Tag: Los Angeles

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Wieters blast pushes Baltimore to 3-1 win at Angels

A two-out, three-run homer by Matt Wieters in the ninth lifted Baltimore to a 3-1 win over the Los Angeles Angels late Saturday night.


Alberto Del Rio return highlights WWE Hell in a Cell

The highlight of a good WWE Hell in a Cell pay-per-view at a sold-out Staples Center in Los Angeles was the return of four-time world champion Alberto Del Rio, who was the surprise opponent for U.S. champ John Cena in the show’s opening match.


Breaking down the loss at UCLA: UVA game-planned poorly, had worse execution, didn’t care

It’s hard to imagine a worse way to start a make-or-break season. The UVA defense allowed UCLA to gain over 500 yards, and the Cavs’ offense couldn’t run the ball, and couldn’t convert in the red zone when it mattered.


UVA football: Ugly loss at UCLA begins march to end for Mike London era?

Two years ago, the NCAA passed a new rule allowing teams to begin basketball practice 42 days before their season opener. For UVA basketball, that would mean an Oct. 2 first practice, basically four weeks from yesterday.


Live Coverage: UVA football opens season at #13 UCLA

UVA football opens the 2015 season at #13 UCLA at 3:30 p.m. Saturday on Fox. Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham leads our live coverage with game updates and analysis.


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Women’s soccer: #1 UVA rallies to defeat #8 UCLA, 2-1

The top-ranked Virginia women’s soccer team trailed at halftime, but a furious rally in the second half helped the Cavaliers (4-0-0) pick up a road win at No. 8 UCLA (2-2-0) with a 2-1 victory on Friday night.


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Gloria Watson: A vision for Ferguson, Baltimore, L.A. and everywhere

This month, the nation will acknowledge two political milestones. On Aug. 9, we mark the one-year anniversary of the unrest in Ferguson, Missouri. Two days later, we mark the 50th anniversary of the uprising in Watts. A third civil disturbance, located in time between these two, offers lessons learned from the failures of 1965.


Wright shines in O’s debut: Baltimore tops Angels, 3-0

Wright shines in O’s debut: Baltimore tops Angels, 3-0


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Roundup: NBA playoffs, Caps Game 7, Jeff Jarrett shopping to TV networks?

3-2 series all the way around: Atlanta got a stickback from Al Horford with 1.9 seconds left to top Washington, 82-81, and Golden State dominated Memphis in a 98-78 laugher Wednesday night, pushing the Hawks and Warriors, the top seeds in the Eastern and Western playoffs, to 3-2 series leads.


Voice of the Hokies Bill Roth leaving Virginia Tech for UCLA

The Virginia Tech athletics department announced today that the school’s longtime and popular radio play-by- play broadcaster, Bill Roth, is leaving his position to accept a similar position at UCLA.


Magazine catches up with former UVA football great Tiki Barber

Millennium Magazine spoke with Tiki Barber, the former New York Giant and UVA football star, now the principal at Thuzio, the book agency for sport talent that offers the perfect sports fan experience whether it’s personal appearances, motivational sport talks or playing a game with a famous sports figure.


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Lynchburg Hillcats announce staff changes

The Lynchburg Hillcats announced that longtime Assistant General Manager Ronnie Roberts is being promoted to General Manager, and current President/General Manager Paul Sunwall will continue in his role as President.


UVA basketball players Evan Nolte, London Perrantes suspended for JMU game

UVA junior forward Evan Nolte and sophomore guard London Perrantes have been suspended for the Cavaliers’ two preseason scrimmages and the season-opener at JMU.


Fishburne PG basketball toughs out 100-82 win over Miller School

After rolling to three easy wins to start the 2014-2015 season, the Fishburne Military School postgrad team took a big step up in competition on Thursday, facing a Miller School team featuring a pair of players getting serious D1 looks.


Lecture on The Science of Bias in Policing to kick off the Implicit Bias Mini-Conference

Phillip A. Goff, associate professor of social psychology at UCLA, will be the keynote speaker at the Implicit Bias Mini-Conference at Washington and Lee University.


Inside Fishburne PG Basketball: Caissons get under way in 2014-2015 season

This week marks the debut of Inside Fishburne PG Basketball with FMS coach Ed Huckaby and Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham. The first show of the 2014-2015 season features an interview with Devenir Duruisseau, a 6’9″, 240-pound forward from Los Angeles who has committed to the University of Washington.


Union-backed California Gov. Brown appeals Vergara decision

California Gov. Jerry Brown has decided to appeal the Vergara decision on teacher tenure and other traditional job protections for teachers. This isn’t a surprising move, considering how much political backing Brown has received from teachers’ unions.


Men Who Quilt featured at Virginia Quilt Museum

A special event related to the Men Who Quilt exhibit will be a lecture on Oct. 25 by well-known quilt maker Jonathan Gregory, Assistant Curator of Exhibitions at the International Quilt Study Center & Museum in Lincoln, Nebraska.


Staunton native returns to Queen City with her first novel

As a screenwriter for thirtysomething, Grey’s Anatomy and Party of Five, Ann Lewis Hamilton has repeatedly captured the drama of family life in all its forms—the frank, funny and forthright moments that define our relationships.


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UVA golf’s McCarthy rallies, earns spot in U.S. Amateur quarters

UVA men’s golfer Denny McCarthy (Rockville, Md.) advanced to the quarterfinals of the 114th U.S. Amateur Championships in dramatic fashion Thursday by using a come-from behind rally over his final five holes at the Atlanta Athletic Club.


President Obama: Let’s go out there and work

President Obama at a private event in Los Angeles: “I’ve got two years left in this presidency. I want to get a whole bunch of stuff done. I need your help. So let’s go out there and work.”


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VCU physicist, collaborator receive $2M grant to improve melanoma treatment

Jason Reed, Ph.D., an assistant professor at VCU, has been awarded a roughly $2 million grant with a collaborator at UCLA to develop a new method to rapidly determine how a cancerous tumor responds to a battery of candidate therapies.


Earth Talk: Keeping polluters out of our neighborhoods

Attending planning & zoning or city council meetings is a first line of defense against letting polluters in. Be prepared by getting meeting agendas in advance and looking for red flags that can be discussed with the powers-that-be in person or at public sessions.


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Newsmax TV signs with DirecTV, to reach 20 million-plus homes

Newsmax TV has signed a distribution deal with DirecTV and is accelerating toward a national launch that expects to reach 40 percent of U.S. cable and satellite homes by the end of this year.


California Chrome now only 12 furlongs from Triple Crown fame

California Chrome won the Preakness Stakes on May 17 in a thrilling follow-up to his commanding win in the Kentucky Derby.