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THE BIGGER THEY ARE …

THE BIGGER THEY ARE …

A fifth straight Valley Oak League championship is well out of reach for Sierra, but it may still have a chance to defend its Sac-Joaquin ...

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Ripon gets revenge at Escalon

Ripon gets revenge at Escalon

ESCALON — Ripon hit eight free throws down the stretch Friday night to finish off Escalon with a 10-2 run on the way to a 64-54 ...

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Posted: feb. 06, 2016 1:19 a.m. | | Ripon gets revenge at Escalon Comments 0 Comments


Manteca holds off improved Sierra

It wasn’t quite the wire-to-wire bludgeoning that it was the first time around, but at this point in the season Manteca High’s girls ...

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Posted: feb. 06, 2016 1:19 a.m. | | Manteca holds off improved Sierra Comments 0 Comments


Cougars throttle EU for VOL title

Weston Ranch High came in extremely focused against East Union in Friday’s Valley Oak League match.

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Posted: feb. 06, 2016 1:18 a.m. | | Cougars throttle EU for VOL title Comments 0 Comments


Peyton Manning last game?

SANTA CLARA . (AP) — Peyton Manning’s last game? Cam Newton’s finest moment?

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Props rule the day for Vegas sports books

LAS VEGAS (AP)  — Jay Kornegay still finds it painful to talk about the last time the Denver Broncos were in the Super Bowl and the ...

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Posted: feb. 06, 2016 12:52 a.m. | | Props rule the day for Vegas sports books Comments 0 Comments


Texans-Raiders in Mexico City Nov. 21

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Hola. The NFL is heading back to Mexico.

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Posted: feb. 06, 2016 12:52 a.m. | | Texans-Raiders in Mexico City Nov. 21 Comments 0 Comments


Goodell proposes new ejection rule

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Call it the Odell Beckham Jr. Rule.

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Posted: feb. 06, 2016 12:51 a.m. | | Goodell proposes new ejection rule Comments 0 Comments


Manziel’s father worried son self-destructing

CLEVELAND (AP) — With Johnny Manziel’s professional career in doubt and his personal life crumbling, his father fears for the troubled quarterback’s safety.

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Posted: feb. 06, 2016 12:51 a.m. | | Manziel’s father worried son self-destructing Comments 0 Comments


Nets have season-best night in beating Kings

NEW YORK (AP) — Joe Johnson and the Nets kept pouring it on in their best performance of the season, though the Kings’ problems went beyond ...

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BETTER LATE THAN NEVER

BETTER LATE THAN NEVER

RIPON — Ripon converted four steals into six straight points Thursday to start the fourth quarter of a 37-28 Trans-Valley League girls basketball win over visiting ...

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Manteca, East Union soph boys stay within range of VOL title

The Manteca High sophomore boys basketball team may be hitting its stride at the right time.

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Posted: feb. 04, 2016 11:34 p.m. | | Manteca, East Union soph boys stay within range of VOL title Comments 0 Comments


Three-way lead with 65s at Phoenix Open

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Rickie Fowler overcame some bad shots for a share of the lead Thursday in the Waste Management Phoenix Open. Phil Mickelson compounded ...

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Posted: feb. 04, 2016 10:47 p.m. | | Three-way lead with 65s at Phoenix Open Comments 0 Comments


Stewart to miss start of NASCAR season

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Tony Stewart will miss the start of his final NASCAR season after fracturing his back in an accident on an all-terrain ...

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Posted: feb. 04, 2016 10:47 p.m. | | Stewart to miss start of NASCAR season Comments 0 Comments


NFL to require teams to interview women for executive positions

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell will implement a “Rooney Rule” requiring that women be interviewed for executive positions with teams around the league ...

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Posted: feb. 04, 2016 10:46 p.m. | | NFL to require teams to interview women for executive positions Comments 0 Comments


Despite controversies, NFL continues to grow under Goodell

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Roger Goodell might as well mail this one in.

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NFL critic crashes news conference

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — An uninvited guest at the NFL’s annual pre-Super Bowl news conference about health and safety, Chris Nowinski stood nearby and listened ...

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Kubiak hire pays off for Broncos

SANTA CLARA (AP) — It’s hard to know who took the bigger risk.

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PANTHERS ‘POUNDING’

SAN JOSE (AP) — “Keep pounding.”

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Water levels on lakes can be deceiving

Water levels on lakes can be deceiving

Just when I was starting to imagine our lakes being full and our launch ramps being within walking — not hiking — distance from the parking lot ...

