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Wes Craven dies at 76; horror maestro made 'Nightmare on Elm Street' and 'Scream' films

Los Angeles Times (Matt Hamilton) — Wes Craven, the prolific horror filmmaker behind "A Nightmare on Elm Street" and the "Scream" movies, died Sunday at his Los Angeles home after a battle with brain cancer, according to his...
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Epix movies to jump from Netflix to Hulu in new deal

Los Angeles Times (Saba Hamedy) — Hulu will expand its library in October as part of a new deal with cable network Epix.
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VMAs: All about costumes, not clothes

Los Angeles Times (Booth Moore) — Kim stuffs her pregnant body into a gown and Kanye shows up in sweats? Not fair, not fair. https://t.co/UE8OMxDcjd- @Booth (@Booth) August 31, 2015 .#VMAs are about costumes, not clothes- @Booth...
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The Times' top 25 high school football rankings

Los Angeles Times (Eric Sondheimer) — A look at the top 25 high school football teams in the Southland:
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Stock market's bumpy ride isn't over, experts say

Los Angeles Times (James F. Peltz) — Wall Street's wild week ended with relative calm, but no trader or money manager is betting the lull will last.
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Police shoot, wound man carrying rifle in South San Francisco

Los Angeles Times (Matt Hamilton) — A man carrying a rifle was shot and wounded Sunday by police in South San Francisco, authorities said.
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L.A. board members will interview 2 firms to help them find a schools chief

Los Angeles Times (Howard Blume) — The Los Angeles Board of Education held a private retreat Sunday to discuss the next superintendent of schools and ended up picking two executive search firms to interview.
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Several San Quentin prison inmates have tested positive for Legionnaires' disease

Los Angeles Times (Jack Dolan) — Six San Quentin prison inmates have tested positive for Legionnaires' disease, and more than 50 others are showing early symptoms following an outbreak discovered at the Bay Area prison late last...
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With 19 returning starters, Harbor City Narbonne kicks off long-planned journey

Los Angeles Times (Eric Sondheimer) — For months, if not years, Manuel Douglas has been plotting this journey he's about to take his football team on.
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VMA exclusive: MTV hosts mini-festival on streets of L.A. during Video Music Awards

Los Angeles Times (Gerrick D. Kennedy) — When the MTV Video Music Awards are broadcast live from the Microsoft Theater on Sunday, a handful of the shows will be taking place off campus, blocks away from the awards show's L.A. Live...
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Angels get too much sun in 9-2 loss to Indians

Los Angeles Times (Mike DiGiovanna) — The stars haven't aligned for the Angels this season, and neither did the sun on Sunday.
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Mike Trout nearly hits for cycle in lopsided Angels loss

Los Angeles Times (Mike DiGiovanna) — There was one bright spot for the Angels on Sunday, and it was not the spherical ball of hot plasma that caused problems for their outfielders, who lost two balls in the sun in the team's 9-2 loss...
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'America's Best Dance Crew: Road to the VMAs': On a Quest for the show's future

Los Angeles Times (Jevon Phillips) — Reboots, revamps and relaunches of television shows have a hit-and-miss success rate - "Battlestar Galactica" was great, "Knight Rider" not so much - so for one like "America's Best Dance Crew:...
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Tyrann Mathieu isn't letting down the Arizona Cardinals

Los Angeles Times (Sam Farmer) — Undersized and overburdened, that was Tyrann Mathieu.
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Defending champion Ohio State will have a tough time repeating

Los Angeles Times (Chris Dufresne) — The Times' annual college football countdown continues its march toward No. 1 with the pick for No. 2.
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A Palestinian child's detention becomes a Mideast Rashomon

Los Angeles Times (Batsheva Sobelman) — A video documenting a violent scuffle between an Israeli soldier and a Palestinian child and his family in the West Bank went viral over the weekend, becoming a sort of Rorschach test of the...
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Drug suspect in San Diego dies while being taken to jail, police say

Los Angeles Times (Tony Perry) — San Diego police are investigating the death of a 42-year-old man who collapsed as he was being arrested on drug charges, police said Sunday.
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Enrique Hernandez is first up as Dodgers' backup third baseman

Los Angeles Times (Steve Dilbeck) — The answer as to who would be the Dodgers' backup third baseman after Alberto Callaspo was released got its first response Sunday: Enrique Hernandez.
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5 reasons 'Straight Outta Compton's' now the No. 1 music biopic of all time

Los Angeles Times (Saba Hamedy) — August can be a slow month at the box office, but don't tell that to "Straight Outta Compton." Since its release three weeks ago, the film about the rise of N.W.A has collected a whopping $134.1...
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Obama to rename Mt. McKinley as Denali

Los Angeles Times (Michael A. Memoli) — North America's tallest peak is getting a new name.
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Blog Articles

NY Post: Steve Ballmer Rejects TV Rights Extension with Prime Ticket, Looking to Launch His Own Network

SBN: Clips Nation (Ray Samora) — According to the New York Post, Prime Ticket, part of the Fox Sports networks, offered the new Clippers owner $60 million per season, a 140% increase on the current deal, but the new Clippers...
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Austin Rivers, Elfrid Payton, Jason Williams Dominate Pick-Up Game

