Rams on Road, Chargers at Home

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The Rams and Chargers stayed true to form in their preseason openers. Facing the Dallas Cowboys, the Rams played a close defense-dominated game, winning 13-10 last Saturday night at the Coliseum The next night the Chargers looked good only for the first few minutes. The Seattle Seahawks dominated the Chargers 48-17 at the cozy StubHub Center in Carson. This weekend, … Read More

Rams, Chargers Open – Separately

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Jared Goff

Pre-season in the National Football League is mainly for the rookies and free agents trying to make their teams. However, for the Rams and Chargers pre-season is a time to fight for admiration and loyalty of the Los Angeles professional football fan. On Saturday evening at 6, the Rams play the Dallas Cowboys at the Coliseum. Not so far away … Read More

Sparks Are Flying

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Ms. Lavender

The Los Angeles Sparks of the WNBA started a five game road trip last Sunday with a 85-79 loss to the Dallas Wings. On Friday, they take on the best team in the league, the Minnesota Lynx, at 5 o’clock. The Lynx are 28-6, the Sparks 26-8. They are the best two teams in the WNBA. After Friday, the Sparks … Read More

Situation Normal at SC

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What can USC do for an encore? The Trojans won nine football games in a row last season after starting 1-3. The finale was Troy’s dramatic victory over Penn State in the Rose Bowl. Now it is time to see if USC can live up to the great expectations that come with winning nine straight, a streak that lives. The … Read More

Rosen Gives Bruins a Chance

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Quarterback Josh Rosen

The good news around Westwood is that quarterback Josh Rosen is returning for his junior season. The bad news: Major questions surround the offensive line. Last year line problems created complications running the ball and protecting the quarterback. Lack of protection caused a season- ending injury to Rosen. Coach Jim Mora thinks Rosen benefitted from being on the sidelines. “Josh’s … Read More

Rams’ Art Contest

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To help kick off their second season back in Los Angeles, the Rams are launching a “My City, My Team, My Rams” contest. The Rams are asking fans to submit an original drawing, painting or artistic expression showcasing their pride for Los Angeles and their passion for the Rams. Through Aug. 21, fans may submit for a chance to win … Read More

Troy, Huskies Favored

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USC is favored to win the Pac-12 football championship in a vote of 52 media members who cover the conference. The Trojans received 28 votes to edge defending champion Washington, which drew 22. The Trojans in the Southern division and the Huskies in the North earned the same number of first-place votes, 49 out of 52, and 309 total points. … Read More

Sparks Are Perfect

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The Los Angeles Sparks of the WNBA are happy to be back home inside the Staples Center. They are 15-5, and the Sparks have wobn all 10 games at Staples. They look like the NBA champion Golden State Warriors. Smiles on their faces, they are starting to dominate teams. “Regardless of what you do,” said Coach Brian Agler. “It’s nice … Read More

Alum Carter’s Glowing Moment

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Culver City High School

Culver City High School’s annual Alumni football game blends the old with the new. It develops friendships that last a lifetime. Last Thursday, the old players played the 2017 varsity players. The varsity won by a touchdown, but that was not the headline. The headline was about family and giving back. The headline was being a positive role model to … Read More

Banner Year and Closeout for Club Volleyball Teams

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The Culver Volleyball Club finished its eight-month season with strong showings among 500 teams in the annual Summer Soiree Volleyball Tournament in Anaheim. The top-ranked 16-year -olds took second place, the fourth-seeded 18-year-olds finished fourth, and the seventh-seeded 14-year olds placed ninth in the four-day event during the Independence Day holiday. Coaches and players will take a short break and … Read More