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Bryant’s late FC gives Falcons win

ATLANTA (AP) - Matt Bryant pumped his fist and celebrated atop the Falcons logo in the middle of the field. Tony Gonzalez broke down in tears. Matt Ryan relished the thought of not having to answer a familiar question.

January 13, 2013 | | Pro Sports


HIS TEAM NOW

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Colin Kaepernick stood in a cramped corner of the 49ers' locker room smiling and chatting with Alex Smith late Saturday night when a stranger interrupted the two quarterbacks.

January 13, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Houston ‘D’ feeling OK for rematch

HOUSTON (AP) - The first time Houston faced the Patriots, top cornerback Johnathan Joseph played while still struggling to get healthy, and outside linebacker Brooks Reed sat out with an injury.

January 11, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Seahawks get money’s worth from TE Miller

RENTON, Wash. (AP) - Zach Miller came to Seattle in 2011 thanks to a big contract and a penchant for catching a lot of passes as a tight end.

January 11, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Weather blustery, but focused Broncos aren’t

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - Try as they might, the Baltimore Ravens just couldn't get under the skin or into the heads of the Denver Broncos, who were more concerned about talking up their opponents than trash-talking them.

January 11, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Rodgers back in Bay to face 49ers

SAN FRANCISCO (AP)- The anxiety-filled green room and draft day seem so long ago now to Aaron Rodgers.

January 11, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Kings’ possible move leaves players, fans in limbo

SACRAMENTO (AP) - Aaron Brooks has been in an awkward spot since news surfaced that the Sacramento Kings could be sold and moved to his hometown of Seattle.

January 10, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Crabtree shakes off diva tag

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Michael Crabtree realizes the moment he starts thinking about just how much zip is coming on each pass from Colin Kaepernick, that's when he might wind up missing the ball.

January 10, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Harbaugh sticking with Akers

SANTA CLARA (AP) - David Akers is keeping his job as San Francisco's starting kicker. For now, anyway.

January 10, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Analysis: Seau suffered from brain disease

When he ended his life last year by shooting himself in the chest, Junior Seau had a degenerative brain disease often linked with repeated blows to the head.

January 10, 2013 | By BARRY WILNER The Associated Press | Pro Sports


Green Bay a back-of-pack of defense no more

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) - The Green Bay Packers could have filled an entire highlight reel with their interceptions last year.

January 10, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Grizzlies beat Warriors to complete 3-0 trip

OAKLAND (AP) - Zach Randolph had 19 points and 12 rebounds, Rudy Gay scored 18 points and the Memphis Grizzlies completed a 3-0 road trip with a 94-87 victory over the Golden State Warriors on Wednesday night.

January 09, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Courting Kelly: Eagles interview Notre Dame coach

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The Philadelphia Eagles interviewed Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly for their coaching vacancy, a person familiar with the meeting told The Associated Press.

January 09, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Can hobbled RGIII pull off a ‘Peterson’?

WASHINGTON - If Adrian Peterson can do it, maybe Robert Griffin III can, too.

January 09, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Elway’s latest comeback comes from front office

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. - The craggy lines in his face cut a little deeper. That trademark hitch in his step is a bit more pronounced.

January 09, 2013 | | Pro Sports


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Giants narrow NL West gap

PHOENIX (AP) - Someone had been to the costume shop, and Matt Duffy was about to put on faux leather boots, chaps and a pink cowboy hat to complete his travel ensemble.

September 17, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Bonds appeal back to court

Nearly 11 years after Barry Bonds testified before a grand jury investigating the illegal distribution of performance-enhancing drugs, a group of judges will hear arguments Thursday on whether baseball's career home-run leader should have his obstruction of justice conviction thrown out.

September 17, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Umpire West suspended 1 game

NEW YORK (AP) - Umpire Joe West was suspended for one game without pay for grabbing the jersey of Philadelphia Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon.

September 17, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Carr focuses on job at hand

ALAMEDA (AP) - As a rookie quarterback seeking his first NFL win against Bill Belichick's New England Patriots, Derek Carr has too much to worry about himself to focus on questions about his coach's job security.

September 17, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Kaepernick fined for inappropriate language

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Colin Kaepernick said Wednesday he has been fined more than $11,000 by the NFL and he will appeal the penalty for what an official called "inappropriate language" by the 49ers quarterback following a fourth-quarter interception in Sunday's 28-20 loss to the Bears.

September 17, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Best bet: Pats over Raiders

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers were supposed to be vastly improved this year. The standings show a big, fat zero in the win column.

September 17, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Rockets acquire Terry from Sacramento Kings

SACRAMENTO (AP) - The Houston Rockets have acquired guard Jason Terry from the SacramentoKings for two second-round draft picks and guard/forward Alonzo Gee.

September 17, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Cardinals RB Dwyer arrested on assault charges

PHOENIX (AP) - Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer was arrested Wednesday on aggravated assault charges in connection with two altercations at his home in July involving a woman and an 18-month-old child, the latest in a string of such cases involving NFL players.

September 17, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Peavy, Posey help Giants gain ground in NL West

PHOENIX (AP) - Jake Peavy had another strong outing, Buster Posey homered and the San Francisco Giants gained a game in the NL West race with a 2-1 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night.

September 16, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Stage set for Super rematch

NEW YORK (AP) - The Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos finished last season as the top two teams in the league.

September 16, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Kazmir, sloppy Athletics lose to Texas Rangers

OAKLAND (AP) - Scott Kazmir allowed a two-run homer to Jake Smolinski, and shortstop Jed Lowrie made an error that led to a pair of unearned runs as the Oakland Athletics lost 6-3 to the last-place Texas Rangers on Tuesday night.

September 16, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Kazmir, sloppy Athletics lose to Texas Rangers

OAKLAND (AP) - Scott Kazmir allowed a two-run homer to Jake Smolinski, and shortstop Jed Lowrie made an error that led to a pair of unearned runs as the Oakland Athletics lost 6-3 to the last-place Texas Rangers on Tuesday night.

September 16, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Vikings place Peterson on exempt list

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - After a day of public pressure from angry fans and concerned sponsors, the Minnesota Vikings have reversed course and placed star running back Adrian Peterson on the exempt-commissioner's permission list, a move that will require him to stay away from the team while he addresses child abuse charges in Texas.

September 16, 2014 | | Pro Sports


49ers’ defense looks to rebound

SANTA CLARA (AP) - The San Francisco defense dearly misses the menacing presence of suspended pass-rushing specialist Aldon Smith, and it better get used to it.

September 16, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Grand jury to weigh in on Stewart’s case

The decision whether to charge three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart in the August death of a fellow driver at a sprint car race in upstate New York will be up to a grand jury.

September 16, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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