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Fantastic finish for Sharks
SAN JOSE — Joel Ward scored the tiebreaking goal against his former team with 8:11 remaining in regulation to help the San Jose Sharks rally past the Nashville Predators 5-2 on Friday night in Game 1 of their second-round series. Ward also set up Tomas Hertl’s power-play goal that tied the game...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
Lavorini pitches Tigers past Scots
There is an old saying that everything eventually evens out in the game of baseball. A bad break in one game is, sooner or later, replaced by a lucky hop. If that is the case, then Terra Nova pitcher Matt Lavorini was due. The senior right hander pitched a gem April 22 against Sacred Heart Prep, bu...
By Nathan Mollat Daily Journal Staff FULL STORY
Schools spare no expense for football in Texas
By David Warren the associated press DALLAS — A suburban Dallas school district grabbed national attention in 2012 when it opened an eye-popping $60 million high school football stadium. Not to be outdone, school officials near Houston next year plan to unveil a $62 million stadium-developmen...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
Giants pitching pounded by Mets
NEW YORK — For a while there, it seemed as though the New York Mets would never make another out. Yoenis Cespedes and the rest of the Mets broke loose for a team-record 12 runs in the third inning Friday night, rolling to their seventh straight victory with a 13-1 blowout of the San Francisco Gia...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Alonso lifts A’s to win over Astros
OAKLAND — Yonder Alonso hit a game-winning three-run homer to lift the Oakland Athletics to a 7-4 win over the Houston Astros on Friday night. Stephen Vogt doubled to left center leading off the ninth off reliever Tony Sipp (0-1). After Coco Crisp was intentionally walked, Alonso homered to right...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
Gordon says he took PEDs unknowingly
MIAMI — To the president of the Miami Marlins, whatever star Dee Gordon did to trigger a positive drug test still amounted to one thing. “A betrayal,” team executive David Samson called it. Gordon began serving his 80-game suspension Friday, a penalty imposed by Major League Baseball shortly...
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Raiders take defensive end in second round
ALAMEDA — Jihad Ward’s path to the NFL included spending two years in junior college and a rare position change — moving from safety and wide receiver to the defensive line. The Raiders plan to give Ward a more consistent environment and took what they hope is another step toward shoring up t...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
LBs Jack, Jaylon Smith go early in second round
CHICAGO — It was a long wait and a soft landing for Myles Jack and Jaylon Smith. Now about those knees. The pair of athletic linebackers with health questions went early in the second round of the NFL draft on Friday, with Jacksonville trading up to grab Jack two spots after Dallas selected Smit...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Curry pushing knee rehab to get back on court
OAKLAND — Stephen Curry is rehabbing his injured right knee about three times a day, spending four to five hours at the Warriors’ practice facility to try to get back on the court for the defending champions as soon as possible. And, if there’s any chance he can pull it off, that will be ahea...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
San Mateo County local sports roundup
Baseball Capuchino 7, Sequoia 5 A four-run, second-inning outburst carried the Mustangs past the Cherokees to earn them a series split. Joe Katout drove in a pair of runs with a pair of doubles to lead Capuchino (5-7 PAL Bay, 10-12 overall) and also picked up the win on the mound. Ramon Enriquez ...
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Wire-to-wire for Nyquist as No. 1 Kentucky Derby contender
Unlike Pharoah-phever a year ago, Nyquist-mania hasn’t yet struck in the days leading to the Kentucky Derby. It might by next Saturday night if the undefeated colt ends up in the winner’s circle at Churchill Downs. American Pharoah came into the Derby off rousing wins in two races in Arkansas, ...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
Blazers advance 4-2 with 106-103 victory over the Clippers
PORTLAND, Ore. — Damian Lillard scored 28 points and the Portland Trail Blazers advanced to the Western Conference semifinals by holding off the resilient Los Angeles Clippers 106-103 on Friday night to claim the first-round playoff series 4-2. Portland will open the series against the reigning ...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
 
  


 
 
 
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