INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Hart High graduate Anthony Ervin qualified for the U.S. world championship team this week, finishing second in the 50 free on Saturday at the U.S. national championships.
HOUSTON (AP) - Joe Blanton pitched seven sharp innings, and Howie Kendrick and Chris Iannetta both homered to give the Los Angeles Angels a 7-2 win over the Houston Astros on Saturday.
UCLA baseball won a national championship on June 24 with two Santa Clarita Valley prep baseball stars in the starting lineup - shortstop Pat Valaika and catcher Shane Zeile.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Dodgers were on the short end of a history-making night after getting blown out by the Philadelphia Phillies - on Fireworks Night, no less.
HOUSTON (AP) - Pinch-runner Peter Bourjos scored the go-ahead run in the eighth inning on an error and Erick Aybar added a two-run single in the ninth to help the Los Angeles Angels to a 4-2 victory over the Houston Astros on Friday night.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Rampaging rookie Yasiel Puig singled home the tying and go-ahead runs in the seventh inning, Andre Ethier had a two-run double, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Philadelphia Phillies 6-4 on Thursday night.
NEW YORK (AP) - The Brooklyn Nets will acquire Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett from the BostonCeltics in a deal that was still developing as the NBA draft ended, according to a person with knowledge of the details.
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.
CHICAGO (AP) - Jeff Carter and the Los Angeles Kings know how to come back in the playoffs. This was no big deal compared to the first two rounds.
CHICAGO (AP) - Corey Crawford is playing so well right now that nothing seems to bother him. When the Chicago Blackhawks had a goal waved off in the second period Sunday, Crawford picked up the slack for his disappointed teammates.
BALTIMORE (AP) - California Chrome repelled one challenger and then put away another in the stretch to win the Preakness on Saturday, setting up a Triple Crown try in three weeks.
PHOENIX (AP) - Zack Greinke threw eight sharp innings, Yasiel Puig and Scott Van Slyke homered and the Los Angeles Dodgers added to their mastery of Arizona with a 7-0 victory over the Diamondbacks on Friday night.
ANAHEIM (AP) - Justin Williams, Jeff Carter and Mike Richards scored in an overwhelming first period, and the Los Angeles Kings advanced to their third straight Western Conference finals with a 6-2 victory over the Anaheim Ducks in Game 7 of their second-round series Friday night.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Kevin Durant had 39 points and 16 rebounds, and the Oklahoma City Thunder advanced to the Western Conference finals with a 104-98 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers in Game 6 on Thursday night.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Garrett Richards helped Mike Trout have a perfect homecoming trip.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - After conquering almost every conceivable obstacle in the Stanley Cup playoffs over the last few years, the pressure of an elimination game doesn't bother the Los Angeles Kings.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Russell Westbrook scored 38 points and made three free throws with 6.4 seconds remaining, and the Oklahoma City Thunder overcame a seven-point deficit in the final 50 seconds to beat the Los Angeles Clippers 105-104 on Tuesday night to go up 3-2 in the Western Conference semifinals.
ANAHEIM (AP) - Devante Smith-Pelly scored two goals 1:23 apart in the second period, and the Anaheim Ducks moved to the brink of the Western Conference finals with a 4-3 victory over the Los Angeles Kings in Game 5 on Monday night.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - John Gibson made 28 saves in his dynamic NHL playoff debut, captain Ryan Getzlaf had a goal and an assist, and the Anaheim Ducks evened their second-round playoff series with a 2-0 victory over the Los Angeles Kings in Game 4 on Saturday night.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Once they got Matt Cain out of the game, Yasiel Puig and the Los Angeles Dodgers roughed up the San Francisco Giants' stellar bullpen.
The NFL regular season just got a little more interesting in the Vereen household on Saturday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Kevin Durant scored 36 points, Russell Westbrook added 23 and the Oklahoma City Thunder outplayed the Los Angeles Clippers in the fourth quarter for a 118-112 victory Friday night and a 2-1 lead in their Western Conference semifinal.
NEW YORK (AP) - For nearly three years, Jadeveon Clowney couldn't wait to get to the NFL, and the league was just as eager to add the player some called the best defensive prospect in a decade.