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Mark Heisler: Lakers Hell 101: How to survive until they’re back

dailynews.com — Lakers Hell 101: An outline of local fear and loathing as the dimensions of this black hole get even wider and darker. That's how it feels to Laker fans, famed for glitz, prosperity (valet parking: $250) and for those of all income levels from courtside to talk radio, entitlement.
Nov 22, 2014

RT @MarkHeisler: #Laker Hell 101: How to Survive ’Til They’re Great Again. Hint: Live a long time.... Yes, I made it to column No. 2! dailynews.com/sports/2014112…

Nov 22, 2014

RT @MarkHeisler: #Laker Hell 101: How to Survive ’Til They’re Great Again. Hint: Live a long time.... Yes, I made it to column No. 2! dailynews.com/sports/2014112…

Nov 22, 2014

RT @MarkHeisler: #Laker Hell 101: How to Survive ’Til They’re Great Again. Hint: Live a long time.... Yes, I made it to column No. 2! dailynews.com/sports/2014112…

Bighorn sheep escapes LA Zoo, killed by hit-and-run driver

dailynews.com — LOS FELIZ >> A bighorn sheep escaped from the Los Angeles Zoo today and died after it was apparently struck by a hit-and-run vehicle near the Greek Theatre, authorities said. The adult female sheep escaped an exhibit on the zoo grounds just before noon and made its way through Griffith Park, said zoo spokeswoman April Spurlock.
Nov 22, 2014

RT @katemather: Um. RT @LarryAltman: Only in LA can a fugitive bighorn sheep from the zoo get killed by a hit-and-run driver. dailybreeze.com/general-news/2…

Nov 22, 2014

Um. RT @LarryAltman: Only in LA can a fugitive bighorn sheep from the zoo get killed by a hit-and-run driver. dailybreeze.com/general-news/2…

Nov 22, 2014

Only in LA can a fugitive bighorn sheep from the zoo get killed by a hit-and-run driver. dailybreeze.com/general-news/2…

UCLA is dominant in third straight win over USC

dailynews.com — First, the city. Next, the conference? UCLA's 38-20 win over USC on Saturday night not only left no doubt who the best college football team is in Los Angeles, the Bruins' third consecutive win over its crosstown rival is inching head coach Jim Mora's program toward long-term ownership of the city.

What people were saying about Brett Hundley after the USC-UCLA game

dailynews.com — Everybody in Los Angeles was talking about the big game on Saturday. But after the game most of the talk focused on UCLA quarterback Brett Hundley, who led the Bruins to a 38-20 victory over rival USC in front of 82,431 at the Rose Bowl. One pe
Nov 23, 2014

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UCLA quarterback Brett Hundley has owned this L.A. series

dailynews.com — PASADENA >> Another year under Jim Mora, another win over USC. With a 38-20 win at the Rose Bowl on Saturday, UCLA's third-year head coach kept his perfect record in the crosstown rivalry. The one constant through his tenure? Brett Hundley.
Nov 23, 2014

RT @ladailynews: UCLA quarterback Brett Hundley has owned this L.A. series shout.lt/LR4Z

Photos: Verdugo Girls Defeat Franklin for CIF Division III Volleyball Championship

photos.dailynews.com — This entry was posted on Saturday, November 22nd, 2014 at 6:20 pm and is filed under Prep Sports, Preps, Volleyball and tagged with photos. You can follow any responses to this entry through theRSS 2.0 feed.
Nov 22, 2014

Photos: Verdugo Girls Defeat Franklin for CIF Division III Volleyball Championship - LA Daily News Media Center photos.dailynews.com/2014/11/photos…

New-look Anaheim Ducks play host to the Arizona Coyotes

dailynews.com — TODAY'S NHL GAME COYOTES AT DUCKS Faceoff: 5 p.m. TV/Radio: FSW / 830-AM Update: Veteran winger Rene Bourque practiced Saturday with the Ducks for the first time since Thursday's trade from the Montreal Canadiens. The Ducks hope the former 27-goal scorer jump starts their lackluster offense.

USC vs. UCLA College Football: Live Updates and Chat

dailynews.com — Live updates and discussion for No. 24 USC vs. No. 11 UCLA rivalry game from Los Angeles News Group staff live at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif., including Inside USC blogger Scott Wolff, Inside UCLA blogger Jack Wang, columnist Mark Whicker, reporter Clay Fowler and photographers Keith Birmingham and Hans Gutcknecht.

