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Serena moves forward in Slam bid

NEW YORK (AP) - The enormity of what is at stake for Serena Williams at the U.S. Open - the first true Grand Slam in tennis in more than a quarter of a century - hit her Wednesday.

September 03, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Giants swept out of LA in 2-1 loss to 1st-place Dodgers

LOS ANGELES (AP) - After staggering through 26 games against playoff-contending teams with a 10-16 record, the San Francisco Giants face a slew of lesser competition.

September 03, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Has NFL’s PR machine finally met its match?

Merry Christmas, Mr. Commissioner. Enjoy your lump of coal.

September 03, 2015 | JIM LITKE | Pro Sports


Murray wins at US Open against Kyrgios

NEW YORK (AP) - Nick Kyrgios does what he wants and says what he wants on a tennis court, seemingly no matter the ramifications, and amid all the near-napping, cursing and racket smashing, he troubled Andy Murray for moments at the U.S. Open.

September 02, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Tomsula names Devey starting right guard

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Center Marcus Martin jokingly talks up his card playing prowess. New right guard Jordan Devey says he brings a swagger to the locker room pingpong table, noting "I hold my own."

September 02, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Dodgers beat Giants for 2nd win over rivals

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Zack Greinke beat Madison Bumgarner in a premier pitching matchup, and the first-place Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the second-place San Francisco Giants 2-1 on Tuesday night for the second time in the same day.

September 02, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Calhoun’s HR helps Angels end losing streak

OAKLAND (AP) - Kole Calhoun had three hits, including his 21st home run of the season, to back a strong start by Matt Shoemaker, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Oakland Athletics 6-2 on Tuesday to snap a four-game losing streak.

September 02, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Raiders to go with Howard at right tackle

ALAMEDA (AP) - With less than two weeks before the Oakland Raiders' season-opener, Austin Howard doesn't have much time to ease into his role as the team's starting right tackle.

September 02, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Kansas City Royals hit by chickenpox

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - All-Star reliever Kelvin Herrera and Royals right fielder Alex Rios have been diagnosed with chickenpox, raising concerns that others on the AL Central leaders may have been exposed.

September 02, 2015 | | Pro Sports


USOC endorses Los Angeles for 2024 Olympics bid

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The U.S. Olympic Committee on Tuesday named Los Angeles as its candidate for the 2024 Games, replacing Boston's soured bid and marking a comeback for LA's dream of becoming a three-time Olympic host.

September 02, 2015 | | Pro Sports


‘Concussion’ director says no compromises were made for NFL

NEW YORK (AP) - A day after its trailer debuted online and months before it hits theaters, the Will Smith football head-trauma film "Concussion" is already sparking controversy.

September 01, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Williams into US Open 2nd round when injured opponent stops

NEW YORK (AP) - Even before Serena Williams set foot in Arthur Ashe Stadium on Monday night, her path through the U.S. Open to complete a true Grand Slam became a lot easier thanks to losses by other top women.

September 01, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Dodgers win in 14th on Gonzalez hit

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Adrian Gonzalez singled in the winning run with the bases loaded in the 14th inning, lifting the Los Angeles Dodgers over the San Francisco Giants 5-4 early Tuesday in the opener of a crucial series between the NL West's top two teams.

August 31, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Sharapova pulls out of US Open for 2nd time in 3 years

NEW WORK (AP) Maria Sharapova pulled out of the U.S. Open for the second time in three years Sunday, withdrawing on the eve of the tournament because of a lingering right leg injury.

August 31, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Pharoah looks good after loss; no decision on racing plans

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) - They were waiting for their horse, ready to take pictures with cellphones and ready to feed him snacks.

August 31, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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Valentine’s buzzer beater gives Bulls title at Summer League

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Denzel Valentine put a thrilling finish on the NBA Summer League.

July 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Nationals’ Strasburg recaptures dominance with 13-0 start

WASHINGTON (AP) - Watching Stephen Strasburg on the mound in 90-degree heat, Washington Nationals manager Dusty Baker recalled how he heard the right-hander would "wilt" in ...

July 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


American League-worst Twins fire general manager Terry Ryan

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Minnesota Twins owner Jim Pohlad's reverence for Terry Ryan has been evident for almost two decades, steadfastly supporting his general manager with ...

July 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Former Cardinals exec sentenced to prison

HOUSTON (AP) - A federal judge sentenced the former scouting director of the St. Louis Cardinals to nearly four years in prison Monday for hacking the ...

July 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Peyton? Retired. Coughlin? Resigned. Rams? In LA

Peyton Manning is retired. Tom Coughlin is gone. Heck, the Rams no longer are in St. Louis.

July 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Sharks re-sign forward Matt Nieto to 1-year contract

SAN JOSE (AP) - The San Jose Sharks have signed forward Matt Nieto to a one-year contract.

July 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Warriors a step closer to new San Francisco home

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The Golden State Warriors are a step closer to relocating to San Francisco from Oakland.

July 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Graveman wins 5th straight to pace Athletics

OAKLAND (AP) - With three wins in four games since the All-Star break against two of the hottest teams in the majors, the Athletics are building ...

July 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Kenseth pulls away late to win Cup race

LOUDON, N.H. (AP) - Matt Kenseth was always near the front of the pack. He stalked the leaders and waited for contenders to wilt.

July 18, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Stewart rolling going into final trip to Brickyard

LOUDON, N.H. (AP) - Smoke is heating up just in time for his final trip to the Brickyard.

July 18, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Mickelson’s best isn’t good enough in epic Open finale

TROON, Scotland (AP) - Now, Phil Mickelson knows how Jack Nicklaus felt that day at Turnberry.

July 18, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Froome tames his rivals, mountains

CULOZ, France (AP) - When his rivals tried to unsettle the Tour de France leader in the punishing Lacets du Grand Colombier, Chris Froome just kept ...

July 18, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Froome tames his rivals, mountains

CULOZ, France (AP) - When his rivals tried to unsettle the Tour de France leader in the punishing Lacets du Grand Colombier, Chris Froome just kept ...

July 18, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Croatia rallies to stun US

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - The odds stacked against his underdog side, Croatian captain Zeljko Krajan was brimming with confidence Sunday morning before the reverse singles match ...

July 18, 2016 | | Pro Sports


MLB urges managers to keep cool

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Major League Baseball is telling managers to cool it on arguing balls and strikes, and warning them not to rely on replay ...

July 18, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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