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Percentage of foreign MLB players drops slightly

NEW YORK (AP) - The percentage of Major League Baseball players born outside the United States declined slightly for the second straight season.

April 01, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Posey’s home run caps Giant rally in win

PHOENIX (AP) - The San Francisco Giants were kicking the ball around so badly Monday night that manager Bruce Bochy wanted to start spring training over again.

April 01, 2014 | | Pro Sports


AL saves leader Jim Johnson loses debut

OAKLAND (AP) - Jim Johnson got pulled in the ninth inning with a sellout crowd booing, hardly the kind of Oakland debut the reigning AL saves leader had hoped for Monday.

April 01, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Cousins carries Kings to victory

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - When DeMarcus Cousins drilled a 16-foot jump shot on the Sacramento Kings' first possession of the second half, he had the look of a player who was ready to take over a game.

April 01, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Warriors limping to finish

OAKLAND (AP) - In one corner of the Golden State Warriors' quiet locker room Sunday night, Jermaine O'Neal sat at his locker with ice bags on his knees and just stared into the distance. David Lee, who spent the evening in a suit on the bench, already had cleared out and gone home. Andrew Bogut never surfaced.

April 01, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Neymar lighting up social media, not Barca

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) - In his first season at Barcelona, there's been no escaping Neymar's public profile of selfies, tweets and big-money advertising campaigns. The message on the field, though, hasn't been quite so impressive.

April 01, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Duchene’s Pain

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - The Colorado Avalanche will be heading into their first postseason in four years without leading scorer Matt Duchene after the forward suffered a quirky left knee injury.

April 01, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Allen settles in with Bears; CB Rogers moves across Bay

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) - Defensive end Jared Allen turns 32 this week. He wants nothing to do with the idea of becoming a situational pass rusher as a 30-something Chicago Bear.

April 01, 2014 | | Pro Sports


AMERICAN LEAGUE CAPSULES

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Jimmy Rollins hit a grand slam and pinch-hitter John Mayberry Jr. had a two-run double that put the Philadelphia ahead to stay in a wild opening 14-10 victory over the Texas Rangers on Monday.

April 01, 2014 | | Pro Sports


NATIONAL LEAGUE CAPSULES

MILWAUKEE (AP) - Brewers star Ryan Braun drew a standing ovation in his return from a drug suspension, then was ruled out in the first call overturned under baseball's expanded replay system as Milwaukee beat the Atlanta Braves 2-0 on Monday in a season opener.

April 01, 2014 | | Pro Sports


PLAY BALL! LEAGUE STARTS

OAKLAND (AP) - Sure, Sonny Gray gained some nice momentum from that impressive pitcher's duel with Detroit ace Justin Verlander last October.

March 30, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Arizona back home, SF open season in desert

PHOENIX (AP) - The Arizona Diamondbacks played their "home" opener 7,800 miles away from Phoenix.

March 30, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Djokovic beats Nadal to win Key Biscayne

KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) - Novak Djokovic stretched like a rubber band to hit a backhand. He sprinted into the other corner and scooped out forehands as if he was wielding a shovel. He ran forward to slice a ball off his shoetops. And he flicked a difficult half-volley past a weary Rafael Nadal for a winner.

March 30, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Wrigley Field marks 100 years

CHICAGO (AP) - It's hard to think of Wrigley Field as anything but a place of heartbreak - a place where fans wait, season after season, for an elusive World Series title that never comes.

March 30, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Cal coach Mike Montgomery weighs retirement

STANFORD (AP) - California coach Mike Montgomery is scheduled to meet with athletic director Sandy Barbour on Monday to let her know whether he plans to retire.

March 30, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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Warriors erase 20-point hole, take 3-0 lead

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Stephen Curry scored 40 points, including a 3-pointer in the final seconds of regulation to complete a 20-point, fourth-quarter comeback, and the Golden State Warriors beat New Orleans 123-119 in overtime Thursday night to take a 3-0 lead in their first-round playoff series.

April 24, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Maxwell’s GW hit caps Giants’ sweep

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Justin Maxwell took advantage of a second chance to drive in the winning run.

April 24, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Something to prove

ALAMEDA (AP) - Free agency didn't go exactly the way Michael Crabtree planned.

April 24, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Bulls hold off Bucks in double OT

MILWAUKEE (AP) - Derrick Rose scored 34 points, Jimmy Butler added 24 and Chicago beat Milwaukee 113-106 in double overtime Thursday night to take a 3-0 lead in their Eastern Conference playoff series.

April 24, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Johnson, Lightning rally past Detroit in OT

DETROIT (AP) - Tyler Johnson led a stirring Tampa Bay rally late in regulation, then scored 2:25 into overtime to lift the Lightning to a 3-2 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Thursday night, evening their playoff series at 2-2.

April 24, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Leonard named NBA’s top defender

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Kawhi Leonard is keeping some Hall of Fame company.

April 24, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Sharks owner endorses rebuilding plan

SAN JOSE (AP) - San Jose Sharks owner Hasso Plattner remains behind general manager Doug Wilson's rebuilding plan despite the team missing the playoffs for the first time since 2003.

April 24, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Boo Weekley, Brendon de Jonge share Zurich Classic lead

AVONDALE, La. (AP) - Boo Weekley had an eagle and seven birdies for an 8-under 64 and a share of the first-round lead with Brendon de Jonge on Thursday in the Zurich Classic of New Orleans.

April 24, 2015 | | Pro Sports


One hit is all Angels need against A’s

ANAHEIM (AP) - After Nick Tropeano shut down the Oakland Athletics in a dazzling debut, three relievers escaped big jams with the help of some stellar defense.

April 24, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Barry Bonds’ legacy might always be tarnished

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - For the first time in more than a decade, Barry Bonds is in the clear.

April 24, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Rose will be allowed to be part of All-Star Game

NEW YORK (AP) - Commissioner Rob Manfred says Pete Rose will be allowed to participate in activities surrounding this summer's All-Star Game in his hometown of Cincinnati.

April 23, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Bond’s conviction thrown out

NEW YORK (AP) - Barry Bonds has been cleared legally after 11 1/2 years in court. His reputation remains tainted in the mind of many baseball fans.

April 23, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Butler homers in 5-run 7th as A’s beat Angels

ANAHEIM (AP) - Sonny Gray outpitched Jered Weaver with seven innings of two-hit ball, and Billy Butler homered during a five-run seventh inning that carried the Oakland Athletics to a 9-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Wednesday night.

April 22, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Panik hits game-ending sacrifice fly, Giants beat Dodgers

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Joe Panik hit a game-ending sacrifice fly with the Dodgers in a five-man infield, and the San Francisco Giants edged Los Angeles 3-2 Wednesday night.

April 22, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Dispute resolved over fight tickets

LAS VEGAS (AP) - A dispute over tickets to the Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao fight was settled Wednesday, clearing the way for a limited number of seats to be sold to the public.

April 22, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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