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Uncoordinated sports parents can take heart

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) - Decades have passed. But Rich Cooper still vividly remembers standing on a baseball field as a kid, silently praying the ball wouldn't come anywhere near him.

October 09, 2013 | | SPORTS

Dodgers rout Braves 13-6

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Dodgers fell behind early, took the lead, and let Atlanta tie it up. Then their big hitters cut loose.

October 07, 2013 | | SPORTS

Dodgers rout Braves 13-6

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Dodgers fell behind early, took the lead, and let Atlanta tie it up. Then their big hitters cut loose.

October 07, 2013 | | SPORTS

Denver wins on FG as time expires

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Matt Prater kicked a 28-yard field goal as time expired and Peyton Manning and Denver overcame the first 500-yard passing game in Dallas history to keep the Broncos unbeaten with a 51-48 victory over the Cowboys on Sunday.

October 07, 2013 | | SPORTS

Power holds off new points leader Dixon to win Houston Grand Prix

HOUSTON (AP) - Three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Dario Franchitti fractured two vertebrae and broke his right ankle when his car went airborne into a fence Sunday on the last lap of the Grand Prix of Houston. The accident showered debris into the grandstand, injuring 13 fans and an IndyCar Series official.

October 06, 2013 | | SPORTS

Harvick wins wreck-filled race at Kansas

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) - Kevin Harvick didn't simply have his hands full with the rest of the Sprint Cup field Sunday. He also was trying to tame a squirrely surface at Kansas Speedway.

October 06, 2013 | | SPORTS

USA makes it 5 in row at Presidents Cup

DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) - Fred Couples, the coolest guy in golf, never really looked that way until he stood on the edge of the 18th fairway Sunday and saw everything going his way.

October 06, 2013 | | SPORTS

Feng’s late eagle gives her Reignwood Classic

BEIJING (AP) - China's Shanshan Feng eagled the par-5 18th hole after her second shot approach hit the pin for a 68 Sunday and a one-stroke victory in the smog-affected Reignwood Classic, the LPGA's first tournament in Beijing.

October 06, 2013 | | SPORTS

Govt. shutdown puts service academy sports on hold

WASHINGTON (AP) - Army, Navy and Air Force might be forced to skip their football games next weekend because of the partial government shutdown.

October 01, 2013 | | SPORTS

Kid gives grand slam ball back to Rodriguez

NEW YORK (AP) - The 12-year-old fan who retrieved Alex Rodriguez's record 24th career grand slam ball from the stands at Yankee Stadium says he gave it back because he felt the slugger had "worked hard" for the feat and deserved it.

September 29, 2013 | | SPORTS

Forty Niners pound Rams

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Colin Kaepernick threw two touchdown passes, Frank Gore had his first 100-yard game of the season and the San Francisco 49ers' defense stepped up without some of their stars in a 35-11 rout over the St. Louis Rams on Thursday night.

September 27, 2013 | | SPORTS

QB Terrelle Pryor limited at practice for Raiders

ALAMEDA,(AP) - Oakland Raiders quarterback Terrelle Pryor returned to practice on a limited basis Thursday, three days after being knocked out with a concussion, and his status for Sunday's game remains in question.

September 27, 2013 | | SPORTS

Giants win in possible Lincecum farewell outing

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Angel Pagan hit a tiebreaking home run leading off the eighth inning to give San Francisco a win in what might have been Tim Lincecum's final outing with the club, and the Giants beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2 on Thursday night.

September 27, 2013 | | SPORTS

America’s Cup was 21st century adrenaline rush

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Larry Ellison and Russell Coutts got it right. The staid old America's Cup can be an adrenaline rush.

September 27, 2013 | | SPORTS

Sharks F Torres undergoes ACL surgery

SAN JOSE, (AP) - San Jose Sharks forward Raffi Torres has undergone surgery to repair a torn ACL in his right knee.

September 27, 2013 | | SPORTS

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Articles by Section - SPORTS

Court strikes down possible payments to college athletes

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A federal appeals court struck down a plan to pay college football and basketball players in a ruling that NCAA leaders believe ...

September 30, 2015 | | SPORTS

1985: Martz scores 3 TDs in EU win

Fifty years ago, on September 23, 1965, Manteca High, led by the bruising running of Steve Smalley, dumped St. Mary's High 34-7 here. Terry ...

September 27, 2015 | | SPORTS

Lathrop’s Cortez wins first bout

Aysia Cortez embraced her opponent and then raised her arms in triumph.

September 25, 2015 | Jonamar Jacinto | SPORTS

1915: Sand storm hurts Manteca pitching in loss

100 years ago, on September 13, 1915, owing to the absence of Kyle Potter and having the new battery at work without much practice, combined ...

September 20, 2015 | | SPORTS

1945: Manteca blanks Naval Annex 19-0

Sixty years ago, on September 8, 1955, Gene Peterson, Manteca's highly-heralded halfback, has decided to give up gridiron play, at least for a year ...

September 06, 2015 | | SPORTS

1945: Eddie Bobson homers In Manteca softball victory

Sixty years ago, on August 29, 1955, fifty Manteca High varsity football hopefuls ran four laps and were ready for whatever Coaches Frank LeSan, Jim ...

August 25, 2015 | | SPORTS


The Ripon Knights varsity took a three-touchdown lead and then held on to defeat the Denair Lions 26-24 at Denair High's Jack Lytton Stadium ...

August 18, 2015 | Dave Campbell | SPORTS

Stanford looks to get back to the ground in 2015

STANFORD (AP) - Stanford built one of the most successful programs in the country over the past few years with a fairly simple formula: The Cardinal ...

August 18, 2015 | | SPORTS

California hopes defensive improvement sparks turnaround

BERKELEY (AP) - A potential first-round draft pick at quarterback, a deep receiving group and a potent running game will only carry California so far this ...

August 18, 2015 | | SPORTS


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