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Chappell edges Koepka by 1 stroke to win Texas Open

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Kevin Chappell made an 8-foot putt on the final hole to win the Valero Texas Open by one stroke on Sunday.

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Posted: apr. 23, 2017 10:42 p.m. | | Chappell edges Koepka by  1 stroke to win Texas Open Comments 0 Comments

Nadal beats Ramos-Vinolas, wins 10th Monte Carlo Masters

MONACO (AP) — As the, Rafael Nadal showed Sunday he’s likely the best ever on clay after easily beating Albert Ramos-Vinolas 6-1, 6-3 in an ...

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Posted: apr. 23, 2017 10:42 p.m. | | Nadal beats Ramos-Vinolas, wins 10th Monte Carlo Masters Comments 0 Comments

1997: Sierra gets 22 hits during 18-0 baseball win

Fifty years ago, on April 21, 1967, the Manteca High track team won two meets on consecutive days with impressive wins over St. Mary’s ...

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Posted: apr. 23, 2017 10:42 p.m. | | 1997: Sierra gets 22 hits during 18-0 baseball win Comments 0 Comments

Rain washes out NASCAR race at Bristol until today

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — NASCAR has postponed the Monster Energy Cup race at Bristol Motor Speedway because of heavy rain that is not expected to let ...

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Posted: apr. 23, 2017 10:41 p.m. | | Rain washes out NASCAR race at Bristol until today Comments 0 Comments

Alonso embracing challenges of his ‘Indy 500 adventure’

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Fernando Alonso is on a personal “Indy 500 adventure” that is both a labor of love and ambition for the two-time Formula ...

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Posted: apr. 23, 2017 10:41 p.m. | | Alonso embracing challenges of his ‘Indy 500 adventure’ Comments 0 Comments

Newgarden wins for Penske at Barber Motorsports Park

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Josef Newgarden put himself in position to battle teammate Will Power to the end. He didn’t need to.

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Posted: apr. 23, 2017 10:40 p.m. | | Newgarden wins for Penske at Barber Motorsports Park Comments 0 Comments

Spain’s Marquez wins 5th straight MotoGP Grand Prix of the Americas

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Spain’s Marc Marquez is still on top in America. Italy’s Valentino Rossi is back on top in MotoGP.

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Posted: apr. 23, 2017 10:40 p.m. | | Spain’s Marquez wins 5th straight MotoGP Grand Prix of the Americas Comments 0 Comments

Johnson scores 28, Jazz beat Clippers 105-98 to even series

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Joe Johnson scored 28 points, and the Utah Jazz beat the Los Angeles Clippers 105-98 on Sunday night to tie their ...

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Posted: apr. 23, 2017 10:40 p.m. | | Johnson scores 28, Jazz beat Clippers 105-98 to even series Comments 0 Comments

Predators-Blues, Oilers-Ducks open second round Wednesday

NEW YORK (AP) — The NHL postseason is down to eight teams with the St. Louis Blues hosting the Nashville Predators and the Anaheim Ducks hosting ...

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Posted: apr. 23, 2017 10:39 p.m. | | Predators-Blues, Oilers-Ducks open second round Wednesday Comments 0 Comments

Valverde dedicates his Liege- Bastogne-Liege win to Scarponi

LIEGE, Belgium (AP) — Spaniard Alejandro Valverde dedicated his win at the Liege-Bastogne-Liege classic on Sunday to Italian cyclist Michele Scarponi, who died after a collision ...

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Posted: apr. 23, 2017 10:39 p.m. | | Valverde dedicates his Liege- Bastogne-Liege win to Scarponi Comments 0 Comments

Raiders want resolution on Lynch before draft

ALAMEDA  (AP) — Oakland general manager Reggie McKenzie would like some resolution before the draft next week on whether running back Marshawn Lynch wants to come ...

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Posted: apr. 22, 2017 12:00 a.m. | | Raiders want resolution  on Lynch before draft Comments 0 Comments

Goffin beats Djokovic to reach Monte Carlo tennis semifinals

MONACO (AP) — David Goffin beat Novak Djokovic for the first time in his career on his fifth match point, winning 6-2, 3-6, 7-5 to reach ...

