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US 13th in FIFA rankings, highest spot in 3 years

ZURICH (AP) - The United States climbed to 13th in the FIFA rankings, its highest position since July 2010.

September 12, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Safety Reid eager to face another top quarterback

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) - As safety Eric Reid exited the tunnel to take the field for his NFL debut, he received some words of wisdom from All-Pro defensive mate Justin Smith: "Stay back."

September 12, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Patriots beat Jets 13-10 in ugly offensive game

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - One picture-perfect pass started the New England Patriots toward an ugly win.

September 12, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Packers' Matthews moves on from 49ers controversy

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) - It's hard for the Packers' Clay Matthews to let things go on the field. Give the Pro Bowl linebacker a clear path to a quarterback or running back and he'll usually lock on for a takedown.

September 12, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Seahawks like what they've seen from Tony McDaniel

RENTON, Wash. (AP) - While the Seattle Seahawks had more high profile additions this offseason, the signing of defensive tackle Tony McDaniel could prove to be a quiet steal.

September 12, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Peyton Manning praises little brother Eli

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - Peyton Manning loves Eli's game, and not just because he's his little brother.

September 12, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Romo playing through rib problem again for Cowboys

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Tony Romo played through broken ribs to help keep the season afloat for Dallas in 2011.

September 12, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Another September slide for Rangers, with A's next

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - The Texas Rangers are sliding again in September, right into their final series against AL West foe Oakland.

September 12, 2013 | | Pro Sports


49ers, Seahawks rivalry gets better by the year

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) - They engage each other in bitter verbal back and forth from their respective posts separated by some 800 miles of the Pacific Coast.

September 11, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Reversed call helps A's score 10 in 4th inning

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Jed Lowrie's foul ball that turned into a two-run double after umpires changed the call highlighted a 10-run fourth inning as the Oakland Athletics pounded the Minnesota Twins 18-3 on Wednesday night.

September 11, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Giants rally for 4-3 win over Rockies

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Marco Scutaro was scheduled to get a day off on Wednesday. Fortunately for the San Francisco Giants, he managed to talk his way into the lineup.

September 11, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Pryor ready to make first home start for Raiders

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) - Even as a backup, Oakland Raiders quarterback Terrelle Pryor would write notes to wide receivers and leave them in their lockers after seeing something on video he thought might help.

September 11, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Test for Klinsmann will be at the World Cup

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Jurgen Klinsmann sat on a podium and smiled after guiding the United States into its seventh straight World Cup.

September 11, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Despair, frustration follow Mexico's loss to US

MEXICO CITY (AP) - To Mexicans, it's just unthinkable: Their soccer-crazed country stands a chance of not qualifying for the World Cup.

September 11, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Mexico-US gets record rating for qualifier

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The United States' 2-0 victory over Mexico on Tuesday night had matching record ratings to the 0-0 draw the teams played in Mexico City in March.

September 11, 2013 | | Pro Sports


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A’s now big league’s best

OAKLAND (AP) - Sonny Gray spent the past few days with Oakland pitching coach Curt Young, making subtle adjustments to his delivery.

June 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Ronaldo ‘fit’ to play against US on Sunday

CAMPINAS, Brazil (AP) - Cristiano Ronaldo is fully fit to play against the United States in their crucial Group G match at the World Cup, a Portugal teammate said Wednesday.

June 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


US defense steps up to challenge

SAO PAULO (AP) - After one game and one impressive win, the U.S. defense is holding its own.

June 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Schaub, Raiders seek fresh start

ALAMEDA (AP) - When the Oakland Raiders made the decision to acquire Matt Schaub this offseason, they did it believing last season's disastrous performance that led to his jersey being burned in effigy in Houston was only an aberration.

June 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Carradine ready for ‘rookie’ season

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Running back Marcus Lattimore might be the most publicized second-year player for the San Francisco 49ers who sat out as a rookie because of a knee injury. Another player from that class - and an even higher draft pick - rehabbing with Lattimore last season is poised to make an even bigger mark.

June 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Redskins’ name deemed offensive

WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office ruled Wednesday that the Washington Redskins' name is "disparaging of Native Americans" and should be stripped of trademark protection - a decision that puts powerful new financial and political pressure on the NFL team to rename itself.

June 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Truex back for repeat

The Associated Press

June 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Hendrick team off to hot start

BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) - The NASCAR season is less than half over and already it is fair to ask if anyone can catch Hendrick Motorsports.

June 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


New cast of players at Pinehurst

PINEHURST, N.C. (AP) - The sounds at Pinehurst No. 2 were the first indication that the second week of U.S. Open golf would not be exactly the same as the first one.

June 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Djokovic, Serena are Wimbledon top seeds

LONDON (AP) - Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams were seeded No. 1 for Wimbledon on Wednesday, while defending champion Andy Murray moved up two spots above his ranking to the third seed.

June 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


White Sox hammer Hudson

CHICAGO (AP) - A week ago, the San Francisco Giants had the best record in baseball, a near double-digit division lead and they were piling up the wins seemingly with ease.

June 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Rainout good for Indians’ Brantley

CLEVELAND (AP) - The weather may have done the Cleveland Indians, and outfielder Michael Brantley in particular, a favor.

June 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


CWS HR drought ends; Texas wins

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - C.J. Hinojosa broke the College World Series' long home run drought in the seventh inning, Chad Hollingsworth and Travis Duke limited UC Irvine to four hits, and Texas beat the Anteaters 1-0 in an elimination game Wednesday night.

June 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Spain sputters as reign ends

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - With its superstars aging and its loyal coach slow to blend in young talent, Spain's glorious reign as the superpower of world football was bound to end.

June 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Dutch down tough, low-ranking Aussies

PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil (AP) - The Netherlands had to work much harder for victory over the World Cup's lowest-ranked team than it did against the defending world and European champion.

June 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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