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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The San Francisco Giants drafted Mississippi State right-hander Chris Stratton

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The San Francisco Giants drafted Mississippi State right-hander Chris Stratton with the 20th pick in the first-year player draft.

June 04, 2012 | | Pro Sports


A's draft HS infielder in 1st round

OAKLAND (AP) - The Oakland Athletics drafted Florida high school infielder Addison Russell with the 11th pick of the first-year player draft on Monday.

June 04, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Stanley Cup in reach after Kings batter Devils

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Everybody in the sold-out building sensed a crucial moment of the Stanley Cup finals when the New Jersey Devils got a two-man advantage early in a scoreless Game 3. The Devils threw every star and every scheme at the Los Angeles net, desperate for a power-play goal to turn around the series.

June 04, 2012 | | Pro Sports


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


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A’s deal Cespedes to land Lester

OAKLAND (AP) - Billy Beane considers Jon Lester a proven ace who can carry a pitching staff through the playoffs, just like he did last fall. The general manager acquired Lester to make sure Oakland gets there first.

July 31, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Safety Bethea finding a groove with 49ers w

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Once most players had gone inside from practice on a hot day, there stood Antoine Bethea working to perfect a handshake with new 49ers teammate Demarcus Dobbs.

July 31, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Venus Williams advances to QF

STANFORD (AP) - Venus Williams advanced to the Bank of the West quarterfinals Thursday night, beating fourth-seeded Victoria Azarenka 6-4, 7-6 (1).

July 31, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Resilient woods starts well at Bridgestone

AKRON, Ohio (AP) - Tiger Woods showed signs of a positive recovery Thursday at the Bridgestone Invitational. Not just from back surgery, but from making bogeys.

July 31, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Deadline dealin’

Baseball fans were still trying to sort out the dizzying deals for postseason aces Jon Lester and John Lackey, Home Run Derby champ Yoenis Cespedes and All-Star shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera when they were treated to a most curious sight Thursday.

July 31, 2014 | | Pro Sports


A’s deal Tommy Milone to Twins for Sam Fuld

OAKLAND (AP) - The Oakland Athletics have traded left-hander Tommy Milone to the Minnesota Twins for outfielder Sam Fuld.

July 31, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Chekwa taking reps with Raiders

NAPA (AP) - Chimdi Chekwa has dealt with so much in his first two NFL seasons that a matchup with wide receiver James Jones in practice seemed fairly easy in comparison for the Oakland cornerback.

July 31, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Lynch ends holdout, arrives at camp

RENTON, Wash. (AP) - Marshawn Lynch's holdout is over, ending one distraction so far for the Super Bowl champions.

July 31, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Johnson takes LOA from golf

AKRON, Ohio (AP) - Dustin Johnson is taking a leave of absence from golf to seek help for "personal challenges," a swift end to his season that will keep him from playing the PGA Championship, the FedEx Cup playoffs and the Ryder Cup.

July 31, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Raiders owner talks with San Antonio

OAKLAND (AP) - Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis confirmed he has met with San Antonio officials but declined to disclose whether he has any interest in relocating the franchise to Texas.

July 30, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Hammel fails again for Athletics in loss to Astros

HOUSTON (AP) - In the first inning against Houston, Jason Hammel picked up right where he left off since coming to the Oakland Athletics.

July 30, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Guy’s wait for Hall of Fame comes to end

OAKLAND (AP) - Ray Guy built a Hall of Fame career of making other people wait.

July 30, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Lloyd’s film watching impresses teammates

SANTA CLARA (AP) - San Francisco wide receiver Anquan Boldin laughs - a big, hearty guffaw - and shakes his head.

July 30, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Giants benefit from Pirates’ blunder

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Jean Machi and the San Francisco Giants ended their six-game losing streak in the most wacky way. They don't care how it happened, any break is welcome these days.

July 30, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Pauley Pavilion drenched in hoops history

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The House That Wooden Built is waterlogged.

July 30, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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