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April 10, 2014 |
A doctor has been indicted on federal drug trafficking charges for allegedly turning his East Los Angeles and San Gabriel clinics into lucrative mills where he doled out prescriptions for powerful painkillers and other widely abused medications in exchange for cash. Dr. Andrew S. Sun, 78, of La Mirada, surrendered to federal authorities and was expected to be arraigned Thursday. Sun faces 24 counts of prescribing Vicodin, Xanax, a cough syrup with codeine known on the street as "Purple Drank" and other dangerous narcotics to undercover agents who had no medical need for the drugs.
April 10, 2014 |
Andrew Garfield sounds more at home in the snappy suit he wore to the London world premiere of "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" than in the classic red-and-blue costume his character dons in the film. Blame it on his "British reserve. " "Spandex does not suit the British," Garfield told the Mirror on the red carpet Thursday. "You are pretty much naked, so you have to trust what you have is enough. " PHOTOS: Our favorite ripped Hollywood hotties We'll assume he just means enough fabric , mmm-kay?
April 5, 2014 |
VANCOUVER, Canada - All the years of near misses, tedious bus rides and one excruciating waiting game faded away on Saturday morning for Andrew Campbell. Kings Coach Darryl Sutter summoned the 26-year-old defenseman and told him that he would be making his NHL debut, against the Vancouver Canucks. Televised on "Hockey Night in Canada," no less. "I got like a shiver right down my body, 'Wow, This is going to be the night,'" Campbell said after the morning skate. Arguably, this was the most important conversation of Campbell's hockey life.
April 1, 2014 |
Kansas forward Andrew Wiggins declared for the NBA draft on Monday. "It wasn't an easy decision because the fans showed me so much.... " said Wiggins, as reported by the Associated Press. "I just wish I had more time. College goes by so fast, I can see why people stay all four years. " The 19-year-old, 6-foot-8 forward averaged 17.1 points a game for the Jayhawks (2nd seed), who were eliminated in the second round of the NCAA tournament by the 10th-seeded Stanford Cardinal.
March 31, 2014 |
Barry Bonds, long reviled by many in Pittsburgh after leaving the Pirates after the 1992 season to sign a free-agent deal with the San Francisco Giants, will get a chance to make amends Monday. Bonds, now a special instructor with the Giants, will present Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen with his National League MVP award before the Pirates play the Chicago Cubs. Pirates President Frank Coonelly joined Starkey and Mueller to explain the thinking behind this move and how it all came together.
March 26, 2014 |
CALGARY, Canada -- Achieving redemption, conquering pressure and gaining two points on the teams above them, the Ducks took extra satisfaction from their 3-2 victory over the Calgary Flames on Wednesday. Andrew Cogliano, who bluntly assessed the Ducks' 7-2 loss to the Flames at the Saddledome two weeks earlier as a teamwide “embarrassment,” scored the game-winning goal with 5 minutes 19 seconds left in the third period. The Ducks (47-18-7) stared down not only a 2-1 deficit at the start of the third, but another round of relentless pressure from the young, rising Flames (30-36-7)