San Diego Sport News

'Desperate' Rockets turn the tables on Warriors with stifling defense in West finals

Arizona AzCentral Sport - 19 hours 16 min ago

The high-octane Rockets are shutting down the defending champion Warriors with the kind of defense not seen in Houston since Hakeem Olajuwon.

        

ASU baseball opens final series with walk-off win

Arizona AzCentral Sport - 19 hours 57 min ago

ASU baseball rallies past Cal for walk-off win to open season-ending series

        

Every FIFA World Cup champion: From 1930 Uruguay to 2014 Germany

Arizona AzCentral Sport - 20 hours 21 min ago

If the results of the previous 20 World Cups are any indication, a world soccer power will emerge as the team hoisting the trophy after the 2018 World Cup final on July 15 in Moscow.

        

D-I, D-V softball championship previews

San Diego Tribune Sports - Thu, 05/24/2018 - 23:40

San Diego Section Championships

SOFTBALL

Where: UC San Diego

DIVISION I

(4) Eastlake (18-10-1) vs. (5) Rancho Bernardo (20-12)

Friday: 7:30 p.m.

Eastlake is making its first appearance in the section finals after outlasting Rancho Buena Vista in the semifinals behind sophomore Sierra Tufts’ six-hitter....

Rockets push Warriors to brink of elimination: Must-see moments from Game 5

Arizona AzCentral Sport - Thu, 05/24/2018 - 23:38

One more win and the Rockets are going to the NBA Finals for the first time since 1995. One more loss and the Warriors are going home.

        

Errors early doom GCU in 3-2 loss to Seattle

Arizona AzCentral Sport - Thu, 05/24/2018 - 23:36

Grand Canyon makes three errors in first four innings in 3-2 loss to Seattle

        

Mike D'Antoni says Chris Paul 'worried' after fourth-quarter injury

Arizona AzCentral Sport - Thu, 05/24/2018 - 23:32

Chris Paul had to watch the final 22.4 seconds of Thursday’s thrilling Game 5 win due to an apparent right hamstring injury suffered on a floater.

        

Arizona softball routed by UCLA in opening game of super regional

Arizona AzCentral Sport - Thu, 05/24/2018 - 23:12

UCLA hit four home runs in the first five innings and cruised to a 7-1 win over the Arizona Wildcats in Thursday's NCAA super-regional opener in Los Angeles.

        

Arizona Girls Lacrosse Association 2018 award winners

Arizona AzCentral Sport - Thu, 05/24/2018 - 23:08

Here's a recap of Arizona high school girls lacrosse in 2018

        

It’s Knights vs. Dons for Open Division softball title

San Diego Tribune Sports - Thu, 05/24/2018 - 23:00

When San Marcos plays its game — hitting home runs — the Knights win.

Second-seeded San Marcos exploded for four homers in the first three innings to down No. 5 Bonita Vista 7-4 in the San Diego Section Open Division semifinals Thursday at the Santee Sportsplex.

The victory sets up the championship...

Eastlake reaches softball finals for first time

San Diego Tribune Sports - Thu, 05/24/2018 - 22:50

When Eastlake sophomore pitcher Sierra Tufts woke up Thursday morning, it felt like any other day.

It turned out she was wrong. The day proved to be historic for the Titans.

Tufts pitched a complete-game six-hitter and her teammates found a way to push across two unearned runs in the top of the...

Aztecs edge San Jose State 2-1 in Mountain West Tournament opener

San Diego Tribune Sports - Thu, 05/24/2018 - 22:20

San Diego State’s Garrett Hill and San Jose State’s Andrew Mitchel matched up Thursday night in a duel befitting the Mountain West’s co-Pitchers of the Year.

The teams’ offenses barely scratched for a run between them while Hill and Mitchel — who shared the conference pitching honor earlier in...

Marisa Stankiewicz lives up to family scrappy heritage for ASU softball

Arizona AzCentral Sport - Thu, 05/24/2018 - 22:09

Marisa Stankiewicz has started 109 games in the last two seasons after beginning to her Arizona State career.

        

Arizona Diamondbacks’ Mitch Haniger-Jean Segura trade for Taijuan Walker and Ketel Marte leaning toward regrettable

Arizona AzCentral Sport - Thu, 05/24/2018 - 19:11

The Taijuan Walker trade once felt like a win, but with their offense struggling this year the Diamondbacks have missed Jean Segura and Mitch Haniger.

        

Track finals busy day for versatile Coronado junior

San Diego Tribune Sports - Thu, 05/24/2018 - 19:10

If it seems like announcer Don Jones is stuck on the name Alysah Hickey at Saturday’s San Diego Section track and field championships, there’s a good reason.

The Coronado junior will be competing in four events at Mt. Carmel High, where she will be the favorite in three of them.

It could become...

Torrey Pines wins SoCal Regional boys golf championship

San Diego Tribune Sports - Thu, 05/24/2018 - 18:57

Coming off a record-setting performance a week ago, senior James Song again led the Torrey Pines High boys golf team at Thursday’s Southern California Regional championships. Yet the Falcons took the title on the basis of their sixth player.

Sophomore Caden Fioroni shot a 5-over-par 77 for a one-shot...

Game Day: Arizona Diamondbacks travel to Oakland to take on Athletics

Arizona AzCentral Sport - Thu, 05/24/2018 - 17:46

The Diamondbacks hit the road for an interleague battle with the Oakland Athletics. Stay with this page for updates, scores and analysis.

        

The Dan Bickley Show with John McCain on boxing great Jack Johnson

Arizona AzCentral Sport - Thu, 05/24/2018 - 16:10

John McCain discusses boxing great Jack Johnson with Dan Bickley at Grand Canyon University.

        

Seahawks' Doug Baldwin: President Trump is 'an idiot, plain and simple'

Arizona AzCentral Sport - Thu, 05/24/2018 - 15:40

Doug Baldwin said the NFL missed the mark with its new policy regarding the national anthem, but he saved his harshest words for President Trump

        

ASU softball hosts South Carolina in NCAA super regional

Arizona AzCentral Sport - Thu, 05/24/2018 - 15:38

Marisa Stankiewicz, Giselle Juarez, Breanna Macha on ASU softball super regional vs. South Carolina.