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Braves GM: Tweet at Harper was ‘inappropriate’

WASHINGTON (AP) - Atlanta Braves general manager Frank Wren said Wednesday that a tweet directed at Bryce Harper was "an inappropriate attempt at humor," even as both teams wondered when or if there would be further repercussions from the fastball that drilled the Washington Nationals slugger in the leg the night before.

August 08, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Stewart’s injury shows Superman could get hurt

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Aside from a minor arm injury in the 2006 Chili Bowl, and a banged up shoulder that required a relief driver in a NASCAR race later that same season, Tony Stewart has walked away unscathed from many harrowing wrecks.

August 08, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Raiders second-round pick re-injures calf

NAPA (AP) - Second-round pick Menelik Watson's first practice of training camp lasted less than 30 minutes Wednesday before the Oakland Raiders' offensive lineman left the field after re-injuring a calf muscle in his left leg.

August 08, 2013 | | Pro Sports


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COLLEGES

August 08, 2013 | | Pro Sports


49ers top AP Pro32 NFL rankings

NEW YORK (AP) - Colin Kaepernick has the job from the start this season, and the feeling is the flashy quarterback is more than capable of leading the San Francisco 49ers to a Super Bowl championship.

August 07, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Williams makes strides as new 49ers nose tackle

SANTA CLARA (AP) - As devastated as Ian Williams felt two years ago when he went undrafted out of Notre Dame, he can now look back on that moment and realize how much the rejection meant to his career.

August 07, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Brewers beat Giants behind Wily Peralta’s pitching

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Matt Cain has lacked run support for so long now, over many years, he is hardly about to start pointing fingers at San Francisco's offensive production at this stage.

August 07, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Slumping A’s offense falls to Reds

CINCINNATI (AP) - Sitting on the top of the dugout bench pregame, Athletics manager Bob Melvin looked over Great American Ball Park and figured it was a perfect stop for his struggling team.

August 07, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Electronic trail helped MLB gain Biogenesis bans

NEW YORK (AP) - Facebook friends. Transcripts of BlackBerry instant messages. Records of texts.

August 07, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Florida HS association taking hard look at PEDs

MIAMI (AP) - The Florida High School Athletic Association will review its policies on performance-enhancing drugs following an allegation that its athletes were among the customers of the shuttered clinic at the center of the baseball scandal.

August 07, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Texas has to adapt to make playoffs without Cruz

With their big boomstick out of the lineup, the Texas Rangers are going to have to adapt to get in the playoffs again.

August 07, 2013 | By STEPHEN HAWKINS AP Sports Writer | Pro Sports


Woods poised to end his longest major drought

PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) - Tiger Woods is leaving nothing to chance in his last chance this year to win a major.

August 07, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Heat-Bulls, Lakers-Clippers on NBA’s opening night

NEW YORK (AP) - The Miami Heat will open their title defense against the Chicago Bulls on Oct. 29 in the expected return of Derrick Rose, with an all-Los Angeles matchup later that night in the Lakers' first game without Dwight Howard and the Clippers' first with Doc Rivers.

August 07, 2013 | | Pro Sports


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FOOTBALL

August 07, 2013 | | Pro Sports


MLB disciplines 13 players

NEW YORK (AP) - Defiant till the end, Alex Rodriguez is intent on evading baseball's most sweeping punishment since the Black Sox scandal.

August 06, 2013 | | Pro Sports


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US national team prepares to face former coach Pia Sundhage

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) - On the eve of the match against her former team, Sweden coach Pia Sundhage addressed Hope Solo, Abby Wambach and the challenge of beating the talent-laden United States in the World Cup.

June 11, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Chicago, Tampa Bay all even again in Final

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Four games deep in the Stanley Cup Final, all that's clear is just how little separates the Chicago Blackhawks and the Tampa Bay Lightning.

June 11, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Blatter urged to leave job

GENEVA (AP) - FIFA's top spokesman left his job on Thursday, hours after Sepp Blatter was urged to do the same by the European Parliament.

June 11, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Shin shoots bogey-free 66 to lead Women’s PGA Championship

HARRISON, N.Y. (AP) - South Korean Jenny Shin kept moving up the leaderboard, chasing Hall-of-Famer Karrie Webb.

June 11, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Palmer, Koepka, Owen shoot 64s for lead at St. Jude Classic

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Ryan Palmer, Brooks Koepka and Greg Owen each shot 6-under 64 Thursday for a three-way tie atop the leaderboard after the opening round of the St. Jude Classic.

June 11, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Pete D’Alessandro returning to Nuggets

Sacramento Kings general manager Pete D'Alessandro has accepted a front-office position in Denver, a person familiar with the decision said Wednesday.

June 11, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Pistons acquire Ilyasova from Bucks

MILWAUKEE (AP) - The Detroit Pistons have acquired veteran Ersan Ilyasova from the Milwaukee Bucks, adding a long-range shooter to their frontcourt.

June 11, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Warriors confident of another comeback

CLEVELAND (AP) - All things considered, the Golden State Warriors would rather have been golfing.

June 11, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Young corners will get their shot for Raiders

ALAMEDA (AP) - When the Oakland Raiders began overhauling their team after another dismal season, one position noticeably didn't get much help.

June 11, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Phil Dawson still going strong at 40

SANTA CLARA (AP) - The gray in his goatee is getting much more noticeable. Yet 49ers kicker Phil Dawson isn't yet thinking about retirement, even at a time when many of his San Francisco teammates have done just that.

June 11, 2015 | | Pro Sports


US ignoring former coach Pia Sundhage’s comments

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) - The U.S. national team is dismissing critical comments that former coach Pia Sundhage made about some of the team's players.

June 11, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Wood’s goal lifts US to win at Germany

COLOGNE, Germany (AP) - Five days after beating the Netherlands for the first time, the United States defeated Germany in Germany for the first time.

June 11, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Blackhawks edge Tampa Bay, even Final 2-2

CHICAGO (AP) - Brandon Saad and the Chicago Blackhawks finally broke through Tampa Bay's rookie goalie and then barely hung on to even up the Stanley Cup Final.

June 11, 2015 | | Pro Sports


More turmoil for FIFA and World Cup bidding contests

On another day of turmoil for FIFA and the World Cup, the bidding contest for the 2026 tournament was put on hold.

June 11, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Stewart trying to catch the big one in victory lane

LONG POND, Pa. (AP) - Dressed in a Bass Pro T-shirt and cap, Tony Stewart was all set to take his turn as a commercial fisherman.

June 11, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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