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Donaldson’s triple lifts A’s over Astros

OAKLAND (AP) - Josh Donaldson's eighth-inning triple drove in Josh Reddick for the winning run and Oakland Athletics overcame starter A.J. Griffin's early struggles for a 4-3 victory over the Houston Astros on Tuesday night.

April 17, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Brewers hand Zito first loss, beat Giants

MILWAUKEE (AP) - Yuniesky Betancourt hit a grand slam, and Carlos Gomez and Norichika Aoki also homered as the Milwaukee Brewers used an eight-run third inning to beat Barry Zito and the San Francisco Giants 10-8 on Tuesday night.

April 17, 2013 | | Pro Sports


National League capsules

ATLANTA (AP) - Jason Heyward, Justin Upton and Dan Uggla homered in the eighth inning, and Juan Francisco hit a pair of solo shots earlier in the game to help the Atlanta Braves win their 10th straight with a 6-3 victory over the Kansas City Royals in an interleague matchup Tuesday night.

April 17, 2013 | | Pro Sports


American League capsules

CLEVELAND (AP) - Mike Napoli hit a three-run double in Boston's seven-run second inning and the Red Sox, playing with heavy hearts one day after the deadly bombings back home, beat the Cleveland Indians 7-2 on Tuesday night.

April 17, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Sport news briefs

FOOTBALL

April 17, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Thunder set to face top-seeded Alaska in semifinals Friday

STOCKTON - The Stockton Thunder has advanced to the second round of the 2013 Kelly Cup Playoffs for the fourth time in five seasons and will open the Western Conference Semifinals against the first seed Alaska Aces in a best of seven series, beginning with Game 1 at Sullivan Arena on Friday, Apr. 19 at 8:15 p.m.

April 16, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Lowrie, Milone lead A’s to win over Astros

OAKLAND (AP) - Tommy Milone was Oakland's most consistent starter as a rookie in 2012. He's doing the same thing this year, and the results are looking even better.

April 16, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Curry leads Warriors past Spurs

OAKLAND (AP) - With every swish, the chants grew louder.

April 16, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Thunder clinch West’s top seed, beat Kings

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - The Oklahoma City Thunder couldn't coast to the No. 1 seed in the Western Conference playoffs.

April 16, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Niemi makes 35 saves, Sharks dominate Coyotes

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - The San Jose Sharks have been one of the NHL's best teams at home so they should be in good playoff position with their next four games at the Shark Tank.

April 16, 2013 | | Pro Sports


National League capsules

CINCINNATI (AP) - Brandon Phillips drove in a pair of runs with a bases-loaded single in the eighth inning and the Cincinnati Reds ended their five-game losing streak by beating the Philadelphia Phillies 4-2 on Monday night.

April 16, 2013 | | Pro Sports


American League capsules

BOSTON (AP) - The Red Sox and Rays were making their way out of Fenway Park when two explosions near the finish line of the Boston Marathon were heard at the stadium.

April 16, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Scott beats Cabrera in a playoff

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - Adam Scott finished the job this time, and put an end to more than a half-century of Australian misery at the Masters.

April 14, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Jackson, Bowden tie WP mark, Giants beat Cubs

CHICAGO (AP) - With a record number of wild pitches in the middle of the game and a balk near the end, the San Francisco Giants sure got plenty of help from the Chicago Cubs.

April 14, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Parker allows 8 runs as A’s lose to Tigers

OAKLAND (AP) - Jarrod Parker was one of the Athletics' top prospects last year, when he went 13-8 and helped Oakland win the AL West title.

April 14, 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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