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Giants’ postseason win streak now at 9

WASHINGTON (AP) - Never much of a postseason performer, Jake Peavy sure outpitched Stephen Strasburg in the former No. 1 pick's playoff debut.

October 04, 2014 | | Pro Sports


QB Alex Smith returns to Bay Area to face old team

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Alex Smith was booed so many times on his home field at Candlestick Park, he has no idea how he might be received by the old fans when he runs out with the Chiefs to face the 49ers on Sunday.

October 03, 2014 | | Pro Sports


After 1 great game, 49ers defense looks to build

SANTA CLARA (AP) - San Francisco's once-dominant defense is beginning to rediscover the swagger that has defined this unit in recent years.

October 03, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Nats face playoff- seasoned Giants

WASHINGTON (AP) - The San Francisco Giants and Washington Nationals both missed the postseason last year. That's pretty much where the similarities end heading into Friday's NL Division Series opener.

October 03, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Sharks try to move past playoff collapse

SAN JOSE (AP) - As much as the San Jose Sharks may try to put last season's playoff collapse behind them, there will be constant reminders all season long.

October 03, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Cruz, Hardy HRs carry Orioles past Tigers 12-3

BALTIMORE (AP) - The way Nelson Cruz and the Baltimore Orioles are hitting this season, it may not matter much who pitches for the other guys.

October 03, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Raiders WR Rod Streater out for at least 8 weeks

ALAMEDA (AP) - The Oakland Raiders' Rod Streater will miss at least the next eight weeks after being placed on the injured reserve list with a designation to return.

October 03, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Kershaw vs. Wainwright in stellar NLDS matchup

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The last time the Los Angeles Dodgers faced the St. Louis Cardinals in the playoffs, Clayton Kershaw had a terrible outing and the Dodgers were bounced out of the postseason.

October 03, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Peppers gets pick 6, Packers rout Vikings

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) - The Green Bay Packers kept scoring on a rainy Thursday night.

October 03, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Warriors’ Andrew Bogut hoping for a healthy season

OAKLAND (AP) - Andrew Bogut saw Marreese Speights driving to the rim during a pickup game at the Golden State Warriors' practice facility a couple weeks ago and never second-guessed what to do next.

October 03, 2014 | | Pro Sports


US women’s basketball team set to take on France

ISTANBUL (AP) - Maya Moore and her U.S. teammates know what's at stake now. A loss and their world championship run would be over.

October 03, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Moustakas’ HR in 11th puts Royals past Angels

ANAHEIM (AP) - Mike Moustakas homered leading off the 11th inning, and the Kansas City Royals kept rolling in their first postseason in 29 years with a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels in the AL Division Series opener Thursday night.

October 03, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Strasburg to face Peavy at home in Game 1 of NLDS

WASHINGTON (AP) - Stephen Strasburg grew up in San Diego, admiring then-Padres star Jake Peavy. They've become friends, working out together in the offseason, chatting, trading texts.

October 02, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Sparano meets with Raiders before bye

ALAMEDA (AP) - Oakland Raiders interim coach Tony Sparano met with his players for the first time since replacing the fired Dennis Allen, then sent them off for a four-day weekend.

October 01, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Back where he started

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Alex Smith arrived in San Francisco with the pressure of being the No. 1 overall draft pick. He got called a draft bust, then turned the tide to win back those same fans who had booed him out of Candlestick Park.

October 01, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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Hernandez, Mariners overcome A’s homers

SEATTLE (AP) - Billy Burns accomplished what only two others had done, greeting Seattle ace Felix Hernandez with a home run leading off the game. On ...

August 27, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Giants rally past Cubs to snap 3-game slide

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Buster Posey followed Brandon Belt's leadoff triple in the sixth with a go-ahead double, Jake Peavy won for the second time ...

August 27, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Brooks charged, McDonald indicted in related assault

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A Santa Clara County grand jury has indicted former San Francisco 49ers defensive lineman Ray McDonald on one count of rape of ...

August 27, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Raiders break in practice facilities

ALAMEDA (AP) - The Oakland Raiders finally have a state-of-the-art training facility even if they are still searching for a permanent home.

August 26, 2015 | | Pro Sports


No. 1 Spieth comes full circle

EDISON, N.J. (AP) - The words were big and bold coming out of Trump National. Only this time, it wasn't The Donald doing the ...

August 26, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Broncos, 49ers want two clean practices

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Jim Tomsula won't tolerate fighting from his San Francisco players when they take the field with the Broncos this week for ...

August 26, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Cubs win, widen wildcard lead over SF Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Kyle Schwarber, Miguel Montero and Starlin Castro all hit home runs in support of another solid outing from Jake Arrieta, and the ...

August 26, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Bases loaded 2-run single does in A’s

SEATTLE (AP) - Austin Jackson's bases-loaded, two-run single in the fifth inning capped Seattle's comeback from a five-run deficit and led the Mariners a ...

August 26, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Rivera hated pitching in Little League

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) - Mariano Rivera remembers his Little League days fondly. What he remembers most: He hated to pitch.

August 26, 2015 | | Pro Sports


While chasing Bolt, Gatlin shakes off criticism at worlds

BEIJING (AP) - Usain Bolt returned to the track at world championships Tuesday and eased his way through the preliminary round of his favorite race, the ...

August 26, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Nadal says his struggles are on him, not team

NEW YORK (AP) - Rafael Nadal has won 14 Grand Slam titles while coached by his uncle.

August 26, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Simon upset by Bedene in Winston-Salem play

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) - Top seed Gilles Simon of France was upset by Great Britain's Aljaz Bedene, while South Africa's Kevin Anderson survived ...

August 26, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Colonels assistant gets Tasered in morale-building football stunt

DANVILLE, Kentucky (AP) -Jeff Collett wasn't being figurative as he tried to inject some electricity into Centre College's two-a-day football practices.

August 26, 2015 | | Pro Sports


American Pharoah 1-5 favorite

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) - And now, it's on to the Spa for the Triple Crown winner.

August 25, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Broncos, 49ers want two clean practices

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Jim Tomsula won't tolerate fighting from his San Francisco players when they take the field with the Broncos this week for ...

August 25, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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