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Saturday, Oct 12, 2019 at 08:38 PM PDT

Angels Employee Reportedly Told Feds He Got Skaggs Opiods

Angels Employee Reportedly Told Feds He Got Skaggs Opiods

The Los Angeles Angels' director of communication told federal investigators that he provided oxycodone to Tyler Skaggs and abused the drug with the pitcher, according to an ESPN report published Saturday.

Saturday, Oct 12, 2019 at 08:28 AM PDT

The Lakers-Nets Series in China Ends Quietly, Again

The Lakers-Nets Series in China Ends Quietly, Again

The Los Angeles Lakers and Brooklyn Nets are heading home from China, their roles as unwitting participants in a geopolitical drama that neither team had any role in starting or escalating now over. The Nets...

Saturday, Oct 12, 2019 at 02:20 PM PDT

Kenyan Runner First Under 2 Hours for Marathon But No Record

Kenyan Runner First Under 2 Hours for Marathon But No Record

Roger Bannister, 1954. Eliud Kipchoge, 2019? Like the sub-four minute mile, running a marathon in less than two hours had seemed impossible — until Saturday. But this time there's an asterisk: Olympic champion...

Friday, Oct 11, 2019 at 04:04 PM PDT

Olympic Swimmer Conor Dwyer Retires After Doping Suspension

Olympic Swimmer Conor Dwyer Retires After Doping Suspension

Conor Dwyer, a U.S. Olympic swimmer and Chicago native, announced his retirement on Friday after receiving a 20-month ban for doping. An arbitration panel found that he had testosterone pellets inserted into...

Friday, Oct 11, 2019 at 10:45 PM PDT

Nationalism Over NBA Fandom: Fans Support 'Motherland' China

Nationalism Over NBA Fandom: Fans Support 'Motherland' China

When Wu Xintong's favorite team, the Los Angeles Lakers, played the Brooklyn Nets in Shanghai this Thursday, she broke a viewing streak of more than 10 years and deliberately missed the game. Until recently,...

Friday, Oct 11, 2019 at 03:33 PM PDT

USC's Helton Under Microscope Heading to No. 9 Notre Dame

USC's Helton Under Microscope Heading to No. 9 Notre Dame

Brian Kelly of No. 9 Notre Dame knows a little how his Southern California counterpart Clay Helton might feel as their teams prepare for their 91st meeting Saturday night.

Friday, Oct 11, 2019 at 04:04 PM PDT

54-51 Heroes Everett, Ebukam Stepping Up Again for Rams

54-51 Heroes Everett, Ebukam Stepping Up Again for Rams

Gerald Everett and Samson Ebukam were the most improbable heroes to emerge from the Los Angeles Rams' epic 54-51 victory over Kansas City last season.

Friday, Oct 11, 2019 at 09:25 AM PDT

Nike Closing Oregon Project in Wake of Track Coach Salazar's Doping Ban

Nike Closing Oregon Project in Wake of Track Coach Salazar's Doping Ban

Nike is closing its elite Oregon Project track and field program overseen by Alberto Salazar after his four-year doping ban. But the sportswear giant is still backing the disgraced coach. Salazar was found...

Friday, Oct 11, 2019 at 06:10 AM PDT

NBA Decides to Remain Silent for Rest of China Trip

NBA Decides to Remain Silent for Rest of China Trip

The NBA will complete its trip to China in silence. Saturday's game between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Brooklyn Nets to end this year's NBA China Games series will be played as scheduled in Shenzhen, though...

Friday, Oct 11, 2019 at 02:36 PM PDT

Mystics Celebrate Win of First WNBA Championship

Mystics Celebrate Win of First WNBA Championship

The Washington Mystics won their first WNBA championship, getting 22 points from Emma Meesseman and 21 from banged-up league MVP Elena Delle Donne to beat the Connecticut Sun 89-78 in Game 5 of the Finals...

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