Lakers star Bryant contradicts reports saying he would sign with Turkish basketball club July 31, 2011
Kobe Bryant said Sunday he hasn't spoken to team representatives from the Turkish club team Besiktas for several weeks about playing abroad, contradicting recent reports that suggested that he was close to signing a contract.
Kuroda sharp in loss, shakes off trade talk July 27, 2011
LOS ANGELES - Dodgers infielder Jamey Carroll admitted that his wife, Kim, surfs the Internet to keep up with trade rumors involving Carroll.
Inside USC blogger and columnist Scott Wolf and Inside UCLA blogger and columnist Jon Gold talk about Pac-12 Media Day on Tuesday, July 26, 2011.
Greenwald's grand finale lifts Encino's 12-under baseball all-star team to mercy-rule win over Conej July 27, 2011
WEST COVINA - Paul Berman implored Justin Greenwald that he was ready to go home Wednesday. Fortunately for Encino's 12-under baseball all-star team, it would only be for one night and not for the remainder of the summer.
Lu bounces No. 3 seed Baghdatis out of Farmers July 27, 2011
Much of the buzz around the Farmers Classic focused on Wednesday night's match between Juan Martin del Potro and James Blake.
Fall dates set for Santa Anita meet July 27, 2011
Santa Anita's inaugural autumn meet minus its partnership with the Oak Tree Racing Association will begin Friday, Sept. 30, and run through Sunday, Nov. 6, the track announced Wednesday.
EL SEGUNDO - Somewhere between the development of Claude Giroux and Danny Briere, the potential of Brayden Schenn and Wayne Simmonds, and a mysterious place called "Dry Island," lies the reason Mike Richards was traded.
JILL PAINTER: X marks the spot for these athletes July 27, 2011
Carey Hart went to his first supercross race when he was just 4years old. Hart got on his own bike, fell in love with the sport and wanted to be just like motorcycle racer Ricky Johnson.
Shortly after earning the save in the Dodgers' victory over the Colorado Rockies Tuesday night, reliever Kenley Jansen was admitted to the hospital because of an irregular heartbeat.
Pac-12 Conference network will feature national channel, six regionals launching in 2012 July 27, 2011
The Pacific-12 Network's arrival a year from now will be a multi-faceted attack.
UCLA point guard Jerime Anderson suspended indefinitely after being charged with grand theft July 27, 2011
UCLA point guard Jerime Anderson was suspended indefinitely from team activities Wednesday by coach Ben Howland after the senior was arrested in connection with a stolen laptop.
Kuroda, Carroll on display in Dodgers' loss to Colorado July 27, 2011
Dodgers infielder Jamey Carroll admitted his wife Kim surfs the Internet to keep up with trade rumors involving Carroll.
CLEVELAND - Ervin Santana pitched the first no-hitter for the Angels in nearly 27 years, striking out 10 and leading Los Angeles over the Cleveland Indians 3-1 Wednesday.
ANKARA, Turkey - Turkish club Besiktas is in talks with Kobe Bryant's representatives about the possibility of the Lakers' star playing in Turkey during the NBA lockout.
Seth Stone went 3 for 4 with a home run and four RBIs, also pitching three innings with three strikeouts to help Encino Little League's 12-under all-star baseball team defeat Crescenta Valley 14-3 in the second round of the Section 2 tournament Sunday in.
Sparks' homecoming spoiled by Mystics' comeback July 17, 2011
After coming off a 2-5 trip, it was thought that the Sparks could use a little home cooking. And for three quarters, it worked. Then the Washington Mystics found their second wind.
INGLEWOOD - Jockey Joel Rosario and trainer Bob Baffert took home top honors when Hollywood Park concluded its 72 nd spring-summer meet Sunday, but they drew blanks in the $100,000 Grade III Hollywood Juvenile Championship on closing day.
OAKLAND - Joel Pi eiro hopes the shortest start of his career was just a one-time thing. Manager Mike Scioscia just wants the offense to recharge when the Angels return home to take on the American League West Division-leading Texas Rangers.
Dodgers can't solve Arizona right-hander Hudson July 17, 2011
PHOENIX - This is how bad it's been for the Dodgers' slumping lineup: Sunday's starting pitcher for Arizona had more RBIs than L.A. had in the final two games of its series against the Diamondbacks.
Darren Clarke wins British Open July 17, 2011
SANDWICH, England - No matter how long it grows or even how quickly, the list of major champions from the tiny country of Northern Ireland just wouldn't feel complete without Darren Clarke.