UCLA, Cal and Stanford were among the Pac-12 teams with key recruits on hand this weekend.
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The New York Mets have set their rotation for the division series against the Los Angeles Dodgers and will give the ball to Jacob deGrom in Game 1 on Friday.
Bruins are no longer ahead of the Pac
After UCLA's home loss to Arizona State, the Pac-12 South is wide open. The Bruins get a week off before back-to-back games against Stanford and Cal. GameDay Final
Greinke strengthens case for Cy Young
Zack Greinke improved to 19-3 with a 1.66 ERA after eight strong innings to defeat the Padres. The Dodgers clinched home field in the NLDS with the victory. Saturday's Top 5
Angels-Rangers was game of the year
The pitching performance of the year belonged to Max Scherzer on Saturday, but the Angels' miraculous comeback win over the Rangers was the game of the year. Saturday's Top 5
Our artist revisits meaningful games of Week 5, including the Big 12's big day, Clemson's survival, UCLA's loss and Ole Miss and Georgia falling hard.
USC sophomore wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster returned Saturday after missing practice this week for personal reasons.
Zack Greinke not only won the ERA title with his performance Saturday, but he clinched home-field advantage for the Los Angeles Dodgers in the NLDS.
Behind another sharp outing from Zack Greinke, the Dodgers secured home-field advantage for the NLDS beginning Friday against the Mets.
Arizona State's upset of UCLA is just another piece of evidence that the Pac-12 South race will be a crazy one this fall.
The Dodgers' win Saturday, coupled with the Mets' loss, gave Los Angeles the home-field advantage in the Division Series round.
Zack Greinke earned the NL ERA title and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the San Diego Padres on Saturday night to clinch home-field advantage in their upcoming playoff series against the Mets.
Greinke gets L.A. home-field advantage
Zack Greinke struck out eight and walked one over eight IP as the Dodgers beats the Padres 2-1 to solidify home-field advantage for the NLDS vs. the Mets that begins Friday. Box score
While a generational divide no doubt exists between Kobe and a fledgling trio the Lakers hope will be their future core, he aims to bridge the gap.
Mike Bercovici passed for 273 yards and two touchdowns and ran for another score, and Arizona State got its season back on track with a 38-23 victory over No. 7 UCLA on Saturday night.
Kobe Bryant: 'I'm definitely playing'
Lakers coach Byron Scott said earlier this week that he wasn't sure if Kobe Bryant would play in the team's preseason opener, but the superstar has other ideas. "I feel great," Bryant said. "It's just getting the sea legs under me. Getting up and down. ... I'm feeling in great shape. I feel strong, feel healthy."
Kobe Bryant said he "definitely" will play in Sunday's preseason opener against the Jazz in Hawaii, marking his first game since late January.
The Angels rallied for five runs in the ninth inning, keeping their playoff hopes alive into the final day of the regular season with an 11-10 win over Texas on Saturday.
Still so much baseball left
The Astros still have a teeny bit of breathing room. They can afford to lose one more game, as long as the Angels lose tomorrow, too. The Halos, on the other hand, need the Astros to lose both weekend games in order to clinch the wild-card spot.
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The Lakers open preseason play Sunday again Utah. "I'm definitely playing," Kobe Bryant says.