Lakers sign Dwight Howard

August 26, 2019

Who says you can't revisit the past?

With the loss of center DeMarcus Cousins to a season-ending knee injury, the Los Angeles Lakers were in desperate need of a cheap, serviceable big man.  A number of fading veterans were considered, but in the end the team signed Dwight Howard, their former star who controversially left the Lakers in free agency after one tumultuous season.

By adding Howard, the team will allow star Anthony Davis to play more at his preferred power forward position, while Howard mans the five.

Galaxy's Zlatan Ibrahimović is named MLS Player of the Week

August 19, 2019

After pouring in four goals in two games, Los Angeles Galaxy star forward Zlatan Ibrahimović capped off an outstanding week by being voted the Major League Soccer Player of the Week for the 24th week of the 2019 season.  Ibrahimović has tallied 20 goals -- third most in the league -- and three assists this season.

USA Men's Basketball Team cruises to exhibition win over Spain, 90-81

August 16, 2019

Photo by: Tri Le/Daily Sports Herald
By Mike Elliott

Anaheim, Calif. -- The USA Men's National Basketball Team eased some anxiety over the quality of its roster Friday night, as the Americans dominated the boards and tightened up their defense to earn a comfortable 90-81 win over Spain in an exhibition game at the Honda Center in Anaheim.

As expected, the talented perimeter trio of Kemba Walker, Donovan Mitchell, and Khris Middleton led the way for the United States, scoring 11, 13, and 12 points respectively.  Walker also dished out eight assists in his 22 minutes on the floor.

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