Broderick says the Clippers want to keep Chris Paul, Blake Griffin and DeAndre Jordan, but doing so keeps them from signing the parts they still need.
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After playing 11 games in 11 weeks, the Trojans will face UCLA's star quarterback in rivalry week with potential Pac-12 championship implications.
Hanley Ramirez and Sandy Leon hit two-run homers and the Boston Red Sox beat the Los Angeles Angels 9-4 on Friday to cap a night in which David Ortiz's number became the latest retired at Fenway Park.
Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer
Red Sox 9, Angels 4: Hanley Ramirez picked a perfect way to pay tribute to David Ortiz. Ramirez belted a two-run homer in the fourth inning and Sandy Leon added a two-run shot in the sixth to lift the Red Sox to a series-opening victory after retiring Ortiz's No. 34. But the most encouraging development for the Sox was the performance of Rick Porcello, who tossed six strong innings before allowing three runs in the seventh.
Ramona Shelburne ESPN Senior Writer
Lonzo Ball here at Dodger Stadium to throw out the first pitch. Wearing BBB slides.
Julio Urias, the Dodgers' 20-year-old lefty, is scheduled to have his left anterior capsule repaired Tuesday, and the team expects him to be sidelined for 12-14 months.
Chris Paul has been re-elected as president of the National Basketball Players Association, with his new four-year term begins immediately. Garrett Temple of the Sacramento Kings was elected vice president.
Marc J. Spears The Undefeated
While Chris Paul is expected to opt-out to become a free agent, a source close to the veteran guard says he hasn't officially filed nor told the Clippers.
Magic Johnson, calling D'Angelo Russell an "excellent player" with All-Star potential, said the Lakers traded the guard because they needed needed "somebody also that can make the other players better and also [somebody] that players want to play with."
Magic Johnson introduced No. 2 pick Lonzo Ball at the Lakers' team facility Friday and, after pointing toward a wall where several retired jerseys of Lakers icons are displayed, said to him, "We expect a Ball jersey hanging up there one day."
Veteran scorer Patrick Eaves, who initially was a late-season rental for the Ducks' playoff push and cost the team a first-round pick to Dallas, has agreed to a three-year, $9.45 million contract with Anaheim.
The 2017 NHL draft is finally here. Follow along with live analysis of every first-round selection on Friday night, including scouting notes, team fit and more.
Baxter Holmes ESPN Staff Writer
Strong comments from Lakers president of basketball operations Magic Johnson on their recent trade that sent D'Angelo Russell, the No. 2 overall pick in the 2015 draft, to Brooklyn: "D'Angelo is an excellent player. He has the talent to be an All-Star. We want to thank him for what he did for us. But what I needed was a leader. I needed somebody also that can make the other players better and also [somebody] that players want to play with."