Kings falter in third period before losing in shootout to Canucks

Jonathan Quick got a piece of Brock Boeser’s shot, but it bounced and slid meekly into the net. It seemed to sum up this part of the Kings’ season. They’ve done much to put themselves in position for wins, but getting the job half-done isn’t going to cut it at this point. What especially hurt...

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Monster storm pummels California, prompting evacuations amid mudslides and flooding

A fierce winter storm packed with subtropical moisture continued its destructive path across California on Thursday, triggering widespread flooding that prompted evacuations and unleashing a mudslide that sent one home sliding into another in Marin County. Southern Marin fire officials said...

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Pacifica Christian Orange County boys’ basketball rallies past Dana Hills into CIF semifinals

The site of Thursday night’s CIF Southern Section Division 4AA boys’ basketball quarterfinal playoff game between Pacifica Christian Orange County and Dana Hills moved from the Tritons’ gym. Pacifica Christian athletic director Brandon Gonzalez said the gym roof was leaking after the recent...

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Southland basketball: No. 3 Gonzaga uses late run to defeat LMU; UC Riverside upsets UC Santa Barbara

Rui Hachimura scored 22 points, Brandon Clarke added 17 and No. 3 Gonzaga beat Loyola Marymount 73-60 on Thursday night to extend its winning streak to 15 games. It was only the second West Coast Conference game that the Bulldogs (24-2, 11-0) have not led by at least 20 at some point. The...

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Windward's Devin Tillis hits game-winning shot in 68-65 victory over Loyola

It was in the opening minutes of the opening high school basketball game of 2017 that Devin Tillis of L.A. Windward had his season end after tearing an anterior cruciate ligament in his knee. “It was pretty sad,� he said. This season, a recuperated Tillis has gone from No. 1 cheerleader on...

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