The Trojans are in great shape at running back and receiver, but questions at quarterback could linger into the season.
Los Angeles Teams
Evan Turner has at least six teams interested in signing him, including his hometown team, the Chicago Bulls.
Is there any chance the Lakers' four-year, $64 million commitment to Timofey Mozgov pays off? Kevin Pelton analyzes one of the crazier free-agent deals so far.
Let's make a (huge) deal
NBA free-agent contracts can't be signed until Thursday. Here's what's reported to have been informally decided with the beginning of the formal negotiating period at midnight ET Friday.
Free-agent forward Milan Lucic has agreed to a seven-year, $42 million contract with the Edmonton Oilers, according to his agent.
Dodgers show strength up the middle
CF Trayce Thompson, C Yasmani Grandal and SS Corey Seager all homered on Thursday. It marked just the second time since the team moved west in 1958 that the Dodgers' starting catcher, shortstop and center fielder had all supplied home runs in the same game, the Elias Sports Bureau reports.
Rams' WR group looks historically awful
Jared Goff has arrived, but Football Outsiders doesn't like the weapons at his disposal. Tavon Austin has never cracked 500 receiving yards in a season, and Kenny Britt is nothing special. Worst WR groups since '07 (Insider)
Buster Olney talks to Stephania Bell and Jerry Crasnick about Clayton Kershaw heading to the DL and more. Plus, Karl Ravech and Justin Havens weigh in on the Indians hot stretch and Buster chats with Marlins OF Christian Yelich.
Thursday's longest home runs
Yoenis Cespedes' career-long 466-foot homer paced the competition on June 30. There were 1,012 home runs hit in the 407 MLB games played during June, the third-highest power display in any month in major league history, per the Elias Sports Bureau.
Mozgov won this 'battle' of big men
Timofey Mozgov's agreement to join the Lakers for a reported four years and $64 million took some of the social-media spotlight from Kevin Durant late Thursday night.
The latest notes, updates and analysis on the Lakers from around the web.
Who deserves a spot on the National League's All-Star Game roster this year? Our experts make their picks for the Midsummer Classic in San Diego.
Who deserves a spot on the American League's All-Star Game roster this year? Our experts pick full 34-man squads.
Guard Jordan Clarkson has agreed to a four-year, $50 million deal to return to the Lakers.
Mychal Thompson and Brian Kamenetzky discuss player contracts and the likelihood of the Los Angeles Lakers striking out again in free agency this year.
Free-agent center Timofey Mozgov has reached a verbal agreement with the Los Angeles Lakers on a four-year deal worth $64 million.
ESPN NBA Insider Marc Stein joins Mason and Ireland to talk about the NBA free agency and explain why it is not looking good for the Los Angeles Lakers.
Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer
Happy NBA Free Agency from Los Angeles.
ESPN senior writer Arash Markazi joins Ramona Shelburne & Jeff Katz to explain what it will take for the Clippers to convince Kevin Durant to sign with their organization.
Filmmaker Ami Horowitz joins Mason and Ireland to explain why Mitch Kupchak is the right person to oversee the Lakers rebuild and to discuss the genius of Jim Buss.
From trading for Bud Norris to solid pitching and offense in a win over Milwaukee, the Dodgers need all hands on deck in Clayton Kershaw's absence.
Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer
Have heard Bismack Biyombo's name as a rim protection possibility for the Lakers.