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SLAMMIN’ SAMMY

SLAMMIN’ SAMMY

Two East Union standouts were rewarded for their breakout efforts in the Valley Oak League.

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Posted: may. 28, 2015 2:09 a.m. | | SLAMMIN’ SAMMY Comments 0 Comments


Walljasper makes NFCA All-America third team

Allie Walljasper’s impressive softball résumé continues to grow.

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Posted: may. 28, 2015 2:07 a.m. | | Walljasper makes NFCA All-America third team Comments 0 Comments
Soto signs with San Diego Christian University

Soto signs with San Diego Christian University

Leo Soto hopes he can help San Diego Christian University take the next step the same way he did for Sierra High’s baseball program.

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Posted: may. 28, 2015 2:07 a.m. | | Soto signs with San Diego Christian University Comments 0 Comments


Warriors eliminate Rockets, end 40-year NBA Finals drought

OAKLAND (AP) — After a generation of wishing and waiting, the Golden State Warriors have finally arrived on basketball’s biggest stage again.

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Posted: may. 28, 2015 12:14 a.m. | | Warriors eliminate Rockets, end 40-year NBA Finals drought Comments 0 Comments


Sharks to hire Peter DeBoer as head coach

SAN JOSE (AP) — The San Jose Sharks will hire former New Jersey and Florida coach Peter DeBoer to replace the departed Todd McLellan.

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Posted: may. 28, 2015 12:13 a.m. | | Sharks to hire Peter DeBoer as head coach Comments 0 Comments


Ducks lose 5-2 to Blackhawks, head home for Game 7

CHICAGO (AP) — Anaheim Ducks coach Bruce Boudreau said he saw something in his team in the second period for the first time in the playoffs.

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Posted: may. 28, 2015 12:13 a.m. | | Ducks lose 5-2 to Blackhawks, head home for Game 7 Comments 0 Comments


Vive la France! Good day for Monfils, Tsonga at French Open

PARIS (AP) — Gael Monfils delivered one final ace, his 21st, and closed out his latest raucous, five-set victory on Court Philippe Chatrier to the delight of roaring, partisan spectators.

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Posted: may. 28, 2015 12:13 a.m. | | Vive la France! Good day for Monfils, Tsonga at French Open Comments 0 Comments


US, Swiss target top soccer officials in corruption probe

ZURICH (AP) — The U.S. government launched an attack on what it called deep-seated and brazen corruption in soccer’s global governing body Wednesday, pulling FIFA executives out of a luxury Swiss hotel to face racketeering charges and raiding regional offices in Miami.

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Posted: may. 28, 2015 12:13 a.m. | | US, Swiss target top soccer officials in corruption probe Comments 0 Comments


Lightning and Rangers headed to Game 7 in wild series

NEW YORK (AP) — Six games into the Eastern Conference finals, the New York Rangers and Tampa Bay Lightning have taught hockey fans to expect the unexpected.

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Posted: may. 28, 2015 12:13 a.m. | | Lightning and Rangers headed to Game 7 in wild series Comments 0 Comments


NFL lineman Ray McDonald arrested again

SANTA CLARA (AP) — NFL lineman Ray McDonald has been arrested for the second time this week.

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Posted: may. 28, 2015 12:12 a.m. | | NFL lineman Ray McDonald arrested again Comments 0 Comments


Coach says Peterson can play for Vikings or not play at all

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Adrian Peterson spent the last five months sending vague and sometimes ambiguous messages about his desire or lack thereof to remain with the Minnesota Vikings.

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Posted: may. 28, 2015 12:12 a.m. | | Coach says Peterson can play for Vikings or not play at all Comments 0 Comments


Vogelsong, Giants complete sweep with 3-1 win over Brewers

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Solid starting pitching and timely hitting have helped the San Francisco Giants get over a slow start in April to edge back toward the top of the NL West standings.

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Posted: may. 28, 2015 12:12 a.m. | | Vogelsong, Giants complete sweep with 3-1 win over Brewers Comments 0 Comments


Cespedes homers in Tigers’ 3-2 win over Athletics

OAKLAND (AP) — Yoenis Cespedes spent the past two days rekindling old friendships and getting comfortable in the ballpark he called home for the first two-plus seasons of his big league career.

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Posted: may. 28, 2015 12:12 a.m. | | Cespedes homers in Tigers’ 3-2 win over Athletics Comments 0 Comments


MLB Capsules

NEW YORK (AP) — Alex Rodriguez hit a three-run homer to break Lou Gehrig’s American League record for RBIs, and the New York Yankees beat the Kansas City Royals 4-2 Wednesday to finish a three-game sweep.

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Posted: may. 28, 2015 12:12 a.m. | | MLB Capsules Comments 0 Comments
TEAM PLAYER

TEAM PLAYER

Jacob Souza’s selfless act led to a Valley Oak League championship for Sierra’s baseball team and the Most Valuable Player award.

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Posted: may. 26, 2015 11:11 p.m. | | TEAM PLAYER Comments 0 Comments


Harper pitches, hits, NGLL Pirates to win

The dominant pitching and hitting of Tyres Harper led the Pirates to a 12-2 win over the Rangers in Northgate Little League junior division action.

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Posted: may. 26, 2015 11:09 p.m. | | Harper pitches, hits, NGLL Pirates to win Comments 0 Comments


Warriors try again to close out Rockets, reach NBA Finals

OAKLAND (AP) — One play. One fall. One bad break.

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Posted: may. 26, 2015 11:08 p.m. | | Warriors try again to close out Rockets, reach NBA Finals  Comments 0 Comments


Ponder makes most of opportunity with Raiders

ALAMEDA (AP) — After spending last season mired on the bench in Minnesota, Christian Ponder is happy for any chance he gets to work with the first-team offense.

