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  • Former UFC heavyweight champion Kevin Randleman dies at 44

    Former UFC heavyweight champion Kevin Randleman, 44, died of heart failure Thursday night in San Diego. Before joining UFC, Randleman, nicknamed "The Monster," won two NCAA wrestling championships and was a three-time All-American at Ohio State. Randleman debuted in the UFC in 1999 and won the...

  • Gennady Golovkin agrees to fight Dominic Wade at the Forum this spring

    Gennady Golovkin agrees to fight Dominic Wade at the Forum this spring

    Unbeaten two-belt middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin’s pursuit of a 22nd consecutive knockout will take place April 23 at the Forum in Inglewood against unbeaten Dominic Wade. Wade (18-0, 12 knockouts) was designated Golovkin’s mandatory challenger by the International Boxing Federation following...

  • Andre Ward's light-heavyweight debut coming March 26 in Oakland

    Andre Ward's light-heavyweight debut coming March 26 in Oakland

    Unbeaten former super-middleweight champion Andre Ward will make his light-heavyweight debut – and fight for only the second time since November 2013 – when he meets Cuba’s Sullivan Barrera on March 26. Jay Z’s Roc Nation Sports announced Tuesday that Oakland’s Ward (28-0, 15 knockouts) will fight...

  • Women's boxing hopes to gain traction from Holly Holm's UFC victory over Ronda Rousey

    Women's boxing hopes to gain traction from Holly Holm's UFC victory over Ronda Rousey

    Among the millions who watched former boxing world champion Holly Holm outpunch Ronda Rousey to set up a stunning upset was Mauricio Sulaiman. The head of the World Boxing Council's pulse raced at the sight. Certainly, what Holm did to the previously unbeaten Rousey in the octagon would reverberate...

  • Boxing writers select Floyd Mayweather Jr. fighter of the year

    Boxing writers select Floyd Mayweather Jr. fighter of the year

    He’s no longer fighting, but if that itch to return comes back, Floyd Mayweather Jr. can boast he’s the reigning fighter of the year. The Boxing Writers Assn. of America has announced Mayweather, following his convincing unanimous-decision victory over Manny Pacquiao in the richest fight of all...

College Basketball

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  • Pac-12 basketball: Cal rolls over No. 11 Oregon, 83-63

    Pac-12 basketball: Cal rolls over No. 11 Oregon, 83-63

    Jabari Bird scored 16 of his season-high 24 points in the first half and punctuated his big night with a reverse dunk in the final seconds, leading California to a 83-63 victory over No. 11 Oregon on Thursday night at Berkeley. The Golden Bears (16-8, 6-5 Pac-12) never trailed and led by as much...

  • Indiana prevails over No. 4 Iowa, 85-78, and ties for the Big Ten lead

    Indiana prevails over No. 4 Iowa, 85-78, and ties for the Big Ten lead

    Kevin "Yogi" Ferrell scored 14 points, Troy Williams added 13 and Indiana rallied to upset No. 4 Iowa, 85-78, on Thursday night after blowing a big lead. Indiana (20-5, 10-2) pulled into a three-way tie for the Big Ten Conference lead and gave Coach Tom Crean his fourth 20-win season at the school....

  • Power forward Jonah Bolden could be key to a UCLA victory over No. 17 Arizona

    Power forward Jonah Bolden could be key to a UCLA victory over No. 17 Arizona

    Around this time last year, Jonah Bolden was rumbling across the desert in a pickup truck, headed to Tucson, Ariz. Like many UCLA students, he followed the basketball team with interest. He'd decided to make a game at Arizona his first road trip. A friend, Bryce Alford, mentioned that his roommate,...

  • Up next for USC: Friday night at Arizona State

    Up next for USC: Friday night at Arizona State

    When: 6 p.m. PST, Friday. Where: Wells Fargo Arena, Tempe, Ariz. On the air: TV: Pac-12 Networks; Radio: 830 Update: After a brief interlude, USC (18-5, 7-3 in the Pac-12 Conference) is back in the top 25 after its 19-point win over UCLA last week. The No. 23 Trojans trail only Oregon in the conference...

  • No. 18 Purdue gets past No. 8 Michigan State, 82-81, in overtime

    No. 18 Purdue gets past No. 8 Michigan State, 82-81, in overtime

    Raphael Davis made one of two free throws with 4.6 seconds left in overtime Tuesday night to help No. 18 Purdue defeat No. 8 Michigan State, 82-81, at West Lafayette, Ind. The Boilermakers (20-5, 8-4 Big Ten Conference) ended a losing streak in the series at seven games despite blowing an 18-point...

College Football

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  • NCAA football proposal addresses targeting penalties

    NCAA football proposal addresses targeting penalties

    Replay officials are likely to have more power when it comes to calling targeting penalties in college football next season. The NCAA football rules committee proposed giving replay officials more authority to overturn incorrect targeting fouls and to call targeting penalties when they are missed...

  • Football cited in nearly half of Ole Miss' alleged NCAA violations

    Football cited in nearly half of Ole Miss' alleged NCAA violations

    Mississippi's football program was cited by the NCAA in nearly half of the 28 rules violations levied against the school in the Notice of Allegations the university recently received, said a person with knowledge of the investigation. The person said that 13 allegations involve the football program,...

