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Thunder win on road, take 3-2 lead over Spurs

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Kevin Durant scored 27 points and the Oklahoma City Thunder are on the brink of the NBA Finals, beating the San Antonio Spurs 108-103 in Game 5 on Monday night and moving within a victory of a series knockout.

June 04, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Vogelsong wins fourth straight, Giants sweep Cubs

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Ryan Vogelsong kept thinking how steady all the other San Francisco starters have been over the past week. It weighed on his mind Monday morning before his outing.

June 04, 2012 | | Pro Sports


National League capsules

WASHINGTON (AP) - Tommy Hanson shook off an agonizing start to outpitch Gio Gonzalez, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Washington Nationals 3-2 Sunday to end a six-game skid against their NL East rivals.

June 03, 2012 | | Pro Sports


American League Capsules

DETROIT (AP) - Derek Jeter and Alex Rodriguez each homered off Justin Verlander, and Phil Hughes pitched a four-hitter to lead the New York Yankees to a 5-1 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Sunday.

June 03, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Celtics beat Heat in OT, tie East finals

BOSTON (AP) - Rajon Rondo had 15 points and 15 assists, and scored the final three points of the Boston Celtics' 93-91 overtime victory over the Miami Heat on Sunday night that evened the Eastern Conference finals at two games apiece.

June 03, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Rule changes, talent concerns mark draft

NEW YORK (AP) - Most major league teams agree that there's no Stephen Strasburg or Bryce Harper in this year's baseball draft.

June 03, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Johnson wins for 7th time at Dover

DOVER, Del. (AP) - Jimmie Johnson was the mane man at Dover.

June 03, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Phelps wins 200 fly, besting own pool record

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Michael Phelps erased the pool record that was also his first world record with a finish of 1 minute, 54.79 seconds in Sunday's 200-meter butterfly final.

June 03, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Sports news briefs

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June 03, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Mazzaro, Royals blank punchless Oakland A’s

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Alex Gordon and Brayan Pena combined on a play at the plate to preserve a shutout for Vin Mazzaro and three Royals relievers.

June 03, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Zito throws gem for win 150 as SF Giants nip Cubs

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Barry Zito pointed his finger at the cheering crowd as he walked off the mound to a standing ovation. Once the target of boos in San Francisco, Zito is hearing nothing but cheers this year from the home crowd.

June 03, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Djokovic, Federer win at French Open, Azarenka falls

PARIS (AP) - There was a moment, a little past 4 p.m. on a dank and dreary Sunday at the French Open, when the gray sky above appeared to be falling on some of the best of the best.

June 03, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Tiger rallies to win the Memorial, ties Nicklaus PGA wins

DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) - Tiger Woods was at his best Sunday at the Memorial. He hit nearly every shot just the way he wanted, worked the gallery into a frenzy with one last charge over the final hour and left everyone buzzing - especially Jack Nicklaus - with a shot they will talk about for years.

June 03, 2012 | | Pro Sports


American League Capsules

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Felipe Paulino kept the scuffling Athletics at bay for six innings Friday night, and the Kansas City Royals' bullpen handled the rest in a 2-0 victory that gave Oakland its season-worst ninth straight loss.

June 01, 2012 | | Pro Sports


A's lose ninth straight; blanked by Royals

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Jemile Weeks managed to get a ground ball past Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer for a leadoff double Friday night, and for a fleeting moment it seemed as if the Oakland Athletics might emerge from their offensive funk.

June 01, 2012 | | Pro Sports


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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


Sanchez ends it in the 12th

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Hector Sanchez singled home the winning run with two outs in the 12th inning and the San Francisco Giants beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2 Tuesday night after Brandon Belt's tying double in the ninth.

April 16, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Celebrating No.42

NEW YORK (AP) - Marking the 67th anniversary of the day Jackie Robinson broke baseball's color barrier, the Rev. Jesse Jackson praised Commissioner Bud Selig for the strides the sport has taken in minority opportunities over the past two decades.

April 16, 2014 | | Pro Sports


White Sox pay tribute to bombing victims

CHICAGO (AP) - The Chicago White Sox have paid tribute to victims of the Boston Marathon bombing before their game against the Red Sox.

April 16, 2014 | | Pro Sports


10 things to know as the Stanley Cup playoffs get underway

Here's a look at 10 things to watch when the NHL playoffs begin Wednesday with a new format, some stars returning from injuries and renewed rivalries:

April 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Warriors go on without C Bogut

OAKLAND (AP) - Go small or go home.

April 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Cal hires Martin as coach

BERKELEY (AP) - A more relaxed fan base, milder weather and a chance to coach at the top-rated public university in the country added up to Cuonzo Martin making the decision to leave Tennessee for California.

April 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Duke’s Parker will decide today

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Jabari Parker says he plans to meet with Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski when he returns to Durham, N.C., on Tuesday, and he will decide Wednesday whether to declare for the NBA draft or return to college for his sophomore year.

April 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Djokovic eases into Monte Carlo 3rd round

MONACO (AP) - Novak Djokovic began the defense of his Monte Carlo Masters title in flamboyant style Tuesday, taking only 45 minutes to beat Albert Montanes 6-1, 6-0 and maintain his perfect record against the Spaniard.

April 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Bogut out indefinitely

OAKLAND (AP) - The playoffs have not even begun and the Golden State Warriors are already dealing with a big blow to their postseason chances.

April 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Sun rising after busy draft night

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) - It was a busy draft night for the Connecticut Sun.

April 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Padres, Gyorko reach deal adding $35M for 5 years

SAN DIEGO - The San Diego Padres think so much of second baseman Jedd Gyorko that they gave him a hefty raise and he's only 13 games into his second full big league season.

April 15, 2014 | By BERNIE WILSON AP Sports Writer | Pro Sports


AMERICAN LEAGUE CAPSULES

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Pinch-hitter John Jaso came through with a two-run homer off closer Ernesto Frieri in the ninth inning, sending the Oakland Athletics to a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Monday night.

April 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


NATIONAL LEAGUE CAPSULES

MILWAUKEE (AP) - The Milwaukee Brewers' nine-game winning streak was snapped Monday night when Lance Lynn struck out 11 in seven innings and Jon Jay hit a three-run homer for the St. Louis Cardinals in a 4-0 victory.

April 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Warriors beat Wolves 130-120, secure 6th seed

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Stephen Curry had 32 points and 15 assists, and the reeling Golden State Warriors rallied from 19 points down in the first half to beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 130-120 on Monday night.

April 14, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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