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 LA Times: Sports

Corey Seager not only starts for Dodgers in opener, he also bats third

Surprised? Come on, just a little?

The Dodgers have announced their lineup for Friday?s Game 1 of the National League Championship Series at Dodger Stadium, and if there?s nothing exactly shocking about it, there are minor surprises:

Carl Crawford, left fieldHowie Kendrick, second baseCorey Seager,...

9 Oct 2015 at 2:31pm
by Steve Dilbeck

Yasiel Puig makes Dodgers' 25-man roster for NLDS

Except for perhaps a spot in the bullpen, there were no real surprises Friday when the Dodgers unveiled their 25-man roster for their National League division series against the New York Mets.Juan Nicasio finished his first full season as a reliever with a 3.86 earned-run average, but that wasn?t...

9 Oct 2015 at 12:47pm
by Dylan Hernandez

Can Chris Hatcher's turnaround cure the Dodgers' postseason bullpen woes?

As his season was spiraling from a messy start into injury, the Dodgers' bridge to the ninth inning, Chris Hatcher, decided to call his father.

Dennis Hatcher played football, not baseball, and Chris Hatcher usually bristles when his father tries to give him baseball advice. But this time, he wasn?t...

9 Oct 2015 at 10:00am
by Zach Helfand

Justin Ruggiano's 'dream month' with Dodgers continues

Once Justin Ruggiano started talking, he couldn't stop smiling.Back in August, the 33-year-old journeyman outfielder was playing for the Seattle Mariners' triple-A affiliate in Tacoma. As he spoke Thursday, he was about to be officially named to his first postseason roster."It's special," Ruggiano...

9 Oct 2015 at 12:00pm
by Dylan Hernandez

UCLA punter Adam Searl is arrested on suspicion of sexual assualt

Adam Searl, a punter for UCLA, was arrested Thursday on suspicion of sexual assault.

Searl, a walk-on, was released on $300,000 bond Thursday night. He is scheduled to appear in court Oct. 29.

In a statement, UCLA Coach Jim Mora said, "We have been informed of the situation involving Adam Searl,...

9 Oct 2015 at 12:22pm
by Chris Foster

Lakers' Julius Randle 'is getting a lot of things right'

Julius Randle protected and corralled the ball by dribbling behind his back, looked to his right and flipped a left-handed pass to Kobe Bryant, who swished a three-pointer.

The inspired play Thursday iced Randle's second impressive exhibition game as he returns from a rookie season scrapped by...

8 Oct 2015 at 11:24pm
by Lance Pugmire

Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw and Zack Greinke dominate in entirely different ways

As Tommy Lasorda reflected on the regular season recently completed by Clayton Kershaw and Zack Greinke, he did something unexpected.

The former Dodgers manager compared them to Sandy Koufax and Don Drysdale.

Lasorda generally loathes cross-generational comparisons of pitchers. He once complained...

9 Oct 2015 at 3:00am
by Dylan Hernandez

Don Mattingly explains Dodgers lineup and roster decisions

The abundance of left-handed hitters on the New York Mets? roster resulted in Juan Nicasio?s exclusion from the Dodgers? division series roster, Manager Don Mattingly explained Friday.?We didn?t really feeel like we were ever going to get sections against those guys that you?re going to a get a...

9 Oct 2015 at 4:13pm
by Dylan Hernandez

 Google News: California Sports

Can Jared Goff be the face of an NFL franchise? - ESPN


Can Jared Goff be the face of an NFL franchise?
This story appears in ESPN The Magazine's October 26 NBA Preview. Subscribe today! THE MOMENT NEVER lasts anymore. It rolls past, maybe slowing slightly as it nods from the passenger seat, rushing to get somewhere else. So when the relatively ...
College football viewers guide: What to watch SaturdayLos Angeles Times
College Football: Jared Goff, 5 players to watch in Week 6FanSided
ESPN the Magazine feature on Jared Goff by Tim KeownCalifor...

9 Oct 2015 at 6:10am

Cal football: Golden Bears face Utah Utes, begin brutal scheduling stretch - ...

Cal football: Golden Bears face Utah Utes, begin brutal scheduling stretch
California has rallied from big deficits and held on after blowing big leads. There is a growing belief in Berkeley that the 23rd-ranked Golden Bears will find a way to win no matter what the circumstances, and they're about to find out if they can do ...
Big opportunity for Cal football at UtahSFGate
Pick Six: Making calls for Utah-Cal and
5 Bold Predictions For California ...

7 Oct 2015 at 7:51pm

Former Baseball Player Bret Boone Relists California Home for $9.5 Million - ...

