LAUSD’s Spanish-speaking parents engage candidates in forum ahead of school board special election

With the stakes high for whoever might take over the Los Angeles Unified School District Board’s District 5 seat in March, nine candidates for the seat faced parents Wednesday night in a forum that gave them a chance to weigh in on issues parents care about. For some parents, the event left a little more to be desired for lack of attention to issues like charters schools in the wake of a massive teacher strike underpinned by the issue. What did get attention was how school board hopefuls plan to...
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Seattle U women lose to Texas Rio Grande Valley in overtime

The Redhawks rallied from nine down in regulation but were hurt by poor free-throw shooting in 74-70 loss.
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Cunningham leads Missouri over No. 5 Mississippi St 75-67

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Sophie Cunningham scored 24 points, Amber Smith added 16 and Missouri upset No. 5 Mississippi State 75-67 on Thursday night. The game remained tight until the final minute when Cierra Porter made a 3-pointer with 41 seconds left — her first points of the game — to give Missouri a six-point […]
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Blues beat Coyotes 4-0 to stretch winning streak to 8 games

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The goal is looking awfully big when Vladimir Tarasenko is shooting. Jordan Binnington is making it look awfully small when he’s in it. The combination has led the St. Louis Blues to their longest winning streak in 18 years. Binnington matched a franchise rookie record with his seventh straight victory, Tarasenko […]
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Hoeness respects Klopp's Liverpool side

Uli Hoeness was generous in his praise for Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp, despite the two clubs' fierce Champions League rivalry.
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Chuha lifts New Mexico St. over Utah Valley 84-77

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Eli Chuha had a season-high 21 points plus 10 rebounds as New Mexico State extended its winning streak to 10 games, beating Utah Valley 84-77 on Thursday night. JoJo Zamora had 17 points for New Mexico State (21-4, 10-1 Western Athletic Conference). Trevelin Queen added 13 points. Clayton Henry had […]
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Frey carries Montana St. over Idaho St. 84-76

POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — Harald Frey had 21 points and Keljin Blevins added 20 to help Montana State got past Idaho State 84-76 on Thursday night. Ladan Ricketts scored 18 for Montana State (12-12, 9-5 Big Sky Conference), which won its fourth straight game. Tyler Hall added 17 points. Brandon Boyd had 22 points for […]
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Athanasiou, Howard lead Red Wings past Senators, 3-2

Andreas Athanasiou got the Detroit Red Wings' offense going, and Jimmy Howard backed it up. Athanasiou scored twice, including a penalty shot, and Jimmy Howard made 40 saves in his 500th game to lead the Red Wings to a 3-2 win over the Ottawa Senators on Thursday night. Frans Nielsen scored to break a 2-2 tie late in the second period.
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Pearson leads Texas St. over Arkansas St. 84-74

JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — Nijal Pearson had 21 points as Texas State beat Arkansas State 84-74 on Thursday night. Alonzo Sule had 18 points and 10 rebounds for Texas State (20-5, 9-3 Sun Belt Conference). Jaylen Shead added 17 points. Alex Peacock had nine rebounds for the visiting team. Tre’Larenz Nottingham, who was second on […]
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Windler scores 31 to lead Belmont past Tennessee St. 77-66

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Dylan Windler had 31 points and 13 rebounds as Belmont stretched its winning streak to eight games, beating Tennessee State 77-66 on Thursday night. Windler shot 11 for 14 from the field. Grayson Murphy had 15 points and seven rebounds for Belmont (20-4, 11-2 Ohio Valley Conference). Kevin McClain added 11 […]
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Morant scores 32 to lead Murray St. over Austin Peay 73-71

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ja Morant had 32 points as Murray State narrowly beat Austin Peay 73-71 on Thursday night. Austin Peay’s Steve Harris scored on a buzzer-beating putback that would have sent the game to overtime, but had it waived off after official review. Morant hit 11 of 13 free throws. He added seven […]
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Video- Game Highlights Detroit/Ottawa

Visit in the morning for post-game wrap.     added 10:42pm, Frk and Cholowski sent to Grand Rapids. Continue reading "Video- Game Highlights Detroit/Ottawa"
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'T-bone' Giordano, oldest MLB scout, dies at 93

Tommy Giordano, a longtime scout who played only 11 games in the major leagues but spent more than seven decades in a variety of baseball roles, died Thursday. He was 93.
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Parks scores 26 to lift UT Martin over SE Missouri 81-72

MARTIN, Tenn. (AP) — Preston Parks had a season-high 26 points as UT Martin defeated Southeast Missouri 81-72 on Thursday night. Parks shot 5 for 7 on 3-pointers. He added six rebounds. Delfincko Bogan had 17 points for UT Martin (9-15, 4-9 Ohio Valley Conference), which earned its fourth consecutive home victory. Craig Randall added […]
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Knicks beat Hawks to end 18-game losing streak

