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Did Penske strike deal to get Logano into Chase?

Tiny Front Row Motorsports asked for a deal from Penske Racing in the closing laps of last weekend's race at Richmond and then helped make sure Penske's Joey Logano made the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship by having one of its drivers back off, according to an Associated Press review of radio communications.

September 11, 2013 | By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer | Pro Sports


Johnson denies any wrongdoing in Chase controversy

Five-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson denied any wrongdoing the Chase field-deciding race at Richmond International Raceway over the weekend that has been marred by controversy.

September 11, 2013 | The Associated Press | Pro Sports


Tiger tries to regain winning form in Chicago

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) - Tiger Woods and Chicago used to be a great recipe for winning, or at least coming close.

September 11, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Mayweather lives the life with $41 million payday

LAS VEGAS (AP) - By now, most people who care know as much about Floyd Mayweather Jr. as they'll ever need to know, thanks to the reality TV shows he stars in for every big fight.

September 11, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Cuddyer hits 2 HRs, Rockies rally past Giants 9-8

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Michael Cuddyer hit a tiebreaking homer leading off the ninth inning to go with his three-run shot, and the Colorado Rockies rallied from an early six-run deficit to beat the San Francisco Giants 9-8 on Tuesday night.

September 10, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Smith off to another fast start for 49ers

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Quarterback Colin Kaepernick and linebacker Patrick Willis engaged in a friendly game of one-on-one with a miniature basketball at one end of the San Francisco 49ers' locker room

September 10, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Willingham homers twice and Twins beat A's 4-3

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Jarrod Parker's strong outing wasn't enough to help the Oakland Athletics extend their division lead.

September 10, 2013 | | Pro Sports


US clinches World Cup berth, beats Mexico 2-0

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - For more than two hours, the red-white-and-blue-clad crowd stood and sang "Dos a cero! Dos a cero!" over and over and over.

September 10, 2013 | | Pro Sports


49ers, Broncos remain atop AP Pro32 power rankings

The San Francisco 49ers gave up ground to the Denver Broncos while holding down the top spot in the AP Pro32 power rankings after the first week of the regular season.

September 10, 2013 | By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer | Pro Sports


Oscar De La Hoya admits himself to rehab

Oscar De La Hoya has admitted himself to a treatment facility as he continues to fight substance abuse, just days ahead of the big fight his company is promoting between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Canelo Alvarez.

September 10, 2013 | By TIM DAHLBERG AP Boxing Writer | Pro Sports


Bowyer denies intentional spinout at Richmond race

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) - Clint Bowyer feels awful for costing Ryan Newman a win, though his apology for spinning at Richmond is not an admission of guilt.

September 10, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Kiwis win America's Cup Race 5 in a runaway

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Defending America's Cup champion Oracle Team USA could be in deep trouble against scrappy Emirates Team New Zealand.

September 10, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Harbaugh takes aim at Matthews

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Jim Harbaugh offered a parting shot at Packers linebacker Clay Matthews: Slapping is not the tough-guy way.

September 10, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Raiders ready to ride Pryor at quarterback

ALAMEDA (AP) - Oakland Raiders coach Dennis Allen doesn't need to play any games about who his starting quarterback will be this week.

September 10, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Giants win on Belt’s game-ending hit in 10th

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Brandon Belt's RBI single with one out in the bottom of the 10th inning gave the San Francisco Giants a 3-2 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Monday night, their second straight walkoff win.

September 10, 2013 | | Pro Sports


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Kaymer wins US Open in seventh wire-to-wire effort in 114 years

PINEHURST, N.C. (AP) - Martin Kaymer returned to the elite in golf with a U.S. Open victory that ranks among the best.

June 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


From early childhood, golf was focus for Lucy Li, youngest Open qualifier

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Jim McLean has coached child prodigies at his golf schools around the world for decades, so he thought he had seen just about every kind of young hopeful out there.

June 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Johnson finally wins at Michigan

BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) - In the final seconds of his first victory at Michigan International Speedway, Jimmie Johnson could finally relax a bit.

June 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Audi wins 13th title at Le Mans

LE MANS, France (AP) - Marcel Fassler, Andre Lotterer and Benoit Treluyer overcame turbocharger problems to drive Audi to its 13th title at the 24 Hours of Le Mans on Sunday.

June 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Federer claims 7th Weber Open title

HALLE, Germany (AP) - Roger Federer delivered a statement of intent for Wimbledon on Sunday by winning the grass-court Gerry Weber Open for the seventh time.

June 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Dimitrov saves match point to win Queen’s

LONDON (AP) - Grigor Dimitrov saved a match point to defeat Spanish left-hander Feliciano Lopez 6-7 (8), 7-6 (1), 7-6 (6) Sunday and win the grass court tournament at Queen's Club, a warm-up event for Wimbledon.

June 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


American rider holds off Contador to win Criterium

COURCHEVEL, France (AP) - American rider Andrew Talansky was the surprise winner of the Criterium du Dauphine on Sunday as he held off two-time Tour de France winner Alberto Contador after a gripping finale on the eighth stage.

June 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Nuno gives up 8 runs as Yankees fall to Oakland A’s

OAKLAND (AP) - Carlos Beltran rediscovered his power stroke. One inning later, the Yankees slugger forgot how many outs there were.

June 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Morneau’s big hit gives Rockies win at San Francisco’s expense

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Justin Morneau came to the plate in the eighth inning with one thought in mind: just see the ball and hit it.

June 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Kings top Rangers for NHL crown

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Alec Martinez scored 14:43 into the second overtime, and the Los Angeles Kings won the Stanley Cup for the second time in three years with a 3-2 victory over the New York Rangers in Game 5 on Friday night.

June 14, 2014 | | Pro Sports


MLS’ top GK turned fan at World Cup

SAO PAULO (AP) - One day when Nick Rimando was at World Cup training camp last month in Northern California, his two children opened a lemonade stand back home in Salt Lake City to support their father and U.S. soccer.

June 14, 2014 | | Pro Sports


World Cup veiwership up in US

NEW YORK (AP) - Television viewership of the World Cup's opening game in the United States was up 8 percent over 2010, due to increased interest in ESPN's English-language telecast.

June 13, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Masters champion ousted

PINEHURST, N.C. (AP) - Masters champion Bubba Watson avoided major mistakes, putted well and seemed more comfortable in his second run through Pinehurst No. 2 at the U.S. Open.

June 13, 2014 | | Pro Sports


SF in running for U.S. bid

An American bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics would come from Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco or Washington if the U.S. Olympic Committee decides to put a city in the running.

June 13, 2014 | | Pro Sports


NBA: Don Sterling hires investigators

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling's team of lawyers has hired four private investigation firms to dig up dirt on the NBA's former and current commissioners and its 29 other owners, said a person familiar with Sterling's legal strategy.

June 13, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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