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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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Ejections part of winless road trip

WASHINGTON (AP) - With his team frustrated from a poor road trip, San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy thought home plate umpire Phil Cuzzi should've ...

July 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Giant’s Posey elected to start All-Star Game

NEW YORK (AP) - The All-Star Game will have a Kansas City flavor, just not as much as it appeared last month.

July 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Bassitt’s strong start not enough for Athletics

OAKLAND (AP) - Athletics rookie Chris Bassitt recorded two quick outs in the sixth inning and was on the verge of heading back to the dugout ...

July 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Lloyd’s hatty vaults US to 3rd title

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) - Carli Lloyd lives for the big moment. She had her biggest on Sunday night - and gave the United States its record ...

July 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Accused man’s family thanks slain cop’s mom for her grace

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The family of a man accused of killing a New Orleans policeman has released a statement of sympathy and thanks to the ...

July 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Rondo, Belinelli to solidify Kings’ backcourt

After missing targets at the start of free agency, the Sacramento Kings finally filled out their backcourt Friday.

July 03, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Sharks add veteran forward

SAN JOSE (AP) - The San Jose Sharks signed veteran forward Joel Ward to a three-year contract Friday.

July 03, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Wambach out to win Her final World Cup

VANCOUVER, British Columbia. (AP) - With the title match looming, Abby Wambach isn't mincing words.

July 03, 2015 | | Pro Sports


US routs Guatemala in Gold Cup tune-up

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Clint Dempsey converted a penalty kick in his return from a suspension for a confrontation with a referee, Timmy Chandler scored his ...

July 03, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Serena escapes defeat; Venus next

LONDON (AP) - Twice, Serena Williams stood merely two points from a loss at Wimbledon against a British opponent buoyed by a roaring, flag-waving Centre Court ...

July 03, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Tour de-void of Americans

As the Tour de France drew near, Jonathan Vaughters was still poring over power outputs and training results, trying to determine the nine riders that ...

July 03, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Mavericks set to land Clippers center Jordan

DALLAS (AP) - DeAndre Jordan has chosen the Mavericks over the Los Angeles Clippers in what turned into a tense boom-or-bust wait for Dallas in pursuit ...

July 03, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Busch involved in Daytona crash

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Kyle Busch was involved in a multi-car crash at Daytona International Speedway, where he returned Friday for the first time since ...

July 03, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Vegas, Langley lead Greenbrier Classic

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) - Jhonattan Vegas hasn't had much success since winning his second PGA Tour event as a rookie in 2011 ...

July 03, 2015 | | Pro Sports


A-Rod gets ball from 3,000th hit

NEW YORK (AP) - Alex Rodriguez and the Yankees settled their dispute over a marketing payment with a deal announced Friday that gives $3.5 million ...

July 03, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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