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  • Lakers lose, Julius Randle breaks his leg on a bleak opening night

    Lakers lose, Julius Randle breaks his leg on a bleak opening night
    The present-day Lakers weren't looking so great against the Houston Rockets, and then fate messed with their future. Rookie Julius Randle sustained a broken tibia in his right leg and was carted off on a stretcher after a collision with two Rockets...
  • Ron Hextall relishes GM role in Philadelphia, sleepless nights and all

    Ron Hextall relishes GM role in Philadelphia, sleepless nights and all
    There are nights Ron Hextall is so consumed by his job he can't shut off his brain. In seven seasons as the Kings' assistant general manager, Hextall oversaw their exemplary farm system, but General Manager Dean Lombardi made the final decisions in...
  • Veteran NFL quarterbacks again are on top after major injuries

    Veteran NFL quarterbacks again are on top after major injuries
    The synchronicity is striking. Sunday's slate of NFL games features NFC and AFC showdowns between the division leaders in the East and West. Dallas, which is still in first in the NFC East despite losing to Washington on Monday night, plays host to...
  • Adoree' Jackson's big plays for USC can't soothe his disappointment

     Adoree' Jackson's big plays for USC can't soothe his disappointment
    Adoree' Jackson showed hints of his playmaking ability during the first half of USC's season. He caught a touchdown pass in the opener against Fresno State. He broke up a pass in the end zone against Stanford and tipped another that resulted in an...
  • Kings seek to arrange a possible fill-in for injured Anze Kopitar

    One question was answered as injured Kings center Anze Kopitar got on the plane Monday and accompanied his teammates to Philadelphia. But if his upper-body injury keeps him out of Tuesday's game against the Flyers, the Kings face the possibility of...
  • Son of Giants' Jake Peavy lets cat out of the bag

    No sense tempting the baseball gods, or angering the other team. No need to start talking about what you want to take home after your team wins the World Series. San Francisco Giants pitcher Jake Peavy was a model of decorum Monday. Wyatt, his fifth-...
  • Mississippi State leads the first College Football Playoff rankings

    College football's new four-team playoff was supposed to give other schools a chance to compete with the Southeastern Conference, which won seven of the last eight titles in the Bowl Championship Series. It didn't look that way Tuesday when the SEC West...
  • For 51-year-old Gary Stevens' next mount, he plans a winning sermon

    For 51-year-old Gary Stevens' next mount, he plans a winning sermon
    Gary Stevens isn't a jockey. He's a miracle man. If somebody names a horse Lourdes, Stevens has to be the rider. One day, he will be racing behind a wall of horses and, instead of maneuvering around, he will just wave his hand and they will part like...
  • Galaxy to play Saturday in first leg of two-game conference semifinal

    Major League Soccer's playoffs begin with knockout games in each conference between the clubs that finished in fourth and fifth place in the regular season. In the Western Conference, FC Dallas plays host to the Vancouver Whitecaps on Wednesday. The...
  • Phil D'Amato appears to be a trainer on the rise

    Phil D'Amato appears to be a trainer on the rise
    There’s no shortage of star power converging at Santa Anita this week for the Breeders’ Cup World Championships. Bob Baffert, Jerry Hollendorfer, Bill Mott, Wayne Lukas, Todd Pletcher — they’re trainers with big-time horses and...
  • UCLA running back Paul Perkins is quick to praise offensive line

    UCLA running back Paul Perkins is quick to praise offensive line
    When UCLA running back Paul Perkins talks about football, he rarely omits a mention, and more, about the Bruins' offensive line. Perkins is four yards shy of becoming the 14th UCLA player to rush for 1,000 yards in a season. "That's a testament to the...