LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Los Angeles Kings' 45-year Stanley Cup quest ended in a triumphant flourish of blood, sweat and power-play goals. After missing two chances to claim the title last week, the long-suffering Kings are NHL champions for the first time.
The Santa Clarita Blue Heat team is used to starting over.
SEATTLE (AP) - When manager Don Mattingly looked at what awaited on a 10-game road trip that spanned three time zones with his Los Angeles Dodgers coming off four straight losses at home, he had legitimate concerns about whether it was just a blip or the start of a downward turn.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Timothy Bradley promised to shock, though the biggest shock in his fight with Manny Pacquiao came from the judges' scorecards.
SEATTLE (AP) - Kevin Millwood and five relievers combined on the third no-hitter in Seattle Mariners history, a 1-0 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday night.
School may be out for the summer, but local athletes won't be taking much of a break.
Hart High graduate and University of Oklahoma catcher Jessica Shults may have fallen just short of winning an NCAA national championship on Wednesday night in Oklahoma City, but she did managed to pick up another honor in a season full of them.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Jackie Traina threw a five-hitter and delivered a key RBI single, and Alabama became the first Southeastern Conference team to win a NCAA softball title, beating Oklahoma 5-4 in the final game of a best-of-three series that ended early Thursday.
NEW YORK (AP) - The Los Angeles Dodgers say longtime manager Tom Lasorda has been hospitalized after having what the team called a "mild" heart attack.
The last time Oklahoma junior catcher Jessica Shults represented her school in a championship game, she walked away without a title.
Not only was 2011-12 the most successful golf season of Max Homa's career.
The week began with a field of 30 teams and 156 players at the NCAA Division I Men's Golf Championship.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Apparently, the desire still burns in Landon Donovan.
The Santa Clarita Masters Swimming club finished a successful first day of the Southern Pacific Masters Swimming Short Course Yard Regional Championship Meet at its home Santa Clarita Aquatic Center in third place among the 40 swim clubs present.
The Santa Clarita Aquatic Center will host the U.S. Masters Southwest Zone and Southern Pacific Masters Association Short Course Yards Regional Championship Meet today and Sunday beginning at 8 a.m. both days.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Clayton Kershaw scattered three hits over eight innings while outdueling Tyson Ross, Justin Turner hit a two-run homer and the first-place Los Angeles Dodgers rallied to beat the San Diego Padres 2-1 Thursday night.
BOSTON (AP) - Garrett Richards lay on the ground for several minutes, his left knee damaged and his season seemingly over.
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.