This may be the last, best chance for the Clippers to bury their cursed history as they look toward an uncertain future.
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Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer
The Dodgers tendered contracts to arbitration-eligible players Yasmani Grandal, Josh Fields, Alex Wood, Vidal Nuno and Luis Avilan, and all other players on the 40-man roster. The club did not tender a contract to pitcher Louis Coleman.
Justin Verrier ESPN Staff Writer
Raymond Felton starting in place of J.J. Redick (rest) against the Pelicans.
Los Angeles Angels slugger Albert Pujols had surgery Friday to release his right plantar fascia and will be sidelined four months, the team said.
Roasted in Week 12 at New Orleans, the Rams head to New England hoping the defense can put forth a better effort against a powerful Patriots offense.
Tavon Austin may not play this Sunday after a chest injury sidelined him all week. Meanwhile, Robert Quinn remained in the concussion protocol Friday.
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Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer
Pretty big blow to the Rams, with receiver Tavon Austin doubtful for Sunday. He did not practice all week because of a chest injury. If he doesn't go, expect more snaps for rookie Pharoh Cooper, who has a similar skillset. DE Robert Quinn also didn't practice all week while in concussion protocol and is questionable. Rams coach Jeff Fisher said it popped up Monday, not during the game. LG Rodger Saffold (hand), C Tim Barnes (foot) and backup OL Andrew Donnal (hip) were limited Friday and are all questionable.
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Will the San Diego Chargers exercise their option to move to Los Angeles and share a stadium with the Rams? Chargers beat writer Eric Williams joins Thompson and Trudell to explain the team's current situation.
As part of the NFL's #MyCauseMyCleats campaign, several Rams will don custom cleats to support charity this week, including a unique two-tone look from punter Johnny Hekker.
The man who allegedly shot Joe McKnight was released and not charged in the shooting death of the former NFL running back in what is being called a "road rage" incident.
Reports have the 2013 NL MVP heading to Washington, but the Dodgers, looking to trim salary, could also be interested.
Myron Medcalf ESPN Staff Writer
Here's John Calipari on the precautionary measures he took this week when a few members of his program got sick:
The "Football Scientist" KC Joyner joins Mornings with Keyshawn, Jorge & LZ to discuss the latest news in the NFL and give fantasy football advise to the listeners.
Rams on field analyst D'Marco Farr discusses the latest Chargers news, Rams upcoming game against the Patriots, Eric Dickerson's remarks and Jeff Fisher's response. Plus, Farr explains what he wants to see from Jared Goff.
Eric Dickerson said he recently met with Rams executive vice president of football operations/COO Kevin Demoff about the situation between the Hall of Fame running back and coach Jeff Fisher.
ESPN Stats and Information
The Lakers, 17-65 last season, might threaten the greatest one-season turnaround in team history. The franchise's largest current season-to-season improvement (accounting only for full seasons) is 21 wins, achieved by the 1971-72 team, which won 33 straight games and finished 69-13. The Lakers need to reach 38 wins to tie the team mark for largest improvement. Entering tonight's game against the Raptors, ESPN's BPI gives the Lakers a 19 percent chance of reaching 38 wins.