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College football notes: Urban Meyer’s fate to be decided in meeting

College football notes: Urban Meyer’s fate to be decided in meeting

21/08/2018, Los Angeles, Multi Sports, Los Angeles Times Publication, Article # 27546934

Ohio State trustees set a private meeting for Wednesday to talk about the future of coach Urban Meyer as the university seeks to quickly move past a scandal that has consumed the football program for nearly a month.

Meyer has been on leave during an investigation into his handling of domestic-abuse...



http://www.latimes.com/sports/more/la-sp-urban-meyer-20180820-story.html
Rams sign right tackle Havenstein to a four-year contract extension

Rams sign right tackle Havenstein to a four-year contract extension

21/08/2018, Los Angeles, Multi Sports, Los Angeles Times Publication, Article # 27546983

The Rams on Monday ensured that another key element of their offense would remain in place for the long term and moved closer to taking a chance that a defensive player with a productive but bumpy history will fit in to a team with Super Bowl aspirations.

The Rams signed right tackle Rob Havenstein...



http://www.latimes.com/sports/rams/la-sp-rams-report-havenstein-20180820-story.html
MLB: White Sox manager Rick Renteria taken to hospital

MLB: White Sox manager Rick Renteria taken to hospital

21/08/2018, Los Angeles, Multi Sports, Los Angeles Times Publication, Article # 27546794

Chicago White Sox manager Rick Renteria was taken to a hospital after complaining of lightheadedness Monday.

The 56-year-old Renteria was at the ballpark when the issue arose and was taken to Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis as a precaution. A team official says tests didn’t show any...



http://www.latimes.com/sports/mlb/la-sp-baseball-notes-20180820-story.html
For USC's Clayton Bradley and his family, love is the name of the game

For USC's Clayton Bradley and his family, love is the name of the game

21/08/2018, Los Angeles, Multi Sports, Los Angeles Times Publication, Article # 27546758

The cocktail waitress was not who she seemed, a 21-year-old with her life laid out in front of her, limitless.

The barfly was not who he seemed, a stocky and cocky former running back who loved the party life and was not ready for any real responsibility.

Behind the good looks and winning personality,...



http://www.latimes.com/sports/usc/la-sp-usc-football-bradley-20180820-story.html
Corey Liuget's suspension turns out to be a lesson of substance for the Chargers' defensive tackle

Corey Liuget's suspension turns out to be a lesson of substance for the Chargers' defensive tackle

21/08/2018, Los Angeles, Multi Sports, Los Angeles Times Publication, Article # 27546640

Chargers defensive tackle Corey Liuget had been a professional long enough to know the news wasn’t going to be good.

The envelope had the NFL’s seal printed on it. The word “confidential” was there. It sat in his locker at the team’s facility. It was all very official ... ominous even.

His fate...



http://www.latimes.com/sports/chargers/la-sp-chargers-corey-liuget-20180820-story.html
Fully healthy, UCLA's Jaelan Phillips can't wait to get the season started

Fully healthy, UCLA's Jaelan Phillips can't wait to get the season started

21/08/2018, Los Angeles, Multi Sports, Los Angeles Times Publication, Article # 27546263

No, Jaelan Phillips wanted everyone to know, he was not being careless with a scooter when he sustained a wrist injury that forced him to watch spring practice in a yellow jersey.

“Imma clear things up about this ‘scooter accident’ thing,” the UCLA outside linebacker tweeted in April. “I got hit...



http://www.latimes.com/sports/ucla/la-sp-ucla-report-20180820-story.html
Chargers' Virgil Green just blocks out the rumors

Chargers' Virgil Green just blocks out the rumors

21/08/2018, Los Angeles, Multi Sports, Los Angeles Times Publication, Article # 27546502

Ten tight ends and 203 players were taken before him in the NFL draft.

So now, about to begin his eighth season, Virgil Green is hardly worried about a player who isn’t even with the Chargers at the moment.

“I’ve made it in this league by grinding,” he said. “I’ve gotten it through the gutter....



http://www.latimes.com/sports/chargers/la-sp-chargers-report-green-20180820-story.html
Sparks, Lynx will rematch past two WNBA Finals in win-or-go-home playoff game

Sparks, Lynx will rematch past two WNBA Finals in win-or-go-home playoff game

21/08/2018, Los Angeles, Multi Sports, Los Angeles Times Publication, Article # 27546428

The Sparks are used to meeting the Minnesota Lynx in the playoffs. And they're used to it all coming down to one game.

Just not this early.

The teams met in the WNBA Finals in 2016 and 2017, as well as the 2015 Western Conference semifinals, with the Sparks winning the championship in 2016 and...



http://www.latimes.com/sports/la-sp-sparks-lynx-20180820-story.html
Next Clippers analyst needs a scrub — and should know exactly who they're working for

Next Clippers analyst needs a scrub — and should know exactly who they're working for

21/08/2018, Los Angeles, Multi Sports, Los Angeles Times Publication, Article # 27546200

When reports started surfacing a week ago that the Clippers were fixing to fire Bruce Bowen after only one season as the game analyst on their Fox Sports West/Prime Ticket telecasts, a confusing array of semaphore red flag signals came with it.

Technically, as pointed out in the initial story by...



http://www.latimes.com/sports/clippers/la-sp-clippers-bowen-media-20180820-story.html
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