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Baxter Holmes ESPN Staff Writer 

Lakers coach Byron Scott on Kobe Bryant: "He just bumped knees. He's all right." Byron said he expects Kobe to play Saturday.

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Former NBA star Odom hospitalized

Lamar Odom was rushed to a hospital Tuesday after he was found unresponsive at a Nevada brothel. The Nye County Sheriff's office says Odom was stabilized at the scene and taken to Desert View Hospital. He was treated there by doctors, then transferred to a hospital in Las Vegas. Story

Kershaw stellar on short rest in Game 4 (1:54)
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Kershaw put on a pitching clinic in Game 4

The Dodgers ace had one of the best "back-to-the-wall" pitching performances in a long time. Here's a look at how he did it.

SVP: Wild week of college football coaching changes (4:38)

Bryant leaves preseason game vs. Kings

Kobe Bryant got kneed in the calf in the third and will not return tonight due to a lower-left leg contusion.

Kershaw recaps Game 4 performance (1:45)
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Sarkisian learned of firing via friends' e-mails

A source tells ESPN's Joe Schad that Steve Sarkisian was en route to a rehab facility when USC AD Pat Haden called to fire him, and that he learned of news of his termination via texts and e-mails from friends expressing sympathy.

Justin Turner with the big hit for Dodgers (2:10)

Kershaw clutch when team needs him most

Clayton Kershaw is the first pitcher to go at least 7 innings on 3 days rest and win in a game in which his team could have been eliminated from the postseason since the Pirates' Tim Wakefield did it 23 years ago today against the Braves.

Kershaw comes up big, Dodgers force Game 5 (2:29)

Kershaw, Dodgers force Game 5 in NLDS

Clayton Kershaw tossed 7 innings of one-run ball and struck out eight, and the Dodgers posted a three-run third to hold off the Mets 3-1 at Citi Field. The series shifts back to L.A. for a decisive Game 5 at Dodger Stadium on Thursday, where Zack Greinke will square off vs. Jacob deGrom Box score

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Byron Scott would like to see 4-point shot

The Lakers coach, who says a 4-pointer could be set three or four feet beyond the current arc, also seems to be warming up to the 3-point shot.

Jansen, Dodgers get out of the jam

The Mets had runners on first and second with two outs, but Kenley Jansen got Daniel Murphy to fly out to end the eighth inning and quiet the Citi Field crowd. The Dodgers still lead 3-1 heading to the 9th. Follow live

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Rousey's mom rips coach: He's a 'bad person'

Ronda Rousey's mother, Dr. AnnMaria DeMars, spoke out publicly against her daughter's head coach, Edmond Tarverdyan, calling him a "bad person" and "terrible coach."


Colon does his job, hands off to Clippard

Bartolo Colon struck out two and allowed one hit in two innings of relief. In the eighth, the Mets turned to Tyler Clippard, who recorded a 1-2-3 inning. But the Dodgers still lead 3-1. Follow live


Kershaw looking good through 5

Daniel Murphy's homer is the only blemish on Clayton Kershaw's start in Game 4 as the lefty has fanned six through 5 innings. The Dodgers lead the Mets 3-1 in the sixth. Follow live

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Justin Turner's four doubles in this series are the most ever for a Dodger in a postseason series. Turner, as of the fifth inning, was 7-for-14 in the series against his former team. The Mets non-tendered Turner in the winter of 2013 and the Dodgers, on the recommendation of coach Tim Wallach, signed him to a minor-league deal.


There goes Clayton Kershaw's no-hitter

Daniel Murphy rocked a HR for the Mets' first hit of the game in the fourth to cut the Dodgers' lead to 3-1. Citi Field is back on its feet. Follow live