BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil - Because it is turning out better than expected, the World Cup is doing more good than harm to brand Brazil. The opposite is true for Brazil's brand of football.
PINEHURST, N.C. (AP) - The one thing Rory McIlroy won't lack heading into this U.S. Open is advice. In the few weeks since his breakup with girlfriend Caroline Wozniacki, only some of it has been worth much.
LODI - Manteca High's baseball team arrived earlier than it normally would for most games and this one ended up starting an hour later than its scheduled 6 o'clock start.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Ryan Hunter-Reay was deeply disappointed when his 2012 championship was overshadowed by IndyCar politics. His breakthrough moment was largely ignored by the league as it fought with yet another CEO.
Did you ever have a day fishing when everything went absolutely perfect? Those are the days that keep us going back out on the streams, ponds, and fields for decades to seek that perfect day.
Growing up, I never used to wear sunglasses. Looking back, I can't believe that I fished as long as I did without sunglasses.
About 10 years ago, I started a fishing club at the school where I work. We practiced several times a week and I taught them how to cast, tie knots, spool their reels, and anything else that I thought they would need to know to get them started.
It's Saturday. This morning I woke up, had an omelet made with a couple eggs from a dozen that cost $2.50, filled up my truck ($4.25 a gallon) and drove to the river .9 miles down the road for my 42nd day of fishing so far in 2014.
Several times I have encouraged folks to donate money to conservation organizations that assist the wild critters we all love. It's good advice for those who can afford it, but what can you do if money is tight? It seems as though this recession has affected all of us to some extent. Unfortunately the recession has also affected charitable groups as well. At a time when the need is greatest non-profits are also hit with reduced contributions.
Last week I wrote about taking my dad out fishing for the day.
The historic Stockton 99 Speedway will kick-off its 2014 season this Saturday, April 5 with a big five-division NASCAR Whelen All-American Series program.
Recent articles in the world news media have disclosed that our government, specifically the NSA, has been monitoring and recording the phone calls and emails of hundreds of millions of people all around the world. Ostensibly the eavesdropping is to detect and prevent acts of terrorism but substantial numbers of people aren't convinced. Folks on the other side of the equation ask the rhetorical question: "If you're not doing anything wrong, what do you have to worry about?" The fact is private information in the hands of others can harm you. Here's an example.
RIPON – From one of the top junior college offenses in California to one of the most explosive in the entire nation at the Division I level.
Last weekend I decided to take my dad trout fishing at Lake Pardee.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Kyle Larson was ninth on the final restart at California, with four rows of traffic to navigate in two laps in a frantic bid for the best finish possible. With Kurt Busch and Tony Stewart at the front, Larson wasn't even thinking about victory.
Kevin Turner started playing football when he was 5. If his father had it to do over again, he might've insisted that his son ...
STOCKTON - The Northern California Sprint Car season comes to a close in a big way next week with the Stockton Dirt Track playing host to ...
I was recently asked about sponsorships.
The fleeting storm along Lake Erie couldn't have come at a better time for the Chicago Cubs.
The Manteca Cowboys varsity handled the Patterson Redskins 38-6 Saturday in opening-round DYSA action at Dino Cunial Field.
Manteca racked up 340 yards on Thursday and outscored host Oakdale 14-0 in the final period to defeat the Mustangs 36-20 in freshman football action ...
CHICAGO (AP) - The T-shirt in the window of a shop on Damen Avenue elicited plenty of nervous laughs from Cubs fans before Game 4.
For those of us who have been fishing a while, I'm sure we've all heard the term "turnover" used.
Jeremiah Green's conversion run proved to be the difference Saturday for the Lathrop Jr. Spartans junior varsity in a 13-12 win over the North ...
CHICAGO (AP) - Grown men didn't weep.
RIPON - Nick Gagnon is going out with a bang.
HOUSTON (AP) - As much as Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis wishes otherwise, a decision on allowing him to move his franchise to Las Vegas isn ...
I was recently both humbled and honored to be invited to participate in a local tournament with someone I introduced to the sport of bass ...
STOCKTON - Kaitlyn Rausa and Claire Banks led a dominant effort in singles play, as Sierra rolled to a 7-2 Valley Oak League win at Weston ...
The Manteca Junior Timberwolves junior varsity clinched the top seed in the upcoming Delta Youth Football playoffs with a 43-0 shellacking of visiting Empire at ...