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A’s deal Blevins to Nats

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) - Oakland sent left-hander Jerry Blevins to the Washington Nationals for minor league outfielder Billy Burns, the Athletics' fifth trade in 10 days.

December 11, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Committee talks strength of schedule

NEW YORK (AP) - The members of the College Football Playoff selection committee begin work next season. As for this season, they'll pass on picking teams.

December 11, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Agent: Kemp Staying

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) - Matt Kemp's agent said the Los Angeles Dodgers are not trading the All-Star outfielder.

December 11, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Source: UConn hires Notre Dame DC

STORRS, Conn. (AP) - Connecticut has hired Notre Dame defensive coordinator Bob Diaco as its football coach, a person with knowledge of the decision told The Associated Press.

December 11, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Familiar No. 3 reappearing in NASCAR

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) - The late Dale Earnhardt's famed No. 3 will be back on track in the elite Sprint Cup Series next season with Austin Dillon using the number.

December 11, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Illegal hits still an issue

Almost once a game, an NFL player absorbs an illegal blow to the head or neck that could put his career - or worse - at risk.

December 11, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Islanders edge SJ, end skid

SAN JOSE (AP) - Kyle Okposo scored the tying goal with 1:37 left in regulation and got the game-winner in the fourth round of a shootout to help the New York Islanders snap a 10-game losing streak with a 3-2 victory over the San Jose Sharks on Tuesday night.

December 11, 2013 | | Pro Sports


4th BCS bowl for seniors

STANFORD (AP) - When Shayne Skov committed to Stanford in the fall of 2007, he figured just making a bowl game would make for a successful college career.

December 11, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Seattle holds onto No. 1

The Seattle Seahawks are still the clear favorite in leading the Associated Press power rankings, with commanding home-field advantage throughout the NFC playoffs there for the clinching with a couple of wins.

December 11, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Skating champ will miss Olympics

Evan Lysacek woke up every morning praying this would be the day the excruciating pain in his left hip - "like you're being electrocuted" - would subside. And every day when he stepped on the ice, the searing throb of pain reminded him that passion alone can't fuel a dream.

December 11, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Trumbo to D-backs in 3-team trade

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) - Chicago acquired outfielder Adam Eaton from Arizona for left-hander Hector Santiago, and the Diamondbacks then sent Santiago and left-hander Tyler Skaggs to the Angels for slugger Mark Trumbo. Arizona also will receive player to be named or cash from each of the other clubs.

December 11, 2013 | | Pro Sports


A’s deal Anderson to Rocks

OAKLAND (AP) - The Oakland Athletics found a trade partner for pitcher Brett Anderson and his big salary.

December 11, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Texas AD: No decision on Brown

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Texas Athletic Director Steve Patterson says no decision has been made about the future of Longhorns coach Mack Brown.

December 11, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Pacers rally to beat Heat

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Roy Hibbert scored 24 points and Paul George had 15 of his 17 points during a second-half rally to lead the Pacers past Miami 90-84 Tuesday night in a matchup of the Eastern Conference's top two teams.

December 11, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Defensive Stand

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - This December defensive stand by San Francisco did plenty for the 49ers and showed a lot to the rest of the league in the process.

December 10, 2013 | | Pro Sports


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Colts pull away from Bengals for AFC victory

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - When Andrew Luck was under pressure Sunday, he stood tall and maintained his poise.

January 04, 2015 | | Pro Sports


1985: Asuncion keys EU hoop win

Eighty years ago, on January 1, 1935, Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Barber witnessed the annual East-West Shrine football game at San Francisco's Kezar Stadium. Their son, Jim, was a member of the West team and made the first touchdown of the game when he ran 19 yards after taking a blocked punt. Jim was captain of the University of San Francisco team during the past season and his brother, Ernest, was a member of the same team.

January 04, 2015 | | Pro Sports


ESPN sportscaster Scott dies at 49

NEW YORK (AP) - Stuart Scott was in his element, working a "Monday Night Football" game, when he was forced to leave for an appendix operation.

January 04, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Shiffrin dominates to win WCup slalom

ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) - American skier Mikaela Shiffrin continued her recent resurgence in slalom by convincingly winning her second straight World Cup race, leaving her rivals in awe four weeks before she defends her world title in Beaver Creek.

January 04, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Panthers & Ravens claim wild-card wins

RALIEGH, N.C. (AP) - Joe Flacco continued his impressive postseason performances, throwing for two second-half touchdowns to beat the Ravens' bitter AFC North rival. The Ravens (11-6) won in Pittsburgh for the first time in the postseason; Pittsburgh had been 9-0 in third games of a season against the same opponent.

January 04, 2015 | | Pro Sports


First playoff sends Ducks, Buckeyes to title game

Ohio State is looking for its first national title since 2002. Oregon is seeking its first, period.

January 02, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Watt, Gronkowski unanimous picks

NEW YORK (AP) - J.J. Watt found a unique way to make the 2014 Associated Press NFL All-Pro team announced Friday.

January 02, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Curry, Green lead Warriors past Raptors

OAKLAND (AP) - Stephen Curry had 32 points and 12 assists, Draymond Green got his first career triple-double and the Golden State Warriors rolled past the Toronto Raptors 126-105 on Friday night in a matchup of conference leaders.

January 02, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Raiders interview Shurmur for coach

ALAMEDA (AP) - The Oakland Raiders interviewed Philadelphia Eagles offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur for their head coaching vacancy on Friday.

January 02, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Find the right road team

After a strong finish to the regular season, Pro Picks hopes to peak in the postseason. So the search begins for Best Bets and Upset Specials.

January 02, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Pitt stunned in loss to Houston in AF Bowl

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Greg Ward threw three touchdown passes in the final 3:41 of the Armed Forces Bowl, two after Houston recovered onside kicks, and completed a winning 2-point conversion in the Cougars' 35-34 victory over Pittsburgh on Friday.

January 02, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Randy Johnson looks to be shoo-in for HOF

PHOENIX (AP) - At 6-foot-10, Randy Johnson stood on the mound and looked down on batters, an intimidating presence before he even threw the ball.

January 02, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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