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Martin Luther King Day

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  • Orlando Magic players agree with Vaughn that they need to play tougher

    Orlando Magic players agree with Vaughn that they need to play tougher
    Orlando Magic players seemed to agree with Jacque Vaughn's assertion that they need to play tougher than they played in a 127-99 loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder on Sunday night. After the game, Vaughn described to reporters what he wants to see from...
  • Thousands celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day at Miramar parade

    Thousands celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day at Miramar parade
    Some spectators didn't need to travel far to watch the Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade, taking in shade in their backyards. Others traveled for miles to celebrate the civil rights leader's birthday. The parade started at 11:30 a.m. at Forzano Park...
  • Knicks Beat Pelicans To End 16-Game Skid

    Knicks Beat Pelicans To End 16-Game Skid
    NEW YORK -- Carmelo Anthony and the New York Knicks walked off the court, and for the first time in weeks it wasn't with heads hanging. The sound of boos that had provided the audio at Madison Square Garden was replaced by the voice of James Brown...
  • Hate speech spray-painted on Montgomery County home on MLK Day

    Hate speech spray-painted on Montgomery County home on MLK Day
    CHEVY CHASE, Md. (AP) — Montgomery County police say they're investigating a hate crime after a racial epithet was found spray-painted on a garage door in Chevy Chase on Martin Luther King Day. Police say a neighbor saw the slur, painted in big...
  • Capital Prep Girls Dominate Mercy, 88-48

    Capital Prep Girls Dominate Mercy, 88-48
    WEST HARTFORD – Kiah Gillespie got up at 7 a.m. Monday and was ready to play. Her teammate Desiree Elmore was so ready she said she would have played at 3 in the morning. But the Capital Prep girls basketball team, No. 1 in the Courant's...
  • Recent police shootings add significance to L.A. King day celebration

    Recent police shootings add significance to L.A. King day celebration
    Tens of thousands of people lined up along Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in South Los Angeles on Monday for the 30th annual Kingdom Day Parade, celebrating the life of the legendary civil rights leader while dancing to the beat of marching bands and...
  • Yale Freshman Survives 4-story Fall From Dormitory Window

    Yale Freshman Survives 4-story Fall From Dormitory Window
    NEW HAVEN (AP) — A Yale University freshman has survived a four-story fall from a dormitory window. School spokesman Tom Conroy said in an email Tuesday that the student fell from a window in Bingham Hall at about 2 p.m. Monday. Yale didn't have...
  • Clippers beat less-than-storied Celtics, but the storytelling is good

     Clippers beat less-than-storied Celtics, but the storytelling is good
    At first look, NBA schedule makers had made Monday's game at Staples Center a must-see. In town were the hated Celtics, the green-clad demons of Bill Russell, Bob Cousy, Larry Bird, John Havlicek and many more. They are the leprechauns Los Angeles has...
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day schedule and closings

    Martin Luther King Jr. Day schedule and closings
    This schedule will be in effect Monday, Jan. 19. Government offices Closed in all jurisdictions. Courts Closed in all jurisdictions. Public schools Closed in all jurisdictions. Libraries Closed in all jurisdictions. Trash Regular...
  • Five takeaways from the Clippers' 102-93 win over Boston Celtics

    Five takeaways from the Clippers' 102-93 win over Boston Celtics
    It wasn’t always pretty — or entertaining — but the Clippers got the job done on Martin Luther King Day, beating the Boston Celtics, 102-93, at Staples Center on Monday. Here are five takeaways from the game: 1. DeAndre Jordan...
  • George Raveling to speak to the Clippers on Tuesday

    George Raveling to speak to the Clippers on Tuesday
    Clippers Coach Doc Rivers arranged for former USC basketball coach George Raveling to speak to his players the day after Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Raveling, who also coached at Washington State and Iowa and was a commentator for Fox Sports Net, was on...