Los Angeles Sports News, Analysis, and Scores for the Lakers, Clippers, Dodgers, Angels and More | NBC Southern California

Sports

Monday, Aug 22, 2016 at 10:34 AM PDT

Ethiopia: Protesting Marathoner Would Be Welcomed as Hero

Ethiopia: Protesting Marathoner Would Be Welcomed as Hero

The Ethiopian marathon runner who made an anti-government gesture at the Rio Games while approaching the finish line will not face prosecution upon his return home and will have "a heroic welcome," a government...

Monday, Aug 22, 2016 at 01:47 PM PDT

Lochte Begins Losing Endorsements After Rio Incident

Lochte Begins Losing Endorsements After Rio Incident

American swimmer Ryan Lochte lost two sponsorships on Monday and won't have a third one renewed in the wake of his late-night altercation at the Rio Olympics, which he initially reported as an armed robbery.

Monday, Aug 22, 2016 at 06:26 AM PDT

Dodgers Injury Updates: Kershaw Feels '100 Percent'

Dodgers Injury Updates: Kershaw Feels '100 Percent'

Weekly injury updates for the Los Angeles Dodgers. News on Clayton Kershaw, Rich Hill, Andre Ethier and Hyun-Jin Ryu.

Monday, Aug 22, 2016 at 12:00 AM PDT

Police Seize More Irish Olympic Executives’ Passports in Rio

Police Seize More Irish Olympic Executives’ Passports in Rio

Police are blocking Ireland's top four Olympic executives from leaving Brazil as their ticket scalping investigation expanded with a raid on the team on the final day of the Rio de Janeiro Games. The Rio police...

Sunday, Aug 21, 2016 at 08:52 PM PDT

Urias Silences Cincinnati in Dodgers Victory

Urias Silences Cincinnati in Dodgers Victory

Julio Urias threw six innings of shutout ball and the Los Angeles Dodgers snapped a three-game losing streak, silencing the Cincinnati Reds, 4-0, on Sunday to take over first place in the National League West.

Monday, Aug 22, 2016 at 04:23 AM PDT

Japan PM as Super Mario Ignites Social Media

Japan PM as Super Mario Ignites Social Media

How do you connect the current host of the Summer Olympics, Rio de Janeiro, and the next, Tokyo? Send in Super Mario, of course — with a little political help. To the delight of a crowd gathered at the...

Sunday, Aug 21, 2016 at 07:16 PM PDT

Think You Remember the Rio Olympics? Take the Quiz

Think You Remember the Rio Olympics? Take the Quiz

For 17 days in August, athletes from around the world competed in Rio de Janeiro for the ultimate prize in sports: an Olympic gold medal. You probably didn't win gold yourself, but you can try to get the...

Monday, Aug 22, 2016 at 06:14 AM PDT

A Very Premature Look at the 2018 Winter Olympics

A Very Premature Look at the 2018 Winter Olympics

The Rio Olympics just ended and it's summer, so is it too soon to think about the Winter Olympics? Never. Here, then, is a look at the United States and its prospects for the 2018 Winter Olympics in...

Sunday, Aug 21, 2016 at 06:27 PM PDT
|
By Polina Yamshchikov

Trailblazers, Record-Setters and More: Rio's Top Moments

View gallery

  • The Brazilian Men's Soccer Team
  • Claressa Shields Defending her Gold Medal
  • Michael Phelps's Final Olympic Appearance
Sunday, Aug 21, 2016 at 06:05 PM PDT

Simone Selfies Dominate Rio Closing Ceremony

Simone Selfies Dominate Rio Closing Ceremony

Being the flag bearer in the Closing Ceremony has its privileges. But it also makes you stick out in the crowd.

What's New
Car Chases
SoCal pursuits coverage. Read more
Follow Us
Sign up to receive news and updates that matter to you.
Send Us Your Story Tips
Check Out