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 LA Times: Sports


Dodgers' Vin Scully loses one golden ring in holiday loop around Costco
Vin Scully can find his way into our hearts even during the gloomiest winter afternoons, as he proved again Thursday when he unwittingly starred in his own holiday movie.
18 Dec 2014 at 7:29pm
by Bill Plaschke



Angels acquire second baseman Johnny Giavotella from Royals
The Angels added another player to the mix of infielders who will compete for the second base job next spring when they acquired Johnny Giavotella from the Kansas City Royals for reliever Brian Broderick.
19 Dec 2014 at 12:59pm
by Mike DiGiovanna



Justin Upton reportedly acquired by San Diego Padres
The San Diego Padres' outfield will have a new look in 2015.
19 Dec 2014 at 8:37am
by Austin Knoblauch



San Francisco offers more details on scenic Olympic plan
While Los Angeles officials remain quiet about their Olympic plans, organizers in San Francisco have released new details and artistic renderings from that city's bid for the 2024 Summer Games.
19 Dec 2014 at 10:37am
by David Wharton



Michael Phelps pleads guilty to DUI charge, sentenced to probation
Michael Phelps, the most decorated swimmer in U.S. history, pleaded guilty to a drunken driving charge stemming from his arrest in September and was sentenced to probation while appearing in Baltimore City District Court on Friday.
19 Dec 2014 at 9:53am
by Austin Knoblauch



USC's Quinton Powell plans to build on special teams recognition
USC linebacker Quinton Powell is already working with an eye toward next season.
19 Dec 2014 at 1:27pm
by Gary Klein



Preview: Lakers vs. Oklahoma City Thunder
The Lakers (8-17) return to the court on Friday, hosting the Oklahoma City Thunder (12-14). 
19 Dec 2014 at 1:27pm
by Eric Pincus



Jordan Clarkson scores 23 points, helps D-Fenders improve to 4-10
Lakers rookie guard Jordan Clarkson scored 23 points on Thursday night, helping the D-Fenders improve to 4-10 with a 122-120 victory over the Sioux Falls Skyforce (5-7).
19 Dec 2014 at 5:16am
by Eric Pincus




 Google News: California Sports


Amazing free kick wins title for California boys' soccer team - ESPN

ESPN

Amazing free kick wins title for California boys' soccer team
ESPN
Last month, when Vintage and Merced high schools faced off for the California Interscholastic Federation Sac-Joaquin Section Division II boys' soccer championship game -- their equivalent of a state title -- the score was knotted 1-1 in the final ...


15 Dec 2014 at 4:36pm



Cal football recruiting commit: Kanawai Noa, Honolulu wide receiver - Califor...

Cal football recruiting commit: Kanawai Noa, Honolulu wide receiver
California Golden Blogs (blog)
Kanawai Noa, a wideout from Hawaii, has commited to play his collegiate football at Cal! Noa played his High School ball at Honolulu (HI) Punahou and is not highly rated (yet) but has some gawdy numbers. He has been pretty much under the radar as he ...


18 Dec 2014 at 2:43pm



Promotions For Sunday's Women's Basketball Game - Cal Athletics

Cal Athletics

Promotions For Sunday's Women's Basketball Game
Cal Athletics
Fans have multiple ticket options for Sunday's Top 25 clash between No. 24 California and No. 10 Louisville. Tip-off is scheduled for 2 p.m. and will be broadcast live on the Pac-12 Networks. ? Teddy Bear Toss! Free admission with the donation of a new ...


18 Dec 2014 at 5:22pm



Eastern Washington (8-3) at California (9-1) - Lexington Herald Leader

Eastern Washington (8-3) at California (9-1)
Lexington Herald Leader
GAME NOTES: Off to their best start in more than a decade, the California Golden Bears try to keep the good times rolling Friday night as they host the Eastern Washington Eagles in non-conference action at Haas Pavilion. Aside from a 71-55 loss to ...

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19 Dec 2014 at 8:47am



Mt. SAC wins California community college football championship - Los Angeles...

Los Angeles Times

Mt. SAC wins California community college football championship
Los Angeles Times
Alo then found himself at Mt. San Antonio College, and finished a two-year restructuring of his career with the California community college championship. He threw for 283 yards and ran for two touchdowns in a 27-17 ... San Francisco's Shalom Luani ...

