Los Angeles Teams

JJ Redick thinks white suburban kids aren't focusing on basketball (2:01)
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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

Parker: Perseverance would have made Summitt proud (3:29)
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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


Troy Hill on Rams quarterback situation

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.


McFarland on Big Ten, Pac-12 and more

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.


Ramona Shelburne on all things NBA

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:

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Coaches who might cost too much to fire

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.

Vlasic gets tripped and still scores OT winner (0:27)
Martinez wins it in OT for Kings (0:21)

Questions heading into the bye week

Could the Rams make a change at the quarterback position? Is the health of the team a boon at this point in the season? JB Long and D'Marco Farr discuss the Rams status as they head into the bye week.

Baxter Holmes ESPN Staff Writer 

In a Facebook Live video hosted by the Wall Street Journal, retired Lakers icon Kobe Bryant spoke about his NBA career, becoming a venture capitalist, his impressions of Silicon Valley and more. Since the 2016-17 NBA season opened Tuesday, Bryant was asked if he'll check the scores. "I have no championship on the line," Bryant said. "I have absolutely no reason to check the scores."

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Ralek, son of jiu-jitsu great Gracie, joins Bellator

Ralek Gracie, of the famed Gracie jiu-jitsu family, has signed a contract to compete in Bellator MMA, with his middleweight debut currently targeted for Jan. 21 in Inglewood, California.

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David Fletcher homers in AFL action

The 22-year-old Angels prospect went 2-for-5 with a home run for the Scottsdale Scorpions in Tuesday's Arizona Fall League action. Fletcher batted leadoff and played shortstop. Box score

Preview: Lakers first game without Kobe Bryant (2:26)