Aiden Tijero brought a world championship to his hometown of Ripon less than two weeks ago.
ADA, Okla. (AP) - Chris Lane traveled from Australia to the United States for the love of the game - and the opportunity to secure a college degree while playing America's pastime. On the small campus of East Central University in Oklahoma, he made a home for himself in class and on the baseball field.
After work Friday I hustled home to take the second to last test for my research methods class. Once I finished (I got an 88 percent - I haven't been an 'A' student since high school) I threw some clothes in a bag. I know many might consider the act of throwing clothes in a bag as "packing", but "packing" implies that there was logic and thought used. When the bag was full, I zipped it and waited for Kurt.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - The Oklahoma City Thunder has named two new assistant coaches to its bench.
- Aaron Hernandez's home address was no secret after the media camped outside the massive house for days, and cameras caught him leaving, hands cuffed behind his back, when he was arrested for murder.
Last week in this column, we talked about luxury in wilderness settings, like fancy mountain lodges, or white water raft trips that featured crystal stemware, linen tablecloths, anf even a sommelier to properly open and serve the right after dinner wine. This week, I thought I'd explore the opposite end of the spectrum: survival techniques that you might use to keep you alive if you should unexpectedly find yourself injured or stranded in the wilderness. Actually spending time in the wild is probably one of the safest pastimes of all, but the possibility still exists that something totally out ...
By DAVE CAMPBELL
MODESTO – When the North scored with 2 minutes, 33 seconds left in the 40th Central California Lions All-Star Football Game at Modesto Junior College, it still trailed the South by two points.
My favorite fishing and hunting spots are almost always out in the wilderness where I can fish or hunt all day without seeing another human. As our world becomes increasingly crowded, finding solitude becomes harder and harder.
OAKLAND (AP) - Hisashi Iwakuma has been so good for so long that Sunday's outing seems like some sort of aberration.
ATLANTA (AP) - Freddie Freeman singled three times and drove in one run, Julio Teheran pitched six innings and the Atlanta Braves beat the San Francisco Giants 3-0 on Sunday night.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - The Sacramento Kings hired Denver executive Pete D'Alessandro as their new general manager on Saturday.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - With the old Manu Ginobili back, the San Antonio Spurs looked like champs again.
ARDMORE, Pa. (AP) - A steady hand gave Justin Rose the shiny U.S. Open Trophy. A wild ride gave Phil Mickelson yet another silver medal.
ARDMORE, Pa. (AP) - Tiger Woods made birdie at the first hole, only to watch his day go racing downhill from there.