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 LA Times: Sports


Tommy Lasorda, 86, is still going strong at Dodger Stadium
Every once in a while, we need to revisit the soul of Dodger Blue Heaven. It should be made mandatory.
20 Aug 2014 at 8:15pm
by Bill Dwyre



Angels' Garrett Richards suffers knee injury in win over Red Sox
The Angels? pennant hopes were dealt a serious blow Wednesday night when Garrett Richards, their best pitcher this season, suffered a patellar injury to his left knee during an 8-3 win over the Boston Red Sox in Fenway Park.
20 Aug 2014 at 7:59pm
by Mike DiGiovanna



Dodgers push Zack Greinke's next start back because of sore elbow
So Zack Greinke has an elbow problem, but not a particularly serious one?
20 Aug 2014 at 5:50pm
by Steve Dilbeck



Galaxy Academy begins to show its class with alumni like Gyasi Zardes
You can follow Galaxy forward Gyasi Zardes like he has a beacon on top of his head.
20 Aug 2014 at 7:35pm
by Samantha Zuba



UCLA will be in a rush to get sacks
Linebacker Myles Jack, addressing the media early during training camp, was shocked to learn that he was actually credited with a quarterback sack last season.
20 Aug 2014 at 4:27pm
by Chris Foster



Auburn faces challenge in keeping SEC crown
Acknowledging that college football's new four-team playoff could someday inch toward a larger basketball-style tournament, we continue our Super 16 countdown, with No. 6, Auburn.
20 Aug 2014 at 4:32pm
by Chris Dufresne



Equanimeous St. Brown making a name for himself at Anaheim Servite
St. Brown has stamped himself as one of the best receivers in California / The combo of St. Brown and quarterback Travis Waller should give Servite a formidable passing duo this fall
20 Aug 2014 at 6:49pm
by Eric Sondheimer



Top high school receivers
Receivers to watch
20 Aug 2014 at 6:25pm




 Google News: California Sports


Bill limiting California football practices points to broader debate about sa...

Bill limiting California football practices points to broader debate about safety
Sacramento Bee
For the second practice day of the 2014 season, young football players at Sacramento Charter High School stuck to the fundamentals. Dressed in shorts and T-shirts ? no pads yet ? they practiced running routes and blocking, thuds and grunts audible on ...

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19 Aug 2014 at 8:12pm



Cal football fall camp 2014: August 19th practice report - California Golden ...

Cal football fall camp 2014: August 19th practice report
California Golden Blogs (blog)
IT'S BEAR RAID 2.0: MORE RAIDING; I'm not saying each of these adaptations will be world-breaking, but like I said, I just get excited seeing new stuff because the X's and O's of football fascinate me. There were cookies after practice. No, I didn't ...


20 Aug 2014 at 3:06am



8.19.14 Cal Football Fall Camp Afternoon Practice Open Thread - California Go...

8.19.14 Cal Football Fall Camp Afternoon Practice Open Thread
California Golden Blogs (blog)
There is no rest for the Bears (or CGB's very own Nam) as there is another open practice on this Tuesday afternoon. We had a morning practice and now there is an afternoon practice. Reminder: Follow these guys below on Twitter for instant updates on ...

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20 Aug 2014 at 6:12am



2014 USC Women's Soccer Season Preview - University of Southern California Of...

2014 USC Women's Soccer Season Preview
University of Southern California Official Athletic Site
McAlpine, along with his assistants Jen Klein and Jason Lockhart are trying to instill the idea of family and unity into the talented USC women's soccer side in 2014, and so far it seems to be taking hold. "Everything we talk about, on and off the ...

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20 Aug 2014 at 3:26pm



Sorry For All the Football from Fox Sports 1 - California Golden Blogs (blog)

Sorry For All the Football from Fox Sports 1
California Golden Blogs (blog)
Anchored by an expanded roster of college football experts, FOX Sports is ready to turn your end of August into a binge-watching masterpiece that will make you reminisce about that time you blacked out and watched two seasons of Lost in 24 hours ? but ...

