Los Angeles Teams

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Four assistant coaches named in alleged fraud and corruption scandal: Chuck Person (Auburn), Lamont Evans (Oklahoma State), Book Richardson (Arizona), Tony Bland (USC).

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

These 10 wide receivers have been added to the Biletnikoff Award watch list: Darren Andrews, UCLA; Deontay Burnett, USC; Darren Carrington II, Utah; N'Keal Harry, Arizona State; Steve Ishmael, Syracuse; Gary Jennings, West Virginia; Denzel Mims, Baylor; David Sills V, West Virginia; John Ursua, Hawaii; Caleb Wilson, UCLA.

Lonzo is even a must-see star at media day (1:10)

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Lonzo Ball admits that there is "probably" a target on his back with all the media attention surrounding him entering the season.

David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer 

The Dodgers reach 100 wins for the first time since 1974. The Cubs are one win away from the NL Central title. The Rockies fail to increase their lead on the Brewers and Rockies. The magic number update: Cubs 1; Twins 2 (to clinch wild card); Red Sox 3 (to clinch AL East); Rockies 5 (to clinch wild card); Dodgers 2 (to clinch No. 1 seed in NL); Indians 5 (to clinch No. 1 seed in AL).

Darvish dominates Padres with 9 K's (0:40)
Barnes' 3-run shot pads Dodgers' lead (0:27)

David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer 

Mike Trout reaches 30 home runs for the fourth time in his career, which makes you wonder what his final total could have been without his DL stint. His 30 home runs in 109 games projects to 43 homers over 155 games. The injury also means Trout will likely finish out of the top two in the MVP voting for the first time in his career.


Ryan McGee ESPN Senior Writer 

WSU practicing for USC. Is their secret weapon to unleash Mothra?!

Edward Aschoff ESPN Staff Writer 

Count USC QB Sam Darnold as someone who is indifferent to what people do during the playing of the National Anthem: "Whatever anyone chooses to do, it's not up to me to tell them what to do and what not to do. If someone were to stay in the locker room, that's totally cool. If they're my teammate, they're still going to be my teammate and still gonna be my friend. It doesn't really make a difference to me. ... If anyone on my team decides to kneel or stand, it doesn't make a difference to me. I'm going to judge the person for who they are as a person, not for their beliefs politically."

Forsythe clears the bases with double (0:24)

ESPN Stats and Information  

Mike Trout now has four 30-HR seasons, 1 shy of the Angels record of 5 held by Tim Salmon.

Trout hits 30th homer of year (0:24)

Kyle Bonagura ESPN Staff Writer 

USC WR Deontae Burnett did not practice today (shoulder) and is considered day-to-day according to coach Clay Helton. RB Ronald Jones, who did not play against Cal, returned to practice.