Saturday, August 6, 2022

Russian judge sentences WNBA’s Griner to 9 years in prison

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By JIM HEINTZ -- KHIMKI, Russia (AP) — A judge in Russia has convicted and sentenced American basketball star Brittney Griner to nine years in...

Murrieta Mesa grad competes at World Athletics U20 Championships in Colombia

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SANTIAGO de CALI, COLOMBIA – On the heels of quite an entertaining World Outdoor Championships last week, comes the eye-catching world debut for some...

Broadcasting legend Vin Scully passes away at age 94

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Broadcasting legend Vin Scully, best known for his 67 seasons calling games for Major League Baseball's Los Angeles Dodgers, beginning in 1950 and ending...

Padres obtain Juan Soto from Nationals in blockbuster deal

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By BERNIE WILSON and STEPHEN WHYNO -- SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego Padres acquired superstar outfielder Juan Soto from the Washington Nationals on...

Finau wins Rocket Mortgage for 2nd straight PGA Tour victory

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By LARRY LAGE -- DETROIT (AP) — Tony Finau has changed the conversation about him in less than a calendar year. Finau ran away with the Rocket Mortgage...

Bill Russell, NBA star and civil rights pioneer, dies at 88

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By JIMMY GOLEN -- BOSTON (AP) — Bill Russell redefined how basketball is played, and then he changed the way sports are viewed in a...

Whitmore to represent Temecula with Team USA women’s baseball team

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Final roster announced for friendship series with Canada -- ST. PAUL, Minn. – USA Baseball recently announced the final 20-woman roster for the 2022 Women’s...

Tony Dow, known as Wally Cleaver on `Leave it to Beaver,’ near death

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LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Actor, director and artist Tony Dow, forever remembered for his role as Wally Cleaver -- older brother to Jerry Mathers' Beaver --...

MLB players’ union rejects international draft proposal

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By RONALD BLUM-- NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball’s goal of an international amateur draft was thwarted again when the players’ association rejected...

Golden State Glory author reflects on Michael Norman

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With former Vista Murrieta and USC track star Michael Norman competing this past week at the World Track & Field Championships at Hayward Field...