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UFC 190: Ronda Rousey defends title with 34-second knockout of Bethe Correia

UFC 190: Ronda Rousey defends title with 34-second knockout of Bethe Correia

Just five days prior to their highly anticipated Ultimate Fighting Championship women’s bantamweight title showdown, “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey was urged by challenger Bethe Correia to keep the fight standing.

UFC 190: Rousey-Correia ready for champ's most 'personal' bout yet

UFC 190: Rousey-Correia ready for champ's most 'personal' bout yet

Accompanied by a compelling and simmering storyline, it has accelerated into a very personal rivalry — too personal in the eyes of many.

Errors doom Arroyo Seco baseball in 4-3 loss

COMPTON — When the Arroyo Seco Saints Palomino 19-and-under baseball team is playing well, typically it’s easy to tell.

Arroyo Seco baseball jumps out to big lead, cruises in opener

COMPTON — After three consecutive games in which the offense of the Arroyo Seco Palomino 19-and-under summer baseball team was held in check, the Saints returned to their high-flying selves Friday evening.

Major League Baseball Update: Estrada battles to earn win for Toronto Blue Jays

Major League Baseball Update: Estrada battles to earn win for Toronto Blue Jays

The following are updates on area Major League Baseball players.

Gold is all that will suffice for Glendale's Homenetmen squad

Gold is all that will suffice for Glendale's Homenetmen squad

Twelve years ago, Zareh Avedian set the bar for himself and the Glendale men’s basketball team that represented the Homenetmen Ararat Chapter in the Pan-Armenian Games.

CIF champion Crescenta Valley football has same 2015 schedule

CIF champion Crescenta Valley football has same 2015 schedule

After what was arguably the greatest season in area history, there's not much call to change the path that led to prominence.

Arroyo Seco baseball looks to avoid hiccups in West Zone Tournament

Arroyo Seco baseball looks to avoid hiccups in West Zone Tournament

Perhaps it’s fair to say that no squad looked more dominant and like more of a sure pick through the first two games of the just-concluded Palomino Pasadena Super Regional Tournament than did the Arroyo Seco 19-and-under baseball team.

No changes on Glendale football schedule

No changes on Glendale football schedule

Coaches, philosophies and players may come and go, but at Glendale High, football schedules are pretty rock solid.

UFC 190: Tarverdyan says Rousey not overlooking underdog Correia

UFC 190: Tarverdyan says Rousey not overlooking underdog Correia

When you get to know Edmond Tarverdyan, it does not take long to realize the Glendale Fighting Club owner and trainer is as straightforward as it gets.

Minor League Update: Sherriff continues to drop ERA

Minor League Update: Sherriff continues to drop ERA

The following are updates on local baseball players at the minor league level.

Passarella still enjoys sharing knowledge of basketball

Passarella still enjoys sharing knowledge of basketball

GLENDALE — At 6 years old, Giacomo Mencarelli can already speak three languages fluently.

Arroyo Seco Saints stopped in extras by Arcadia

Arroyo Seco Saints stopped in extras by Arcadia

PASADENA — A game-winning single from Arcadia Astros third baseman Alex Briggs in the bottom of the ninth inning ended the hopes of a title for the Arroyo Seco Saints 19-and-under Palomino baseball team on Tuesday evening.

Inaugural volleyball club camp takes learning to higher level

Inaugural volleyball club camp takes learning to higher level

LOS ANGELES — Even after recording hundreds of kills and helping the Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy volleyball team achieve plenty of success the past two seasons, junior outside hitter Kayla Lund found a minor flaw in an important facet of...

Alex Sarkissian continues climb up ATP rankings

Alex Sarkissian continues climb up ATP rankings

During the past couple of months, Alex Sarkissian has been busy traveling around the world. In addition to filling his suitcase with clothes, he’s brought his tennis racquets to each destination.

Arroyo Seco Saints bats cooled off in 3-1 defeat

Arroyo Seco Saints bats cooled off in 3-1 defeat

PASADENA — After scoring 30 runs and blanking its opponents in the first two games of the Palomino Super Regional Tournament, the members of the Arroyo Seco Saints 19-and-under summer baseball team were stymied Monday night.

All-Area Boys' Volleyball Player of the Year: Flintridge Prep's Dante Fregoso earns place in spotlight

All-Area Boys' Volleyball Player of the Year: Flintridge Prep's Dante Fregoso earns place in spotlight

There has been a steady stream of talented boys’ volleyball players who have done their handy work in the Flintridge Prep gym over the years.

Arroyo Seco baseball romps to Palomino Super Regional win

MISSION HILLS – Through two games of the Palomino Super Regional Tournament, the Arroyo Seco Saints 19-and-under summer baseball team has looked, well, rather super.

