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Five-time champ Johnson has new take on restarts

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Five-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson is reshaping his views about restarts.

July 05, 2013 | | Pro Sports


NASCAR confiscates roof flaps from 31 racing teams

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Thirty-one cars, including 16 in the Sprint Cup Series, failed inspection before Thursday's practices at Daytona International Speedway.

July 05, 2013 | | Pro Sports


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July 05, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Garza throws 8 strong innings in Cubs’ 3-1 win

RICK EYMER,Associated Press

July 03, 2013 | | Pro Sports


DA: Arrest warrant for 49er Brooks filed in error

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The Santa Clara District Attorney's Office erroneously filed an arrest warrant for 49ers linebacker Ahmad Brooks after allegations that he repeatedly hit a teammate on the head with a beer bottle, a prosecutor said Wednesday.

July 03, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Choo’s single in 11th lifts Reds over Giants 3-2

CINCINNATI (AP) - Shin-Soo Choo let his bat and his teammates do the talking for him Wednesday night.

July 03, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Rolfe’s late goal lifts Fire past Earthquakes

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. (AP) - Chris Rolfe scored in the 84th minute to lift the Chicago Fire to a 3-2 victory over the San Jose Earthquakes on Wednesday night.

July 03, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Earthquakes midfielder Salinas suspended 1 game

NEW YORK (AP) - San Jose Earthquakes midfielder Shea Salinas was suspended for one game and fined an undisclosed amount for elbowing LA Galaxy forward Robbie Keane during a game last weekend.

July 03, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Murray in Wimbledon SFs, with Djokovic, del Potro

LONDON (AP) - They sighed when Andy Murray faulted.

July 03, 2013 | | Pro Sports


4 women with zero major titles reach Wimbledon SFs

LONDON (AP) - In 11 of the past 13 years, Serena or Venus Williams - and sometimes both - reached the Wimbledon final. The sisters collected five championships each in that span.

July 03, 2013 | | Pro Sports


America’s Cup champ Coutts defends rules changes

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Not long after helping to sail one of the new America's Cup catamarans around ghostly San Francisco Bay, four-time winner Russell Coutts scoffed at accusations by two foreign challengers that defending champion Oracle Team USA is benefiting from safety changes.

July 03, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Ovechkin tops NHL All-Stars, earning 6th selection

NEW YORK (AP) - Alex Ovechkin is an NHL first-team All-Star for the sixth time, but his first as a right wing.

July 03, 2013 | | Pro Sports


At Tour de France, Cavendish edges toward legends

MARSEILLE, France (AP) - Mark Cavendish will never be the greatest Tour de France rider, because he will never win the race five times like Eddy Merckx of Belgium and Frenchman Bernard Hinault. Still, the sprinter with thighs like thick hams could outdo both those legends - by winning more stages at cycling's premier race.

July 03, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Celtics hire Butler’s Brad Stevens as coach

BOSTON (AP) - The Green are getting greener.

July 03, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Fearless Ginobili gearing up for another title run

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - The roar begins to build as soon as Gregg Popovich points over to the bench, usually midway through the first quarter.

July 03, 2013 | | Pro Sports


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Articles by Section - Pro Sports


Stern sees Sterling saga ending well, lauds Silver

NEW YORK (AP) - Former Commissioner David Stern praised the NBA's handling of the Donald Sterling controversy and predicts it will "end well" for the league.

July 30, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Riley insists Heat will be competitive

MIAMI (AP) - One of the last things Miami Heat President Pat Riley told LeBron James before free agency began this summer was that he would be selling potential players on the notion of playing alongside a four-time NBA MVP.

July 30, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Woods hopeful of more good memories at Firestone

AKRON, Ohio (AP) - Tiger Woods finds out over the next two weeks if his season is over or just getting started.

July 30, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Nadal withdrawals due to wrist injury

Rafael Nadal withdrew Wednesday from U.S. Open tuneups in Toronto and Cincinnati because of a right wrist injury, putting in doubt his status for a title defense at the year's last Grand Slam tournament.

July 30, 2014 | | Pro Sports


New name in Reno, same old aggressive play

RENO, Nev. (AP) - The 16th edition of Reno's PGA Tour event has a new sponsor, a new name, no defending champ and a modified Stableford scoring format that encourages aggressive play up and down the edge of the Sierra Nevada.

July 30, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Serena Williams wins in her return

STANFORD (AP) - Serena Williams looked healthy and played sharp in her first tournament since defaulting during a doubles match with sister Venus at Wimbledon.

July 30, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Scully humbled to return to Dodgers booth

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Vin Scully poked fun at himself after word came out that he plans to return for his record 66th season in the Los Angeles Dodgers' broadcast booth next year.

July 30, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Diamondbacks infielder Eric Chavez retires

PHOENIX (AP) - Arizona Diamondbacks infielder Eric Chavez announced his retirement Wednesday, ending his 17-year major league career at the age of 36.

July 30, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Even on bad teams, Williams good enough for Hall

PHOENIX (AP) - Aeneas Williams spent most of his NFL career on bad teams.

July 30, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Streater bounces back from concussion

NAPA (AP) - Oakland Raiders wide receiver Rod Streater made a quick recovery from the concussion he suffered early in training camp and is expected to be cleared for full contact for Thursday's practice.

July 30, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Cousins hopes for US spot

LAS VEGAS (AP) - DeMarcus Cousins and Anthony Davis have been joking with one another during the U.S. basketball team's first two days of practice, about which big man is better.

July 29, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Moss sparks 6-run rally in ninth

HOUSTON (AP) - Brandon Moss was having a frustrating night before the ninth inning.

July 29, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Liriano shuts down Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - His left oblique no longer a painful obstacle, Francisco Liriano is starting to look like the dominant pitcher he was for Pittsburgh in 2013.

July 29, 2014 | | Pro Sports


49ers WR Brandon Lloyd enjoying return to NFL

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Brandon Lloyd returned to the San Francisco 49ers to finish what he started.

July 29, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Schaub settles in as Raiders QB

NAPA (AP) - The anointed starting quarterback for the Oakland Raiders is strengthening his hold on the position this training camp instead of losing it.

July 29, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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