Clippers get an ugly win in Houston

The Clippers’ Reggie Jackson looks to shoot as the Rockets’ Christian Wood defends during the first quarter of Friday’s game at Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Carmen Mandato/Getty Images ) The Clippers’ Patrick Patterson dunks during the first quarter of Friday’s game against the Rockets at Toyota Center in Houston. (Photo by Carmen Mandato/Getty Images ) HOUSTON, TEXAS – APRIL 23: DeMarcus Cousins #15 of the Los Angeles Clippers dribbles against DaQuan Jeffries #55 of the Houst...
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Alexander: LPGA’s LA Open provides thrills and spills

Jessica Korda tees off at the ninth hole during the third round of the LPGA’s Hugel-Air Premia LA Open on Friday at Wilshire Country Club. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis) Jin Young Ko tees off at the fifth hole during the third round of the LPGA’s Hugel-Air Premia LA Open on Friday at Wilshire Country Club. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis) So Yeon Ryu tees off at the fifth hole during the third round of the LPGA’s Hugel-Air Premia LA Open on Friday at Wilshire Country Club. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis) Jess...
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UCLA football team opens spring practice focused, motivated

The UCLA football team remains focused and motivated for the 2021 season, with several key players returning and participating in the first day of spring practice on Friday. Defensive back Qwuantrezz Knight and running back Brittain Brown will enter their sixth college season, their second as graduate transfers for UCLA, taking advantage of the extra year of eligibility granted by the NCAA because of the pandemic. “We want to win,” Brown told reporters via Zoom. “We want to win the Rose Bowl. We...
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Kings have advantage of health entering final stretch

As the Kings prepare for a sprint to the finish line, they have, among other advantages, something no other team in the NHL’s West Division boasts: a healthy roster. The Kings now have their full array of regulars and depth players as well. Meanwhile, Colorado is without star winger Mikko Rantanen, Vegas is missing mainstay Reilly Smith, Minnesota has no Nick Bjugstad, Arizona is sans Connor Garland and Carl Gunnarsson will not return for St. Louis this season. Meanwhile, the Kings have a fairly...
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Commercial logic remains for new European league: ‘Soccernomics’ author

London (AFP) – “Soccernomics” economist Stefan Szymanski says the “pent-up demand” underpinning the concept of a European Super League will not disappear, despite the launch in Britain of a wholesale review into the running of... Visit for the rest of the story.
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A’s Extend Win Streak To 12, Beat Orioles 3-1

BALTIMORE (AP/CBS13) — The Oakland Athletics earned their 12th consecutive victory – their longest winning streak in almost two decades – defeating the Baltimore Orioles 3-1 on Friday night. Oakland’s string is its longest since it won a franchise-record 20 in a row in 2002. It is the Athletics’ third-longest winning streak since moving to Oakland in 1968, and is the longest in the majors since Houston’s 12-game run from June 6-18, 2018. Ramón Laureano homered and Cole Irvin won consecutive star...
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Regulators wrestle with terms for Huntington Beach desalination plant

Ensuring that a desalination plant proposed for Huntington Beach adequately compensates for killing millions of small marine organisms poses the latest hurdle for Poseidon Water’s controversial project. The Santa Ana Regional Water Quality Control Board spent most of its daylong hearing Friday, April 23, taking testimony and wrestling with how to incorporate mitigation guarantees into the permit that Poseidon is seeking from the agency. There was no resolution by 8 p.m. and speakers were still d...
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'Cryptic writing' was found by police in the home of an ex-NFL player who fatally shot 6

Nine firearms were found by officers at the home of Phillip Adams, the man police say shot and killed six people at the home of a doctor in Rock Hill, South Carolina, on April 7. Search warrants released Friday by the York County Sheriff's Office also say "numerous notebooks were located with cryptic writing with different designs and emblems" in the former NFL player's home.
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'Cryptic writing' was found by police in the home of an ex-NFL player who fatally shot 6 in South Carolina

Nine firearms were found by officers at the home of Phillip Adams, the man police say shot and killed six people at the home of a doctor in Rock Hill, South Carolina, on April 7. Search warrants released Friday by the York County Sheriff's Office also say "numerous notebooks were located with cryptic writing with different designs and emblems" in the former NFL player's home.
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Coronavirus: L.A. County reported 489 new cases and 27 new deaths, April 23

