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Union score twice late to top Quakes

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) - Sheanon Williams scored the go-ahead goal in the 72nd minute to help the Philadelphia Union beat the San Jose Earthquakes 4-2 on Sunday night.

August 24, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Chance for players other than Big Four at US Tennis Open

NEW YORK (AP) - Two 23-year-olds, Milos Raonic and Grigor Dimitrov, broke through to their first major semifinals at Wimbledon.

August 24, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Fantasy sports game explosion spawns big-dollar online industry

LAS VEGAS (AP) - When lawmakers carved out an exemption for fantasy sports in a 2006 law targeting online poker, no one predicted that it would spawn an online gambling operation that may someday rival the millions wagered daily in Las Vegas sports books.

August 24, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Athlete seeks to reject head-injury deal

CHICAGO (AP) - A former San Diego State football player has asked a federal judge to reject the recently proposed $75 million settlement of a class-action lawsuit against the NCAA, saying it unfairly forces athletes who suffered head injuries to forfeit hundreds of millions of dollars in potential damages.

August 24, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Voter citizenship issue goes before court

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - A lawsuit filed by Kansas and Arizona will be argued before a federal appeals court panel this week as the states seek to force federal election officials to impose proof-of-citizenship requirements on national voter registration forms.

August 24, 2014 | | Pro Sports


New, longer grass laid at 49ers’ Levi’s Stadium

SANTA CLARA (AP) - The San Francisco 49ers re-sodded the field at Levi's Stadium from goal line to goal line and sideline to sideline with longer grass Friday and they expect no problems for Sunday's preseason game against the San Diego Chargers.

August 23, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Packers roll past Raiders

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) - With a stable of running backs now complementing quarterback Aaron Rodgers, the Green Bay Packers offense could be as potent as ever this season.

August 23, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Athletics hold off AL West leaders

OAKLAND (AP) - Sean Doolittle couldn't find much fault with his latest outing, which was strange considering the Athletics' closer nearly ruined Sonny Gray's best start in more than four weeks.

August 23, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Giants clobber Nationals

WASHINGTON (AP) - As the deficit grew from two to four to eight, even the Washington Nationals - who grew so accustomed to comeback, last-at-bat heroics during their 10-game winning streak - had to admit that their good thing was coming to an end.

August 23, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Wiggins: rare No. 1 pick traded before rookie year

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The wait is almost over.

August 23, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Scott, Tringale tied for the lead at Barclays

PARAMUS, N.J. (AP) - Now that the majors are over, Adam Scott is going after the only big prize left this year - a shot at the $10 million FedEx Cup title.

August 23, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Orozco takes lead at US gymnastics championships

PITTSBURGH (AP) - There were times during John Orozco's grueling rehab after he tore the ACL in his left knee during a post-Olympic tour two years ago that he figured his gymnastics career was done.

August 22, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Harvick wins Bristol pole; 5th of this season

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) - Kevin Harvick has become the best qualifier in NASCAR's top series, at least for this season.

August 22, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Selig hasn’t changed outlook about Rose

CINCINNATI (AP) - As his term winds down, baseball Commissioner Bud Selig hasn't changed his outlook on Pete Rose's lifetime ban for gambling.

August 22, 2014 | | Pro Sports


A’s seek options for new stadium at current site

OAKLAND (AP) - The Oakland Athletics are checking out the possibility of building a new stadium on the same site of their current home.

August 22, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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Lincecum signs deal with Angels

ANAHEIM (AP) - Ravaged by injuries, the Los Angeles Angels are taking a chance on Tim Lincecum, the two-time NL Cy Young Award winner who is ...

May 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Cleveland Cavs stays unbeaten in postseason, down Raptors

CLEVELAND (AP) - Overshadowed as Golden State shot down history during the regular season, the Cavaliers are making this postseason their own.

May 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Federer out of French Open; 1st Slam he’ll miss since 1999

PARIS (AP) - Roger Federer pulled out of the French Open on Thursday, ending his record streak of appearing in 65 consecutive Grand Slam tournaments - every ...

May 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Reddick fractures thumb in Athletics loss to NY Yankees

OAKLAND (AP) - Josh Reddick was trying to make something happen, hoping to put himself into position to score. He's likely going to miss a ...

May 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Rio security chief wants soldiers to start policing city

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - The head of security for the state of Rio de Janeiro wants soldiers to start policing the city immediately, 2 ½ months ...

May 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


In the dark: Spieth shoots 64, a shot back at Byron Nelson

IRVING, Texas (AP) - Jordan Spieth covered his mouth in disbelief on the 16th green when his long eagle putt stopped short of falling in for ...

May 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Skujins wins Stage 5 of Tour of California from breakaway

LAKE TAHOE (AP) - Toms Skujins delivered his U.S.-based team another win in the nation's highest-profile race.

May 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Thompson carrying Warriors this postseason

OAKLAND (AP) - A far cry from his brash, former basketball-playing father, Klay Thompson is perfectly content to be the soft-spoken, second superstar behind MVP Stephen ...

May 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Samardzija pitches SF Giants to 8th straight victory

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Jeff Samardzija pitched eight strong innings, Joe Panik had four hits and Brandon Crawford homered for the NL West-leading San Francisco Giants ...

May 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Sharks take 2-1 series lead over Blues

SAN JOSE (AP) - Martin Jones made 22 saves in his second straight shutout and Tomas Hertl scored twice to give the San Jose Sharks a ...

May 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


RC loses in PKs to Argonaut

JACKSON - Ripon Christian proved it can hang in Division VI on Wednesday.

May 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Derby winner Nyquist draws No. 3 post as Preakness favorite

BALTIMORE (AP) - Doug O'Neill couldn't have done any better if he picked Nyquist's post position himself.

May 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Crosby, Kessel help Penguins beat Lightning

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Sidney Crosby and Co. kept pressing and shooting until the Pittsburgh Penguins finally imposed their will.

May 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Peter Sagan wins seconds stage of Tour of California

MONTEREY (AP) - It was fitting that Peter Sagan would win a stage of the Tour of California on a racetrack.

May 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Cueto, Pence lead Giants past Padres

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Johnny Cueto gave the San Francisco Giants' bullpen another night off.

May 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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