Stories by Janie McCauley

Articles from the Janie McCauley section archive

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

Monday, March 31, 2014

Cardinal look to erase memory of loss

STANFORD, Calif. - Chiney Ogwumike wrote on Stanford's locker room white board, "3rd round last year." As if any of the Cardinal needed the reminder of last season's frustrating finish.
By Janie McCauley

Sunday, March 30, 2014

Tar Heel women oust top-seeded Gamecocks

STANFORD, Calif. - Diamond DeShields escaped two close calls with injury to score 19 points, leading North Carolina one win closer to a sweet reunion with healing coach Sylvia Hatchell by beating ...
By Janie McCauley

Saturday, March 29, 2014

Gamecock women face familiar foe

South Carolina coach Dawn Staley sees little benefit in studying tape from the December meeting with North Carolina in preparations for the rematch in the Stanford Regional semifinals.
By Janie McCauley

Baker enjoy free time, but misses baseball

While his former players and fellow managers are preparing for Opening Day, Dusty Baker is busy tending to his crops, planning his summer vegetables and minding his vineyard and fruit trees.
By Janie McCauley

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Martin back on familiar ground with 49ers' coach

SAN FRANCISCO - While there were doubts whether any team would give Jonathan Martin another chance, the NFL coach who knows him best considered it an easy call.
By Janie McCauley

Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014

Stronger Yoenis Cesoedes - mentally and physically - wants to get his career back on track

A stronger Yoenis Cesoedes is scary. But it's a stronger Cespedes - both mentally and physically - who wants to get his career back on track, and beat the Detroit Tigers.
By Janie McCauley

Monday, Jan. 27, 2014

Giants coach raises money for beating victim

SAN FRANCISCO - Tim Flannery presented Bryan Stow's family with $96,000 to help as the father of two who was severly beaten outside Dodger Stadium on Opening Day 2011. 
By Janie McCauley

Monday, Jan. 13, 2014

49ers don't fear trip to Seattle

Colin Kaepernick and the 49ers face the deafening noise of Seattle's home crowd and that swarming Seahawks defense that thoroughly shut down the reigning NFC champs in Week 2.
By Janie McCauley

Monday, Jan. 6, 2014

49ers gear up for Panthers rematch

The San Francisco 49ers are gearing up for their rematch with the Carolina Panthers after Carolina left historic Candlestick Park with a 10-9 November win.
By Janie McCauley

Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013

'Good cheer' missing in rivalry

An all-California NBA matchup got heated in a hurry on Christmas night.
By Janie McCauley

Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013

49ers stop Falcons, clinch playoff berth

NaVorro Bowman returned an interception 89 yards for a touchdown with 1:10 remaining, and the San Francisco 49ers clinched a playoff berth with a wild 34-24 victory.
By Janie McCauley

Monday, Dec. 23, 2013

Candlestick stadium chief stays focused on finale

Candlestick Park's longtime stadium chief Mike Gay is worked hard to ensure a special send off Monday night while making sure not to get too sentimental as the aging stadium's time comes to a close.
By Janie McCauley

Gonzalez recalls when life changed at Candlestick

SAN FRANCISCO - Tony Gonzalez had more on his mind than just his final game at Candlestick Park, or all of the family and friends making the trip from Southern California for Monday's game against ...
By Janie McCauley
Top headlines

Christmas Eve rains to dry up

If Wednesday seemed particularly wet and dreary, you would be right. The day broke the record for the wettest Christmas Eve that Augusta has ever had.
Search Augusta jobs