Player Of The Year

Chris Wondolowski #8 celebrates with Alan Gordon #16 of the San Jose Earthquakes after he scored a goal against the Portland Timbers at Buck Shaw Stadium on September 19, 2012 in Santa Clara. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

San Jose’s Wondolowski Named Major League Soccer MVP

San Jose Earthquakes forward Chris Wondolowski was voted Major League Soccer’s MVP on Thursday after scoring 27 goals to tie the season record set by Tampa Bay’s Roy Lassiter in 1996.


A Look Back At 2011: Bay Area & The World

Players Pick McCutchen Over Posey As NL Player Of The Year

San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey has been named Comeback Player of the Year by his fellow Major League Baseball players, but was beaten out for National League Outstanding Player honors by Pittsburgh outfielder Andrew McCutchen.


Nnemkadi Ogwumike #30 of the Stanford Cardinal shoots over Alicia Manning #15 of the Tennessee Lady Volunteers at Maples Pavilion on December 20, 2011. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Stanford’s Nnemkadi Ogwumike Named Pac-12 Player Of Year

Stanford senior Nnemkadi Ogwumike has earned Pac-12 Player of the Year honors, while the Cardinal’s Tara VanDerveer is Coach of the Year for the second straight season.


FC Gold Pride's Marta reacts after receiving the FIFA Women's World Player of the Year on January 10, 2011. (FRANCK FIFE/AFP/Getty Images)

Ex-Bay Area Pro Wins FIFA Women’s Award – Again

The 24-year-old Brazilian forward Marta dominated voting after a stellar season with the Women’s Professional Soccer League champion FC Gold Pride, based in Santa Clara, which folded in November.

CBS San Francisco–01/10/2011

Andrew Luck.

Stanford QB Luck Is Finalist For Player Of Year

STANFORD (CBS / AP) ― Stanford quarterback Andrew Luck is a finalist for the Walter Camp college football player of the year award. He’s joined by Auburn quarterback Cam Newton, cleared by the NCAA to […]

CBS San Francisco–12/01/2010