Friday, January 21, 2022

Local baseball players take the stage for USA Baseball

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Thousands of baseball players, ranging from ages 11 and up, embarked on a number of nationwide USA Baseball tryouts over this summer. They hoped...

Strasburg, Scherzer pitch Nats past Dodgers to even NLDS

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BETH HARRIS AP Sports Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — The bullpen gate swung open and out trotted ... Max Scherzer? Yep, Washington's ace surprised the...

US women’s soccer coach Jill Ellis preps for last game

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CHICAGO (AP) — Retiring U.S. Soccer women's national team coach Jill Ellis already knows she'll be emotional on Sunday at Soldier Field. The two-time FIFA...

HS Football: Week Five scores from around the area; Week Six schedules

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It’s officially “go time” as the local high school football season rolls into Week Six, which also means it’s time to play for all...

Dynamic Fitness HPK: Fitness Tip of the Week – Get moving, avoid the holiday...

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It’s the fall season. That means the temperature will cool off, and the holiday season is upon us. Studies show an increase in weight...

Valley-Wide OLDlympics continues to attract area seniors to challenging athletic competitions

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The annual Valley-Wide Recreation and Park District’s OLDlympics continues to attract hundreds of older residents, some in their mid-90s, to compete in 18 physically...

HS Football: Chaparral stays undefeated as Southwestern League action gets underway

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As week Six of the high school football season got underway, teams from Southwestern League hit the field a day early, Thursday, Oct. 3...

US Soccer opposes USWNT request for class certification

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ANNE M. PETERSON AP Sports Writer The U.S. Soccer Federation has filed a motion opposing the U.S. women's national team's request to certify the players'...

Padres try to put another 90-loss season in rear-view mirror

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BERNIE WILSON AP Sports Writer SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego Padres couldn't wait to put another lost season behind them and move on to...

NFL suspends Raiders’ Vontaze Burfict for rest of season

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JOSH DUBOW AP Pro Football Writer Oakland Raiders linebacker Vontaze Burfict was suspended Monday for the rest of the season for a helmet-to-helmet hit on Indianapolis...