Take a look at the top of the American League Wild Card standings and you'll find Tampa Bay trailing Baltimore by one game, and Oakland by two for two AL Wild Card berths.
Baseball's home stretch is here. Major League Baseball teams are gearing up for pennant races as they begin the final month of the regular season, and local products are right in the middle of it. Four players who graduated from four different Santa Clarita Valley high schools are on MLB rosters right now, and some of them are playing pivotal roles on potential playoff teams. Others appear to be on the cusp of everyday life ...
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) - With first-team quarterback David Garrard out for up to a month, Dolphins quarterback of the future Ryan Tannehill had a promising preseason debut Friday night.
CLEVELAND (AP) - Canyon High graduate Chris Seddon allowed five hits and two earned runs over six innings in his second start since the Indians purchased the left-hander's contract from Triple-A Columbus on Aug. 5, but it wasn't enough to get past Boston on Friday night.
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Hart High graduate and two-time Olympic medalist Anthony Ervin finished third overall in the semifinals of the 50-meter freestyle today with a time of 21.62.
LONDON (AP) - Warning: At these Olympics, sprinters will get no warnings. Under the zero-tolerance false-start rule in place for the London Games, a sprinter's mistimed jump from the blocks could destroy four years of hard work in an instant. If that runner happens to be, say, Usain Bolt, it could turn one of the most anticipated moments of the entire Olympics into one huge downer. Under the old rule, the entire field was given ...
OAKLAND (AP) - Hart High graduate James Shields is glad he didn't get traded away from Tampa Bay. He pitched like it, too.
LONDON (AP) - Allyson Felix is defending her decision to not step aside and give training partner Jeneba Tarmoh a spot in the 100 meters at the Olympics after their dead heat at the U.S. trials.
LONDON (AP) - Clay Stanley scored 16 points and the U.S. men's volleyball team improved to 2-0 in preliminary pool play at the London Olympics with a three-set victory over Germany on Tuesday.
Most National Football League teams opened training camps late last week, and scattered across the league is a sizeable group of former Santa Clarita Valley players.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Los Angeles Dodgers have acquired right-handed reliever Brandon League from the Seattle Mariners for two prospects.
LONDON (AP) - At UC Irvine, coach John Speraw had the "David Smith Rule" for his star middle blocker.
One day after signing with the San Diego Chargers, Hart High graduate Kyle Boller announced his retirement from the NFL, The Associated Press confirmed Saturday.
LONDON (AP) - Step aside, Carl Lewis. You, too, Jackie Joyner-Kersee and Al Oerter. Meet Kimberly Rhode, the first American with individual medals in five straight Olympics, after a golden, record-setting, nearly perfect performance. Rhode won the women's skeet shooting Sunday, tying a world record and setting the Olympic mark with 99 points - meaning she missed once in 100 shots. She was eight targets better than silver medalist Wei Ning of China and nine ...
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."