October 2, 2009 |
at Seattle 4, Oakland 2: Mike Sweeney followed a two-out error with a tiebreaking two-run single in the fifth inning. Baltimore 3, at Tampa Bay 2: The Orioles stopped a 13-game losing streak by beating the Rays. at Boston 3, Cleveland 0: Jon Lester pitched shutout ball into the seventh. Texas 11, at Angels 3 -- associated press
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March 28, 2014 |
A former UCLA athletics official charged with possession of child pornography pleaded not guilty Friday, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County district attorney's office said. Michael Sondheimer, 58, was charged in February with one felony count of possessing material depicting a minor engaging in sexual conduct, prosecutors said. If convicted, he faces a maximum three years in state prison. Sondheimer graduated from UCLA in 1977 and spent at least 36 years at the university as an athletic administrator, according to a biography previously posted on the UCLA athletic department website.
March 16, 2013 |
Angels 13, Oakland 13 AT THE PLATE: Alberto Callaspo, batting cleanup, was three for three with a run and two runs batted in. Catcher Hank Conger had two hits, raising his spring average to .417. ON THE MOUND: Jered Weaver, who came in having given up one run this spring, gave up three times that many on one swing in the first inning when Josh Reddick hit a three-run home run. And the afternoon went downhill from there with Weaver giving up eight runs and six hits — including three homers — in two innings.
April 20, 2012 |
Mark Sherburne, who briefly served as athletics director at Penn State after the disclosure of a child sexual abuse scandal connected to the university, no longer works at the school, officials said Friday. The university would not disclose why Sherburne was no longer a Penn State employee, saying in an email that officials could not discuss personnel matters. The Centre Daily Times, which first reported Sherburne's departure, said he was fired Wednesday. Sherburne was a senior athletics official who stepped in for 10 days to head the department after the sexual abuse scandal involving former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky broke.
January 17, 2014 |
The Los Angeles Unified School District has instructed its schools to cancel outdoor athletic events scheduled for Friday because of air-quality concerns with the fire in Glendora, according to district athletics spokesman Trent Cornelius. Eric.email@example.com
April 19, 2014 |
"Why is it OK for you to shift down seven but it's not OK for me to bunt?" - Oakland shortstop Jed Lowrie after Houston Manager Bo Porter yelled at him for bunting with a seven-run lead - but with the Astros in a defensive shift that all but invited a bunt. "What am I supposed to do, get out of the way, catch the ball down here and let him slide into the glove? I'm going to break a wrist doing that? I'd rather put my body on the line and see what happens. " - Pirates catcher Tony Sanchez , to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, on the new rule that forbids catchers from blocking home plate until they have the ball, in an attempt to reduce collisions and injuries.