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 LA Times: Sports


Why Tony Dungy's comments on Michael Sam don't hold water
Tony Dungy, the former NFL coach and current broadcaster, got a lot of support on sports-talk radio Tuesday morning after being heavily criticized for his comments about Michael Sam and why he would not have drafted the openly gay football player.
22 Jul 2014 at 10:43am
by Mike James



Matt Kemp enjoys playing right field in Dodgers' 5-2 victory
Matt Kemp bounced into the clubhouse with a smile Monday night.
21 Jul 2014 at 9:32pm
by Dylan Hernandez



Angels remain on the lookout for pitching
The Angels are not one of the clubs approaching the July 31 trade deadline with urgency. They already have accomplished their primary goal, fortifying their bullpen by trading for closer Huston Street and setup men Jason Grilli and Joe Thatcher.
21 Jul 2014 at 11:20pm
by Bill Shaikin



Manchester United uniform is pricey real estate, as Chevrolet knows
Chevrolet was once as American as baseball, hot dogs and John Cougar Mellencamp. Which was fine when it sold the majority of its cars and trucks in the U.S.
21 Jul 2014 at 10:14pm
by Kevin Baxter



Donald Sterling meets with Clippers suitor Steve Ballmer
For the first time since he began a nearly two-month battle to block his wife from selling the Clippers, Donald Sterling met Monday with Steve Ballmer, the man who would like to replace him as principal owner of the team.
21 Jul 2014 at 8:25pm
by James Rainey



New law restricts full-contact football practice for high school teams
Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday signed into law AB 2127, which prohibits football teams at middle and high schools from holding full-contact practices that exceed 90 minutes a day, limits the number of full-contact practices during the season to two per week and prohibits contact practices during...
21 Jul 2014 at 8:06pm
by Patrick McGreevy, Eric Sondheimer



Tony Dungy's comments on openly gay NFL player Michael Sam draw ire
Esteemed NFL coach turned NBC analyst Tony Dungy is taking fire for saying he would not have drafted Michael Sam, the league?s first openly gay player.
21 Jul 2014 at 5:38pm
by Ryan Parker



After signing Young, Kelly, Lakers have climbed over NBA's salary cap
In signing Nick Young and Ryan Kelly on Monday, the Lakers climbed over the NBA's $63.1-million salary cap.
22 Jul 2014 at 1:24pm
by Eric Pincus




 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.
Jerry Brown signs bill limiting full-contact football practice in CaliforniaSacramento Bee
California law limits school football practices to cut concussionsReuters
Amid growing concern ...

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 ...

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21 Jul 2014 at 11:08pm



New law tackles high school football collisions head-on - SFGate

SFGate

New law tackles high school football collisions head-on
SFGate
California schools will be forced to limit the number of hours and days their football programs' young athletes can practice tackling and other game-speed hitting plays under a bill signed Monday by Gov. Jerry Brown that responds to concerns over brain ...
CA Gov. Jerry Brown Signs into Law Junk Science Bill Restricting FootballBreitbart News
FOOTBALL: Coaches set to tackle new limits on full-contact practicesPress-Enterprise

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22 Jul 2014 at 11:49am



Full-contact youth football practices restricted in California - Auburn Journal

Auburn Journal

Full-contact youth football practices restricted in California
Auburn Journal
Jerry Brown signed a bill limiting full-contact youth football practices in response to concerns about concussions. The governor approved AB2127 with the support of medical groups and the organization overseeing California high school athletics.


21 Jul 2014 at 4:06pm



10 Cal Football Story Lines for 2014 - CalSportsDigest.com (subscription)

10 Cal Football Story Lines for 2014
CalSportsDigest.com (subscription)
Going into Pac-12 Media Days, what are the top 10 story lines for the California football team this season? LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- With the Pac-12 Media Days coming up, and California set to face the music on Wednesday, we took a look at 10 storylines ...
Women's basketball 2014-15 non-conference schedule announcedCalifornia Golden Blogs (blog)

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21 Jul 2014 at 11:05pm



Freak Accident Leaves High School Basketball Star Brain Dead - NBC Southern C...

NBC Southern California

Freak Accident Leaves High School Basketball Star Brain Dead
NBC Southern California
A Chino Hills High School basketball star is on life support after a freak accident that left him brain dead Tuesday. Nnamdi Okongwu, 17, was involved in a skateboard accident at Ruben S. Ayala Park, according to Chino Hills High assistant basketball ...
CHINO HILLS: Basketball star remembered as "gentle giant"Press-Enterprise

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17 Jul 2014 at 6:51am



OFF THE FIELD - Daily Beast

OFF THE FIELD
Daily Beast
Put away those helmets for the summer. California just banned full-contact football practice for teenagers during the off-season. Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation that prohibits middle and high school teams from holding practice and limits them to ...


