Los Angeles Teams

Angels avoid sweep, top Astros (1:02)
Upton homers for third time in two games (0:22)
Angels take lead on bases-loaded double (0:43)

Kyle Bonagura ESPN Staff Writer 

USC redshirt freshman TE Cary Angeline has quit the team, the school announced in its game notes for this week. Angeline was the No. 8 TE in the Class of 2016 and held offers several national powers including Alabama, Florida State and Ohio State. He finishes his career without a catch.


Eric D. Williams ESPN Staff Writer 

Where's the offense? Chargers still trying to figure that out after 0-3 start

Rivers believes offense is capable of improving (0:52)
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6hXinyu Yang, Qianyao Tang

Chinese slow to embrace the NHL

Confused crowds who offered a range of emotions helped to define the scenes of the two preseason games in China between the Los Angeles Kings and Vancouver Canucks.

Jovan Buha ESPN Editor 

LaVar Ball says if two (or all three) of his sons are playing on the same night this season, he will attend the youngest's game.


Jovan Buha ESPN Editor 

LaVar Balls says with the way things are going with ZO2 Prime and Melo Ball 1, he might release a new shoe every 60 days.

Eric D. Williams ESPN Staff Writer 

Chargers defensive end Chris McCain discussed his reasons for kneeling during the national anthem before Sunday's game against the Kansas City Chiefs. McCain said that kneeling for the anthem is not a sign of disrespect, but simply showing support for other NFL players protesting against social injustice: "I feel that now we understand as a community our own Commander and Chief, a guy that we're supposed to lean on and be here to protect us, but clearly he is not. He's not on our side."

Jovan Buha ESPN Editor 

LaVar Ball confirmed to ESPN that the Big Baller Brand will be releasing the ZO2 Prime Remix in each of the previously released colorways (SHO'TIME, red, blue, etc.).


Jovan Buha ESPN Editor 

LaVar Ball says rereleasing the ZO2 Primes is similar to "adding extra more spices" to an already good cake. Lonzo doesn't like the analogy.

Hunt delivers again in Chiefs' win (0:45)
Kershaw delivers again for Dodgers (0:52)
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7hPat Borzi

'Unacceptable' start dooms Lynx at home in Game 1

Minnesota has waited all season for another crack at Los Angeles. But the Lynx failed to execute and were nearly run out of the building in the first quarter before nearly pulling off the biggest comeback in WNBA Finals history.

Stats & Info

Can Dodgers hold on for MLB's best record?

Just a month ago, it seemed like a forgone conclusion that the Dodgers would have the best record in baseball. Then they slumped, the Indians won 22 games in a row and the Astros and Nationals continued to keep pace. With a week left in the season, Los Angeles is 99-57, Cleveland is 98-58, Houston is 95-59 and Washington is 94-61.

Rivers throws 3 INTs in first half vs. Chiefs (0:36)

Matt Bowen ESPN Staff Writer 

Kareem Hunt continues to rack up massive numbers in Andy Reid's offense. Hunt rushed for 172 yards today versus the Chargers (on 17 carries) and ripped off a 69 yard score on a cutback run. Legit talent.

LaVar trash-talks Lonzo after beating him in pool (1:29)

ESPN Stats and Information  

Dodgers P Clayton Kershaw reached the 200-strikeout mark for the 7th straight season. That's the most 200 K seasons in Dodgers history - breaking a tie with Hall-of-Famers Sandy Koufax and Don Drysdale.

Bobby Marks ESPN 

The DeAndre Liggins trade now drops the Clippers $122,578 below the tax.