Lawyer questioned ‘unusual’ home loan in former Centinela Valley superintendent’s contract

Dennis Hernandez acknowledges that when the interim superintendent of the Centinela Valley Union High School District asked him to look over a draft of his permanent contract nearly a decade ago, he didn’t give it a close inspection. But even on a quick read, something “unusual” caught his eye. Jose Fernandez, promoted to replace ousted Superintendent Cheryl White, had included a section allowing him to obtain a low-interest home loan from the cash-strapped district. As an education attorney, He...
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Davison, Happ, No. 24 Wisconsin beat No. 21 Maryland 69-61

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Brad Davison scored 21 points and Ethan Happ added 18 as No. 24 Wisconsin beat No. 21 Maryland 69-61 Friday night. Wisconsin, which leads the Big Ten in hitting nearly 40 percent of its 3-pointers, heated up from outside in the second half to pull away. Davison finished with four 3s […]
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Qatar's Asian Cup win shows that possession could be poison in international football

Qatar carved out a piece of footballing history for themselves on Friday, winning the AFC Asian Cup for the first time in a 3-1 upset win over four-time winners Japan in Abu Dhabi, UAE . From the universality of Total Football to the Petrosian-like stoutness of Jose Mourinho, it has always been said football has an evolutionary or permutable quality. Rules have sometimes influenced dominant tactics, much like changes to offside laws creating the W-M formation, or the back-pass rule facilitating...
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Iowa uses balanced scoring to top No. 5 Michigan 74-59

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Luka Garza scored 19 points, Joe Wieskamp added 16 and Iowa stunned fifth-ranked Michigan 74-59 on Friday night, handing the Wolverines their second loss of the season. Ryan Kriener had 15 points and 10 rebounds for the Hawkeyes (17-5, 6-5 Big Ten), who snapped a two-game losing streak with their […]
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Barcelona 2-2 Valencia: Messi pulls Barca back in

Lionel Messi scored twice, including a sensational equaliser, to secure a point for Barcelona after going 2-0 down at home to Valencia.
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Sideline Chatter: Alas, he never could find the grave of Martin ‘The Immortal’ Dihigo

A satirical look back at some of the quirkiest, most eyebrow-raising things that happened in the sports world this week.
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Red Wings retire Kelly’s jersey, beat Maple Leafs 3-2 in OT

DETROIT (AP) — Danny DeKeyser scored 2:40 into overtime, lifting the Detroit Red Wings to a 3-2 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Friday night. The Red Wings retired Red Kelly’s No. 4 during a pregame ceremony, making his jersey the eighth to go up in the rafters along with all-time greats such as […]
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Where to find Juventus vs. Parma on US TV and streaming

If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Juventus vs. Parma in the US, we have all of the details for you about the Serie A match. Cristiano Ronaldo and Juventus return to... Visit for the rest of the story.
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Australia declare at 534 after Patterson's maiden ton

Joe Burns fell for 180 early on the second day but Sri Lanka couldn't make any further inroads
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Gobert posts 25 points, 13 boards, Utah tops Hawks 128-112

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Rudy Gobert had 25 points and 13 rebounds to lead the Utah Jazz to a 128-112 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Friday night. Ricky Rubio added 22 points and 11 assists, and Joe Ingles chipped in 19 points, seven rebounds, and five assists. Seven Utah players scored in double […]
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Injured Martin Guptill in doubt for fifth ODI

Colin Munro has rejoined the squad and could resume his place at the top of the order alongside Henry Nicholls
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Videos- Post-Game Talk After A 3-2 OT Win By The Wings Over The Leafs

Jimmy Howard up first, Danny DeKeyser is below.   We hear from Jimmy Howard, who makes 19 saves to help his Red Wings win in their first game after the All-Star break. — FOX Sports Detroit (@FOXSportsDet) February 2, 2019 Continue reading "Videos- Post-Game Talk After A 3-2 OT Win By The Wings Over The Leafs"
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Jeff Gordon, Roger Penske, Jack Roush enshrined in NASCAR Hall of Fame

Jeff Gordon’s immense influence on NASCAR was highlighted during a star-packed Hall of Fame induction ceremony Friday night in Charlotte, N.C.           
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Quick Recap- Detroit Red Wings/Toronto Maple Leafs

The first period was sort of a blah one for both teams. The Wings scored the first goal of the game near the midway point of the 2nd, then the Leafs tied it up late in the period. In the third, Detroit scored to go up 2-1 but Toronto scored four minutes later. On to OT and DeKeyser wins it. Final- Detroit 3 Toronto 2 IMO the Wings deserved the win tonight. Goals and stats are below. Continue reading "Quick Recap- Detroit Red Wings/Toronto Maple Leafs"
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Mike Babcock Post Game, Red Wings 3 vs. Leafs 2 (OT): “I don’t know how smoothly executed the game was… It looked like teams had about a week off”

