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U.S. draws into ‘Group of Death’

The U.S. drew a daunting task for next year's World Cup: difficult opponents, tropical venues and a wearying 9,000-mile zigzag journey across Brazil.

December 06, 2013 | By RONALD BLUM AP Sports Writer | Pro Sports


Harden scores 34, Rockets down Warriors

HOUSTON (AP) - The Rockets' offense is one of the best in the NBA. However, against Golden State on Friday night, it was the defense that was the key.

December 06, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Lakers beat Kings, await Bryant’s return

SACRAMENTO (AP) - Jodie Meeks made two huge 3-pointers in the final minutes to finish with 19 points, lifting the Los Angeles Lakers past the Sacramento Kings 106-100 Friday night in what was expected to their last game before Kobe Bryant returns.

December 06, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Hurricanes surge past Sharks

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - The Carolina Hurricanes used a strong third period to extend their winning streak to three games.

December 06, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Woods ties record and takes 2-shot lead

THOUSAND OAKS (AP) - Tiger Woods didn't like the way he warmed up on the range. What he produced on the golf course Friday left him with no complaints.

December 06, 2013 | | Pro Sports


McGloin unfazed by cold weather

ALAMEDA (AP) - As if playing in the Eastern time zone where they've lost 12 straight games isn't bad enough, the Oakland Raiders could be facing snowy conditions for Sunday's game in New York. Rookie quarterback Matt McGloin couldn't be more excited.

December 06, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Seattle’s Harvin, Browner will sit

RENTON, Wash. (AP) - Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Percy Harvin and cornerback Brandon Browner will both be out for Sunday's game at San Francisco.

December 06, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Vezaldenos sparks Lancers

Olivia Vezaldenos and the East Union girls basketball team started the season with a bang Thursday in Modesto.

December 06, 2013 | Jonamar Jacinto | Pro Sports


Following Dee’s advice to a T: Keep it simple

I've learned over the years that people could drive themselves crazy worrying about every little detail when it came to fishing.

December 06, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Penguins stifle Sharks

PITTSBURGH (AP) - The San Jose Sharks kept coming at Marc-Andre Fleury. From the point. From the left circle. From the right circle. From the slot. From right in front of the net.

December 06, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Cup qualifiers await draw

COSTA DO SAUIPE, Brazil (AP) - Thirty-two teams, a world of possibilities.

December 06, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Tenacity runs in Murphy’s family

STANFORD (AP) - The tough and tenacious way Trent Murphy plays football can be traced to his early years growing up just a few miles away from where the outside linebacker will take the field for Stanford against Arizona State in the Pac-12 championship game Saturday night at Sun Devil Stadium.

December 06, 2013 | | Pro Sports


No charges for FSU’s star QB

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida State quarterback and Heisman hopeful Jameis Winston will not face any charges in a sexual assault case, mostly because there were too many gaps in his accuser's story, a prosecutor said Thursday.

December 06, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Dorsey quietly steps up

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Glenn Dorsey quickly emerged as a stabilizing force in the middle of San Francisco's dominant defensive line.

December 06, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Johnson leads World Challenge

THOUSAND OAKS (AP) - Zach Johnson already is looking ahead to next year, and one of his priorities is to score better on the par 5s. He got started on that Thursday in the World Challenge.

December 06, 2013 | | Pro Sports


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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


NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP

ARLINGTON, Tex. (AP) - The Rose Bowl is coming to Texas for the first College Football Playoff championship.

January 01, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Sweet win: Buckeyes upset Alabama

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Cardale Jones came through again at the Sugar Bowl. Ezekiel Elliott ran all over mighty Alabama. And Urban Meyer's quest to turn Ohio State into SEC North is one victory away from a national championship.

January 01, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Huskies, Cowboys to meet in Cactus Bowl

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) - Still not bowl-eligible thanks to a five-game losing streak, Oklahoma State trailed rival Oklahoma by two touchdowns on the road, leaving about 8 minutes in what would have been arguably the most disappointing season under coach Mike Gundy.

January 01, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Michigan State picks up Cotton Bowl win

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Connor Cook threw a 10-yard touchdown pass to Keith Mumphery with 17 seconds left to cap a three-touchdown, fourth-quarter comeback in Michigan State's 42-41 victory over playoff-snubbed Baylor in the highest-scoring Cotton Bowl.

January 01, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Is bowl finale for UCLA coach Jim Mora?

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - The Alamo Bowl raises an intriguing question for UCLA: Is this the college farewell for coach Jim Mora?

January 01, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Cousins, King survive close Minnesota call

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The Sacramento Kings have been in a free fall since the surprising decision to fire coach Michael Malone almost three weeks ago, and rock bottom was staring them right in the face on Thursday night.

January 01, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Wild-card playoffs: Real toss up

The main question for the NFL's weekend of wild-card games is who will advance, of course. The next big query: Who do you trust?

January 01, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Rout: Oregon crushes Florida State

PASADENA . (AP) - Touchdown. Turnover. Touchdown. Turnover. Touchdown.

January 01, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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