Sifting through hundreds of All-Americans to decide on all-time starting lineups for Alabama and USC is a daunting task. Here is ESPN's best attempt.
Los Angeles Teams
While the Rams cut ties with defensive lineman Quinton Coples, they kept four undrafted rookies in their group of receivers at least for now.
Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig has been claimed on revocable waivers by an unknown team, Today's Knuckleball reported Tuesday.
The HTD team is back together and this week they preview the EPL, talk to Carl Bialik about the U.S. Open and try to help 538's Blyth Terrell pick a new favorite NFL team.
Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer
Jared Goff on potentially starting the preseason finale (Fisher said that's "50/50) ...
Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer
The QB Jared Goff is most looking forward to meeting: Tom Brady. Rams play the Patriots Dec. 4.
Because of poor decisions, Yasiel Puig is a major league talent playing in the minor leagues. The former Dodgers All-Star is an Oklahoma City seeking a new approach and a return to the majors.
USC linebacker Osa Masina is under investigation for separate alleged incidents in Utah and California.
Baxter Holmes ESPN Staff Writer
Los Angeles Lakers forward Julius Randle received seven stitches on his right hand Monday after suffering a laceration while practicing, the Lakers announced Tuesday. Randle, a former Kentucky standout and the 7th overall pick in the 2014 NBA draft, will be re-evaluated in about two weeks, the Lakers added. The laceration occurred in the webbing between his middle and ring fingers, according to the Lakers. Randle averaged 11.3 points and 10.2 rebounds per game last season.
Is Corey Seager key to Dodgers' season?
He's all but certain to win the NL Rookie of the Year, which isn't a surprise. But nobody could have expected just how good he's been this year, David Schoenfield writes. Where would Los Angeles be without him? Players affecting team's 2016 hopes (Insider)
Kyle Bonagura ESPN Staff Writer
When Josh Rosen showed up to UCLA training camp sporting a mustache, it created a surprising amount of online chatter. Such is life for one of college football's fastest rising superstars. On Tuesday, Rosen explained the whole idea behind the mustache was to "make it as terrible as possible."
Surgery an option for Cam Bedrosian
Bedrosian is considering undergoing surgery to address the blood clot in his right armpit. Regardless, he isn't expected to pitch again this season. Los Angeles Times
UCLA's Jim Mora and Texas A&M's Kevin Sumlin have nearly identical records since 2012, but Sumlin is on the hot seat and Mora has a new extension.
Why Jared Goff might struggle early
As Mike Sando notes, Goff has already been battered in the preseason, and the support system around him isn't ideal for a rookie QB. The Rams also face a rough early schedule. Insiders roundtable
Many conference favorites have finished on top recently. According to FPI, these three teams -- who haven't won in a while -- are favored.
Will Stanford pull all Pac-12 awards?
Our Mark Schlabach thinks Christian McCaffrey will pace the Cardinal to another conference championships. He also makes his picks for the rest of the Pac-12 awards.
- Offensive player of the year: Christian McCaffrey, RB, Stanford
- Defensive player of the year: Budda Baker, S, Washington
- Coach of the year: Chris Petersen, Washington
- Freshman of the year: Theo Howard, WR, UCLA
Angels flex their muscles early vs. Reds
The Halos hit five home runs in the first four innings of Monday night's win. It's only the second time in franchise history that the Angels hit at least five homers in the first four innings of a game, with the other instance coming last season against the Tigers, the Elias Sports Bureau notes.
Pujols keeps on moving up HR list
Albert Pujols' first-inning blast on Monday was No. 586 of his career, moving him into a ninth-place tie with Frank Robinson on the all-time home run list.
Trout joins select company with 25 HRs
With his first-inning blast on Monday, Mike Trout became the third player in Angels history with five 25-homer seasons, ESPN Stats & Info notes. Tim Salmon (six) and Vladimir Guerrero (five) are the others.
Buster Olney talks to Bob Nightengale and Alex Cora about whether Albert Pujols could realistically break the all-time HR mark and more. Plus, Paul Hoynes on the Indians.
Corey Seager got hit by a pitch twice and the Los Angeles Dodgers struggled at the plate for the third straight game.
How we got here with Yasiel Puig
In an interview with ESPN's Marly Rivera, Puig said he has learned some humility since being optioned to the Dodgers' Triple-A team in Oklahoma City. The outfielder's decline on offense each season played a role in his demotion.
Last year, Arkansas hung half a hundred on Ole Miss and ended the Rebels' playoff hopes. Which offenses can make that kind of impact this fall? The answer might surprise you.