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AP Exclusive: Letter that inspired Kerouac found

This image provided by the Profiles in History auction house shows the cover of an auction catalog, featuring several pages of what has become known as "The Joan Anderson Letter," some 16,000 Benzedrine-fueled, stream-of-consciousness words written by Neal Cassady to his friend Jack Kerouac in 1950. The letter, Kerouac said shortly before his death, would have transformed his counterculture muse Cassady into a towering literary figure, if only it hadn't been lost. As it turns out, the letter wasn't lost, just misplaced, and it's scheduled to go on sale Dec. 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Profiles in History)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It’s been called the letter that launched a literary genre — 16,000 amphetamine-fueled, stream-of-consciousness words written by Neal Cassady to his friend Jack Kerouac in 1950.

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Vermette nets winner for Coyotes vs. Sharks

Arizona Coyotes center Antoine Vermette reacts after scoring a power play goal during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the San Jose Sharks Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014, in San Jose, Calif. In the background are San Jose Sharks center Logan Couture (39) and goalie Antti Niemi.  (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Antoine Vermette was tired during overtime. When the Arizona Coyotes had to kill a penalty, too, even more drama was added.

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No. 24 USC loses yet again to No. 11 UCLA, 38-20

Southern California coach Steve Sarkisian, right, stands near quarterback Cody Kessler during the first half of an NCAA college football game against UCLA, Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014, in Pasadena, Calif. UCLA won 38-20. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — With No. 24 Southern California and No. 11 UCLA each sharing a penchant for playing games that have gone down to the wire this season, it was easy to assume the latest installment of the crosstown showdown would come down to another dramatic fourth quarter.

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Hundley leads No. 11 UCLA past No. 24 USC 38-20

UCLA quarterback Brett Hundley celebrates after UCLA defeated Southern California 38-20 in an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014, in Pasadena, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Brett Hundley’s first pass was intercepted by Southern California linebacker Anthony Sarao, who returned it up the UCLA sideline for a shocking touchdown. Red-clad fans rocked the predominantly blue Rose Bowl, hoping this rivalry was undergoing a seismic shift.

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Stanford routs rival Cal 38-17 in 117th Big Game

Stanford players including James Vaughters (9) run with the Stanford Axe after defeating California 38-17 after an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014, in Berkeley, Calif.  (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Stanford players paraded around the field with the Axe, sprinted into the tunnel and shouted so loud outside the visiting locker room at Memorial Stadium that they drowned out coach David Shaw’s news conference in the next room.

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