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Kevon Looney poses with friend Daniel Tucker (left) and Wati Majeed, along with the Larry O’Brien trophy, during Looney’s visit to Milwaukee in June. (Courtesy / Kevon Looney)

Golden State Warriors forward Kevon Looney is playing this season in memory of close friend Wati Majeed

By C.J. Peterson Special to S.F. Examiner For Kevon Looney, games against…

 

Kanye West canceled the remainder of his arena tour, and was taken to a Southern California hospital for psychiatric evaluation on Monday.  (Courtesy Facebook)

Scoop: Looks like Kanye West’s cracking up

Kanye West is undergoing psychiatric evaluation in Los Angeles. TMZ reported that…

 

This undated photo shows Mainak Sarkar, who police say carried out a murder-suicide at UCLA on Wednesday. (Facebook via AP)

UCLA shooter’s ‘kill list’ had dead Minnesota woman, 2 profs

LOS ANGELES — A former UCLA graduate student killed a woman in…

 

Los Angeles Police officers escort people at the UCLA campus after a fatal shooting at the UCLA on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

Officers swarm UCLA in massive response to murder-suicide

LOS ANGELES — Hundreds of heavily armed officers swarmed the sprawling UCLA…

Los Angeles Police officers escort people at the UCLA campus after a fatal shooting at the UCLA on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
Steve Kerr was unsure how to address one of the teams he played for versus the team he now coaches in Sunday’s pregame press conference in Oakland. They’re two of the best teams of all time, so that’s one of those good problems to have. (Ben Margot/AP)

Steve Kerr doesn’t know if Bulls or Warriors are ‘they’

Warriors head coach Steve Kerr, a member of the 1995-96 Chicago Bulls…

Steve Kerr was unsure how to address one of the teams he played for versus the team he now coaches in Sunday’s pregame press conference in Oakland. They’re two of the best teams of all time, so that’s one of those good problems to have. (Ben Margot/AP)
Stanford forward Rosco Allen (25) shoots against UCLA during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Feb. 27, 2016, in Stanford, Calif. Stanford won 79-70. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)

UCLA swept during Bay Area trip

STANFORD — Michael Humphrey shoots pre-game free throws to get his shot…

Stanford forward Rosco Allen (25) shoots against UCLA during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Feb. 27, 2016, in Stanford, Calif. Stanford won 79-70. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)
UCLA's Isaac Hamilton, left, shoots past Cal's Stephen Domingo in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016, in Berkeley. (Ben Margot/AP)

Cal extends home, Pac-12 win streaks

BERKELEY — With Jabari Bird hitting his outside shots, California is playing…

UCLA's Isaac Hamilton, left, shoots past Cal's Stephen Domingo in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016, in Berkeley. (Ben Margot/AP)
California safety Damariay Drew attempts to tackle UCLA running back Paul Perkins during the first half of an NCAA college football game on Thursda, in Pasadena. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Cal frozen by Rosen

PASADENA — With UCLA's season seemingly teetering on the brink of collapse,…

California safety Damariay Drew attempts to tackle UCLA running back Paul Perkins during the first half of an NCAA college football game on Thursda, in Pasadena. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
California quarterback Jared Goff looks on from the sidelines in the game against Utah on Saturday, Oct. 10, in Salt Lake City. Utah won 30-24. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Cal eyes rebound at UCLA

California coach Sonny Dykes hopes his players took more than a loss…

California quarterback Jared Goff looks on from the sidelines in the game against Utah on Saturday, Oct. 10, in Salt Lake City. Utah won 30-24. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
Stanford running back Christian McCaffrey, left, runs past UCLA defensive back Ishmael Adams for a touchdown during the Cardinal’s win over the Bruins on Thursday night. (Tony Avelar/AP)

Going daffy for McCaffrey

Is he wearing jet propulsion engines? Is his uniform greased? Or, this…

Stanford running back Christian McCaffrey, left, runs past UCLA defensive back Ishmael Adams for a touchdown during the Cardinal’s win over the Bruins on Thursday night. (Tony Avelar/AP)
Kevon Looney, right, the Warriors' 30th overall pick in the NBA Draft, will miss four to six months after having surgery on his right hip to repair a torn labrum. (Kathy Willens/AP)

