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Crystal Springs Uplands score critical WBAL tennis win over SHP
With the Crystal Springs Uplands Gryphons looking to qualify for the Central Coast Section boys’ tennis playoffs for a sixth straight year, the deck sure seemed to be stacked against them this week. Currently in third place in the West Bay Athletic League, the Gryphons (8-3 in WBAL, 8-5 overall) ...
By Terry Bernal Daily Journal Staff FULL STORY
Red-hot Serra volleyball enjoys sweep of St. Ignatius
The West Catholic Athletic League boys’ volleyball matchup between Serra and St. Ignatius may not feature the same raucous environment as the schools’ rivalry basketball showdown “Jungle Game.” Don’t tell that to the Padres volleyballers though, who showed up Tuesday at Morton Family Gymn...
By Terry Bernal Daily Journal Staff FULL STORY
Carlmont softball stays perfect
New Carlmont softball coach Marco Giuliacci will probably not get near the record of 1,000-plus wins his predecessor, the legendary Jim Liggett, achieved during his career, but Giuliacci is certainly off to a good start. The Scots remained undefeated on the season after beating the reigning Peninsu...
By Nathan Mollat Daily Journal Staff FULL STORY
Dempsey, Pulisic star again as US ties 1-1 at Panama
PANAMA CITY — Christian Pulisic was sent tumbling to the ground early on. The 18-year-old phenom bounced back up, and so did the United States. Pulisic made an outstanding individual move to spin a defender and feed Clint Dempsey for his 56th international goal, and the Americans hung on for an i...
By Ronald Blum The Associated Press FULL STORY
Playoff-bound Sharks snap skid with 5-4 win over Rangers
SAN JOSE — After six straight losses, the San Jose Sharks were looking for any kind of win. A well-played game that featured a late comeback and dramatic winner only made them feel even better. Brent Burns scored a power-play goal 3:10 into overtime and the Sharks snapped their longest skid in s...
By Josh Dubow The Associated Press FULL STORY
San Mateo County local sports roundup
TUESDAY Girls’ lacrosse Sacred Heart Prep 13, St. Francis 11 The Gators held a 7-5 lead at halftime and they made that two-goal lead stand up at the end as they beat the Lancers in a West Bay Athletic League match. Allison Carter and Cam Gordon each scored a game-high five goals to lead SHP. G...
Curry’s 32 leads Warriors over Houston
HOUSTON — Stephen Curry scored 32 points, Klay Thompson had 25 and the Golden State Warriors built a big lead early and held on for a 113-106 win over the Houston Rockets on Tuesday night. The Warriors scored 37 points in the first quarter and never trailed on the way to their eighth straight vic...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Vegas welcomes Raiders with open arms
LAS VEGAS — A city famous for its over-the-top persona is eagerly welcoming an NFL franchise that boasts an equally outsized reputation and the promise of big-league legitimacy for the desert gambling oasis, which up to now has seen major sporting events just passing through. Las Vegas is no st...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Star gymnasts testify at Congress about sex-abuse scandal
WASHINGTON — Three retired star gymnasts have told a Senate committee of being sexually abused by USA Gymnastics officials. Olympic gold medalist Dominique Moceanu, bronze medalist Jamie Dantzscher and national champion rhythmic gymnast Jessica Howard were among those to testify Tuesday before th...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Frank Mason of Kansas unanimous pick for AP All-America team
Frank Mason III was a last-minute recruit for Kansas. He turned into the Jayhawks’ latest All-American. The senior guard was the only unanimous selection to the 2016-17 AP All-America team Tuesday, receiving all first-team votes from the same 65-member national media panel that selects the weekly...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
FIFA bans Messi four World Cup qualifying games
ZURICH — Lionel Messi has been banned from Argentina’s next four World Cup qualifiers, starting with Tuesday’s game in Bolivia. Messi was banned for “having directed insulting words at an assistant referee” during a home qualifier against Chile on Thursday, FIFA said hours before kickoff ...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
NFL owners revamp video replay for officiating
PHOENIX — NFL owners got busy Tuesday passing several rules changes, adopting resolutions they believe will speed the game and enhance player safety, and perhaps even allow for more personality in player celebrations. One day after approving the Oakland Raiders’ move to Las Vegas, the owners sp...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
What's on tap
WEDNESDAY Baseball Sacred Heart Prep at Carlmont, Sequoia at Hillsdale, Capuchino at Woodside, Terra Nova at Burlingame, 4 p.m. Softball San Mateo at Menlo-Atherton, Jefferson at South City, El Camino at Terra Nova, Mercy-Burlingame at King’s Academy, Harker at Notre Dame-Belmont, Crystal Spri...

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