November 25, 2013 |
The top 25 high school basketball teams in the Southland: 1. MATER DEI. Arizona-bound Stanley Johnson is best player in California.¿ 2. ETIWANDA. Point guard Jordan McLaughlin has already proved he can beat Monarchs.¿ 3. ST. JOHN BOSCO. The trio of Tyler Dorsey, Daniel Hamilton and Vance Jackson will be tough to stop.¿ 4. LOYOLA. If 7-footer Thomas Welsh continues his development, beware of Cubs in March.¿ 5. CORONA CENTENNIAL. Point guard Sedrick Barefield and 6-5 Deontae North lead Huskies.¿ 6. COMPTON.
November 7, 2013 |
Renegade country singer Eric Church played to type at the CMAs in Nashville, where he performed his new single, “The Outsiders,” to a hungry crowd eager to hear new music from him. Church broke through with his previous studio album, “Chief,” which won the Country Music Assn. Award for album of the year at the 2012 ceremony. At this year's event, the North Carolina-born singer was teasing the release of his new album, also called “The Outsiders,” due out in February. No longer an underdog, Church nonetheless continued his role as the yin to Blake Shelton's softer, more palatable yang at the CMAs.
November 5, 2013 |
Instead of taking his toys -- in this case, the sticks -- and going home, an unhappy hockey coach decided to throw the sticks. Six of them, in fact. Junior coach Eric Veilleux melted down the other day after an official explained a call to him at the bench and skated away. Veilleux is in charge of molding the minds of the impressionable youth at Baie-Comeau Drakkar, a team in the Quebec Major Junior League. He threw the six sticks, yelled and gestured, and thankfully, nothing else landed on the ice. He was later suspended for two games and fined $1,000.
October 30, 2013 |
Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim are already Adult Swim legends thanks to their series "Tom Goes to the Mayor" and "Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job. " But the champions of bizarre comedy are looking to enhance that reputation with their return show, "Tim and Eric's Bedtime Stories. " The new series, which will have its official debut in 2014, will last a quarter-hour and delve into the worlds of fantasy and the unknown. Yes, even more than the already surreal "Awesome Show. " To give fans a taste of the upcoming series, a special will air on Adult Swim on Halloween night.
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October 30, 2013 |
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on Wednesday praised the L.A. Board of Education and Supt. John Deasy for coming to an agreement for the superintendent to remain on the job, but insisted they smooth over their strained relationship and work together going forward. “I congratulate the board and the superintendent for being adults yesterday and coming together in the interest of our children,” Garcetti told reporters at a news conference in downtown Los Angeles. On Tuesday, following a nearly five-hour, closed-door meeting, Deasy received a satisfactory evaluation from the board, which extended his contract through June 2016 and ended days of speculation about his future.
October 29, 2013 |
UCLA Coach Jim Mora isn't counting out linebacker Eric Kendricks for this week's game against Colorado. Kendricks, the Bruins' leading tackler, suffered a shoulder injury against Oregon Saturday. It was added to the list. Kendricks' ankle is still sore from surgery this past summer. His back still aches from a hit he absorbed against Stanford on Oct. 19. Now comes a shoulder injury. "Eric goes into the training room and it's like the old Operation game," Mora said. "He lies there on the table and they just pick him apart.