(Houston, TX) -- Taylor Ward homered but the Angels fell 5-1 to the Astros in Houston. Shohei Ohtani gave up just one run over seven innings and struck out 10. The Angels have split their last four games and will face the Astros again tonight.
(Salt Lake City, UT) -- Portland will try to continue putting distance between itself and Dallas with a trip to the first place Jazz tonight. The Trail Blazers are still in fifth place, holding a tiebreaker over Dallas despite both teams having the same 40-and-29 record.
(Los Angeles, CA) -- Talen Horton-Tucker made a go-ahead three late in overtime as the Lakers topped the Knicks 101-99 in overtime in Los Angeles. Kyle Kuzma led the Lakers with 23 points. Anthony Davis added 20 for Los Angeles, which has won two straight.
(San Francisco, CA) -- Logan Webb struck out 10 over six innings and gave up just two runs as the Giants doubled up the Rangers 4-2 in San Francisco. Brandon Belt and Mike Yastrzemski drove in runs for the Giants. San Francisco has won four of five.
(Boston, MA) -- The Oakland Athletics beat the Red Sox 3-2 in Boston. Chris Bassitt struck out a season-high 10 over seven innings while Matt Chapman and Elvis Andrus hit RBI singles for the A's in the seventh to break open a 1-all tie. Matt Olson also had an RBI single for Oakland, which has won three-of-four. The two meet again tonight.
(San Francisco, CA) -- The Warriors got 38 points from Andrew Wiggins as they edged the Suns 122-116 in San Francisco. Stephen Curry added 21 points. The Warriors improved 37-and-33. Golden State will host the Pelicans on Friday.
(Tampa, FL) -- Kawhi Leonard scored 20 points as the Clippers crushed the Raptors 115-96 in Tampa. Terance Mann added 20 off the bench for Los Angeles. The Clippers have won three of four.
(Houston, TX) -- Jared Walsh went 4-for-4 with a homer as the Angels beat the Astros 5-4 in Houston. Walsh went back-to-back with Justin Upton in the sixth as Los Angeles posted a four-spot in the frame. Jose Suarez got the win in relief while Raisel Iglesias nailed down his sixth save. The Halos have won three-of-four. The two square off again tonight.
(Portland, OR) -- A team-record 50 points was dropped by the Trail Blazers in the first quarter Monday as they destroyed the Houston Rockets 140-129. Damian Lillard scored 34 while C.J. McCollum and Norman Powell both drop 28, lifting the Blazers to not just another impressive win but coach Terry Stotts' 400th career victory with the team.
(San Francisco, CA) -- Stephen Curry scored 36 points as the Warriors knocked off the Jazz 119-116 in San Francisco. Jordan Poole added 20 off the bench for Golden State. The Warriors have won five of six. Golden State will host the Suns tonight.
(San Francisco, CA) -- Brandon Belt homered as the Giants topped the Rangers 3-1 at home. Alex Wood gave up just one run over seven innings for San Francisco. The Giants have won three of four. The two wrap up the brief two-game series this afternoon.
(Undated) -- On the ice, the Kings fell 2-1 to the Blues in overtime at home. The Sharks host the Golden Knights tomorrow. The Ducks' season is over.
(Eugene, OR) -- Number 13 Oregon baseball notched a 9-3 win over Washington Sunday to cap off a weekend sweep. The Ducks outscored the Huskies 22-4 in the three games. Next up, Oregon opens a three-game set at Utah on Friday. Washington visits Arizona for a weekend series.
(Portland, OR) -- The Sounders are still unbeaten through four games after Sunday's 2-1 win over the Timbers. Portland got on the board with a goal in extra time. The Sounders are first in the West with 10 points.
(Portland, OR) -- The Blazers are going for their fourth straight win tonight as they host the Rockets. Portland is currently sixth in the West, while Houston comes in with the NBA's worst record. As the Blazers look to improve their playoff positioning, Damian Lillard has scored at least 30 points in four straight games.
(Los Angeles, CA) -- Derrick Rose had 25 points off the bench as the Knicks beat the Clippers 106-100 in Los Angeles. Kawhi Leonard had a game-high 29 for Los Angeles, which has lost four-of-six. Paul George had 18 in the loss.
(Los Angeles, CA) -- Anthony Davis scored 42 points and pulled down 12 rebounds as the Lakers topped the Suns 123-110 at home. The Lakers snapped a two-game skid and will host the Knicks tomorrow.
(San Francisco, CA) -- The Warriors are at home tonight. Golden State will host the Utah Jazz. The Warriors are eighth in the Western Conference at 35-and-33.
(Walnut, CA) -- Seahawks' receiver D.K. Metcalf is not going to this year's Tokyo Olympics after missing the cut in his professional track debut Sunday. In the USA Track and Field Golden Games and Distance Open in California, he posted a 100-meter dash time of 10-point-three-seven seconds. At six-foot-four and about 230 pounds, Metcalf finished 15th out of 17 participants. The best time was nine-point-nine-six seconds.
(Portland, OR) -- An all-too crucial game for the Trail Blazers tonight as a win over the Lakers at home would lift them into the West 6th spot and out of the Play-In tournament. The defending NBA champs are vulnerable to Portland following Thursday's blowout loss to the Clippers. The Trail Blazers are 37-and-29.
(Corvallis, OR) -- OSU Baseball is coming off losing two of their last three games, back in Corvallis for a series against the struggling USC Trojans. Sophomore Kevin Abel is slated to start Game 1 Friday, the right-hander hoping to 4-3 on the season.
(Eugene, OR) -- Huskies Baseball is swimming with the big kids this weekend, facing the Oregon Ducks in Eugene. The Ducks hoping to shake off their series loss to Washington State while the Huskies are in a similar situation, the bad taste of being swept by California still fresh.
(Anaheim, CA) -- Mike Zunino homered as the Rays took down the Angels 8-3 in Anaheim. Shohei Ohtani homered for the Angels. Mike Mayers gave up four runs over a third of an inning for the Angels. Los Angeles has lost five straight. The Angels host the Dodgers tonight.
(Oakland, CA) -- Randal Grichuk smacked a three-run homer and drove in five runs as the Blue Jays blasted the Athletics 10-4 in Oakland. Mike Fiers was tagged for five runs in less than four frames as he fell to 0-and-2 with the loss. Mark Canha homered for the A's. The Athletics host the Rays tonight.
(Anaheim, CA) -- One of the greatest hitters of all time is being released. The Los Angeles Angels are designating Albert Pujols for assignment. Owner Arte Moreno released a statement saying Pujols is an inspiration to many for his accomplishments both on the baseball diamond and away from it. Pujols came to the Angels after winning two World Series championships with the St. Louis Cardinals. The three-time National League M-V-P has hit 667 career homers, but was hitting just .198 this season in 86 at-bats.