Stories by Janie McCauley

Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014

Ex-South Carolina football star Lattimore retires from NFL

SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Running back Marcus Lattimore never played an NFL snap because of two serious knee injuries while he was in college, and he has decided his knees might not hold up through ...
By Janie McCauley

Former Gamecock great Lattimore to retire

Running back Marcus Lattimore has informed the San Francisco 49ers he plans to retire two years after a devastating knee injury.
By Janie McCauley

Monday, Nov. 3, 2014

Former Gamecock Lattimore weighing his professional future

SANTA CLARA, Calif. - 49ers running back Marcus Lattimore is weighing his football future returning after a two-year struggle with a college knee injury.
By Janie McCauley

Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014

Giants earn dynasty label

After winning its third championship in five seasons, the San Francisco Giants label as a dynasty looks as if it will stick.
By Janie McCauley

Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

Royals win pitcher's duel to take Series lead

SAN FRANCISCO - Jeremy Guthrie pitched shutout ball into the sixth inning and the Kansas City Royals beat the San Francisco Giants 3-2 Friday night to take a 2-1 World Series lead.
By Janie McCauley

Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014

Lincecum waits his turn

San Francisco's right-handed reliever Tim Lincecum is doing everything he can to stay involved in the Giants' latest World Series run.
By Janie McCauley

Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014

Ishikawa's blast sends Giants back to World Series

SAN FRANCISCO - Travis Ishikawa hit a three-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning, sending the San Francisco Giants to the World Series with a 6-3 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on ...
By Janie McCauley

Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014

Giants beat Cardinals in Game 4 of NLCS

SAN FRANCISCO - Buster Posey drove in three runs and the San Francisco Giants took advantage of some clunky defense by St. Louis first baseman Matt Adams, beating the Cardinals 6-4 on Wednesday ...
By Janie McCauley

Cardinals ace confident he made right adjustments

SAN FRANCISCO - Adam Wainwright is determined to forget about his frustrating October outings and get back to the dominant postseason pitcher he used to be.
By Janie McCauley

Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014

Giants prevail on Cardinals' error

SAN FRANCISCO - A wild throw by reliever Randy Choate on a bunt allowed Brandon Crawford to score the winning run in the bottom of the 10th inning.
By Janie McCauley

Monday, Oct. 13, 2014

Cardinals hopeful Molina will be able to play again in NLCS

SAN FRANCISCO - The St. Louis Cardinals plan for now to keep catcher Yadier Molina on their active roster despite a strained left oblique muscle.
By Janie McCauley

Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014

Hudson finally gets taste of postseason success

Former Atlanta Braves right-hander Tim Hudson is headed to the NL Championship Series with the San Francisco Giants in the deepest playoff run of his 16 major league seasons.
By Janie McCauley

Giants win, return to NLCS

The San Francisco Giants are on another October roll in their every-other-year pattern of postseason success.
By Janie McCauley

Monday, Oct. 6, 2014

Nationals fend off elimination

SAN FRANCISCO - Doug Fister pitched seven shutout innings and the Washington Nationals took advantage of Madison Bumgarner's one off-target throw, staving off elimination in the NL Division Series ...
By Janie McCauley

Monday, Sept. 29, 2014

Giants have ample experience facing elimination

SAN FRANCISCO - The San Francisco Giants have proven themselves to be elimination experts.
By Janie McCauley

Saturday, Aug 16, 2014

Niners want to create their own legacy in new stadium

As the San Francisco 49ers prepare for their first preseason game at new Levi's Stadium, Colin Kaepernick is determined to start something special in the team's flashy new digs next to the ...
By Janie McCauley

Tuesday, Aug 5, 2014

Ex-Bills receiver hopes to make impact with 49ers

Stevie Johnson has a chance to start a new streak with his new team,the 49ers, back home in the Bay Area.
By Janie McCauley

Thursday, July 31, 2014

A's get Lester, Gomes from Red Sox for Cespedes

OAKLAND, Calif. - The Oakland Athletics won the Jon Lester sweepstakes, acquiring the left-hander and outfielder Jonny Gomes from the Boston Red Sox.
By Janie McCauley

Saturday, July 26, 2014

Giants acquire Peavy from Red Sox

SAN FRANCISCO - The San Francisco Giants boosted their rotation for the stretch run by acquiring right-hander Jake Peavy from the Boston Red Sox on Saturday for a pair of minor league pitchers.
By Janie McCauley

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Howard's performance didn't go unnoticed

SAO PAULO - Tim Howard left a lasting impression on Americans from coast to coast - and around the world - for his incredible saves in a loss that sent the U.S. home from the World Cup to a ...
By Janie McCauley
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