Los Angeles Teams

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Rockets looking to lure CP3 from Clips (0:31)
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Kenley Jansen: Destiny wanted him as a pitcher (3:26)
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Ranking MLB defenses: Angels

The best defense behind the plate in MLB this season, thanks to Martin Maldonado and Juan Graterol, has the Angels in one of the higher tiers.

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Lot at stake for Clips with Paul, Griffin

Things could look mighty different for the Clippers next season with Chris Paul and Blake Griffin becoming free agents. Playing without just Griffin hasn't been too much of an issue over the years for LA, but life without both looks as if it would be devastating.

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2017 NHL draft grades

With the 2017 NHL draft in the books, Corey Pronman grades all 31 teams on their hauls. The Vegas Golden Knights hit the jackpot, adding four high-end prospects, but which other teams did well?

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Wood joins rare company at 8-0

With a victory on Friday, Alex Wood became the third Dodgers pitcher in the last 40 years to win each of his first eight decisions of a season, matching Fernando Valenzuela in 1981 and Matt Herges in 2000. (Elias Sports Bureau)

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68 days until college football kickoff: USC quarterback Sam Darnold posted a Power 5-best 68.1 QBR when pressured last season. The next best QBR on such plays was 56.3 (Nebraska's Tommy Armstrong, Jr.).

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Griffin to be a coveted free agent

Despite being plagued by injuries the last three seasons, Blake Griffin has been one of the most productive players in the NBA since he made his debut in 2010.

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Friday's longest home runs

Giancarlo Stanton's 458-footer was a missile off the bat, exiting at 112.4 mph on its way to clearing the statue at Marlins Park. Anthony Rendon's 454-foot blast was his longest since 2015. Matt Joyce and Khris Davis provided the A's all the offense they needed with their homers.

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Ortiz enshrined in Boston, Lonzo shows off the arm in L.A. (1:05)
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Ball, Jackson struggle on first pitches (0:57)
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Seager exits game with hamstring injury (0:23)
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Draft day in Lonzo Ball's shoes (1:15)
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Bellinger doesn't know who Jerry Seinfeld is (0:40)
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Dodgers on a roll with 8th straight win (1:01)
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Puig cranks homer, buffers Dodgers' lead (0:28)
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Turner hustles home on Bellinger's chop (0:28)
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Red Sox come out on top on Ortiz's night (1:16)