<![CDATA[NBC Southern California - Sports]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/sports http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/NBC4_40x125.png NBC Southern California http://www.nbclosangeles.comen-usSat, 03 Dec 2016 05:55:04 -0800Sat, 03 Dec 2016 05:55:04 -0800NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Colorado's Lopsided Loss Could Send USC to Rose Bowl]]> Sat, 03 Dec 2016 04:38:50 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/216*120/RoseBowl.png
The USC Trojans could still have a chance at playing in the Rose Bowl after the Colorado Buffaloes were blown out by the Washington Huskies, 41-10, in the Pac 12 Championship Game.

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<![CDATA[Lakers Eaten Alive By Raptors in Canada]]> Fri, 02 Dec 2016 18:50:30 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Lakers-Raptors-DeMar-DeRozan.jpg
The Los Angeles Lakers were in Toronto to face DeMar DeRozan and the Raptors on Friday evening hoping to follow up on a surprise victory against the Bulls on Wednesday

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<![CDATA[Lakers Coach Luke Walton: Even Better than Expected]]> Fri, 02 Dec 2016 16:04:50 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Lakers-Luke-Walton.png
Lakers coach Luke Walton stands out as the leading candidate for NBA Coach of the Year through the first quarter of the 2016-17 season

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<![CDATA[Soccer Players Who Missed Doomed Flight Cope With Loss]]> Fri, 02 Dec 2016 05:23:06 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/soccer-plane-crash.jpg
Players of Brazil’s Chapecoense soccer team who did not travel on the ill-fated flight that crashed Monday are suddenly left to mourn their teammates, NBC News reported.“I still have the chance to hug and kiss...

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<![CDATA[Clippers Hand Cavs Worst Loss of Season]]> Thu, 01 Dec 2016 20:11:34 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/186*120/CliipersCavs.png
J.J. Redick shot the lights out and the Los Angeles Clippers snapped a four-game losing streak against the reigning NBA Champion Cleveland Cavaliers, 113-94, on Thursday night at Quicken Loans Arena.

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<![CDATA[Blake Griffin Stars in New Space Jam Commercial]]> Thu, 01 Dec 2016 18:19:15 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/210*120/Blake+Griffin+Space+Jam.png
Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin stars in a new Space Jam commercial that debuted on Wednesday for Michael Jordan's new Air Jordan XXXI shoes.

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<![CDATA[Eric Dickerson: "All I Want is an Apology"]]> Thu, 01 Dec 2016 16:41:44 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/DICKERSON_WANTS_APOLOGY_1200x675_822388804001.jpg
Rams Hall of Famer Eric Dickerson wants the organization to apologize for the way they've portrayed his conversation with Coach Jeff Fisher. Dickerson tells Fred Roggin he'll meet with the Rams Thursday night.]]>
<![CDATA[LeBron James Is Sports Illustrated's Sportsperson of Year]]> Thu, 01 Dec 2016 10:23:53 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/kingjamesja.jpg
LeBron James delivered on a promise and ended decades of Cleveland sports misery in 2016.For leading the Cavaliers to an NBA title and ending the city's 52-year title drought, James was chosen as Sports...

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<![CDATA[Taking the Plunge: Michael Phelps Looks to Dip Into Tech ]]> Thu, 01 Dec 2016 10:30:06 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/mikemikemike.jpg
Michael Phelps wants to dive into Silicon Valley's investment opportunities as he tries to make the transition from Olympic swimming star and product pitchman to entrepreneur.

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<![CDATA[Randle Pulls Down 20 Rebounds, Lakers Beat Bulls]]> Wed, 30 Nov 2016 23:01:22 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Lakers-beat-Bulls-96-90.jpg
The Los Angeles Lakers beat the Chicago Bulls 96-90 with Julius Randle contributing 13 points and 20 rebounds in the victory.

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<![CDATA[Was Jeff Fisher Justified in Eric Dickerson Ban?]]> Wed, 30 Nov 2016 20:49:55 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/200*120/Fisher+justified.png
Los Angeles Rams head coach Jeff Fisher's decision to decline Hall of Fame running back Eric Dickerson's request for sideline passes for his friends as started a war in the court of public opinion, but...

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<![CDATA[I Miss Him: Barkley Reveals He and Jordan No Longer Friends]]> Thu, 01 Dec 2016 08:16:09 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/jordanbark.jpg
NBA Hall-of-Famer Charles Barkley gave an interview on the Dan Le Batard radio show this week where he explained, despite a recent photo that had been making the rounds, he and once close pal Michael Jordan have...

