You don’t have to travel to Rio to get a taste of this year’s summer Olympics. From swimming and diving to beach volleyball and soccer, summer sports rule supreme in the land of sun and surf. Now get out there and celebrate the summer Olympics (and all thing Rio) the LA way.

Hoop It Up

Whether you cheer for the Lakers or the Clippers, Los Angeles basketball is a big deal. But don't forget about the WNBA and our own team, the Los Angeles Sparks. Talk about girl power! Check out the Sparks schedule for an upcoming game at Staples Center right now.

Staples Center
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photo: Anika Malone via Flickr

What’s your favorite summer Olympic sport?  Let us know in the comment section!

—Christina Fiedler