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  • • Lakers legend Shaq, hater’s Twitter beef results in a Kenny Smith truth-bomb
    Los Angeles Lakers legend Shaquille O’Neal is one of the most dominant big men to ever play in the NBA. And even though he won three titles in Southern California while averaging a ridiculous amount of points on the big stage, fans still want to hate on the Big Diesel. no person can win without […] The post Lakers legend Shaq, hater’s Twitter beef results in a Kenny Smith truth-b...2022
  • • Lions hire Brandon Sosna as senior director of football administration
    The Lions have hired Brandon Sosna from the University of Southern California to serve as the team’s senior director of football administration, Pete Thamel of ESPN reports. Sosna oversaw football operations at USC as the chief of staff for athletics. Sosna, who originally joined the Trojans in December 2019 as senior associate athletic director and [more]...2022
  • • Lakers legend Derek Fisher fired as Sparks head coach
    Derek Fisher’s time in Southern California appears to be over. The Los Angeles Sparks announced on Tuesday they have parted ways with Fisher as head coach “following a thorough evaluation” of the team’s current state. Assistant Fred Williams will serve as the Sparks’ interim coach for the remainder of the 2022 season. NEWS: @LASparks Part […] The post Lakers leg...2022
  • • U.S. Bank and WNBA Partner with Project Destined for First All-Female Mentor Program She’s Invested: Supporting Emerging Female Leaders
    U.S. Bank and the WNBA are teaming up with Project Destined to launch She’s Invested: Supporting Emerging Female Leaders, the first all-female program for the organization. The program will provide mentoring and financial education to women of color from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) as well as universities in Southern California. The post U.S. Bank and WNBA Partner with Pro...2022
  • • Jordan McLaughlin Earned A Masters Degree
    While the basketball season may be over for the Minnesota Timberwolves, the offseason has already been highly eventful for Jordan McLaughlin. Earlier this week, J-Mac posted a series of photos on Instagram of himself in cap and gown, walking with his classmates after graduating with a Master’s of Communication Management from the University of Southern California....2022
  • Lakers asking coaching candidates specifically about Russell Westbrook?
    • Lakers asking coaching candidates specifically about Russell Westbrook?
    As L.A.'s offseason drags on, it looks more and more likely Westbrook will be in Southern California next season, and it sounds like the organization is even prepping prospective head coaches for it....2022
  • MLS Power Rankings: Dallas looks like a challenger to LA's duopoly
    • MLS Power Rankings: Dallas looks like a challenger to LA's duopoly
    While Los Angeles has long sat atop our MLS Power Rankings, FC Dallas is reminding the Southern California dup that Texas has contenders, too....2022
  • • Dodgers To Promote Michael Grove
    The Dodgers will promote right-handed pitching prospect Michael Grove on Sunday, and Grove will make his MLB debut in some capacity during Los Angeles’ game with the Phillies.  Manager Dave Roberts told reporters (including J.P. Hoornstra of The Southern California News Group) that Grove will either work as a starter, or as a bulk pitcher…...2022
  • • Dodgers Place Clayton Kershaw On Injured List
    The Dodgers are placing Clayton Kershaw on the 15-day injured list due to right SI joint inflammation, the club informed reporters (including J.P. Hoornstra of the Southern California News Group). The team doesn’t anticipate it being a long-term absence. Reliever Garrett Cleavinger has been recalled from Triple-A Oklahoma City in a corresponding move. The SI joint is…...2022
  • • Dodgers Select Yency Almonte, Option Ryan Pepiot
    The Dodgers have selected right-hander Yency Almonte onto the major league roster and optioned Ryan Pepiot to Triple-A Oklahoma City, reports J.P. Hoornstra of the Southern California News Group. Pepiot had been selected himself only Tuesday in order to start yesterday’s game against the Pirates. Almonte, who made 114 appearances for the Rockies between 2018…...2022

