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UCLA is looking to become a crowd favorite at Pauley Pavilion
UCLA will set a record this season for the lowest average attendance at Pauley Pavilion. But the Bruins could be playing in front of sellout crowds this week.
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Is Oregon quarterback Justin Herbert the right fit for Chargers?
After 235 consecutive starts by Philip Rivers, the Chargers will have a new quarterback under center to start the 2020 season. Will it be Oregon's Justin Herbert?
Dodgers beat Angels behind good pitching and offense in spring training exhibition
The Dodgers mount a comeback to beat the Angels 9-4 on Wednesday at Camelback Ranch to improve their spring training record 3-1.
Dodger relief pitcher Kenley Jansen's offseason work is showing encouraging results so far in spring training
Dodgers relief pitcher Kenley Jansen spent the offseason working on regaining his form. Early results have been encouraging.
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Phillie Phanatic has a (somewhat) new look. The original designers aren't amused
The original designers of the Phillie Phanatic called the mascot's new look "an afront to our intellectual property rights and to Phillies fans everywhere."
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Column: How Staples Center officials hustled to put on Kobe Bryant's memorial
Lee Zeidman didn't know when Kobe Bryant's memorial would be but he knew there was only one place it should be held: Staples Center.
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2028 Los Angeles Olympics add major sponsor
The LA 2028 organizing committee has signed a $400-million deal that will make Delta Airlines the official airline of the 2028 Summer Olympics.
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LAFC sells out season tickets for third straight season
Heading into its third year, LAFC made an additional 800 season packages available. On Tuesday, the team announced all those tickets are gone too.
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Kings hope full commitment to rebuild leads to another contending team
Eight trades, two negated contracts, and one coaching change later, the first phase of the Kings' rebuilding process is complete.
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Alabama's Jedrick Wills could be surging toward Chargers
The Chargers are in need of an upgrade on the offensive line, and some recent speculation has connected them to Alabama's Jedrick Wills.
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Zac Taylor: Time with Rams helped during rough first year as Bengals head coach
His first season as Cincinnati Bengals coach was rough, but Zac Taylor said the foundation he gained under Rams coach Sean McVay served him well.
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Skateboarding improves mental health, helps build diverse relationships, USC study says
The findings, which indicate the sport fosters community and encourages resilience, fly in the face of commonly held misconceptions, researchers say.
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Chargers haven't decided on Mike Williams' fifth-year option but 'love what he's doing'
The Chargers have until May 30 to exercise the fifth-year option on receiver Mike Williams' rookie contract, which would pay him close to $14 million in 2021.
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Stephen Curry's Underrated Tour set for L.A. stop on March 21-22
Stephen Curry's Underrated Tour for overlooked young basketball players is set for a stop in Los Angeles on March 21-22. Registration ends Friday.
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Coronavirus concerns prompt Red Sox to quarantine prospect from Taiwan
A Red Sox spokesperson said the team is using "an overabundance of caution" with 20-year-old pitcher Chih-Jung Liu because of the worldwide coronavirus outbreak.
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Darryl Butler, Rod Miller and the 1980 Taft title team set for reunion
Daryl Butler decided to transfer from Verbum Dei in South L.A. to Taft in Woodland Hills, and it led to winning a City Section 3-A basketball title in 1980.
Unmasking the artist behind John Gibson's tribute to Kobe Bryant
When Kobe Bryant died in a helicopter crash, Ducks goalie John Gibson wanted to honor the Lakers legend with his mask. He knew just who to contact.
Five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova retires from tennis at age 32
Maria Sharapova quietly walked away from tennis at the age of 32 on Wednesday, ending a career that featured five Grand Slam titles and a 15-month doping ban.
LeBron James' 40 points bests Zion Williamson, sends Lakers past Pelicans
LeBron James had 40 points and eight rebounds in his first career meeting with Zion Williamson while leading the Lakers to their sixth straight victory, 118-109 over the New Orleans Pelicans.
Soccer: City semifinal results and updated schedule
Soccer: City semifinal results and updated schedule
NFL owners, players union reps keep quiet on CBA proposal negotiations
NFL team owners met with representatives of the players union on Tuesday to negotiate a new collective bargaining agreement proposal.
Brazil exchange student Luca Thomaseto helps El Camino Real reach City soccer final
Brazil exchange student Luca Thomaseto scored twice to help El Camino Real defeat Birmingham in a City Section Division I boys' soccer semifinal.
Mick Cronin has revived UCLA's season and looks to continue momentum against Arizona State
UCLA looks to continue its hot streak and be on the top of the Pac-12 standings when the Bruins host Arizona State on Thursday at Pauley Pavilion.
Prep baseball roundup: Chaminade is 5-0 after win over Culver City
Freshman Ian Duarte contributes two hits in 4-1 win over Culver City
Clippers want to add consistency to dominant performances
Clippers stars Kawhi Leonard and Paul George know time is running out to develop consistency that matches their top-end potential.
Rams study draft prospects with little cap space left to sign free agents
Rams have star players signed to megacontracts and not much cap space remaining to sign contributors who could leave via free agency.
Chargers constantly are answering questions about Tom Brady
Tom Brady, who has won six Super Bowl rings, will be a free agent and rumors persist about the quarterback signing a contract with the Los Angeles Chargers.
Newcomer Dylan Bundy sharp in his first spring start with the Angels
Dylan Bundy, acquired by the Angels in a trade with the Baltimore Orioles during the offseason, struck out four in two innings of his first Cactus League start.
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Jockey Ray York, who won Kentucky Derby at age 20, dies
Ray York, who won the Kentucky Derby in 1954, died Sunday after a bout with pneumonia at a care facility near Bakersfield. He was 86.
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Signs point to Clayton Kershaw starting for the Dodgers on opening day
Clayton Kershaw will make his spring debut Friday, one day ahead of Walker Buehler's first start, an indication the veteran left-hander will start opening day.
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