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Duke ends Gonzaga’s run
HOUSTON — A special group of freshmen is taking Duke and Coach K back to the NCAA Final Four. The Blue Devils and their trio of freshmen starters are going to their 16th Final Four after a 66-52 win Sunday in the South Regional over Gonzaga. Justise Winslow, the freshman playing home in Housto...
By Stephen Hawkins The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
Michigan State upsets Louisville 76-70 in OT
SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Travis Trice vowed a day earlier that he wasn’t going to cry should the Michigan State Spartans continue their improbable run to the Final Four. The senior guard’s vow lasted no more than 10 seconds once the final horn sounded following Michigan State’s 76-70 overtime victo...
By John Wawrow The Associated Press FULL STORY
Mitty girls claim sixth all-time state title
BERKELEY — Daniella Guglielmo made back-to-back 3-pointers as part of a big run in the third quarter to lead Archbishop Mitty to a 53-31 win over Mark Keppel in the Division II girls’ state basketball championship on Saturday at Haas Pavilion. Guglielmo finished with 13 points, Heleyna Hill add...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
State champ O’Dowd proves how tandem talents are vital
Sunday’s victory by Bishop O’Dowd in the Open Division boys’ basketball state championship game was one for the ages. O’Dowd’s 65-64 win over Mater Dei in an overtime thriller featured one of the best combinations of a ball handler and big man in the state. O’Dowd’s 6-11 senior center...
By Terry Bernal Daily Journal Staff FULL STORY
South Carolina women surge into Final Four
GREENSBORO, N.C. — South Carolina coach Dawn Staley climbed the ladder, snipped the final strand of net and raised it as thousands of garnet-clad fans cheered. Taking in the scene, she mouthed one word: “Unbelievable.” Believe it. Staley and the Gamecocks are headed to their first Final Four...
By Joedy McCreary The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
Notre Dame women win over Baylor
OKLAHOMA CITY — Baylor came painfully close to gaining the revenge it sought against Notre Dame. The Fighting Irish routed the Lady Bears last year in the regional final, and Baylor’s players weren’t shy about saying they wanted another crack at Notre Dame. Though Nina Davis had 26 points an...
By Cliff Brunt The Associated Press FULL STORY
Cabinian’s gem keeps CSM tied for first place
College of San Mateo right-hander Keone Cabinian retired the first 12 batters he faced and would go on to fire his first complete game of the season as CSM downed West Valley 4-2 Saturday at Bulldog Field. Cabinian set the side down in order in seven of nine innings. He allowed just two unearned ru...
Daily Journal Staff Report FULL STORY
 
Skyline leapfrogs into third place
Skyline (7-6 in Coast Pacific, 14-10 overall) rallied for six runs in the seventh and a tandem of Mills alums again impressed on the mound to lead the Trojans to a 7-3 win at Trojan Diamond. Freshman left-hander Kyle Vallans worked eight-plus innings to earn the win, improving his record to 4-1. Va...
Daily Journal Staff Report FULL STORY
Chabot downs Cañada
Chabot went ahead in the first inning and never trailed in downing Cañada 10-3 Saturday at Cañada College. The Renegades (10-4, 21-5) pounded out 17 hits, including a 4-for-5 day by leadoff hitter Ian Dawkins. Jesse Lewis and Daniel Whitney added two hits and three RBIs apiece. Cañada starting ...
Daily Journal Staff Report FULL STORY
 
Arobio saves finale at Santa Clara University
Vince Arobio punctuated his homecoming in style. The former Burlingame standout, now the closer at University of Pacific, earned his third save of the year in the Tigers’ 7-6 win over Santa Clara Sunday at Schott Stadium. The sophomore right-hander emerged as a late-inning reliever to start the ...
By Terry Bernal Daily Journal Staff FULL STORY
Giants total 21 hits in win over Dodgers
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Matt Cain gave up three runs in four innings, Buster Posey and Angel Pagan each had two hits and drove in two runs and the San Francisco Giants beat a Los Angeles Dodgers split-squad 11-9 on Sunday. Joe Panik had three hits and scored three runs for the Giants, who won their t...
By Rick Eymer The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
Kendall Graveman impresses again as A's down Brewers
MESA, Ariz. — Kendall Graveman continued his impressive spring with 6 1/3 innings of three-hit ball, further staking his claim to a spot in the Athletics’ rotation and leading Oakland to a 7-0 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Sunday. Graveman retired the first 14 batters he faced and got run ...
By Jose M. Romero The Associated Press FULL STORY
Jason Marquis on comeback trail
TEMPE, Ariz. — Cincinnati right-hander Jason Marquis continued his strong comeback with six good innings in the Reds’ 8-6 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Sunday. Marquis, 121-114 in 14 big-league seasons, is competing for a spot in the rotation after missing all of 2014 followin...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
Sharks fall to Penguins in shootout
PITTSBURGH — David Perron and Sidney Crosby scored in the shootout, and the Pittsburgh Penguins won their second home game in as many days, 3-2 over the San Jose Sharks on Sunday night. After the Penguins killed off the final 3:52 of overtime while short-handed — the result of Patric Hornqvist...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
U.S. figure skating’s medal drought continues in Shanghai
SHANGHAI — The medal drought for American singles skaters at the figure skating world championships grew even longer after a couple of near-misses on Saturday. Gracie Gold and Ashley Wagner narrowly missed out on medals in the women’s event, finishing fourth and fifth, respectively, while Jason...
By Justin Bergman The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
Fernandez, Tuktamysheva take golds at figure skating worlds
SHANGHAI — Javier Fernandez is used to breaking barriers as a figure skater from Spain, a country without a long winter sports tradition. He was the first Spanish man to win a medal at a Grand Prix figure skating event and the European championships, and the first to compete in figure skating in...
By Justin Bergman The Associated Press FULL STORY
Denny Hamlin gets back on track at Martinsville
MARTINSVILLE, Va. — Denny Hamlin just needed a visit to Martinsville Speedway to get his racing team back on track. Now, with his spot in NASCAR’s Chase for the championship virtually assured, they can work to make it better. Hamlin passed teammate Matt Kenseth for the lead with 28 laps to go ...
By Hank Kurz Jr. The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
Cristie Kerr rallies to end LPGA Tour drought
CARLSBAD — Cristie Kerr ran off four straight birdies on the back nine and closed with a 7-under 65 to win the Kia Classic on Sunday for her first LPGA Tour title in nearly two years. Starting the final round three shots behind, Kerr was in a three-way tie for the lead at Aviara Golf Club when sh...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
  


 
 
 
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Prosecutors: Co-pilot treated for suicidal tendencies
DUESSELDORF, Germany — The co-pilot of Germanwings Flight 9525 that crashed into the French Alps l..
Iran says US drone kills 2 advisers in Iraq; US denies claim
BAGHDAD — Iran's Revolutionary Guard says a U.S. drone strike killed two of its advisers near the ..
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