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1975: Prep football game ticket prices raised to $2

Twenty years ago, on August 19, 1995, Manteca High football coach Joe Miller and his staff took some time from their early practice routine to meet with parents and fans at the annual football social. The social, put on by the Manteca High Athletic Boosters at the Delicato Winery, raised money for the program while at the same time giving the coaches a chance to meet informally with the parents of their players. "You get to meet people on a little different level than you meet them on Friday nights," Miller said. Miller and Booster Club president Galen Smalley said ...

August 17, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Brewers minor leaguer says he’s gay

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) - It had been a long day and night for David Denson, in so many ways.

August 17, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Bumgarner HR, fans 14, pitches 3-hitter

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Madison Bumgarner homered and doubled, struck out 14 and pitched a three-hitter as the San Francisco Giants beat Washington 5-0 Sunday, the Nationals' sixth straight loss.

August 17, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Jason Day shows major mettle, wins PGA Championship

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) - A year of major heartache ended with Jason Day breaking through in a major way Sunday at the PGA Championship.

August 17, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Raiders WR Streater back at practice

NAPA (AP) - When Rod Streater went down with a season-ending broken foot last September, he left behind a wide receiver group on the Oakland Raiders that was extremely thin.

August 17, 2015 | | Pro Sports


A’s lose big; Melvin holds team meeting

BALTIMORE (AP) - Bob Melvin had just spent the better part of three hours watching the Oakland Athletics stumble through an embarrassing defeat, and the manager wasn't about to let his players escape with just a shower and a bite to eat.

August 17, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Hayne makes big impression

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Even a day later, hype surrounded Jarryd Hayne's impressive first NFL action for the San Francisco 49ers.

August 17, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Carr leads Raiders to win vs. Rams

OAKLAND (AP) - Derek Carr might already have a new favorite receiver.

August 14, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Duffy powers the Giants over Nationals

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Matt Duffy homered among his three hits and drove in three runs, Hunter Pence also had a homer and the San Francisco Giants beat the Washington Nationals 8-5 Friday night.

August 14, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Family believes Stewart lost his temper in crash

The Associated Press

August 14, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Goodson gives Quakes win over Colorado

SAN JOSE (AP) - Clarence Goodson scored on a header early in the second half and the San Jose Earthquakes ended a six-game winless streak with a 1-0 victory over the Colorado Rapids on Friday night.

August 14, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Athletics lose to Orioles in 13 innings

BALTIMORE (AP) - In a disappointing season filled with frustrating defeats, the Oakland Athletics added one more lamentable loss to the ledger.

August 14, 2015 | | Pro Sports


A 63, a Spieth rally and a storm delay at PGA Championship

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) - The second round of the PGA Championship offered a little bit of everything Friday.

August 14, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Farrell says he has ‘highly curable’ cancer

BOSTON (AP) - Fighting back tears, Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell said Friday that he had a "highly curable" form of cancer and has taken a medical leave for the rest of the season to deal with lymphoma.

August 14, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Giants get in the mix for Phillies’ Chase Utley

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The San Francisco Giants got into the mix for Chase Utley, making a trade offer to the Philadelphia Phillies after the second baseman cleared waivers this week.

August 14, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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Justin Gatlin defends competing in Rio Games

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - It didn't take long for Justin Gatlin's name to get dragged into the doping drama swirling at the Olympics.

August 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


7-hit club members meet in Miami

MIAMI (AP) - The National League's only living seven-hit men met Wednesday.

August 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Fielder emotional as he ends career

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Prince Fielder wiped away tears, pointed to his two sons sitting next to him and talked about being in big league clubhouses ...

August 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


A-Rod still slated for Thursday

BOSTON (AP) - Alex Rodriguez was on the bench again for the second of the New York Yankees' three games at Fenway Park, and manager Joe ...

August 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


US men’s basketball team gets tested, beats Australia

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Carmelo Anthony and Kyrie Irving had the answers in the first test for the U.S. Olympic men's basketball team.

August 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


A’s win to knock Orioles out of first place

OAKLAND (AP) - Ross Detwiler knows it will take more than one strong outing for people to take him seriously again as a starting pitcher.

August 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Raiders confident Ben Heeney can fill hole in middle of D

NAPA (AP) - When the Oakland Raiders set out this offseason to upgrade their defense, general manager Reggie McKenzie systematically targeted every apparent need except for ...

August 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Crawford’s HR enough for Giants

MIAMI (AP) - Two days after Brandon Crawford battered the Miami Marlins with seven hits, he beat them with one swing.

August 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Marlins silence Crawford, Giants

MIAMI (AP) - Coming off a historic seven-hit performance, Brandon Crawford was unable to find any holes Tuesday night.

August 09, 2016 | | Pro Sports


‘Final Five’ win one more gold for Karolyi

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Martha Karolyi leaned forward, her hands clutching the railing in front of her seat. Knuckles white. Head tilted. Body tense.

August 09, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Phelps wins Olympic gold medals No. 20, 21

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Michael Phelps sat alone, thoroughly exhausted. He put his head in his hands and then motioned at his neck as though ...

August 09, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Smolinski, Neal help A’s win over Orioles

OAKLAND (AP) - Oakland Athletics middle reliever Liam Hendriks pumped his fist and did a little spin as he came off the mound after striking out ...

August 09, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Carr, Cooper build chemistry on and off field

NAPA (AP) - When Derek Carr and Amari Cooper arrived at training camp for the Oakland Raiders this summer they had a simple request.

August 09, 2016 | | Pro Sports


49ers’ Carlos Hyde sees 2016 as ‘make or break’ year

SANTA CLARA (AP) - San Francisco 49ers running back Carlos Hyde is eager to see what Chip Kelly's offense can do for his career.

August 09, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Tebow giving pro baseball a try

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - With professional football not working out, Tim Tebow is going to give baseball a try.

August 09, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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