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  • Oregon is No. 1 in The Times' 'Super 16' countdown

    Acknowledging that college football's new four-team playoff could someday inch toward a larger basketball-style tournament, we finish our 'Super 16' countdown, with No. 1 Oregon: The race for championships, trophies and recruits will continue unabated,...
  • Josh Shaw controversy at USC poses early test for Steve Sarkisian

    Steve Sarkisian tried to smile, but it didn't come easy, the sweat beading on his forehead as he cooked in a campus patio chair while wearing a USC hoodie on a warm August afternoon. "And it's only Tuesday," Sarkisian said with a grin. There were...
  • Mater Dei lineman Malik McMorris is driven in wake of personal loss

    Mater Dei lineman Malik McMorris is driven in wake of personal loss
    It's 6:30 a.m., and Santa Ana Mater Dei High football players preparing for a weight-lifting session are mostly yawning or napping. Not Malik McMorris, a senior defensive tackle who shows up with a smile. It's as if he has an ulterior motive that makes...
  • College football: Let's judge what happens on the field

    The time has come to stop talking and start playing. Let the sweet sound of a referee's whistle mercifully replace the pound of a judge's gavel. It's time for wish lists and check lists: Out-of-the-box Thursday features a not-too-shabby lineup of...
  • Cara Black, advancing in U.S. Open doubles, thrives far from spotlight

     Cara Black, advancing in U.S. Open doubles, thrives far from spotlight
    Cara Black is one of the have-nots in the world of professional tennis. But then, there is so much money in the sport that we might all be happy not having. Black is a doubles specialist. She toils on the back courts of tournaments, even at the mega-...
  • Encino Crespi safety Marvell Tell III embraces leadership role

    Encino Crespi safety Marvell Tell III embraces leadership role
    "I got you." Those words were spoken with firm, convincing resolve by free safety Marvell Tell III of Encino Crespi High as he watched over a teammate in the weight room during an early-morning practice session. And they reveal plenty about what Tell...
  • 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. The best combination in football is not quarterback and receiver. It'...
  • Shared Belief takes Pacific Classic by 2 3/4 lengths at Del Mar

    On a picturesque, weather-perfect Sunday afternoon at Del Mar, with a crowd of 28,290 roaring its approval, unbeaten Shared Belief proved he might be horse racing's next big star, accelerating when jockey Mike Smith asked on the final turn and pulling...
  • The Times' top 25 preseason football rankings

    The Times' top 25 preseason football rankings
    THE TIMES' TOP 25 PRESEASON FOOTBALL RANKINGS Rank, School, 2013 record, division, comment 1. ST. JOHN BOSCO; 16-0 (SS, Pac-5); Braves are capable of scoring TDs in bunches. 2. LONG BEACH POLY; 11-2 (SS, Pac-5); Defense should be outstanding;...
  • Pac-12 football is catching up to the SEC

    Pac-12 football has relentlessly tracked the Southeastern Conference for years — almost like Wile E. Coyote and the Road Runner. The pursuit produced its share of botched ACME dynamite explosions, but could the SEC finally be cornered? For the...
  • Los Alamitos' Blake Johnson is a versatile and highly regarded punter

    Los Alamitos' Blake Johnson is a versatile and highly regarded punter
    The first time Blake Johnson of Los Alamitos punted a football in a varsity game his sophomore season, the ball traveled 73 yards. That was quite a first impression he made for a school that produced former NFL punter Chris Kluwe. "I remember Coach...