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 LA Times: Sports


Dodgers beat Giants to complete a sweeping statement in San Francisco
In the wake of a three-game sweep at AT&T Park, the Dodgers stand 1 1/2 games ahead of the San Francisco Giants in the National League West.
27 Jul 2014 at 11:15pm
by Dylan Hernandez



Angels hope David Freese's season is on the upswing
David Freese had the grace to acknowledge how lost he had been feeling at the plate before he slammed a slider from Detroit reliever Joba Chamberlain over the fence in left-center in the eighth inning Sunday to lift the Angels to a 2-1 victory over the Tigers.
27 Jul 2014 at 6:42pm
by Helene Elliott



Sterling case is a novel legal obstacle course
It was Donald Sterling's last chance to present evidence that might persuade a judge he should remain in control of the Clippers. And things didn't go so well.
27 Jul 2014 at 7:10pm
by James Rainey



Jerry Jones is bullish on NFL in L.A., but making it happen is a bear
The world zigs, and Jerry Jones zags.
27 Jul 2014 at 5:29pm
by Sam Farmer



Jeff Gordon makes best restart of his life for fifth Brickyard 400 win
There was a period a few years ago when many wondered whether Jeff Gordon's best days were behind him.
27 Jul 2014 at 5:01pm
by Jim Peltz



Beach volleyball titles in Long Beach are an all-American affair
Game, set, gold.
27 Jul 2014 at 9:34pm
by Samantha Zuba



Dodgers have a weekend to remember, sweeping Giants with 4-3 win
Is this it?
27 Jul 2014 at 9:05pm
by Steve Dilbeck



Up next for Sparks: vs. Indiana on Monday
vs. Indiana
27 Jul 2014 at 7:48pm
by Samantha Zuba




 Google News: California Sports


California limits full-contact youth football practices - CBS News

CBS News

California limits full-contact youth football practices
CBS News
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Gov. Jerry Brown announced Monday that he has signed a bill limiting full-contact football practices at middle and high schools in response to concerns about concussions, even as many teams already comply with the rules.
California tackles full-contact football in schoolsWashington Post (blog)
California bans full-contact football practices in off-seasonWashington Times
New California Football Law Aims T...

22 Jul 2014 at 7:56am



Parents, Coaches Support New California Law Limiting Full-Contact Football .....

CBS Local

Parents, Coaches Support New California Law Limiting Full-Contact Football ...
CBS Local
Jerry Brown signed new legislation Monday that limits the number of full-contact practices for middle school and high school football teams to two per week during their regular seasons. Additionally, the bill prohibits teams from holding full-contact ...


21 Jul 2014 at 11:08pm



Why California banned full-contact football practices - Christian Science Mon...

Why California banned full-contact football practices
Christian Science Monitor
A new California law bans full-contact football practices for middle and high school students due to concerns over possible concussions. In Los Angeles, a high school now has mandatory baseline testing for concussions for all students.

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23 Jul 2014 at 5:23am



New California law addresses head injuries and high school football practice ...

MaxPreps

New California law addresses head injuries and high school football practice
MaxPreps
Nearly 3,000 youth football organizations (more than 25 percent of leagues in the country) are already registered in the "Heads Up" program, which establishes standards, educates adults and supplies coaching certificates on all facets of safety. It has ...

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22 Jul 2014 at 5:38pm



Summer Collegiate Baseball Roundup: North County Indians post win over ... - ...

Summer Collegiate Baseball Roundup: North County Indians post win over ...
The San Luis Obispo Tribune
Jamie Good and three relievers combined on a three-hit shutout Saturday as the North County Indians downed the California Wahoos 5-0 in a summer collegiate baseball game in Templeton. The Indians (29-8-1) led 3-0 after three innings and 4-0 after five ...


27 Jul 2014 at 12:19am



California toughens football practice rules; does New Jersey need to do the s...

California toughens football practice rules; does New Jersey need to do the same?
The Star-Ledger
Earlier this week, California Gov. Jerry Brown signed a law limiting full-contact football practices at the middle and high school level as concerns about concussions grow at all levels of football. Starting in 2015 in California, drills involving game ...


