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Torres to undergo season-ending surgery

DENVER (AP) - San Francisco Giants outfielder Andres Torres is scheduled for season-ending surgery on Wednesday.

August 27, 2013 | | Pro Sports


During rough year, Federer starts well at US Open

NEW YORK (AP) - At this point in his career, Roger Federer recognizes the importance of a little extra work.

August 27, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Raiders going with rookie Watson at left tackle

ALAMEDA,(AP) - Two years ago while attending a community college in Southern California, Menelik Watson was still trying to figure out what American football was all about.

August 27, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Crisp, A’s outslug Cabrera, Tigers

DETROIT (AP) - Coco Crisp is on such a roll that he was even a little better than Miguel Cabrera on Monday night.

August 27, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Road woes continue for Giants’ Zito

DENVER (AP) - Barry Zito was very good throughout last season, and even better in the postseason when he went 2-0 with a 1.69 ERA in three playoff starts.

August 27, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Kendall Hunter looks strong in return to field

SANTA CLARA (AP) - All week long, Kendall Hunter peppered fellow San Francisco running back Anthony Dixon about how he looked in practice - how fast did he look?

August 27, 2013 | | Pro Sports


AP source: 49ers trade LB Haralson to Saints

SANTA CLARA (AP) - The San Francisco 49ers traded linebacker Parys Haralson to the Saints on Monday to fill a big need for New Orleans, a person with knowledge of the deal said.

August 27, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Mets ace Harvey has torn ligament in elbow

NEW YORK (AP) - Matt Harvey has a partially torn ligament in his right elbow, a potentially devastating injury for the pitcher that had given the foundering New York Mets reason to be hopeful about their future.

August 27, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Athletics put Reddick on DL; designate Neshek

DETROIT (AP) - The Oakland Athletics placed right fielder Josh Reddick on the 15-day disabled list on Monday with a sprained right wrist.

August 27, 2013 | | Pro Sports


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August 27, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Kaepernick, 49ers’ defense strong

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The familiar formula that carried San Francisco back to the Super Bowl last season for the first time in 18 years is on display again.

August 25, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Power claims19th career Indy win at Sonoma

SONOMA - Australia's Will Power (Team Penske Verizon #12) survived a rough and tumble afternoon both on the track and in the pits to pick up his third victory in four years in Sunday's IZOD Indy Car GoPro Grand Prix at Sonoma Raceway.

August 25, 2013 | DALE BOSOWSKI | Pro Sports


Nadal is surging but knee is a question for US Open play

NEW YORK (AP) - Ask Rafael Nadal how his famously troublesome left knee is feeling on the eve of the U.S. Open, and he'll balk a bit while formulating a response.

August 25, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Vogelsong helps Giants beat Pirates to split their series

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Ryan Vogelsong threw eight sharp innings for his first victory in three months, helping the San Francisco Giants beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-0 on Sunday.

August 25, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Athletics, rookie Gray falters before Baltimore

BALTIMORE (AP) - The Oakland Athletics can't seem to mount any momentum in their bid to return to the postseason for a second straight season.

August 25, 2013 | | Pro Sports


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Liriano shuts down Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - His left oblique no longer a painful obstacle, Francisco Liriano is starting to look like the dominant pitcher he was for Pittsburgh in 2013.

July 29, 2014 | | Pro Sports


49ers WR Brandon Lloyd enjoying return to NFL

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Brandon Lloyd returned to the San Francisco 49ers to finish what he started.

July 29, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Schaub settles in as Raiders QB

NAPA (AP) - The anointed starting quarterback for the Oakland Raiders is strengthening his hold on the position this training camp instead of losing it.

July 29, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Ivanovic lone seeded player to win at Stanford

STANFORD (AP) - Ana Ivanovic has a new coach and a better outlook.

July 29, 2014 | | Pro Sports


NASCAR suspends Hamlin crew chief Grubb 6 races

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - NASCAR suspended Denny Hamlin's crew chief and car chief on Tuesday for six races because the Joe Gibbs Racing entry failed inspection following his third-place finish at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

July 29, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Woods faces 2 weeks that shape the season

AKRON, Ohio (AP) - The landmark at Firestone Country Club is among the most popular in America, a massive water tower in the shape of a golf ball on a tee.

July 29, 2014 | | Pro Sports


49ers sign former Cardinals running back Alfonso Smith

SANTA CLARA (AP) - The San Francisco 49ers have signed former Arizona Cardinals running back Alfonso Smith to a one-year deal.

July 29, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Twins sign NorCal prospect

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - In one of their craziest scouting experiences, the Minnesota Twins have reached a deal with a 24-year-old pitching prospect who has thrown 100 mile per hour fastballs but has never been drafted.

July 29, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Cain to meet with elbow specialist

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - San Francisco Giants right-hander Matt Cain plans to meet with specialist Dr. James Andrews this week to get a second opinion on his injured elbow.

July 29, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Alameda County approves Athletics lease

OAKLAND (AP) - The Alameda County Board of Supervisors has voted to approve a 10-year lease extension to keep the Athletics in Oakland.

July 29, 2014 | | Pro Sports


NBA, Clippers eager for Sterling out

The NBA and the Los Angeles Clippers are ready to move on, even if Donald Sterling wants to keep fighting.

July 29, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Scott sees swift title contention for Lakers

EL SEGUNDO (AP) - Byron Scott was a key component of the Los Angeles Lakers' Showtime teams, a smooth shooting guard with sizzling competitive fire. He believes his purple-and-gold championship pedigree makes him the ideal coach to return the struggling 16-time champions to NBA contention.

July 29, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Anderson Silva returns Jan. 31 vs Nick Diaz

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Former UFC champion Anderson Silva will return to the octagon Jan. 31 against Nick Diaz in Las Vegas.

July 29, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Giants lose 5th straight, 5-0 to Pirates

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - After getting swept in a three-game home series to the Los Angeles Dodgers to fall out of first place in the NL West, the San Francisco Giants turned to their hottest pitcher to help wash away their woes.

July 29, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Carter leads Astros homer-happy win over Athletics

HOUSTON (AP) - It all fell apart for Oakland starter Jesse Chavez in a very brief span.

July 29, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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