LOS ANGELES - The tournament is called a classic, yet it's still in its infancy.
Baseball's biggest international star made it grow up Monday night at Dodger Stadium.
LOS ANGELES - Beaten-down, undermanned, gutsy, whatever you want to call Team USA in the World Baseball Classic, add one more term to it - done.
Despite a late rally, the United States couldn't undo Japan's fourth-inning death knell and fell to the Japanese 9-4 in the WBC semifinals at Dodger Stadium Sunday night in front of 43,630.
When AT&T bowed out of sponsoring the Champions Classic, it was said a professional golf competition in the Santa Clarita Valley would be dead after this year's event.
Maybe it's destiny or something in the poana greens at Valencia Country Club.
Just off the 18th green Sunday and finished with his 54 regulation holes at the AT&T Champions Classic, Champions Tour golfer Dan Forsman turned and asked where a playoff hole would be played.
For the Santa Clarita Valley, the lasting impression of what may be the final Champions Tour tournament at Valencia Country Club isn't necessarily Dan Forsman kissing an orbed crystal trophy.
It's not necessarily that this was the third consecutive playoff at the event.
If there is a playoff at this year's AT&T Champions Classic, Joey Sindelar said he'd like to have something to do with it.
Just four days ago, golfer Joey Sindelar touched the Valencia Country Club Course for the first time.
Gary Player's not done.
Odds are not in favor of a Champions Tour professional golf tournament returning to the Santa Clarita Valley after this week's tournament.
If this is the end, it's going to be difficult to top the last two AT&T Champions Classics.
The Champions Tour set Signal Sports Editor Cary Osborne, an inexperienced golfer, up with professional Mike Goodes for a lesson. This is the second part of a two-part story. Part one ran in Thursday's edition of The Signal.
Here's the concept.While being a little self-indulgent, I thought it would be a great idea to get a lesson from one of the professionals on the Champions Tour during the week of the AT&T Champions Classic at Valencia Country Club.
Saugus High senior golfer Tiara Wells said she was a bundle of nerves Tuesday.
People are calling it a miracle.
This summer edition of On the Beat is strictly on the summer's sport - baseball.
Location. Location. Location.
LAKE BALBOA - It's July. But come next spring, the Foothill League's going to have a lot of problems with Saugus.
HOLLYWOOD - Though it came on the backend of Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott's opening statement at Pac-12 Media Day on Wednesday at Paramount Studios, his objection to the notion that student-athletes should be paid was a weighty statement.
HOLLYWOOD - No big surprises here.
Fox Sports is reporting that Saugus High graduate and Oakland A's pitcher Tommy Milone has asked to be traded.
While Max Homa and Jason Gore are having success on the Web.com Tour, Saugus High graduate Nick Delio has his sights set on it.
Valencia High has built a reputation as one of Southern California's top high school programs.
This was the best coached year in the last decade in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Of all sports at Golden Valley High, it was golf.
When does it stop?
Two chocolate donuts.
Valencia High School made a big splash on Wednesday by hiring former Canyon basketball head coach Chad Phillips to lead its program.
Next week will mark the midway point in the Major League baseball season and we currently have a quintet of locals pitching on big league teams.