Sharks’ quirky SAP Center has places to sway … and hide

The Kings played their second straight game in San Jose’s SAP Center on Wednesday night, and the home arena of the Sharks has no shortage of quirks. When the arena was first designed, there were some notable deficiencies: no luxury boxes and no press seating. While the former was remedied, the latter was not. Media members and “black aces,” San Jose prospects observing during the playoffs, have often been arranged around the sandbag-laden scaffolding that hangs from the building’s roof. It resem...
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I Now Believe Ice Will Be Off By Easter

GOMH Tonight Open 20% to Small Island  C-130 Over Platte Sullivan Inlet Sullivan Inlet Rock Lake Rock Lake Bulldog Lake In light of how the lakes were looking tonight after yesterday's rain, I now think ice off by Easter is inevitable. I briefly fished the NE and SW sides of the GOMH and got skunked.      [Author: [email protected] (Basspastor)]
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The Lollipop Lesson

The Little Squirt pointed to the canister on his parent's dresser that held phone-chargers, plugs, a hair clip or two, some receipts, and a few lollipops. "Gabriel, I don't think the lollipop is the answer." You see the handlebar to his pushbike was up too high and I could not lower it no matter how hard I tried. When I told him I couldn't budge it he pointed to the canister on his parent's dresser then in his nonverbal but highly effective way I knew he was telling me the lollipop was the ans...
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Kawhi Leonard, Clippers run away from Spurs for 3rd straight win

The Clippers’ Paul George shoots during the second half of Wednesday’s game against the Spurs in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Darren Abate) Los Angeles Clippers’ Nicolas Batum (33) attempts to block a shot by San Antonio Spurs’ Derrick White during the first half of an NBA basketball game on Wednesday, March 24, 2021, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Darren Abate) Sound The gallery will resume in seconds San Antonio Spurs’ Keldon Johnson (3) shoots against Los Angeles Clippers’ Ivica Zubac d...
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Lakers haven’t let NBA trade deadline deter their focus on improvement

Kyle Kuzma has lived this before. A LeBron James injury, resulting in an extended absence. Losses piling up quickly afterward. A looming trade deadline throwing tension into the mix. But even though the upcoming stretch has some similarities to that 2018-19 period when the Lakers went 6-11 without James in the lineup, there’s a lot different, too. For one thing, said Kuzma, he has more confidence in this group. “We have better pieces than that team, for sure,” he said. “But we just have to figur...
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800,000 California workers face unemployment payment delays

Hundreds of thousands of California workers face delays of more than a month in many cases for their unemployment payments while a state labor agency attempts to launch a new federal program, officials said Wednesday. Potentially 800,000 California workers face delays through the end of April in receiving payments of unemployment benefits issued by the state Employment Development Department. Since the spike in unemployment in March 2020, the EDD has struggled to swiftly reprogram its outmoded c...
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Designs for the new-look WACA revealed

The venue will have a capacity of 10,000 and include a range public facilities plus a new indoor cricket centre
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4 Reasons People REALLY Don't Like Gravel Bikes @pathlesspedaled

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Dodgers announce updated stadium policies for allowing fans back

The Dodgers announced their first set of protocols for allowing fans back into Dodger Stadium this season. The Dodgers have added a “Fan Safety Portal” at where policies and procedures will be updated as issues are addressed and protocols added. With Los Angeles County in the red tier for coronavirus cases, the Dodgers are anticipating being allowed to have 20 percent capacity for home games beginning April 9. The approximate 11,000 fans will be seated in socially-dista...
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Tokyo Olympic torch relay begins as sign of hope in Japan amid Covid curbs

Torchbearers ran through sparsely populated streets in Fukushima as large crowds and cheering were discouraged due to the pandemicCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe official countdown to the postponed Tokyo 2020 Games has begun as the first group of runners carried the Olympic torch through Fukushima, in the first test of measures that organisers insist will ensure a “safe and secure” event in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.After a brief opening ceremony (whic...
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West-heavy schedule should suit LAFC just fine

Through three seasons, no Major League Soccer team has scored more points and won more matches than the Los Angeles Football Club. Regular-season dominance, an abundance of highlights and a Supporters’ Shield fueled the club’s reputation as a menace on the field since it debuted in 2018. A consistent and focused push to elevate how American professional soccer looks and competes against the world has colored everything LAFC said it set out to do. That drive was on display when LAFC outplayed thr...
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Daily News’ top boys basketball players to watch this spring season

