The Angels hired former major league reliever Scott Radinsky as their bullpen coach, completing the changes to their major league coaching staff for 2016.
Radinsky takes over for Steve Soliz, who was moved from the bullpen to player information...
Let’s talk about appropriate emotions.
The f-bombs that could clearly be heard from the Clippers locker room Sunday afternoon made perfect sense.
The way the team was playing, why not use them to describe how the team was feeling?
The Clippers needed a reason to smile, and Tuesday night in Denver, they finally got one. A pair of improbable 3-point baskets in the third quarter had the Clippers finally happy, helping them pick up a needed 111-94 win on the road.
LOS ANGELES – It might be Miller time for UCLA on Saturday afternoon.
With left tackle Conor McDermott’s status up in the air after the junior left last week’s game at Utah with a knee injury, the Bruins likely will be forced to turn to Kolton...
The Angels signed veteran catcher Geovany Soto to a one-year, $2.8 million deal Tuesday, providing a complement to Carlos Perez behind the plate.
Soto, 32, was the Rookie of the Year with the Cubs in 2008, when he hit .285 with 23 homers.
What in the wide, wide world of sports is going on here …
• LeBron James on Monday became the second player in NBA history to rank in the top 25 in career points and assists.
LOS ANGELES – Luke Walton is about to coach the defending NBA champion and still-undefeated Golden State Warriors toward history Tuesday against his former Lakers team.
He can’t lose. He hasn’t.
LOS ANGELES – Before he began his session with media Monday, Byron Scott said he needed to sit down.
“I woke up like I had a hangover,” the Lakers coach said.
One-line hockey teams can win games, but not consistently. Four-line balance is the goal of every coach, and after a bit of searching and tweaking, the Kings and Darryl Sutter found it Monday.
LOS ANGELES – Between them, the two teams have lost almost a third of their games and, yet, somehow Saturday’s regular-season-ending matchup between UCLA and USC has retained significant meaning, by virtue of the winner earning entry into the...
ANAHEIM – Here’s what you need to know about the Ducks’ 5-3 win over the Calgary Flames on Tuesday night:
THE GAME IN 140 CHARACTERS OR FEWER
- Big stuff from the big line.
OAKLAND – Kobe Bryant had shot 14 times, missing 13 of them. His shots were almost all short, several were airballs. One of the shots that did hit the rim got stuck between the rim and the backboard.
OAKLAND – The joke was on the Lakers. They have forever been the ones creating history, spending decades beating up on foils like the Golden State Warriors. That the 16-time champions became the Warriors’ 16th victim this season serves as an...
LOS ANGELES – Somewhat mummified, USC receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster made it through practice Tuesday morning, but barely.
Broken, bruised and hobbled, Smith-Schuster has managed to stay on the field, but USC had a scary moment Tuesday when...
Bud Black is returning to the Angels, the second coach from the 2002 World Series team to rejoin the organization in the last week.
Black, who was the Angels pitching coach before leaving to become manager of the San Diego Padres in 2007, was hired...
LAHAINA, Hawaii – UCLA was nearly perfect from the free-throw line and that got the Bruins a berth in the semifinals of the Maui Invitational.
Bryce Alford and Thomas Welsh scored 20 points each, and UCLA went 10 for 10 from the foul line over the...
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – James White scored the first two touchdowns of his career, one running and one receiving, and the New England Patriots improved to 10-0 on Monday night with a 20-13 victory over the Buffalo Bills.
ANAHEIM – The Ducks locker room Monday wasn’t filled with angry, frustrated faces. No harsh words were spoken, no equipment was tossed and more importantly, no one pointed fingers following a 2-2 trip.
The Baseball Hall of Famer’s voice was soft and slow, trailing off near the end of sentences so he could take another labored breath.
Rod Carew, the former Angel and beloved 18-time All-Star, was tired and weak on Monday, still recovering after...
Hall of Fame hitter and former Angel Rod Carew has been recovering in Southern California since Sept. 20 after suffering a heart attack and undergoing emergency open-heart surgery.
Carew, 70, of Coto de Caza, had been about to play golf at Cresta...
LOS ANGELES – The schools have trumpeted this year’s UCLA-USC gridiron clash as a high-stakes affair.
There is something considerable on the line with the winner advancing to the Pac-12 championship game, but this type of stage has become...
LAHAINA, Hawaii – Perry Ellis scored 24 points on 9-of-12 shooting and No. 5 Kansas blitzed UCLA, 92-73, to earn a spot in the Maui Invitational championship game.
The Jayhawks (3-1) opened a 59-33 halftime lead on the Bruins and led by at least 20...
ANAHEIM – Ryan Getzlaf assisted on all of the Ducks’ goals for his second career five-point game and Corey Perry and Rickard Rakell each scored twice in a 5-3 victory over the Calgary Flames on Tuesday night.
The NFL has told San Diego officials that a term sheet on a proposed new stadium presented to the league by San Diego city and county officials in September is unclear and lacks specifics on rent, environmental, parking and financing issues and...
Oklahoma and Iowa were rewarded for their steady and successful play Tuesday when both teams moved into the top four in this week’s College Football Playoff rankings. The Sooners (9-1) and Hawkeyes (10-0) fall in at Nos.
LOS ANGELES – Dave Roberts stole one of the biggest bases in major league history, soundly bested a surprise Hodgkin’s lymphoma diagnosis, and has made good impressions on all sorts of people at an incredible rate.
Here’s what you need to know about the Kings’ 3-1 victory over the Florida Panthers on Monday:
THE GAME IN SHORT
• Tied 1-1 after two questionable officiating calls, the Kings could have folded but got a huge go-ahead goal generated by the...
In spring 2002, Dave Roberts went to training camp with the Dodgers as a 29-year-old journeyman already in his third organization with eight minor league seasons and only 75 major league games in his past.
LOS ANGELES – After a chaotic scene inside the Clippers locker room, with four-letter words easily moving through concrete walls, forward Blake Griffin calmly tried to make sense of his team’s situation.
After conducting a free-range search to find a manager to replace Don Mattingly, the Dodgers settled on a locally-sourced option – but it wasn’t the farm (system)-to-table choice everyone expected.