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  • • Warriors star Draymond Green’s LA home robbed during Super Bowl
    Golden State Warriors veteran Draymond Green still remains sidelined with a back injury, but he was enjoying himself at Super Bowl 56 at SoFi Stadium. Unfortunately, when he returned to his LA home, it had been ransacked. Per TMZ Sports, Green’s mansion in Southern California was broken into and over $1 million in jewelry was […] The post Warriors star Draymond Green’s LA home ro...2022
  • • Avalanche shine in the LA spotlights in 4-1 victory
    Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images They may not have shined on the ice, but they did come out with the win in the end The Colorado Avalanche had themselves a nice trip to Southern California. Thursday night they took advantage of the Los Angeles Kings in their own arena in a 4-1 win. It was nowhere near pretty or a dominant Avalanche performance we all know and love, but it was enough t...2022
  • • Pavel Francouz masterful in a 2-0 shutout of the Anaheim Ducks
    Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports The Colorado Avalanche just keep finding ways to win Back on the road for another back-to-back the Colorado Avalanche found themselves with a pair of challenging games in Southern California. First up the Anaheim Ducks who are enjoying a strong season but have slumped lately. This game unfolded like two playoff teams battling for position which saw the Avalanche ...2022
  • • Colorado Avalanche Gameday: Royalty meets Royalty in LA
    Photo by Michael Martin/NHLI via Getty Images The second of a back-to-back in California is tonight The Colorado Avalanche bussed their way from Orange County to Los Angeles County on a mini Southern California road trip to face the Los Angeles Kings. We get to see another nationally televised game tonight as well on the main ESPN (hopefully starting more on-time than the game against the...2022
  • • Avalanche win their 14th straight at home 4-3 in a shootout
    Photo by Michael Martin/NHLI via Getty Images It was a wacky and crazy affair between two hot and heated division rivals The Colorado Avalanche went to a shootout for the second home game in a row but came out on top once again in a chaotic 4-3 win Monday afternoon. In a building filled with as many Minnesota Wild fans as Avs fans, the Avs had more to cheer about once the final horn sounde...2022
  • • Knicks get roped into Cavs-Lakers Rajon Rondo trade
    Last week, the Cleveland Cavaliers acquired Rajon Rondo from the Los Angeles Lakers in the wake of the Ricky Rubio injury. In return, they sent Denzel Valentine to Southern California, but he was quickly waived by the Lakers. Now, it appears the New York Knicks have got in on the action and just acquired Valentine […] The post Knicks get roped into Cavs-Lakers Rajon Rondo trade appeared firs...2022
  • • Pelicans star Zion Williamson undergoes special procedure to help foot injury
    New Orleans Pelicans star Zion Williamson has been dealing with pain after undergoing foot surgery. With his recovery not exactly going to plan, the big man has just had another special procedure to help with the pain: Zion Williamson Medical Update: Following a consultation and further evaluation with Dr. Richard Ferkel of the Southern California […] The post Pelicans star Zion Williamson u...2021
  • • Pelicans forward Zion Williamson receives injection to stimulate bone healing in foot
    Following a consultation and further evaluation with Dr. Richard Ferkel of the Southern California Orthopedic Institute yesterday, New Orleans Pelicans forward Zion Williamson received a biologic injection into the fracture site to stimulate bone healing in his right foot. Williamson will be limited to low impact, partial weight-bearing activities for an extended period. Further updates … Co...2021
  • • Pelicans forward Zion Williamson cleared to participate in full team activities
    New Orleans Pelicans forward Zion Williamson has been cleared to participate in full team activities. Williamson, who underwent imaging on his fractured right foot on Wednesday (Nov. 24), was medically cleared by Dr. Richard Ferkel of Southern California Orthopedic Institute and Dr. Scott Montgomery of Ochsner Health. Williamson played 4-on-4 full court today and will … Continue reading "Pel...2021
  • • Zion Williamson medical update
    New Orleans Pelicans forward Zion Williamson has been cleared to participate in contact drills, beginning with 1-on-1 workouts and progressively working towards full team workouts. Williamson, who underwent imaging on his fractured right foot on Thursday (Nov. 11), was medically cleared by Dr. Richard Ferkel of Southern California Orthopedic Institute and Dr. Scott Montgomery of … Continue r...2021

