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  • Pittsburgh's Sidney Crosby added to the list of mumps patients in NHL

    The NHL's baffling mumps outbreak added a high-profile patient over the weekend in Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby, who practiced and spoke to the media Friday before tests confirmed the diagnosis. Although the outbreak so far has been confined...
  • Quarterback Jake Browning from Folsom High set to give fans a show

    Quarterback Jake Browning from Folsom High set to give fans a show
    Southern California sports fans are in for a treat this coming weekend, because the record-setting teenage quarterback from Folsom High, Jake Browning, is coming to town. He has passed for a national record 223 touchdowns in his three-year prep career....
  • Assistant coach Mark Madsen brings a positive charge to Lakers

    Assistant coach Mark Madsen brings a positive charge to Lakers
    In a Lakers season measured mostly by the number of tedious losses, while players sulked over losing their starting jobs and Kobe Bryant reamed out teammates for being softer than the cushiest of toilet tissue, one ray of sunshine has pierced the gloom....
  • Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota wins Heisman Trophy in a landslide

    Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota wins Heisman Trophy in a landslide
    Marcus Mariota lights up a field more than he does a room. The soft-spoken Oregon quarterback is humble, respectful and next to unquotable after games. Maybe, though, given the winners of the last few years, boring is just what the Heisman Trophy...
  • Amir Khan looks sharp -- maybe too sharp -- against Devon Alexander

    Amir Khan looks sharp -- maybe too sharp -- against Devon Alexander
    On this night, the nickname was almost as right as the boxer who carries it. Welterweight Amir (King) Khan took the main event in the MGM Grand Garden on Saturday night, an event labeled "The Royal Battle," in impressive fashion. It was not only a...
  • Victor Ortiz back in the ring, not in spotlight

    Victor Ortiz back in the ring, not in spotlight
    Usually, all the big moments in boxing take place in the evening's grand finale, where the main event matches the main fighters. Saturday, there will be an exception here. Sometime in the late afternoon, and hours before Amir Khan takes on Devon...
  • The legacy of Landon Donovan

    The legacy of Landon Donovan
    If Magic Johnson and Larry Bird came along at the right time to save the NBA with their skills and transcendent personalities, if Wayne Gretzky appeared to become the relatable face the NHL lacked and trigger a warm-weather hockey boom, Landon Donovan has...
  • Jim Harbaugh, once the 49ers' rescuer, now seems viewed as expendable

     Jim Harbaugh, once the 49ers' rescuer, now seems viewed as expendable
    Jim Harbaugh rescued the San Francisco 49ers from the muck of mediocrity and turned them back into a winning franchise, leading them to three consecutive NFC title games and a Super Bowl. But by all indications, the 49ers now see him as expendable....
  • Texans' Jadeveon Clowney will have a second surgery; out for season

    Texans' Jadeveon Clowney will have a second surgery; out for season
    Top overall pick Jadeveon Clowney will have a second surgery on his right knee, ending his rookie season for the Houston Texans after only three games. Clowney visited Dr. James Andrews in Pensacola, Fla., on Wednesday to have the knee examined and...
  • 49ers and Raiders star in 'Trading Places' in 24-13 Oakland victory

    49ers and Raiders star in 'Trading Places' in 24-13 Oakland victory
    The San Francisco 49ers, locked in a tight race for a playoff spot, made a short trip Sunday to the one-win Oakland Raiders. One team looked defeated, completely devoid of passion and ready for the NFL season to be over. The other team was the...
  • As NFL playoff picture comes into focus some teams' futures are fuzzy

    As if the weekend wasn't bad enough for San Francisco's Jim Harbaugh — reeling from Sunday's loss at Oakland — the 49ers coach chipped a front tooth Saturday night while biting into a piece of meat. "Two-dollar steak," he joked with...