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Self-funded Cal golf favorite at NCAAs

BERKELEY (AP) - The top-ranked California men's golf team has no home course to call its own, typically shuttling among seven or eight local spots. Most of the Golden Bears were passed on by the elite college golf programs.

May 28, 2013 | | Pro Sports


America’s Cup: Danger levels high for sailors

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The margin for error is exceedingly small for a sailor sitting three stories above the San Francisco Bay on the side of a high-tech catamaran as it leans toward the water literally flying along the surface like a giant stingray at 40 mph.

May 28, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Slow French Open start for Nadal; Sharapova wins

PARIS (AP) - Rafael Nadal knows this story well. All too well. Saw it up close the previous time he played in a major tournament.

May 28, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Win eases Kanaan’s worries at trying time

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - It had been nearly three years since Tony Kanaan's last victory, a drought so long his young son had no memory of ever seeing his father win a race.

May 28, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Fox Sports has not determined why rope snapped at Coca-Cola

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) - Fox Sports said on Monday it still had not determined why an overhead TV camera cable snapped during the Coca-Cola 600.

May 28, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Incoming Rutgers AD has no plans to resign despite coaching controversy

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Julie Hermann is not resigning as Rutgers' incoming athletic director following a report that 16 years ago she humiliated and emotionally abused players while coaching the women's volleyball team at Tennessee. And the university is standing behind her.

May 28, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Grizzlies swept by San Antonio with loss

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - The best season in franchise history ended with a resounding thud for the Memphis Grizzlies.

May 28, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Simon Khan qualifies for US Open at Walton Heath

WALTON HEATH, England (AP) - Simon Khan bounced back from losing the BMW PGA Championship in a playoff to qualify for the U.S. Open.

May 28, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Kiprono of Kenya defends crown at Bolder Boulder

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - Even on a sweltering day, this race really was no sweat for Allan Kiprono.

May 28, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Bobcats hire Clifford as coach

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - The Charlotte Bobcats have hired Los Angeles Lakers assistant Steve Clifford to become their new coach.

May 28, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Injuries sideline Edu, Ashe

CLEVELAND (AP) - Midfielder Maurice Edu has dropped out of the U.S. men's training camp ahead of the next World Cup qualifiers because of a sports hernia.

May 28, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Blackhawks beat Red Wings, force a Game 7 on Wednesday

DETROIT (AP) - Bryan Bickell scored a go-ahead goal early in the third period and the Chicago Blackhawks held on to beat the Detroit Red Wings 4-3 in Game 6 on Monday night, giving the NHL's top-seeded team a shot to advance to the Western Conference finals.

May 28, 2013 | | Pro Sports


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May 27, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Rockies beat Giants for fourth straight time

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Michael Cuddyer homered and hit a two-run double after coming off the disabled list, Tyler Chatwood beat San Francisco for the second time in seven days and the Colorado Rockies blanked the Giants 5-0 on Friday night.

May 25, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Young’s 3-run homer gives A’s win over Astros

HOUSTON (AP) - Chris Young connected on a three-run homer in the ninth inning to lift the Oakland Athletics to a 6-5 win over the Houston Astros on Friday night.

May 25, 2013 | | Pro Sports


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MadBum, Pence lift SF to rout

NEW YORK (AP) - On a weekend full of fine pitching performances and brisk games, Madison Bumgarner tossed the best game yet.

August 03, 2014 | | Pro Sports


49ers search from within for new NT

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Quinton Dial put a punishing hit on running back Alfonso Smith late in 11-on-11 work. Tony Jerod-Eddie pounded Jonathan Martin not once but twice, even sending him to his backside.

August 03, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Tiger withdraws with back issues

AKRON, Ohio (AP) - Tiger Woods was stricken with more back pain Sunday and withdrew after eight holes at the Bridgestone Invitational. He struggled to even take off his golf shoes before being driven away to an uncertain future.

August 03, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Soccer City embraces MLS All-Star Game

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Legend has it that Portland laid claim to the title "Soccer City USA" back in 1975 when the Timbers played their first NASL season. The nickname was later captured on an expansive banner displayed during a visit by Pele.

August 03, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Sideline tech inches forward

NEW YORK (AP) - NFL teams used to take Polaroid pictures of plays from atop the stadium during games then send them down to the field on a rope.

August 03, 2014 | | Pro Sports


DALE SWEEPS POCONO

LONG POND, Pa. (AP) - Dale Earnhardt Jr. traded hats, waited for his cue, and flashed three fingers for the cameras.

August 03, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Serena cashes in at Bank of West Classic

STANFORD (AP) - Serena Williams stared at the court, took a deep breath and seemed to clear her head after falling behind in the first set. She dominated the rest of the way.

August 03, 2014 | | Pro Sports


John Force wins NW Nationals

KENT, Wash. (AP) - John Force raced to his third Funny Car victory of the season and record 141st overall win Sunday in the NHRA Northwest Nationals at Pacific Raceways.

August 03, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Rory rallies to victory at Bridgestone

AKRON, Ohio (AP) - From links of Britain to the parkland of America, Rory McIlroy is on top of the world again.

August 03, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Lester arrives in Oakland

OAKLAND (AP) - Jon Lester walked through the Oakland clubhouse doors to quite a greeting, from the snappy, patriotic marching tune blaring from the sound system to the handshakes and hellos from every corner.

August 02, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Cain may miss rest of season

NEW YORK (AP) - San Francisco Giants right-hander Matt Cain needs surgery to remove bone chips from his elbow, an operation that likely will end his season.

August 02, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Blaine Gabbert learning 49ers system

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Although Blaine Gabbert may be fairly new in the locker room, he's had plenty of time to familiarize himself with the San Francisco 49ers' playbook.

August 02, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Bergstrom adding center to his resume

NAPA (AP) - Tony Bergstrom already has a place in Oakland Raiders history as the first draft pick of the post-Al Davis era.

August 02, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Garcia shoots 61 to take Firestone lead

AKRON, Ohio (AP) - Sergio Garcia doesn't know anything about being in a zone. He had no trouble identifying the best round of his career.

August 02, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Petkovic beats Venus Williams at Stanford

STANFORD (AP) - Eighth-seeded Andrea Petkovic ended Venus Williams' run in the Bank of the West Classic, beating the former top-ranked player 6-1, 3-6, 7-5 in the quarterfinals Friday.

August 02, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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