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  • Ducks beaten in first exhibition

    Ducks beaten in first exhibition

    The Ducks lost their preseason opener at San Jose on Tuesday night as the Sharks scored twice in the final two minutes for a 4-1 victory. The Ducks took a 1-0 lead on Anton Rodin’s goal at 4:29 of the second period, but that was all the offense Anaheim could muster. Jared Coreau and Kevin Boyle...

  • Kings prospect is studying one of the best

    Kings prospect is studying one of the best

    Many young defensemen will cue up videos of today’s stars to learn the nuances of the position. Kings prospect Kale Clague dipped a tad further into the archives this summer when he studied Hall of Famer Nicklas Lidstrom. “He’s maybe the best ever,” Clague said. “You watch clips of him, it makes...

  • MLB: Rockies’ Story gets good news

    MLB: Rockies’ Story gets good news

    Colorado Rockies shortstop Trevor Story has inflammation in his right elbow, but there’s no structural damage. Manager Bud Black said that tests Tuesday produced “good results.” Story tweaked the elbow Monday on a first-inning throw against the Dodgers and aggravated it on a swing in the fourth...

  • Biggest problem with USC defense is not hard to figure out

    Biggest problem with USC defense is not hard to figure out

    The problem with USC’s defense, which failed to keep the Trojans in last week’s game at Texas, was pretty simple for the coaching staff to diagnose. Time and time again, USC had the Longhorns exactly where it wanted them after two downs. But on four of Texas’ six scoring drives, it converted at...

  • Hall of Fame group asks NFL for lifetime benefits, threatens boycott of enshrinement ceremonies

    Hall of Fame group asks NFL for lifetime benefits, threatens boycott of enshrinement ceremonies

    A group of Pro Football Hall of Fame members delivered an unmistakable message Tuesday to the NFL and the players union: Show me the money. In a three-page letter addressed to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, NFL Players Assn. Executive Director DeMaurice Smith, and Hall of Fame President David...

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