<![CDATA[NBC Southern California - Sports]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/sports http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC4_40x125.png NBC Southern California http://www.nbclosangeles.comen-usFri, 24 Jun 2016 16:59:21 -0700Fri, 24 Jun 2016 16:59:21 -0700NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Shaq Is US Sports Envoy to Cuba]]> Fri, 24 Jun 2016 13:16:33 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-508873874.jpg
Months after President Obama's historic trip to Cuba, 15-time NBA all-star Shaquille O'Neal will visit the island nation. The State Department announced Friday that O'Neal will be part of a U.S.

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<![CDATA[Video - Luke Walton: Brandon Ingram "Is the Player I Wanted"]]> Fri, 24 Jun 2016 14:47:19 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Brandon-Ingram-Lakers-draft-2016.jpg
Video of Luke Walton talking about Lakers' no. 2 pick Brandon Ingram shortly after the 2016 NBA Draft ecstatic

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<![CDATA[Lakers Draft Brandon Ingram With No. 2 Pick]]> Fri, 24 Jun 2016 02:40:15 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Lakers-draft-Brandon-Ingram-no-2-2016.jpg
As expected, the Los Angeles Lakers selected Brandon Ingram with the no. 2 pick in the 2016 NBA Draft

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<![CDATA[NBA Draft 2016: Lakers Draft Preview]]> Thu, 23 Jun 2016 01:12:50 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Lakers-to-pick-Brandon-Ingram-Draft-2016.jpg
The Los Angeles Lakers are expected to pick Brandon Ingram with the no. 2 pick in the 2016 NBA Draft

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<![CDATA[Dodgers Win on Wild Walk-Off Finish]]> Thu, 23 Jun 2016 00:57:19 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/196*120/Yasiel+Puig+walk-off.png
Yasiel Puig hit a "little league" home run in the bottom of the ninth and the Los Angeles Dodgers came from behind to sweep the Washington Nationals 4-3 on Wednesday night for their sixth win in a row.

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<![CDATA[Grandal's Game-Winner Stuns Nationals]]> Tue, 21 Jun 2016 23:15:52 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/203*120/Yasmani+Grandal+Comeback+complete.png
Yasmani Grandal hit a three-run home run off Roark in the bottom of the eighth inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers came from behind to shock the Washington Nationals 3-2 for their fifth straight win on Tuesday...

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<![CDATA[Lakers Intro Coach Luke Walton]]> Tue, 21 Jun 2016 17:39:49 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-542017600.jpg
Los Angeles Lakers introduce Luke Walton as new head coach of the team at their facility in El Segundo

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<![CDATA[Road to Rio: Paralympian Back on Track]]> Tue, 21 Jun 2016 11:59:05 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Road_to_Rio__Paralympian_Back_on_Track_1200x675_709325892002.jpg
Paralympian Blake Leeper's yearlong suspension for drug use ends Monday; now he's racing for a world record, redemption and a chance to compete on the U.S. Olympic team. Gordon Tokumatsu reports for the...]]>
<![CDATA[Lakers' 2016 Summer League Schedule]]> Tue, 21 Jun 2016 12:16:24 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Lakers-summer-league-schedule-2016.jpg
The NBA announced the Los Angeles Lakers' 2016 Summer League schedule in Las Vegas

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<![CDATA[Watch: D'Angelo Russell's Funny Advert]]> Tue, 21 Jun 2016 11:31:10 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/D-Angelo-Russell-footlocker-commercial.jpg
D'Angelo Russell finally got in on the joke in a new footlocker commercial which features Ben Simmons

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<![CDATA[Dodgers Welcome Summer With Win Over Nationals]]> Mon, 20 Jun 2016 23:26:10 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/204*120/Kershaw+defeats+Nats.png
Clayton Kershaw threw seven strong innings and the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the Washington Nationals 4-1 for their fourth straight win on Monday night at Dodger Stadium.

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<![CDATA[Cavaliers Win NBA Finals]]> Sun, 19 Jun 2016 23:03:13 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/AP_637705074086.jpg
Cleveland's championship drought is over.LeBron James had a triple-double, Kyrie Irving's 3-pointer with 53 seconds left put Cleveland ahead to stay and the Cavaliers beat the Golden State Warriors 93-89...