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Posted: apr. 22, 2017 12:00 a.m. | | Goffin beats Djokovic  to reach Monte Carlo tennis  semifinals Comments 0 Comments

Kevin Durant still questionable for playoff Game 3

OAKLAND  (AP) — Kevin Durant dealt with so much scrutiny when he decided to join Golden State last July, he keeps reminding himself of that and ...

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Posted: apr. 21, 2017 11:59 p.m. | | Kevin Durant still questionable for playoff Game 3 Comments 0 Comments

Bumgarner lands on DL after dirt bike accident

DENVER (AP) — Madison Bumgarner was zooming around on a dirt bike during his team’s day off when he hit a slippery spot and crashed.

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Posted: apr. 21, 2017 11:59 p.m. | | Bumgarner  lands on DL  after dirt bike accident  Comments 0 Comments

Sharapova told week of May 15 if she can play at French Open

PARIS (AP) — Maria Sharapova will find out the week starting May 15 if she can compete at the French Open, which starts two weeks later ...

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Posted: apr. 21, 2017 11:37 p.m. | | Sharapova told week of May 15 if she can play at French Open Comments 0 Comments

Veach happy to be thrown into IndyCar in Alabama

MOBILE (AP)  — Zach Veach had called Ed Carpenter Racing simply to check in on a fellow injured driver.

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Posted: apr. 21, 2017 11:37 p.m. | | Veach happy to be thrown into IndyCar in Alabama Comments 0 Comments

Story, Blackmon power Rockies to win over SF

DENVER (AP) — Trevor Story has been tinkering with his swing to break out of a slump.

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Posted: apr. 21, 2017 11:36 p.m. | | Story, Blackmon power  Rockies to win over SF Comments 0 Comments

Alonso, Plouffe home for Oakland A’s victory

OAKLAND  (AP) — Yonder Alonso and Trevor Plouffe homered, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Seattle Mariners 3-1 on Friday night.

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Posted: apr. 21, 2017 11:36 p.m. | | Alonso, Plouffe home for Oakland A’s victory Comments 0 Comments

Raiders wouldn’t pay rent at tax-funded Vegas stadium

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Oakland Raiders wouldn’t pay rent at a proposed tax-funded stadium they want to call home in Las Vegas under the ...

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Posted: apr. 21, 2017 1:10 a.m. | | Raiders wouldn’t pay rent  at tax-funded Vegas stadium Comments 0 Comments

Durant optimistic of playing in Warriors’ Game 3 at Portland

OAKLAND  (AP) — Kevin Durant said he felt ready to play in Golden State’s Game 2 playoff win a day earlier yet the Warriors opted ...

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Posted: apr. 21, 2017 1:09 a.m. | | Durant optimistic of playing in Warriors’ Game 3 at Portland Comments 0 Comments

Woods has 4th back surgery; likely to miss majors this year

DALLAS (AP) — One day after saying his back was progressing, Tiger Woods had a fourth back surgery to alleviate pain and will go through another ...

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Posted: apr. 21, 2017 1:09 a.m. | | Woods has 4th back surgery;  likely to miss majors this year Comments 0 Comments

Valdez makes first start in nearly seven years, A’s win

OAKLAND (AP) — Cesar Valdez pitched in the major leagues for the first time in nearly seven years and the Oakland Athletics beat the Seattle Mariners ...

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Posted: apr. 21, 2017 1:09 a.m. | | Valdez makes first start in nearly seven years, A’s win Comments 0 Comments

Raiders exercise fifth-year option on star defender

ALAMEDA  (AP) — The Oakland Raiders are making a commitment to one of the NFL’s best players.

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Posted: apr. 21, 2017 1:08 a.m. | | Raiders exercise fifth-year option  on star defender Comments 0 Comments

Reliable Golden State reserves maintain high level

OAKLAND  (AP) — They are “The Others,” Golden State’s tight-knit second unit of non-superstars. The backups, and a talented bunch, indeed.

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Posted: apr. 21, 2017 1:08 a.m. | | Reliable Golden State reserves  maintain high level Comments 0 Comments

Sharks on the brink

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — David Desharnais scored late in the first overtime to lift the Edmonton Oilers to a 4-3 win over the Sharks on Thursday ...

