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Athlete of the Week: Half Moon Bay's Chase Hofmann
Half Moon Bay got a tough draw for its first two weeks of non-league play this season. Because the Cougars took home the Central Coast Section Division V championship last year, it was tough for head coach Keith Holden to find any takers for non-league matchups. He therefore had to settle for takin...
By Terry Bernal Daily Journal Staff FULL STORY
Taking a stand by not standing
There is a scene in the movie “Remember the Titans” where the football-obsessed daughter of the assistant coach is rattling off stats about the team and the head coach’s daughter tells her, “I. Do. Not. Care.” That’s basically how I feel about the Colin Kaepernick national anthem brouha...
By Nathan Mollat Daily Journal Staff FULL STORY
Honor roll: The week's best performances by San Mateo County prep stars
Charlie Ferguson and JH Tevis, Menlo School football. The senior running back Ferguson accounted for 335 all-purpose yards in the Knights’ 42-13 win over Mission-SF. Feguson rushed for 217 yards and three touchdowns on just 17 carries. Tevis was a tackling machine, recording 13 tackles — 11 of w...
Daily Journal Staff Report FULL STORY
Menlo-Atherton names 11 to 2016 HOF class
Menlo-Atherton High School announced the latest inductions into its Athletics Hall of Fame, with a class of 11 constituting the 2016 class. The biggest name being honored is former long-time girls’ basketball coach Pam Wimberly, who led the Bears from 1968 to 2012. During her time, which also inc...
By Nathan Mollat Daily Journal Staff FULL STORY
A’s blanked by quartet of Astros
HOUSTON — Sean Manaea left in the fourth inning with another injury, and things went downhill after that for the A’s. Jose Altuve homered, Joe Musgrove and three relievers combined on a four-hitter and the Houston Astros beat Oakland 6-0 on Monday night. Manaea (5-9) exited with a left rhomboi...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Kaepernick’s decision to sit through anthem scrutinized
SAN FRANCISCO — From the White House to San Francisco police union headquarters, Colin Kaepernick’s name came up Monday as his decision to sit down during the national anthem reached far beyond football. And many aren’t thrilled with the 49ers quarterback’s strong words about why he is doin...
By Janie McCauley The Associated Press FULL STORY
Raiders look to shore up run defense before start of season
ALAMEDA — After watching DeMarco Murray and Derrick Henry run through his first-team defense with relative ease during the third exhibition game, Oakland Raiders coach Jack Del Rio said he took those struggles personally as a former NFL linebacker who prides himself on having a stout defense. Del...
By Josh Dubow The Associated Press FULL STORY
Broncos still rule the AFC West; Raiders on the rise
DENVER — A dazzling defense rendered the Denver Broncos’ quarterback question a moot point last year. The Super Bowl champs are counting on that being the case again this season. The six-month saga over who will guide Denver’s title defense came down to Mark Sanchez losing his grip on both th...
By Arnie Stapleton The Associated Press FULL STORY
Skating Olympic trials headed to San Jose for 2018
SAN JOSE — San Jose will host the 2018 U.S. Figure Skating Championships, which essentially serves as the trials for the Winter Olympics. The championships will be held from Dec. 29, 2017 through Jan. 7, 2018 at the SAP Center, home of the NHL’s San Jose Sharks. Nationals also have been staged ...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Quakes fire GM
SAN JOSE — The San Jose Earthquakes fired longtime general manager John Doyle on Monday, replacing him with technical director Chris Leitch on an interim basis. Coach Dominic Kinnear and his staff remain in place, the team said. Doyle, who in 2005 was the inaugural member of the San Jose Earthqu...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
No. 8 Stanford shoots for fast start to season
STANFORD — After watching his team fall flat in the season opener a year ago, Stanford coach David Shaw decided to change his approach this season. Shaw eliminated one two-a-day practice, cut out two more practices and reduced a few others all in hopes of making sure the eighth-ranked Cardinal ar...
By Josh Dubow The Associated Press FULL STORY
49ers swap Thomas for Kerley
ALLEN PARK, Mich. — The Detroit Lions traded receiver Jeremy Kerley to the San Francisco 49ers on Monday for offensive guard Brandon Thomas. Kerley became expendable in Detroit after the team signed former 49ers receiver Anquan Boldin this offseason. The Lions signed Kerley to bolster depth at w...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
100-year-old runner from India inspires
VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Man Kaur from India needed almost a minute-and-a-half to cross the finish line in the 100-meter dash, but she still picked up a gold medal Monday at the American Masters Games. That’s because the 100-year-old Kaur was the only female competitor in her age category a...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Pirates place RHP Gerrit Cole on DL with elbow inflammation
CHICAGO — The Pittsburgh Pirates have placed ace Gerrit Cole on the 15-day disabled list with right elbow inflammation. Cole pitched five shaky innings in a 5-4 loss to Houston on Wednesday, and then let the team know he experienced some discomfort during the outing. He had a 6.08 ERA in five Aug...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Djokovic’s right arm gives him trouble during US Open win
NEW YORK — Novak Djokovic double-faulted, then shook his right arm and grimaced. Seconds later Monday night, a weak serve produced a wince from the U.S. Open’s defending champion, then was followed by a missed forehand that gave away a set — the first set dropped by Djokovic in the first rou...
By Howard Fendrich The Associated Press FULL STORY
Larson finally finds his way to victory lane after 3 years
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Kyle Larson first took off his steering wheel and hung it out the window as he did celebratory burnouts. Then he climbed to the roof of his car and raised his arms in triumph. A day after one of the most demonstrative victory celebrations in at least a decade, Larson seemed she...
By Jenna Fryer The Associated Press FULL STORY

Daily Journal Quick Poll
Would you welcome express lanes with a toll or carpool lanes on Highway 101 in San Mateo County?

Yes, they will help with traffic
Yes, but only carpool lanes
Only if the lanes are added and not taken away from current lanes
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