July 15, 2012
Stage 13: A 135-mile, mainly flat ride from Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux to the Mediterranean seaside resort of Le Cap D'Agde. It featured a short but incredibly steep Mont Saint-Clair climb just 14 miles from the finish that eliminated top sprinters such as Mark Cavendish, Matt Goss and Tyler Farrar from the pack contending for the win. Winner: Andre Greipel of Germany. The Lotto-Belisol sprinter scored his third stage win of the Tour by beating a pack that included all the top overall contenders, including yellow jersey holder Bradley Wiggins of Britain.
December 9, 2011 |
David Edwards, a 42-year-old from Anaheim, and David Contreras, a 25-year-old from Huntington Beach, stood together Thursday morning proudly holding up their new purchases. For $121, each had purchased an Albert Pujols No. 5 Angels replica jersey, the eighth and ninth that had been quickly put together. And they were lucky. At 2 p.m., Chris Uhlmansiek, a medical equipment salesman from Brea who was wearing purple scrubs, rushed into the souvenir store at Angel Stadium, but he came out empty-handed.
April 7, 2012 |
Nets guard Deron Williams figures to be the blue chip free agent this summer. "People get traded all the time," he told Yahoo. "[Teams] don't get backlash as an organization. If [players] leave, we are not loyal, we are ungrateful.... On Twitter … they are out there bashing me, saying to me I'm a traitor. I didn't ask to be here. I got traded. " Wizards guard Jordan Crawford scored 28 points in a recent loss to Indiana, but on a fastbreak, he uncorked a bad lob pass that was grabbed by Pacers guard Paul George . The official scorer put it down as a blocked shot.
March 13, 2013 |
Goaltender Zach Sikich's NHL career lasted only a few minutes. But he will have great stories to tell his son and newborn daughter about the small role he played Tuesday as the Ducks rallied for a 2-1 victory over the Wild at St. Paul, Minn. It was the Ducks' fourth straight win and eighth straight game with a point (6-0-2). Scheduled starter Viktor Fasth sustained an upper-body injury during the morning skate, thrusting Jonas Hiller into a starting role and leaving the Ducks scrambling for a backup.
June 23, 1990
Hey, Jerry Buss: How about getting a No. 1 jersey for Pat Riley at the Forum? JIM KIERSNOWSKI Temecula
June 6, 2003
'You can't blame them. Then again, they are hiring a new general manager.' Richard Jefferson, New Jersey Net forward, on the Boston Celtics' drafting Joe Johnson and Kedrick Brown ahead of him in the 2001 NBA draft