The Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook didn't share LaVar Ball's confidence that the Lakers would make the postseason in 2017-18, opening the team at -700 to miss the playoffs.
Los Angeles Teams
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.
The Rams announced their training camp schedule, which includes 15 workouts that will be free and open to the public in Irvine, California.
After Friday's start, Wood is 8-0 with a 1.86 ERA on the season. The pitching-rich Dodgers get even richer.
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.
When you admit that you don't know who legendary comedian Jerry Seinfeld is, there's no avoiding the target that you put on your back for those around you.
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?
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)
ESPN Stats and Information
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.).
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.
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.
Yasiel Puig homered and left-hander Alex Wood kept his record perfect as the streaking Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the NL West rival Colorado Rockies 6-1 on Friday night for their eighth consecutive victory.
Broderick says the Clippers want to keep Chris Paul, Blake Griffin and DeAndre Jordan, but doing so keeps them from signing the parts they still need.