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  • Julius Randle falls into Lakers' laps, and that's good news indeed

    When the last college basketball season began, he was predicted by many to be the top pick in the upcoming NBA draft, and he played like it, amassing more double-doubles than all but one other freshman in NCAA Division I history. When last season ended,...
  • Oddsmaker gives Lakers even lower championship odds after NBA draft

    Oddsmaker gives Lakers even lower championship odds after NBA draft
    The Lakers were happy to land Julius Randle with the seventh overall pick in last Thursday's NBA Draft. Oddsmakers may have been looking for more. Before Thursday, the Lakers were a 40-1 long shot to win the NBA title, according to online oddsmaker...
  • Lakers sending Julius Randle to foot specialist in Indiana

    The Lakers took a risk in drafting former Kentucky forward Julius Randle with the seventh overall pick in the NBA draft. While Randle was one of the top freshman in the NCAA, helping the Wildcats to the NCAA championship game before falling to the...
  • Julius Randle to work out for Lakers on Tuesday ahead of NBA draft

    Julius Randle to work out for Lakers on Tuesday ahead of NBA draft
    The Lakers will work out Kentucky forward Julius Randle on Tuesday in El Segundo at the team’s practice facility. Randle is a 6-foot-9, 19-year-old power forward who helped the Wildcats advance to the NCAA championship game, before falling to...
  • College Update: Olmedo-Barrera, Fullerton baseball win NCAA Tournament opener

    The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level. David Olmedo-Barrera (St. Francis High, 2012) Cal State Fullerton baseball sophomore: The former Golden Knight and the Titans had a good showing in the first round of the NCAAA...
  • Maryland pulls out of Jimmy V Classic game vs. Villanova

    Maryland has pulled out of the Jimmy V Classic against Villanova on Dec. 8 because of "scheduling issues," according to a news release from ESPN. The Terps, who were replaced by Illinois, will take part in the event in 2016. Not playing Villanova...
  • College Update: Elliot Surrey spectacular in helping UC Irvine baseball win Corvallis Regional, take down No. 1 seed

    College Update: Elliot Surrey spectacular in helping UC Irvine baseball win Corvallis Regional, take down No. 1 seed
    The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level. Elliot Surrey (Crescenta Valley High, 2012) UC Irvine baseball sophomore: With one out and a pair of runners on, Surrey induced a ground ball for a 6-4-3 double play. Surrey pumped his...
  • All-area softball Player of Year prepares for the challenge of playing at UF

    All-area softball Player of Year prepares for the challenge of playing at UF
    When Harmony's Lele Ocasio watched a University of Florida softball game this spring, she felt part of the team. Next year, she will be. "I can't wait to be a Gator officially," said Ocasio, the Sentinel's all-area softball Player of the Year. "It...
  • Local players gearing up for MLB draft

    Local players gearing up for MLB draft
    Evaluations have just about been wrapped up by numerous scouts employed by all 30 Major League Baseball franchises. Looking to find the next wave of talent and further stockpile the farm system takes precedent with the 2014 Major League Baseball First-...
  • John Calipari, Kentucky sign $52.5-million contract extension

    John Calipari, Kentucky sign $52.5-million contract extension
    Unlike many of his one-and-done freshmen, Kentucky Coach John Calipari isn’t going anywhere for a long time, signing a seven-year, $52.5-million contract extension Thursday with the university. Under the contract that runs through the 2020-21...
  • Five-star basketball recruit decommitting from Arizona

    Five-star basketball recruit decommitting from Arizona
    Highly-touted high school guard Tyler Dorsey confirmed Saturday that he is decommitting from Arizona. Dorsey, a five-star recruit who was expected to join Arizona in 2015, said in a statement that he will open himself up to the recruitment process. He...