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Jon Jones eyes crossover stardom after UFC 165

LOS ANGELES (AP) - On nights when Jon Jones' four daughters are in bed, when he's done with his training and video games and frequent trips to the gun range, the UFC's light heavyweight champion sometimes spends hours searching for answers online.

September 19, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Bolt backtracks on plan to retire after 2016 Games

LONDON (AP) - The world's fastest man is quickly backtracking on his retirement plans.

September 19, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Andy Murray to have surgery for back problems

LONDON (AP) - Wimbledon champion Andy Murray will have surgery on a long-standing back problem and miss the rest of the season.

September 19, 2013 | | Pro Sports


'Battle of the Sexes' resonates 40 years later

NEW YORK (AP) - The name itself struck an antagonistic tone: "Battle of the Sexes."

September 19, 2013 | | Pro Sports


LA's Candace Parker wins WNBA MVP

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles Sparks forward Candace Parker won the WNBA MVP on Thursday, making her the fifth player in league history to receive the award twice.

September 19, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Oracle stays alive as America's Cup plods along

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - An America's Cup that continues to see remarkable performances by fast, space-age catamarans is nonetheless plodding along because of a convergence of wind, tide and safety concerns.

September 19, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Luck, Harbaugh share equal admiration, respect

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Andrew Luck played quite a role in landing the 49ers' Jim Harbaugh his first NFL coaching job. Harbaugh helped pave the path to the quarterback becoming the No. 1 overall pick by the Indianapolis Colts in last year's draft out of Stanford.

September 19, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Raiders GM says vindication comes with playoffs

ALAMEDA (AP) - Reggie McKenzie heard all the preseason predictions from the pundits that had his Oakland Raiders pegged as one of the worst teams in the NFL.

September 19, 2013 | | Pro Sports


NFL ROUNDUP

BEREA, Ohio (AP) - Not long ago, Trent Richardson was viewed as a cornerstone for Cleveland's future.

September 19, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Sports news briefs

• Former heavyweight champion Norton dies: LAS VEGAS (AP) - He was the second man to beat Muhammad Ali, breaking Ali's jaw and sending him to the hospital in their 1973 heavyweight fight.

September 18, 2013 | | Pro Sports


National League capsules

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Logan Forsythe and Rene Rivera delivered consecutive RBI singles in the ninth inning off Pittsburgh closer Mark Melancon and the San Diego Padres rallied for a 3-2 victory on Wednesday night.

September 18, 2013 | | Pro Sports


American League capsules

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Desmond Jennings had an RBI single in the 12th inning and Tampa Bay took over the top spot in the AL wild-card race by beating Texas 4-3 on Wednesday night.

September 18, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Iguodala: Warriors aiming for 'more than' 50 wins

OAKLAND (AP) - Stephen Curry indicated the Golden State Warriors are aiming for 50 wins this season when he said earlier this month that there's a number that "has a five in front of it" written on a whiteboard inside the team's practice facility as a goal.

September 18, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Crisp, Cespedes hit homers in A's 5-4 loss

OAKLAND (AP) - Coco Crisp and Yoenis Cespedes again delivered for the Athletics. Oakland's usually reliable closer let an opportunity slip away.

September 18, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Cain throws gem, Giants' bullpen blows it vs. Mets

NEW YORK (AP) - Matt Cain is winless in three September starts despite a 1.29 ERA. That's the sort of season it's been for the San Francisco Giants and their All-Star right-hander.

September 18, 2013 | | Pro Sports


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Last swing in court by San Jose to get A’s to city

SAN JOSE (AP) - The San Jose City Council wants the U.S. Supreme Court to take up a lawsuit that aims to stop Major League Baseball from blocking the Oakland Athletics' proposed move to the city.

February 04, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Russell, Hiller lead Flames past Sharks

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) - Kris Russell scored his first goal of the season, Jonas Hiller stopped 28 shots, and the Calgary Flames beat the San Jose Sharks 3-1 on Wednesday night.

February 04, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Tiger already thinking about Augusta

SAN DIEGO (AP) - The tournament that Tiger Woods used to dominate now feels more like a big practice ground with splendid views of the Pacific.

February 04, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Patriots draw wild cheers from fans at Boston parade

BOSTON (AP) - Giddy fans of the Super Bowl champion New England Patriots chanted "Brady! Brady!" and clambered atop massive snowbanks for better views as players danced and waved their way through Boston in a Wednesday parade celebrating their fourth NFL title.

February 04, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Demolition begins on San Francisco’s Candlestick Park

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Crews have started tearing down San Francisco's storied Candlestick Park so houses, a hotel and a shopping center can be built on the site of the former Giants and 49ers stadium.

February 04, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Serena will return to Indian Wells after 14-year absence

LOS ANGELES (AP) - After 14 years away, Serena Williams is ready to forgive Indian Wells.

February 04, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Mickelson thinks Woods will have ‘last laugh’

SAN DIEGO (AP) - One player not concerned about Tiger Woods and his golf game is his longest rival - Phil Mickelson.

February 04, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Trojans pull down nation’s top recruiting class

PHOENIX (AP) - UCLA had gotten the better of Southern California in recruiting battles the past few years, in part because of the sanctions saddling the Trojans.

February 04, 2015 | | Pro Sports


All 5 Hawks starters named players of month for January

ATLANTA (AP) - The Atlanta Hawks were rewarded for the first 17-0 month in NBA history with another first on Wednesday - all five starters were selected Eastern Conference players of the month for January.

February 04, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Silva tests positive for steroids

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva has tested positive for steroid use.

February 03, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Anna Fenninger wins super-G

BEAVER CREEK, Colo. (AP) - Anna Fenninger was barely across the finish line when she looked up and saw "new leader" flash across the video board.

February 03, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Cuba players draw MLB scouts

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) - Major league baseball scouts leaned forward as they steadied their radar guns and trained their video cameras on Cuban players who prepared to bat and pitch during Tuesday's Caribbean Series in Puerto Rico.

February 03, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Days later, fans struggle with Seahawks’ loss

SEATTLE (AP) - As shocking as it was, the Seattle Seahawks' last-minute loss to the New England Patriots in the Super Bowl Sunday was probably not even the worst loss in the city's sports history.

February 03, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Blank says Falcons ‘wrong’ to add fake crowd noise to games

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) - Falcons owner Arthur Blank said Tuesday he has seen enough of the NFL's investigation of fake crowd noise at Atlanta's home games to acknowledge wrongdoing.

February 03, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Diana Taurasi to skip WNBA season

PHOENIX (AP) - The toll of playing year-round basketball finally caught up with Phoenix Mercury star Diana Taurasi.

February 03, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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