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Josh Donaldson powers Oakland into first place

OAKLAND (AP) - Josh Donaldson had three hits, including a two-run homer in the sixth inning, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Houston Astros 7-5 on Friday night to move into first in the AL West.

September 07, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Petit nearly perfect as Giants beat D-Backs

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - One more strike. Another couple of feet on a line drive.

September 07, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Costa Rica beats US 3-1 in World Cup qualifying

Johnny Acosta and Celso Borges scored as Costa Rica burst ahead in the first 9 minutes, Joel Campbell added a goal on a late counterattack, and the Ticos beat the visiting United States 3-1 in a World Cup qualifier Friday night at San Jose.

September 07, 2013 | By The Associated Press | Pro Sports


Sports news briefs

• SERENA BACK IN U.S. OPEN FINAL: NEW YORK (AP) - At the end, and only at the very end, did Serena Williams face anything resembling a challenge in her U.S. Open semifinal. Six times, Williams was a single point from winning. Six times, she failed to come through. All that did, of course, was delay the inevitable. On match point No. 7, Williams delivered a 107 mph service winner, then let out two shouts, a mixture of relief and rejoicing after a 6-0, 6-3 victory over fifth-seeded Li Na of China that put the defending champion back in the ...

September 07, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Raiders enter Year 2 of rebuilding

OAKLAND - Reggie McKenzie has spent most of his first two years as Oakland Raiders general manager tearing down a team mired in years of struggles.

September 06, 2013 | By JOSH DUBOW AP Sports Writer | Pro Sports


Broncos again class of AFC West

Shaun Phillips joined the Denver Broncos after a decade of jawing with them as a member of the San Diego Chargers. He wants to show both his new team and his old one that he still has plenty of sacks left in him.

September 06, 2013 | By ARNIE STAPLETON AP Pro Football Writer | Pro Sports


Goldschmidt has 2 hits, 2 RBIs in D-backs' 4-2 win

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Paul Goldschmidt broke out of a slump with two hits and two RBIs to help the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the San Francisco Giants 4-2 on Thursday night.

September 05, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Peacock sharp in Astros' 3-2 win over A's

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Jose Altuve had two hits and drove in a run to back a stellar outing by Brad Peacock, and the Houston Astros beat Oakland 3-2 on Thursday night to knock the Athletics out of first place in the AL West.

September 05, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Manning's 7 TDs lead Broncos past Ravens 49-27

DENVER (AP) - Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos waited eight long months, then another 33 minutes, to get the season started.

September 05, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Raiders seek leadership, sacks from Lamarr Houston

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) - Lamarr Houston's time in the shadows of the Oakland Raiders defensive line is over.

September 05, 2013 | | Pro Sports


New 49ers kicker Phil Dawson ready to start fresh

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) - Phil Dawson has been to Candlestick Park for numerous kicking workouts to try to learn the stadium's tricky wind. He has hit it off with his teammates and begun to settle into life in the Bay Area - his first major move in more than a decade.

September 05, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Sacramento Kings hire Chris Mullin as adviser

The Sacramento Kings on Thursday hired Hall of Famer Chris Mullin as an adviser to owner Vivek Ranadive and general manager Pete D'Alessandro.

September 05, 2013 | By ANTONIO GONZALEZ AP Sports Writer | Pro Sports


Curry back in basketball mode after busy summer

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Stephen Curry shot for two days this week before he noticed a new plaque hanging above the court at the Golden State Warriors' practice facility recognizing his NBA-record 272 made 3-pointers last season. Then he looked at the area around the sign placed near the entrance to the locker room.

September 05, 2013 | | Pro Sports


2012 champ Murray loses US Open QF; Djokovic wins

NEW YORK (AP) - The earliest real signs of trouble for Andy Murray came in the 10th game of his U.S. Open quarterfinal. For 22 points stretched over 15 excruciating minutes Thursday, Murray's body language was as poor as his play.

September 05, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Williams nears 5th US Open, 17th Slam title in all

NEW YORK (AP) - When Serena Williams plays in the U.S. Open semifinals Saturday, her coach, Patrick Mouratoglou, probably will pull out a pen and jot some notes in his ever-present black notebook.

September 05, 2013 | | Pro Sports


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Vonn races her last event at worlds

BEAVER CREEK, Colo. (AP) - Finally, Lindsey Vonn figured out a tricky course that had given her so much difficulty for nearly two weeks. She even took a momentary lead.

February 12, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Brandon Knight scores 20, Bucks beat Kings, 111-103

MILWAUKEE (AP) - Brandon Knight certainly looked like an All-Star.

February 11, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Deal in place to crown Karl king

The Sacramento Kings and George Karl have agreed to the framework of a deal for him to take over as coach, a person familiar with the negotiations said Wednesday.

February 11, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Reserves help Warriors survive 94-91 over Timberwolves

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Andre Iguodala and Leandro Barbosa led a dominant effort from the Golden State Warriors' reserves and Klay Thompson hit a big 3-pointer down the stretch to close out a long road trip with a 94-91 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night.

February 11, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Spieth more than just a player at Pebble Beach

PEBBLE BEACH (AP) - The relationship between Jordan Spieth and AT&T would seem to make perfect sense.

February 11, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Ward scores winner for Capitals, 5-4 in OT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - Joel Ward scored with 2:18 remaining in overtime to lift the Washington Capitals past the San Jose Sharks 5-4 on Wednesday night.

February 11, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Out of their Shadows

OAKLAND (AP) - Before Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson grew up to be the Splash Brothers, they were just the sons of famous fathers trying to make it big.

February 11, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Goalie Nabokov retires with Sharks

SAN JOSE (AP) - An emotional Evgeni Nabokov announced his retirement Wednesday from the NHL, just two days after he was traded by Tampa Bay to the San Jose Sharks, the team that drafted him in 1994.

February 11, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Jackie Robinson West stripped of U.S. title

CHICAGO (AP) - A Little League team that captured the attention of the nation and the hearts of its hometown was stripped of its national title Wednesday after an investigation revealed that team officials had falsified boundaries so they could add ineligible players to the roster.

February 11, 2015 | | Pro Sports


LeBron feels no need to clarify ‘Love’ tweets

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) - Kevin Love may be one of LeBron James' 18.7 million followers on Twitter. But that's not how he communicates with his superstar teammate.

February 10, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Kerr coming to New York as an All-Star coach with Warriors

OAKLAND (AP) - Steve Kerr is smiling a lot these days.

February 10, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Tim Flannery pursues new life away from the baseball diamond

MILL VALLEY (AP) - As the fungo bats emerge and pitchers and catchers begin their February fielding practice, Tim Flannery plans to be catching a big wave somewhere off Costa Rica.

February 10, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Rodriguez meets with Yankees to apologize

NEW YORK (AP) - Alex Rodriguez met with top New York Yankees officials on Tuesday and apologized to the team as he prepares to report to spring training following his season-long suspension for violations of baseball's drug agreement and labor contract.

February 10, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Players to compete in NBA’s fashion show

NEW YORK (AP) - All-Stars James Harden, Klay Thompson and DeMarcus Cousins are among the players to compete in the NBA's first fashion show.

February 10, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Source: Kings, Karl discuss coaching job

By ANTONIO GONZALEZ

February 10, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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