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Spurs' 20-game win streak snapped in loss

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - After a month and a half of dominance, San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich suddenly had a reason to question his team's passion and desire.

May 31, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Cabrera's 51 May hits match San Francisco record

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Melky Cabrera is a new marketing phenomenon: "Got Melk?"

May 31, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Venus Williams joins Serena on sideline in Paris

PARIS (AP) - Used to be that Venus Williams was the one who was highly ranked, the one considered a title contender, the one who would dominate foes so thoroughly that matches would be tidily wrapped up in an hour.

May 31, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Thunder may have to ugly it up to beat Spurs

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Gregg Popovich implored his San Antonio Spurs to get nasty to take control of the Western Conference finals.

May 31, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Heat survive Rondo's huge night, win in OT

MIAMI (AP) - Back and forth they went in overtime, Rajon Rondo and the Miami Heat.

May 31, 2012 | | Pro Sports


NFL to keep Pro Bowl, hold game in Honolulu

NEW YORK (AP) - After a promise from players that the game will be more competitive, the NFL will hold the Pro Bowl in Honolulu next Jan. 27, a week before the Super Bowl.

May 31, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Brazil beats sloppy US as Neymar stars

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) - Brazil had its way with the U.S. soccer team, with the stars in the famous yellow jerseys dribbling past the Americans and generally pushing them around for the first half-hour.

May 30, 2012 | | Pro Sports


National League Capsules

DENVER (AP) - Carlos Gonzalez hit three home runs in his last three at-bats, Michael Cuddyer had a grand slam and Dexter Fowler also homered, leading the Colorado Rockies past the Houston Astros 13-5 on Wednesday night for their third win in a row.

May 30, 2012 | | Pro Sports


American League Capsules

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Justin Smoak hit two three-run homers against his former team and the Seattle Mariners used a pair of early eight-run innings to rout the Texas Rangers for the second straight game, winning 21-8 Wednesday night.

May 30, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Rockies designate Moyer for assignment

DENVER (AP) - Jamie Moyer was designated for assignment by the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday, the move being made about six weeks after he became the oldest starting pitcher to win a game in major league history.

May 30, 2012 | | Pro Sports


A's slump worsens; Liriano sends Twins to win

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Francisco Liriano needed a strong start in his return to the Minnesota Twins rotation. The punchless Oakland Athletics provided the perfect remedy for the vexing left-hander's recent struggles.

May 30, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Kennedy outduels Lincecum to end long skid

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Kirk Gibson asked Ian Kennedy if he could keep going, and Arizona's ace delivered with a career-high 122 pitches.

May 30, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Kopitar's OT goal lifts Kings over Devils

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - East. West. It doesn't make a difference to the Los Angeles Kings.

May 30, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Warriors keep lottery pick, Jazz lose out

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - The Golden State Warriors finally caught a break again in the NBA draft lottery.

May 30, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Harbaugh insists Smith was 49ers' man all along

SANTA CLARA (AP) - San Francisco coach Jim Harbaugh insists the 49ers planned to have Alex Smith as their quarterback even while they examined the possibility of signing then-free agent Peyton Manning.

May 30, 2012 | | Pro Sports


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Best bet: Pats over Raiders

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers were supposed to be vastly improved this year. The standings show a big, fat zero in the win column.

September 17, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Rockets acquire Terry from Sacramento Kings

SACRAMENTO (AP) - The Houston Rockets have acquired guard Jason Terry from the SacramentoKings for two second-round draft picks and guard/forward Alonzo Gee.

September 17, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Cardinals RB Dwyer arrested on assault charges

PHOENIX (AP) - Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer was arrested Wednesday on aggravated assault charges in connection with two altercations at his home in July involving a woman and an 18-month-old child, the latest in a string of such cases involving NFL players.

September 17, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Peavy, Posey help Giants gain ground in NL West

PHOENIX (AP) - Jake Peavy had another strong outing, Buster Posey homered and the San Francisco Giants gained a game in the NL West race with a 2-1 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night.

September 16, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Stage set for Super rematch

NEW YORK (AP) - The Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos finished last season as the top two teams in the league.

September 16, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Kazmir, sloppy Athletics lose to Texas Rangers

OAKLAND (AP) - Scott Kazmir allowed a two-run homer to Jake Smolinski, and shortstop Jed Lowrie made an error that led to a pair of unearned runs as the Oakland Athletics lost 6-3 to the last-place Texas Rangers on Tuesday night.

September 16, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Kazmir, sloppy Athletics lose to Texas Rangers

OAKLAND (AP) - Scott Kazmir allowed a two-run homer to Jake Smolinski, and shortstop Jed Lowrie made an error that led to a pair of unearned runs as the Oakland Athletics lost 6-3 to the last-place Texas Rangers on Tuesday night.

September 16, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Vikings place Peterson on exempt list

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - After a day of public pressure from angry fans and concerned sponsors, the Minnesota Vikings have reversed course and placed star running back Adrian Peterson on the exempt-commissioner's permission list, a move that will require him to stay away from the team while he addresses child abuse charges in Texas.

September 16, 2014 | | Pro Sports


49ers’ defense looks to rebound

SANTA CLARA (AP) - The San Francisco defense dearly misses the menacing presence of suspended pass-rushing specialist Aldon Smith, and it better get used to it.

September 16, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Grand jury to weigh in on Stewart’s case

The decision whether to charge three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart in the August death of a fellow driver at a sprint car race in upstate New York will be up to a grand jury.

September 16, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Mayor: Talked to 6 possible Hawks owners

ATLANTA (AP) - Mayor Kasim Reed said Tuesday he has already talked with six potential buyers of the Atlanta Hawks and expects a sale of the team to move quickly after racially charged comments by owner Bruce Levenson and general manager Danny Ferry.

September 16, 2014 | | Pro Sports


MLB capsules

BALTIMORE (AP) - The Baltimore Orioles moved to the brink of claiming their first AL East title in 17 years, using a resilient pitching performance by Wei-Yin Chen to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-2 Monday night.

September 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Diamondbacks knock off Giants 6-2

PHOENIX (AP) - The San Francisco Giants lost their third consecutive game when Mark Trumbo hit a grand slam to lead the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 6-2 victory Monday night.

September 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Raiders embarrassed after 0-2 start

ALAMEDA (AP) - After an offseason overhaul that brought on board veteran players with playoff pedigrees, the Oakland Raiders were optimistic for a turnaround after back-to-back four-win seasons.

September 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Woods says strength is back, but not swing

WINDEMERE, Fla. (AP) - Tiger Woods is too busy in the gym to find a new swing coach, or even swing a golf club.

September 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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