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Seattle beats Oakland to finish preseason

SEATTLE (AP) - Rookie quarterback Russell Wilson played just one quarter in his final tuneup before the regular season, so high-priced backup Matt Flynn led Seattle on a three scoring drives. The Seahawks closed out the second perfect preseason in franchise history with a 21-3 win over the Oakland Raiders on Thursday night.

August 30, 2012 | | Pro Sports


New-look Raiders seek to end losing ways

OAKLAND (AP) - The first offseason for the Oakland Raiders since the death of longtime owner and architect Al Davis was one full of changes.

August 30, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Athletics sweep Indians for 2012 record against Cleveland of 8-2

CLEVELAND (AP) - The only downside for the Oakland Athletics is that they don't play the Cleveland Indians again this season.

August 30, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Kaepnernick throws two TD passes as Niners win

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Jim Harbaugh wanted tight end Delanie Walker to play a bit more than the rest of San Francisco's starters in the final preseason game considering a bum knee limited him during training camp.

August 30, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Tournament within a tournament in Deutsche Bank Championship

NORTON, Mass. (AP) - This was exactly what Rickie Fowler wanted to hear.

August 30, 2012 | | Pro Sports


No. 21 Stanford opens post-Luck era against San Jose St.

STANFORD (AP) - The last time Josh Nunes took a hard hit came more than two years ago in spring practice.

August 30, 2012 | | Pro Sports


US Open shockers: Roddick to retire, Tsonga is upset

NEW YORK (AP) - This U.S. Open finally got its first shockers.

August 30, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Texas high school to open $60M football field of dreams

ALLEN, Texas (AP) - Call it the palace of high school football: A gleaming $60 million facility with seats for 18,000 roaring fans, a 38-foot-wide high-definition video screen, corporate sponsors and a towering upper deck.

August 30, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Replacement refs: NFL deserves penalty for arrogance

Sometimes you put a foot down wrong and don't find out for a week or two that you actually dislocated a hip. That's how it's going to be if the NFL sticks with its plan to start the regular season with replacement referees - from mild annoyance to major pain to humongous regret. And all because the people in charge are too used to getting their way.

August 30, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Giants rally for win over Astros for sweep

HOUSTON (AP) - Ryan Vogelsong had a tough time early in his start on Thursday night.

August 30, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Rodriguez edges Contador to win Vuelta 12th stage

DUMBRIA, Spain (AP) - Joaquin Rodriguez surged past Alberto Contador on the final climb to win the 12th stage of the Spanish Vuelta on Thursday and extend his overall lead to 13 seconds.

August 30, 2012 | | Pro Sports


49ers prepare to take one more step

SANTA CLARA (AP) - The sting of a Super Bowl near miss stuck with linebacker Parys Haralson for months.

August 30, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Buffaloes roll behind second half shutout

Minor setbacks caused by defensive breakdowns hampered Manteca High early, but the Buffaloes straightened out some their defensive wrongs in a 6-2 victory over visiting Ripon High Wednesday.

August 30, 2012 | Jagada Chambers | Pro Sports


Indians lose again, to Athletics

CLEVELAND (AP) - The frustration of a long losing stretch boiled over for the Cleveland Indians on Wednesday night.

August 29, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Pence, Arias lead Giants over Astros

HOUSTON (AP) - When Barry Zito had already surrendered seven hits with one out in the third inning, San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy knew he needed to get him out of the game.

August 29, 2012 | | Pro Sports


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MadBum, Giants cool off KC

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Madison Bumgarner and the San Francisco Giants put a sudden stop to the Kansas City Royals' perfect postseason roll.

October 22, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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


Peavy-Ventura for Game 2

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

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


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