Mike Babcock addressed the media after his team’s 3-2 overtime loss to the Detroit Red Wings in the Leafs’ first game back from the All-Star break. On the team’s performance: I just think we’ve been in overtime with them the last three times. It’s kind of what you expected. I thought they were better than […] The post Mike Babcock Post Game, Red Wings 3 vs. Leafs 2 (OT): “I don’t know how smoothly executed the game was… It looked like teams had about a week off” appeared first on Maple Leafs Hot...
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UIC beats Wright State 67-53

CHICAGO (AP) — Marcus Ottey and Tarkus Ferguson scored 17 points each and Illinois-Chicago beat Wright State 67-53 on Friday night. The Flames (11-12, 5-5 Horizon League) took a 54-44 lead after a 10-4 run capped by Ottey’s layup with 5:54 left. Cole Gentry made back-to-back layups to cut the deficit to six for the […]
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Extra Time: Quagliarella for PoY? Revs making MLS playoffs?

The guys respond to your tweets about the New England Revolution, Fabio Quagliarella, rugby's Six Nations Championship and dogs.
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Central Coast Mariners 2-3 Melbourne Victory: Mariners throw away 2-0 lead

Melbourne Victory produce stunning comeback to sink mariners after going 2-0 down at half time.
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Red Sox pad bullpen with Dan Runzler, Brian Ellington

The Red Sox added a pair of arms to their bullpen on Friday. Free agent left-hander Dan Runzler and right-hander Brian Ellington signed minor league pacts with the team, per Chris Cotillo of and the Boston Globe's Alex Speier. Runzler, 33, hasn't logged more than four innings in any single MLB season since 2011, and he hasn't pitched effectively at that level since his rookie debut in 2010.
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Kyrie Irving scores 23, leads Celtics past Knicks 113-99

NEW YORK (AP) — Kyrie Irving had 23 points, 10 rebounds and six assists before a Madison Square Garden crowd eager to start the free agent wooing five months early, and the Boston Celtics beat New York 113-99 on Friday night in the Knicks’ first game since trading Kristaps Porzingis. The trade to Dallas gave […]
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Lightning beat Islanders 1-0 in shootout

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Victor Hedman scored the only goal in the shootout Friday night to lift the Tampa Bay Lightning past the New York Islanders 1-0 after both goaltenders put on a spectacular display through 65 minutes. Hedman beat Thomas Greiss on the first attempt in the tiebreakere for the league-best Lightning. The Islanders […]
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Cardi B declined Super Bowl halftime with ‘mixed feelings’

ATLANTA (AP) — Cardi B said she received an offer to perform at the Super Bowl, but struggled with the decision to turn down the lucrative opportunity in support of ex-NFL player Colin Kaepernick. The Grammy-nominated rapper told The Associated Press on Friday evening that she had “mixed feelings” after she declined to take the […]
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10-man Adelaide United's stunning comeback from 3-0 down to beat 9-man Brisbane Roar

Adelaide United Brisbane Roar 4 3 FT Game Details Live football odds with bet365. Bet Now » GameCast Lineups and Stats Melbourne Victory produce stunning comeback to sink mariners after going 2-0 down at half time. A 10-man Adelaide United came from 3-0 down to defeat nine-man Brisbane ...
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Benni McCarthy slams Kaizer Chiefs' 'pretty dirty' tactics

Cape Town City FC coach Benni McCarthy has all but accused Kaizer Chiefs of trying to hurt his players in their midweek Absa Premiership clash this week, after Teenage Hadebe leveled a crunching tackle on Siphelele Mthembu. The Chiefs defender won the ball cleanly but his follow through left Mthembu injured, and he had to leave the game in the ninth minute. McCarthy, speaking to the media, felt the Zimbabwean tackler should have pulled back after winning the ball. The former Bafana Banana strike...
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Bonetti: Juventus' midfield isn't good enough

Matteo Bonetti assesses Juventus' recent struggles in Italy and says the club failed to address their most important need in the January window.
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Lowe: Latest trade talk and what teams might be doing at the deadline

Who are the players and teams to watch as the trade deadline nears? Zach Lowe bounces around the league.
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Twellman: Timing has to be right for MLS-Liga MX tournament

As MLS and Liga MX mull a new tournament like the SuperLiga of the mid-2000s, Taylor Twellman says the time is right for a new competition.
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Everton's Gueye will get over PSG disappointment, says Silva

Everton Wolverhampton Wanderers 7:00 AM UTC Game Details Live football odds with bet365. Bet Now » PickCenter GameCast Lineups and Stats Feb 2 (Reuters) - Everton manager Marco Silva is confident midfielder Idrissa Gueye will get over t...
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