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Hurdles ahead for gay NFL prospect

Michael Sam will face a daunting set of challenges that most rookies don't have to deal with when making the already formidable jump from college to the NFL.

February 10, 2014 | The Associated Press | Pro Sports


Petty doubts Patrick can win

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - NASCAR Hall of Fame driver Richard Petty says Danica Patrick can only win a Sprint Cup Series race "if everybody else stayed home."

February 10, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Walker a journeyman no more

PEBBLE BEACH (AP) - The brightest lights that interest Jimmy Walker are found in another galaxy through his high-powered telescope.

February 10, 2014 | | Pro Sports


A’s left fielder Cespedes ready for new season

OAKLAND (AP) - With a shortened swing and newfound swagger following his most rigorous offseason of training yet that helped him pack on 15 pounds of muscle, Yoenis Cespedes wants to forget all the frustrations of last year.

February 09, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Walker hangs on to win at Pebble Beach

PEBBLE BEACH (AP) - Even with his high-powered telescope, Jimmy Walker might have had a hard time finding himself among the stars.

February 09, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Missouri All-American says he is gay; may become NFL’s 1st openly gay player

NEW YOKR (AP) - Missouri All-American Michael Sam says he is gay, and the defensive end could become the first openly homosexual player in the NFL.

February 09, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Nene scores 18 as Wizards work defensive magic to stop Sacramento

WASHINGTON (AP) - Nene scored 18 points and led a strong defensive effort to help the Washington Wizards beat the Sacramento Kings 93-84 on Sunday night.

February 09, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Super Bowl not a passing of the torch of QB styles

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) - Confetti cannons boomed around Peyton Manning following Seattle's 43-8 dismantling of Denver and the five-time MVP sought out Russell Wilson to congratulate the Seahawks' second-year scrambler on his stunningly lopsided Super Bowl triumph.

February 09, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Italy tops USA 3-1 in Fed Cup

CLEVELAND (AP) - Karin Knapp won her second match of the weekend and gave Italy a 3-1 win over the United States in their Fed Cup first-round match on Sunday.

February 09, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Celtics KO Kings with 15-0 Flurry

BOSTON (AP) - Nothing could stop Boston's Jared Sullinger on Friday night.

February 08, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Crisp gets $22.75M more under new deal with A’s

OAKLAND (AP) - Coco Crisp offered a long list of reasons why Oakland is such a great fit for him for years to come - his sentiments the same whether or not he had a nice new contract to his name.

February 08, 2014 | | Pro Sports


McCarthy chimes in for Sharks

SAN JOSE (AP) - John McCarthy scored his first goal since 2010 to help the San Jose Sharks head into the Olympic break on a winning note after beating the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-2 Friday night.

February 07, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Warriors learning to manage high expectations

OAKLAND (AP) - Stephen Curry came home late Tuesday night following the Golden State Warriors' blowout loss to the Charlotte Bobcats and received some basketball advice from an unexpected source: His wife, Ayesha.

February 07, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Rodriguez accepts season-long suspension

NEW YORK (AP) - Alex Rodriguez ended his extended and acrimonious fight with Major League Baseball on Friday, withdrawing a pair of lawsuits and accepting a season-long suspension that marks the longest penalty in the sport's history related to performance-enhancing drugs.

February 07, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Walker, Spieth tied for lead at Pebble

PEBBLE BEACH (AP) - The wind and the rain arrived Friday, perhaps a prelude to a nasty weekend. Leave it to a pair of Texans - Jimmy Walker and Jordan Spieth - to thrive in Crosby Clambake conditions at the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am.

February 07, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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Hudler, Flames burn sliding Sharks again

SAN JOSE (AP) - The Calgary Flames responded to a potential momentum-shifiting, last-second goal in the second period with a typical strong third to earn another win against the San Jose Sharks.

February 10, 2015 | | Pro Sports


NHL set to build outdoor rink for Kings-Sharks game

SANTA CLARA (AP) - The weather already presented its first hurdle to the NHL in building an ice rink for California's second outdoor hockey game.

February 10, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Shields, Padres agree to 4-year deal

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Right-hander James Shields, who helped Kansas City reach the World Series last season, has agreed to a $75 million, four-year contract with the San Diego Padres.

February 10, 2015 | | Pro Sports


NFL Films founder Ed Sabol dies at 98

NEW YORK (AP) - Ed Sabol, the NFL Films founder who revolutionized sports broadcasting and reimagined pro football from an up-and-coming league to must-watch theater, has died. He was 98.

February 10, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Charges against Hardy dismissed

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Prosecutors dismissed domestic violence charges against Panthers defensive end and soon-to-be free agent Greg Hardy on Monday after they said the accuser in the case couldn't be found.

February 10, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Vonn breaks into tears after Alpine combined at worlds

BEAVER CREEK, Colo. (AP) - Lindsey Vonn smiled and waved to the hometown crowd after finishing a run that didn't count.

February 10, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Weary Warriors end 76ers’ 4-game home winning streak

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Golden State coach Steve Kerr thinks his team is tired. You wouldn't be able to tell by its record.

February 10, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Expanded break presents new challenges

The All-Star break is almost here.

February 10, 2015 | By ANTONIO GONZALEZ AP Basketball Writer | Pro Sports


Cousins’ jumper at buzzer seals win

SACRAMENTO (AP) - DeMarcus Cousins made a jumper as time expired and finished with 28 points and 12 rebounds, giving the Sacramento Kings an 85-83 victory over the Phoenix Suns on Sunday night.

February 08, 2015 | | Pro Sports


South Korea’s Sei Young Kin victorious in playoff in Bahamas

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) - South Korean rookie Sei Young Kim won the Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic on Sunday for her first LPGA Tour title, holing an 8-foot birdie putt on the first hole of a playoff with countrywoman Sun Young Yoo and Thailand's Ariya Jutanugarn.

February 08, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Cuba beats Mexico 3-2 to win 1st Caribbean Series since 1960

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) - Cuba won its first Caribbean Series championship since 1960 with a 3-2 victory over Mexico on Sunday, highlighted by Yulieski Gourriel's eighth inning homer.

February 08, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Day wins at Torrey Pines in a playoff

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Two feet away from chipping into the water, Jason Day turned a good break into a big win Sunday in the Farmers Insurance Open when he won a four-man playoff with a par on the second extra hole at tough Torrey Pines.

February 08, 2015 | | Pro Sports


France defeats shorthanded US women’s soccer team 2-0

LORIENT, France (AP) - France scored twice early in the second half to defeat the U.S. women's national team 2-0 Sunday in a tuneup game for the World Cup.

February 08, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Goydos wins Allianz Championship

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) - Paul Goydos closed with a birdie for a 3-under 69 and a one-stroke victory over Gene Sauers on Sunday in the Champions Tour's Allianz Championship.

February 08, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Bumgarner moves on from postseason

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Dare to ask Madison Bumgarner how his arm feels after pitching 270 innings last season and expect a wisecrack from the World Series MVP in response.

February 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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