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NFL can’t change L.A. sports landscape


Sunday, like the rest of America, I arrived at a Super Bowl party. As I mingled with the other guests and wolfed down my second chili dog, the inevitable question arrived: Which team are you rooting for? I did what I do whenever I’m asked that question regarding an NFL game — I waffled. Yeah, […]

Matthews’ path from walk-on to NFL star


Six years ago, a scrawny kid from Agoura High dreamed of football stardom. But in his words, the chance of playing collegiate football was “not applicable.” Although his grandfather, father and uncle starred in the NFL, Clay Matthews III wasn’t the likeliest of candidates to follow in the footsteps of his family. Only Division-I Football […]