Jul 13, 2014; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Los Angeles Dodgers outfielders Carl Crawford (3), Scott Van Slyke and Yasiel Puig (66) celebrate the Dodgers 1-0 win over the San Diego Padres at Dodger Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY Sports

LASH Links: Monday, July 28

LASH Links 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 LASH Links the Lakers finally have the coach they wanted all along, the Dodgers sweep their rivals amid plenty of trade speculation and Jerry Jones makes a prediction on the NFL coming to LA! Happy Monday, Los Angeles. You deserve it.


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

“Monday is like a math problem. Add the irritation, subtract the sleep, multiply the problems, divide the happiness.”


Lakers Links

Lakers Won’t Use Stretch Provision On Steve Nash

Lakers And Scott Agree To Deal

Byron Scott on Lakers head coaching job: ‘A dream come true’ (FanSided)

Report: Carlos Boozer is ‘comfortable’ playing center (FanSided)

Jeremy Lin and Los Angeles Lakers a Match Made in Heaven
(Hoops Habit)

Los Angeles Lakers: Will Bench Remain Strong? (Hoops Habit)

Lakers’ roster hasn’t gotten much of a boost in off-season (LA Times)

‘Drew’ legend Young looks forward to season (ESPN)


Clippers Links

Mike Krzyzewski speaks on Blake Griffin’s Team USA Withdrawal (Fully Clips)

Is Blake Griffin A Good Post-Up Player? (Hoops Habit)

Los Angeles Clippers rumors: Clippers unable to make another move (FanSided)

Sterling case is a novel legal obstacle course (LA Times)

Clippers find a few pieces in off-season, which may be good enough (LA Times)


Dodgers Links

http://lasportshub.com/2014/07/27/trade-rumors-red-sox-dodgers-discuss-kemp-lester-trade/”>Red Sox, Dodgers Discuss Kemp For Lester Trade

Sunday Night Baseball: Dodgers Led by Record-Setting Rotation

Dee Gordon’s Speed Gives Dodgers San Francisco Sweep (Lasorda’s Lair)

Los Angeles Dodgers may not make a trade before deadline (FanSided)

Matt Kemp Trade Rumors: Red Sox would ask for extra pieces in trade (FanSided)

Seattle Mariners interest in acquiring Matt Kemp is ‘very real (FanSided)

John Lackey, A Target?(Lasorda’s Lair)

Dodgers make trade deadline seem less relevant (ESPN)

FCC should help reach deal to end Dodgers TV standoff, lawmakers say (LA Times)


Angels Links

Angels hope David Freese’s season is on the upswing (LA Times)

Relievers come through in Angels’ 2-1 victory over Tigers (LA Times)

Angels not pressing to add starter at Trade Deadline (MLB.com)


Kings Links The Los Angeles Kings Among NHL.com’s Top 200 Fantasy Hockey Players (Rink Royalty)

Core Values: Anze Kopitar, Drew Doughty lead Los Angeles Kings (CBS Sports)


Galaxy Links

L.A. Galaxy vs. Manchester United: Three Major Takeaways

Up next for Galaxy: at Seattle on Monday night (LA Times)


USC Links

USC Is Business As Usual At Pac 12 Media Day

Sarkisian: USC vs. Alabama to Showcase Post-Sanction Trojans (Reign of Troy)

Ex-Florida WR Commit Tristan Payton Closer to a USC Commitment (Reign of Troy)

Daelin Hayes commits to Southern Cal: Trojans land 4-Star OLB (FanSided)


UCLA Links

Pac-12 Preview: Is UCLA The Favorite In The South Division?

UCLA Football: Predicting The Defensive Starting Lineup (Go Joe Bruin)

UCLA Football Player Profile: Fabian Moreau (Go Joe Bruin)

2015 NFL Draft Prospect Watch: UCLA QB Brett Hundley (NFL Mocks)

Bruin Bites: Mora Knows UCLA’s Success Is Still Limited (Bruins Nation)


Miscellaneous Links

An open letter to Andrew Wiggins on Going to Minnesota

Patriots Owner Robert Kraft Wants Two Teams In Los Angeles

Jerry Jones is bullish on NFL in L.A., but making it happen is a bear (LA Times)

Yankees fan returns lost Red Sox title ring (ESPN)

Glavine, Maddux, La Russa lead ’14 class into HOF (NBC Sports)

Brewers express interest in Rays pitcher David Price (SI.com)

Wade says he can’t wait to play against LeBron (CBS Sports)


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Tags: Blake Griffin Byron Scott David Freese Jerry Jones Matt Kemp Steve Nash

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