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Kings sign NBA’s first Indian player

SACRAMENTO (AP) - Sim Bhullar became the first player of Indian descent to sign a contract with an NBA team Friday, inking a deal to join the Sacramento Kings in training camp.

August 16, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Phillies rally to beat Giants late

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Chase Utley was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded in the top of the 10th inning to help the Philadelphia Phillies beat the San Francisco Giants 5-3 on Friday night.

August 16, 2014 | | Pro Sports


New rule: Drivers can’t exit cars after wrecks

BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) - Even Jimmie Johnson has a temper - one that was on display long before he became a six-time champion and one of NASCAR's most respected drivers.

August 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Lincicome in front at LPGA

PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) - Brittany Lincicome opened a three-stroke lead Friday in the wind-swept LPGA Championship, the tour's fourth major championship of the season.

August 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Serena advances in Cincy

MASON, Ohio (AP) - Serena Williams advanced to the semifinals of a tournament she has never won. Given her history in Cincinnati, she'll avoid thinking about the long-awaited title.

August 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Slocum, Langley share Wyndham lead

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) - Heath Slocum needs a strong finish at the Wyndham Championship to earn a spot in the PGA Tour's postseason.

August 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Livingston out 6-8 weeks

OAKLAND (AP) - Golden State Warriors guard Shaun Livingston is expected to be out six to eight weeks after having arthroscopic surgery on the big toe of his right foot.

August 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Girl tosses gem at LLWS

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) - Pitcher Mo'Ne Davis, one of two girls at the Little League World Series, threw a two-hitter to help Philadelphia beat Nashville 4-0 on Friday in the opener for both teams.

August 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Cousins injures knee in practice

CHICAGO (AP) - DeMarcus Cousins had a big bag of ice on his right knee while he watched the end of practice Thursday. He briefly covered his face with a towel as trainers milled around his table next to the folded gym bleachers.

August 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


San Francisco saying goodbye to Candlestick Park

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - San Francisco said goodbye Thursday to Candlestick Park - the stadium where the city's beloved Giants and 49ers celebrated some of their greatest triumphs.

August 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Raiders prepare to host Lions in exhibition game

OAKLAND (AP) - Two days of practice in front of boisterous Raiders supporters gave Oakland's newcomers a taste of the passion of the fan base.

August 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


A’s get Royal treatment

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - After a spotless stretch for 18 days earlier this month, the Oakland Athletics bullpen is struggling a bit.

August 14, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Rob Manfred elected next MLB commissioner

BALTIMORE (AP) - Rob Manfred was elected baseball's 10th commissioner Thursday, winning a three-man race to succeed Bud Selig and given a mandate by the tradition-bound sport to recapture young fans and speed play in an era that has seen competition increase and attention spans shrink.

August 14, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Stewart sitting out Michigan after dirt-car death

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Tony Stewart will not race Sunday at Michigan International Speedway, skipping a second straight NASCAR Sprint Cup race since striking and killing a driver in a dirt-track race at a small New York track.

August 14, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Two lead at LPGA

PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) - Lexi Thompson and South Korea's Meena Lee shot 6-under-66 on Thursday to share the first-round lead in the LPGA Championship, the fourth major championship of the season.

August 14, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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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


US women’s coach Jill Ellis gets contract extension

CHICAGO (AP) - Jill Ellis has been rewarded with a contract extension after leading the U.S. women to the World Cup title. Next challenge: the ...

August 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


A jug in hand, Zach Johnson gets back to work

When last seen on the golf course, Spieth missed out on a three-man playoff at the British Open that ended his bid for a Grand ...

August 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Phelps focused in and out of pool

The Associated Press

August 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Ledecky wins 200 free at worlds

KAZAN, Russia (AP) - Katie Ledecky is unbeatable in the distance races. Turns out she's awfully good going shorter, too.

August 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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