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Tim Lincecum strikes out 11 as Giants beat Braves

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Tim Lincecum rarely acknowledges the cheering crowd when he walks off the mound, though the support of 41,000 when he made his exit Monday night meant plenty.

May 12, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Chavez pitches gem to lead A’s past White Sox, 5-4

OAKLAND (AP) - One after another, the starting pitchers for the Oakland Athletics are shutting down opponents and making up for most of the club's shortcomings.

May 12, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Kaymer wins big event by looking at big picture

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Martin Kaymer reached the top of golf and wondered how he got there.

May 12, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Filling the pool

NEW YORK (AP) - In a sign that Jurgen Klinsmann is unsettled on his defense a month before the World Cup, the U.S. coach selected the mostly untested trio of John Brooks, Timmy Chandler and DeAndre Yedlin on Monday for his 30-man preliminary squad for Brazil 2014.

May 12, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Bradley Wiggins leads Tour of California

FOLSOM (AP) - Bradley Wiggins of Britain, the 2012 Tour de France winner and Olympic time trial gold medalist, powered to a 44-second victory Monday in the Stage 2 individual time trial and moved into the race lead at the Tour of California.

May 12, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Derby winner California Chrome takes aim at Preakness

BALTIMORE (AP) - Kentucky Derby winner California Chrome was none too eager to get his first look at Pimlico Race Course on Monday.

May 12, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Cavendish wins first stage of bicycle race

SACRAMENTO (AP) - Mark Cavendish surged ahead of John Degenkolb in a thrilling sprint to win the first stage of the Tour of California on Sunday in the closest finish in the event's nine-year history.

May 11, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Norris homers twice as A’s sweep Nationals

OAKLAND (AP) - Derek Norris wasn't too surprised to hit a three-run home run on a 3-0 count in the first inning.

May 11, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Giants defeat Dodgers after Romo blows save

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Pablo Sandoval and Hector Sanchez hit RBI singles in the 10th inning, and the San Francisco Giants recovered to beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 7-4 Sunday after closer Sergio Romo gave up a tying homer to Hanley Ramirez.

May 11, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Nadal wins Madrid Open

MADRID (AP) - Rafael Nadal won his fourth Madrid Open title on Sunday after Kei Nishikori was forced to withdraw with a back injury when trailing 2-6, 6-4, 3-0 in the final.

May 11, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Hamilton wins his fourth straight race at Spanish GP

MONTMELO, Spain (AP) - Mercedes teammates Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg sped away to their fourth straight one-two finish at the Spanish Grand Prix on Sunday in a dominant performance that does not bode well for the rest of the Formula One field.

May 11, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Patrick surprise of Kansas after hercareer-best race

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) - Danica Patrick added another May moment to cherish.

May 11, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Penske sweeps top three spots on slow day at Indy

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Roger Penske's team got off to a fast start on a slow day at Indianapolis.

May 11, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Kaymer holds on to win Players

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Martin Kaymer produced one of the most unlikely pars on the 17th green at the TPC Sawgrass without ever going in the water. It carried him to a one-shot victory Sunday in The Players Championship that was emotional in so many ways.

May 11, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Belt injured in Giants victory

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Madison Bumgarner pitched eight superb innings and Brandon Crawford hit a two-run homer, leading the San Francisco Giants past the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-1 Friday night.

May 10, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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Hornets land SG Stephenson

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Lance Stephenson is bringing his swag to Charlotte.

July 16, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Pacquiao returns to ring vs Algeri Nov.22 in Macau

Associated Press

July 16, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Pacers get Stuckey for 1 year

LAS VEGAS (AP) - The Indiana Pacers blew Lance Stephenson a kiss goodbye and jumped on Rodney Stuckey to fill the void.

July 16, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Griner blossoming in WNBA after 1st year

PHOENIX (AP) - After a tough first season in the WNBA, Brittney Griner is blossoming into the player everyone thought she would be, all the while embracing her status as a role model for gay youth.

July 16, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Mother of 2 makes NFL cheerleading at age 40

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - She hadn't done splits and high kicks since her cheerleading days in high school, but 40-year-old dance instructor Kriste Lewis set a lofty goal: to try out for the New Orleans Saints cheerleading squad, known as the Saintsations.

July 16, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Durant, Rousey win top athlete honors at ESPYs

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Kevin Durant won two ESPY Awards, including male athlete of the year, and mixed martial arts star Ronda Rousey earned female athlete honors, becoming the first UFC fighter to claim a trophy in the biggest category at the show honoring the year's best performances Wednesday night.

July 16, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Jeter, Trout lead AL All-Stars

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Derek Jeter soaked in the adulation from fans and players during one more night on baseball's national stage, set the tone for the American League with a pregame speech and delivered two final All-Star hits.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Wolves, Warriors restart Love talks

LAS VEGAS (AP) - The Minnesota Timberwolves and Golden State Warriors have reopened trade talks for All-Star forward Kevin Love, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press on Tuesday.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Lew Wolff willing to re-examine new Oakland ballpark

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Athletics owner Lew Wolff is willing to re-examine whether it would make sense to build a new ballpark at the site of Oakland Coliseum.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


British Open: a new golf course, a new Tiger Woods

HOYLAKE, England (AP) - Tiger Woods was an hour into his practice round Tuesday at the British Open when he stood on the fifth tee with a foreign object in his hand.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Nibali favorite to win Tour de France

BESANCON, France (AP) - With defending champion Chris Froome and two-time winner Alberto Contador out of the race, the path is wide open for Vincenzo Nibali to become the first Italian to win the Tour de France since the late Marco Pantani in 1998.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Dwyane Wade re-signs with Miami Heat

Dwyane Wade is staying with the Miami Heat, and his latest deal is designed to give both the player and the only franchise he's ever known some flexibility in the coming years.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Contador looks to Vuelta after Tour exit

MADRID (AP) - Former Tour de France champion Alberto Contador does not need surgery on his injured right leg and hopes to defy his doctors by racing in next month's Spanish Vuelta.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Saints confirm multiyear deal with Graham

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The New Orleans Saints on Tuesday confirmed a multiyear contract with Jimmy Graham, ending a protracted holdout for the star tight end.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


A’s relish in the All-Star spotlight

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Oakland had a major league-high six players selected for the All-Star game, plus a seventh in recently acquired right-hander Jeff Samardzija, who would've been included on the NL side had he remained with the Chicago Cubs.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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