Sports

San Francisco Giants

Giants’ Bochy rejects retaliation talk

ST. LOUIS — Giants manager Bruce Bochy expects Marco Scutaro to be in his lineup card for Game 3 of the NL championship series, two days after St. Louis slugger Matt Holliday plowed into the San Francisco second baseman. ”I think so. It feels much better,” Scutaro said Tuesday night after participating in a...
Keep Reading »
logo_oregon ducks o

Mariota stays cool as starting QB for No. 2 Ducks

EUGENE, Ore. — Bringing the laid-back vibe of his Hawaiian home to the mainland, Marcus Mariota has kept his cool as the starting quarterback for No. 2 Oregon. Despite a lack of experience, the 6-foot-4 redshirt freshman has helped guide the Ducks to a 6-0 start. Oregon ranks second nationally with an average of...
Keep Reading »
oregon-state-beavers[1]

Utah-Oregon St. Preview

Oregon State could be without injured quarterback Sean Mannion for a while, but Cody Vaz’s impressive first collegiate start last week gave the team plenty of confidence moving forward. Travis Wilson’s first start didn’t go as well for Utah, but the team is pushing forward with the freshman as its signal-caller. The eighth-ranked Beavers...
Keep Reading »
logo_oregon ducks o

Oregon-Arizona St. Preview

An undefeated run through the Pac-12 would help Oregon position itself for a shot at a national championship. The second-ranked Ducks continue their quest for both Thursday night when they try for an eighth consecutive victory over host Arizona State, which is tied with Oregon for the best record in the conference. Oregon (6-0,...
Keep Reading »
San Francisco Giants

Giants bounce back, beat Cardinals

SAN FRANCISCO — The sight of Marco Scutaro on the ground in pain after getting flattened by Matt Holliday’s hard takeout was just the spark the San Francisco Giants needed. Scutaro even got into the act with his own big blow that helped the Giants end their home slide. Scutaro hit a two-run single...
Keep Reading »
San Francisco Giants

Lincecum set as Game 4 starter

SAN FRANCISCO — Tim Lincecum is set to start Game 4 of the NL championship series for the San Francisco Giants on Thursday, as long as he’s not needed in relief for Monday night’s Game 2. Manager Bruce Bochy said before the game that Lincecum told him he felt fine to pitch again Monday...
Keep Reading »
new seahawks logo

Seattle has no time to enjoy win with 49ers next

SEATTLE — A normal Monday might allow for the slightest bit of appreciation for the rally the Seattle Seahawks pulled off in the final moments, another fourth-quarter victory this season after striking out too many times a year ago in similar situations. With a game just a couple of days away at division rival...
Keep Reading »
oregon-state-beavers[1]

No. 8 Beavers don’t stumble with QB Cody Vaz

Moments after Cody Vaz’s first-ever drive as starting quarterback for Oregon State, the Internet was humming. ”VAZzle-Dazzle,” ”VAZ-tacular” and ”VAZ-matazz” were among the nicknames that were bandied about. ”Cody Vaz” was trending on Twitter. Vaz, making his first start since high school, threw for 332 yards and three touchdowns in No. 8 Oregon State’s...
Keep Reading »
logo - san francisco 49ers forty niners

49ers quickly turn focus from Giants to Seahawks

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Jim Harbaugh didn’t spend any time wallowing Monday after the most lopsided loss in his two seasons as coach of the San Francisco 49ers. He has only three days to prepare his team for Thursday’s key NFC West game against Seattle, which is tied with the 49ers and Arizona Cardinals...
Keep Reading »
PAC-12[1]

OSU’s Vaz earns conference honors

WALNUT CREEK, Calif.– Quarterback Cody Vaz of Oregon State, defensive back Steve Williams of California and wide receiver/kick returner Rashad Ross of Arizona State have been named Pac-12 Players of the Week in football. Vaz, a junior from Lodi, Calif., completed 20 of 32 passes for 332 yards and three touchdowns in a 42-24...
Keep Reading »



Multimedia