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Posted: may. 26, 2015 11:08 p.m. | | Ponder makes most of opportunity with Raiders Comments 0 Comments


Howard won’t be suspended for Game 5

OAKLAND (AP) — Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard will not be suspended for Game 5 of the Western Conference finals against the Golden State Warriors after the NBA decided to uphold his flagrant 1 foul.

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Posted: may. 26, 2015 11:08 p.m. | | Howard won’t be suspended for Game 5 Comments 0 Comments


Cavaliers earn NBA Finals spot by sweeping Hawks

CLEVELAND (AP) — The championship LeBron James craves more than any other, the one he came back home to get, is within reach.

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Posted: may. 26, 2015 11:08 p.m. | | Cavaliers earn NBA Finals spot by sweeping Hawks Comments 0 Comments


American Sock ‘favorite surface’ in Paris

PARIS (AP) — Ah, the French Open, the time of year when a certain question is asked repeatedly by American tennis fans: Why can’t the country’s players, particularly the men, find success on red clay?

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Posted: may. 26, 2015 11:07 p.m. | | American Sock ‘favorite surface’ in Paris Comments 0 Comments


Triple Crown club ready for another

Steve Cauthen thinks it’s long past time for a new horse to join the exclusive club of Triple Crown winners.

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Posted: may. 26, 2015 11:07 p.m. | | Triple Crown club ready for another Comments 0 Comments


Michael Sam: Focused on football, not making history in CFL

MONTREAL (AP) — Michael Sam says his priority is helping the Montreal Alouettes win, not making history as the first openly gay player in the Canadian Football League.

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Posted: may. 26, 2015 11:07 p.m. | | Michael Sam: Focused on football, not making history in CFL  Comments 0 Comments


All-girls tackle football league formed in Utah

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The first known all-girls tackle football league has been formed in Utah featuring a star player who earned an invitation to the Super Bowl three years ago thanks to a highlight video of her exploits against boys.

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Posted: may. 26, 2015 11:07 p.m. | | All-girls tackle football league formed in Utah Comments 0 Comments


Brassard, Lundqvist lead Rangers past Lightning

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Derek Brassard had a hat trick and Henrik Lundqvist stopped 36 shots in another season-saving performance as the New York Rangers beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 7-3 Tuesday night to force Game 7 in the Eastern Conference finals.

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Posted: may. 26, 2015 11:06 p.m. | | Brassard, Lundqvist lead Rangers past Lightning Comments 0 Comments


911 tapes released about Ray McDonald

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The California Highway Patrol has released audio from the 911 call that led to the arrest of NFL defensive end Ray McDonald on suspicion of child endangerment and domestic violence.

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Posted: may. 26, 2015 11:06 p.m. | | 911 tapes released about Ray McDonald  Comments 0 Comments


Bumgarner notches another win for Giants

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Madison Bumgarner won another game in May and three San Francisco Giants homered in a 6-3 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday night.

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Posted: may. 26, 2015 11:06 p.m. | | Bumgarner notches another win for Giants Comments 0 Comments


Price outpitches Chavez as Tigers beat Athletics

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — David Price outdueled Jesse Chavez to win for the first time in four starts, and the Detroit Tigers bounced back from a shutout a day earlier to beat the Oakland Athletics 1-0 on Tuesday night.

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Posted: may. 26, 2015 11:05 p.m. | | Price outpitches Chavez as Tigers beat Athletics Comments 0 Comments


Harden helps Rockets stay alive, beat Warriors 128-115

HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden was not happy after a poor performance in Houston’s embarrassing loss to Golden State in Game 3.

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Posted: may. 25, 2015 11:44 p.m. | | Harden helps Rockets stay alive, beat Warriors 128-115 Comments 0 Comments


Brewers win challenge on disputed HR trot, fall to Giants

MILWAUKEE (AP) — After a late-night arrival, the San Francisco Giants thought they’d quickly caught a bizarre break — Khris Davis was called out for missing the plate on his home run trot.

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Posted: may. 25, 2015 11:44 p.m. | | Brewers win challenge on disputed HR trot, fall to Giants Comments 0 Comments


Cespedes, Detroit lose at Oakland Coliseum

OAKLAND (AP) — Yoenis Cespedes returned to the old familiar ballpark where his career began, and received a warm welcome and standing ovation every time he came to bat.

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Posted: may. 25, 2015 11:44 p.m. | | Cespedes, Detroit lose at Oakland Coliseum Comments 0 Comments


Bears release McDonald after arrest

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Chicago Bears released defensive end Ray McDonald following a domestic violence arrest in Northern California that police say stemmed from an assault on a woman who was holding a baby.

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Posted: may. 25, 2015 11:44 p.m. | | Bears release McDonald   after arrest  Comments 0 Comments


LeBron, Cavs limping way to NBA Finals

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — LeBron James hurts everywhere, the King of Pain.

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Posted: may. 25, 2015 11:43 p.m. | | LeBron, Cavs limping way to NBA Finals Comments 0 Comments


Giants Casey McGehee designated for assignment

DENVER (AP) — The San Francisco Giants on Sunday designated third baseman Casey McGehee for assignment and recalled right-hander Hunter Strickland from Triple-A Sacramento.

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Posted: may. 25, 2015 11:43 p.m. | | Giants Casey McGehee designated for assignment Comments 0 Comments


MLB Capsules

NEW YORK (AP) — Brett Gardner, Brian McCann and Chase Headley homered during an eight-run first inning and the New York Yankees quickly erased the memory of a lost weekend, romping past the AL Central-leading Kansas City Royals 14-1 Monday.

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Posted: may. 25, 2015 11:43 p.m. | | MLB Capsules Comments 0 Comments

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