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No. 1 seed Kansas routs Purdue to reach Elite Eight

KANSAS CITY (AP) - It took about 10 minutes for Kansas guards Frank Mason III and Devonte Graham to slow down, gain their composure and get everything under control in their Midwest Regional semifinal.

March 24, 2017 | | SPORTS


Ducks end Michigan’s run with victory, head to Elite 8

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Tyler Dorsey's teammates call him "Mr. March."

March 24, 2017 | | SPORTS


Xavier knocks off Arizona in West Region

SAN JOSE (AP) - Not long after losing to Arizona's Sean Miller at the 2015 NCAA Tournament, Xavier coach Chris Mack jokingly said his friend should let him win the next one.

March 24, 2017 | | SPORTS


Gonzaga survives for win over West Virginia

SAN JOSE (AP) - Jevon Carter fired up two potential tying 3-pointers only to see them go off-target and Gonzaga didn't allow West Virginia to get off a third.

March 23, 2017 | | SPORTS


Eric Musselman says he’s staying at Nevada

BERKELEY (AP) - Nevada coach Eric Musselman said Wednesday he has withdrawn his name for consideration for the coaching vacancy at California, committed to continuing to build the Wolf Pack program after the school's first NCAA Tournament appearance since 2007 in his second season.

March 22, 2017 | | SPORTS


Cal’s Ivan Rabb says he’ll declare for NBA draft

BERKELEY (AP) - California star Ivan Rabb will declare for the NBA draft, a move that has been expected since the season began.

March 22, 2017 | | SPORTS


Travel challenges just part of NCAA Tournament for Stanford

STANFORD (AP) - Nadia Fingall took her three-hour economics final Wednesday while stationed in the hotel dining room. Erica McCall and Briana Roberson were set up in different conference rooms for their psychology exams.

March 22, 2017 | | SPORTS


Dwight Clark says he has ALS disease

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Dwight Clark says he has Lou Gehrig's disease and suspects playing football might have caused the illness.

March 19, 2017 | | SPORTS


Thronwell leads South Carolina to 88-81 NCAA upset of Duke

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) - Sindarius Thornwell had 24 points, Chris Silva scored 13 of his 17 points in the second half and seventh-seeded South Carolina stunned No. 2 seed Duke 88-81 on Sunday night to advance to its first Sweet 16 in the NCAA Tournament's expanded bracket.

March 19, 2017 | | SPORTS


Big Ten rides NCAA tourney surge with 3 teams in Sweet 16

NEW YORK (AP) - This down year for Big Ten basketball just might end on an up note in the NCAA Tournament.

March 19, 2017 | | SPORTS


Big Ten rides NCAA tourney surge with 3 teams in Sweet 16

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) - Sporting Kansas City picked an own goal in the 89th minute that proved to be the difference in a 2-1 win over the San Jose Earthquakes on Saturday night.

March 19, 2017 | | SPORTS


Williams, Robinson pace TCU over Fresno State in NIT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Kenrich Williams had 13 points and 10 rebounds for his 15th double-double this season and TCU defeated Fresno State 66-59 on Wednesday night in a first-round NIT game.

March 16, 2017 | | SPORTS


Cal’s Cuonzo Martin resigns to take job at Missouri

BERKELEY (AP) - In a whirlwind few hours, Cuonzo Martin resigned at California on Wednesday and was announced as the new coach at Missouri in his home state.

March 16, 2017 | | SPORTS


UC Davis beats NC Central in First Four

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) - UC Davis overcame 18 turnovers and rallied in the second half to win its first ever NCAA Tournament game, beating a North Carolina Central team whose poor shooting ensured it would be one-and-done.

March 16, 2017 | | SPORTS


UConn, Irish, South Carolina, Baylor top seeds

NEW YORK (AP) - UConn's drive for five will begin at home.

March 13, 2017 | | SPORTS


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Acorn League track finals on Wednesday

The Manteca Unified School District Acorn League held track trials for 4th-8th grade students last week.

May 01, 2017 | | SPORTS


BOYS OF SPRING

Starting pitcher Tyler Toste threw three scoreless innings for the Phillies and struck out nine in a 4-2 Phillies win Saturday over the White Sox ...

April 25, 2017 | Dave Campbell | SPORTS


Ripon 7th grader playing with ‘best of the best’

Colony Oak School seventh grader Caitlynn Campbell, 13, is bound for a unique softball tournament experience this summer playing with the "best of the best ...

April 16, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | SPORTS


Kelsey Plum goes No. 1 in WNBA draft

NEW YORK (AP) - Kelsey Plum went first in the WNBA draft Thursday. Then, South Carolina took over.

April 13, 2017 | | SPORTS


Misiewicz, Taylor lead Modesto to win over Lancaster

MODESTO (AP) -- Logan Taylor had four hits and two RBI, and Anthony Misiewicz allowed just one hit over five innings as the Modesto Nuts topped ...

April 13, 2017 | | SPORTS


Dobson leads San Jose over Stockton

SAN JOSE (AP) - Dillon Dobson had three hits and scored two runs as the San Jose Giants defeated the Stockton Ports 8-2 on Thursday.

April 13, 2017 | | SPORTS


Cubs maul Athletics

Carson Smith led the way for the major Manteca Little League Cubs in a 23-8 thumping of the A's, going 4 for 4 with ...

April 04, 2017 | Dave Campbell | SPORTS


Swimmers show well at Far Westerns

PLEASANTON - Ripon Aquatics had some notable performances in the four-day USA Swimming Far Westerns held at Dolores Bengston Aquatic Center last week.

April 04, 2017 | | SPORTS


US women remain unbeaten at worlds, beat Finland

PLYMOUTH, Mich. (AP) - In their final game before the start of single-elimination play, Hannah Brandt and her American teammates faced a stern challenge at the ...

April 04, 2017 | | SPORTS


Despite two bad ankles, Berry named outstanding player

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Joel Berry II headed a trio of players for national champion North Carolina named to the all-tournament team for the Final Four.

April 03, 2017 | | SPORTS


Tar Heels take title over Gonzaga in ugly game

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - It's OK, Carolina, you can open your eyes.

April 03, 2017 | | SPORTS


IT’S DOWN TO TWO

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Their pedigrees are different, but both teams are loaded with veterans. Both have some heft in the middle.

April 02, 2017 | | SPORTS


Mississippi State women come up short of miracle NCAA finish

DALLAS (AP) - The Mississippi State miracle finished a little short.

April 02, 2017 | | SPORTS


Gonzaga? Tiny school plays North Carolina for NCAA title

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - For those who follow college basketball, the idea that Gonzaga is playing North Carolina for the national title doesn't seem all ...

April 02, 2017 | | SPORTS


Females face off-ice fight at all hockey levels

PLYMOUTH, Mich. (AP) - The best women's hockey players in the U.S. can now make a living playing the sport they love thanks to ...

April 02, 2017 | | SPORTS


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