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Eric D. Williams ESPN Staff Writer
WR Keenan Allen (shoulder), T Joe Barksdale (foot) and DT Corey Liuget (back) all did not practice on Friday for the Chargers and are listed as questionable for Sunday's game vs. Broncos. Chargers coach Anthony Lynn said that Allen fell down in practice on Thursday, but he's hopeful the Cal product will play. "He wants to play, but we've got to do what's best for Keenan," Lynn said.
When the Los Angeles Dodgers open up the World Series next week against either the New York Yankees or Houston Astros, they'll be in the midst of one...
Brian Windhorst, Tim MacMahon and Jackie MacMullan chat about Lonzo (and LaVar's) NBA debut with the Lakers (4:00), first thoughts on the Rockets (14:55) and Thunder (23:45) and Mark Cuban's proposed lottery reforms (39:20).
It's been 20 years since the NBA announced its 50 greatest players at the 1997 All-Star game, and the last two decades have brought some changes to the list.
Ivan Maisel, Ryan McGee and Chris Low discuss Week 8's importance on multiple levels (8:54), have a fascinating discussion with ESPN's Dave Wilson (23:25), listen to Brad Edwards talk nerdy (35:13) and much more.
Forced into action because of injuries, second-year cornerback Trevor Williams has been a pleasant surprise for new San Diego coordinator Gus Bradley.
How exactly did L.A.'s relievers emerge from a late-season decline to become a well-oiled playoff machine? Spoiler alert: It starts with Kenley Jansen.
The Rams' Todd Gurley, who is having an impressive season himself, says this week's opposing running back, Adrian Peterson, is "the best of the best."
Dodgers finally break through
After a nearly three-decade absence, the Dodgers are finally heading to the World Series. Los Angeles snaps the longest streak in MLB history of playoff appearances without making the Fall Classic.
When will Lonzo breakout?
Lonzo Ball had a tough time creating offense in his Lakers debut, and it likely won't get any easier over his next few games. Bledsoe averaged two steals per game last season, Holiday and Lowry ranked among the top four PGs in Defensive Real Plus-Minus last season, Wall is a former All-Defensive team selection and Rubio's 2.1 steals per game ranks among the top 15 ever.
FPI favors Irish over USC
This will be the 89th meeting between the storied franchises and the first time both teams are ranked since 2009. Notre Dame QB Brandon Wimbush has missed the last two games with a foot injury, but is expect to return on Saturday. Trojans QB Sam Darnold did not throw an interception last week for the first time this season.
UCLA has edge over Oregon
UCLA is slightly favored in the Rose Bowl against Oregon, the 28th-rated team in ESPN's FPI with a 4-3 record. UCLA is favored by the FPI in only two of its final five games after this week.
It's a quiet weekend for five-star visits, but Archie Miller and Indiana welcome two key targets while Zion Williamson visits Duke.
No magic in Lonzo debut
When Lonzo Ball took the floor for his Lakers debut on Thursday night, he likely didn't imagine that Clippers PG Patrick Beverly would spoil it.
Before hearing from Game 5 hero Enrique Hernandez (28:09), Buster Olney talks to Bob Nightengale (:56) and The Fireball Express (12:51) about the Dodgers' October run, how the Astros can extend the ALCS and more.
Buster Olney recaps Thursday's MLB action, including the Dodgers' win over the Cubs to advance to the World Series, Game 6 preparations for the Yankees and Astros and more.
A rare jersey from Jackie Robinson's historic rookie season with the Brooklyn Dodgers 70 years ago could be available for someone with a few spare millions. The online auction opened Friday and closes at 11 p.m. on Nov. 19.
Rookie Lonzo Ball managed just three points in his first game as a Laker. Take a look at how it all unfolded in a loss to the Clippers.
Party like it's 1988! Enrique Hernandez, Dodgers slam Cubs to seal first World Series trip in 29 years
The utility outfielder hit three homers, including a grand slam, and Clayton Kershaw threw six mesmerizing innings to put L.A. into the Fall Classic.
After four previous trips to the NLCS ended in defeat, the Dodgers' ace is finally going to the World Series, with a little help from his friends.