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<![CDATA[Serena Williams on Sexism: Being a Woman Is Not a 'Flaw']]> Wed, 30 Nov 2016 10:26:22 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/serenaserena.jpg
Serena Williams served up another ace. Only this time it was in the form of an open letter about sexism and wage disparity between males and females in sports.The letter, initially written for Porter...

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<![CDATA[2016-17 Lakers Set Up For Hollywood Ending]]> Wed, 30 Nov 2016 02:19:11 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Luke-Walton-Lakers-11-30-16.jpg
Luke Walton's 2016-17 Los Angeles Lakers are still a work in progress, and the schedule won't do them any favors in the near future, but the final stretch of the season sets up a perfect Hollywood ending

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<![CDATA[CP3 Gives Pierce CPR in Double OT Loss to Nets]]> Tue, 29 Nov 2016 20:16:35 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/197*120/Killer+Kilatrick.png
Sean Kilpatrick scored a season-high 38 points, Doc Rivers was ejected and Paul Pierce needed CPR from teammate Chris Paul as the Brooklyn Nets overcame an 18-point deficit to shock the Los Angeles Clippers...

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<![CDATA[Lakers Lose Nick Young And The Game]]> Tue, 29 Nov 2016 20:19:44 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Lakers-nick-Young-injury.jpg
Nick Young left Tuesday's loss with a suspected Achilles strain, and the short-handed Los Angeles Lakers lost to Anthony Davis and the New Orleans Pelicans

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<![CDATA[Lakers Racking Up Mileage on the Road]]> Tue, 29 Nov 2016 14:08:17 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Lakers-road-trip-New-Orleans-11-29-16.jpg
The Los Angeles Lakers hit the road for a tough stretch of four games in five nights in four different cities, beginning with New Orleans on Tuesday night.

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<![CDATA[LA Rams Feud With Eric Dickerson Reaches Fever Pitch]]> Tue, 29 Nov 2016 04:18:33 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/179*120/Dickerson1.JPG
An escalating feud between former Hall of Fame running back Eric Dickerson and current Los Angeles Rams head coach Jeff Fisher reached a fever pitch on Monday.

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<![CDATA[Lakers: Julius Randle - Injury Update]]> Mon, 28 Nov 2016 14:31:19 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Julius-Randle-injury-update-11-28-16.jpg
Lakers forward Julius Randle spoke about his hip pointer injury and explained his cautious approach

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<![CDATA[Thursday Night Football: Cowboys Go for 11th Straight Win]]> Thu, 01 Dec 2016 10:03:22 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/AP_16330088209607.jpg
Dak Prescott will face as good a pass defense as he has seen all year when the rookie quarterback tries to run the Dallas Cowboys’ winning streak to 11 in-a-row on Thursday Night Football against the Minnesota...

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<![CDATA[Lakers Get Last Laugh on Dwight Howard]]> Mon, 28 Nov 2016 01:33:05 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Lakers-vs-Hawks-Dwight-Howard.jpg
The Los Angeles Lakers relied on their second unit to get back into the game against Dwight Howard and the Atlanta Hawks on November 27. 2016.

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<![CDATA[Lakers Beat Hawks: Luke Walton Talks Second Unit]]> Mon, 28 Nov 2016 00:31:20 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Lakers-beat-Hawks-postgame-11-27_1200x675_818762308000.jpg
Lakers coach Luke Walton spoke about the impact of the second unit following LA's victory over the Atlanta Hawks at Staples Center on Nov. 27, 2016 (Shahan Ahmed)]]>
<![CDATA[Miami Crowd Boos Kaepernick]]> Sun, 27 Nov 2016 23:00:07 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/180*120/KaepernickDolphins.jpg
Playing in Miami on Sunday just days after getting tangled in a "heated" discussion about Fidel Castro with a newspaper reporter, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick received a "flood of boos" from...

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<![CDATA[Goff Throws 3 TDs, Rams Lose in Rout]]> Sun, 27 Nov 2016 13:26:10 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/211*120/Jared+goff+3+tds+but+rams+lose.png
Jared Goff threw three touchdowns in just his second NFL start, but the New Orleans Saints routed the Los Angeles Rams 49-21 on Sunday afternoon at the Superdome.

