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Dodgers' starting rotation has been the focal point of success, but can it also be their undoing?

Sat, 17 Mar 2018 18:10:00 PDT

It’s been all sunshine, rainbows and lollipops in Dodgers camp.

There’s a presumption of success here and it’s justified. The Dodgers reached the World Series last year and played in the National League Championship Series the year before that. Most of the key players are back. So is the manager....


'I’m like fine wine. I get better with age': After 15 seasons, LeBron James not slowing down

Sat, 17 Mar 2018 10:35:00 PDT

Fifteen seasons into LeBron James’ career, there is piqued interest about where he is headed next season but a staid reaction for where he is this season.

Numb to greatness, a humdrum appreciation comes with his sierra of staggering statistics. At a point when Michael Jordan was retiring after...


UCLA advances to second round of NCAA women's tournament

Sat, 17 Mar 2018 16:10:00 PDT

With the clock in her head ticking down the final seconds of the first quarter, UCLA senior point guard Jordin Canada waited until the last possible moment before whipping a pass to wide-open teammate Lajahna Drummer, whose corner three-pointer at the buzzer highlighted a big run that started the...


Roger Federer defeats Borna Coric in classic comeback

Sat, 17 Mar 2018 18:40:00 PDT

It was over. Wasn’t it? Borna Coric thought so.

The 21-year-old Croatian was playing superbly, pressuring Roger Federer’s backhand and putting the world’s No. 1 player down a set and a break in the second set of their semifinal Saturday morning at the BNP Paribas Open. No one else in this tournament...


There's no longer a big gap in the level of play between Mexico's Liga MX and MLS, Donovan says

Sat, 17 Mar 2018 11:35:00 PDT

No player has appeared in more MLS games than Landon Donovan. No one has scored more goals, registered more assists or won more championships either.

So the former Galaxy captain has a pretty good grip on the strengths and weaknesses of the domestic soccer league. After nearly two months in Mexico,...


Lakers' Brandon Ingram in good spirits as he ramps up his rehab

Sat, 17 Mar 2018 16:55:00 PDT

Not once this season has a Laker smiled as brightly at the prospect of speaking to a gaggle of reporters as Brandon Ingram did Saturday morning.

Ingram finally was getting some practice time. He had a reason to smile.

“Back smiling again,” Ingram said. “Happy to be out here, light shooting, trying...


USC goes out with an NIT whimper

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 23:20:00 PDT

Chimezie Metu cheered throughout the game, but USC’s leading scorer proved no help sitting in the stands.

Metu could only watch with his hands on his head as the clock wound down Monday night, the Trojans throwing up one last haphazard shot in an attempt to continue their season.

Western Kentucky...


Kings win in Minnesota with wild comeback

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 22:55:00 PDT

The main issue for Jeff Carter upon his return from injury was how long it would take to get his timing back.

He was sidelined for four months because of a leg laceration, and no amount of practice could make up for NHL pace. Nearly a month back into it, Carter said he’s still not there yet.



Luke Walton: job ‘not ideal for staying healthy’

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 22:40:00 PDT

When Lakers coach Luke Walton heard Cleveland Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue was stepping away from the job to focus on his health, he could relate.

“It’s a stressful job,” Walton said Monday. “… You don’t get a lot of sleep, you travel a lot and you’re stressed all day long. It’s important that coaches...


Dodgers beat Athletics 3-1, but lose Justin Turner

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 22:30:00 PDT

The Dodgers beat the Oakland Athletics 3-1 on Monday giving them a 12-13 record in Cactus League play.

AT THE PLATE: First baseman Cody Bellinger hit his third home run of the spring, and outfielders Joc Pederson and Trayce Thompson hit their first. Logan Forsythe had two hits, boosting his Cactus...


Dodgers' Justin Turner has broken wrist after being hit by pitch

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 22:15:00 PDT

The Dodgers will open the defense of their National League championship with the leader of their offense on the disabled list.

Justin Turner suffered a broken left wrist when he was hit by a pitch in Monday’s Cactus League game against the Oakland Athletics. The Dodgers said they did not expect...


NBA: LeBron James puts together another triple-double

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 22:00:00 PDT

LeBron James scored 40 points as part of his third triple-double in four games and the Cavaliers beat the Milwaukee Bucks 124-117 on Monday night at Cleveland.

Coach Tyronn Lue began a leave of absence to address health issues and associated head coach Larry Drew will run the Cavaliers in Lue’s...


College basketball: Penny Hardaway back to Memphis as coach

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 21:55:00 PDT

Former Memphis All-American Anfernee “Penny” Hardaway is heading back to his alma mater as its men’s basketball coach.

