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Dons get first PAL win
Both the Burlingame and Aragon softball teams went into Tuesday’s matchup in San Mateo in search of their initial Peninsula Athletic League Bay Division wins of the season. Burlingame was coming off having a perfect game thrown against it by Carlmont standout Rebecca Faulkner last Thursday, while...
By Nathan Mollat Daily Journal FULL STORY
 
Serra looking to finish with a flourish
A year removed from advancing to the Northern California tournament semifinals, Serra is simply battling for seeding respect as the 2014 boys’ tennis season winds down. Serra scored a 5-2 victory over rival St. Francis Tuesday. With undefeated Bellarmine running away with the West Coast Athletic ...
By Terry Bernal Daily Journal FULL STORY
Aragon looking to make a move
Three big extra-base hits lifted Aragon over El Camino 4-2 in a key Peninsula Athletic League Ocean Division matchup Tuesday at Aragon. The Dons got an RBI triple from Steven Hughes in the first, a double from Andre Perkins to setup a sacrifice fly in the third, and an RBI double from Justin Johnso...
By Terry Bernal Daily Journal FULL STORY
 
Local sports roundup
Baseball Menlo-Atherton 8, Half Moon Bay 0 The Bears snapped a two-game losing streak in Peninsula Athletic League play with big win Monday at Half Moon Bay. M-A banged out 13 hits and scored three in the second and two in the third to take an early lead. Bears junior Matthew McGarry was 3 for 4 ...
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Giants win it in 12th
SAN FRANCISCO — Hector Sanchez singled home the winning run with two outs in the 12th inning and the San Francisco Giants beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2 Tuesday night after Brandon Belt’s tying double in the ninth. Hunter Pence had four hits for the Giants, who have won three of four. Brando...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
A’s rally in 11th to down Angels
ANAHEIM — Josh Donaldson drove in Jed Lowrie with an 11th-inning double, and the Oakland Athletics overcame Mike Trout’s tying homer in the ninth for a 10-9 victory against the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday night. Lowrie led off the 11th with a single against Yoslan Herrera (0-1), the Angels’...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
What's on tap
WEDNESDAY Baseball Riordan at Menlo-Atherton, Burlingame vs. St. Ignatius at Marchbanks Park, 4 p.m. Softball El Camino at Mills, San Mateo at Terra Nova, South City at Jefferson, 4 p.m. Track and field Sacred Heart Cathedral/Notre Dame-Belmont at Serra, 3 p.m. Swimming Serra/Notre Dam...
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Warriors trying to move on without big man Bogut
OAKLAND — Go small or go home. That might as well be the new mantra for the Golden State Warriors in the playoffs. With center Andrew Bogut out for the foreseeable future with a fractured right rib, the Warriors are searching for a way to replace their best interior defender in a rotation that al...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Cal hires Tennessee’s Cuonzo Martin as coach
BERKELEY — A more relaxed fan base, milder weather and a chance to coach at the top-rated public university in the country added up to Cuonzo Martin making the decision to leave Tennessee for California. Cal hired Martin as the 16th men’s basketball coach in school history Tuesday, a decision t...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
More players join concussion lawsuit
MINNEAPOLIS — Another group of former NHL players has joined the fight for compensation for head injuries they say they incurred while playing, while at the same time targeting the violence of the game that they believe brought about those injuries. Retired players Dave Christian, Reed Larson an...
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Bud Selig calls replay start 'remarkable'
NEW YORK — Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig says the sport’s new replay system is working well despite a few problems during its first two weeks. While baseball began video review late in the 2008 season, it was limited to potential home runs and boundary calls. The new system that began March 3...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
Musings from the Masters
AUGUSTA, Ga. — The moment doesn’t get much bigger than this — a 20-foot putt on the 18th green Sunday at Augusta National for the win. Too bad this wasn’t the Masters. This was a week earlier at the Drive, Chip and Putt Championship. Bubba Watson and Jordan Spieth were merely spectators. T...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
49ers sign WR Brandon Lloyd to 1-year deal
SAN FRANCISCO — The San Francisco 49ers have signed wide receiver Brandon Lloyd to a one-year contract. The 49ers announced the deal Tuesday. San Francisco selected Lloyd in the fourth round of the 2003 draft. He was a member of the 49ers from 2003-05, when he caught 105 passes for 1,510 yards a...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
America's Cup sailor de Ridder suspended 5 years
SAN DIEGO — America’s Cup sailor Dirk de Ridder has been suspended from sanctioned events for five years by sailing’s international governing body, two people with knowledge of the decision said Tuesday. The people spoke with The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the suspensi...
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NHL playoff preview capsules
EASTERN CONFERENCE BOSTON (54-19-9) vs DETROIT (39-28-15) SEASON SERIES: Detroit won 3-1. Early in their last meeting on April 2 at Joe Louis Area, the Red Wings didn’t look as if they played in the same league as the Bruins. But the Red Wings rallied with two goals midway through the third per...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
Tickets for two-thirds of World Cup games sold out
SAO PAULO — Tickets for nearly two-thirds of the World Cup matches sold out within hours of FIFA opening the final phase of online sales. Five hours after sales opened Tuesday on FIFA’s website, tickets were available for only 20 of the 64 matches. The match with the most tickets still availab...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
A’s rally in 11th to down Angels
ANAHEIM — Josh Donaldson drove in Jed Lowrie with an 11th-inning double, and the Oakland Athletics overcame Mike Trout’s tying homer in the ninth for a 10-9 victory against the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday night. Lowrie led off the 11th with a single against Yoslan Herrera (0-1), the Angels’...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
  
 
  


 
 
 
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Governor calls special session on rainy day fund
SACRAMENTO — Saying the state’s budget surplus should be used to pay down debt, Gov. Jerry Brown..
Ex-California city leader gets 12 years in prison
LOS ANGELES — The former city manager of Bell, Calif., has been ordered to make restitution of $8...
Combat vehicles in east Ukraine fly Russian flag
SLOVYANSK, Ukraine — A column of armored vehicles flying Russian flags drove into a Ukrainian city..
283 missing, 4 dead in South Korea ferry disaster
MOKPO, South Korea — A ferry carrying 462 people, mostly high school students on an overnight trip..
E.L. Doctorow to receive Library of Congress Prize
NEW YORK — Novelist E.L. Doctorow will be honored with the Library of Congress Prize for American ..
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