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Mahan builds 2-shot lead at Congressional

BETHESDA, Md. (AP) - A punishing golf course. Temperatures that topped 100. Hunter Mahan still managed to make Friday at Congressional feel like a breeze.

June 29, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Down 2 sets, Federer comes back, wins at Wimbledon

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) - A day after Rafael Nadal's stunning exit at Wimbledon, the only other men who have won the tournament since 2003 - six-time champion Roger Federer and defending champion Novak Djokovic - found themselves trailing far-less-accomplished opponents, too.

June 29, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Griffin sharp against Texas in Oakland's loss

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - A.J. Griffin held down baseball's top-scoring team Friday night.

June 29, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Leake pitches nine-hitter as Reds beat Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Mike Leake pitched a nine-hitter for his first career complete game and homered off Matt Cain, and the Cincinnati Reds beat the San Francisco Giants 5-1 on Friday night.

June 29, 2012 | | Pro Sports


National League capsules

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A.J. Burnett threw 6 2-3 sharp innings to win his eighth straight start, Casey McGehee hit a three-run homer and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Philadelphia Phillies 5-4 Thursday.

June 29, 2012 | | Pro Sports


American League Capsules

ORONTO (AP) - Rookie Mike Trout and Mark Trumbo each hit two-run homers, Alberto Callaspo added a solo shot and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Toronto Blue Jays 9-7 on Thursday night for their 14th victory in 18 games.

June 29, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Belt making big strides at the plate for Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Madison Bumgarner is quick to remind Brandon Belt who hit the first home run between them this year.

June 29, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Van Pelt leads after tough day at Congressiona

BETHESDA, Md. (AP) - Bo Van Pelt kept bogeys off his card and picked up an extra shot when his wedge spun back into the hole for an eagle. It's a formula that would work well at a U.S. Open, which is what Congressional felt like Thursday in the AT&T National.

June 29, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Ross, Athletics tagged by AL West-leading Rangers

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - The Oakland A's were able to keep the Texas Rangers from having one of their trademark, longball nights on Thursday.

June 28, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Bumgarner throws 1-hitter, SF's 4th shutout in row

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Madison Bumgarner's teammates had something special for him - a shower of beer and shaving cream, a celebration for his first career complete game and shutout.

June 28, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Hornets select Davis with No. 1 pick in NBA draft

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Best in the country and No. 1 and 2 in the NBA draft. The celebration goes on for Kentucky's kids.

June 28, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Warriors coach Mark Jackson target of extortion

OAKLAND (AP) - Golden State Warriors coach Mark Jackson said Thursday that he and his family were the targets of an extortion attempt related to an extramarital affair he had six years ago.

June 28, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Warriors select UNC's Harrison Barnes 7th overall

OAKLAND (AP) - Golden State Warriors owner Joe Lacob and new general manager Bob Myers had to take a red-eye flight to New York earlier this week just to get a look at Harrison Barnes before the NBA draft.

June 28, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Kings take Thomas Robinson 5th overall

SACRAMENTO (AP) - Thomas Robinson embraced his 9-year-old sister and broke down as soon as Commissioner David Stern announced the Sacramento Kings had taken him fifth overall in the NBA draft.

June 28, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Another late night for Djokovic at Wimbledon

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) - Novak Djokovic holds one record at Wimbledon that he wasn't in any mood to break on Wednesday. In fact, he seemed in quite a hurry to fall short.

June 28, 2012 | | Pro Sports


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Mavs suspend Rondo for game after exchange with Carlisle

ATLANTA (AP) - The Dallas Mavericks suspended Rajon Rondo for their game Wednesday night in Atlanta for conduct detrimental to the team, a day after the point guard had a heated exchange on the court with coach Rick Carlisle and was benched.

February 25, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Moncada underscores Red Sox commitment

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) - The Boston Red Sox are all in on Cuba, with their pursuit of acclaimed prospect Yoan Moncada the latest example.

February 24, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Redskins: Canceling trademark violates free-speech rights

McLEAN, Va. (AP) - A federal government decision to cancel the Washington Redskins' trademark because it may be disparaging infringes on free-speech rights and unfairly singles the team out, lawyers argued in court papers filed Monday.

February 24, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Giants have high expectations of new-look, healthy outfield

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Nori Aoki has reconsidered his original plan to wrestle big ace Madison Bumgarner.

February 24, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Congress writes Goodell about domestic violence

WASHINGTON (AP) - Two members of Congress have asked NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to clarify whether teams can lose draft picks if they do not properly address domestic violence.

February 24, 2015 | | Pro Sports


A-Rod hugs and works out with Headley

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Alex Rodriguez started his second day of workouts at the New York Yankees' minor league complex by hugging Chase Headley, the player signed to replace him at third base.

February 24, 2015 | | Pro Sports


California bill would ban chewing tobacco at baseball parks

SACRAMENTO (AP) - Anti-smoking advocates are hoping to strike out chewing tobacco at California baseball games.

February 24, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Curry leads the way with 32, Warriors down Wizards

WASHINGTON (AP) - Considering the workout he gave it Tuesday night, Stephen Curry's right foot appears to be just fine.

February 24, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Melee after Kansas State’s upset puts spotlight on safety

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) - More than a dozen security officials dressed in bright green shirts gathered behind the basket, just as they were trained. When the final seconds ticked away on Kansas State's stunning upset of rival Kansas, they immediately sprinted onto the floor.

February 24, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Giants pitchers Cain, Hudson make progress

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Matt Cain pitched his second productive bullpen session of spring training and is encouraged with each step in his recovery from the elbow surgery that cut short his 2014 season with the reigning World Series champion San Francisco Giants.

February 24, 2015 | | Pro Sports


New playoff format for the NBA might add excitement

MIAMI (AP) - The Brooklyn Nets are on pace to finish 34-48 this season.

February 24, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Pep in MLB’s step

PHOENIX (AP) - Commissioner Rob Manfred says new rules intended to speed up the pace of games are aimed at luring younger fans to baseball.

February 24, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Sharks need big push to extend playoff streak

SAN JOSE (AP) - After celebrating the success of hockey in Northern California with an outdoor party that included more than 70,000 fans, the San Jose Sharks now must deal with the fact that the franchise is in danger of hitting its lowest point in more than a decade.

February 24, 2015 | | Pro Sports


At 36, lefty Zito returns to work with Athletics

MESA, Ariz. (AP) - Barry Zito did a lot of things during his year off from the major leagues in 2014.

February 22, 2015 | | Pro Sports


US teen wins World Cup slalom race

MARIBOR, Slovenia (AP) - Mikaela Shiffrin defied the pouring rain to comfortably earn her 12th career slalom victory Sunday, taking sole possession of the women's World Cup record for most wins in the discipline by a teenager.

February 22, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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