Canyon girls basketball dominates fourth quarter to win CIF-SS Division 4AA title – Orange County Register

Canyon players and coaches celebrate with the championship trophy after defeating Rancho Cucamonga 52-43 in the CIF Southern Section Division 4AA girls basketball championship at Toyota Arena in Ontario on Saturday, Feb. 24, 2024. (Photo by Will Lester, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin/SCNG) ONTARIO – The Canyon girls basketball team prepared diligently for its CIF Southern … Read more

Diamondbacks not hanging heads after falling short of World Series title

in the deciding Game 5 was full of missed opportunities for the home team, which lost all three games at Chase Field, but even that outcome didn’t put a damper on the D-backs’ magical postseason run.Instead of hanging heads, there were hugs and smiles. Perhaps that’s because no one expected the Diamondbacks to get this … Read more

Clippers traded for James Harden believing he wants ‘one thing’: a Clippers title

Three months into very public, very stalled negotiations with Philadelphia to acquire James Harden, the Clippers felt a change in the 76ers’ tone by mid-October. “The intensity of conversations turned up where, OK, it went from, ‘There’s really nothing here’ to, ‘OK, there could be something here,’” said Lawrence Frank, the Clippers’ president of basketball … Read more

Texas Rangers win first World Series title in franchise history

PHOENIX, ARIZONA – NOVEMBER 01: Coach Brett Hayes and Corey Seager #5 of the Texas Rangers celebrate after the Texas Rangers beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-0 in Game Five to win the World Series at Chase Field on November 01, 2023 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)The Texas Rangers won the first World … Read more

Rangers crush Diamondbacks 5-0 in Game Five to win franchise’s first World Series title

Diamondbacks ace Zac Gallen took a no-hitter into the seventh inning but gave up three consecutive hits ending with an RBI single up the middle to Mitch Garver to break up the scoreless affair. The Rangers added four more runs in the top of the ninth to end any hope of a late Diamondbacks comeback, … Read more

Rangers win first World Series title on backs of Nathan Eovaldi, clutch hitting

D-backs pitcher Zac Gallen held Texas hitless into the seventh, but Corey Seager came through with a single before Mitch Garver broke a scoreless tie with an RBI single.Marcus Semien blasted a two-run homer in the ninth to cap off the win.Getty ImagesReliever Josh Sborz finished the job off with 2 1/3 scoreless, striking out … Read more

Rangers win first World Series title, top Diamondbacks in Game 5

Bob D’Angelo, Cox Media Group National Content DeskThe Rangers won the best-of-seven series 4-1 and notched their 11th consecutive road victory in the 2023 postseason, an MLB record. The Rangers, who began as the expansion Washington Senators in 1961 when the original Senators shifted to Minneapolis to become the Twins, moved to Texas after the … Read more

Clippers’ top brass says James Harden will make the sacrifices necessary to contend for a title

James Harden, left, sits next to Los Angeles Clippers forward Paul George as visits the locker room prior to an NBA basketball game against the Orlando Magic Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2023, in Los Angeles. The Philadelphia 76ers have agreed on a trade to send guard James Harden to the Clippers. (AP Photo/Joe Reedy)Los Angeles Clippers … Read more

Rangers, Diamondbacks remain scoreless as Texas looks to clinch first title

The Rangers’ first base runner came via Nathanial Lowe’s two-out walk in the fifth, but Arizona’s Zac Gallen rebounded to strike out Jonah Heim to keep Game 5 scoreless. With one out, left fielder Lourdes Gurriel Jr. made a nice running catch on Josh Jung’s drive to one of the deepest parts of the ballpark. … Read more