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Southern California lifestyle

  • • Warriors star Draymond Green’s LA home robbed during Super Bowl
    2022
  • • Hornets star LaMelo Ball flaunts wild forearm tattoo in homage to himself
    Rookie of the Year and Charlotte Hornets superstar LaMelo Ball is clearly staying busy this offseason. There have been reports that he’s dating both an Instagram model and a Pornstar while also making the time to get some awesome new ink on his body. LaMelo recently traveled back home to Southern California to hook up […] The post Hornets star LaMelo Ball flaunts wild forearm tattoo in...2021
  • Youtheory sponsoring Corey LaJoie in the Daytona 500
    • Youtheory sponsoring Corey LaJoie in the Daytona 500
    Spire Motorsports announced today Youtheory® will be the primary sponsor aboard the No. 7 Chevrolet Camaro with driver Corey LaJoie in the 63rd running of the Daytona 500. The southern-California based manufacturer and lifestyle brand will promote its acclaimed Ashwagandha dietary supplement which, when used over time, combats stress and provides numerous benefits for the body and […]...2021
  • • College Lacrosse Players Join Effort to Eliminate Food Waste During Pandemic
    Her father is the billionaire co-founder of the world’s largest retailer and e-commerce company and the owner of multiple professional sports franchises. But the quality Alex Tsai admires most about Alibaba executive vice chairman and Brooklyn Nets owner Joe Tsai has nothing to do with his wealth and everything to do with the intrinsic drive responsible for his riches. “I’m definitely inspired by ...2020
  • • College Lacrosse Players Join Effort to Eliminate Food Waste During Pandemic
    Her father is the billionaire co-founder of the world’s largest retailer and e-commerce company and the owner of multiple professional sports franchises. But the quality Alex Tsai admires most admires about Alibaba executive vice chairman and Brooklyn Nets owner Joe Tsai has nothing to do with his wealth and everything to do with the intrinsic drive responsible for his riches. “I’m definitely insp...2020
  • LA Galaxy sign U.S. youth Julian Araujo, 17, to first-team deal
    • LA Galaxy sign U.S. youth Julian Araujo, 17, to first-team deal
    Zlatan Ibrahimovic addresses rumours he was set to leave LA Galaxy last summer and stresses he's in LA for work, not vacation. Zlatan Ibrahimovic joins Pardon the Interruption to outline which MLS records he hopes to break and the responsibility of being named captain of LA Galaxy. The LA Galaxy continued to make roster adjustments on Friday in advance of their season opener Saturda...2019
  • • Blake Griffin being sued after dog allegedly bit a man in LA restaurant
    Former Los Angeles Clippers star Blake Griffin might be doing his thing with the Detroit Pistons, but part of his old life in Southern California could soon end up biting the All-Star in the back end. Emmanuel Aframian of Los Angeles is suing the veteran forward — claiming that Griffin’s dog bit him at the posh A Votre Sante restaurant back in June of 2018. “Aframian says he suffered real injuries...2019
  • • Kawhi Leonard drops $13 million on Southern California mansion
    It’s not yet known where impending free agent Kawhi Leonard will play the 2019-20 NBA season. The current Toronto Raptors star is in his first season up north and could very well re-sign with the Canadian club. Though, previous reports suggested that Leonard had his eye on the glitz and glamor of Los Angeles. If his recent purchase is any indication, that could very well come to fruition. Leonard ...2019
  • • Report: Esteban Loaiza expected to plead guilty in drugs case
    Esteban Loaiza is expected to plead guilty in his federal drugs distribution case, according to a report.ABC7 in Chicago reported on Monday that Loaiza, a former MLB pitcher, has a change of plea hearing on the docket Friday in Southern California District Court. Loaiza originally pleaded not guilty after being arrested and charged with possession and intent to distribute 44 pounds of drugs (both ...2018
  • • Vegas odds on LeBron James joining the Lakers are staggering
    According to Vegas, any thought given to the idea that LeBron James won’t be suiting up for the Los Angeles Lakers next season can now almost certainly be thrown out the window.According to this online oddsmaker, the Lakers are now -5,000 favorites to land LeBron. What exactly does that mean? You’d have to bet $5,000 on the Lakers landing LeBron to cash in to the tune of $100. That’s 50-to-1 odds ...2018