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Posted: apr. 21, 2017 1:08 a.m. | | Sharks on the brink Comments 0 Comments

Vargas pitches KC to win over Giants

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Jason Vargas has a new ligament holding together his crucial left elbow.

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Posted: apr. 19, 2017 10:32 p.m. | | Vargas pitches KC to win over Giants Comments 0 Comments

Davis hits 7th home run, as A’s rout Rangers

OAKLAND  (AP) — Not long after hitting his second home run of the season Yonder Alonso stood in front of his locker and let out a ...

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Posted: apr. 19, 2017 10:32 p.m. | | Davis hits 7th home run, as A’s rout Rangers   Comments 0 Comments

Phelps on comeback: ‘We’ll see if I get that itch’

Michael Phelps hasn’t gotten the urge to return to swimming.

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Posted: apr. 19, 2017 10:32 p.m. | | Phelps on comeback:  ‘We’ll see if I get that itch’ Comments 0 Comments

San Jose Quakes play to draw

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Cody Cropper had his second shutout of the season and the New England Revolution tied the San Jose Earthquakes 0-0 on a ...

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Posted: apr. 19, 2017 10:31 p.m. | | San Jose Quakes play to draw Comments 0 Comments

Bochy undergoes minor heart procedure

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy underwent a minor heart procedure in San Diego on Tuesday, forcing him to miss the ...

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Posted: apr. 18, 2017 10:33 p.m. | | Bochy undergoes minor heart procedure Comments 0 Comments

Sharks even series with win over Oilers in Game 4

SAN JOSE (AP) — Joe Pavelski and Logan Couture each scored two goals and the San Jose Sharks rebounded from back-to-back shutouts in emphatic fashion, beating ...

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Posted: apr. 18, 2017 10:32 p.m. | | Sharks even series with win over Oilers in Game 4 Comments 0 Comments

Record-setting Triggs helps A’s top Rangers

OAKLAND (AP) — Andrew Triggs allowed three hits over six innings to outpitch Yu Darvish, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Texas Rangers 4-2 on Tuesday ...

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Posted: apr. 18, 2017 10:32 p.m. | | Record-setting Triggs helps A’s top Rangers Comments 0 Comments

Panik delivers as Giants beat Royals

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The last time Giants manager Bruce Bochy was hospitalized for a heart issue, San Francisco needed to survive 14 shaky innings ...

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Posted: apr. 18, 2017 10:32 p.m. | | Panik delivers as Giants beat Royals Comments 0 Comments

Pirates Starling Marte suspended 80 games

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Pittsburgh Pirates All-Star outfielder Starling Marte has been suspended 80 games by Major League Baseball after testing positive for a performance-enhancing drug.

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Posted: apr. 18, 2017 10:32 p.m. | | Pirates Starling Marte suspended 80 games Comments 0 Comments

MLB receives overall C+ in racial, gender hiring practices

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — As Major League Baseball celebrates the 70th anniversary of Jackie Robinson breaking the color barrier, a diversity report finds that the league ...

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Posted: apr. 18, 2017 10:32 p.m. | | MLB receives overall C+ in  racial, gender hiring practices Comments 0 Comments

When Stephen Curry sees Mark Few, it’s fond NCAA memories

OAKLAND  (AP) — Mark Few watched the Golden State Warriors practice Tuesday as they prepared for Game 2 of their playoff series against Portland, and the ...

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Posted: apr. 18, 2017 10:31 p.m. | | When Stephen Curry sees Mark Few, it’s fond NCAA memories Comments 0 Comments

Carr clarifies comments about ‘true’ Raiders fans & team move

ALAMEDA  (AP) — Raiders quarterback Derek Carr is clarifying comments he made about how fans who won’t support the team after it moves from Oakland ...

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Posted: apr. 18, 2017 10:31 p.m. | | Carr clarifies comments about  ‘true’ Raiders fans & team move Comments 0 Comments

Game 2: Portland’s Nurkic out Warriors’ Durant questionable

OAKLAND (AP) — The Golden State Warriors figured out how to win during a long stretch without Kevin Durant once. Now they might have to do ...

