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Arbitrator says MLS coach fired over spanking, other issues

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - The Philadelphia Union fired coach Peter Nowak in 2012 after getting complaints he hazed rookie players by spanking them so hard it hurt his hand, directed them to run 10 miles in warm weather without water, and was dismissive of concussion injuries, according to newly filed court documents.

January 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Griffey elected to Hall with 99.3 percentage

NEW YORK (AP) - Ken Griffey Jr. was considered Mr. Clean during 22 years in the major leagues, untainted by accusations of drug use as he climbed the home-run list during the height of the Steroids Era.

January 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


NFL coaches are first to go

The San Francisco 49ers were so eager to get rid of Jim Tomsula that he was shown the door almost before the parking lot at Levi Stadium cleared out after his last game.

January 06, 2016 | TIM DAHLBERG Associated Press Sports Columnist | Pro Sports


Raiders show progress but fall short of playoffs

ALAMEDA . (AP) - The signs of progress for the Oakland Raiders were stark.

January 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


What York does, not what he says, will matter most

Jed York tried for public contrition in Monday's long-awaited oops-on-me news conference, which is fine.

January 06, 2016 | Tim Kawakami Mercury News Columnist | Pro Sports


Klay scores 36 as Warriors beat Lakers

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Klay Thompson scored 22 of his 36 points in the first quarter and Stephen Curry added 17 before sitting out the fourth to rest his ailing leg in the Golden State Warriors' 109-88 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday night.

January 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Dallas tops Sacramento in 2OTs

DALLAS (AP) - Deron Williams hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer in the second overtime, and the Dallas Mavericks beat Sacramento 117-116 Tuesday night for their 22nd consecutive home victory over the Kings.

January 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Bonds, Clemens likely to get boost from Hall vote changes

NEW YORK (AP) - Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens and other tainted stars of the Steroids Era appear likely to get a boost in Hall of Fame balloting, but not enough to enter Cooperstown this year.

January 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


New year on PGA Tour raises five questions

KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) - Jordan Spieth spent the first official practice day of the new year in good company.

January 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Alvarez can earn $1.6M in bonuses under A’s deal

OAKLAND (AP) - Henderson Alvarez can earn $1.6 million in performance bonuses based on starts in addition to his $4.25 million salary as part of his one-year contract with the Oakland Athletics.

January 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Odds go out window for unpredictable playoffs

LAS VEGAS (AP) - The playoffs are here, and nobody seems to know what to make of them.

January 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Two-time Super Bowl winner Coughlin resigns as Giants coach

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) - With the New York Giants facing a difficult decision on his coaching future after four straight years out of the playoffs, Tom Coughlin walked away gracefully, doing what was best for him.

January 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Kaepernick has torn thumb ligament on throwing hand

SANTA CLARA (AP) - San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has a torn ligament in the thumb on his throwing hand and surgery has been recommended. That could happen as soon as this week once he receives a second opinion on the injury.

January 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Swinney confident star Lawson will play in title game

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Clemson coach Dabo Swinney says he is "very optimistic" All-American Shaq Lawson will play in the national title game against Alabama after the defensive end missed most of the Tigers' semifinal victory with a knee injury.

January 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Possible move hangs over Raiders

ALAMEDA (AP) - Heading into the offseason with uncertainty is old hat for the Oakland Raiders, who have had nine head coaches and 17 starting quarterbacks during a 13-year stretch of no winning record or playoff berths.

January 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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Cracknell gets 1st hat trick, Stars beat reeling Sharks

DALLAS (AP) - Adam Cracknell got his first hat trick in seven NHL seasons and the Dallas Stars handed the San Jose Sharks their fifth straight ...

March 24, 2017 | | Pro Sports


With fans freaking out, Arena hopes to start US rebound

SAN JOSE (AP) - A new coach is making the decisions after a pair of historically bad games. Nearly half the projected starters are sidelined.

March 24, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Chastain, MacMillan inducted into US Soccer HOF

SAN JOSE (AP) - Brandi Chastain looked at the assembled crowd in a tent under the rain and addressed former coach Tony DiCicco, who had just ...

March 24, 2017 | | Pro Sports


A day of dominance and survival at Match Play

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Dustin Johnson and Phil Mickelson showed the simple side to the Dell Technologies Match Play. For three straight days in warmth, wind ...

March 24, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Dale Jr prepares for 600th race after creating own legacy

FONTANA (AP) - While Dale Earnhardt Jr. prepared for his 600th NASCAR Cup Series race this weekend, he couldn't help thinking about his first time.

March 24, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Football patriarch Clay Matthews Sr. dies

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Former San Francisco 49ers lineman Clay Matthews Sr., who was the patriarch of a famous football family, has died. He was 88.

March 24, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Oakland makes last-ditch effort to keep Raiders from Vegas

The Associated Press

March 24, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Big wind and wild outcomes at Match Play

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Phil Mickelson hit a simple chip toward the hole that never stopped until it was off the other side of the green ...

March 24, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Kings Ty Lawson denies violating DUI probation

DENVER (AP) - Sacramento Kings point guard Ty Lawson has denied that he violated his probation in a Colorado drunken driving case by drinking and failing ...

March 23, 2017 | | Pro Sports


With fans freaking out, Arena hopes to start US rebound

SAN JOSE (AP) - A new coach is making the decisions after a pair of historically bad games. Nearly half the projected starters are sidelined.

March 23, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Chris Wondolowski thankful for call-up to national team

SAN JOSE (AP) - Chris Wondolowski didn't have to travel far when he got the call to join the U.S. national team ahead of ...

March 23, 2017 | | Pro Sports


WBC tournament had major success, has bright future

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Even before the United States took the field to face Puerto Rico for the World Baseball Classic championship on Wednesday night, Rob ...

March 22, 2017 | | Pro Sports


NASCAR suspends crew chiefs for Keselowski and Harvick

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - NASCAR suspended the crew chiefs for Brad Keselowski and Kevin Harvick on Wednesday for violations at Phoenix Raceway.

March 22, 2017 | | Pro Sports


A rough, emotional day for top seeds at Match Play

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Defending champion Jason Day lasted only six holes at the Dell Technologies Match Play until a heavy heart forced an early departure.

March 22, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Americans understand stakes in World Cup qualifying

SAN JOSE (AP) - Michael Bradley sees no reason to keep harping on that 4-0 loss at Costa Rica four months ago.

March 22, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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