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  • By Los Angeles Times   -   Sep 20, 2021

    U.S. RUGBY SEVENS TEAM HOPES STRONG OLYMPICS WILL BOOST ITS DOMESTIC PROFILE

    The U.S. men's rugby sevens team is considered to be among the best in the world, yet the sport remains off the radar of the typical...

    Olympics
  • By Los Angeles Times   -   Sep 20, 2021

    U.S. WOMEN'S BASKETBALL WILL FACE CHALLENGES TO ITS RUN OF OLYMPIC DOMINANCE

    For nearly three decades, the U.S. women's basketball team has been unbeatable at the Olympics. In Tokyo, its golden reign will be...

    Olympics, Running
  • By Los Angeles Times   -   Sep 20, 2021

    THREE FORMER BRUINS GET LOONEY FOR 'SPACE JAM: A NEW LEGACY'

    Three former UCLA women's basketball players were involved in making "Space Jam: A New Legacy" by playing Looney Tunes characters via...

  • By Los Angeles Times   -   Sep 20, 2021

    ADJUSTING TO NEW COACHING STAFF AMONG BIGGEST TRAINING CAMP QUESTIONS FOR CHARGERS

    As the Chargers begin training camp for the 2021 season, here are six key questions that they hope will be answered.

  • By Los Angeles Times   -   Sep 20, 2021

    RAMS ENTER CAMP WITH PLENTY OF QUESTIONS TO ANSWER, INCLUDING WHO STARTS IN BACKFIELD

    The Rams have many roster questions that must be answered as training camp practices begin Wednesday, including who will replace injured...

    Running
  • By Los Angeles Times   -   Sep 20, 2021

    ELLIOTT: RUSSIAN WIN UNDERSCORES HOW FAR BEHIND U.S. IS IN MEN'S GYMNASTICS

    The U.S. men's gymnastics team finished fifth in the team competition at the Tokyo Olympics, continuing a long-running theme of conceding...

    Gymnastics, Olympics, Running
  • By Los Angeles Times   -   Sep 20, 2021

    SIMONE BILES' ROAD TO STARDOM: CAREER MILESTONES FOR AMERICA'S FAVORITE GYMNAST

    Simone Biles has been upping her own game since she became an elite gymnast.

    Gymnastics
  • By Los Angeles Times   -   Sep 20, 2021

    FORMER USC ASSISTANT TODD MCNAIR REACHES SETTLEMENT WITH NCAA TO END DEFAMATION SUIT

    Former USC football assistant coach Todd McNair has reached a settlement agreement with the NCAA more than a decade after he sued for...

  • By Los Angeles Times   -   Sep 20, 2021

    CITY SECTION FOOTBALL COACHES CONTINUE TO PUSH TO KEEP PROGRAMS GOING

    Practices begin with many obstacles to overcome and protocols to follow.

  • By Los Angeles Times   -   Sep 20, 2021

    HERNÁNDEZ: GREGG POPOVICH NEEDS TO TAKE BLAME FOR THE UNDERPERFORMING U.S. MEN'S BASKETBALL TEAM

    Gregg Popovich is one of the most powerful, admired voices in sports for his willingness to take a stand, but his words at the Tokyo...

    Olympics
  • By Los Angeles Times   -   Sep 20, 2021

    PATRICK SANDOVAL FLIRTS WITH NO-HITTER IN ANGELS' WIN AS HIS TRANSFORMATION CONTINUES

    Patrick Sandoval, 24, lost a no-hit bid in the ninth inning but led the Angels to a 2-1 victory at Minnesota and continued his upward...

  • By Los Angeles Times   -   Sep 20, 2021

    CHASE KALISZ TAKES OVER FOR MICHAEL PHELPS AS U.S. HAS STRONG FIRST DAY

    Chase Kalisz wins the first U.S. medal at the Tokyo Olympic Games, earning gold in the men's 400-meter individual medley. Jay Litherland...

    Olympics
  • By Los Angeles Times   -   Sep 20, 2021

    KENLEY JANSEN REVEALS SECRET TO SNAPPING OUT OF SKID AFTER SAVING DODGERS' 1-0 WIN

    The Dodgers' Kenley Jansen closed out a 1-0 win over the Rockies in a bounce-back effort by the bullpen after he'd blown three straight...

  • By Los Angeles Times   -   Sep 20, 2021

    PHOTOS: BEST IMAGES FROM DAY 2 OF TOKYO OLYMPICS

    Best photos from the Tokyo Olympics, including judo and gymnastics.

    Olympics, Gymnastics
  • By Los Angeles Times   -   Sep 20, 2021

    LAUSD ATHLETES CONTINUE TO FACE CHALLENGES WITH CONFLICTING COVID-19 PROTOCOLS

    Even if vaccinated, LAUSD athletes will be required to undergo weekly testing while other students are not required to do so for classroom...

  • By Los Angeles Times   -   Sep 20, 2021

    JAPAN WINS ITS FIRST GOLD OF THE GAMES IN JUDO ON HALLOWED GROUND

    Naohisa Takato earned Japan its first gold medal of the Tokyo Olympics in the men's judo lightweight division at the historic Budokan...

    Olympics
  • By Los Angeles Times   -   Sep 20, 2021

    COLUMN: U.S. MEN'S GYMNASTICS TEAM STUMBLES BUT QUALIFIES FOR MEDAL COMPETITION

    The American men stumbled early in gymnastics qualifying but steadied themselves to make a solid recovery in advancing in team and...

    Gymnastics
  • By Los Angeles Times   -   Sep 20, 2021

    TOP GIRLS' BASKETBALL PLAYER JUJU WATKINS LEAVES WINDWARD FOR SIERRA CANYON

    Juju Watkins, the nation's top girls' basketball prospect from class of 2023, has enrolled at Sierra Canyon.

  • By Los Angeles Times   -   Sep 20, 2021

    U.S. WOMEN'S SOCCER TEAM TURNS ON SWITCH AGAINST NEW ZEALAND, MUST KEEP IT ON

    The U.S. women answer their wakeup call with a resounding 6-1 victory over New Zealand and are now 1-1 in soccer group play at the...

    Soccer, Olympics
  • By Los Angeles Times   -   Sep 20, 2021

    WNBA STARS HELPING FUEL 3-ON-3 BASKETBALL'S GOLDEN MOMENT IN OLYMPICS

    Olympic 3-on-3 basketball teams are made up of WNBA players who are managing to make an impact in Tokyo despite it being a much different...

    Olympics