Since competing in Super Bowl XXXVII in 2003, the Oakland Raiders have yet to reach the postseason. Last year the team started 0-10, but regrouped and finished the year strong, winning three of their final six games. The offseason has seen many changes, including the arrival of new head coach Jack Del Rio.
August 17, 2015|
BY DENNIS D. CRUZ
The championship rematch is on for Sunday - the United States vs Japan for the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup. It's been a long road for our country's women who barreled through Colombia, edged China and upset the top seeded Germany, all for a chance at redemption against a Japan team that took the Women's Cup title in 2011.
Lewis Gonzalez came close on the scorecards in his UFC debut against Leandro Silva on Saturday, but 10 days notice proved to be too short a time frame to keep Silva from winning via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28) at UFC Fight Night 70.
Kyle Busch (#18 M&Ms Toyota) put an exclamation on his recovery from a horrific wreck at the start of the season by taking a dramatic victory in Sunday's 27th Annual Toyota/Save Mart 350 on the picturesque Sonoma Raceway road course.
June 30, 2015|
BY DALE BOSOWSKI
Whip up your famous pimento cheese, plant eye-poppingly colorful azaleas and trim your yard to precisely 3/8 of an inch. Pump in 98 of the world's best golfers and thousands of guests dressed in their finest springtime getup, and you'll be at Augusta National for the 2015 Masters.
April 07, 2015|
BY VINCE JOHNSON
Special to the Journal
Coming off a close loss to Las Vegas in their prior game, the Turlock Express looked to rally in Friday's home contest when they hosted the Seattle Impact in what resulted in the Express' most dominating performance this season thus far.
Oh the dynamics of Sunday's Battle of the Bay between the Oakland Raiders and the San Francisco 49ers. Since their first meeting in 1970, the Bay Bridge rivals have always provided fodder for fans and media when they play. What else would you expect from a pair of proud NFL organizations separated by only 34 miles?
December 09, 2014|