GLENDALE, Ariz. – Something has been missing from the Dodgers’ spring training camp this year – white sugar, processed foods and soft drinks. When the Cactus League schedule begins Wednesday, fans attending games at Camelback Ranch will be able...
GLENDALE, Ariz. – The pressure was on Ducks general manager Bob Murray as other Stanley Cup contenders made their postseason preparations by adding to their defense while a fan base clamored for him to do the same.
TEMPE, Ariz. - Huston Street, who is acting as his own agent in negotiations with the Angels, said he and General Manager Jerry Dipoto have been exchanging texts in the last 48 hours about engaging more actively in negotiations.
WINNIPEG, Manitoba – The Kings’ Jeff Carter was about as upset as he could be after a game in which he had scored two goals.
It was understandable, given that the Kings had lost their third consecutive game, 5-2, to the Winnipeg Jets on Sunday,...
DALLAS – Clayton Stoner’s first goal in nearly a year was enough to back a strong performance by John Gibson in goal to push the Ducks to a 3-1 victory over the Dallas Stars on Sunday night.
CHICAGO – In some ways, the Clippers’ 96-86 win over the Chicago Bulls was about their stars and their stars’ numbers.
DeAndre Jordan, who had been averaging 19.7 rebounds in the seven previous games, managed to make that number go up with 26...
LONG BEACH – Two Big West teams with a combined 11-game losing streak met at Walter Pyramid here Saturday afternoon looking for something to build on as March Madness nears.
EL SEGUNDO – The Lakers’ feel-good moment that has reigned over their past three moments could come to an abrupt halt when the Oklahoma City visits Staples Center on Sunday.
TEMPE, Ariz. – Efren Navarro spent his winter trying to improve his outfield play, and that could come in handy as the Angels are filling out their last roster spots.
Life is tough in the NHL. The Kings’ recent eight-game win streak did little more than get their heads above turbulent water in the Western Conference playoff race. Now the Kings have to start swimming.
Mike Thompson arrived for work at 4:30 a.m. Monday. After all, it’s not every day the radio station you run launches a new morning show.
“So I thought I’d lend a hand,” Thompson, the program director for KSPN/710, said by phone Monday...
While several moves were made by Pacific Division teams Monday, the Kings sat and watched it all go by.
That was the plan. The Kings struck early, when they acquired defenseman Andrej Sekera last Thursday and filled their biggest need.
LOS ANGELES – There was little to gain and everything to lose, and for the first 30 minutes of Sunday night’s penultimate regular-season game, UCLA appeared well aware of the former and blissfully ignorant to the latter.
LOS ANGELES – It was on a January night in 1972 that the Lakers lost for the first time in 34 games.
Now that was a winning streak.
But a new generation of Lakers spent their Sunday night chasing around D.J.
Glendale, Ariz. – The future wasn’t very far away Sunday – just over a slight hill and on Field 3 at the Dodgers’ Camelback Ranch complex.
That’s where 18-year-old pitching prodigy Julio Urias was throwing to hitters in a live batting...
CHICAGO – In the seven games before Sunday’s with the Bulls, DeAndre Jordan was averaging 19.7 rebounds.
And even with Joakim Noah and Pau Gasol on the court, that average is going up.
The Ducks acquired their second winger in five days, getting veteran Tomas Fleischmann on Saturday from the Florida Panthers for Dany Heatley and a third-round pick in this year’s NHL draft.
USC is in a better state heading into the start of spring practice Tuesday than it was in 2014.
A year ago at this time, everything was new for the Trojans: new coaches, new systems, new roles.
Bill Bavasi’s memories of Angels spring training in 1995 can be boiled down to three moments: an error, an arrest and a standing ovation. “It was a real interesting time,” understated Bavasi, the Angels general manager during what will forever...
The Ducks acquired their second winger in four days, getting veteran Tomas Fleischmann on Saturday from the Florida Panthers for Dany Heatley and a third-round pick in this year's NHL draft.
Jeremy Lin sure sounded like a point guard Sunday. After the Lakers failed to get over the proverbial hump and come back in a 108-101 loss to the shorthanded Oklahoma City Thunder, it was Lin who took the blame.
MINNEAPOLIS – Spencer Hawes had an entire season’s worth of reasons not to take the shot.
With the Clippers up one, Hawes got the ball in the corner with a clean look on one of the game’s most crucial possessions.
GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Matt Beleskey will still have a place in the Ducks' dressing room and the would-be Stanley Cup contender on Monday made two significant changes in their defense corps right before the NHL trade deadline.
CHICAGO – The guys can start to see it.
A season that started an eternity ago is getting close to wrapping up, and players are starting to peek at the standings.
TEMPE, Ariz. – Hector Santiago spent his winter looking for solutions after a roller coaster season that included a demotion when he was going bad and some oddly early hooks even when he was going good.
LOS ANGELES – USC ended a tumultuous week with a victory.
Never mind that the opponent was the only team the Trojans can catch to avoid a second consecutive last-place finish in the Pac-12.
LOS ANGELES – Ronda Rousey might be the baddest woman on the planet. A 14-second victory against Cat Zingano in an UFC title fight left the crowd in awe on Saturday.
GLENDALE, Ariz. – Joel Peralta has been living in a tough neighborhood.
“I needed a change,” the veteran reliever said of being traded from the Tampa Bay Rays to the Dodgers this winter.
MESA, Ariz. – I’ve never rooted for the Cubs, which has been easy since the franchise hasn’t given anyone anything to root for in more than a lifetime. And here, I mean the lifetime of the average planet.
ANAHEIM – It ended in this same building last spring, painfully and convincingly, the sort of wound capable of making more than just a bruise.
A scar, that’s the mark the Kings could have left on the Ducks with a Game 7 victory that was as...