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Phillies fire manager Manuel, promote Sandberg

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - With Charlie Manuel seated to his left, Ruben Amaro Jr. broke down in tears after announcing he fired his manager.

August 17, 2013 | | Pro Sports


A-Rod returns at Yankee Stadium, boobirds in force

NEW YORK (AP) - Alex Rodriguez got booed in pregame introductions, booed when his picture was put up on the video board and booed again when came to bat in the first inning.

August 17, 2013 | | Pro Sports


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August 17, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Chiefs’ Smith gets to square off against ex team

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Alex Smith treads carefully when subject of the San Francisco 49ers is broached. He politely talks about the positive days he spent with them, and then seems to usher along the conversation whenever their divorce is brought up.

August 16, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Jenkins not concerned about preseason slow start

SANTA CLARA, (AP) - The San Francisco 49ers don't seem too concerned with wide receiver A.J. Jenkins' slow start to the preseason.

August 16, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Freiman, Gray help A’s beat Astros 5-0

OAKLAND, (AP) - Sonny Gray has been hearing the comparisons since his high school days in Tennessee. The references to Tim Hudson, another right-hander with a slight build and a big arm.

August 16, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Nationals’ win streak ends, 4-3 to Giants

WASHINGTON (AP) - A Washington homestand that began with three losses to Atlanta was about to culminate in a six-game winning streak and the Nationals at .500 for the first time since mid-July.

August 16, 2013 | | Pro Sports


MLB to expand instant replay in 2014

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) - Calling it a historic moment, Commissioner Bud Selig said Thursday that Major League Baseball plans to expand its video review process next season, giving managers a tool they've never had in an effort to dramatically reduce the number of incorrect calls made in games.

August 16, 2013 | | Pro Sports


49ers’ Reid a hit in camp

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Hitting and tackling is not allowed during team drills for the San Francisco 49ers, so Eric Reid practices proper technique by driving his body through a makeshift punching bag with the other defensive backs.

August 16, 2013 | | Pro Sports


PGA champ back on New York rooftops

NEW YORK (AP) - The last time Jason Dufner was on a Manhattan rooftop, he was down on one knee proposing to his future wife.

August 16, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Cards rookie Mathieu will start Saturday

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - The "Honey Badger" is about to get his first NFL start.

August 16, 2013 | | Pro Sports


COMMENTARY: ON THE FRINGE

PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) - Imagine how different it might have been for Tiger Woods if not for one perfect shot.

August 16, 2013 | | Pro Sports


A’s drop 2nd straight to Astros in 11

OAKLAND, (AP) - In a span of 24 hours Chris Young came within inches of giving the Athletics a pair of walkoff wins.

August 15, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Giants come up short in 6-5 loss to Nationals

WASHINGTON (AP) - Hunter Pence had just sent a liner into the gap in left-center, and as he headed toward second base he figured the San Francisco Giants had completed a ninth-inning comeback against the Washington Nationals.

August 14, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Altidore's hat trick leads US to 4-3 win vs Bosnia

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) - Jozy Altidore scored a hat trick Wednesay to lead an impressive second-half comeback by the United States, which scored all of its goals in the second half to beat Bosnia-Herzegovina 4-3 in a friendly in Sarajevo and extend its record winning streak to 12 games.

August 14, 2013 | | Pro Sports


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NASCAR Drivers adjust to new rules

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - A new rules package for Indianapolis Motor Speedway provided visibility issues for drivers. More troubling for NASCAR, though, is that after nearly five ...

July 25, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Chad Campbell shoots 63 to take Canadian Open lead

OAKVILLE, Ontario (AP) - Chad Campbell shot a 9-under 63 on Friday in the Canadian Open to take a two-stroke lead over Brian Harman.

July 24, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Electronic Sports League to begin random drug tests

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Drug testing is coming to e-sports.

July 24, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Union offered NFL settlement on Brady suspension

The players' union proposed a settlement on Tom Brady's four-game suspension last week that was "met with silence" by the NFL, a person familiar ...

July 24, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Gordon honored at boyhood home before final Brickyard 400

PITTSBORO, Ind. (AP) - Jeff Gordon felt right at home Thursday back in small-town Indiana.

July 24, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Johnson, Martinez, Smoltz and Biggio ready to enter Hall

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) - Three dominated on the mound, the other excelled at three positions up the middle. Together, pitchers Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, John ...

July 24, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Martin, Donaldson homer to help Blue Jays power past A’s

OAKLAND (AP) - The highest-scoring offense in the majors is heating up at the right time.

July 24, 2015 | | Pro Sports


A’s trade Kazmir to his hometown Astros for 2 minor leaguers

OAKLAND (AP) - Scott Kazmir is heading to his hometown Houston Astros and into the thick of a pennant race, and the Oakland Athletics are starting ...

July 24, 2015 | | Pro Sports


After stunning Gold Cup loss, US looks for positive spin

ATLANTA (AP) - Jurgen Klinsmann strolled into the room in the basement of the Georgia Dome, not looking overly concerned about the biggest upset loss in ...

July 24, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Jamaica stuns US in semifinals

ATLANTA (AP) - The United States had everything on its side. History. A raucous home crowd. And, supposedly, the better team.

July 23, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Davis beats out infield single as A’s top Blue Jays

OAKLAND (AP) - Pinch-hitter Ike Davis beat out an infield single with two outs in the 10th inning that went to replay review, lifting the Oakland ...

July 23, 2015 | | Pro Sports


NBA leaning toward no playoff guarantee for division winners

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - A division title might soon mean a banner but no assurance of a playoff spot in the NBA.

July 23, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Fuld still finds new challenges with diabetes

OAKLAND (AP) - Sam Fuld jogs to the outfield each inning with enough gum in his back pocket to give him a quick boost of carbohydrates ...

July 23, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Kings announce signings of Curry, Acy and Dukan

SACRAMENTO (AP) - The Sacramento Kings have signed guard Seth Curry and forwards Quincy Acy and Duje Dukan (DOO-yay DOOK-in) after reaching contract agreements with them ...

July 23, 2015 | | Pro Sports


MLB may need to consider moving trade deadline

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Commissioner Rob Manfred thinks baseball may need to consider moving the trade deadline back to give teams in the hunt for ...

July 23, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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