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Even after Ryan Kesler scored a goal in his season debut last week, there was no telling just how much he had left. He was largely ineffective last season following hip surgery, and another grueling summer of rehab — driven by his unquenchable thirst to quiet the critics — was required just...

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The final clod of dirt that buried the Clippers’ star-driven “Lob City” era was tossed before their season-opening 107-98 loss to the Denver Nuggets on Wednesday at Staples Center. High above the floor, where banners depicting Chris Paul, DeAndre Jordan, Blake Griffin and other players had...

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In retrospect, it’s curious the Dodgers were ever in the position they found themselves last month. The reasons they were in danger of missing the postseason remain a mystery, something worth looking into over this winter to ensure they don’t underperform to that degree again. The Dodgers had...

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Clay Helton has compared Porter Gustin to the superhero “Thor.” Now, with Gustin out for the season because of a broken ankle, USC will ask a collection of talented players to be the Trojans’ version of “The Avengers,” the superteam of heroes that aims to defeat the forces of evil through...

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The Lob City era over, the Clippers no longer have a mega-watt star on their roster. They have been included in few playoff projections. Yet the team’s owner believes the Clippers will nonetheless be must-see TV this season. Steve Ballmer unveiled Clippers CourtVision, an augmented reality view...

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When the NBA regular season ends six months from now, we’ll have the definitive proof of something even the most prediction-adverse people around the NBA are sure of. In the Western Conference playoffs, there won’t be enough room for everybody. Club Postseason has a strict capacity of eight —...

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As he crossed the goal line with the ball cradled in his left arm, Keisean Lucier-South extended his right arm into the chilly nighttime air and pointed his index finger skyward. The moment late in UCLA’s blowout victory over California on Saturday served as a triumphant rebuttal for the Bruins...

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The Chargers have struggled to fill their current stadium with their fans. In their next home, they believe they’ve priced season tickets in a way that will change that. “We want the building filled with Chargers fans,” A.G. Spanos, the team’s director of business operations, said Wednesday....

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UCLA has lost a third player to a season-ending concussion, with coach Chip Kelly announcing Wednesday that senior tailback Bolu Olorunfunmi would be sidelined for the rest of 2018. Olorunfunmi joins linebacker Jaelan Phillips and tailback Soso Jamabo in having his season cut short by a...

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ABC’s new sitcom “The Conners” — which picks up on the story of Roseanne Conner’s working-class family without its matriarch — opened Tuesday to 10.5 million viewers, on par with the audience levels for “Roseanne” at the end of last season. Nielsen data for the premiere of “The...

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The NBA swung open its doors to the 2018-19 season Tuesday night. Here’s what we noticed: The Warriors and the Celtics are both alone in first place — just like it’ll end up in June. The two best teams in each conference, Boston and Golden State, got wins, with the Warriors working a little...

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