Looney out 4 to 6 months after surgery

So much for the concept that Kevon Looney was a draft-night steal…

Kevon Looney, right, the Warriors' 30th overall pick in the NBA Draft, will miss four to six months after having surgery on his right hip to repair a torn labrum. (Kathy Willens/AP)
FILE - In this Sept. 13, 2014 file photo, UCLA defensive back Justin Combs carries the ball after grabbing a pass during warm ups before an NCAA college football game against Texas, in Arlington, Texas. Sean "Diddy" Combs was defending himself in an incident at the University of California, Los Angeles, that led to his arrest, a representative the hip-hop mogul's company said Tuesday, June 23, 2015. Diddy was arrested Monday for an alleged assault involving a weight-room kettlebell at the athletic facilities of UCLA, where his son plays football, a university statement said. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez, File)

Scoop: Diddy claims self-defense in alleged attack on UCLA coach Sal Alosi

For most folks, kettlebells are just those weird cast-iron doohickeys gathering dust…

FILE - In this Sept. 13, 2014 file photo, UCLA defensive back Justin Combs carries the ball after grabbing a pass during warm ups before an NCAA college football game against Texas, in Arlington, Texas. Sean "Diddy" Combs was defending himself in an incident at the University of California, Los Angeles, that led to his arrest, a representative the hip-hop mogul's company said Tuesday, June 23, 2015. Diddy was arrested Monday for an alleged assault involving a weight-room kettlebell at the athletic facilities of UCLA, where his son plays football, a university statement said. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez, File)
David Stephenson/AP PhotoUCLA head coach Steve Alford watches his team during practice at the NCAA college basketball tournament in Louisville

UCLA out to silence critics about NCAA tournament inclusion

LOUISVILLE — UCLA is keenly aware that are questions about whether its…

David Stephenson/AP PhotoUCLA head coach Steve Alford watches his team during practice at the NCAA college basketball tournament in Louisville
AP Photo/Centers for Disease ControlThis illustration released by the Centers for Disease Control depicts a three-dimensional (3D) computer-generated image of a group of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae bacteria. The artistic recreation was based upon scanning electron micrographic imagery. A potentially deadly "superbug" resistant to antibiotics infected seven patients

'Superbug' outbreak raises questions about medical tool

A "superbug" outbreak suspected in the deaths of two Los Angeles hospital…

AP Photo/Centers for Disease ControlThis illustration released by the Centers for Disease Control depicts a three-dimensional (3D) computer-generated image of a group of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae bacteria. The artistic recreation was based upon scanning electron micrographic imagery. A potentially deadly "superbug" resistant to antibiotics infected seven patients

No. 19 Stanford women dismiss UCLA 68-50

STANFORD — Bonnie Samuelson scored 24 points, her sister Karlie added 14…

Kathy Winn/AP Photo/InvisionSnoop Dogg's son

Snoop Dogg's son fakes out dad, signs with UCLA

LOS ANGELES — Cordell Broadus has pulled a double move on his…

Kathy Winn/AP Photo/InvisionSnoop Dogg's son
Patrick Breen/The Arizona Republic via APArizona State's Eric Jacobsen fights for a loose ball with Stanford's Chasson Randle

UCLA holds off Stanford 69-67 for 3rd straight win

STANFORD — Norman Powell had 20 points and eight rebounds, Isaac Hamilton…

Patrick Breen/The Arizona Republic via APArizona State's Eric Jacobsen fights for a loose ball with Stanford's Chasson Randle

Boyd leads Cal women past UCLA

LOS ANGELES -- Brittany Boyd had 24 points and eight assists on…

Chris Carlson/AP PhotoUCLA forward Tony Parker

UCLA rallies to beat Stanford 86-81 in double OT

LOS ANGELES -- Trailing by 14 points with 10 minutes left in…

Chris Carlson/AP PhotoUCLA forward Tony Parker
Darren Abate/AP PhotoUCLA coach Jim Mora speaks during a press conference held to introduce the 2015 Valero Alamo Bowl NCAA college football head coaches

Is Alamo Bowl a finale for UCLA coach Jim Mora?

SAN ANTONIO -- The Alamo Bowl raises an intriguing question for UCLA:…

Darren Abate/AP PhotoUCLA coach Jim Mora speaks during a press conference held to introduce the 2015 Valero Alamo Bowl NCAA college football head coaches