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Southern California trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • Top Dynasty Keepers: Players 25-1
    We've finally made it - the final top dynasty keepers! The best of the best, the cream of the crop, or any other cliché you can think of. You've been waiting for weeks to see who made the top 25, right? Well, ff you are a fan of hoarding the top fantasy pitchers, then this top 25 is not for you as only two hurlers cracked my Tier 1 group. I understand the importance of pitching in real life, but...2022
  • • Dodgers, Danny Duffy Nearing Agreement
    The Dodgers are closing in on a deal with Danny Duffy, reports Mark Feinsand of MLB.com (Twitter link). If finalized, it’ll be a return to Southern California for the left-hander, whom the Dodgers acquired from the Royals in advance of last summer’s trade deadline. More to come....2022
  • • Knicks get roped into Cavs-Lakers Rajon Rondo trade
    Last week, the Cleveland Cavaliers acquired Rajon Rondo from the Los Angeles Lakers in the wake of the Ricky Rubio injury. In return, they sent Denzel Valentine to Southern California, but he was quickly waived by the Lakers. Now, it appears the New York Knicks have got in on the action and just acquired Valentine […] The post Knicks get roped into Cavs-Lakers Rajon Rondo trade appeared firs...2022
  • Mavericks agree to 10-day deal with two-time All-Star Isaiah Thomas
    • Mavericks agree to 10-day deal with two-time All-Star Isaiah Thomas
    Thomas, 32, is fresh off of a 10-day contract with the Los Angeles Lakers. He averaged 9.3 points in four games for the Southern California squad....2021
  • • Chin Music, Episode 23: Funky Sources In Funky Places
    It’s Friday, so the podcast returns as I am joined by special guest host and national writer for Fox Sports, Pedro Moura. We begin by discussing the looming trade deadline, how COVID has been the early story of the second half, and Shohei Ohtani’s footprint in southern California. We also try to understand what is […]...2021
  • • Michael Pittman: Carson Wentz is on a mission
    Carson Wentz has been impressing his new teammates. The Colts drafted receiver Michael Pittman in the second round last year, and he finished third on the team with 503 receiving yards as a rookie. This offseason, he’s been developing his chemistry with Wentz through some throwing sessions in Southern California, where he easily recognized the [more]...2021
  • • Angels Moves: Ramirez, Jay
    The Angels announced that right-handed reliever Noe Ramirez has cleared waivers and elected free agency. The Halos also outrighted outfielder Jon Jay, who will go to Triple-A Salt Lake, J.P. Hoornstra of the Southern California News Group tweets. The Angels designated Ramirez for assignment on Sunday, less than a week after selecting his contract on…...2021
  • • Colorado Avalanche Game Day: Another matchup with the Ducks
    BURRRKY | Isaiah J. Downing-USA TODAY Sports The Avs continue their road trip seeking a new win streak The Avalanche: (26-9-4)The Opponent: Anaheim Ducks (12-21-7)Puck drop: 8:00 p.m. MTWatch: ALT2, KCOP-13, BSW+Listen: [Radio] Altitude 92.5, AM 950 ****UPDATE**** Per the Avalanche PR, No morning skate today. “The Avalanche will not hold a morning skate today in Anaheim as a precaution d...2021
  • • Magic vs. Lakers prediction, odds, pick, and more
    The Orlando Magic have a completely different look after the NBA trade deadline as they visit sunny Southern California to face the Los Angeles Lakers. With that said, it’s time to continue our NBA odds series and make a Magic-Lakers prediction and pick. The Magic are officially in rebuilding season as they’ve traded away their […] The post Magic vs. Lakers prediction, odds, pick, and ...2021
  • • Kings sign center Chimezie Metu to two-way contract
    The Sacramento Kings have signed free agent center Chimezie Metu to a two-way contract. Metu appeared in four preseason games with the Kings, averaging 6.0 points (.563 FG%, .333 3pt%, .625 FT%), 2.3 rebounds and 7.4 minutes per game. An early entrant out of the University of Southern California, the 49th overall selection in the … Continue reading "Kings sign center Chimezie Metu to two-way...2020