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20 Aug 2014 at 11:38am



Martinez named head baseball coach at SDSU - KFMB News 8

Martinez named head baseball coach at SDSU
KFMB News 8
SAN DIEGO (CNS) - San Diego State University Wednesday officially elevated Mark Martinez to head baseball coach in the wake of the death of Tony Gwynn. Martinez, part of the SDSU coaching staff since 2005, led the Aztecs to the NCAA Regionals this ...

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20 Aug 2014 at 6:17pm



Cal football fall camp 2014: August 18th practice report - California Golden ...

Cal football fall camp 2014: August 18th practice report
California Golden Blogs (blog)
Because I have yet to watch last night's Summerslam and because the team is now starting to get ready for the season, this practice report will be somewhat abbreviated both in detail and in length. I'm sure you understand the reason for that concern ...

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19 Aug 2014 at 3:05am



History of JA Baseball in California Published - Nikkei West

History of JA Baseball in California Published
Nikkei West
Behind the barbed wire of concentration camps during World War II, baseball became a tonic of spiritual renewal for disenfranchised Japanese Americans who played America's pastime while illegally imprisoned. Later, it helped heal ... His athletic ...


19 Aug 2014 at 1:49am




 San Jose Mercury News: Sports


Samardzija struggles as A's lose 8-5 to New York Mets
Jeff Samardzija loses his second consecutive start as Oakland A's, in tuneup for series with the Los Angeles Angels, lose 8-5 to New York Mets
20 Aug 2014 at 10:58pm
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Local sports digest: Missy Franklin has sore back at Pan Pacific
Golden State Warriors release eight-game preseason schedule.
20 Aug 2014 at 10:38pm
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Video: Former Raiders QB JaMarcus Russell in commercial with other NFL busts
DISH Network commercial features former Oakland Raiders quarterback JaMarcus Russell.
20 Aug 2014 at 10:34pm
by Mercury News



Sports digest: Tony Stewart won't race at Bristol, missing third straight N...
Mo'ne Davis and Philadelphia lose to Las Vegas at Little League World Series.
20 Aug 2014 at 10:33pm
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Raiders' Marcel Reece's foot improving; fullback could play Friday
Oakland Raiders versatile fullback Marcel Reece is in a protective boot, but coach Dennis Allen says he 'should be good to go' for Green Bay Packers exhibition game
20 Aug 2014 at 10:33pm
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San Jose Earthquakes manage 1-1 tie with Seattle Sounders
But San Jose Earthquakes lose Matias Perez Garcia for four to six weeks with a knee injury.
20 Aug 2014 at 10:33pm
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San Jose State coaches say quarterback battle was almost too close to call
Senior Blake Jurich got nod over junior Joe Gray in competition to start season opener against North Dakota
20 Aug 2014 at 10:32pm
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Giants win protest of rain-shortened game against Chicago Cubs
The San Francisco Giants-Chicago Cubs game that was halted Tuesday night with the Cubs leading 2-0 will resume in bottom of the fifth.
20 Aug 2014 at 10:24pm
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 Eureka Times Standard: Sports


Stone cold linebacker: After midseason switch to defense, CR's Aleric Stone l...
EUREKA >> When Aleric Stone showed up for the first day of preseason camp at College of the Redwoods last year, he was looking to do exactly what he did at Arcata High School the previous two seasons.
19 Aug 2014 at 11:54pm
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By Danny Penza

dpenza@times-standard.com @penzatopaper on Twitter





Depth creates newfound energy for HSU volleyball; Jacks poised for conference...
ARCATA >> Last year, the Humboldt State women's volleyball team made a vast improvement on the court. After winning just one California Collegiate Athletic Association match in 2012, the team recovered with a 7-15 conference record.
19 Aug 2014 at 11:46pm
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By Lorrie Reyes

lreyes@times-standard.com @Lorrie_Reyes on Twitter





Nominees for Humboldt County Fair Marathon race announced
FERNDALE >> Falling Knife, who captured the 2012 edition of the Humboldt County Marathon, and Mahogany Run, trained by Melanie McDonald, who saddled 2013 Marathon winner A Thousand Aces, head up a talent-laden roster of 20 nominees for this
19 Aug 2014 at 10:25pm
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The Times-Standard





