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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


49ers cap preseason in Houston

HOUSTON (AP) - Rookie Tom Savage looked like a polished pro leading the Texans to the winning touchdown and 2-point conversion against Denver last week.

August 27, 2014 | | Pro Sports


QB Derek Carr to start vs. Seahawks

OAKLAND (AP) - Oakland Raiders fans will get a close look at their past and future at quarterback in Thursday night's exhibition finale against the Seattle Seahawks.

August 27, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Stanford’s Kevin Hogan a ‘stabilizing agent’ at QB

STANFORD (AP) - David Shaw remembers Stanford's first few games without Andrew Luck two years ago as a stressful time for his coaching staff and his players.

August 27, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Sanchez likely done for season with concussion

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - San Francisco Giants backup catcher Hector Sanchez is expected to miss the remainder of the season while recovering from a second concussion this year.

August 27, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Hayden to start season on PUP

ALAMEDA (AP) - Oakland Raiders cornerback DJ Hayden will miss at least the first six weeks of the season after being placed on the physically unable to perform list Tuesday with a stress fracture in his right foot.

August 26, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Bellis youngest US Open winner since ‘96

NEW YORK (AP) - While 15-year-old American CiCi Bellis was in the process of stunning a Grand Slam finalist to become the youngest player to win a U.S. Open match since 1996, her father did his best to conceal his emotions courtside.

August 26, 2014 | | Pro Sports


49ers prepare for possible Aldon Smith suspension

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Linebacker Aldon Smith still has no indication from the NFL about a possible suspension for his off-field legal issues.

August 26, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Davis, US beat Slovenia in basketball exhibition

LAS PALMAS, Canary Islands (AP) - Mike Krzyzewski's big men had barely finished pushing around Slovenia when he was asked how they would match up with Spain's imposing frontcourt.

August 26, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Carter crushes A’s again

HOUSTON (AP) - Chris Carter has hit his fair share of no-doubt home runs this season and has never taken more than a second to watch as one began to sail out of the park.

August 26, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Bumgarner almost perfect

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Madison Bumgarner pitched a one-hitter and the San Francisco Giants beat the Colorado Rockies 3-0 on Tuesday night to snap a three-game losing streak.

August 26, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Lincecum moved to Giants ’pen

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Right-hander Tim Lincecum has been moved to the San Francisco Giants' bullpen as he tries to work through his latest struggles.

August 26, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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Athletics lose to Orioles in 13 innings

BALTIMORE (AP) - In a disappointing season filled with frustrating defeats, the Oakland Athletics added one more lamentable loss to the ledger.

August 14, 2015 | | Pro Sports


A 63, a Spieth rally and a storm delay at PGA Championship

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) - The second round of the PGA Championship offered a little bit of everything Friday.

August 14, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Farrell says he has ‘highly curable’ cancer

BOSTON (AP) - Fighting back tears, Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell said Friday that he had a "highly curable" form of cancer and has taken ...

August 14, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Giants get in the mix for Phillies’ Chase Utley

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The San Francisco Giants got into the mix for Chase Utley, making a trade offer to the Philadelphia Phillies after the second ...

August 14, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Gray’s back improves, hopes to start Monday

BALTIMORE (AP) - Athletics pitcher Sonny Gray could return from a nagging back injury as soon as Monday.

August 14, 2015 | | Pro Sports


NFL to players: no fighting

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - The NFL warned teams about fighting during games in response to inter- and intra-team altercations that have erupted in training camp, including ...

August 14, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Serena Williams sweeps way into Toronto semifinals

TORONTO (AP) - Top-ranked Serena Williams advanced to the Rogers Cup semifinals Friday night, beating Italy's Roberta Vinci 6-4, 6-3.

August 14, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Djokovic beats Gulbis in Montreal

MONTREAL (AP) - Top-ranked Novak Djokovic survived two match points and rallied to beat Latvia's Ernests Gulbis 5-7, 7-6 (7), 6-1 on Friday night in ...

August 14, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Without mentioning Geno Smith, Enemkpali says he’s sorry

PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) - Without mentioning New York Jets quarterback Geno Smith - the player he sucker punched - by name, linebacker Ikemefuna Enemkpali said he's ...

August 13, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Settlement discussions in NFL ‘Deflategate’ case continue

NEW YORK (AP) - For a second day Thursday, lawyers for the NFL and its players' union met separately with a federal judge to try to ...

August 13, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Cotto, Alvarez finalize Nov. 21 bout in Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Miguel Cotto and Saul "Canelo" Alvarez agreed Thursday to fight Nov. 21 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center.

August 13, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Bowman nearing return to 49ers

SANTA CLARA (AP) - In a trying offseason for the San Francisco 49ers that featured a number of key losses, one star player's comeback is ...

August 13, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Baseball retains search firm to help prepare candidates

CHICAGO (AP) - Major League Baseball wants to help the top contenders for openings in baseball operations, especially women and minorities.

August 13, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Iwakuma’s gem ends AL no-hitter drought

SEATTLE (AP) - After years of waiting, the drought finally ended thanks to the Seattle Mariners' Hisashi Iwakuma.

August 13, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Gray misses start, A’s fall to hot Jays

TORONTO (AP) - Sonny Gray's sore back forced the Oakland A's to juggle their rotation, and cost them a chance to send their staff ...

August 13, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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