21 Jul 2014 at 5:34pm



Youth soccer teams gather in Southern California for national games - Los Ang...

Youth soccer teams gather in Southern California for national games
Los Angeles Times
In the American Youth Soccer Organization's national games, set to get underway in Southern California this week, the Ninja Smurfs of Arab, Ala., feel a lot like the U.S. men's national soccer team. ... then Jefferson Elementary School in Torrance with ...
Ninja Smurfs headed to California to play soccerWAFF

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29 Jun 2014 at 6:34pm




 San Jose Mercury News: Sports


Raiders training camp: Breaking down the roster
A look at the Raiders' roster, position by position heading into training camp.
22 Jul 2014 at 1:38pm
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A's-Oakland sign off on 10-year lease extension
A's Owner Lew Wolff said Tuesday that the team had agreed to lease modifications inserted into the lease agreement last week by the Oakland City Council. The deal is expected to be quickly approved by the Alameda County Board of Supervisors.
22 Jul 2014 at 1:30pm
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Raiders' training camp facts
Oakland Raiders head to Napa on Wedesday for training camp.
22 Jul 2014 at 1:19pm
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A's activate outfielder Josh Reddick from disabled list
Josh Reddick, the Oakland A's right fielder, is back after missing most of the past two months with an injured right knee
22 Jul 2014 at 12:57pm
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Warriors sign Brandon Rush
The Golden State Warriors officially announce the signing of Brandon Rush.

22 Jul 2014 at 11:44am
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Tour de France: Rogers win Stage 16, Nibali maintains lead
Michael Rogers of Australia wins the Tour's longest stage while overall leader Vincenzo Nibali is still 4:37 ahead.

22 Jul 2014 at 11:30am
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Warriors' Barnes, Green picked for USA Select Team
Golden State Warriors forwards Harrison Barnes and Draymond Green are picked for the USA Select Team, which will help the National Team prepare for the FIBA Basketball World Cup.

22 Jul 2014 at 10:08am
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Mountain West media days: San Jose State shut out of preseason all-conference...
Utah State's Chuckie Keeton, Fresno State's Derron Smith earn conference preseason player of the year honors
22 Jul 2014 at 8:04am
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 Eureka Times Standard: Sports


In a pinch: Goodrich & Crosby deliver in Crabs' 6-1 win over Crawdads
ARCATA >> Trouble with the curve? Not for the Crabbies in the seventh inning. Trent Goodrich and Alex Crosby both smacked benders to drive in runs giving the Humboldt Crabs much-needed cushion in a 6-1 victory over the Walnut Creek Crawdads
20 Jul 2014 at 6:51pm
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By Ray Aspuria

raspuria@times-standard.com @AirUpsa707 on Twitter





Marathon Men: Crawdads outlast Crabs 2-1 in four-hour, 14-inning pitchers' duel
ARCATA >> The first team to score won. After 13 innings of scoreless baseball at the Arcata Ball Park, the Walnut Creek Crawdads were handed a pair of unearned runs on a Brian Bynum error in right field in the top of the 14th to snag a 2-1 win
20 Jul 2014 at 12:23am
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By Danny Penza

dpenza@times-standard.com @penzatopaper on Twitter





Oakland Raiders' DJ Hayden will be in the mix — health permitting
Potential. DJ Hayden is brimming to the rim with it. Yet, that efficacy is extraneous when it comes to the Oakland Raiders second-year corner back. The root cause?
19 Jul 2014 at 10:59pm
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By Ray Aspuria

raspuria@times-standard.com @AirUpsa707 on Twitter





Dropping Bombs, but not W's: B-52's homer twice but can't shake Legends
MCKINLEYVILLE >> Despite hitting two bombs over the left-field fence, the Humboldt B-52's couldn't nab the win in the opening game of their twinbill, losing 7-4 against the visiting Sacramento Legends at McKinleyville High School on Saturday
19 Jul 2014 at 10:56pm
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By Lorrie Reyes

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FREE 90s: Walks doom Eagles as B-52's win Battle of Humboldt 7-4
CUTTEN >> Experience reigned supreme over youth as the Humboldt B-52's beat the Humboldt Eagles 7-4 at Redwood Fields on Friday night. Although the Eagles took an early 1-0 lead in the top of the first — off starting pitcher Riley
19 Jul 2014 at 10:47am
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By Lorrie Reyes

lreyes@times-standard.com @Lorrie_Reyes on Twitter





The Book of (Kyle) Moses: Center fielder at forefront of Crabs' beating of Cr...
ARCATA >> Whether it was in the field or up at bat, the fourth inning was all about Humboldt Crabs center fielder Kyle Moses. Yep, Moses led the way.
19 Jul 2014 at 10:44am
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By Danny Penza

