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.
ST. LOUIS (AP) - From the Green Monster to the Gateway Arch. From the Charles River to the mighty Mississippi. From clam chowder to toasted ravioli.
Valencia High graduate and UCLA freshman Alison Lee was named Golfweek Player of the Week this week.
BOSTON (AP) - Just when it seemed Michael Wacha had cracked, the St. Louis Cardinals began scooting around the bases and tied the World Series.
NEW YORK (AP) - David Stern's NBA owners gathered one last time, toasting the outgoing commissioner before he leaves after 30 years on the job.
BOSTON (AP) - Given a bit of help by the umpires and a lot more by the Cardinals, the Boston Red Sox turned this World Series opener into a laugher.
BOSTON (AP) - Lance Lynn squeezed through a door leading into the Green Monster, shimmied along a cramped space behind the famed left-field wall and peered out a tiny metal slot in the Fenway Park scoreboard.
TORONTO (AP) - Leafs sniper Phil Kessel found his scoring touch and the Anaheim Ducks lost their composure.
DETROIT (AP) - A picture of Jim Leyland's face stared out from the video board at an empty Comerica Park, next to that familiar Olde English "D'' and a message that said simply: "Thank You Jim."
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Andrew Luck and the Colts ruined Peyton Manning's return to Indianapolis and handed the Denver Broncos their first loss of the season.
Alabama and Florida State hold the top two spots in the first BCS standings of the season. Oregon was a close third behind second-place Florida State.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Dodgers began the season poorly and then soared from last to first during a torrid 50-game stretch to make the playoffs for the first time in four years. The way they exited overshadowed it all.
BOSTON (AP) - The Boston Red Sox are going back to the World Series for the third time in 10 seasons.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) - Tommy Rees threw two touchdowns before leaving the game with an injury and Notre Dame snapped a five-game home losing streak to USC with a 14-10 victory on Saturday night.