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Pryor looks to build on truncated rookie season

ALAMEDA (AP) - Terrelle Pryor's rookie year in the NFL amounted to a false start.

June 14, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Cain, Giants join Dustin Johnson to hit golf balls

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - As golfer Dustin Johnson crushed drives from home plate over the right-field wall and into San Francisco Bay, pitcher Matt Cain and manager Bruce Bochy glanced at each other before looking into the stands for approval from Giants general manager Brian Sabean.

June 14, 2012 | | Pro Sports


The spotlight is there for Durant, if he wants it

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Not many know much about the guy who dominated Game 1 of the NBA Finals other than he's pretty good.

June 14, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Portugal beats Denmark 3-2; Russia fined by UEFA

WARSAW, Poland (AP) - The exciting tempo of the European Championship extended into the tournament's sixth day as Germany beat the Netherlands 2-1 after Portugal edged Denmark 3-2 on Wednesday.

June 14, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Hossler’s rare feat almost overshadowed at US Open

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - At 17, Beau Hossler is almost old news at the U.S. Open.

June 14, 2012 | | Pro Sports


WBO to review Pacquiao-Bradley title bout

One of boxing's major sanctioning bodies will review Timothy Bradley's controversial split decision victory over Manny Pacquiao, the first step toward what promoter Bob Arum hopes will be "clarity" in the judging of the fight.

June 14, 2012 | By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer | Pro Sports


Judge refuses to ease boxer Mayweather jail stay

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s request that he be released from jail because the low-quality food and water have threatened his health was denied by a Las Vegas judge who says he should eat and drink what is being given to him behind bars.

June 14, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Chavez-Lee prepared for middleweight title fight

The promoters for the middleweight title fight between WBC champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and challenger Andy Lee in El Paso, Texas, are certain that any controversy surrounding their choice of venue has been resolved.

June 14, 2012 | By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer | Pro Sports


MLB capsules

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - San Francisco's Matt Cain pitched the 22nd perfect game in major league history and first for the Giants, striking out a career-high 14 batters and getting help from two running catches to beat the Houston Astros 10-0 on Wednesday night.

June 14, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Durant powers OKC past LeBron’s Heat 105-94

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Kevin Durant delivered the fourth quarter LeBron James never could last year.

June 13, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Bumgarner homers in Giants’ victory

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Madison Bumgarner had a season-high 12 strikeouts and hit his first major league home run to lead the San Francisco Giants to a 6-3 victory over the Houston Astros on Tuesday night.

June 13, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Moss homers twice in A’s win at Colorado

DENVER (AP) - Brandon Moss has put on quite a power display since being recalled by the Oakland Athletics.

June 13, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Pressure on Donald as world No. 1 at US Open

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Luke Donald carries the pride of England on his shoulders and big expectations as the world's top-ranked golfer at the U.S. Open this week.

June 13, 2012 | | Pro Sports


LA Kings savor 1st Stanley Cup triumph

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Stanley Cup barely had the Los Angeles Kings' fingerprints on it before Darryl Sutter suggested they should start preparing to win it again.

June 13, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Giants have no plans to rest Lincecum

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The Giants have no plans to rest struggling right-hander Tim Lincecum or send him to the bullpen to work out his problems.

June 13, 2012 | | Pro Sports


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Gloomy night at Wrigley

CHICAGO (AP) - Anthony Rizzo slammed a two-run homer, Tsuyoshi Wada pitched five strong innings, and the Chicago Cubs beat the San Francisco Giants 2-0 on Tuesday night in a game that was halted after 4 1/2 innings because of unplayable field conditions following rain at Wrigley Field.

August 19, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Dawson eager to straighten out kicks

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Phil Dawson converted 49 of his 50 pregame kicks, even a pair of 58-yard field goals going from each direction. That's about as accurate as San Francisco's veteran place kicker has been in recent years.

August 19, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Tricking out stadiums with Wi-Fi, LED

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Lining the brightly lit hallways of Populous, one of the leading architectural firms behind college sports, there are hundreds of scale models and graphic renderings of college football stadiums in various stages of renovation and construction.

August 19, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Browns not ready to name starting QB

CLEVELAND (AP) - Browns coach Mike Pettine isn't quite ready to name his starting quarterback. Brian Hoyer and Johnny Manziel haven't convinced him they deserve the job.

August 19, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Buckeyes’ Miller out for season

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Ohio State star quarterback Braxton Miller will miss the 2014 season, dealing a severe blow to the fifth-ranked Buckeyes' national title hopes.

August 19, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Raiders still waiting for Hayden to get healthy

ALAMEDA (AP) - Oakland Raiders coach Dennis Allen said Tuesday the team will decide by next week whether cornerback DJ Hayden is healthy enough to start the season on the active roster or if he will go on the physically unable to perform list.

August 19, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Indians sign Atchison for next season

CLEVELAND (AP) - The Cleveland Indians have signed veteran right-handed reliever Scott Atchison to a contract for next season.

August 19, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Pirates activate OF McCutchen off disabled list

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Andrew McCutchen's fractured rib is healed. The reigning National League MVP is hoping his return will have the same effect on the reeling Pittsburgh Pirates.

August 19, 2014 | | Pro Sports


When will the racing world see Tony Stewart next?

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - There are hundreds of guidebooks on how to handle grief, how to navigate the emotional suffering that follows a significant loss.

August 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Neymar scores twice in return; Suarez debuts

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) - Luis Suarez and Neymar played their first match since their memorable exits from the World Cup on Monday, with the Brazil star scoring two goals to help Barcelona rout Mexican champion Leon 6-0 in a preseason friendly at Camp Nou.

August 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Rafa Nadal pulls out of U.S. Open

Reigning champion Rafael Nadal pulled out of the U.S. Open because of an injury for the second time in three years Monday, leaving Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer as the men to beat at the year's last Grand Slam tournament.

August 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Pryor making good 1st impression

RENTON, Wash. (AP) - With one designed rollout and sprint to the end zone, Terrelle Pryor showed why the Seattle Seahawks sacrificed a late-round draft pick to add another quarterback.

August 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Carr returns after concussion

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) - Oakland Raiders rookie quarterback Derek Carr returned to practice three days after being knocked out of a preseason game with a concussion and sore ribs.

August 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Angels OF Hamilton out of lineup again

BOSTON (AP) - Los Angeles Angels outfielder Josh Hamilton is out of the lineup again for Monday night's game against the Red Sox, a day after asking for a day off.

August 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Actor Jon Hamm honored to get Cardinals bobblehead

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Jon Hamm joked that the bobble head the St. Louis Cardinals honored him with was "probably repurposed" from a Matt Carpenter model.

August 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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