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Source: Wolves' Jones in boot, out several days

Timberwolves guard Tyus Jones will wear a book on his sprained left ankle for several days, and his return will be considered day-to-day after that, a league source tells ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

Video- Jori Lehtera Five For Boarding

Jori Lehtera received a boarding major and a game.  
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California’s proposed water tax: Gavin Newsom’s trickle down economics

Less than a month into newly minted California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s term, the Golden State has been inundated with a series of rain storms. Most people peeked up at the droplets and thought of impending mudslides, road closures and traffic jams. Not Gavin Newsom. Nope. California’s new governor looked at the rainfall and saw millions of dollars in uncollected water taxes going right down the drain. In one of his first moves as chief executive, Newsom declared that he wants to tax the state’s drin...
Tags: California, Opinion, Sport, Soccer, Beverly Hills, Central Valley, Gavin Newsom, John Phillips, Legislature, KABC, Golden State, Association of California Water Agencies, State Water Resources Control Board, Newsom, Opinion columns, Jillian Barberie

Hawkish establishment goes after Tulsi Gabbard

This year it seems every Democrat with a minimum of name recognition is considering running for president. For the party, the surge of enthusiasm comes with a few risks. The biggest is a messy intra-party fight. And so far, the worst sign of the consequences of that conflict is the early effort to torpedo the nascent campaign of Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii. Gabbard isn’t like the Democrats’ typical candidates. But she’s not one of the restive moderates or the activist socialists, either. On clo...
Tags: California, Opinion, Iraq, Barack Obama, Sport, Soccer, Hillary Clinton, Editorials, West Bank, Lausd, Donald Trump, Bashar Al Assad, Democratic Party, Obama Clinton, National Guard, Tulsi Gabbard

Serious CAF tests for hot-shots Simba and watertight Constantine

Johannesburg (AFP) – Simba of Tanzania and Constantine of Algeria, who boast the best attack and defence in the CAF Champions League, face serious matchday 2 examinations of their title credentials this weekend.  After scoring... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Tanzania, Algeria, Johannesburg, Afp, Simba, CAF Champions League, Constantine

Lightning Domination No Guarantee of Playoff Success

Toronto Maple Leafs head coach Mike Babcock said in December it looked like the Tampa Bay Lightning were better than every other NHL team. About a month later, not much has changed. The Lightning are running away from the competition in the overall standings. Tampa Bay Lightning celebrate (AP Photo/Chris O’Meara) Following a 2-0 victory in Dallas over the Stars on Tuesday, Tampa had 74 points — 10 better than the Calgary Flames in the race for the Presidents’ Trophy and 16 clear of Toronto for...
Tags: Washington, Toronto, Sport, Ap, Chicago, Atlantic, Nba, Lightning, Dallas, Nashville, Detroit Red Wings, Hockey, NHL, Babcock, Montreal, Detroit

Rams DB Marcus Peters tries to downplay ‘gumbo’ comments directed at Saints coach Sean Payton

THOUSAND OAKS – Chicken or seafood, onions, celery, peppers and a dash of personal pride. That’s the gumbo Rams cornerback Marcus Peters simmered for two months when it comes to the Saints. Or, Peters was just being playful in November, when he called out New Orleans coach Sean Payton for sideline trash-talking and said he would “see him soon” and “have a nice little bowl of gumbo together.” That’s the narrative that went through both teams’ headquarters Wednesday afternoon. Sign up for Home Tu...
Tags: Sports, New Orleans Saints, NFL, Atlanta, Sport, Ap, Soccer, New Orleans, Todd Gurley, Philadelphia, Nfc, Oakland, Kansas City, Saints, Ohio State, Denver

Goalie Announcements (Jan 16)

It may have taken a while to get all updated, but it was all done this morning and there were quite a few points to be had last night.  The pool is still collecting points at a pretty decent rate, the 15 points per game was a bit of a pie in the sky thought, but 13 after Tuesday night's action is still okay. Steve's team went tops in the week after Tuesday night, now sitting with 13 points, [Author: Clayton Corley]
Tags: Sport, Avalanche, Hockey, Steve, Flames, Bruins, Oilers, Canucks, Sabres, Clayton Corley, Starting Goalies

Mousa Dembele set to join China’s Guangzhou R&F: source

Shanghai (AFP) – Tottenham Hotspurs Belgian international midfielder Mousa Dembele is poised to seal a move to Guangzhou R&F, a source at the Chinese club told AFP on Thursday. The 31-year-old will cost about 12... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: China, Sport, Soccer, Afp, Guangzhou, Mousa Dembele, Shanghai AFP Tottenham Hotspurs