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13 Dec 2014 at 8:15pm



California women's basketball team wore handmade '#BlackLivesMatter' T-shirts...

California women's basketball team wore handmade '#BlackLivesMatter' T-shirts ...
NBCSports.com
Saturday the California women's basketball team wore handmade shirts, with the names of victims of violence on the front and the phrases ?#BlackLivesMatter? and ?We Are Cal? on the back, also struck the ?hands up, don't shoot? pose during the national ...


14 Dec 2014 at 4:41pm



Girls basketball: Elliot Eagles go into Central California Athletic Alliance ...

Girls basketball: Elliot Eagles go into Central California Athletic Alliance ...
Lodi News-Sentinel
For Elliot Eagles varsity girls basketball coach Brie Campbell, the early season struggles are all about perspective. The Eagles have dropped seven straight games, but the second-year coach isn't worried. It's because Elliot, among the smallest schools ...


18 Dec 2014 at 10:17am



California's Wallace named Pac-12 Men's Basketball Player of the Week - Pac-1...

Pac-12.com

California's Wallace named Pac-12 Men's Basketball Player of the Week
Pac-12.com
SAN FRANCISCO - CALIFORNIA junior guard Tyrone Wallace has been named Pac-12 Men's Basketball Player of the Week for play from Dec. 1-7, the Conference office announced today in a vote of media who cover Pac-12 men's basketball.
Cal Men's Basketball vs. Nevada PreviewCalifornia Golden Blogs (blog)
Nevada vs. California - 12/7/14 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and PredictionSports Chat Place
Recap: Nevada vs....

8 Dec 2014 at 11:14am




 San Jose Mercury News: Sports


49ers' season of distractions
With all these things going on, how could the San Francisco 49ers concentrate on football?

19 Dec 2014 at 2:11pm
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Sharks defenseman Mueller will play for Switzerland in WJC
Team agrees to let 19-year-old play in top international competition for players under 20
19 Dec 2014 at 1:50pm
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A's release infielder Nick Punto
The seemingly endless series of A's roster moves took an odd turn Friday when the A's released infielder Nick Punto with a year and $2.75 million left on his contract
19 Dec 2014 at 1:31pm
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San Jose Sharks about to face tougher opposition
Starting with St. Louis Blues, Sharks have a stretch of six NHL games against teams among top Western Conference rivals
19 Dec 2014 at 1:22pm
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San Jose State basketball team gets help from football players
Football players joining the basketball team also happened at San Jose State in 1989.

19 Dec 2014 at 12:46pm
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Stanford's Shaw discounts home-field edge
Despite its proximity to Stanford, Levi's Stadium can't be considered a home for for the Cardinal.

19 Dec 2014 at 12:32pm
by


Looking at the matchups to see in the 2014-15 college football bowl season.


19 Dec 2014 at 11:35am
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Giants, Jake Peavy agree on two-year, $24 million deal
Right-hander Jake Peavy has agreed to a two-year, $24 million deal to return to San Francisco, per multiple reports, all but setting the 2015 rotation.
19 Dec 2014 at 11:11am
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 Eureka Times Standard: Sports


Prep Basketball: Nickols nixes Cougars with bucket at buzzer
ARCATA >> The Arcata High School girls basketball team was in no rush to win its season opener against Foothill Thursday night and waited until the final second to seal a dramatic 41-40 victory.
16 Dec 2014 at 11:31am
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By Dante Geoffrey

dgeoffrey@times-standard.com @writessports on Twitter





CR Basketball: Corsairs host Coach Tregs Classic today
EUREKA >> The Corsairs are ready to defend home court today. And they get to do it in the name of legendary coach Bill "Tregs" Treglown. College of the Redwoods will once again celebrate its past, present and future at the 10th annual Coach
16 Dec 2014 at 11:29am
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The Times-Standard





Prep Wrestling: H-DN grapplers perform well at Del Norte
CRESCENT CITY >> Eureka's Bradley Maples and Hoopa's Robert Dorgan earned first-place finishes in their respective weight classes, as the 2014 wrestling season kicked off at the Battle of the Border Tournament hosted by Del Norte High School
16 Dec 2014 at 11:29am
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By Aaron Finley