  • Cam Newton has little to say after Super Bowl 50 loss

    Cam Newton has little to say after Super Bowl 50 loss

    He is the NFL's most valuable player, a transcendent talent who won the Heisman Trophy and a national championship in college football.Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton, though, remains in search of a Super Bowl title after being neutralized Sunday in the Denver Broncos' 24-10 victory over...

  • USC could go 'outside the family' for Pat Haden's successor as athletic director

    USC could go 'outside the family' for Pat Haden's successor as athletic director

    It was a dark time for USC athletics. The football and men's basketball teams were facing some of the harshest sanctions in NCAA history, the athletic director was gone and university administrators needed someone to stabilize the situation. So the school did what it has almost always done, turning...

  • Pat Haden's biography: Highlights from the soon-to-retire USC athletic director's career

    Pat Haden's biography: Highlights from the soon-to-retire USC athletic director's career

    Pat Haden biography Age: 63. USC's athletic director since August 2010. Faculty appointment in USC's Marshall School of Business and the Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism. Was partner and managing director of Riordan, Lewis & Haden, a private equity firm, 1987-2010. Was an attorney...

Soccer

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Golf

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  • Justin Rose feels like a rock star and shoots 66 at Spyglass

    Justin Rose feels like a rock star and shoots 66 at Spyglass

    On the pathway from every green to every tee at Spyglass Hill on Thursday, Justin Rose heard it. "Justin! Justin! We love you Justin!" Rose is a good-natured English bloke, winner of a U.S. Open. But rarely — OK, never — has he created squeals among a gallery of teenage girls and their mothers....

  • Bubba Watson ends nine-year absence at Pebble Beach, thanks to Mark Wahlberg

    Actor Mark Wahlberg has an unusual approach to golf. He's never taken a lesson, and he hits his driver and irons left-handed while wielding his putter right-handed. But the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am is very glad he's here, not just for his own celebrity status but also because he lured top pro Bubba...

  • Hideki Matsuyama beats Rickie Fowler in a playoff to win the Phoenix Open

    Hideki Matsuyama beats Rickie Fowler in a playoff to win the Phoenix Open

    Rickie Fowler hit two balls into the water on the par-four 17th hole to give Hideki Matsuyama an unexpected victory Sunday in the Waste Management Phoenix Open in Scottsdale, Ariz. After blowing a two-shot lead on the 317-yard hole in regulation when he blasted a driver through the green and into...

  • Ha Na Jang outlasts Lydia Ko, Brooke Henderson for first LPGA Tour win

    Ha Na Jang outlasts Lydia Ko, Brooke Henderson for first LPGA Tour win

    Ha Na Jang had to go the final 36 holes with the best player in women's golf to capture her first LPGA Tour title Saturday in Ocala, Fla. The biggest challenge turned out to be cold and rain. Jang reclaimed the lead with a five-foot birdie putt on the 16th hole and closed with an even-par 72 on...

  • James Hahn shoots bogey-free 65 to move into lead at Phoenix Open

    James Hahn shoots bogey-free 65 to move into lead at Phoenix Open

    James Hahn shot a bogey-free six-under-par 65 on Friday to take the lead in the suspended second round of the Waste Management Phoenix Open in Scottsdale, Ariz. Hahn had a 10-under 132 total on TPC Scottsdale's Stadium Course to enter the weekend a stroke ahead of Rickie Fowler and Danny Lee. Fowler...

Tennis

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  • Djokovic tops Murray for his 6th Australian Open title

    Djokovic tops Murray for his 6th Australian Open title

    Novak Djokovic maintained his perfect streak in six Australian Open finals with a 6-1, 7-5, 7-6 (3) victory Sunday that consigned Andy Murray to a fifth defeat in championship deciders at Melbourne Park. Djokovic equaled Roy Emerson's long-standing record of six Australian Open titles and increased...

  • Angelique Kerber upsets Serena Williams to win Australian Open title

    Angelique Kerber upsets Serena Williams to win Australian Open title

    Serena Williams put up both hands after a sending a forehand long and high over the baseline in the first set. She wanted nothing to do with yet another unforced error in her Australian Open final against Angelique Kerber. For the second time in as many majors, nerves got to Williams as she tried...

  • Andy Murray defeats Milos Raonic in five sets to reach Australian Open final

    Andy Murray defeats Milos Raonic in five sets to reach Australian Open final

    Andy Murray arrived at the Australian Open fully prepared to become a father before becoming champion. Murray left his pregnant wife in Britain ahead of the start of the tournament, promising to fly home at any time if needed. However, the 28-year-old Murray has now given himself a chance of becoming...

  • Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams dominate their way to Australian Open finals

    Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams dominate their way to Australian Open finals

    Novak Djokovic called it the best he has ever played against old foe Roger Federer. Serena Williams was just being her dominant self. The defending champions both made their way back to the Australian Open final, with Djokovic beating Federer, 6-1, 6-2, 3-6, 6-3, and Williams defeating Agnieszka...

  • Serena Williams, Novak Djokovic easily advance to Australian Open final

    Serena Williams, Novak Djokovic easily advance to Australian Open final

    Like Serena Williams before him, Novak Djokovic moved into another Australian Open championship decider with a relatively untroubled semifinal win. Top-ranked Djokovic had a 6-1, 6-2, 3-6, 6-3 victory over No. 3 Roger Federer. Hours earlier on Rod Laver Arena, Williams advanced to within one win...

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