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THE LAKERS' AND CLIPPERS' ROAD TO THE PLAYOFFS

The Los Angeles Lakers and Los Angeles Clippers appear to be in good shape to make the playoffs. But can they get to the Finals?

ANGELS AND DODGERS TRADES ARE RARE, BUT ONE WAS MEMORABLE

A trade between the Dodgers and Angels that made a major difference sent Andy Messersmith to LA and Frank Robinson to Anaheim, but...

 
 
 

JOC PEDERSON AND ROSS STRIPLING EXIT THE TRADE ROLLER COASTER STILL IN DODGER UNIFORMS

A proposed trade that would have sent Joc Pederson and Ross Stripling from the Dodgers to the Angels fell through, an outcome both...

15 GAMES THAT DEFINED KOBE BRYANT'S CAREER, AS TOLD BY PLAYERS, COACHES AND WRITERS

When was Kobe Bryant at his best? It depends on who you ask, and plenty of players, coaches, writers and others remember his great...

 
 
 

BASKETBALL: SOUTHERN SECTION PLAYOFF RESULTS AND UPDATED PAIRINGS

ALL-STAR HOMECOMING FOR ANTHONY DAVIS, PATRICK BEVERLEY

Lakers forward Anthony Davis and Clippers guard Patrick Beverley had a chance to visit their old haunts in Chicago, which last hosted...

 
 
 

UCLA ERASES DOUBLE-DIGIT DEFICIT IN SECOND HALF TO BEAT WASHINGTON

UCLA again falls behind a Pac-12 rival at home but stages a rally to earn a 67-57 victory over Washington on Saturday night at Pauley...

DWIGHT HOWARD SOARS AGAIN IN HONOR OF KOBE BRYANT

Dwight Howard dons Superman outfit with Kobe Bryant's No. 24 on his chest, but unfortunately gets knocked out in first round. Derrick...

 
 
 

JAIRO RIVERA COMES THROUGH WITH PIN TO GIVE BIRMINGHAM CITY SECTION WRESTLING TITLE

Birmingham defeats Sylmar by a single point; San Fernando wins girls' title

GIRLS' WATER POLO: SOUTHERN SECTION QUARTERFINAL RESULTS AND SEMIFINAL PAIRINGS

 
 
 

COLUMN: NBA HAS OBSTACLES TO HURDLE WITH MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS

Among the many obstacles the NBA and its players face in mental health awareness are cultural stigmas of men's strengths and celebrity...

GALAXY REMAIN A WORK IN PROGRESS DESPITE AMBITIOUS ROSTER MAKEOVER

The Galaxy's roster has been transformed over the last three years with the addition of players like "Chicharito" Hernández, but challenges...

 
 
 

HAROLD VARNER III STAYS IN CONTENTION AT RIVIERA AFTER STUMBLE

Harold Varner III know what it's like to tumble down PGA leaderboards, but Saturday at the Genesis Invitational he steadied himself...

ADAM SCOTT AIMING TO WIN AT RIVIERA COUNTRY CLUB WITHOUT AN ASTERISK

Adam Scott's only win at Riviera Country Club came in a rain-shortened tournament. He's hoping for a more conventional win Sunday at...

 
 
 

NBA TO NAME ALL-STAR GAME MVP AWARD AFTER KOBE BRYANT

The most valuable player of the NBA All-Star Game on Sunday will receive the Kobe Bryant MVP Award, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver announced...

PRESIDENT TRUMP TO SERVE AS GRAND MARSHAL OF DAYTONA 500

Ties between NASCAR and the Republican party aren't new. Donald Trump will be the second U.S. president to be the grand marshal of...

 
 
 

SHOHEI OHTANI ENJOYING HIS NEWFOUND FREEDOM BEHIND THE WHEEL

Angels star Shohei Ohtani picked up a new skill in the offseason, obtaining his California driver's license in November.

ALEX VERDUGO EMBRACING THE PRESSURE OF BEING THE PLAYER ACQUIRED FOR MOOKIE BETTS

Alex Verdugo grew up cheering for David Ortiz and the Boston Red Sox. He knows the high expectations he's facing as the man acquired...

 
 
 

PREP BASEBALL ROUNDUP: JSERRA SHOWS OFF STRONG PITCHING IN SEASON DEBUT

Lions defeat West Ranch; Adam Christopher strikes out 13 for El Camino Real

KENLEY JANSEN SAYS ASTROS SIGN-STEALING SCANDAL 'KILLED A LOT OF YOUNG CAREERS'

After watching Carlos Correa's response to the Astros' sign-stealing scandal, Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen shared his thoughts on what...

 
 
 



Ratings for NBA All-Star Game rise by 8 percent

Ratings for NBA All-Star Game rise by 8 percent

Ratings for the NBA All-Star Game were up 8% over last year, with an average of 7.3 million viewers watching Sunday night's broadcast on TNT Read more ...

Red Sox owner uses Nomar Garciaparra to rationalize Mookie Betts trade

Red Sox owner uses Nomar Garciaparra to rationalize Mookie Betts trade

Red Sox owner John Henry absolutely nailed one portion of his lengthy message to Red Sox fans on Monday explaining the thought process behind last week's Mookie Betts trade. “I... Read more ...

Daytona 500 resumes without president, pomp or packed house

Daytona 500 resumes without president, pomp or packed house

The Daytona 500 is set to resume this afternoon under clear skies and without President Donald Trump Read more ...

Dodgers star Justin Turner: Rob Manfred just showed how clueless he is

Dodgers star Justin Turner: Rob Manfred just showed how clueless he is

Rob Manfred has redirected some of the baseball world's anger at the Astros. Unfortunately, for the commissioner the pitch forks are pointed at him now, too. Manfred has drawn... Read more ...

Daytona 500 live updates, results, highlights from NASCAR's rain-delayed...

Daytona 500 live updates, results, highlights from NASCAR's rain-delayed 2020 race

Sporting News is tracking live lap-by-lap updates and highlights from the Daytona 500 after rain postponed Sunday's plans. Follow along here for complete results from NASCAR's... Read more ...

John Beilein's dreadful Cavaliers stint could already be ending

John Beilein's dreadful Cavaliers stint could already be ending

John Beilein's foray into the NBA could already be over. Beilein was considering stepping away from the Cavaliers coaching job over All-Star weekend, according to ESPN, and is... Read more ...

Cheating Astros have even broken Mike Trout

Cheating Astros have even broken Mike Trout

The best player in baseball thinks Astros players got off lightly. Mike Trout, the usually reserved Angels superstar known more for his play than his sound bites, ripped the... Read more ...

The Dunk Contest didn't - and still doesn't - deserve Aaron Gordon

The Dunk Contest didn't - and still doesn't - deserve Aaron Gordon

For the second time in his incredible Dunk Contest career, Aaron Gordon shockingly left as the runner-up. Read more ...

Former teammate Melvin Gordon predicts Philip Rivers will join the Colts

Former teammate Melvin Gordon predicts Philip Rivers will join the Colts

One of Philip Rivers' former teammates thinks there's a clear frontrunner for the quarterback's next landing spot. “I think he'll go to the Colts,” Chargers running back Melvin... Read more ...

ASU junior Remy Martin collects Pac-12 Men's Basketball Player of the Week...

ASU junior Remy Martin collects Pac-12 Men's Basketball Player of the Week honors

ASU junior Remy Martin is the Pac-12 Men's Basketball Player of the Week for averaging 23.0 points on 67% shooting and 3.5 assists as the Sun Devils swept the Bay Area schools... Read more ...