Cal's ground attack has been unstoppable, but USC has history -- and the Coliseum -- on its side.
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Griffin a sneaky MVP candidate
One member of our 28-person NBA writers panel picked Blake Griffin as his choice to win the MVP award this season. Griffin looks to recover from last season where he struggled with injuries and off-court issues. Predictions: MVP
Rams' playoff hopes are nearly sunk
By Football Outsiders' measure, the Rams' odds have dropped from 43 percent to 8 percent during their losing streak. FPI is even lower on their chances (3 percent), projecting a 3-6 finish. Playoff odds (Insider)
Baxter Holmes ESPN Staff Writer
In advance of their 2016-17 season opener against the Houston Rockets, the Los Angeles Lakers announced Wednesday that they have exercised team options for the 2017-18 season on forwards Larry Nance Jr. and Julius Randle, as well as guard D'Angelo Russell.
Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer
Five-star wing Brian Bowen tells ESPN he will visit Arizona this weekend, and then head straight to UCLA for a visit starting on Monday.
Despite a 3-4 mark, the Rams look to be in a good place heading into their bye, with a softer schedule ahead and four injured starters getting healthy.
Clippers G JJ Redick dishes on student-athlete compensation, the Spurs' blowout of the Warriors, NBA players' sentiments about Golden State and the racial makeup of the league.
The Ducks, to help fill the void after an injury to backup goalie Jonathan Bernier, recalled Dustin Tokarski from their AHL affiliate.
Time for the Rams to make switch?
The Rams' offense seems to be going nowhere. Heading into a bye week after a lackluster game in London, our Insiders discuss whether it's time for L.A. to start No. 1 overall pick Jared Goff at QB. Insider roundtable
Could Brian Quick be traded?
If the Rams wanted to, Alden Gonzalez writes, they could sell pretty high on the former 33rd overall pick and soon-to-be free agent, who has gone from a near training camp casualty to one of L.A.'s top targets. Potential trade targets
Rams cornerback Troy Hill joins Mornings with Keyshawn, Jeff and LZ to talk about why he was passed up by USC, last weeks Giants game, the remainder of the season and comments on the dreaded quarterback situation.
ESPN NFL analyst Booger McFarland talks about the Big Ten, Pac-12, reminisces with Keyshawn about playing through Chicago winters and explains what coach Ed Orgeron has to do to keep his job at LSU.
ESPN senior writer Ramona Shelburne joins Mornings with Keyshawn, Jeff and LZ to talk about all things NBA, Brandon Ingram's potential, the expectations for the playoff static Clippers and Draymond Green's mom's tweets.
Baxter Holmes ESPN Staff Writer
Here are the Lakers' official on-court Stance socks for the 2016-17 season:
Lamar Jackson and Deshaun Watson reside in the ACC while the Big Ten and Big 12 have great signal callers too. But no conference has a deeper group under center than the Pac-12.
Washington's trip to Utah could be a preview of the Pac-12 title game.
Sometimes, nothing can save a coach from being fired. But other times, a buyout of millions or tens of millions of dollars might just buy a coach a little extra time.
Charlie Strong continues to have the hottest seat in college football, but Mark Helfrich might not be far behind in Oregon. We update the top 10 jobs in jeopardy after Week 8.
In this Hang Time with Sam Alipour, Lakers Jordan Clarkson and D'Angelo Russell take us through the team's preferred bonding exercise: high-stakes paintball.
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