• This July 15, 2015, file photo shows mixed martial arts fighter Ronda Rousey working out at Glendale Fighting Club in Glendale, Calif. Rousey's star power grows with each month, and the UFC's dominant bantamweight champion could have held her next title defense anywhere. She chose to travel to Bethe Correia's native Brazil for UFC 190 on Saturday, Aug. 1,  just so she can embarrass the challenger in front of her home fans. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong,File)

    Rousey roams to Brazil with plan to beat Correia at UFC 190

    GLENDALE, Calif. (AP) — Ronda Rousey is in charge now. The unbeaten bantamweight champion is the biggest star in the UFC, and she could have staged her next title defense anywhere in the world before she moves on to her next acting job or book tour stop or red-carpet appearance.

  • Southern California head coach Steve Sarkisian speaks to reporters during NCAA college Pac-12 Football Media Days, Friday, July 31, 2015, in Burbank, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

    USC not worried by another year of sky-high preseason hopes

    BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — Even before coach Pete Carroll’s dynasty had died, Southern California began a yearly cycle of sky-high preseason hopes and comparatively disappointing results.

  • Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher C.J. Wilson uses the resin bag after giving up a solo homer Houston Astros' Carlos Correa in the first inning of a baseball game Tuesday, July 28, 2015, in Houston. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

    Angels send C.J. Wilson to DL, make no late move at deadline

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bill Stoneman decided the Los Angeles Angels shouldn’t give up too much of their future to improve this season’s title chances down the playoff stretch.

  • This July 15, 2015, file photo shows mixed martial arts fighter Ronda Rousey working out at Glendale Fighting Club in Glendale, Calif. Rousey's star power grows with each month, and the UFC's dominant bantamweight champion could have held her next title defense anywhere. She chose to travel to Bethe Correia's native Brazil for UFC 190 on Saturday, Aug. 1,  just so she can embarrass the challenger in front of her home fans. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong,File)

    Rousey roams to Brazil with plan to beat Correia at UFC 190

    GLENDALE, Calif. (AP) — Ronda Rousey is in charge now. The unbeaten bantamweight champion is the biggest star in the UFC, and she could have staged her next title defense anywhere in the world before she moves on to her next acting job or book tour stop or red-carpet appearance.

  • Oakland Athletics' Brett Lawrie, right, hits a two RBI single as Los Angeles Dodgers catcher Yasmani Grandal, left, and home plate umpire Brian Knight watches during the seventh inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, July 29, 2015, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

    A’s can’t hold late lead, lose 10-7 to Dodgers

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Athletics’ gritty four-run rally in the seventh inning showed why there’s reason for future optimism during a dismal season in Oakland.

  • Oakland Athletics' Brett Lawrie, right, hits a two RBI single as Los Angeles Dodgers catcher Yasmani Grandal, left, and home plate umpire Brian Knight watches during the seventh inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, July 29, 2015, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

    Dodgers rally in 7th for dramatic 10-7 win over Oakland

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Pinch-hitter Kike Hernandez delivered the go-ahead, two-run double during the Dodgers’ five-run seventh inning, and Los Angeles rallied from a three-run deficit for a wild 10-7 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Wednesday night.