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  • UCLA football: Bruins looking to spend less time in the sack

    The 52 sacks UCLA allowed last season were a talking point post-practice Monday. Coach Jim Mora said it took a village to allow the second-most sacks in the nation -- Washington State gave up 57. But Mora said that quarterback Brett Hundley had to do...
  • U.S. Open: Serena Williams dominates Francesca Schiavone in easy win

    U.S. Open: Serena Williams dominates Francesca Schiavone in easy win
    NEW YORK — Top-seeded Serena Williams, the defending U.S. Open champion, won her opening match of the 2013 Open, 6-0, 6-1, over 2010 French Open champion Francesca Schiavone. Williams won 24 of 30 points in the first set and started out the second...
  • Martin Kampmann looks to avoid judges in rematch with Carlos Condit

    On April Fools’ Day of 2009, Martin Kampmann and Carlos Condit stood in the middle of the cage enduring the longest moments for an MMA fighter. After spending 15 competitive minutes trying to knock out or submit their opponent, all they could do now...
  • Venus Williams beaten again in second round of U.S. Open

    NEW YORK -- Venus Williams gave every ounce of effort she had in her 33-year-old body that is touched by an immune system disease and pained with back issues. She lunged for volleys and yelled in effort on big serves. But as the three-set match crept...
  • Galaxy forward Robbie Keane named MLS player of the month

    Galaxy forward Robbie Keane named MLS player of the month
    Galaxy forward Robbie Keane on Thursday was named Major League Soccer's player of the month for August. The 33-year-old Galaxy captain had five goals and two assists in four MLS games last month, in which the Galaxy was unbeaten with a 3-0-1 record....
  • Angels Manager Mike Scioscia: 'Next year starts today'

    Angels Manager Mike Scioscia: 'Next year starts today'
    After a lengthy closed-door meeting with pitchers Jered Weaver, Jason Vargas and Garrett Richards before batting practice Thursday, Manager Mike Scioscia said he will not scale back the workload of the Angels starters in the final three weeks of the...
  • Unicycle football takes sport to a new level

    Unicycle football takes sport to a new level
    The saying used to go that there are two sports in Texas: football and spring football. In San Marcos, they now have unicycle football. Their motto: Pedestrian football is outdated. If you haven't seen the above video, it's unique. Make sure you watch...
  • Mexico fires national soccer team coach, but is it too late?

    The biggest question left in the wake of Mexico's decision to sack national team coach Jose Manuel "Chepo" de la Torre early Saturday isn't why, but rather why now. Hours after an embarrassing 2-1 loss to Honduras in a World Cup qualifier at once-...
  • For 'Neighbors' star Jami Gertz, sharing is caring

    For 'Neighbors' star Jami Gertz, sharing is caring
    Jami Gertz doesn't really "share" with her kids, but not for the same reason her character on "The Neighbors" doesn't share with her TV daughter. "I have sons and so ... there's not a lot of sharing," the actress, who has three sons with her husband of...
  • Venus Williams advances at Pan Pacific Open

    Venus Williams advances at Pan Pacific Open
    Venus Williams beat Canadian teenager Eugenie Bouchard, 6-3, 6-7 (4), 6-3, on Thursday to advance to the Pan Pacific Open semifinals in Tokyo for the first time. Williams, whose previous best in Tokyo was the quarterfinals in 2004, broke Bouchard with a...
  • French Open seeds: Sam Querrey is highest U.S. male at No. 18

    Looking for signs of a rebound for U.S. men's tennis? Don't look at the seedings for this year's French Open, which begins Sunday. The highest seeded American male is Sam Querrey of Thousand Oaks, who is seeded 18th. Novak Djokovic is seeded No. 1 for...