PHOTOS: Best Los Angeles high school football photos from second round of playoffs

photos.dailynews.com — Photos from the biggest high school football playoff games around Los Angeles

UCLA-USC football game: Fans advised to arrive early

dailynews.com — PASADENA (CNS) - Rose Bowl Stadium officials are strongly recommending fans arrive at the stadium no later than 1 p.m. for today's UCLA-USC football game to avoid traffic-related delays and the potential for parking lots to fill up. Carpooling, parking at the Parsons Engineering lot and taking a shuttle bus to the stadium or using public transportation is encouraged.
Nov 22, 2014

@dpanabaker I hope you have a great time at the UCLA-USC football game. Here's my preview story, tiny.cc/ylnqpx

Nov 22, 2014

My City News Service story previewing the UCLA-USC football game, focusing on off-the-field matters, tiny.cc/ylnqpx

LAUSD school police return armored military vehicle, which is now in Barstow

dailynews.com — Los Angeles Unified's school police have returned their armored vehicle after community outcry over a federal program that sent military weapons to local law enforcement agencies. That "1033 program" came under scrutiny in the wake of scenes from Ferguson, Mo., where police confronted protesters with military weapons.

Ask them anything: Live chat with USC, UCLA beat writers Scott Wolf and Jack Wang

dailynews.com — Ask Los Angeles News Group reporters anything about the USC-UCLA football game. Scott Wolf and Jack Wang be live at 2 p.m. Friday to take your questions. Viewing on mobile? See full stream.
Nov 21, 2014

Live chat w/ #UCLA writer Jack Wang @thejackwang & #USC writer Scott Wolf @InsideUSC starts NOW! Ask away or follow: buff.ly/1FbqUsk

Nov 21, 2014

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Photos: Long Beach Poly Defeats Crespi 44-27 to Win CIF Southern Section PAC 5 Division Quarter Final

Nov 22, 2014

Photos: Long Beach Poly Defeats Crespi 44-27 CIF Southern Section PAC 5 Quarter Final - LA Daily News Media Center photos.dailynews.com/2014/11/photos…

Kobe Bryant defends contract extension before Lakers’ 140-106 loss to Dallas

dailynews.com — DALLAS - As Kobe Bryant has learned, not everything is bigger in Texas. Both Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki and San Antonio Spurs forward Tim Duncan took steep home-town discounts in recent seasons. They did that so their respective teams could use those savings to build a championship-contending roster within the framework of the NBA's labor deal constructed three years ago.
Nov 22, 2014

Kobe Bryant defends contract extension before Lakers’ 140-106 loss to Dallas bit.ly/1zMlf94

UCLA’s end-of-season hopes at stake in USC rivalry game

dailynews.com — There was supposed to be a bonfire at UCLA on Thursday night, but that didn't exactly go as planned. Instead of watching a decorated pyre go up in flames, thousands of students were instead greeted by a few dozen who decided to protest rising tuition.

L.A. Lakers’ Wayne Ellington to dedicate season to deceased father

dailynews.com — DALLAS - His eyes looked swollen, red and teary as Lakers reserve guard Wayne Ellington calmly retold what has marked the "lowest of all lows that I've ever been at in my life." Ellington learned his father was murdered nearly two weeks ago in Philadelphia.
Nov 22, 2014

Mark Cuban let Steve Nash walk in 2004 bc of back, but had 10 more years. Cuban: "He made me look bad" bit.ly/1v8001g

Nov 22, 2014

Lakers’ Wayne Ellington to dedicate season to deceased father bit.ly/1v8001g

It’s about time: USC-UCLA rivalry game has meaning again

dailynews.com — Saturday would be the perfect day for USC and UCLA to play the game of their lives again. The only true inner-city college football rivalry in America needs a system upgrade. Not too long ago, USC-UCLA was a brilliant ritual. It almost always was played at 12:30 p.m.

‘Trust us’ doesn’t cut it in deal with DWP union: Editorial

dailynews.com — Los Angeles officials declared victory last week after the City Council approved an agreement with the Department of Water and Power workers' union for a financial audit of two secretive trusts that have been sucking in tens of millions of dollars in ratepayer money. But those officials jumped the gun.

U.S. transfers 5 more Guantanamo detainees to Slovakia and Georgia

dailynews.com — GUANTANAMO BAY, Cuba - After a decade at the US Naval base, five Guantanamo Bay detainees left their jail cells on Thursday to board a C-17 Air Force plane bound for new soil. The men are being transferred to Slovakia and Georgia, reducing the count of detainees in Guantanamo Bay to 143.
Nov 23, 2014

The slow "closure" of GitMo continues. "The challenge is finding countries that will take detainees." US won't. - dailynews.com/general-news/2…