3:00 AM EST, Tue March 02, 2021
6 hours ago

New Dodgers ace Trevor Bauer's first spring outing meets lofty expectations

Trevor Bauer threw 28 pitches — 21 for strikes — in his first Dodgers' spring outing, a two-inning stint in a lopsided victory over the Colorado Rockies.
6 hours ago

Lakers shore up their defense with return of Dennis Schroder

Long hours of film review and the return of point guard Dennis Schroder have helped shore up the Lakers' defense, which will be needed against Phoenix.
6 hours ago

Viva Las Vegas? UCLA could do without trip to Pac-12 tournament

A trip to Las Vegas for the Pac-12 tournament could do more bad than good for UCLA, which is already a lock for the NCAA tournament, according to projections.
7 hours ago

Can new Angels pitcher Alex Cobb recapture the form Joe Maddon saw in Tampa Bay?

Despite Alex Cobb's recent struggles, he still reminds Angels manager Joe Maddon of the pitcher who had a 3.21 ERA from 2011 to 2014 with the Rays.
8 hours ago

Dodgers pound Rockies while Trevor Bauer and Kenley Jansen pound the strike zone

Trevor Bauer pitched two scoreless innings in his Dodgers debut and Kenley Jansen threw nine straight pitches in the strike zone Monday in a 10-0 spring training win over the Colorado Rockies.
8 hours ago

Shohei Ohtani, Mike Trout and Albert Pujols get their bats going in Angels' tie

The Angels tied a scheduled six-inning exhibition against the Chicago White Sox 4-4 but several Angels hitters had quality at-bats.
12 hours ago

Court dismisses lawsuit trying to unite international college athletes with U.S. teams

A lawsuit filed to help 16 international athletes from UCLA and Loyola Marymount reunite with their teams amid the pandemic has been dismissed by the U.S. District Court.
16 hours ago

LeBron James stays fresh: 5 takeaways from the rout of Golden State

LeBron James plays only 24 minutes in Lakers' lopsided defeat of the Golden State Warriors on Sunday night. Here are five takeaways from the game.
18 hours ago

Markieff Morris went from odd man out to a key role in the Lakers' starting lineup

Markieff Morris put on a show against the Golden State Warriors as the Lakers lean on players to make bigger contributions with Anthony Davis sidelined by an injury.
18 hours ago

For Tim Salmon, being a high school coach is about 'more than just baseball'

Coaching high school baseball at Scottsdale Christian Academy has becoming a passion for former Angels great Tim Salmon. "This scratches a great itch."
19 hours ago

Elliott: Clippers remind us why their championship hopes once again could collapse

The Clippers are capable of beating the NBA's best teams, but against Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks they showed some of their weaknesses.
Feb 28, 2021

LeBron James and Lakers end a month of tests and adversity with dominant win

LeBron James and the Lakers couldn't be stopped in their 117-91 victory over the Warriors, but with Anthony Davis injured the road ahead will be tough.
Feb 28, 2021

Dodgers defeat Oakland Athletics in their Cactus League opener

Veteran left-hander Mike Kickham, a non-roster invite, threw two scoreless innings in the Dodgers' 2-1 victory over the Oakland Athletics.
Feb 28, 2021

No backup catcher? Dave Roberts sees Will Smith and Austin Barnes as '1 and 1A'

Figuring out how to maximize the strengths of Austin Barnes and Will Smith will be a challenge for manager Dave Roberts and the Dodgers in 2021.
Feb 28, 2021

Angels open spring training with victory over Giants

José Quintana and Patrick Sandoval each threw scoreless innings for the Angels in a 5-2 spring training win over the San Francisco Giants.