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Serena moves forward in Slam bid

NEW YORK (AP) - The enormity of what is at stake for Serena Williams at the U.S. Open - the first true Grand Slam in tennis in more than a quarter of a century - hit her Wednesday.

September 03, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Giants swept out of LA in 2-1 loss to 1st-place Dodgers

LOS ANGELES (AP) - After staggering through 26 games against playoff-contending teams with a 10-16 record, the San Francisco Giants face a slew of lesser competition.

September 03, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Has NFL’s PR machine finally met its match?

Merry Christmas, Mr. Commissioner. Enjoy your lump of coal.

September 03, 2015 | JIM LITKE | Pro Sports


Murray wins at US Open against Kyrgios

NEW YORK (AP) - Nick Kyrgios does what he wants and says what he wants on a tennis court, seemingly no matter the ramifications, and amid all the near-napping, cursing and racket smashing, he troubled Andy Murray for moments at the U.S. Open.

September 02, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Tomsula names Devey starting right guard

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Center Marcus Martin jokingly talks up his card playing prowess. New right guard Jordan Devey says he brings a swagger to the locker room pingpong table, noting "I hold my own."

September 02, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Dodgers beat Giants for 2nd win over rivals

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Zack Greinke beat Madison Bumgarner in a premier pitching matchup, and the first-place Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the second-place San Francisco Giants 2-1 on Tuesday night for the second time in the same day.

September 02, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Calhoun’s HR helps Angels end losing streak

OAKLAND (AP) - Kole Calhoun had three hits, including his 21st home run of the season, to back a strong start by Matt Shoemaker, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Oakland Athletics 6-2 on Tuesday to snap a four-game losing streak.

September 02, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Raiders to go with Howard at right tackle

ALAMEDA (AP) - With less than two weeks before the Oakland Raiders' season-opener, Austin Howard doesn't have much time to ease into his role as the team's starting right tackle.

September 02, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Kansas City Royals hit by chickenpox

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - All-Star reliever Kelvin Herrera and Royals right fielder Alex Rios have been diagnosed with chickenpox, raising concerns that others on the AL Central leaders may have been exposed.

September 02, 2015 | | Pro Sports


USOC endorses Los Angeles for 2024 Olympics bid

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The U.S. Olympic Committee on Tuesday named Los Angeles as its candidate for the 2024 Games, replacing Boston's soured bid and marking a comeback for LA's dream of becoming a three-time Olympic host.

September 02, 2015 | | Pro Sports


‘Concussion’ director says no compromises were made for NFL

NEW YORK (AP) - A day after its trailer debuted online and months before it hits theaters, the Will Smith football head-trauma film "Concussion" is already sparking controversy.

September 01, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Williams into US Open 2nd round when injured opponent stops

NEW YORK (AP) - Even before Serena Williams set foot in Arthur Ashe Stadium on Monday night, her path through the U.S. Open to complete a true Grand Slam became a lot easier thanks to losses by other top women.

September 01, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Dodgers win in 14th on Gonzalez hit

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Adrian Gonzalez singled in the winning run with the bases loaded in the 14th inning, lifting the Los Angeles Dodgers over the San Francisco Giants 5-4 early Tuesday in the opener of a crucial series between the NL West's top two teams.

August 31, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Sharapova pulls out of US Open for 2nd time in 3 years

NEW WORK (AP) Maria Sharapova pulled out of the U.S. Open for the second time in three years Sunday, withdrawing on the eve of the tournament because of a lingering right leg injury.

August 31, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Pharoah looks good after loss; no decision on racing plans

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) - They were waiting for their horse, ready to take pictures with cellphones and ready to feed him snacks.

August 31, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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Red Sox tag A’s to avoid 4-game sweep

OAKLAND (AP) - A five-run ninth inning for the Red Sox that lasted more than a half-hour derailed any chance Eduardo Rodriguez had of getting his ...

May 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Carpenter, Wainwright lead Cards past Giants to end skid

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Matt Carpenter homered and Adam Wainwright turned in his second successive strong outing to lead the St. Louis Cardinals over the San ...

May 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Bennett wins Tour of California

PASADENA (AP) - George Bennett was in shock after winning the time trial at the Tour of California.

May 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Preds win from ousting Ducks to reach 1st Stanley Cup Final

NASVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The Nashville Predators don't have their top center, and their captain is day to day with an upper-body injury.

May 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


San Jose hands FC Dallas first loss on Hyka’s goal

FRISCO, Texas (AP) - Jahmir Hyka scored on a spectacular move in the 81st minute and the San Jose Earthquakes handed FC Dallas its first loss ...

May 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Sweden beats Canada in shootout to win ice hockey worlds

COLOGNE, Germany (AP) - Telling himself to stay calm, Henrik Lundqvist stopped all three shots he faced in the shootout and Sweden dethroned two-time defending champion ...

May 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


With no Triple Crown in play, Belmont lacks a singular buzz

BALTIMORE (AP) - Cloud Computing stole the Preakness, and any hope of a Triple Crown in the Belmont Stakes.

May 21, 2017 | Jim Joe | Pro Sports


Langer wins to tie Nicklaus mark of 8 major senior titles

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Bernhard Langer pulled away from the other contenders - and pulled even with Jack Nicklaus.

May 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Near-flawless Lexi Thompson wins wire-to-wire at Kingsmill

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) - Lexi Thompson hopes she can finally put the ANA Inspiration rules mess behind her.

May 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Nelson’s Four Seasons finale: Horschel over Day in playoff

IRVING, Texas (AP) - Billy Horschel had missed four straight cuts when he arrived at TPC Four Seasons, a course he was never particularly fond of.

May 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Fishing isn’t worth dying in raging Sierra creeks

Several years ago my friend Darrell Phillips - the former publisher of the Manteca Bulletin -drowned while trying to cross a bridge in high water. Ordinarily ...

May 21, 2017 | Don MOYER | Pro Sports


Finals are 1 win away for Warriors with Spurs on brink

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - San Antonio's sense of humor was still there Sunday.

May 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Zaza Pachulia expected to be enemy No. 1 for Spurs fans

OAKLAND (AP) - Stephen Curry pulled Zaza Pachulia aside and made one thing clear to the Warriors big man: We got your back.

May 20, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Giants rally to beat Cardinals

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Eduardo Nunez doubled in two runs in the ninth inning and the San Francisco Giants rallied to defeat the St. Louis Cardinals ...

May 20, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Canha’s 10th-inning homer leads A’s past Red Sox

OAKLAND (AP) - Mark Canha hit a leadoff homer in the 10th, one inning after Jackie Bradley Jr. robbed a potential game-winning homer by Oakland and ...

May 20, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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