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Henry wins Reno-Tahoe Open for 2nd PGA Tour title

RENO, Nev. (AP) - J.J. Henry thought he was overdue.

August 05, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Upton brothers both hit 100th career homeruns

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Justin Upton didn't even get bragging rights for one night.

August 05, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Jeff Gordon wins rain- shortened race at Pocono

LONG POND, Pa. (AP) - In a race marred by the death of a fan hit by lightning, Jeff Gordon earned his first victory of the season on Sunday, taking advantage of an accident sparked by teammate Jimmie Johnson and going on to win when the race was called because of a downpour preceding the fatal storm.

August 05, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Bradley wins in stunning turnaround at Firestone

AKRON, Ohio (AP) - Keegan Bradley never looked like a winner over four days and 71 holes at Firestone until he poured in a 15-foot par putt on the final hole Sunday.

August 05, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Langer rallies to win 3M

BLAINE, Minn. (AP) - Bernhard Langer was right on target in the 3M Championship.

August 05, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Athletics’ Griffin goes on disabled list

OAKLAND (AP) - Athletics right-hander A.J. Griffin was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right shoulder and outfielder Michael Taylor was optioned to Triple-A before Sunday's game with the Toronto Blue Jays.

August 05, 2012 | | Pro Sports


ON THE BRINK

The city's top junior golfer will get to play alongside the state's best starting Sunday with the North/South California State Boys Championship at San Joaquin Country Club in Fresno.

August 04, 2012 | Jonamar Jacinto | Pro Sports


Nationals acquire Kurt Suzuki from Athletics

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Nationals acquired catcher Kurt Suzuki from the Oakland Athletics on Friday for minor league catcher David Freitas.

August 03, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Furyk scrambles to 4-under 66, stays in lead

AKRON, Ohio (AP) - Jim Furyk and Tiger Woods each carried momentum into the second round of the Bridgestone Invitational. That meant the best 36-hole score for Furyk in his PGA Tour career, and the worst start for Woods in nearly fourth months.

August 03, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Goldson, Whitner back in the thick of things

SANTA CLARA (AP) - For two guys who didn't know each other before last season, Dashon Goldson and Donte Whitner sure look like they belong together on the back end of the San Francisco 49ers' defense.

August 03, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Raiders want more from Heyward-Bey

NAPA (AP) - Oakland wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey doesn't put much stock in the numbers he put up last season, even though he had career highs in catches, yards and touchdowns.

August 03, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Posey homers and Giants beat Rockies

DENVER (AP) - Bruce Bochy gave his players a pep talk before Friday's game at Coors Field, and the San Francisco Giants responded with their biggest offensive night of the season.

August 03, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Ex-Giants Jacobs, Manningham try to fit with 49ers

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Brandon Jacobs never broaches the subject with his new San Francisco 49ers teammates unless he's asked.

August 02, 2012 | | Pro Sports


A's to call up prized prospect to start Friday

OAKLAND (AP) - The Oakland Athletics plan to call up right-hander Dan Straily, who has more strikeouts than any other pitcher in professional baseball, to start Friday against the Toronto Blue Jays.

August 02, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Colon pitches A's past slumping Blue Jays

OAKLAND (AP) - Josh Reddick hit a two-run homer to back another strong outing by Bartolo Colon, and the Oakland Athletics beat the slumping Toronto Blue Jays 4-1 on Thursday night.

August 02, 2012 | | Pro Sports


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Bouhanni wins 2nd stage of Vuelta, Valverde leads

SAN FERNANDO, Spain (AP) - Nacer Bouhanni of France sprinted to victory in the second stage of the Spanish Vuelta on Sunday, while Alejandro Valverde claimed the red leader's jersey after a ride that didn't produce any changes among the race favorites.

August 24, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Ledecky sets another world record as Michael Phelps finishes with gold

GOLD COAST, Australia (AP) - Michael Phelps completed his comeback meet in international competition with a gold medal in the medley relay to cap off a Sunday night program that kicked off with Katie Ledecky setting her second world record within 24 hours at the Pan Pacific championships.

August 24, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Dunlap wins Champions Tour’s Boeing Classic

SNOQUALMIE, Wash. (AP) - Scott Dunlap won the Boeing Classic on Sunday when he made a short birdie putt on the first hole of a playoff against Mark Brooks.

August 24, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Raiders cut 7 players to get to 83 on roster

ALAMEDA (AP) - The Oakland Raiders have cut undrafted rookie receiver Mike Davis and six other players.

August 24, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Miami’s goalkeeper scores a goal

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) - Emily Lillard scored the first goal of the University of Miami's women's soccer season. And she's a goalie.

August 24, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Union score twice late to top Quakes

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) - Sheanon Williams scored the go-ahead goal in the 72nd minute to help the Philadelphia Union beat the San Jose Earthquakes 4-2 on Sunday night.

August 24, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Chance for players other than Big Four at US Tennis Open

NEW YORK (AP) - Two 23-year-olds, Milos Raonic and Grigor Dimitrov, broke through to their first major semifinals at Wimbledon.

August 24, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Fantasy sports game explosion spawns big-dollar online industry

LAS VEGAS (AP) - When lawmakers carved out an exemption for fantasy sports in a 2006 law targeting online poker, no one predicted that it would spawn an online gambling operation that may someday rival the millions wagered daily in Las Vegas sports books.

August 24, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Athlete seeks to reject head-injury deal

CHICAGO (AP) - A former San Diego State football player has asked a federal judge to reject the recently proposed $75 million settlement of a class-action lawsuit against the NCAA, saying it unfairly forces athletes who suffered head injuries to forfeit hundreds of millions of dollars in potential damages.

August 24, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Voter citizenship issue goes before court

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - A lawsuit filed by Kansas and Arizona will be argued before a federal appeals court panel this week as the states seek to force federal election officials to impose proof-of-citizenship requirements on national voter registration forms.

August 24, 2014 | | Pro Sports


New, longer grass laid at 49ers’ Levi’s Stadium

SANTA CLARA (AP) - The San Francisco 49ers re-sodded the field at Levi's Stadium from goal line to goal line and sideline to sideline with longer grass Friday and they expect no problems for Sunday's preseason game against the San Diego Chargers.

August 23, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Packers roll past Raiders

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) - With a stable of running backs now complementing quarterback Aaron Rodgers, the Green Bay Packers offense could be as potent as ever this season.

August 23, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Athletics hold off AL West leaders

OAKLAND (AP) - Sean Doolittle couldn't find much fault with his latest outing, which was strange considering the Athletics' closer nearly ruined Sonny Gray's best start in more than four weeks.

August 23, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Giants clobber Nationals

WASHINGTON (AP) - As the deficit grew from two to four to eight, even the Washington Nationals - who grew so accustomed to comeback, last-at-bat heroics during their 10-game winning streak - had to admit that their good thing was coming to an end.

August 23, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Wiggins: rare No. 1 pick traded before rookie year

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The wait is almost over.

August 23, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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