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Carlmont baseball shows depth in win over Sequoia
Missing four regular starters, Carlmont baseball was stricken by a glut of defensive miscues in Wednesday’s Peninsula Athletic League Bay Division matchup with Sequoia. Despite committing four errors, however, the new-look Scots still looked pretty good. Carlmont (3-2 in PAL Bay, 8-4 overall) cou...
By Terry Bernal Daily Journal Staff FULL STORY
 
Mills softball making noise in Ocean Division
The Lady Vikings are fast proving one of the fiercest lineups in the Peninsula Athletic League Ocean Division. Mills softball (3-0 in PAL Ocean, 5-3 overall) rolled to a 16-5 win Wednesday at San Mateo. The Vikings banged out 14 hits, nine of which came from the heart of their batting order. No. ...
By Terry Bernal Daily Journal Staff FULL STORY
After first division title in 39 years, Dubs want more
OAKLAND — One goal down, still more to go. That’s the message the Golden State Warriors are giving after winning the Pacific Division for the first time in 39 years. Now they’re trying to secure the Western Conference’s No. 1 seed and homecourt advantage throughout the playoffs for the firs...
By Antonio Gonzalez The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
Musselman takes helm of Wolf Pack
RENO, Nev. — Two-time NBA coach Eric Musselman has been named the new head coach at Nevada, the school’s athletic director said Wednesday. Musselman, 50, coached the Golden State Warriors from 2002-04 and the Sacramento Kings in 2006-07. He spent the past season as an assistant at LSU. Athlet...
By Scott Sonner The Associated Press FULL STORY
Tulowitzki only hitch in Hudson’s day
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Troy Tulowitzki hit his third home run of the spring, Eddie Butler threw five effective innings in an audition for a rotation spot, and the Colorado Rockies beat the San Francisco Giants 5-2 on Wednesday. Giants starter Tim Hudson retired 10 straight before Corey Dickerson’s...
By Mike Cranston The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
Brew Crew batters A’s Sonny Gray
PHOENIX — Carlos Gomez led off the game with a home run, had three RBIs and made a sparkling catch in center field for the Milwaukee Brewers in a 9-9 tie with the Oakland Athletics on Wednesday. Ryan Braun had three hits including an RBI double, and Jonathan Lucroy and Aramis Ramirez added run-sc...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Rendon might miss Nationals’ opener with sprained knee
JUPITER, Fla. — Third baseman Anthony Rendon may miss the Washington Nationals’ opener against the New York Mets on April 6 because of a sprained left knee. Rendon hasn’t played since March 9. When he was scratched from the starting lineup the following day, manager Matt Williams said Rendon ...
By Chuck King The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
Cubs pitcher winds up at wrong park, misses start
Some pitchers have trouble finding the plate. Edwin Jackson of the Chicago Cubs had a much bigger problem: He couldn’t find the ballpark. Jackson missed his spring training start Tuesday against the A’s when he drove to the wrong stadium. Fitting, too — he once walked eight batters in a no-hi...
By Ben Walker The Associated Press FULL STORY
Six teams with 10 or more losses reach Sweet 16
The NCAA Tournament has never had so many teams with so many losses make it so far. Six of the regional semifinalists have 10 or more losses, including three with 13. The reaction around college basketball has been a collective shrug. There simply are more opportunities to lose nowadays. That’s...
By Eric Olson The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
Extra-point rule change likely in NFL
PHOENIX — Spice it up. The NFL’s dullest play, the extra point, appears to be headed for some changes, perhaps significant ones, for the 2015 season. While team owners didn’t vote on any extra-point proposals Wednesday, there was so much discussion and interest in potential changes that the ...
By Barry Wilner The Associated Press FULL STORY
Bendtner’s hat trick carries Denmark 3-2 over U.S. in friendly
The pattern since last spring is familiar: The United States does well in the first half and fades as the final whistle approaches. Nicklas Bendtner took advantage of a defense that gave up two more late goals to score his first international hat trick, and Denmark rallied to beat the United States...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
Canadians take big lead in pairs at figure skating worlds
SHANGHAI — Meagan Duhamel and Eric Radford skated a flawless short program to take a commanding lead in the pairs at the world figure skating championships on the opening day Wednesday. The Canadian duo, undefeated in five international competitions this season, scored 76.98 points to take a four...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Usain Bolt to run in New York
NEW YORK — Usain Bolt will run in New York for the first time since he set the world record in the 100 meters in 2008. Organizers say the six-time Olympic champion will run at the Diamond League meet at Icahn Stadium on June 13. That is where the Jamaican set his first world record in the 100, ru...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
What's on tap
THURSDAY Baseball Westmoor at Mills, Harker at Crystal Springs, Pinewood at Jefferson, San Mateo at El Camino, Woodside at Half Moon Bay, Hillsdale at South City, Aragon at King’s Academy, 4 p.m. Softball Capuchino at Carlmont, Woodside at Burlingame, Half Moon Bay at Aragon, Sequoia at Hill...
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Alone at controls, co-pilot sought to 'destroy' the plane
PARIS — The co-pilot of the doomed Germanwings jet barricaded himself in the cockpit and "intentio..
Egypt officials: Ground operation planned in Yemen
SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt — Egyptian security and military officials say Saudi Arabia and Egypt will ..
Gov't aims to protect low-income users of 'payday' loans
WASHINGTON — Payday lenders would face federal rules aimed at protecting low-income borrowers from..
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