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Menlo-Atherton Bears return to Bay Division with experienced lot
Two weeks prior to the beginning of the 2015-16 school year, Menlo-Atherton Bears first-year head coach Adhir Ravipati was dealt his first personnel crisis. Ravipati — who returns to Menlo-Atherton as the man in charge after serving as a varsity assistant coach from 2011-13 — was informed last ...
By Terry Bernal Daily Journal Staff FULL STORY
Menlo has talent, just not a lot of it
Since Mark Newton took over the Menlo School football program in 2004, the Knights have consistently been one of the better teams in the Peninsula Athletic League. Last year, however, the Knights took a small step backward. Their 4-6 overall record — and 1-4 in the Bay Division — was Newton’s...
By Nathan Mollat Daily Journal FULL STORY
Kelby Tomlinson stars again as Giants down Cards
SAN FRANCISCO — Rookie Kelby Tomlinson has been called upon out of necessity for the injury-plagued Giants, and he keeps delivering. Veteran Marlon Byrd has been called upon for big moments like this down the stretch, and is doing his part since coming to San Francisco this month in a trade from t...
By Janie McCauley The Associated Press FULL STORY
D-Backs rally late against Gray, A’s
PHOENIX — Pinch-hitter Aaron Hill’s double produced the go-ahead run in the seventh inning off Oakland ace Sonny Gray, Paul Goldschmidt homered and the Arizona Diamondbacks rallied for a 6-4 victory over the Athletics on Friday night. Hill drove in Chris Owings, who led off the inning with a do...
By Jose M. Romero The Associated Press FULL STORY
Mariners fire GM Jack Zduriencik
SEATTLE — The Seattle Mariners fired general manager Jack Zduriencik on Friday after seven disappointing seasons during which the club failed to end its playoff drought. Team President Kevin Mather announced the decision to fire Zduriencik, with assistant general manager Jeff Kingston taking ove...
By Tim Booth The Associated Press FULL STORY
Earthquakes win fourth straight
SAN JOSE — Shea Salinas scored on a header in the first half and the Earthquakes beat the 10-man Galaxy 1-0 in the California Clasico Friday for their fourth straight victory. David Bingham recorded his fourth clean sheet in a row. Salinas got his third goal of the season in the 18th minute for ...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Raiders still seeking to identify backup RB
ALAMEDA — With a starting running back that hasn’t had more than 100 carries in a season since entering the NFL, the Oakland Raiders know they will likely have to count on some of their backups to generate a consistent running game this season. The race to be Latavius Murray’s backup remains ...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
49ers in turmoil as they face Broncos
Peyton Manning hasn’t had his pair of Pro Bowl receivers on the field with him since the playoffs. Emmanuel Sanders (hamstring) is sitting this one out and Demaryius Thomas is still working his way into “football shape” after missing the entire offseason program in a contract dispute. In his d...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Al Arbour, who coached N.Y. Islanders to four Stanley Cup titles, dies at 82
Al Arbour, the bespectacled gentleman of a coach who molded a young and talented New York Islanders franchise into an NHL dynasty that won four straight Stanley Cups in the early 1980s, has died. He was 82. The Islanders confirmed Arbour’s death in a release issued Friday afternoon. Arbour had be...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
IndyCar drivers find comfort in getting back to work
SONOMA — IndyCar drivers got back to work Friday, climbing into their cars as a distraction — albeit a temporary one — from their grief over Justin Wilson’s death. Wilson died Monday of a head injury suffered a day earlier when he was stuck by debris from another car at Pocono Raceway. The ...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Watson takes 1-shot lead at Barclays, Spieth misses cut
EDISON, N.J. — Jordan Spieth lost out on a chance to play the weekend at The Barclays. He also lost his No. 1 ranking. Bubba Watson, momentarily distracted by a rare warning for taking too long to play a shot, recovered with a birdie on the 18th hole at Plainfield Country Club for a 2-under 68 a...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Illinois fires coach Tim Beckman one week before season opener
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Illinois fired coach Tim Beckman one week before the start of the season Friday, saying preliminary results of an investigation found some truth to allegations of player mistreatment and inappropriate behavior. Athletic director Mike Thomas said the timing is unfortunate, but ...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Giants put RHP Cain on 15-day DL with elbow nerve irritation
SAN FRANCISCO — Giants right-hander Matt Cain was put on the 15-day disabled list Friday with irritation in his pitching elbow and received a cortisone injection to help it calm down. San Francisco recalled rookie Chris Heston (11-7), who will pitch Sunday against St. Louis after getting a short ...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Being home team can be blessing and curse for Lewisberry
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — Kaden Peifer and his Lewisberry, Pennsylvania teammates use the same word over and over when describing what it’s like to be playing two hours from home in front of 35,000 fans at the Little League World Series. “Crazy,” the 12-year-old catcher said while taking a ...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Triple Crown winner gallops before thousands at 'Pharatoga'
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. — With a crowd of about 15,000 cheering him all the way, Triple Crown winner American Pharoah went for a glorious gallop around Saratoga Race Course the day before he runs in the $1.6 million Travers Stakes. The sun was shining and temperatures were in the 60s when American...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Leo Santa Cruz, Abner Mares meet to decide SoCal supremacy
LOS ANGELES — No championship belt is at stake when Leo Santa Cruz steps into the Staples Center ring to take on Abner Mares. Both featherweights realize that the winner will only be the unofficial king of L.A. boxing, and that’s an ample reward. Santa Cruz (30-0-1, 17 KOs) risks his unbeaten ...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Danielle Williams wins her 1st world hurdles title at 22
BEIJING — Danielle Williams glanced to her right after crossing the line in the 100-meter hurdles, looking for her older sister. Shermaine Williams was behind her, and so was everybody else. With the favored Americans in the lanes on either side of her, the 22-year-old Jamaican won an unexpected...
The Associated Press FULL STORY

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