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<![CDATA[LA Kings Unveil New Statue, Celebrate With Win]]> Sat, 26 Nov 2016 22:50:25 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/160*122/LA+Kings+monument.png
The Los Angeles Kings unveiled a new monument outside Staples Center on Saturday in honor of their 50th anniversary.

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<![CDATA[USC Await Pac-12 Fate After Rout of Rival Notre Dame]]> Sat, 26 Nov 2016 17:34:46 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/207*120/USC+over+ND.png
USC scored a touchdown on offense, defense and special teams as the Trojans dominated the Fighting Irish of Notre Dame 45-27 in the 88th matchup of one of the greatest rivalries in college football.

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<![CDATA[Thin Lakers Fall to in-form Warriors]]> Fri, 25 Nov 2016 22:58:50 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Lakers-Warriors-11-25-16+%282%29.jpg
Down three starters, the Los Angeles Lakers kept the game relatively close, but the Golden State Warriors over-powered the thin Lakers

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<![CDATA[Randle, Young Doubtful For Lakers Friday]]> Fri, 25 Nov 2016 12:24:30 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Lakers-Warriors-11-25-16.jpg
The Los Angeles Lakers could be without three regular starters in Nick Young, Julius Randle and D'Angelo Russell on Friday against the Golden State Warriors

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<![CDATA[Roggin's Heroes Are Thankful]]> Thu, 24 Nov 2016 22:50:32 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/ROGGINS_HEROES_ARE_THANKFUL_1200x675_816848451553.jpg
The top 11 SoCal athletes highlighted in Roggin's Heroes Thanksgiving Special tell us what they're thankful for on Thursday, Nov. 24, 2016.]]>
<![CDATA[Roggin's Heroes Thanksgiving 2016]]> Thu, 24 Nov 2016 22:50:54 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/thanksgiving-special-roggins.jpg
Thanksgiving is all about family, food and football.

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<![CDATA[So Cal Sports Teams Celebrate Thanksgiving with Community]]> Thu, 24 Nov 2016 15:47:04 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/180*120/BGJCTDay.jpg
The Lakers, Dodgers, Rams, Clippers and Kings all were feeling the holidays this week as they participated in various Thanksgiving events with the local community.

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<![CDATA[Former Dodger Ralph Branca Dies at 90]]> Wed, 23 Nov 2016 17:33:25 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/204*120/Ralph+Branca.png
Former Brooklyn Dodger Ralph Branca is known for surrendering the 'Shot Heard Round the World,' but it's his support of Jackie Robinson that we will remember him by.

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<![CDATA[D'Angelo Russell's Knee Will Keep Him Out At Least Two Weeks]]> Wed, 23 Nov 2016 15:11:56 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/212*120/DAngelo-Russell-questionable-11-22-16.jpg
The Los Angeles Lakers announced that point guard D'Angelo Russell will miss at least two weeks after getting a PRP injection in his left knee following soreness that kept him out of two of the past three games

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<![CDATA[Roggin's Heroes: Dancing and Dessert]]> Wed, 23 Nov 2016 00:06:53 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/FINAL_SEGMENTS_HEROES_THANKSGIVING_1200x675_815876163623.jpg
After a long day and a big meal, the best of the best show off their moves before the final course. Then they show off their not-so-great moves too. Originally aired as part of Roggin's Heroes Thanksgiving...]]>
<![CDATA[Roggin's Heroes: Eric Dickerson Speaks the Truth]]> Wed, 23 Nov 2016 00:01:52 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/SEG_2_HEROES_THANKSGIVING_1200x675_815882819906.jpg
While Southern California's top high school football players feast on Thanksgiving, Eric Dickerson makes a surprise appearance to give them plenty of food for thought about making it in college. Originally aired]]>
<![CDATA[Roggin's Heroes: Holmes Cookin']]> Tue, 22 Nov 2016 23:56:59 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/SEG_1A_HEROES_THANKSGIVING_1200x675_815877699990.jpg
Growing up hasn't always been easy for Darnay Holmes, but he keeps a big smile on his face and winning attitude in his heart. Originally aired as part of Roggin's Heroes Thanksgiving, November 24, 2016.]]>
<![CDATA[Roggin's Heroes: Past, Present, Future]]> Tue, 22 Nov 2016 23:48:30 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/SEG_1_HEROES_THANKSGIVING_1200x675_815884867510.jpg
We look back at some of our most successful Roggin's Heroes as we set the table for the future stars. This year's talented crop may be our best yet. One of them makes one-handed catches look routine, almost...]]>