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Djokovic replaces Nadal at No. 1 after Wimbledon

LONDON (AP) - Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic replaced Rafael Nadal at No. 1 in the ATP rankingsMonday, while runner-up Roger Federer rose one spot to No. 3.

July 07, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Rangers demote slumping Choice

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - The Texas Rangers want struggling rookie outfielder and former Stockton Ports standout Michael Choice to work on his game in the minor leagues while they replace yet another pitcher in their injury-riddled rotation.

July 07, 2014 | | Pro Sports


A’s minor leaguer Powell suspended

NEW YORK (AP) - Herschel "Boog" Powell, a Midwest League All-Star outfielder in the Oakland Athletics' system, has been suspended for 50 games following a positive test for a banned amphetamine under baseball's minor league drug program.

July 07, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Messi and Robben face off in semifinal

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - The World Cup's best dribblers - Lionel Messi and Arjen Robben - face off whenArgentina and Netherlands meet in the semifinals.

July 07, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Brazil plays for nation, Neymar

BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil (AP) - Neymar helped Brazil get this far at the World Cup. Now it's up to the rest of the team to win for its injured star, coach Luiz Felipe Scolari said Monday.

July 07, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Loew warns about fouls

BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil (AP) - Germany coach Joachim Loew is worried about Brazil's "brutal" tackling in recent games, and appealed to the referee of their World Cup semifinal to be on the lookout for such tactics.

July 07, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Djokovic tops Federer at Wimbledon

LONDON (AP) - Novak Djokovic's large lead in the rollicking Wimbledon final was slipping away, due in no small part to Roger Federer's regal presence and resurgent play.

July 06, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Samardzija wins in debut, secures 4 game A’s sweep

OAKLAND (AP) - Jeff Samardzija arrived at the ballpark nearly five hours before making his first start with his new ballclub.

July 06, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Lincecum whips Padres for Giants

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Eleven days after no-hitting the Padres, Tim Lincecum took a shutout into the seventh inning against San Diego to lead the San Francisco Giants to a 5-3 victory Sunday.

July 06, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Trade costing Samardzija chance for All-Star outing

NEW YORK (AP) - The trade that put Jeff Samardzija on a postseason contender cost him a chance to pitch in his first All-Star game.

July 06, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Without Neymar, Brazil plays on against Germany in today’s match

BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil (AP) - Even without Neymar, Brazil's show must go on.

July 06, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Dutch goalie: Shootout tactic was fair play

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Netherlands goalkeeper Tim Krul insists he did nothing wrong in confronting Costa Rica's penalty takers during a World Cup quarterfinal shootout.

July 06, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Yanks acquire McCarthy from Diamondbacks

ATLANTA (AP) - The New York Yankees acquired help for their depleted rotation on Sunday by acquiring veteran right-hander Brandon McCarthy from Arizona.

July 06, 2014 | | Pro Sports


British sprinter Cavendish pulls out of Tour

YORK, England (AP) - British sprinter Mark Cavendish pulled out of the Tour de France on Sunday with a serious shoulder injury likely to require surgery.

July 06, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Cabrera wins Greenbrier Classic

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) - Angel Cabrera no longer has to fret about that streak of disappointments in non-major events on the PGA Tour.

July 06, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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Woodson still going strong at age 38

NAPA (AP) - Charles Woodson is showing few signs of slowing down even at age 38.

August 08, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Chicago Cubs beat Giants

CHICAGO (AP) - The way Kyle Schwarber was hitting the ball, Joe Maddon felt he had no choice but to keep him in the lineup.

August 08, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Giants place Leake on DL

CHICAGO (AP) - San Francisco Giants right-hander Mike Leake was placed on the 15-day disabled list because of a strained left hamstring.

August 08, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Gray throws complete game in A’s win

OAKLAND (AP) - Josh Phegley had two hits and drove in a run, Danny Valencia hit a home run and Sonny Gray won a pitching duel ...

August 08, 2015 | | Pro Sports


A’s acquire minor leaguer Frias

OAKLAND . (AP) - The Oakland Athletics acquired minor league right-hander Dawrin Frias on Friday from the New York Mets as a player to be named in ...

August 07, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Golf Capsules

AKRON, Ohio (AP) - Danny Lee made seven birdies for a 5-under 65 for a one-shot lead Thursday in his first time at the Bridgestone Invitational ...

August 07, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Ledecky, Lochte earn golds for US

KAZAN, Russia (AP) - Katie Ledecky just keeps winning at the world swimming championships.

August 07, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Worrell wins 100 fly at US nationals

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Michael Phelps is eager to see where he stacks up against the world at the U.S. national championships.

August 07, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Trent Richardson returns to practice for Raiders

NAPA (AP) - Trent Richardson looked at his opportunity in Oakland as a fresh start after the once-heralded running back prospect struggled for two years in ...

August 07, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Seau goes into Hall of Fame

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Junior Seau was many things to many people.

August 07, 2015 | | Pro Sports


LOS ANGELES (AP) — Floyd Mayweather Jr. began promoting his final fight by doing what he does best.

NAPA (AP) - Despite being a top five draft pick, a heralded rookie and a selection on the NFL's top 100 players list, Oakland Raiders ...

August 07, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Mayweather defends choice of Berto final foe

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Floyd Mayweather Jr. began promoting his final fight by doing what he does best.

August 07, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Lowrie atones for error, Astros edge A’s in 10 innings

OAKLAND (AP) - Jed Lowrie is still adjusting to playing third base for the Astros. His throwing error in the ninth inning that led to a ...

August 07, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Schwarber homers in 2nd straight game, Cubs beat Giants

CHICAGO (AP) - The Chicago Cubs wasted no time building a five-run lead, and once he sensed it slipping away, manager Joe Maddon went out to ...

August 07, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Warriors welcome Thompson after trade

OAKLAND (AP) - Jason Thompson stepped off the elevator with his parents to a grand Golden State welcome, featuring some 50 cheering Warriors employees who are ...

August 07, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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