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Sandoval, Bumgarner lead Giants to 4-2 win

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Pablo Sandoval hit his first home run since May 21, and All-Star Madison Bumgarner settled down to allow just four hits in seven innings as the San Francisco Giants beat the San Diego Padres 4-2 Thursday night in a matchup of the worst teams in the weak NL West.

July 12, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Kittel wins Tour stage; Froome keeps lead

TOURS, France (AP) - Germany's Marcel Kittel overtook Mark Cavendish at the line Thursday to win the 12th stage of the Tour de France, and Chris Froome avoided a late crash in the main pack to preserve his big lead.

July 12, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Belize players reject offer to fix Gold Cup game

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - A man who allegedly offered two Belize players large sums of money to fix a CONCACAF Gold Cup match against the United States has been identified by soccer officials, and he's believed to have tried to fix matches in other countries.

July 12, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Jury sides with America’s Cup challengers

By BERNIE WILSON

July 12, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Baseball union head assails leaks on drug inquiry

NEW YORK (AP) - The head of the players' union said Thursday baseball's drug agreement could be undermined by leaks to the media about whether players are cooperating with an investigation by the commissioner.

July 12, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Johnson tied for lead at John Deere Classic

SILVIS, Ill. (AP) - It took years for Zach Johnson to feel comfortable at his hometown tournament.

July 12, 2013 | | Pro Sports


ALVAREZ REPLACES GONZALEZ IN DERBY

NEW YORK (AP) - Pedro Alvarez of the Pittsburgh Pirates has replaced Carlos Gonzalez of the Colorado Rockies for the NL team in the All-Star Home Run Derby.

July 12, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Freeman, Delabar elected as All-Stars; Puig misses

By JAY COHEN

July 12, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Kings take control of basketball ops in Reno

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - The Sacramento Kings are taking over basketball operations of the NBA Development League's Reno Bighorns under a new shared partnership between the two teams.

July 12, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Golden State picks up Mark Jackson’s option for 2014-15

OAKLAND (AP) - Mark Jackson will not be a lame duck coach next season.

July 10, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Kings hire NBA executive Granger as team president

Kings hire NBA executive

July 10, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Former Giants prospect Wheeler deals as Mets sweep

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Matt Cain said he felt normal. He just didn't get normal results.

July 10, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Pirates break loose for 1st win over A’s

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Francisco Liriano scattered four hits over seven innings, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Oakland Athletics 5-0 on Wednesday night.

July 10, 2013 | | Pro Sports


F1 proving a challenge to American drivers

SILVERSTONE, England (AP) - As Formula One expands its reach into the United States, there's still a missing ingredient that could keep some fans away from the stands - an American driver on the grid.

July 10, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Chris Froome now almost unbeatable at Tour de France

MONT-SAINT-MICHEL, France (AP) - Going down a row of television cameras, answering one question after another, the wearer of the Tour de France's yellow jersey never veered off message. Yes, said Chris Froome, he was delighted to have increased his race lead with a super-fast ride in the time trial. But, no, he added, the Tour isn't over yet because the road to Paris is still long.

July 10, 2013 | | Pro Sports


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Stars shine for Brazil, Colombia

FORTALEZA, Brazil (AP) - Brazil striker Neymar and Colombia playmaker James Rodriguez have led their teams to the World Cup quarterfinals, dominating the attention and the scoring.

July 04, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Cardinals break out against Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Jhonny Peralta knew he hit it well. He didn't know how well until the ball landed in the seats.

July 04, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Canada finally has Slam finalist

LONDON (AP) - Eugenie Bouchard could have lost her focus after the fourth game of her Wimbledon semifinal Thursday, when play was delayed for five minutes during Simona Halep's medical timeout for a left ankle injury.

July 04, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Dale Jr. seeks redemtion

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - It had been 31 years since a driver won both Daytona races in the same season when Jimmie Johnson pulled off the Sprint Cup Series sweep. A year later, his teammate wants to complete the feat.

July 04, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Kings, Collison reach 3-year, $16M deal

The Sacramento Kings got some much-needed depth at point guard and a possible backup plan if they lose starter Isaiah Thomas in free agency.

July 04, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Blixt leads Greenbrier Classic

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) - Jonas Blixt's memory of raising the trophy last year carried over to a strong start at the Greenbrier Classic.

July 04, 2014 | | Pro Sports


MMA has budding big-screen starlet

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Ronda Rousey is constructing her escape hatch out of mixed martial arts, even if she's not planning to use it just yet.

July 04, 2014 | | Pro Sports


A’s bounce back, beat Blue Jays

OAKLAND (AP) - Sonny Gray allowed four hits over seven innings to bounce back from his worst start of the season and the Oakland Athletics beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-1 on Thursday night.

July 04, 2014 | | Pro Sports


A’s finalize 10-year deal to remain at Coliseum

OAKLAND (AP) - The Oakland Athletics have finalized an agreement on a 10-year extension to play at the Coliseum through the 2024 season.

July 04, 2014 | | Pro Sports


European powers collide in quarters

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - A European presence in the World Cup semifinals is assured as Germany and France meet at the Maracana on today, looking to shrug off stumbling wins in the second round that exposed frailties in both teams.

July 03, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Howard may have saved best for last

SAO PAULO (AP) - Tim Howard left a lasting impression on Americans from coast to coast - and fans around the world, really - for his incredible, improbable saves in the loss to Belgium in extra time that sent the U.S. home from the World Cup to a country captivated.

July 02, 2014 | | Pro Sports


TPC Harding Park lands 3 top tourneys

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The southwest corridor of San Francisco is going to get all the golf it can handle over the next decade.

July 02, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Verlander finds form vs. A’s

DETROIT (AP) - Justin Verlander knows he isn't going to make a sixth straight All-Star team.

July 02, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Wainwright has the right stuff

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Adam Wainwright allowed four hits over 7 2/3 innings, Matt Carpenter continued to feast on San Francisco pitching and the St. Louis Cardinals ended a scoring drought, beating the Giants 2-0 Wednesday night.

July 02, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Wimbledon’s champ ousted in straight sets

LONDON (AP) - The silence at Centre Court made abundantly clear that Andy Murray's time as Wimbledon champion was coming to a close.

July 02, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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