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Pac-12: USC picked to win conference, Sarkisian will respond Friday

Los Angeles Times (Lindsey Thiry ) — The media picked USC to win the Pac-12 championship and the Trojans were ranked 10th in the preseason coaches poll Thursday.
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Darren McFadden opens Dallas Cowboys camp in a familiar way -- injured

Los Angeles Times (Sam Farmer) — Darren McFadden opened Dallas Cowboys training camp Thursday with an unfamiliar team… and in a painfully familiar way.
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Nic Cage on the Tim Burton Superman role he never got to play

Los Angeles Times (Meredith Woerner) — Much has been said about the never-made Tim Burton Superman movie titled "Superman Lives." We've even seen glimpses of behind-the-scenes footage of proposed Superman Nic Cage in the new super...
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After a bounce, Rosetta's Philae lander serves up cometary surprises

Los Angeles Times (Amina Khan) — Scientists with the European Space Agency's Rosetta mission may have had a scare when the Philae lander bounced off of the surface of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, but the bumpy touchdown...
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Friday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'Descendants' on Disney

Los Angeles Times (Ed Stockly) — Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes
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Director Ringo Lam returns to form with 'Wild City'

Los Angeles Times (Martin Tsai) — Best known in the U.S. as the filmmaker whose "City on Fire" inspired Quentin Tarantino's "Reservoir Dogs," Ringo Lam hasn't made a feature since the 2003 direct-to-video Jean-Claude Van Damme...
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'Paulo Coelho's Best Story' skims surface of author's life

Los Angeles Times (Sheri Linden) — Paulo Coelho's mega-selling novels and memoirs - allegorical, abounding in aphorisms and supplemented by a prolific social-media output - have made him a revered figure for millions of modern-day...
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Colorful 'Lego Brickumentary' is shaded by green

Los Angeles Times (Michael Rechtshaffen) — Not everything is awesome about "A Lego Brickumentary," a colorfully constructed film surveying the vastness of the Lego universe that can't help but come across as corporate horn-tooting.
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'The Seventh Dwarf' a forgettable princess tale

Los Angeles Times (Charles Solomon) — In the new German CG feature "The Seventh Dwarf," elements from "Snow White," "Sleeping Beauty," "Tangled," "Frozen," "Happy Feet" and "Shrek" have been ineptly stitched together into a leaden...
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Volunteer clinic provides care, supplies to Special Olympics athletes

Los Angeles Times (Katie Shepherd) — An Icelandic soccer player rested his swollen ankle in a small clinic room on the UCLA campus and waited for his nurse to deliver the verdict.
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Vic Firth dies at 85; percussionist made drumsticks and mallets for legions of players

Los Angeles Times (Steve Chawkins) — When Vic Firth was growing up, he took weekly lessons on piano, trumpet, clarinet, trombone and drums -plus music theory.
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Hugh Jackman, World Vision overpower 'Dukale's Dream'

Los Angeles Times (Michael Rechtshaffen) — While "Wolverine's Ethiopian Vacation" might have grabbed extra attention, the more alliterative "Dukale's Dream" documents a meeting that proved life-changing for both Hugh Jackman and a poor...
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'I Am Chris Farley' glosses over ex-'SNL' star's darker side

Los Angeles Times (Robert Abele) — Like a doll forever teetering on the wrong side of a do-not-overinflate experiment, Wisconsin-born "Saturday Night Live" star Chris Farley wrung laughter out of his performance paradoxes: He was...
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'Best of Enemies' showcases brainy bloodsport

Los Angeles Times (Robert Abele) — Moviegoers wary of the summer's expensively rendered superhero skirmishes can still find mano-a-mano thrills - all verbal, no less tension-filled - in "Best of Enemies." Robert Gordon and Morgan...
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How can James Woods sue an anonymous Twitter user?

Los Angeles Times (Ann M. Simmons) — Actor James Woods filed a $10-million lawsuit this week against an anonymous Twitter user, alleging defamation and invasion of privacy. According to the suit, the user of the Twitter handle "Abe...
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'Jenny's Wedding' stars a tender Katherine Heigl in a timely gay marriage tale

Los Angeles Times (Katie Walsh) — Heartstring-tugging if a bit humorless, "Jenny's Wedding," written and directed by "Beaches" writer Mary Agnes Donahue, is an apt release in the wake of the Supreme Court decision legalizing gay...
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'Extinction' finds little new in a zombie evolution

Los Angeles Times (Martin Tsai) — "The Walking Dead" must really be leaving its mark on the entire zombie subgenre. Following this spring's "Maggie," in which a father tries to care for an infected daughter until her inevitable...
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'Five Star' sheds real light on N.Y. gang life

Los Angeles Times (Katie Walsh) — Reality meets fiction in "Five Star," Keith Miller's low-key glimpse into gang life in New York City. James "Primo" Grant, a real member of the Bloods, stars as Primo, a "five star" general in the...
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'Northmen's' Vikings can't bludgeon audiences into caring about them

Los Angeles Times (Martin Tsai) — While not purposely metaphysical like Nicolas Winding Refn's "Valhalla Rising," Claudio Fäh's "Northmen: A Viking Saga" uses a relatively smaller scale to its advantage.
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Portland protesters hanging from bridge disrupt Arctic-bound Shell vessel

Los Angeles Times (William Yardley) — Royal Dutch Shell's narrow summer window to drill for oil in the Arctic became slightly narrower Thursday after protesters in Portland, Ore., suspended themselves from one of the city's many...
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Blog Articles

