Photo of Kerri Walsh Jennings during the 2016 Summer Olympics

Kerri Walsh Jennings Plans to Chase Gold in Tokyo, Retire

ALAMEDA — Kerri Walsh Jennings will call it a career in beach volleyball after the Tokyo Olympics in two years. She has big plans before her days on the sand are done, and for improving the long-term health and growth of the sport well into the future by cr...
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Hernandez’s HR in 12th Leads Giants to 5-3 Win Over Padres

SAN DIEGO — Their early 3-0 lead long gone, the San Francisco Giants got some big plays late to had the free-falling San Diego Padres their sixth straight loss. Gorkys Hernandez hit a go-ahead home run leading off the 12th inning, Will Smith struck out the ...
Photo of Conor McGregor leaving the courthouse

MMA Star Conor McGregor Pleads Guilty in Melee Case

NEW YORK — This time, Conor McGregor didn't put up a fight. The mixed martial arts star pleaded guilty on Thursday to disorderly conduct and will perform five days of community service to resolve charges stemming from a backstage melee at a New York City ar...

NFL Star J.J. Watt’s Generous Heart Stretches to Fresno

Students at Fresno’s Tehipite Middle School have a special reason to cheer Houston Texans’ star defensive end J.J. Watt this coming football season. The J.J. Watt Foundation donated nearly $20,000 to the school in southeast Fresno for new uniforms, protecti...
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