WASHINGTON (AP) - Washington, D.C., Police Chief Cathy Lanier says she expects the investigation into Washington Wizards star Gilbert Arenas bringing guns into the team's Verizon Center locker room to wrap up within a few days.
NEW YORK (AP) - Andre Dawson was elected to Major League Baseball's Hall of Fame on Wednesday in his ninth try, while Bert Blyleven and Roberto Alomar fell just short of earning the sport's highest honor.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Rory Markas, a play-by-play sportscaster who spent the past eight seasons with the Los Angeles Angels, has died. He was 54. Markas was found dead at his home in Palmdale, Calif., on Monday and the cause of death was not immediately available, Angels spokesman Tim Mead said Tuesday. Markas had surgery for a blood clot on his brain in late 2008.
A controversial stoppage in the second round dealt 2000 Hart High graduate Said El Harrak his first professional loss Friday night in Hinckley, Minn. in a boxing match televised on Showtime. After getting knocked down twice by undefeated Lanard Lane in the first round, El Harrak struggled to defend against the Houston-based fighter.
An elite women's soccer team is headed to the Santa Clarita Valley. Starting with the 2010 season, the Santa Clarita Blue Heat will join the United Soccer Leagues' W-League ranks, the USL announced on its official Web site, Thursday.
Hart High graduate and professional boxer Said El Harrak will make his television debut tonight at 11 p.m. on Showtime.
In a sense, things have come full circle. On a June day six years ago, the Montreal Expos made Hart High graduate and former The Master's College baseball player Jerry Owens' dreams come true. Recently, the Washington Nationals - formerly known as the Montreal Expos - kept his dream alive. Owens' story of finding different avenues to prolong his athletic career has been well told. This, it seems, is just another avenue. "You live and ...
Tiger Woods had to be a happy man as he settled into a seat on his private jet for the long flight home from Australia. His successful comeback year was all but complete, and the rapturous reception he received Down Under was a pleasant reminder of his status as the most sought-after athlete in the world. Not since the Beatles toured more than 40 years ago had the Aussies laid out such a welcome. Woods ...
Hart High graduate and former College of the Canyons golfer Joe Greiner now turns his attention to 2010.
Jim Abbott, a former Major League pitcher, gave an inspiring speech at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at College of the Canyons on Thursday night.
Plain and simple, the Santa Clarita Valley is a baseball hotbed. Nearly 30 players with ties to the valley played professional baseball in 2009. Their seasons are now completed. In 2009, some players saw improvement, some were promoted, some took steps back. One interesting note was when Major League rosters expanded from 25 to 40 players in September, the only local player that received a promotion was College of the Canyons product Dana Eveland. Players ...
Jim Abbott admits he wasn't always comfortable being known as "different." He is a little more comfortable with it today.
Lashinda Demus is the first to tell people there weren't any shortcuts on the road to becoming the world's top hurdler.
At this time last year, Saugus High graduate Zack Schafer was taking handoffs as the starting running back for the University of Redlands.
Several athletes with Santa Clarita Valley ties are currently in NFL camps across the country. Kyle Boller: Hart High - St. Louis Rams The former Ravens starting quarterback, struggled with his accuracy in his first game with his new team, completing 3-of-9 passes for 25 yards. The seven-year veteran and former member of the University of California, Berkeley will next take the field against the Falcons on Friday. Matt Moore: Hart High - Carolina Panthers ...
One local golf product has already punched his ticket to the Web.com Qualifying School finals.
Nick Delio really doesn't want to let this one get away.
Max Homa has moved on to the final stage of golf's Web.com Qualifying School.
The Valencia graduate-turned professional golfer is inching closer to earning a spot on one of the sport's most elite pro tours.
Valencia graduate Max Homa is continuing his quest for a spot on the Web.com professional golf Tour this week.
NEW YORK (AP) - With the World Series over, baseball's business season began Thursday as the Kansas City Royals exercised their option on pitcher and Hart graduate James Shields.
Only one deal was made on a very quiet NFL trade deadline on Tuesday.
Max Homa appears to be a shoe-in to advance to the second stage of PGA Qualifying School.
Valencia graduate Max Homa doesn't appear to be fazed by the big stage that is the PGA Tour.
Valencia High graduate Max Homa made his second straight cut in just his second professional tournament after she shot a 1-under 70 on Friday in the second round of the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open in Las Vegas.
SAN MARTIN (AP) - Valencia High graduate Max Homa made his first professional start on Thursday at the Frys.com Open in Northern California.
OAKLAND (AP) - Washington's beleaguered defense finally found an opponent it could bully around after its historically bad start to the season.
ANAHEIM (AP) - Jed Lowrie hit a three-run homer, Brandon Moss added a two-run shot and the Oakland Athletics kept rolling toward the postseason with their fifth straight victory, 10-5 over the Los Angeles Angels on Monday night.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Andrew Luck faked out the defense, ran untouched into the end zone for a 6-yard touchdown and emphatically threw down the ball with a little extra oomph.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Justin Maxwell hit a grand slam with two outs in the 10th inning and the Kansas City Royals beat the Texas Rangers 4-0 Sunday in a matchup of AL wild-card contenders.