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  1. This date in sports history for April 27

    04.27 / 07:20 dailyrepublic.com Dailyrepublic.com - All Sports
    April 27 1956 — Rocky Marciano retires as the undefeated heavyweight boxing champion. He finished with a 49-0 record, including six title defenses and 43 knockouts. 1960 — The Minneapolis Lakers announce that they will relocate to Los Angeles. 1968 — Jimmy Ellis won the world heavyweight boxing title with a 15-round decision over Jerry [R…
  2. Prep softball: Vanden’s Ward and Orme combine for no-hitter against Vallejo

    04.27 / 07:20 dailyrepublic.com Dailyrepublic.com - All Sports
    VALLEJO — Pitchers Krista Ward and Dari Orme for the Vanden High softball team combined for a no-hitter against Vallejo, blanking the Red Hawks 12-0 in five innings in Solano County Athletic Conference play, Wednesday. Ward started in the circle for the Vikings (16-3, 7-3), striking out five of the six batters she faced in […
  3. Giants rally from 3 down to stun Dodgers 4-3 in 10 innings

    04.27 / 07:20 dailyrepublic.com Dailyrepublic.com - All Sports
    SAN FRANCISCO — Hunter Pence hit a game-winning sacrifice fly with the bases loaded in the 10th inning and the San Francisco Giants rallied to beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-3 on Wednesday night. Christian Arroyo and pinch-hitter Michael Morse homered for the Giants (8-14), who avoided matching their worst start in San Francisco after […
  4. Sharapova wins 1st match on return from 15-month doping ban

    04.27 / 07:20 dailyrepublic.com Dailyrepublic.com - All Sports
    STUTTGART, Germany — Looking relieved, Maria Sharapova went through her familiar routine of waving to the crowd and blowing kisses after winning her first match on her return from a 15-month doping ban on Wednesday. The five-time Grand Slam champion and former No. 1 beat Roberta Vinci 7-5, 6-3 in the opening round of the […
  5. Shoemaker gets 1st win since head injury, Angels top A’s 8-5

    04.27 / 07:20 dailyrepublic.com Dailyrepublic.com - All Sports
    ANAHEIM — Matt Shoemaker got his first win since having brain surgery after being struck in the head by a line drive late last season, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Oakland Athletics 8-5 on Wednesday night. Shoemaker (1-1) went five innings in his fifth start of the season. He was injured on a […
  6. Vanden boys and girls top Bethel on the track

    04.27 / 06:19 dailyrepublic.com Dailyrepublic.com - All Sports
    FAIRFIELD — Both the Vanden High boys and girls track and field teams ended the Solano County Athletic Conference regular season on high notes, with the boys winning 115-8 over Bethel, while the girls won 116-10 at George A. Gammon Field, Wednesday. Quinton Alexander, Makahri Wadley and Jonathan Brenes each won two events for the […
  7. Former RHS great James-Michael Johnson retiring from NFL

    04.27 / 05:13 dailyrepublic.com Dailyrepublic.com - All Sports
    FAIRFIELD — After being unsuccessful in landing a spot on an NFL team in 2016, Rodriguez High graduate James-Michael Johnson announced his retirement via Twitter and Facebook on Wednesday. The four-year veteran wrote “Officially done playing professional football. . . . . leaning towards getting in the fire department, so any firemen out there feel […
  8. NASCAR stars are no longer driving into their 50s

    04.27 / 04:18 dailyrepublic.com Dailyrepublic.com - All Sports
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Just a generation ago, NASCAR drivers raced until they were embarrassing themselves, the money ran out or they simply couldn’t make it to the track anymore. They could compete into their mid-50s, and make a really good living. It’s an entirely different world now. First went Jeff Gordon. Then Tony Stewart. Then […
  9. Want to succeed at the NFL draft? Copy the Patriots

    04.27 / 04:18 dailyrepublic.com Dailyrepublic.com - All Sports
    The New England Patriots are, without a doubt, the NFL’s model franchise over the past decade, so it makes sense that the rest of the league would take a close look at how Bill Belichick and Co. have gone about constructing their roster, especially when it comes to the draft. An examination by The Associated…
  10. Raiders bring RB Marshawn Lynch out of retirement

    04.27 / 03:04 dailyrepublic.com Dailyrepublic.com - All Sports
    ALAMEDA — Marshawn Lynch is coming out of retirement after agreeing on a two-year deal with the Raiders that paved the way for a trade to his hometown team in Oakland. Lynch passed a physical Wednesday and agreed to a restructured two-year contract. Those were the final steps needed before Seattle could trade his rights […
  11. Warriors GM Myers confident Kerr will return to full health

    04.27 / 03:04 dailyrepublic.com Dailyrepublic.com - All Sports
    OAKLAND — Golden State Warriors general manager Bob Myers fully expects Steve Kerr to find a solution to his debilitating health issues and return to the bench without being forced out of coaching altogether because of complications from two back surgeries. It just might not be right away. “Look, what he’s facing is fixable,” Myers […
  12. Auto racing glance for Thursday, April 27, 2017

    04.27 / 03:04 dailyrepublic.com Dailyrepublic.com - All Sports
    MONSTER CUP TOYOTA OWNER’S 400 Site: Richmond, Virginia. Schedule: Friday, practice, 8:30 a.m. (FS1), qualifying, 1:45 p.m. (FS1); Saturday, practice, 6 a.m. (FS1); practice, 8:30 a.m. (FS1); Sunday, race, 11 a.m., FOX. Track: Richmond International Raceway (oval, 0.75 miles). Race distance: 300 miles, 400 laps. Last year: Carl Edwards won his second consecutive race. Last…
  13. Sports on TV/Local sports for Thursday, April 27, 2017

    04.27 / 00:44 dailyrepublic.com Dailyrepublic.com - All Sports
    TV sports Baseball College •Mississippi at Arkansas, SEC, 4 p.m. •LSU at Alabama, ESPN2, 4:30 p.m. •San Francisco at BYU, BYUTV, 5 p.m. •Arizona at Stanford, P12BA, 6 p.m. MLB •Atlanta at N.Y. Mets OR Seattle at Detroit, MLB, 10 a.m. •L.A. Dodgers at San Francisco, NBCSBA, 12:30 p.m. •Houston at Cleveland, MLB, 3 p.m., […]…