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Hoffman shoots 61 for early lead at Travelers

CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) - Charley Hoffman couldn't help but think about last year as he stood on the 17th tee Thursday at the Travelers Championship.

June 20, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Marquez, Bradley eager to put Pacquiao behind them

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) - Juan Manuel Marquez could have fought Manny Pacquiao for a fifth time. Timothy Bradley could have had a rematch with the Filipino congressman.

June 20, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Suit: Patriots’ Hernandez shot man in face in Fla.

MIAMI (AP) - New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez, already connected to a homicide victim in Massachusetts, is being sued in South Florida by a man claiming Hernandez shot him in the face after they argued at a strip club.

June 20, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Serena Williams sorry after rape case comments

Serena Williams has reached out to the family of the victim in the Steubenville, Ohio, rape case after the tennis star was quoted in a Rolling Stone article saying "she shouldn't have put herself in that position."

June 20, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Blanco’s 2-run triple in 7th helps Giants win

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Gregor Blanco has learned to think like a run producer.

June 19, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Blackhawks beat Bruins 6-5 in OT, tie series 2-2

BOSTON (AP) - The Chicago Blackhawks kept taking the lead until there were no more chances for Boston to come back and tie it.

June 19, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Rangers give starter a win for first time in June

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - David Murphy had three hits and scored twice to snap out of a long slump, and the Texas Rangers beat the AL West-leading Oakland Athletics 9-4 on Wednesday night.

June 19, 2013 | | Pro Sports


49ers sign DE Justin Smith to 2-year extension

SANTA CLARA (AP) - The San Francisco 49ers signed defensive end Justin Smith to a two-year contract extension Wednesday to keep one of their most important defensive players off the free-agent market next offseason.

June 19, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Warriors preparing for draft as if team has picks

OAKLAND (AP) - Golden State Warriors general manager Bob Myers has been busy taking flights across the country and overseas, meeting with players and agents and talking to other NBA executives ahead of next week's draft.

June 19, 2013 | | Pro Sports


A title, and legacies, on the line for Heat, Spurs

MIAMI (AP) - Game 7s do more than settle championships. They define legacies.

June 19, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Woods to rest elbow, skip AT&T National

In little more than a month, Tiger Woods went from being tough to beat to having a tough time even playing.

June 19, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Body found near Patriot’s home was homicide victim

BOSTON (AP) - A man found dead in an industrial park about a mile from New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez's home had been killed, a prosecutor said Wednesday.

June 19, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Wambach needs 3 goals to break Hamm’s goal record

HARRISON, N.J. (AP) - Replacing Mia Hamm as the all-time leading goal scorer for the United States women's soccer team can't happen soon enough for Abby Wambach.

June 19, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Neymar leads Brazil to 2-0 win over Mexico

FORTALEZA, Brazil (AP) - Neymar scored one goal and set up another for Jo to lift Brazil to a 2-0 win over Mexico on Wednesday and secure a spot in the semifinals of the Confederations Cup for the host nation.

June 19, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Astros sign No. 1 overall pick RHP Mark Appel

HOUSTON (AP) - Mark Appel received high praise from MLB commissioner Bud Selig on Wednesday when the No. 1 overall pick signed with the Houston Astros.

June 19, 2013 | | Pro Sports


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‘Blade Runner’ Pistorius gets 5 years in prison

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) - Oscar Pistorius was sentenced to five years in prison Tuesday for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, completing a transformation from an acclaimed sprinter at the 2012 Olympics to a convicted criminal led away in a police van with barred windows.

October 21, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Game 2 starters Ventura, Peavy study in contrasts

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The starting pitchers for Game 2 of the World Series are a study in contrasts.

October 21, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Buster’s back: Posey tries to add 3rd Series ring

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Buster Posey seemed almost embarrassed.

October 21, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Hats off! Royals get old-timey with tip o’ the hat

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Nobody seems to know when the tradition of doffing a hat began, though most historians date the practice to the days when bowlers and boaters were in vogue.

October 21, 2014 | | Pro Sports


DEA complaint charges alleged MLB drug supplier

MIAMI (AP) - U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agents on Tuesday arrested a South Florida man suspected of manufacturing and supplying banned performance-enhancing drugs to clinics that distributed them to Major League Baseball players and other athletes.

October 21, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Giants, KC hope rest doesn’t turn to rust

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Alex Gordon took a big rip at a batting-practice fastball, fouled it off badly into the cage, and ducked when the carom nearly hit him in the head.

October 21, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Four relievers help SF close in on history

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The San Francisco Giants have their own version of the Core Four that has fueled their recent October dominance.

October 21, 2014 | | Pro Sports


San Francisco radio stations ban hit song 'Royals'

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The popular song "Royals" by New Zealand artist Lorde is getting caught up in the fervor over the upcoming World Series between the San Francisco Giants and Kansas City Royals.

October 20, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Royals, fans bond over improbable postseason run

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The game had been over for hours. Kauffman Stadium had gone dark. The roars of a sold-out crowd, which had rooted the Kansas City Royals to a sweep of the mighty Los Angeles Angels, had drifted away into the cool night air.

October 20, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Kellogg is umpire crew chief for World Series

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Jeff Kellogg will be the umpire crew chief for the World Series, and four other umps have been picked to work the event for the first time.

October 20, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Yearwood, Santana to perform at World Series

NEW YORK (AP) - Trisha Yearwood and Carlos Santana are among the musicians set to perform the national anthem during the World Series.

October 20, 2014 | | Pro Sports


49ers lose center Daniel Kilgore, needs surgery

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) - San Francisco 49ers center Daniel Kilgore is scheduled to undergo season-ending surgery Tuesday on a fractured left ankle sustained in the third quarter of Sunday night's loss at Denver.

October 20, 2014 | | Pro Sports


US tops Haiti to advance in World Cup qualifying

WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S women's soccer team is winning in a no-win situation. Of course, the Americans should beat Haiti by a bunch of goals. And, of course, the Haitians are going to park themselves in front of their own net to keep the score as respectable as possible.

October 20, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Serena beats Ivanovic in WTA Finals opener

SINGAPORE (AP) - A new venue, an injury-hit preparation and insults from a top sports official - none of it could stop Serena Williams' winning streak at the WTA Finals.

October 20, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Texans overwhelmed in 30-23 loss to Steelers

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Confident and in command, the Houston Texans appeared poised for the biggest win of Bill O'Brien's brief tenure.

October 20, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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