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Sando: Robert Quinn is in an odd spot

The No. 69 ranking isn't bad, but Quinn wound up ninth among edge rushers. That's a far cry from where he was two years ago. But as Mike Sando notes, Quinn has the talent to move up. #NFLRank audit by position (Insider)

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Time to break up that ol' Clips band?

Kevin Pelton lists Chris Paul and Blake Griffin among the 10-best players who are scheduled to be available next summer. Age and injury are the biggest issues, respectively. Ranking 2017 NBA free agents (Insider)

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Hill quickly etches place in Dodger lore

Rich Hill tossed six scoreless innings in his first appearance for the Dodgers, a 1-0 win over the Giants on Wednesday. Only two other pitchers have started and beaten the Giants without allowing a run in their Dodgers debut: Dutch Henry (May 29, 1923) and Karl Spooner (Sept. 22, 1954), the Elias Sports Bureau reports.

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Turner deciding factor in Dodgers' win

Justin Turner's fourth-inning homer on Wednesday provided all the scoring in the Dodgers' 1-0 win over the Giants. Turner is the fifth player to homer for the Dodgers in a 1-0 game against the Giants, and all of them did so in the last 32 seasons, per the Elias Sports Bureau.

  • Candy Maldonado (April 13, 1985)
  • Trenidad Hubbard (Sept. 20, 1998)
  • Russell Martin (Aug. 13, 2006)
  • Dioner Navarro (July 20, 2011)

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USC Trojans 2016 season preview

How quarterback Max Browne fares in a loaded offense could be key in 2016 for USC, which plays a schedule heavy on top-25 competition.

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'Tempers flare' at Rams camp; Todd Gurley involved

Though Todd Gurley is supposed to be off-limits from hard contact, the Rams' star running back was at the center of a scuffle in Wednesday's practice.

Rich Hill provides boost to Dodgers rotation (0:58)

David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer 

The Giants held a commanding 6.5-game lead at the All-Star break, but after losing the first two games of this series to the Dodgers are now 3 games back -- a season-high lead for L.A. The Giants are 26th in the majors in scoring since the break and the Dodgers are first. If Giants fans are feeling a little anxious, they should. The Dodgers are better right now. Without Clayton Kershaw.

Hill solid in debut as Dodgers blank Giants (0:55)

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen not only recorded his 37th save, he notched his 604th strikeout, tied with Jim Brewer for most from a Dodgers reliever.

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

Dodgers 1, Giants 0, Final. Dodgers now lead the NL West over the Giants by a season-high three games.