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Bears clinch South title
Like most teams, the Menlo-Atherton boys’ basketball squad set a number of goals during the preseason. But unlike a lot of teams, the Bears are actually ticking off those boxes. They reached their first goal with what coach Mike Molieri said was a “signature win” by beating Riordan during the...
By Nathan Mollat, Daily Journal Staff FULL STORY
Fourth straight division title for Alma Heights
PALO ALTO — If blue-and-gold is becoming synonymous with basketball supremacy, as it is with the Golden State Warriors, count in the Alma Heights Christian boys’ basketball team. The Pacifica-based private school clinched its fourth consecutive Private School Athletic League North Division titl...
By Terry Bernal, Daily Journal Staff FULL STORY
Cañada trails late to Sac City in postponed game
For the time being, Cañada baseball has managed to stave off its fifth straight loss as Tuesday’s game against Sacramento City was postponed due to darkness. The game was halted after 4 1/2 hours of play following the eighth inning with Sac City leading 10-5. The game will be completed Friday or...
By Terry Bernal Daily Journal Staff FULL STORY
San Mateo County local sports roundup
Girls’ soccer Woodside 4, Carlmont 1 The Wildcats captured the Peninsula Athletic League Bay Division championship with three games left in the regular season. Woodside (11-0 PAL Bay, 14-0-1) got all four goals from senior Jillienne Aguilera. The Arizona-bound striker now has 32 goals on the se...
Tommy John surgery for Skyline’s McDaid
After pitching in just one game as a transfer sophomore at Skyline College this season, Rory McDaid’s season is over after the right-hander was diagnosed with a torn UCL of the pitching elbow. With Skyline baseball out of action until Thursday, McDaid was in attendance at Cañada College’s Tue...
By Terry Bernal, Daily Journal Staff FULL STORY
Curry leads Warriors past Rockets for 42nd straight home win
OAKLAND — Stephen Curry had 35 points, nine assists and six rebounds and the Golden State Warriors relied on a signature putaway fourth quarter to hold off the Houston Rockets 123-110 on Tuesday night. Andrew Bogut added 13 points, 11 rebounds, a season-high six blocked shots — three in the fou...
By Janie McCauley The Associated Press FULL STORY
Sharks earn big win over Chicago
CHICAGO — Martin Jones made 33 saves for his fifth shutout and Patrick Marleau scored a power-play goal in the second period to lead the San Jose Sharks past the Chicago Blackhawks 2-0 on Tuesday night. Joe Thornton added a long empty-netter with 1:42 left. Marleau’s goal, on the Sharks’ onl...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Super Bowl champs parade through Denver
DENVER — From the top of a fire truck, Von Miller thrust the Super Bowl trophy into the air again and again as the Denver Broncos convoy made its way through streets lined with blue-and-orange clad fans. Behind Miller, the Super Bowl MVP, stood Peyton Manning and DeMarcus Ware. Behind them, the a...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Newton defends actions at Super Bowl
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Cam Newton isn’t apologizing for acting like a “sore loser” after the Super Bowl. The league’s MVP has been widely criticized for walking out of a three-minute press conference after a 24-10 loss to the Denver Broncos on Sunday in which he answered questions with mostly ...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Latos, White Sox come to terms; White Sox sign Travis Ishikawa to minor-league deal
CHICAGO — Mat Latos agreed Tuesday to a $3 million, one-year contract with the Chicago White Sox, giving manager Robin Ventura another option for the back end of his rotation. Latos had consecutive 14-win seasons with Cincinnati in 2012 and 2013, but the 6-foot-6 right-hander hasn’t been able t...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Donaldson, Blue Jays closing in on $28.65M, 2-year deal
NEW YORK — AL MVP Josh Donaldson and the Toronto Blue Jays are nearing agreement on a $28.65 million, two-year contract, according to a person familiar with the negotiations. The person spoke on condition of anonymity to the Associated Press on Tuesday because the agreement had not been completed...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Clippers suspend Blake Griffin four games without pay for punch
LOS ANGELES — Blake Griffin was suspended four games without pay on Tuesday for punching a team staff member, and the Los Angeles Clippers will dock the star forward’s pay for an additional game because he broke his shooting hand. In all, Griffin will lose $859,442 from his season salary of $1...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Stanford assistant Randy Hart retires after 46-year career
STANFORD — Stanford defensive line coach Randy Hart is retiring after 46 years as a college coach. Hart said Tuesday he is “one of the luckiest coaches ever” for being able to have a career that took him to Tampa, Iowa State, Purdue, Ohio State, Washington, Notre Dame and Stanford. Hart spen...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
U.S. women’s national soccer team to be briefed on Zika virus
The U.S. women’s national soccer team was set to be briefed Tuesday night on the developing Zika virus crisis in Latin America, a day before opening the region’s Olympic qualification tournament in Texas. The 2016 Olympics are scheduled for Aug. 5-21 in Brazil, where the Zika virus is spreading...
By Anne M. Peterson The Associated Press FULL STORY
NASCAR allows franchise system to give team owners value
CHARLOTTE, N.C.— NASCAR announced a dramatic overhaul of its business model Tuesday, shifting to a franchise-like system that is intended to provide actual value and financial stability to team owners after decades of heavy reliance on sponsors. The change gets away from the independent contracto...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Jozy Altidore determined to avoid injury in a big year ahead
CARSON — Jozy Altidore feels he has watched far too many of the United States’ biggest games from the sidelines over the past nine years, so he decided to do something about it. The striker showed up to the team’s annual January camp one week earlier and more than 10 pounds lighter to get a h...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Top European clubs play down talk of Super League plans
PARIS — Europe’s top football clubs insist they have no plans to set up a breakaway Super League of elite teams to replace the Champions League. “We are not designing anything at the moment,” European Club Association vice chairman Umberto Gandini said after a meeting attended by 143 membe...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
What's on tap
TUESDAY Girls' basketball El Camino at Half Moon Bay, San Mateo at Capuchino, Menlo-Atherton at Burlingame, Woodside at Hillsdale, Carlmont at Aragon, Mills at Sequoia, 5:30 p.m.; Menlo School at Sacred Heart Prep, 6 p.m.; Mercy-Burlingame at Priory, 6:30 p.m. Boys' basketball Half Moon Bay at...

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