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Champion Giants look for another special season

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Angel Pagan and Marco Scutaro made a pact over the winter as they weighed their baseball futures: They vowed to keep in touch during free agency.

March 28, 2013 | | Pro Sports


A’s chase another division title

OAKLAND (AP) - The Oakland Athletics know that few will give them a chance to repeat in a division featuring sluggers Albert Pujols, Josh Hamilton and Mike Trout making up a loaded lineup for the Los Angeles Angels.

March 28, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Belt hits 8th spring homer, Giants beat D-backs

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - The San Francisco Giants left the desert with Brandon Belt on a tear at the plate and Madison Bumgarner effective if not perfect in his final start before the real season begins.

March 28, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Rockies’ Chacin struggles against Athletics

PHOENIX (AP) - Rockies manager Walt Weiss hopes he gets more out of Jhoulys Chacin on Opening Day than he did with the right-hander's final start of spring training.

March 28, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Sacramento approves arena deal

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - With the clock clicking down, the Sacramento City Council took its last shot at keeping the NBA Kings in California's capital by approving a public-private deal Tuesday to build a new 18,500-seat arena and retail center downtown.

March 27, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Americans tie Mexico in World Cup qualifying

MEXICO CITY (AP) - The Americans were clinging to a scoreless tie, seconds away from earning a rare point in Mexico, when Angel Reyna's shot darted perilously close to the goal.

March 27, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Raiders sign OL Alex Barron

ALAMEDA (AP) - Tackle Alex Barron signed a free-agent contract with the Oakland Raiders on Tuesday as he hopes to revive his career after sitting out the past two seasons.

March 27, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Cespedes hits HR in Athletics’ win over Indians

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) - Brett Anderson is ready for the season to start.

March 27, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Scutaro shows off dare and dash, Giants top Padres

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy saw something very positive this spring training - few injuries for the World Series champions.

March 27, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Curry returns, leads Warriors past Lakers

OAKLAND (AP) - Stephen Curry had 25 points, 10 assists and seven rebounds on a sprained right ankle, and the Golden State Warriors held off the Los Angeles Lakers 109-103 on Monday night.

March 26, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Sharks hang on for victory over Ducks

ANAHEIM (AP) - The San Jose Sharks responded to a longtime teammate's departure with an effort that showed it's far too early to give up on their season.

March 26, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Penguins acquire D Doug Murray from San Jose

SAN JOSE (AP) - With his team mired in a lengthy scoring slump that has put its playoff chances in peril, San Jose general manager Doug Wilson made a move to look to the future.

March 26, 2013 | | Pro Sports


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March 26, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Busch avoids Hamlin-Logano wreck

FONTANA (AP) - Denny Hamlin and Joey Logano raced side by side into the final lap, two bitter rivals unwilling to give even an inch - right up until they made contact with less than a mile to go.

March 25, 2013 | | Pro Sports


76ers beat Kings to end road skid at 15 games

SACRAMENTO (AP) - Dorell Wright hit six 3-pointers and scored 22 points, Jrue Holiday added 21 and the Philadelphia 76ers snapped their longest road losing streak in over 25 years with a 117-103 win over the Sacramento Kings on Sunday night.

March 25, 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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