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Cabrera's 51 May hits match San Francisco record

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Melky Cabrera is a new marketing phenomenon: "Got Melk?"

May 31, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Venus Williams joins Serena on sideline in Paris

PARIS (AP) - Used to be that Venus Williams was the one who was highly ranked, the one considered a title contender, the one who would dominate foes so thoroughly that matches would be tidily wrapped up in an hour.

May 31, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Thunder may have to ugly it up to beat Spurs

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Gregg Popovich implored his San Antonio Spurs to get nasty to take control of the Western Conference finals.

May 31, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Heat survive Rondo's huge night, win in OT

MIAMI (AP) - Back and forth they went in overtime, Rajon Rondo and the Miami Heat.

May 31, 2012 | | Pro Sports


NFL to keep Pro Bowl, hold game in Honolulu

NEW YORK (AP) - After a promise from players that the game will be more competitive, the NFL will hold the Pro Bowl in Honolulu next Jan. 27, a week before the Super Bowl.

May 31, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Brazil beats sloppy US as Neymar stars

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) - Brazil had its way with the U.S. soccer team, with the stars in the famous yellow jerseys dribbling past the Americans and generally pushing them around for the first half-hour.

May 30, 2012 | | Pro Sports


National League Capsules

DENVER (AP) - Carlos Gonzalez hit three home runs in his last three at-bats, Michael Cuddyer had a grand slam and Dexter Fowler also homered, leading the Colorado Rockies past the Houston Astros 13-5 on Wednesday night for their third win in a row.

May 30, 2012 | | Pro Sports


American League Capsules

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Justin Smoak hit two three-run homers against his former team and the Seattle Mariners used a pair of early eight-run innings to rout the Texas Rangers for the second straight game, winning 21-8 Wednesday night.

May 30, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Rockies designate Moyer for assignment

DENVER (AP) - Jamie Moyer was designated for assignment by the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday, the move being made about six weeks after he became the oldest starting pitcher to win a game in major league history.

May 30, 2012 | | Pro Sports


A's slump worsens; Liriano sends Twins to win

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Francisco Liriano needed a strong start in his return to the Minnesota Twins rotation. The punchless Oakland Athletics provided the perfect remedy for the vexing left-hander's recent struggles.

May 30, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Kennedy outduels Lincecum to end long skid

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Kirk Gibson asked Ian Kennedy if he could keep going, and Arizona's ace delivered with a career-high 122 pitches.

May 30, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Kopitar's OT goal lifts Kings over Devils

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - East. West. It doesn't make a difference to the Los Angeles Kings.

May 30, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Warriors keep lottery pick, Jazz lose out

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - The Golden State Warriors finally caught a break again in the NBA draft lottery.

May 30, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Harbaugh insists Smith was 49ers' man all along

SANTA CLARA (AP) - San Francisco coach Jim Harbaugh insists the 49ers planned to have Alex Smith as their quarterback even while they examined the possibility of signing then-free agent Peyton Manning.

May 30, 2012 | | Pro Sports


American League capsules

ANAHEIM (AP) - Albert Pujols and Mark Trumbo homered, Dan Haren pitched into the eighth inning, and the Los Angeles Angels extended their longest winning streak in nearly three years to eight games with a 5-1 victory over the New York Yankees on Tuesday night.

May 29, 2012 | | Pro Sports


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Dodgers are baseball’s top spenders

NEW YORK (AP) - Zack Greinke and the Los Angeles Dodgers have knocked Alex Rodriguez and the New York Yankees off baseball's payroll perch, part of an offseason spending spree that has the average salary approaching $4 million for the first time.

March 26, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Risky IPO seeks new way to trade star athletes

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Professional athletes frequently get traded to other teams, but San Francisco 49ers tight end Vernon Davis is about to be the first ever to be traded like a stock.

March 26, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Bills great Jim Kelly expects more cancer surgery

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly is expected to have surgery again following the recurrence of cancer that his wife described as aggressive and "starting to spread."

March 26, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Olawale signs tender to stay with Raiders

ALAMEDA (AP) - Oakland Raiders fullback Jamize Olawale has signed his exclusive rights tender.

March 26, 2014 | | Pro Sports


SF holds off Brewers

PHOENIX (AP) - Wily Peralta hit his second homer of spring training and allowed one run over 6 1/3 innings but the Milwaukee Brewers lost to the San Francisco Giants 5-4 Tuesday.

March 26, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Athletics outslug Reds

PHOENIX (AP) - Brandon Moss hit a three-run homer and Josh Reddick had a solo home run to help power the Oakland Athletics to an 8-4 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday.

March 26, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Lakers fire 51 points in third to blow past Knick

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Xavier Henry scored 22 points, Nick Young hit five 3-pointers while scoring 20 points, and the Los Angeles Lakers dropped a franchise-record 51 points in the third quarter of their 127-96 victory over the New York Knicks on Tuesday night.

March 26, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Murray sweeps Tsonga

KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) - Andy Murray heard a fan clamoring for a souvenir towel and tried to oblige by tossing one toward the courtside seats.

March 26, 2014 | | Pro Sports


NCAA Tournament is (Baylor) Bear territory

WACO, Texas (AP) - Cory Jefferson figures not too many people really know just how good Baylor has been in postseason play.

March 25, 2014 | | Pro Sports


‘The Young and the Restless’ turns 41

LOS ANGELES (AP) - "The Young and the Restless" took a break from love, deception and backstabbing to celebrate the soap's 41st anniversary on Tuesday.

March 25, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Royce White fighting for NBA spot, mental health

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Royce White leaned back in a chair in the Sacramento Kings locker room, looked at the veteran players around him and joked about why he'd be the one getting an interview request.

March 24, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Sharks lose in shootout, but clinch playoff spot

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) - The San Jose Sharks clinched a playoff spot by getting a point in a 2-1 shootout loss to the Calgary Flames on Monday night.

March 24, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Skaggs helps Angels beat Giants 11-4

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) - Tyler Skaggs pitched into the sixth inning to help the Los Angeles Angels beat the San Francisco Giants 11-4 on Monday.

March 24, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Moreland returns, helps Rangers beat Athletics

SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) - Mitch Moreland returned to the Texas lineup from a side injury and singled home two runs during a five-run sixth as the Rangers defeated the Oakland Athletics 6-2 Monday.

March 24, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Closers struggle to make it career

Some relievers thrive when they move into the huge ninth-inning spotlight and some fizzle. And others turn into one-year wonders.

March 24, 2014 | By RONALD BLUM AP Sports Writer | Pro Sports


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