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Game On Dude made early favorite for Breeders' Cup

ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) - Game On Dude was made the early 9-5 favorite in a field of 12 for the $5 million Breeders' Cup Classic, a race he led most of the way last year before being overtaken in the closing strides. This time, he'll have home-field advantage running at Santa Anita, where the 5-year-old gelding is 5-0.

October 29, 2012 | | Pro Sports


San Francisco gets ready for Giants' parade

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - For the second time in three years, San Francisco is gearing up for a ticker-tape parade to celebrate a World Series victory for the Giants.

October 29, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Oakland Raiders earn day off after 2nd straight win at midseason point

ALAMEDA (AP) - The first convincing victory of the season was enough for coach Dennis Allen to give his Oakland Raiders players a welcome day off midway through the season.

October 29, 2012 | | Pro Sports


McIlroy beats Woods in China exhibition

ZHENGZHOU, China (AP) - Rory McIlroy outdueled Tiger Woods in the first one-on-one exhibition match between golf's two biggest names.

October 29, 2012 | | Pro Sports


A's exercise Balfour contract option, decline Stephen Drew

OAKLAND (AP) - The Oakland Athletics exercised their $4.5 million contract option for closer Grant Balfour on Monday, while the AL West champions declined their half of a $10 million mutual option for shortstop Stephen Drew.

October 29, 2012 | | Pro Sports


One Giant Series sweep

DETROIT (AP) - Finally pressed in the World Series, the San Francisco Giants finished off a most unexpected and stunning sweep.

October 29, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Panda pounds his way to Series MVP

DETROIT (AP) - Pablo Sandoval not only has baseball's neatest nickname, Kung Fu Panda has a World Series MVP award to go along with it.

October 29, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Thousands gather at City Hall to celebrate

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - They came from all corners of the region and screamed louder with each strike and every out in the bottom of the 10th inning as the San Francisco Giants closed in on a second championship in three years Sunday.

October 29, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Thunder sweep of Bakersfield with OT goal

STOCKTON – Tony DeHart's blast from the high slot with six seconds left in sudden death overtime lifted the Stockton Thunder (4-1-1, 9 points) to a 3-2 victory over the Bakersfield Condors before 5,062 fans at Stockton Arena on Sunday.

October 29, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Wondolowski ties MLS goal mark in Earthquakes’ tie

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Chris Wondolowski tied the MLS single-season record with his 27th goal and the San Jose Earthquakes wrapped up the regular season with a 1-1 draw against the Portland Timbers on Saturday night.

October 29, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Sports news briefs

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October 29, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Oakland Raiders take advantage of struggling Chiefs

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Take your pick of problems and the Kansas City Chiefs probably have them.

October 28, 2012 | | Pro Sports


49ers face Arizona in defensive contest

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - The NFC West takes over Monday night football, and this season at least that means defense.

October 28, 2012 | | Pro Sports


NFL capsules

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Matt Ryan threw touchdown passes on Atlanta's first three possessions against Philadelphia and new defensive coordinator Todd Bowles, and the Falcons remained the NFL's only unbeaten team with a 30-17 victory over the Eagles on Sunday.

October 28, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Fan, 11, presents Goodell with pink penalty flags

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) - Dante Cano had a big idea, so he wrote a letter and sent it to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell.

October 28, 2012 | | Pro Sports


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Tomas in process of deal with Arizona

Cuban outfielder Yasmany Tomas is in the process of agreeing to a $68.5 million, six-year contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks, according to a person familiar with the negotiations.

November 26, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Cousins, leads Kings past Pelicans

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - When Sacramento coach Michael Malone was ejected in the second quarter, DeMarcus Cousins helped steady the Kings.

November 26, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Warriors cool off Heat in 4th quarter

MIAMI (AP) - So much for Stephen Curry's mini-shooting slump.

November 26, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Curry powers Warriors past Heat

MIAMI (AP) - Stephen Curry scored 40 points, and the Golden State Warriors beat the Miami Heat 114-97 on Tuesday night for their sixth consecutive victory.

November 25, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Bama, FSU, Oregon, Mississipi State keep playoff rankings

Alabama, Oregon, Florida State and Mississippi State remained the top four teams in the College Football Playoff rankings on Tuesday heading into a weekend when just about all the contenders are facing challenging rivals.

November 25, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Sherman, Baldwin dig at NFL in press conference

RENTON, Wash. (AP) - With the help of a cardboard cutout, the Seattle Seahawks' Richard Sherman and Doug Baldwin took digs at the NFL during a news conference on Tuesday after the league issued a $100,000 fine to teammate Marshawn Lynch for not speaking to the media.

November 25, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Red Sox bring in Sandoval, Hanley Ramirez

BOSTON (AP) - Pablo Sandoval and Hanley Ramirez spent the last two seasons as NL West rivals. Now they're teammates in Boston, the result of a $183 million spending spree the Red Sox are hoping will lift them out of the AL East cellar.

November 25, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Jon Lester, to meet with Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The Giants are turning their attention to Jon Lester following Pablo Sandoval's departure.

November 25, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Giants Tim Flannery retires

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Tim Flannery is ready to leave the baseball grind and play a little more music.

November 25, 2014 | | Pro Sports


49ers rookies shine in big roles, out of necessity

SANTA CLARA, (AP) - Seattle Seahawks, meet Chris Borland and Carlos Hyde. Aaron Lynch and Marcus Martin.

November 25, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Pats are unanimous No. 1

NEW YORK (AP) - It's unanimous: Tom Brady and the New England Patriots are the top team in the NFL.

November 25, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Cal coach praises Pac-12 for admitting mistakes

BERKELEY (AP) - California coach Sonny Dykes praised the Pac-12 on Tuesday for acknowledging that replay officials erred in overturning two touchdowns for the Golden Bears on one drive in the Big Game against Stanford.

November 25, 2014 | | Pro Sports


NFL, union discuss personal conduct policy

NEW YORK (AP) - NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and players' union chief DeMaurice Smith met Tuesday to discuss the league's personal conduct policy.

November 25, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Stanford’s top playmaker to sit out vs. No. 9 UCLA

STANFORD (AP) - The challenge for Stanford's struggling offense just got a little more difficult this week.

November 25, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Panda packing for Beantown

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - From his three home-run game in the 2012 World Series to that lasting image of his arms in the air celebrating another San Francisco championship last month, Pablo Sandoval's departure to the Boston Red Sox leaves a city in shock that he is really leaving.

November 25, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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