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SPORTS DIGEST: Local teams face basketball showdowns this weekend

It’s showdown weekend in Los Angeles basketball. On March 7, USC and UCLA battle at Galen Center for city supremacy and positioning in the upcoming NCAA Tournament. The next day, the Lakers and the Clippers meet for the third time this season a few blocks up Figueroa Street at Staples Center. The Lakers will try Read More…

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SPORTS DIGEST: NCAA Tournament selection committee snubs USC

My interest in college basketball began to wane when every conference in the nation decided to hold a conference tournament at the end of the regular season, with the winner of the conference tournament — not the regular-season champion — receiving the conference’s automatic berth in the NCAA Tournament. If all that mattered to the Read More…