24 Jul 2014 at 6:09pm



California Law Bans Full Contact Football Practices In Summer To Prevent Head...

California Law Bans Full Contact Football Practices In Summer To Prevent Head ...
Classicalite
California Governor Jerry Brown just signed a law this week banning the use of full contact in middle school and high school practice sessions during the off season. The limits placed on summer practices as well as practices during the season is aimed ...


27 Jul 2014 at 1:58am



California Restricts Tackling in School Football Practice - NBCNews.com

California Restricts Tackling in School Football Practice
NBCNews.com
In the latest effort meant to help reduce concussions and brain injuries, California has passed a law that will limit full-contact practices for youth players. VIDEO TRANSCRIPT. >>> TONIGHT THERE ARE NEW SAFETY RULES FOR KIDS WHO PLAY HIGH ...


22 Jul 2014 at 4:39pm




 San Jose Mercury News: Sports


Kawakami: Giants' problems too big to be solved by Peavy
The San Francisco Giants needed Jake Peavy to be perfect on Sunday, because the Giants themselves are so, so far from that these days, as evidenced during the Los Angeles Dodgers' three-game sweep.
28 Jul 2014 at 3:12am
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Scott Kazmir, Oakland A's persevere in Texas heat, roll over Rangers
Oakland A's send Coco Crisp home to have his neck injury checked out.
27 Jul 2014 at 11:23pm
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Dodgers beat Peavy, Giants to complete sweep
Sloppy defense costs the San Francisco Giants and new starter Jake Peavy as the Los Angeles Dodgers complete a three-game sweep with a 4-3 victory.
27 Jul 2014 at 10:15pm
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Earthquakes close out Candlestick Park with 4-3 shootout loss to Atletico
A crowd of 15,556 watches the San Jose Earthquakes lose to Atletico Madrid in final sporting event at Candlestick Park
27 Jul 2014 at 10:14pm
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Emotional Frank Thomas speech a Hall of Fame highlight
Frank Thomas is emotional during Baseball Hall of Fame speech, and makes nod to Oakland A's years
27 Jul 2014 at 10:14pm
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Motor sports: Jeff Gordon has restart of his life in winning at Indy again
Victory comes on 20th anniversary of Jeff Gordon's first Brickyard 400 win
27 Jul 2014 at 10:14pm
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Tony La Russa: I voiced 'suspicions' about A's players to Sandy Alderson
Tony La Russa tells New York Daily News he was met with indifference when he raised suspicions about possible steroid use to Oakland A's higher-ups, including Sandy Alderson
27 Jul 2014 at 10:14pm
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Raiders: Receiver Greg Little glad for fresh start
Wide receiver Greg Little, who had productive seasons but also was prone to drops with the Cleveland Browns, is making a quick impression at Oakland Raiders camp.
27 Jul 2014 at 10:14pm
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 Eureka Times Standard: Sports


Sunday Duds: Errors, inability to hit sink Crabs in 3-1 loss to 45s
Errors, inability to hit sink Crabs in 3-1 loss to 45s ARCATA >> A big fat dud. And Tyson Fisher did not like it one bit. "We weren't very good today.
27 Jul 2014 at 7:30pm
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By Ray Aspuria

raspuria@times-standard.com @AirUpsa707 on Twitter





It takes two, baby: Crabs beat Colt 45s, claim second straight game against r...
ARCATA >> The music at the Arcata Ball Park might not have been the most upbeat before the last two games, but the Humboldt Crabs made sure there was a good vibe at the yard when the final out was recorded.
26 Jul 2014 at 11:37pm
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By Danny Penza

dpenza@times-standard.com @penzatopaper on Twitter





Aspuria: Oakland Raiders desperately need Reggie McKenzie to be right
Unadulterated approval. For the Raiders? That's exactly what happened when general manager Reggie McKenzie plucked Buffalo linebacker Khalil Mack with the fifth overall pick in the draft.
26 Jul 2014 at 10:57pm
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By Ray Aspuria

