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Armstrong awaits 'candid' Oprah interview today

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Out for a Sunday morning jog in bright sunshine, Lance Armstrong hardly looked like a man about to finally confront the doping scandal that has shadowed his storied career like an angry storm cloud.

January 13, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Bryant’s late FC gives Falcons win

ATLANTA (AP) - Matt Bryant pumped his fist and celebrated atop the Falcons logo in the middle of the field. Tony Gonzalez broke down in tears. Matt Ryan relished the thought of not having to answer a familiar question.

January 13, 2013 | | Pro Sports


HIS TEAM NOW

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Colin Kaepernick stood in a cramped corner of the 49ers' locker room smiling and chatting with Alex Smith late Saturday night when a stranger interrupted the two quarterbacks.

January 13, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Houston ‘D’ feeling OK for rematch

HOUSTON (AP) - The first time Houston faced the Patriots, top cornerback Johnathan Joseph played while still struggling to get healthy, and outside linebacker Brooks Reed sat out with an injury.

January 11, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Seahawks get money’s worth from TE Miller

RENTON, Wash. (AP) - Zach Miller came to Seattle in 2011 thanks to a big contract and a penchant for catching a lot of passes as a tight end.

January 11, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Weather blustery, but focused Broncos aren’t

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - Try as they might, the Baltimore Ravens just couldn't get under the skin or into the heads of the Denver Broncos, who were more concerned about talking up their opponents than trash-talking them.

January 11, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Rodgers back in Bay to face 49ers

SAN FRANCISCO (AP)- The anxiety-filled green room and draft day seem so long ago now to Aaron Rodgers.

January 11, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Kings’ possible move leaves players, fans in limbo

SACRAMENTO (AP) - Aaron Brooks has been in an awkward spot since news surfaced that the Sacramento Kings could be sold and moved to his hometown of Seattle.

January 10, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Crabtree shakes off diva tag

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Michael Crabtree realizes the moment he starts thinking about just how much zip is coming on each pass from Colin Kaepernick, that's when he might wind up missing the ball.

January 10, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Harbaugh sticking with Akers

SANTA CLARA (AP) - David Akers is keeping his job as San Francisco's starting kicker. For now, anyway.

January 10, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Analysis: Seau suffered from brain disease

When he ended his life last year by shooting himself in the chest, Junior Seau had a degenerative brain disease often linked with repeated blows to the head.

January 10, 2013 | By BARRY WILNER The Associated Press | Pro Sports


Green Bay a back-of-pack of defense no more

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) - The Green Bay Packers could have filled an entire highlight reel with their interceptions last year.

January 10, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Grizzlies beat Warriors to complete 3-0 trip

OAKLAND (AP) - Zach Randolph had 19 points and 12 rebounds, Rudy Gay scored 18 points and the Memphis Grizzlies completed a 3-0 road trip with a 94-87 victory over the Golden State Warriors on Wednesday night.

January 09, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Courting Kelly: Eagles interview Notre Dame coach

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The Philadelphia Eagles interviewed Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly for their coaching vacancy, a person familiar with the meeting told The Associated Press.

January 09, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Can hobbled RGIII pull off a ‘Peterson’?

WASHINGTON - If Adrian Peterson can do it, maybe Robert Griffin III can, too.

January 09, 2013 | | Pro Sports


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Blue Jackets even series

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Brandon Dubinsky scored with 22.5 seconds left in regulation to force overtime and Nick Foligno's wrist shot just inside the blue line 2:49 into the extra session gave the Columbus Blue Jackets a 4-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday night. The Blue Jackets overcame a 3-0 deficit for their first home playoff victory in the franchise's 13 seasons, sending the series back to Pittsburgh for Game 5 on Saturday night tied 2-2.

April 23, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Klinsmann close to finalizing roster

Just three weeks remain before the start of the United States' pre-World Cup training camp, and coach Jurgen Klinsmann is close to finalizing the players he'll invite.

April 23, 2014 | | Pro Sports


James, Heat hold off ‘Cats

MIAMI (AP) - LeBron James scored 32 points and added eight assists, Chris Bosh scored 20 points and the Miami Heat held on to beat the Charlotte Bobcats 101-97 on Wednesday night to take a 2-0 lead in their Eastern Conference first-round series.

April 23, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Phelps to swim three events in comeback

MESA, Ariz. (AP) - Michael Phelps is entered in three events at his first swimming meet since he retired after the 2012 London Olympics. The 22-time Olympic medalist is set to swim the 50- and 100-meter freestyles and the 100 butterfly at the Arena Grand Prix in Mesa, Ariz., starting next Thursday. Phelps is the top seed in the 100 fly, where he owns the world and American records. He is seeded eighth in the 100 free and 28th in the 50 free. The 28-year-old swimmer is planning to compete in fewer and shorter events in his comeback than he did ...

April 23, 2014 | | Pro Sports


WRIGLEY TURNS 100

CHICAGO (AP) - For Wrigley Field, it really was the party of a century.

April 23, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Oldest ex-player dies at 102

HAVANA (AP) - Conrado Marrero, the diminutive Cuban right-hander who pitched for the Washington Senators in the 1950s and in 2011 became the oldest living former Major League Baseball player, died in Havana on Wednesday. He was 102, just two days short of his 103rd birthday.

April 23, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Sherman speaks at Harvard

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) - Richard Sherman was called all kinds of names after his raging rant at the end of the NFC championship game. It was worth it, the Seattle cornerback said, because it gave him a chance to talk about the perception of black athletes to a wider audience.

April 23, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Stunning draw for state No. 1 Lancers

East Union girls soccer coach Victor Polanco called it a reality check.

April 23, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Sharks skate to 3-0 lead

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Patrick Marleau scored on a backhand 6:20 into overtime, and the San Jose Sharks moved to the brink of the second round with a 4-3 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday night to take a 3-0 first-round series lead.

April 23, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Warriors: Bring on the trap

OAKLAND (AP) - For all the problems he had facing the Clippers' smothering trap defense in Game 2 of their playoff series, Warriors guard Stephen Curry hopes to see more of it.

April 23, 2014 | | Pro Sports


BACK TO WORK

ALAMEDA (AP) - The new members of the Oakland Raiders have heard all the outside critiques: They are too old, past their primes and far removed from their Pro Bowl years.

April 22, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Wizards work magic in OT; Pacers rebound

CHICAGO (AP) - Bradley Beal came on strong late in regulation to finish with 26 points, Nene scored six of his 17 in overtime and the Washington Wizards beat the Chicago Bulls 101-99 Tuesday to take a 2-0 lead in their first-round series.

April 22, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Canadiens first to advance to 2nd round

MONTREAL (AP) - Max Pacioretty lifted the Montreal Canadiens into the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs Tuesday night with a power-play goal with 43 seconds remaining for a 4-3 victory and a four-game sweep of Tampa Bay.

April 22, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Popovich named coach of the year

The San Antonio Spurs, the model for stability and sustained success in the modern NBA, were still a shaken team when they showed up for training camp in October, less than four months after a devastating loss to Miami in the NBA Finals.

April 22, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Manchester United fire Moyes

MANCHESTER, England (AP) - It's some feat to turn one of the world's most storied and valuable sports brands into a mere also-ran in the space of 10 months.

April 22, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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