1. The San Diego Padres sign former Angels ace Garrett Richards to a two-year deal.
2. The Dallas Cowboys beat the New Orleans Saints 13-10 on Thursday Night Football.
3. LeBron James scored 38 points to lead the Lakers to a 104-96 win over the Indiana Pacers.
4. Kevin Durant scored 51 points but the Golden State Warriors lost to the Toronto Raptors 131-128 in overtime.
5. Dodgers reliever Kenley Jansen said everything went “fantastic” after having heart surgery on Monday.
6. Lawndale, South Hills’ opponent Friday night in the first round of the State Bowl 2-A playoffs, beat Division 3 Champion Sierra Canyon 25-22 in Zero Week August 24.
7. Texas Tech hired Utah State’s Matt Wells as its new head football coach.
8. The Dodgers hired Robert Van Scoyoc, 32, as its new hitting coach. Last year Van Scoyoc worked in the Arizona Diamondbacks organization.
9. On this date in 1976 Pittsburgh running back Tony Dorsett won the Heisman Trophy.
10. Former major league catcher Ivan “Pudge” Rodriguez, who went into the Hall of Fame as a Texas Ranger, turns 47 today.