Maybe it was Muhammad Ali who started it, but boxing has gone with braggadocios as much as peanut butter has gone with jelly.
Add another accolade to Michael Montgomery's résumé.
After qualifying first and starting sixth Saturday night, Valencia race truck driver Connor Cantrell finished seventh at Irwindale Speedway.
BEIJING - American racers Mike Day and Kyle Bennett gave the crowd a great introduction to the sport, with Day winning the time trial and each of his three quarterfinal heats and Bennett advancing but also dislocating his left shoulder in a wreck on his final heat.
BEIJING (AP) - One more for gold. One more before goodbye.
By Roman Veytsman
After the teaming of the success of DeLong Racing with the resources of Tri-Signal Integration, 20-year-old Rich DeLong III is having the best year of his four-year racing career.
Even though he did not win Saturday's King Taco Super Trucks race at Toyota Irwindale Speedway, Connor Cantrell worked for every foot, mile-per-hour and place he earned.
As Jordan Danny's plane landed in Omaha, Neb. on July 4 for the U.S. Olympic swim trials, rain clouds hovered.
NEW YORK - Tuesday became Wednesday in New York City.
NEW YORK - It's difficult to describe what has gone on with the race in the National League West. Not so much for the American League West.
NEW YORK - Ruth built it. Josh Hamilton tried to tear it down. Justin Morneau demolished the hopes of the people inside of it.
Even though it was the fourth-fastest time in the world, not even a personal-best record of 44.61 seconds was good enough for David Neville to win the 400-meter dash at the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials on July 3 in Eugene, Ore.
Nick Delio is aiming for a shot at playing in the U.S. Amateur Golf Championship.
Alysia Johnson could not get out of the quarterfinal round of the women's 800-meter, finishing last in her heat in 2 minutes, 6.43 seconds.
Running in the Team U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials at the University of Oregon in Eugene, Ore. on Friday, Johnson was ninth out of nine runners in the third heat.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Kansas City ace and Hart High graduate James Shields allowed one hit in three scoreless innings and Mike Moustakas hit a three-run homer in the Royals' 6-5 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Wednesday.
Bubba Watson wasn't about to let another chance get away.
It appears at least one of two local golfers will get to play through the weekend at the Northern Trust Open.
Golden Valley first-year head baseball coach Gino Pomilia said there's no lying in his program.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - The best score belonged to Stewart Cink. The best round belonged to Pat Perez. Tiger Woods didn't come close to claiming either Thursday in the Farmers Insurance Open, where the seven-time champion failed to break par in the opening round for first time in his career.
This is technically Max Homa's rookie season as a professional golfer.
Former Saugus High School and University of Virginia standout Shasta Fisher was selected 29th overall by the Washington Spirit of the National Women's Soccer League, and will now head to the nation's capital to continue her accomplished career.
Valencia graduate Shane Vereen highlights a group of three players with Santa Clarita Valley ties who are connected with NFL teams still alive in the playoffs.
Mike Edwards left the California Institute of Technology as the school's all-time leading scorer in the history of its basketball program.
What you don't hear are the stories of the guys who are grinding their way through the lower levels and trying to make a name for themselves.
BALTIMORE (AP) - The New England Patriots put on a performance worthy of a division winner.
Alysia Montaño has never made so many public appearances or signed so many autographs in her life.
Valencia graduate Max Homa and Hart graduate Matt Ryan are coming down the home stretch of the two-month long grind that is golf's Web.com Qualifying School.
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