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Furyk scrambles to 4-under 66, stays in lead

AKRON, Ohio (AP) - Jim Furyk and Tiger Woods each carried momentum into the second round of the Bridgestone Invitational. That meant the best 36-hole score for Furyk in his PGA Tour career, and the worst start for Woods in nearly fourth months.

August 03, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Goldson, Whitner back in the thick of things

SANTA CLARA (AP) - For two guys who didn't know each other before last season, Dashon Goldson and Donte Whitner sure look like they belong together on the back end of the San Francisco 49ers' defense.

August 03, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Raiders want more from Heyward-Bey

NAPA (AP) - Oakland wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey doesn't put much stock in the numbers he put up last season, even though he had career highs in catches, yards and touchdowns.

August 03, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Posey homers and Giants beat Rockies

DENVER (AP) - Bruce Bochy gave his players a pep talk before Friday's game at Coors Field, and the San Francisco Giants responded with their biggest offensive night of the season.

August 03, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Ex-Giants Jacobs, Manningham try to fit with 49ers

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Brandon Jacobs never broaches the subject with his new San Francisco 49ers teammates unless he's asked.

August 02, 2012 | | Pro Sports


A's to call up prized prospect to start Friday

OAKLAND (AP) - The Oakland Athletics plan to call up right-hander Dan Straily, who has more strikeouts than any other pitcher in professional baseball, to start Friday against the Toronto Blue Jays.

August 02, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Colon pitches A's past slumping Blue Jays

OAKLAND (AP) - Josh Reddick hit a two-run homer to back another strong outing by Bartolo Colon, and the Oakland Athletics beat the slumping Toronto Blue Jays 4-1 on Thursday night.

August 02, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Giants continue slide with loss to Mets

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Buster Posey has a six-game hitting streak, the only Giants batter who has hit safely in more than two straight games.

August 02, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Mets spoil Pence’s debut, beat Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Jonathon Niese scattered three hits over seven innings and Ruben Tejada homered for the first time in almost two years and singled twice, leading the New York Mets past the San Francisco Giants 2-1 on Wednesday night.

August 01, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Bowman looking to build on last year's success

SANTA CLARA (AP) - With newborn twins waiting at home and plenty of work to do on the field, NaVorro Bowman is feeling a great sense of responsibility this summer with the San Francisco 49ers.

August 01, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Athletics lose 2nd straight to Rays

OAKLAND (AP) - The Oakland Athletics knew their remarkable run of success during a memorable July would have to end at some point.

August 01, 2012 | | Pro Sports


A's finish record month with loss to Rays

OAKLAND (AP) - Athletics manager Bob Melvin is hoping his team can turn its fantastic July into stellar stretch run.

July 31, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Lincecum leads Giants past Mets to end skid

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - With the bases loaded in the seventh inning and everything riding on Tim Lincecum's latest big start, the skinny right-hander with the funky delivery dropped a wicked curveball against pinch-hitter David Wright that landed near the knees to freeze the All-Star third baseman in the batter's box.

July 31, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Packers top first-ever AP Pro32 rankings

NEW YORK (AP) - Wear those Cheeseheads proudly, Packers fans. Your team tops the first-ever AP Pro32 NFL power rankings, a new pro football version of the AP Top 25 college football and basketball polls.

July 31, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Warriors re-sign Rush to 2-year, $8M deal

OAKLAND (AP) - Brandon Rush is back where he wanted to be all along.

July 31, 2012 | | Pro Sports


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No explanation for deflated footballs

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - The two men most responsible for delivering wins for the New England Patriots both said Thursday they have no explanation for how footballs used to reach the Super Bowl were underinflated by 2 pounds per square inch.

January 22, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Warriors enjoying present, eyeing bigger goals ahead

OAKLAND (AP) - Steve Kerr knows the Golden State Warriors will have tougher days ahead this season, that there are higher hurdles to clear and bigger goals to reach.

January 22, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Man close to running 7 marathons in 7 days

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A San Francisco man is one race away from completing seven marathons in seven days on seven continents.

January 22, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Curry passes James in AS votes

Pau and Marc Gasol have been voted the first brothers to start in the NBA All-Star game, while Toronto's Kyle Lowry made a late surge in fan balloting and will start for the Eastern Conference.

January 22, 2015 | | Pro Sports


NASCAR champ Jeff Gordon ending career after ‘15

Jeff Gordon, with a nagging back injury, a young family he wanted to spend more time with and a phenom waiting in the wings at Hendrick Motorsports, knew midway through last season that he had one more year in him.

January 22, 2015 | | Pro Sports


NFL fines Lynch $20,000 for obscene gesture

NEW YORK (AP) - The NFL has fined Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch $20,000 for making an obscene gesture during last Sunday's NFC championship game, a person with knowledge of the fine told The Associated Press on Thursday.

January 22, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Phil Mickelson struggles in return

LA QUINTA (AP) - Phil Mickelson got most of the attention in his return to competition after a four-month break. Blake Adams got a lot more out of his comeback round.

January 22, 2015 | | Pro Sports


UC regents shelve policy tying coach bonuses to academics

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The University of California's governing board tabled a policy on Thursday that would have made the public college system the nation's second to tie bonuses awarded to winning athletic coaches to how well their players do in the classroom.

January 22, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Curry gets angry, Warriors beat Rockets

OAKLAND (AP) - Stephen Curry got involved in a rare altercation before finishing with 22 points and 10 assists, and the Golden State Warriors held off the Houston Rockets 126-113 on Wednesday night for their franchise-record 17th straight home win.

January 21, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Sharks beat Kings in final game before All-Star break

SAN JOSE (AP) - Patrick Marleau and Joe Pavelski scored power-play goals to send the San Jose Sharks into the NHL All-Star break on a winning note with a 4-2 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Wednesday night.

January 21, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Lopez’s 22 points, 6 blocks help beat Kings

SACRAMENTO (AP) - Brook Lopez had 22 points and six blocks and the Brooklyn Nets defeated the Sacramento Kings 103-100 on Wednesday night for only their second win in the last 10.

January 21, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Scutaro designated for assignment by Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Second baseman Marco Scutaro was designated for assignment by the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday as he recovers from back surgery.

January 21, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Ward eager for ring return after break

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Andre Ward wrote out his retirement speech a few times in the last two years. With his usual fastidious style, the super middleweight champion laid out every reason he felt he had to end his unblemished boxing career in his prime.

January 21, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Nadal, Sharapova survive 2nd round

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - An agitated Roger Federer spat out the question that Rafael Nadal and Maria Sharapova easily could have asked the players who pushed them to the limits in the second round of the Australian Open.

January 21, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Pro Bowl to have narrower goal posts

PHOENIX (AP) - The NFL is taking its extra-point experiment to the Pro Bowl.

January 20, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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