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Sunday, December 16, 2018

Jury selection complete for Jerry Sandusky trial

BELLEFONTE, Pa. – Half of the jury that will decide the fate of Jerry Sandusky has ties to Penn State, the iconic university shaken to its foundations by the sexual molestation charges against the retired football coach.

COLUMN: Easy part is saying yes to a college football playoff

DESTIN, Fla. – The decision to implement a playoff in college football, which is inching closer to reality, might ultimately be viewed as the easy portion of what could become a difficult logistical tug-of-war between college football factions.

COLUMN: Post-BCS Era calls for real change

Thinking of the late great Bill Walsh during his time at Stanford is kind of like thinking of Paul McCartney with Wings, or Tony Shalhoub with ... Wings.
Cal Poly San Luis Obispo freshman 165-pound wrestler Dominic Kastl has been named to the 2012 Amateur Wrestling News All-Rookie Team. The Gilroy High School graduate (Class of 2010) also was ranked as the No. 3 freshman in the nation in his weight class.

NCAA: Griner leads Baylor past Notre Dame for women’s national championship

DENVER – Notre Dame and Baylor used the same prod to propel themselves through the season. Their meeting Tuesday night for the NCAA Division I women's basketball championship at the Pepsi Center was a crusade, each intent on righting past wrongs; Notre Dame's loss in last year's title game, Baylor's elimination in last season's Elite Eight.

NCAA: Kentucky holds off Kansas to win NCAA championship

NEW ORLEANS – Kentucky completed one of the more dominating NCAA Tournament runs in the proud program's history Monday night by beating Kansas, 67-59, to claim its eighth national championship and Coach John Calipari's first.

NCAA: It’s a familiar final four on the floor

Next weekend’s Final Four in New Orleans has everything except something to hug. There are no lovable nicknames, or coaches named “Shaka,’ or teams left in the field that play in Hinkle field house. Butler is the past’s blast, Virginia Commonwealth has deferred to the Commonwealth of Kentucky and all the 11th-seeded teams have gone home for the harvest.
Jesse Delgado became the first Gilroy High wrestling alumnus in history to garner All-American status after placing seventh at the NCAA National Championships in St. Louis over the weekend.

WRESTLING: Delgado advances to NCAA quarterfinals

Gilroy High alumnus Jesse Delgado, a four-time Central Coast Section champion, four-time state medalist and the 2009 state champion while with the Mustangs wrestling team, qualified for the NCAA National Championships with the No. 5 Illinois Fighting Illini.

Former Penn State head coach Joe Paterno dies at 85

Joe Paterno, the Ivy League-educated coach who transformed sleepy Penn State University into a national football power with an academics-based philosophy only to see his career end abruptly and his legacy tarnished by a child sex abuse scandal involving a former assistant coach, has died. He was 85.