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Shai Gilgeous-Alexander had just completed a shooting drill before a recent Clippers practice when assistant coach Sam Cassell walked over and sat in a chair with a computer in his hand. The two began to watch video, the pupil and the teacher starting another lesson. Gilgeous-Alexander, the...

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Even in the most depressing times of his career, Jack Campbell reserved a space in the back of his mind for nights like this. When he put his game under a microscope in Texas and Idaho it was difficult to see much light, but Campbell never let his positivity flicker out. “You always got to...

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All the Philadelphia Eagles needed to get over their Super Bowl hangover was a little more urgency, some big plays — and a timely game against the New York Giants. Carson Wentz threw a season-high three touchdown passes and the Eagles got an early lift from their defense and special teams in...

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Jett Duffey scored on a 38-yard quarterback draw with seven minutes left, holding on to the ball just long enough for the go-ahead score in Texas Tech's 17-14 victory over TCU on Thursday night. Duffey took off on the first play after a punt, and the touchdown stood after a replay review. The...

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While overseeing one of the best defenses in NFL history, Wade Phillips won a Super Bowl with the Denver Broncos during the 2015 season. So the Rams’ defensive coordinator has a soft spot for Broncos players such as linebacker Von Miller and cornerback Chris Harris Jr. On Sunday, Phillips...

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Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said he was not ready on Wednesday to disclose how the club planned to set its rotation for the National League Championship Series beyond Clayton Kershaw in Game 1 on Friday. He explained various factors remained in play. A day later, minutes after getting off the...

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After practice Wednesday, USC cornerback Isaiah Langley was asked what makes Colorado’s budding star receiver, Laviska Shenault, so tough to defend. “Who?” Langley said. “Laviska Shenault,” the reporter answered. “Who’s that?” Langley said, still stumped. “No. 2. The guy with all...

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The math never changes. A baseball series can be considered a test of wills, a contrast of styles or a clash of potential champions. But the math is iron-clad, which is why starting pitchers still carry weight, Dodgers general manager Farhan Zaidi explained. “In every playoff game, 27 outs...

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Michael Jordan, the greatest shooting guard in NBA history, moved with an incredible fluidity. The quick shake of his shoulders, a wiggle of his hips, a tilt of his head could all leave defenders helpless. The same can be said for Kobe Bryant — the closest thing to Jordan that has ever existed...

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The Dodgers came within a victory of a winning the World Series last season. That wasn’t much of a consolation, was it? The Buffalo Bills once came within a Scott Norwood field goal of claiming a Super Bowl and that didn’t earn them a piece of the Vince Lombardi Trophy. Championships are all...

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The Ducks suffered their first loss of the season Wednesday, a 3-2 shootout against the Arizona Coyotes. In addition to picking up a point, the Ducks also welcomed Ryan Kesler back into the fold. Here's what we learned: Max Comtois is more than up to the challenge of playing in the NHL. The...

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Presiding over a conference with half of its schools at least tangentially tied to the ongoing basketball corruption scandal, Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott said Thursday that he did not believe there were widespread issues with rules compliance. “I’ve got no reason to believe that there’s a...

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It’s another weekend of college football, which means it’s time to cancel your other Saturday plans to binge-watch games from morning until late night. The Times’ Eduardo Gonzalez lets us know what will be on our televisions and computer screens this weekend: FRIDAY Arizona (3-3) at Utah...

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Kris Wilkes and Jaylen Hands were featured prominently in the moments before they walked through a door inside the Pac-12 Conference offices and situated themselves at a table in the back of the room to field questions from reporters. Wilkes took a pass from his UCLA teammate and made a...

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Discussions between Clippers and Inglewood representatives about building an arena in the city started several months earlier than previously disclosed, according to emails filed Wednesday in Los Angeles County Superior Court. The emails contradict public statements and court filings on behalf...

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They’ve staged open competitions, changed personnel repeatedly and even signed one guy to a multi-year deal. But the Chargers, in a fit of bitter irony, just can’t kick their kicking issues. As Caleb Sturgis deals with a quadriceps injury, they signed rookie Michael Badgley on Thursday, coach...

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Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown is planning to fight a pair of lawsuits filed against him stemming from an incident at a Florida apartment complex last spring. Ophir Sternberg is seeking damages against Brown, claiming that objects thrown by Brown from the 14th floor of an...

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If big people beat up little people, as UCLA coach Chip Kelly likes to say, then Demetric Felton is proving another football truism. Quick people outrun slower ones. Felton has sprinted his way into the picture as one of the fastest and shiftiest players on the Bruins’ roster, having been...

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The Cleveland Browns aren’t just turning around the ship, they’re raising the Titanic. The franchise that went 1-31 over the last two seasons is 2-2-1, improbably revived by No. 1 pick Baker Mayfield and a defense that leads the NFL with 15 takeaways. The city, still reeling from the loss of...

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Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott on Thursday acknowledged that the conference erred in allowing a football administrator to overrule a targeting call last month during a game involving USC and would no longer allow the administrator to influence replay calls. “I’ve come to the conclusion that...

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