raspuria@times-standard.com @AirUpsa707 on Twitter





REYES: Dee man -- Gordon's flash gives Dodgers panache
At the beginning of the 2014 MLB season, I remember seeing a tweet from a friend of mine — a San Francisco Giants fan — absolutely thrilled that Dee Gordon was starting at second base for the Los Angeles Dodgers.
26 Jul 2014 at 10:57pm
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By Lorrie Reyes

lreyes@times-standard.com @Lorrie_Reyes on Twitter





Oops, he did it again: Nelson shuts down Redding for 2nd time this season as ...
ARCATA >> Humboldt Crabs manager Tyson Fisher was asked before Friday night's game which three players Redding Colt 45s fans should look out for the next three days.
25 Jul 2014 at 11:45pm
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By Danny Penza

dpenza@times-standard.com @penzatopaper on Twitter





Prep Football: New bill nixes full-speed offseason contact
The Humboldt-Del Norte Conference was all gravy with a state bill limiting full-contact football practices to two 90-minute sessions a week. "You maybe — maybe — have two 45 minutes altogether," said Eureka High head coach Jason White
25 Jul 2014 at 11:43pm
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By Ray Aspuria

raspuria@times-standard.com @AirUpsa707 on Twitter





Aspuria: From no contact to full contact (allegedly)
Safety first. At least, that's what California lawmakers are saying. Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill this past Monday prohibiting game-speed tackling at the middle and high school levels in the offseason.
25 Jul 2014 at 11:41pm
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By Ray Aspuria

raspuria@times-standard.com @AirUpsa707 on Twitter





Post times for county fair horse races released
FERNDALE >> New season, familiar start time. There will be a 2:07 p.m. post time for the first race throughout the 2014 Humboldt County Fair race meet, which gets underway Friday, August 15.
25 Jul 2014 at 7:46pm
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The Times-Standard






 Sign On San Diego: Sports


Maybin takes Padres '14 to rock bottom
Center fielder's suspension adds to troubled ballclub's bad rep, terrible season.
28 Jul 2014 at 5:00am
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On Padres GM fave Preller--and Eppler
Will A.J. Preller bring Rangers superscout Don Wehlke if the Padres hire him as GM?
28 Jul 2014 at 4:00am
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Del Mar safe Sunday without turf course
An eighth horse was euthanized at Del Mar early Sunday, but afternoon racing was safe.
27 Jul 2014 at 8:48pm
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Chargers begin work in red zone
The team knows it must improve in the critical area after a sub-par 2013.
27 Jul 2014 at 8:27pm
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Big Macher upset winner of Bing Crosby Stakes
Big Macher was the big upset winner of the Bing Crosby Stakes at Del Mar.
27 Jul 2014 at 8:13pm
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Jason Verrett given look at returner
THe Chargers first-round pick asked the team in May if he could return punts.
27 Jul 2014 at 7:33pm
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Chargers Watt rebounds to first unit
One day after leaving with dehydration, Chargers rookie Chris Watt received a promotion.
27 Jul 2014 at 5:37pm
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Cashner throws bullpen; Stults struggles
On the same day Andrew Cashner takes a step forward, Eric Stults suffers another loss.
27 Jul 2014 at 4:59pm
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 Inside Bay Area: Sports


Kawakami: Giants' problems too big to be solved by Peavy
The San Francisco Giants needed Jake Peavy to be perfect on Sunday, because the Giants themselves are so, so far from that these days, as evidenced during the Los Angeles Dodgers' three-game sweep.
28 Jul 2014 at 3:12am
by


Scott Kazmir, Oakland A's persevere in Texas heat, roll over Rangers
Oakland A's send Coco Crisp home to have his neck injury checked out.
27 Jul 2014 at 11:23pm
by


Dodgers beat Peavy, Giants to complete sweep
Sloppy defense costs the San Francisco Giants and new starter Jake Peavy as the Los Angeles Dodgers complete a three-game sweep with a 4-3 victory.
27 Jul 2014 at 10:15pm
by


