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NCAA FOOTBALL

December 29, 2012 | | Pro Sports


49ers optimistic even without Justin Smith

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Patrick Willis believes the San Francisco 49ers can still be a great defense even without All-Pro tackle Justin Smith.

December 28, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Leinart hoping to get 1st start for Raiders

ALAMEDA (AP) - Matt Leinart is hoping to get one more shot to show what he can do as an NFL starting quarterback.

December 28, 2012 | | Pro Sports


NBA capsules

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Matt Barnes tied his season high with 21 points off the bench, Chris Paul had 11 assists and the Los Angeles Clippers defeated Boston 106-77 on Thursday night, becoming the first team to win 15 consecutive games since the Celtics four years ago.

December 28, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Peyton Manning, Peterson make Pro Bowl

NEW YORK (AP) - Peyton Manning and Adrian Peterson want to cap their sensational comebacks with Super Bowl appearances. For now, they can be proud of Pro Bowl spots.

December 27, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Warriors beat Jazz

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - The Golden State Warriors knew they had let one slip away days before Christmas against the Los Angeles Lakers.

December 27, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Trail Blazers run away from Kings

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - The Portland Trail Blazers wanted to put Sunday's loss to Sacramento behind them as quickly as possible.

December 27, 2012 | | Pro Sports


NBA capsules

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - LeBron James had 27 points, 12 rebounds and eight assists, and the Miami Heat handed the Charlotte Bobcats their 16th straight loss, 105-92 on Wednesday night.

December 27, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Raiders uncertain of their starting QB in finale

ALAMEDA (AP) - Oakland Raiders coach Dennis Allen isn't ready to select a starting quarterback for Sunday's game in San Diego and said it's possible that both Matt Leinart and Terrelle Pryor could play.

December 27, 2012 | | Pro Sports


With Manningham out, 49ers need others to step up

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Mario Manningham limped through the locker room on crutches, holding a towel around his waist while trying to keep his head high and sport a smile.

December 27, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Sports news briefs

NFL

December 27, 2012 | | Pro Sports


NBA capsules

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jamal Crawford led a dominant performance by the Los Angeles reserves with 22 points, and the Clippers beat the Denver Nuggets 112-100 on Tuesday night, extending their franchise-record winning streak to 14 games.

December 25, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Sad sagas the sports story of 2012

Jerry Sandusky will spend the rest of his life in prison, Penn State football played under NCAA sanctions and Joe Paterno passed away.

December 25, 2012 | By The Associated Press | Pro Sports


2012: The year of comeback for Manning, Peterson

DENVER (AP) - From Peyton Manning overcoming four neck surgeries to Adrian Peterson's rebound from a shredded knee to Chuck Pagano's fight with leukemia, this has been the Year of the Comeback in the NFL.

December 25, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Rafael Nadal’s comeback delayed by stomach bug

MADRID (AP) - Rafael Nadal's return to competition has been delayed by a stomach virus.

December 25, 2012 | | Pro Sports


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New, longer grass laid at 49ers’ Levi’s Stadium

SANTA CLARA (AP) - The San Francisco 49ers re-sodded the field at Levi's Stadium from goal line to goal line and sideline to sideline with longer grass Friday and they expect no problems for Sunday's preseason game against the San Diego Chargers.

August 23, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Packers roll past Raiders

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) - With a stable of running backs now complementing quarterback Aaron Rodgers, the Green Bay Packers offense could be as potent as ever this season.

August 23, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Athletics hold off AL West leaders

OAKLAND (AP) - Sean Doolittle couldn't find much fault with his latest outing, which was strange considering the Athletics' closer nearly ruined Sonny Gray's best start in more than four weeks.

August 23, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Giants clobber Nationals

WASHINGTON (AP) - As the deficit grew from two to four to eight, even the Washington Nationals - who grew so accustomed to comeback, last-at-bat heroics during their 10-game winning streak - had to admit that their good thing was coming to an end.

August 23, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Wiggins: rare No. 1 pick traded before rookie year

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The wait is almost over.

August 23, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Scott, Tringale tied for the lead at Barclays

PARAMUS, N.J. (AP) - Now that the majors are over, Adam Scott is going after the only big prize left this year - a shot at the $10 million FedEx Cup title.

August 23, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Orozco takes lead at US gymnastics championships

PITTSBURGH (AP) - There were times during John Orozco's grueling rehab after he tore the ACL in his left knee during a post-Olympic tour two years ago that he figured his gymnastics career was done.

August 22, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Harvick wins Bristol pole; 5th of this season

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) - Kevin Harvick has become the best qualifier in NASCAR's top series, at least for this season.

August 22, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Selig hasn’t changed outlook about Rose

CINCINNATI (AP) - As his term winds down, baseball Commissioner Bud Selig hasn't changed his outlook on Pete Rose's lifetime ban for gambling.

August 22, 2014 | | Pro Sports


A’s seek options for new stadium at current site

OAKLAND (AP) - The Oakland Athletics are checking out the possibility of building a new stadium on the same site of their current home.

August 22, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Boston’s Farrell: Castillo is “exciting, athletic”

BOSTON (AP) - Red Sox manager John Farrell calls outfielder Rusney Castillo "an exciting, athletic player."

August 22, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Broncos could have spot for Burse

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - Jordan Norwood's season-ending knee injury jumbled the Denver Broncos' search for Trindon Holliday's replacement on punt returns and dented the team's depth at wide receiver.

August 22, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Pats punish Panthers

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - Tom Brady's offense and the New England Patriots' defense dominated the Carolina Panthers.

August 22, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Martin hopes to stick with 49ers

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Early in his career, Jonathan Martin had a harder time keeping plays straight while shifting from one side of the offensive line to the other.

August 22, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Loose sod removed at Levi’s Stadium

SANTA CLARA (AP) - The San Francisco 49ers were working to re-sod the field at new Levi's Stadium on Thursday, a day after a public workout was cut short and moved to the regular practice fields because players were slipping.

August 22, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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