SAN JOSE — One NHL investigation into San Jose Sharks forward Evander Kane has ended, but another is just getting started.
All U.S. Olympians and Olympic hopefuls for the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing must be vaccinated against COVID-19, the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee announced Wednesday.
LOS ANGELES — The growing partnership between MLS and Mexico's Liga MX has given birth to two competitive tournaments and a unique All-Star game in the last four years, sparking rumors that a merger could be coming soon. On Tuesday the two leagues revealed what they've really been working on…
After taking a year off, the Sonora High School Foundation will once again be host to the Sonora High Athletic Hall of Fame on Saturday, Oct. 23, at the Sonora Elks Lodge.
OAKLAND — Five weeks after being struck in the face by a line drive, Oakland A’s ace Chris Bassitt appears on the brink of a remarkable return to the mound.
All hands on deck, as they say. Give or take the hands of three absent injured players. That's the Giants' theme and aim heading into the final two weeks of this highly improbable and entertaining 2021 season.
Special Olympics athlete David Cowley enjoyed “one of the biggest thrills of his life” on Monday when he sunk a hole-in-one while practicing at Teleli Golf Club in Sonora, his coaches said.
PHILADELPHIA — Say this for Michele Roberts, the executive director of the National Basketball Players Association: She understands her constituency. The league will not enact a COVID-19 vaccine mandate for its players this season, according to an ESPN report this week, in large part because…
LEXINGTON, Ky. — Just as it has to be daunting for a contemporary author to choose to write about Abraham Lincoln, so must it be for documentary filmmakers to select Muhammad Ali as a subject.
San Jose Sharks forward Evander Kane again flatly denied that he wagered on NHL games – including his own to pay off gambling debts — and expects to be cleared of any wrongdoing in the league’s ongoing investigation.
The Oakland A’s needed an uneventful, deep start from their starting pitcher to seal a much-needed series. They got that from Paul Blackburn, who helped secure the A’s 7-2 win over the Kansas City Royals for his first big league win since 2018.
WASHINGTON — Star gymnast Simone Biles denounced the FBI for turning “a blind eye” to the sexual abuse she and other young athletes suffered at the hands of former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar in emotionally powerful testimony before a Senate panel Wednesday.
NASCAR racing will return to Auto Club Speedway in Fontana on Feb. 27, 2022, for the first time in almost two years as the second official race in the circuit's 10-month season. The announcement Wednesday comes a day after it was revealed that the first event of the season, the Clash, an exh…
The Hilmar Yellowjackets rallied in the fourth quarter at home Friday night to hand the visiting Sonora Wildcats their third loss of the 2021 high school varsity football season.
The Calaveras High School varsity football team suffered its third consecutive loss on Friday, this one in Ripon against the Ripon Indians.
The 49ers seemed optimistic that the injury that sidelined Raheem Mostert after two carries in the season opener Sunday would not end his season.
Through his three seasons at Cal and since he joined the A's organization in 2016, Daulton Jefferies has pitched almost exclusively as a starter.
NEW YORK — Novak Djokovic's attempt to win a calendar Grand Slam was stopped Sunday by Daniil Medvedev, a lanky, 25-year-old Russian who showed no fear in dominating the 20-time Grand Slam singles champion in a shockingly short U.S. Open final.
CHICAGO — Kris Bryant had a perfect view as the San Francisco Giants’ team bus pulled up to Wrigley Field on Friday morning.
The 2021 NFL season kicked off Thursday with the Super Bowl defending champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers defeating the Dallas Cowboys, 31-29, in Tampa, Fla. The Los Angeles Times' NFL writer, Sam Farmer, examines the rest of this week's matchups and predicts a winner. (His Thursday night predicti…
The U.S. Soccer Federation, in an effort to address charges of gender inequality in pay and other benefits between its men's and women's senior national teams, is inviting players from both sides to join the federation in negotiating a more equitable split in FIFA prize money paid to men and women.
