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Wawrinka can chuckle after avoiding historic loss

PARIS (AP) - So, Stan Wawrinka was asked, were you aware that in the long history of the French Open, no defending champion ever had lost in the first round?

May 24, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Hill wins again, A’s end skid with victory vs Mariners

SEATTLE (AP) - Rich Hill pitched eight innings to win his fourth straight start, Stephen Vogt hit a leadoff homer in the seventh inning to snap a scoreless tie and the Oakland Athletics beat the Seattle Mariners 5-0 on Monday night to end a four-game skid.

May 24, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Pence’s bloop double in 9th lifts Giants past Padres

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Brandon Belt scored from first base when pinch-hitter Hunter Pence's bloop double to short right field fell between two San Diego Padres players with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning to give the San Francisco Giants a 1-0 victory Monday night.

May 24, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Draymond, Westbrook swap barbs over fouls

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Draymond Green knows who is responsible for his kick to the groin of Thunder center Steven Adams: Russell Westbrook and the rest of the NBA stars who get to the foul line with a whole lot of salesmanship.

May 24, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Draymond fined $25,000, not suspended for groin kick

NEW YORK (AP) - Draymond Green was fined $25,000 but not suspended by the NBA on Monday for kicking Oklahoma City center Steven Adams in the groin.

May 24, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Pavelski scores twice, Sharks top Blues to take 3-2 lead

ST. LOUIS (AP) - All the time Joe Pavelski has spent practicing his stick work has paid off big for the San Jose Sharks.

May 24, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Durant, Westbrook lead Thunder in blowout win over Warriors

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Kevin Durant scored 33 points, Russell Westbrook had 30 points, 12 assists and eight rebounds, and the Oklahoma City Thunder rolled past the Golden State Warriors 133-105 on Sunday night to take a 2-1 lead in the Western Conference finals.

May 22, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Bumgarner throws gem, gets RBI in Giants’ win over Cubs

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Madison Bumgarner pitched 7 2/3 dominant innings and doubled in a run in the fifth to lift the San Francisco Giants over the Chicago Cubs 1-0 on Sunday night.

May 22, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Bad day gets worse for Athletics in loss to Yanks

OAKLAND (AP) - A day that began with ace Sonny Gray being placed on the disabled list didn't get much better for Oakland Athletics manager Bob Melvin.

May 22, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Blues sticking with Allen in Game 5 against Sharks

ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Blues are sticking with goalie Jake Allen in Game 5 of the Western Conference final against the San Jose Sharks.

May 22, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Johnson’s OT deflection lifts Lightning over Penguins

PITTSBURGH (AP) - The Tampa Bay Lightning are one win away from a return trip to the Stanley Cup Final.

May 22, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Preakness winner prepares for Belmont

BALTIMORE (AP) - Bonded by their prowess for getting the most out of race horses, siblings Keith and Kent Desormeaux have a relationship that can best be described as professional.

May 22, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Garcia beats Koepka with par on first playoff hole at Nelson

IRVING, Texas (AP) - Sergio Garcia shot a 62 the first round he played at the Byron Nelson and tied for third as a 19-year-old kid in 1999. He won there five years later, again with Lord Byron watching.

May 22, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Alaphilippe wins Tour of California

SACRAMENTO (AP) - It took Julian Alaphilippe just a bit longer than he hoped to top the podium at the Tour of California.

May 22, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Ariya Jutanugarn wins 2nd in a row on the LPGA Tour

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) - Ariya Jutanugarn quickly has made winning a habit on the LPGA Tour.

May 22, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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SF Giants ready for ‘reset’ after surprising last-place season

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Way back in spring training, Bruce Bochy had a roster he believed would be a legitimate contender in the talented NL West.

October 03, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Familiar foes Diamondbacks, Rockies vie in NL wild card

PHOENIX (AP) - The Diamondbacks and Rockies share a spring training facility and played each other 19 times this season.

October 03, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Twins match record with 13th straight postseason loss

NEW YORK (AP) - Brian Dozier rounded third and yelled "Let's go!" at his teammates, and it seemed these Twins might finally be the ones ...

October 03, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Raiders count on E.J. Manuel to step up with Derek Carr hurt

ALAMEDA (AP) - The Oakland Raiders' season was derailed last year as soon as star quarterback Derek Carr went down with a broken leg in the ...

October 03, 2017 | | Pro Sports


NHL: What to watch for as season begins

NEW YORK (AP) - The 101st NHL season opens tonight and there are endless story lines to follow. The Associated Press asked a handful of its ...

October 03, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Ref sues media firm over harassment

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - A college basketball referee filed a federal lawsuit against a Kentucky media company on Tuesday, accusing it of creating conditions that led ...

October 03, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Sabres’ Eichel deal: 8 years, $80 million

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - Motivated to be better, Buffalo Sabres center Jack Eichel called his first two NHL seasons as being "mediocre" upon arriving at ...

October 03, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Led by Davis’ bat, young A’s look to build on strong finish

OAKLAND (AP) - Khris Davis' powerful bat provided so many much-needed highlights for the Athletics in another last-place season - and there were many others by young ...

October 02, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Raiders QB Carr out 2 to 6 weeks with back injury

ALAMEDA (AP) - Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr will miss between two and six weeks after breaking a bone in his back during a loss to ...

October 02, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Despite 49ers’ struggles, Shanahan says no big changes

SANTA CLARA (AP) - First-year coach Kyle Shanahan knows he needs to get better quarterback play for the 49ers to end their four-game losing skid that ...

October 02, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Butker’s field goals send Chiefs to win

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Chiefs kicker Harrison Butker drilled a 43-yard field goal with 8 seconds left in his first career game, atoning for an ...

October 02, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Louisville board OKs firing of Pitino in hoops scandal

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Louisville's interim president was authorized Monday to fire Rick Pitino because of a federal bribery investigation, a scandal that has shaken ...

October 02, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Nadal credits passion for his success

BEIJING (AP) - Passion, and overcoming injuries, are the key to Rafael Nadal's recent success.

October 02, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Yankees, Twins renew one- sided rivalry in AL wild-card

NEW YORK (AP) - Twins star Joe Mauer remembers well all those October losses to the Yankees. So too, surely, do Minnesota's fans.

October 02, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Defending champion Warriors beaten by Nuggets

OAKLAND (AP) - Kevin Durant drove through the paint for a quick one-handed slam. Stephen Curry dazzled with his dribbling and pulled up for quick 3-pointers ...

October 01, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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