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AP sources: No deadline for deal on MLB playoffs

NEW YORK (AP) - Negotiators for baseball players and owners say there is no set deadline for an agreement to expand the playoffs to 10 teams this season.

March 01, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Doolittle converts to pitcher hoping to make A's

PHOENIX (AP) - Sean Doolittle is looking to his past to help shape his future.

March 01, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Raiders place franchise tag on S Tyvon Branch

ALAMEDA (AP) - The Oakland Raiders placed the franchise tag on safety Tyvon Branch on Thursday, guaranteeing him about $6.2 million for 2012 to keep him off the open market in free agency.

March 01, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Sanchez making progress in return from injury

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Giants infielder Freddy Sanchez took ground balls at second base and threw to first Wednesday for the first time since he dislocated his right shoulder on June 10, a significant moment in his rehab.

February 29, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Lee, Warriors hold off Hawks' rally

ATLANTA (AP) - Dominic McGuire scored no points in only his second start of the season. He drew plenty of praise, though, for his defense and rebounding as a surprise fill-in for Stephen Curry.

February 29, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Djokovic, Federer into quarterfinals at Dubai

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer each won in straight sets Wednesday to advance to the quarterfinals of the Dubai Tennis Championships.

February 29, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Woods stares down reporter over Haney book

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) - Tiger Woods had a terse exchange with a magazine reporter Wednesday over excerpts from his former swing coach's new book, and ended the conversation with a long stare and a sarcastic, "Have a good day."

February 29, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Daytona win cements Kenseth among NASCAR's elite

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Maybe it's his consistent approach on the track, or his low-key demeanor off it.

February 29, 2012 | | Pro Sports


US opens Algarve Cup with 5-0 win over Denmark

The U.S. women's soccer team is undefeated on Leap Day.

February 29, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Dempsey scores as US beats Italy for first time

GENOA, Italy (AP) - American players applauded each other and their fans. Their supporters cheered loudly and proudly waved the red, white and blue.

February 29, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Sports briefs

COLLEGES

February 29, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Emerson more than enough in Lancers win over Escalon

East Union has gotten off to a quick start on the season and no Lancers is doing more to help the club than senior Kelsey Emerson. Emerson did it all Tuesday in a 15-4 blowout of Escalon, handling the majority of the pitching duties and going 3-for-4 at the plate.

February 29, 2012 | Jagada Chambers | Pro Sports


Neither rain nor fire ruined NASCAR's marquee show

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Want to capture the nation's attention? Try a giant fireball.

February 28, 2012 | By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer | Pro Sports


Bumgarner remains youngest pitcher in camp

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Left-hander Madison Bumgarner enjoyed the flow of champagne over his head after San Francisco's successful run to the World Series title two years ago, a mere three months after he reached legal drinking age.

February 28, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Mayweather says Pacquiao 'not one of the sharpest'

NEW YORK (AP) - A trumpet blared a fanfare to introduce Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Miguel Cotto as fans at the Apollo Theater cheered the start of Tuesday's news conference to promote their May 5 fight in Las Vegas.

February 28, 2012 | | Pro Sports


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Griffin, Clips dunk Warriors

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Blake Griffin scored a career playoff-high 35 points without a foul and the Los Angeles Clippers led all the way in routing the Golden State Warriors 138-98 Monday night to even their first-round series at a game apiece.

April 22, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Rocky night: Giants give up five home runs

DENVER (AP) - Charlie Blackmon hit two of Colorado's five homers and Jorge De La Rosa threw five efficient innings, lifting the Rockies to an 8-2 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Monday night.

April 22, 2014 | | Pro Sports


A’s exes live in Texas

OAKLAND (AP) - Donnie Murphy lined a go-ahead single up the middle with one out in the eighth inning, and the Texas Rangers rallied from an early three-run deficit to beat the Oakland Athletics 4-3 on Monday.

April 22, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Doolittle’s deal could be worth $13.75M

Left-hander Sean Doolittle's five-year contract with the Oakland Athletics is worth $10.5 million, and the deal would increase to $13.75 million if he becomes eligible for salary arbitration after this season.

April 22, 2014 | | Pro Sports


American Keflezighi wins Boston Marathon

BOSTON (AP) - "The Star-Spangled Banner" played over Boylston Street in honor of an American winner of the Boston Marathon.

April 22, 2014 | | Pro Sports


MLB capsules

AMERICAN LEAGUE

April 22, 2014 | | Pro Sports


A’s complete sweep of Astros

OAKLAND (AP) - Josh Donaldson homered and doubled twice to back another solid start by Jesse Chavez, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Houston Astros 4-1 on Sunday to complete a series sweep.

April 20, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Posey, Lincecum lead Giants to win over San Diego

SAN DIEGO (AP) - The San Francisco Giants are totally in favor of instant replay.

April 20, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Boston Marathon makes room for those affected

BOSTON (AP) - "I need to run."

April 20, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Sharks attack! SJ wins big

SAN JOSE (AP) - Fourth-liners Mike Brown and Raffi Torres scored second-period goals to spark a San Jose comeback and lead the Sharks to a 7-2 victory Sunday over the Los Angeles Kings and a 2-0 lead in their first-round series.

April 20, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Young Clippers try to mature against Golden State Warriors

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Clippers insist they just weren't themselves in losing their series opener. They chalk it up to being too amped, which led to mistakes on both ends.

April 20, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Kuchar rallies, chips in for RBC Heritage win

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) - Matt Kuchar saw his well-struck 5-iron on the 18th hole at the RBC Heritage come up way short of the target and settle in a front bunker.

April 20, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Aldridge leads Portland over Houston

HOUSTON (AP) - LaMarcus Aldridge scored a franchise playoff-record 46 points and Damian Lillard added 31, including the go-ahead free throws in overtime, to lift the Portland Trail Blazers to a 122-120 victory over the Houston Rockets on Sunday night in Game 1 of their first-round playoff series.

April 20, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Jimenez closes with 67 to win Greater Gwinnett crown

DULUTH, Ga. (AP) - Miguel Angel Jimenez quickly shifted his focus back to the Ryder Cup after winning his first Champions Tour event.

April 20, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Wawrinka beats Federer to capture Monte Carlo

MONACO (AP) - Stanislas Wawrinka showed that his first Grand Slam title wasn't a fluke, upstaging his more illustrious countryman to add a maiden Masters trophy in Monte Carlo on Sunday.

April 20, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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