LOS ANGELES - The tournament is called a classic, yet it's still in its infancy. Baseball's biggest international star made it grow up Monday night at Dodger Stadium.
LOS ANGELES - Beaten-down, undermanned, gutsy, whatever you want to call Team USA in the World Baseball Classic, add one more term to it - done. Despite a late rally, the United States couldn't undo Japan's fourth-inning death knell and fell to the Japanese 9-4 in the WBC semifinals at Dodger Stadium Sunday night in front of 43,630.
SAN DIEGO - Now the United States knows what it's up against - Japan's pitching.
Maybe it's destiny or something in the poana greens at Valencia Country Club. Just off the 18th green Sunday and finished with his 54 regulation holes at the AT&T Champions Classic, Champions Tour golfer Dan Forsman turned and asked where a playoff hole would be played.
When you are in our position the last day, you are looking to shoot something like 68 to get in the top 10.
I played well again today, but again it was mostly putting. I'm glad I finished on a good note, shooting 3-under. Three-under today was a good score and just being able to leave on a good note.
The AT&T Champions Classic has a rich history during its nine years at the Valencia Country Club. Since the tournament moved from Los Angeles to Valencia in 2001, there have been a pair of playoff rounds and two wins from Tom Purtzer, along with victories from some of golf's best players, including Tom Watson, Gil Morgan and Tom Kite. Today, the 2009 AT&T Champions Classic concludes with the third round.
If there is a playoff at this year's AT&T Champions Classic, Joey Sindelar said he'd like to have something to do with it.
Just four days ago, golfer Joey Sindelar touched the Valencia Country Club Course for the first time.
Gary Player's not done. The legendary golfer, who many consider the greatest international golfer ever, finished a 15-minute conversation on Wednesday in a dining area at Valencia Country Club. Hands were already shook and goodbyes were given, but Player stood up, one knee on a chair, and looked at the trees just off the tee box on hole No. 1. "It's not a case of speaking your mind," Player resumes. "It's about being interested in ...
If this is the end, it's going to be difficult to top the last two AT&T Champions Classics.
When Chivas USA takes on the Ventura Fusion of the Premier Development League today at 5 p.m. at College of the Canyons' Cougar Stadium, some players would have reason to take it easy.
He came. He rode. And he was gone. Just like that. Lance Armstrong, beginning on the edge, took off from the starting line of the Amgen Tour of California on Town Center Drive in Valencia Saturday, and that was the most that anybody saw of the cycling superstar. The last two years saw the Amgen Tour of California finish in Santa Clarita, which meant a couple of loops through the streets of the valley, the ...
Tom Barber's goal is to spread Jesus' word. So he goes on foot and tries to spread that message. He encounters all kinds of people - the mildly interested, those who dismiss Jehovah's Witnesses and those who listen. Then there was the old man. Barber found the old man by going door to door on the outer edge of Canyon Country in 2006. Talk began about the Bible. It soon turned to baseball. And something ...
Within a couple of weeks, Canyon High graduate and three-time Olympic softball medalist Crystl Bustos will be signing a contact to resume playing with the Akron Racers of the National Pro Fastpitch league.
Hart High graduate Tyler Glasnow has been lighting things up this season, and the Pittsburgh Pirates organization officially recognized him this week as their top minor league pitcher. Glasnow, who finished the season 9-3 with a 2.18 ERA and 164 strikeouts to 61 walks in 111 1/3 innings pitched, won the Pirates' minor league Pitcher of the Year award. The 19-year-old right-handed pitcher was drafted by the Pirates in the fifth round of the 2011 ...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Royals ace and Hart graduate James Shields peered in at the Indians' Yan Gomes, who had stepped to the plate with two runners aboard in the fourth inning of a nip-and-tuck game between playoff contenders.
OAKLAND (AP) - Coaches often preach for their defenses to "fly around."