E-commerce mobile app company Wish has reached a three-year deal to have its logo on the Los Angeles Lakers' jersey.
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Jerry Crasnick ESPN Senior Writer
Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen logged the final four outs in today's 5-4 win over the Phillies. That earned him the right to be interviewed by teammate Yasiel Puig.
The Clippers fall six slots with the loss of All-Star guard Chris Paul, but additions to the roster like Patrick Beverley helped to soften the long-term blow.
Pinch-hitter Andre Ethier and Curtis Granderson homered as the Los Angeles Dodgers clinched a tie for the NL West title, ending a four-game losing streak by beating the Philadelphia Phillies 5-4 Thursday.
Jared Goff grew up not far from San Francisco and took the No. 16 because of Joe Montana, so a start at Levi's Stadium carries some meaning.
Tavon Austin has played a limited role so far in the Rams' offense, but the team says it's "feeling it out" with the wide receiver.
FPI favors Rams Thursday, but 49ers have a chance
The 49ers have lost three straight Thursday games, all by double digits, and have an eight-game losing streak at home. However, San Francisco defeated Los Angeles 28-0 at Levi's Stadium last season. The Rams are 6-6 vs. the NFC West since the start of 2015, with three of their six losses coming at the hands of the Niners.
Eric D. Williams ESPN Staff Writer
Chargers head coach Anthony Lynn said C Spencer Pulley (knee) will practice Thursday and is expected to play on Sunday vs. the Chiefs.
Goff getting better
Among QBs to attempt at least 40 passes this year, Jared Goff is tied with Matt Ryan for the lead in yards per attempt. Goff has also completed 69 percent of his 15-yard throws, best in the NFL among those to attempt at least 10 passes 15 yards downfield.
Los Angeles third baseman Justin Turner left Thursday's game at Philadelphia one inning after being hit by a pitch.
Jerry Crasnick ESPN Senior Writer
As if losing 20 times in a 25-game span weren't bad enough, the Dodgers are now suffering some dings to their lineup mainstays. Corey Seager, who is already dealing with a sore right elbow, has fouled balls off his calf and ankle this week and sat out today's series finale in Philadelphia. And Justin Turner had to leave today's game after being struck in the hand by a Mark Leiter Jr. pitch in the first inning. This is not the way manager Dave Roberts envisioned gearing up for the playoffs.
A windfall in free agency might not make the Lakers' young core into instant contenders, but it gives them far more upside by the end of the three-year window than many teams ahead of them.
Big Baller Brand will offer refunds to customers who do not want the ZO2 Prime Remix -- a modified version of the original shoe that still costs $495.
The almost instant bond between 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan and Rams coach Sean McVay is no surprise given how much they have in common.
The Rams will wear mustard yellow threads for Thursday's game against the 49ers, while San Francisco is going with an "all black everything" look.
David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer
Do the Dodgers have a bullpen problem heading into the postseason? Through July, the pen had a 2.83 ERA and 1.07 WHIP. Since then, it owns a 4.90 ERA and 1.31 WHIP. Kenley Jansen and Brandon Morrow seem like the only reliable relievers of late, but haven't pitched much as the Dodgers have lost 20 of their past 25 games.
In the first NHL preseason game played in China, the Los Angeles Kings used a third-period scoring spurt to put away the Vancouver Canucks 5-2 on Thursday.
Former Rams head coach Dick Vermeil talks about why he was disappointed for St. Louis when the Rams moved to L.A. and what he expects to see from the team this season.
Rangers back in the hunt?
The Twins' chances for the second wild-card spot went down slightly after being swept by the Yankees. Combined with a loss by the Angels, the door is now open for the Rangers, who saw their chances nearly double. The Royals aren't out of it just yet either.
Aguilar takes home honor of longest HR
The Brewers' Jesus Aguilar bested the Braves' Freddie Freeman by one foot for the longest home run on Wednesday at 437 feet. Gary Sanchez wasn't far behind with a 432-foot blast.