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Athletes of the Week: Carlmont's Alexis Morrow and Maya McClellan
The Bronx Bombers once had the M&M Boys. The Carlmont Scots now have Morrow and McClellan. Carlmont’s M&M Girls — senior middle blocker Alexis Morrow and sophomore outside hitter Maya McClellan — have their team on quite a tear. The Scots have won 10 straight matches, including their biggest ...
By Terry Bernal Daily Journal STaff FULL STORY
Honor roll: The week's best performances by San Mateo County prep stars
Annalisa Crowe, Menlo-Atherton girls' cross country. The Lady Bears took second place at the 44th Artichoke Invitational Saturday at Half Moon Bay High School. Crowe was M-A's top finisher, placing third overall with a time of 14 minutes, 41 seconds. Madeleine Baer placed sixth with a time of 14:5...
Daily Journal Staff Report FULL STORY
Supreme Court rejects San Jose appeal over A’s move
OAKLAND — The Supreme Court rejected an appeal from the city of San Jose in its bid to lure baseball’s Athletics from Oakland to the South Bay. The justices on Monday left in place lower court rulings that dismissed the city’s antitrust claims against Major League Baseball, which blocked the ...
By Janie McCauley The Associated Press FULL STORY
Giants miss playoffs again after latest championship run
SAN FRANCISCO — The defending champion Giants missed the playoffs in yet another odd-year disappointment, as has become the recent pattern following title runs. Despite that, manager Bruce Bochy is about as proud of this club as he was the teams that won three World Series championships in the pr...
By Janie McCauley The Associated Press FULL STORY
Athletics promote Billy Beane, David Forst in front office
OAKLAND — The Oakland Athletics wanted to make sure they could keep David Forst in the front office after other clubs sought to hire him, so they promoted him to general manager Monday and elevated Billy Beane to executive vice president of baseball operations. “Long overdue,” Beane said of F...
By Janie McCauley The Associated Press FULL STORY
Warriors open preseason with win over Raptors
SAN JOSE — Leandro Barbosa scored 15 points, Klay Thompson added 14 and the NBA champion Golden State Warriors beat the Toronto Raptors 95-87 in a preseason game Monday night. DeMarre Carroll scored 15 points for the Raptors, who played in Vancouver on Sunday. Raptors: Norman Powell scored 13 p...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Torrey Smith frustrated by performance of 49ers’ offense
SANTA CLARA — San Francisco 49ers receiver Torrey Smith doesn’t believe things are as bad as they seem, despite his team’s 1-3 record and possessing the league’s lowest-scoring offense. “I feel a lot better than I did yesterday,” Smith said Monday. “But it still doesn’t feel good, a...
By Chris Biderman The Associated Press FULL STORY
Late mistakes cost Raiders dearly in loss to Bears
ALAMEDA — For coach Jack Del Rio, the latest loss for the Oakland Raiders really boiled down to two plays. Sure there were a couple of unforced turnovers by Latavius Murray, a blown coverage that left another tight end wide open in the end zone and a handful of other crucial plays throughout the ...
By Josh Dubow The Associated Press FULL STORY
Sharks forward Raffi Torres levied with 41-game suspension
SAN JOSE — San Jose Sharks forward Raffi Torres was hit with the longest suspension in NHL history for a hit on another player when the league banned him Monday for the first 41 games of the season for an illegal check to the head of Anaheim’s Jakob Silfverberg. This marks the fifth and most si...
By Josh Dubow The Associated Press FULL STORY
Chancellor’s big play allows Seattle to beat Detroit 13-10
SEATTLE — With one big punch, Kam Chancellor showed his importance to the Seattle Seahawks. With one little touch, K.J. Wright provided another Monday night controversy in the same end zone where the infamous “Fail Mary” took place. “Now that you look at it, we we’re fortunate,” Seatt...
By Tim Booth The Associated Press FULL STORY
Yankees left-hander CC Sabathia to enter rehab, miss playoffs
NEW YORK — CC Sabathia walked into manager Joe Girardi’s office in Baltimore on Sunday and made a stunning admission: He has an alcohol problem. “The first thing he said is, ‘I need help,”’ Girardi said Monday during a workout at Yankee Stadium for the AL wild-card game. “I was shocke...
By Howie Rumberg The Associated Press FULL STORY
Nationals fire manager Matt Williams after only 2 seasons
WASHINGTON — In describing what he will look for in a manager to replace Matt Williams, Washington Nationals GM Mike Rizzo might have been pointing out exactly what he felt went wrong with the man he hired two years ago and fired Monday. “Leadership qualities, knowledge of the game, X’s and O...
By Howard Fendrich The Associated Press FULL STORY
Harvick advancing bad for everyone else in NASCAR
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — No one would have blamed a championship contender for getting just a little bit excited when Kevin Harvick wrecked during the opening race of the Chase for the Sprint Cup. And it would have been understandable if a driver or two had started salivating a bit when Harvick ran out...
By Jenna Fryer The Associated Press FULL STORY
Cameron Carter-Vickers shines on soccer field for US
COMMERCE CITY, Colo. — His father had an accurate shot. So does United States defender Cameron Carter-Vickers. His father could dribble well, too. Same with Carter-Vickers. Only difference is his dad played basketball while Carter-Vickers naturally gravitated toward soccer while he grew up in En...
By Pat Graham The Associated Press FULL STORY
U.S. Eagles aren’t flying high yet, but are ready to take off
LONDON — The bus was as quiet as a tomb. On board were the United States Eagles, returning to their hotel in Leeds after their second and most maddening loss at the Rugby World Cup. Scotland, a team they’d never beaten, had been in their crosshairs. The U.S. took a well-deserved 13-6 lead into ...
By Foster Niumata The Associated Press FULL STORY
Astros-Yanks ready to get wild
The Yankees and Astros open the postseason in New York with Masahiro Tanaka pitching against Houston ace Dallas Keuchel in the AL wild-card game. Tanaka has been slowed by a hamstring injury down the stretch, but before that he had emerged as the Yankees’ most dependable starter. Keuchel, meanwhil...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Carolina Kostner cleared to compete in 2016
LAUSANNE, Switzerland — Former figure skating world champion Carolina Kostner has been cleared to compete next year after settling a dispute with the Italian Olympic Committee and World Anti-Doping Agency over whether she helped her former boyfriend cheat. The Court of Arbitration for Sport says ...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Seattle high school football player dies
SEATTLE — A Seattle high school football player who was injured during a game last week has died. Highline Public Schools spokeswoman Catherine Carbone Rogers says Kenney Bui died late Monday morning. Bui was injured during the fourth quarter on Friday. He was taken to Harborview Medical Center i...
The Associated Press FULL STORY

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