All-Area Boys' Volleyball First Team

All-Area Boys' Volleyball First Team

Raymond Barsemian, Senior, Outside Hitter, Crescenta Valley

All-Area Boys' Volleyball Second Team

All-Area Boys' Volleyball Second Team

Min Kim, Senior, Outside Hitter, Crescenta Valley

Familiarity remains constant for Hoover football team in 2015

Familiarity remains constant for Hoover football team in 2015

As the Hoover High football team looks to regroup in its quest to head north toward posting a winning record in 2015, it will do so at least being familiar with the squads it’s scheduled to face.

Minor League Baseball Update: Olmedo-Barrera coming through for Princeton

The following are updates on local baseball players at the minor league level.

College Update: Glendale Community College's Rodriguez, Sigman having all-star summers

The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level.

All-Area Girls' Track and Field Athlete of the Year: Melnyk went the distance for Crescenta Valley

All-Area Girls' Track and Field Athlete of the Year: Melnyk went the distance for Crescenta Valley

When asked of her goals throughout the season, Crescenta Valley High senior Megan Melnyk simply didn’t rattle off the same objectives.

All-Area Boys' Track and Field Athlete of the Year: Weiss skies to new heights

All-Area Boys' Track and Field Athlete of the Year: Weiss skies to new heights

At the conclusion of his freshman season, two things became crystal clear for Flintridge Prep pole vaulter Barrett Weiss.

Last season was last season for Crescenta Valley football

Last season was last season for Crescenta Valley football

A season such as the one put forth by the Crescenta Valley High football team in 2014 is not easily forgotten.

Interian, Savo earn top notch honors

Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy's Mattie Interian and Lauren Savo earned some late accolades Wednesday morning when they were named to the TopDrawerSoccer.com California Winter All-Stars list.

Major League Baseball Update: Estrada continues dominance of Tampa Bay Rays

Major League Baseball Update: Estrada continues dominance of Tampa Bay Rays

The following are updates on area Major League Baseball players.

Whether with words or action, Rousey bides time to strike back

Whether with words or action, Rousey bides time to strike back

GLENDALE — Having made an indelible mark with her supreme domination inside the caged confines of the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s octagon, “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey hasn’t let a moment in front of the microphone go to...

Crescenta Valley Junior All-Stars fall short of championship

It turned out to be a rather strange weekend for the Crescenta Valley Junior All-Stars baseball team in the Little League Section 2 Tournament.

Section 2 run ends for Crescenta Valley 10-11 All-Stars

TUJUNGA — After the Crescenta Valley 10-11 All-Stars lost on Friday to Northridge City in the Section 2 Tournament, the path to the championship was clear.

Glendale softball's Fabian tabbed with all-state accolade

Glendale softball's Fabian tabbed with all-state accolade

More than two months after the season concluded, the postseason honors continue to be reeled in by Sammy Fabian.

Magomedov dominates en route to ShoBox victory

One of the Glendale Fighting Club’s newest fighters, Russian import Arif Magomedov, remained undefeated Friday night in his most high profile bout to date.

Basketball camp off to running start at Glendale High

Basketball camp off to running start at Glendale High

GLENDALE — Immediately after being named the boys’ basketball coach at Glendale High in March, Ib Belou began to construct a check list.

Minor League Update: Olmedo-Barrera hits first professional home run

The following are updates on local baseball players at the minor league level.

Crescenta Valley 10-11 All-Stars battle back to Section 2 title game

TUJUNGA—Fueled by an offense that has been a catalyst in their successful run this season, Crescenta Valley’s 10-11 All Stars’ lively bats kept their season alive in the Section 2 Tournament on Sunday afternoon at Tujunga Ball...

Burbank-Jewel City Major baseball eliminated

Despite building some momentum off a hard-fought District 16 championship, it appears the competition at the Section 2 Major Baseball Tournament was too much for the Burbank-Jewel City/Jewish War Veterans All-Stars baseball squad.

La Crescenta Babe Ruth baseball has tournament run end

EL SEGUNDO — A great start to the Babe Ruth 14-year-old Southern California State baseball tournament for the La Crescenta All-Stars team quickly turned in just two games.

Special Olympics athletes inspire special-needs kids

Special Olympics athletes inspire special-needs kids

A week ahead of the arrival of Special Olympics athletes from other countries in Glendale, past medalists met with special-needs children in hopes of inspiring them on Thursday.

Glendale camp is tennis instruction served up with fun

Glendale camp is tennis instruction served up with fun

GLENDALE — When Ron Zambrano began holding a summer youth tennis camp six years ago he had a pair of twin brothers among the first group. The brothers were still learning the game and were just budding players.

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Photo Gallery: Arroyo Seco Saints vs. Indian Wells Valley Youth Sidewinders baseball

Photo Gallery: Arroyo Seco Saints vs. Indian Wells Valley Youth Sidewinders baseball

After scoring 30 runs and blanking its opponents in the first two games of the Palomino Super Regional Tournament, the members of the Arroyo Seco Saints 19-and-under summer baseball team were stymied Monday night.

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