This is ESPN The Magazine's 2011 Franchise Rankings entry for the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Winning on the road in the postseason is a daunting task, but LeBron James' teams have made a habit of it the past five seasons, writes Brian Windhorst.
Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving skipped the morning shootaround Friday before Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals to get further evaluation on his ailing left knee.
Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak said star guard Kobe Bryant has told the GM that the upcoming season will be Bryant's last with the Lakers.
Attorneys for NFL commissioner Roger Goodell have recommended that Goodell reject the NFLPA's request that he recuse himself from hearing Tom Brady's appeal of his four-game suspension.
Former NFL player and convicted killer Aaron Hernandez is running out of money after hiring a platoon of lawyers for all his criminal cases, his attorney said.
Brewers relief pitcher Will Smith was suspended for eight games by Major League Baseball for having a foreign substance on his arm.
Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted by an NFL team, signed a two-year contract Friday with the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League.
North Carolina announced Friday it has received a notice of allegations from the NCAA regarding the re-opening of its academic fraud investigation.
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Chad Ford and Kevin Pelton debate which players the top four teams in the 2015 NBA draft should take. Should Minnesota take Karl-Anthony Towns No. 1 overall?
Dwight Howard said it was a hard decision to play Thursday night, but the Rockets starting center did so with a Grade 1 sprain of the ligament in his left knee.
Undersized blueliner Dan Boyle is playing big-time hockey at age 38 and looking to lift the Stanley Cup once more before he exits the stage.
Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez has pleaded not guilty to a charge that he tried to silence a witness in a double murder case by shooting the man in the face.
Brewers relief pitcher Will Smith was ejected for having rosin and sunscreen on his right forearm Thursday night in the seventh inning of a 10-1 loss to the Atlanta Braves.
From the favorites to the field fillers, John Oreovicz sorts out the Indianapolis 500 starting grid by the drivers' chances of winning.
LeBron James and Stephen Curry are unanimous selections to the All-NBA first team, which also includes James Harden, Anthony Davis and Marc Gasol.
Buffalo Bills defensive tackle Marcell Dareus has been suspended for the first game of the regular season for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy, the league announced Thursday.
Documents show that Patricia Driscoll, in effect, used the Armed Forces Foundation as a bank to lend money for or pay various personal expenses, including bills for a private company she owns.
How will the always competitive SEC shake out this fall? We break down every team in the league, looking at how to beat them and how they beat you.
Hawks forward DeMarre Carroll has been diagnosed with a sprained left knee, the team confirmed Thursday. X-rays were negative.
When Patricia Driscoll accused Kurt Busch of domestic violence, it made news. When Busch accused her of being an assassin, it went viral. But where does it go now?
A year removed from an ugly skirmish between Alex Rodriguez and Major League Baseball, commissioner Rob Manfred commended the New York Yankees slugger on his comeback Thursday.
Jim Bowden lays out the 20 players most likely to be dealt by July 31, including a trade likeliness rating, interested teams and best fit for each guy.
Broncos defensive end Antonio Smith is under investigation in Texas over a criminal allegation the local sheriff described Thursday as "sexual in nature."