Urijah Faber’s career is winding down. He has been a busy warrior, with 41 entanglements, 33 of which he has won, across a career that grew along with the worldwide popularity of mixed martial arts. Faber discusses when his instinct to fight first kicked in.
A’s pitcher Rich Hill said he felt a “little pull” somewhere around the fourth inning, yet between the start of the fourth and his exit with one out in the seventh, he retired 10 of 12 hitters and held the Tigers scoreless after two early runs.
Hunter Pence had three of a record-tying eight doubles for San Francisco, and the Giants beat the Colorado Rockies 8-3 on Sunday. Pence's double in the eighth helped the Giants equal a mark accomplished four times since the team moved to San Francisco after the 1957 season.
An American took the Andretti family to Victory Lane in the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500. It just wasn’t the driver anyone expected. It was Nevada City native Alexander Rossi, who became the first rookie to win “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing” since 2001.
Ben Corfee of Davis shot an 8-under-par 64 Sunday gave him a two-day total of 130 and a four-shot lead with Monday’s final round to play.
After a record 73 wins and memorable Game 6 comeback on the road, the defending NBA champion Golden State Warriors will host the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game 7 of the Western Conference finals. The Warriors could become the 10th team to rally from a 3-1 postseason deficit.
It wasn’t supposed to take the San Jose Sharks this long to reach their first Stanley Cup Final. It wasn’t supposed to take this long for Sidney Crosby to guide the Pittsburgh Penguins back to the Final after winning the Cup in 2009. But neither side is complaining.
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