Roger Goodell's timing seemed odd, with his Harvard School of Public Health speech on player safety coming after a week in which three starting NFL quarterbacks were knocked out of games with concussions.
The final game was no different than the first.
Jake Pruitt could barely hold back the tears.
Often I overhear fishermen talking about the perfect boat; of course the brand of their boat is the best!
Saturday, my buddy Nate got married.
A century ago, almost all of our population was involved in agriculture. As a people, we grew up on the family farm, and were familiar with growing plants and animals for our livelihood. As we became a more urbanized society, most of our population moved to the cities and found work in factories and stores and office buildings. Our national consciousness began to change and we began to lose our connections to the rhythmic flow of nature.
Fish attractants have been used in some form or another for many years. I can remember there being a big interest in fish attractants in the mid-1980s, as several major tackle manufacturers added fish attractants to their product line.
As an outdoors columnist I know I'm supposed to hate the election season along with all the other knuckle-dragging Neanderthals that believe as John Gierach does:
Lately, I've been considering selling my bass boat and buying a multi-species boat.
In recent weeks movie channels have been showing the best of the best in the horror film genre, but TV doesn't do it for me. I've been to the Twilight Zone - it's Gustavus, Alaska, in winter.
Located in the hills between the towns of Tracy and Livermore are the remains of two ghost towns: Carnegie and Tesla.
One of my first impressions of fishing was when I was around 6 or 7 years old while camping at Lake Camanche.
For years I was intertwined in the Oakdale-Manteca rivalry.
What looks like the NFL's latest nightmare played out on a football field an hour from Boston nearly six weeks ago. In a Pop Warner game between longtime rivals Southbridge and Tantasqua, five kids between the ages of 10 and 12 were concussed, all on the losing team, three in the first quarter and the last one on the final play of the game.
It is a very confusing time to be a fisherman.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
The Manteca Jr. Timberwolves junior varsity pummeled the Tracy Raiders 40-0 Saturday in the
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - When William Byron's engine exploded less than 10 laps away from his seventh win of the season, his chance to ...
We're a nation bitterly divided.
If you would have asked me years ago what time of the year was my favorite time to fish, I would have said the spring.
Luke Weaver shredded the Tracy Cougars defense for three touchdowns and ran for another on Saturday to lead the Manteca Jr. Timberwolves junior varsity to ...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Only an amateur would fill out a Chase for the Sprint Cup championship bracket and not mark Kevin Harvick down for ...