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Serra mauled by archrival St. Francis
By Terry Bernal Daily Journal Staff MOUNTAIN VIEW — One dreadful quarter of basketball was Serra’s undoing Saturday night against archrival St. Francis. The Padres (2-2 in WCAL, 8-6 overall) outscored the Lancers in all but one quarter, but St. Francis dominated the second quarter, closing ...
By Terry Bernal Daily Journal Staff FULL STORY
 
Warriors-Cavs: Rematch Round 2
OAKLAND — When the Warriors traveled to Cleveland last January after winning the 2015 NBA title by beating the Cavs, Stephen Curry had so many fond memories there he mentioned the chance of champagne smells still lingering in the visiting locker room all those months later. “Obviously, walking ...
By Janie McCauley The Associated PRess FULL STORY
Local sports roundup
SATURDAY Boys’ basketball California 77, Menlo 65 The Knights (8-4) faltered to California-San Ramon (6-10) in the opening game of the Dr. Martin Luther King Memorial Tournament at Piedmont High School. Menlo took an early 21-11 lead but saw it dwindle to 1 by halftime. California rallied for ...
Daily Journal Staff Report FULL STORY
 
49ers interview Seahawks OL coach Tom Cable for head coach
SANTA CLARA — The San Francisco 49ers interviewed Seattle offensive line coach and former Oakland Raiders head coach Tom Cable for their head coaching vacancy on Sunday. Team CEO Jed York met with Cable as part of his search for replacements for fired coach Chip Kelly and general manager Trent Ba...
By Josh Dubow The Associated Press FULL STORY
Raiders coach Todd Downing gets promotion to offensive coordinator
ALAMEDA — The Oakland Raiders have officially announced that quarterbacks coach Todd Downing has been promoted to offensive coordinator and Jake Peetz will be the new quarterback coach. News of the changes on the staff first emerged Tuesday and the Raiders announced the first changes to coach Jac...
By Josh Dubow The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
Crosby kicks Packers past Cowboys and into NFC title game
ARLINGTON, Texas — This time it was a catch, and another win for the Green Bay Packers. Call it a “Half Mary” from Aaron Rodgers. Rodgers threw a 36-yard pass to a toe-dragging Jared Cook on the sideline, and Mason Crosby kicked a 51-yard field goal as time expired, sending the Packers to t...
By Schuyler Dixon The Associated Press FULL STORY
Steelers give K.C. the boot
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Who needs to reach the end zone when you have Le’Veon Bell chewing up yards and the clock, and Chris Boswell setting an NFL playoff record with six field goals? Throw in a stingy Pittsburgh defense for most of Sunday night, and a multitude of mistakes by Kansas City, and the ...
By Barry Wilner The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
Seahawks haunted by another missed chance
RENTON, Wash. — Doug Baldwin and the Seattle Seahawks landed back home sometime around midnight as Saturday turned to Sunday. By 3:30 a.m. Sunday morning, Baldwin was awake playing an NFL video game, his way of decompressing from seeing the season end earlier than hoped for a second straight sea...
By Tim Booth The Associated Press FULL STORY
Downing gets promotion to O-coordinator
ALAMEDA — The Oakland Raiders have officially announced that quarterbacks coach Todd Downing has been promoted to offensive coordinator and Jake Peetz will be the new quarterback coach. News of the changes on the staff first emerged Tuesday and the Raiders announced the first changes to coach Jac...
By Josh Dubow The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
Embattled ex-wrestler Jimmy ‘Superfly’ Snuka dies at 73
PHILADELPHIA — Former pro wrestler Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka, who earlier this month was found not competent to stand trial in the 1983 death of his girlfriend, has died at his son-in-law’s home in Florida. He was 73. Attorney Robert Kirwan II said Snuka was taken Sunday to the home near Pompa...
By Ron Rodt The Associated Press FULL STORY
Lady Cardinal turn tables in third quarter to top Colorado
BOULDER, Colo. — Karlie Samuelson scored 20 points, Brittany McPhee added 18 and No. 13 Stanford made nine-straight shots in the third quarter to pull away for an 84-70 win over Colorado on Sunday. The Cardinal (15-3, 5-1 Pac 12) trailed 42-41 and missed their first two shots of the third quarter...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
Utah women's hoops upsets No. 24 Cal
SALT LAKE CITY — Malia Nawahine and Emily Potter scored 15 points apiece and Utah held on to defeat No. 24 California 63-57 on Sunday. The Utes (13-4, 2-4 Pac 12) led the whole way, slowly building the lead to 12 points on a layup by Nawahine with 4:30 to play. The Golden Bears (14-4, 2-4) then r...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Austrian skier Scheyer wins downhill; Vonn 13th upon return
ALTENMARKT-ZAUCHENSEE, Austria — Christine Scheyer of Austria upset the pre-race favorites to win a women’s World Cup downhill Sunday, while Lindsey Vonn placed 13th in her first race in nearly 11 months. Not being able to push out of the start gate as usual, the American was more than half a s...
By Eric Willemsen The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
Kristoffersen again edges Hirscher in World Cup slalom duel
WENGEN, Switzerland — Henrik Kristoffersen’s hot streak in World Cup slalom extended to his fourth win of the season on Sunday, and Marcel Hirscher was runner-up yet again. Defending a first-run lead, Kristoffersen dropped behind Hirscher at the last time check but the Norwegian raced through t...
By Graham Dunbar The Associated Press FULL STORY
Westbrook gets 20th triple-double, Thunder beat Kings
SACRAMENTO — Russell Westbrook had 36 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists for his 20th triple-double of the season and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Sacramento Kings 122-118 on Sunday night. Westbrook had 19 triple-doubles last season. He entered Sunday averaging a triple-double and is trying...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
Rogers upsets 4th-seeded Halep in opening round of Aussie Open
MELBOURNE, Australia — Shelby Rogers caused the first upset of the Australian Open on Monday, beating fourth-seeded Simona Halep 6-3, 6-1 in the opening match on the center court. Playing just her second match in the main draw at the season’s first Grand Slam tournament, the No. 52-ranked Roger...
By John Pye The Associated Press FULL STORY
Justin Thomas shoots 253 to set new 72-hole PGA record
HONOLULU — Challenged only by the record book, Justin Thomas won the Sony Open on Sunday with the lowest 72-hole score in PGA Tour history. Thomas capped off his wonderful week at Waialae that began with a 59 with his second straight victory. He two-putted birdie from 60 feet on the par-5 18th an...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
McIlroy to undergo test on injured back
JOHANNESBURG — One tournament into the new year, Rory McIlroy is going for tests on his back Monday to make sure he is fit enough to play Abu Dhabi without further damage. McIlroy felt pain in his back before the second round of the South African Open, and it lingered throughout the final round, ...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
 
  


 
 
 
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