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A's slugger Reddick learned resilience from dad

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - A day after his dad missed his first birthday, Josh Reddick ran away from his father when he walked through the door. Not because he harbored any resentment or bitterness - or could even understand those feelings at that age. Simply staring at a man whose left hand had been amputated and right reduced to three crumpled fingers left the toddler terrified.

July 05, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Brandon Moss’ bat lifts A’s to sweep of Red Sox

OAKLAND (AP) - Brandon Moss might just make Boston miss him yet.

July 05, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Bumgarner allows 3 HRs as Giants lose to Nationals

WASHINGTON (AP) - At a time when he's usually sleeping or eating breakfast back home in San Francisco, Madison Bumgarner was on the mound facing the Washington Nationals.

July 05, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Wimbledon semis: Djokovic-Federer

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) - After curling in a 102 mph ace to grab a two-set lead a mere 56 minutes into his Wimbledon quarterfinal Wednesday, Roger Federer casually pulled an extra tennis ball from his pocket and strolled to sit in his changeover chair for a sip to drink.

July 05, 2012 | | Pro Sports


National League capsules

WASHINGTON (AP) - Ryan Zimmerman's line drive to right-center kept going - and going and going - until it landed in the first row, highlighting another big Fourth of July for the resurgent third baseman and as the NL East-leading Washington Nationals beat the San Francisco Giants 9-4 Wednesday.

July 05, 2012 | | Pro Sports


American League capsules

DETROIT (AP) - Miguel Cabrera homered twice and Justin Verlander pitched his fifth complete game to help the Detroit Tigers beat the Minnesota Twins 5-1 on Wednesday night.

July 05, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Woods looks to keep rolling at Greenbrier Classic

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) - A short ride to Sam Snead's playground is what Tiger Woods considers a good way to get ready for the British Open.

July 05, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Struggling Tseng can complete career slam at US Open

KOHLER, Wis. (AP) - Yani Tseng fondly remembers attending the U.S. Women's Open as a fan when she was 13, down to autographs and free snacks. Should Tseng win at Blackwolf Run this week, she'll get a taste of fame only a handful of players have sampled before.

July 05, 2012 | | Pro Sports


As Cavendish skids, Greipel wins Tour stage

ROUEN, France (AP) - Britain's Mark Cavendish felt painful scrapes from the hard Tour de France asphalt in Wednesday's fourth stage. He bared no hard feelings toward rival Andre Greipel, who won it.

July 05, 2012 | | Pro Sports


High schools adding new sport: Bass fishing

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Hooked by a neighboring state's success, Kentucky is gearing up for its inaugural season of high school bass fishing.

July 05, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Sports news briefs

COLLEGE BASEBALL

July 05, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Brooks: Thunder job is “where I wanted to be”

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Scott Brooks always believed he would be back as the coach of the Oklahoma City Thunder, even as his previous contract was surprisingly allowed to expire following the NBA Finals.

July 04, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Coco Crisp’s game-ending sacrifice fly lifts Athletics

OAKLAND (AP) - Coco Crisp can't recall a game when he has started the scoring in the first and ended it in the ninth.

July 04, 2012 | | Pro Sports


WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Thanks to a bit of advice from her big sister and a bunch of aces from her

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Washington weather and the Washington Nationals bats combined to derail the progress Tim Lincecum made in his two previous starts.

July 04, 2012 | | Pro Sports


S. Williams beats defending champion at Wimbledon

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) - Thanks to a bit of advice from her big sister and a bunch of aces from her big serve, Serena Williams is back in the Wimbledon semifinals.

July 04, 2012 | | Pro Sports


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Crisp caps comeback with 12th-inning jack

OAKLAND (AP) - Coco Crisp homered leading off the bottom of the 12th inning to lift the Oakland Athletics to a 3-2 win over the Seattle Mariners on Thursday night.

April 04, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Sharks topple Kings to clinch home ice

SAN JOSE (AP) - Brent Burns and Logan Couture scored second-period goals and the San Jose Sharks clinched home-ice advantage in the first round of the playoffs by beating the Los Angeles Kings 2-1 on Thursday night.

April 04, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Dodgers back home in 1st place

LOS ANGELES (AP) - After opening the season in Australia and San Diego, the Dodgers are finally coming home.

April 04, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Murphy defends leave

NEW YORK (AP) - Daniel Murphy is proud he put fatherhood ahead of baseball, and New York Mets manager Terry Collins thinks criticism his second baseman received for taking paternity leave this week was unfair.

April 04, 2014 | | Pro Sports


american Leaugue capsules

YANKEES 4, ASTROS 2

April 04, 2014 | | Pro Sports


National League Capsules

CARDINALS 7, REDS 6

April 04, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Mavs top Clippers

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Dirk Nowitzki scored 26 points, Jose Calderon added 19 and the Dallas Mavericks beat the Los Angeles Clippers for the first time this season, 113-107 on Thursday night.

April 04, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Shanshan Feng leads Kraft Nabisco

RANCHO MIRAGE (AP) - Shanshan Feng shot a 6-under 66 on Thursday to take the early lead in the Kraft Nabisco Championship, the first major tournament of the year.

April 04, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Bouchard ousts Venus Williams at Family Circle

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - Venus Williams couldn't dig herself out of a hole this time and lost to Eugenie Bouchard 7-6 (6), 2-6, 6-4 at the Family Circle Cup on Thursday.

April 03, 2014 | | Pro Sports


A’s Split twinbill

OAKLAND (AP) - Michael Brantley atoned for a rare error by hitting a two-run sungle in the ninth inning off new Oakland closer Jim Johnson that helped the Cleveland Indians salvage a split of a day-night doubleheader with a 6-4 win over the Athletics in the nightcap Wednesday.

April 03, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Hudson solid in Giants debut

PHOENIX (AP) - Tim Hudson was backed to his old self with his new team.

April 03, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Stars stray fresh for surging Spurs

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - The San Antonio Spurs continue to win big, which is enabling them to rest players and the limited minutes are starting to show in the revival of Tim Duncan's game.

April 03, 2014 | | Pro Sports


College athletes take labor cause to Capitol Hill

WASHINGTON (AP) - Northwestern University athletes pressed their case for collective bargaining rights during meetings Wednesday with lawmakers, as a vote was scheduled for them to decide whether to authorize a union.

April 03, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Green makes US debut in draw with Mexico

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Mexico rallied from a two-goal halftime deficit to earn a 2-2 draw with the United States in an exhibition match Wednesday night.

April 03, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Gay, McCallum lead Kings past Lakers

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Rudy Gay scored nine of his 31 points in the fourth quarter, Ray McCallum had 27 points and the Sacramento Kings beat the Los Angeles Lakers 107-102 on Wednesday night.

April 03, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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