The Los Angeles Dodgers are in a familiar position: a must-win situation with Clayton Kershaw on the mound. They hope it works out this time.
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The Mets didn't retaliate for Chase Utley's hard slide; they simply went out and won Game 3 to make a case that they're not just good enough to win this series, they're good enough to win it all.
David Schoenfield SweetSpot blogger
Well, that was fun. With all the offense today it was like watching 1999 baseball again. Remember that 23-7 game between the Red Sox and Indians? So now the spotlight will return to Clayton Kershaw, pitching on three days' rest, just like last season when he lost 3-2 to the Cardinals. He's lost five straight postseason starts. No pressure.
Sarkisian's priority: Getting himself well
Steve Sarkisian is aware he's been terminated, but right now his top priority is getting himself well, a source close to Sarkisian told SB Nation. USC AD Pat Haden announced the firing today in a statement. Story
Shaq on current state of the Lakers
"When you mean 'turn it around,' do you mean a championship? Because that's done. That's not happening unless they make a miraculous trade and get four new people. Who do they have on the Lakers? I'm not sure. I'm not joking. Do they even have anyone to trade that somebody would want?" Lakers' new reality
Don Mattingly: Call me maybe?
Game 3 of the NLDS was delayed because the replay phone to the Dodgers clubhouse wasn't operating correctly. Los Angeles eventually lost to the Mets 13-7.
Rapid Reaction from the Los Angeles Dodgers' 13-7 loss to the New York Mets. The Dodgers' pitchers were pounded as L.A. is on the brink of elimination.
From Carlos Correa to Howie Kendrick, baseball's sluggers had quite a day Monday, as they set single-day playoff records with 21 home runs and 61 total runs.
Curtis Granderson drove in five runs, Yoenis Cespedes homered into the second deck and the New York Mets overcame Matt Harvey's early struggles to beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 13-7 Monday night.
Radim Vrbata and Alex Burrows scored in the shootout, and the Vancouver Canucks spoiled the Anaheim Ducks' home opener with a 2-1 victory Monday night.
Steve Spurrier's South Carolina stint notable as his time at Florida, USC needs Alabama's hiring blueprint and Oregon's yards per play are inflating.
Mark Saxon ESPN Staff Writer
Brett Anderson talks about the "two pitches that probably cost us the ballgame."
Mets tally 13 runs to grab lead in NLDS
Curtis Granderson drove in five of the Mets' postseason-record 13 runs as they roughed up the Dodgers 13-7 in Game 3, grabbing a 2-1 series advantage. Box score
Steve Sarkisian has been plagued of late by apparent substance-related circumstances, including arriving to team facilities appearing intoxicated Sunday, according to sources.
Mets lead by six at the stretch
Adrian Gonzalez put a dent in the Mets' lead with a solo homer to left-center, but Bartolo Colon got out of the inning without any added damage and New York's lead is 10-4. Follow live
The blame for hiring Steve Sarkisian and bringing in a coach who would duplicate Kiffin's midseason firing in his second year falls on Pat Haden.
LSU continues to flex its recruiting muscles in its home state, this time landing ESPN 300 LB Michael Divinity.
Protesters gathered outside Honda Center on Monday to call for the suspension of Anaheim Ducks defenseman Clayton Stoner, who faces charges of illegally obtaining a license to shoot a bear.