For The Times-Standard





Prep Baskeetball: Arcata 3rd, Heritage narrowly wins Mack tourney
MCKINLEYVILLE >> An intense old-school rivalry showdown for third place and a nail-biter of a finish for the championship. The 29th annual Mad River Rotary Tip-Off Tournament ended in grand fashion Saturday afternoon.
16 Dec 2014 at 11:28am
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By Ray Aspuria

raspuria@times-standard.com @AirUpsa707 on Twitter





HSU Basketball: Gaumer, Lady Jacks chomp Gators
SAN FRANCISCO >> Joddie Gleason is now the winnigest coach in Humboldt State women's basketball history. And she can thank players Dani Gaumer and Megan Shields for the accolade.
16 Dec 2014 at 11:27am
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The Times-Standard





HSU Basketball: Lady Jacks jump into CCAA fray tonight against Gators
ARCATA >> The Lady Jacks have all the pieces. Their 4-1 preseason record is a testament to that. Now, things get a little more serious for the Humboldt State women's basketball team.
16 Dec 2014 at 11:25am
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By Ray Aspuria

raspuria@times-standard.com @AirUpsa707 on Twitter





Prep Basketball: Taylor, Tigers impressive in season debut
MCKINLEYVILLE >> Russ Taylor dropped a game-high 19 points to lead a group of 11 Tigers who hit a basket as the Arcata High boys basketball team rolled Kipp King 74-28 in the opening round of the Mad River Rotary Tip Off Tournament on Thursday
16 Dec 2014 at 11:23am
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By Ray Aspuria

raspuria@times-standard.com AirUpsa707 on Twitter





HSU Basketball: Jacks tavel to Bay Area to face solid Gators
ARCATA >> As his team looks to claim its first conference victory, Humboldt State head coach Steve Kinder knows the Jacks will face another tough defensive test.
16 Dec 2014 at 11:22am
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By Danny Penza

dpenza@times-standard.com @penzatopaper on Twitter






 Sign On San Diego: Sports


DJ Pumphrey rushing to SDSU record
On verge of Aztecs rushing record, D.J. Pumphrey stands with school's all-time greats.
19 Dec 2014 at 11:00am
by Tod Leonard



Padres chat: Kemp! Upton! Myers! Oh my!
Join our beat writers to talk Matt Kemp, Justin Upton and all the offseason moves.
19 Dec 2014 at 10:38am
by Dennis Lin, Jeff Sanders



LOVE/HATE: The price for Derek Norris
To get Oakland's All-Star catcher, the Padres gave up RHPs Jesse Hahn and R.J. Alvarez.
19 Dec 2014 at 10:00am
by Jeff Sanders



Padres officially acquire Wil Myers
Outfielder headlines three-team, 11-player trade.
19 Dec 2014 at 9:20am
by Dennis Lin



O'side, El Cap teams glorybound
High school football fans in Lakeside and Oceanside and have trophies on their holiday wish lists.
19 Dec 2014 at 9:00am
by Pat Maio, Karen Pearlman



Oceanside vs. Folsom preview
CIF State Football Championship Bowls
19 Dec 2014 at 8:00am
by John Maffei



Well-stocked farm key for Preller's moves
Padres hold onto top pitchers, top prospects so far in overhaul.
19 Dec 2014 at 7:44am



Rivers: 'We do need to run it better'
Chargers Nick Hardwick has said the team needs to be more committed to running the ball.
19 Dec 2014 at 7:00am
by Tom Krasovic




 Inside Bay Area: Sports


San Jose Sharks about to face tougher opposition
Starting with St. Louis Blues, Sharks have a stretch of six NHL games against teams among top Western Conference rivals
19 Dec 2014 at 1:22pm
by


49ers' season of distractions
With all these things going on, how could the San Francisco 49ers concentrate on football?

19 Dec 2014 at 1:18pm
by


San Jose State basketball team gets help from football players
Football players joining the basketball team also happened at San Jose State in 1989.

19 Dec 2014 at 12:46pm
by


Stanford's Shaw discounts home-field edge
Despite its proximity to Stanford, Levi's Stadium can't be considered a home for for the Cardinal.

