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AL saves leader Jim Johnson loses debut

OAKLAND (AP) - Jim Johnson got pulled in the ninth inning with a sellout crowd booing, hardly the kind of Oakland debut the reigning AL saves leader had hoped for Monday.

April 01, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Cousins carries Kings to victory

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - When DeMarcus Cousins drilled a 16-foot jump shot on the Sacramento Kings' first possession of the second half, he had the look of a player who was ready to take over a game.

April 01, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Warriors limping to finish

OAKLAND (AP) - In one corner of the Golden State Warriors' quiet locker room Sunday night, Jermaine O'Neal sat at his locker with ice bags on his knees and just stared into the distance. David Lee, who spent the evening in a suit on the bench, already had cleared out and gone home. Andrew Bogut never surfaced.

April 01, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Neymar lighting up social media, not Barca

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) - In his first season at Barcelona, there's been no escaping Neymar's public profile of selfies, tweets and big-money advertising campaigns. The message on the field, though, hasn't been quite so impressive.

April 01, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Duchene’s Pain

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - The Colorado Avalanche will be heading into their first postseason in four years without leading scorer Matt Duchene after the forward suffered a quirky left knee injury.

April 01, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Allen settles in with Bears; CB Rogers moves across Bay

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) - Defensive end Jared Allen turns 32 this week. He wants nothing to do with the idea of becoming a situational pass rusher as a 30-something Chicago Bear.

April 01, 2014 | | Pro Sports


AMERICAN LEAGUE CAPSULES

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Jimmy Rollins hit a grand slam and pinch-hitter John Mayberry Jr. had a two-run double that put the Philadelphia ahead to stay in a wild opening 14-10 victory over the Texas Rangers on Monday.

April 01, 2014 | | Pro Sports


NATIONAL LEAGUE CAPSULES

MILWAUKEE (AP) - Brewers star Ryan Braun drew a standing ovation in his return from a drug suspension, then was ruled out in the first call overturned under baseball's expanded replay system as Milwaukee beat the Atlanta Braves 2-0 on Monday in a season opener.

April 01, 2014 | | Pro Sports


PLAY BALL! LEAGUE STARTS

OAKLAND (AP) - Sure, Sonny Gray gained some nice momentum from that impressive pitcher's duel with Detroit ace Justin Verlander last October.

March 30, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Arizona back home, SF open season in desert

PHOENIX (AP) - The Arizona Diamondbacks played their "home" opener 7,800 miles away from Phoenix.

March 30, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Djokovic beats Nadal to win Key Biscayne

KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) - Novak Djokovic stretched like a rubber band to hit a backhand. He sprinted into the other corner and scooped out forehands as if he was wielding a shovel. He ran forward to slice a ball off his shoetops. And he flicked a difficult half-volley past a weary Rafael Nadal for a winner.

March 30, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Wrigley Field marks 100 years

CHICAGO (AP) - It's hard to think of Wrigley Field as anything but a place of heartbreak - a place where fans wait, season after season, for an elusive World Series title that never comes.

March 30, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Cal coach Mike Montgomery weighs retirement

STANFORD (AP) - California coach Mike Montgomery is scheduled to meet with athletic director Sandy Barbour on Monday to let her know whether he plans to retire.

March 30, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Kurt Busch bests Johnson to win NASCAR race at Martinsville

MARTINSVILLE, Va. (AP) - Kurt Busch's Sunday at Martinsville Speedway, in some ways, was like his career wrapped into one afternoon.

March 30, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Power opens season with win

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Preparations for the IndyCar Series opener began with a silly spat between the two top organizations over a perceived slight made by the president of Team Penske.

March 30, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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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


Caddies sue over wearing bibs with logos

SAN DIEGO (AP) - A group of PGA Tour caddies sued the PGA Tour in federal court Tuesday for making them wear bibs that have the logo of the tournament sponsors without sharing in what it estimates as $50 million in endorsement revenue.

February 03, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Auriemma picks up win 900 as UConn beats Cincinnati

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - UConn coach Geno Auriemma reached 900 wins faster than any other college basketball coach, and has no plans to slow down.

February 03, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Herb Magee remains stuck on 999 wins

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Herb Magee needs a second attempt at joining Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski in the 1,000-win club.

February 03, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Sharks lose to Oilers in shootout

SAN JOSE(AP) - Jordan Eberle scored twice in regulation and Rob Klinkhammer scored in the 13th round of the shootout to help the Edmonton Oilers snap a 15-game losing streak in California by beating the San Jose Sharks 5-4 on Monday night.

February 03, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Edelman cleared to play after concussion test

PHOENIX (AP) - Julian Edelman passed a concussion test after a big hit in the Super Bowl appeared to leave him groggy, allowing him to continue and catch the winning touchdown a few minutes later, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press on Monday.

February 03, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Tom Brady, in ‘midst of my career’ at 37, set on more titles

PHOENIX (AP) - Tom Brady knows what's next: more Super Bowl wins.

February 03, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Belt reaches $3.6M, deal with Giants, avoiding arbitration

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Giants first baseman Brandon Belt has agreed to a $3.6 million, one-year contract that avoided salary arbitration.

February 03, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Falcons hire Seahawks’ Dan Quinn as coach

ATLANTA (AP) - The Atlanta Falcons' long wait for new leadership on the field finally ended Monday when Seattle defensive coordinator Dan Quinn was named the team's coach.

February 03, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Seattle coach Pete Carroll stands by decision to pass

PHOENIX (AP) - Less than 16 hours later, Seahawks coach Pete Carroll was still stunned by the outcome while defending the decision to call a pass from the 1-yard line in the Super Bowl's closing seconds, a choice that will long be debated.

February 03, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel enters treatment

CLEVELAND (AP) - Johnny Manziel has sought help to change his off-field lifestyle.

February 03, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Kevin Love still finding his way in Cleveland

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - In his first game at Target Center since he was traded, it was abundantly clear to Kevin Love just how far away he has gotten from Minnesota.

February 03, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Djokovic wins 5th Australian Open crown

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - This was one occasion where Novak Djokovic couldn't really empathize with Andy Murray, his long-time friend.

February 01, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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