LONDON (AP) - Well, that sure was fast. Expectations that the London Olympics track meet would be filled with good times were quickly confirmed on Day 1, with seven sprinters running women's 100-meter heats in 11 seconds or better Friday night, led by the 10.83 turned in by world champion Carmelita Jeter of the U.S. That came hours after Britain's Jessica Ennis got things started in front of a rowdy crowd at the morning ...
LONDON (AP) - The United States had a rather simple plan for Brazil. "Right now. Tonight. Each set. Each point," coach Alan Knipe said. Captain Clay Stanley scored 19 points and the U.S. men's volleyball team defeated Brazil 3-1 at the London Olympics on Thursday in a preliminary-round rematch of the Beijing final. Saugus High graduate David Smith accumulated no statistics for Team USA in the win. The 23-25, 27-25, 25-19, 25-17 victory extends the ...
LONDON (AP) - Michael Phelps spent the day thinking about all the things he's doing for the final time at the pool. It turns out that included one last win over Ryan Lochte.
LONDON (AP) - Nathan Adrian took out the Missile by a fingertip. Then Allison Schmitt dealt more heartache to the team from Down Under.
LONDON (AP) - Olympic medal on the line, Danell Leyva tried to find his center. Somewhere inside O2 Arena, his mother, Maria Gonzalez, knew he wouldn't have to look too far. Her boy enjoys being main attraction. Always has. "He loves the show," Gonzalez said. Leyva certainly knows how to put one on. The flashy 20-year-old shook off the jitters to deliver a rollicking high bar routine Wednesday night to rally for a bronze ...
The city of Santa Clarita has partnered with the Los Angeles Volleyball Academy (LAVA) to present the first annual Foothill Invitational High School Summer Tournament the weekend of August 10-12.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Paul Goldschmidt homered in the first inning for the second straight game, Miguel Montero added a three-run shot and rookie Wade Miley pitched eight dominant innings for the Arizona Diamondbacks in an 8-2 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday night.
Today NBC 1 a.m. NBCSN - LIVE: women's basketball, United States vs. Angola; women's beach volleyball, China vs. Switzerland; women's volleyball: Serbia vs. South Korea, Italy vs. Japan; equestrian, eventing cross country; SAME-DAY TAPE: boxing; men's archery, individual; LIVE: men's field hockey, South Korea vs. New Zealand; DELAYED TAPE: men's shooting, 10m air rifle Gold Medal final; badminton, at London 1 a.m. NBC BASKETBALL - Women's: United States vs. Angola, Russia ...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw put together another dominant performance at AT&T Park.
It was certainly a summer of ups and downs for Hart High graduate Jessica Shults - but that doesn't mean she'd trade it for anything else.
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.
For the second straight year, Valencia High graduate Nick Ferry got to experience a national championship.
SEATTLE (AP) - The Seattle Mariners were having no luck connecting with the changeup of Los Angeles Angels starter Jason Vargas on Sunday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Clayton Kershaw retired 18 consecutive batters and struck out 12 in eight dominant innings, Carl Crawford homered twice against Kyle Lohse and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Milwaukee Brewers 2-0 on Sunday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - For four straight games, the San Antonio Spurs showed off all the teamwork and tenacity that the Los Angeles Lakers lacked all season long.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Justin Williams scored in the third period, Jonathan Quick made 23 saves, and the Los Angeles Kings finished in fifth place in the Western Conference with a 3-2 victory over the San Jose Sharks on Saturday night.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - When Marc Gasol and Zach Randolph click together, the Memphis Grizzlies are very, very tough to beat.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Carlos Gomez and Martin Maldonado each hit two-run home runs to propel the Milwaukee Brewers to a 6-4 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Saturday night.
NEW YORK (AP) - More than 2 1/2 tons of linemen, five trades, one quarterback and no Manti Te'o.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Tony Parker had 28 points and seven assists and the San Antonio Spurs beat the Los Angeles Lakers 102-91 on Wednesday night to take a 2-0 lead in their Western Conference first-round playoff series.
NEW YORK (AP) - Mark Ellis waited all winter to hit the 100th home run of his career.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Howie Kendrick hit his second home run of the game in the 11th inning and finished with four RBIs, leading the Los Angeles Angels to a 5-4 victory over the Texas Rangers on Tuesday night.
Megan Dawe, a 2012 Saugus High graduate and freshman at New York University, was named the school's female Freshman Athlete of the Year, the school's athletic department announced last week.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - After all the momentum swings, debatable calls and general weirdness in the Los Angeles Kings' chippy visit from Dallas, neither team seemed all that surprised when it was decided on a puck to the chest.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Manu Ginobili cautioned against expecting too much from him in his second game back from a hamstring injury.