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Senators push bill to battle fraud in boxing

WASHINGTON (AP) - Giving voice to the outrage over Timothy Bradley's controversial split decision over Manny Pacquiao, two senators introduced legislation Monday that would create a special boxing commission to oversee all matches in the United States and restore integrity to the sport.

June 19, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Cain gets imperfect win for Giants over Angels

ANAHEIM (AP) - Matt Cain followed up his perfect game by persevering through five difficult innings for another victory, and Brandon Crawford had an early two-run double among the San Francisco Giants' 13 hits in a 5-3 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Monday night.

June 19, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Baseball’s Roger Clemens acquitted of all charges

WASHINGTON (AP) - Roger Clemens was acquitted Monday on all charges that he obstructed and lied to Congress in denying he used performance-enhancing drugs to extend his long career as one of the greatest and most-decorated pitchers in baseball history.

June 19, 2012 | | Pro Sports


MLB Capsules

NEW YORK (AP) - R.A. Dickey became the first major league pitcher in 24 years to throw consecutive one-hitters and Ike Davis hit a grand slam to lead the New York Mets past the Baltimore Orioles 5-0 on Monday night.

June 19, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Webb Simpson wins US Open

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Webb Simpson won the U.S. Open and put two more names into the graveyard of champions.

June 17, 2012 | | Pro Sports


MLB Capsules

WASHINGTON (AP) - Ivan Nova pitched effectively into the eighth inning to win his fifth straight start, Curtis Granderson and Robinson Cano hit solo homers and the New York Yankees beat the Washington Nationals 4-1 Sunday for their ninth consecutive victory

June 17, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Stiff winds fuel Colo. wildfire; looting a concern

DENVER (AP) - Crews in northern Colorado are facing powerful winds as they battle a blaze that has scorched about 86 square miles of mountainous forest land and destroyed at least 181 homes, the most in state history. Meanwhile, local authorities are focusing on another concern - looting.

June 17, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Thunder waste tons of chances in Game 3 loss

MIAMI (AP) - The chance was there. Up by 10 in the third quarter on the road in Game 3 of the NBA Finals.

June 17, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Webb Simpson wins the US Open

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Webb Simpson won the U.S. Open and put two more names into the graveyard of champions.

June 17, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Fields earns Olympic berth at men's BMX trials

CHULA VISTA (AP) - Connor Fields didn't leave anything to chance with his Olympic dreams.

June 17, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Sports news briefs

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June 17, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Olympic the graveyard of legends

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The names are etched in golfing lore, just not on the U.S. Open trophies won at Olympic Club.

June 17, 2012 | By TIM DAHLBERG AP Sports Columnist | Pro Sports


A's send Tyson Ross back to minors

OAKLAND (AP) - The Athletics have optioned pitcher Tyson Ross back to the minors Sunday, one day after the right-hander was called up to make a spot start against San Diego.

June 17, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Oakland starter Colon leaves with strained oblique

OAKLAND (AP) - Athletics pitcher Bartolo Colon has left his start against the San Diego Padres with a strained right oblique muscle.

June 17, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Oldest player Haas, 34, stuns Federer to win Halle crown

HALLE, Germany (AP) - Wild card Tommy Haas defeated five-time champion Roger Federer 7-6 (5), 6-4 to win the Gerry Weber Open for the second time Sunday.

June 17, 2012 | | Pro Sports


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Sharks strike early, often in Game 1 win

SAN JOSE (AP) - Tomas Hertl and Raffi Torres both scored in their first game together as teammates and the San Jose Sharks jumped on top of Jonathan Quick and the rival Los Angeles Kings with a 6-3 victory in their playoff opener Thursday night.

April 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Let the (real) games begin

MIAMI (AP) - Finally, the NBA playoffs are set.

April 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Struggling Altidore still in Klinsmann WC plan

Jozy Altidore's disappointing first season with England's Sunderland has less than a month remaining, and it appears as though the American's struggles for playing time aren't finished.

April 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Parker: NBA best chance to grow

Duke freshman Jabari Parker is entering the NBA draft, and there's a strong chance he'll be the No. 1 pick.

April 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Ryu shuts down Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Hyun-Jin Ryu pitched for his country, doing anything he could from afar to lift spirits in South Korea after all the lives lost during a devastating ferry accident.

April 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Smuggler threats follow Puig to U.S.

MIAMI (AP) - The smugglers who helped Los Angeles Dodgers star Yasiel Puig leave Cuba on a speedboat have made death threats against him and against a Cuban boxer who says he defected with Puig, according to court documents.

April 17, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Backups lead the way for Warriors

DENVER (AP) - Jordan Crawford scored a career-high 41 points and Harrison Barnes added 30 as a squad of Golden State backups beat the Denver Nuggets 116-112 Wednesday night.

April 17, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Sharks mum on starting GK

SAN JOSE (AP) - For more than a decade there have been no questions about who will start in goal for the San Jose Sharks come playoff time.

April 17, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Iannetta’s blast beats A’s

ANAHEIM (AP) - Chris Iannetta homered with two outs in the 12th inning against Drew Pomeranz, giving the Los Angeles Angels a 5-4 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Wednesday night.

April 17, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Sandoval clutch for Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Pablo Sandoval singled in the go-ahead run in the seventh inning, lifting the San Francisco Giants to a 2-1 victory over the rival Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday night and into first place in the NL West.

April 17, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Yankees honor Nelson Mandela

NEW YORK (AP) - The New York Yankees honored Nelson Mandela on Wednesday night during their rain-delayed celebration of the legacy of Jackie Robinson, another icon of social change.

April 17, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Suns set on Kings in season finale

SACRAMENTO (AP) - Archie Goodwin scored 12 of his career-high 29 points in the fourth quarter and the Phoenix Suns defeated the Sacramento Kings 104-99 Wednesday night in the season finale for both teams.

April 17, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Playoff seedings finalized

BOSTON (AP) - Bradley Beal scored 27 points and Washington clinched the No. 5 seed in the Eastern Conference with a 118-102 win over the Boston Celtics on Wednesday night.

April 17, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Anaheim holds off Dallas

ANAHEIM (AP) - Ryan Getzlaf had a goal and an assist, Frederik Andersen made 32 saves to win his NHL playoff debut, and the Anaheim Ducks opened the postseason with a 4-3 victory over the Dallas Stars on Wednesday night.

April 16, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Athletics hold off Angels in see-saw game

ANAHEIM (AP) - Josh Donaldson drove in Jed Lowrie with an 11th-inning double, and the Oakland Athletics overcame Mike Trout's tying homer in the ninth for a 10-9 victory against the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday night.

April 16, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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