Max Homa had coasted through the first three days of the U.S. Amateur Championship. On day four, the Valencia High graduate met his match. University of Alabama sophomore Justin Thomas, one of the top ranked amateurs in the world, birdied the last three holes of the day to run away with a 3 and 1 victory over Homa on Thursday in the round of 32 at Cherry Hills Village, Colo. Coming in as the No. ...
PITTSBURGH (AP) - The Los Angeles Dodgers left Pittsburgh in a bad mood, and it had little to do with the end of their four-game winning streak.
Max Homa has had just one slip-up so far at the U.S. Amateur Championship. In his latest round on Wednesday, the Valencia High graduate was basically flawless. Homa easily defeated Corey Conners 5 and 4 in the round of 64 match-play contest to move to the next round of the single elimination tournament at Cherry Hills Country Club in Cherry Hills Village, Colo. And Homa did it on the same course where he triple bogeyed ...
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Clayton Kershaw won his fourth consecutive start, Matt Kemp drove in three runs and the Los Angeles Dodgers moved into first place in the NL West with a 9-3 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday night.
SEATTLE (AP) - King Felix now has a crowning achievement. Felix Hernandez pitched the Seattle Mariners' first perfect game and the 23rd in baseball history, overpowering the Tampa Bay Rays in a brilliant 1-0 victory Wednesday. The 2010 AL Cy Young Award winner has long talked of his desire to achieve pitching perfection. He finally accomplished it against the Rays, striking out the side twice and finishing with 12 strikeouts. It was the third perfect ...
Valencia High graduate Max Homa had a tougher challenge on his hands Tuesday than he did the day before.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Chad Billingsley pitched eight dominant innings and the Los Angeles Dodgers matched their highest-scoring game of the season, routing the Pittsburgh Pirates 11-0 Tuesday night.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - No matter what uniform he's wearing, Shane Victorino always gives the Pittsburgh Pirates trouble.
Based on how he's played all year, it would figure that Valencia High alumnus Max Homa is off to a roaring start to the biggest amateur golf tournament of them all.
DAVIE, Fla. (AP) - For Chad Johnson, a weekend confrontation with his wife has led to repercussions beyond a misdemeanor charge and NFL unemployment.
MIAMI (AP) - Chris Capuano was well aware he was working on a no-hit bid, thanks to a fan who constantly gave him updates.
LONDON (AP) - This was no Dream Team. This was reality. The gold medal was in doubt for the U.S. men's basketball team. The Americans led Spain by only one point after three quarters, a back-and-forth, impossible-to-turn-away-from game that almost anyone would hope for in an Olympic final. Especially, it turns out, the U.S. players. "We knew it wasn't going to be easy. We didn't want it easy," LeBron James said. "A lot of teams ...
MIAMI (AP) - Carlos Lee hit one of the Marlins' season-high five doubles and drove in two runs, leading Miami to a 7-3 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Saturday night.
LONDON (AP) - Allyson Felix won her third gold medal of the London Olympics, giving the United States a 20-meter lead after the second leg of the 4x400-meter relay and then watching teammate Sanya Richards-Ross bring home the victory Saturday night.
Canyon High School graduate Alysia Johnson Montano finished fifth in the women's 800-meter final at the Summer Olympics in London today.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - As the Carolina Panthers celebrated their sixth straight win, Tom Brady and the New England Patriots were left wondering why a penalty that could have saved them on the final play was wiped out.
After an up-and-down season with the Miami Marlins, hart High graduate Chris Valaika signed a minor league deal with the Chicago Cubs on Sunday that gives him an opportunity to try out for the big league club in Spring Training.
NEW YORK (AP) - Ben Scrivens hasn't given up a goal in more than 2 ½ games, and the person least impressed with his performance is the backup goalie himself.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jordan Hill barely played for coach Mike D'Antoni when they were together with the New York Knicks four years ago, and he started this season on D'Antoni's bench again with the Los Angeles Lakers.
It's not often that linemen score touchdowns on Sundays, let alone former Santa Clarita Valley talents.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Blake Griffin had 30 points and 12 rebounds, J.J. Redick added 26 points and the Los Angeles Clippers rallied to beat the short-handed Brooklyn Nets 110-103 Saturday night, improving to 5-0 at home.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Winless in shootouts this season, the Carolina Hurricanes weren't optimistic when Friday's game against the Anaheim Ducks was tied after 65 minutes.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - For the second straight game, the Los Angeles Kings used a strong third period to get a road victory.
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) - Linebacker Myles Jack ran for four touchdowns, defensive end Cassius Marsh caught a scoring pass, and No. 13 UCLA stayed in control of its destiny in the Pac-12 South race with a 41-31 victory over Washington on Friday night.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Zack Randolph scored 14 of his 28 points in the fourth quarter and grabbed 11 rebounds, Mark Gasol had 18 points, eight boards and eight assists, and the Memphis Grizzlies eked out an 89-86 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday night for their first road victory of the season.
UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) - Not only did the Los Angeles Kings' stun the New York Islanders with three third-period goals in a comeback win, they did it with a bunch of fill-ins.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Blake Griffin had 22 points and 12 rebounds after being involved in a first-half scuffle that resulted in two ejections, sparking the Los Angeles Clippers to a 111-103 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Wednesday night.
NEW YORK (AP) - Clayton Kershaw of the Los Angeles Dodgers and Max Scherzer of the Detroit Tigers breezed Wednesday to baseball's Cy Young Awards.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Los Angeles Lakers' sixth starting lineup in nine games clicked from the opening tip, and Jordan Hill was the biggest reason for the flow.