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Remember when people said boxing was dead?

Madison Square Garden was filled with 20,000 boxing fans last month, and they were treated to Gennady Golovkin, Danny Jacobs and a spectacular night ...

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EU, Manteca, RC athletes receive CSEA scholarships

Several local student athletes were announced Friday as recipients of the A. Dale Lacky / California School Employees Association scholarship award winners.

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Posted: apr. 22, 2017 12:19 a.m. | | EU, Manteca, RC athletes receive CSEA scholarships Comments 0 Comments

Savor some unpredictability to begin NBA playoffs

Say this about the NBA playoffs: It’s usually quite predictable.

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Posted: apr. 22, 2017 12:18 a.m. | | Savor some  unpredictability to  begin NBA playoffs Comments 0 Comments

Boating license required

For years, many of the boaters that I know of have been asking for there to be a boater’s license required. It looks like ...

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Posted: apr. 21, 2017 12:00 a.m. | | Boating license required Comments 0 Comments

Window to catch big bass closing

When I think about the month of April, I’m reminded about the first time I ever caught a bass weighing over 10 pounds. 

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Posted: apr. 13, 2017 11:56 p.m. | | Window to catch big bass closing Comments 0 Comments

NFL still doesn’t get Vegas, even with Raiders

LAS VEGAS — Sometimes the bumbling bozos in charge of the NFL just can’t help themselves.

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Posted: apr. 13, 2017 12:27 a.m. | | NFL still doesn’t get Vegas, even with  Raiders Comments 0 Comments

Youth football coaching at worst

As I was processing some Little League pictures before heading north for the pending birth of the girl’s boy I was watching Friday Night ...

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Posted: apr. 02, 2017 10:39 p.m. | | Youth football coaching  at worst Comments 0 Comments

Fish may have better memory than you think

I remember reading that fish don’t have much of a memory. 

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Posted: mar. 30, 2017 11:51 p.m. | | Fish may have better memory than you think Comments 0 Comments

The other player in The Catch wonders about his own legacy

Everson Walls doesn’t want to talk about The Catch, and not just because he wasn’t the one catching the ball.

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Posted: mar. 30, 2017 11:50 p.m. | | The other player in The Catch wonders about his own legacy Comments 0 Comments

Rain puts damper on week off

I finally get a break in my work schedule and guess what? 

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Posted: mar. 23, 2017 11:58 p.m. | | Rain puts damper on week off Comments 0 Comments

Fast named MJC Athlete of the Month

Trevor Fast helped Sierra win its first Valley Oak League title for boys swimming last year and is now making waves at Modesto Junior College.

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Posted: mar. 23, 2017 12:07 a.m. | | Fast named MJC Athlete of the Month Comments 0 Comments

SVC appoints former EU star as women’s hoops coach

Accomplished as a player and a scholar, Christin Gowan will get the chance to succeed as a head basketball coach.

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Posted: mar. 23, 2017 12:06 a.m. | | SVC appoints former EU star as women’s hoops coach Comments 0 Comments

Be prepared: First aid knowledge is must

Over the past 50 years or so, in my excursions outdoors, I have been shot by a ricochet, injured my knee, broken a couple ribs ...

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Posted: mar. 19, 2017 10:10 p.m. | | Be prepared: First aid knowledge is must Comments 0 Comments

IOC must consider serious reforms to save Olympics

And the winner is ... Paris!

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Struggles on Delta despite conditions

There’s and old saying that goes, “Someone’s always going to catch fish.” 

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Stockton tracks rev up for season openers

The iconic Stockton 99 Speedway will celebrate its 70th season of racing action with a 2017 schedule featuring a dozen event dates. 

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Posted: mar. 16, 2017 12:14 a.m. | | Stockton tracks rev up for season openers Comments 0 Comments

It takes a brawl for NASCAR to go mainstream

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kyle Busch had a gash on his forehead and blood running down his nose when he promised payback to Joey Logano ...

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Posted: mar. 13, 2017 11:22 p.m. | | It takes a brawl for NASCAR to go mainstream Comments 0 Comments

Instead of ridicule, there are options for Tim Tebow

It would be easy to pile on Tim Tebow.

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Posted: mar. 12, 2017 9:42 p.m. | | Instead of ridicule, there are options  for Tim Tebow Comments 0 Comments

Rising cost of license deterring fishermen

Something must give.

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Hype, new format didn’t equal must-watch Daytona 500

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Daytona 500 was sold out, the grid packed with celebrities, the fan area full of activities including a motorcycle “Ball ...

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Posted: feb. 27, 2017 11:40 p.m. | | Hype, new format didn’t equal must-watch Daytona 500 Comments 0 Comments

Officiating, two calls & the rules

There is a lot of discussion about officiating these days. If I have heard it once I have heard it a thousand times how the ...

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Posted: feb. 26, 2017 11:30 p.m. | | Officiating, two calls & the rules Comments 0 Comments

Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation dinner in Ripon March 31

If you have ever seen a mature bull elk, it is one of the most magnificent sights in all of the outdoors. In a couple ...

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Posted: feb. 26, 2017 9:58 p.m. | | Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation dinner in Ripon March 31 Comments 0 Comments

Baseball should get serious about speeding up games

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — There are all sorts of ways to give baseball a much-needed boost of speed.

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Posted: feb. 26, 2017 9:57 p.m. | | Baseball should get serious about speeding up games Comments 0 Comments

There is to being a pro angler than catching fish

Like a lot of anglers, I’ve been restricted to staying home and waiting for the rain to subside. 

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Posted: feb. 24, 2017 1:01 a.m. | | There is to being a pro  angler than catching fish Comments 0 Comments

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