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Vinny Del Negro named Coach of the Month
The Los Angeles Clippers' Vinny Del Negro was named the NBA's Western Conference Coach of the Month for December.
Clippers vs. Celtics: L.A. goes for 15th straight
The Los Angeles Clippers and their impressive bench unit will aim for the 15th straight victory Thursday night when they host the Boston Celtics.
Paul, Griffin in line to start in All-Star game
The second returns for the NBA All-Star balloting show that the the two Los Angeles Clippers are looking like starters for the 2013 game.
Mayors of Madison, Palo Alto bet on Rose Bowl
Mayor Yiaway Yeh of Palo Alto, Calif., and mayor Paul Soglin of Madison, Wis., have a bet riding on the 2013 Rose Bowl between the Stanford Cardinal and Wisconsin Badgers.
Lakers vs. Nuggets: L.A. goes for 6th straight win
The Los Angeles Lakers head to Denver to play the Nuggets and with a win could have their first six-game winning streak in the past two seasons.
USC's Monte Kiffin's salary led NCAA assistants
A survey by USA Today revealed that USC Trojans' defensive coordinator Monte Kiffin was the NCAA's highest-paid assistant coach.
Kobe Bryant leads conference in All-Star votes
Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant holds a monster lead in the NBA All-Star balloting in the backcourt of the Western Conference.
Dodgers finalize Skip Schumaker trade with Cards
The Los Angeles Dodgers officially have traded minor leaguer Jake Lemmerman to the St. Louis Cardinals for utility player Skip Schumaker.
Chivas USA hires Jose Luis Sanchez Sola as coach
Chivas USA announced the hiring of Jose Luis Sanchez Sola as its new head coach on Wednesday.
DiSarcina leaves Angels to manage Triple-A team
The Los Angeles Angels' special assistant to the general manager, Gary DiSarcina, has been brought on as a manager to the Boston Red Sox's Triple-A Pawtucket.