David Freese had the grace to acknowledge how lost he had been feeling at the plate before he slammed a slider from Detroit reliever Joba Chamberlain over the fence in left-center in the eighth inning Sunday to lift the Angels to a 2-1 victory over the Tigers.
Game, set, gold.
There was a period a few years ago when many wondered whether Jeff Gordon's best days were behind him.
Louise Brough Clapp Top-ranked tennis player of the 1940s, '50s Louise Brough Clapp, 90, a former top-ranked tennis player who learned the game on Beverly Hills' Roxbury Park courts and went on to win 35 major tournament titles in the 1940s and '50s, died Monday at her home in Vista after a brief illness. The International Tennis Hall of Fame announced her death. Born Althea Louise Brough on March 11, 1923, in Oklahoma City, she moved to Beverly Hills as a child. By her early teens she was competing in junior tennis tournaments and became national champion in the 18-and-under category in 1940 and '41. A dominant serve-and-volley player, she had a remarkable run at...