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The Angels added Rodriguez, who will compete for the backup infielder vacancy left by Maicer Izturis.
The USC Trojans coaching staff is going to remain largely intact following the departure of Monte Kiffin, according to head coach Lane Kiffin.
Wisconsin AD Barry Alvarez has embraced his role as interim head coach while he searches for the program's next leader.
The Clippers aren't satisfied by any means, but they know the significance of the team record they're inching up on and what it means with regard to their level of play this season.
After its best season in years, the UCLA Bruins proved even further that they are back in the L.A. football landscape.
Matt Barnes poured in 11 fourth-quarter points and helped propel L.A. in tying a franchise record as they defeated the Bobcats, 100-94.
The Los Angeles Lakers are set to begin a four-game road trip with a desperate need to find solutions to their many problems.
The Clips will take to the road to try to improve upon their road record. This time around, they won't overlook any opponent.
Pau Gasol is still the odd man out in Los Angeles, but there's good reason the Lakers are being patient with the big man.
It's a nice thought -- the Lakers underperforming while looking like one of the worst teams in the Pacific Division only to have the cavalry come in the form of two-time NBA MVP Steve Nash and save them. But here's why you shouldn't bet on it.