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Tuesday, Oct 28, 2014 at 12:14 PM

Kobe Faces Dwight on Lakers' Opening Night

Kobe Faces Dwight on Lakers' Opening Night

The Lakers and Rockets tip off the 2014-15 NBA regular season on Tuesday night, and Kobe Bryant and Dwight Howard face off for the first time since Howard left LA. Read »

Monday, Oct 27, 2014 at 3:29 PM

Lakers Practice Report: Season Starts Tuesday

Lakers Practice Report: Season Starts Tuesday

On Monday, the Los Angeles Lakers held their final practice before the start of the 2014-15 regular season, and Byron Scott, Kobe Bryant and Jeremy Lin all offered their thoughts. Read »

Monday, Oct 27, 2014 at 6:07 AM

Kobe Bryant: Master of the Fadeaway

Kobe Bryant: Master of the Fadeaway

Kobe Bryant has adapted his game for the 2014/15 NBA season, and the fadeaway jump shot expects to become synonymous with the final years of the Lakers' superstar. Read »

Friday, Oct 24, 2014 at 8:18 PM
Kobe Bryant Talks Steve Nash

Kobe Bryant Talks Steve Nash

Kobe Bryant spoke for the first time since the Lakers announced that Steve Nash would not be taking part in the 2014-15 NBA season. Watch »

Thursday, Oct 23, 2014 at 5:40 PM

Steve Nash Out For 2014/15 Season

Steve Nash Out For 2014/15 Season

Late Thursday, the Los Angeles Lakers confirmed reports that Steve Nash would be unable to play the 2014/15 LA Lakers season due to ongoing nerve issues in his back. Read »

Thursday, Oct 23, 2014 at 2:52 PM

Lakers: Jeanie Buss Defends Kobe Bryant

Lakers: Jeanie Buss Defends Kobe Bryant

Lakers president Jeanie Buss appeared on ESPN and defended her superstar, Kobe Bryant, in the face of an attacking article from Henry Abbott. Read »

Thursday, Oct 23, 2014 at 8:06 AM

Dodgers' Kershaw, Gordon Named Sporting News All-Stars

Dodgers' Kershaw, Gordon Named Sporting News All-Stars

Two of the Dodgers most productive players in 2014 receive postseason honors from the Sporting News. Read »

Tuesday, Oct 21, 2014 at 11:49 PM

Lin Returns, Lakers Fall To Suns

Kobe Bryant started slow on Tuesday night against the Phoenix Suns, but the Los Angeles Lakers managed to stay close throughout the contest and lost in overtime. Read »

Tuesday, Oct 21, 2014 at 11:23 PM
Kobe Bryant Responds to ESPN, Recent Criticism

Kobe Bryant Responds to ESPN, Recent Criticism

On Oct. 21, 2014, Kobe Bryant was asked about how he responds and reacts to public criticism leveled on him, in particular in response to a recent ESPN article. Watch »

Tuesday, Oct 21, 2014 at 11:40 PM
Lin Returns, Kobe Shines for Lakers against Suns

Lin Returns, Kobe Shines for Lakers against Suns

Kobe Bryant and Jeremy Lin played well in an overtime preseason loss to the Phoenix Suns on Oct. 21, 2014 Watch »

Monday, Oct 20, 2014 at 4:54 AM

Video: Kobe Bryant's Expletive Message to Rookie

Video: Kobe Bryant's Expletive Message to Rookie

Lakers star Kobe Bryant used adult language to tell rookie Julius Randle that he would be an "idiot" to waste his purple and golden opportunity with Lakers. Read »

Monday, Oct 20, 2014 at 4:56 AM

Lakers Play Defense, Comeback Against Jazz

Lakers Play Defense, Comeback Against Jazz

The Los Angeles Lakers beat the Utah Jazz 98-91 on Sunday night, as Kobe Bryant led the way with 26 points, Carlos Boozer chipped in 19 points and nine rebounds and rookie Julius Randle made his presence felt on... Read »

Monday, Oct 20, 2014 at 12:05 AM
Kobe Bryant: ESPN Are Idiots, Don't F' This Up

Kobe Bryant: ESPN Are Idiots, Don't F' This Up

Kobe Bryant does not bite his tongue when telling LA Lakers rookie Julius Randle about the opportunity he has with the Lakers...and takes a shot at ESPN in the process. Watch »

Monday, Oct 20, 2014 at 12:08 AM
Lakers Beat Jazz: Kobe Bryant & Julius Randle Postgame

Lakers Beat Jazz: Kobe Bryant & Julius Randle Postgame

The Los Angeles Lakers defeated the Utah Jazz on Oct. 19, 2014 at Staples Center behind strong performances from Kobe Bryant and rookie Julius Randle. Watch »

Friday, Oct 17, 2014 at 10:03 AM

Lakers Blown Out, But Kobe Solid

Lakers Blown Out, But Kobe Solid

The Los Angeles Lakers lost their third straight preseason game, but Kobe Bryant looked stellar and scored 27 points on the night. Read »

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UCLA Beats USC 38-20 in Battle for LA

UCLA Beats USC 38-20 in Battle for LA

The No. 11 UCLA Bruins beat the No. 24 USC Trojans 38-20 at the Rose Bowl on Saturday night, extending the Bruins’ winning streak in the Los Angeles rivalry to three.

Lakers Coach Explains Lineup Philosophy

Lakers Coach Explains Lineup Philosophy

Lakers coach Byron Scott committed to giving his players time to jell and groove, namely Jeremy Lin.

Buffalo Bills Hitch Rides Aboard Snowmobiles

Buffalo Bills Hitch Rides Aboard Snowmobiles

With Buffalo buried under mounds of snow, the Buffalo Bills had an added challenge getting its team to Detroit: How to get the players out of their driveways. Snowmobiles came to the rescue.

Jose Canseco Pranks Everyone with Finger Hoax

Jose Canseco Pranks Everyone with Finger Hoax

Turns out, Canseco will not be selling his appendage to the highest bidder—it was all just a prank.

Dodgers Add to Bullpen in Four-Player Trade

Dodgers Add to Bullpen in Four-Player Trade

It's not a big splash trade but the team is addressing a glaring hole in an otherwise solid pitching staff.

Dodgers Add to 40-Man Roster

Dodgers Add to 40-Man Roster

The three players added don't jump out as immediate impact players but they were added to the expanded roster for a reason.