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High school lefty goes No. 1

SECAUCUS, N.J. (AP) - The Houston Astros selected California high school pitcher Brady Aiken with the No. 1 pick in the Major League Baseball draft Thursday night.

June 05, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Tanaka tames Athletics

NEW YORK (AP) - In a season full of bumps for the New York Yankees, there has been one sure thing. Namely, Masahiro Tanaka.

June 05, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Baseball mourns Zimmer’s death

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Don Zimmer wasn't a fixture in baseball forever. It just seemed that way.

June 05, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Spurs, Heat prepare for sequel

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - LeBron James and Dwyane Wade can point to statistics showing just how close the 2013 NBA Finals were.

June 04, 2014 | | Pro Sports


James blessed to be playing in fifth NBA Finals; 4th with Heat

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - LeBron James should be used to the NBA Finals by now. After five trips to the championship series in eight years, it would make sense if he had a been-there, done-that attitude when stepping onto the sport's biggest stage.

June 04, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Kaep-ital gain: 49ers QB signs $110M extension

SANTA CLARA (AP) - San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick received a new six-year contract extension Wednesday that keeps him with the franchise through the 2020 season.

June 04, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Cali Chrome 3-5 favorite to win Triple Crown

NEW YORK (AP) - California Chrome became the early 3-5 favorite on Wednesday to win the Belmont Stakes and become horse racing's 12th Triple Crown champion and first in 36 years.

June 04, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Kings upend Rangers in OT

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Justin Williams scored 4:36 into overtime after a turnover by Dan Girardi, and the Los Angeles Kings beat the New York Rangers 3-2 on Wednesday night in the Stanley Cup finals opener.

June 04, 2014 | | Pro Sports


USMNT: Defense a central concern

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - The U.S. is getting a little defensive about its defense.

June 04, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Nadal undeterred after dropping 1st set

PARIS (AP) - Briefly, and only briefly, Rafael Nadal was in a difficult spot in the French Open quarterfinals.

June 04, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Portugal’s Ronaldo suffering from tendinitis, muscle injury

LISBON, Portugal (AP) - Portugal says forward Cristiano Ronaldo has tendinitis in his left leg to go with a left leg muscle injury as the team prepares for its World Cup opener on June 16 against Germany.

June 04, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Yankees can’t hold 4-run lead

NEW YORK (AP) - Yoenis Cespedes homered twice, Josh Donaldson hit a tiebreaking shot in the seventh inning and the Oakland Athletics overcame a four-run deficit to beat the skidding New York Yankees 7-4 Wednesday night for their fifth straight victory.

June 04, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Giants tally rare win on Cincy

CINCINNATI (AP) - Michael Morse and Juan Perez homered with two outs in the sixth inning on Wednesday night, rallying the San Francisco Giants to a 3-2 victory that ended the Cincinnati Reds' longest winning streak of the season at four games.

June 04, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Parker will be ready for Game 1

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Tony Parker's left ankle is ready for the NBA Finals.

June 04, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Durant, James top All-NBA first team

NEW YORK (AP) - Oklahoma City's Kevin Durant has capped his MVP season by being the lone unanimous choice to the All-NBA first team.

June 04, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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Gibson diagnosed with Parkinson’s

DETROIT (AP) - Kirk Gibson has been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease.

April 28, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Warriors Lee tries to get back up to speed during break

OAKLAND (AP) - After spending the past two weeks on the sideline nursing a sore back, Golden State Warriors forward David Lee was happy for the chance to get back out and play full-court basketball - even if it was only in a scrimmage.

April 28, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Houston beats Dallas to advance to second round

HOUSTON (AP) - James Harden's message was simple and clear after the Houston Rockets' first playoff series victory since 2009.

April 28, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Pacquiao: Relax, I’m going to beat Mayweather

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Manny Pacquiao worried about the punching power of Miguel Cotto. He knew Juan Manuel Marquez was a slick counter puncher, and wondered how he'd fare against a fighter the caliber of Oscar De La Hoya.

April 28, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Pederson, Turner homer for Dodgers in win over Giants

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Dodgers rookie Joc Pederson homered, doubled in a run and made a sparkling defensive play to deprive Angel Pagan of an RBI double, leading Los Angeles to an 8-3 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Monday night.

April 27, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Warriors look to make most of long break

OAKLAND (AP) - If the Golden State Warriors are worried about a week off disrupting their rhythm, they sure have a strange way of showing it.

April 27, 2015 | | Pro Sports


DECISIONS, DECISIONS

ALAMEDA (AP) - The two biggest needs for the Oakland Raiders heading into free agency remain the two most important going into the NFL draft.

April 27, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Solving Mayweather’s defense

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Manny Pacquiao and trainer Freddie Roach have spent the past two months trying to solve the biggest puzzle in modern boxing.

April 27, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Owner Ahmed Zayat takes aim at Kentucky Derby with 3 horses

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Ahmed Zayat can't contain his enthusiasm at having three horses running in the Kentucky Derby. The fast-talking Egyptian businessman is alternately nervous, hopeful and tickled pink.

April 27, 2015 | | Pro Sports


NBA Capsules

CHICAGO (AP) - Michael Carter-Williams had 22 points and eight assists, Khris Middleton scored 21 points, and Milwaukee avoided elimination again with a 94-88 victory over Chicago on Monday night in Game 5 of their first-round playoff series.

April 27, 2015 | | Pro Sports


NHL Capsules

WASHINGTON (AP) - The precocious Russian forward drafted in the first round by the Washington Capitals finally delivered a breathtaking, winning goal in a Game 7. No, not Alex Ovechkin - Evgeny Kuznetsov.

April 27, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Steve Kerr wins Rudy Tomjanovich Award from Pro Basketball Writers

NEW YORK (AP) - Golden State's Steve Kerr has won the Rudy Tomjanovich Award, given by the Professional Basketball Writers Association to a coach who best combines excellence on the court with cooperation with fans and media.

April 27, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Sharks near agreement to extend lease in San Jose

SAN JOSE (AP) - The San Jose Sharks are close to finalizing an agreement to extend their lease at the SAP Center.

April 27, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Hamilton traded back to Texas after troubled Angels stint

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Josh Hamilton is back with the Texas Rangers after two troubled seasons with the Los Angeles Angels filled with poor performance, injuries and an alcohol and drug relapse.

April 27, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright out for season with torn Achilles

ST. LOUIS (AP) - The tests results were no surprise. Before Adam Wainwright left the field in Milwaukee, the St. Louis Cardinals anticipated they'd be losing their staff ace for the season.

April 27, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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