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Mills football makes strides with dynamic QB
When Mills head coach Mike Krieger installed the spread zone read offense prior to last season, the decision was solely based on a dynamic up-and-coming quarterback — Marquis Adkins. Strange thing is Adkins was coming off a sophomore season as a frosh-soph wide receiver. But Krieger recognized th...
By Terry Bernal Daily Journal Staff FULL STORY
New King's Academy coach has faith in team’s talent
King’s Academy first-year head coach Michael Johnson certainly has the resume to bring the Knights back to the top of the Peninsula Athletic League’s Lake Division. Following a five-year career in the Canadian Football League, Johnson has had coaching stints with several NFL and college teams. ...
By Nathan Mollat Daily Journal Staff FULL STORY
Alftin debuts for Cal in three-match tourney sweep
Cal freshman Christine Alftin couldn’t have hoped for a better collegiate debut. The reigning Peninsula Athletic League Bay Division Player of the Year out of Woodside proved she belongs on the college stage, as the Golden Bears swept through the Falcon Classic in Colorado Springs, Co. to open th...
By Terry Bernal Daily Journal Staff FULL STORY
Giants sweep Brewers, win sixth straight
SAN FRANCISCO — After an extended slump they would rather forget, the San Francisco Giants are gaining ground and back in the thick of the playoff chase as September begins. Pablo Sandoval hit a two-run homer among his three RBIs, powering the San Francisco Giants past the Milwaukee Brewers 15-5 ...
By Janie McCauley The Associated Press FULL STORY
Angels sweep 4-game series from Oakland
ANAHEIM — While the Anaheim Angels buzzed around their clubhouse preparing for their fantasy football draft, the Oakland Athletics had their own doors locked for a grim team meeting. California’s AL West powers are headed into September in very different moods after the Angels seized control of...
By Greg Beacham The Associated Press FULL STORY
Adam Dunn acquired by A's from White Sox
CHICAGO — Needing a slugger, the sluggish Oakland Athletics acquired Adam Dunn from the Chicago White Sox on Sunday, hoping to boost their lineup for the final stretch. The White Sox also sent cash to Oakland while acquiring minor league pitcher Nolan Sanburn. Because the deal was made before Sep...
By Andrew Seligman The Associated Press FULL STORY
49ers OL Boone agrees to new 2-year deal
SAN FRANCISCO — Holdout right guard Alex Boone has agreed to a $6 million, two-year contract with the San Francisco 49ers that replaces the two years remaining on his previous deal, a person with direct knowledge of the contract said Sunday. Boone, represented by the agency of Schwartz & Feinsod,...
By Janie McCauley The Associated Press FULL STORY
Raiders claim DE Mayowa off waivers
ALAMEDA — The Oakland Raiders have claimed defensive end Benson Mayowa off waivers from the Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks. Oakland waived linebacker Kaelin Burnett with a knee injury Sunday to make room on the 53-man roster for Mayowa. Mayowa originally joined the Seahawks as an undrafted...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Wozniacki outlasts Sharapova in U.S. Open quarters
NEW YORK — Caroline Wozniacki trusts her stamina so much that she plans to return to New York in two months to run a marathon. Maria Sharapova, usually the one wearing down opponents in the third set, sure couldn’t keep up on a steamy Sunday at the U.S. Open. Wozniacki won 6-4, 2-6, 6-2 in 2 ho...
By Rachel Cohen The Associated Press FULL STORY
Federer advances to U.S. Open semis
NEW YORK — Roger Federer regrouped after a fortuitously timed rain delay to move on at the U.S. Open in four sets. The second-seeded Federer was a game from losing the first set to Marcel Granollers in the third round Sunday when play was stopped because of lightning. After they returned to the ...
The Associated PressFederer advances to semis FULL STORY
Down at half, US beats Turkey in basketball worlds
BILBAO, Spain — They figured it would be simple, that they would just beat up on Turkey like they did Finland a night earlier. Instead, the Americans were the ones on the ropes for nearly three quarters. "I guess we felt like last night's game was pretty easy and tonight was going to be the sa...
By Brian Mahoney The Associated Press FULL STORY
Tony Stewart's return to race track ends early
HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — Tony Stewart climbed from his battered car, took a big gulp of water, and surveyed the damage. His night was done. Not the way he wanted to come back to racing. In his first event since his sprint car struck and killed a fellow driver, Stewart slammed the wall twice and sett...
By Paul Newberry The Associated Press FULL STORY
No. 11 Stanford routs UC Davis 45-0 in opener
STANFORD — Ty Montgomery answered any questions about his health on his first touch, and Stanford's reconstructed defense looked just as rejuvenated in the season opener. Next week will really give a glimpse of how far the Cardinal can go this year. Montgomery returned his first career punt for...
By Antonio Gonzalez The Associated Press FULL STORY
Goff, Jefferson lead Cal over Northwestern 31-24
EVANSTON, Ill. — There wasn't much for California to celebrate last season, so after starting this one off with a tight victory, the emotions spilled out. The locker room scene was a wild one. "It was haywire, hectic," quarterback Jared Goff said after Cal knocked off Northwestern 31-24. "We...
By Andrew Seligman The Associated Press FULL STORY
Former Stanford star Mayberry Jr. traded to Jays
TORONTO — The Philadelphia Phillies have traded outfielder John Mayberry Jr. to the Toronto Blue Jays for minor league infielder Gustavo Pierre. The Blue Jays, on the outskirts of the AL wild-card race, announced the deal Sunday night. Mayberry would be eligible for the postseason if Toronto reac...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Talented sluggers could decide playoff races
CHICAGO — Two sluggers with lingering questions. A catcher returning from injury. A pitcher headed for a big payday, and baseball's most famous panda. The final month of the season offers a chance for redemption for Josh Hamilton of the Angels and Bryce Harper of the Nationals. Cardinals catcher...
By Jay Cohen, The Associated Press FULL STORY

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