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Fan mail piles up for big leaguers

OAKLAND (AP) - Ray Fosse refuses to oblige a fan requesting his autograph next to Pete Rose's signature on a photo of their 1970 All-Star Game collision. Dave Roberts leans on his mother-in-law to handle the influx of fan mail he still receives daily from appreciative folks in Boston, an effort to speed responses almost as swiftly as his famous swipe of second. Oakland outfielder Rajai Davis doesn't touch the growing pile in his clubhouse cubby, insisting his job is just to play baseball and he will sign for anyone who asks in person.

July 05, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Cavendish withdraws, Sagan DQ’d

VITTEL, France (AP) - Mark Cavendish has been forced out of the Tour de France after suffering a fractured shoulder blade in a serious crash caused by world champion Peter Sagan, who was disqualified from cycling's showcase event.

July 05, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Martinez scores twice for Atlanta

ATLANTA (AP) - Not long ago, Atlanta United was on the outside looking in. Down its star forward to injury. Behind in the playoff race. Eight games in 25 days looming.

July 05, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Federer, Djokovic get free passes

LONDON (AP) - Novak Djokovic's first-round match at Wimbledon lasted all of 40 minutes Tuesday. Roger Federer's, which was next in the All England Club's main stadium, went 43.

July 05, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Chestnut chows record 72 hot dogs

NEW YORK (AP) - Joey "Jaws" Chestnut gulped, chomped and powered his way to a 10th title on Tuesday, continuing his record-setting reign as the chowing champion at the annual Nathan's Famous July Fourth hot dog eating contest.

July 05, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Hayward chooses Celtics over Jazz, Heat

Gordon Hayward and Brad Stevens were a couple inches from winning an NCAA championship together at Butler.

July 05, 2017 | The Associated Press | Pro Sports


Barreto’s walk-off jack sends slumping A’s to victory

OAKLAND (AP) - A little bit of advice from an Oakland All-Star was just what top prospect Franklin Barreto needed to break out of a slump in a big way.

July 05, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Rawhide top Nuts with HR in 10th

VISALIA (AP) - Matt Jones hit a walk-off two-run homer with one out in the 10th inning, as the Visalia Rawhide topped the Modesto Nuts 6-4 on Tuesday.

July 05, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Sharks sign gritty forward for 1 year

SAN JOSE (AP) - The San Jose Sharks have signed free-agent forward Brandon Bollig to a one-year contract.

July 05, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Fulmer, Tigers halt Giants win streak at six

DETROIT (AP) - Manager Brad Ausmus stayed with Michael Fulmer, and it worked out quite well for the Detroit Tigers.

July 05, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Kings land veteran free agents Randolph, Hill

The Sacramento Kings added veteran help to their young roster on Tuesday by agreeing to free-agent contracts with forward Zach Randolph and point guard George Hill.

July 04, 2017 | The Associated Press | Pro Sports


Rodon earns first win since 2016 as White Sox beat A’s

OAKLAND (AP) - Carlos Rodon's much-delayed first win of the season nearly got derailed in the second inning when the White Sox pitcher stumbled in his delivery and appeared to twist an ankle.

July 03, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Kevin Durant agrees to 2-year deal with Warriors

OAKLAND (AP) - The NBA Finals MVP gladly accepted a pay cut.

July 03, 2017 | | Pro Sports


After shock win over Pacquiao, Horn ignoring the criticism

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) - Manny Pacquiao had already left town without saying much, even as criticism of the referee in the WBO welterweight world title fight and the judges who awarded a unanimous points decision to a previously almost anonymous Jeff Horn was still pouring in on social media.

July 03, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Mariscal, DeCarlo lead the way for Modesto

MODESTO (AP) - Chris Mariscal singled twice, driving in a run and also scoring one as the Modesto Nuts topped the San Jose Giants 5-3 on Sunday.

July 03, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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Cardinals use 6-run 9th to rally past Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The St. Louis Cardinals just needed to reach the late innings to get their bats going and capitalize on scoring chances.

September 02, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Leake gives Mariners 7 innings in debut, beats A’s

SEATTLE (AP) - Mike Leake overcame a shaky beginning to throw seven innings in his Seattle debut, and the Mariners snapped a five-game losing streak with ...

September 01, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Leake gives Mariners 7 innings in debut, beats A’s

SEATTLE (AP) - Mike Leake overcame a shaky beginning to throw seven innings in his Seattle debut, and the Mariners snapped a five-game losing streak with ...

September 01, 2017 | | Pro Sports


US World Cup hopes in jeopardy after loss to Costa Rica

HARRISON, N.J. (AP) - With another stunning home loss, the United States' hopes of reaching an eighth straight World Cup berth in peril.

September 01, 2017 | | Pro Sports


At 18, Shapovalov’s game, personality in US Open spotlight

NEW YORK (AP) - So, Denis Shapovalov, do tell: It can't really be the case that 18-year-olds like yourself never get tired, right?

September 01, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Dustin Johnson posts 5-under 66 for 1-shot lead in Boston

NORTON, Mass. (AP) - Now that he's finally won again, Dustin Johnson is starting to look as dangerous as ever.

September 01, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Irving: Trade request was about his potential, not James

BOSTON (AP) - Kyrie Irving didn't try to hide his giddiness Friday when he was introduced as the newest addition of a Boston Celtics franchise ...

September 01, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Residents in Harvey’s path return to find devastation

CROSBY, Texas (AP) - Silvia Casas' eyes welled with tears Friday as she surveyed the damage from Harvey to what once was a working class, mostly ...

September 01, 2017 | | Pro Sports


HOUSTON (AP) — When Houston manager A.J. Hinch called to welcome Justin Verlander to the team, the p

HOUSTON (AP) - When Houston manager A.J. Hinch called to welcome Justin Verlander to the team, the pitcher's first question was when he'd ...

September 01, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Red Sox, Yankees still going back and forth over a bunt

NEW YORK (AP) - A day after CC Sabathia sounded off on a Boston bunt, small ball was still causing a big back-and-forth between the New ...

September 01, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Barkley released after Beathard wins backup QB role

SANTA CLARA (AP) - The San Francisco 49ers released quarterback Matt Barkley on Friday, clearing the way for rookie C.J. Beathard to open the season ...

September 01, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Zach Randolph faces misdemeanor marijuana charge

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Sacramento Kings forward Zach Randolph has been charged with misdemeanor marijuana possession and resisting arrest following an incident this month when a ...

September 01, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Keller says Pulisic could command $100M transfer fee

HARRISON, N.J. (AP) - As Christian Pulisic warmed up for training ahead of Friday's critical World Cup qualifier against Costa Rica , retired goalkeeper Kasey ...

September 01, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Federer edges Youzhny in 5 sets at US Open

NEW YORK (AP) - A bad back prevented Roger Federer from getting ready for the U.S. Open the way he prefers to prepare for a ...

September 01, 2017 | | Pro Sports


49ers acquire offensive lineman Laken Tomlinson from Lions

SANTA CLARA (AP) - The San Francisco 49ers have acquired offensive lineman Laken Tomlinson from the Detroit Lions in exchange for an undisclosed draft pick.

September 01, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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