With several headliners bowing out, the best Derby showdown would pit mighty mites such as Mookie Betts against supersized monster mashers.
Los Angeles Teams
- Angels' Simmons returns to lineup after DL stint
- With 4 more to DL, Angels have club-record 15
- Kemp, Chirinos suspended 1 game for altercation
- Kemp, Chirinos ejected after home plate scuffle
Marty chats with FAU head coach Lane Kiffin about his use of Twitter, working for Nick Saban & being asked to wear a bullet proof vest. Plus, Marty talks mullets.
Chelsea Gray scored 21 while Nneka Ogwumike added 20 points and 11 rebounds to help the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Chicago Sky 81-72 on Sunday night.
Jonathan Lucroy hit an RBI single off the center-field wall in the 11th inning and the Oakland Athletics capped their comeback Sunday with a 6-5 win over the Los Angeles Angels.
Nick Hundley and Brandon Belt each hit two-run home runs and Chris Stratton pitched six solid innings to help the San Francisco Giants avoid a three-game sweep at Los Angeles with a 4-1 victory over the Dodgers on Sunday.
Enrique Hernandez and Matt Kemp each homered for the second consecutive game, Alex Wood got his first victory since May 20 and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the San Francisco Giants 3-1 on Saturday night.
Stephen Piscotty hit a tiebreaking, two-run single with two outs in the sixth inning and the Oakland Athletics held on to beat the Los Angeles Angels 6-4 on Saturday.
Angels shortstop Andrelton Simmons, a three-time Gold Glove winner who is batting a career-best .330, is back in the lineup after an ankle injury.
Eric D. Williams ESPN Staff Writer
Los Angeles Chargers QB Philip Rivers is helping coach his son Gunner's flag football team this Father's Day Weekend here in Temecula.
Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer
Shaquille O'Neal joined draft prospects Mikal Bridges, Jaren Jackson Jr. and Marvin Begley III to host a day of mentorship for teens in Brooklyn with The Y and provide apparel from JC Penny. O'Neal said the look on the teens' faces reminded him of how he felt when he saw Julius Erving and David Robinson as a child and teen. "I understand the look so I just try to give them the key ingredients to make," O'Neal said. "It's the same thing I did. It ain't no rocket science on how to get here. For me it was, listen to my mom and dad, work hard and believe. That's it…. I followed those three principles and they got me to this point thus far."
Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer
Shaquille O'Neal provided some advice to draft prospects Mikal Bridges, Marvin Bagley III and Jaren Jackson Jr. O'Neal and the soon-to-be rookies hosted a day of mentorship for teens in Brooklyn with The Y and provide them apparel from JC Penny. Here's Bridges on receiving advice from O'Neal: "There's a lot fo links in his belt," said Bridges, who said he learned a significant amount from O'Neal: "He's won championships with the Lakers - that's what I dream about.... It's great to hear from someone who has been throughthe process and been through it at the highest level." Bridges is scheduled to work out for Cleveland next week, his final workout before the NBA Draft.
Chargers pass-rusher Melvin Ingram's versatility earned him the nickname "Super Mel," but could he actually catch passes from Philip Rivers this fall?
Which decisions on key players, draft picks, trades and new contracts will be priorities for every franchise?