Today in sports history

...victory over Stanford.1990 - The Cincinnati Reds complete one of the biggest upsets in baseball history, beating the Oakland Athletics 2-1 to win the World Series in four games.1994 - George McCandless, 83, becomes the oldest harness driver to win a pari-mutuel...
Miller chooses athletics and education

The Chinese word for running is pronounced "pow boo," spelled Pao bu in pinyin. Just ask University of Oregon junior running club athlete Martina Miller.
Arrests put focus on policies

...17-page anti-bullying policy doesn't mention the words "athletics," ''sports" or "coaches."Steve Timko, executive director of the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletics Association, said the organization is going to review its...
Royals top A's 9-8 in AL wild-card

...allowing Christian Colon to score from second base and giving the long-suffering Royals a 9-8 victory over the Oakland Athletics in a wild AL wild-card game Tuesday night.Quite a start to October baseball - even if this one appeared to be over in...
Keynote speakers come together for AFN

...connecting kids with others who have experience in their chosen path, whatever it may be, Tosi said. Such encouragement in athletics helped him reach the NFL and taught him lessons that have translated to other aspects of life, notably the importance of...
LA Angels top Seattle Mariners 5-0

...major league-leading Angels (95-57) reduced their magic number to one in their division race with the Oakland Athletics. Los Angeles will clinch its first AL West title since 2009 with one more victory or one loss by the A's.Howie...
Photos: Middle School athletics

Floyd Dryden's Makenna Graham wins the girls middle school cross country race at Adair Kennedy Field on Thursday.
Mariners rout Angels and gain ground in the race to the playoffs But their magic number for clinching the AL West went down to two because of Oakland's 6-3 loss to Texas.The Athletics still lead the wild-card race by a game over Kansas City, which has a one-game edge on the Mariners for the final postseason...
JSD's response to high school hazing assaults raises questions instead a general social issue. The statement on the JSD website says, "Of the seven seniors, four are involved in athletics and three are not. This was not, as previously reported, specifically related to football or any other activity."However...
Oakland's Dunn homers in 1st at-bat as A's top Mariners

...provided instant pop for the struggling Athletics, hitting a towering, two-run homer...determines the next step in his rehab.Athletics: CF Coco Crisp will have more trigger-point...with a 1.71 ERA in 11 career starts.Athletics: RHP Sonny Gray (13-7, 3.03...


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