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Hornets select Davis with No. 1 pick in NBA draft

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Best in the country and No. 1 and 2 in the NBA draft. The celebration goes on for Kentucky's kids.

June 28, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Warriors coach Mark Jackson target of extortion

OAKLAND (AP) - Golden State Warriors coach Mark Jackson said Thursday that he and his family were the targets of an extortion attempt related to an extramarital affair he had six years ago.

June 28, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Warriors select UNC's Harrison Barnes 7th overall

OAKLAND (AP) - Golden State Warriors owner Joe Lacob and new general manager Bob Myers had to take a red-eye flight to New York earlier this week just to get a look at Harrison Barnes before the NBA draft.

June 28, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Kings take Thomas Robinson 5th overall

SACRAMENTO (AP) - Thomas Robinson embraced his 9-year-old sister and broke down as soon as Commissioner David Stern announced the Sacramento Kings had taken him fifth overall in the NBA draft.

June 28, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Another late night for Djokovic at Wimbledon

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) - Novak Djokovic holds one record at Wimbledon that he wasn't in any mood to break on Wednesday. In fact, he seemed in quite a hurry to fall short.

June 28, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Pacers part ways with Larry Bird

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Larry Bird is calling it quits with the Indiana Pacers.

June 28, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Spain tops Portugal in shootout to make Euro final

DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) - Still not pretty to watch, still just as effective.

June 27, 2012 | | Pro Sports


National League capsules

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Tim Lincecum won for the first time in nearly two months to end the worst drought of his career and the San Francisco Giants held the Los Angeles Dodgers scoreless for the third straight game in a 3-0 victory Wednesday.

June 27, 2012 | | Pro Sports


American League Capsules

NEW YORK (AP) - Andy Pettitte broke his ankle on the same day the Yankees put CC Sabathia on the disabled list, but Robinson Cano hit a go-ahead homer to help New York beat the Cleveland Indians 5-4 Wednesday for a three-game sweep.

June 27, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Parker shuts down Mariners in A's 2-1 win

SEATTLE (AP) - Oakland manager Bob Melvin had a concise assessment of starter Jarrod Parker.

June 27, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Davis first to Hornets, then what in NBA draft?

NEW YORK (AP) - Once Anthony Davis slips on a Hornets hat above basketball's most celebrated eyebrow Thursday night, the NBA draft really starts.

June 27, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Tim Lincecum beats Dodgers to end long drought

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Tim Lincecum threw his 167-pound body in front of the plate to save a run. He pounded the strike zone like the Lincecum of old. More than anything, he pitched the San Francisco Giants into first place while winning again at last.

June 27, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Sounder win in US Open Cup over Earthquakes

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - MLS rookie Cordell Cato scored in the first half as the Seattle Sounders, three-time defending tournament champions, beat the San Jose Earthquakes 1-0 Tuesday night in a U.S. Open Cup quarterfinal.

June 27, 2012 | | Pro Sports


NBA draft stocked with players from Wildcats, Tar Heels

NEW YORK (AP) - Kentucky and North Carolina appear headed for an NBA-first during Thursday night's draft.

June 26, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Can Portugal's Ronaldo better Spain's teamwork?

DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) - For Spain it's more about stopping one man, while for Portugal it will be about containing a whole team when the two meet in Wednesday's European Championship semifinal.

June 26, 2012 | | Pro Sports


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Slocum, Langley share Wyndham lead

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) - Heath Slocum needs a strong finish at the Wyndham Championship to earn a spot in the PGA Tour's postseason.

August 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Livingston out 6-8 weeks

OAKLAND (AP) - Golden State Warriors guard Shaun Livingston is expected to be out six to eight weeks after having arthroscopic surgery on the big toe of his right foot.

August 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Girl tosses gem at LLWS

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) - Pitcher Mo'Ne Davis, one of two girls at the Little League World Series, threw a two-hitter to help Philadelphia beat Nashville 4-0 on Friday in the opener for both teams.

August 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Cousins injures knee in practice

CHICAGO (AP) - DeMarcus Cousins had a big bag of ice on his right knee while he watched the end of practice Thursday. He briefly covered his face with a towel as trainers milled around his table next to the folded gym bleachers.

August 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


San Francisco saying goodbye to Candlestick Park

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - San Francisco said goodbye Thursday to Candlestick Park - the stadium where the city's beloved Giants and 49ers celebrated some of their greatest triumphs.

August 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Raiders prepare to host Lions in exhibition game

OAKLAND (AP) - Two days of practice in front of boisterous Raiders supporters gave Oakland's newcomers a taste of the passion of the fan base.

August 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


A’s get Royal treatment

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - After a spotless stretch for 18 days earlier this month, the Oakland Athletics bullpen is struggling a bit.

August 14, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Rob Manfred elected next MLB commissioner

BALTIMORE (AP) - Rob Manfred was elected baseball's 10th commissioner Thursday, winning a three-man race to succeed Bud Selig and given a mandate by the tradition-bound sport to recapture young fans and speed play in an era that has seen competition increase and attention spans shrink.

August 14, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Stewart sitting out Michigan after dirt-car death

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Tony Stewart will not race Sunday at Michigan International Speedway, skipping a second straight NASCAR Sprint Cup race since striking and killing a driver in a dirt-track race at a small New York track.

August 14, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Two lead at LPGA

PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) - Lexi Thompson and South Korea's Meena Lee shot 6-under-66 on Thursday to share the first-round lead in the LPGA Championship, the fourth major championship of the season.

August 14, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Controversy, on clouds Giants’ 7-run rally

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Depending on the clubhouse, the response to the latest overturned call at home under baseball's expanded replay system was as debatable as the rule itself.

August 13, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Vargas twirls 3-hit shutout against A’s

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Jason Vargas tossed a three-hitter for his sixth career shutout, Omar Infante hit a two-run homer and the Kansas City Royals beat the Oakland Athletics 3-0 on Wednesday night.

August 13, 2014 | | Pro Sports


49ers’ Ian Williams taking steps toward return

SANTA CLARA (AP) - After three years and six NFL games, San Francisco nose tackle Ian Williams finally got his first pro start.

August 13, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Candidates make pitches ahead of vote

BALTIMORE (AP) - The three candidates in Major League Baseball's first contested election for a new commissioner in 46 years made presentations to the 30 teams Wednesday, a day ahead of the vote.

August 13, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Yu Darvish on DL with inflammation in right elbow

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Yu Darvish will miss at least a couple of starts for the Rangers because of right elbow inflammation.

August 13, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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