Fans have been salivating for more meetings between the Pac-12 and SEC, so even a matchup without each league's top teams is enticing.
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Baxter Holmes ESPN Staff Writer
Quite a media scrum gathering for Kobe Bryant here in Toronto:
Adam Reisinger ESPN.com
In about 45 minutes, this will be Kobe Bryant's view as he meets the media for his final All-Star Game.
Top Headline: Kobe Bryant to enjoy every minute of his last All-Star Weekend.
Top Headline: Chris Paul is a lonely Clipper traveling to All-Star Weekend.
The Broncos won Super Bowl 50 thanks in large part to their defense. Rams coach Jeff Fisher would like to do the same, but how close are they?
Emojis have been created for all 24 players in Sunday's All-Star Game, and fans can vote for MVP by using them on Twitter.
Alexander Wennberg and Cam Atkinson each scored in the shootout and Joonas Korpisalo stopped shots by Corey Perry and Jakob Silfverberg to give the Blue Jackets a 4-3 win over the Ducks.
Angels top-100 prospects are ... oh wait
Los Angeles has zero prospects ranked in the top 100. None. If you don't believe it, check out all the talent the Angels are missing. Law: Top 100 prospects (Insider)
John Tavares had a goal and an assist, Thomas Greiss stopped 28 shots and the New York Islanders scored three times in the first 14 minutes and beat the Los Angeles Kings 5-2 on Thursday night.
Recapping Thursday's top stories, which include details of the bloody and bitter disputes between the NFL's billionaire owners that led to the Rams fleeing St. Louis in favor of Los Angeles.
The buyers and sellers are beginning to clearly identify themselves in the Pacific Division, and one thing is for certain: the Oilers are in selling-off mode.
Shaquille O'Neal says he wishes he could have said goodbye to fans and teams in each city in his final season, like former teammate Kobe Bryant is doing now.
Corey Seager No. 1 prospect in 2016
Seager does everything at the plate and might even do it at shortstop before becoming an elite defender at third base. Lefty Julio Urias joins him in the top five, with five other Dodgers prospects filling out Nos. 51-100. Law: Top 100 prospects (Insider)
Los Angeles Rams defensive tackle Aaron Donald discusses how he feels being ranked the best player in the NFL and why he believed he was overlooked in high school. Donald also talks about growing up in Pittsburgh, moving to Los Angeles and his relationship with head coach Jeff Fisher.
Candace Parker, a two-time WNBA MVP, has signed a new contract with the Sparks. Terms were not announced.
The Raiders have agreed to a new lease with O.co Coliseum, their home since 1995, that will keep the team at the stadium for at least the 2016 season.
A Rams season-ticket holder has filed a class-action suit against the team in Missouri, seeking to be reimbursed for the years of his personal seat license that won't be honored.