PELHAM, Ala. (AP) - Two autographed photos of Clemson coach Dabo Swinney hang on a wall above the used stoves and plumbing hoses in Jason Miller's hardware store, even though this is the heart of Alabama football country.
DALLAS (AP) - Jimmy Kimmel told people to watch. Even soap opera stars on "General Hospital" made not-so-subtle references to making plans to watch the College Football Playoff on New Year's Eve.
NEW ROTK (AP) - We're down to two.
BERKELEY (AP) - As the season progressed and records kept falling, Jared Goff became more convinced he was ready to leave California early to enter the NFL draft.
PASADENA (AP) - The first time Christian McCaffrey touched the ball in the 102nd Rose Bowl, he took it 75 yards for a spectacular touchdown. A few hundred yards later, Stanford's sophomore star had smashed the oldest bowl game's record for all-purpose yards while leading the Cardinal to a blowout win over Iowa.
DALLAS (AP) - There has been little mystery with Alabama's offense this season. The Crimson Tide have a 6-foot-3, 242-pound Heisman Trophy winner at tailback in Derrick Henry and the plan has been to swing that sledge hammer as many times as it takes to break the defense.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Devin Watson scored 23 points as San Francisco recovered from a nine-point halftime deficit to beat Pacific 89-76 on Wednesday night.
BERKELEY (AP) - Manteca High graduate Courtney Range scored a career-high 29 points, grabbed 12 rebounds and knocked down a jumper with 28 seconds left in the second overtime to help No. 21 California beat No. 19 UCLA 108-104 on Monday night in a rare nonconference battle between the two Pac-12 schools.
STOCKTON – The fifth annual boys San Joaquin Soccer Alliance Senior Showdown was Sunday at St. Mary's High School and the Tri-City Athletic League all stars downed San Joaquin Athletic Association 3-0 on Sanguinetti Field.
BRING HOME THE BACON: Mike Swanson 276/664 *100 pins over average game, Charlie Padre 200-206-257/663, Doug Dalton 227-236/645, Mark Ross 203-227, Joel Diamantine 249, Juan Williams Sr 241, Mike Marshall 223, Forest Winston 217, Jerome Carl 215, Vincent Reed 211, Adam LeBlanc 203, Jesse Woodruff 202, Patrick Dean 201, Kip Maier 200, Jeremy Puhlman 195/514, Chris Soll 185/492, Ann Carl 183/471, Sarah McKell 158/431, Wendy Landa 146.
uBRING HOME THE BACON: Charlie Padre 235-236-258/729, Mike Marshall 210-210-223/647, Jesse Woodruff 213-232/630, Doug Dalton 203-210-216/629, Vincent Reed 208-223/611, Mike Swanson 216, Juan Williams Sr 212, Mark Ross 211, Kip Maier 216, Forest Winston 212, Adam Carl 189/494, Antoinette Benson 175/401, Merri Puhlman 160/392.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The U.S. Soccer Federation is recommending a ban on headers for players 10 and under, limits for players between 11 and 13 and having medical professionals rather than coaches make decisions on whether players suspected of concussions can remain in games.
POMEROY, Ohio (AP) - The death of a 9-year-old Ohio boy who collapsed at a youth football practice is under investigation by local law enforcement officials.
uBRING HOME THE BACON: Jeff Spohn 221-235/647, Doug Dalton 256/606, Riley Martin 228, Adam LeBlanc 221, Al Baron 210, Kip Maier 204, Ray Banks 223, Jesse Woodruff 211, Shedrick Bryant 206, Vincent Reed 201, Ann Carl 199/542.
uBRING HOME THE BACON: Shedrick Bryant 226-244/646, Jeff Spohn 210-234/623, Vincent Reed 202-234Adam LeBlanc 234-265/693, Charlie Padre 222-236/651, Joel Diamantine 223, Javier Barrientos 224, Ken Maier 223, Al Baron 223, Patrick Dean 218, Riley Martin 222, Mike Marshall 217, Doug Dalton 213, Mike Flores 210, Eric Swanson 204, Scott Luckert 203, Lou Tidwell 165/455, Ana Ross 152/390, Melissa Finch 138/389, Wendy Manda 128, Debbie Paukert 182/451, Joy Peterson 163/431, Ann Carl 173/449.
FRESNO - Two members of Lancer Youth Wrestling placed first in the California USA Greco/Cadet Freestyle State Championship at Selland Arena on April 15-17.
The Cubs hammered out 17 hits Friday and plated 10 runs in the third inning on the way to a 20-8 four-inning mercy rule win ...
The Manteca Juniors Red Sox pounded out 10 hits and drew six walks to trigger the mercy rule after five innings Saturday, defeating the Spreckels ...
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Fanendo Adi scored two second-half goals in the Portland Timbers' 3-1 victory over the San Jose Earthquakes on Saturday night.
Marcos Sequeira went 2 for 4 with two RBI and three stolen bases and was part of a three-man pitching rotation that limited the Spreckels ...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Breanna Stewart came to UConn with the lofty goal of winning four national championships and the Huskies are now just one victory away ...
HOUSTON (AP) - One good shot deserved another.
Marcus Sequeira led the Northgate Giants to a 13-3 win over the Manteca Nationals, going the distance in the seven-inning Juniors contest while having a ...
STOCKTON - When the Stockton Ports' season opener Thursday when they host the Modesto Nuts they will unveil new items and programs around Banner Island Ballpark.
STANFORD (AP) - More than a decade ago, when Jerod Haase had just bought his own home in Kansas, his mother sent a truckload of his ...
When the word "Syracuse" popped up on the bracket for the first time, most of the so-called experts were crying "foul," not shouting "Final Four."
The Angels led off the third inning with three consecutive doubles for an 11-6 win over the A's in Northgate Little league AAA play.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Stanford put itself in an early hole and could never dig its way out
CHICAGO (AP) - Malachi Richardson smiled as he ran up the court while making circles around his eyes with his hands. Houston was right there in ...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Brice Johnson had 25 points and 12 rebounds to lead North Carolina to an 88-74 victory over Notre Dame on Sunday night, leaving ...