Alexander: Who’s next to go? Grading the jobs being done by SoCal coaches

There are, amazingly, those in this country who still believe L.A. is some kind of laid-back sports paradise, where folks arrive late and leave early and there’s no pressure on players or coaches to succeed. Obviously, those people (a) don’t live here, (b) don’t follow SoCal’s teams, and (c) likewise don’t follow any SoCal fans on social media. If they did, they’d know better. Sign up for Home Turf and get exclusive stories every SoCal sports fan must read, sent daily. Subscribe here. True, we...
Tags: Oregon, Sports, NFL, Paul Simon, Sport, Soccer, Queens, Kings, Ncaa, Lebron James, NHL, Oregon State, Ducks, Usc, Ucla, James

UCLA not shying away from Kris Wilkes despite recent shooting struggles

LOS ANGELES — Murry Bartow knows better than to stifle Kris Wilkes. The UCLA interim head coach has watched a growing number of Wilkes’ shots dribble off the rim lately, but Bartow has still bestowed upon the sophomore the title of “bucket-getter.” “We want him to score, we want him to shoot it a lot, but he’s gotta be efficient in his shots,” Bartow said Wednesday. Although Wilkes has scored in double figures in all 17 of UCLA’s games entering Saturday’s 1 p.m. rivalry game at USC, the sophomor...
Tags: Sports, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Nba, College sports, Oregon State, Usc, Ucla, Bruins, Porter, Kris, Bartow, Beavers, Wilkes, Trojans

Producers are meeting California’s new, tougher rules for cannabis safety

Tougher requirements for marijuana purity that kicked in this year in California aren’t triggering the high failure rates that emptied shelves at cannabis shops last summer, when the state began phasing in mandated testing. The better results signal that the cannabis industry is stabilizing in its second year of regulated sales, despite a roller coaster first year that included one testing lab caught falsifying marijuana test results, industry officials and others said. There’s still concern abo...
Tags: News, California, Washington, Marijuana, California News, Sacramento, Los Angeles, Sport, Cannabis, Soccer, San Diego, Local News, Haskins, Murrieta, Hoo, MedMen

Former USC football assistant Todd McNair granted new trial in lawsuit against NCAA

A Los Angeles County Superior Court judge has granted former USC running backs coach Todd McNair a new trial in his defamation lawsuit against the NCAA, adding another twist to a saga that has lasted close to a decade. Judge Frederick Shaller issued a ruling on Wednesday, eight months after a jury found that the NCAA did not defame McNair when it had penalized him for his role in the extra benefits scandal involving Reggie Bush, the former star tailback for the Trojans and one-time Heisman Troph...
Tags: Washington, Sports, Cleveland Browns, NFL, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, San Diego, Miami, Arizona Cardinals, College sports, Ncaa, Kansas City Chiefs, Usc, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Bush

Lockdown lifted at College of the Canyons in Valencia after investigation of threat and campus declared safe

College of the Canyons in Valencia went on temporary lockdown Wednesday  after authorities received a report of a woman possibly armed with a gun. The lockdown was lifted at 6:42 p.m., the school announced on social media. The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, which investigated the incident, determined there was no crime committed and no weapons were found. Related Articles Snow shuts down 5 Freeway through Grapevine Proposed Winnetka bike ...
Tags: News, Coc, Sport, Soccer, Local News, Public Safety, Valencia, U S Postal Service, Woodland Hills, LA County, Sheriff s Department, Los Angeles County Sheriff s Department, Canyon Country, Top Stories LADN, Leo Bauer, Crime + Public Safety

College of the Canyons in Valencia on lockdown, authorities investigate report of possibly armed woman

A college in Valencia went on lockdown Wednesday afternoon and the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department was checking the campus after a report of a woman possibly armed with a gun. Related Articles Snow shuts down 5 Freeway through Grapevine Proposed Winnetka bike lanes go up for review, with a goal of a safer street LAPD Headquarters evacuated after powdery substance found inside an envelope ...
Tags: News, Sport, Soccer, Local News, Public Safety, Valencia, U S Postal Service, Woodland Hills, Sheriff s Department, Los Angeles County Sheriff s Department, Top Stories LADN, Leo Bauer, Crime + Public Safety, Rockwell Canyon Road Valencia, Rockwell Canyon Road, LAPD Headquarters

Union representatives, elected officials speak on behalf of TSA officers who are not being paid during government shutdown

