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Will Kings even Sharks series?

EL SEGUNDO (AP) - The Los Angeles Kings have stared down playoff elimination twice without blinking.

April 27, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Sharapova beats Ivanovic in Stuttgart final

STUTTGART, Germany (AP) - Maria Sharapova won her third straight Porsche Grand Prix title on Sunday by coming from behind to defeat Ana Ivanovic 3-6, 6-4, 6-1 in the final.

April 27, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Chelsea dents Liverpool hopes with win

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) - Jose Mourinho riled his former assistant Brendan Rodgers as Chelsea successfully stifled Liverpool and scored twice against the run of play to win 2-0 on Sunday and dent the Premier League leaders' hopes of a first title in 24 years.

April 27, 2014 | | Pro Sports


AL Capsules

CHICAGO (AP) - Jose Abreu drove in four runs and set a major league rookie record for RBIs through the end of April and the Chicago White Sox beat the Tampa Bay Rays 9-2 on Sunday.

April 27, 2014 | | Pro Sports


NL Capsules

ATLANTA (AP) - Freddie Freeman's single to the center-field wall scored Jason Heyward from second base with two outs in the 10th inning on Sunday, lifting the Atlanta Braves to a 1-0 win over the Cincinnati Reds.

April 27, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Ko holds off Lewis to win Swinging Skirts

DALY CITY (AP) - Poised and unflappable, Lydia Ko birdied the final hole for her third LPGA Tour victory and first as a professional, holding off Stacy Lewis and Jenny Shin on Sunday in the inaugural Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic.

April 27, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Duel at the end, then fisticuffs at Richmond

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - From perfect weather and a big crowd to a classic short-track finish and the fisticuffs afterward, NASCAR hardly could have asked for more from its first visit to Richmond International Raceway.

April 27, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Djalo lifts Earthquakes past Chivas USA

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Yannick Djalo scored in the 66th minute to help the San Jose Earthquakes win for the first time this season, 1-0 over Chivas USA on a breezy Saturday night.

April 27, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Gerrans wins Liege-Bastogne-Liege classic

BRUSSELS (AP) - Simon Gerrans of Australia relied on his power sprint finish to beat Alejandro Valverde and Michal Kwiatkowski and clinch the 100th edition of the Liege-Bastogne-Liege classic, the oldest on the books.

April 27, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Sharks look to close out Los Angeles

SAN JOSE (AP) - The San Jose Sharks have far too much respect for the Los Angeles Kings and all they have accomplished the past few years to think that knocking them out of the playoffs would be easy.

April 25, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Baalke: 49ers haven’t given up on LB Smith

SANTA CLARA (AP) - San Francisco 49ers general manager Trent Baalke is committed to supporting linebacker Aldon Smith like a family member in the wake of his latest legal trouble - and keeping Smith around for the long haul, too.

April 25, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Griffin, Jordan dominate Dubs

OAKLAND (AP) - Blake Griffin buried bank shots, turnaround jumpers and spinning layups. DeAndre Jordan gobbled up rebounds and opposing shots, often flexing his muscles and letting out a roar.

April 25, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Rockets, Harden find groove

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Troy Daniels hit a 3-pointer with 11.9 seconds left and the Houston Rockets narrowed Portland's first-round playoff advantage to 2-1 with a 121-116 overtime victory over the Trail Blazers on Friday night.

April 25, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Phelps fails to final in 50 free

MESA, Ariz. (AP) - Michael Phelps' comeback meet was cut short Friday when he failed to advance to the 50-meter freestyle final.

April 25, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Getzlaf returns to spark Anaheim

ANAHEIM (AP) - Ryan Getzlaf had a goal and two assists in his return from injury, and the Anaheim Ducks scored four power-play goals in a 6-2 victory over the Dallas Stars on Friday night to take a 3-2 lead in their first-round series.

April 25, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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College bowl game payouts surpass $500m

Thanks to the College Football Playoff, bowl games paid more than a half billion dollars to conferences and schools last season, the largest payout ever and an increase of almost $200 million from the final season of the Bowl Championship Series.

April 15, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Rampone, Brian and Solo among those on US World Cup roster

U.S. women's national team coach Jill Ellis thinks her World Cup roster includes a good mix of veterans and newcomers.

April 15, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Hawks player blames NYC police for ‘significant injury’

ATLANTA (AP) - Atlanta Hawks player Thabo Sefolosha said Tuesday he is in "great pain" and blamed New York City police for causing a "significant injury" that knocked him out for the season.

April 15, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Rockies beat Giants to spoil SF’s home opener

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The Colorado Rockies stood at the dugout rail and watched their division rival celebrate a third World Series championship in five years. Giants October ace Madison Bumgarner even mounted a horse to carry the flag around the outfield warning track.

April 14, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Butler’s 3-run homer helps A’s beat Astros 8-1

HOUSTON (AP) - Entering the season there were questions about the power in an Oakland lineup that had lost Yoenis Cespedes, Brandon Moss and Josh Donaldson in the last year.

April 14, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Klay Thompson scores 42, Warriors down Memphis 111-107

OAKLAND (AP) - Klay Thompson turned a meaningless game for the Golden State Warriors - and a huge one for the Memphis Grizzlies - into must-see TV for a moment.

April 14, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Casspi helps Kings beat Lakers 102-92

SACRAMENTO (AP) - The Los Angeles Lakers are one loss away from the worst season in franchise history.

April 14, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Teams battle for NBA playoff berths

With two days left in the NBA's regular season, the playoffs virtually have already begun for a handful of teams.

April 14, 2015 | By BRETT MARTEL AP Sports Writer | Pro Sports


Uncharted waters in San Jose

SAN JOSE (AP) - Instead of answering the annual questions about what it would take for San Jose finally to break through in the NHL playoffs, the Sharks are spending the start of this postseason facing even bigger questions.

April 14, 2015 | | Pro Sports


AP writers like Curry for NBA MVP but split on champion

The final days of the NBA regular season have arrived with a few things still to be decided, such as a scoring champion and exactly who gets what seed in the respective brackets.

April 14, 2015 | By The Associated Press | Pro Sports


Rod Thorn retiring as NBA President in August

NEW YORK (AP) - Rod Thorn returned to the NBA league office in 2013 with a commitment to stay two years.

April 14, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Games finishing faster — so far

Baseball games have indeed been finishing faster this year.

April 14, 2015 | By NOAH TRISTER AP Baseball Writer | Pro Sports


MLB Capsules

AMERICAN LEAGUE

April 14, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Runs still down in first week of season

Batters stayed stuck in the deep freeze in the sport's offensive ice age during the first week of the new major league season, with scoring remaining near its lowest level in more than two decades.

April 14, 2015 | The Associated Press | Pro Sports


WR Michael Crabtree announces deal to join Raiders

ALAMEDA (AP) - The Oakland Raiders have agreed to a deal with free agent wide receiver Michael Crabtree.

April 14, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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