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Lady Bulldogs bank on fundamentals to down Siskiyous
With three straight wins to start the season, the College of San Mateo softball team has done nothing to tarnish its No. 1 ranking among California Community College teams. For a team that is accustomed to making big statements, however — the Bulldogs have outscored opponents 29-1 through their f...
By Terry Bernal Daily Journal Staff FULL STORY
Aragon boys' basketball rides defense to unorthodox win over San Mateo
How Friday night’s crosstown matchup between Aragon and San Mateo boys’ basketball turned into an upbeat shootout is anyone’s guess. The Dons, however, were insistent the low-scoring 38-29 win at San Mateo was all by design. The win is certainly a critical one. Not only does it extend the Don...
By Terry Bernal Daily Journal Staff FULL STORY
Local sports roundup
Boys’ soccer Aragon 2, Hillsdale 0 The Dons took over sole possesion of first place in the Peninsula Athletic League Bay Division with the win over the Knights. The win, coupled with a Sequoia-Menlo-Atherton tie, gives Aragon (7-2-1 PAL Bay) a two-point lead in the race for the division title. ...
Daily Journal Staff Report FULL STORY
1-1 draw shakes up standings: Sequoia, M-A end in tie; Aragon takes division lead with win over Hillsdale
The final few weeks of the Peninsula Athletic League Bay Division boys’ soccer season should be a doozy. Going into Friday, Aragon, Menlo-Atherton and Sequoia were all tied atop the table, with the Bears and Cherokees squaring off in Atherton. Those teams battled to a 1-1 tie, which, coupled wit...
By Nathan Mollat, Daily Journal Staff FULL STORY
Manning last game? Newton’s finest moment? We’ll see
SANTA CLARA — Peyton Manning’s last game? Cam Newton’s finest moment? For all the golden tinge the NFL is placing on Super Bowl 50, this one just might come down to how the two star quarterbacks deal with the dynamic defenses bent on humbling them. There can’t be a better storyline than a ...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Prop bets rule Vegas for Super Bowl
Jay Kornegay still finds it painful to talk about the last time the Denver Broncos were in the Super Bowl and the first snap of the game went over Peyton Manning’s head for a Seattle safety. For some reason, a lot of bettors at the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook had put money on a 60-1 longshot tha...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Fifteen Hall of Fame finalists, four connected to Polian
SAN FRANCISCO — Bill Polian entered the Pro Football Hall of Fame last year, making one of the most dynamic speeches heard at the Canton shrine. This year, Polian has nearly as strong a connection to the hall. Four of the finalists for the class of 2016 have major ties to him. Polian hired Tony ...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Goodell vows to help Oakland, San Diego teams get new venues
SAN FRANCISCO — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell pledged Friday “to do everything possible” to help teams in Oakland and San Diego work to get new stadiums in their current markets. “The league supports both of these teams, but we are working very hard with not only the teams but the communit...
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Unabashed gluttony takes center stage at Philly’s Wing Bowl
PHILADELPHIA — With those around him sick and stuffed, Dennis Rodman needed to brush up on the rulebook. When a queasy chicken-wing contest competitor could digest no longer and heaved brown, lumpy chunks on a plate of discarded bones — and the crowd roared with unapologetic glee — the basket...
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Mark Davis intrigued by Las Vegas as NFL city
SAN FRANCISCO — Owner Mark Davis has a sly response when it comes to his interest in moving the Oakland Raiders to Sin City. “First off, what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas,” he cracked with a grin Friday. As hard as Davis tried to keep the attention Friday on an announcement about Oakland...
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USC AD Pat Haden to step down in June
LOS ANGELES — The University of Southern California hired Pat Haden to guide its storied athletic department through the toughest time in its history. With that job largely done, USC’s athletic director and dedicated Trojan decided he was ready for another role. Haden will retire on June 30, s...
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Dave Mirra, BMX legend, dies at 41
Dave Mirra did things few people could on a BMX bike, using a combination of natural ability, fearlessness and innovation to take the sport to places many never thought possible. He was a giant in the big-air world of action sports, becoming one of the most decorated athletes in X Games history who...
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Johnny Manziel’s father worried quarterback self-destructing
CLEVELAND (AP) — With Johnny Manziel’s professional career in doubt and his personal life crumbling, his father fears for the troubled quarterback’s safety. Manziel is facing a criminal investigation by police following allegations that he hit his former girlfriend last weekend in Texas. He w...
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Hahn shoots 65 to take lead at Phoenix Open
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — James Hahn has settled down a lot since his wild days — and nights — at the University of California led to the end of his college career. He still knows how to have a good time. That was on display again Friday at the golf party known as the Waste Management Phoenix Open,...
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DraftKings pushing into UK
BOSTON — As its industry continues to tangle with U.S. policymakers, daily fantasy sports giant DraftKings is making its long-anticipated international push with a launch Friday in the United Kingdom. The Boston-based company was granted a license by U.K. gambling regulators in August and had hop...
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Ko, Jang share lead after a long day on LPGA Tour
OCALA, Fla. — Lydia Ko hit the ball only 22 times in a span of 11 hours Friday in the Coates Golf Championship and finished where she started — with a share of the lead, and still a long way from the finish line. Ko three-putted from 15 feet for bogey in 39-degree weather to finish the rain-del...
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