Memphis will announce Hardaway as its next coach at a news conference scheduled for Tuesday, the Associated Press reported. The 46-year-old Hardaway replaces Tubby Smith, fired...


UCLA seniors celebrate last home game with trip to Sweet 16

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 21:30:00 PDT

Playing the last home game of their college careers, Dominique Billings, Jordin Canada and Kelli Hayes combined for 23 first-half points as the UCLA women's basketball team cruised past Creighton 86-64 in the second round of the NCAA tournament. (image)

Lakers can't handle Pacers, lose third game in a row

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 20:45:00 PDT

Brandon Ingram watched the game from the bench in street clothes. Josh Hart watched from a television studio in El Segundo, where he was making a guest appearance, having stayed home from his road trip as his hand recovers from surgery.

Their team has gone on without them for nearly three weeks...


NFL: Vikings finish deal for quarterback Trevor Siemian

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 20:10:00 PDT

The Minnesota Vikings finalized their trade with the Denver Broncos for quarterback Trevor Siemian to be the backup to Kirk Cousins.

The Vikings sent a 2019 fifth-round draft pick to the Broncos for Siemian and a seventh-rounder this year, after signing Cousins to a fully guaranteed, three-year,...


Angels' Andrew Heaney scratched from next start due to troublesome elbow

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 19:10:00 PDT

The Angels’ largely healthy spring took a turn Monday when left-hander Andrew Heaney was ruled out of making his next start because of elbow inflammation.

An MRI revealed no ligament damage. Heaney had the ligament replaced surgically on July 1, 2016.

“I liked what the doctors had to tell me,”...


Kirk Gibson finally can feel what we felt about his famous home run

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 19:05:00 PDT

He snarled. He winced. He pumped his fist. He burrowed into the arms of waiting Dodgers teammates like he was slugging his way across a boxing ring.

Thirty years ago, Kirk Gibson didn’t celebrate his historic World Series home run as much as he fought through it, limping around the bases with the...


Already a strong point, Angels defense should be even better this season

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 18:25:00 PDT

It was part reaction, part self-defense and pure Gold Glove goodness.

New Angels second baseman Ian Kinsler did not see the one-hop smash that rifled off the bat of Colorado’s David Dahl to lead off the second inning Thursday until the ball was about 10 feet in front of him.

Kinsler lunged to his...


Clippers face difficult road stretch with season hanging in the balance

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 18:20:00 PDT

Losing three consecutive games has put the Clippers in a bind as they chase a playoff spot in the Western Conference.

Things will only get more complicated for the Clippers over the next week as they face four teams in playoff contention, all on the road.

But when a reporter suggested to Austin...


Chargers sign former Dolphins center Mike Pouncey to a two-year contract

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 18:05:00 PDT

Former Chargers center Nick Hardwick is a little biased about the importance of the position.

“The tip of the spear,” the Chargers radio analyst said proudly. “You have a chance to dent the defense right in the heart.”

Hardwick was enthusiastic when he talked about centers Monday, and with good...


What we learned last week in the NHL: Goaltender interference is still a hot topic

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 16:30:00 PDT

What we learned from the last week in the NHL:

Goaltender-interference debate continues

General managers set aside 90 minutes of their annual March meeting to discuss goaltender interference, the review process and the inconsistent way the rule is interpreted and enforced. They spent twice that...


Ndamukong Suh to meet with Rams, who also agree with Dominique Easley on one-year deal

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 15:25:00 PDT

Free-agent lineman Ndamukong Suh is scheduled to visit with the Rams on Tuesday, the latest potential plot twist in the Rams’ remade defense.

On Monday, the Rams announced they had agreed to terms on a one-year contract with defensive lineman Dominique Easley, who suffered a season-ending knee...


Ticket proceeds for seat where Kirk Gibson's '88 World Series home run ball landed will help Parkinson's research

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 12:50:00 PDT

The Dodgers and former World Series hero Kirk Gibson have joined forces on a ticket-price increase that should be easy for fans to rally around.

Gibson, whose dramatic Game 1 walk-off homer off Oakland Athletics closer Dennis Eckersley catapulted the Dodgers toward their last championship in 1988,...


What we learned from the Ducks' 4-2 win over New Jersey

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 11:00:00 PDT

The Ducks scored a third consecutive victory with a 4-2 defeat of the New Jersey Devils on Sunday. The Devils' roster is comprised of five former Ducks skaters, and three of them scored points (Patrick Maroon, Kyle Palmieri and Sami Vatanen), but the Ducks managed to hold them to just 17 shots....