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. Expectations that the London Olympics track meet would be filled with good times were quickly confirmed on Day 1, with seven sprinters running women's 100-meter heats in 11 seconds or better Friday night, led by the 10.83 turned in by world champion Carmelita Jeter of the U.S. That came hours after Britain's Jessica Ennis got things started in front of a rowdy crowd at the morning ...
LONDON (AP) - The United States had a rather simple plan for Brazil. "Right now. Tonight. Each set. Each point," coach Alan Knipe said. Captain Clay Stanley scored 19 points and the U.S. men's volleyball team defeated Brazil 3-1 at the London Olympics on Thursday in a preliminary-round rematch of the Beijing final. Saugus High graduate David Smith accumulated no statistics for Team USA in the win. The 23-25, 27-25, 25-19, 25-17 victory extends the ...
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. Somewhere inside O2 Arena, his mother, Maria Gonzalez, knew he wouldn't have to look too far. Her boy enjoys being main attraction. Always has. "He loves the show," Gonzalez said. Leyva certainly knows how to put one on. The flashy 20-year-old shook off the jitters to deliver a rollicking high bar routine Wednesday night to rally for a bronze ...
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.
Today NBC 1 a.m. NBCSN - LIVE: women's basketball, United States vs. Angola; women's beach volleyball, China vs. Switzerland; women's volleyball: Serbia vs. South Korea, Italy vs. Japan; equestrian, eventing cross country; SAME-DAY TAPE: boxing; men's archery, individual; LIVE: men's field hockey, South Korea vs. New Zealand; DELAYED TAPE: men's shooting, 10m air rifle Gold Medal final; badminton, at London 1 a.m. NBC BASKETBALL - Women's: United States vs. Angola, Russia ...
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.
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.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Juan Uribe hit a go-ahead, two-run homer in the eighth inning after Clayton Kershaw started on short rest for the Dodgers in a 4-3 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Monday night, sending Los Angeles into the National League championship series for the first time since 2009.
ATLANTA (AP) - After plenty of mistakes in his first four games, Geno Smith suddenly looked like a wily ol' veteran for the New York Jets.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Carl Crawford hit a three-run homer, Juan Uribe added a two-run shot and the Los Angeles Dodgers routed the Atlanta Braves 13-6 on Sunday night for a 2-1 lead in their best-of-five NL division series.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Pedro Alvarez hit a tiebreaking single in the eighth inning and the PittsburghPirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals 5-3 on Sunday to take a 2-1 lead in best-of-five NL division series.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Los Angeles Dodgers are about to find out if their $36 million investment in Hyun-Jin Ryu pays off in the postseason.