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Back surgery for Giants' Sanchez, out for season

WASHINGTON (AP) - Freddy Sanchez won't play this season - and he might be done for good with the San Francisco Giants - after the team announced Thursday that he will back surgery.

July 05, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Giants can't turn 2, swept with 6-5 loss to Nats

WASHINGTON (AP) - The San Francisco Giants lost when they couldn't turn a double play in the ninth inning. It wouldn't have mattered if they had pushed across a few runners in, say, the first or the third or the fourth.

July 05, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Sports news briefs

CYCLING

July 05, 2012 | | Pro Sports


A's slugger Reddick learned resilience from dad

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - A day after his dad missed his first birthday, Josh Reddick ran away from his father when he walked through the door. Not because he harbored any resentment or bitterness - or could even understand those feelings at that age. Simply staring at a man whose left hand had been amputated and right reduced to three crumpled fingers left the toddler terrified.

July 05, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Brandon Moss’ bat lifts A’s to sweep of Red Sox

OAKLAND (AP) - Brandon Moss might just make Boston miss him yet.

July 05, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Bumgarner allows 3 HRs as Giants lose to Nationals

WASHINGTON (AP) - At a time when he's usually sleeping or eating breakfast back home in San Francisco, Madison Bumgarner was on the mound facing the Washington Nationals.

July 05, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Wimbledon semis: Djokovic-Federer

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) - After curling in a 102 mph ace to grab a two-set lead a mere 56 minutes into his Wimbledon quarterfinal Wednesday, Roger Federer casually pulled an extra tennis ball from his pocket and strolled to sit in his changeover chair for a sip to drink.

July 05, 2012 | | Pro Sports


National League capsules

WASHINGTON (AP) - Ryan Zimmerman's line drive to right-center kept going - and going and going - until it landed in the first row, highlighting another big Fourth of July for the resurgent third baseman and as the NL East-leading Washington Nationals beat the San Francisco Giants 9-4 Wednesday.

July 05, 2012 | | Pro Sports


American League capsules

DETROIT (AP) - Miguel Cabrera homered twice and Justin Verlander pitched his fifth complete game to help the Detroit Tigers beat the Minnesota Twins 5-1 on Wednesday night.

July 05, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Woods looks to keep rolling at Greenbrier Classic

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) - A short ride to Sam Snead's playground is what Tiger Woods considers a good way to get ready for the British Open.

July 05, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Struggling Tseng can complete career slam at US Open

KOHLER, Wis. (AP) - Yani Tseng fondly remembers attending the U.S. Women's Open as a fan when she was 13, down to autographs and free snacks. Should Tseng win at Blackwolf Run this week, she'll get a taste of fame only a handful of players have sampled before.

July 05, 2012 | | Pro Sports


As Cavendish skids, Greipel wins Tour stage

ROUEN, France (AP) - Britain's Mark Cavendish felt painful scrapes from the hard Tour de France asphalt in Wednesday's fourth stage. He bared no hard feelings toward rival Andre Greipel, who won it.

July 05, 2012 | | Pro Sports


High schools adding new sport: Bass fishing

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Hooked by a neighboring state's success, Kentucky is gearing up for its inaugural season of high school bass fishing.

July 05, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Sports news briefs

COLLEGE BASEBALL

July 05, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Brooks: Thunder job is “where I wanted to be”

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Scott Brooks always believed he would be back as the coach of the Oklahoma City Thunder, even as his previous contract was surprisingly allowed to expire following the NBA Finals.

July 04, 2012 | | Pro Sports


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Real Madrid routs Schalke: Ronaldo nets 2

GELSENKIRCHEN, Germany (AP) - With an overwhelming offensive display, Real Madrid became the first road team to score six goals in a knockout-stage game of the Champions League and put itself in position for its fourth straight trip to the quarterfinals.

February 27, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Ex-Pat Hernandez involved in prison fight

DARTMOUTH, Mass. (AP) - Former NFL star Aaron Hernandez was involved in a scuffle with another jail inmate, but neither man required medical attention, a Massachusetts sheriff said Wednesday.

February 27, 2014 | | Pro Sports


LeBron will wear a mask

MIAMI (AP) - LeBron James says his new protective mask is hot, uncomfortable and prone to fogging up. Plus, as teammate Dwyane Wade pointed out, it looks weird.

February 27, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Knicks’ Felton back shooting basketballs

GREENBURGH, N.Y. (AP) - Raymond Felton is determined to keep personal turmoil from affecting what was already his most trying season professionally.

February 27, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Halos’ Trout snags $1M deal

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) - Mike Trout has his first seven-figure contract. Up ahead is what figures to be a nine-figure deal.

February 27, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Harden scores 43, Rockets rout Kings

SACRAMENTO - James Harden scored a season-high 43 points before resting for all of the fourth quarter, and the Houston Rockets routed the Sacramento Kings 129-103 on Tuesday night.

February 26, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Giants rely on trim Sanchez

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - San Francisco's Buster Posey is already among the most accomplished catchers in baseball with a pair of World Series rings and All-Star selections, the NL Rookie of the Year award in 2010, and a batting title and NL MVP in the same season of 2012.

February 25, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Tiger’s Season Begins on ‘Road to Masters’

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) - Imagine being one-third of the way through the PGA Tour season and having a slight edge over Tiger Woods in the FedEx Cup.

February 25, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Barca playing through Neymar saga

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) - The saga of Neymar's transfer to Barcelona is threatening to disrupt the Spanish champion's performances on the pitch.

February 25, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Mayweather books next fight: Maidana in May

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Floyd Mayweather is scheduled to face WBA welterweight champion Marcos Maidana on May 3 in a bout to unify their 147-pound titles.

February 25, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Lattimore ready to run

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Marcus Lattimore feels close to 100 percent and is counting down the days until he can run free and easy for the San Francisco 49ers.

February 25, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Catcher Norris says collision rule fair

PHOENIX (AP) - Oakland catcher Derek Norris said collisions at home plate are part of the game and he applauds the updated rule that still allows for them in major league baseball.

February 25, 2014 | | Pro Sports


NHL back from Olympic break

The Sochi Olympics are over and the NHL is back after freezing its schedule so that the world's best hockey players could compete for gold - perhaps for the last time.

February 25, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Winston mesmerized & hitless vs. Yanks

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston has no plans to stop being a two-sport man.

February 25, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Cruz moving forward with new team

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) - When it comes to his 50-game drug suspension, Nelson Cruz didn't have much to say during his introduction by the Baltimore Orioles.

February 25, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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