| Jul 2, 2015
| 8:32 PM
Two documents that mean a lot to Keith Yonkers are framed on the wall of his office building on the Lido Peninsula.
One is his bachelor's degree from USC, where he graduated in 1980. The other, above that, is much more recent.
It's the letter...
| Jun 29, 2015
| 3:37 PM
USC's JuJu Smith isn't eligible to make himself available for the NFL draft until after the 2016 season, but the sophomore receiver reportedly is already "generating interest" from NFL scouts, NFL.com reported.
Smith, 6-foot-2 and 215 pounds, was listed...
| Jul 1, 2015
| 4:28 PM
Connor Higgins watched several Parkland players before him excel when given the chance to serve as staff ace.
He continued the Trojans' pitching tradition this spring.
Higgins started nine times for Parkland. He won eight of those games and received...
| Jun 25, 2015
| 6:20 AM
When he was younger, one of Fitz Stadler's favorite baseball players to watch was Seattle Mariners and Arizona Diamondbacks ace Randy Johnson.
At 6-foot-10, Johnson's mere presence on the mound was almost enough to get some batters out. The hard-...
| Jun 23, 2015
| 10:47 AM
Once considered a solid bet as college football’s top conference, the SEC now finds itself facing an identity crisis of sorts. Was last season’s dismal postseason performance a precursor to what’s to come? Or just a speed bump in the...
| Jun 24, 2015
| 9:05 AM
The UConn hockey team is expected to announce its home opponents and the first opportunity to purchase season tickets today. Also, the Huskies have added another road game, at Arizona State on Jan. 5, to finalize their list of opponents.
Home game dates...
| May 25, 2015
| 10:13 AM
UCLA went from national champions in 2013 to oblivion in 2014. The Bruins are positioned well to climb back into prominence as the No. 1 overall seeded team in the NCAA baseball tournament.
The Bruins didn’t have to wait long to find out their...
| Jun 11, 2015
| 2:19 PM
The UConn hockey team, upgrading its winter travel plans, is replacing a January trip to Nebraska with a trip to Arizona, where the Huskies will take part in a tournament that includes Yale.
The Huskies and Bulldogs are part of the four-team field at a...
| Jun 10, 2015
| 4:19 PM
The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level.
David Olmedo-Barrera (St. Francis High, 2012) Cal State Fullerton baseball junior: It took nearly seven minutes of various replay angles to determine whether or not Olmedo-Barrera...
| Jun 9, 2015
| 6:05 PM
It's good to be a pitcher in the Southland.
Two more local players, both left-handed pitchers, were taken Tuesday during the Major League Baseball draft.
Brett Lilek, a Marian Catholic graduate, was selected in the second round, 50th overall, by the...
| Jun 9, 2015
| 5:00 PM
After selecting a hitter with eye-popping power in the first round of baseball's amateur draft, the Marlins focused on the bread-and-butter of stocking a franchise.
They grabbed a cadre of strong arms.
Seven of their next nine picks were pitchers,...