LONDON (AP) - As the world watched the queen, David Beckham and what seemed like all of England take part in the Olympic opening ceremonies, Mike Krzyzewski stayed in.
An 11-year-old youth baseball team has set out to make a difference that goes beyond the game of baseball.
With some players in the Major Leagues, and many more in the minors, the Santa Clarita Valley has always been known for being a hotbed of baseball talent.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Dodgers newcomer Hanley Ramirez hit a two-run homer in the 10th inning and Los Angeles beat the San Francisco Giants 5-3 on Friday night in a matchup of the top two teams in the NL West.
LONDON (AP) - Diana Taurasi and the U.S. women's basketball team open play Saturday against a team they just pounded by 54 points.
LONDON (AP) - South Korean archer Im Dong-hyun sees only blurred colors and lines when he peers toward the target about 76 yards away, arrow at the ready. It doesn't stop the legally blind Olympian from hitting the grapefruit-sized yellow center - again and again and again.
A dancing Anthony Ervin takes his hat off and jauntily tosses it at the camera, as the Hart graduate joins in the U.S. swimming team's video set to the ubiquitous song "Call Me Maybe."
What makes an Olympian?
Historians can trace some form of the Olympic Games back as far as 2,800 years.
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Hanley Ramirez gave the Los Angeles Dodgers a good look at what he can bring to the table Wednesday night.
BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) - The coach of Jeneba Tarmoh wishes the sprinter would have raced in a runoff against Allyson Felix instead of surrendering her spot.
UNIVERSAL CITY - Hopefully, the rest of the Pac-12 football teams enjoyed life without worrying about USC while it lasted.
UNIVERSAL CITY - USC Trojans senior quarterback Matt Barkley was tugged and pulled in every direction during Pac-12 Media Day at Universal Studios on Tuesday.
ANAHEIM (AP) - Will Smith pitched two-hit ball over seven innings in the longest of his five major league starts, Lorenzo Cain hit a two-run homer in the first, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Los Angeles Angels 4-1 on Tuesday night.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Alexi Amarista had two hits and drove in a run, Eric Stults combined with three relievers on a six-hitter and the San Diego Padres defeated the NL West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers 4-1 on Wednesday night.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Justin Turner drove in two runs and scored another pair, helping rally the Los Angeles Dodgers to an 8-6 win over the San Diego Padres on Tuesday night that snapped a three-game skid.
BOSTON (AP) - Kole Calhoun leaped at the low right-field fence to take a three-run homer away from Brock Holt in the second inning.
BOSTON (AP) - Kevin Jepsen hadn't earned a save in nearly two years. He certainly deserved this one, after a clutch strikeout of Boston bopper David Ortiz.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Dodgers were trying to avoid getting swept in a three-game series for the first time this season. Dan Haren was attempting to win three consecutive starts for the first time in over a year.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - It took the Los Angeles Angels 4½ months to catch the Oakland Athletics and move into first place in the American League West.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - On a night when Clayton Kershaw couldn't keep the ball in the ballpark, Milwaukee's Yovani Gallardo held the Los Angeles Dodgers in check and sent the major leagues' ERA leader to his first loss in over 2 1-2 months.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Pinch-hitter Lyle Overbay drove in three runs with a two-out double in the eighth inning, rallying the Milwaukee Brewers to a 6-3 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday night in a game between division leaders.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Kole Calhoun is embracing his role leading off for the Los Angeles Angels. And he's doing it well.
ATLANTA (AP) - Despite hitting only .229 in the first 12 games in August, Dee Gordon remained confident in his approach as he refused to make changes that might lead to bad habits.
ANAHEIM (AP) - Jered Weaver pitched into jams and out of trouble in every early inning, waiting for the Los Angeles Angels' slumbering bats to provide some help.
ATLANTA (AP) - The Atlanta Braves needed six tries to beat the Los Angeles Dodgers this season.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Kole Calhoun homered and had an RBI single during a seven-run sixth inning, and the Los Angeles Angels' struggling offense rebounded for a 7-2 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday night.
ATLANTA (AP) - The Dodgers are getting solid performances out of their starting pitchers.
When Jonathan Chang rolled in a birdie putt on his final hole of the day, the Valencia graduate had a good feeling it