Former Baseball Player Bret Boone Relists California Home for $9.5 Million
Wall Street Journal
These days, former Major League Baseball player Bret Boone is more likely to be found swinging a golf club than a bat. Now he is taking another shot at the market, relisting his home on a golf course for about $9.5 million. Overlooking the Bridges at ...

8 Oct 2015 at 11:12am

UCLA Football Player Arrested on Suspicion of Rape - NBC Southern California

NBC Southern California

UCLA Football Player Arrested on Suspicion of Rape
NBC Southern California
CORRECTION: An earlier image associated with this article misidentified a member of the UCLA football team. The image has been removed. A UCLA football player was arrested Thursday on suspicion of raping a female student last year, police said.
UCLA football player arrested on suspicion of rape, suspended from teamYahoo News
UCLA Football Player Arrested on Suspicion of Rape in 2014 Incident: LAPDKTL...

9 Oct 2015 at 12:07pm

Southern California's top high school football games on Friday - Los Angeles ...

Los Angeles Times

Southern California's top high school football games on Friday
Los Angeles Times
Los Angeles (5-0) at Crenshaw (3-2), 7 p.m.: The defending City Section Division III champion Romans lobbied to be in the Coliseum League and now they get their chance. Coach Eric Scott, a Crenshaw graduate, hopes his team's offensive line can provide ...

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8 Oct 2015 at 4:08pm

Washington gets defensive, holds on to beat No. 17 USC 17-12 -

The Seattle Times

Washington gets defensive, holds on to beat No. 17 USC 17-12
LOS ANGELES (AP) Nearly every Washington upperclassman insisted they took no personal pleasure in beating the coach who left them for Southern California two years ago. A gritty defensive victory over a ranked team on the Coliseum's national stage ...
Thursday Night College Football Thread: Washington at USCCalifornia Golden Blogs (blog)
Huskies upset USC 17-12 and beat Steve Sarkisian, their former coachT...

8 Oct 2015 at 9:32pm

Prep Football: Osage to host California for Homecoming - Jefferson City News ...

Jefferson City News Tribune

Prep Football: Osage to host California for Homecoming
Jefferson City News Tribune
It was a game that could easily take a lot out of a team, but Osage will need to make sure that its energy levels are not depleted tonight when it faces California for the Indians' Homecoming game. ?Fortunately we finished the game really well, we ...

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9 Oct 2015 at 12:59am

3-point stance: Cal QB Jared Goff graceful under pressure - ESPN (blog)

ESPN (blog)

3-point stance: Cal QB Jared Goff graceful under pressure
ESPN (blog)
1. If you apply Malcolm Gladwell's 10,000-hour rule to Cal quarterback Jared Goff, you may find an explanation as to why the junior is so effective when he is pressured. According to ESPN Stats & Information, over the last two seasons, Goff has thrown ...

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5 Oct 2015 at 9:17pm

 San Jose Mercury News: Sports

Carr, Manning could be quarterbacks on the run Sunday
Denver Broncos lead NFL with 18 sacks, but Raiders pass-rushers Khalil Mack and Aldon Smith should make life uncomfortable for the aging Peyton Manning.
9 Oct 2015 at 3:33pm

Billy Beane stocks playoff teams with former A's
Carl Steward: It's like watching the A's in the playoffs

9 Oct 2015 at 2:41pm

Warriors' Klay Thompson responds to Clippers' Doc Rivers
Golden State Warriors sharpshooter Klay Thompson responds to Los Angeles Clippers coach Doc Rivers' assertion that the Warriors got lucky in the 2015 NBA playoffs.

9 Oct 2015 at 2:41pm

49ers more concerned about Beckham's hands than his fists, mouth
New York Giants' star Odell Beckham Jr. got socked to the tune of $9,000 for punching Buffalo Bills safety Duke Williams last Sunday.
9 Oct 2015 at 2:35pm

Live updates from Friday's high school football games
Follow the live prep football action from around the South Bay and beyond Friday with in-game updates and scores beginning at 2:45 p.m.
9 Oct 2015 at 1:36pm
by Mercury News

Live chat recap: Inside the Raiders, Friday at noon
Join Jimmy Durkin for a Raiders live chat on Friday at noon as he breaks down their showdown with the Broncos.
9 Oct 2015 at 1:04pm
by Bay Area News Group

San Jose State, visiting UNLV Saturday, faces uncertainty at quarterback again
With Kenny Potter returning from injury, Spartans have two healthy quarterbacks and some indecision about which one to play.
9 Oct 2015 at 11:37am

