If you haven't started your Christmas shopping yet, my best advice for you is purchasing gift cards.
Wintertime fishing can be one of the most peaceful times to be on the water. The waterways are usually a lot less crowded and it's common to find an area or stretch of bank where there isn't another boat in site. With that said, it's cold!
I'll make this clear before anyone begins to get too upset: Bullying and hazing have no place in organized sports, or in civil society for that matter.
There are really only two possible explanations why two members of the Russian women's hockey team at the Sochi Olympics had urine samples that contained male DNA.
Last week, I came up with a few gift ideas for outdoor enthusiasts. I closed the column with the idea that the best gifts of all were those in which you give of yourself. While it's been reiterated countless times, the concept of giving of one's self never really gets outdated While I'm admittedly biased, it seems to me that there are more opportunities for such giving if you enjoy the outdoors.
My family has started its annual secret Santa gift list.
I've learned over the years that a person could drive themselves crazy worrying about every little detail when it came to fishing.
Jim Harbaugh went on and on, as if his incessant whining would overturn the result of what was, in effect, a playoff game before the playoffs begin.
Thanksgiving, as we know it in the United States, has deep roots in the history of our culture.
TRACY – In a battle of undefeated teams the East County Lions blanked the Manteca Cowboys in the second half Saturday to win the DYSA Varsity Super Bowl 32-6 at West High's Steve Lopez Stadium.
TRACY - The Manteca Jr. Timberwolves varsity overcame injuries, turnovers and horrible field conditions Sunday to take a late lead after a two-score halftime deficit only to see the Delta Youth Football Super Bowl championship slip away when the undefeated South Stockton Vikings scored in the last minute to escape West High's Steve Lopez Stadium with a 25-20 win.
Two former area football standouts from the Class of 2011 are making some noise out of state.
HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) - The congratulatory messages started rolling in long before Jimmie Johnson had finished his obligatory championship photos. Larry Bird. Mia Hamm. Michael Phelps. Mario Andretti. Drew Brees. The Chicago Cubs.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Sergey Kovalev was knocking out everyone put in front of him when his handlers went to HBO a few years back asking for a coveted spot on one of the network's boxing shows.
The Manteca Jr. Timberwolves junior varsity pummeled the Tracy Raiders 40-0 Saturday in the
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The refrain is becoming a tradition unlike any other, especially after a West Coast Swing like this one.
Deontay Wilder was in the Super Bowl media center in Houston a few days before the game when a somewhat familiar face walked by.
Unbeaten Gonzaga is giving college basketball fans something to talk about besides the usual story lines.
I'm beginning to see an increase boats being towed through my neighborhood, leading me to believe that the fishing must be improving.
The great con in South Florida could be nearing its payoff.
There's a tree in my neighborhood that's been my springtime indicator for past 20 years.
There have been 50 of these already, making this Super Bowl LI in the roman numerals the NFL uses to make sure no one forgets ...
Saturday night was the seventh annual Hoops for the Cure Classic between Ripon and East Union, a fund raiser for cancer. For Lancers senior Ruby ...
With the election of Donald Trump as our president, gun rights advocates are getting all fired up at the possibility of a national concealed carry ...
ATLANTA - Mike Smith never made it to the Super Bowl with the Atlanta Falcons.
If you've never witnessed a lake being planted with trout, it's definitely a sight to see.
The brotherhood did its job methodically, pleasing Atlanta owner Arthur Blank so much that he was last seen dancing into the night on the victory ...
It has been a while since I've been so excited to go fishing.
The takeaway from this year's Hall of Fame balloting is Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens likely will get in within the next five years ...
Floyd Mayweather Jr. wants attention more than he wants a fight.