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Hillsdale Knights embracing the youth movement
The bad news for the Hillsdale football team is it has only a small number of returning seniors and seventh-year coach Mike Parodi will rely heavily on sophomores and juniors this season. The good news is those newcomers are used to success, having gone 8-1-1 with the frosh-soph team last season. ...
By Nathan Mollat Daily Journal Staff FULL STORY
With Jefferson Grizzlies' new mascot comes revitalized goals
With a new mascot and a new head coach, the Jefferson Grizzlies are looking to build on the relative success they enjoyed a year ago. Jefferson's 5-5 finish in 2014 might seem middle of road. But its five wins were more than Jeff totaled in the last three seasons combined, going 3-27 in that time...
By Terry Bernal Daily Journal Staff FULL STORY
Menlo College overpowered by upstart Southern Oregon
With both the location and the outcome, it wasn’t the home opener the Menlo College men’s soccer team pictured. With their home field being re-turfed, the Oaks relocated Thursday’s home opener to Notre Dame de Namur to host upstart Southern Oregon University. The Ashland, Oregon-based school ...
By Terry Bernal Daily Journal Staff FULL STORY
Giants power past Cubs, MadBum improves record to 5-0 in August
SAN FRANCISCO — Rookie Kelby Tomlinson wasn’t sure how to react when his grand slam was replayed on the stadium video board. Veteran Marlon Byrd reminded him to smile and take in the moment. Tomlinson hit a slam for his first career home run and Byrd added a three-run shot, leading Madison Bumg...
By Rick Eymer The Associated Press FULL STORY
Linebacker Ahmad Brooks sent home by 49ers
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Linebacker Ahmad Brooks has been banished from the San Francisco 49ers after being charged with misdemeanor sexual battery. The team sent him home Thursday morning from Colorado, where they are holding joint practices with the Broncos before playing a preseason game against Den...
By Arnie Stapleton The Associated Press FULL STORY
Raiders LB Moore fighting for spot on team
ALAMEDA — Despite being one of Oakland’s best defensive players his first two years in the NFL, Sio Moore is just fighting for a spot on the team this season. After missing the offseason program while recovering from hip surgery and more than two weeks of training camp with an undisclosed injur...
By Josh Dubow The Associated Press FULL STORY
Ex-NBA star Darryl Dawkins dies at 58
Darryl Dawkins, whose board-shattering dunks earned him the moniker “Chocolate Thunder” and helped pave the way for breakaway rims, has died. He was 58. The Lehigh County, Pennsylvania coroner’s office said Dawkins died Thursday morning at a hospital. Later Thursday, Dawkins’ family said a ...
By Tim Reynolds The Associated Press FULL STORY
Oriol Servia to drive Justin Wilson’s No. 25 Honda in finale
SONOMA — Justin Wilson’s race car will be back on track for the IndyCar season finale. Andretti Autosport announced Thursday that series veteran Oriol Servia will drive Wilson’s No. 25 Honda at Sonoma Raceway this weekend. Wilson died Monday, a day after a piece of debris from another car s...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Mexico rides lefty to LLWS title game; Texas tops California
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — A swing-and-a-miss ended the lopsided game. Mexicali players ran from their positions to a spot between the mound and the plate, celebrating their berth in the International championship game. One player was missing. The last one to arrive was Daniel Zaragoza, who had t...
By Joe Kay The Associated Press FULL STORY
Taking down Usain Bolt is not easy, but a cameraman gives it a try
BEIJING — Only when the running stopped and the picture-taking began did Usain Bolt finally meet his match. Bolt blew past Justin Gatlin and everyone else Thursday night in the 200 meters to win his 10th career gold medal at the world championships. What finally upended the 6-foot-5 Jamaican wa...
By Eddie Pells The Associated Press FULL STORY
Cubs get struggling reliever Fernando Rodney from Mariners
CHICAGO — The playoff-contending Chicago Cubs acquired struggling reliever Fernando Rodney from the Seattle Mariners for cash Thursday, reuniting the exuberant closer with manager Joe Maddon. The 38-year-old Rodney had been designated for assignment by Seattle last Sunday. Rodney was 5-5 and had...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Former NFLer Jonathan Martin working on writing a memoir
NEW YORK — Jonathan Martin, the former NFL tackle who abruptly left the Miami Dolphins and has since said he attempted suicide, is working on a memoir. Atria Books editor Todd Hunter told The Associated Press on Thursday that the publisher has agreed to terms with Martin for “The Courage To Wal...
The Associated Press FULL STORY

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