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La Russa preparing for HOF induction

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) - Surrounded by statues of the game's greats, Tony La Russa was simply awe-struck as he contemplated his place in baseball history.

April 11, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Reigning champion on the prowl

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - No nerves. No worries. Adam Scott never knew the opening round at Augusta National could be so enjoyable.

April 11, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Out to prove something

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Manny Pacquiao's latest pastor wants him up at 5 a.m. every day for prayers. The eight-division champion sometimes has 100 people and a yappy dog named Pacman in his home after training sessions, playing darts and carousing into the night.

April 11, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Lloyd leads US vs China

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Carli Lloyd scored two goals less than three minutes apart in the first half as the United States defeated China 3-0 Thursday night in a women's soccer friendly in the first game since Tom Sermanni was fired as coach of the Americans.

April 11, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Rangers clinch home ice

NEW YORK (AP) - Rick Nash scored the winning goal with 1:42 left, on New York's third shot of the third period, and the Rangers clinched home-ice advantage in the first round of the playoffs with a 2-1 victory over the NHL-worst Buffalo Sabres on Thursday night.

April 10, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Norris’ 3-run HR boosts A’s

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Jim Johnson struggled again. The Oakland Athletics picked up their new closer with a strong finish.

April 10, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Arizona pounds Lincecum

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Paul Goldschmidt hit a three-run homer and sacrifice fly to pound Tim Lincecum again, and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the San Francisco Giants 7-3 on Wednesday night.

April 10, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Anaheim clinches Pacific title

ANAHEIM (AP) - Patrick Maroon scored two goals, John Gibson made 36 saves in his second NHL start, and the Anaheim Ducks clinched their second straight Pacific Division title with a 5-2 victory over the San Jose Sharks on Wednesday night.

April 10, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Tough to predict Masters winner

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - A quick stroll across the manicured landscape of Augusta National afforded a glimpse of why this Masters is so hard to figure out.

April 10, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Blazers hold off Kings

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Dorell Wright hit a 3-pointer with 7.9 seconds left and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the late-charging Sacramento Kings 100-99 on Wednesday night.

April 10, 2014 | | Pro Sports


MLB names awards after retired closers

NEW YORK (AP) - Now that they're no longer receiving awards, Mariano Rivera and Trevor Hoffman are getting their names on some.

April 10, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Moving on after Biogenesis

BALTIMORE (AP) - Nelson Cruz was branded a cheater and punished accordingly. As he waited to be introduced on his first opening day in Baltimore, the former All-Star wondered how Orioles fans would react in the aftermath of the 50-game suspension he received last year for using performance-enhancing drugs.

April 09, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Tim Hudson impresses in home debut

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Tim Hudson walked to the dugout after an impressive eight-inning performance in his Giants home debut and hardly realized 42,000 people were celebrating him with a roaring ovation.

April 09, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Hammerin’ Hank honored

ATLANTA (AP) - Hank Aaron is still the home run king to many. Even baseball commissioner Bud Selig has a difficult time seeing it any other way.

April 08, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Rays’ Moore on DL

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Left-hander Matt Moore has been placed on the 15-day disabled list by the Tampa Bay Rays because of an elbow injury.

April 08, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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NFL establishes committee for possible LA stadium

LOS ANGELES (AP) - NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has established an internal committee to review stadium options in Los Angeles and coordinate any possible move to Southern California, according to a league memo obtained Monday by The Associated Press.

February 10, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Raiders hire Woodson as assistant DBs coach

ALAMEDA (AP) - The Oakland Raiders have hired Hall of Famer Rod Woodson as assistant defensive backs coach.

February 10, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Tomsula staff complete with familiar faces

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - New San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Tomsula has completed his coaching staff, a nearly even balance of offensive and defensive coaches that includes the promotion of Geep Chryst to offensive coordinator.

February 10, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Hudler, Flames burn sliding Sharks again

SAN JOSE (AP) - The Calgary Flames responded to a potential momentum-shifiting, last-second goal in the second period with a typical strong third to earn another win against the San Jose Sharks.

February 10, 2015 | | Pro Sports


NHL set to build outdoor rink for Kings-Sharks game

SANTA CLARA (AP) - The weather already presented its first hurdle to the NHL in building an ice rink for California's second outdoor hockey game.

February 10, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Shields, Padres agree to 4-year deal

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Right-hander James Shields, who helped Kansas City reach the World Series last season, has agreed to a $75 million, four-year contract with the San Diego Padres.

February 10, 2015 | | Pro Sports


NFL Films founder Ed Sabol dies at 98

NEW YORK (AP) - Ed Sabol, the NFL Films founder who revolutionized sports broadcasting and reimagined pro football from an up-and-coming league to must-watch theater, has died. He was 98.

February 10, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Charges against Hardy dismissed

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Prosecutors dismissed domestic violence charges against Panthers defensive end and soon-to-be free agent Greg Hardy on Monday after they said the accuser in the case couldn't be found.

February 10, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Vonn breaks into tears after Alpine combined at worlds

BEAVER CREEK, Colo. (AP) - Lindsey Vonn smiled and waved to the hometown crowd after finishing a run that didn't count.

February 10, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Weary Warriors end 76ers’ 4-game home winning streak

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Golden State coach Steve Kerr thinks his team is tired. You wouldn't be able to tell by its record.

February 10, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Expanded break presents new challenges

The All-Star break is almost here.

February 10, 2015 | By ANTONIO GONZALEZ AP Basketball Writer | Pro Sports


Cousins’ jumper at buzzer seals win

SACRAMENTO (AP) - DeMarcus Cousins made a jumper as time expired and finished with 28 points and 12 rebounds, giving the Sacramento Kings an 85-83 victory over the Phoenix Suns on Sunday night.

February 08, 2015 | | Pro Sports


South Korea’s Sei Young Kin victorious in playoff in Bahamas

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) - South Korean rookie Sei Young Kim won the Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic on Sunday for her first LPGA Tour title, holing an 8-foot birdie putt on the first hole of a playoff with countrywoman Sun Young Yoo and Thailand's Ariya Jutanugarn.

February 08, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Cuba beats Mexico 3-2 to win 1st Caribbean Series since 1960

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) - Cuba won its first Caribbean Series championship since 1960 with a 3-2 victory over Mexico on Sunday, highlighted by Yulieski Gourriel's eighth inning homer.

February 08, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Day wins at Torrey Pines in a playoff

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Two feet away from chipping into the water, Jason Day turned a good break into a big win Sunday in the Farmers Insurance Open when he won a four-man playoff with a par on the second extra hole at tough Torrey Pines.

February 08, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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