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Megan Moureaux ESPN 

Clayton Kershaw and his wife Ellen are hosting their 5th Annual Ping Pong 4 Purpose charity event for their organization, Kershaw's Challenge, at Dodger Stadium tonight.

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Megan Moureaux ESPN 

Clayton Kershaw talks about what it means to have his Dodger teammates come out to support his Ping Pong 4 Purpose charity event on one of the team's limited home off days.

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Megan Moureaux ESPN 

Clayton Kershaw and his wife Ellen said they are proud parents after their daughter Cali threw out the first pitch at Dodger Stadium last night for Kershaw's bobblehead night. They hope their son Charlie will be next.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Mike Krzyzewski, Bryce Drew, Archie Miller, Steve Alford among the coaches here at #The8 for five-star point guard Darius Garland.

Megan Moureaux ESPN 

Clayton Kershaw is rocking his ping pong themed socks tonight for the Kershaw family's "Ping Pong 4 Purpose" charity event being held at Dodger Stadium.

Megan Moureaux ESPN 

Clayton Kershaw and his wife Ellen are ready for their Ping Pong 4 Purpose event at Dodger Stadium tonight. Clayton will not be playing in the tournament, but is making up for it with his outfit and ping pong socks.

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USC QB Darnold adjusting to life in spotlight

USC QB Sam Darnold was the center of attention at Pac-12 media days Thursday. The odds-on favorite to win the Heisman Trophy said, "It's definitely a new thing that I am going to have to get used to."

Eric D. Williams ESPN Staff Writer 

Chargers announce that new QB Cardale Jones will wear No. 5.

Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer 

NFL's transaction wire for Thursday says the Bills acquired a conditional seventh-round pick in 2019 from the Chargers for quarterback Cardale Jones.

Eric D. Williams ESPN Staff Writer 

The Chargers announced they have waived QB Eli Jenkins to make room for QB Cardale Jones on 90-man roster.

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Helton: Simpson not welcome on USC campus

Though O.J. Simpson could be released from prison during the college football season, USC coach Clay Helton said Thursday that Simpson won't be welcome on the school's campus.

Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

Clay Helton on O.J. Simpson: "Right now with USC, what the administration and the athletic department have said is, no, O.J. will not be a part of our functions."

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Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

Here's what Sean McVay had to say about the Chargers and Rams now sharing LA ...

Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

Rams GM Les Snead, when asked about the Chargers' presence in Los Angeles: "We need to be better than three teams -- San Francisco 49ers, Arizona Cardinals, Seattle Seahawks."

Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

"Mirror, mirror, on the wall, which team in the land is the fairest of them all?"

Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

The Rams signed four players today: OL Parker Collins (Appalachian State), RB De'Mard Llorens (Northwestern State), OLB Andy Mulumba (Eastern Michigan) and LB Folarin Orimolade (Dartmouth). Their roster is at 89. TE Johnny Mundt was placed on the physically unable to perform list; DT Omarius Bryant, DB Dominique Hatfield, OL Alex Kozan and DB Aarion Penton on the non-football-injury list.

Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

The wall of donuts at Pac-12 media day.

Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

Clay Helton, Sam Darnold and Cam Smith sit down with the media after Pac-12 media day.