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Crosby relieved to return with gold

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Sidney Crosby's second Olympic experience was less dramatic and just as rewarding. Crosby returned from Sochi, Russia, with his second Olympic gold medal, this one as the captain of the Canadian team. Leading a national team certainly brings a different sense of responsibility, but the same expectation.

February 27, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Crosby relieved to return with gold

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Sidney Crosby's second Olympic experience was less dramatic and just as rewarding. Crosby returned from Sochi, Russia, with his second Olympic gold medal, this one as the captain of the Canadian team. Leading a national team certainly brings a different sense of responsibility, but the same expectation.

February 27, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Real Madrid routs Schalke: Ronaldo nets 2

GELSENKIRCHEN, Germany (AP) - With an overwhelming offensive display, Real Madrid became the first road team to score six goals in a knockout-stage game of the Champions League and put itself in position for its fourth straight trip to the quarterfinals.

February 27, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Ex-Pat Hernandez involved in prison fight

DARTMOUTH, Mass. (AP) - Former NFL star Aaron Hernandez was involved in a scuffle with another jail inmate, but neither man required medical attention, a Massachusetts sheriff said Wednesday.

February 27, 2014 | | Pro Sports


LeBron will wear a mask

MIAMI (AP) - LeBron James says his new protective mask is hot, uncomfortable and prone to fogging up. Plus, as teammate Dwyane Wade pointed out, it looks weird.

February 27, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Knicks’ Felton back shooting basketballs

GREENBURGH, N.Y. (AP) - Raymond Felton is determined to keep personal turmoil from affecting what was already his most trying season professionally.

February 27, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Halos’ Trout snags $1M deal

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) - Mike Trout has his first seven-figure contract. Up ahead is what figures to be a nine-figure deal.

February 27, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Harden scores 43, Rockets rout Kings

SACRAMENTO - James Harden scored a season-high 43 points before resting for all of the fourth quarter, and the Houston Rockets routed the Sacramento Kings 129-103 on Tuesday night.

February 26, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Giants rely on trim Sanchez

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - San Francisco's Buster Posey is already among the most accomplished catchers in baseball with a pair of World Series rings and All-Star selections, the NL Rookie of the Year award in 2010, and a batting title and NL MVP in the same season of 2012.

February 25, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Tiger’s Season Begins on ‘Road to Masters’

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) - Imagine being one-third of the way through the PGA Tour season and having a slight edge over Tiger Woods in the FedEx Cup.

February 25, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Barca playing through Neymar saga

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) - The saga of Neymar's transfer to Barcelona is threatening to disrupt the Spanish champion's performances on the pitch.

February 25, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Mayweather books next fight: Maidana in May

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Floyd Mayweather is scheduled to face WBA welterweight champion Marcos Maidana on May 3 in a bout to unify their 147-pound titles.

February 25, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Lattimore ready to run

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Marcus Lattimore feels close to 100 percent and is counting down the days until he can run free and easy for the San Francisco 49ers.

February 25, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Catcher Norris says collision rule fair

PHOENIX (AP) - Oakland catcher Derek Norris said collisions at home plate are part of the game and he applauds the updated rule that still allows for them in major league baseball.

February 25, 2014 | | Pro Sports


NHL back from Olympic break

The Sochi Olympics are over and the NHL is back after freezing its schedule so that the world's best hockey players could compete for gold - perhaps for the last time.

February 25, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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Belt’s HR helps Giants beat Rockies

DENVER (AP) - Brandon Belt homered into the third deck, Ryan Vogelsong threw six scoreless innings and also doubled and the San Francisco Giants held on to beat the Colorado Rockies 11-8 on Friday night.

May 23, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Houston star Harden’s unique game hard to stop _ and to like

HOUSTON (AP) - Whether he's stirring the pot after a big shot or flailing his arms to draw contact en route to the basket James Harden evokes strong reactions from fans and players alike.

May 23, 2015 | | Pro Sports


James leads Cavs to win over Hawks

ATLANTA (AP) - LeBron James scored 30 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers took total command of the Eastern Conference final even without injured star Kyrie Irving, routing the Atlanta Hawks 94-82 on Friday night for a 2-0 lead with the series heading to Ohio.

May 23, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Questions about safety over 99th Indianapolis 500

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - They call the Indianapolis 500 "The Greatest Spectacle in Racing" for its high speeds, rich history, enormous crowd and the take-your-breath-away competition.

May 23, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Djokovic looms in Nadal’s toughest ever draw at French Open

PARIS (AP) - The tennis equivalent of climbing three mountains, just to reach the Roland Garros final. Never have the obstacles loomed so large between Rafael Nadal and another trophy on the red clay of Paris.

May 23, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Kevin Na closes with ‘good bogey,’ leads wet Colonial

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Kevin Na had gone 26 holes without a bogey at Colonial before his last tee shot Friday was swept away by flowing water after going into a rain-swollen drainage culvert.

May 23, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Weidman, Belfort end 2-year dance in title fight

Chris Weidman and Vitor Belfort have been waiting to trade punches since early last year. Way back then, Weidman was a new champion with no real injury problems, and Belfort had just knocked out his last three opponents with spectacular head kicks.

May 23, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Longoria helps power Rays past A’s

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Scott Kazmir had not given up a home run with men on base in seven straight winless starts. And, then, he faced his former teammate.

May 23, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Lundqvist stands tall, Rangers beat Lightning

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Henrik Lundqvist stopped 38 shots to rebound from two subpar performances and help the New York Rangers shut down the Tampa Bay Lightning 5-1 on Friday night in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals.

May 23, 2015 | | Pro Sports


No immediate surgery for A’s Coco Crisp

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - The Oakland Athletics have ruled out immediate neck surgery for outfielder Coco Crisp.

May 23, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Smith suspended for rosin, sunscreen on arm

ATLANTA (AP) - Milwaukee Brewers manager Craig Counsell didn't see a shiny substance on reliever Will Smith's right arm until it was too late.

May 22, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Warriors hold off Harden, Rockets

OAKLAND (AP) - James Harden had Game 2 on his fingertips - and then he didn't.

May 21, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Curry earns 1st-team spot, Cousins on 2nd

NEW YORK (AP) - Golden State's Stephen Curry, the league MVP, and LeBron James are the only unanimous selections to the All-NBA first team.

May 21, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Bumgarner homers off Kershaw, Giants again blank Dodgers

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Madison Bumgarner acknowledged that hitting a home run off Clayton Kershaw was a little out of the ordinary. Outpitching the reigning NL MVP and Cy Young winner, though, has become almost commonplace.

May 21, 2015 | | Pro Sports


New 49ers running back Bush ready to prove himself again

ANTA CLARA (AP) - Reggie Bush wants to return punts again, and he brought up the idea to the San Francisco 49ers when he joined the team as a free agent this spring.

May 21, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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