USC linebacker Osa Masina is under investigation for separate alleged sexual assault incidents in Utah and California.
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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.
Monday's longest home runs
Yoenis Cespedes left no doubt about his walk-off homer, blasting one 435 feet to lead the way on Monday. Randal Grichuk, Kole Calhoun and a couple of Cubs round out the list.
Jordan to make All-Star debut?
You mean DeAndre Jordan hasn't been there in his first eight seasons? Our Summer Forecast panel sees that drought ending next February in New Orleans. First-time All-Star candidates
How will Chris Paul, Blake Griffin and the Clippers do in 2016-17? Check out our player scouting reports and projections.
Here's a closer look at Saturday's matchup at AT&T Stadium between No. 1 Alabama and No. 20 USC, which is one of the top showdowns during Kickoff Week.
Los Angeles Rams star running back Todd Gurley missed all of the first preseason game, all of the third and likely all of the fourth as well.
Right now, college hoops players are focused on walking the walk. But once their careers are over, who can talk the talk? It's time to find the best future announcers in college basketball.
To the Los Angeles Rams, Tavon Austin's value can't be measured by prototypical wide receiver standards. Which is why they paid him.