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Did Penske strike deal to get Logano into Chase?

Tiny Front Row Motorsports asked for a deal from Penske Racing in the closing laps of last weekend's race at Richmond and then helped make sure Penske's Joey Logano made the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship by having one of its drivers back off, according to an Associated Press review of radio communications.

September 11, 2013 | By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer | Pro Sports


Johnson denies any wrongdoing in Chase controversy

Five-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson denied any wrongdoing the Chase field-deciding race at Richmond International Raceway over the weekend that has been marred by controversy.

September 11, 2013 | The Associated Press | Pro Sports


Tiger tries to regain winning form in Chicago

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) - Tiger Woods and Chicago used to be a great recipe for winning, or at least coming close.

September 11, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Mayweather lives the life with $41 million payday

LAS VEGAS (AP) - By now, most people who care know as much about Floyd Mayweather Jr. as they'll ever need to know, thanks to the reality TV shows he stars in for every big fight.

September 11, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Cuddyer hits 2 HRs, Rockies rally past Giants 9-8

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Michael Cuddyer hit a tiebreaking homer leading off the ninth inning to go with his three-run shot, and the Colorado Rockies rallied from an early six-run deficit to beat the San Francisco Giants 9-8 on Tuesday night.

September 10, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Smith off to another fast start for 49ers

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Quarterback Colin Kaepernick and linebacker Patrick Willis engaged in a friendly game of one-on-one with a miniature basketball at one end of the San Francisco 49ers' locker room

September 10, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Willingham homers twice and Twins beat A's 4-3

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Jarrod Parker's strong outing wasn't enough to help the Oakland Athletics extend their division lead.

September 10, 2013 | | Pro Sports


US clinches World Cup berth, beats Mexico 2-0

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - For more than two hours, the red-white-and-blue-clad crowd stood and sang "Dos a cero! Dos a cero!" over and over and over.

September 10, 2013 | | Pro Sports


49ers, Broncos remain atop AP Pro32 power rankings

The San Francisco 49ers gave up ground to the Denver Broncos while holding down the top spot in the AP Pro32 power rankings after the first week of the regular season.

September 10, 2013 | By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer | Pro Sports


Oscar De La Hoya admits himself to rehab

Oscar De La Hoya has admitted himself to a treatment facility as he continues to fight substance abuse, just days ahead of the big fight his company is promoting between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Canelo Alvarez.

September 10, 2013 | By TIM DAHLBERG AP Boxing Writer | Pro Sports


Bowyer denies intentional spinout at Richmond race

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) - Clint Bowyer feels awful for costing Ryan Newman a win, though his apology for spinning at Richmond is not an admission of guilt.

September 10, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Kiwis win America's Cup Race 5 in a runaway

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Defending America's Cup champion Oracle Team USA could be in deep trouble against scrappy Emirates Team New Zealand.

September 10, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Harbaugh takes aim at Matthews

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Jim Harbaugh offered a parting shot at Packers linebacker Clay Matthews: Slapping is not the tough-guy way.

September 10, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Raiders ready to ride Pryor at quarterback

ALAMEDA (AP) - Oakland Raiders coach Dennis Allen doesn't need to play any games about who his starting quarterback will be this week.

September 10, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Giants win on Belt’s game-ending hit in 10th

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Brandon Belt's RBI single with one out in the bottom of the 10th inning gave the San Francisco Giants a 3-2 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Monday night, their second straight walkoff win.

September 10, 2013 | | Pro Sports


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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


Scott, Tringale tied for the lead at Barclays

PARAMUS, N.J. (AP) - Now that the majors are over, Adam Scott is going after the only big prize left this year - a shot at the $10 million FedEx Cup title.

August 23, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Orozco takes lead at US gymnastics championships

PITTSBURGH (AP) - There were times during John Orozco's grueling rehab after he tore the ACL in his left knee during a post-Olympic tour two years ago that he figured his gymnastics career was done.

August 22, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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