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Rams Suffer First Loss Since Return To LATrevor Siemian threw his first touchdown pass of the preseason
Dodgers Rookie, 4 Relievers Combine To Blank The Cubs, 1-0Corey Seager has become an NL MVP Award candidate as a rookie with timely homers and a big batting average.
Ex-Tiger Jefry Marte Knocks In 3 To Help Angels Down Detroit, 5-0It’s always fun to beat your former team.
Olympic Gymnast Gabby Douglas HospitalizedOlympic gymnastics star Gabby Douglas was hospitalized Sunday night.
Kaepernick Vows To Sit Out National Anthem Until ‘There’s Significant Change’He knows he could be cut by San Francisco for this stand.
Fans Burn Jerseys After Niners QB Kaepernick Refuses To Stand For AnthemSome fans this weekend were burning jerseys days after San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick was spotted sitting during the national anthem.

Angels

Ex-Tiger Jefry Marte Knocks In 3 To Help Angels Down Detroit, 5-0It’s always fun to beat your former team.
Pujols Reaches 100 RBIs For 13th Time As Angels Beat Jays, 6-3Albert Pujols reached the 100-RBI mark for the 13th time, the fifth player in history to achieve the feat, Mike Trout had three hits and drove in four runs, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Toronto Blue Jays 6-3 on Thursday night.
Trout, Pujols Home Runs Help Angels Soar Past Blue Jays, 8-2Albert Pujols moved into sole possession of 10th place on baseball’s all-time list by hitting his 584th home run, Matt Shoemaker pitched six shutout innings and the Los Angeles Angels snapped an 11-game road losing streak by beating the Toronto Blue Jays 8-2 on Wednesday night.
Martin Has 3 Hits As Blue Jays Beat Slumping AngelsA rare chance to pitch with a lead gave R.A. Dickey the opportunity to be more than just a knuckleballer.
Pujols’ Hot Bat Leads Angels Over Yankees, 2-0One of the New York Yankees’ breakout Baby Bombers had another solid start Sunday. He didn’t get much support, though, and one of baseball’s most decorated active veterans ruined the kids’ bid for a sweep.
Pujols, Escobar Lead Angels To 6-4 Win Over MarinersAlbert Pujols drove in two runs, Yunel Escobar had three hits and scored twice, and the Los Angeles Angels held off a late rally and beat the Seattle Mariners 6-4 on Thursday night.

Dodgers

Dodgers Rookie, 4 Relievers Combine To Blank The Cubs, 1-0Corey Seager has become an NL MVP Award candidate as a rookie with timely homers and a big batting average.
Dodgers Send A.J. Ellis To Phillies For Carlos RuizThe NL West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers acquired Carlos Ruiz from Philadelphia in a trade of backup catchers Thursday, getting a popular player with a world of postseason experience.
Seager Spoils Moore’s No-Hitter In Ninth; Giants Blank Dodgers 4-0San Francisco lefty Matt Moore lost his no-hit bid with two outs in the ninth inning on a soft, clean single by Corey Seager, and the Giants beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-0 Thursday night.
Turner’s Solo Homer Lifts Dodgers Past GiantsRich Hill pitched six dominant innings in his first start with Los Angeles and Justin Turner hit his 24th homer, lifting the Dodgers over the San Francisco Giants 1-0 on Wednesday night.
Dodgers Top Giants, Take 2-Game Lead In WestCorey Seager, Justin Turner and Adrian Gonzalez combined for eight hits and four RBIs, and the Los Angeles Dodgers roughed up Madison Bumgarner again to beat the San Francisco Giants 9-5 on Tuesday night.
Adrian Gonzalez Goes Deep 3 Times As Dodgers Beat The Reds 18-9Adrian Gonzalez hit three of the Dodgers’ seven homers — driving in a career-high eight runs — leading Los Angeles to an 18-9 victory and a split of its four-game series with the Cincinnati Reds.

LA Clippers

Report: Blake Griffin To Sign Long-Term Deal With ClippersSources close to Clippers forward Blake Griffin are reportedly saying that he intends to re-sign with the organization despite being able to become a free agent next off-season.
Report: Thunder look to pursue Blake Griffin in free agency in 2017With Russell Westbrook back in the fold for Oklahoma City (at least through 2018), the questions about where Oklahoma City goes from here to return to contention are suddenly the next pressing issue.
Report: Steve Ballmer Interested In Moving Clippers To New LA SiteLos Angeles Clippers owner Steve Ballmer is interested in moving the team to a new Los Angeles arena, sources told ESPN Wednesday.
Paul Pierce Reportedly To Return to Clippers For 19th SeasonNBA veteran Paul Pierce has decided to return to the Los Angeles Clippers for his 19th season in the league, according to reports Wednesday.
Report: OKC wants to extend Russell Westbrook, sign Blake Griffin in 2017The Thunder lost Kevin Durant this offseason, and don't want the same thing to happen with Russell Westbrook, so they are hoping that he will renegotiate and extend his contract.
Report: Celtics haven't talked about Westbrook, Griffin in quite some timeThere is seemingly nothing as powerful as the Boston Celtics' trade rumor machine after all the main free agents have been scooped up.

