DETROIT (AP) - Albert Pujols got the biggest hit of the game. Jered Weaver delivered the most encouraging performance, as far as the Los Angeles were concerned.
NEW YORK (AP) - Anthony Bennett became the first Canadian to be the No. 1 pick and Nerlens Noel tumbled out of the top five Thursday night, a surprising start to the NBA draft.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Even Doc Rivers got weary of the two-week saga of his move to the Los Angeles Clippers. He thought the unusual deal was dead several times, and he insists he really didn't mind the prospect of returning to the Boston Celtics.
Hart High graduate Taylor Gregory was named to the U.S. Men's Junior National Volleyball Team on Tuesday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - After weeks of negotiations and intrigue, Doc Rivers has officially left the Boston Celtics for the Los Angeles Clippers.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Matt Kemp made a marvelous catch for the final out in his first game back from the disabled list to preserve the Los Angeles Dodgers' 6-5 victory over the slumping San Francisco Giants on Tuesday night.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - UCLA's offense showed up this time, which meant Mississippi State never had a chance.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Rookie sensation Yasiel Puig hit his seventh home run in 20 major league games and added a tiebreaking single in the eighth inning against Madison Bumgarner, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 3-1 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Monday night.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Adam Plutko limited Mississippi State to a run on four hits in six innings, and UCLA survived some anxious moments to beat the Bulldogs 3-1 in Game 1 of the College World Series finals Monday night.
BOSTON (AP) - An NHL-record unbeaten streak to start the lockout-shortened season.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Pittsburgh closer Jason Grilli and Los Angeles Angels counterpart Ernesto Frieri each gave up three runs Sunday. The final outcome came down to one pitch that Mike Trout missed.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - The Los Angeles Dodgers were celebrating Adrian Gonzalez's tiebreaking home run when the crowd's roar directed attention back to the field.
BOSTON (AP) - Doc Rivers will be the next coach of the Los Angeles Clippers if the NBA approves the rare but not unprecedented trade of an active coach, a Boston Celtics official told The Associated Press on Sunday night.
Former Canyon Cowboys Alysia Montano hung on for her fifth career national championship in the 800-meter race on Sunday at the USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Des Moines, Iowa.
For the third straight day, an athlete with Santa Clarita Valley ties was involved in either the U.S. Outdoor Track and Field Championships or the U.S. Junior Championships, which are both taking place in Des Moines, Iowa this week.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Philip Rivers and the San Diego Chargers kept Andrew Luck on the sideline most of the night, giving the Indianapolis Colts quarterback no chance for another comeback.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Hanley Ramirez will start for the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 3 of the NL championship series despite a broken left rib.
BOSTON (AP) - With one swing, David Ortiz tied the game and helped the Boston Red Sox send the AL championship series to Detroit tied one game apiece.
Former Valencia Viking Max Homa announced himself to the PGA Tour in a big way this week.
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) - Brett Hundley passed for a career-high 410 yards and three touchdowns, Paul Perkins rushed for an early score, and No. 11 UCLA prepared for tougher October challenges with a 37-10 victory over California on Saturday night.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Nelson Agholor caught seven passes for 161 yards, Javorius Allen rushed for two touchdowns and Southern California got off to an impressive start under interim coach Ed Orgeron with a 38-31 victory over Arizona on Thursday night.
OAKLAND (AP) - Justin Verlander ripped off his jersey and rubbed Torii Hunter's bald head. The Tigers pulled on goggles and popped bubbly, then waited for their straggling slugger. At last, Miguel Cabrera walked through the door to chants of "Miggy! Miggy! Miggy!"
LOS ANGELES (AP) - After two days of waiting, the Los Angeles Dodgers found out they will play St. Louis in the National League championship series.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jeff Carter scored his second power-play goal on a deflection of Mike Richards' shot 28 seconds into overtime, and the Los Angeles Kings blew a three-goal lead before beating the Ottawa Senators 4-3 on Wednesday night.
The Major League Baseball playoffs are in high gear and the minor league season is long over.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) - San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith was charged Wednesday with three felony counts of illegal possession of an assault weapon, stemming from a party at his home in June 2012.
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) - The Atlanta Falcons' fears were confirmed on Wednesday when a second medical opinion found star wide receiver Julio Jones' foot injury will cause him to miss the remainder of the season.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - From worst to first, and now back in the AL championship series.
DETROIT (AP) - The Detroit Tigers are heading back to California with the help of Max Scherzer and some fans in right field.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Brad Richards scored two goals, Ryan McDonagh got credit for a short-handed goal on a comical mistake by Jonathan Quick, and the New York Rangers beat the Los Angeles Kings 3-1 on Monday night for their first victory of the season.