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ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - The Orlando Magic trudged out of Boston this week, toting only embarrassment following a lopsided 31-point loss to the Celtics.

January 26, 2012 | | Pro Sports


US women soccer Olympic hopes at stake

VANCOUVER, British Columbia - It doesn't matter that the U.S. women's soccer team is clearly one of the best - if not the best - in the world. It doesn't matter that the Americans have outscored their opponents by a combined score of 31-0 so far in Olympic qualifying.

January 26, 2012 | | Pro Sports


AP Source: Raiders finalize 4-year deal with Dennis Allen

ALAMEDA - The Oakland Raiders formally agreed Thursday on a four-year deal to make Denver defensive coordinator Dennis Allen their new head coach.

January 26, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Jonny Gomes, A's finalize $1M deal

OAKLAND - Jonny Gomes takes pride in his versatility. He can play the corner outfie

January 26, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Sharapova, Azarenka play for title, No. 1 ranking

MELBOURNE, Australia - The age gap only two years, the difference in experience is vast between Maria Sharapova and Victoria Azarenka.

January 26, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Sports News Brief

MAJORS

January 26, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Levin, Stanley open with 62s to lead at Torrey

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Spencer Levin and Kyle Stanley knew they had to post low scores on the easier North Course at Torrey Pines to get off to a good start Thursday in the Farmers Insurance Open. It went even better than they expected.

January 26, 2012 | | Pro Sports


NASCAR wants to reduce two-car drafting this year

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Since the system isn't broken, NASCAR officials have no plans to change it - at least nothing radical.

January 26, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Asafa Powell, seeking title, tries new approach

NEW YORK - Asafa Powell, once the world's fastest man, wasn't setting any perfect attendance records at practice.

January 26, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Nadal tops Federer in semifinal

MELBOURNE, Australia - Rafael Nadal outlasted Roger Federer 6-7 (5), 6-2, 7-6 (5), 6-4 in an Australian Open semifinal on Thursday night, the longtime rivals playing with the intensity normally displayed when meeting in a Grand Slam final.

January 26, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Lincecum's $40.5M, 2-year deal includes bonuses

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Giants ace Tim Lincecum's new $40.5 million, two-year deal includes a series of bonuses for winning the Cy Young and other awards.

January 25, 2012 | By JANIE McCAULEY AP Sports Writer | Pro Sports


AP Source: Raiders finalizing deal with new coach

JOSH DUBOW,AP Sports Writer

January 25, 2012 | By JOSH DUBOW AP Sports Writer | Pro Sports


NBA Capsules

DALLAS (AP) - Kevin Love had 31 points and 10 rebounds after signing his new contract and the Minnesota Timberwolves handed defending NBA champion Dallas another ceremonious loss, 105-90 Wednesday night.

January 25, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Curry has 32 points, Warriors top Blazers

OAKLAND (AP) - Stephen Curry scored a season-high 32 points and added seven assists and six rebounds, and the Golden State Warriors extended their recent home dominance against Portland with a 101-93 victory over the Trail Blazers on Wednesday night.

January 25, 2012 | By ANTONIO GONZALEZ AP Sports Writer | Pro Sports


Gallinari helps Nuggets rout Kings

SACRAMENTO (AP) - Danilo Gallinari celebrated a contract extension by scoring 21 of his 23 points in the first half and the Denver Nuggets routed the Sacramento Kings 122-93 on Wednesday night for their fifth straight victory and fifth in a row on the road.

January 25, 2012 | | Pro Sports


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Mayor: Talked to 6 possible Hawks owners

ATLANTA (AP) - Mayor Kasim Reed said Tuesday he has already talked with six potential buyers of the Atlanta Hawks and expects a sale of the team to move quickly after racially charged comments by owner Bruce Levenson and general manager Danny Ferry.

September 16, 2014 | | Pro Sports


MLB capsules

BALTIMORE (AP) - The Baltimore Orioles moved to the brink of claiming their first AL East title in 17 years, using a resilient pitching performance by Wei-Yin Chen to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-2 Monday night.

September 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Diamondbacks knock off Giants 6-2

PHOENIX (AP) - The San Francisco Giants lost their third consecutive game when Mark Trumbo hit a grand slam to lead the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 6-2 victory Monday night.

September 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Raiders embarrassed after 0-2 start

ALAMEDA (AP) - After an offseason overhaul that brought on board veteran players with playoff pedigrees, the Oakland Raiders were optimistic for a turnaround after back-to-back four-win seasons.

September 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Woods says strength is back, but not swing

WINDEMERE, Fla. (AP) - Tiger Woods is too busy in the gym to find a new swing coach, or even swing a golf club.

September 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


US basketball reigns in Spain, awaits Rio Olympics

MADRID (AP) - It feels like so long ago, though it's been only a decade.

September 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Harbaugh: McDonald’s legal process must play out

SANTA CLARA (AP) - San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh insisted Monday that public pressure will not sway his decision to play Ray McDonald during an investigation into the defensive lineman's arrest on suspicion of domestic violence.

September 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


AP Source: Raiders to sign WR Vincent Brown

ALAMEDA (AP) - A person familiar with the deal says the Oakland Raiders have reached an agreement to sign free agent receiver Vincent Brown.

September 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Vikings bring back Peterson despite child abuse charge

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) - The Minnesota Vikings have seen the details. They have seen photos of the injuries that Adrian Peterson's 4-year-old son suffered at the hands of the star running back. They have a history of punishing players who have run into trouble with the law.

September 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Bears claw their way back

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Down big, Jay Cutler kept his poise on the road while Colin Kaepernick struggled in prime time.

September 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Homer runs from Moss, Fuld helps A’s extend wildcard lead

SEATTLE (AP) - Jon Lester could not find his command. There was no one pitch he could lean on or one side of the plate he could hit with any consistency.

September 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Watt’s TD catch fuels Texans win

OAKLAND (AP) - J.J. Watt has spent his NFL career disrupting offenses, batting down passes and piling up sacks.

September 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Dodgers beat SF behind Kershaw

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Los Angeles Dodgers manager Don Mattingly entered the eighth inning planning to take out Clayton Kershaw after the first batter. The left-hander retired Joe Panik on one pitch, and as Mattingly walked to the mound, he noticed Kershaw shaking his head and waving him back to the dugout.

September 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Redskins silence Jacksonville

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) - Robert Griffin III dislocated his left ankle and DeSean Jackson sprained his left shoulder in the first quarter, then Kirk Cousins stepped in. He completed 22 of 33 passes for 250 yards and a pair of touchdowns Sunday in Washington's 41-10 romp past Jacksonville.

September 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


USA beats Slovakia in Davis Cup

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. (AP) - John Isner and Sam Querrey won their singles matches Sunday as the U.S. completed a 5-0 sweep of Slovakia in the Davis Cup World Group playoff.

September 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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