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Williams overcomes 3 early double-faults to win

NEW YORK (AP) - Good as she is, even Serena Williams can find it tough to deal with swirling wind, so much so that she double-faulted three times in her first service game Thursday at the U.S. Open.

August 28, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Sharapova knocks off Dulgheru

NEW YORK (AP) - A year ago at this time, Maria Sharapova was sitting out the U.S. Open, getting checked by doctors and having tests on the surgically repaired right shoulder that has troubled her off and on.

August 27, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Fuld’s homer punctuates A’s comeback rally

HOUSTON (AP) - The Oakland Athletics have rallied to win game after game this season after trailing late.

August 27, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Posey hits game-ending 2-run homer for Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Buster Posey hit a game-ending two-run homer for his third clout in two nights, sending the San Francisco Giants past the Colorado Rockies 4-2 on Wednesday night for Bruce Bochy's 1,600th managerial victory.

August 27, 2014 | | Pro Sports


49ers cap preseason in Houston

HOUSTON (AP) - Rookie Tom Savage looked like a polished pro leading the Texans to the winning touchdown and 2-point conversion against Denver last week.

August 27, 2014 | | Pro Sports


QB Derek Carr to start vs. Seahawks

OAKLAND (AP) - Oakland Raiders fans will get a close look at their past and future at quarterback in Thursday night's exhibition finale against the Seattle Seahawks.

August 27, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Stanford’s Kevin Hogan a ‘stabilizing agent’ at QB

STANFORD (AP) - David Shaw remembers Stanford's first few games without Andrew Luck two years ago as a stressful time for his coaching staff and his players.

August 27, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Sanchez likely done for season with concussion

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - San Francisco Giants backup catcher Hector Sanchez is expected to miss the remainder of the season while recovering from a second concussion this year.

August 27, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Hayden to start season on PUP

ALAMEDA (AP) - Oakland Raiders cornerback DJ Hayden will miss at least the first six weeks of the season after being placed on the physically unable to perform list Tuesday with a stress fracture in his right foot.

August 26, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Bellis youngest US Open winner since ‘96

NEW YORK (AP) - While 15-year-old American CiCi Bellis was in the process of stunning a Grand Slam finalist to become the youngest player to win a U.S. Open match since 1996, her father did his best to conceal his emotions courtside.

August 26, 2014 | | Pro Sports


49ers prepare for possible Aldon Smith suspension

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Linebacker Aldon Smith still has no indication from the NFL about a possible suspension for his off-field legal issues.

August 26, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Davis, US beat Slovenia in basketball exhibition

LAS PALMAS, Canary Islands (AP) - Mike Krzyzewski's big men had barely finished pushing around Slovenia when he was asked how they would match up with Spain's imposing frontcourt.

August 26, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Carter crushes A’s again

HOUSTON (AP) - Chris Carter has hit his fair share of no-doubt home runs this season and has never taken more than a second to watch as one began to sail out of the park.

August 26, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Bumgarner almost perfect

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Madison Bumgarner pitched a one-hitter and the San Francisco Giants beat the Colorado Rockies 3-0 on Tuesday night to snap a three-game losing streak.

August 26, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Lincecum moved to Giants ’pen

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Right-hander Tim Lincecum has been moved to the San Francisco Giants' bullpen as he tries to work through his latest struggles.

August 26, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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Kaepernick denies reports of altercation

SANTA CLARA (AP) - San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick on Wednesday denied reports that he and the recently released Aldon Smith had a confrontation at ...

August 12, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Former 49er Anthony Davis talks comeback

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Former San Francisco 49ers right tackle Anthony Davis is now talking about an NFL return next year at some point, just two ...

August 11, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Defensive miscues hurt Athletics in loss to Jays

TORONTO (AP) - Matched up against the hottest team in baseball, one inning of bad defense turned into big trouble for the Oakland Athletics.

August 11, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Bumgarner pitches 5-hitter, overpowers Astros as Giants win

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Madison Bumgarner pitched a five-hitter with 12 strikeouts, Brandon Belt broke up a pitcher's duel with two solo homers, and the ...

August 11, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Woods comes to PGA with modest goal: get better

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) - Tiger Woods knows the concept of going through a transition, just not the numbers associated with this one.

August 11, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Angel Pagan goes on DL with right knee injury

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The San Francisco Giants placed center fielder Angel Pagan on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday with patella tendinitis in his right knee ...

August 11, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Serena Williams beats Flavia Pennetta in Toronto

TORONTO (AP) - Top-ranked Serena Williams rebounded to beat Italy's Flavia Pennetta 2-6, 6-3, 6-0 on Tuesday in the second round of the WTA Tour ...

August 11, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Cabrera could return to Tigers soon

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Miguel Cabrera could be activated from the disabled list this weekend by the Detroit Tigers after taking batting practice and running ...

August 11, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Melvin is leaving as GM of Brewers

The rebuilding of the last-place Milwaukee Brewers will be overseen by a new general manager.

August 11, 2015 | | Pro Sports


At 40, Phil Dawson enjoys role as mentor to rookie punter

SANTA CLARA (AP) - One's the oldest on the team by a long shot at 40 and entering his 17th NFL season. The other is ...

August 11, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Raiders rookie tight end makes camp debut

NAPA (AP) - Clive Walford wasn't bothered that Oakland coach Jack Del Rio pulled him out of the final 20 minutes of his first practice ...

August 11, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Jets’ Smith out 6-10 weeks after punched by teammate

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) - Geno Smith's hopes for a breakout season with the New York Jets took a major blow - to the jaw.

August 11, 2015 | | Pro Sports


NFL owners hear presentations for Los Angeles stadiums

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. (AP) - Three NFL teams. Billions of dollars in play. One big opportunity.

August 11, 2015 | | Pro Sports


‘Deflategate’ judge pressures NFL, union, Brady to settle

NEW YORK (AP) - A federal judge took a peacemaker's role Tuesday, urging New England quarterback Tom Brady and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to find ...

August 11, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Venus Williams ousted in 1st round at Rogers Cup

TORONTO (AP) - After waiting out a lengthy rain delay, Germany's Sabine Lisicki defeated Venus Williams 6-0, 6-3 Monday night in their first-round match at ...

August 11, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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