2:49 AM EDT, Tue September 02, 2014
Orange County Register 22 hours ago
Clippers close to signing Turkoglu, Douglas-Roberts

Clippers close to signing Turkoglu, Douglas-Roberts

The Clippers are close to re-signing Hedo Turkoglu to a one-year deal, the Register has confirmed. The move was first reported Sunday by Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Earlier this week, the Register noted the team’s interest in the veteran forward....
Sactown Royalty 14 hours ago

Sacramento Kings waive Wayne Ellington

The Kings will use the stretch provision to create additional cap space. The Sacramento Kings have waived Wayne Ellington using the NBA's stretch provision, according to ESPN's Marc Stein.  This move wasn't entirely unexpected, as Sam Amick introduced the possibility when the trade was first reported.  However, there was a camp that thought the Kings might keep Ellington for his outside shooting.  Ellington is a limited player, but has a career three-point average of 38.6%. Ellington was acquired by the Kings from the Knicks along with Jeremy Tyler.  The Kings traded away Travis...

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— Like a great novel, or a perfectly cooked filet mignon, Novak Djokovic is fast becoming one of the joys of my life.
Los Angeles Times Aug 30, 2014

Live updates: USC vs. Fresno State

End of the 1st quarter at the Coliseum.
Boston Globe Aug 30, 2014

Could Ray Allen Rejoin Doc Rivers in LaLa Land?

The NBA's all-time leading 3-point shooter might wind up reuniting with his former Celtics coach for a potential title run with the Clippers.

Live updates: UCLA vs. Virginia

Never mind, UCLA fans. This isn't the time to feel better. Ohio State is up 10 on Navy.
Los Angeles Times Aug 30, 2014

Live updates: UCLA vs. Virginia

UCLA, 28, Virginia 17 (1:01 left in third quarter): Here's a sign of life from the UCLA offense. Running back Paul Perkins got UCLA close to field-goal range with a 16-yard run, then quarterback Brett Hundley threw a 25-yard strike to Thomas Duarte. UCLA scored its first...

Warriors COO Welts receives LGBT media honor

Golden State Warriors president and COO Rick Welts will be honored by GLAAD at the national LGBT anti-defamation group's annual San Francisco awards ceremony on Sept. 13. The award will be presented by Warriors' Assistant Coach Jarron Collins, twin brother of Jason Collins, the NBA's first opening gay active player.
Sacramento Bee Aug 29, 2014

US opens basketball worlds vs Finns and their fans

They are the biggest thing in Bilbao, backed by 8,000 fans — not to mention some Angry Birds — whose free-spending boosters are such believers they've already started lining up transportation to the second round.
Sacramento Bee Aug 29, 2014
Familiar names in the FIBA Basketball World Cup

Familiar names in the FIBA Basketball World Cup

Kevin Durant stands front and center in a billboard that hangs high above the outside of the arena where the U.S. will play its first-round games at the FIBA Basketball World Cup. FILE - In this Sept. 19, 2013, file photo, Ukraine coach Mike Fratello, right, shouts to his player Maxym Korniyenko during a EuroBasket European Basketball Championship quarterfinal match against Croatia in Ljubljana, Slovenia. Fratello won 667 games as an NBA coach, though none since the 2006-07 season with Memphis. He's best known now for his work as a TV analyst, and the Hackensack, N.J., native's only work...
Los Angeles Times Aug 29, 2014

USC's Cody Kessler has the luxury of being in command from the start

USC ended its tumultuous 2013 season with a victory over Fresno State in the Las Vegas Bowl. The Trojans hope a week of preseason turmoil ends with a similar result against the Bulldogs. Staff writer Gary Klein examines the story lines and matchups:
Los Angeles Times Aug 29, 2014

Tony Stewart says he missed races out of respect for Ward and family

NASCAR star Tony Stewart, emerging Friday from three weeks of seclusion after his race car struck and killed a 20-year-old fellow driver, said the incident was "one of the toughest tragedies I've ever had to deal with."
Sacramento Bee Aug 29, 2014
No ruling yet in Sacramento arena subsidy suit

No ruling yet in Sacramento arena subsidy suit

A judge will continue to ponder the fate of a lawsuit challenging the city of Sacramento’s $255 million subsidy for the new Kings arena. The proposed design for the King's downtown arena includes five glass aircraft hangar doors that can fold upward to create a 40-foot opening to an outdoor plaza on the north side of the building.
Orange County Register Aug 29, 2014
Sara Errani outlasts Venus Williams at U.S. Open

Sara Errani outlasts Venus Williams at U.S. Open

NEW YORK – Sara Errani wagged her finger and cupped her hand to her ear for the U.S. Open fans who tried to will Venus Williams to victory. “I think I will remember forever that moment,” Errani said. Two points from defeat, the diminutive...

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