Humble was the appropriate word to describe new USC Coach Steve Sarkisian at Pac-12 media day on Wednesday.
The Pac-12 Conference launched its 2014 football season Wednesday under sunshine and umbrellas at Paramount Pictures ? the perfect venue for a league looking to rewrite the script to so many unhappy endings.
Kole Calhoun has given the Angels consistent production in the leadoff spot, and Wednesday night, he drew a bases-loaded walk in the bottom of the eighth inning to lift the Angels to a 3-2 come-from-behind victory over the Baltimore Orioles.
If Louis van Gaal had any misconceptions about what he was getting himself into when he became coach of the world's most popular soccer team, they were probably dispelled Wednesday at the Rose Bowl.
With NFL training camps beginning this week, pro football has provided many more questions than answers. The picture will become clearer in the coming weeks.
Unbeaten Chris Weidman will defend his Ultimate Fighting Championship middleweight title against Brazilian Vitor Belfort on Dec. 6 at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, the UFC announced Wednesday.
Mike Hiserman ranks the 30 teams. Last week’s ranking in parentheses; statistics are through Friday’s games: 1. OAKLAND: Catchers Derek Norris, John Jaso and Stephen Vogt have combined for a .309 average, 20 homers and 83 RBIs. (1) 2. ANGELS: Rotation ERA at the break: last year, 4.57. This year, 3.81. Can it hold up? (4) 3. DETROIT: Another hot-hitting Martinez: J.D. is batting .431 with four homers and 11 RBIs in 13 games this month. (2) 4. DODGERS: Clayton Kershaw’s last eight starts, all wins: 61 innings, five earned runs, 0.56 ERA, 80 strikeouts, six walks. (5) 5. BALTIMORE: Injuries to three top hitters, a change in closer, and 35 of first 58 games on the...