LeBron James of Los Angeles Lakers to have groin injury re-evaluated

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — One day before he will be medically re-evaluated, LeBron James did the most he’s done at a shootaround since injuring his groin, shooting and passing during half-court situations Tuesday morning. While James has yet to do any full-court basketball activities with the team, Los Angeles Lakers coach Luke Walton said he’s hopeful to hear positive news Wednesday, when James’ status will be updated. “I’m optimistic about life,” Walton said when asked if he’s optimistic about James. “So yes, that would be covered in that. “I think…

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Lonzo Ball wants to lead Los Angeles Lakers by example first, then be vocal as needed

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — As LeBron James and Rajon Rondo continue to slowly make their way back to the court, Lonzo Ball is trying to fill the massive leadership void left for the Los Angeles Lakers. Nowhere near as vocal as James, Rondo and veteran center Tyson Chandler, Ball wants to try to lead by example first and then be vocal when needed. The second-year point guard envisions Toronto’s Kawhi Leonard leading in a similar fashion. “It’s just a big void to fill,” Ball said. “LeBron and Rondo are arguably…

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Leo Santa Cruz vs. Miguel Flores & John Molina Jr. Los Angeles Press Conference Quotes & Photos

Share Tweet Share Share Email Leo Santa Cruz vs. Miguel Flores & John Molina Jr. Los Angeles Press Conference Quotes & Photos Santa Cruz Defends Featherweight World Title Against Exciting Challenger Flores Saturday, February 16 in Premier Boxing Champions on FOX & FOX Deportes Main Event Live from Microsoft Theater at L.A. Live in Los Angeles Hard-Hitting Molina Jr. Takes on Undefeated Former World Champion Omar Figueroa on Telecast Beginning at8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT LOS ANGELES (January 3, 2019) – Featherweight world champion Leo Santa Cruz and exciting challenger…

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High-flying Rams run over Cowboys for first playoff win in McVay era – Los Angeles Rams Blog

3:39 PM ET Lindsey ThiryESPN Close Covered Rams for two years for Los Angeles Times Previously covered the Falcons Has covered the NBA and college football and basketball LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles Rams coach Sean McVay felt the pressure. So did quarterback Jared Goff. Despite producing back-to-back division titles for the first time in nearly four decades, both coach and quarterback knew the results that matter most are those posted in the playoffs. Last season, they fell flat in a wild-card loss to the Atlanta Falcons. C.J. Anderson led…

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Cole Beasley and Blake Jarwin active for the Dallas Cowboys’ playoff game against the Los Angeles Rams

Despite being listed as questionable, Dallas Cowboys receiver Cole Beasley and tight end Blake Jarwin are active for Saturday night’s NFC divisional game against the Los Angeles Rams. Who wins Colts-Chiefs, Cowboys-Rams, Chargers-Patriots and Eagles-Saints? Beasley and Jarwin didn’t practice this week because of ankle injuries. In the Cowboys’ 24-22 win over the Seattle Seahawks in the NFC wild-card game, Beasley had three receptions for 28 yards and Jarwin had three catches for 15 yards. Source link

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How Rams DT Aaron Donald became the NFL’s most unstoppable force – Los Angeles Rams Blog

LOS ANGELES — Aaron Donald was uncommonly sentimental on the afternoon of Dec. 23. He had just broken the record for sacks by a defensive tackle, accumulating 19.5 with still another game remaining, and so he found himself on the verge of tears as he rode the Los Angeles Rams‘ bus out of State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona, that Sunday. There, Donald crafted long, heartfelt text messages for all of the people who helped mold him into what might now be the greatest, fiercest player in the NFL. The…

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Los Angeles Angels reach deals with last 6 arbitration-eligible players

Jan 12, 2019 Associated Press Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print ANAHEIM, Calif. — The Los Angeles Angels have reached one-year contract agreements with all six of their remaining arbitration-eligible players. Left-handers Tyler Skaggs and Andrew Heaney got the biggest deals, with Skaggs agreeing at $3.7 million and Heaney getting $3.4 million. Relief pitcher Cam Bedrosian got $1.75 million and reliever Hansel Robles got $1.4 million. Two new Angels also finalized deals, with reliever Luis Garcia getting $1,675,000 and infielder Tommy La Stella getting $1.35 million. Right-handers JC Ramirez…

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Los Angeles Dodgers acquire Russell Martin in trade with Toronto Blue Jays

The Los Angeles Dodgers have acquired catcher Russell Martin in a trade with the Toronto Blue Jays, the teams announced Friday. The Blue Jays will receive minor league right-handed pitcher Andrew Sopko and minor league infielder Ronny Brito from the Dodgers. Toronto also will be eating a significant portion of Martin’s $20 million salary, league sources told ESPN’s Jeff Passan. Martin, a 13-year veteran, was selected by the Dodgers in the 17th round of the 2002 draft and broke into the majors with the team in 2006. He playing five…

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JC Ramirez, Nick Tropeano agree to deals with Los Angeles Angels

LOS ANGELES — The Angels agreed to one-year contracts with right-handers JC Ramirez and Nick Tropeano that avoided salary arbitration. Ramirez agreed at $1,901,000 on Thursday, a raise of $1,000. Tropeano’s deal is for $1,075,000, up from $552,500 in his first year of arbitration eligibility. After breaking through as a big-league starter in 2017, Ramirez made two starts last season and had Tommy John surgery. He could be ready to return late this season. Tropeano was 5-6 with a 4.74 ERA in 14 starts. The 28-year-old right-hander returned from Tommy…

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Proposal to extend Los Angeles Angels stadium lease through 2020 up for vote Tuesday

The Los Angeles Angels and the City of Anaheim are hoping to finalize a one-year extension to the Angels’ stadium lease, allowing the team to remain at its current facility through the 2020 season. The proposal, announced in a press release Thursday, will be voted on at a City Council meeting on Tuesday. The extension would provide both sides more time to potentially come up with a long-term solution. In the middle of October, the Angels took advantage of their one-year opt-out provision so they wouldn’t be locked into their…

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