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Giants back to Candlestick for rematch

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Alex Smith, Carlos Rogers and Kyle Williams acknowledge what some of their other San Francisco teammates might not: Sunday's rematch with the New York Giants absolutely means a little more to the 49ers.

October 12, 2012 | | Pro Sports


A's head into winter hoping to keep team intact

OAKLAND (AP) - The final rally of Oakland's surprising season fell short.

October 12, 2012 | | Pro Sports


49ers coach rips comments by Giants assistant

SANTA CLARA (AP) - San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh is taking on another coach.

October 12, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Raiders plan to play Carter against Falcon

ALAMEDA (AP) - Oakland Raiders defensive end Andre Carter was always taught to do everything on the field at full speed. Recovering from a torn quadriceps injury required a bit more patience.

October 12, 2012 | | Pro Sports


whats the score

FIVE ARMSTRONG TEAMMATES ACCEPT SUSPENSIONS: COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - Five of Lance Armstrong's teammates have accepted six-month doping suspensions, reduced because they provided evidence that helped the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency make the case to strip Armstrong of his seven Tour de France titles.

October 11, 2012 | | Pro Sports


49ers to play Jaguars in London in 2013

LONDON (AP) - The San Francisco 49ers will return to Wembley Stadium to play an NFL regular-season game against the Jacksonville Jaguars in 2013.

October 11, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Ex-Giants hope to help 49ers beat their old team

SANTA CLARA (AP) - It wasn't very difficult for Mario Manningham to leave the New York Giants after winning a Super Bowl.

October 11, 2012 | | Pro Sports


NHL, union talk again but this time not about money

NEW YORK (AP) - NHL arenas are dark, and now so are its negotiating rooms.

October 11, 2012 | | Pro Sports


NFL power tilts toward the NFC West

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Just two years ago, the wild and wretched NFC West produced a champion with a 7-9 record. Now, it's the NFL's biggest bully.

October 11, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Raiders secondary facing huge hurdle in Falcons QB

ALAMEDA (AP) - Oakland cornerback Michael Huff hasn't had much time to rest since changing positions to help the Raiders' injury-ravaged secondary.

October 11, 2012 | | Pro Sports


A-Rod's October brings Snub Seen 'Round the World

NEW YORK (AP) - His production shriveled, his aura dissipated, his place in history unsettled and his ego almost certainly bruised, Alex Rodriguez took a seat following the Snub Seen 'Round the World and became a spectator, little different than the 50,000 other fans at Yankee Stadium.

October 11, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Werth's homer for Nats forces Game 5 against Cards

WASHINGTON (AP) - Joyous, bouncing teammates waiting to greet him at home, the red-clad crowd raucous as can be, Jayson Werth yanked off his red batting helmet with two hands and thrust it a dozen or more feet overhead.

October 11, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Tigers ride Justin Verlander back to ALCS

OAKLAND (AP) - Already an ace and MVP, Justin Verlander proved to be the Detroit Tigers' ultimate closer, too.

October 11, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Giants beat Reds, win NLDS on Posey's slam

CINCINNATI (AP) - Not just any comeback would get San Francisco back to playing for a pennant. It would take one of Giant proportions.

October 11, 2012 | | Pro Sports


A's rally past Tigers to force Game 5

OAKLAND (AP) - Seth Smith, Coco Crisp and the never-say-die Oakland Athletics forced a Game 5 of their AL division series against the Detroit Tigers with their most memorable comeback yet.

October 10, 2012 | | Pro Sports


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49ers quarterback heeds coach’s warning

SANTA CLARA (AP) - San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh delivered a simple but emphatic message to his players as they gathered in a circle at the end of the team's three-day minicamp.

June 19, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Talk about Li, 11, not Open leader

PINEHURST, N.C. (AP) - Lucy Li showed her age only when she finished her historic round Thursday at the U.S. Women's Open. Just like any 11-year-old, she went straight for an ice cream.

June 19, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Raiders’ Burris in the mix at LB spot

ALAMEDA (AP) - Miles Burris went from being a promising rookie to an injured afterthought in less than a year with the Oakland Raiders.

June 19, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Embiid will have surgery on foot

Kansas center Joel Embiid is scheduled to have surgery Friday to repair a stress fracture in his right foot, a stunning development that could affect the top choices in next week's NBA draft.

June 19, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Suarez back with a bang

SAO PAULO (AP) - Luis Suarez scored twice to give Uruguay a 2-1 victory over England at the World Cup on Thursday, making an instant impact on his return from injury to revive his team's Group D campaign.

June 19, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Balotelli cares only about Cup, not stardom

RECIFE, Brazil (AP) - Mario Balotelli couldn't care less if he's mentioned in the same breath as Neymar or Lionel Messi at this World Cup - as long as he comes away with the trophy.

June 19, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Altidore to miss Portugal game

SAO PAULO (AP) - Jozy Altidore will miss the Americans' World Cup game against Portugal on Sunday because of his strained left hamstring and appears likely to sit out next week's match against Germany.

June 19, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Swiss superb, but will streak end vs. France?

SALVADOR, Brazil (AP) - Coach Ottmar Hitzfeld made no secret on Thursday about his tactics heading into Switzerland's potentially decisive clash with France: Solid defending and quick counterattacks.

June 19, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Young Columbians top Ivory Coast

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) - Starved of the World Cup action for 16 years, Colombia is certainly making the most of being back on football's biggest stage.

June 19, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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


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