The Summerville Bears went into the fourth quarter Tuesday night tied 28-28 with the Waterford Wildcats, who ultimately came out with the win after a touchdown with about nine minutes remaining.
LOS ANGELES — Beyond fans returning to stadiums and authentic cheers instead of simulated noise, the NFL is kicking off the 2021 season with something it didn't have last fall — a pandemic playbook that's proven.
DENVER — During the Giants’ most demanding stretch of the 2021 season, the club played 16 consecutive games without an off day and navigated through series against three National League teams currently in position to make the playoffs.
SANTA CLARA — If you’re still waiting for Kyle Shanahan to announce Jimmy Garoppolo as the 49ers’ season-opening starter, the coach refers the court to his July 27 testimony.
The Sonora High School varsity football team came close to toppling the Escalon Cougars in a 21-15 loss Friday night at Dunlavy Field in Sonora.
Stephen Curry and Tom Brady are together again, this time in endorsing the cryptocurrency exchange firm FTX.
After Sunday's series finale in Toronto, the A's return trip to the Bay Area included a detour. Team travel secretary Mickey Morabito said the A's would first have to fly into Columbus, Ohio, to pass through U.S. customs.
DENVER — When pressed last week about the challenges presented by a scheduling quirk that required his club to play a Sunday evening game in San Francisco and a Monday day game in Denver, Giants manager Gabe Kapler expressed his frustration.
SANTA CLARA — Trey Lance's right index finger was out of a splint but he still wasn't seen throwing any footballs Monday. So, good news, not so good news?
BALTIMORE — Forget cupcakes. Some of the best teams in the country are going head-to-head to kick off the 2021 college football season.
Boxer Oscar De La Hoya, who was set to return to the ring after 13 years next week, has been hospitalized with the coronavirus, he said Friday.
NHL players will participate in the 2022 Beijing Olympics, per an agreement reached by the league, the NHL Players’ Association and the International Ice Hockey Federation, but the accord includes a clause that would allow the league and the players’ union to withdraw from the Games “in the …
LOS ANGELES — The NBA has told teams that a return to normal, at least in a relative sense, is possible provided players have received the COVID-19 vaccine.
The Sonora High Wildcats scored a win at Dunlavy Field Monday night against the Ripon Indians with a final score of 32-20.
The Calaveras High School varsity football team suffered a 41-0 blowout loss Friday night to the Escalon Cougars, the defending 2019 CIF Division IV state champions, following a last-minute venue change due to air-quality concerns.
SAN FRANCISCO — The longest-tenured coach in San Francisco Giants history is stepping away from the field at the end of the 2021 season.
The dog is part of her warmup routine, a ritual that Kym Crosby performs before stretching and jogging around the track. She sits on the ground and Tron, her big yellow lab, lays his paws across her legs.
- Publicity stunt near NFL stadium gave stark message to the unvaccinated
- This widow didn't qualify for pandemic housing aid. So newspaper readers paid off her home
- Japanese Americans forced into internment camps talk about painful history at flag-signing event
- One NHL investigation of Sharks' Evander Kane ends, but another is underway
- U.S. Olympians must be vaccinated for 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing
- Dieter Kurtenbach: The 49ers are challenging one of my strongest football beliefs
- Tuolumne County announces 100th death to COVID-19
- 'Not out of the woods yet': Unvaccinated people remain vast majority of Tuolumne County's COVID-19 hospitalizations
- Sonora police investigate armed home invasion Sunday night
- Teen passenger from Sonora dies in suspected DUI crash
- Brothers known for work on hit TV shows shoot feature film at their family cabin in Long Barn
- New victim in Sonora comes forward against suspected serial rapist
- Mandatory 10-digit calling coming to 209 area code
- COVID-19 claims life of San Andreas CHP officer
- Tuolumne County will comply with COVID-19 vaccine mandate
- Political party leaders in Tuolumne County reflect on recall result
- Dry and failing wells in Tuolumne County are a sign of drought's severity
- Monday COVID-19 update: Four new deaths, 38 new cases in Calaveras County; 69 new cases in Tuolumne County