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49ers pleased with Smith's progress at LB

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The San Francisco 49ers figured they were in for a long term project when they selected Missouri defensive end Aldon Smith with the No. 6 pick in the 2011 draft.

October 05, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Spread offense taking hold for No. 25 UCLA, ready for Cal

BERKELEY . (AP) - First-year coach Jim Mora figured it would take some time before No. 25 UCLA looked polished running the spread offense, and he's still not sure the Bruins are there.

October 05, 2012 | | Pro Sports


49ers return home against two-faced Buffalo Bills in showdown this Sunday

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - NaVorro Bowman and Patrick Willis will harass the quarterback. The defense will probably force a turnover. Frank Gore will run for around 100 yards and Alex Smith will protect the ball.

October 05, 2012 | | Pro Sports


SPORTS HISTORY

1922: Players prepare for football practice by pulling weeds

October 05, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Dusty Baker back in Bay Area managing Reds

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Minus his old signature toothpick, Cincinnati's Dusty Baker leaned against the batting cage intently watching his players just as he did for a decade managing the Giants.

October 05, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Athletics sweep Rangers to win AL West on last day

OAKLAND (AP) - Same chaotic, champagne dance-party scene in the clubhouse just two days later. New T-shirt: AL West champions.

October 03, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Los Angeles Dodgers beat Giants to end season

LOS ANGELES (AP) - With nothing at stake in the last game of the season, many teams' aces would take the day off. Not Clayton Kershaw.

October 03, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Tigers' Cabrera wins 1st Triple Crown in 45 years

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Miguel Cabrera became the 15th player to win baseball's Triple Crown on Wednesday night, the reluctant superstar thrust into the spotlight after joining an elite list that includes Mickey Mantle, Ted Williams and Lou Gehrig.

October 03, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Reds' Cueto will start Game 1 against SF

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Cincinnati Reds manager Dusty Baker confirmed Wednesday that right-hander Johnny Cueto will start the opener of the NL division series against San Francisco.

October 03, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Giants Buster Posey wins NL batting title with .336

LOS ANGELES (AP) - San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey won the National League batting title with a .336 average on Wednesday.

October 03, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Los Angeles Dodgers beat Giants to end season

LOS ANGELES (AP) - With nothing at stake in the last game of the season, many teams' aces would take the day off. Not Clayton Kershaw.

October 03, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Giants dash Dodgers’ playoff hopes

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Los Angeles Dodgers were eliminated from playoff contention, their wild-card hopes dashed Tuesday night with a 4-3 loss to Barry Zito and the San Francisco Giants.

October 02, 2012 | | Pro Sports


A's forge 1st-place tie with win over Rangers

OAKLAND (AP) - After erasing what once appeared to be an insurmountable deficit, it has come down to this for the Oakland Athletics - one game against the Texas Rangers to decide the AL West title.

October 02, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Heyward-Bey back at practice for Raiders

ALAMEDA (AP) - Wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey practiced for the first time Tuesday since being hospitalized by a helmet-to-helmet hit as the Oakland Raiders worked on fixing their problems during the bye week.

October 02, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Kaepernick makes his way onto field in key moments

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Every week, 49ers tight end Vernon Davis anxiously awaits the game plan offensive coordinator Greg Roman is conjuring up. For Davis, Roman's creativity has stood out since his arrival as part of Jim Harbaugh's staff prior to last season.

October 02, 2012 | | Pro Sports


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Ronaldo, Portugal arrive in Brazil

CAMPINAS, Brazil (AP) - Cristiano Ronaldo strolled off a plane, lifted a hand and coolly pointed his finger to acknowledge a group of fans who were shouting out his name.

June 11, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Rooney ready to deliver on pitch

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - The burden of delivering at the World Cup has consumed Wayne Rooney in the past, seeming to hinder his ability to deliver on football's biggest stage.

June 11, 2014 | | Pro Sports


France finds recipe for midfield success

RIBEIRAO PRETO, Brazil (AP) - After years of underachieving and failed promise, France has a midfield to be proud of again.

June 11, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Strippers drugged, stole from rich men

NEW YORK (AP) - It's a tawdry tale of New York City strippers on the prowl for men with money, drinks spiked with illegal synthetic drugs and runaway credit card charges at topless clubs.

June 11, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Cowgill’s blast ends marathon

ANAHEIM (AP) - Collin Cowgill hit a two-out homer in the 14th inning and the Los Angeles Angels outlasted the Oakland Athletics 2-1 on Tuesday night for their fifth consecutive victory.

June 11, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Former Cy Young winner Welch dies

OAKLAND (AP) - Bob Welch, the 1990 AL Cy Young Award winner of the Oakland Athletics and the last major leaguer to win at least 25 games in a season, has died. He was 57.

June 11, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Spurs shoot down Heat in Game 3

MIAMI (AP) - Kawhi Leonard and San Antonio Spurs shot their way into history - and back into the lead in the NBA Finals.

June 11, 2014 | | Pro Sports


The heat will be on, and the US in happy

SAO PAULO (AP) - While some World Cup teams whine about withering weather and troublesome travel, American players say: Bring it on!

June 11, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Ghana routs S. Korea; ready for Americans

MIAMI (AP) - In its final exhibition before facing the United States in the World Cup, Ghana practiced celebrating.

June 11, 2014 | | Pro Sports


NY looks to dodge finals sweep

NEW YORK (AP) - The gravity of the situation was etched on the face of New York Rangers coach Alain Vigneault. One more loss Wednesday night to the Los Angeles Kings and his squad gets the distinction of being swept in the Stanley Cup finals.

June 11, 2014 | | Pro Sports


History suggests Lefty is due for long (or short) U.S. Open

PINEHURST, N.C. (AP) - Phil Mickelson not only believes he's going to win the U.S. Open, he believes he's going to win more than one. He just wouldn't say whether it would be this year.

June 11, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Watson takes aim at another majors title

PINEHURST, N.C. (AP) - Bubba Watson has one thing going for him: So far, nobody else has a better chance at winning a second major this year.

June 11, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Browns not worried about Johnny Football’s partying

BEREA, Ohio (AP) - The Browns aren't worried about Johnny Manziel running out of bounds off the field.

June 11, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Doug Fister out duels Giants ace

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Doug Fister flipped the script from his previous start in San Francisco during the 2012 World Series, tossing seven scoreless innings to help the Washington Nationals beat Madison Bumgarner and the Giants 2-1 on Tuesday night.

June 11, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Machado suspended for 5 games

BALTIMORE (AP) - Manny Machado figured he might be suspended for intentionally throwing his bat on the field while at the plate.

June 11, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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