Humboldt State football picked to finish fourth in GNAC preseason coaches poll
At least the Jacks weren't picked last. The Humboldt State football team landed smack dab in the middle of the Great Northwest Athletic Conference preseason coaches poll at No.
19 Aug 2014 at 10:24pm
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The Times-Standard





Jacked Up: HSU's Ricciardulli, Maluia healthy and rested after season-ending ...
ARCATA >> Pain. Humboldt State running back Nick Ricciardulli and safety Jerry Maluia surely felt it. No, we're not talking about their respective injuries.
17 Aug 2014 at 1:00pm
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By Ray Aspuria

raspuria@times-standard.com @AirUpsa707 on Twitter





Not Mintz-ing words: Junior Casey Mintz wants to win HSU starting quarterback...
ARCATA >> The Jacks quarterback position remains unsettled as head coach Rob Smith and his coaching staff mull over the six options available to them.
17 Aug 2014 at 12:22pm
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By Ray Aspuria

raspuria@times-standard.com @AirUpsa707 on Twitter





Kicking it up a notch: Competition, evaluation take center stage as CR footba...
EUREKA >> The pop of the pads could be heard from the opposite end of the field. The arrival of the Oklahoma drill was the biggest signal that double days had arrived for the College of the Redwoods football team.
17 Aug 2014 at 10:58am
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By Danny Penza

dpenza@times-standard.com @penzatopaper on Twitter





Speed name of game in 7th race at county fair
FERNDALE >> Speed is the name of the game in today's seventh race. And Kent Molinaro and John F. Martin, two of the Bay Area's most respected thoroughbred trainers, appear to be holding the aces in the $9,000 Land Of Jazz headliner, as the
17 Aug 2014 at 10:57am
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The Times-Standard






 Sign On San Diego: Sports


Shared Belief no longer forgotten 3-year-old
Shared Belief will try to be fifth 3-year-old to win the $1 million TVG Pacific Classic.
20 Aug 2014 at 5:59pm
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Twitter helps Espinoza get Classic mount
Jockey Victor Espinoza was without a ride for the Pacific Classic. Now he's got one.
20 Aug 2014 at 5:53pm
by By Jeff Nahill



USD, SDSU meet again in men's soccer
SDSU and USD play in men's soccer Thursday night at Torero Stadium, but in a preseason exhibition
20 Aug 2014 at 4:54pm
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Long tweaks linebacking roles on defense
With a host of inexperienced young linebackers, SDSU has had to make adjustments
20 Aug 2014 at 4:43pm
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Wednesday's Padres-Dodgers lineups
Cameron Maybin isn't immediately returning to the starting lineup.
20 Aug 2014 at 3:46pm
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Del Mar Consensus August 20
Handicapper selections
20 Aug 2014 at 2:21pm



Martinez will 'carry the torch'
SDSU baseball head coach Martinez plans to build on foundation established by Gwynn.
20 Aug 2014 at 2:16pm
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Seattle's pitching staff has been M's-m-m good
Mariners' mound staff may be first since 1974 to finish with sub-3.00 ERA for a season.
20 Aug 2014 at 1:00pm
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 Inside Bay Area: Sports


Giants win protest of rain-shortened game against Chicago Cubs
The San Francisco Giants-Chicago Cubs game that was halted Tuesday night with the Cubs leading 2-0 will resume in bottom of the fifth.
20 Aug 2014 at 10:09pm
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Samardzija struggles as A's lose 8-5 to New York Mets
Jeff Samardzija loses his second consecutive start as Oakland A's, in tuneup for series with the Los Angeles Angels, lose 8-5 to New York Mets
20 Aug 2014 at 9:51pm
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Sharks take away Thornton's captaincy
San Jose Sharks coach Todd McLellan said the team will begin with no captain or assistants, but Joe Thornton will have chance to earn back his captaincy.
20 Aug 2014 at 9:51pm
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Sports digest: Tony Stewart won't race at Bristol, missing third straight N...
Mo'ne Davis and Philadelphia lose to Las Vegas at Little League World Series.
20 Aug 2014 at 9:46pm
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San Jose Earthquakes manage 1-1 tie with Seattle Sounders
But San Jose Earthquakes loses Matias Perez Garcia for four to six weeks with a knee injury.
20 Aug 2014 at 9:31pm
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San Jose State coaches say quarterback battle was almost too close to call
Senior Blake Jurich got nod over junior Joe Gray in competition to start season opener against North Dakota
20 Aug 2014 at 9:25pm
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Giants beat Cubs to complete win-win day
After winning their protest with Major League Baseball, the San Francisco Giants jumped on Chicago Cubs starter Edwin Jackson en route to an 8-3 victory.
20 Aug 2014 at 9:12pm
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Golf: Rory McIlroy not satisfied with three wins in row
Phil Mickelson has his sights set on the 2016 Rio Olympics
20 Aug 2014 at 8:10pm
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 SacBee: College Sports


