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NFL defenses trying to redo tackling technique

NEW YORK (AP) - In the seventh season of Dashon Goldson's NFL career, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have been trying to teach an old safety a new trick: how to tackle effectively without breaking a rule or, worse, damaging a body part.

December 25, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Ground game as big as aerial fireworks show

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - Denver Broncos 335-pound defensive tackle Terrance Knighton sat at his locker and chuckled at the thought of his first trip to the playoffs, his belly shaking like a shopping mall Santa Claus.

December 25, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Year in golf: Tales from the Tour

Steve Stricker made it clear that money was not important.

December 25, 2013 | | Pro Sports


NFL offseason workout limits & injuries

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) - Patriots coach Bill Belichick is blaming recently instituted NFL rules shortening offseason practice time for what he claims to be an increasing number of player injuries.

December 25, 2013 | | Pro Sports


No Kobe on Christmas; says recovery is ‘slow’

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Kobe Bryant wasn't happy about spending Christmas Day on the sideline, unable to help the struggling Los Angeles Lakers.

December 25, 2013 | | Pro Sports


49ers beat Falcons 34-24 to clinch playoff berth

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - On a night they cheered "The Catch" and all the San Francisco greats of old, the current 49ers looked ready to move that success right into the future at a flashy new stadium.

December 24, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Lee scores 28 to propel GS past Denver

DENVER (AP) - David Lee's season came to a painful end the last time he played in Denver. He put that memory to rest in his return.

December 24, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Tyreke Evans stars in return to Sacramento

SACRAMENTO (AP) - Just because the Sacramento Kings were familiar with Tyreke Evans didn't mean they could stop him.

December 24, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Pryor back in as Raiders starting QB

ALAMEDA (AP) - Terrelle Pryor will start at quarterback for the Oakland Raiders on Sunday, replacing Matt McGloin for the final regular-season game against the Denver Broncos.

December 24, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Candlestick stadium chief stays focused on finale

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Mike Gay has made the half-hour commute from his city home in San Francisco to Candlestick Park almost daily for 35 years.

December 24, 2013 | | Pro Sports


NFL roundup

Cowboys not ruling out Romo for finale: IRVING, Texas (AP) - Tony Romo limped so badly on one play against Washington, he barely made it to the spot where he had to hand off.

December 24, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Sharks rally late to win in shootout

SAN JOSE (AP) - Joe Pavelski scored with just under 20 seconds left in regulation to tie the game and Logan Couture and Patrick Marleau scored in the shootout to lift the San Jose Sharks to a 5-4 win over the Colorado Avalanche 5-4 on Monday night.

December 24, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Mayor lobbies for America’s Cup return

By The Associated Press

December 24, 2013 | | Pro Sports


49ers host Falcons in NFC title game rematch

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Two teams separated by just a few plays and all of four points for a berth to the Super Bowl last February now find themselves on opposite ends of the spectrum and standings.

December 22, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Tours benefited from skating scandal

NEW YORK (AP) - The ice show must go on - anywhere you can find a rink.

December 22, 2013 | | Pro Sports


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Rockets stop Spurs as Howard nets 32

HOUSTON (AP) - Heading into a game with the San Antonio Spurs, Houston Rockets coach Kevin McHale had his eye on a few matchups. A specific one that caught his eye was getting Dwight Howard in the post.

November 06, 2014 | | Pro Sports


49ers running back Marcus Lattimore to retire

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Running back Marcus Lattimore never played an NFL snap because of two serious knee injuries while he was in college, and he has decided his knees might not hold up through the rigors of a 16-game season.

November 05, 2014 | | Pro Sports


A fun Battle of Ohio this time

Too often, the so-called Battle of Ohio has been about as tasty as week-old Skyline Chili.

November 05, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Warriors crush Clippers to remain unbeaten

OAKLAND (AP) - Stephen Curry had 28 points and seven assists, Draymond Green scored a career-high 24 points and the Golden State Warriors remained unbeaten with their most impressive performance yet, crushing the Los Angeles Clippers 121-104 on Wednesday night.

November 05, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Manning and Woodson still a good matchup

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - Only three players drafted in 1998 are still in the NFL, and two of them - Peyton Manning and Charles Woodson - meet this weekend when the Denver Broncos visit the winless Oakland Raiders.

November 05, 2014 | | Pro Sports


49ers’ Staley says offensive line struggles costly

SANTA CLARA (AP) - San Francisco 49ers left tackle Joe Staley insists his strong comments after Sunday's loss to the Rams were not intended to question the coaching staff but rather point out how poorly the offensive line performed.

November 05, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Tavares’ OT goal for Isles beats ailing Ducks 3-2

ANAHEIM (AP) - John Tavares scored his second goal on a power play 2:18 into overtime, and the New York Islanders snapped their three-game skid with a 3-2 victory over the injury-depleted Anaheim Ducks on Wednesday night.

November 05, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Kings beat Nuggets for 4th straight win

SACRAMENTO (AP) - DeMarcus Cousins had 30 points and 11 rebounds, Rudy Gay scored 29 and the Sacramento Kings beat the Denver Nuggets 131-109 Wednesday night to extend their best start in more than a decade.

November 05, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Hendrick to pay $185,000 in fines for crew members

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Hendrick Motorsports will pay the $185,000 in fines levied against six crew members for their role in a post-race fight at Texas between Jeff Gordon and Brad Keselowski.

November 05, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Jazz beat Cavs on Hayward’s jumper at buzzer

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Gordon Hayward made a step-back jumper at the buzzer, one-upping LeBron James and boosting the Utah Jazz to a 102-100 victory over the struggling Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday night.

November 05, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Melanie Oudin needs heart, eye procedures

American tennis pro Melanie Oudin says she will have a procedure Thursday for a heart condition, then surgery later this month for an eye problem.

November 05, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Lawyer: A-Rod admitted steroids use to DEA

MIAMI (AP) - A lawyer for the University of Miami's former pitching coach said Wednesday that Alex Rodriguez admitted to federal investigators he used steroids supplied by the owner of a now-closed South Florida clinic.

November 05, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Miller knows just what Smith is going through

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith has another game left on his nine-game suspension for violations of the NFL's substance abuse and personal conduct policies, and Von Miller can't wait to see his buddy back on the football field.

November 04, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Oregon top 4 newcomer in 2nd playoff ranking

Mississippi State, Florida State and Auburn held the top three spots in the second College Football Playoff rankings, with Oregon joining them in the top four Tuesday night.

November 04, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Brady and Pats are No. 1

NEW YORK (AP) - Tom Brady and the New England Patriots are back where they have been for so much of the Bill Belichick era.

November 04, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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