At 5-foot-4, Daily Journal Athlete of the Week Denise Stine isn’t the prototypical rebounding weapon.
When the Peninsula Athletic League went to a three-division set up for girls’ soccer, there were some coaches who were wary of the move.
Will Demirkol, Menlo-Atherton boys’ soccer. The PAL Bay Division is shaping up to be quite a race this season. Menlo-Atherton (9 points) is tied for third place with South City, behind first-place Carlmont and Burlingame (12 points each). But M-A enjoyed the hottest stretch last week by winn…
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The expectations seem to get higher even as Tiger Woods gets older.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — With Los Angeles fans reeling from news that two of the Dodgers' recent World Series opponents were linked to a cheating scandal that tipped off batters to what pitch was about to be thrown, the City Council voted Tuesday to ask Major League Baseball to strip the Houston A…
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Clark Hunt remembers well the celebrations four years ago that surrounded the golden anniversary of the Super Bowl, the championship game whose name was coined by his late father and Kansas City Chiefs founder Lamar Hunt.
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — The pounding of a single hammer echoed through the stands Tuesday in the Miami Dolphins' stadium, the reverberations from the Super Bowl's return to South Florida just beginning.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Before taking the field each week, Raheem Mostert seeks out motivation.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The LA Galaxy have signed Javier “Chicharito” Hernández, bringing the Mexican star back to North America after a lengthy career in Europe.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Portland Trail Blazers have acquired veteran forward Trevor Ariza from the Sacramento Kings.
AJ Hinch, Alex Cora and Carlos Beltrán lost their jobs in the wake of the Houston Astros' sign-stealing scam, leaving three teams without managers three weeks before the start of spring training.
BOSTON (AP) — Lakers star LeBron James took in his son's high school game in Springfield, Massachusetts, on Monday afternoon before returning to Boston to face the Celtics.
Cal State Fullerton (6-13, 1-3) vs. UC Davis (8-11, 2-1)
Cal State Northridge (7-13, 2-2) vs. UC Santa Barbara (12-6, 1-2)
Chicago State (4-17, 0-6) vs. California Baptist (13-5, 3-1)
UC Irvine (11-8, 3-0) vs. Long Beach State (6-14, 1-3)
Fresno State (6-12, 2-5) vs. Colorado State (13-7, 4-3)
Tom Brady is sitting out the Super Bowl for the first time since the Denver Broncos walloped him 23 times in the AFC championship four years ago, sending a hobbled Peyton Manning to the big game for his final hurrah.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Jack Nicklaus turns 80 on Tuesday, no closer to retirement than when he was at the peak of his golf career.
Utah Jazz (30-13, third in the Western Conference) vs. Golden State Warriors (10-35, 15th in the Western Conference)
Sacramento Kings (15-28, 14th in the Western Conference) vs. Detroit Pistons (16-28, ninth in the Eastern Conference)
Los Angeles Lakers (34-9, first in the Western Conference) vs. New York Knicks (12-32, 13th in the Eastern Conference)
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — After setting a Portland record with 61 points, Damian Lillard knew exactly who held the old mark.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Kyle Shanahan knows one mistake he wants to avoid in his second trip to the Super Bowl.
San Diego State coach Brian Dutcher knew that the fourth- and fifth-ranked teams in the Top 25 lost twice last week, but he evidently forgot that the same fate befell then-No. 3 Duke in a brutal week for the nation's top team teams.
BOSTON (AP) — Kemba Walker finally beat LeBron James, and he did it by helping the Boston Celtics send the Los Angeles Lakers to their biggest loss of the season.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Veteran left-hander Jerry Blevins agreed to a minor league contract with the San Francisco Giants on Monday that includes an invitation to spring training.
MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Heat never led in the fourth quarter.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — As the celebration raged in the victorious 49ers locker room, general manager John Lynch showed off a "Mobile to Miami" T-shirt that symbolized the turnaround in San Francisco.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — As much as the undefeated and fourth-ranked San Diego State Aztecs want to establish their own identity, there’s simply no escaping comparisons with the team Kawhi Leonard helped thrust into national prominence nine seasons ago.
San Jose State (6-13, 2-5) vs. New Mexico (15-5, 4-3)
Wyoming (5-15, 0-8) vs. No. 4 San Diego State (19-0, 8-0)
NEW YORK (AP) — South Carolina still sits atop The Associated Press women's basketball poll, with Baylor in second place.
Baylor and Gonzaga were the only two teams in the top five that took care of business last week.
NEW YORK (AP) — POLL ALERT: Baylor leapfrogs Gonzaga for No. 1, giving Top 25 its seventh team on top this season; SDSU into top five.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The Vancouver Canucks surged past the San Jose Sharks — and took over the tight Pacific Division.
Sacramento Kings (15-27, 14th in the Western Conference) vs. Miami Heat (29-13, second in the Eastern Conference)
Los Angeles Clippers (30-13, second in the Western Conference) vs. Dallas Mavericks (27-15, fifth in the Western Conference)
DALLAS (AP) — Kristaps Porzingis stopped short of saying he was ready to return from a right knee issue that has sidelined him for 10 games because the Dallas Mavericks forward was a late scratch the last time he thought he was close.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Coach Kyle Shanahan received the NFC championship trophy from his Super Bowl-winning father Mike and raised it to the sky.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — These playoff defeats when he is oh so close sting a bit more for Aaron Rodgers now, at this later stage in his career.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — UCLA’s basketball team has not been known for its defensive prowess this season, not by a long stretch. What a turn of events that the Bruins were kicking themselves for letting Cal get to 40 points on Sunday.
ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — A third horse died in three days at Santa Anita when it collided with another horse during training hours on Sunday.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Even the bookies are having a problem figuring out a favorite in the Super Bowl.
A little more than two years ago, a pair of teams gambled on quarterbacks who had all kinds of potential but were far from a sure thing.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — San Francisco 49ers roll past Green Bay Packers 37-20 to reach franchise's 7th Super Bowl, will face Kansas City Chiefs.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — 49ers running back Tevin Coleman was carted off the field in the second quarter of the NFC championship game Sunday with a right shoulder injury and was listed as out for the remainder of the game.
LA QUINTA, Calif. (AP) — Andrew Landry was reeling after blowing a six-stroke lead on the back nine Sunday in The American Express.
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — There was no letdown for Oregon. Far from it.
CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Kiana Williams said Stanford didn't get as rattled this time, sticking to the game plan even when Oregon State took an early lead.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Punter J.K. Scott is active for the Green Bay Packers in the NFC championship game Sunday against the San Francisco 49ers despite being listed as questionable with an illness.