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Yasiel Puig’s patience pays off in Dodgers’ win

By JP Hoornstra|

Chargers’ Denzel Perryman suffers ankle injury, out at least 2 months

COSTA MESA >> A meaningless, routine play will cost Denzel Perryman a large chunk of his third NFL season. On Sunday, the Chargers’ starting middle linebacker limped to the sideline at StubHub Center, his left ankle betraying him ju...

By Jack Wang|


  • Gymnastics

    USA Gymnastics settled sex-abuse complaint against Larry Nassar

    LOS ANGELES >> USA Gymnastics reached a confidential, out-of-court settlement in California before this year with a former teenage U.S. national team gymnast who alleges U.S. women’s Olympic and national team physician Larry Nassar sexually abused her, a former U.S. Olympian familiar with the case told the Southern California News Group. The confirmation of the settlement by the former Olympian is one of the clearest indications to date that top USA Gymnastics...

    By Scott M. Reid @sreidocregister on Twitter|

  • Dodgers

    Winning Dodgers at a loss for nothing but words

    LOS ANGELES >> He had just caught another comeback victory and hit another home run, Yasmani Grandal now standing in the Dodgers clubhouse and being asked to discuss his team’s astonishing and utter awesomeness. Yet, instead of effervescing with the sort of delight that must come from playing on a club not only chasing but routinely tackling history, Grandal’s rather somber tone suggested he was recounting the passing of a childhood pet. One that was fluffy...

    By Jeff Miller @jeffmillerOCR on Twitter|

  • Los Angeles Chargers

    Chargers training camp: Tuesday’s practice at a glance

    A brief look at the Chargers’ training-camp practice Tuesday at Jack Hammett Sports Complex: Big moment A candidate to replace injured linebacker Denzel Perryman (ankle), third-year pro Nick Dzubnar broke up a pass in the end zone while working with the first-team defense. Dzubnar led the Chargers in special teams tackles as an undrafted rookie, but missed much of last season with a torn ACL. Injury report Perryman underwent...


  • Dodgers

    Yu Darvish explains his peculiar quirk

    LOS ANGELES >> Fans arriving early to Dodger Stadium this weekend might have noticed the 6-foot-5 left-hander playing catch in a Yu Darvish jersey. That isn’t the newest southpaw to join the roster. That’s Darvish. Darvish, who will make his first home start for his new team Wednesday against the Chicago White Sox, has been playing catch left-handed for years. “I’m just having fun,” he said through his interpreter. “Sometimes you...

    JP Hoornstra

  • Dodgers

    White Sox at Dodgers: Yu Darvish vs. Carlos Rodon, TV, game time

    WHITE SOX AT DODGERS When: Today, 7 p.m. Where: Dodger Stadium TV: SportsNet LA THE PITCHERS DODGERS RHP YU DARVISH (8-9, 3.81) vs. White Sox: 1-1, 5.12 Hates to face: N/A Loves to face: Avisail Garcia, 0 for 2 WHITE SOX LHP CARLOS RODON (1-4, 4.24) vs. Dodgers: 0-1, 12.27 Hates to face: Corey Seager/Chris Taylor, 2 for 3, HR Loves to face: Austin Barnes/Cody Bellinger, 0 for 2


  • USC

    USC training camp: Tuesday’s practice at a glance

    A brief look at the Trojans’ training-camp practice on Tuesday at the Coliseum: Big moment Despite some recent struggles, Michael Brown and Chase McGrath, the kickers competing for USC’s starting spot, recovered with more impressive showings Tuesday. Brown made all five of his field-goal attempts, including one from 45 yards, while McGrath connected on three of his four tries. His miss came from 46 yards after it hit the left upright.


  • USC

    USC Football: Steven Mitchell overcomes knee injuries, ready for senior season

    LOS ANGELES >> Within weeks of arriving on USC’s campus as a freshman in 2013, wide receiver Steven Mitchell was beset by a knee injury. During an offseason players-only workout that June, Mitchell tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee. It occurred during a 1-on-1 drill, when Mitchell was covered by a defensive back. “He made a hard stop, and it was a wrap,” said safety Chris Hawkins, then also a freshman. Mitchell, after...

    By Joey Kaufman @joeyrkaufman on Twitter|

  • Horse Racing

    Arrogate is the favorite for Pacific Classic at Del Mar

    DEL MAR >> Arrogate, who turned in a lackluster effort in his most recent start after four consecutive scintillating victories, drew post No. 8 and was installed as the even-money morning-line favorite Tuesday when entries were announced for the 27th edition of the $1 million Pacific Classic at Del Mar. The Saturday race appears, on paper, to be a three-horse contest between Arrogate, Collected (5-2) and Accelerate (3-1). The other five runners in the eight-horse lineup were...

    Art Wilson

  • Los Angeles Sparks

    Sparks at Mystics: Wednesday’s preview, time, TV listing

    SPARKS (19-8) at MYSTICS (16-10) Tipoff: Wednesday, 4 p.m. TV: ESPN2 Update: The Sparks play a fourth consecutive road game as they look to finish up their longest road trip of the season. Coming off a loss to the Liberty, the Sparks will again try to get their road record on the right side of .500. … The Sparks are in second place in the WNBA — the league doesn’t use conferences to seed its postseason, which means if the standings hold for the last...


  • Race and ethnicity

    LeBron James reacts to Donald Trump’s Charlottesville, statue remarks

    Basketball star LeBron James took to Twitter to express his disdain for President Donald Trump’s remarks this afternoon about the events in Charlottesville, Virginia. If you are reading this on a mobile device, click here.

    Angela Ratzlaff

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