| Feb 24, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Good morning readers. Today is Monday, Feb. 24. The warm weather winter continues with a high of 79 and low of 48, though rain is expected later in the week. While you get ready for the week, check out these headlines from around the area:
| Feb 24, 2014
| 9:35 AM
Ronda Rousey’s rapid 66-second knockout of Sara McMann on Saturday night in UFC 170 leaves the Ultimate Fighting Championship with a stiff challenge.
Can it find a quality contender?
Rousey (9-0), who won by dropping McMann with a liver shot...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 7:14 PM
Anne Arundel Community College's Opera AACC concludes its five-performance run of Charles Bizet's "Carmen" at 8 p.m. Saturday, June 28, at Robert Kauffman Theater in the Pascal Center for Performing Arts.
One of the world's most popular operas, "Carmen"...
| May 1, 2014
| 12:47 AM
WOMEN'S WATER POLO
UC Irvine 11, Cal State Northridge 4
LONG BEACH — The top-seeded Anteaters earned their fifth Big West Conference tournament title by thumping the Matadors in the final on Sunday at Long Beach State.
Hannah Groghan led the...
| May 2, 2014
| 3:24 PM
Nueva York, 2 may (EFE).- El exdelantero argentino Mario Alberto Kempes vaticinó el viernes una final del Mundial de Brasil 2014 entre el equipo anfitrión y una terna formada por Argentina, Italia y Alemania, al tiempo que dijo esperar que algunos grandes...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 2:40 PM
POR AURELIO MORENO/El Sentinel
Aunque ya había hecho ruido el año pasado en París tras superar a la entonces número 11 del mundo, la rusa Nadia Petrova; y alcanzar la tercera ronda del Roland Garros; la tenista puertorriqueña Mónica Puig señala su...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 6:36 PM
An update on local athletes playing in college.
Katie Hooper (Burbank High, 2003) Cal State Northridge softball, senior: After showcasing her skills as an All-CIF Southern Section player with the Bulldogs, Hooper has made the successful transition...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 10:16 AM
Now it truly is a Ronda Rousey card.
Former Ultimate Fighting Championship light-heavyweight title-holder Rashad Evans has withdrawn from the Feb. 22 UFC 170 card at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas with a leg injury.
That scraps Evans’ co-main event...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 6:54 AM
Todd Martin has released his MMA rankings for February, days before the Ronda Rousey-Sara McMann fight. Will Rousey be able to keep her No. 1 ranking?
1. Cain Velasquez
2. Junior Dos Santos
3. Daniel Cormier
| Feb 21, 2014
| 3:42 PM
LAS VEGAS — One of the entertaining signatures of a Ronda Rousey fight is the menacing glare she maintains on her ring walk from her arena dressing room to the octagon.
Rousey, in an exclusive interview with The Times on Friday less than three...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 6:32 PM
One could argue that for a championship bout with such provocative story lines and pedigrees, Ronda Rousey’s UFC 170 main event against Sara McMann has had less than three months of build-up.
In reality, many would contend that the impending...