Support our high school sports coverage by becoming a digital subscriber. Subscribe now. The Daily News high school boys basketball season begins this week. Here are the top players in the area to watch: TOP GUARDS/WINGS TO WATCH -Amari Bailey, Sierra Canyon, Jr. Bailey is one of the nation’s best prospects in the junior class. He’s verbally committed to UCLA. -KJ Simpson, Chaminade, Sr. (Arizona) Simpson is lightning quick and almost impossible to stop in transition. -Justin Rochelin, Heritag...
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Clippers brace for Thursday’s NBA trade deadline

Clippers veteran Marcus Morris Sr. sent out a cryptic tweet Wednesday morning: “Buisness (sic) is business. Don’t learn the hard way.” Three hours later, after the tweet garnered its fair share of fan freakout, the forward – for whom the Clippers dealt at the trade deadline last season – posted another tweet, replete with laughing emojis: “Lol dam I forgot about the trade deadline.” ’Tis the season, when the entire NBA apparatus is atwitter over speculation of potential deals ahead of Thursday’s...
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Coronavirus: L.A. County reported 92 new deaths and 666 new cases as of March 24

Los Angeles public health officials reported 666 new cases of the coronavirus, bringing the total number of cases to 1,215,736 as of Wednesday, March 24. Officials said there were 92 new deaths linked to the coronavirus, for a total 22,960 deaths since tracking began. A total of 3,786,542 vaccinations have been administered in the county as of Wednesday. There were six more hospitalizations reported since Tuesday. The official count of hospitalizations is 719.   Data posted each day is prelimin...
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Nonprofits 2020: A year of innovation and survival

Last year was a year of struggle and innovation for California’s nonprofit sector, as many were forced to furlough staff or downsize, while others closed their doors. And although donations have fallen, the decline hasn’t been nearly as deep as some might have predicted, according to Christina Dragonetti, outreach and communications coordinator for CalNonprofits, a statewide alliance of more than 10,000 nonprofits. “Thirty-seven percent of the donations to nonprofits in California come from tick...
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Ducks lose another close one, falling for the 7th time in 8 games

The Ducks’ Ryan Getzlaf, left, and the Minnesota Wild’s Carson Soucy scuffle during the first period of Wednesday’s game in St. Paul, Minn. Both players received penalties. (AP Photo/Hannah Foslien) Anaheim Ducks’s Cam Fowler (4) collides with Minnesota Wild’s Jared Spurgeon (46) during the second period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, March 24, 2021, in St. Paul, Minn. (AP Photo/Hannah Foslien) Sound The gallery will resume in seconds Minnesota Wild’s Kirill Kaprizov (97), of ...
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MLB Steps up Ball Monitoring to Suppress Foreign Substances

Major League Baseball is increasing its monitoring of baseballs in an attempt to suppress any use of foreign substances by pitchers.
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L.A. County detects more variants, but coronavirus growth continues to decline

Los Angeles County continued its still-decreasing rates of coronavirus growth on Wednesday, March 24, reporting 666 new cases and 92 associated deaths. Among the fatalities was a child aged 12 to 17 with underlying health conditions, however — one of three children to die in L.A. County from COVID-19 since the pandemic began. As of Wednesday, 22,960 L.A. County lives have been lost to the coronavirus. More than 1.2 million people have tested positive. “We do need to continue taking care of each ...
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Daily News high school basketball preseason top 10 rankings

Support our high school sports coverage by becoming a digital subscriber. Subscribe now. 1. Sierra Canyon: Who else? The Trailblazers are two-time defending CIF State Open Division champions and three-time defending Open Division SoCal Regional winners. UCLA commit Amari Bailey is a junior guard that is worth the price of admission. Ramel Lloyd, Shy Odom, Chance Westry and Max Allen will make Sierra Canyon the team to beat in the state, yet again. 2. Harvard-Westlake: The Wolverines’ foundatio...
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‘Big Shot’ Trailer: John Stamos Plays an Inspirational Basketball Coach in New Disney+ Series

Sports movies used to be a big part of the filmgoing landscape, but as Hollywood has evolved into its current form, they’ve become few and far between. Occasionally we’ll get something like The Way Back, the Ben Affleck drunk coach movie, but since the movie industry has largely edged out mid-budget films, those types of stories are shifting to television and streaming. Enter Big Shot, a new Disney+ series that has Full House hunk John Stamos starring as a hardass basketball coach who falls fro...
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Daily News’ high school boys basketball preseason top 10 rankings

