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BOSTON (AP) - Boston clinched its first postseason berth since 2009, beating Baltimore 3-1 on Thursday night behind John Lackey's two-hitter.

September 19, 2013 | | Pro Sports


National League capsules

PHOENIX (AP) - The Los Angeles Dodgers became the first team to clinch a postseason berth, wrapping up their first NL West title since 2009 when they rallied past Arizona 7-6 on Thursday behind two homers from Hanley Ramirez.

September 19, 2013 | | Pro Sports


A's lower magic number to 4 for AL West title

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Coco Crisp hit a go-ahead two-run homer in the eighth inning, and the Oakland Athletics lowered their magic number to clinch the AL West to four with a back-and-forth 8-6 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Thursday night.

September 19, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Bumgarner strikes out 10, Giants edge Mets 2-1

NEW YORK (AP) - Madison Bumgarner and the Giants felt right at home during the first leg of their extended stay in the Big Apple.

September 19, 2013 | | Pro Sports


NAPA dropping Waltrip after Richmond scandal

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - NAPA Auto Parts said Thursday it will end its multimillion-dollar sponsorship of Michael Waltrip Racing at the end of the year, the latest fallout from the team's attempt to manipulate a race to get Martin Truex Jr. into NASCAR's version of the playoffs.

September 19, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Stenson opens with 64 to take lead at East Lake

ATLANTA (AP) - Henrik Stenson changed his attitude and chose a different target at the Tour Championship.

September 19, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Hayden to get tested by Manning

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) - Oakland rookie cornerback D.J. Hayden has never played against Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning. He figures the two will become well-acquainted Monday night in Denver.

September 19, 2013 | | Pro Sports


49ers determined to get the run going

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) - No matter that opponents are stacking extra defenders next to the line of scrimmage. The San Francisco 49ers are determined to run the football successfully, a key element of their offense that has been missing through the first two weeks of the season.

September 19, 2013 | | Pro Sports


49ers' Smith responds to lawsuit alleging shooting

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - Attorneys for San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith and former Niners tight end Delanie Walker have filed a response to a civil lawsuit filed by a Northern California man who says he was shot during a party at Smith's house.

September 19, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Reid's return a success as Chiefs top Eagles 26-16

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The look was strange: Andy Reid in all red on the visitors' sideline.

September 19, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Colts' new running back greeted by hoots, hollers

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Trent Richardson's new NFL home has all the features he's wanted.

September 19, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Lawyer believes $765M concussion deal will succeed

VILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) - A lawyer who filed the first concussion lawsuit against the NFL believes the proposed $765 million settlement will go through, and lead to payments to injured players within 18 months.

September 19, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Mayweather-Alvarez bout is richest fight ever

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s dominating win over Canelo Alvarez was the richest fight ever, a box-office smash at the arena and on television.

September 19, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Jon Jones eyes crossover stardom after UFC 165

LOS ANGELES (AP) - On nights when Jon Jones' four daughters are in bed, when he's done with his training and video games and frequent trips to the gun range, the UFC's light heavyweight champion sometimes spends hours searching for answers online.

September 19, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Bolt backtracks on plan to retire after 2016 Games

LONDON (AP) - The world's fastest man is quickly backtracking on his retirement plans.

September 19, 2013 | | Pro Sports


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Sharapova pulls out of US Open for 2nd time in 3 years

NEW WORK (AP) Maria Sharapova pulled out of the U.S. Open for the second time in three years Sunday, withdrawing on the eve of ...

August 31, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Pharoah looks good after loss; no decision on racing plans

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) - They were waiting for their horse, ready to take pictures with cellphones and ready to feed him snacks.

August 31, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Pro teams push California to offer high-stakes raffles

SACRAMENTO (AP) - The pitch is for charity, but the call could favor California's professional sports teams.

August 31, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Veteran Kris Tamulis nabs first LPGA win

PRATTVILLE, Ala. (AP) - Kris Tamulis counted down from 29 to 1 during her final-day trek at the Yokohama Tire LPGA Classic.

August 31, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Manning runs over SF 49ers

DENVER (AP) - Sure, Peyton Manning said, he'd like to have played more this summer - and better.

August 31, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Brooks won’t practice with 49ers this week

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Outside linebacker Ahmad Brooks will not practice this coming week with the San Francisco 49ers, who sent him away from the team ...

August 31, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Jason Day wins in a blowout at Barclays

EDISON, N.J. (AP) - The toughest challenge Jason Day faced Sunday at The Barclays was convincing his peers that golf really isn't this easy.

August 31, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Byrd has big day in Giants’ loss

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Marlon Byrd said there was only one way he could have enjoyed his birthday more.

August 31, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Semien drives in go-ahead runs as A’s prevail

PHOENIX (AP) - Marcus Semien's two-run single with the bases loaded and two outs in the 11th inning sent the Oakland Athletics to a 7-4 ...

August 31, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Starting offenses sputter, Cardinals beat Oakland

OAKLAND (AP) - Even though Carson Palmer spent much of the first half on his back and running from the Oakland defense, Arizona coach Bruce Arians ...

August 31, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Dixon snatches IndyCar title

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August 31, 2015 | By DALE BOSOWSKI | Pro Sports


IndyCar drivers find comfort in getting back to work

SONOMA (AP) - IndyCar drivers got back to work Friday, climbing into their cars as a distraction - albeit a temporary one - from their grief over Justin ...

August 29, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Stewart claims he didn’t see man on track before fatal crash

NEW YORK (AP) - NASCAR star Tony Stewart said he didn't see a driver walking on a dirt track in upstate New York last year ...

August 29, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Raiders still seeking backup running back

ALAMEDA (AP) - With a starting running back that hasn't had more than 100 carries in a season since entering the NFL, the Oakland Raiders ...

August 29, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Tomlinson lines game-winning single as Giants beat Cardinals

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Rookie Kelby Tomlinson lined a bases-loaded single up the middle with one out in the ninth against previously unbeaten Kevin Siegrist, and ...

August 29, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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