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November 20, 2013 | By Diane Pucin
USC VS. WEST ALABAMA When: 7. Where: Galen Center. On the air: TV: Pac-12 Networks; Radio: 710. Records: USC 3-1; West Alabama 0-2. Update: Guard Byron Wesley has scored 22 and 31 points in USC's last two wins. He has scored in double figures in all four games and is also averaging nine rebounds. The status of senior guard J.T. Terrell is not known. Terrell started USC's opener and scored a team-high 20 points against Utah State. He hasn't started again and didn't play against Cal State Fullerton.
June 12, 1995 | HOWARD ROSENBERG
Some talk-show hosts are wearing new skins. Montel Williams has himself a CBS drama series for fall, playing a high school science teacher in an "inner-city war zone" where "illiteracy, drugs, street gangs and teen-age pregnancy are formidable enemies." Instead of merely being topics on his syndicated talk show, along with one-night affairs, conceited men, bigamists, man-stealing teens, promiscuous teen boys and teens who murder their parents.
September 26, 2010
Monday through Wednesday: at Colorado Rockies Friday through Sunday: vs. Arizona Diamondbacks This isn't the way Joe Torre wanted to say goodbye. Barring a miracle finish, the Dodgers and their manager will stumble across the finish line Sunday with Torre's worst full-season record since 1980. It will also be his first full season with a losing mark since his 1984 Atlanta Braves finished two games under .500. But the manager isn't the only Dodger who's not returning.
August 16, 2013 | By Jim Peltz
Galaxy tonight VS. REAL SALT LAKE When: 7:30. Where: StubHub Center. On the air: TV: TWC SportsNet, TWC Deportes; Radio: 1150, 1330. Records: Galaxy 10-9-4, Real Salt Lake 12-7-5. Record vs. Real Salt Lake: 1-1-0. Update: This is a key showdown for the Galaxy in Major League Soccer's Western Conference. Real Salt Lake leads the division with 41 points while the Galaxy is tied with Seattle for fifth place - the final playoff spot - with 34 points.
July 24, 2012 | By Andrew L. John
When: 7:30. Where: Home Depot Center. On the air: TV: KDOC and KWHY. Record vs. Tottenham: 0-0. Update: David Beckham and Landon Donovan, who will play in Wednesday's MLS All-Star game, will miss Tuesday's friendly against Tottenham Hotspur of the English Premier League. But Galaxy forward Robbie Keane will be reacquainted with a group of familiar faces in the Tottenham game because he scored 93 goals in 238 appearances and eight years with the English club.
June 19, 2011 | By Ellen Olivier
As emcee of the 10th annual Chrysalis Butterfly Ball on June 11, Tom Arnold reminded the event's guests of the importance of the organization that helps the homeless achieve self-sufficiency. Having had his own problems with drugs and alcohol, Arnold said, "I could very easily be on the other side of this fence instead of having the honor of hosting this. " The ball, held at the Mandeville Canyon estate of Hayward Kaiser and Susan Harris, raised more than $1 million for Chrysalis, thanks to an outpouring of support from an 800-strong, star-studded crowd that included Jon Favreau, LL Cool J, Vince Vaughn, Jennifer Garner, Amanda Anka and Jason Bateman, Rosetta and Balthazar Getty, Odette and Dave Annable, Brad Goreski, Molly Sims, Jamie-Lynn Sigler, Abigail Spencer, Soleil Moon Frye, comedian Whitney Cummings, Ashley Greene of "Twilight," Matt Lanter of "90210," Ryan Phillippe of "The Lincoln Lawyer," Chris Kattan of "Saturday Night Live" and Eric Dane of "Grey's Anatomy.
August 23, 2012 | By Eric Sondheimer
Gardena Serra at Sherman Oaks Notre Dame, 7 p.m.: A year ago, Notre Dame quarterback Kelly Hilinski and Serra quarterback Jalen Greene were making their first varsity starts. After a year of experience, both are expected to be in top form. Notre Dame is trying to reverse two years of missing the Pac-5 playoffs. Running back Khalfani Muhammad, the state champion in the 100 and 200 meters, will try to help the Knights break off some big plays. Serra has its own speed with running backs Anterio Bateman and Malik Roberson.
September 19, 2012 | By Meredith Blake, Los Angeles Times
Jon Stewart and Bill O'Reilly are taking their status as BFFs - best frenemies forever - to the next level early next month when they square off in a 90-minute, pay per-view event in the nation's capital. Dubbed "The Rumble in the Air-Conditioned Auditorium," the face-to-face meeting Oct. 6 will be moderated by CNN anchor E.D. Hill and will be modeled after a mock presidential debate: 60 minutes of conversation between the host of Comedy Central's "The Daily Show" and Fox's top-rated "The O'Reilly Factor," then 30 minutes of audience questions.
February 11, 2012 | By Gary Klein
When: 4:30 p.m. Where: Galen Center. On the air: TV: Prime Ticket; Radio: 710 Records: USC 6-19 (1-11 Pac-12), Stanford 16-8 (6-6). Update: USC continues to struggle offensively. The Trojans made only 34% of their shots against California. Guard Maurice Jones made eight of 13 field-goal attempts, but forward Garrett Jackson was two for 14, and guard Byron Wesley was five for 17. Stanford still might have a shot at finishing among the top four in the Pac-12.
April 16, 2013 | By Amina Khan
Scientists are harnessing the power of a parasitic worm to design a microneedle device that's more than three times as powerful as conventional surgical staples -- without the risks and side effects. The technology, described online Tuesday in the journal Nature Communications, could be used for delicate procedures such as skin grafts for burn victims and face transplants. They could even be used to deliver drugs into the body. Current post-op techniques come with major drawbacks.
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