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President Obama bounces a soccer ball on his head. AP video.

Obama celebrates Los Angeles Kings, LA Galaxy

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is celebrating championship wins by two Los Angeles sports teams in a White House ceremony.


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Obama to honor Los Angeles Kings, LA Galaxy

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will honor two championship sports teams from California at the White House next Tuesday.


Bret Lewis

Biting down

In hockey the league says they will not punish a Toronto player who allegedly bit — yes — bit a Montreal player. Even though the Montreal player, Max Pacioretty, says he had to get a tetanus shot following the altercation with Mikhail Grabovski.



48 in 99 – Hockey Time

Get Ready for Lots of Hockey in a Hurry Here we are at the beginning of a short, tight and sweet hockey season.  I often talk about how tough hockey players are; that the common injuries that […]


Bret Lewis

Things to come

While everyone else has been reviewing the sports highlights of 2012, Mark Whicker of the Orange County Register gives us a look ahead to the big events of 2013. They include:


NHL cancels games through November

NEW YORK (AP) – The National Hockey League has canceled all its games through the end of November because of the labor dispute between owners and players. The league made the announcement on Friday in […]


NHL cancels September slate of preseason games

NEW YORK (AP) – The NHL canceled its entire September preseason game schedule, the first on-ice casualty of the four-day lockout of the players’ association. The league is wiping out all games through Sept. 30, […]


AEG, owner of LA's Kings, Staples arena, for sale

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Anschutz Entertainment Group, the owner of the Staples Center arena and the NHL’s Los Angeles Kings, and the top contender to build a stadium and bring the NFL back to Los […]


Underwood aims to leave fans 'Blown Away' by tour

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – It’s getting harder and harder for Carrie Underwood to leave home. She’s starting the 50-plus-date U.S. leg of her “Blown Away” tour Friday in Manchester, N.H., and that means months and […]


WNBA receives top marks for diversity hires

NEW YORK (AP) – The WNBA has reaffirmed its distinction as the top professional sports league in hiring women and minorities to management positions. The league received a combined “A-plus” for its diversity efforts in […]




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