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<![CDATA[Dodgers Escape With Father's Day]]> Sun, 19 Jun 2016 17:06:28 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/207*120/Dodgers+fathers+day.png
Tyler Thornburg walked pinch-hitter Yasmani Grandal with the bases loaded in the bottom of the ninth and the Dodgers defeated the Milwaukee Brewers 2-1 on a walk-off walk in the sweltering heat on Father's...

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<![CDATA[Cubs' David Ross Gets Touching Father's Day Card From Rizzo]]> Sun, 19 Jun 2016 09:56:22 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/david+ross+anthony+rizzo+GettyImages-482076156.jpg
The Chicago Cubs are well-known for having one of the silliest clubhouses in baseball, but there’s something endearing about the goofy relationship between Anthony Rizzo and David Ross.

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<![CDATA[Dodgers Defeat Brewers in Offensive Slugfest]]> Sat, 18 Jun 2016 23:53:24 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/209*120/Dodgers+Slugfest.png
Justin Turner hit another home run and the Los Angeles Dodgers rallied from an early three-run deficit to defeat the Milwaukee Brewers 10-6 in a slugfest on Saturday night at Chavez Ravine.

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<![CDATA[Is Joc Pederson Dodgers new Leadoff Hitter?]]> Sat, 18 Jun 2016 17:54:42 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/212*120/Joc+Pederson+leadoff.png
Joc Pederson makes his first start at the top of the order for the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2016 as he bats leadoff on Saturday against the Milwaukee Brewers.

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<![CDATA[Lakers Draft Workouts: Buddy Hield]]> Sat, 18 Jun 2016 14:17:15 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Lakers-work-out-Buddy-Hield.jpg
The Los Angeles Lakers worked out Buddy Hield of the Oklahoma Sooners on Saturday and brought in reporters to interview the prospect ahead of the 2016 NBA Draft

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<![CDATA[Red Hot Turner Homers Twice for Dodgers]]> Sat, 18 Jun 2016 17:28:54 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Justin+Turner+2+Homers.png
Justin Turner hit two home runs and knocked in the game-winning run in the bottom of the 10th inning as the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the Milwaukee Brewers 3-2 for a walk-off victory on Friday night at Dodger...

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<![CDATA[Family Feud Divides Dodger Teammates]]> Fri, 17 Jun 2016 20:48:21 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/204*120/Grandal+and+Turner.png
Los Angeles Dodgers teammates Justin Turner and Yasmani Grandal got into a heated exchange in the dugout on Thursday night.

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<![CDATA[Mountain Biking Math Teacher Might Ride in Olympics]]> Fri, 17 Jun 2016 19:00:30 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Mountain_Biking_Math_Teacher_Might_Ride_in_Olympics_1200x675_707967043946.jpg
An Orange County math teacher's passion for mountain biking has added up to the chance of an Olympic ride.]]>
<![CDATA[Dodgers Rally Twice, Can't Complete Comeback]]> Fri, 17 Jun 2016 00:19:13 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/199*120/Brewers+Beat+Dodgers.png
The Dodgers overcame two three-run deficits, but could not complete the comeback, losing to the Milwaukee Brewers 8-6 on Thursday night at Chavez Ravine.

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<![CDATA[Members of the French Consulate Scout Olympic Venues]]> Fri, 17 Jun 2016 05:50:33 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/NBC4_Cameras_Catch_Secret_Olympic_Scouting_Mission_1200x675_707381315740.jpg
The business of the Olympics is big money.]]>
<![CDATA[Meet the US Women's Olympics Water Polo Team]]> Thu, 16 Jun 2016 13:45:45 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/US_Olympics_Womens_Water_Polo_Team_4_1200x675_707036739970.jpg
The United States names several Southern Californians to it's Olympics water polo team. Meet the team members.]]>
<![CDATA[Lakers' Jordan Clarkson Talks Free Agency]]> Thu, 16 Jun 2016 02:12:58 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Jordan-Clarkson-Lakers-6-12-16.jpg
Jordan Clarkson of the Los Angeles Lakers talked about his upcoming free agency and offseason workout regimen

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