Chris Paul, Josh Smith, Blake Griffin as playmakers

SBN: Clips Nation (John Raffo) — Seth Partnow looks at the art of playmaking from a statistical POV Just a link to a very worthwhile article in  Washington Post by Seth Partnow. the numbers and Partnow's conclusions are a...
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Tired of a Sports-Less Summer? Go to the Special Olympics

SBN: Clips Nation (Lucas Hann) — There's a purer athletic competition out there. Please note: this is NOT a sponsored post.  I DID NOT receive compensation for this, and the views expressed ARE my own.-- Lucas For...
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Blake Griffin Will Try to Make the 2016 Olympic Team

SBN: Clips Nation (Lucas Hann) — According to Ramona Shelburne of ESPN.com , the Clippers' All-NBA big man will attend the Team USA minicamp next month in hopes of playing in the 2016 Olympics as a part of Team USA.  He's...
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Josh Smith and How Set Off Works

SBN: Clips Nation (Larson Ishii) — Josh Smith took less to come to the Clippers this year because he is still getting paid by Detroit. How much less? Find out how to calculate it. There's been a lot of speculation today about what...
  • 6 days ago
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Austin Rivers Leaves Relativity Sports, Dan Fegan

SBN: Clips Nation (Adithya) — Could DeAndre Jordan follow him? Sports business reporter Liz Mullen reported this interesting piece of news earlier today. LA Clippers G Austin Rivers has left Relativity Sports. — Liz...
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Doc Rivers building around the Clippers' core

SBN: Clips Nation (Steve Perrin) — Doc Rivers has built an elite core of talent on the Clippers and has worked hard to transform the rest of the roster while keeping the core in tact. When Doc Rivers first came to the Los...
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Josh Smith is Not Complaining about his Salary

SBN: Clips Nation (UC.Clipper) — Josh Smith has been unjustly grilled by the media for comments he made at the Clippers' press conference about family hardship. With the introduction of new and returning players at the ...
  • 6 days ago

Watch: New Clipper Point Guard Pablo Prigioni is Crafty as Hell

SBN: Clips Nation (Lucas Hann) — He's a pest on the court. Pablo Prigioni is an old-fashioned, pass-first point guard.  His usage rate is under 11% for his career, he takes only about 6 shots per 36 minutes, and he makes...
  • 7 days ago
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Wesley Johnson Believes in the Los Angeles Clippers

SBN: Clips Nation (Lucas Hann) — The former Laker wanted a chance to win. In a piece for the LA Times, Melissa Rohlin does a brief outline of Wesley Johnson , one of the Clippers ' new free agent signings. Johnson is a...
  • 7 days ago

Lance Stephenson is Willing to Do Whatever It Takes to Win

SBN: Clips Nation (Adithya) — In an interview with Bleacher Report's Jared Zwerling, Lance dispels the idea that he's a cancerous me-first player, and discusses his troubles in Charlotte and his fit with the Clippers. Lost...
  • 7 days ago
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Clippers Pick Up Pablo Prigioni

SBN: Clips Nation (Larson Ishii) — Having just cleared waivers today, Pablo Prigioni has agreed to a veteran's minimum deal with the Clippers. Yesterday Doc Rivers said the Clippers were not done filling out their roster yet....
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Legion of the Damned: Your Villainous LA Clippers

SBN: Clips Nation (Shapan Debnath) — The Clippers have made all the right moves to become a first class organization. But not to the average NBA fan. Many of us have probably become Clipper fans while rooting for the underdog. Maybe...
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Clippers free agent press conference -- Excited to be here

SBN: Clips Nation (Steve Perrin) — The Clippers introduced their free agents to the media today. It was the first time DeAndre Jordan has answered questions since his change of heart, but today was about platitudes, not tough...
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In the NBA, the Rich Got Richer This Summer

SBN: Clips Nation (Steve Perrin) — With Ty Lawson joining the Rockets, all of the best teams in the NBA got even better this summer. In the NBA, if you're a team trying to move up, one of the easiest ways to do it is to hope that...
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Jordan, Griffin Explain DeAndre's Free Agency Process

SBN: Clips Nation (Lucas Hann) — In a duet of columns on The Player's Tribune, DeAndre Jordan and Blake Griffin outlined tonight their stories in regards to DJ's free agency debacle of two weeks ago. DJ is honest and candid...
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Clippers To Introduce Free Agent Acquisitions Tomorrow

SBN: Clips Nation (Lucas Hann) — The press conference will be held at Staples. The Clippers will hold a press availability tomorrow at noon pacific time to introduce their off-season signings.  The press conference will be...
  • 10 days ago

Ralph Lawler Will Return as Voice of the Clippers

SBN: Clips Nation (Lucas Hann) — The legend will be back. Legendary Clipper broadcaster Ralph Lawler has announced on twitter that he will continue alongside partner Michael Smith for at least two more seasons.  Lawler is...
  • 10 days ago
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The Clippers Have Two Roster Spots Remaining

SBN: Clips Nation (Lucas Hann) — What's next? With 13 players on guaranteed contracts, the Clippers only have two spots left to play with. While the team is probably still talking about potential Jamal Crawford moves, it's...
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The Magical Mind of Adam Silver

SBN: Clips Nation (John Raffo) — Adam Silver met with NBA overlords today and spewed out the most amazing bunch of transparently bogus rhetoric ever devised. I mean seriously, dude. You can read all the gory details from ...
  • 11 days ago
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Crawford's Tweet Indicates Desire to Leave Team

SBN: Clips Nation (Lucas Hann) — We're all used to emo Jamal by now, with his cryptic tweets full of ellipsis.  It always happens in the off-season and around the trade deadline, and people jump to conclusions that he's on...
  • 12 days ago
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