Southern California stats and results

  • • Lakers legend Shaq, hater’s Twitter beef results in a Kenny Smith truth-bomb
    Los Angeles Lakers legend Shaquille O’Neal is one of the most dominant big men to ever play in the NBA. And even though he won three titles in Southern California while averaging a ridiculous amount of points on the big stage, fans still want to hate on the Big Diesel. no person can win without […] The post Lakers legend Shaq, hater’s Twitter beef results in a Kenny Smith truth-b...2022
  • • Avalanche shine in the LA spotlights in 4-1 victory
    Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images They may not have shined on the ice, but they did come out with the win in the end The Colorado Avalanche had themselves a nice trip to Southern California. Thursday night they took advantage of the Los Angeles Kings in their own arena in a 4-1 win. It was nowhere near pretty or a dominant Avalanche performance we all know and love, but it was enough t...2022
  • • Colorado Avalanche Gameday: Royalty meets Royalty in LA
    Photo by Michael Martin/NHLI via Getty Images The second of a back-to-back in California is tonight The Colorado Avalanche bussed their way from Orange County to Los Angeles County on a mini Southern California road trip to face the Los Angeles Kings. We get to see another nationally televised game tonight as well on the main ESPN (hopefully starting more on-time than the game against the...2022
  • • Avalanche win their 14th straight at home 4-3 in a shootout
    Photo by Michael Martin/NHLI via Getty Images It was a wacky and crazy affair between two hot and heated division rivals The Colorado Avalanche went to a shootout for the second home game in a row but came out on top once again in a chaotic 4-3 win Monday afternoon. In a building filled with as many Minnesota Wild fans as Avs fans, the Avs had more to cheer about once the final horn sounde...2022
  • • Mavericks agree to 10-day deal with two-time All-Star Isaiah Thomas
    Thomas, 32, is fresh off of a 10-day contract with the Los Angeles Lakers. He averaged 9.3 points in four games for the Southern California squad....2021
  • • 3 adjustments Clippers must make in Game 3 to avoid total disaster vs. Mavs
    The Dallas Mavericks traveled to southern California and stole the first two games of the series away from the Los Angeles Clippers. Luka Doncic has been red hot, and led his team to victory on Tuesday night with 39 points, 7 rebounds, and 7 assists. It might be panic time for the Clippers right now, […] The post 3 adjustments Clippers must make in Game 3 to avoid total disaster vs. Mavs app...2021
  • • 3 adjustments Clippers must make after stunning Game 1 loss to Mavs
    The Dallas Mavericks traveled to southern California and shocked the Los Angeles Clippers in Game 1 of their NBA Playoffs series. Luka Doncic recorded a triple-double and four of his teammates scored 14 or more points to help clinch the victory. Luckily this is a best of seven series so the Clippers have time to […] The post 3 adjustments Clippers must make after stunning Game 1 loss to Mavs...2021
  • • Colorado Avalanche Game Day: Another matchup with the Ducks
    BURRRKY | Isaiah J. Downing-USA TODAY Sports The Avs continue their road trip seeking a new win streak The Avalanche: (26-9-4)The Opponent: Anaheim Ducks (12-21-7)Puck drop: 8:00 p.m. MTWatch: ALT2, KCOP-13, BSW+Listen: [Radio] Altitude 92.5, AM 950 ****UPDATE**** Per the Avalanche PR, No morning skate today. “The Avalanche will not hold a morning skate today in Anaheim as a precaution d...2021
  • • Colorado Avalanche drop 4-2 to the LA Kings
    Photo by Rob Curtis/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images An uninspired effort coupled with several debuts made for predictable results After stringing a couple early season wins together the Colorado Avalanche continued their road trip in Southern California by finishing out their set with a second game against the LA Kings. The lineup looked noticeably different with new acquisition Greg Pat...2021
  • • Morning Flurries: Avalanche getting to full strength and hitting their stride
    Photo by Dustin Bradford/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images Plus, yesterday saw a full slate of games for the first weekend in action for the NHL The Avalanche yesterday got a well-deserved rest day after obliterating the Blues 8-0 on Friday night. All of us were waiting to see how the Avs would recover after their opening night defeat, and boy did they respond with vengeance. That is the Av...2021

