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Sliwa goes through the top stories around the association. The NBA releases it's Covid protocol ahead of the season kickoff in three weeks. Plus, ESPN's Ohm Youngmisuk joins the show.
- Rams' McVay 'never' considered benching Goff
- UCLA opener against Long Beach St. postponed
- Schroder says he intends to start at PG for Lakers
- Dudley returning to Lakers for veteran minimum
Dennis Schroder is officially introduced to the media as a Los Angeles Lakers, and had an interesting answer to a question that Sliwa noticed. The NBA tips off in three weeks, how will the Lakers prepare for opening night? Plus, Spectrum Sportsnet's Mike Bresnahan calls into the show.
The NFC East and AFC South have new leaders. Here's how the postseason bracket looks at the moment and what scenarios lie ahead.
JB Long and D'Marco Farr are joined by Rams Head coach Sean McVay and react to the close loss to the division rival San Francisco. Coach reacts to some of the other newsworthy headlines over the weekend, as well as look ahead to their next game.
Saying he "can be demanding of him," Rams coach Sean McVay told reporters Monday that he never considered benching Jared Goff despite his disappointment in the veteran quarterback during Sunday's loss to the 49ers.
UCLA men's basketball will not play its home-opening game against Long Beach State on Monday because "of an abundance of caution'' based on COVID-19 protocols in the Long Beach State program.
Despite the fact the Lakers started LeBron James at the 1 last season and are thin at that position on the bench, Dennis Schroder says he intends to start at point guard next season.
Veteran Jared Dudley, who became an important part of the Lakers' team culture last season, is returning to the team on a one-year, $2.6 million deal.
Field, Stephania, Daniel and Kyle discuss the latest news around the league and recap Week 12.
With two-and-a-half weeks until national signing day, where might some of the top college football prospects commit to?
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A Seton Hall Sports Poll conducted 11/13-16 & released Mon. found 50% of respondents placed the most blame for the World Series Game 7 Justin Turner postgame celebration episode/its coronavirus risks on Turner, 19% on the Dodgers & 7% on MLB (24% said they had no opinion or didn't know). Among those who characterized themselves as casual, average or avid sports fans, 53-59% placed most blame on Turner. MLB announced Nov. 6 it would not punish Turner & noted that he'd expressed remorse.
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The Rams were the favorites to win the NFC West heading into Week 12, but after LA lost to the 49ers yesterday, Seattle now has the best shot at the division going into tonight's game against the Eagles. Per FPI: Seahawks 54% Rams 37% Cardinals 7% 49ers 2%
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No. 18 USC's game against Washington State, originally scheduled for Friday, has been moved to Sunday to allow USC players to return from COVID-19 isolation.
Rams coach Sean McVay didn't mince words following his team's 23-20 loss to the injury-plagued 49ers on Sunday. "Our quarterback has got to take better care of the football," McVay said tersely after the game.
The two-time Defensive Player of the Year temporarily got the Rams on track, but L.A. ended up losing to the Niners for the fourth straight time.
— Robbie Gould made a 42-yard field goal as time expired, and the San Francisco 49ers snapped their three-game losing streak with a 23-20 victory over the Los Angeles Rams on Sunday, sweeping their season series for the second straight year.