Jeff "Hellbound" Hougland announced Tuesday he will not fight in Saturday's UFC Live 6 due to torn tendons in his hand. The mixed martial artist will undergo surgery for the injury, sustained during training, next Tuesday.
SAN FRANCISCO - Colin Kaepernick had to stop getting dressed. He was already in a pair of jeans, a T-shirt and a gray hat representing the San Francisco 49ers. He was looking for his shoes. But that task had to be put on hold, as about dozen members of the media wanted a piece of him.
Former Cal State Stanislaus standout pitcher Andrew Stueve had an eventful weekend as he nears the end of his first professional season. On Saturday, he was named the Pitcher of the Year for the Arizona Rookie League Royals after he appeared in 22 games and threw 43 innings to earn a 2.09 ERA while striking out 40 batters and collecting six saves.
The trip from Denair to Las Vegas isn't an arduous one, for most. It's just eight hours of leisurely, albeit monotonous, highway driving.
Since his selection in the 2009 NFL Draft, Tom Brandstater has put on various team uniforms.
Whenever Dan Reichert has a meeting with his coaches on the mound, it looks like a game of telephone.
Tommy Mendonca has only been in the Minor League Baseball system for two years now, but he's considered to be on the fast track. After he got drafted by the Texas Rangers in the second round of the First-Year Player Draft in 2009, he began his pro career in Spokane, Wash. He then got promoted to the Bakersfield Blaze that same year, even playing against the California League's North Division rival, the Modesto Nuts, at John Thurman Field in Modesto, a short drive from his hometown of Turlock.
It was only for a short time, but Marquis Fleming came so close to his big league dreams. Last week, the former Cal State Stanislaus pitcher found himself in Triple-A baseball - just one step from the MLB.
Dozens of rodeo cowboys and cowgirls from across Northern California gave Stanislaus County Fair visitors a show to remember at FoodMaxx Arena on Thursday night.
The NASCAR Whelen All American Series returns to the Stockton 99 Speedway today to celebrate the racing career of one of the Speedway's favorite sons with Johnny Brazil Night by Performance Electric.
Turlock High graduate Tommy Mendonca is making his mark with the Frisco RoughRiders, the Double-A affiliate of the Texas Rangers, as he was named Texas League Player of the Week.
Season points leader and second generation driver Jeff Belletto, of Modesto, continued his winning ways in the Western Late Model division at Stockton's 99 Speedway last Saturday night.
The Modesto Nuts did not have a memorable Memorial Day - in the good sense.
A few minutes after his childhood dream became a reality, Colin Kaepernick was asked a simple question.
To understand what the next couple of days will mean to Colin Kaepernick, it's best to rewind to three months ago. The date is Jan. 9, the day his career as the quarterback of the University of Nevada football team ended. Yes, he was a little emotional afterward, knowing that he would no longer play with the teammates he'd gotten close to during the previous five years.
The Oakland Raiders have suffered another 4-12 season in 2013, which was good for last place in the AFC West.
Why fix it if it isn't broken?
The Los Angeles Raiders. Sure, it's better than the San Antonio Raiders, but it still doesn't sound quite right.
Life is good for Colin Kaepernick.
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