19 Dec 2014 at 12:32pm
by


Looking at the matchups to see in the 2014-15 college football bowl season.


19 Dec 2014 at 11:35am
by


Sharks defenseman Mueller will play for Switzerland in WJC
Team agrees to let 19-year-old play in top international competition for players under 20
19 Dec 2014 at 11:21am
by


Giants, Jake Peavy agree on two-year, $24 million deal
Right-hander Jake Peavy has agreed to a two-year, $24 million deal to return to San Francisco, per multiple reports, all but setting the 2015 rotation.
19 Dec 2014 at 11:11am
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Woman bobsledder ready to make history competing against men
Two-time Olympic medalist Elana Meyers Taylor qualified for the four-man World Cup season this month after getting big push from husband who grew up in Hayward.
19 Dec 2014 at 10:41am
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 SacBee: College Sports


Davis loses football shootout with Montana State, 77-37
UC Davis may have found a quarterback and a rejuvenated running back during its Big Sky Conference homecoming game against No. 11 Montana State on Saturday.
Montana State quarterback Dakota Prukop gets a celebratory lift from teammate JP Flynn following one of his two touchdown runs. Prukop rushed for 148 yards and threw for 361 and four touchdowns against UC Davis. The teams combined for 1,346 yards.
11 Oct 2014 at 11:53pm
by bpaterson@sacbee.com (Bill Paterson)



Hornets hold on, beat N. Colorado for first BSC win
Sacramento State stayed true to form Saturday afternoon in all facets except one – the Hornets won a Big Sky Conference game.
11 Oct 2014 at 11:24pm



Mistakes cost Cal in 31-7 loss to Washington
California's surprising start this season is over. The Golden Bears got a stark reminder from a formidable Pac-12 foe that their rebuilding project is far from finished.
Washington's Dante Pettis (87) runs against California during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014, in Berkeley, Calif.
Washington's Lavon Coleman, front left, tries to break the tackles of California's Darius Allensworth, back left, and David Garner (42) during the first half of a...
11 Oct 2014 at 10:48pm



Hometown Report: Shaq Thompson returns for somewhat of a homecoming
Former Grant High School star is last of long list of brothers, including former NFL player Syd Quan Thompson, maybe the most talented
Former Grant star Syd Quan Thompson, slips past a diving Napa defender during the first half as teammate Worrell Williams, right, looks on. Napa defender Mike Gibson has no chance of catching Thompson.
11 Oct 2014 at 12:13am



Montana State huge test for UC Davis defense in Big Sky football game
UC Davis will face one of the nation’s most explosive offenses when it plays No. 11 Montana State in a Big Sky Conference homecoming game Saturday at Aggie Stadium.
Montana State quarterback Dakota Prukop (5) and teammates celebrate a score at Sacramento State last Saturday, a shootout won by the Bobcats. They visit UC Davis today.
Bert Watts is UC Davis’ second-year defensive coordinator.
10 Oct 2014 at 11:56pm
by bpaterson@sacbee.com (Bill Paterson)



Cal hopes to get break against Washington
Even though Washington is averaging more than 200 yards on the ground, California linebacker Michael Barton fully expects the Huskies to come out throwing the ball.
10 Oct 2014 at 8:38am



High stakes for No. 12 Oregon, No. 18 UCLA
Just a week ago, Oregon's visit to the Rose Bowl loomed as a defining game in the races for the Pac-12 title and the national championship. The Bruins had a chance to knock off the reigning Ducks, who could cement their supremacy against an up-and-coming power.
UCLA quarterback Brett Hundley, right, is sacked by Utah defensive end Hunter Dimick during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014, in Pasadena, Calif.
10 Oct 2014 at 9:08am



UC Davis football notes: Aggies coach may change quarterback
UC Davis football coach Ron Gould opens up the competition between senior incumbent London Lacy and sophomore Ben Scott as the Aggies prepare for Big Sky Conference opponent Montana State.
UC Davis quarterback London Lacy throws against Stanford during the first half Aug. 30.
9 Oct 2014 at 7:18pm
by bpaterson@sacbee.com (Bill Paterson)



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