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Affidavit says Vilma offered $10K to hurt Favre

NEW YORK (AP) - The NFL presented Jonathan Vilma and his attorney with a sworn statement from former Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams saying the linebacker placed a $10,000 bounty on Brett Favre.

September 17, 2012 | | Pro Sports


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September 17, 2012 | | Pro Sports


AHL ready to reap benefits of NHL lockout

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) - As the owner of the American Hockey League's Syracuse Crunch, Howard Dolgon isn't enamored with another NHL lockout, even though it's good for business.

September 17, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Huskies' task now tougher with Stanford

SEATTLE (AP) - Washington's Pac-12 Conference opener against Stanford was already being considered the lynchpin in the Huskies' brutal early season schedule.

September 17, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Texas within reach of AL West title in tight race

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington held out one hand, then the other.

September 17, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Stingy 49ers defense denies Detroit in win

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The San Francisco 49ers stymied 2011 NFL MVP Aaron Rodgers in Week 1, then record-setting Matthew Stafford in Week 2.

September 17, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Reggie Bush leads Miami past Raiders with 172 yards, 2 TDs

MIAMI (AP) - Reggie Bush happily hurled the ball into the stands as he skipped across the end zone grass, then matched the crowd's cheers with a scream of his own.

September 17, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Rookie LHP Corbin has 4 RBIs in Arizona rout of San Francisco

PHOENIX (AP) - In his brief major league career, Arizona's Patrick Corbin never had pitched longer than seven innings, driven in a run or had an extra-base hit.

September 17, 2012 | | Pro Sports


A’s lose to Orioles, miss series sweep

OAKLAND (AP) - The Oakland Athletics couldn't complete a series sweep of the Baltimore Orioles and lost ground to the Texas Rangers in the AL West, yet manager Bob Melvin wasn't too upset.

September 17, 2012 | | Pro Sports


NFL capsules

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) - Eli Manning came up with a near-record performance in throwing for 510 yards, and Andre Brown scored on a 2-yard run with 31 seconds left to lift the New York Giants to a wild 41-34 victory Sunday over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

September 17, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Ryan says Manning is master of no-huddle

ATLANTA (AP) - The Atlanta Falcons have embraced the no-huddle offense, and Matt Ryan thinks the master of the up-tempo attack will be on the other sideline tonight.

September 17, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Pro sports more gay-friendly as NFL, other athletes speak out

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - NFL punters are only seen on fourth down and heard from less than that. But with Minnesota voters weighing whether to ban gay marriage this fall, Vikings punter Chris Kluwe has emerged as a high-profile gay rights champion - and a symbol of changing attitudes toward homosexuality in the sports world.

September 17, 2012 | | Pro Sports


National League capsules

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jon Jay hit a go-ahead RBI double during a three-run 12th inning and the St. Louis Cardinals split of a four-game series against the Los Angeles Dodgers, beating them 5-2 on Sunday and regaining undisputed possession of the second NL wild card spot.

September 17, 2012 | | Pro Sports


American League capsules

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Matt Wieters hit two solo home runs and Endy Chavez had four hits to help the Baltimore Orioles beat the Oakland Athletics 9-5 on Sunday and remain within a game of the New York Yankees in the AL East.

September 17, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Reds to host Angels in 1st interleague opener

LOS ANGELES (AP) - One of baseball's traditional home openers will have an innovative twist next season.

September 17, 2012 | | Pro Sports


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USA women beat Spain to win world championship

ISTANBUL (AP) - Maya Moore scored 18 points and the U.S. beat Spain 77-64 to win its second straight gold medal at the women's world championship Sunday.

October 05, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Lackey, Cards ready for Dodgers

ST. LOUIS (AP) - John Lackey stepped to the podium, minus the obvious status symbols: his two World Series rings. No reason to brag.

October 05, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Brady back in form, Patriots beat Bengals

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - Tom Brady rebounded from the second worst loss of his career by throwing for two touchdowns and becoming the sixth quarterback to pass for 50,000 yards as the New England Patriots routed the NFL's last unbeaten team with a 43-17 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday night.

October 05, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Logano wins at Kansas to advance in Chase title race

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) - So many drivers studied NASCAR's new championship Chase format and singled out the second round as the one they feared the most.

October 05, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Wilson holds off McIlroy for win

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) - Oliver Wilson held off Rory McIlroy to capture his first European Tour title with a one-shot victory in the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship.

October 05, 2014 | | Pro Sports


DeRozan, Raptors beat Sacramento

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) - DeMar DeRozan scored 21 points to lead the Toronto Raptors to a 99-94 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Sunday night in their preseason opener, as the NBA returned to Vancouver for a day.

October 05, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Giants’ postseason win streak now at 9

WASHINGTON (AP) - Never much of a postseason performer, Jake Peavy sure outpitched Stephen Strasburg in the former No. 1 pick's playoff debut.

October 04, 2014 | | Pro Sports


QB Alex Smith returns to Bay Area to face old team

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Alex Smith was booed so many times on his home field at Candlestick Park, he has no idea how he might be received by the old fans when he runs out with the Chiefs to face the 49ers on Sunday.

October 03, 2014 | | Pro Sports


After 1 great game, 49ers defense looks to build

SANTA CLARA (AP) - San Francisco's once-dominant defense is beginning to rediscover the swagger that has defined this unit in recent years.

October 03, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Nats face playoff- seasoned Giants

WASHINGTON (AP) - The San Francisco Giants and Washington Nationals both missed the postseason last year. That's pretty much where the similarities end heading into Friday's NL Division Series opener.

October 03, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Sharks try to move past playoff collapse

SAN JOSE (AP) - As much as the San Jose Sharks may try to put last season's playoff collapse behind them, there will be constant reminders all season long.

October 03, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Cruz, Hardy HRs carry Orioles past Tigers 12-3

BALTIMORE (AP) - The way Nelson Cruz and the Baltimore Orioles are hitting this season, it may not matter much who pitches for the other guys.

October 03, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Raiders WR Rod Streater out for at least 8 weeks

ALAMEDA (AP) - The Oakland Raiders' Rod Streater will miss at least the next eight weeks after being placed on the injured reserve list with a designation to return.

October 03, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Kershaw vs. Wainwright in stellar NLDS matchup

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The last time the Los Angeles Dodgers faced the St. Louis Cardinals in the playoffs, Clayton Kershaw had a terrible outing and the Dodgers were bounced out of the postseason.

October 03, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Peppers gets pick 6, Packers rout Vikings

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) - The Green Bay Packers kept scoring on a rainy Thursday night.

October 03, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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