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Warriors look for consistency in season’s 2nd half

OAKLAND (AP) - Golden State Warriors general manager Bob Myers believes he has put together a roster that has a real chance to win the NBA title. He also knows so much has to go Golden State's way between now and June for that to happen.

January 16, 2014 | | Pro Sports


MLB approves expanded replay starting this season

PARADISE VALLEY, Ariz. (AP) - Ever since the game was invented, before television or even radio existed, baseball counted on the eyes and ears of umpires on the field. Starting this season, many key decisions will be made in a studio far away.

January 16, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Union take G Blake with No. 1 pick in MLS draft

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Connecticut goalkeeper Andre Blake didn't know much about Philadelphia before arriving in the city for Major League Soccer's draft on Thursday.

January 16, 2014 | | Pro Sports


White captures Olympic snowboard qualifier

MAMMOTH LAKES, Calif. (AP) - Shaun White lay flat on the ground in a daze, with a couple of medics hovering over him to assess the damage.

January 16, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Raiders GM says Allen’s job was never in jeopardy

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) - Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie never doubted he would bring back coach Dennis Allen for a third year despite back-to-back 4-12 records.

January 16, 2014 | | Pro Sports


McDaniels tries to stick another dagger in Denver

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - For a brief time, Josh McDaniels was a celebrity in Denver and he played the part with gusto - running to the corner of the stadium after his first signature win and pumping his fists at the crowd to celebrate.

January 16, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Boldin-Crabtree wideout tandem tough on defenses

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) - Anquan Boldin and Michael Crabtree waited nearly eight months to finally step on the field together for game day.

January 16, 2014 | | Pro Sports


49ers Frank Gore still proving himself

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Frank Gore zig-zags his way for important gains up the middle, or to break a big run outside on the edge.

January 16, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Liston powers No. 3 Duke women past Virginia

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) - Tricia Liston and Duke did quite well in their first game since Chelsea Gray's season-ending knee injury.

January 16, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Warriors acquire Crawford, Brooks in 3-team trade

OAKLAND (AP) - The Golden State Warriors have been searching for a suitable backup to point guard Stephen Curry since veteran Jarrett Jack signed with Cleveland as a free agent last summer.

January 16, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Kershaw, Dodgers agree to $215M deal

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Clayton Kershaw agreed Wednesday to a $215 million, seven-year contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press, a deal that makes the two-time Cy Young Award winner baseball's first player with a $30 million average salary.

January 16, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Glenn Dorsey important addition for 49ers defense

SANTA CLARA (AP) - From the moment Glenn Dorsey stepped off the plane last spring and met spirited 49ers defensive line coach Jim Tomsula, he understood San Francisco's winning vibe that he had seen from afar with Kansas City in the AFC.

January 16, 2014 | | Pro Sports


49ers must find ways to deal with Seattle’s noise

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Jim Harbaugh will turn to lip reading, motioning and even sign language if he has to in order to communicate with Colin Kaepernick to keep things running smoothly in the deafening noise of Seattle's home stadium.

January 16, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Patriots, Seahawks for Super Bowl

So the top three and four of the top five teams in the final AP Pro32 power rankings have made the NFL's Final Four. Nothing surprising about that.

January 16, 2014 | | Pro Sports


SEEKING CONSISTENCY

RENTON, Wash. (AP) - Russell Wilson and the Seahawks offense haven't exactly produced impressive numbers during the past month.

January 16, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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Pitching shines in Bay Area battle

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Yusmeiro Petit struck out seven in four impressive innings, sending the San Francisco Giants to a 3-0 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Friday night.

March 22, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Fresh start for Schaub in Oakland

ALAMEDA (AP) - Matt Schaub and the Oakland Raiders are both hoping to put the mistakes of 2013 in the past.

March 22, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Spurs beat Kings for 12th straight win

SACRAMENTO (AP) - While a fast-paced offense has become more of a fixture in recent years, the San Antonio Spurs can still grind out games when needed.

March 22, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Kenseth wins pole in Fontana

FONTANA (AP) - Although Matt Kenseth thinks track position is less important on Fontana's well-aged asphalt than on other NASCAR ovals, he is still excited to start up front Sunday.

March 22, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Scott up 7 shots

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Adam Scott keeps putting his name in the Bay Hill record book, each round moving him closer to another handshake with The King.

March 22, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Scott’s 62 ties record at Bay Hill

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Masters champion Adam Scott was feeling ill when he arrived at Bay Hill. One majestic round with the putter Thursday made him feel a lot better.

March 21, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Cal, Stanford in hunt after first day

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Olympians Brittany MacLean and Shannon Vreeland helped defending champion Georgia take the lead Thursday in the first day of the NCAA women's swimming and diving championships.

March 21, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Williams survives tough 1st set

KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) - Trailing in the first set of her first match at the Sony Open, Serena Williams grunted with every shot and screamed with every point she won.

March 21, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Reds’ Chapman ‘lucky’ to have only broken bone

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) - Cincinnati Reds closer Aroldis Chapman was undergoing surgery Thursday to repair a broken bone above his left eye but has no other serious injuries after being hit in the face by a line drive in a spring training game.

March 21, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Posey Slugs grand slam

PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) - Buster Posey hit a grand slam and the San Francisco Giants rocked opening day starter Andrew Cashner, rolling to an 11-3 victory Thursday night over the San Diego Padres.

March 21, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Converted 49ers FB cashes in with 3-year extension

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Bruce Miller recalls springtime three years ago when 49ers running backs coach Tom Rathman called to inquire whether he might be up for a position change. Defense to offense.

March 21, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Sharks alone at top of Pacific

SAN JOSE (AP) - Brent Burns scored the tiebreaking goal with 3:59 to play to help the San Jose Sharks take sole possession of first place in the Pacific Division for the first time in more than three months by beating the Anaheim Ducks 3-2 on Thursday night.

March 21, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Warriors edge out lowly Bucks

OAKLAND (AP) - Stephen Curry had 31 points and 11 assists, Klay Thompson scored 29 and the Golden State Warriors moved 18 games over .500 for the first time in 20 years with a 115-110 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Thursday night.

March 21, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Woodson agrees to 1-year deal with Raiders

ALAMEDA (AP) - Safety Charles Woodson agreed to a one-year deal to extend his second stint with the Oakland Raiders to a second season.

March 20, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Raiders sign veteran LT

ALAMEDA (AP) - The Oakland Raiders filled their void at left tackle on Wednesday by signing free agent Donald Penn to a two-year contract.

March 20, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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