Rams vs. Arizona Cardinals: Betting odds, lines, picks and predictions

Both Los Angeles teams head into Week 3 with 1-1 records and a good opportunity to get on the plus side of .500. The Rams are 3½- or 4-point favorites against the Cardinals heading into the first of six games against NFC West opponents. Two weeks into the season, we’ve seen big upsets, surprising 2-0 …

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Mookie Betts lifts Dodgers with walk-off win over D-backs

Four hours before the Dodgers defeated the Arizona Diamondbacks 3-2 Thursday on a walk-off hit by Mookie Betts, the eyes of everyone in blue were riveted on the Dodger Stadium pitcher’s mound. Manager Dave Roberts and bench coach Bob Geren stood near the third-base line, arms folded. President of Baseball Operations Andrew Friedman watched while …

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As injuries mount, meet the newest Rams … who used to be Rams

As they prepare for their NFC West opener against the Arizona Cardinals, the Rams on Thursday continued making moves to fortify a roster depleted by injuries and a suspension. A day after signing edge rusher Takkarist McKinley, the Rams signed tight end Kendall Blanton and defensive back Shaun Jolly to the roster and veteran running …

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Greg Lee dies; UCLA basketball player under John Wooden who became a beach volleyball star

Greg Lee once described the dominance of his UCLA basketball teams by saying if he had a perfect game, they would win by 50 points instead of 40. It was no exaggeration. Those Bruins won national championships in 1972 and ’73 under coach John Wooden while amassing the bulk of a record 88-game winning streak …

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USC pass rusher Romello Height likely out for remainder of season

Romello Height, the edge rusher who transferred from Auburn to USC to stabilize the Trojans’ pass rush, is likely to miss the rest of this season after undergoing surgery on his injured shoulder this week. Height played only briefly through the Trojans’ first two games while dealing with the lingering injury. He sat out last …

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Clippers will be cautious with a recovering Kawhi Leonard

Fifteen months after Kawhi Leonard last played in an NBA game, the Clippers can see his return coming soon. The NBA All-Star forward who underwent surgery in July 2021 to repair an injured anterior cruciate ligament has yet to play five-on-five basketball but has been cleared to do so during the preseason and “feels great,” …

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Edge-rushing twins were a package deal for UCLA football

Grayson Murphy knows what it’s like to go into the bathroom, look in the mirror and see another version of himself. Because he’s standing right there. That familiar face brushes his teeth in unison every morning, after always getting up at the same time. The practically indistinguishable pair will go on to eat the same …

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