Los Angeles Teams
A month into the season, here's a look at a starting nine and a pitching rotation that's off to the hottest starts.
Baxter Holmes ESPN Staff Writer
Prior to the start of the 2016-17 regular season, the Lakers plan to hold training camp in El Segundo, Calif., where their practice facility is located. Last year, the Lakers held training camp in Hawaii.
Trojans have strong slate
USC doesn't waste any time getting to its toughest non-conference opponent. Alabama comes calling in Week 1. How would an average FBS team be expected to fare against the Trojans' schedule? Toughest schedules (Insider)
Baxter Holmes ESPN Staff Writer
The 2016 NBA Draft Lottery will be held two weeks from today in New York City. For the third straight year, Los Angeles Lakers spokesman John Black says that he will represent the team in the drawing room, where 14 pingpong balls will decide the lottery's order, but Black adds that no decision has yet been finalized about who will represent the team on stage for the nationally-televised announcement of the lottery order, as ex-Lakers coach Byron Scott did last year. This year, the Lakers have a 55.8 percent chance of keeping their top-three protected first-round pick, which falls to the Philadelphia 76ers if it falls outside the first three slots.
What about the rookie quarterbacks?
Of the three first-round quarterbacks, Jared Goff is the closest to an impact rookie. But Mel Kiper Jr. isn't ready to predict much noise this season from Goff or fellow rookies Carson Wentz and Paxton Lynch . Impact rookies (Insider)
Even with the addition of an extra bat in the lineup, the Dodgers' offensive woes could continue in the American League ballparks.
Byron Scott is out, Luke Walton is in. Good move? Where do the Los Angeles Lakers go from here? Plus, magic Magic tweets.
Foles comes cheap on the market
Nick Foles comes with a cheap price tag, making him an undervalued commodity considering public opinion. What trade doors are open for Los Angeles to move Foles after drafting Jared Goff? NFL trade market
Skaggs diagnosed with biceps tendinitis
The Angels announced Monday that left-hander Tyler Skaggs -- who is currently rehabbing from Tommy John surgery -- has been diagnosed with biceps tendinitis and will rest for another week before being re-evaluated. Orange County Register
The Rams have used the fifth-year option for first-round picks in each of the three years since the option was created in 2011.
Kazmir learning the pains of hitting
Pitching in the National League for the first time, Scott Kazmir learned as soon as spring training -- when he injured his wrist and thumb at the plate -- that hitting isn't easy. "Everyone else was fine with it, and I was struggling a little bit, day to day," he said. "Everything gets tired." Los Angeles Times
A look at the top five breakout players this spring in the Pac-12, a list that includes two early enrollee's, a Stanford wideout and two defenders.
While selecting Jared Goff would have been "boring," Todd McShay tabbed Pharoh Cooper as the Rams' top draft pick, pointing to the WR's versatility.
The Rams believe Tyler Higbee can add a much-needed dimension to their passing game for rookie quarterback Jared Goff.
The latest notes, updates and analysis on the Clippers from around the web.
Jimmy Nelson pitched seven strong innings and drove in the go-ahead run to lead the Milwaukee Brewers past the Los Angeles Angels 8-5 on Monday night.
Dodgers right-hander Josh Ravin has been suspended 80 games following a positive PED test.
Doc Rivers said Monday that he would not break up the Clippers' big three of Chris Paul, Blake Griffin and DeAndre Jordan during the offseason -- regardless of any trade offers.
Veteran reliever Sean Burnett to opt out of minor league contract with Dodgers, will sign minors deal with Braves