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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,...
  • Manny Pacquiao's basketball team drafts Pacquiao

    Manny Pacquiao's basketball team drafts Pacquiao
    Manny Pacquiao is a boxing champion, Philippines congressman and a professional basketball coach. So forgive him if he lacks time to research. Named the coach of Kia Motors' team in the Philippine Basketball Assn. in June, Pacquiao might not have been...
  • Pac-12 ready to run with elite

    The Sports Xchange By Anthony Gimino, The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: NCAAF Insider column Pac-12 ready to run with elite Prove it, Pac-12. The league, buoyed by the nation's best collection of quarterbacks, a rising tide of cash from the Pac-12...
  • Women's Soccer: Bruins handle 'Eaters

    LOS ANGELES – The same folks who bristled at water being wasted during the ice-bucket challenge, might have been similarly miffed about the gasoline used to transport the UC Irvine women's soccer team to its nonconference match at top-ranked UCLA on...
  • UConn's Larin Leaves No Doubt About The Goal

    STORRS — Cyle Larin had every opportunity to play the role of star striker at UConn's annual media day last Tuesday, but he didn't. Instead, the 19-year-old sophomore from Brampton, Ontario, one of the top scorers in college soccer last season,...
  • Sky lose early lead, miss chance to end series

    Sky lose early lead, miss chance to end series
    Too much Angel McCoughtry. Too many Atlanta fast-break points and points in the paint. Too many Sky turnovers. Not enough Sky rebounds or help from the bench. Add that up, and it is easy to see how the Sky lost an early 10-point lead and a...
  • NBA ref Bavetta retires

    NBA ref Bavetta retires
    Longtime NBA referee Dick Bavetta is hanging up his whistle after 39 years. The league announced the 74-year-old Bavetta's retirement on Tuesday. He worked his first NBA game on Dec. 2, 1975, in Madison Square Garden in New York. Bavetta, a New York...
  • Top 10 Games of 2013-14: Glendale water polo is No. 1

    Top 10 Games of 2013-14: Glendale water polo is No. 1
    The top-10 high school games from the 2013-14 season were selected by the sportswriters of the Glendale News-Press. 1 Glendale boys’ water polo defeats Los Altos, 13-11, Nov. 23, 2013 “It was a moment that hadn't occurred in nearly 25...
  • Can Lakers stay close enough to make playoff push in April?

    Can Lakers stay close enough to make playoff push in April?
    If the Lakers can stay healthy this season, after an injury-plagued, 27-win 2013-14, the team may be able to rebound through March with a winning record. Losing center/forward Pau Gasol to the Chicago Bulls in free agency won't help, but the return of...
  • Rockets re-sign Garcia

    The Sports Xchange Rockets re-sign Garcia The Houston Rockets on Friday re-signed unrestricted free agent guard/forward Francisco Garcia. Last season with the Rockets, the 6-foot-7 Garcia averaged 5.7 points, 2.2 rebounds and 1.1 assist per game....
  • Mo'ne Davis helps set Little League World Series TV record for ESPN

    Mo’ne Davis has been good business for ESPN. At 13, Davis belongs to a short list of female players to participate in the Little League World Series -- not to mention the 5-foot-4, 111-pound eighth-grader can hurl a baseball more than 70 MPH. ...