Joshua Niv

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USC Keck, Institute of Sports Physical Therapy to Operate Kings’ Facility

Keck Medicine of USC and Dr. John Meyer’s Institute of Sports Physical Therapy will operate at the Los Angeles Kings’ new orthopedic clinic and rehab facility in El Segundo when it is finished next year.

Report: Creative Artists Agency Signs Japanese Baseball Star

Move could signal a jump to Major Leagues.

Shohei Otani, a star pitcher/outfielder in Japan, signed with Creative Artists Agency to represent him in his transition from the Japanese League to Major League Baseball.

L.A. Sports Council Elects Tony Sciarrino as Chairman

Tony Sciarrino has been tapped to be the new chairman of L.A. Sports Council, taking over from Karen Brodkin, whose tenure ran from 2013.

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Kings Add Rehab Facilities to Practice Center

Vacated Lakers space gets USC’s Keck, biomed specialist John Meyer

USC’s Keck School of Medicine and Dr. John Meyer’s Institute of Sports Physical Therapy will operate at the Los Angeles Kings’ new orthopedic clinic and rehab facility in El Segundo when it is finished next year, according to Kelly Cheeseman, chief operations officer for the Kings.

Los Angeles Tapped to Host 2023 College Football Championship

The Los Angeles Sports & Entertainment Commission has successfully landed the bid for the 2023 College Football Playoff National Championship game, which will be played in the new NFL stadium now under construction in Inglewood.

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IN BRIEF | October 9, 2017

Pharmaceutical firm raises cash for drug trials; business accelerator gets federal contract; Cherin Group gambles on sports companies.

Business Plan Adds Structure to Pick-Up Hoops

Irwindale facility offers clock, refs as supplement to playground standards

Basketball-focused fitness club PickUp USA Fitness is out to grow by franchising its concept of providing a professional layer of organization to the longstanding rituals of playground courts.

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Chernin Group Acquires Sports Fantasy, Gambling Businesses

Chernin Group announced the acquisition of three sports fantasy and betting companies that have been merged to form what it is calling the Action Network.

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Clippers Behind New NBA ‘Statement’ Jerseys

The National Basketball Association’s newest alternate uniform designs – unveiled this month in the lead-up to the 2017-18 season – originated in Los Angeles.

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UCLA, USC Hit Field With QB Marketing Hype

Bruins’ Josh Rosen shines in comeback; Trojans see big things for Sam Darnold.

Give the UCLA Bruins an early leg up on crosstown rival the USC Trojans, thanks to the sort of football win that could spur ticket sales, merchandise and sponsorships.

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