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Thornton helps Sharks clinch playoff berth

SAN JOSE (AP) - After three straight losses delayed their playoff clinching, the San Jose Sharks made it back to the postseason with the kind of performance that could carry them far this spring.

March 29, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Catchers still adjusting

Retired World Series-winning catcher Bob Boone has a CD with 60 video clips of home-plate collisions that resulted in injuries. None of those happened in the past two seasons since Major League Baseball instituted a new rule to prevent collisions.

March 29, 2016 | By STEPHEN WHYNO | Pro Sports


Djokovic shakes off spill and beats Sousa at Miami

KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) - Novak Djokovic was chasing a shot in his forehand corner when his left foot gave way and he tumbled to the court, landing on his left side as his racket went flying.

March 27, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Jason Day gets No. 1 rank, Match Play title

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Everyone around him was telling Jason Day to withdraw from the Dell Match Play and not risk further injury to his back.

March 27, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Ishikawa drives in 5 to lead White Sox over SF Giants

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Travis Ishikawa, a postseason hero for the Giants during their last World Series run, drove in five runs and finished a single short of the cycle to help the Chicago White Sox beat San Francisco 13-9 on Sunday.

March 27, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Lowrie, Coghlan homer in A’s win over Royals

MESA, Ariz. (AP) - Jed Lowrie and Chris Coghlan hit home runs and Kendall Graveman pitched seven solid innings in the Oakland Athletics' 10-1 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Sunday.

March 27, 2016 | | Pro Sports


MORE THAN 2,800 GAMES

SECAUCUS, N.J. (AP) - After nearly four decades making the toughest calls in the biggest games, Joe Crawford faced one he hoped to avoid.

March 27, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Ko wins Kia Classic for 11th title

CARLSBAD (AP) - Lydia Ko won the Kia Classic on Sunday at Aviara, reaffirming her position as the top player in the world heading into the first major championship of the season.

March 27, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Cauley-Stein scores 21 points, as Kings beat Dallas Mavericks

SACRAMENTO (AP) - Slumping Dallas is in jeopardy of missing the playoffs. In the locker room, the lingering question is: Do the Mavericks care enough to do anything about it?

March 27, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Thompson nets 40, Green with triple- double for Warriors

OAKLAND (AP) - Klay Thompson scored 40 points in consecutive games for the first time in his career, Draymond Green posted his franchise-best 12th triple-double and the Golden State Warriors beat the Philadelphia 76ers 117-105 on Sunday night.

March 27, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Warriors beat Mavs for 65th win

OAKLAND (AP) - After a record-setting night of 3-pointers for Golden State, coach Steve Kerr's focus was more on deficiencies at the other end of the court that nearly cost his team a game against an undermanned opponent.

March 26, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Raiders paying much more to stay put in Oakland stadium

OAKLAND (AP) - The authority that operates O.co Coliseum has approved a new lease extension for the Oakland Raiders that more than triples the team's rent to use the stadium and their training facility in nearby Alameda.

March 26, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Cousins scores 29 points in Kings’ rout of Phoenix

SACRAMENTO (AP) - DeMarcus Cousins had 29 points and 11 rebounds and the Sacramento Kings beat the Phoenix Suns 116-94 on Friday night.

March 26, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Gonzalez hits 2nd spring homer, Dodgers rout Giants

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Adrian Gonzalez hit his second spring homer, a two-run shot, and Carlo Frias threw four scoreless innings, leading the Dodgers to a 13-0 victory over a split-squad of San Francisco Giants on Friday night.

March 26, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Cueto goes 6 innings in Giants’ win over Royals

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Johnny Cueto pitched six innings and singled against his former team and Brandon Belt hit a three-run homer as the San Francisco Giants beat the Kansas City Royals 8-5 on Friday.

March 26, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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Gray’s return bright spot for A’s in loss to Houston

HOUSTON (AP) - The Oakland Athletics certainly weren't happy leaving Houston after a three-game sweep by the Astros.

June 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Pence set for hamstring surgery

ST. LOUIS (AP) - San Francisco Giants outfielder Hunter Pence will undergo surgery Thursday for a torn right hamstring and is likely to be sidelined eight ...

June 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Pence’s replacement Parker homers, but Giants lose again

ST. LOUIS (AP) - The San Francisco Giants got a home run from one of Hunter Pence's replacements. So there was one piece of good ...

June 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Power wins at Belle Isle for first victory of season

DETROIT (AP) - Will Power was fast enough for a track record during qualifying, though it didn't count because of a penalty.

June 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Nordqvist successfully defends ShopRite title

GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) - Anna Nordqvist successfully defended her ShopRite LPGA Classic title Sunday, closing with a 7-under 64 in breezy conditions for a ...

June 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


William McGirt wins Memorial in a playoff

DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) - William McGirt thought he hit it big when he won the Cabarrus Classic and pocketed $16,000, the second-largest prize on the ...

June 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Novak Djokovic finally wins French Open

PARIS (AP) - A French Open champion at long last, and the first man in nearly a half-century to win four consecutive major championships, Novak Djokovic ...

June 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


With stars neutralized, unsung players step up

SAN JOSE (AP) - This is a Stanley Cup Final filled with stars who have won the Hart Trophy, Olympic gold medals and numerous other awards.

June 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Warriors whip Cavaliers to take 2-0 Finals lead

OAKLAND (AP) - Draymond Green emphatically flexed his bulging biceps with big plays on both ends of the floor, and these determined Golden State Warriors might ...

June 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Ali’s hometown joins together in prayer, celebration

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Muhammad Ali's younger brother wept, swayed to hymns and hugged anyone he could reach. He raised his hands to the sky ...

June 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Cueto earns 9th win, Giants beat Cardinals

ST. LOUIS (AP) - A couple of times, Johnny Cueto said it just was not his day. Try telling that to the St. Louis Cardinals.

June 03, 2016 | | Pro Sports


A’s done in by 7-run 1st inning in loss to Houston

HOUSTON (AP) - Oakland starter Jesse Hahn felt good entering Friday night's game against the Houston Astros.

June 03, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Sharks hope return home turns tide in final

SAN JOSE (AP) - The San Jose Sharks can take at least one positive out of losing the first two games of the Stanley Cup Final ...

June 03, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Livingston, close-knit band of backups bring best in Game 1

OAKLAND (AP) - Shaun Livingston put up nearly 100 free throws at the end of Friday's NBA Finals practice, and that is somewhere around his ...

June 03, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Muhammad Ali, who riveted the world as ‘The Greatest,’ dies

Associated Press

June 03, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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