Southern California parents, kids, wife / husband, girlfriend / boyfriend

  • Jeremy Giambi, former MLB outfielder and brother of Jason, dead at 47
    • Jeremy Giambi, former MLB outfielder and brother of Jason, dead at 47
    Jeremy Giambi, the brother of former Yankees star Jason Giambi who played parts of six seasons in MLB, died Wednesday at his parents' home in Southern California....2022
  • Former MLB player Jeremy Giambi dies at 47
    • Former MLB player Jeremy Giambi dies at 47
    Former major league baseball player Jeremy Giambi died Wednesday at his parents' home in Southern California, according to a statement from agent Joel Wolfe. He was 47....2022
  • • Pavel Francouz masterful in a 2-0 shutout of the Anaheim Ducks
    2022
  • • Lakers icon Kobe Bryant’s daughter Natalia’s ecstatic video of getting into USC
    Here’s a feel good story for you today — Kobe Bryant’s daughter, Natalia Bryant passed the freshman admissions of the University of Southern California (USC). On Tuesday, Vanessa Bryant posted a video on Instagram that captured the family celebrating Natalia’s success. It’s definitely heartwarming to see Natalia this happy—Congratulations are in her order for all […] The post Lakers icon Kob...2021
  • • College Lacrosse Players Join Effort to Eliminate Food Waste During Pandemic
    2020
  • • College Lacrosse Players Join Effort to Eliminate Food Waste During Pandemic
    2020
  • • A Long Way From Central Valley: Steven Cottrell Makes BYLL History
    MembershipPrograms & GrantsThis article appears in the July/August edition of US Lacrosse Magazine, a digital-only publication available exclusively to US Lacrosse members. Join or renew today for access to this 96-page edition, which includes immersive and interactive features as well as video tips from professional players. Thank you for your support! It’s a long way from Bakersfield, Calif....2020
  • • Missing baseball: An introspective look on the lack of baseball
    For the longest time, I’ve always had basketball at the top of my list of favorite sports to watch and play. Basketball always had the most allure: it was faster, quicker and you can play by yourself in a park or court. As fun as basketball is, once it’s over, I switched over to baseball in the summer. I loved watching the St. Louis Cardinals continue their pursuit of another World Series title (s...2020
  • • LeBron James thanks UCLA medical staff amid COVID-19 outbreak
    It was just recently that two unnamed members of the Los Angeles Lakers tested positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19). As the pandemic continues to spread across the United States with no end in sight, Southern California has become among the hardest hit regions. While in quarantine under California’s shelter-in-place protocol, Lakers star forward LeBron James took time out of his Wednesday to se...2020
  • • Scott Boras will honor one of Kobe Bryant’s last wishes, make Alexis Altobelli an intern
    One of the last things Kobe Bryant did before he died in a helicopter crash last month was try to use his connections to help a family friend, and MLB agent Scott Boras is going to make sure Kobe’s wish is carried out. Lakers general manager Rob Pelinka, who was best friends with Kobe and the godfather of Gianna Bryant, told a touching story at the memorial service for Kobe and Gianna on Monday ab...2020

