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CCS playoffs kick off with friendly local rivalry
Upon moving up to the Peninsula Athletic League Bay Division this season, Burlingame didn’t seem to have a problem continuing the dominance in league play it exhibited a year ago in the Ocean Division. Outside a 35-14 loss to otherworldly Sacred Heart Prep this season, the Panthers dominat...
By Terry Bernal Daily Journal Staff FULL STORY
Raiders end winless drought with comeback victory over Chiefs
OAKLAND, — After 368 days and 16 straight losses, the Oakland Raiders finally had something to celebrate. Rookie Derek Carr threw a 9-yard touchdown pass to James Jones with 1:42 remaining, and the Raiders got one last defensive stop to snap a 16-game losing streak with a 24-20 victory over the K...
By Josh Dubow The Associated Press FULL STORY
CCS football playoff capsules
Open Division No. 5 Los Gatos (8-2) at No. 4 Serra (7-3), Saturday at 1 p.m. This is a clash of the old school versus the new school. Los Gatos has 14 Central Coast Section championships to its credit all time. Only St. Francis has more with 15. Serra is a modern giant though, capturing two CCS ti...
Daily Journal Staff Report FULL STORY
Giants still in on Pablo
SAN FRANCISCO — Giants assistant general manager Bobby Evans says he has been given “every indication” Pablo Sandoval will give careful consideration to re-signing with the World Series champions. Evans said the free agent third baseman could decide on contract offers as soon as Thanksgiving ...
By Janie McCauley The Associated Press FULL STORY
Intense Boldin keeps making big catches for 49ers
SANTA CLARA — Dropping passes is so out of character for Anquan Boldin that he and offensive coordinator Greg Roman shared a little laugh about it last week after a few balls went through Boldin’s hands in New Orleans. Boldin despises missing potential receptions, so imagine how infuriated he f...
By Janie McCauley The Associated Press FULL STORY
Bills’ home game against Jets relocated to Detroit
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Snowed out in Buffalo, the Bills are heading to Detroit to play their “home” game against the New York Jets on Monday night. The NFL announced the location and date of the game on Thursday night after a severe lake-effect storm paralyzed much of the Buffalo region. More than 5...
By John Wawrow The Associated Press FULL STORY
Ellison picks Bermuda to host 2017 America’s Cup
SAN DIEGO — The tax haven of Bermuda has been picked over San Diego to host the 2017 America’s Cup, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press on Thursday. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because defending champion Oracle Team USA, based in San Francisco, hasn...
By Bernie Wilson The Associated Press FULL STORY
Bjugstad quiets Shark Tank in shootout
SAN JOSE — Nick Bjugstad was given fair warning that he could be part of the shootout gang. It helped get him into the right state of mind. Bjugstad scored twice during regulation and added the winning goal in the shootout as the Florida Panthers won their fourth straight in San Jose, beating the...
By Rick Eymer The Associated Press FULL STORY
NFLPA: No way to press claims of painkiller use
SAN FRANCISCO — The NFL Players Association told the federal judge hearing a lawsuit against the league that the collective bargaining agreement did not provide a way for the union to press claims by former players that NFL teams routinely mishandled painkillers. The filing Wednesday by the NFLPA...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Union appeals Peterson’s suspension
The NFL players’ union on Thursday appealed the league’s suspension of Adrian Peterson and demanded an independent, neutral arbitrator hears the case. In a letter to its player representatives and executive committee obtained by The Associated Press, the NFLPA called Commissioner Roger Goodell...
By Rob Maaddi The Associated Press FULL STORY
No. 6 Stanford women fall to Texas
STANFORD — No. 6 Stanford was feeling pretty good after its win over Connecticut. It was a little tired after Friday night’s loss to No. 10 Texas. Lili Thompson scored 28 points, but the Cardinal lost 87-81 to the Longhorns in overtime. “I think everybody — even the fans — was a little b...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Cal takes down Syracuse in 2K
NEW YORK — Cuonzo Martin wasn’t around during California’s troubles with Syracuse, though he knew all about it. That’s over now and the Golden Bears have their first big victory under their new coach. Jordan Mathews scored 20 of his 22 points in the second half, and California routed the...
By Brian Mahoney The Associated Press FULL STORY
Waldow leads St. Mary’s past Denver
MORAGA — Brad Waldow made 12 of 14 shots to score 26 points and Saint Mary’s shot 64.6 percent from the field to defeat Denver 78-62 on Thursday night. Kerry Carter added 16 points on 5 of 7 shooting plus 5 of 6 free throws for the Gaels (3-0). Aaron Bright had 13 points and freshman Emmett Naa...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Finau shoots 63 for Callaway Invitational lead
PEBBLE BEACH — PGA Tour rookie Tony Finau shot a 9-under 63 at Del Monte and had a two-stroke lead over Billy Andrade and Lee Janzen of the Champions Tour after Thursday’s opening round of the Callaway Pebble Beach Invitational. Finau, one of the longest drivers in golf, had nine birdies, one b...
The Associated Press FULL STORY

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Boehner: 'We will not stand idle' on immigration
WASHINGTON — House Speaker John Boehner declared Friday that President Barack Obama was "damaging ..
Israeli forces disperse West Bank demonstration
JERUSALEM — The Israeli military said Friday it dispersed some 300 stone-throwing Palestinian demo..
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