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Ugly win for Tigers; Notre Dame-Belmont will meet Menlo School for the CCS DIV girls’ title
The Notre Dame-Belmont girls’ basketball team is at its best when it looks like it is playing its worst. “Pretty” and “Notre Dame-Belmont girls’ basketball” are usually not in the same sentence together, but when the Tigers make the game helter-skelter, when they are locked in defensive...
Serra back in Open final; Padres beat Mitty for third time this year; SHP falls to St. Francis
Serra finally found the weapon to overcome nemesis Mitty in the Central Coast Section Open Division boys’ basketball tournament. That weapon’s name? Jimmy Wohrer. Wohrer scored a team-high 22 points as second-seeded Serra (21-5) downed No. 3 Mitty 55-52 in an overtime thriller Tuesday in the ...
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Semien, A’s hit Bumgarner hard in spring debut
MESA, Ariz. — World Series MVP Madison Bumgarner was roughed up in his exhibition debut, and Marcus Semien hit a pair of home runs as the Oakland Athletics opened their new spring training home by beating the champion San Francisco Giants 9-4 Tuesday. Bumgarner gave up four runs in 1 2-3 innings,...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Sharks score half dozen in win
VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Matt Nieto had two goals and an assist in leading the San Jose Sharks to a 6-2 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Tuesday night. Chris Tierney, Melker Karlsson, Logan Couture and Marc-Edouard Vlasic also scored for San Jose, which was coming off a 4-0 home win Mon...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Rugby star agrees to deal with 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO — Australian rugby star Jarryd Hayne has agreed to a contract with the San Francisco 49ers, a person with knowledge of the deal said Tuesday. The person spoke on condition of anonymity to The Associated Press because a formal announcement is not planned until Hayne signs. He is expe...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Eagles to trade McCoy to Bills
BUFFALO, N.Y. — LeSean McCoy will lead Rex Ryan’s “ground and pound” running attack with the Buffalo Bills next season. A person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press on Tuesday that the Philadelphia Eagles have agreed to trade McCoy, their star running back, to the Bills for lin...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Baseball trying to speed up games this spring
GOODYEAR, Ariz. — With large, glowing red numbers, the timer on the center-field wall at Goodyear Ballpark ticked down Tuesday, counting off seconds and ushering in change. Baseball, the timeless game of endless summers, went on the clock. Major League Baseball introduced its new pace of play in...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Cal senior Reshanda Gray named Pac-12 Player of the Year
SAN FRANCISCO — California senior Reshanda Gray has been named Pac-12 Player of the Year in a vote by the league’s coaches. Gray becomes Cal’s second player to earn Player of the Year, joining Devanei Hampton in 2006-07. The Pac-12 announced its annual honors Tuesday. Ruth Hamblin of Pac-12...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
New NCAA legislation on academic misconduct in works
A group of 20 university presidents and college athletics administrators is crafting a proposal to better define when the NCAA should investigate cases of academic cheating by student athletes. Ohio University President Rod McDavis, the chairman of the NCAA’s Committee of Academics, says the gro...
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Denver Nuggets fire coach Brian Shaw with team in slide
DENVER — Last week, Denver Nuggets players broke their huddle with a chant of “1-2-3 ... Six weeks,” interpreted by some as a countdown to the end of a season gone sour. Brian Shaw didn’t even make it that far. The first-time head coach was fired after 1 1/2 seasons on Tuesday, with the te...
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Pacquiao big hit so far in Vegas sports books vs Mayweather
LAS VEGAS — Manny Pacquiao has always believed he can do what 47 other fighters before him have failed to do — beat Floyd Mayweather Jr. in the ring. Turns out a lot of other people are believers, too. And they’re backing their opinions with real money. A flurry of early action on Pacquiao ...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
To tag or not to tag an NFL quandary
NFL games have begun for 2015. Don’t bother checking out your Sunday Ticket, though. This is not football the teams are playing, it’s tag. Monday was the deadline for franchises to decide whether to hold onto key players who are pending free agents by giving them the franchise or transition ta...
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