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  • A berth in BCS title game on the line, Auburn's AD starts lobbying

    A berth in BCS title game on the line, Auburn's AD starts lobbying
    Leave it to Alabama senior quarterback AJ McCarron to put everything in perspective. "Football is just a game," he said after Saturday's last-play loss to Auburn. "It's not life." Leave it to senior Auburn administrator Jay Jacobs to boil the...
  • This defining loss for USC will go on Ed Orgeron's impermanent record

    This defining loss for USC will go on Ed Orgeron's impermanent record
    As balmy late afternoon quickly turned to chilly darkness, the coronation of USC's new football coach devolved from a crisp exclamation to a harsh declaration. "Coach O!" had become "Coach Whoa." In the biggest game of his interim tenure Saturday...
  • Fourth spot in playoff would be choice among three champions

    Fourth spot in playoff would be choice among three champions
    Question: Who would get the fourth berth in the playoff? That's the question I'd love to see you tackle. Ted Frank Answer: I tackled this question so hard in Monday's column I almost got called for "targeting." And that ejection would have...
  • New Year's resolutions for Sacramento politicos

    New Year's resolutions for Sacramento politicos
    SACRAMENTO — From my skimpy research on New Year's resolutions, I've learned that 40% of us make them, and about 90% end in failure. A dismal record of weak will. Yet, New Year's resolutions should be encouraged because they're vital to self-...
  • reFramed: In conversation with Mariella Furrer

     
    "When I was about 5 years old, I was sexually abused by a stranger. I don’t think at that age I really understood what it was that had happened to me, but somehow I knew it was wrong, and I felt to blame for letting the man touch me. The molestation...
  • Pictures in the News | Dec. 17, 2013

     
    In Tuesday's Pictures in the News, two children were among at least 13 people killed in new airstrikes on a rebel-held district of Syria's main northern city of Aleppo, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. Pyongyang, North Korea: North Korean...
  • Photo essay | Education in wartime Syria

     
    MADAYA, Syria (AP) — Clutching his books close to his chest, 12-year-old Abdo al-Fikri eagerly walked into a classroom last month in Madaya, an opposition-held village in northern Syria, his brother and sister trailing behind him. It has been a year...
  • ‘Walking Dead’: Robert Kirkman says Governor ‘could attack at any moment’

     
    It's not an exaggeration to describe “The Walking Dead” as the biggest thing on television right now. AMC's hit zombie […]...
  • Stan Lee’s Comikaze cosplay: Thor, Loki, Disney, Batman and more

     
    Thor, Loki, Captain America and Iron Man cosplayers mill around the escalators in the Los Angeles Convention Center lobby on Saturday morning […]...
  • ‘Hobbit’ fan event: Jackson unveils ‘Desolation of Smaug’ footage

     
    Director Peter Jackson showed off nearly 20 minutes of “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” — the second installment in […]...
  • Pictures in the News | Nov. 5, 2013

     
    In Tuesday's Pictures in the News TSA agents hold a  candlelight vigil for their slain coworker, Gerardo I. Hernandez, at Dockweiler State Beach in Los Angeles. A gunman identified by police as Paul Anthony Ciancia, 23, carried an assault-style rifle...