SBN: Clips Nation (Craig A. Freeman) — The best thing about the NBA offseason? Watching NBA players dominate random pick up games. NBA players play basketball. No matter what month it is. That much has been made clear the past few...
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The 2015-16 Los Angeles Clippers: Embrace The Dysfunction

ClipperBlog.com (D.J. Foster) — “Steve Ballmer seems like a nice enough guy. Donald Sterling was one of the worst human beings who ever owned a pro sports franchise. With that said – since last summer, the Ballmer Clips have...
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Clippers Fined $250,000 for DeAndre Jordan Recruiting Violation

SBN: Clips Nation (Jonathan Hu) — The NBA ruled that the Clippers violated its anti-circumvention rules during its original pitch meeting with DeAndre Jordan. The NBA today  announced a $250,000 fine against the Los...
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Yes, J.J. Redick can actually dunk

SBN: Clips Nation (Taylor C. Smith) — LAC's starting shooting guard is obviously known for being more perimeter-oriented, but Monday he let us know that he's actually physically capable of throwing down a jam if need be. To say that...
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According to ESPN, Lance Stephenson is the 2nd Worst Newcomer

SBN: Clips Nation (Ray Samora) — With little to no basketball news, ESPN, in an attempt to provide some sort of basketball information to the masses, had determined that Lance Stephenson, whom the Clippers received via trade from...
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Taking a First Pass at Clippers Rotation

ClipperBlog.com (Law Murray) — Over at my site (The NetworksUnited), I went through every roster and tried to slot starters, rotations, and bench roles. It’s an exercise I’ve done for a few years now; here’s...
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ESPN Forecast ranks Paul Pierce as 4th Best Newcomer

SBN: Clips Nation (MortyTheGreat) — Yesterday ESPN released a  Best Newcomer 2015-2016 . Once again a panel of 210 members of ESPN NBA contributors that voted and help make the rankings. 1.  LaMarcus Aldridge 2. ...
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Would Jose Calderon be a fit for the Clippers?

SBN: Clips Nation (Taylor C. Smith) — The veteran point guard has been linked to the Clippers in the Jamal Crawford trade rumors, but would he be a good fit? Calderon has his fair share of deficiencies, but he would be a more...
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Blake Griffin prefers a 66 game season

SBN: Clips Nation (Jonathan Hu) — When discussing how NBA scheduling could be improved, Blake Griffin suggested a 66 game season over the same span that the current 82 game season operates. When recently asked about NBA...
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Blake's Take: Offseason Moves

SBN: Clips Nation (Jul Jessup) — Blake Griffin spoke briefly about the team's roster upgrades this offseason, and what'll mean for the team come playoff time. Among the worst of last season's woes for the Clippers stemmed from...
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#TWiCH: Marvin Barnes, Charles Smith, Sam Cassell

SBN: Clips Nation (Ray Samora) — This Week in Clippers History: Marvin Barnes pleads Not Guilty, Charles Smith signs a one year deal, and Sam Cassell is concerned about joining the Clippers. It's time for This Week in Clippers ...
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Glen Davis: Clippers Would Have Beaten Golden State

SBN: Clips Nation (Ray Samora) — Free Agent Glen 'Big Baby' Davis thinks the Clippers would have won in a Western Conference Finals match-up against the Golden State Warriors. While there is no way to know what really would have...
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Lance Stephenson News: New Clippers Guard on a Mission

SBN: Clips Nation (Craig A. Freeman) — In Indiana he was a hero, in Charlotte he was a villain. In L.A., 'Born Ready' is on a mission. Lance Stephenson was one of the best guards in the NBA two years ago. He was the ultimate...
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Doc Rivers is the (very) early favorite for CoY

SBN: Clips Nation (Jul Jessup) — The folks at NBA.com are as anxious for the season to start as we are, so they're picking early favorites. As part of NBA.com's " Summer Dreaming " series, which fantasizes about who will be...
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Golf: Chris Paul and Tiger Woods with a Little Bit of Trash Talk

SBN: Clips Nation (Ray Samora) — Chris Paul joined Tiger Woods today at the Wyndham Championship Louis DeJoy and Aldona Z. Wos Family Foundation Pro-Am at Sedgefield Country Club in Greensboro, NC, with the two star athletes...
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DeAndre Jordan Throws First Pitch for Angels

SBN: Clips Nation (Ray Samora) — DeAndre Jordan threw the first pitch for Tuesday nights game between the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim and Chicago White Sox. DeAndre Jordan took the mound at Anaheim Stadium to throw out the...
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Why the Chicago Bulls will NOT make the playoffs

SBN: Clips Nation (Robert Flom) — The Chicago Bulls are getting penciled in by most NBA analysts as a playoff lock almost assured of a home seed, and by quite a few as the main challenger to the Cleveland Cavaliers in the East. I...
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ESPN Forecasts Clippers as Fourth Seed in Western Conference

SBN: Clips Nation (Jonathan Hu) — ESPN released its 2015-16 Summer Forecast for the upcoming season and pinned the Clippers as the 4th best team in the West. Today ESPN released its  Western Conference forecast . The...
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Report: Knicks and Cavs Interested in Jamal Crawford

SBN: Clips Nation (Larson Ishii) — According to reports, the Knicks and Cavaliers have expressed interest in the Clippers's 6th Man of the Year The rumor mill surrounding Jamal Crawford just won't end this summer. The Clippers...
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