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St. Anthony football hoping to improve on championship season

By Paul Slater Correspondent|

Dodgers trade for Curtis Granderson

The Dodgers weren’t done when they acquired Yu Darvish and relievers Tony Watson and Tony Cingrani in the final hour before the non-waiver trade deadline. They acquired veteran outfielder Curtis Granderson from the New York Mets in exchan...

By Bill Plunkett|


  • Los Angeles Chargers

    L.A. Chargers vs. New Orleans Saints: Live updates and how to watch information

    The Los Angeles Chargers will host the New Orleans Saints at the StubHub Center for its second game of the preseason. Check back for live news, stats and updates during before, during and after the game. How to catch the game: Start Time: 5 p.m. PT Sunday at the StubHub Center TV: KABC or NFL NETWORK Radio: KFI-AM 640 and KFWB-AM 980 Online: NFL Game Pass Viewing on a mobile device?

  • Football

    Fantasy Football: Top 10 Sleepers picks for the 2017 season

    There is plenty of time to join a fantasy football league and prepare a draft strategy before the start of the NFL’s 2017 regular season. Whether it is your first time playing fantasy football or you consider yourself a fantasy expert, here are 10 potential sleeper picks to consider as your upcoming draft. Quarterback Eli Manning (Giants): The Giants QB will have plenty of options to spread the ball around to this season, including...

  • High School Football

    Jordan High football using NFL alums as motivation

    “The North remembers” is a catch phrase from the HBO show “Game Of Thrones” that is also true for the Jordan High football program. The only Moore League school in North Long Beach has an ingrained sense of pride, but after years of disappointment, the Panthers are looking for a bright future while respecting the past. Jordan alums John Ross and John Timu have made that connection a lot easier. Both All-Moore League stars attended the University of...

    JJ Fiddler

  • Los Angeles Rams

    Right side of Rams’ offensive line under a microscope against Raiders

    OAKLAND >> The Rams will push their starters into the second quarter Saturday against the Oakland Raiders. It’s the typical plan of attack the second week of the preseason, with NFL coaches extending clock time for starters as they chart their flight plan toward the regular season. The primary objective is creating a smooth landing for the regular-season opener, as players prepare both their bodies and minds for the grueling 16-game schedule. But there are underlying...


  • Dodgers

    Adrian Gonzalez returns to Dodgers with healthy back, limited role

    DETROIT >> Two months of rest and physical therapy allowed Adrian Gonzalez to roll back the odometer on his back. His role, however, is very much a part of the present. “I feel great,” Gonzalez said after being activated from the 60-day disabled list on Friday. “Last year was when the whole issue started with the back. Right now, I feel like I’m before that, before it all started. So hopefully this is the end of the back issue. You never know. But as...

    Bill Plunkett

  • Angels

    Albert Pujols’ home run ties him with Sammy Sosa

    BALTIMORE >> Hours after Albert Pujols made history with his 609th homer, he couldn’t enjoy it as much as he’d like because of Manny Machado’s 131st. Pujols’ first-inning homer on Friday night moved him into a tie with Sammy Sosa for eighth place on the all-time homer list. Pujols and Sosa, both born in the Dominican Republic, are now tied for the most homers ever hit by a player born outside of the United States. But when Pujols had the chance...

    Jeff Fletcher

  • Los Angeles Sparks

    Nneka Ogwumike, Candace Parker lead Sparks to 2 OT win over Sky

    ROSEMONT, Ill. >> Nneka Ogwumike scored 32 points and Candace Parker added 29 Friday night in the Sparks’ 115-106 double-overtime victory over the Chicago Sky. Ogwumike added 10 rebounds, and Parker had 12. Chelsea Gray had 20 points and 10 assists, and Odyssey Sims added 15 points and 10 assists. Ogwumike and Parker made layups to open the second overtime and help Los Angeles (21-8) pull away. Ogwumike had a jumper with 33 seconds in the first overtime to tie at...

    The Associated Press|

  • USC

    USC’s Clay Helton has an eye on youth

    LOS ANGELES >> USC will end its three-week-long training camp today when it holds a live scrimmage at the Coliseum. Last year, the Trojans ended camp with a similar affair, wrapping up with a scrimmage at Howard Jones Field. It became the final barometer in a quarterback competition between Max Browne and Sam Darnold. One day after camp ended, Browne was tabbed as the starter. There is no starting quarterback decision weighing on Coach Clay Helton this August. His...

    By Joey Kaufman @joeyrkaufman on Twitter|

  • Youth baseball

    Santa Margarita slams its way to win in Little League World Series

    WILLIAMSPORT. Pa. >> It only took Joey Gray one swing of the bat to make his name ring throughout Little League circles at the World Series in Williamsport on Friday. A walk, a double from Drew Rutter, and another walk set the stage for Gray, who walked to the plate for a bases-loaded, first-inning at-bat against the Northwest’s Caiden Thomsen. Gray worked his way to a full count, then hit a towering shot over the right-field fence. It was the second grand slam of...

    By Brett Crossley Correspondent|

  • UCLA

    Blocking takes center stage for Caleb Wilson, UCLA tight ends

    LOS ANGELES >> Caleb Wilson developed a pair of UCLA’s most reliable hands by not paying attention to the field in Norman, Okla. Instead of watching his father Chris coach for the Sooners from 2005-09, Wilson and other coaches’ sons crept to an open space near the back of the field and played catch. He tossed the ball with the sons of then-head coach Bob Stoops and assistant coach Cale Gundy. Since those carefree childhood days Wilson has never really thought about...

    Thuc Nhi Nguyen

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