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Hunter returns to Twins; Medlen, Beachy let go

NEW YORK (AP) - Torii Hunter is returning to the Minnesota Twins, and injured Atlanta pitchers Kris Medlen and Brandon Beachy have been tossed into the free-agent market along with San Diego shortstop Everth Cabrera and New York Mets outfielder Eric Young Jr.

December 02, 2014 | | Pro Sports


MLB umpire Dale Scott comes out as gay

NEW YORK (AP) - Dale Scott figures he'll hear plenty of foul language from angry hitters next season. Such is life for a Major League Baseball umpire.

December 02, 2014 | | Pro Sports


The search is on for Rory McIlroy’s contemporary rival

WINDERMERE, Fla. (AP) - Jordan Spieth took a big step in Australia for his confidence and career. It was a mere baby step, however, toward being a legitimate rival to Rory McIlroy.

December 02, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Garber: MLS needs to perform better financially

MLS Commissioner Don Garber says the league is not performing as hoped financially and its franchises are combining to lose more than $100 million annually.

December 02, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Woods returns with an eye to the past

WINDERMERE, Fla. (AP) - Tiger Woods is making his latest comeback in golf with an eye to the past.

December 02, 2014 | | Pro Sports


76ers fans hold out hope for as losses mount

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Harvey Pollack is the last original NBA employee, the man who scribbled "100" on a piece of paper for Wilt Chamberlain to hold in the classic 1962 snapshot of his record scoring game.

December 02, 2014 | | Pro Sports


TCU jumps over Florida St into 3rd in playoff rankings

TCU moved up to No. 3 in the final College Football Playoff rankings before the teams are selected to play in the national semifinals, becoming the latest team to jump past undefeated Florida State.

December 02, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Gordie Howe hospitalized after another stroke

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - Hockey Hall of Famer Gordie Howe has suffered his third stroke since late October and was hospitalized early this week, his daughter said Tuesday.

December 02, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Ray Rice tells ‘Today’ show he had ‘one bad night’

Ray Rice says that an NFL team "would have to be willing to look deeper into who I am and realize that me and my wife had one bad night."

December 02, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Raiders try to move on from lopsided loss

ALAMEDA (AP) - The Oakland Raiders found the perfect tonic for the team's most lopsided loss in more than a half-century: the schedule.

December 02, 2014 | | Pro Sports


New A’s 3B Lawrie ready to stay healthy

OAKLAND (AP) - More than worrying about the daunting task of trying to replace All-Star Josh Donaldson or dwelling on the shock of being traded from Toronto, Brett Lawrie is embracing the idea of staying healthy as he joins the Oakland Athletics.

December 02, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Long history of political gestures in sports

The "Hands-up. Don't shoot!" gesture that five St. Louis Rams made during pregame wasn't the first time athletes have used their platform to make political statements.

December 02, 2014 | By EDDIE PELLS AP National Writer | Pro Sports


Jim Harbaugh prepares to ‘get it right’

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Jim Harbaugh won't say whether he has spoken to San Francisco 49ers CEO Jed York since the owner took to Twitter on Thursday night about a performance that "wasn't acceptable," or if they have even recently discussed his coaching future with the franchise.

December 02, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Mariners, Cruz nearing contract

SEATTLE (AP) - The Mariners are on the verge of landing the right-handed slugger they were seeking for the middle of their batting order.

December 02, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Thierry Henry leaving NY Red Bulls

HARRISON, N.J. (AP) - Thierry Henry is leaving Major League Soccer after 4½ seasons, unable to lead the New York Red Bulls to the team's first championship.

December 02, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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Sharks snap losing streak with win over Canadiens

MONTREAL (AP) - Joe Pavelski scored once and added an assist as the San Jose Sharks beat the Montreal Canadiens 3-1 on Tuesday night to snap ...

December 15, 2015 | | Pro Sports


King’s evolution as a punter paying off for Oakland

ALAMEDA (AP) - The Oakland Raiders' surprising second-half comeback against the Denver Broncos last week was due in large part to their ability to control field ...

December 15, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Rose contrite, holds out hope for Hall of Fame

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Pete Rose believes he still has a chance to one day get back in baseball. In the meantime, he's turning his ...

December 15, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Triumphant return for Puig, Abreu

HAVANA (AP) - A lineup of Cuban-born baseball stars, including some of the most famous defectors in recent memory, made a triumphant return to the island ...

December 15, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Heyward wants to make history after deal with Cubs

CHICAGO (AP) - Jason Heyward knows Theo Epstein ended a long championship drought in Boston and understands how epic it would be to bring a title ...

December 15, 2015 | | Pro Sports


FIFA officials plead not guilty in soccer corruption probe

NEW YORK (AP) - A sprawling U.S. bribery prosecution that has scandalized soccer's governing body took another step forward on Tuesday, with the former ...

December 15, 2015 | | Pro Sports


NBA Capsules

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) - Jamal Crawford hit a 3-pointer with 12.4 seconds left in overtime and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Detroit Pistons ...

December 15, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Heat tip their caps to Golden State’s winning streak

MIAMI (AP) - The streak is over, and the Miami Heat know exactly what the Golden State Warriors are going through right now.

December 15, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Woodson, Megatron among award finalists

NEW YORK (AP) - Charles Woodson and Calvin Johnson are among eight finalists for the NFL's Art Rooney Sportsmanship Award.

December 15, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Tomsula disagrees 49ers were overconfident against Browns

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) - Jim Tomsula begs to differ with left tackle Joe Staley and linebacker Ahmad Brooks that the San Francisco 49ers overlooked Cleveland ...

December 15, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Shoulder could end Condo’s season

ALAMEDA (AP) - One day after not having a backup long snapper nearly proved costly, the Oakland Raiders could be looking for a starter.

December 15, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Pete Rose’s plea for reinstatement rejected

CINCINNATI (AP) - Pete Rose's application for reinstatement to baseball was rejected Monday by Commissioner Rob Manfred, who concluded the career hits leader continued to ...

December 15, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Warriors go back to work following 1st loss of season

OAKLAND (AP) - The Golden State Warriors did something for the first time this season: practice following a loss.

December 15, 2015 | | Pro Sports


NBA referee Kennedy tells Yahoo he is gay

NEW YORK (AP) - Veteran NBA referee Bill Kennedy has told Yahoo Sports he is gay after Sacramento Kings guard Rajon Rondo directed a gay slur ...

December 15, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Giants agree to 6-year contract pitcher Cueto

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Even after signing Jeff Samardzija to a large, long-term contract last week, the San Francisco Giants had their eye on Johnny Cueto ...

December 15, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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