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Carrier ready to step in

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Derek Carrier's decisions to attend a small liberal arts college in Wisconsin and drop basketball for football paid off when he earned a spot on the San Francisco 49ers this season after spending most of the last two years on NFL practice squads.

September 19, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Falcons soar past Bucs

ATLANTA (AP) - Devin Hester high-stepped into the NFL record book. Matt Ryan had as many touchdown passes as incompletions. Julio Jones made a spectacular over-the-shoulder catch tumbling into the end zone.

September 19, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Police: Cardinals RB Dwyer head-butted wife

PHOENIX (AP) - Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer head-butted his wife and broke her nose after she refused his sexual advances, and punched her in the face the next day, police said Thursday.

September 19, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Woods might coach himself

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) - The next swing coach for Tiger Woods might be Tiger Woods.

September 19, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Vikings reconsider, put AP on paid leave

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) - Adrian Peterson has had the potential to be that rare post-modern NFL running back playing productively into his 30s. After that extraordinary comeback from knee reconstruction, Emmitt Smith's career rushing record became a realistic if daunting target.

September 19, 2014 | | Pro Sports


R&A votes to admit women

The Royal and Ancient Golf Club at St. Andrews is no longer just for men.

September 19, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Chivas USA might not play in 2015

NEW YORK (AP) - Chivas USA might not play in 2015 and perhaps longer, a decision that won't be made until a new owner takes over the Major League Soccer team.

September 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Giants narrow NL West gap

PHOENIX (AP) - Someone had been to the costume shop, and Matt Duffy was about to put on faux leather boots, chaps and a pink cowboy hat to complete his travel ensemble.

September 17, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Bonds appeal back to court

Nearly 11 years after Barry Bonds testified before a grand jury investigating the illegal distribution of performance-enhancing drugs, a group of judges will hear arguments Thursday on whether baseball's career home-run leader should have his obstruction of justice conviction thrown out.

September 17, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Umpire West suspended 1 game

NEW YORK (AP) - Umpire Joe West was suspended for one game without pay for grabbing the jersey of Philadelphia Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon.

September 17, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Carr focuses on job at hand

ALAMEDA (AP) - As a rookie quarterback seeking his first NFL win against Bill Belichick's New England Patriots, Derek Carr has too much to worry about himself to focus on questions about his coach's job security.

September 17, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Kaepernick fined for inappropriate language

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Colin Kaepernick said Wednesday he has been fined more than $11,000 by the NFL and he will appeal the penalty for what an official called "inappropriate language" by the 49ers quarterback following a fourth-quarter interception in Sunday's 28-20 loss to the Bears.

September 17, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Best bet: Pats over Raiders

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers were supposed to be vastly improved this year. The standings show a big, fat zero in the win column.

September 17, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Rockets acquire Terry from Sacramento Kings

SACRAMENTO (AP) - The Houston Rockets have acquired guard Jason Terry from the SacramentoKings for two second-round draft picks and guard/forward Alonzo Gee.

September 17, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Cardinals RB Dwyer arrested on assault charges

PHOENIX (AP) - Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer was arrested Wednesday on aggravated assault charges in connection with two altercations at his home in July involving a woman and an 18-month-old child, the latest in a string of such cases involving NFL players.

September 17, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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Aldon Smith prepares for post-suspension return

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Aldon Smith wore a big grin beneath his facemask, even when linebackers coach Jim Leavitt good-naturedly let him have it after the ball didn't wind up in his hands during one drill.

November 12, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Kershaw, Kluber win Cy Young Awards

NEW YORK (AP) - Everyone expected Clayton Kershaw to pitch a shutout, and he did - a unanimous choice for the NL Cy Young Award.

November 12, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Raiders QB Carr remains upbeat despite 0-9 start

ALAMEDA (AP) - Derek Carr's demeanor has stayed remarkably the same even as the losses keep piling up for the winless Oakland Raiders.

November 12, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Bills get into predicting game before facing Miami

Hey, Leodis McKelvin, want to try your hand at Pro Picks?

November 12, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Baseball looking at more ways to speed up

PHOENIX (AP) - Joe Torre was pleased with the first season of baseball's replay challenge system, even if teams were not always sure what could be reviewed.

November 12, 2014 | | Pro Sports


USC focuses on improved Cal in weekday meeting

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Although Southern California is out of the national title race, the Trojans' schedule puts them in position for a big finish to coach Steve Sarkisian's debut season.

November 12, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Former A’s first baseman Moore dies in Georgia

COVINGTON, Ga. (AP) - Former Oakland Athletics first baseman Kelvin Moore, who played parts of three major league seasons, has died. He was 57.

November 12, 2014 | | Pro Sports


NASCAR’s Final 4 lacks star-power but has intrigue

MIAMI (AP) - There's no Jeff, Jimmie or Junior. Bad Brad missed the cut and Smoke never contended.

November 12, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Poulter trying to stop slide in world ranking

SHANGHAI (AP) - Ian Poulter temporarily stopped a slide that had him pointed in a direction he has not been in nearly a decade.

November 12, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Spurs play regulars, beat Warriors

OAKLAND (AP) - Tony Parker had 28 points and seven assists, Kawhi Leonard scored 19 and the San Antonio Spurs beat the Golden State Warriors 113-100 on Tuesday night.

November 11, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Nowitzki, Mavericks rally past the Kings

DALLAS (AP) - Dirk Nowitzki became the highest-scoring NBA player born outside the U.S. and the Dallas Mavericks rallied from 24 points down to beat the Sacramento Kings 106-98 on Tuesday night.

November 11, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Federer wins 2nd round-robin match at ATP Finals

LONDON (AP) - Roger Federer made the most of Kei Nishikori's erratic play Tuesday to secure a 6-3, 6-2 victory and move closer to a semifinal spot at the ATP Finals while Andy Murray posted his first victory to stay in contention at the elite tournament.

November 11, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Ray McDonald ready to move forward

SANTA CLARA (AP) - 49ers defensive lineman Ray McDonald seeks to restore his relationship with his fiancee as well as resume his football career.

November 11, 2014 | | Pro Sports


49ers Willis out for season

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Patrick Willis so hoped he would be able to withstand the pain in his troublesome toe and play on this season, and ultimately help lead the San Francisco 49ers to another playoff run.

November 11, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Pats remain No. 1

NEW YORK (AP) - Despite not playing last week because of their bye, the New England Patriots are still on top of the NFL.

November 11, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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