Monday, September 15, 2014

College football Top 25

NO. 24 SOUTH CAROLINA 38, No. 6 GEORGIA 35 COLUMBIA, S.C. — Dylan Thompson threw for three touchdowns and No. 24 South Carolina’s maligned defense stood strong on a fourth-quarter goal line stand to topple No. 6 Georgia 38-35 on Saturday night. The Bulldogs (1-1, 0-1 Southeastern Conference) had a first-and-goal on the Gamecocks’ 4 down three […]

No. 15 Stanford rebounds from loss, tops Army 35-0

STANFORD — The defense might be as good any Stanford has had during its recent run of success. The offense has dazzled, at times, but also struggled for prolonged stretches. Heading into the bye week, the Cardinal know how dangerous they could be if both sides played at an equally high level. Kevin Hogan threw […]

McIlroy, Horschel tied for Tour Championship lead

ATLANTA — Rory McIlroy made up a two-shot deficit on Billy Horschel at the Tour Championship on Saturday, setting up a $10 million showdown to end the PGA Tour season. McIlroy overcame a pair of three-putt bogeys by rolling in a 25-foot eagle putt on the 15th hole, and closing with a tough chip from […]

Sports on TV/Local sports for Saturday-Sunday, Sept. 13-14, 2014

Saturday’s TV sports Auto racing •NASCAR, Sprint Cup, practice for 400, at Joliet, Ill., FS1, 8 a.m. •NASCAR, Nationwide Series, Jimmy John’s Freaky Fast 300, at Joliet, Ill., ESPN2, 12:30 p.m. •NHRA, qualifying for Carolina Nationals, at Concord, N.C., ESPN2, 11 p.m. (taped) Baseball MLB •Atlanta at Texas or N.Y. Yankees at Baltimore, ch. […]

This date in sports history for Saturday, Sept. 12, 2014

Sept. 13 1930 — Tommy Armour beats Gene Sarazen 1 up to win the PGA Championship. 1959 — Neale Fraser of Australia wins the men’s singles title in the U.S. Open with a four-set victory over Alex Olmedo. Brazil’s Maria Bueno wins the women’s title. 1964 — Roy Emerson beats fellow Australian Fred Stolle to […]

Entertainment calendar: Sept. 12, 2014

ART EXHIBITS Arts Benicia: Open noon to 5 p.m. Thursday through Sunday during exhibitions, 991 Taylor St., Suite 114, Benicia. Free. 747-0130, Benicia Plein Air Gallery: Susan Johnson is September’s featured artist, reception 3 to 7 p.m. Saturday; open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday through Sunday, 307 First St., Benicia. 495-2940, Gallery 621: “Intersections,” through […]