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Boys' Volleyball Player of the Year: ‘Don’ of a new era
Unless you count singular-gender sports like football, baseball or softball, there is probably no high school sport with a greater disparity of serious players — i.e., collegiate prospects — than that between boys’ and girls’ volleyball. While the vast majority of San Mateo County high scho...
By Terry Bernal, Daily Journal Staff FULL STORY
Dragons salvage a draw late
The Burlingame Dragons (2-5-3) drew 1-1 with FC Golden State (7-0-2) after a late second half goal from substitute Arda Bulut in the 84th minute. The draw against the best team in the Southwest Division of the Premiere Development League gives Burlingame a boost of confidence going into the final s...
By Curtis Driscoll, Daily Journal Correspondent FULL STORY
Giants buried by Mets
SAN FRANCISCO — Yoenis Cespedes had three hits including a two-run homer and Lucas Duda had three hits including a solo blast as the New York Mets defeated the San Francisco Giants 11-4 on Friday night. The win snapped the Mets’ four-game losing streak. They had lost seven of eight. The Giant...
A’s use long ball in win
CHICAGO — Khris Davis and Matt Joyce homered, Jharel Cotton pitched three-hit ball into the sixth inning before leaving with a blister on his right thumb and the Oakland Athletics beat the Chicago White Sox 3-0 on Friday night. Davis hit a two-run homer in the first. Joyce connected leading off t...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Bowyer hopes to take Lightning McQueen to victory lane in Sonoma
SONOMA — Lightning McQueen went to NASCAR’s victory lane last week when Kyle Larson drove the “Cars 3” vehicle to a win. The McQueen paint scheme has shifted to Clint Bowyer’s car this week, and he’s looking to keep the winning streak going. “Hopefully, lightning strikes again,” ...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Debate stirs about female lax players not wearing helmets
ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Erin Foster was running toward a groundball at an indoor lacrosse game when she was pushed, sending her unprotected head into a wall. “It basically cracked my skull,” the 20-year-old Ann Arbor Pioneer High School graduate recalled. “They said it was a traumatic head injur...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
LSU snaps Oregon State’s 23-game win streak
OMAHA, Neb. — With a wave of his cap to the LSU fans, Alex Lange disappeared into the dugout after what very well could have been his last outing as a collegian. It was one of his best, and most timely. The Chicago Cubs’ first-round draft pick limited top-seeded Oregon State to two hits over 7...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Carr happy with extension, focus now on season
ALAMEDA — Derek Carr and general manager Reggie McKenzie never doubted the two sides could reach a long-term contract agreement to keep the quarterback with the Raiders before Carr’s self-imposed training camp deadline. Carr was open about how much he wanted to spend his entire career with the ...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Newest Warrior gets call from Draymond Green
OAKLAND — Jordan Bell knows he will most certainly get an earful from Draymond Green come training camp as a Golden State Warriors rookie. Green came looking for him on draft night with a FaceTime attempt after acquiring his new teammate’s digits from general manager Bob Myers. But Bell — out...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Clippers’ Griffin to become free agent
Blake Griffin has decided to test free agency, telling the Los Angeles Clippers that he is opting out of the final year of his contract. A person with direct knowledge of Griffin’s plans confirmed the decision to The Associated Press on Friday, speaking on condition of anonymity because neither t...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
America’s Cup reaches crossroads as Kiwis near win
HAMILTON, Bermuda — The first and perhaps only America’s Cup sailed in the Bermuda Triangle could be over as soon as Sunday afternoon, bringing champagne showers to the Great Sound and changes to sailing’s marquee regatta. That is, unless Jimmy Spithill and Oracle Team USA have any comeback m...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Column: Kids still playing for all the marbles — literally
In this world of pompous athletes, overbearing coaches, money-grubbing owners and a win-at-all-costs mindset, it’s easy to become jaded. And then — in the parlance of another era — a brief story rolled across The Associated Press sports wire Friday morning. “2 Pennsylvania kids win Nation...
By Paul Newberry, The Associated Press FULL STORY
Aric Van Halen makes own name in track
SACRAMENTO — His favorite song is “Hot for Teacher.” His go-to selection on karaoke nights happens to be “Panama .” And whenever steeplechaser Aric Van Halen tells someone his name, he waits for the inevitable question: Are you related to THE Van Halen? Why, yes he is. His father is dr...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Study: Most of women’s college coaches are white and male
ORLANDO, Fla. — On the 45th anniversary of Title IX, women and people of color remain on the outside when it comes to hiring head coaches in women’s college sports, according to a report Friday by sports institutes. The report found that the coaches hired were predominantly white and male in mo...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Tony Stewart to race in Rico Abreu fundraiser at Calistoga
SONOMA — NASCAR is back at Sonoma Raceway and the defending race winner won’t be part of the field on Sunday. Tony Stewart, who scored the last of his 49 career victories here, is retired now and watches the Cup races as a team owner. He still plans to race this weekend. Stewart will run at ...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Bellator set for PPV splash with biggest card at the Garden
Wanderlei Silva skipped a pair of Bellator press conferences set to promote his fight at Madison Square Garden. By the time he showed up for the third, he had to be separated on the stage from Chael Sonnen. Silva and Sonnen have talked trash for years and once rumbled in street clothes on the set o...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
IndyCar looks to build on 2016 success at Road America
ELKHART LAKE, Wis. — When he was growing up, Graham Rahal found more than enough to do to stay occupied at Road America while the racers in his family went to work. Now Rahal is the doing the driving, and he feels like a kid again back at the rural Wisconsin road course. It is Year 2 of IndyCar...
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