| Apr 17, 2014
| 12:33 PM
The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level.
Erin Ashby (Crescenta Valley, 2011) Stanford softball junior: Along with much of the Stanford lineup, Ashby is putting up some lofty numbers in 2014.
A former two-time All-Area...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 10:06 AM
The 2014 NFL Draft has been characterized by media and NFL personnel as the deepest talent pool in years. Perhaps even more important, this class is especially rich in the premium positions valued in today's NFL.
As the league continues to gravitate...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 4:36 AM
The Ravens are hosting Eastern Illinois quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo, Florida State wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin, Utah cornerback Keith McGill and Cal outside linebacker Khairi Fortt for official visits Tuesday, according to league sources.
| Mar 10, 2014
| 11:17 AM
Arizona swept the top awards in the Pac-12, which announced its all-conference men's basketball teams Monday.
The Wildcats’ Nick Johnson was player of the year, Sean Miller was coach of the year and Aaron Gordon was freshman of the year. Gordon...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 6:10 PM
SPOKANE, Wash. -- UCLA players might want to write this down.
Game time is 8 p.m. on Saturday.
The reason for the reminder is that the Bruins need a wakeup call most nights. They have trailed at halftime in seven of their last 10 games, including...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 8:05 PM
If Arizona enters the NCAA West Regional this weekend with any expectation of an easy road, it needs a history lesson. Better yet, a four-leaf clover.
The Wildcats are seeded No. 1 in a region that includes Baylor, Wisconsin and San Diego State. They...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 5:03 AM
Teams that barely missed the NCAA tournament meet Wednesday when No. 2 seed California visits top-seeded Southern Methodist in the NIT quarterfinals. Both teams have been impressive through the first two rounds, with California rolling to comfortable wins...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 4:35 PM
Steve Fisher, San Diego State's basketball coach, peered down from the high heaven of an NCAA news conference platform last Saturday and remarked, "This is a funny business we're in."
Fisher's words came after Xavier Thames had scored 53 points in 48...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 5:03 AM
Arkansas looks to avenge an earlier loss to California on Monday when the teams meet in Berkeley in the NIT's second round. Both teams opened tournament play in impressive fashion, with No. 2 seed California cruising to a 77-64 win over Utah Valley and...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 8:43 PM
LAS VEGAS — UCLA’s Jordan Adams made sure the man in the blue bathrobe, sitting in the front row, saw what he had just seen.
Adams rolled off a screen to bury a three-pointer — while being bumped by Arizona’s Nick Johnson —...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 8:38 PM
LAS VEGAS — A spot at the top of an NCAA regional bracket is widely assumed to be set aside for Arizona. The Wildcats need only answer when the phone rings Sunday.
Yet, they are going out of their way to remove any conceivable doubt.