<![CDATA[NBC Southern California - Sports]]>Copyright 2017http://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/sports http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/NBC4_40x125.png NBC Southern California http://www.nbclosangeles.comen-usFri, 23 Jun 2017 00:00:58 -0700Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:00:58 -0700NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Dodgers Flip The Power Switch in Sweep of Mets]]> Thu, 22 Jun 2017 23:44:40 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/206*120/Justin+Turner+Homers+Against+Mets.png
Justin Turner, Enrique Hernandez, and Joc Pederson all homered as the Los Angeles Dodgers won their seventh consecutive game, 6-3, to complete the four-game sweep over the New York Mets on Thursday night...

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<![CDATA[Lakers Coach Luke Walton Talks Lonzo Ball]]> Thu, 22 Jun 2017 19:15:52 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/170622_002_1_1200x675_974184515700.jpg
After the Los Angeles Lakers drafted Lonzo Ball with the no. 2 pick, Lakers coach Luke Walton talked about the newest Laker. (Recorded on June 22, 2017 - Shahan Ahmed)]]>
<![CDATA[Lakers Draft Lonzo Ball at No. 2]]> Thu, 22 Jun 2017 20:40:01 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Lakers-Draft-Lonzo-Ball-2017.jpg
The Los Angeles Lakers selected point guard Lonzo Ball out of UCLA with the no. 2 pick in the 2017 NBA Draft

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<![CDATA[Jeter Meets With Marlins, Remains Short on Funds: Report]]> Thu, 22 Jun 2017 16:19:04 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-683113516.jpg
Derek Jeter met with the Miami Marlins on Thursday and remains short on funds, according to a report by the Miami Herald.Jeter is part of one of three reported groups that is vying for ownership of the Marlins....

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<![CDATA[Sparks Fly in Final Minutes of the Mexico-New Zealand Soccer Match]]> Thu, 22 Jun 2017 10:18:13 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/Pelea_Nueva_Zelanda_Mexico.jpg
The last few minutes of the match between Mexico and New Zealand got heated as the players started pushing and shoving each other. See the chain of events here.]]>
<![CDATA[New Deal Makes Raider's Derek Carr NFL's Highest Paid QB]]> Thu, 22 Jun 2017 20:51:32 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/180*120/kahrpayydayye.jpg
Carr enters 2017 season on the final year of his rookie contract

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<![CDATA[Tearful Tribute: NHL Honors Bickell With Emotional Video]]> Thu, 22 Jun 2017 07:59:16 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-699489368.jpg
In a night filled with honors for some of the best hockey players in the country, one emotional moment stood above the rest.

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<![CDATA[Puig Angers Mets With Slow Home Run Trot]]> Thu, 22 Jun 2017 07:33:18 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/208*120/Yasiel+Puig+Watches+Homer.png
Los Angeles Dodgers' outfielder Yasiel Puig is officially on the bad side of Mets' first baseman Wilmer Flores and other New York teammates after the Cuban slugger stared at his three-run home run and then...

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<![CDATA[Puig, Grandal Put Dodgers Back in 1st Place]]> Thu, 22 Jun 2017 00:06:00 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/219*120/Getting+Puigy+With+It.png
Yasiel Puig hit a three-run homer and Yasmani Grandal hit two, as the Los Angeles Dodgers took over sole possession of first place in the National League West with an 8-2 win over the New York Mets on Wednesday...

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<![CDATA[Nick Young Becomes Free Agent, "Swaggy P" Era Over?]]> Wed, 21 Jun 2017 21:21:08 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Nick-Young-free-agent-6-21.jpg
Nick Young opted out of his contract on Tuesday and became an unrestricted free agent, as the "Swaggy P" era with the Lakers appears to be over

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<![CDATA[Every Goal So Far From the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017]]> Wed, 21 Jun 2017 08:01:11 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/mexico-gol-getty-images.jpg
Catch every single goal so far from the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 that is being broadcast on our sister station Telemundo52.

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<![CDATA[Seager Puts on a Show With 3 Home Runs]]> Wed, 21 Jun 2017 06:58:23 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/210*120/Corey+Seager+hits+3+homers+against+mets.png
Corey Seager hit not one, not two, but three home runs as the Los Angles Dodgers destroyed the New York Mets, 12-0, on Tuesday night at Dodger Stadium.

