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Watch Angels rookie Jo Adell commit a rare four-base error in another loss

Andrew Heaney struggles to hold back hitters and Jo Adell lets a fly ball bounce out of his glove and over the wall for a home run in a 7-3 loss to the Rangers.

Lakers are losing and their offense ranks last in the bubble. Is the problem mental?

Lakers coach Frank Vogel has thought about separating players to help their mental well-being. Is bubble life having an adverse effect on the team?

Three-run homers by AJ Pollock and Mookie Betts lift Dodgers late over the Giants

Sparked by AJ Pollock's three-run home run in the seventh and Mookie Betts' three-run blast in the eighth, the Dodgers rallied to beat the San Francisco Giants.

One golfer at the PGA Championship isn't keeping score

Tom Smith, the general manager at Harding Park, has been playing in the PGA Championship this week to even out the playing field.

Basketball Hall of Famer Paul Westphal has brain cancer

Hall of Famer Paul Westphal, the legendary basketball player from Southern California, has been diagnosed with brain cancer, friend Mike Lupica said.

Negro Leagues 100th anniversary sharpens focus on triumph amid racial inequality

Reflecting on the 100th anniversary of immensely popular Negro League baseball is particularly instructive during this time of racial reckoning.

A surprise hero strikes: Five takeaways from the Clippers' win over the Trail Blazers

Five takeaways from the Clippers' 122-117 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers, including Rodney McGruder scoring the go-ahead basket.

This day in sports: David Beckham makes his debut with Galaxy in 2007

Memorable moments in the sports world that occurred on Aug. 9, including David Beckham making his long-awaited MLS debut with the Galaxy in 2007.

Angels repeatedly squander chances as hitting woes continue in loss to Rangers

The Angels' poor hitting performances continue as they fail to bail out Patrick Sandoval and fall to 5-10 one-quarter of the way into a shortened season.

Clayton Kershaw stumbles in second start as Dodgers fall to Giants

Clayton Kershaw gave up three homers in stumbling in his second start of the season, and the Dodgers lost 5-4 to the Giants on Saturday night.

Former USC linebacker Cameron Smith needs open heart surgery, will miss NFL season

Minnesota Vikings linebacker Cameron Smith announced on Instagram that he has an enlarged heart and needs surgery. Smith started for four seasons at USC.

Collin Morikawa moves within striking distance at PGA Championship

Collin Morikawa fires a third-round 65 and in seeking his first major title trails leader Dustin Johnson by two strokes entering Sunday's final round.

Tiger Woods is seeing another major opportunity slipping away at PGA Championship

Tiger Woods struggled with his putter in the third round at the PGA Championship, finishing with a two-over 72 that leaves him far off the lead.

Lakers start slowly and fall short late in losing to Pacers

The Lakers, who already have clinched the West's top seed, lose 116-111 to the Pacers amid talk other teams are trying to set up a matchup with Portland.

MLS season to resume with LAFC and Galaxy meeting twice in five games

Major League Soccer will resume its regular season Aug. 12 with its 26 teams playing in their home markets, possibly in front of fans.
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