Los Angeles public health officials reported 489 new cases of the coronavirus, bringing the total number of cases to 1,230,786 as of Friday, April 23. Officials reported 27 new deaths linked to the coronavirus, for a total 23,759 deaths since tracking began. There were 17 fewer hospitalizations reported since Thursday, lowering the official count of hospitalizations to 451. The California Department of Public Health’s vaccines dashboard said more than 6,886,651 vaccines doses have been distribut...
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Here’s to 5 decades of the news biz for Dennis McCarthy (and 4 at the Daily News)

Reporter Dennis McCarthy — that’s him on the left — a few decades ago. (Photo courtesy 0f Dennis McCarthy) Fifty years as a newspaperman, that’s what I’m looking at this month. Fifty years since I got my first job at an afternoon daily after graduating from San Fernando Valley State College, which became California State University at Northridge a year later in 1972. We were considered the poor cousins of the “real” institutes of higher education in Los Angeles back in those days — USC and UC...
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Senior Living: The startling inequality gap that emerges after age 65

In an era when “deaths of despair” — from substance abuse and suicide — are on the rise among middle-aged Americans, those who reach age 65 are, in general, living longer than ever. But not all seniors are faring equally; those who live in urban areas and on the coasts are surviving longer than their counterparts in rural areas and the nation’s interior, according to an analysis from Samuel Preston of the University of Pennsylvania, one of the nation’s leading demographers. This troubling geogra...
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Australia selector 'very concerned' about Ashes build-up

Trevor Hohns knows that those players also involved in the T20 World Cup will get very little red-ball preparation
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Injured Clippers center Serge Ibaka is ‘progressing’

Progress is progress. Serge Ibaka missed his 22nd consecutive game Friday with what’s been described as lower back tightness, and his absence will extend for at least the Clippers’ next two road games, although the team hasn’t set a timetable for his return, Coach Tyronn Lue said Friday before tipoff in Houston. The veteran big man is making his way back, however, Lue said, employing his go-to descriptor for Ibaka’s status: “progressing.” Within the previous couple of days, Lue said Ibaka was ab...
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City officials try pushing back on court order restricting LAPD use of projectile weapons

City of Los Angeles officials tried pushing back Friday, April 23, against a judge’s order that restricts the use of less-lethal weapons often used by police officers during protests. A temporary restraining order granted Monday restricts how officers can use less-lethal weapons, which fire rounds made of hard foam and rubber and have caused controversy after some people were badly injured by them during last year’s protests over George Floyd’s death. LAPD Chief Michel Moore has said that office...
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Man in custody after stealing LAFD vehicle, leading police on pursuit to San Pedro

A man was taken into custody after stealing a Los Angeles Fire Department pickup truck in downtown Los Angeles and leading police on a pursuit that ended in San Pedro on Friday afternoon, April 23, officials said. Los Angeles police were notified that the red, marked vehicle was stolen at Flower and 7th streets at nearly 2 p.m., said Officer William Cooper, a police spokesman. The one-ton pickup truck was equipped with a GPS transponder and, fire officials said, allowed law enforcement to track ...
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Child homicides by caregivers down in LA County, but remain serious problem, report shows

District Attorney George Gascón paid solemn homage Friday to three young children allegedly killed by their mother earlier this month in Reseda even as he unveiled a new report showing a 73% decrease in child homicides by caretakers in Los Angeles County over three decades. “There is no greater tragedy than the death of a child, especially when that death comes at the hands of a caregiver ” Gascón said during a news conference to release the sweeping study prepared by the the Inter-Agency Counci...
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Dodgers place Zach McKinstry on Injured List with oblique strain

LOS ANGELES — Zach McKinstry’s performance in the first three weeks of the season was a big reason the Dodgers were able to absorb injuries to Mookie Betts, Cody Bellinger and Gavin Lux. Now the Dodgers will have to absorb the loss of McKinstry. The Dodgers’ rookie utility man injured himself while swinging during the first round of batting practice before Thursday’s game and was scratched from the linuep for the game that night. Unable to swing a bat without pain on Friday, McKinstry was placed...
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Luke Bryan adds Irvine date to rescheduled Devore, L.A. shows

