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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


Pats brush off talk of deflated footballs

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - The New England Patriots are brushing off and even finding humor in questions about whether they used under-inflated footballs in the game that put them in the Super Bowl.

January 20, 2015 | | Pro Sports


No worries for Djokovic, Williams in 1st round at Melbourne

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - As a first-time dad with a baby at home, Novak Djokovic could see merits in the tale of Serena Williams' mid-match espresso that has been brewing in the lead-up to the Australian Open.

January 20, 2015 | | Pro Sports


49ers’ Vic Fangio hired as Bears defensive coordinator

The Chicago Bears hired Vic Fangio as their new defensive coordinator Tuesday, hoping the veteran coach who spent the last four seasons with San Francisco can breathe some life into the once-storied unit.

January 20, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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Panthers have NFL-best 10 players for Pro Bowl

NEW YORK (AP) - Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers are two wins away from a perfect regular season. They are also a perfect 10 when ...

December 22, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Leake agrees to $80M, 5-year deal with Cardinals

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Minutes after his contract with the St. Louis Cardinals was announced, Mike Leake was looking ahead to rivalry games against the Chicago ...

December 22, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Running back Murray closing in on 1,000 yards for Raiders

ALAMEDA (AP) - Midway through last season Latavius Murray was sitting on the Raiders bench, confident in his abilities but uncertain whether he would get a ...

December 22, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Stanford RB Christian McCaffrey wins AP player of the year

Stanford running back Christian McCaffrey is The Associated Press college football player of the year, becoming the first non-Heisman Trophy winner to earn the honor ...

December 22, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Gabbert: 3rd-down struggles caused by errors on early downs

SANTA CLARA (AP) - The San Francisco 49ers' offense ranks last in both scoring and yardage.

December 22, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Gabbert: 3rd-down struggles caused by errors on early downs

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) - The San Francisco 49ers' offense ranks last in both scoring and yardage.

December 22, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Lloyd, Rousey and Williams up for AP Female Athlete award

NEW YORK (AP) - U.S. soccer hero Carli Lloyd, UFC star Ronda Rousey and three-time winner Serena Williams are the leading candidates for The Associated ...

December 22, 2015 | | Pro Sports


American Pharoah, Curry and Spieth up for AP Male Athlete

NEW YORK (AP) - Triple Crown winner American Pharoah, NBA MVP Stephen Curry and Masters and U.S. Open champ Jordan Spieth are the leading candidates ...

December 22, 2015 | | Pro Sports


DBs didn’t taunt Beckham with bat

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - The Carolina Panthers deny that any member of the team taunted New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. with a ...

December 22, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Shaq, Iverson, Yao are among basketball Hall of Fame candidates

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) - Shaquille O'Neal, Allen Iverson and Yao Ming are among the first-time candidates on the ballot for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall ...

December 22, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Stafford leads Lions past Saints

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Matthew Stafford's accuracy and poise sparked the Detroit Lions to a big lead and helped prevent them from squandering it, too.

December 22, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Schroder, Hawks beat short-handed Trail Blazers

ATLANTA (AP) - Dennis Schroder scored 18 points, and the Atlanta Hawks beat the Portland Trail Blazers 106-97 on Monday night for their fourth straight win.

December 21, 2015 | | Pro Sports


49ers a look to clean up miscues

SANTA CLARA . (AP) - This week's key phrase for Jim Tomsula: "fine focus."

December 21, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Short-handed Wizards beat Sacramento

WASHINGTON (AP) - John Wall had fewer teammates than usual Monday night, yet he found more Washington Wizards than ever.

December 21, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Woodson retiring after 18 years

ALAMEDA (AP) - Charles Woodson's return to Oakland began with hundreds of fans gathering at the team's facility urging him to come back.

December 21, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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