SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) - A UC Santa Barbara basketball fan ran on the court and confronted Hawaii coach Gib Arnold during the Gauchos' 86-77 victory over the Rainbow Warriors yesterday. The fan who gestured for the players to come after him as he backpedaled off the court. The Gauchos reached 20 wins for the third time in their last five seasons and the 12th time overall.
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) - Starters C.J. Wilson of the Los Angeles Angels and Dan Haren of the Los Angeles Dodgers each pitched four shutout innings yesterday as the teams played to a 4-all, 10-inning tie. Wilson did not allow a hit in his second spring start, striking out four and walking two. Haren gave up three hits and struck out three without a walk in his second spring start.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Brandon Moss and Sam Fuld homered and the Oakland Athletics finished in an 8-8 tie in 10 innings against the Arizona Diamondbacks yesterday. Oakland starter Sonny Gray struggled, allowing four runs and five hits in one inning. But Oakland scored three runs in the first, one run in the second and two in the third.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - Joe Thornton scored the tiebreaking goal with 5:39 left in regulation to help the San Jose Sharks overcome a two-goal deficit to beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-3 yesterday. Justin Braun started the comeback with a goal late in the second and Patrick Marleau and Brent Burns scored tying goals earlier in the third for the Sharks.
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