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Mark Saxon ESPN Staff Writer 

Don Mattingly said Jimmy Rollins will manage today's game and Kenley Jansen will be the pitching coach, but he didn't subject them to the pre-game media scrum.

College Football Power Rankings: Week 6 (1:17)
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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

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Rapid Reaction: Dodgers 2, Padres 1

Behind another sharp outing from Zack Greinke, the Dodgers secured home-field advantage for the NLDS beginning Friday against the Mets.

This ASU running back is a bulldozer (0:26)
Arizona State gets road upset over UCLA (1:19)
Greinke, Dodgers edge Padres (0:44)

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

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14hBaxter Holmes

Mentoring Mamba shares what he knows

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.

ASU QB takes it to the house (0:15)

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."