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Avinash Kunnath

Newsdesk contributor

Avinash Kunnath is one of the main editors/writers for the California Golden Blogs, the Cal website on the network, and is a contributor to SB Nation Bay Area. He will be producing Pacific Takes, a website that will cover sports in the Pacific-12 Conference. He graduated from Cal with a math degree, which is considered the fourth most popular pickup line in Eastern Europe (the first being "I can play Rachmaninov 3 on the guitar.")

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USC Trojans wide receiver Marqise Lee is currently ranked second in the Heisman Trophy poll, trailing only Collin Klein of the Kansas State Wildcats.

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The UCLA Bruins could be headed to the Holiday Bowl or the Las Vegas Bowl, and the USC Trojans could be headed to the Sun Bowl or the Alamo Bowl.

USC center Omar Oraby cleared to play by NCAA

The NCAA granted the hardship waiver of Omar Oraby to participate as a center for the USC Trojans this season.

Mike Trout a Silver Slugger

Mike Trout of the Los Angeles Angels is the winner of a Silver Slugger Award.

Lakers currently last in West

The Los Angeles Lakers lost to the Utah Jazz to fall to last place in the Western Conference, while the Los Angeles Clippers beat the San Antonio Spurs to stay on top of the Pacific Division.

Clippers vs. Spurs preview

The Los Angeles Clippers look to beat the San Antonio Spurs as they meet for the first time since getting swept out of the playoffs.

Lakers look for second win in a row

The Los Angeles Lakers hope to win their second game in a row when they face the Utah Jazz, and do so without Steve Nash.

USC faces ASU, UCLA heads to WSU

The USC Trojans stay at home to play the Arizona State Sun Devils in the Coliseum., and the UCLA Bruins will face the Washington State Cougars this weekend in Pullman.

USC vs. UCLA either noon on FOX or 5 p.m. on ABC

The USC Trojans and UCLA Bruins know that they'll be playing their rivalry game either in the afternoon on FOX or in the early evening on ABC.

Lakers focused on improving offensive sets

The Los Angeles Lakers are still looking to tinker and improve their Princeton offensive sets.

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