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Warriors’ new rookies took different paths to NBA

OAKLAND (AP) - One has been an entrepreneur since he handed out business cards for his lawn-mowing service in the fifth grade. Another was born in Nigeria and didn't play basketball until he was 14. The third was the lone senior on The Associated Press All-America team and still slipped in the NBA draft.

July 03, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Sharapova loses at Wimbledon, will drop from No. 1

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) - All at once, there was a frenzy of activity at a wet and windy All England Club early Monday afternoon.

July 03, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Cavendish wins 2nd stage, Cancellara leads at Tour

TOURNAI, Belgium (AP) - Mark Cavendish led a tight sprint to the finish Monday to win the second stage of the Tour de France, while Fabian Cancellara retained the overall leader's yellow jersey after the mostly flat ride across Belgium.

July 03, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Pagan takes pride in helping teammates communicate

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Angel Pagan pulls up a chair next to pitcher Santiago Casilla to offer support, as both a thoughtful teammate and an interpreter.

July 03, 2012 | | Pro Sports


National League capsules

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Allen Craig hit a pair of home runs and Carlos Beltran extended his RBI streak to a major league-high nine games, helping Kyle Lohse and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Colorado Rockies 9-3 on Monday night.

July 03, 2012 | | Pro Sports


American League capsules

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - B.J. Upton and Carlos Pena homered and the Tampa Bay Rays took advantage of Mark Teixeira's first error of the season to beat the New York Yankees 4-3 on Monday night.

July 03, 2012 | | Pro Sports


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July 02, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Tiger Woods squeaks out a win

BETHESDA, Md. (AP) - The flight of his shot into the 18th green was so pure that Tiger Woods immediately started walking and twirled his club, knowing that it effectively wrapped up another win at the AT&T National. Making it even more special was the sound of thousands of fans at Congressional to see it.

July 02, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Rangers, Yanks, Giants get three All-Star starters

NEW YORK (AP) - Josh Hamilton is set to lead a Texas parade to the All-Star game. Now, fans will decide if Chipper Jones gets one final appearance or whether it's time for teen sensation Bryce Harper.

July 02, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Sharks sign Burish to 4-year contract

SAN JOSE (AP) - The San Jose Sharks added some toughness by signing forward Adam Burish to a four-year, $7.4 million contract.

July 02, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Armstrong caliber? Not just yet, says Slovak cycling star

SERAING, Belgium (AP) - Peter Sagan blushed, giggled and eventually brushed off comparisons to Lance Armstrong on Sunday after becoming the youngest rider to win a Tour de France stage since the Texan nearly a generation ago.

July 02, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Bonds, 2002 NL champion Giants reunite

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Barry Bonds says he doesn't even remember Game 7 of the 2002 World Series. Russ Ortiz still has the ball manager Dusty Baker infamously handed him walking off the mound in Game 6 with a 5-0 lead and the championship eight outs away. Jeff Kent remains bitter about what he calls "the worst defeat of my life."

July 02, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Giants rally in ninth for 4-3 win over Reds

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Angel Pagan let out a sigh with the rest of AT&T Park when Jay Bruce drifted under his fly ball in right field. As he started to round first base, he lost track of the ball and figured Bruce caught it to send the game to extra innings.

July 02, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Blackley pitches As past Rangers, Darvish

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Travis Blackley went nearly eight years between victories in the majors before being claimed off waivers by the Oakland Athletics.

July 02, 2012 | | Pro Sports


American League capsules

TORONTO (AP) - Rookie Mike Trout hit a tiebreaking home run in the eighth inning, Mark Trumbo and Alberto Callaspo added two-run shots and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Toronto Blue Jays 10-6.

July 02, 2012 | | Pro Sports


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Rinne earns 300th win as Predators rout Sharks

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Pekka Rinne made 33 saves in his 30t0th career win and the Nashville Predators routed the San Jose Sharks 7-1 on Thursday ...

February 23, 2018 | | Pro Sports


Curry scores 44, Warriors hold off late rally by Clippers

OAKLAND (AP) - Stephen Curry swished a beautiful buzzer-beater from way back early and hit another timely 3-pointer late on the way to scoring 44, and ...

February 23, 2018 | | Pro Sports


Westbrook’s 3-pointer at buzzer lifts Thunder past Kings

SACRAMENTO (AP) - Russell Westbrook made a 3-pointer as time expired, lifting the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 110-107 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Thursday ...

February 23, 2018 | | Pro Sports


Kings take shot at bringing NBA All-Star game to Sacramento

The Sacramento Kings are looking to bring the NBA All-Star game to California's capital for the first time.

February 22, 2018 | The Associated Press | Pro Sports


Free agent CB Davis meets with 49ers, Raiders

ALAMEDA (AP) - Free agent cornerback Vontae Davis has met with the San Francisco 49ers and Oakland Raiders about http://www.espn.com/nfl/player/stats ...

February 22, 2018 | | Pro Sports


Curiosity, hope and big crowds follow Tiger Woods

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) - He is the only two-time winner on the PGA Tour this season. He has been No. 1 in the FedEx ...

February 22, 2018 | | Pro Sports


Blackhawks outlast Senators in shootout

CHICAGO (AP) - Nick Schmaltz scored in the seventh round of the shootout to give Chicago a 3-2 win over the Ottawa Senators on Wednesday night ...

February 22, 2018 | | Pro Sports


Hall of Famer Orlando Cepeda critical after cardiac incident

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The San Francisco Giants say Hall of Famer Orlando Cepeda remains hospitalized in critical condition after a cardiac incident.

February 22, 2018 | | Pro Sports


Melancon back from dead-arm issue, returns as Giants closer

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Big league pitchers often talk about a "dead arm" period, when the ball does not seem to feel right or act properly.

February 22, 2018 | | Pro Sports


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