Support our high school sports coverage by becoming a digital subscriber. Subscribe now. 1. Sierra Canyon: Who else? The Trailblazers are two-time defending CIF State Open Division champions and three-time defending Open Division SoCal Regional winners. UCLA commit Amari Bailey is a junior guard who is worth the price of admission. Ramel Lloyd, Shy Odom, Chance Westry and Max Allen will make Sierra Canyon the team to beat in the state, yet again. 2. Harvard-Westlake: The Wolverines’ foundation...
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US soccer hero Rapinoe brings equal pay push to W.House, Congress

Washington (AFP) – US soccer star Megan Rapinoe brought her high-profile fight for women’s equality to Washington Wednesday, testifying before Congress and joining President Joe Biden at a White House event urging an end to... Visit for the rest of the story.
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US official: North Korea fires two ballistic missiles

By Barbara Starr | CNN North Korea launched two ballistic missiles on Thursday, according to an intelligence assessment, a senior US official tells CNN. The US military and intelligence community is still analyzing the data from the test launch to determine what kind of missile was fired and how far it went. It is not known yet whether the missiles were short, medium or long range, such as an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM). The US tracks all North Korean weapons tests through radar an...
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Chino woman charged for alleged drug trafficking through local airports

A Chino woman was arrested Wednesday, March 24, and charged with allegedly recruiting drug couriers to traffic heroin and fentanyl across the country through various Southern California airports, the Department of Justice said. From June 2018 to March 2019, Chavon Sayles and other co-conspirators recruited drug couriers to transport heroin and fentanyl through the Hollywood Burbank Airport, the Long Beach Airport and the Ontario International Airport, according to a federal indictment. Sayles, n...
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Dodgers’ Walker Buehler has Cy Young talent if not the hardware – yet

GLENDALE, Ariz. — When the Dodgers signed reigning National League Cy Young Award winner Trevor Bauer, it was universally noted that they would boast three former Cy Young winners on their pitching staff this season – Bauer, David Price and three-time winner Clayton Kershaw. It was then frequently noted that another pitcher in the Dodgers’ projected rotation, right-hander Walker Buehler, has Cy Young talent if not the hardware – yet. “I think that obviously when you win a Cy Young, you’re the be...
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Transfer rumours: Suarez, Torres, Costa, Kane, Ronaldo, Johnstone

Liverpool want to re-sign Luis Suarez, Diego Costa is set for Benfica move, Real Madrid 'do not have funds' to sign Harry Kane, plus more.
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Gov. Newsom picks Oakland Assemblyman Rob Bonta as new attorney general

Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday, March 24, announced he has chosen Assemblyman Rob Bonta, D-Oakland to be California’s next attorney general. Bonta, 48, who has a law degree from Yale University, was the first Filipino American elected to the state Legislature in 2012. A close ally of Newsom, Bonta represents the 18th Assembly District, which includes much of the East Bay, stretching from Oakland to San Leandro and including Alameda. The nomination is subject to confirmation by the California Sta...
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Angels’ Justin Upton continues torrid spring with 4th homer in victory over Royals

THE GAME: Justin Upton belted another homer and shortstop Jose Iglesias made a spectacular play in the Angels’ 4-2 victory over the Kansas City Royals in a Cactus League game on Wednesday afternoon at Tempe Diablo Stadium. PITCHING REPORT: Left-hander José Quintana gave up two runs, one earned, in 4-1/3 innings on 87 pitches. The homer he allowed to Hunter Dozier was the only earned run that he’s allowed this spring. Quintana has pitched 14 innings. Quintana worked around four hits, two walks an...
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Hoornstra: Is collective bargaining the secret to injury prevention?

Major League Baseball has not experienced a work stoppage since Aug. 11, 1994. Players went on strike that day and did not return for official regular-season business until April 25, 1995, cancelling a World Series in the process. One consequence of the strike was a pair of shorter-than-usual seasons. The 1994 campaign lasted 112 to 117 games, depending on your team. Players were given four weeks of spring training in 1995, then played 144 games. The regular season grew by only 27 to 32 games fr...
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Portugal struggle to narrow World Cup qualifying win over Azerbaijan

Turin (Italy) (AFP) – European champions Portugal got their 2022 World Cup qualifying campaign off to a winning start thanks to an Azerbaijan own goal in a tight 1-0 Group A victory in Turin on... Visit for the rest of the story.
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