The New York Knicks snapped their single-season franchise record 18-game losing streak on Thursday with a 106-91 win over the Atlanta Hawks.
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Seattle U men drop to 1-8 in WAC play after loss at Texas Rio Grande Valley

The Seattle University men’s basketball team scores only 15 points in the first half of 59-44 loss at Texas Rio Grande Valley.
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Wisconsin women beat MSU; snap 32-game skid vs. ranked teams

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Marsha Howard scored 28 points and Kelly Karlis had her second double-double of the season to help Wisconsin beat No. 24 Michigan State 79-62 Thursday night for the Badgers’ first win over a ranked opponent in six years. Wisconsin snapped a 32-game skid against ranked teams dating to a 73-61 win […]
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Rinne makes 34 saves, Predators beat Canadiens 3-1

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Pekka Rinne made 34 saves, Viktor Arvidsson scored and the Nashville Predators beat the Montreal Canadiens 3-1 on Thursday night. Ryan Hartman and Brian Boyle also had the goals for Nashville, which snapped a three-game skid. Tomas Tatar scored and Carey Price made 35 saves for Montreal, which has lost consecutive […]
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Canadian women hold off U.S., tie Rivalry Series

Canada beat the United States 4-3 on Thursday night to tie the best-of-three Rivalry Series at a game apiece.
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Landeskog helps Avalanche beat Jets 4-1 to end 8-game skid

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Gabriel Landeskog scored his team-leading 30th goal of the season as the Colorado Avalanche beat the Winnipeg Jets 4-1 Thursday night to snap their season-high eight-game losing streak. Dominic Toninato got his first NHL goal, and J.T. Compher and Sven Andrighetto also scored for the Avalanche, who were 0-5-3 during their […]
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Whitfield carries UMKC past Grand Canyon 87-75 in OT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Rob Whitfield scored 19 points as UMKC topped Grand Canyon 87-75 in overtime on Thursday night. Brandon McKissic added 16 points for the Kangaroos, while Xavier Bishop chipped in 15. Jamel Allen had 12 points for UMKC (9-16, 4-6 Western Athletic Conference). Michael Finke scored a career-high 36 points plus […]
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Davis leaves with shoulder injury, Pelicans beat Thunder

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Julius Randle capped a 33-point, 11-rebound performance with three clutch baskets in the final minutes, and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 131-122 on Thursday night despite losing All-Star Anthony Davis to a shoulder injury after the first half. Davis was in the game when the first half […]
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Davis carries Detroit past Milwaukee 90-84

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Antoine Davis had 27 points as Detroit topped Milwaukee 90-84 on Thursday night. Josh McFolley added 22 points for the Titans. Harrison Curry had 15 points for Detroit (10-16, 7-7 Horizon League), which broke its four-game road losing streak. Derrien King added 12 points. DeAndre Abram had 28 points and six rebounds […]
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Shahid carries North Dakota St. past Oral Roberts 85-73

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Vinnie Shahid had 22 points as North Dakota State defeated Oral Roberts 85-73 on Thursday night. Shahid made 4 of 6 3-pointers. Tyson Ward had 18 points and eight rebounds for North Dakota State (14-12, 8-4 Summit League), which won its fifth consecutive game. Jared Samuelson added 18 points. Tyree Eady […]
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Logano: Duel win 'continues momentum from title''s Jonathan Merryman talks with Joey Logano about his race-winning move and how well the Fords have been running at Daytona.
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Cummings scores 18 to lift Mercer over W. Carolina 74-65

CULLOWHEE, N.C. (AP) — Ross Cummings had 18 points and seven rebounds as Mercer beat Western Carolina 74-65 on Thursday night. Victor Bafutto had 13 points for Mercer (9-16, 4-9 Southern Conference), which broke its four-game losing streak. Kameron Gibson had 16 points for the Catamounts (6-21, 3-11), who have now lost four games in […]
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Hemphill carries Green Bay over Oakland 66-54

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Tank Hemphill tallied 13 points and 10 rebounds to lead Green Bay to a 66-54 win over Oakland on Thursday night. Kam Hankerson had 13 points and six rebounds for Green Bay (13-13, 7-6 Horizon League). Sandy Cohen III added 10 points and five steals. JayQuan McCloud, the Phoenix’s second […]
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Suber leads CS Bakersfield over Chicago St. 75-62

CHICAGO (AP) — James Suber recorded 13 points and 13 rebounds to lead Cal State Bakersfield to a 75-62 win over Chicago State on Thursday night. Jarkel Joiner had 16 points for Cal State Bakersfield (16-9, 7-4 Western Athletic Conference). Rickey Holden added 14 points. Darius Williams had 12 points for the visiting team. Travon […]
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Delaware holds on to beat Towson 78-71 in 2OT

TOWSON, Md. (AP) — Ithiel Horton drained a trey and made two free throws in the final seconds of double overtime to help Delaware overcome Towson 78-71 on Thursday night. Delaware’s Eric Carter hit a jumper to retake the lead 72-71 with 58 seconds left in the second extra period and followed with two free […]
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