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3 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

Assemblyman John Perez won't run against L.A. Councilman Jose Huizar

Assemblyman John A. Prez has decided not to challenge Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar in the March election, his political strategist said Monday. Campaign consultant Douglas Herman said Prez, who spent nearly four years as Assembly speaker, made the decision despite receiving "overwhelming requests from residents, from the community" for him to seek Huizar's seat.


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4 hrs ago | Berkshire Eagle

Monday's high schools: Monument golf records lowest score in four years

The Monument Mountain golf team shot its lowest score in four years to defeat St. Joseph 167-209 on Monday at Wyantenuck Country Club. Owen Hunter led the way for Monument, firing a 3-over-par 39 to shoot in the 30s for the fifth time in six matches.


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7 hrs ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

Editorial: From Pvt. Henry to Cpl. Dickson, troopers risk all

After the appalling ambush killing of Pennsylvania State Police Cpl. Bryon K. Dickson II and the wounding of another trooper in Pike County last Friday night, sane people had to wonder, what kind of lowlife would do a thing like that? The killing of Cpl.


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11 hrs ago | Gapers Block

Chicago Fire: Of Cold Weather and Tough Hearts

There may not exist such a thing as a universal experience, but in Chicago the winter is the great leveler of all peoples. Perhaps only those residents of high rise buildings with heated garage spots are exempt from the ignominy of this greediest of seasons, showing up early and hanging around long after its welcome has been worn out.


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12 hrs ago |

Milan goalkeeper Diego Lopez to miss Juventus clash

The former Real Madrid goalkeeper will miss the weekend game with the Bianconeri while Milan may also be without central defender Alex AC Milan goalkeeper Diego Lopez has been ruled out for two weeks after sustaining a thigh injury in Sunday's thrilling 5-4 win at Parma. The Spaniard suffered the injury in farcical circumstances, mis-controlling a backpass from Mattia De Sciglio and then pulling up as he attempted, unsuccessfully, to prevent the ball from trickling over the line.


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16 hrs ago | Hot Time In Old Town

Upsets & Impossible Angles: The Soccer Weekend-That-Was

Ander Herrera , Marcos Rojo and Angel di Maria were all part of United's astonishing transfer-market spending this summer, and all played well against a frankly terrible QPR side yesterday. - Alex Livesey For the Chicago Fire, the season is deeply in declining-action territory.


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Yesterday | Sky Sports

Sevilla win to remain unbeaten

Carlos Bacca's penalty and an Alex Vidal tap-in secured Sevilla a 2-0 Primera Division victory over Getafe at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan Stadium on Sunday. A first half of few opportunities burst into life when Getafe goalkeeper Vicente Guaita came to meet a Denis Suarez corner three minutes before the break but succeeded only in punching Grzegorz Krychowiak and conceding a penalty which Bacca duly converted.


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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Ayala sparks Ponies past Vikings for second victory

Tino Ayala netted two goals to propel the Foxcroft Academy Ponies to a 4-1 high school boys soccer victory over Caribou in their home opener Saturday. Ayala scored his second goal on a direct kick from the left corner, just out of the reach of the goalie, in the second half.


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College Football: Humboldt State runs over No. 14 Azusa Pacific 30-10 in home opener

Behind dominant play in the trenches, the Humboldt State football team imposed its will on No. 14 Azusa Pacific in a 30-10 win in front of 5,980 at the Redwood Bowl Saturday night.


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Sky Sports

Valencia, Sevilla cruise

Results continue to come easy for new Valencia coach Nuno Espirito Santo, whose side beat Espanyol 3-1 on Sunday. A close-range finish from Pablo Piatti put them ahead eight minutes in, and second-half strikers from Dani Parejo and Paco Alcacer finished off a sorry Espanyol side, although Sergio Garcia did manage to score a late penalty for the Catalans.


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Business News

CONFIRMED: AC Milan line-up v Parma - Fernando Torres out injured, but former Chelsea star starts

Fernando Torres , who joined AC Milan on a two-year loan deal from Chelsea , is out with a sprained left ankle, but former Blues defender Alex starts for the Rossoneri. AC Milan will be looking to make it two wins out of two in Serie A this season with victory over Parma away from home tonight.


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Rayhawk Review

Rays Promote Nick Franklin, Alex Colome, C.J. Riefenhauser

May 29, 2014; Seattle, WA, USA; Seattle Mariners second baseman Nick Franklin throws the ball to first base during the game against the Los Angeles Angels at Safeco Field. Los Angeles defeated Seattle 7-5.


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Plymouth Whalers Lose Preseason Finale, 4-3, in Guelph

Danny Vanderwiel , Brook Hiddink and Will Bitten scored the goals for Plymouth. Zack Bowman played the entire game in goal for Plymouth, stopping 21-of-25 shots.


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Daily Trojan

No. 9 Trojans upset by Boston College

The ninth-ranked Trojan football team suffered its first loss of the season this Saturday, a 37-31 beatdown at the hands of unranked Boston College. Redshirt junior quarterback Cody Kessler finished the game 31-for-41 for 317 yards and four touchdowns, but USC's inability to run the ball or stop the Eagles' own dynamic rushing attack left the Trojans looking for answers as the Eagles' faithful flooded the field after the game.


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Sat Sep 13, 2014

The Times-Picayune

Reflecting on late Tulane basketball legend Warren Perkins: Peter Finney

Tulane University basketball starters for 1947-48 : Warren Perkins, Jim Riffey, Virgil Risner, Mel Payton, and Alex Athas, with coach Cliff Wells, kneeling. Editor's note: Warren Perkins, a legendary New Orleans sports figure, died Friday afternoon.


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Salt Lake Tribune

Walden's NFL Four Downs: So, which team isn't all just terrible people?

If you want an NFL preview with stats, analysis and facts a there are about 3 gazillion places for that. If you'd like an oddball perspective on this weekend's four broadcast TV games in the SLC market, this is just the thing for you.


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Norwich fight back, Fulham flop

Norwich produced a sensational second-half comeback to win 4-2 at Cardiff, while Fulham lost at Reading, and Leeds drew at Birmingham. The Bluebirds looked in control at the break at the Cardiff City Stadium thanks to goals from Joe Ralls and Aron Gunnarsson, but the Canaries turned things around in emphatic fashion as Martin Olsson, Wes Hoolahan, Michael Turner and Cameron Jerome all hit the back of the net.


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Orient remain winless at home following Colchester defeat

A 2-0 home defeat by ten-man Colchester United means Leyton Orient are without a win in their first home three League 1 fixtures this term The cliche says ten men are harder to beat then 11 and Leyton Orient discovered this to their detriment by extending their winless home run to three games with a 2-0 defeat to ten-man Colchester United. Having been reduced to ten men just before the break, following the dismissal of skipper Magnus Okuonghae, Colchester twice scored against the run of play in the second period to end their winless start to the season.


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KSNT-TV Topeka

30 homes near California fire ordered evacuated

The Kansas City Royals now trail Detroit by 1/2 game in the division after losing to the Boston Red Sox on Friday night. Week two of the high school football season kicked off Friday night.


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Left Coast Sports Babe

Broken family values

Roger Goodell has been so focused on making it a No Fun League when maybe he should have been focused on having a No Felons League . In a new survery, 55% of Americans said they do not believe Roger Goodell's statement that "to his knowledge, no one in the league offices saw the video of the incident until Monday."


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