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Athlete of the Week: South City's Brittney Cedeno
Brittney Cedeno is as tough as they come. Sometimes that toughness gets the South City girls’ basketball superstar in trouble though. Cedeno, a junior point guard, already has plenty of accolades to build on, including having led the Lady Warriors to the first-ever CIF Northern California regiona...
By Terry Bernal Daily Journal STaff FULL STORY
Honor roll: The week's best performances by San Mateo County prep stars
Katie Guenin, Menlo-Atherton girls’ soccer. The Lady Bears dominated through opening week in Peninsula Athletic League Bay Division play, outscoring a pair of opponents by a cumulative total of 8-0. Guenin was central to both victories, totaling six goals on the week. She knocked home two goals in...
Daily Journal Staff Report FULL STORY
Golden State strikes back with rout of Cavs
OAKLAND — Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors certainly looked ready to trade some more blows with LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers come June. The two-time reigning MVP hit five 3-pointers and had 20 points while matching his season best with 11 assists in Golden State’s 126-91 ...
By Janie McCauley The Associated Press FULL STORY
Sharks put beat down on Jets
SAN JOSE — Sharks coach Peter DeBoer wanted a lot more out of his team following a lackluster shutout loss to St. Louis. Joel Ward more than delivered. Ward had a short-handed goal and took a hard hit to assist on Timo Meier’s score, helping San Jose beat the Winnipeg Jets 5-2 on Monday for jus...
By Josh Dubow The Associated Press FULL STORY
49ers coach search narrows, GM search expands
SANTA CLARA — The search for San Francisco’s new coach narrowed on Monday with New England offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels pulling out of the running for the job, while the 49ers added more candidates for their general manager vacancy. Shortly after McDaniels said he was no longer a candid...
By Josh Dubow The Associated Press FULL STORY
Patriots face different Steelers team with healthy Ben Roethlisberger
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — The New England Patriots got a break by not having to face Ben Roethlisberger during their regular-season win over the Steelers in October. The Patriots’ coaching staff is expecting to get his best this time around with a trip to the Super Bowl at stake. The 27-16 home l...
By Kyle Hightower The Associated Press FULL STORY
Packers flip the script
GREEN BAY, Wis. — For once after a game, Green Bay Packers kicker Mason Crosby felt sore. He got mobbed by giddy teammates after hitting the 51-yard field goal as time expired to beat the Dallas Cowboys. At one point, Crosby had to beg hulking left tackle David Bakhtiari from trying to pick up ...
By Genaro C. Armas The Associated Press FULL STORY
Justin Thomas leaves Hawaii riding a big wave
Winning never gets old, even for the young. That’s why Justin Thomas was mildly annoyed when one of the perks from his victory at the Sony Open vanished before his eyes. Fresh off his sweep of Hawaii, he looked up from his phone and said to his father, “320.” The number wasn’t at all relate...
By Doug Ferguson The Associated Press FULL STORY
Obama honors hometown World Series champ Cubs
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama celebrated the World Series champion Chicago Cubs on Monday and spoke about the power sports has to unite people. “Throughout our history, sports has had this power to bring us together even when the country is divided,” Obama said at a White House ceremony...
By Darlene Superville The Associated Press FULL STORY
Phillies, Saunders agree to $9M, 1-year deal
PHILADELPHIA — Outfielder Michael Saunders and the Philadelphia Phillies have agreed on a $9 million, one-year contract, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity on Monday because the Phillies had not announced the agreement. S...
By Rob Maaddi The Associated Press FULL STORY
Bautista and Blue Jays working hard on return
TORONTO — Outfielder Jose Bautista and the Toronto Blue Jays are “working really hard” to bring him back to the club, a person with knowledge of the negotiations told the Associated Press on Monday. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because negotiations are ongoing. The sides are di...
By Rob Gillies The Associated Press FULL STORY
Cal knocked out of Top 25; UConn still No. 1 in the nation
Fresh off its record-breaking 91st consecutive victory, UConn remained the No. 1 team in The Associated Press women’s basketball poll Monday. The Huskies (16-0) routed SMU on Saturday to better their own NCAA mark and stay the unanimous choice atop the poll. They garnered all 33 votes from the na...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Ashley Wagner leads old guard for U.S. figure skating
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Ashley Wagner remembers being glued to her TV in the winter of 1998, when a sprightly young figure skater named Tara Lipinski was dazzling the judges on her way to gold at the Nagano Olympics. Wagner was 7 years old at the time. Lipinski was just 15. Nearly two decades later, ...
By Dave Skretta The Associated Press FULL STORY
Serena Williams sets out to win record 23rd major title
MELBOURNE, Australia — For five games in the second set, Serena Williams played almost flawless tennis in her first-round match at the Australian Open. Then came the rustiness that tends to follow a lengthy layoff, giving Belinda Bencic a glimmer of hope, before the six-time Australian Open champ...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
New NFL stadium would play key role in 2024 L.A. Olympics
LOS ANGELES — Organizers trying to land the 2024 Summer Olympics for Los Angeles would include a new football stadium in the games’ ceremonies. The NFL stadium being built in Inglewood near Los Angeles International Airport would be used for ceremonies along with Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum a...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Carroll: Sherman played 2nd half of season with knee injury
RENTON, Wash. — Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman played the second half of the season with an injured knee, although he was never listed on any injury report. Seattle coach Pete Carroll said Monday that Sherman had an MCL injury in his knee, similar to the ones suffered by quarterback...
By Tim Booth The Associated Press FULL STORY

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