dpenza@times-standard.com @penzatopaper on Twitter





Aspuria: Warriors to Johnny Football and Levi's Stadium, Here & There column
Forget about Kevin Love. If I'm the Warriors, that's what I would do. The price is just too steep. The Timberwolves want Klay Thompson to be the centerpiece of the deal.
19 Jul 2014 at 10:41am
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By Ray Aspuria

raspuria@times-standard.com @AirUpsa707 on Twitter





HSU Hoops: Jacks to face early tests this coming season
ARCATA >> The tests will come early next season for head coach Steve Kinder and his Humboldt State men's basketball team. And we're not just talking about a second straight trip to the Big Apple to face the St.
19 Jul 2014 at 10:39am
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By Danny Penza

dpenza@times-standard.com @penzatopaper on Twitter






 Sign On San Diego: Sports


Sports betting icon to auction RSF estate
No reserve price for this estate called El Milagro.
22 Jul 2014 at 12:24pm
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On deck: Renteria, Cubs hosting Padres
Veteran Stults matching up with Cubs rookie Hendricks.
22 Jul 2014 at 11:00am
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Acee Chat: Chargers camp, Headley trade
Columnist talks Chargers defense, good bye to Headley & English, SDSU hoops & football.
22 Jul 2014 at 11:00am
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Padres trade Chase Headley to Yankees
Third baseman going to New York for Yangervis Solarte and Rafael De Paula.
22 Jul 2014 at 10:08am
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Oceanside corner commits to UW
Aztecs finish second as Miller decides to play at Washington
22 Jul 2014 at 10:07am
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Minors: Hahn starts, Ross a winner
Running through the Padres' latest minor league results.
22 Jul 2014 at 9:00am
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Aztecs get high marks in MW media poll
San Diego State football picked by a narrow margin to finish second in West Division.
22 Jul 2014 at 7:30am
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Canadian Rockies golf: Simply spectacular
There are few places more beautiful for golf than Banff and Jasper in Canadian Rockies.
22 Jul 2014 at 7:00am
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 Inside Bay Area: Sports


Mountain West media days: Chuckie Keeton getting Heisman push
Utah State pushing Berkeley-born quarterback Chuckie Keeton as Heisman Trophy candidate
22 Jul 2014 at 2:07pm
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Raiders training camp questions
Five key questions as Oakland Raiders hit the ground in Napa.
22 Jul 2014 at 1:49pm
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Raiders training camp: Breaking down the roster
A look at the Raiders' roster, position by position heading into training camp.
22 Jul 2014 at 1:38pm
by


Raiders' training camp facts
Oakland Raiders head to Napa on Wedesday for training camp.
22 Jul 2014 at 1:19pm
by


A's activate outfielder Josh Reddick from disabled list
Josh Reddick, the Oakland A's right fielder, is back after missing most of the past two months with an injured right knee
22 Jul 2014 at 12:57pm
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Warriors sign Brandon Rush
The Golden State Warriors officially announce the signing of Brandon Rush.

22 Jul 2014 at 11:44am
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Tour de France: Rogers win Stage 16, Nibali maintains lead
Michael Rogers of Australia wins the Tour's longest stage while overall leader Vincenzo Nibali is still 4:37 ahead.

22 Jul 2014 at 11:30am
by


Warriors' Barnes, Green picked for USA Select Team
Golden State Warriors forwards Harrison Barnes and Draymond Green are picked for the USA Select Team, which will help the National Team prepare for the FIBA Basketball World Cup.

22 Jul 2014 at 10:08am
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 SacBee: College Sports


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)



Alabama-USC set to play in 2016 Cowboys Classic
Alabama and Southern California are set for their first regular-season matchup since some storied games in the 1970s.
16 Jul 2014 at 2:27pm



UCLA's Holiday retires due to head injuries
UCLA guard Lauren Holiday is ending her college basketball career after just 12 games over two seasons because of repeated head injuries.
15 Jul 2014 at 2:25pm



College Football Playoff's trophy is golden
A rising gold football-shaped trophy will be the prize for the national champion in the new College Football Playoff.
College Football Playoff Executive Director Bill Hancock poses with he College Football Playoff National Championship Trophy, Monday, July 14, 2014, in Irving, Texas. A rising gold football-shaped trophy will be the prize for the national champion in the new College Football Playoff.
This Monday, July 14, 2014 photo shows the College Football Playoff National Champio...
14 Jul 2014 at 3:11pm



Vandy adds Stanford transfers Dudchock, Dorrell
Former Stanford football players Davis Dudchock and Chandler Dorrell have transferred to Vanderbilt and will be eligible to play this season.
10 Jul 2014 at 1:51pm



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