Top Southern California news

  • • Kobe, daughter buried Feb. 7 near family's home
    Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna, were buried Friday in a cemetery near the family's Southern California home, according to death certificates....2020
  • • Matts how you do it: Cards sweep in Anaheim
    Matt Holliday homered twice, Matt Carpenter went deep for the third time in this series, and Matt Adams drove in three runs as the Cardinals' offense throttled the Angels in Southern California on Thursday night, notching 18 hits en route to a 12-10, sweep-clinching victory....2016
  • • Matts how you do it: Cards sweep in Anaheim
    Matt Holliday homered twice, Matt Carpenter went deep for the third time in this series, and Matt Adams drove in three runs as the Cardinals' offense throttled the Angels in Southern California on Thursday night, notching 18 hits en route to a 12-10, sweep-clinching victory....2016
  • • Spurs' former All-Star DeMar DeRozan willing to take a pay cut to join Lakers, per report
    DeRozan is from Southern California and made $27.7 million last season...2021
  • • Where Are All the Black NBA Coaches? Examining a Sudden, Silent Disappearance
    2015
  • • Paul Pierce Can Be Final Ingredient to Los Angeles Clippers' Title Recipe
    2015
  • • Holland lifts Rangers, deals Halos a WC blow
    Derek Holland's dominant return to the Rangers' rotation continued in Southern California on Saturday night, as the left-hander held the Angels to one run through eight innings to lead his team to a 2-1 victory....2015
  • • Lakers Must Weigh Fantasy vs. Reality in Targeting Best Free-Agent Options
    2014
  • • LA Galaxy rave over Giovani Dos Santos' ability to tap into Southern California's Mexican community
    2015
  • • LeBron James Asked Cavaliers Not to Party During LA Road Trip
    2016
  • • Stellar Santana sets up shutout of Angels
    Ervin Santana dominated against his former team on Thursday afternoon, shutting out the red-hot Angels through eight innings and leading the Twins to a 3-0 victory in Southern California....2015
  • • Former MLB player Jeremy Giambi dies at 47
    2022
  • • All but a Memory in the NBA, Baron Davis Wants Just One More Chance
    2016
  • • Kevin Harvick cruises to XFINITY Series win at Auto Club Speedway
    Kevin Harvick, by far this season's hottest driver, scored a dominating victory in Saturday's Drive4Clots.com 300 NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Auto Club Speedway.   Driving for JR Motorsports, Harvick won his second XFINITY race of the season in just three starts, leading 100 of 150 laps at the 2-mile Southern California oval.   Finishing second was Brendan Gaughan in a Richard Childress Racing C...2015

Southern California fantasy rankings and news

  • • Top Dynasty Keepers: Players 25-1
    2022
  • • Tony Romo cancels fantasy football convention, blames NFL
    The National Football League continues to play a game of chicken with Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo and his annual fantasy football convention that was set to kick off last year in Vegas. Romo cancelled the event a year ago, claiming that the NFL was using “scare tactics” as a way to force the event from the nation’s gambling mecca. Now set to take place in Pasadena from July 15-17, organiz...2016
  • • Tony Romo cancels fantasy football convention, blames NFL
    The National Football League continues to play a game of chicken with Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo and his annual fantasy football convention that was set to kick off last year in Vegas. Romo cancelled the event a year ago, claiming that the NFL was using “scare tactics” as a way to force the event from the nation’s gambling mecca. Now set to take place in Pasadena from July 15-17, organiz...2016
  • • Scott Miller's Starting 9: Yankees Try Building Without Opening Their Checkbook
    2016
  • • Thursday NBA Roundup: Have the Raptors Finally Earned '2nd Best' Label out East?
    2016
  • • Thursday NBA Roundup: Hawks Need Vintage Kyle Korver to Truly Soar in the East
    2016
  • • FANTASY PLAYS: Javorius Allen may help owners down stretch
    Meet Baltimore rookie tailback Javorius Allen, a fourth-round draft pick out of Southern California who just might become a vital addition to that playoff push for fantasy owners everywhere....2015
  • • Corey Seager's Instant Stardom Gives Dodgers a Postseason Sparkplug
    2015
  • • Scott Miller's Starting 9: World Series Pressure Has Dodgers Hunting Blockbuster
    2015
  • • Diary of a Rollicking All-Favre, All-the-Time Weekend
    2015

