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Djokovic replaces Nadal at No. 1 after Wimbledon

LONDON (AP) - Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic replaced Rafael Nadal at No. 1 in the ATP rankingsMonday, while runner-up Roger Federer rose one spot to No. 3.

July 07, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Rangers demote slumping Choice

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - The Texas Rangers want struggling rookie outfielder and former Stockton Ports standout Michael Choice to work on his game in the minor leagues while they replace yet another pitcher in their injury-riddled rotation.

July 07, 2014 | | Pro Sports


A’s minor leaguer Powell suspended

NEW YORK (AP) - Herschel "Boog" Powell, a Midwest League All-Star outfielder in the Oakland Athletics' system, has been suspended for 50 games following a positive test for a banned amphetamine under baseball's minor league drug program.

July 07, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Messi and Robben face off in semifinal

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - The World Cup's best dribblers - Lionel Messi and Arjen Robben - face off whenArgentina and Netherlands meet in the semifinals.

July 07, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Brazil plays for nation, Neymar

BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil (AP) - Neymar helped Brazil get this far at the World Cup. Now it's up to the rest of the team to win for its injured star, coach Luiz Felipe Scolari said Monday.

July 07, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Loew warns about fouls

BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil (AP) - Germany coach Joachim Loew is worried about Brazil's "brutal" tackling in recent games, and appealed to the referee of their World Cup semifinal to be on the lookout for such tactics.

July 07, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Djokovic tops Federer at Wimbledon

LONDON (AP) - Novak Djokovic's large lead in the rollicking Wimbledon final was slipping away, due in no small part to Roger Federer's regal presence and resurgent play.

July 06, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Samardzija wins in debut, secures 4 game A’s sweep

OAKLAND (AP) - Jeff Samardzija arrived at the ballpark nearly five hours before making his first start with his new ballclub.

July 06, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Lincecum whips Padres for Giants

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Eleven days after no-hitting the Padres, Tim Lincecum took a shutout into the seventh inning against San Diego to lead the San Francisco Giants to a 5-3 victory Sunday.

July 06, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Trade costing Samardzija chance for All-Star outing

NEW YORK (AP) - The trade that put Jeff Samardzija on a postseason contender cost him a chance to pitch in his first All-Star game.

July 06, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Without Neymar, Brazil plays on against Germany in today’s match

BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil (AP) - Even without Neymar, Brazil's show must go on.

July 06, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Dutch goalie: Shootout tactic was fair play

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Netherlands goalkeeper Tim Krul insists he did nothing wrong in confronting Costa Rica's penalty takers during a World Cup quarterfinal shootout.

July 06, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Yanks acquire McCarthy from Diamondbacks

ATLANTA (AP) - The New York Yankees acquired help for their depleted rotation on Sunday by acquiring veteran right-hander Brandon McCarthy from Arizona.

July 06, 2014 | | Pro Sports


British sprinter Cavendish pulls out of Tour

YORK, England (AP) - British sprinter Mark Cavendish pulled out of the Tour de France on Sunday with a serious shoulder injury likely to require surgery.

July 06, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Cabrera wins Greenbrier Classic

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) - Angel Cabrera no longer has to fret about that streak of disappointments in non-major events on the PGA Tour.

July 06, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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Giants peaking at the right time

ATLANTA (AP) - Madison Bumgarner loves how the San Francisco Giants have returned to their winning ways with a tough part of the schedule coming up.

August 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


49ers look to bolster pass attack with new receiving options

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Having spent his entire football career playing close to his Virginia home, new 49ers wideout Torrey Smith is enjoying his first extended ...

August 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Keep the $74.95, pass on fight

LAS VEGAS - So, this is it for Floyd Mayweather Jr., or so they say.

August 06, 2015 | Tim Dahlberg | Pro Sports


49ers GM wants to keep Smith beyond season

SANTA CLARA (AP) - San Francisco general manager Trent Baalke said Tuesday night that the 49ers plan to keep Aldon Smith beyond this season and indicated ...

August 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Haley taking 5 titles to Hall

OXNARD (AP) - Charles Haley walks the sidelines at training camp a little more slowly these days, his gruff exterior softened by a smile as he ...

August 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


49ers O-linemen out to show they are better than last year

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Alex Boone strolled through Levi's Stadium in a tank top with his large, tattooed arms on full display.

August 04, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Pence’s 3 run homer lifts Giants over Braves

ATLANTA (AP) - Hunter Pence hit a tie-breaking three-run homer in the eighth inning and the Giants bounced back from a deflating loss with an 8-3 ...

August 04, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Semien homers to push A’s past O’s

OAKLAND (AP) - Marcus Semien hit a two-out, three-run home run in the sixth inning to help Chris Bassitt earn his first win this season, and ...

August 04, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Aussies dominate podium at world swimming

KAZAN, Russia (AP) - Australia dominated the 100-meter backstroke events at the world swimming championships Tuesday, winning the men's title and going 1-2 in the ...

August 04, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Mayweather announces Sept. 12 fight with Andre Berto

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Floyd Mayweather Jr. will return to the ring for the first time since boxing's richest fight ever, facing Andre Berto on ...

August 04, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Al Avila takes over as Tigers’ president

DETROIT (AP) - The end of Dave Dombrowski's tenure in Detroit came suddenly and unexpectedly - like so many of the moves he made to build ...

August 04, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Aaron Sanchez suspended 3 games, John Gibbons 1

TORONTO (AP) - Toronto pitcher Aaron Sanchez was suspended for three games and manager John Gibbons for one for their roles in Sunday's brawling game ...

August 04, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Brady testimony in NFL ‘Deflategate’ released

NEW YORK (AP) - Tom Brady denied under oath to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell that he tampered with footballs before the AFC title game, and investigator ...

August 04, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Packers are preseason No. 1 in AP’s power rankings

NEW YORK (AP) - With a healthy Aaron Rodgers ready to resume his pinpoint passing, the Green Bay Packers will start the season as the No ...

August 04, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Fans, media line up for dos Santos at Galaxy practice

CARSON (AP) - Some 50 fans, many wearing Giovani dos Santos' Mexican national team jersey, gathered to see the 26-year old before and after his second ...

August 04, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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