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Chance for players other than Big Four at US Tennis Open

NEW YORK (AP) - Two 23-year-olds, Milos Raonic and Grigor Dimitrov, broke through to their first major semifinals at Wimbledon.

August 24, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Fantasy sports game explosion spawns big-dollar online industry

LAS VEGAS (AP) - When lawmakers carved out an exemption for fantasy sports in a 2006 law targeting online poker, no one predicted that it would spawn an online gambling operation that may someday rival the millions wagered daily in Las Vegas sports books.

August 24, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Athlete seeks to reject head-injury deal

CHICAGO (AP) - A former San Diego State football player has asked a federal judge to reject the recently proposed $75 million settlement of a class-action lawsuit against the NCAA, saying it unfairly forces athletes who suffered head injuries to forfeit hundreds of millions of dollars in potential damages.

August 24, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Voter citizenship issue goes before court

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - A lawsuit filed by Kansas and Arizona will be argued before a federal appeals court panel this week as the states seek to force federal election officials to impose proof-of-citizenship requirements on national voter registration forms.

August 24, 2014 | | Pro Sports


New, longer grass laid at 49ers’ Levi’s Stadium

SANTA CLARA (AP) - The San Francisco 49ers re-sodded the field at Levi's Stadium from goal line to goal line and sideline to sideline with longer grass Friday and they expect no problems for Sunday's preseason game against the San Diego Chargers.

August 23, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Packers roll past Raiders

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) - With a stable of running backs now complementing quarterback Aaron Rodgers, the Green Bay Packers offense could be as potent as ever this season.

August 23, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Athletics hold off AL West leaders

OAKLAND (AP) - Sean Doolittle couldn't find much fault with his latest outing, which was strange considering the Athletics' closer nearly ruined Sonny Gray's best start in more than four weeks.

August 23, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Giants clobber Nationals

WASHINGTON (AP) - As the deficit grew from two to four to eight, even the Washington Nationals - who grew so accustomed to comeback, last-at-bat heroics during their 10-game winning streak - had to admit that their good thing was coming to an end.

August 23, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Wiggins: rare No. 1 pick traded before rookie year

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The wait is almost over.

August 23, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Scott, Tringale tied for the lead at Barclays

PARAMUS, N.J. (AP) - Now that the majors are over, Adam Scott is going after the only big prize left this year - a shot at the $10 million FedEx Cup title.

August 23, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Orozco takes lead at US gymnastics championships

PITTSBURGH (AP) - There were times during John Orozco's grueling rehab after he tore the ACL in his left knee during a post-Olympic tour two years ago that he figured his gymnastics career was done.

August 22, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Harvick wins Bristol pole; 5th of this season

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) - Kevin Harvick has become the best qualifier in NASCAR's top series, at least for this season.

August 22, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Selig hasn’t changed outlook about Rose

CINCINNATI (AP) - As his term winds down, baseball Commissioner Bud Selig hasn't changed his outlook on Pete Rose's lifetime ban for gambling.

August 22, 2014 | | Pro Sports


A’s seek options for new stadium at current site

OAKLAND (AP) - The Oakland Athletics are checking out the possibility of building a new stadium on the same site of their current home.

August 22, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Boston’s Farrell: Castillo is “exciting, athletic”

BOSTON (AP) - Red Sox manager John Farrell calls outfielder Rusney Castillo "an exciting, athletic player."

August 22, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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Raiders show progress but fall short of playoffs

ALAMEDA . (AP) - The signs of progress for the Oakland Raiders were stark.

January 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


What York does, not what he says, will matter most

Jed York tried for public contrition in Monday's long-awaited oops-on-me news conference, which is fine.

January 06, 2016 | Tim Kawakami Mercury News Columnist | Pro Sports


Klay scores 36 as Warriors beat Lakers

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Klay Thompson scored 22 of his 36 points in the first quarter and Stephen Curry added 17 before sitting out the fourth ...

January 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Dallas tops Sacramento in 2OTs

DALLAS (AP) - Deron Williams hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer in the second overtime, and the Dallas Mavericks beat Sacramento 117-116 Tuesday night for their ...

January 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Bonds, Clemens likely to get boost from Hall vote changes

NEW YORK (AP) - Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens and other tainted stars of the Steroids Era appear likely to get a boost in Hall of Fame ...

January 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


New year on PGA Tour raises five questions

KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) - Jordan Spieth spent the first official practice day of the new year in good company.

January 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Alvarez can earn $1.6M in bonuses under A’s deal

OAKLAND (AP) - Henderson Alvarez can earn $1.6 million in performance bonuses based on starts in addition to his $4.25 million salary as part ...

January 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Odds go out window for unpredictable playoffs

LAS VEGAS (AP) - The playoffs are here, and nobody seems to know what to make of them.

January 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Two-time Super Bowl winner Coughlin resigns as Giants coach

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) - With the New York Giants facing a difficult decision on his coaching future after four straight years out of the ...

January 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Kaepernick has torn thumb ligament on throwing hand

SANTA CLARA (AP) - San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has a torn ligament in the thumb on his throwing hand and surgery has been recommended ...

January 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Swinney confident star Lawson will play in title game

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Clemson coach Dabo Swinney says he is "very optimistic" All-American Shaq Lawson will play in the national title game against Alabama after ...

January 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Possible move hangs over Raiders

ALAMEDA (AP) - Heading into the offseason with uncertainty is old hat for the Oakland Raiders, who have had nine head coaches and 17 starting quarterbacks ...

January 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Green’s triple-double leads Golden State

OAKLAND (AP) - Draymond Green became the second Warriors player ever to post three straight triple-doubles and Golden State rolled to its 35th straight regular-season home ...

January 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Cousins lead Kings past Thunder

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - DeMarcus Cousins had 33 points and a season-high 19 rebounds, and the Sacramento Kings took advantage of Kevin Durant being out of ...

January 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


49ers general manager staying

SANTA CLARA (AP) - San Francisco 49ers CEO Jed York is retaining Trent Baalke with the idea that the general manager will hire a new coach ...

January 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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