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.
An 11-year-old youth baseball team has set out to make a difference that goes beyond the game of baseball.
CLEVELAND (AP) - The Tampa Bay Rays' road show rolls on. Next stop: Boston.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - The Pittsburgh Pirates went 21 years between playoff games. The wait will be significantly shorter this time around.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Less than two years after Southern California finished a 10-2 season with a 50-point win over UCLA, coach Lane Kiffin is unemployed.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - David Price, Evan Longoria and the Tampa Bay Rays are going to playoffs again, getting there with a victory in their final regular-season game for the second time in three years.
The Tampa Bay Rays and Texas Rangers are pushing this regular season to game No. 163.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Juan Nicasio outdueled Zack Greinke for his first victory in six starts and Nolan Arenado had an RBI double, leading the Colorado Rockies to a 1-0 victory over the NL West champion Los Angeles Dodgers on Saturday night.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Joe Nathan feels like the Texas Rangers have been playing elimination games for a week.
CHICAGO (AP) - James Shields struck out 10 and scattered four hits over seven innings for his 100th career win, and the Kansas City Royals beat Chicago 6-1 on Friday night to ensure the White Sox of their worst record since 1970.
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Missing some of their biggest stars, the San Francisco 49ers put their foot down. They put the St. Louis Rams back in their place, too.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Angel Pagan hit a tiebreaking home run leading off the eighth inning to give San Francisco a win in what might have been Tim Lincecum's final outing with the club, and theGiants beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2 on Thursday night.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - Shaquille O'Neal spent the first part of the century smashing Sacramento's dreams of an NBA championship. Now he wants to spend the next part doing anything he can to build the Kings into a winner.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Collin Cowgill homered and also stole home as the Los Angeles Angels beat the Seattle Mariners 6-5 Saturday night.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Clayton Kershaw struck out 10 in seven dominant innings, Yasiel Puig and A.J. Ellis hit two-run homers and the NL West champion Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the San Diego Padres 4-0 Saturday night.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Cody Kessler passed for 164 yards and a touchdown, and the Southern California defense stifled explosive Utah State on Saturday as the Trojans topped the Aggies 17-14.