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Perfect Pusica pushes San Diego past Pacific

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Vasa Pusica made all eight shots from the field, was 3 for 3 on free throws and scored 19 points to lead ...

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Jones’ early save sets tone in Sharks win

ST. LOUIS (AP) — San Jose Sharks goalie Martin Jones set the tone early Thursday night.

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Posted: feb. 04, 2016 10:43 p.m. | | Jones’ early save sets tone in Sharks win Comments 0 Comments
Obama salutes NBA champs at White House

Obama salutes NBA champs at White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — A basketball enthusiast, President Barack Obama applauded the Golden State Warriors on Thursday and marveled at how they are revolutionizing professional basketball with ...

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Raiders under spending minimum

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Oakland Raiders and Jacksonville Jaguars are the only two NFL teams below the 89 percent cash spending required by next year ...

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Posted: feb. 04, 2016 10:42 p.m. | | Raiders under spending minimum Comments 0 Comments
Oseguera joining former VOL standouts at NDNU

Oseguera joining former VOL standouts at NDNU

Briana Oseguera has been described that athlete who doesn’t come around too often.

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Posted: feb. 04, 2016 1:08 a.m. | | Oseguera joining former VOL standouts at NDNU Comments 0 Comments
WR’s Gonzalez signs with San Francisco State; Mayorca weighs options

WR’s Gonzalez signs with San Francisco State; Mayorca weighs options

STOCKTON — San Francisco State’s men’s soccer team is on the rise, and Weston Ranch senior Alex Gonzalez is hoping he can help the ...

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Posted: feb. 04, 2016 1:03 a.m. | | WR’s Gonzalez signs with San Francisco State; Mayorca weighs options Comments 0 Comments
SOCCER STANDOUTS SIGN

SOCCER STANDOUTS SIGN

Teammates since they were 10, Ripon High seniors Kaylyn Evans and Jillian Jamero are set to go their separate ways.

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Mantecan Sarah O’Leary inks with Penn

Sarah O’Leary is a long ways from home, and the Manteca resident will stay on the East Coast after signing with the University of ...

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Posted: feb. 04, 2016 1:01 a.m. | | Mantecan Sarah O’Leary inks with Penn Comments 0 Comments


Postseason hopeful Lathrop gets past East Union

Lathrop High is one of those bubble teams in the Valley Oak League playoff race.

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Posted: feb. 04, 2016 1:01 a.m. | | Postseason hopeful Lathrop gets past East Union Comments 0 Comments
T’WOLVES FALL SHORT

T’WOLVES FALL SHORT

Daniel Wyatt hit an off-balanced, double-clutch 3-pointer as time expired in the end of Sierra’s 67-63 loss to visiting Central Catholic on Wednesday.

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Posted: feb. 04, 2016 12:57 a.m. | | T’WOLVES FALL SHORT Comments 0 Comments
Delaware State lands Sierra’s big left tackle

Delaware State lands Sierra’s big left tackle

Joshua Fala can cross one more thing off his bucket list.

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Posted: feb. 04, 2016 12:56 a.m. | | Delaware State lands Sierra’s big left tackle Comments 0 Comments


Ken Stabler’s brain damage intrudes on Super Bowl fun

SAN FRANCISCO — For a guy who loved a good party, it’s hard to imagine Ken Stabler ever thought he’d be crashing one this ...

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Posted: feb. 04, 2016 12:01 a.m. | | Ken Stabler’s brain  damage intrudes on Super Bowl fun Comments 0 Comments


Former Raiders QB Ken Stabler had brain disease CTE

BOSTON (AP) — Former Oakland Raiders quarterback Ken Stabler, the late NFL MVP and Super Bowl winner who is a finalist for the Pro Football Hall ...

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Posted: feb. 04, 2016 12:00 a.m. | | Former Raiders QB Ken Stabler had brain disease CTE Comments 0 Comments


Steph Curry lights up Wizards for Warriors’ 8th straight victiory

WASHINGTON (AP) — Following one of his worst offensive games this season, reigning NBA MVP Stephen Curry stopped thinking about basketball and recalibrated his mind. It ...

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Posted: feb. 04, 2016 12:00 a.m. | | Steph Curry lights up Wizards for Warriors’  8th straight victiory Comments 0 Comments


Moore has career night as Bulls beat Sacramento

SACRAMENTO (AP) — With leading scorer Jimmy Butler on the bench nursing a sore left knee, E’Twaun Moore figured he’d get plenty of chances ...

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Posted: feb. 04, 2016 12:00 a.m. | | Moore has career  night as Bulls beat Sacramento Comments 0 Comments

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