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Serena Williams romps on bad ankle in Australia

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - Flat on her back, her sore right ankle raised and her hands covering her face, Serena Williams tried to block out thoughts that her bid for a third straight Grand Slam title might be ruined.

January 15, 2013 | | Pro Sports


49ers to face former coach in NFC title game

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Mike Nolan's 3½-year tenure as coach for the San Francisco 49ers offered few highlights on the field.

January 15, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Knicks boss may want to hear what's said to Melo

NEW YORK (AP) - Listen up! Talk trash to Carmelo Anthony at Madison Square Garden and you may wind up on tape.

January 15, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Nuggets rally past Warriors for 5th straight win

DENVER (AP) - Danilo Gallinari scored 21 points, Ty Lawson had 20, and the Denver Nuggets rallied to beat the Golden State Warriors 116-105 on Sunday night for their season-high fifth straight win.

January 13, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Sharks greeted by fans in return from NHL lockout

SAN JOSE (AP) - The San Jose Sharks skated onto their practice rink greeted by a warm ovation from a few hundred fans. After gathering at center ice, the players turned back to the crowd and raised their sticks in salute.

January 13, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Patriots beat Texans, Ravens up next

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - Tom Brady is so good at this playoff thing he seems to be playing for a championship every year.

January 13, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Armstrong awaits 'candid' Oprah interview today

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Out for a Sunday morning jog in bright sunshine, Lance Armstrong hardly looked like a man about to finally confront the doping scandal that has shadowed his storied career like an angry storm cloud.

January 13, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Bryant’s late FC gives Falcons win

ATLANTA (AP) - Matt Bryant pumped his fist and celebrated atop the Falcons logo in the middle of the field. Tony Gonzalez broke down in tears. Matt Ryan relished the thought of not having to answer a familiar question.

January 13, 2013 | | Pro Sports


HIS TEAM NOW

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Colin Kaepernick stood in a cramped corner of the 49ers' locker room smiling and chatting with Alex Smith late Saturday night when a stranger interrupted the two quarterbacks.

January 13, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Houston ‘D’ feeling OK for rematch

HOUSTON (AP) - The first time Houston faced the Patriots, top cornerback Johnathan Joseph played while still struggling to get healthy, and outside linebacker Brooks Reed sat out with an injury.

January 11, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Seahawks get money’s worth from TE Miller

RENTON, Wash. (AP) - Zach Miller came to Seattle in 2011 thanks to a big contract and a penchant for catching a lot of passes as a tight end.

January 11, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Weather blustery, but focused Broncos aren’t

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - Try as they might, the Baltimore Ravens just couldn't get under the skin or into the heads of the Denver Broncos, who were more concerned about talking up their opponents than trash-talking them.

January 11, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Rodgers back in Bay to face 49ers

SAN FRANCISCO (AP)- The anxiety-filled green room and draft day seem so long ago now to Aaron Rodgers.

January 11, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Kings’ possible move leaves players, fans in limbo

SACRAMENTO (AP) - Aaron Brooks has been in an awkward spot since news surfaced that the Sacramento Kings could be sold and moved to his hometown of Seattle.

January 10, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Crabtree shakes off diva tag

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Michael Crabtree realizes the moment he starts thinking about just how much zip is coming on each pass from Colin Kaepernick, that's when he might wind up missing the ball.

January 10, 2013 | | Pro Sports


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In earthquake, wine barrels turn into quarter-ton projectiles

NAPA (AP) - Napa Valley's seismically reinforced winery buildings generally held up to the largest earthquake to hit Northern California in a quarter-century, but the precious wine piled inside often did not.

August 31, 2014 | | Pro Sports


49ers’ Aldon Smith suspended 9 games

SANTA CLARA (AP) - San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith has been suspended for nine games by the NFL after a series of off-field legal issues.

August 30, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Stewart back at the track, looking to heal

HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) - Tony Stewart took his seat on the podium - unshaven, his eyes glassy - and unfolded a sheet of paper. His voice quivered as he read, pausing to maintain his composure as he described the death of a driver he hit as "one of the toughest tragedies I've ever had to deal with."

August 30, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Red-hot Posey perfect

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Buster Posey went 5 for 5 and drove in three runs in just six innings, then was pulled early as the San Francisco Giants routed the Milwaukee Brewers 13-2 on Friday night for their fourth straight win.

August 30, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Halos widen gap atop West

ANAHEIM (AP) - Jered Weaver outpitched Jon Lester, Albert Pujols hit his 516th career homer and the Los Angeles Angels beat Oakland 4-0 Friday night, extend their AL West lead over the A's to three games.

August 30, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Errani’s ‘cottage cheese’ serve tops Venus at Open

NEW YORK (AP) - A day before facing Venus Williams - and a partisan crowd - at the U.S. Open, Italy's Sara Errani came across a video posted on Twitter that gave her a little extra motivation.

August 29, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Borland returns pick for TD; 49ers beat Texans

HOUSTON (AP) - Chris Borland made one final case to get into the mix of 49ers linebackers needed to replace injured NaVorro Bowman.

August 29, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Rookie tosses 3 TDs as Raiders top Seahawks

OAKLAND (AP) - With a fabulous finish to the preseason, rookie Derek Carr created a big question for the Oakland Raiders heading into the regular season.

August 29, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Kenny Football: Hill surpasses Manziel’s mark

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Kenny Hill broke Johnny Manziel's single-game passing record with 511 yards and No. 21 Texas A&M beat No. 9 South Carolina 52-28 on Thursday night, ending the Gamecocks' 18-game home win streak.

August 29, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Angels rally in 10th for win over Oakland

ANAHEIM (AP) - Howie Kendrick drove in Albert Pujols with a sacrifice fly in the 10th inning, and the Los Angeles Angels opened a two-game lead atop the major league standings with a 4-3 victory Thursday night over the Oakland Athletics, who finished the game under protest over a ninth-inning obstruction call.

August 29, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Petit leads Giants past Rockies

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - One strike shy from a perfect game last September, Yusmeiro Petit refused to let another chance at baseball history slip away.

August 29, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Williams overcomes 3 early double-faults to win

NEW YORK (AP) - Good as she is, even Serena Williams can find it tough to deal with swirling wind, so much so that she double-faulted three times in her first service game Thursday at the U.S. Open.

August 28, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Sharapova knocks off Dulgheru

NEW YORK (AP) - A year ago at this time, Maria Sharapova was sitting out the U.S. Open, getting checked by doctors and having tests on the surgically repaired right shoulder that has troubled her off and on.

August 27, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Fuld’s homer punctuates A’s comeback rally

HOUSTON (AP) - The Oakland Athletics have rallied to win game after game this season after trailing late.

August 27, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Posey hits game-ending 2-run homer for Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Buster Posey hit a game-ending two-run homer for his third clout in two nights, sending the San Francisco Giants past the Colorado Rockies 4-2 on Wednesday night for Bruce Bochy's 1,600th managerial victory.

August 27, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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