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ANAHEIM – After he scored an empty-net goal in the Anaheim Ducks’ 5-3 win over the Calgary Flames on Tuesday, Ryan Kesler lost the usual emotionless look on his face. His eyes grew large, he cracked a bit of a smile and shook his head. Kesler isn't one …Share Tweet
Free-agent catcher Geovany Soto and the Los Angeles Angels have agreed to a $2.8 million, one-year contract.Share Tweetdeadspin.com 9 hours agoAs a basketball fan, one of life’s simplest pleasures is waking up each day and knowing there is a good chance that Lakers head coach Byron Scott is going to do or say something that is hilariously dumb. Last night, he did not disappoint.Read more...Share Tweet
Blake Griffin And Nuggets Coach Mike Malone Got Into It Over "Hack-A-DJ" Strategydeadspin.com 10 hours agoIt’s not often we see a coach being held back by his team from going after an opposing player, but things got chippy in the fourth quarter of the Clippers’ 111-94 win in Denver. The scuffle—limited to a verbal one—was sparked by Griffin’s displeasure wi…Share TweetNHL.com 17 hours agoANAHEIM, Calif. - Rickard Rakell and Corey Perry scored two goals apiece, and the Anaheim Ducks rallied from a third-period deficit for their 21st straight home victory over the Calgary Flames, 5-3 Tuesday night. Captain Ryan Getzlaf tied a f...Share Tweetyahoo.com 18 hours agoNo. 1 Star: Ryan Getzlaf, Anaheim Ducks The Anaheim captain had a hand in all five of the Ducks’ goals in their 5-3 win over the Calgary Flames. Getzlaf recorded five assists for the first time since Oct. 2008, tying a franchise record. No. 2 Star: Jean…Share TweetNHL.com 18 hours agoANAHEIM, Calif. - Rickard Rakell and Corey Perry scored two goals apiece, and the Anaheim Ducks rallied from a third-period deficit for their 21st straight home victory over the Calgary Flames, 5-3 Tuesday night. Captain Ryan Getzlaf tied a f...Share Tweet
Warriors Fan Hits Shot During Timeout, Taunts Lakers Benchdeadspin.com 19 hours agoThis Warriors fan here hit a three-pointer during a timeout and, naturally, poked fun at the hapless Lakers. That sure looks like a throat slash motion to me!Read more...Share Tweet
Angels name Black as special assistant to GMMLB.com 23 hours agoThe Angels announced Tuesday that they have hired Bud Black as a special assistant to new general manager Billy Eppler, as was initially reported by MLB.com last week.Share Tweet
Prospect Need to Know: Jack LaFontaine is a hidden draft gem in netthehockeynews.com Nov 24 (yesterday)The NHL’s Central Scouting Bureau released its latest Watch List today for the 2016 draft and there have been a bunch of movers. This is not surprising, since the early September edition was largely speculative and now the prospects actually have a good…Share Tweetyahoo.com Nov 24 (yesterday)Major League Baseball teams will be spending this holiday season just like you: Searching for the cheapest deals and the best bargains. That's right, free agency is upon us, and not every team can afford to throw around money like the Los Angeles Dodger…Share Tweet
Lakers' Byron Scott believes Showtime Lakers could stop WarriorsESPN.com Nov 24 (yesterday)Lakers' Byron Scott believes Showtime Lakers could stop WarriorsShare Tweet
Watch Anze Kopitar set up Marian Gaborik with brilliant alley-oop bank passthehockeynews.com Nov 24 (yesterday)Los Angeles’ Anze Kopitar is having a tough year, but the 28-year-old Kings center is starting to heat up just as the quarter-mark of the season is passing by. Heading into Monday night’s game Kopitar had three points in his past two outings, and he kep…Share Tweet
Puig's best could still be on deck for DodgersMLB.com Nov 24 (yesterday)Yes, there are days when the Dodgers have wondered if Yasiel Puig is worth the trouble, but who trades a 24-year-old outfielder with tremendous numbers, a huge upside and a modest salary?Share Tweetnba.com Nov 24 (yesterday)The Los Angeles Clippers' dance squad is getting its own reality series.Share TweetNHL.com Nov 24 (yesterday)SUNRISE, Fla. - The Los Angeles Kings feel they are back on track. Jonathan Quick bounced back from a poor performance and Alec Martinez scored the go-ahead goal late in the second period to lift the Kings over the Florida Panthers 3-1 on Mon...Share Tweet
Rumor roundup: Dodgers, Nats eye relief gemsMLB.com Nov 24 (yesterday)The rumor mill revolved around a pair of the game's top relievers on Monday, as both Aroldis Chapman and Darren O'Day were mentioned as potential candidates to be on the move.Share Tweet
Steve Nash Announces RetirementMar 21Stephen A. Smith discusses Steve Nash's retirement and his place among the greatest point guards in history.
Steve Nash On Decision To RetireMar 21Two-time NBA MVP Steve Nash discusses his time with the Lakers, legacy questions, and his decision to retire.
Kershaw Struck By Liner, Loses Part Of ToothMar 20Clayton Kershaw was hit by Andy Parrino's broken-bat liner in the bottom of the third inning in the Dodgers' 3-2 loss to the A's. Kershaw remained in the game.
Ducks Edge Avs In OvertimeMar 20Corey Perry's overtime goal lifted the Ducks past the Avs 3-2.
Future NBA cornerstone (Insider)Nov 25Chad Ford says the LSU freshman has special qualities. "I think what scouts love the most is how Simmons plays the game. He plays with a calm demeanor...
NBA: Opponents can't afford to give Golden State Warriors second looksNov 22For Golden State, offensive boards equal a wide-open -- and dangerous -- Steph Curry. Teams that want a chance against the champs must limit their second looks, writes J.A. Adande.
NBA: Warriors are having a blast making historyNov 20Winning is a feat and a mindset built by repetition. The Warriors have grasped the concept and mastered the approach and are leaving the rest of the NBA behind.
ESPN NowNov 13No. 1 recruit in 2015 ESPN 100From Melbourne, Australia6-10, 240 lbsNo. 1 on Chad Ford's 2016 NBA draft Big Board