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People With Disabilities Swap Their Wheelchairs For Scuba Gear

By Elyse Wanshel People who use wheelchairs are plunging into a new challenge. An event in Malaysia, called Marine Discovery Dive, allows people who use wheelchairs to experience movement in a completely different way with an annual scuba diving expedition. “When you’re underwater, the sea does not discriminate,” Ras Adiba Radzi, who is paralyzed [READ…

Oregon plays a game of dethrone by downing Duke, 82-68

By Zach Helfand At midcourt, Oregon’s Dillon Brooks stomped and screamed. There had hardly been enough time for Duke’s players to turn around and watch his highlight. Oregon can score in a blink, and it did so often in its 82-68 victory in Thursday’s West Regional semifinal at the Honda Center. It was [READ MORE…

Kings fails to extend division lead with loss at Winnipeg

By Lisa Dillman Six points were on the table at the start of this week. Two potential playoff opponents were on the menu and one lottery-bound team and the Kings came away empty-handed. After clinching a playoff spot, the Kings have lost three consecutive games, culminating with Thursday’s 4-1 defeat to Winnipeg…. [READ MORE HERE]…

3 accused in Dodger Stadium theft ring

By Matt Hamilton In the world of professional baseball memorabilia, pedigree matters. A bat held by Yasiel Puig will always eclipse the value of one that merely carries his name. So the interest of a top lawyer for the Los Angeles Dodgers was piqued when, while browsing EBay, he spotted the type of [READ MORE…

Experience pays off for Oklahoma in victory over Texas A&M

By Mike DiGiovanna, Zach Helfand Oklahoma’s overall quickness, ball movement and outside shooting touch were the difference-makers in Thursday night’s 77-63 win over Texas A&M in the NCAA West Regional semifinals in the Honda Center. But Aggies Coach Billy Kennedy thought experience was also a big factor. A senior-dominated Sooners… [READ MORE HERE] Source:: LA…

Brea Olinda wins Division I state girls’ basketball title

By Eric Sondheimer When in trouble, count on Brea Olinda to come through in girls’ basketball. Southern California teams had lost the first four state title games to Northern California teams in boys’ and girls’ basketball Thursday at Sleep Train Arena. Then the Wildcats stepped onto the court and put an end to [READ MORE…