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Giants get scare from Posey in win over Padres

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Ryan Vogelsong pitched six strong innings and Buster Posey increased his lead in the NL batting race, but not before giving the playoff-bound San Francisco Giants a big scare in a 3-1 win over the San Diego Padres on Friday night.

September 28, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Giants won't bring back Cabrera for postseason

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The San Francisco Giants have informed Melky Cabrera's agent they won't bring the suspended outfielder back at any point this postseason.

September 27, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Wilson says he's ahead of schedule in rehab

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - San Francisco Giants right-hander Brian Wilson is scheduled to throw Oct. 19 for the first time since Tommy John surgery, and the always-confident closer insists he will be full strength by next year.

September 27, 2012 | | Pro Sports


NHL cancels the rest of preseason games

NEW YORK (AP) - The NHL canceled the rest of the preseason Thursday, just a day before negotiations were set to resume in an effort to end the lockout.

September 27, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Warriors GM: 'We're good on paper'

OAKLAND (AP) - A busy and productive offseason behind him, Golden State Warriors general manager Bob Myers can finally look at his reconstructed roster and say without hesitation, "I don't think we're bad on paper. We're good on paper."

September 27, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Raiders' Wheeler makes big impact with his new team

ALAMEDA (AP) - Philip Wheeler saw plenty of Peyton Manning and his hand signals and gesticulations in his first three seasons in the NFL as teammates on the practice field in Indianapolis.

September 27, 2012 | | Pro Sports


49ers wary of Jets' multifaceted offense in aftermath of defeat

BOARDMAN, Ohio (AP) - The San Francisco 49ers have multiple reasons to get fired up to play in New York this week.

September 27, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Diamondbacks drop series, lose to SF Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The roles are reversed in the NL West this September. The defending champion Arizona Diamondbacks are playing out the string as San Francisco prepares for the playoffs.

September 27, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Rangers win over Oakland A's for split, 4-game lead

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Ian Kinsler and the Texas Rangers moved closer to another AL West title with a split.

September 27, 2012 | | Pro Sports


A's can't gain ground on Rangers with series split

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - The Oakland Athletics left Texas for a final stretch at home in the same position, even after two big wins.

September 27, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Miley no match for Cain as Giants beat D'backs

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Wade Miley has been impressive most of the season. One bad outing won't change that, though it's little solace to the young left-hander after throwing a season-low four innings and losing to San Francisco for the second time in 11 days.

September 26, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Oakland Raiders sign DE Andre Carter

ALAMEDA (AP) - The Oakland Raiders made a move to bolster their struggling pass rush on Wednesday by signing proven defensive end Andre Carter to a free-agent contract.

September 26, 2012 | | Pro Sports


McIlroy the 'marked man' of this Ryder Cup

MEDINAH, Ill. (AP) - Rory McIlroy has gone from being a rookie in the Ryder Cup to a marked man at Medinah.

September 26, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Goodell at table, NFL ref talks heat up

NEW YORK (AP) - With Commissioner Roger Goodell at the table, the NFL and referees' union pressed toward a settlement Wednesday to end a three-month lockout that triggered a wave of frustration and anger over replacement officials and threatened to disrupt the rest of the season.

September 26, 2012 | | Pro Sports


49ers ignore rain, work on offense

BOARDMAN, Ohio (AP) - Coach Jim Harbaugh wants the San Francisco 49ers to get focused, avoid obstacles and get back to winning.

September 26, 2012 | | 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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