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Tony Stewart calls injury a small bump in the road

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (AP) - Tony Stewart, upbeat and noticeably thinner, won his first race since breaking his leg in a sprint car accident when he beat an employee around the office at Stewart-Haas Racing in his wheelchair.

September 03, 2013 | | Pro Sports


A's call up Milone, Scribner, Neshek

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - The Oakland Athletics have recalled left-hander Tommy Milone from Class A Stockton and righty Evan Scribner from Triple-A Sacramento.

September 03, 2013 | | Pro Sports


A’s, Rangers share AL West lead

OAKLAND (AP) - Unlike early September last year, the Oakland Athletics and Texas Rangers are neck and neck chasing the AL West title.

September 03, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Flynn or Pryor? Raiders mum on starting QB

ALAMEDA (AP) - The Oakland Raiders are gradually solidifying their starting lineup for the season opener. They aren't quite ready to announce their starting quarterback.

September 03, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Giants, Zito stumble vs. Padres

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Barry Zito was on the road and once again, it wasn't very kind to him. Regardless where Zito pitches these days, the results are usually the same: another loss.

September 03, 2013 | | Pro Sports


49ers sign Seahawks’ draft pick WR Harper

SANTA CLARA (AP) - The San Francisco 49ers have signed wide receiver Chris Harper to a three-year contract.

September 03, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Bryan brothers move closer to Grand Slam

NEW YORK (AP) - Bob and Mike Bryan pulled off another escape in their quest for the calendar Grand Slam.

September 03, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Henrik Stenson finally cashes in at TPC Boston

NORTON, Mass. (AP) - The final round of the Deutsche Bank Championship had something for everyone on Labor Day - mostly a trophy, finally, for Henrik Stenson.

September 03, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Heavyweight boxer Tommy Morrison dies at 44

Tommy Morrison's career reached its pinnacle on a hot June night in Las Vegas, when he stepped into the ring and beat George Foreman to become heavyweight champion.

September 03, 2013 | Deletebodycopy By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer | Pro Sports


Rejuvenated Donovan readies for qualifiers

MIAMI (AP) - Landon Donovan is rested and ready for the United States' return to World Cup qualifying.

September 03, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Lindsey Vonn skis in Chile, optimistic about knee rehab

Lindsey Vonn is skiing in Chile and way ahead of her rehab schedule with the Sochi Olympics five months away.

September 03, 2013 | By PAT GRAHAM AP Sports Writer | Pro Sports


Raiders sign Pashos, start filling practice squad

ALAMEDA (AP) - The Oakland Raiders have signed tackle Tony Pashos and released tackle Alex Barron.

September 03, 2013 | | Pro Sports


National League Capsules

DENVER (AP) - Clayton Kershaw surrendered a career-high 11 hits in five shaky innings and got the win and Yasiel Puig scored the go-ahead run before leaving with a strained right knee as the surging Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Colorado Rockies 10-8 on Monday.

September 02, 2013 | | Pro Sports


American League Capsules

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Coco Crisp hit a tiebreaking two-run homer in the fifth that was confirmed by a video review, and the Oakland Athletics pulled into a first-place tie with Texas atop the AL West by beating the Rangers 4-2 on Monday.

September 02, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Crisp, Vogt hit homers as Griffin, A’s beat Rays

OAKLAND (AP) - The Oakland Athletics hope they are poised for another spectacular September like the one that propelled them to an improbable AL West title over the Texas Rangers on the final day last season.

September 02, 2013 | | Pro Sports


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Kent State starting center dies at 21

CLEVELAND (AP) - Kent State football player Jason Bitsko, who was slated to start at center for the Golden Flashes this season, died Wednesday.

August 20, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Tony Stewart skips 3rd race after Ward’s death

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Tony Stewart will not race Saturday night at Bristol Motor Speedway, the third Sprint Cup race he's skipped since his car struck and killed Kevin Ward Jr. during a sprint car race.

August 20, 2014 | | Pro Sports


On day 2 after Miller’s injury, Buckeyes moving on

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - When star quarterback Braxton Miller cried out in pain and crumpled to the ground during No. 5 Ohio State's practice on Monday, coach Urban Meyer wasn't certain what had happened.

August 20, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Gordon has thirst for fun at Delaware brewery

MILTON, Del. (AP) - Jeff Gordon may as well have been any average sports fan, sliding up to the bar and ordering a beer.

August 20, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Serena Williams seeded No. 1 at US Open; Halep 2nd

NEW YORK (AP) - Top-ranked Serena Williams is seeded No. 1 as she seeks her third straight U.S. Open title.

August 20, 2014 | | Pro Sports


FIFA bans Barcelona signing any players in 2015

LONDON (AP) - Barcelona will be barred from signing any players in 2015 after FIFA rejected the club's appeal against a one-year ban for breaching rules over the transfer of youngsters.

August 20, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Early rally lifts Giants past Cubs

CHICAGO (AP) - Jake Peavy pitched seven solid innings in his fifth start with San Francisco, and the Giants rolled past the Chicago Cubs 8-3 on Wednesday, hours after they won a protest regarding a rain-shortened loss from the night before.

August 20, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Wheeler wins again, Mets end 3-game skid

OAKLAND (AP) - The New York Mets still consider themselves a contender in the NL East chase even with a daunting deficit to make up over the final month.

August 20, 2014 | | Pro Sports


WR Stevie Johnson adds depth to 49ers

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Wide receiver Stevie Johnson hopes the 49ers have to give up a third-round draft pick next year.

August 20, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Gloomy night at Wrigley

CHICAGO (AP) - Anthony Rizzo slammed a two-run homer, Tsuyoshi Wada pitched five strong innings, and the Chicago Cubs beat the San Francisco Giants 2-0 on Tuesday night in a game that was halted after 4 1/2 innings because of unplayable field conditions following rain at Wrigley Field.

August 19, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Dawson eager to straighten out kicks

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Phil Dawson converted 49 of his 50 pregame kicks, even a pair of 58-yard field goals going from each direction. That's about as accurate as San Francisco's veteran place kicker has been in recent years.

August 19, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Tricking out stadiums with Wi-Fi, LED

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Lining the brightly lit hallways of Populous, one of the leading architectural firms behind college sports, there are hundreds of scale models and graphic renderings of college football stadiums in various stages of renovation and construction.

August 19, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Browns not ready to name starting QB

CLEVELAND (AP) - Browns coach Mike Pettine isn't quite ready to name his starting quarterback. Brian Hoyer and Johnny Manziel haven't convinced him they deserve the job.

August 19, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Buckeyes’ Miller out for season

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Ohio State star quarterback Braxton Miller will miss the 2014 season, dealing a severe blow to the fifth-ranked Buckeyes' national title hopes.

August 19, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Raiders still waiting for Hayden to get healthy

ALAMEDA (AP) - Oakland Raiders coach Dennis Allen said Tuesday the team will decide by next week whether cornerback DJ Hayden is healthy enough to start the season on the active roster or if he will go on the physically unable to perform list.

August 19, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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