College Football Playoff

Clemson off to national championship after routing Notre Dame

ARLINGTON, TX-Before taking on No. 1 Alabama in the College Football Playoff National Championship Game in Santa Clara, California, the No. 2 Clemson Tigers met up with No. 3 Notre Dame in a semifinal game played at the Cotton Bowl in Arlington, Texas. The contest turned out to be a lopsided mismatch as the Tigers […]

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LaMarcus Aldridge and Spurs bulldoze through Clippers

LaMarcus Aldridge demolished interior defenders, putting up 38 points and seven rebounds to hand the San Antonio Spurs a 122-111 holiday road victory over the Los Angeles Clippers. “[Aldridge] destroyed all of our bigs tonight,” Clippers head coach Doc Rivers said. “We went one-on-one. Decided not to trap. We don’t like to trap, overall and […]

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Rose Bowl Game Week

Ryan Day set to follow Urban Meyer’s footsteps at Ohio State

LOS ANGELES, CA- There isn’t much Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer hasn’t achieved throughout his storied career. Meyer’s been named “Coach of the Decade” for 2000-2009, has the second-highest bowl game winning percentage in college football history and is one of only two coaches to win national titles at two schools. Meyer announced his […]

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Rose Bowl Game

Rose Bowl Game square dance: Ohio State vs. Washington

PASADENA, CA- Two of college football’s best are slated for a New Year’s Day showdown in Pasadena as Big Ten champion No. 6 Ohio State (12-1 overall) clashes with Pac-12 champion No. 9 Washington (10-3 overall) in the 105th Rose Bowl Game. The New Year marks each team’s 15th trip to the “Granddaddy of Them […]

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Lakers feel the scoring burn of Lou Williams

LOS ANGELES, CA-There were a couple of things that contributed to the Los Angeles Lakers dropping their home game against the Los Angeles Clippers at Staples Center on Friday night. Clippers guard Lou Williams was the chief reason. The Lakers, entering the contest without the services of LeBron James, Rajon Rondo, Javale McGee, and Michael […]

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Disneyland press conference kicks off Rose Bowl week

ANAHEIM, CA- Weather reports for Dec. 26 in Columbus, Ohio and Seattle, Washington both registered temperatures south of 50 degrees. For Pasadena-bound No. 6 Ohio State and No. 9 Washington, hometown shivering weather is a thing of the past. The teams soaked in 70-degree California sunshine at Disneyland’s annual California Adventure Welcome Press Conference after […]

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Clippers Basketball

Tobias Harris leads Clippers’ dominant win over Nuggets

LOS ANGELES, CA- Powered by a dominant 21-point, seven-rebound Tobias Harris performance, the Los Angeles Clippers earned a convincing 132-111 holiday victory over the No. 1 Western Conference-seeded Denver Nuggets. Danilo Gallinari scored 21 points on 7-of-11 shooting. “The goal was to push the ball because we knew that we could score points with our […]

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Waters backs passage of BOLD Infrastructure for Alzheimer’s Act

WASHINGTON — Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), the co-chair of the bipartisan, bicameral Congressional Task Force on Alzheimer’s Disease, applauded the passage of S. 2076, the Building Our Largest Dementia (BOLD) Infrastructure for Alzheimer’s Act. The bill passed the House of Representatives on Dec. 19 by an overwhelming vote of 361 to 3, after passing the […]

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MEAC hosts ‘Empowering the Pipeline’ workshop

NORFOLK, VA—The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) hosted the Women in Athletics Professional Development Workshop “Empowering the Pipeline” on Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 10-11, 2018, at the Omni at CNN Center in Atlanta, Ga. in conjunction with the week of activities that led up to the Air Force Reserve Celebration Bowl. Sponsored by Coca-Cola, this workshop […]

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USC ends losing skid and dominates Southern Utah

LOS ANGELES-Coming off USC’s first loss to Santa Clara since 1984, the Trojans dominated Southern Utah 91-49 to snap their four-game losing streak. USC forwards Nick Rakocevic (21 points) and Bennie Boatwright (18 points) combined for 18 rebounds. The Trojans forced Southern Utah into 24 turnovers and shot 53.7 percent from the field. “There’s a […]

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Chargers and the Ravens

Ravens stuff Chargers with defense in running to victory

CARSON, CA-Playing the Baltimore Ravens at home was not going to be a gimme game for the Los Angeles Chargers. This game carried immeasurable playoff implications riding on it. Win and the Chargers rachet up the pressure on the Kansas City Chiefs to do the same or else Los Angeles edge up to first place […]

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Humble roots lifts American Ballet Theatre’s Stella Abrera

Misty Copeland is not the only principal dancer to make history with the American Ballet Theatre (ABT). While the world has swooned for several years over Copeland, the first African American ABT performer to make the principal dancer list, Stella Abrera created some history herself by becoming the first Filipino American principal dancer a couple […]

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Chargers bring Christmas to Long Beach students

LONG BEACH, CA-Christmas comes but once a year. The widely-celebrated holiday came a couple of weeks early for some Long Beach, California students. Pupils at Cesar Chavez Elementary School had no idea what they were getting into when a special assembly was called on Tuesday, Dec. 4. All the 150 students being ushered into the Long […]

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The appeal of ‘Mary Poppins Returns’ is joyous magic

If you want your holiday blues to go away then you should go see Mary Poppins Returns, the signature Disney creation. There are a lot of people dealing with personal loss, depression and isolation during the holidays. And without the ones they love in their lives, the feeling of enigmatic loneliness can creep right in […]

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