Herb Wesson, president of the Los Angeles City Council, speaks at a press conference for the American Federation of Government Employees, the union that represents TSA officers, in front of the Tom Bradley International Terminal at LAX in Los Angeles on Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019. The union is demanding politicians in Washington to end the government shutdown. (Photo by Scott Varley, Daily Breeze/SCNG) TSA worker Rosa Guzman, speaks at a press conference for the American Federation of Governmen...
Tags: Crime, News, Congress, Washington, Uncategorized, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Tsa, Los Angeles City Council, Transportation Security Administration, Southern California, Lax, Hawthorne, Orozco, Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors

Federal food programs in So Cal scramble as government remains closed

About 4 million poor Californians — half of them children — who rely on government  assistance for the food on their tables started receiving early disbursement of their February benefits this week before money runs out under the partial federal government shutdown. Clients of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, called CalFresh in California, began seeing an accelerated deposit to their Electronic Benefits Transfer accounts on Wednesday, Jan. 16. Those accounts fund debit cards that, ...
Tags: News, California, Usda, Sport, Soccer, Johnson, Local News, Riverside County, Southern California, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, Los Angeles County, Board of Supervisors, Leary, San Bernardino County, George Johnson, U S Dept of Agriculture

Loyal high school seniors are missing out on memories due to LAUSD teachers strike

Amid an era of high school sports when transferring schools is the norm, many local City Section boys basketball players in the middle of their senior season are feeling jilted by the LAUSD teachers’ strike, which has halted all L.A. City Section winter sports since Monday. High school athletes look forward to their senior season for many reasons. For some, it’s the year to accomplish what has never been done before. For others, it’s their first year on a varsity team after playing on the lower ...
Tags: Sports, Sport, Noah, Soccer, Lausd, Chatsworth, Grant, High School Sports, Taft, Porter, San Fernando Valley, El Camino Real, Van Nuys, Sylmar, West Valley League, City Section

Berube’s Blues Playing Good Enough for Playoff Run

This is not Brayden Schenn’s first rodeo with a lot of things this season. It is his second time playing under Craig Berube as an interim coach and the third time his name has been prominent in trade speculation. For Schenn and the St. Louis Blues, those things are related. A bad start to the season cost coach Mike Yeo his job in November and started talk that just about anyone from Schenn to star winger Vladimir Tarasenko to young defenceman Colton Parayko could be dealt away. But over the past...
Tags: Usa, Washington, Sport, Ap, Blues, Philadelphia, Hockey, NHL, Philadelphia Flyers, Ryan O Reilly, Craig Berube, Reilly, Allen, Vladimir Tarasenko, St Louis Blues, Patrick Maroon

Canucks Pettersson Hopeful & “Feeling Good”

Vancouver Canucks fans will have to wait at least another couple of days to see Elias Pettersson back on the ice. The star rookie skated with his teammates ahead of Wednesday’s contest with the Edmonton Oilers, but won’t suit up for the game. It will be the fourth game in a row he’s missed since suffering a knee injury in Montreal on Jan. 3. Pettersson said he wasn’t feeling any pain during Wednesday’s skate and was working on his stick-handling and shooting. “Feeling good, feeling good,” he sai...
Tags: Sport, Green, San Jose, Hockey, NHL, Montreal, Florida Panthers, Montreal Canadiens, Edmonton Oilers, Buffalo Sabres, Vancouver Canucks, Canucks, Loui Eriksson, Jonathan Hayward, Mike Matheson, Pettersson

2019 NHL Draft: 10 Fallers from Fisher’s Top 217 for January

Fisher’s Top 217 for January Fisher’s Top 186 for December Fisher’s Top 186 for November Fisher’s Top 124 for October Fisher’s Top 124 Preseason Rankings Fresh off covering an entertaining World Junior Championship tournament, with the CHL Top Prospects Game on the horizon next week, here are 10 fallers from my January rankings for the 2019 NHL draft. RELATED: 10 Risers from Fisher’s Top 217 for January 1) Kirby Dach (RC/RW, Canada, Saskatoon WHL) DECEMBER RANKING: 4 JANUARY RANKING: 8 VARI...
Tags: Usa, Russia, Sport, Stars, Czech Republic, Canada, Finland, Dallas, Denmark, Kazakhstan, Hockey, NHL, Halifax, Hamilton, Finn, Los Angeles Kings

