Apr 25, 2013; New York, NY, USA; A general view of the stage before the 2013 NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall. Mandatory Credit: Jerry Lai-USA TODAY Sports

LASH Morning Drive: Monday, July 21

The Morning Drive offers you a healthy dose of LA sports talk from around the internet. A most excellent way to wake up feeling smart.

In today’s morning drive we ponder the NFL Draft coming to Los Angeles, chat with Tim Kurkjian about the state of Los Angeles baseball and the Lakers piece together a roster. Happy Monday, Los Angeles. You deserve it.

 

Good Monday Quote of the Day, to start your Monday off right

“The biggest thrill wasn’t in winning on Sunday but in meeting the payroll on Monday.”

–Art Rooney

 

Lakers

Lakers Re-Sign Xavier Henry, Waive Kendall Marshall

Losing Kendall Marshall (Lake Show Life)

Eric Bledsoe rumors: Lakers willing to give near max contract? (FanSided)

Kobe Bryant says he’s scared of life after basketball (FanSided)

Los Angeles Lakers Bring Back Wesley Johnson (Hoops Habit)

 

Clippers

Jamal Crawford scores 63 points, hits game-winner in Pro-Am game (Fully Clips)

Doc Rivers unsure if Delonte West will get a training camp invite (Fully Clips)

Los Angeles Clippers: What Do Spencer Hawes, Jordan Farmar Bring? (Hoops Habit)

Glen Davis Back With The Clippers (Hoops Habit)

Report: Clippers-Wizards discussing trade for Sam Cassell (Fully Clips)

Los Angeles Clippers: Top Unsigned Small Forwards (Hoops Habit)

Donald Sterling trial set to resume with future of Los Angeles Clippers at stake (The Oregonian)

 

Dodgers

Sunday Night Baseball: Interview with ESPN’s Tim Kurkjian

Dodgers Defeat Cardinals In Hostile Battle at Busch (Lasorda’s Lair)

The David Price Dilemma: All-In or the future? (Lasorda’s Lair)

Column: Clayton Kershaw stands up for Dodgers, and they don’t back down (LA Times)

Tired old Dodgers need to recharge with new power source: Joc Pederson (LA Times)

Josh Beckett still targeting Tuesday return from disabled list (LA Daily News)

How contenders fix defensive holes (ESPN Insider)

 

Angels

Los Angeles Angels Acquire Huston Street

Los Angeles Angels mock reliever Rodney’s celebration (FanSided)

The Times’ Major League Baseball rankings (LA Times)

 

Kings

Stanley Cup champions L.A. Kings announce new radio home (NHL.com)

 

Galaxy

Sporting Kansas City Hold Off Los Angeles Galaxy (MLS Multiplex)

Chivas’ Erick Torres, Galaxy’s Robbie Keane make MLS All-Star team (LA Times)

United train in Los Angeles (ManUtd.com)

 

USC

Twitter Reaction to QB Sam Darnold’s Commitment to USC (Reign of Troy)

Nelson Agholor Makes 2014 Walter Camp Award Watch List (Reign of Troy)

 

UCLA

The Quest For 112, Which Bruin Team Will Claim The Next UCLA Championship? (Go Joe Bruin)

Austin Roberts Out With An ACL Injury (Go Joe Bruin)

 

Miscellanea

NFL Draft 2015: Why is Los Angeles a finalist?

Top official for 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics abruptly resigns (LA Times)

Rory McIlroy wins Open (ESPN)

Vikings walk fine line justifying the release of Kluwe (NBC Sports)

Cardinals reportedly show interest in Rays LHP David Price (SI.com)

Report: Knicks considering backcourt trades including Shumpert, Smith (CBS Sports)

 

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Tags: Eric Bledsoe Huston Street Roger Goodell Tim Kurkjian

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