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Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

Alec Ogletree, Benny Cunningham, Todd Gurley and others got in a fight today, which forced Jeff Fisher to halt practice. Fisher said he's "not concerned about it carrying over into the game." "It was just competing, man," Ogletree said. "Tempers flare, you know."

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

Tuesday: Chase Utley has a sore foot. Wednesday: Chase Utley is batting leadoff and is at second base. Life with the Dodgers these days.

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Is Clayton Kershaw a Hall of Famer?

Kershaw has won three Cy Youngs, an MVP and achieved numerous other pitching feats -- and he's only 28 years old. It seems like Kershaw would be a shoo-in for the HOF, but could the different way starters are used today affect his case? Schoenfield: Future standards for HOF pitchers

Kyle Bonagura ESPN Staff Writer 

This week, two Pac-12 quarterbacks from the Class of 2013 have been named starters - Max Browne at USC and Ryan Burns at Stanford. That year, neither program offered Jared Goff, who the Los Angeles Rams selected No. 1 overall in the NFL draft. Goff was in contact with Stanford during the recruiting process, but the Cardinal stopped recruiting him once Burns committed.

Lineup: Dodgers (70-55) vs. Giants (68-57)

  • 1. Chase Utley, 2B (L)
  • 2. Corey Seager, SS (L)
  • 3. Justin Turner, 3B (R)
  • 4. Adrian Gonzalez, 1B (L)
  • 5. Yasmani Grandal, C (S)
  • 6. Josh Reddick, RF (L)
  • 7. Joc Pederson, CF (L)
  • 8. Howie Kendrick, LF (R)
  • 9. Rich Hill, LHP
  • Daily lineups

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

The Dodgers' Rob Segedin will go on paternity leave for the day, opening the door for Rich Hill to be added to the roster. Hill was acquired from the A's on Sept. 1 and will be making his Dodgers debut.

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

The Dodgers penciled in another starter for their mix-and-match rotation as Bud Norris will now take the mound Friday vs. the Cubs.

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

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Choosing Kobe's best? It's 5 vs. 5

On Kobe Bryant Day in Los Angeles, SportsCenter anchors Cari Champion and David Lloyd offer their top-five moments from the Black Mamba's 20 seasons wearing Forum purple and gold.

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Is Simmons MLB's top defensive infielder?

Different team, same Andrelton Simmons. In his first season with the Angels, the 26-year-old shortstop continues to be the "gold standard for defense," Keith Law writes. Is he No. 1 with both the arm and glove? Best fielding/throwing tools (Insider)

Bruins bound for big things this season?

If Josh Rosen can continue making progress as a QB and UCLA's defense can stay healthy, the Bruins might be looking at a playoff run. Our Chris Low is very high on Rosen & Co. heading into 2016. Most pressing questions (Insider)

Lineup: Angels (52-73) vs. Blue Jays (71-54)

  • 1. Kole Calhoun, RF (L)
  • 2. Mike Trout, CF (R)
  • 3. Albert Pujols, DH (R)
  • 4. C.J. Cron, 1B (R)
  • 5. Andrelton Simmons, SS (R)
  • 6. Nick Buss, LF (L)
  • 7. Jett Bandy, C (R)
  • 8. Kaleb Cowart, 3B (S)
  • 9. Cliff Pennington, 2B (S)
  • SP: Matt Shoemaker, RHP
  • Daily lineups

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For best pure passer, the Herbie goes to ...

Kirk Herbstreit names Washington State's Luke Falk, Miami's Brad Kaaya, Southern Miss' Nick Mullens, UCLA's Josh Rosen and Cal's Davis Webb as nominees for the nation's best "pure passers." 2016 Herbies

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Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

Happy Kobe Bryant Day from LA City Hall.

J.A. Adande ESPN Senior Writer 

Council member says the lasting lesson from Kobe is "Keep shooting." #KobeDay

J.A. Adande ESPN Senior Writer 

Kobe Bryant and his daughters listen to the accolades on #KobeDay