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Williams makes strides as new 49ers nose tackle

SANTA CLARA (AP) - As devastated as Ian Williams felt two years ago when he went undrafted out of Notre Dame, he can now look back on that moment and realize how much the rejection meant to his career.

August 07, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Brewers beat Giants behind Wily Peralta’s pitching

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Matt Cain has lacked run support for so long now, over many years, he is hardly about to start pointing fingers at San Francisco's offensive production at this stage.

August 07, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Slumping A’s offense falls to Reds

CINCINNATI (AP) - Sitting on the top of the dugout bench pregame, Athletics manager Bob Melvin looked over Great American Ball Park and figured it was a perfect stop for his struggling team.

August 07, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Electronic trail helped MLB gain Biogenesis bans

NEW YORK (AP) - Facebook friends. Transcripts of BlackBerry instant messages. Records of texts.

August 07, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Florida HS association taking hard look at PEDs

MIAMI (AP) - The Florida High School Athletic Association will review its policies on performance-enhancing drugs following an allegation that its athletes were among the customers of the shuttered clinic at the center of the baseball scandal.

August 07, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Texas has to adapt to make playoffs without Cruz

With their big boomstick out of the lineup, the Texas Rangers are going to have to adapt to get in the playoffs again.

August 07, 2013 | By STEPHEN HAWKINS AP Sports Writer | Pro Sports


Woods poised to end his longest major drought

PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) - Tiger Woods is leaving nothing to chance in his last chance this year to win a major.

August 07, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Heat-Bulls, Lakers-Clippers on NBA’s opening night

NEW YORK (AP) - The Miami Heat will open their title defense against the Chicago Bulls on Oct. 29 in the expected return of Derrick Rose, with an all-Los Angeles matchup later that night in the Lakers' first game without Dwight Howard and the Clippers' first with Doc Rivers.

August 07, 2013 | | Pro Sports


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August 07, 2013 | | Pro Sports


MLB disciplines 13 players

NEW YORK (AP) - Defiant till the end, Alex Rodriguez is intent on evading baseball's most sweeping punishment since the Black Sox scandal.

August 06, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Francoeur gets go-ahead hit in Giants win

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Pinch hitter Jeff Francoeur's broken-bat single in the bottom of the eighth inning drove in the go-ahead run in the San Francisco Giants' 4-2 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Monday night.

August 05, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Hayden missing preseason opener

NAPA (AP) - Oakland Raiders first-round draft pick D.J. Hayden will not play in Friday's preseason opener against Dallas.

August 05, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Rookie Reid battling for safety spot

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Almost every time Donte Whitner looks at rookie Eric Reid he's reminded of what it was like to be a safety selected in the first round competing for a starting spot.

August 05, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Franklin heads off to Cal with six gold medals

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) - Missy Franklin can't wait to head to college.

August 05, 2013 | | Pro Sports


No drug violations by Gio Gonzalez, Danny Valencia

WASHINGTON (AP) - Washington Nationals pitcher Gio Gonzalez called it "a lie" right from the very start, from the moment a newspaper report linked him to a clinic accused of distributing performance-enhancing drugs.

August 05, 2013 | | Pro Sports


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LeBron won’t talk future until after vacation

MIAMI (AP) - LeBron James is leaving. For a family vacation, that is. The Miami Heat star said that's his first order of business, and during the time away from basketball he'll start the process of moving past this season and looking toward the future.

June 17, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Steeler greats honor Noll

PITTSBURGH (AP) - The lessons Chuck Noll passed down to his players - maxims that often applied as much to life as to football - are tacked on the wall in Mike Mularkey's office.

June 17, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Spurs: Who’s back? Players wonder, too

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Manu Ginobili had a simple message for his teammates during an emotional team meeting Tuesday.

June 17, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Tiger progressing, extends his swing

PINEHURST, N.C. (AP) - Tiger Woods is making progress in his recovery from back surgery and starting to extend his swing, his agent said Tuesday.

June 17, 2014 | | Pro Sports


White Sox tee-off on Cain

CHICAGO (AP) - John Danks is enjoying success and making it look easy with a string of impressive performances of late.

June 17, 2014 | | Pro Sports


ORANGE YOU GLAD TO SEE ME? NOPE.

PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil (AP) - After hammering Spain 5-1 in their World Cup opener, the Netherlands is hungry for more.

June 17, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Subs sink Black Stars

NATAL, Brazil (AP) - After 90 brutal minutes of end-to-end action, the Americans emerged with a thrilling 2-1 win over Ghana.

June 17, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Germany pummels Portugal

SALVADOR, Brazil (AP) - Thomas Mueller picked up where he left off at the World Cup, scoring a hat trick in Germany's 4-0 victory over 10-man Portugal in the Group G opener on Monday.

June 17, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Baseball mourns death of Mr. Padre

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Tony Gwynn could handle a bat like few other major leaguers, whether it was driving the ball through the "5.5 hole" between third base and shortstop or hitting a home run off the facade in Yankee Stadium in the World Series.

June 17, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Rangers crush Pomeranz, A’s

OAKLAND (AP) - Donnie Murphy homered twice, Colby Lewis overcame an uneven start to win for the first time in more than three weeks and the Texas Rangers beat the Oakland Athletics 14-8 on Monday night.

June 17, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Kaymer: The Germanator

PINEHURST, N.C. (AP) - Two days into the U.S. Open, it didn't look like one.

June 17, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Kahne fights for job with Hendricks

Hendrick Motorsports likes things neat and clean and organized. NASCAR's top team works hard to avoid drama, and its way of doing business is a huge part of the organization's success.

June 17, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Bosh: Season was grind for Heat

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - About an hour after the season ended, Chris Bosh was standing near the bus ramp from where the Miami Heat would soon depart for the airport and the offseason.

June 17, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Spurs built for long-term success

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Tim Duncan conducted his postgame interview flanked by his two children. Someday soon he may decide that they, and not Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili, will be his full-time running mates.

June 17, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Kings treat Stanley Cup to parade

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Darryl Sutter patted the glistening rim of the Stanley Cup, and a roar erupted from the Los Angeles Kings' joyous fans.

June 17, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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