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STANFORD, Calif | Stanford RB Bryce Love to skip bowl game, prep for NFL draft

STANFORD, Calif. — Stanford running back Bryce Love will skip the Sun Bowl to prepare for the NFL draft. Love announced his decision on Monday to sit out the bowl game for the Cardinal (8-4) on Dec. 31 against Pittsburgh (7-6). Love says he wants to be completely healthy for the 2019 draft. Love had … Continue reading STANFORD, Calif | Stanford RB Bryce Love to skip bowl game, prep for NFL draft

DETROIT | Matthews scores 2 and helps Maple Leafs beat Red Wings 5-3

DETROIT— Auston Matthews scored twice for a league-leading nine goals — tying an NHL record after five games — and helped the Toronto Maple Leafs beat Detroit Red Wings 5-3 Thursday night. Matthews joined Alex Ovechkin, Patrick Marleau, Mario Lemieux and Mike Bossy as the players in league history to score nine times in their … Continue reading DETROIT | Matthews scores 2 and helps Maple Leafs beat Red Wings 5-3

LOS ANGELES | Study: Women make TV directing job gains, minorities lag

LOS ANGELES— A study says more women are being hired to direct TV series episodes, but progress for minority directors is lagging. The Directors Guild of America study released Wednesday says women directed a record 25 percent of episodic television in the 2017-18 season. That’s an increase of 4 percent from the previous season. African-Americans … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Study: Women make TV directing job gains, minorities lag

LOS ANGELES | Study: TV series hiring more diverse first-time directors

LOS ANGELES — A new study says that the TV industry’s hiring of first-time female directors and directors of color hit record highs for the second year in a row. According to a Directors Guild of America study out Thursday, women represented 41 percent of first-time TV episode directors in the 2017-18 season. That’s 8 … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Study: TV series hiring more diverse first-time directors