Tim Berthier has had quite the tennis career at Menlo-Atherton. A four-year varsity player, Berthier steadily made his way up the Bears’ ladder, having spent the last two seasons as the team’s No. 1 singles player.
They say it’s not how you start but how you finish. So when Burlingame’s No. 1 golfer Wyatt McGovern suddenly started struggling toward the end of the regular season, he didn’t panic. When he shot a 10-over 82 on the first day of the Peninsula Athletic League tournament, he stayed calm.
Outscoring teams 45-8 through six wins to claim the championship at the TCS Brashear Summer Invitational in Southern California over the weekend, the West Bay Warriors 16U Gold continued to prove they can swing it.
When Sophie Jones was congratulated by Izzy D’Aquilla at practice late Thursday morning, she learned then that she was selected as Gatorade California Girls Soccer Player of the Year.
San Francisco Giants (31-39, fifth in the NL West) vs. Los Angeles Dodgers (48-25, first in the NL West)
Los Angeles Angels (36-37, fourth in the AL West) vs. Toronto Blue Jays (26-46, fourth in the AL East)
Baltimore Orioles (21-51, fifth in the AL East) vs. Oakland Athletics (37-36, third in the AL West)
Milwaukee Brewers (40-32, first in the NL Central) vs. San Diego Padres (36-37, fourth in the NL West)
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Five years ago, veteran big leaguer Nick Hundley visited Children's Hospital of Wisconsin and met a boy named Zach Sprader. Hundley, then with the San Diego Padres, sought to give the young baseball fan a lift during his fight against leukemia. Little did Hundley know …
LOS ANGELES (AP) — There's not much Bruce Bochy hasn't seen in his 25 years as a big-league manager. One of his favorite things is watching a young player achieve a career milestone.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Backed by Manny Machado's home run, Joey Lucchesi gave the San Diego Padres' bullpen a chance to catch its collective breath.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Athletics hoped to get a steady presence from right-hander Mike Fiers when they brought him back on a two-year contract with more than $14 million in the offseason.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Giants first baseman Pablo Sandoval has left San Francisco's game against the Los Angeles Dodgers after a baserunner stepped on his right hand.
TORONTO (AP) — Angels outfielder Justin Upton came out swinging in his first game back from injury.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Tim Tadlock obviously would have preferred his team not have to play in the Monday elimination game at the College World Series.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Jesse Franklin hit the second pitch of the game out of TD Ameritrade Park. With the performance Tommy Henry was about to give, that was all the offense Michigan needed.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — San Diego Padres star Manny Machado denied he made contact with plate umpire Bill Welke after being ejected for arguing a called third strike Saturday night and said he'll appeal his one-game suspension and fine.
SYDNEY (AP) — American teenager LaMelo Ball has signed with the Illawarra Hawks for the upcoming National Basketball League season, the second top U.S. prospect to join the Australian league under its Next Stars Program.
IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — Dallas Eakins spent the past four years developing the Anaheim Ducks' top prospects in San Diego and preparing himself for another NHL coaching opportunity.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Americans' 3-0 win over Chile set a record for the most-watched group-stage Women's World Cup match on U.S. English-language television.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — This year's U.S. Open was the most watched since Fox started televising the event in 2015.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The San Jose Sharks took a risk when they traded for elite defenseman Erik Karlsson knowing he had only one year left on his contract. They sat patiently as he learned about the organization and area during an injury-plagued season and were rewarded when Karlsson deci…
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A star wrestler for the University of Minnesota is shocked by his arrest on sexual misconduct charges, as he has nothing to hide and has been cooperating with investigators, his lawyer said Monday.
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The stage was among the best in the land. Thousands were watching him. Victory was in his grasp. Gary Woodland didn't just dream of such a moment, he genuinely expected it would happen.
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Very soon, Gary Woodland will be a father of three, and odds are he'll answer the same way about the kids as he will about the three shots that cemented him as a U.S. Open champion.
The NBA draft is like the college basketball season; it's all about Zion Williamson.
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — From her perch in front of a TV in Florida, Amy Bockerstette had no doubt.
San Francisco Giants (30-39, fifth in the NL West) vs. Los Angeles Dodgers (48-24, first in the NL West)
Baltimore Orioles (21-50, fifth in the AL East) vs. Oakland Athletics (36-36, third in the AL West)
Los Angeles Angels (35-37, fourth in the AL West) vs. Toronto Blue Jays (26-45, fourth in the AL East)
Milwaukee Brewers (40-31, first in the NL Central) vs. San Diego Padres (35-37, fourth in the NL West)
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Marshall Gilbert turned a mostly forgettable night at the plate into a memorable one.
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — In front of Gary Woodland was a 263-yard shot to the scariest green on any par 5 at Pebble Beach, especially with a U.S. Open on the line. Behind him by one shot on the leaderboard was Brooks Koepka, the most dangerous figure in major championship golf these days.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Austin Martin is best known as Vanderbilt's .400 hitter. He's starting to get a reputation for his power.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kenley Jansen sent a late-night text to Dodgers manager Dave Roberts after his blown save against the Cubs.
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Here's a look at three memorable shots from the par-3 17th hole at Pebble Beach during the U.S. Open.
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Brooks Koepka brought his 'A' game to Pebble Beach on Sunday, hoping it would be good enough to make history.
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A look at the key hole Sunday in the final round of the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach:
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Justin Rose's final round at the U.S. Open got off a perfect start with a birdie on the first hole that moved him into a tie for the lead.
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — WINNER: Gary Woodland shot a 2-under 69 to win his first career major with a final score of 13-under 271, the lowest in six U.S. Opens played at Pebble Beach.
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Viktor Hovland ended his amateur career in style.
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on final round of the U.S. Open (all times local):
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Gary Woodland wins U.S. Open for first major title, beating two-time defending champion Brooks Koepka by three strokes.
DENVER (AP) — In a historically high-scoring series, the outcome was decided by a pinch-hitting pitcher.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Sometimes, even veterans get nervous.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Mike Leake has found the consistency he was looking for earlier in the season. Seattle manager Scott Servais is hoping the rest of his club can do the same after the Mariners spent the past two weeks reshaping their roster and trading away a couple top power hitters.
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The crowd was roaring, the birdies were dropping and Tiger Woods looked like his vintage self for the final 12 holes of the U.S. Open.
BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Bob Tasca III raced to his first Funny Car victory in nearly seven years, beating 70-year-old John Force on Sunday in the final round of the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway.
Jarrett Culver made himself a top-flight NBA prospect by pushing Texas Tech to within a win of its first national championship.
PARIS (AP) — Julie Ertz scored her first Women's World Cup goal in the United States' 3-0 victory over Chile, and she was cheered on by her husband, Philadelphia Eagles tight end Zach Ertz.
DENVER (AP) — The game between the San Diego Padres and Colorado Rockies was delayed by weather after earlier being paused due to a large puddle despite sunny skies.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays dodged a scare from Mike Trout, and now they're headed to the Bronx for a most crucial division showdown.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — O.J. Simpson launched a Twitter account with a video post in which the former football star said he's got a "little gettin' even to do."
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Uriel Antuna went from not even being on Mexico's roster to getting the start and scoring a hat trick.