LA Sports News and Rumors
Angels put OF Calhoun on DL, call up BoeschESPN.com 1 hour agoThe Los Angeles Angels have placed outfielder Kole Calhoun on the 15-day disabled list Wednesday because of a sprained ligament in his right ankle and selected outfielder Brennan Boesch to the major league roster.Upvote Share Tweet
Johnson finding form since 'break' from closingMLB.com 3 hours agoA's right-hander Jim Johnson is still on "a break" from closing, but the man who saved 101 games the past two seasons for the Orioles seems headed in the right direction again after picking up victories over the Angels in the first two games o…Upvote Share Tweet
LIVE: Ducks open playoffs against StarsCNNSI.com 3 hours agoThe Ducks are cruising against the upstart Stars and currently hold a 4-0 lead over Dallas in Game 1 in Anaheim.Upvote Share TweetMLB.com 3 hours agoDodgers ace Clayton Kershaw, currently on the disabled list, came out of his bullpen session Tuesday well enough to play catch from 100 feet Wednesday and flip breaking balls on flat ground.Upvote Share Tweet
Thompson likens Griffin to 'bull in china shop'ESPN.com 3 hours agoA first round match-up between the Los Angeles Clippers and Golden State Warriors isn't even official yet and already the trash talking between the two teams has started.Upvote Share Tweet
Kobe Bryant went to France before the Lakers finale, refers to season as 's---'yahoo.com 4 hours agoThis Los Angeles Lakers season was always going to be a trying one full of challenges, but the reality has been something akin to a worst-case scenario. L.A.'s most popular squad enters Wednesday night's season finale at the San Antonio Spurs with a 26-…Upvote Share Tweet
Sources: Kobe to begin workouts after tripESPN.com 6 hours agoLos Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant has been cleared to resume running and shooting and will begin an intense, six-month training program next week upon his return from a short family trip to Europe, sources with knowledge of the situation told ESPN.Upvote Share Tweet
Gregg Popovich 'really impressed' with Spurs putting aside Finals flameout, soaring to No. 1 seedyahoo.com 7 hours agoIf the San Antonio Spurs beat the Los Angeles Lakers in their regular-season finale on Wednesday, they will finish the year at 63-19, tying a franchise record for wins. Even if they don't, they will enter the postseason this weekend as the No. 1 overall…Upvote Share TweetSAN JOSE, Calif. - For more than a decade there have been no questions about who will start in goal for the San Jose Sharks come playoff time. Whether it was Evgeni Nabokov or Antti Niemi, the Sharks have had a clear-cut No. 1 goalie and stuc...Upvote Share Tweet
Kobe Bryant Says Fuck It, I'm Starting My Vacation Nowdeadspin.com 8 hours agoThe L.A. Times reports that Kobe Bryant has already jetted off to France for a family vacation, even as the Lakers prepare to play the final game of the regular season tonight in San Antonio. That was news to a team spokesperson.Read more...Upvote Share Tweet
Lakers coach D'Antoni uncertain about futureESPN.com 8 hours agoThe Los Angeles Lakers play their final game of the worst season in franchise history on Wednesday against the San Antonio Spurs. Will it also be the final game of Mike D'Antoni's tenure with the team? The coach says his future is still undetermined.Upvote Share TweetThe Los Angeles Clippers' Blake Griffin has received a one-game suspension without pay for receiving his 16th technical foul of the 2013-14 season, it was announced today by Rod Thorn, President, Basketball Operations.Upvote Share Tweet
Same Old SpursApr 16Bruce Bowen discusses how the Spurs keep on winning season after season.
Championship ContendersApr 16The NBA Countdown crew breaks down their championship contenders.
Knicks Sign Lamar OdomApr 16ESPNNewYork.com's Ian Begley breaks down the Knicks' signing of forward Lamar Odom.
Puig Gets Threats Over DefectionApr 16ESPN The Magazine contributing writer Scott Eden breaks down the story of Yasiel Puig getting threatened over his 2012 defection from Cuba.
Bucks announce sale of team, won't moveApr 16Longtime Milwaukee Bucks owner Herb Kohl announced Wednesday that he has reached an agreement to sell the team to hedge-fund billionaires Wesley Edens and Marc Lasry. The deal is valued at $550 million, according to sources familiar with the transaction…
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