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<![CDATA[Report: Lakers Trading D'Angelo Russell, Mozgov]]> Tue, 20 Jun 2017 19:08:36 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/DAngelo-Russell-traded-to-Nets.jpg
The Lakers are reportedly trading D'Angleo Russell and Timofey Mozgov to the Brooklyn Nets for the no. 27 pick in the 2017 NBA Draft and Brook Lopez

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<![CDATA[What Does Jerry West's Move to Clippers Mean?]]> Tue, 20 Jun 2017 01:05:52 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Jerry-West-Clippers-Consultant.jpg
The LA Clippers announced the hiring of Jerry West, which points to continued improvement for the Clippers' franchise and could possibly even play a role in bringing LeBron James to LA

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<![CDATA[Bellinger Breaks Records in Dodgers Big Win Over Mets]]> Mon, 19 Jun 2017 23:41:10 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/204*120/Bellinger+Breaks+MLB+Record+.png
The new National League home run leader belted two on the night, breaking multiple MLB records in the process as the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the New York Mets, 10-6, in a slugfest at Chavez Ravine on Monday...

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<![CDATA[Will the Lakers Draft Lonzo Ball?]]> Mon, 19 Jun 2017 18:09:35 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/lAKERSPICK619_1200x675_971506243614.jpg
The NBA Draft is just a few days away and the fate of the Lakers' #2 pick is more unknown than ever. Will Lonzo Ball be in purple and gold just like LaVar predicted? Or do they have a trick up their sleeves?...]]>
<![CDATA[LeBron to the Lakers?]]> Mon, 19 Jun 2017 17:34:38 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/RAPIDFIRE619_1200x675_971382851593.jpg
Any chance LeBron James really comes to LA next summer? How does Jerry West's arrival improve the Clippers' championship chances? And how much are you paying for Mayweather vs. McGregor? Mark Medina of the Daily]]>
<![CDATA[Discover Your Dodgers: Brett Eibner ]]> Mon, 19 Jun 2017 07:52:14 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Brett_Eibner_Long_1200x675_971051587709.jpg
NBC LA Sports Reporter, Michael J. Duarte, sits down with Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Brett Eibner to discuss his decision to go to Arkansas over straight to the pros, his career changing injury in Kansas...]]>
<![CDATA[Discover Your Dodgers: Brett Eibner (Short)]]> Mon, 19 Jun 2017 07:24:00 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Brett_Eibner_Short_Final_1200x675_970972739868.jpg
NBC LA Sports Reporter, Michael J. Duarte, sits down with Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Brett Eibner for some fun questions like which actor would play him in a movie, the person he admires most, and a...]]>
<![CDATA[Lakers Closing in on Thursday's NBA Draft]]> Mon, 19 Jun 2017 05:22:06 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Lakers-NBA-Draft-2017.jpg
The Los Angeles Lakers hold the No. 2 and No. 28 picks in Thursday's NBA Draft, and news out of Indiana involving Paul George and reports of the team looking for more picks point to a busy week

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<![CDATA[Dodgers Sweep Reds on Father's Day]]> Sun, 18 Jun 2017 22:42:23 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-697356286.jpg
Logan Forsythe and Justin Turner both homered as the Los Angeles Dodgers hung on to beat the Cincinnati Reds, 9-8, to complete the three-game sweep on Father's Day at Great America Ball Park.

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<![CDATA[Dodgers Hit 4 Homers in Rout of Reds]]> Sat, 17 Jun 2017 17:03:30 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/180*120/AP_17168792984510.jpg
Cody Bellinger, Joc Pederson, and Yasiel Puig all homered as the Los Angeles Dodgers routed the Cincinnati Reds, 10-2, on Saturday afternoon at the Great America Ball Park.

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<![CDATA[Wood Wipes Out the Reds ]]> Fri, 16 Jun 2017 19:20:28 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/200*120/Alex+Wood+Wipes+Out+Reds.png
Alex Wood threw eight sensational innings and the Los Angeles Dodgers bounced back after they saw their six-game win-streak snapped with a 3-1 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Friday night at Great American Ball...

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<![CDATA[Five Times Athletes Have Challenged Animals]]> Sat, 17 Jun 2017 03:36:07 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/DIT_SPO_5_TIMES_ATHLETES_VS_ANIMALS_061617-149765207316100001.jpg
With the announcement that Michael Phelps will race a shark for Discovery Channel's "Shark Week," we take a look back at five times athletes competed against animals.]]>
<![CDATA[McDonald's, Olympics Ending Partnership After 40 Years]]> Sat, 17 Jun 2017 03:38:24 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Untitled203.jpg
After 40 years, the relationship between McDonald’s and the International Olympic Committee has come to an end.McDonald’s, which began sponsoring the United States Olympic Committee in 1976 and been a...

