The Lakers announced their 2016-17 preseason schedule, and will play all eight games close to home in Southern California and Las Vegas.
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Would the Angels trade Mike Trout?
With the loss of Garrett Richards to Tommy John surgery, it might be time for Los Angeles to consider trading star outfielder Mike Trout, David Schoenfield writes. Among teams with enough prospects to pull off a deal are the Dodgers, Cubs, Red Sox, Rangers and Rockies. Think the unthinkable
Arizona State and UCLA have talent and experience, while some other teams are in a moment of transition.
Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak discusses the system Walton plans to implement and his role with the organization. Kupchak also addresses rumors surrounding the draft.
The Los Angeles Dodgers first baseman wished good luck to the Mexican boxer in #CaneloKhan.
With Mike Trout in his prime, the Angels are hamstrung by the rest of their mediocre team and a weak minor league system. Should they trade their star?
High velocity hurting pitchers?
The three starters with the highest average fastball velocity since 2013 (minimum 500 innings) have all needed Tommy John surgery at one point in their careers.
Losing Richards is big blow for Angels
Over the last three seasons, Garrett Richards has been much better than the rest of the starters in the Angels' rotation.
Clearly, Las Vegas doesn't see a rookie quarterback as the thing that would put the Rams over the top, though they were going to be a long shot regardl
Dodgers outfielder Joc Pederson did his best to prevent ace Clayton Kershaw from entering his hotel room in Toronto on Thursday.
Warriors center Festus Ezeli becomes a restricted free agent on July 1.
Heading into Tim Lincecum's long-awaited pitching "showcase," David Shoenfield identifies five fits for the two-time Cy Young winner.
The Rams have four players on the list of 50 future top sellers of licensed merchandise.
Jim Bowden ESPN Senior Writer
Angels should give serious consideration in signing free agent Tim Lincecum in light of their most recent injury to Garrett Richards
Angels ace Garrett Richards is expected to need Tommy John surgery after being diagnosed with a torn ligament in his pitching elbow.
Jim Bowden ESPN Senior Writer
Garrett Richards has been diagnosed with a torn UCL in his right elbow and is out for the year with Tommy John surgery necessary. Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports was first to report.
Writers covering the teams in the top five of the 2016 NFL draft debate a potential second choice if the draft had proceeded differently.
The Rams don't have a 2017 first-round pick after their trade up this year, but projections on where that pick would have been indicate a so-so 2016.
Would the Lakers take Ben Simmons or Brandon Ingram with the No. 1 pick? How does the rest of the top 10 shake out? Chad Ford and Kevin Pelton run their latest mock draft.
Jeff Fisher and the Rams will limit their time on the field to walkthrough pace and a physical conditioning test.
The Colts still need depth behind RB Frank Gore, and the Bucs could use a receiver opposite Mike Evans. Football Outsiders analyzes the biggest post-draft needs for every team.
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Where there were once potential fires, such as Scott calling out UCLA AD Dan Guerrero, things are now cool in the Pac-12. Or at least cooler.
The Rams bolstered their roster by signing 19 undrafted free agents, including Ian Seau -- the nephew of Hall of Fame linebacker Junior Seau.