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Phillies INF Freddy Galvis suspended 50 games

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Philadelphia Phillies rookie infielder Freddy Galvis was suspended 50 games by Major League Baseball on Tuesday for testing positive for a banned substance.

June 19, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Clemens acquittal latest blow for sports cases

WASHINGTON (AP) - Barry Bonds. Guilty on a technicality. At least that's how much of the public sees it. It's all that came out of a seven-year investigation into baseball's home run king.

June 19, 2012 | | Pro Sports


After low-key party, Junior focused on Sonoma

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Turns out the victory party for Dale Earnhardt Jr. wasn't much of a party at all.

June 19, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Secretariat's winning time in Preakness changed

BALTIMORE (AP) - Secretariat's winning time in the 1973 Preakness has been changed to reflect that the Triple Crown-winning colt's time was actually faster than the stakes record.

June 19, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Tomlinson signs 1-day contract with Bolts, retires

SAN DIEGO (AP) - LaDainian Tomlinson was in the midst of saying goodbye to the NFL when his young son, Daylen, wandered across the dais and tugged on his pant leg, wanting a little attention.

June 19, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Sharks officially announce Todd McLellan’s return

SAN JOSE (AP) - Nearly two months after their season ended prematurely with a first-round playoff exit, the San Jose Sharks vowed to be a more aggressive team on the ice next season under coach Todd McLellan.

June 19, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Heat back in familiar ground – up 2-1 in Finals

MIAMI (AP) - LeBron James arrived for practice Monday wearing lime-green sneakers, a highly fluorescent shade.

June 19, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Floyd Mayweather Jr. tops Forbes list of money makers

The world's highest-paid athlete is in jail. The guy in second place just lost a title fight, and the man who held the distinction for a decade is now third.

June 19, 2012 | By The Associated Press | Pro Sports


Senators push bill to battle fraud in boxing

WASHINGTON (AP) - Giving voice to the outrage over Timothy Bradley's controversial split decision over Manny Pacquiao, two senators introduced legislation Monday that would create a special boxing commission to oversee all matches in the United States and restore integrity to the sport.

June 19, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Cain gets imperfect win for Giants over Angels

ANAHEIM (AP) - Matt Cain followed up his perfect game by persevering through five difficult innings for another victory, and Brandon Crawford had an early two-run double among the San Francisco Giants' 13 hits in a 5-3 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Monday night.

June 19, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Baseball’s Roger Clemens acquitted of all charges

WASHINGTON (AP) - Roger Clemens was acquitted Monday on all charges that he obstructed and lied to Congress in denying he used performance-enhancing drugs to extend his long career as one of the greatest and most-decorated pitchers in baseball history.

June 19, 2012 | | Pro Sports


MLB Capsules

NEW YORK (AP) - R.A. Dickey became the first major league pitcher in 24 years to throw consecutive one-hitters and Ike Davis hit a grand slam to lead the New York Mets past the Baltimore Orioles 5-0 on Monday night.

June 19, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Webb Simpson wins US Open

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Webb Simpson won the U.S. Open and put two more names into the graveyard of champions.

June 17, 2012 | | Pro Sports


MLB Capsules

WASHINGTON (AP) - Ivan Nova pitched effectively into the eighth inning to win his fifth straight start, Curtis Granderson and Robinson Cano hit solo homers and the New York Yankees beat the Washington Nationals 4-1 Sunday for their ninth consecutive victory

June 17, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Stiff winds fuel Colo. wildfire; looting a concern

DENVER (AP) - Crews in northern Colorado are facing powerful winds as they battle a blaze that has scorched about 86 square miles of mountainous forest land and destroyed at least 181 homes, the most in state history. Meanwhile, local authorities are focusing on another concern - looting.

June 17, 2012 | | Pro Sports


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Doolittle’s deal could be worth $13.75M

Left-hander Sean Doolittle's five-year contract with the Oakland Athletics is worth $10.5 million, and the deal would increase to $13.75 million if he becomes eligible for salary arbitration after this season.

April 22, 2014 | | Pro Sports


American Keflezighi wins Boston Marathon

BOSTON (AP) - "The Star-Spangled Banner" played over Boylston Street in honor of an American winner of the Boston Marathon.

April 22, 2014 | | Pro Sports


MLB capsules

AMERICAN LEAGUE

April 22, 2014 | | Pro Sports


A’s complete sweep of Astros

OAKLAND (AP) - Josh Donaldson homered and doubled twice to back another solid start by Jesse Chavez, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Houston Astros 4-1 on Sunday to complete a series sweep.

April 20, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Posey, Lincecum lead Giants to win over San Diego

SAN DIEGO (AP) - The San Francisco Giants are totally in favor of instant replay.

April 20, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Boston Marathon makes room for those affected

BOSTON (AP) - "I need to run."

April 20, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Sharks attack! SJ wins big

SAN JOSE (AP) - Fourth-liners Mike Brown and Raffi Torres scored second-period goals to spark a San Jose comeback and lead the Sharks to a 7-2 victory Sunday over the Los Angeles Kings and a 2-0 lead in their first-round series.

April 20, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Young Clippers try to mature against Golden State Warriors

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Clippers insist they just weren't themselves in losing their series opener. They chalk it up to being too amped, which led to mistakes on both ends.

April 20, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Kuchar rallies, chips in for RBC Heritage win

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) - Matt Kuchar saw his well-struck 5-iron on the 18th hole at the RBC Heritage come up way short of the target and settle in a front bunker.

April 20, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Aldridge leads Portland over Houston

HOUSTON (AP) - LaMarcus Aldridge scored a franchise playoff-record 46 points and Damian Lillard added 31, including the go-ahead free throws in overtime, to lift the Portland Trail Blazers to a 122-120 victory over the Houston Rockets on Sunday night in Game 1 of their first-round playoff series.

April 20, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Jimenez closes with 67 to win Greater Gwinnett crown

DULUTH, Ga. (AP) - Miguel Angel Jimenez quickly shifted his focus back to the Ryder Cup after winning his first Champions Tour event.

April 20, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Wawrinka beats Federer to capture Monte Carlo

MONACO (AP) - Stanislas Wawrinka showed that his first Grand Slam title wasn't a fluke, upstaging his more illustrious countryman to add a maiden Masters trophy in Monte Carlo on Sunday.

April 20, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Belgium’s Gilbert wins Amstel Gold for 3rd time

VALKENBURG, Netherlands (AP) - Philippe Gilbert of Belgium won the Amstel Gold Race for the third time on Sunday, clinching the 49th edition in the hills of the southern Netherlands.

April 20, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Prizefighter ‘Hurricane’ Carter dies

TORNOTO - Rubin "Hurricane" Carter never surrendered hope of regaining his freedom, not even after he was convicted of a triple murder, then convicted again and abandoned by many prominent supporters.

April 20, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Red Sox remember Boston Marathon victims

BOSTON (AP) - The Boston Red Sox held an emotional 20-minute pregame ceremony honoring victims of the Boston Marathon bombings along with law enforcement officials, medical personnel, runners and race volunteers before Sunday night's game against the Baltimore Orioles.

April 20, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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