Cal-Utah a battle of Pac-12's only remaining unbeatens
Golden Bears, ranked No. 23, take on a fifth-ranked Utah team that already has toppled Michigan and demolished Oregon.
9 Oct 2015 at 11:07am

 Eureka Times Standard: Sports

CR Basketball: Butte College men's basketball team secures at least a share o...
BUTTE VALLEY >> Go big or go home? It's not even a question for the Butte College men's basketball team. With College of the Redwoods cutting down the Roadrunners' double-digit lead to 54-53 with 7:30 left in the second half, the Roadrunners
9 Feb 2015 at 5:00am

By Joseph Shufelberger @JShufelberger on Twitter

Green rivers galore — options aplenty for steelheaders
A green water convergence of all the rivers on the North Coast only happens a handful of times each winter and right now is one of those times. Every river on the North Coast is green and in fishable shape.
1 Jan 2015 at 10:29pm

By Kenny Priest

For the Times-Standard

The Point Man: Freshman Morgan is Humboldt State's floor general
ARCATA >> Like a lot of point guards, Malik Morgan enjoys dishing out an assist just as much as about anything during the course of basketball game.
27 Dec 2014 at 5:25pm

By Danny Penza @penzatopaper on Twitter

Prep Basketball: Nickols nixes Cougars with bucket at buzzer
ARCATA >> The Arcata High School girls basketball team was in no rush to win its season opener against Foothill Thursday night and waited until the final second to seal a dramatic 41-40 victory.
16 Dec 2014 at 11:31am

By Dante Geoffrey @writessports on Twitter

CR Basketball: Corsairs host Coach Tregs Classic today
EUREKA >> The Corsairs are ready to defend home court today. And they get to do it in the name of legendary coach Bill "Tregs" Treglown. College of the Redwoods will once again celebrate its past, present and future at the 10th annual Coach
16 Dec 2014 at 11:29am

The Times-Standard

Prep Wrestling: H-DN grapplers perform well at Del Norte
CRESCENT CITY >> Eureka's Bradley Maples and Hoopa's Robert Dorgan earned first-place finishes in their respective weight classes, as the 2014 wrestling season kicked off at the Battle of the Border Tournament hosted by Del Norte High School
16 Dec 2014 at 11:29am

By Aaron Finley

For The Times-Standard

Prep Baskeetball: Arcata 3rd, Heritage narrowly wins Mack tourney
MCKINLEYVILLE >> An intense old-school rivalry showdown for third place and a nail-biter of a finish for the championship. The 29th annual Mad River Rotary Tip-Off Tournament ended in grand fashion Saturday afternoon.
16 Dec 2014 at 11:28am

By Ray Aspuria @AirUpsa707 on Twitter

HSU Basketball: Gaumer, Lady Jacks chomp Gators
SAN FRANCISCO >> Joddie Gleason is now the winnigest coach in Humboldt State women's basketball history. And she can thank players Dani Gaumer and Megan Shields for the accolade.
16 Dec 2014 at 11:27am

The Times-Standard

 Sign On San Diego: Sports

Bolts' Addae saw Steelers' stardom for pal
Chargers strong safety Jahleel Addae and Steelers receiver Antonio Brown are friends.
9 Oct 2015 at 4:00pm
by Tom Krasovic

It's time mayor shows he wants Bolts to stay
San Diego's current plan will never be acceptable to NFL, Chargers.
9 Oct 2015 at 3:05pm
by Kevin Acee

SDSU's trip to Hawaii anything but a vacation
SDSU's trip to Hawaii anything but a vacation
9 Oct 2015 at 3:00pm
by Kirk Kenney

At a glance: Mets vs. Dodgers
Sizing up an NLDS matchup between New York and Los Angeles.
9 Oct 2015 at 1:00pm
by Jeff Sanders

Big Ben and Weddle spar off field
Friends Eric Weddle and Ben Roethlisberger are trash-talking leading up to Monday's game.
9 Oct 2015 at 12:54pm
by Tom Krasovic

Your say: Padres next manager should be ...
We all have a different idea of who the next Padres' manager should be; these are yours.
9 Oct 2015 at 12:00pm
by Jeff Sanders

Maxwell Smith must take next step at Hawaii
Maxwell Smith must build on Fresno State success
9 Oct 2015 at 11:00am
by Kirk Kenney

Padres to interview Servais for manager job
The Padres are expected to interview Angels assistant general manager Scott Servais for their vacant manager position, according to sources.
9 Oct 2015 at 10:55am
by Dennis Lin

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