It's that time again.
Many people have been looking forward to Major League Baseball's opening day since Philadelphia's Brad Lidge struck out Tampa Bay's Eric Hinske for the final out of World Series Game five back on Oct. 30.
Maybe you've wondered what it's like. Growing up and playing baseball in the backyard, in the street or on a diamond.
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.
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.
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.
Next week will mark the midway point in the Major League baseball season and we currently have a quintet of locals pitching on big league teams.
CLEVELAND (AP) - Carlos Santana and Asdrubal Cabrera homered, and Hart High graduate Trevor Bauer earned his first win since May 20 as the Cleveland Indians won 4-3 over the Los Angeles Angels on Monday night.
On the heels of the Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft and nearing the midway point in the professional baseball season, we get back to our own summertime tradition.
It's often referred to as the longest day in golf.
Former College of the Canyons pitcher Dana Eveland is back in the Major Leagues for the first time since 2012.