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Antron Brown wins at NHRA Sonoma Nationals

SONOMA (AP) - Antron Brown won the Top Fuel division Sunday in the NHRA Sonoma Nationals to move into position to become the first NHRA driver to twice sweep the three-race Western Swing.

July 30, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Querrey wins 3rd Farmers Classic title

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Sam Querrey won the Farmers Classic for the third time in four years, routing Ricardas Berankis 6-0, 6-2 on Sunday at the Los Angeles Tennis Center.

July 29, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Johnson dominant at Indy, wins 4th Brickyard 400

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Jimmie Johnson fondly recalls watching the Indianapolis 500 as a kid in California, rearranging the couch cushions so he could pretend he was sitting in a race car.

July 29, 2012 | | Pro Sports


SF 49ers excited about explosive new offensive

SANTA CLARA (AP) - The San Francisco 49ers loaded up on explosive new weapons for offensive coordinator Greg Roman during the offseason. He's already having a blast deciding how to use them.

July 29, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Lenhart draws Earthquakes even with Chicago Fire

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Steven Lenhart returned from a four-game injury absence to score in the eighth minute of second-half stoppage time and lift the San Jose Earthquakes into a 1-1 draw with the Chicago Fire on Saturday night.

July 29, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Oakland A’s receive catcher Kottaras from Milwaukee

BALTIMORE (AP) - The Oakland Athletics obtained catcher George Kottaras from the Milwaukee Brewers on Sunday in a trade for minor league reliever Fautino De Los Santos.

July 29, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Piercy wins the Canadian Open

ANCASTER, Ontario (AP) - The "boring golf" Scott Piercy had to play in the Canadian Open left him so excited when he won that he couldn't describe his feelings.

July 29, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Athletics fall to rookie Chen, Baltimore Orioles

BALTIMORE (AP) - A marvelous July for Oakland was interrupted by a rookie pitcher who appears to be at his best against the Athletics.

July 29, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Giants get swept by Los Angeles, fall into tie for 1st

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Ryan Vogelsong thinks his teammates will get a little angry - not shell shocked - from getting swept by the Los Angeles Dodgers.

July 29, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Raiders coach Allen ready for 1st camp

NAPA (AP) - After spending a decade as an assistant in the NFL, Oakland Raiders coach Dennis Allen is excited for his first training camp as the man in charge.

July 29, 2012 | | Pro Sports


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July 27, 2012 | | Pro Sports


49ers' Smith sorry for 'letting everybody down'

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Aldon Smith wants all San Francisco 49ers fans and teammates to know he's sorry for two off-the-field incidents since last season ended that threatened to derail his life and career.

July 27, 2012 | | Pro Sports


McGirt, Piercy top Canadian Open

ANCASTER, Ontario (AP) - Scott Piercy is discovering that not everything you dislike is bad for you.

July 27, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Rajeev Ram advances to Farmers Classic semifinals

LOS ANGELES (AP) - American Rajeev Ram advanced to his second ATP Tour semifinal in three weeks, beating third-seeded Leonardo Mayer of Argentina 7-6 (3), 6-3 in the Farmers Classic on Friday.

July 27, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Zack Greinke traded from Brewers to Angels

ANAHEIM (AP) - The Los Angeles Angels made their latest big move Friday, acquiring ace pitcher Zack Greinke from the Milwaukee Brewers for rookie shortstop Jean Segura and two minor leaguers.

July 27, 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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