A win over Washington State would be the sixth of the season for Washington, giving the Pac-12 a 10th bowl-eligible team.
Los Angeles teams
"I'm a big fan of not putting the cart before the horse," Shaw said of the Cardinal's playoff chances. There's still hope yet for two-loss Stanford.
Will tonight be a big one for Chris Paul?
Due to a slow start this season, Paul's price is down. But he had a strong performance against Golden State last week that might have been a turning point. DFS best buys (Insider)
CFP Rankings: Nos. 21 - 25
In the latest playoff rankings, Mississippi State, UCLA, Utah, Toledo and Temple round out the top 25.
Once thought to be the future Nationals manager, Bud Black was hired Tuesday as a special assistant to new Los Angeles Angels general manager Billy Eppler.
CFP rankings: 21-25
- 21. Mississippi State
- 22. UCLA
- 23. Utah
- 24. Toledo
- 25. Temple
A look at the chatter around all nine Power 5 head-coaching vacancies, including the possibility that Jimbo Fisher leaves Florida State for USC.
Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer
Finalists for Lou Groza Collegiate Placekicker Award: Auburn's Daniel Carlson, Memphis' Jake Elliott and UCLA's Ka'imi Fairbairn.
L.A. coach Byron Scott is impressed by the Warriors, but says they would have struggled with a small lineup vs. the Lakers teams he played on.
Dodgers could be on the way down
The Dodgers have a strong plan of getting younger and less expensive, writes Jim Bowden, and are committed to a strong young core. But to remain contenders, they'll need to re-sign Zack Grienke or find a comparable replacement. MLB status check (Insider)
Angels maintaining status quo
Los Angeles once again looks like a contender but still has plenty of holes to fill this offseason. Until the Halos do so, they're holding steady instead of trending upward in Jim Bowden's eyes. MLB status check (Insider)
Experts predict Jason Heyward will get a deal close to $200 million. Which teams are most likely to sign him?
Angels interested in Jason Heyward?
The Halos reportedly aren't ruling out a run at the free-agent outfielder. How would Heyward fit in Los Angeles? MLB rumors roundup
Randy Carlyle is ready for another coaching opportunity and says he would definitely do things differently after his experiences in Toronto.
UCLA, Arizona State, Washington, Oregon and USC were the Pac-12's biggest winners during the early signing period.
Los Angeles' other great pitcher
Clayton Kershaw gets all the attention on the Dodgers, but Kenley Jansen is a top arm as well. The closer has followed in the footsteps of Mariano Rivera by dominating with one pitch -- his cut fastball. Olney: Top 10 relievers (Insider)
USC's seniors would love to close their careers with a win over rival UCLA.
Eric Karabell and Tristan Cockcroft weigh in on deals for Craig Kimbrel, Andrelton Simmons and Leonys Martin. Plus, favorite Thanksgiving dishes and more!
Los Angeles briefing: Big games Tuesday for Lakers and Clips; Dodgers' trade options for Puig; Angels will need a new catcher
A look at a few stories from ESPNLosAngeles.com making rounds on Tuesday, November 24.
With Rivalry Week upon us, it's a good time to take a look back at 10 memorable moments in USC-UCLA history.
Can the Lakers make it interesting?
The Warriors division rivals stand in their way from becoming the first NBA team to start a season 16-0. L.A. has had success scoring against Golden State, but the question is if the defense can step up.
Top Headline: Poor offense in fourth quarter killing Clippers
Bryce Alford and Thomas Welsh scored 20 points each, and UCLA went 10 for 10 at the free throw line over the final 90 seconds in a 77-75 victory over UNLV on Monday at the Maui Invitational.