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Young Giants fan sends money to Jacobs to stay

SANTA CLARA (AP) - New 49ers running back Brandon Jacobs received a letter this week from a 6-year-old Giants fan named Joseph that included $3.36 in cash from the boy's piggy bank - the child's contribution to try to keep Jacobs in New York with the reigning Super Bowl champions.

June 07, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Cain wins 6th straight start as Giants beat Padres

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Matt Cain didn't flinch, whether it was dealing with the four errors committed by his teammates or facing a bases-loaded situation with no outs.

June 07, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Crisp leads Athletics past Rangers

OAKLAND (AP) - The Oakland Athletics leave town feeling a whole lot better than they did when they arrived at home just four days ago.

June 07, 2012 | | Pro Sports


National League capsules

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Dee Gordon hit a go-ahead single to back Chris Capuano and the Los Angeles Dodgers held on to beat the struggling Philadelphia Phillies 6-5 on Wednesday night.

June 06, 2012 | | Pro Sports


American League Capsules

DETROIT (AP) - Michael Brantley hit a three-run homer after a Detroit error kept a first-inning rally going, and Johnny Damon added a two-run single and an impressive catch in left field to help the Cleveland Indians to a 9-6 victory over the Tigers on Wednesday night.

June 06, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Coughlin gets contract extension from Giants

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) - The oldest coach to win a Super Bowl will get at least three more shots at adding to his total.

June 06, 2012 | | Pro Sports


49ers giving quartet a two-way look

SANTA CLARA (AP) - San Francisco's Will Tukuafu has spent most of his football life chasing down running backs. The 49ers hope he can now help Frank Gore and the rest of their backfield handle other defensive linemen with the same agenda.

June 06, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Celtics return home with chance to close out Heat

BOSTON (AP) - LeBron James saw his share of disappointment in Boston when he was with the Cleveland Cavaliers.

June 06, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Nadal improves to 50-1 at French Open; Ferrer next

PARIS (AP) - It was about time Rafael Nadal faced some sort of test at the French Open.

June 06, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Bartolo Colon shuts down powerful Rangers

OAKLAND (AP) - Yoenis Cespedes finished a home run shy of hitting for the cycle, drove in a run and scored and Bartolo Colon pitched eight scoreless innings, leading the Oakland Athletics past the Texas Rangers 2-0 on Wednesday night.

June 06, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Blanco, Bumgarner lead Giants to 6-5 win

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Madison Bumgarner was feeling pretty lucky on Wednesday.

June 06, 2012 | | Pro Sports


I'll Have Another made 4-5 favorite to win Belmont

NEW YORK (AP) - I'll Have Another went into lockdown on Wednesday, moving into a secured barn shortly after the colt was made the early 4-5 favorite to win the Belmont Stakes in his quest to become the 12th Triple Crown champion and first in 34 years.

June 06, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Bradley to make most of chance against Pacquiao

LAS VEGAS (AP) - He's a vegan in a sport where meat is king, a thinking man's fighter in a game that embraces brawlers. Timothy Bradley never wavered in his chase for boxing glory, even when his bank account was down to $11 and there was no guarantee he would ever be on the big stage.

June 06, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Reece brings unique skill set to Raiders offense

ALAMEDA (AP) - Coach Dennis Allen has firsthand knowledge of what challenges Marcel Reece can give opposing defenses because he has the speed and hands of a receiver while playing fullback for the Oakland Raiders.

June 06, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Devils avoid elimination, beat Kings on late goals

LOS ANGELES (AP) - When Adam Henrique decided to face playoff elimination by shaving his beard into a bristly mustache, the New Jersey Devils realized their remarkable rookie isn't exactly buckling under the pressure of the Stanley Cup finals.

June 06, 2012 | | Pro Sports


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Scientists study old-growth redwood forests

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Scientists climbed high into old-growth redwoods in the San Francisco Bay Area as part of a two-day effort to gather data and document the different creatures that live in the tree canopy.

March 30, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Curry leads Warriors past Grizzlies

OAKLAND (AP) - Stephen Curry stepped up again and hit another key shot for Golden State in the closing minutes.

March 29, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Lincecum’s knee is OK

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Giants pitcher Tim Lincecum escaped what appeared to be a serious injury with only a bruised left knee in his final spring start.

March 29, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Raiders sign RB Jones-Drew

ALAMEDA (AP) - Free agent running back Maurice Jones-Drew is coming back home to Oakland after signing a three-year contract with the Raiders on Friday.

March 28, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Culliver suspected for felony hit and run

SAN JOSE (AP) - San Francisco 49ers cornerback Chris Culliver has been arrested on suspicion of felony hit and run and reckless driving after he drove a car into a bicyclist and fled, police said.

March 28, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Eagles release Pro Bowl WR Jackson

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - DeSean Jackson went from the trading block to the chopping block.

March 28, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Nadal to face Djokovic in Sony Open final

KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) - No. 1-ranked Rafael Nadal and No. 2 Novak Djokovic advanced to the Sony Open final without playing a point Friday.

March 28, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Scott Kazmir sharp for A’s in 4-0 win over Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Scott Kazmir pitched two-hit ball into the sixth inning, Josh Reddick hit a two-run homer and the Oakland Athletics beat the San Francisco Giants 4-0 on Thursday night.

March 27, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Police: Colts owner had $29K in cash when arrested

CARMEL, Ind. (AP) - Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay had $29,000 in cash and bottles of prescription drugs in his vehicle when he was arrested on suspicion of intoxicated driving and other charges, according to the arrest report.

March 27, 2014 | | Pro Sports


JETS PLAY SPOILER

SAN JOSE (AP) - Tobias Enstrom scored a power-play goal with 3:36 remaining in the third period to help the Winnipeg Jets deal a blow to San Jose's chances to finish in first place by beating the Sharks 4-3 on Thursday night.

March 27, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Mickelson falls 9 back of Prerez, Lee

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Long after the fog cleared at TPC San Antonio, Phil Mickelson remained shrouded in an increasingly alarming funk with the Masters two weeks away.

March 27, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Manziel wows elder Bush, others at pro day

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) - Johnny Manziel's NFL pro day had a former president, lots of swag, a Drake soundtrack and even some football, too.

March 27, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Asada 1st after record-setting short program

SAITAMA, Japan (AP) - Mao Asada of Japan set a world record on Thursday to finish first in the short program at the World Figure Skating Championships.

March 27, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Williams beats Sharapova for 15th straight time

KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) - Between points, Serena Williams stood motionless behind the baseline with her back to the net, as if trying to match - or mimic - the methodical ritual of her opponent, Maria Sharapova.

March 27, 2014 | | Pro Sports


76ers tie dubious NBA record

HOUSTON (AP) - The Philadelphia 76ers tied the NBA record with their 26th straight loss Thursday night, as James Harden's triple-double led the Houston Rockets to a 120-98 victory.

March 27, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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