Different sides of excellence for UC Davis, Sac State in football scrimmages
Combine Sacramento State’s offense with UC Davis’ defense and that could make for one formidable team – at least based on fall camp play.
20 Aug 2014 at 7:11pm
by bpaterson@sacbee.com (Bill Paterson)



NCAA's strongest argument might be cap limit
The NCAA's best argument against the Ed O'Bannon ruling may be the financial limits imposed by U.S. District Judge Claudia Wilken — the same ones the NCAA lauded in her decision.
FILE - In this Sept. 18, 2010, file photo, former UCLA basketball player Ed O'Bannon Jr. sits in his office in Henderson, Nev. The NCAA faces an awkward challenge when it appeals the Ed O'Bannon ruling. Antitrust attorneys believe the governing body's strongest argument may be attacking the monetary cap imposed ...
19 Aug 2014 at 8:26am



Hometown Report: Puka Lopa, Cal football on the mend
Puka Lopa ambled down a hallway at Memorial Stadium on Saturday afternoon wearing shorts, T-shirt and sandals. His shock of hair, confined to a ponytail, didn’t move. When Lopa is rushing passers, his familiar look is to have the long locks snake out of the back of his helmet, guiding him like a rudder.
Del Oro High School football player, Brandon Monroe (32) runs with the ball as the Elk Grove hosts the Del Oro in the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section 2012 Playoff game, Friday Nov 23, 2012.
19 Aug 2014 at 2:27pm
by jdavidson@sacbee.com (Joe Davidson)



How will college football panel pick top teams?
Might as well call it Mission: Impossible.
ADVANCE FOR WEEKEND EDITIONS, AUG. 9-10 - FILE - In this Dec. 16, 2010, file photo, West Virginia University athletic director Oliver Luck speaks addresses the media during a news conference in Morgantown, W.Va. As the playoff era begins, 13 people will be in charge of choosing the best four teams in the country to play in the first national semifinals.
ADVANCE FOR WEEKEND EDITIONS, AUG. 9-10 - FILE - In this Nov. 1, 2011 file photo, West V...
16 Aug 2014 at 10:57pm



Hometown Report: Grant alumnus Devontae Booker, a late bloomer in classroom, ...
Devontae Booker’s punishing running style and elusiveness have his Utah Utes teammates comparing him to the Seattle Seahawks’ bruising running back, thus the moniker: “Baby Marshawn Lynch.”
15 Aug 2014 at 11:27pm



California Lt. Gov wants AD jobs tied to academics
California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom wants the jobs of athletic directors at the state's public universities to be tied more to the academic performance of athletes.
FILE - This Nov. 9, 2013, file phot,o shows California wide receiver Chris Harper runninh with the ball during the first quarter of an NCAA college football game in Berkeley, Calif. The players are excited about practice, focused on football and eager to put last season's disappointing one-win campaign far in the past. "It's a w...
19 Aug 2014 at 2:27pm



A.J. Tarpley's time in Stanford spotlight arrives
A.J. Tarpley heard all offseason how Stanford would need to replace the production and locker room leadership linebackers Shayne Skov and Trent Murphy provided.
15 Aug 2014 at 12:27am



Football freshmen put to the test at Sac State, UC Davis
UC Davis football coach Ron Gould says it doesn’t take long to see which incoming freshmen are ready to compete and those who will need more time to transition from high school to college.




14 Aug 2014 at 10:03pm
by bpaterson@sacbee.com (Bill Paterson)



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