As the world continues to deal with the coronavirus pandemic, it is forcing people to reassess how they go about everyday life — not only during this quarantine period, but in the months following as, hopefully, things return to normal.
Given the suspension of athletics in the county, the Daily Journal decided to dive into our 20-year archives to bring readers some of our favorite stories from over the years.
Sam Langi, a 2018 graduate of El Camino High School, was not a heavily recruited football player for the Colts, despite his 6-4, 300-pound frame.
Bill Shine took over the Menlo School tennis program beginning the 1995-96 season. Who was the last league coach — the Peninsula Athletic League or the West Bay Athletic League — to beat a Menlo squad?
NEW YORK (AP) — The WNBA season will not start on time next month because of the coronavirus pandemic, and when it begins is unclear.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Wide receiver Travis Benjamin and offensive lineman Tom Compton have signed one-year deals with the NFC champion San Francisco 49ers.
A unique Hall of Fame class will be announced Saturday in a unique way.
San Jose Sharks general manager Doug Wilson isn’t ready to remove the interim head coach tag from Bob Boughner’s title yet.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — If NFL teams are unable to hold offseason workouts amid the coronavirus pandemic, Andrew Whitworth and Austin Blythe believe continuity will be a valuable commodity this fall.
ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — There's been a horse fatality at Santa Anita, which is temporarily closed for live racing because of the coronavirus pandemic.
The Dallas Cowboys are taking a chance on another suspended defensive end, signing Aldon Smith to a contract while his playing status in the NFL is uncertain.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Seyfarth Shaw, the law firm whose arguments critical of American women's players led to the resignation of U.S. Soccer Federation president Carlos Cordeiro, has asked to withdraw from representing the federation in the lawsuit.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Udoka Azubuike of Kansas, Luka Garza of Iowa, Markus Howard of Marquette, Myles Powell of Seton Hall and Obi Toppin of Dayton are the five finalists for the John R. Wooden Award as the nation's top college basketball player.
UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov says he won't leave quarantine in Russia to fight, dealing another blow to UFC President Dana White's determination to hold UFC 249 on April 18 amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Anthony Lynn has expressed plenty of confidence in Tyrod Taylor if he ends up becoming the quarterback for the Los Angeles Chargers, but there are a lot of questions that still need to be answered between now and the start of the season.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Whenever the baseball season begins, Los Angeles Dodgers fans who subscribe to DirecTV and its subsidiaries will have access to the team's regional sports network after a deal ended a nearly seven-year stalemate.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Oakland Athletics minor league manager Webster Garrison is hospitalized in Louisiana and on a ventilator with the coronavirus, according to his fiance.
Chris Harris Jr. and Bryan Bulaga will be playing on different sides of the ball for the Los Angeles Chargers, but both cited a familiar trait about why they decided to sign with the team early in free agency — familiarity.
New Chargers tackle Bryan Bulaga voices his disappointment Tuesday over how many fellow players decided not to vote on the new labor agreement with the NFL.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Another Kentucky Derby prep is off — for now.
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams re-signed defensive back Donte Deayon to a one-year contract Tuesday.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The San Jose Sharks have agreed to a contract with free agent college defenseman Brinson Pasichnuk.
Lovie Smith's coaching tenure in Chicago might not have ended had the Bears made the playoffs his final three seasons instead of missing out by one spot his last two years.
BOSTON (AP) — A California woman was sentenced Tuesday to seven months in prison for paying bribes to rig her two daughters' college admissions exams and get one of them into Georgetown University as a fake tennis recruit.
Knowing when the rescheduled Tokyo Olympics will be solves one problem for USA Basketball.
The Los Angeles Chargers confirmed Monday that they have agreed to terms with offensive tackle Bryan Bulaga, cornerback Chris Harris Jr., defensive tackle Linval Joseph and linebacker Nick Vigil.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tyler Madden has signed a three-year contract with the Los Angeles Kings.
COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Darius Jennings has signed a contract with the Los Angeles Chargers, the team said Monday.
BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — ESPN will air NBA doubleheaders on Wednesday nights during April showcasing key NBA Finals games.
Bellator President Scott Coker spent time during the coronavirus pandemic like so many others, binging on Netflix and catching up on "Tiger King."
MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Rachel Folden figured something out early on during her first spring training with the Chicago Cubs — long before the coronavirus pandemic wiped out team activities.
Austin Carr played for Notre Dame in an era when prolific scorers dominated college basketball.
Besides the draft, the other big event on April's NFL calendar is the release of the regular-season schedule. Teams have known their opponents since late December, but Howard Katz and his scheduling department continue to parse through over 50,000 scenarios pumped out by nearly 1,500 compute…
Trevor Zegras is in hockey limbo like everyone else, but he is hoping that signing with the Anaheim Ducks on Friday will serve as motivation until he can get back on the ice.
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Melvin Gordon's futile holdout last season holds many a lesson for the sixth-year running back, including the realization that the former Chargers star still has plenty of doubters despite scoring 49 touchdowns in college and 47 more in the NFL.
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Las Vegas Raiders have officially announced the additions of free agent linebacker Nick Kwiatkoski, safety Jeff Heath and defensive end Carl Nassib.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Santa Anita canceled live racing Friday because of the coronavirus pandemic after instructions from the Los Angeles County Health Department.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky reserve guard Johnny Juzang will enter the NCAA transfer portal after one season with the Wildcats.
OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — The Baltimore Ravens won't have Michael Brockers on their retooled defensive line after all, and now he's headed back to Los Angeles.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Morgan Coppoc finds herself in a situation similar to so many other college athletes across the country, hundreds of miles away from campus and lost without her routine and her tennis teammates at Georgia.
MIAMI (AP) — Jack Knowlton has a condo about a mile away from the finish line at Gulfstream Park. And that’s as close as he will get to the winner’s circle on Saturday.
Denver’s players, if they're so willing, have the same assignment each day: Go to their phone or tablet, launch an app and view their individualized daily workout plan that was created by the Nuggets’ strength and conditioning staff.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Terry Tausch, an All-American offensive lineman at Texas and eight-year NFL veteran who played for the Minnesota Vikings and San Francisco 49ers, has died. He was 61.
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Free agent defensive tackle Daniel Ross has agreed to a contract with the Las Vegas Raiders.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Turns out, Derek Watt's reunion with younger brother T.J. has its limits. Like say, sharing a roof for the first time since college.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — An executive with the company that owns Santa Anita urged the California Horse Racing Board on Thursday to continue live racing despite a statewide stay-at-home order to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.
Mike Trout hit two home runs off Zack Greinke and scored four times to help the Los Angeles Angels beat the Houston Astros 9-6 on opening day.
NEW YORK (AP) — The WNBA draft will be a virtual event this year.
Evan Mobley of California, Cade Cunningham of Texas and Emoni Bates of Michigan were named the finalists Thursday for Gatorade's national player of the year in high school basketball.
NEW YORK (AP) — Mookie Betts and all the players set to be free agents after the 2020 season would still get that chance if there is no baseball this year, part of a broad deal being negotiated by the commissioner's office and the players' association.
PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — A Washington State football player was found dead in his apartment by an officer who responded to a call for help involving "breathing problems,'' Pullman Police Chief Gary Jenkins said Wednesday.
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Las Vegas Raiders have re-signed linebacker Kyle Wilber to bring back a key special teams contributor.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Stefen Wisniewski is finally home. And the Pittsburgh Steelers now have the most Watts per capita of any team in the NFL.
Ryan Stanton would pull off the highway every few hours to give his pregnant wife, Kirsten, a chance to stretch her legs.