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Schleck positive doping test jolts Tour

PAU, France (AP) - The RadioShack Nissan Trek team pulled Frank Schleck, one of the biggest names in pro cycling, out the Tour de France on Tuesday after he failed a doping test, threatening to overshadow Bradley Wiggins' bid to win the three-week race in Paris this weekend.

July 17, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Lin headed to Houston

HOUSTON (AP) - Jeremy Lin's incredible run in New York won't have a sequel, according to a published report.

July 17, 2012 | | Pro Sports


A fair test awaits at Lytham

LYTHAM ST. ANNES, England (AP) - Ernie Els walked toward the century-old clubhouse that sits squarely behind the 18th green at Royal Lytham & St. Annes. Just the sight of it Monday evening was enough to bring back a memory. It wasn't a particularly good one.

July 16, 2012 | | Pro Sports


For Knicks, match Lin or risk regret if he goes

This would have been such an obvious decision in February.

July 16, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Fedrigo wins Tour stage; Wiggins keeps lead

PAU, France (AP) - Pierrick Fedrigo of France won the 15th stage of the Tour de France on Monday while Bradley Wiggins kept the overall lead by staying with his rivals in the main pack far behind.

July 16, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Federer passes Sampras for record time at No. 1

LONDON (AP) - Roger Federer surpassed Pete Sampras on Monday to set the record for the most weeks at No. 1 in the ATP rankings.

July 16, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Kings sign PG Aaron Brooks, waive Whiteside

SACRAMENTO (AP) - The Sacramento Kings have signed point guard Aaron Brooks.

July 16, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Kings acquire Johnson from Raptors for draft pick

SACRAMENTO (AP) - The Sacramento Kings have acquired forward James Johnson from the Toronto Raptors in exchange for a second-round draft pick in 2014.

July 16, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Ravens, Bears RBs get long-term deals

Ray Rice and Matt Forte got what they wanted Monday: long-term contracts that sometimes elude NFL running backs.

July 16, 2012 | The Associated Press | Pro Sports


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July 15, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Johnson tops Matteson in John Deere playoff

SILVIS, Ill. (AP) - Zach Johnson won the John Deere Classic on the second playoff hole Sunday, hitting his second shot to a foot for a birdie to beat Troy Matteson.

July 15, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Wiggins holds Tour lead as tacks, nails mar road course

FOIX, France (AP) - Crashes, falls, fractures - Bradley Wiggins has seen it all. Now add tacks and nails to list. Still, nothing can break his stranglehold on the Tour de France.

July 15, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Kahne wins at New Hampshire

LOUDON, N.H. (AP) - The best car was rolling toward victory - until its driver and crew chief couldn't agree on how many tires to change.

July 15, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Twins fall to Oakland, swept in 3-game series

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The Minnesota Twins were cautiously optimistic heading into the All-Star break, thinking their best baseball of the season was ahead of them after a competitive road trip to Detroit and Texas.

July 15, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Posey drives in 2 to back Cain as Giants top Astros

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Missing their best hitter didn't seem to bother the San Francisco Giants. Buster Posey made sure of it.

July 15, 2012 | | Pro Sports


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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


Kellogg is umpire crew chief for World Series

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Jeff Kellogg will be the umpire crew chief for the World Series, and four other umps have been picked to work the event for the first time.

October 20, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Yearwood, Santana to perform at World Series

NEW YORK (AP) - Trisha Yearwood and Carlos Santana are among the musicians set to perform the national anthem during the World Series.

October 20, 2014 | | Pro Sports


49ers lose center Daniel Kilgore, needs surgery

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) - San Francisco 49ers center Daniel Kilgore is scheduled to undergo season-ending surgery Tuesday on a fractured left ankle sustained in the third quarter of Sunday night's loss at Denver.

October 20, 2014 | | Pro Sports


US tops Haiti to advance in World Cup qualifying

WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S women's soccer team is winning in a no-win situation. Of course, the Americans should beat Haiti by a bunch of goals. And, of course, the Haitians are going to park themselves in front of their own net to keep the score as respectable as possible.

October 20, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Serena beats Ivanovic in WTA Finals opener

SINGAPORE (AP) - A new venue, an injury-hit preparation and insults from a top sports official - none of it could stop Serena Williams' winning streak at the WTA Finals.

October 20, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Texans overwhelmed in 30-23 loss to Steelers

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Confident and in command, the Houston Texans appeared poised for the biggest win of Bill O'Brien's brief tenure.

October 20, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Spurs rally to beat Kings 106-99

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Jeff Ayres had 15 points and rookie Kyle Anderson added 14 points as the San Antonio Spurs overcame DeMarcus Cousin's 32 points and 11 rebounds to rally for a 106-99 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Monday night.

October 20, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Keselowski keeps title hopes alive at Talladega

TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) - Brad Keselowski refused to be knocked down - not by Matt Kenseth, who jumped him from behind after a disastrous race at Charlotte, and not by garage-wide condemnation over his post-race meltdown.

October 19, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Lincecum waits his turn

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Tim Lincecum walked silently through the bustling clubhouse before Saturday's workout and stuck his left arm straight out as he passed Jean Machi's locker, offering a friendly fist bump to the reliever.

October 19, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Manning breaks Favre’s TD mark at SF’s expense

DENVER (AP) - Peyton Manning's receivers played keep-away with his milestone memento and the NFL's new leader in career touchdown passes toyed with the San Francisco 49ers in the Denver Broncos' emphatic 42-17 victory Sunday night.

October 19, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Whitecaps and Earthquakes play to scoeless draw

SANTA CLARA (AP) - David Ousted made three saves and the Vancouver Whitecaps tied the San Jose Earthquakes 0-0 on Saturday night to regain sole possession of the fifth and final Western Conference playoff position.

October 19, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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