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27mJesse Rogers

No decision on debut as Ohtani struggles again

Angels starter Shohei Ohtani continued his spring troubles on Saturday in his final tune-up before the regular season begins. Angels manager Mike Scioscia called it a "great outing" but did not say when Ohtani would make his major league debut.

Lonzo sneaks alley-oop pass to Kuzma (0:25)
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3hKyle Bonagura

Father of 2 high-profile recruits joins USC staff

Eric Mobley, an AAU coach for the past 11 years and the father of high-profile recruits Isaiah Mobley and Evan Mobley, has been hired by USC as an assistant coach, the school has announced.

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

The Lakers confirm that Isaiah Thomas will miss the next two games against Memphis and Detroit due to a sore right hip. Thomas has averaged 15.6 points and 5.0 assists with the Lakers. The veteran point guard has played in a total of 32 games this season for the Lakers and Cavaliers after rehabbing a right femoral-acetabular impingement injury with labral tear that shut him down after two games in the Eastern Conference finals.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Shohehi Ohtani unofficially threw 85 pitches in a game against Angels minor leaguers on Saturday. His command was off early though manager Mike Scioscia said he was "working on some things." He was up and down 6 times but did not pitch a full 6 innings. He walked 5, hit a batter and threw 2 wild pitches. Scioscia wouldn't commit to saying he was ready for the reg season but declared it a great outing: "Lets wait and see how he comes out of it."

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Collison's behind-the-back pass sets up Bogdanovic layup (0:19)
Bogdanovic gets rebound, absorbs contact for and-1 putback (0:18)
Turner collects the feed and rocks the rim with huge dunk (0:16)
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Kershaw finishes spring training with 0.00 ERA

Clayton Kershaw stretched his scoreless streak to 21 1/3 innings with 6 2/3 innings against Kansas City on Friday in his final tuneup for Thursday's opener against San Francisco. Kershaw's spring training ERA was 0.00.

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Eric D. Williams ESPN Staff Writer 

NFL announces Los Angeles Chargers DT Corey Liuget has been suspended without pay for the first four games of the 2018 regular season for violating the league's policy on performance-enhancing drugs. Liuget is eligible to participate in all offseason and preseason practices and games.

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

UCLA, Indiana, Nebraska and Florida Atlantic are among the schools showing interest in quarterback Brandon Dawkins, a graduate transfer from Arizona. Dawkins is planning to visit FAU and Indiana in the coming weeks. Dawkins passed for 2,418 yards and rushed for 1,582 yards in three seasons at Arizona.

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