Ducks deal Pontus Aberg to Wild for prospect as roster makeover continues

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Ducks general manager Bob Murray continued his midseason roster overhaul on Wednesday when he traded left wing Pontus Aberg to the Minnesota Wild for center Justin Kloos, a 25-year-old prospect who scored 30 points in 34 games in the AHL this season. In addition, the Ducks placed Ryan Kesler on injured reserve and sent him back to Anaheim to have his unspecified lower-body injury re-evaluated by the team’s medical personnel, after he was hurt in the second period of a 3-1 loss ...
Tags: Minnesota, Sports, Sport, Soccer, Detroit Red Wings, AHL, NHL, Detroit, Terry, Ducks, Jones, Anaheim-ducks, Dallas Stars, Murray, Edmonton Oilers, TSN

The Latest On The World Cup Of Hockey

NHL statement regarding today’s meeting with the NHLPA: — NHL Public Relations (@PR_NHL) January 16, 2019   NHLPA statement below. Continue reading "The Latest On The World Cup Of Hockey"
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Byron Suspended 3 Games

The NHL’s Department of Player Safety has suspended Montreal Canadiens’ forward Paul Byron for three games. The 29-year-old forward has never been suspended or fined in his career but did launch upwards into Florida Panthers’ defender MacKenzie Weegar and caused an injury, resulting in supplemental discipline. Montreal’s Paul Byron has been suspended for three games for charging Florida’s MacKenzie Weegar. — NHL Player Safety (@NHLPlayerSafety) January 16, 2019 This i...
Tags: Florida, News, Sport, Hockey, NHL, Montreal, Byron, Florida Panthers, Montreal Canadiens, Paul Byron, MacKenzie, NHL s Department of Player Safety, Department of Player Safety, Top Story, MacKenzie Weegar, Weegar

When Palestinians and Jews live together in a West Bank city

I met Tzipi in Hebron, the home of the Tomb of the Patriarchs and a city split between Israeli and Palestinian control in the West Bank, as part of the Olive Tree Initiative program for college students, sponsored by the University of California. Tzipi was my tour guide for the Beit Hadassah Museum, imparting to us the Jewish history of the city and her personal family’s connection to the Hebron Massacre, in which 67 Jews were murdered in 1929. The area is critical for both peoples, with religio...
Tags: Opinion, Jerusalem, Sport, Soccer, Middle East, West Bank, Lithuania, Netanyahu, Hebron, Fatah, Abraham, Sherman Oaks, Notre dame High School, Ishmael, Hebron Massacre, Tzipi

Video: Murry Bartow previews UCLA’s game against USC

Interim head coach Murry Bartow talks about UCLA’s rivalry game against USC on Saturday, his message to Kris Wilkes as the sophomore’s efficiency has dipped over the past month and what makes the Trojans a dangerous team.
Tags: Sports, Sport, Soccer, College sports, Usc, Ucla, Trojans, Kris Wilkes, Murry Bartow

Video: Kris Wilkes hopes to boost efficiency against USC

Guard Kris Wilkes talks about Murry Bartow’s message over the past month, what the Bruins learned from their road trip to Oregon and Oregon State and what UCLA has to prepare for against USC.
Tags: Oregon, Sports, Sport, Soccer, College sports, Oregon State, Usc, Ucla, Bruins, Kris Wilkes, Murry Bartow

Video: UCLA’s Jalen Hill on matching up against USC in rivalry game

Forward Jalen Hill talks about what he expects from USC this weekend and how the Bruins can improve from a defensive rebounding standpoint.
Tags: Sports, Sport, Soccer, College sports, Usc, Ucla, Bruins, Jalen Hill

Video: UCLA’s Moses Brown on playing in his first rivalry game

Center Moses Brown talks about preparing to play in his first rivalry game against USC and Jaylen Hands’ chin-up gesture against Oregon.
Tags: Sports, Sport, Soccer, College sports, Usc, Ucla, Moses Brown, Jaylen Hands

Local boys, girls basketball players nominated for McDonald’s All-American game

The prestigious McDonald’s All-American game announced its nominees for the 2019 game that will be played in Atlanta for the second year in a row on Wednesday, Mar. 27 at State Farm Arena, home of the NBA’s Atlanta Hawks. Moorpark’s Drake London and Notre Dame’s Julian Rishwain were nominated for the boys’ event, along with Sierra Canyon’s star trio KJ Martin, Scotty Pippen Jr., and Cassius Stanley. London is signed with USC, Rishwain is headed to Boston College, and Pippen Jr. recently committe...
Tags: Sports, Atlanta, Sport, Soccer, Nba, Philadelphia, Magic Johnson, Notre Dame, High School Sports, Martin, McDonald, Boston College, State Farm Arena, High School Basketball, Sierra Canyon, Drake London