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<![CDATA[Olympians Reveal the Most ‘Dad’ Thing Their Dads Do]]> Fri, 16 Jun 2017 11:39:52 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/celskijr.jpg
Winter Olympians talk about the most embarrassing “Dad” things their dads do.]]>
<![CDATA[Ice Cube Talks Big3, Lakers and Lonzo Ball]]> Fri, 16 Jun 2017 11:31:04 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Ice-Cube-Big-3-basketball.jpg
Ice Cube is launching a new three-on-three basketball league called the Big3 with Allen Iverson headlining a list of former NBA stars, and the rapper spoke about his favorite LA team and his thoughts on drafting...

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<![CDATA[Olympians Tell Their Favorite ‘Dad Jokes’]]> Fri, 16 Jun 2017 10:56:59 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/DIT_SPO_OLYMPIC_DAD_JOKES_061617-149763326114600001.jpg
In honor of Father’s Day, we asked Team USA Olympic athletes to share some of their favorite and cheesiest “Dad Jokes.”]]>
<![CDATA[Lakers Host Markelle Fultz For Pre-Draft Workout]]> Sat, 17 Jun 2017 18:45:50 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Markelle-Fultz-Lakers-draft-6-15-17.jpg
The LA Lakers brought in Markelle Fultz, who expects to be the no. 1 overall pick, for a pre-draft workout on Thursday, June 15, 2017

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<![CDATA[Rich Hill Roughed Up as Indians Snap Dodgers Win Streak]]> Thu, 15 Jun 2017 12:48:18 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Rich+Hill+Roughed+Up+in+Cleveland.png
Cody Bellinger and Chris Taylor both homered, but the Los Angeles Dodgers dropped the finale of the three-game series with the Cleveland Indians, 12-5, on a Thursday matinee at Progressive Field.

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<![CDATA[Dems Win Ballgame of Unity, Give Trophy to Scalise]]> Thu, 15 Jun 2017 19:13:32 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Congressional+Baseball+Game.jpg
In a show of support, both the Democratic and Republican teams in the Congressional Baseball Game for Charity will wear Rep. Scalise's favorite team's colors.

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<![CDATA[Lakers' 2017 Vegas Summer League Schedule]]> Thu, 15 Jun 2017 12:03:46 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Lakers-Summer-League-schedule-2017.jpg
The LA Lakers' 2017 Las Vegas NBA Summer League schedule features games against the Boston Celtics and the LA Clippers

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<![CDATA[Will the NHL Expansion Draft Nab One of Your Favorite Players?]]> Thu, 15 Jun 2017 10:36:45 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/goldenknights.jpg
The NHL is expanding next season as it adds a new team, the Las Vegas Golden Knights. To fill out their roster, the league is holding an expansion draft that entitles the Golden Knights to select one player from...]]>
<![CDATA[Video Shows Blimp Crashing at Golf’s US Open]]> Thu, 15 Jun 2017 12:11:17 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/DIT_NAT_BLIMP_AT_US_OPEN_061517_1-149754558828200001.jpg
People posted video on social media of a blimp crashing near Erin Hills Golf Course in Hartford, Wisconsin, where the U.S. Open of golf is being held.]]>
<![CDATA[Inglewood Pursues Its Hoop Dreams]]> Thu, 15 Jun 2017 13:11:59 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Clippers-vs-Jazz-Game-2-DeAndre-Jordan.jpg
The city that already has a new NFL stadium under construction is pursuing a proposal that could bring the NBA back to Inglewood. The city of Inglewood scheduled a public hearing for Thursday morning to...

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<![CDATA[Inglewood Mayor: "This Will Be the Sports Entertainment Capital of California"]]> Wed, 14 Jun 2017 23:13:37 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/INGLEWOOD_MAYOR_CLIPPERS_DEAL_1200x675_967861827897.jpg
Fresh off the Clippers announcement that they plan to relocate to Inglewood in 2024, the city's Mayor, James T. Butts, joined Fred Roggin to explain how the deal went down and what it means for the Clippers and...]]>
<![CDATA[Mayor Butts: Inglewood Looks Forward to Hosting Opening Ceremony]]> Wed, 14 Jun 2017 22:52:57 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/BUTTS_OLY_WEB_1200x675_967852099885.jpg
With the announcement that the Clippers plan on moving to Inglewood, the city is in position to be LA's Olympic center in 2024 or 2028. Inglewood Mayor James T. Butts talks with Fred Roggin about that unique...]]>