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.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Hart graduate James Shields pitched quite a gem for Kansas City. It certainly helped that Oakland abandoned its usual patient approach at the plate.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Jered Weaver had no problem sitting through two long delays Sunday on his way to a 7-5 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Edwin Jackson pitched six innings for his first victory in six weeks and Chris Coghlan hit a tiebreaking two-run homer, leading the Chicago Cubs to a 7-3 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Hanley Ramirez hit a three-run homer in the 12th inning to lift the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 5-2 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Saturday night.
CANTON, Ohio (AP) - Andre Reed delivered the emotion and managed to hook up for one more catch from Jim Kelly on the Pro Football Hall of Fame stage.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Kyle Hendricks scattered four hits over seven innings, Starlin Castro had three hits and scored three runs, and the Chicago Cubs beat Los Angeles 8-2 on Friday night, snapping the Dodgers' six-game winning streak.
About 40 miles up the 14 freeway from the Santa Clarita Valley, roughly the same distance to Dodger Stadium, sits the Lancaster JetHawks' home field, The Hangar.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - The Los Angeles Angels powered their way to a victory.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Clayton Kershaw scattered nine hits and struck out nine while tying his career-best winning streak of 10 games, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Atlanta Braves 2-1 Thursday night to complete the three-game sweep.
BALTIMORE (AP) - There isn't much of a disparity between how Garrett Richards has pitched recently compared to when he won seven straight starts.
BALTIMORE (AP) - The Baltimore Orioles have a knack for winning in extra innings, and it has nothing to do with luck.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Manager Don Mattingly hardly considers a late-July sweep in San Francisco a turning point to put his Dodgers in the driver's seat atop the NL West.
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) - Frank Thomas choked back tears, Joe Torre apologized for leaving people out of his speech and Tony La Russa said he felt uneasy.
ANAHEIM (AP) - After a weekend filled with mostly miserable swings, David Freese surprised his teammates, the Angel Stadium fireworks crew and even himself when he hit a tiebreaking homer.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Los Angeles Lakers have waited nearly three months to hire a new coach, and they're apparently making Byron Scott wait a few more days.