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NHL star Nicklas Lidstrom retires after 20 seasons

DETROIT (AP) - Nicklas Lidstrom is so used to being great that the star defenseman refused to settle for just being good.

May 31, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Loose horse nearly slams into I'll Have Another

NEW YORK (AP) - The Triple Crown bid of I'll Have Another almost ended Thursday when a loose horse came within inches of slamming into the Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner during training at Belmont Park.

May 31, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Stallings leads Memorial; McIlroy recovers

DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) - Erik Compton considers the Memorial a special week no matter how he plays, knowing his second heart transplant came from a donor in Ohio.

May 31, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Marathon Man Isner loses 18-16 in 5th at French

PARIS (AP) - This, then, is who John Isner is for now: The Marathon Man of Tennis, the guy who plays and plays and plays, for hours on end, until the last set seems interminable.

May 31, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Questions for Williams sisters after French flop

PARIS (AP) - Almost from the moment Venus and Serena Williams appeared on the Grand Slam scene in the late 1990s, they've been winning titles and transcending tennis, becoming red-carpet celebrities as much as sports stars.

May 31, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Spurs' 20-game win streak snapped in loss

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - After a month and a half of dominance, San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich suddenly had a reason to question his team's passion and desire.

May 31, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Cabrera's 51 May hits match San Francisco record

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Melky Cabrera is a new marketing phenomenon: "Got Melk?"

May 31, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Venus Williams joins Serena on sideline in Paris

PARIS (AP) - Used to be that Venus Williams was the one who was highly ranked, the one considered a title contender, the one who would dominate foes so thoroughly that matches would be tidily wrapped up in an hour.

May 31, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Thunder may have to ugly it up to beat Spurs

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Gregg Popovich implored his San Antonio Spurs to get nasty to take control of the Western Conference finals.

May 31, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Heat survive Rondo's huge night, win in OT

MIAMI (AP) - Back and forth they went in overtime, Rajon Rondo and the Miami Heat.

May 31, 2012 | | Pro Sports


NFL to keep Pro Bowl, hold game in Honolulu

NEW YORK (AP) - After a promise from players that the game will be more competitive, the NFL will hold the Pro Bowl in Honolulu next Jan. 27, a week before the Super Bowl.

May 31, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Brazil beats sloppy US as Neymar stars

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) - Brazil had its way with the U.S. soccer team, with the stars in the famous yellow jerseys dribbling past the Americans and generally pushing them around for the first half-hour.

May 30, 2012 | | Pro Sports


National League Capsules

DENVER (AP) - Carlos Gonzalez hit three home runs in his last three at-bats, Michael Cuddyer had a grand slam and Dexter Fowler also homered, leading the Colorado Rockies past the Houston Astros 13-5 on Wednesday night for their third win in a row.

May 30, 2012 | | Pro Sports


American League Capsules

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Justin Smoak hit two three-run homers against his former team and the Seattle Mariners used a pair of early eight-run innings to rout the Texas Rangers for the second straight game, winning 21-8 Wednesday night.

May 30, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Rockies designate Moyer for assignment

DENVER (AP) - Jamie Moyer was designated for assignment by the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday, the move being made about six weeks after he became the oldest starting pitcher to win a game in major league history.

May 30, 2012 | | Pro Sports


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Warriors-Clips: No love lost

LOS ANGELES (AP) - As much as the Los Angeles Clippers and Golden State Warriors don't like each other, they're a lot alike in some ways.

April 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Athletics power up vs. Astros

OAKLAND (AP) - Alberto Callaspo hit a three-run homer and the Oakland Athletics went deep four times to back Sonny Gray's strong pitching Friday night in an 11-3 rout of the Houston Astros.

April 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Padres sneak by SF

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Tyson Ross held the San Francisco Giants to four hits and struck out nine in eight scoreless innings, and the San Diego Padres won 2-1 Friday night to hand Matt Cain his third straight loss.

April 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


A’s reward Doolittle with new deal

OAKLAND (AP) - In three short years, Sean Doolittle transformed himself from a top first base prospect into a shut-down reliever.

April 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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


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