KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - A couple hundred fans stood behind the Royals dugout for more than a half-hour after the final out, screaming and waving white rally towels.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Colt McCoy did it again. The small-town West Texas kid calmly led a winning drive at the home of the Dallas Cowboys.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Byron Scott realizes he got his dream coaching job at a time when the Los Angeles Lakers are much closer to their absolute worst than their hallowed best.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The line of Jeff Carter, Tyler Toffoli and Tanner Pearson is putting up big numbers for the surging Los Angeles Kings.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - With every pitch, Madison Bumgarner etched his place among the World Series greats.
Shane Vereen said he and his younger brother Brock never faced each other formally on a football field before.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The World Series was slipping away from the San Francisco Giants.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - All season long and deep into October, the Kansas City Royals have relied on their winning formula of fundamental baseball: sparkling defense, a stingy bullpen and just enough timely hitting.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - The Vereen brothers competed hard against each other while growing up in California.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - A three-day break gave the New England Patriots time to savor three straight wins.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - By the time Madison Bumgarner took the mound to throw his first pitch, the San Francisco Giants already held a three-run lead.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - The deluge started with a desperation third-down heave, a trickle that turned into a downpour and led to another abrupt turn in the Pittsburgh Steelers' confounding season.
ANAHEIM (AP) - Sami Vatanen scored two power-play goals and Frederik Andersen stopped 27 shots in his first career shutout, leading the Anaheim Ducks to a 3-0 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Sunday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Los Angeles Kings spent much of the afternoon trapped in their own end while the Minnesota Wild pelted them with 41 shots.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Alex Smith and the Kansas City Chiefs have made the AFC West a three-team race.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jamal Crawford scored 19 of his 23 points in the fourth quarter, and the Los Angeles Clippers held off the Denver Nuggets 102-98 Monday night for their fifth straight victory.
PHOENIX (AP) - Chris Paul and the Los Angeles Clippers are known for their offense. But it was a stifling defense late Sunday night that made the difference against the Phoenix Suns.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - James Harden had 37 points and eight rebounds, and the Houston Rockets rolled to a 99-87 victory over the Lakers on Sunday night, sending Los Angeles to its eighth straight defeat.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - The San Antonio Spurs could empathize with the Los Angeles Lakers, who could be without superstar guard Kobe Bryant for the rest of the season.
Buck Britton is one of those athletes who got away.
While we're waiting for the other shoe to drop in the potential mega contract of one Hart High graduate, news has happened elsewhere for other professional baseball players with Santa Clarita Valley ties.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - Patrick Marleau and Joe Pavelski scored power-play goals to send the San Jose Sharks into the NHL All-Star break on a winning note with a 4-2 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Wednesday night.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Anthony Davis returned from a three-game absence and the 21-year-old star showed no sign of any issue with his sprained toe. Kobe Bryant also returned from a recent absence, and the 36-year-old guard resorted to shooting left-handed because his right shoulder was bothering him.
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - Maria Sharapova had a narrow escape in the second round of the Australian Open on Wednesday, saving two match points with big forehand winners before beating No. 150-ranked Alexandra Panova 6-1, 4-6, 7-5.
The two-week span beginning Jan. 18, 2015 and ending Feb. 1, 2015 will be the most eventful such time frame for Santa Clarita Valley professional athletes ever.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Dennis Wideman scored 4:08 into overtime, and the Calgary Flames rallied past the Los Angeles Kings for their fourth straight victory, 2-1 Monday night.
PHOENIX (AP) - The Phoenix Suns' trio of prolific point guards was at it again.
Valencia High graduate Max Homa shot a final-round, 1-under 69 to finish tied for sixth place at the Sony Open at Waialae Country Club in Honolulu, Hawaii on Sunday.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - Bill Belichick and Tom Brady are headed to a special place where no coach or player has gone more - the Super Bowl.
SEATTLE (AP) - Russell Wilson hit Jermaine Kearse for a 35-yard touchdown 3:19 into overtime to lift the Seattle Seahawks to an improbable 28-22 victory over Green Bay in the NFC championship game.