Los Angeles Teams

Mariners win on a 'balk-off' (0:27)
Ohtani belts pinch-hit homer (0:26)
Pujols connects on 633rd HR (0:25)
Diaz blows first save since June (0:23)

Eric D. Williams ESPN Staff Writer 

That guy could start: Second-year pro Mike Williams is fourth on the depth chart at receiver. However, the Clemson product is playing like someone who could see significant targets on game days, as Williams hauled in a 25-yard catch for a score from Geno Smith in the second half, his first touchdown in exhibition play.

Eric D. Williams ESPN Staff Writer 

After struggling to defend the run against the Arizona Cardinals last week, the Los Angeles Chargers were stout up front defensively in facing the Seattle Seahawks, holding them to 3.7 yards per carry in the first half. The Chargers also had a goal line stand and held Seattle's starting offense to just six points, sacking Russell Wilson twice. J.J. Jones, an undrafted rookie out West Georgia, had the highlight of the game for the Chargers, breaking loose for a 72-yard punt return for a score. Jones could challenge Travis Benjamin for the starting return job. Undrafted rookie RB Detrez Newsome also had another good day, finishing with 78 rushing yards.

Puig tosses glove away after fan gets in way of catch attempt (0:22)
Chargers' Jones goes 72 yards on punt-return TD (0:37)
Williams goes over the top of his defender for great TD grab (0:20)
Gordon goes up the gut for a TD (0:17)

Eric D. Williams ESPN Staff Writer 

Highlight reel touchdown catch by Mike Williams,as he went high over Seattle Seahawks CB Akeem King to make the grab for a 25-yard score. That's the type of play Williams has been making all training camp.

Eric D. Williams ESPN Staff Writer 

J.J. Jones shows some explosiveness and speed on a 72-yard punt return for a score. Jones has a shot to earn a spot on the back end of the roster if he can prove that he can handle the return duties for the Chargers.

Eric D. Williams ESPN Staff Writer 

Chargers finished with 11 accepted penalties for 155 yards last week against the Arizona Cardinals, and through the first quarter already have 46 yards in accepted penalties.

Eric D. Williams ESPN Staff Writer 

First "San Diego Chargers" mistake by referee Tony Corrente when referring to the Chargers.

Hodge hauls in 47-yard catch (0:23)

Lindsey Thiry ESPN 

Sean McVay sat most of his starters for a second consecutive preseason game Saturday against the Oakland Raiders in an effort to prevent injuries and withhold competitive information given the teams meet again in a season opener on Sept. 10. After losing to the 49ers in Week 17 last season and a poor performance last week against the Ravens, quarterback Sean Mannion needed to prove he could bounce back and serve as a capable backup if called upon this season. Mannion demonstrated improvement, completing 10-of-16 passes for 84 yards, including a 47-yard strike to KhaDarel Hodge. He also completed a 17-yard pass to Michael Thomas, but the remainder of his throws went for eight yards or less. It remains uncertain if Mannion will be serviceable if inserted for Jared Goff.


Charles Moynihan ESPN Producer 

In the inaugural Street Soccer USA Cup in Los Angeles, Steve Nash and Jimmy Conrad display their stellar soccer skills.

Seattle 5-0 LA Galaxy: Starless Galaxy implode (2:23)
Kelly rushes up middle for 1-yard TD (0:28)