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Crawford's 2 RBIs help Giants beat Cardinals

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Matt Cain has had more than his share of stellar performances that ended up without a win because of a lack of support. That's why the San Francisco Giants felt so good about picking up their star pitcher on a day he wasn't at his best.

May 17, 2012 | | Pro Sports


A's overcome disputed call to beat Rangers

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Brandon McCarthy thought he had a double play. Instead, the Texas Rangers had a successful squeeze bunt and the lead, and the Oakland A's had a mess on their hands.

May 17, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Selig: Oakland move might be considered

NEW YORK (AP) - Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig says it's up to Lew Wolff to decide whether to consider additional sites for a new ballpark for the Athletics, and the Oakland owner maintains he's focused on San Jose rather than a move outside the Bay Area.

May 17, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Armstrong wants doping questions to end

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Lance Armstrong's cycling career is behind him. Now he says the doping questions should go away as well.

May 16, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Peter Sagan wins again Tour of California

CLOVIS (AP) - Slovakia's Peter Sagan of Slovakia raced to his event-opening fourth straight stage victory in the Tour of California on Wednesday to increase his overall lead to 16 seconds.

May 16, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Parker vs. Paul no All-Star showdown so far

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Hours before turning 30 years old, Tony Parker grinned Wednesday as though his lowest-scoring playoff game since his early twenties was an early birthday gift from the Los Angeles Clippers.

May 16, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Heat regroup, heading to take on confident Pacers

LeBron James and Dwyane Wade were not carrying "Help Wanted" signs around the Miami Heat practice floor on Wednesday. The mood was not grim, voices were not hushed and scowls were not prominent.

May 16, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Pacers' Larry Bird is NBA Executive of the Year

Everything always seemed to come so easily for Larry Bird on a basketball court.

May 16, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Celtics top 76ers for 2-1 lead

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Kevin Garnett yapped his way down the court after big baskets and clearly enjoyed taking it to the 76ers.

May 16, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Thunder rally to edge Lakers in Game 2

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Even down late, the Oklahoma City Thunder are showing that they are never out.

May 16, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Darvish wins again with victory over A's

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Except for one inning - actually one pitch - rookie Tommy Milone stood toe-to-toe with baseball's best hitting team on the road and their high-profile first-year pitcher, Yu Darvish.

May 16, 2012 | | Pro Sports


American League Capsules

ANAHEIM (AP) - Albert Pujols welcomed his new hitting coach to town with a go-ahead three-run homer and Vernon Wells added a two-run shot to lead the Los Angeles Angels to a 7-2 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday night.

May 16, 2012 | | Pro Sports


National League Capsules

ATLANTA (AP) - Giancarlo Stanton hit a two-run homer and possibly saved two runs with a diving catch and the Miami Marlins beat the Braves 8-4 on Wednesday night, adding another win to their impressive May record.

May 16, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Garcia strikes out nine, Freese homers for Cards

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Jaime Garcia matched his career high with nine strikeouts, David Freese hit a go-ahead solo home run in the seventh inning, and the St. Louis Cardinals gave manager Mike Matheny a victory against his old Giants team with a 4-1 win Wednesday night.

May 16, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Newgarden tops speed chart again at Indy practice

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Josef Newgarden is getting used to finishing first.

May 16, 2012 | | Pro Sports


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Billy Butler, A’s finalize 3-year deal

OAKLAND (AP) - Billy Butler came so close to winning it all with Kansas City that it stings to be leaving his only professional team after such a special run, and with some unfinished business.

November 19, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Chiefs look to avoid letdown vs. Raiders

OAKLAND (AP) - Wedged between a pair of games against last season's Super Bowl participants, the Kansas City Chiefs appear to get a bit of a breather with a visit to the winless Oakland Raiders.

November 19, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Vikings drop hope of Adrian Peterson return

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Adrian Peterson's last appearance in the Minnesota locker room was nearly 10 weeks ago. The Vikings have played all but one game this season without his swift and strong running ability.

November 19, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Union, NFL at odds over personal conduct policy

The NFL players' union wants the league and its owners to take disciplining players out of the hands of Commissioner Roger Goodell.

November 19, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Stanton signs record $325M deal at conference

MIAMI (AP) - Giancarlo Stanton stood on the Miami Marlins' field Wednesday and scanned a sea of empty seats, mindful the stands look much the same at games.

November 19, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Alabama rolls to No. 1, race for No. 4 heats up

With just three weeks until the College Football Playoff committee releases its final rankings, Alabama, Oregon and Florida State seem to be in control of their championship chances.

November 19, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Collins, NBA’s 1st openly gay player, retires

NEW YORK (AP) - Jason Collins, the first openly gay player in one of the four major North American professional leagues, announced his retirement Wednesday after 13 years in the NBA.

November 19, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Rudy Gay happy to be with Sacramento Kings

SACRAMENTO (AP) - Sacramento Kings general manager Pete D'Alessandro took a calculated risk when he acquired veteran forward Rudy Gay from the Toronto Raptors in a seven-player trade last December.

November 19, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Big deals on minds of owners during meetings

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Yankees President Randy Levine offered a succinct response when asked what he thought about the Marlins and outfielder Giancarlo Stanton breaking the record for richest contract that had been held by Alex Rodriguez for more than 13 years until last spring.

November 19, 2014 | | Pro Sports


NASCAR’s Kurt Busch meets with investigators

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - Police in Delaware have interviewed NASCAR driver Kurt Busch and are continuing to investigate allegations by his ex-girlfriend that he assaulted her during the September race at Dover International Speedway.

November 19, 2014 | | Pro Sports


49ers’ Bowman returns to practice

SANTA CLARA (AP) - San Francisco 49ers linebacker NaVorro Bowman was scheduled for his first practice of the season Tuesday, officially opening a 21-day window during which the team can decide whether to activate him or send him to the injured reserve list.

November 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Hudson: Next season likely his last

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) - San Francisco pitcher Tim Hudson says next season will probably be his last. Now, he won't leave without a World Series championship.

November 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Raiders have lost 16 games in a row

ALAMEDA (AP) - Ever since Al Davis arrived in Oakland more than a half-century ago to build his beloved Raiders into one of pro sports' most successful franchises, his team has been closely associated with Davis' favorite saying, "Just win, baby."

November 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Patriots’ Gray has the last laugh

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - Have you heard the one about the little-known running back who went from standup comic in college to sudden sensation for the AFC's best team?

November 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Pats remain No. 1

NEW YORK (AP) - Tom Brady and the New England Patriots have won six games in a row and steamrolled most of their opponents in the process.

November 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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