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Woods was driving almost 90 mph when he crashed SUV near LA

Santa Monica Daily Press (Sports) 4/8 3:00A Guest Author
STEFANIE DAZIO, Associated Press Tiger Woods was driving nearly 90 mph — twice the posted speed limit — on a downhill stretch of road when he lost control of an SUV and crashed in a wreck that seriously injured the golf superstar, authorities...

Briefs

Santa Monica Daily Press (Sports) 4/6 10:00A editor
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) has confirmed 1 new death and 366 new cases of COVID-19. The lower number of deaths and cases reflect reporting delays over the weekend. To date, Public Health identified...

Final Four promises to be good after bracket of upsets

Santa Monica Daily Press (Sports) 4/1 5:22A Associated Press
JOHN MARSHALL, AP Basketball Writer March Madness was worth the year-long wait. The disappointment of losing last year s NCAA Tournament to the pandemic added excitement for this year s bracket and it didn t disappoint with a slew of upsets. Now...

UCLA, USC go from late night to NCAA prime-time spotlight

Santa Monica Daily Press (Sports) 3/27 3:15A Associated Press
JOE REEDY, AP Sports Writer UCLA and Southern California games are usually late-night viewing for most college basketball fans during the regular season but both programs have prime time spots for the second weekend of March Madness. The Los...

Dodgers eager to defend World Series title in full season

Santa Monica Daily Press (Sports) 3/17 1:50P Guest Author
BETH HARRIS AP Sports Writer The Los Angeles Dodgers finally have something besides eight straight NL West titles to brag about. They head into this season s full 162-game schedule as defending World Series champions, having ended a 32-year...

Albertsons, Vons, & Pavilions Campaign Supports Special Olympics Athletes

Santa Monica Daily Press (Sports) 3/10 2:00A editor
Through March 23, Albertsons, Vons and Pavilions (AVP) shoppers will have the opportunity to donate at checkout to support Special Olympics Southern California athletes. Find your local store at SOSC.Org/AVP . “We are extremely grateful for our...

Settlement OKs return of indoor youth sports in California

Santa Monica Daily Press (Sports) 3/5 2:00A Guest Author
Indoor youth sports can soon resume in California after Gov. Gavin Newsom’s administration agreed on Thursday to settle a lawsuit brought by two high-school athletes. The settlement means indoor youth sports can resume with testing in counties...

Council joins community for study session homelessness

Santa Monica Daily Press (Sports) 2/25 3:00A Brennon Dixson
Santa Monica City Council has prioritized the strategies it will use to address homelessness throughout the Westside, a region that is still grappling with a pandemic that threatens to put more people on the street than ever before. City leaders...

Lucky to be alive, Woods faces difficult recovery

Santa Monica Daily Press (Sports) 2/24 8:06A Associated Press
STEFANIE DAZIO AND DOUG FERGUSON, Associated Press In a career filled with remarkable comebacks, Tiger Woods faces perhaps his toughest recovery of all. Woods was driving alone through a sweeping, downhill stretch of road through coastal suburbs...

Red beard returns: Turner glad to be back with Dodgers

Santa Monica Daily Press (Sports) 2/20 2:00A Guest Author
Justin Turner’s extended flirtation with free agency ended where it began — with the Los Angeles Dodgers. Along the way, the third baseman had doubts about whether he would return to his hometown team and wondered if his mask-less appearance on...

California loosens rules for youth sports during pandemic

Santa Monica Daily Press (Sports) 2/20 2:00A Guest Author
California public health officials on Friday loosened the rules for youth sports, allowing all outdoor sports to resume in counties where COVID-19 case rates are at or below 14 people per 100,000. The new guidance clears the way for sports like...

SMMUSD expects students back by fall

Santa Monica Daily Press (Sports) 2/10 3:00A Brennon Dixson
With a greater percentage of the general public set to receive COVID-19 vaccinations in the coming weeks, Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District leaders said they expect students to be back on campus, participating in-class activities by the...

AP sources: Lions trade Stafford to LA for Goff, draft picks

Santa Monica Daily Press (Sports) 2/1 8:53A Associated Press
GREG BEACHAM, AP Sports Writer The Detroit Lions are trading quarterback Matthew Stafford to the Los Angeles Rams in exchange for quarterback Jared Goff, two future first-round draft picks and a third-round pick, a person with knowledge of the...

Rams tab Morris to replace Staley as defensive coordinator

Santa Monica Daily Press (Sports) 1/22 2:00A Associated Press
Greg Beachman, AP Sports Writer The Los Angeles Rams have hired Raheem Morris to be their new defensive coordinator. Rams coach Sean McVay announced the hiring Thursday of Morris, the team’s third defensive coordinator in three seasons. Morris...

Rams tap Morris to replace Staley as defensive coordinator

Santa Monica Daily Press (Sports) 1/22 2:00A Associated Press
Greg Beachman, AP Sports Writer The Los Angeles Rams have hired Raheem Morris to be their new defensive coordinator. Rams coach Sean McVay announced the hiring Thursday of Morris, the team’s third defensive coordinator in three seasons. Morris...
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