Sports

Weaver’s dream woven into Los Angeles’ fabric

ANAHEIM, Calif. – Dave Weaver was in his usual seat, 20 rows behind home plate, drinking a beer and shouting instructions to his son in the quiet lulls between pitches. His wife, Gail, was...

DATE: May 5, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

April showers bring May flowers?

CHICAGOAlbert Pujols is homerless, and that’s just one of many concerns for the Los Angeles Angels. There are no such problems for the nearby Dodgers, who are off to a great start – on and off the...

DATE: May 5, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

How does Kemp do it? Study, study, study.

DENVER – Matt Kemp strolled over to the stereo system, plugged in his iPod and shuffled through an array of songs.Settling on a selection from rapper Lil Wayne, the Los Angeles Dodgers slugger gave...

DATE: May 5, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

While the Rocket retrials, remember these hard cases?

The trial of former star pitcher Roger Clemens on charges that he lied to Congress when he denied taking steroids and human growth hormone is just the latest example of a big name from baseball...

DATE: May 5, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Even after victory, Jones won’t miss Coors Field

DENVER – Chipper Jones will miss a lot of things about baseball when he retires after this season.Crazy games at Coors Field won’t be one of them.“This place,” Jones said, shaking his head....

DATE: May 5, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Nuggets finally get their lead

DENVER – The Denver Nuggets swore if they could just play with a lead, this first-round playoff series against the Los Angeles Lakers would be a whole lot different.When Danilo Gallinari made a...

DATE: May 5, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Drama? Or focus? ‘Just stay tuned’

TALLADEGA, Ala. – It’s on to Talladega Superspeedway, where the focus Friday was on engine temperatures and tandem racing and everything that factors into the fast Alabama track. But as everyone...

DATE: May 4, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Two females in a man’s game

TALLADEGA, Ala. – Johanna, meet Danica. Danica, Johanna.Danica Patrick and 19-year-old rookie Johanna Long, NASCAR’s two female drivers, compete on the race track in an otherwise male-dominated...

DATE: May 4, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Albarado arrested, loses his mounts at Churchill Downs

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Jockey Robby Albarado was arrested Friday and charged with accosting a woman who said she was breaking up with him, resulting in the veteran rider losing his spot in the Kentucky...

DATE: May 4, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Kentucky Derby: Hot, muggy and talented

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Hot pace. Muggy day. One of the deepest, talented fields in years.A delicious stew with all the ingredients for an unpredictable Kentucky Derby.The 20-horse field for Saturday’s...

DATE: May 4, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Nuggets: Fast start and a big finish

DENVER – Ty Lawson scored 25 points, and the Denver Nuggets raced to an early 24-point lead on their way to a 99-84 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday night in Game 3 of their...

DATE: May 4, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Hinske’s 11th-inning homer caps a 4-hit night

DENVER – Eric Hinske had four hits, including a tiebreaking two-run homer in the 11th inning, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Colorado Rockies 9-8 on Friday night.After pinch-hitter Tyler...

DATE: May 4, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

click here to add your event
Area Events
Directory Plus

Search Directory Plus

Find:
Where: