Dodgers pitcher David Price says he will not play during the 2020 MLB season, citing health concerns related to the coronavirus outbreak.
On the day the Angels began training camp, superstar Mike Trout said he might not play because his wife is pregnant and he’s worried about COVID-19.
The NBA released scrimmage schedules for every team on Saturday ahead of its season restart in Orlando later this month.
Uncle Chuck won the Grade 3 $150,000 Los Alamitos Derby by four lengths but has work remaining to make the field for the Kentucky Derby on Sept. 5.
Text messages recently released by the National Transportation Safety Board reconstruct helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gianna and seven others.
Lakers and Clippers
The NBA and its players agreed on messaging that could be on the backs of jerseys for the first four days of the league’s reboot near Orlando, Fla.
Lakers assistant Lionel Hollins, 66, won’t join the team in Orlando for the restart of the NBA season after he was “deemed a higher-risk individual.”
The Clippers closed their training facility for a thorough cleaning on Thursday after a staff member tested positive for COVID-19.
Lakers forward Anthony Davis and coach Frank Vogel are confident the Lakers can continue their dominant play and a run at the NBA title despite long break.
Dodgers and Angels
Here’s what happened with the Dodgers and Angels before the plug was pulled because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
UCLA and USC
Center Makur Maker, a five-star prospect, says he will attend Howard University, a historically Black college in Washington, after considering UCLA.
As their children return to campus, parents of athletes at UCLA and USC say the schools need to take a safety-first approach to the coronavirus.
More than 100 family and friends of former Santa Margarita High and USC offensive lineman Max Tuerk celebrated his life with a paddle out in Dana Point.