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• TIGER PGA TOUR'S TOP PLAYER: Tiger Woods was voted PGA Tour player of the year for the 11th time on the strength of his five big wins and return to No. 1 in the world. It was the third time Woods won the Jack Nicklaus Award despite not winning a major. He made up for that with two World Golf Championships and The Players Championship among his five wins.

September 28, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Sharks F Raffi Torres sidelined with knee injury

SAN JOSE (AP) - The San Jose Sharks will be without forward Raffi Torres for the start of the season because of an injured right knee.

September 24, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Pirates clinch 1st playoff berth in 21 years

CHICAGO (AP) - The Pittsburgh Pirates are headed to the playoffs for the first time in 21 years, clinching at least a National League wild card Monday night when they beat the Chicago Cubs 2-1 and the Washington Nationals lost to St. Louis.

September 24, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Athletics keep rolling, beat Angels

ANAHEIM (AP) - Not even Sunday's champagne-soaked celebration of another division title could knock the Oakland Athletics off their soaring trajectory toward the playoffs.

September 24, 2013 | | Pro Sports


49ers prepare to move forward without Aldon Smith

SANTA CLARA (AP) - The San Francisco 49ers are prepared to go forward without star linebacker Aldon Smith for as long as it takes for him to get clean, healthy and improve his life.

September 24, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Shaq joins Kings as minority owner

The larger-than-life figure that teased and tormented the Sacramento Kings for so long is now the biggest name to join the franchise's new ownership group.

September 24, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Manning’s 3 TDs helps Broncos beat Raiders

DENVER (AP) - Peyton Manning slapped his hands together five, six, seven times and barked out the signals. A few seconds later, Wes Welker was all alone, cradling the quarterback's latest touchdown pass.

September 23, 2013 | | Pro Sports


HOW THE AL WEST WAS WON

OAKLAND (AP) - Wearing a gold robe and swim goggles, bearded right fielder J2osh Reddick ran around the Oakland Athletics clubhouse guzzling beer as bubbly sprayed in every direction.

September 23, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Searching for win, Pryor not out to match Peyton Manning

DENVER (AP) - Oakland quarterback Terrelle Pryor has seen the scores. Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos have put up 40-plus points in their first two games and made offense look easy.

September 23, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Giants spoil day for Yankees

NEW YORK (AP) - After honoring Mariano Rivera and celebrating Andy Pettitte, the New York Yankees saw their AL wild-card hopes dim Sunday with a crushing 2-1 loss to the San Francisco Giants.

September 23, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Kenseth wins 2nd Chase race at NH

LOUDON, N.H. (AP) - Matt Kenseth just might win a championship with a touch of dominance, not dullness.

September 23, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Panthers sack Manning 7 times in win

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Cam Newton threw three touchdown passes and ran for another, and Carolina sacked Eli Manning seven times as the Panthers handed Tom Coughlin his worst defeat as coach of the New York Giants, 38-0 Sunday.

September 23, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Tiger Woods wins points award

ATLANTA (AP) - Tiger Woods wrapped up at least one award as player of the year.

September 23, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Oracle wins twice to stay alive in America’s Cup

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - This has become the America's Cup that just won't end, thanks to fickle wind and Oracle Team USA's remarkable resurgence.

September 23, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Aldon Smith to sit out next game for Niners

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Linebacker Aldon Smith will miss Thursday night's game at St. Louis and perhaps sit out longer, San Francisco 49ers CEO Jed York said Sunday.

September 22, 2013 | | Pro Sports


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Hernandez, Mariners overcome A’s homers

SEATTLE (AP) - Billy Burns accomplished what only two others had done, greeting Seattle ace Felix Hernandez with a home run leading off the game. On ...

August 27, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Giants rally past Cubs to snap 3-game slide

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Buster Posey followed Brandon Belt's leadoff triple in the sixth with a go-ahead double, Jake Peavy won for the second time ...

August 27, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Brooks charged, McDonald indicted in related assault

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A Santa Clara County grand jury has indicted former San Francisco 49ers defensive lineman Ray McDonald on one count of rape of ...

August 27, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Raiders break in practice facilities

ALAMEDA (AP) - The Oakland Raiders finally have a state-of-the-art training facility even if they are still searching for a permanent home.

August 26, 2015 | | Pro Sports


No. 1 Spieth comes full circle

EDISON, N.J. (AP) - The words were big and bold coming out of Trump National. Only this time, it wasn't The Donald doing the ...

August 26, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Broncos, 49ers want two clean practices

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Jim Tomsula won't tolerate fighting from his San Francisco players when they take the field with the Broncos this week for ...

August 26, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Cubs win, widen wildcard lead over SF Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Kyle Schwarber, Miguel Montero and Starlin Castro all hit home runs in support of another solid outing from Jake Arrieta, and the ...

August 26, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Bases loaded 2-run single does in A’s

SEATTLE (AP) - Austin Jackson's bases-loaded, two-run single in the fifth inning capped Seattle's comeback from a five-run deficit and led the Mariners a ...

August 26, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Rivera hated pitching in Little League

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) - Mariano Rivera remembers his Little League days fondly. What he remembers most: He hated to pitch.

August 26, 2015 | | Pro Sports


While chasing Bolt, Gatlin shakes off criticism at worlds

BEIJING (AP) - Usain Bolt returned to the track at world championships Tuesday and eased his way through the preliminary round of his favorite race, the ...

August 26, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Nadal says his struggles are on him, not team

NEW YORK (AP) - Rafael Nadal has won 14 Grand Slam titles while coached by his uncle.

August 26, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Simon upset by Bedene in Winston-Salem play

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) - Top seed Gilles Simon of France was upset by Great Britain's Aljaz Bedene, while South Africa's Kevin Anderson survived ...

August 26, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Colonels assistant gets Tasered in morale-building football stunt

DANVILLE, Kentucky (AP) -Jeff Collett wasn't being figurative as he tried to inject some electricity into Centre College's two-a-day football practices.

August 26, 2015 | | Pro Sports


American Pharoah 1-5 favorite

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) - And now, it's on to the Spa for the Triple Crown winner.

August 25, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Broncos, 49ers want two clean practices

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Jim Tomsula won't tolerate fighting from his San Francisco players when they take the field with the Broncos this week for ...

August 25, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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