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49ers, Seahawks fight for for control

SEATTLE (AP) - As much as they despise each other in growing the most heated rivalry in the NFL right now, the Seahawks and 49ers remain almost mirror images.

September 14, 2013 | | Pro Sports


‘The One’ worth its weight

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Listen to Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s people and Canelo Alvarez wanted to fight their man so badly he offered to drop a few pounds to get him to sign on the dotted line.

September 14, 2013 | | Pro Sports


McFadden patient with Oakland ‘O’

ALAMEDA (AP) - A slow start is nothing new for Oakland Raiders running back Darren McFadden. Neither is the criticism he's endured for the past several seasons.

September 14, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Furyk fires 59 at BMW

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) - With a shot at golf's magic number, Jim Furyk had no trouble finishing the job.

September 14, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Athletics top Rangers to start key AL West series

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Yoenis Cespedes hit a three-run homer in the first inning, and the Oakland Athletics survived a shaky night from the bullpen to extend their AL West lead with a 9-8 victory over the Texas Rangers on Friday night.

September 14, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Giants beat Dodgers behind Bumgarner

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Madison Bumgarner outdueled Clayton Kershaw, and the San Francisco Giants held off the Los Angeles Dodgers for a 4-2 win on Friday night when Adrian Gonzalez's hard grounder took a fortunate hop for the final out.

September 14, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Gonzalez lifts Dodgers over Giants 3-2 in 10

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Adrian Gonzalez singled home the winning run in the 10th inning to give the Los Angeles Dodgers a 3-2 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Thursday night.

September 12, 2013 | | Pro Sports


A's beat Twins 8-2, increase lead in AL West

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - With Josh Reddick back and hitting home runs, the Oakland Athletics are bringing some more muscle and a bigger lead into a crucial weekend series.

September 12, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Raiders kicker disputes comments about A's

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) - Oakland Raiders kicker Sebastian Janikowski has kicked off the infield dirt at the Coliseum for so long now that it's become almost second nature to him.

September 12, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Sharks open training camp with similar look

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - The San Jose Sharks opened training camp looking to play like the fast, aggressive team that had a strong playoff run last season rather than the plodding one that struggled for much of the lockout-shortened campaign.

September 12, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Canelo's star rises to Mayweather's heights

BIG BEAR LAKE, Calif. (AP) - When Saul Alvarez steps from a black SUV into a swath of media and fans, he keeps his head low and his gaze neutral as he calmly follows his entourage to work. Footwork, timing, focus - they're all impeccable.

September 12, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Bowyer ready to move forward and focus on Chase

CHICAGO (AP) - Clint Bowyer is putting the controversy surrounding his spin at Richmond behind him and turning his focus toward the first race in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.

September 12, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Snedeker zooms out in front at BMW; Tiger 3 back

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) - Brandt Snedeker was making so many birdies that even an 18-foot putt looked like a mere tap-in.

September 12, 2013 | | Pro Sports


US 13th in FIFA rankings, highest spot in 3 years

ZURICH (AP) - The United States climbed to 13th in the FIFA rankings, its highest position since July 2010.

September 12, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Safety Reid eager to face another top quarterback

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) - As safety Eric Reid exited the tunnel to take the field for his NFL debut, he received some words of wisdom from All-Pro defensive mate Justin Smith: "Stay back."

September 12, 2013 | | Pro Sports


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Cain to get season- ending elbow surgery

NEW YORK (AP) - San Francisco Giants pitcher Matt Cain will have season-ending surgery next week to remove bone chips in his right elbow.

August 05, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Derek Norris singles in 10th as A’s beat Rays 3-2

OAKLAND (AP) - Derek Norris singled up the middle with two outs and the bases loaded in the 10th inning against former Oakland closer Grant Balfour, and the Athletics beat the Tampa Bay Rays 3-2 on Monday night.

August 05, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Sandoval’s double downs Mets

NEW YORK (AP) - His nickname is Kung Fu Panda. The New York Mets probably have other, not so cute, monikers for Pablo Sandoval.

August 05, 2014 | | Pro Sports


A’s, Tigers locked in AL arms race

DETROIT- Maybe this year they'll play seven.

August 05, 2014 | By NOAH TRISTER AP Baseball Writer | Pro Sports


MLB CAPSULES

WASHINGTON (AP) - Caleb Joseph homered and drove in three runs, J.J. Hardy had four hits and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Washington Nationals 7-3 on Monday night in a duel between neighboring first-place teams.

August 05, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Tiger watch is on for final major

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Joe LaCava walked nearly every blade of grass on the 18th green at Valhalla Golf Club, jotting notes in his yardage book after stepping off the distances from every edge of the green to every possible pin position. It was just like any other Monday at a major.

August 05, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Stern set to enter basketball’s HOF

NEW YORK (AP) - David Stern remembers the days when an NBA staff that numbered about two dozen was just trying to keep some teams in existence long enough to get them on national TV.

August 05, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Shields sharp vs. A’s

OAKLAND (AP) - James Shields pitched quite a gem for Kansas City. It certainly helped that Oakland abandoned its usual patient approach at the plate.

August 03, 2014 | | Pro Sports


MadBum, Pence lift SF to rout

NEW YORK (AP) - On a weekend full of fine pitching performances and brisk games, Madison Bumgarner tossed the best game yet.

August 03, 2014 | | Pro Sports


49ers search from within for new NT

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Quinton Dial put a punishing hit on running back Alfonso Smith late in 11-on-11 work. Tony Jerod-Eddie pounded Jonathan Martin not once but twice, even sending him to his backside.

August 03, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Tiger withdraws with back issues

AKRON, Ohio (AP) - Tiger Woods was stricken with more back pain Sunday and withdrew after eight holes at the Bridgestone Invitational. He struggled to even take off his golf shoes before being driven away to an uncertain future.

August 03, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Soccer City embraces MLS All-Star Game

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Legend has it that Portland laid claim to the title "Soccer City USA" back in 1975 when the Timbers played their first NASL season. The nickname was later captured on an expansive banner displayed during a visit by Pele.

August 03, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Sideline tech inches forward

NEW YORK (AP) - NFL teams used to take Polaroid pictures of plays from atop the stadium during games then send them down to the field on a rope.

August 03, 2014 | | Pro Sports


DALE SWEEPS POCONO

LONG POND, Pa. (AP) - Dale Earnhardt Jr. traded hats, waited for his cue, and flashed three fingers for the cameras.

August 03, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Serena cashes in at Bank of West Classic

STANFORD (AP) - Serena Williams stared at the court, took a deep breath and seemed to clear her head after falling behind in the first set. She dominated the rest of the way.

August 03, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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