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Fatal Cup capsize spawns survival gear

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - When he jumps aboard his high-performance catamaran, America's Cup champion skipper Jimmy Spithill is wearing his game face as well as equipment that can help save his life out on San Francisco Bay.

July 05, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Gainey, Wagner start hot at Greenbrier Classic

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) - The mustache is gone, and for one round at least, Johnson Wagner also didn't have to deal with playing bad golf.

July 05, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Donovan to get chance with USA in Gold Cup

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Landon Donovan is the biggest name in American soccer, though U.S. national team coach Jurgen Klinsmann has little respect for that distinction.

July 05, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Five-time champ Johnson has new take on restarts

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Five-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson is reshaping his views about restarts.

July 05, 2013 | | Pro Sports


NASCAR confiscates roof flaps from 31 racing teams

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Thirty-one cars, including 16 in the Sprint Cup Series, failed inspection before Thursday's practices at Daytona International Speedway.

July 05, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Sports news briefs

TENNIS

July 05, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Garza throws 8 strong innings in Cubs’ 3-1 win

RICK EYMER,Associated Press

July 03, 2013 | | Pro Sports


DA: Arrest warrant for 49er Brooks filed in error

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The Santa Clara District Attorney's Office erroneously filed an arrest warrant for 49ers linebacker Ahmad Brooks after allegations that he repeatedly hit a teammate on the head with a beer bottle, a prosecutor said Wednesday.

July 03, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Choo’s single in 11th lifts Reds over Giants 3-2

CINCINNATI (AP) - Shin-Soo Choo let his bat and his teammates do the talking for him Wednesday night.

July 03, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Rolfe’s late goal lifts Fire past Earthquakes

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. (AP) - Chris Rolfe scored in the 84th minute to lift the Chicago Fire to a 3-2 victory over the San Jose Earthquakes on Wednesday night.

July 03, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Earthquakes midfielder Salinas suspended 1 game

NEW YORK (AP) - San Jose Earthquakes midfielder Shea Salinas was suspended for one game and fined an undisclosed amount for elbowing LA Galaxy forward Robbie Keane during a game last weekend.

July 03, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Murray in Wimbledon SFs, with Djokovic, del Potro

LONDON (AP) - They sighed when Andy Murray faulted.

July 03, 2013 | | Pro Sports


4 women with zero major titles reach Wimbledon SFs

LONDON (AP) - In 11 of the past 13 years, Serena or Venus Williams - and sometimes both - reached the Wimbledon final. The sisters collected five championships each in that span.

July 03, 2013 | | Pro Sports


America’s Cup champ Coutts defends rules changes

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Not long after helping to sail one of the new America's Cup catamarans around ghostly San Francisco Bay, four-time winner Russell Coutts scoffed at accusations by two foreign challengers that defending champion Oracle Team USA is benefiting from safety changes.

July 03, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Ovechkin tops NHL All-Stars, earning 6th selection

NEW YORK (AP) - Alex Ovechkin is an NHL first-team All-Star for the sixth time, but his first as a right wing.

July 03, 2013 | | Pro Sports


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Raiders tight end Ausberry to have knee surgery

NAPA (AP) - Oakland Raiders projected starting tight end David Ausberry is scheduled to have knee surgery and will miss Friday's preseason opener against Minnesota.

August 05, 2014 | | Pro Sports


US men’s basketball chooses 16 roster finalists

Paul George's broken right leg has already created questions about the future of NBA players in international competitions.

August 05, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Rory McIlroy wary of all the hype entering PGA

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Golf stories about Rory McIlroy are a lot more flattering than those a year ago. And if he reads too much into them, they can be a lot more dangerous.

August 05, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Spurs hire WNBA star Becky Hammon

As a 5-foot-6 point guard, decorated WNBA veteran Becky Hammon has never had the experience of shattering a backboard with a dunk.

August 05, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Riley finishes 10-over 80 at US Amateur

GLEN COVE, N.Y. (AP) - Australia's Su-Hyun Oh shot a 4-under 66 on Monday in the U.S. Women's Amateur to take the first-round lead in stroke-play qualifying.

August 05, 2014 | | Pro Sports


49ers break in new stadium

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Colin Kaepernick cradled his eight-month-old nephew, Ezekiel, in his arms, then lifted the infant into the air, gently bouncing him up and down.

August 05, 2014 | | Pro Sports


WR Holmes shining for Raiders

NAPA (AP) - Andre Holmes is the biggest wide receiver on the Oakland Raiders roster.

August 05, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Cain to get season- ending elbow surgery

NEW YORK (AP) - San Francisco Giants pitcher Matt Cain will have season-ending surgery next week to remove bone chips in his right elbow.

August 05, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Derek Norris singles in 10th as A’s beat Rays 3-2

OAKLAND (AP) - Derek Norris singled up the middle with two outs and the bases loaded in the 10th inning against former Oakland closer Grant Balfour, and the Athletics beat the Tampa Bay Rays 3-2 on Monday night.

August 05, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Sandoval’s double downs Mets

NEW YORK (AP) - His nickname is Kung Fu Panda. The New York Mets probably have other, not so cute, monikers for Pablo Sandoval.

August 05, 2014 | | Pro Sports


A’s, Tigers locked in AL arms race

DETROIT- Maybe this year they'll play seven.

August 05, 2014 | By NOAH TRISTER AP Baseball Writer | Pro Sports


MLB CAPSULES

WASHINGTON (AP) - Caleb Joseph homered and drove in three runs, J.J. Hardy had four hits and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Washington Nationals 7-3 on Monday night in a duel between neighboring first-place teams.

August 05, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Tiger watch is on for final major

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Joe LaCava walked nearly every blade of grass on the 18th green at Valhalla Golf Club, jotting notes in his yardage book after stepping off the distances from every edge of the green to every possible pin position. It was just like any other Monday at a major.

August 05, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Stern set to enter basketball’s HOF

NEW YORK (AP) - David Stern remembers the days when an NBA staff that numbered about two dozen was just trying to keep some teams in existence long enough to get them on national TV.

August 05, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Shields sharp vs. A’s

OAKLAND (AP) - James Shields pitched quite a gem for Kansas City. It certainly helped that Oakland abandoned its usual patient approach at the plate.

August 03, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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