Earthquakes close out Candlestick Park with 4-3 shootout loss to Atletico
A crowd of 15,556 watches the San Jose Earthquakes lose to Atletico Madrid in final sporting event at Candlestick Park
27 Jul 2014 at 10:14pm
by


Emotional Frank Thomas speech a Hall of Fame highlight
Frank Thomas is emotional during Baseball Hall of Fame speech, and makes nod to Oakland A's years
27 Jul 2014 at 10:14pm
by


Motor sports: Jeff Gordon has restart of his life in winning at Indy again
Victory comes on 20th anniversary of Jeff Gordon's first Brickyard 400 win
27 Jul 2014 at 10:14pm
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Tony La Russa: I voiced 'suspicions' about A's players to Sandy Alderson
Tony La Russa tells New York Daily News he was met with indifference when he raised suspicions about possible steroid use to Oakland A's higher-ups, including Sandy Alderson
27 Jul 2014 at 10:14pm
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Raiders: Receiver Greg Little glad for fresh start
Wide receiver Greg Little, who had productive seasons but also was prone to drops with the Cleveland Browns, is making a quick impression at Oakland Raiders camp.
27 Jul 2014 at 10:14pm
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 SacBee: College Sports


At Stanford, summer work goes beyond football
For most major college football programs, summer is a time for players to load up on classes and concentrate on conditioning for the upcoming season.
ADVANCE FOR WEEKEND EDITIONS JULY 26-27 - FILE - In this Sept. 7, 2013 file photo, Stanford head coach David Shaw, center, runs onto the field with his team before an NCAA football game against San Jose State in Stanford, Calif. At a time when the NCAA collegiate model is being questioned, critiqued and reconstructed, Stanford players are ...
27 Jul 2014 at 10:11am



Stanford not slighted by 2nd-place Pac-12 pick
Stanford has played in four straight major bowl games and the past two Rose Bowls, building a resilient football power at an improbable place.
Colorado defensive tackle Juda Parker poses for a photo at the Pac-12 NCAA college football media days at Paramount Studios in Los Angeles, Thursday, July 24, 2014.
Arizona State head coach Todd Graham takes questions at the 2014 Pac-12 NCAA college football media days at Paramount Studios in Los Angeles Thursday, July 24, 2014.
Stanfor...
24 Jul 2014 at 4:10pm



Oregon is Pac-12 favorite after Mariota's return
Although Marcus Mariota knew he would be under a spotlight when he stepped onto the famed Paramount Studios lot Wednesday, the Oregon quarterback is getting quite comfortable in his starring role.
Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott delivers the opening remarks of the 2014 Pac-12 NCAA college football media days at Paramount Studios in Los Angeles Wednesday, July 23, 2014.
Southern California quarterback Cody Kessler, left, and defensive end Leonard Williams pose for photos at the Pac-...
23 Jul 2014 at 5:55pm



Oregon picked to win Pac-12 in preseason poll
Oregon has been picked to win the Pac-12 football title in a preseason media poll for the fourth time in the past five years.
23 Jul 2014 at 12:15pm



Fresno State's Smith gets MWC defensive nod
Utah State quarterback Chuckie Keeton has been chosen preseason offensive player of the year in the Mountain West Conference a media vote, with Fresno State safety Derron Smith taking defensive player honors.
22 Jul 2014 at 1:48pm



Fresno State, Boise State are Mountain West picks
Boise State and Fresno State have been picked to win their Mountain West Conference divisions in a preseason media poll.
22 Jul 2014 at 11:48am



Top Idaho receiver dismissed over DUI
The top receiver on the University of Idaho football team has been dismissed after being convicted of driving under the influence.
21 Jul 2014 at 9:43am



Data Center: Top UC coaches earn twice as much money as top UC brain surgeons
Coaching college football or basketball at a major University of California campus isn't brain surgery; it's much more lucrative.

16 Jul 2014 at 1:18pm
by preese@sacbee.com (Phillip Reese)



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