LOS ANGELES (AP) - Chad Billingsley won his third straight start since coming off the disabled list, batterymate A.J. Ellis hit two solo homers and had an RBI single, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 6-1 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Friday night.
CHICAGO (AP) - Mike Scioscia contends that a first-inning call by the umpires changed the course of the Los Angeles Angels' extra-inning loss to the Chicago White Sox.
Ironically, not being able to use his legs has worked to Kevin Mather's advantage in many ways.
Hart graduate Anthony Ervin got off to a poor start in the 50-meter freestyle and finished fifth with a 21.78 in the event final on Friday in London.
LONDON (AP) - Well, that sure was fast.
LONDON (AP) - The United States had a rather simple plan for Brazil.
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.
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.
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.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Dan Haren's promising spring has morphed into a troubling summer. At this point, even he isn't sure when it is going to stop.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Miguel Gonzalez took a two-hit shutout into the eighth inning, Jonathan Schoop homered and J.J. Hardy hit two RBI doubles to lead the Baltimore Orioles to a 4-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday night.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The interim CEO of the Los Angeles Clippers testified Tuesday that coach Doc Rivers told him he will quit if Donald Sterling remains the owner of the team.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Clint Hurdle watched rookie Gregory Polanco scuffle for the better part of two weeks before giving the talented but raw right fielder a needed night off on Monday.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Adam Jones hit a pair of two-run homers, including a tiebreaking shot in the sixth inning, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Los Angeles Angels 4-2 Monday night.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Hyun-Jin Ryu pitched seven strong innings, Adrian Gonzalez reached base five times and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-2 on Monday night.
Fox Sports is reporting that Saugus High graduate and Oakland A's pitcher Tommy Milone has asked to be traded.
This season has been a learning experience for two local golfers.
While Max Homa and Jason Gore are having success on the Web.com Tour, Saugus High graduate Nick Delio has his sights set on it.
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Zack Greinke is getting tripped up by first innings.
HOYLAKE, England (AP) - Rory McIlroy looks as if he has just thrown a knockout punch at the British Open, and it was only Saturday.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) - Kobe Bryant says he's "scared" about his future after basketball, although he's embracing the challenge of finding something that he can be as passionate about as sports.
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Matt Holliday homered and doubled with three RBIs, and Lance Lynn won his third straight start for the St. Louis Cardinals in a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday night.
Carlos Boozer is headed to the Lakers' crowded frontcourt after Los Angeles made the winning bid for the veteran forward waived by the Chicago Bulls via the amnesty clause.
SAINT-ETIENNE, France (AP) - Because of doping's ravages on cycling, it's natural for suspicion to fall on Vincenzo Nibali, who led the Tour de France on Thursday for a 10th time in 12 stages.