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Los Angeles
Sports Reporter — LA Times
Covers:  snail races, ping pong, horse racing, mlb, golf, basketball, nfl, college football, nba, marbles, frog jumping, table tennis, four-square, tether ball, olympic skiing, cake-walks
Doesn't Cover: yak racing

Thirty-33 year vet of LA Times but not as old as that sounds!

What was your first job as a journalist?

Technically Sports Editor Cal State Fullerton Daily Titan. Received $300 stipend. Then Fullerton Daily News Tribune

Have you ever used a typewriter?

You bet. I started on typewriter at the LA Times back in 1981 shortly before move to computers. Remember glue pots?

How is social media changing news?

By the second....

College football mailbag: Time to expand 4-team playoff yet?

latimes.com — Each week during the college football season, national analyst Chris Dufresne will burn a timeout to answer questions and exchange opinions. You can email him at chris.dufresne@latimes.com and reach him on Twitter: @DufresneLATimes. Unbuckling the mailbag: I am not surprised that there is already a call for an eight-team playoff.

College football on TV: What to watch this weekend

latimes.com — Each week our national college football writer describes how he would handle the television remote on the weekend, handicapping what's worth watching, and skipping: FRIDAY Houston (6-4) at Southern Methodist (0-10) 9 a.m., CBS Sports Network (CBSSN) SMU is two losses from completing one of the worst winless seasons in history.

Where losing really hurts, especially now for College Football Playoff

baltimoresun.com — There is an interesting race taking place in the NFL that would get laughed out of college football's fun house. New Orleans and Atlanta share the NFC South Division lead with 4-7 records, a half game ahead of Carolina at 3-7-1. Tampa Bay, at 2-9, is only two games out of first place.

Chris Dufresne: Where losing really hurts, especially now

miamiherald.com — There is an interesting race taking place in the NFL that would get laughed out of college football's fun house.

Chris Dufresne: Where losing really hurts, especially now

kansas.com — There is an interesting race taking place in the NFL that would get laughed out of college football's fun house.

Super 16: Top 10 teams all face must-win games

miamiherald.com — Rankman can't think of any other place he'd rather be for the next two weeks - except Bora Bora. The first playoff season orchestra is heading toward a crescendo of crashing pads and marching band cymbals. Every team in this week's top 10 faces a game it can't afford to lose.

Super 16: Top 10 teams all face must-win games

sacbee.com — Rankman can't think of any other place he'd rather be for the next two weeks - except Bora Bora. The first playoff season orchestra is heading toward a crescendo of crashing pads and marching band cymbals. Every team in this week's top 10 faces a game it can't afford to lose.

Super 16: Top 10 teams all face must-win games

modbee.com — Rankman can't think of any other place he'd rather be for the next two weeks - except Bora Bora. The first playoff season orchestra is heading toward a crescendo of crashing pads and marching band cymbals. Every team in this week's top 10 faces a game it can't afford to lose.

Super 16: Top 10 teams all face must-win games

kansas.com — Rankman can't think of any other place he'd rather be for the next two weeks - except Bora Bora. The first playoff season orchestra is heading toward a crescendo of crashing pads and marching band cymbals. Every team in this week's top 10 faces a game it can't afford to lose.

College football rankings: The Times' Super 16

latimes.com — Rankman can't think of any other place he'd rather be for the next two weeks - except Bora Bora. The first playoff season orchestra is heading toward a crescendo of crashing pads and marching band cymbals. Every team in this week's top 10 faces a game it can't afford to lose.
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Nov 28, 2014

Yes, hitch me to Missouri RT @palisooner @DufresneLATimes Hey Chris, can we finally jump off your UCLA bandwagon?

Nov 28, 2014

Looks like some cigars been snuffed out in bottom of that Territorial Cup

Nov 28, 2014

USC fans, don't turn over to ASU-Zona unless you want see Bercovici leading another comeback.

Nov 28, 2014

Some USC fans now want Sark and Mora fired.

Nov 28, 2014

The action now turns to Tucson, where the Pac-12 South will be decided

Nov 28, 2014

Team that lost at home to Indiana and Georgia, 34-0, wins the SEC East and I'm getting "What's wrong with MY UCLA" tweets? Interesting.

Nov 28, 2014

Sorry, we're a Stanford-wife grad house RT @jmetz75 @DufresneLATimes what's going on with your beloved UCLA?



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