Country music star Luke Bryan has announced new dates for shows in Los Angeles and Devore that were previously postponed due to the novel coronavirus pandemic and has added new shows in Irvine and San Diego as part of a planned 2021 tour. Bryan’s “Proud to Be Right Here” tour will arrive at the North Island Credit Union Amphitheatre in San Diego Sept. 23, Staples Center in Los Angeles Oct. 8, Five Point Amphitheatre in Irvine Oct. 14 and Glen Helen Amphitheater in Devore Oct. 16. Sign up for ou...
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High school football updates: CIF L.A. City Section Games

The high school football season continues in Southern California with CIF L.A. City Section football games. Previews: | LA Daily News |  | Follow the Southern California News Group reporters for the latest updates: A Twitter List by SoCalVarsity   Related Articles Chavez football beats Grant for first time in program history to stay unbeaten City football: Chatsworth can position itself for West Valley League title shot ...
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Lakers keep working in Anthony Davis, gaining confidence

Anthony Davis spent the first few minutes of his first game in more than two months navigating uncomfortable territory. It had nothing to do with his right calf, which he said he barely gave much thought to Thursday night after spending the last two months strengthening and rehabbing his injury. But it did have to do with some discomfort on the right side … of the court. “I like the left block a lot more than the right, as you guys might know,” he said. “So my first three post-ups were on the ri...
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Mouth-Watering MTB Creativity | Kriss Kyle Out Of Season

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With federal hurdle cleared, LA County plans to restart Johnson & Johnson vaccine soon

Los Angeles County could be ready within 1-2 days to again administer Johnson & Johnson vaccines now that the CDC and FDA have given the official green light to resume those shots, Paul Simon, the county’s chief science officer said Friday, April 23. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday recommended resumption of administering the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, with warning labels. The decision clears the way for states to resume vaccination. The agency, along with the Food and Dr...
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How To Remove Scratches From Your Bicycle Frame

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Santa Anita horse racing consensus picks for Saturday April 24

The consensus box of picks comes from handicappers Bob Mieszerski, Art Wilson, Terry Turrell and Eddie Wilson. Here are the picks for Saturday, April 24 for horse racing at Santa Anita. Trouble viewing on mobile device? Enjoy the consensus horse racing picks online? Subscribe Related Articles Santa Anita horse racing consensus picks for Friday April 23 Horse racing notes: Todd Pletcher says Kentucky Derby brings anxiety, not pressure ...
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Here’s what LA County is doing about the vaccine hesitant

With close to half of Los Angeles County adults now with at least one dose of coronavirus vaccine in their arms, health officials have become more confident the county will succeed in vaccinating enough people to prevent another massive surge in cases possibly taking place again like it did this winter. But while the county has made great strides so far in vaccinating workers and residents, there is a recognition that getting the second half of adults inoculated will not be as easy because they ...
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Here's How the ESPN+ NBA Marvel Game Should Go

In a truly confounding mash-up of what I previously understood to be two completely unrelated things, ESPN has announced its “first-ever Marvel-inspired alternate NBA telecast.” Wait, what?Read more...
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NFL draft: Chargers GM Tom Telesco won’t ‘force’ position needs

General manager Tom Telesco credited his lucky powder blue Chargers surfboard for why the team was able to draft quarterback Justin Herbert one year ago Friday. “I don’t have the anniversary on my phone if that’s what you’re asking,” Telesco joked during his pre-draft news conference. “We’re happy we were able to draft Justin and our whole draft class. That’s why that surfboard is a good luck surfboard.” Telesco’s giant surfboard stood out last year when teams had home setups for the draft becau...
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Check out these spring book releases about birds, gardening and the outdoors

By JULIA RUBIN The new season of spring shows has begun, and viewership is way up by all accounts. We’re not talking about screens, which we’ve all been glued to during the pandemic. Less noticed is another trend: people tuning in to nature for quieter, real-life, high-stakes drama. From new Audubon field guides, updated for the first time in decades, to a book of poetry about insects, publishers are trying to meet this moment: Not only is public engagement with nature high, but so is concern ov...
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