Joc Pederson was nearly traded away by the Dodgers before the season even started, but he’s lived up to his “Joctober” nickname in the World Series.

Chargers rookie quarterback Justin Herbert set a franchise record at his position with 66 rushing yards during a 39-29 win over the Jacksonville Jaguars. He accounted for four touchdowns.

Munir McClain, the suspended USC wide receiver at the center of a federal probe, held a news conference. ‘I believe that I did everything right,’ he said.

Despite growing up in Long Beach and playing for UCLA, Patrick Cantlay never played at Sherwood Country Club. He won the Zozo Championship there on Sunday.

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The Dodgers defeated the Tampa Bay Rays 4-2 in Game 5 of the World Series at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas. The Dodgers lead the series 3-2.

Dodgers catcher Will Smith takes responsibility for missing the ball when he tried to rush a tag on Randy Arozarena in the Rays’ Game 4 World Series win.

Cody Bellinger will be back in center field for Game 5 of the World Series against the Tampa Bay Rays after back tightness kept him from playing in the field in Game 4.


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Chase Artopoeus and Chase Griffin, two redshirt freshmen from Ivy League schools, are battling for UCLA’s No. 2 QB spot behind Dorian Thompson-Robinson.

Suspended USC receiver Munir McClain will hold a news conference to call for his reinstatement after he was questioned for receiving unemployment benefits.

A one-year eligibility extension approved by the NCAA and a potential transfer rule could leave college football rosters in flux for a few seasons.

The Bruins’ and Trojans’ women’s basketball teams know they play in one of the nation’s toughest conferences. They hope that prepares them for the postseason.


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