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Rain stops Nadal, Djokovic duel in French Open final, continues today

PARIS (AP) - His big lead over Novak Djokovic in Sunday's drenched French Open final slipping away, Rafael Nadal tossed a soaked, clay-smeared tennis ball toward the chair umpire.

June 11, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Comeback lifts Sharapova to career Grand Slam

PARIS (AP) - On the days when her doctors argued over what was wrong and her right shoulder barked each time she reared back to serve, Maria Sharapova used to ask herself a question.

June 11, 2012 | | Pro Sports


A quiet day of practice before US Open storm

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Rod Pampling actually used the words "every enjoyable" and "U.S. Open" in the same sentence.

June 11, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Johnson wins Memphis in 2nd event back from injury

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - For a man who couldn't swing a golf club for six weeks, Dustin Johnson sure knows how to return to winning form quickly.

June 11, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Sports news briefs

CYCLING

June 11, 2012 | | Pro Sports


MLB Capsules

SEATTLE (AP) - Kevin Millwood and five relievers combined on the third no-hitter in Seattle Mariners history, a 1-0 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday night.

June 08, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Roberts' HR in 9th gives Arizona win over A's

PHOENIX (AP) - Ryan Roberts hit a three-run homer with two outs in the ninth inning to lift the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 9-8 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Friday night.

June 08, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Giants fall to Rangers; Sandoval headed back

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - About the only good news for the San Francisco Giants on Friday night came well after the Texas Rangers had celebrated at AT&T Park for the first time.

June 08, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Djokovic vs. Nadal in historic French Open final

PARIS (AP) - Here comes the French Open final everyone expected and, except for other players, wanted:

June 08, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Devils must rely on Rock to stay alive vs. Kings

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - There was a time when home-ice advantage wasn't the New Jersey Devils' best friend.

June 08, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Celtics, Heat set for Game 7 to decide East title

MIAMI (AP) - LeBron James has no idea what he will do for an encore.

June 08, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Olympic ready to dish out more US Open surprises

Nothing ever turns out the way anyone expects when the U.S. Open goes to The Olympic Club.

June 08, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Golf capsules

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Rory McIlroy snapped his string of three straight missed cuts in style Friday, shooting a 5-under 65 to take the lead into the weekend at the St. Jude Classic.

June 08, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Settlement in sex harassment suit against Warriors

OAKLAND (AP) - A former Golden State Warriors employee has reached a settlement in a sexual harassment lawsuit against the team and former Warriors guard Monta Ellis that alleged Ellis sent her unwanted texts that included a photo of his genitals.

June 08, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Pats All-Pro TE Gronkowski gets $54 million deal

NEW YORK (AP) - All-Pro Rob Gronkowski agreed Friday to a $54 million deal with the New England Patriots, the richest contract for a tight end in NFL history.

June 08, 2012 | | Pro Sports


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A’s, Tigers locked in AL arms race

DETROIT- Maybe this year they'll play seven.

August 05, 2014 | By NOAH TRISTER AP Baseball Writer | Pro Sports


MLB CAPSULES

WASHINGTON (AP) - Caleb Joseph homered and drove in three runs, J.J. Hardy had four hits and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Washington Nationals 7-3 on Monday night in a duel between neighboring first-place teams.

August 05, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Tiger watch is on for final major

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Joe LaCava walked nearly every blade of grass on the 18th green at Valhalla Golf Club, jotting notes in his yardage book after stepping off the distances from every edge of the green to every possible pin position. It was just like any other Monday at a major.

August 05, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Stern set to enter basketball’s HOF

NEW YORK (AP) - David Stern remembers the days when an NBA staff that numbered about two dozen was just trying to keep some teams in existence long enough to get them on national TV.

August 05, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Shields sharp vs. A’s

OAKLAND (AP) - James Shields pitched quite a gem for Kansas City. It certainly helped that Oakland abandoned its usual patient approach at the plate.

August 03, 2014 | | Pro Sports


MadBum, Pence lift SF to rout

NEW YORK (AP) - On a weekend full of fine pitching performances and brisk games, Madison Bumgarner tossed the best game yet.

August 03, 2014 | | Pro Sports


49ers search from within for new NT

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Quinton Dial put a punishing hit on running back Alfonso Smith late in 11-on-11 work. Tony Jerod-Eddie pounded Jonathan Martin not once but twice, even sending him to his backside.

August 03, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Tiger withdraws with back issues

AKRON, Ohio (AP) - Tiger Woods was stricken with more back pain Sunday and withdrew after eight holes at the Bridgestone Invitational. He struggled to even take off his golf shoes before being driven away to an uncertain future.

August 03, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Soccer City embraces MLS All-Star Game

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Legend has it that Portland laid claim to the title "Soccer City USA" back in 1975 when the Timbers played their first NASL season. The nickname was later captured on an expansive banner displayed during a visit by Pele.

August 03, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Sideline tech inches forward

NEW YORK (AP) - NFL teams used to take Polaroid pictures of plays from atop the stadium during games then send them down to the field on a rope.

August 03, 2014 | | Pro Sports


DALE SWEEPS POCONO

LONG POND, Pa. (AP) - Dale Earnhardt Jr. traded hats, waited for his cue, and flashed three fingers for the cameras.

August 03, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Serena cashes in at Bank of West Classic

STANFORD (AP) - Serena Williams stared at the court, took a deep breath and seemed to clear her head after falling behind in the first set. She dominated the rest of the way.

August 03, 2014 | | Pro Sports


John Force wins NW Nationals

KENT, Wash. (AP) - John Force raced to his third Funny Car victory of the season and record 141st overall win Sunday in the NHRA Northwest Nationals at Pacific Raceways.

August 03, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Rory rallies to victory at Bridgestone

AKRON, Ohio (AP) - From links of Britain to the parkland of America, Rory McIlroy is on top of the world again.

August 03, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Lester arrives in Oakland

OAKLAND (AP) - Jon Lester walked through the Oakland clubhouse doors to quite a greeting, from the snappy, patriotic marching tune blaring from the sound system to the handshakes and hellos from every corner.

August 02, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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