarkson was diagnosed with a moderate strain of his...
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PAC-12's Coordinator of Football Officiating resigns from post

The competency of the PAC-12's football officials has come into question in recent weeks, and perhaps in a related move or just mere coincidence, Tony Corrente, the league's Coordinator of Football Officiating, resigned from his position on Tuesday due to personal and professional reasons. PAC-12 Commissioner Larry Scott has appointed Jim Blackwood as interim coordinator...
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Colts-Texans NFL Week 6 Thursday Game Preview

The top two teams in the AFC South will kick off Week 6 on Thursday night when star quarterback Andrew Luck and the Indianapolis Colts (3-2) face defensive standout J.J. Watt and the Houston Texans (3-2) at NRG Stadium in Houston.  The Colts have won three in a row – including last week’s 20-13 win over Baltimore – and the Texans are 2-0 this season at home.The red-hot Luck...
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PAC-12 fines and reprimands Colorado Buffaloes football coach Mike MacIntyre

The Pac-12 Conference today has reprimanded University of Colorado head football coach Mike MacIntyre and issued a fine of $10,000 for what it deemed to be "inappropriate conduct towards the officiating crew" at the conclusion of Colorado’s game with Oregon State on Saturday.  The Buffaloes lost 36-31.Following the conclusion of the contest, MacIntyre chased down the...
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Chivas USA defeats Real Salt Lake, 1-0

Led by forward Felix Borja’s game-winner and goalkeeper Dan Kennedy’s clean sheet, Chivas USA shutout Real Salt Lake, 1-0, Sunday afternoon at the StubHub Center to clinch the season series over the defending Western Conference champs.Chivas took a 1-0 lead in the 47th minute after striker Erick Torres got into range and attempted a chip shot over goalkeeper Nick Rimando that...
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Los Angeles Lakers swingman Nick Young to have surgery on injured thumb

Injuries were expected to hit the Los Angeles Lakers' aging guard corps this year, but surprisingly the team's first casualty of the 2014-2015 season was not elder statesmen Kobe Bryant or Steve Nash, but rather Nick Young, who injured his right thumb in practice this week.  The team has yet to play its first preseason game.Young underwent an MRI exam Friday, and the results...
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Vive la France! Hassan N'Dam earns title shot with unanimous decision triumph over Curtis Stevens

Santa Monica, Calif. – After 12 rounds of stellar boxing, former WBO World Middleweight Champion Hassan N’Dam (31-1, 18 KOs) of France, was victorious over American ex-NABF Middleweight Champion Curtis Stevens (27-5, 20 KOs) via a lopsided unanimous decision Wednesday night at the Barker Hangar.  The judges scored the fight 116-111, 116-111, and 119-108, all in favor of Hassan...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings-Green Bay Packers Week 5 Thursday Game Preview

A classic NFC North Division rivalry resumes in Week 5 of the NFL season on Thursday night when the Green Bay Packers (2-2), fresh off their clutch win over the Bears, will host the Minnesota Vikings (2-2) at historic Lambeau Field.Green Bay heads into Thursday night after a 38-17 win at Chicago, the 700th regular-season win in franchise history.  In the victory, star quarterback...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Lakers Preview Part 1 - Media Day

El Segundo, CA -  In his press conference last Friday, Lakers General Manager Mitch Kupchak indicated that regardless of the expectations of critics "outside of this room" he anticipated the Lakers to compete for an NBA championship.However at Lakers Media Day yesterday, other than Kobe Bryant, the comments were mostly subdued from the rest of the team, with no bold proclamations...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Dodgers' Matt Kemp earns National League Player of the Month award

For a former MVP candidate who has dealt with serious injuries and multiple surgeries the past two seasons, Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Matt Kemp received some confirmation today that his career is back on track, as he has been voted National League Player of the Month for September.Kemp led the Majors with nine home runs and tied his Dodger teammate Adrian Gonzalez for the Major...
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Curtis Stevens takes on Hassan N'Dam in IBF middleweight eliminator bout in Santa Monica

On Wednesday, October 1, local Los Angeles boxing fans will get to see one of the sport's most powerful middleweights at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, when hard-punching Curtis Stevens (27-4, 20 KOs) will face Hassan N'Dam (30-1, 18 KOs) in a mandatory bout to earn a shot at the IBF Middleweight World Championship Belt currently held by Australia's Sam Soliman (44...
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Boxing promoter Dan Goossen dies of cancer

Long time Southern California boxing promoter Dan Goossen has died of liver cancer according to statement released this morning from the Goossen family. The news came as a shock to both fans and media, most of whom were unaware that he was ill.Goossen promoted such stars as Andre Ward, Chris Arreola, and Paul Williams, although he recently had been in litigation with Ward over...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

UCLA's Brett Hundley and Ishmael Adams earn PAC-12 Player of the Week honors

Following the UCLA Bruins breakthrough 62-27 blowout win on the road at Arizona State last Thursday, quarterback Brett Hundley and defensive back Ishmael Adams have been named offensive and special teams Pac-12 Players of the Week in football.  Stanford linebacker Peter Kalambayi also was named defensive Player of the Week.Hundley, a junior, threw for four touchdowns and ran for...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Dodgers clinch NL West Division with 9-1 thrashing of rival Giants

In front of a packed house at Chavez Ravine Wednesday night, the Los Angeles Dodgers clinched the 2014 National League West Division with a 9-1 blowout of the San Francisco Giants thanks to some highlight plays from stars Clayton Kershaw and Yasiel Puig.  The division title was the club’s second consecutive and 13th overall.Kershaw is so good that even when he's not at his...
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Los Angeles Lakers sign veteran guard Ronnie Price

Looking to add some depth at the point guard position, the Los Angeles Lakers have signed point guard Ronnie Price, it was announced today by General Manager Mitch Kupchak.  Other outlets have reported that the deal is for one year at the league minimum.In an ideal world, Jeremy Lin would play the bulk of the minutes at the position, with Steve Nash getting the remainder.  However...
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Top 3 observations from boxer Canelo Alvarez's new multi-bout deal with HBO

Canelo Alvarez / Photo Credit: Image Group LALos Angeles -- At a press conference today, Golden Boy Promotions founder Oscar De La Hoya, HBO Sports President Ken Hershman, and boxing star Canelo Álvarez announced a new agreement to showcase the popular fighter's matches on HBO.The deal figures to significantly impact the sport in the next few years, not only by bringing more...
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NFL Week 4 Thursday game preview: Washington and Giants look to escape NFC East cellar

This Thursday the NFL will hit the season’s quarter mark when Washington (1-2) hosts one of their NFC East rivals in the New York Giants (1-2).  Both teams currently trail the Philadelphia Eagles and the Dallas Cowboys in the division standings.After an 0-2 start, the Giants secured their first win with a 30-17 victory over the Houston Texans behind running back Rashad Jennings...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Mavs Sign Charlie Villanueva

The Dallas Mavericks signed free agent forward Charlie Villanueva today. As a stretch 4, Villanueva might be able to provide a perimeter threat off the bench when Mavs star power forward Dirk Nowitsky gets his rest.The 6'11" Villanueva spent his the last five seasons with the Detroit Pistons.The former University of Connecticut standout was originally drafted by the Toronto...
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