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Hostility In HollywoodThe Lakers have lost two of three since winning five straight, and the Clippers have now dropped two in a row. Both look to bounce back, and gain some L.A. bragging rights.Share TweetThe Lakers' made a strong comeback attempt in the fourth, but even Kobe Bryant's 38 could not prevent the Clippers from winning their 11th straight home game, 107-102.Share TweetAfter 31 games, the Lakers (15-16) are still suffering through the same struggles they've been having the entire season. They looked to have answered a lot of their problems after posting their season-best streak of 6 wins to end the month of December, …Share TweetLeft-hander J.P. Howell has agreed to a one-year deal with the Los Angeles Dodgers for just under $3 million in base salary, plus performance bonuses, sources told ESPN The Magazine's Buster Olney.Share Tweet
Clippers eye L.A. bragging rights in Staples Center tiltClippers eye L.A. bragging rights in Staples Center tiltShare Tweet
George Karl: Nuggets embarrassed themselves in loss to Love-less, Rubio-less Timberwolvesyahoo.com Jan 4, 2013On Wednesday morning, the Denver Nuggets were flying high, celebrating a big-time win that snapped the Los Angeles Clippers' franchise-record 17-game winning streak and looking like a team that had finally hit its stride after a tough-as-nails early-sea…Share Tweet
Trumbo could make Angels' offense specialMLB.com Jan 4, 2013If Mark Trumbo can recover from a brutal second half and recapture the success that made him an All-Star leading up to it, then the Angels really have something special on offense.Share Tweet
A Team In Disarray: There's much at stake for the Lakers in the Battl…There's much at stake for the Lakers in the Battle of L.A. tonight. With a tough schedule ahead of them, the Lakers need to get back on track against the rival Clippers, says Chris Mannix.Share Tweet
Kemp, Billingsley progressing from their injuriesMLB.com Jan 4, 2013Matt Kemp and Chad Billingsley, two of the most prominent Dodgers rehabbing injuries, have made it to this point in the offseason without a physical setback, according to agent Dave Stewart.Share Tweet
Warriors rookie Kent Bazemore’s bench celebrations are great (VIDEO)yahoo.com Jan 4, 2013First, it was Ronny Turiaf with the Los Angeles Lakers (and, later, the Clippers). Then, it was Robert Sacre following in Turiaf's excited forum-blue-and-gold footsteps. And now, California's other NBA team has an energetic end-of-the-bench champion all…Share Tweetnba.com Jan 4, 2013Known for getting rings, Phil Jackson finally has given one as well.Share Tweetstltoday.com Jan 4, 2013Fair questions persist about QB’s ability to sense and respond to pressure and his ability to improvise.Share Tweetstltoday.com Jan 4, 2013Five of the 13 players on the unrestricted list were starters when healthy.Share Tweet
Rams Team Awards: Rookie of the Year — CB Janoris Jenkins Jenkins…ramsgab.com Jan 4, 2013Rookie of the Year — CB Janoris Jenkins Jenkins had a few growing pains this season, but you just can’t sneeze at 4 defensive TDs (3 INT and a fumble return). Coach Fisher had this to say about his rookie sensation, “…the last three or four weeksShare Tweet
Lakers-Clippers PreviewJan 4Stephen A. Smith breaks down the top storylines for Friday night's matchup between the Lakers and Clippers.
Chris Paul, Clippers Hold Off LakersJan 4Chris Paul had 30 points and 13 assists to help the Clippers top the Lakers, despite a 38-point effort from Kobe Bryant.
Kobe Dunks On Chris PaulJan 4Check out Kobe Bryant's big dunk on Chris Paul.