LA Lakers

Single-Game Laker Tickets Go On Sale TodayIndividual game tickets for the Los Angeles Lakers’ 2016-17 regular season go on sale at noon Friday.
Kobe Bryant has a perfect response for which number Lakers should retireWith the retirement of Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant official, we now have few things to count down to with Kobe's post-career life.
LA Declares Aug. 24 Kobe Bryant DayThe Los Angeles City Council has declared Wednesday as Kobe Bryant Day in Los Angeles as a way of thanking him “For his single-minded dedication to excellence, the fans and the entire city and the region.”
Report: Lakers will buy out Nick Young's contract if they can't trade himLife as a Los Angeles Laker doesn't seem as swaggy as it used to be for guard Nick Young.
Lakers' Timofey Mozgov suffers groin injury while playing friendly game for RussiaThe Los Angeles Lakers invested a lot of money in big man Timofey Mozgov this summer.
Lakers Rookie Brandon Ingram Bought His Parents A New HouseRookies in any professional sport find themselves in a unique position that many other young people don’t find themselves in after signing their first professional contract.

Anaheim Ducks

Ducks Fire Boudreau After Another Early Playoff ExitThe Anaheim Ducks fired coach Bruce Boudreau Friday following another disappointing postseason run.
Predators Edge Ducks, 2-1, In Game 7, Advance To Second RoundColin Wilson and Paul Gaustad scored in the first period and the Nashville Predators hung on to win the franchise’s first Game 7, advancing to the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs with a 2-1 victory over the Anaheim Ducks on Wednesday night.
Predators Force Franchise’s First Game 7, Beating Ducks, 3-1James Neal scored the winning goal late in the second period, and the Nashville Predators held on to beat the Anaheim Ducks 3-1 on Monday night and force the first Game 7 in franchise history.
Ducks Beat Predators, 4-1, To Tie Up SeriesNate Thompson and Jamie McGinn scored nearly 2 minutes apart late in the second period, and the Anaheim Ducks beat the Nashville Predators 4-1 on Thursday night to even the first-round series at 2-2.
Ducks Bounce Back, Beat Predators 3-0 To Pull Within 2-1 Frederik Andersen made 27 saves, and the Anaheim Ducks shut out the Nashville Predators 3-0 Tuesday night to pull within 2-1 in their first-round playoff series.
Smith, Rinne Lead Predators To 3-2 Win Over Ducks In Game 2Craig Smith had a goal and an assist, Pekka Rinne made 27 saves and the Nashville Predators confidently claimed their second straight road victory to open their first-round series, 3-2 over the Anaheim Ducks in Game 2 on Sunday night.

LA Kings

Sharks Score 3 Power-Play Goals To Beat Kings, 3-2, In Game 4Brent Burns and Joe Pavelski scored power-play goals in the second period and the San Jose Sharks again moved to the brink of eliminating the Los Angeles Kings from the playoffs with a 3-2 victory Wednesday night in Game 4 of their first-round series.
Pearson’s OT Goal Helps Kings Beat Sharks, 2-1, In Game 3Tanner Pearson scored 3:47 into overtime and the Los Angeles Kings bounced back from a pair of series-opening losses at home to beat the San Jose Sharks 2-1 in Game 3 in the first round Monday night.
Pavelski’s 2 Goals Help Sharks Sink Kings In Playoff OpenerJoe Pavelski broke a tie with his second goal early in the third period, and the San Jose Sharks opened their playoff return with a 4-3 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Thursday night.
Kings Hold Off Rival Ducks, 2-1, Close In On Division TitleLate in a draining season, the Los Angeles Kings are glad to be in prime position to win the Pacific Division title.
Mathieu Garon Finds His Stolen Mask... On eBay?$2,200? Cha-Ching!
Jets Score 3 In 3rd To Top Kings 4-1Dustin Byfuglien and Paul Postma scored less than three minutes apart early in the third period to help the Winnipeg Jets top the Los Angeles Kings 4-1 on Thursday night.

Chargers

Chargers say Bosa won't play full '16 season after rejecting latest offerThe Chargers' ongoing contract standoff with No. 3 overall pick Joey Bosa just went very public.
Agent's Take: Making sense of the ongoing case of Joey Bosa vs. the ChargersThe Chargers and Joey Bosa are engaged in the longest contract dispute for an incoming NFL player since a rookie wage scale was implemented in 2011.
Chargers' Melvin Gordon reportedly had microfracture surgery on kneeFollowing a disappointing rookie season, Chargers running back Melvin Gordon had surgery in January, and said last week that his recovery is ahead of schedule.
LOOK: The Chargers release images of a new San Diego stadiumThe San Diego Chargers released on their official website on Friday the first renderings of a stadium and convention center expansion that would allow the team to remain in the city beyond 2016.
NFL Releases Schedules For All 32 TeamsThe NFL has released the schedules for all 32 teams.
Steelers could be close to signing this former Chargers tight endHeath Miller's retirement last month came as a surprise to everyone -- including the Steelers -- and the move suddenly put them in the market for a tight end.

Local Athlete

Hannah Hanson - Student Athlete Of The WeekHanson became the first athlete in school history to qualify for the Masters Meet when she cleared 5 feet, 5 inches to finish first in Division 4 and second overall at the CIF-Southern Section Finals. At Masters, she cleared the same height to advance to the State Championships.
Garrett Kocab - Student Athlete Of The WeekKocab threw the discus 167 feet, 1 inch to finish third in Division 2 at the CIF-Southern Section Finals, then took fourth at the Masters Meet with a throw of 178 feet to advance to the State Championships.

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