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BJ Upton, Braves finalize $75.25M, 5-year deal

ATLANTA (AP) - Jason Heyward was in the audience as B.J. Upton was introduced Thursday as Atlanta's new centerfielder.

November 29, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Warriors hold off Nuggets 106-105 in wild finish

OAKLAND (AP) - Andre Iguodala's 3-pointer as the buzzer sounded was waived off, and the Golden State Warriors held on for a wild 106-105 win over the Denver Nuggets on Thursday night after four replay reviews over the final 3.4 seconds.

November 29, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Amid lockout, ECHL provides hockey alternative

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - While the NHL and its players remain engaged in a boardroom battle over dollars and cents, professional hockey is still being played across the United States.

November 28, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Bonds, Clemens, Sosa on Hall ballot for first time

NEW YORK (AP) - The most polarizing Hall of Fame debate since Pete Rose will now be decided by the baseball shrine's voters: Do Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens and Sammy Sosa belong in Cooperstown despite drug allegations that tainted their huge numbers?

November 28, 2012 | | Pro Sports


McFadden, Goodson return to practice for Raiders

ALAMEDA (AP) - The slumping Oakland Raiders got a jolt Wednesday when running backs Darren McFadden and Mike Goodson returned to practice for the first time since missing three games with sprained right ankles.

November 28, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Kaepernick to start as 49ers QB on Sunday at Rams

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Tight end Delanie Walker arrives at work at 6 a.m. each day, and Colin Kaepernick always beats him to 49ers headquarters.

November 28, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Love grabs 24 rebs, Timberwolves beat Kings

SACRAMENTO (AP) - Kevin Love had 23 points and an NBA season-high 24 rebounds to help the Minnesota Timberwolves stop a five-game losing streak by beating the Sacramento Kings 97-89 on Tuesday night.

November 27, 2012 | | Pro Sports


49ers RB Hunter, WR Williams on injured reserve

SANTA CLARA (AP) - The San Francisco 49ers lost running back Kendall Hunter and wide receiver Kyle Williams to season-ending injuries on the very same play during Sunday's win at New Orleans.

November 27, 2012 | | Pro Sports


49ers linebacker Bowman gets five-year extension

SANTA CLARA (AP) - NaVorro Bowman had to tell someone about his hefty new contract before it became public. And there was pal Patrick Willis first thing Tuesday before they began their morning workout.

November 27, 2012 | | Pro Sports


49ers quarterbacks still in limbo

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Jim Harbaugh has watched each of his two quarterbacks lead the San Francisco 49ers to big wins in hostile, road environments - Alex Smith in the season opener at Green Bay's Lambeau Field back in September among others, and Colin Kaepernick on Sunday at the New Orleans Superdome.

November 27, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Raiders playing out string of another lost season

ALAMEDA (AP) - The Oakland Raiders are desperately in search of some sort of positive news.

November 27, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Giants’ World Series share a record $377,003

NEW YORK (AP) - A full postseason share for the World Series champion San Francisco Giants was worth a record $377,003, breaking the mark that had stood since the 2006 St. Louis Cardinals.

November 27, 2012 | | Pro Sports


NBA capsules

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Kevin Durant scored 18 points and the Oklahoma City Thunder opened a 40-point halftime lead in one of the most lopsided first halves in NBA history on their way to a 114-69 blowout of the Charlotte Bobcats on Monday night.

November 27, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Newton leads Panthers past Eagles

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Cam Newton returned to his rookie form to outshine a seventh-round draft pick starting his first game since high school.

November 27, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Sports news briefs

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November 27, 2012 | | Pro Sports


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David Shaw shoulders blame for Stanford’s slide

STANFORD (AP) - David Shaw has answered questions about Stanford's ability to remain a football powerhouse since he succeeded Jim Harbaugh as coach in January 2011, and the debate fires up any time his team begins to slide.

October 21, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Michael Sam released from practice squad

IRVING, Texas (AP) - Michael Sam will have to wait for a third team to give the NFL's first openly gay player a chance to appear in a regular-season game.

October 21, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Bruins hold off Sharks to win

BOSTON (AP) - Gregory Campbell scored the game winner with less than 10 minutes remaining and the Boston Bruins had to fend off a late four-minute power play to earn a wild 5-3 win over the San Jose Sharks on Tuesday night.

October 21, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Rice’s appeal hearing set for Nov. 5-6

A hearing on Ray Rice's appeal of his indefinite suspension will be held Nov. 5 and 6, two people familiar with the situation said Tuesday.

October 21, 2014 | | Pro Sports


‘Blade Runner’ Pistorius gets 5 years in prison

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) - Oscar Pistorius was sentenced to five years in prison Tuesday for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, completing a transformation from an acclaimed sprinter at the 2012 Olympics to a convicted criminal led away in a police van with barred windows.

October 21, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Game 2 starters Ventura, Peavy study in contrasts

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The starting pitchers for Game 2 of the World Series are a study in contrasts.

October 21, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Buster’s back: Posey tries to add 3rd Series ring

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Buster Posey seemed almost embarrassed.

October 21, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Hats off! Royals get old-timey with tip o’ the hat

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Nobody seems to know when the tradition of doffing a hat began, though most historians date the practice to the days when bowlers and boaters were in vogue.

October 21, 2014 | | Pro Sports


DEA complaint charges alleged MLB drug supplier

MIAMI (AP) - U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agents on Tuesday arrested a South Florida man suspected of manufacturing and supplying banned performance-enhancing drugs to clinics that distributed them to Major League Baseball players and other athletes.

October 21, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Giants, KC hope rest doesn’t turn to rust

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Alex Gordon took a big rip at a batting-practice fastball, fouled it off badly into the cage, and ducked when the carom nearly hit him in the head.

October 21, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Four relievers help SF close in on history

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The San Francisco Giants have their own version of the Core Four that has fueled their recent October dominance.

October 21, 2014 | | Pro Sports


San Francisco radio stations ban hit song 'Royals'

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The popular song "Royals" by New Zealand artist Lorde is getting caught up in the fervor over the upcoming World Series between the San Francisco Giants and Kansas City Royals.

October 20, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Royals, fans bond over improbable postseason run

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The game had been over for hours. Kauffman Stadium had gone dark. The roars of a sold-out crowd, which had rooted the Kansas City Royals to a sweep of the mighty Los Angeles Angels, had drifted away into the cool night air.

October 20, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Kellogg is umpire crew chief for World Series

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Jeff Kellogg will be the umpire crew chief for the World Series, and four other umps have been picked to work the event for the first time.

October 20, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Yearwood, Santana to perform at World Series

NEW YORK (AP) - Trisha Yearwood and Carlos Santana are among the musicians set to perform the national anthem during the World Series.

October 20, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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