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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

Saturday, June 28, 2014

Beasley plays key role for U.S.

SAO PAULO - DaMarcus Beasley is playing his latest, and likely last, World Cup with little fanfare - just the way the soft-spoken defender prefers it.
By Janie McCauley

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Diskerud delivers for U.S. on international stage

SAN FRANCISCO — The disappointment of not playing in the Olympic soccer tournament two years ago stuck with Mix Diskerud.
By Janie McCauley

Monday, May 26, 2014

Vogts will serve as foe, friend to US soccer team

SAN FRANCISCO - As soon as Berti Vogts is done coaching Azerbaijan against the Americans in a World Cup warmup, Vogts will immediately return to  scouting U.S. World Cup opponents.
By Janie McCauley

Sunday, May 25, 2014

Americans' inexperienced back line will face daunting task

STANFORD, Calif. — The competition for spots on the Americans’ back line is fierce, leaving no time to analyze the group’s inexperience.
By Janie McCauley

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Dodgers star vows to focus on baseball despite reports of threats

SAN FRANCISCO - The Los Angeles Dodgers' Yasiel Puig returned to the starting lineup in right field for Thursday's series finale against the San Francisco Giants amid news reports that smugglers ...
By Janie McCauley

Friday, April 11, 2014

Expanded replay might make baseball more civil

With baseball's expanded replay rules, those colorful, saliva-trading tirades that often punctuated games could very well be replaced by far more civilized behavior around big league ballparks ...
By Janie McCauley
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