KEY MOMENT: The Dodgers blew the game open in the fourth inning with some help from the Pirates defense. With two outs and runners on second and third base, shortstop Justin Turner blasted a ball at third baseman Josh Harrison. The ball went off Harrison's glove and into center field,...
Of all the whistling and winding throws by Clayton Kershaw on a hot and hostile Sunday night, this pitch was the wildest.
Stuffed in the large plastic bag Max Tuerk has been toting around the USC campus, there is a sandwich, two bananas, an energy bar, a pack of almonds and a whole avocado, as well as the remaining half of a fast-food chicken sandwich he had been gnawing on. All this, he says, is a snack.
Forget it, there?s nothing you can do. No amount of flattery, no barrels of cookies, no endless applause can get it done. Give up.
UCLA?s athletic teams will be able to use Pauley Pavilion and other venues this season, Athletic Director Dan Guerrero said.
For two years, the baseball world has watched and wondered. The Dodgers' owners paid a record price to buy a North American sports team. They secured a record television contract. They signed off on a record payroll.
TV star David Feherty isn't the most complicated man in the world, but he's in the conversation.
The Minnesota Twins reached a deal with a 24-year-old pitcher who has thrown 100-mph fastballs in a California summer league but has never been drafted. Brandon Poulson, a 6-foot-6 right-hander, pitched this summer for the Healdsburg Prune Packers in the collegiate Sacramento Rural League. He played last season for the Academy of Art University in San Francisco after taking a couple of years off to work in his father's excavating business. He also has played football and baseball and Santa Rosa Community College. The Twins plan to send him to their rookie club in Elizabethton, Tenn. Said Sean Johnson, Minnesota's scouting supervisor for the West Coast: "This kid came out...