Southern California schedule, game

  • • L.A. County District Attorney Will Not File Criminal Charges Against Trevor Bauer
    The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office is not filing criminal charges against Dodgers starter Trevor Bauer, TMZ Sports reports. Bauer had been under investigation after a Southern California woman accused him of assaulting her during a sexual encounter last year. Bauer’s accuser later initiated a civil proceeding for a restraining order against him. Around the…...2022
  • • Ducks News & Rumors: Zegras, Getzlaf & More
    Don’t look now, but the Anaheim Ducks are rolling. With three wins in their last four games, things are starting to look up again for the Southern California team after…...2022
  • • Avalanche shine in the LA spotlights in 4-1 victory
    2022
  • • Pavel Francouz masterful in a 2-0 shutout of the Anaheim Ducks
    2022
  • • Colorado Avalanche Gameday: Royalty meets Royalty in LA
    2022
  • • Avalanche win their 14th straight at home 4-3 in a shootout
    2022
  • Weekend notebook: Kings-Sharks rivalry runs deep into AHL
    • Weekend notebook: Kings-Sharks rivalry runs deep into AHL
    Southern California black-and-silver versus Bay Area teal has been a West Coast fixture for more than 30 years in the NHL, and the Kings' and Sharks' affiliates have built a rivalry of their own since the AHL’s Pacific Division formed in 2015....2021
  • Weekend notebook: IceHogs rolling along despite rocky road
    • Weekend notebook: IceHogs rolling along despite rocky road
    Southern California black-and-silver versus Bay Area teal has been a West Coast fixture for more than 30 years in the NHL, and the Kings' and Sharks' affiliates have built a rivalry of their own since the AHL’s Pacific Division formed in 2015....2021
  • • NBA Odds: Clippers vs. Lakers prediction, odds, pick and more – 12/3/2021
    The Los Angeles Clippers will take on the Los Angeles Lakers in a duel of Southern California teams. It’s time to continue our NBA odds series and make a Clippers-Lakers prediction and pick. These teams have had fairly similar seasons. The Clippers have been performing about as expected without star forward Kawhi Leonard, earning a […] The post NBA Odds: Clippers vs. Lakers prediction,...2021
  • • Justin Turner Leaves Game With Apparent Injury
    Justin Turner left tonight’s NLCS game four matchup against Atlanta with an apparent injury, as relayed by several reporters, including J.P. Hoornstra of the Southern California News Group. Turner grounded into a double play in the bottom of the seventh inning and limped his way to first base, then didn’t return to the field for…...2021

Southern California rumors, scandals

  • • L.A. County District Attorney Will Not File Criminal Charges Against Trevor Bauer
    2022
  • Ex-NFL TE Winslow II gets 14-year sentence
    • Ex-NFL TE Winslow II gets 14-year sentence
    Kellen Winslow II, called a "sexual predator" by the judge, was sentenced to 14 years in prison for multiple rapes and other sexual offenses against five women in Southern California....2021
  • • Keeping Up with the Colorado Avalanche
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  • Former NFL player Kellen Winslow II found guilty of rape, 2 other charges
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