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Posted: apr. 18, 2017 10:31 p.m. | | Game 2: Portland’s Nurkic out  Warriors’ Durant questionable Comments 0 Comments

Bulls take 2 game lead over Celtics

BOSTON (AP) — Jimmy Butler scored 22 points, Rajon Rondo finished one rebound shy of a triple-double and the Chicago Bulls beat the Boston Celtics 111-97 ...

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Posted: apr. 18, 2017 10:31 p.m. | | Bulls take 2 game lead over Celtics Comments 0 Comments

Raiders begin offseason as lame ducks in Oakland

ALAMEDA  (AP) — Three weeks after the team’s move to Las Vegas was approved by the NFL, the Raiders began preparations for the 2017 season ...

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Posted: apr. 17, 2017 10:21 p.m. | | Raiders begin offseason as   lame ducks   in Oakland Comments 0 Comments

Griffin sharp in return to Oakland as Rangers top A’s

OAKLAND (AP) — A.J. Griffin pitched six scoreless innings in his return to the Oakland Coliseum, Nomar Mazara had two hits and three RBIS, and ...

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Posted: apr. 17, 2017 10:20 p.m. | | Griffin sharp in return to Oakland as Rangers top A’s Comments 0 Comments

Kansas frosh Jackson declares for NBA draft

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Josh Jackson declared for the NBA draft on Monday after one of the best freshman seasons in Kansas history, one marked by ...

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Posted: apr. 17, 2017 10:20 p.m. | | Kansas frosh Jackson  declares for NBA draft Comments 0 Comments

Luck offers no timetable for return from surgery

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Andrew Luck was eager to get back to work Monday. He’s still not sure when he’ll be start throwing passes.

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Posted: apr. 17, 2017 10:20 p.m. | | Luck offers no timetable for return from surgery Comments 0 Comments

Oakland’s Graveman goes on DL, Semien headed for wrist surgery

OAKLAND  (AP) — Right-hander Kendall Graveman was placed on the 10-day disabled list Monday by Oakland with a strained right shoulder, and the Athletics also announced ...

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Posted: apr. 17, 2017 10:20 p.m. | | Oakland’s Graveman goes on DL, Semien headed for wrist surgery Comments 0 Comments

Steve Johnson wins US Men’s Clay Court title

HOUSTON (AP) — Steve Johnson fought through late cramps to win the U.S. Men’s Clay Court Championship, beating Brazil’s Thomaz Bellucci 6-4, 4-6 ...

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Posted: apr. 16, 2017 10:43 p.m. | | Steve Johnson wins US  Men’s Clay Court title Comments 0 Comments

Stephen Ames wins first PGA Tour Champions title

DULUTH, Ga. (AP) — Stephen Ames hadn’t won a tournament in eight years, so he knew it was critical to keep his cool.

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Posted: apr. 16, 2017 10:43 p.m. | | Stephen Ames wins first  PGA Tour Champions title Comments 0 Comments

Wesley Bryan takes RBC Heritage in homecoming

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — Wesley Bryan remembers pestering players with a lot of crazy questions at Harbour Town Golf Links as he followed ...

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Posted: apr. 16, 2017 10:43 p.m. | | Wesley Bryan takes RBC  Heritage in homecoming Comments 0 Comments

Giants put outfielder Parker on DL with broken collarbone

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Jarrett Parker was placed on the 10-day disabled list by the San Francisco Giants on Sunday, a day after he broke his ...

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Posted: apr. 16, 2017 10:42 p.m. | | Giants put outfielder Parker on DL with broken collarbone Comments 0 Comments

A’s rained out at home for first time in 3 years

OAKLAND  (AP) — The Houston Astros and Athletics have been postponed because of rain, Oakland’s first home rainout since April 2014.

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Posted: apr. 16, 2017 10:42 p.m. | | A’s rained out at home  for first time in 3 years Comments 0 Comments

Manteca native wins Late Model

Ty Carlson took maximum advantage of a late race yellow caution restart to capture the 30-lap feature for the Late Models at the Stockton 99 ...

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Posted: apr. 16, 2017 10:42 p.m. | | Manteca native wins Late Model Comments 0 Comments

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