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Raiders sign Spencer, Carlisle

ALAMEDA (AP) - The Oakland Raiders signed cornerback Shawntae Spencer to a one-year deal Monday and also brought back guard Cooper Carlisle less than a week after cutting him.

March 20, 2012 | By JOSH DUBOW AP Sports Writer | Pro Sports


NBA Capsules

ATLANTA (AP) - Ray Allen hit two 3-pointers in Boston's 13-0 run in the fourth quarter and protected the lead with two free throws in the final seconds as the Boston Celtics held on to beat the Atlanta Hawks 79-76 on Monday night.

March 20, 2012 | | Pro Sports


NHL Capsules

NEW YORK (AP) - Brandon Dubinsky scored shortly after a fight-filled opening faceoff, and the New York Rangers became the first Eastern Conference team to earn a playoff spot by beating the New Jersey Devils 4-2 on Monday night.

March 20, 2012 | | Pro Sports


NBA capsules

MIAMI (AP) - Dwyane Wade scored 14 of his 31 points in the fourth quarter, Chris Bosh added 23 points and the Miami Heat beat the Orlando Magic 91-81 on Sunday night to extend their home winning streak to 13 games.

March 18, 2012 | | Pro Sports


NHL Capsules

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Scott Hartnell scored his second goal of the game with less than 1 second left in overtime to lift the Philadelphia Flyers to a 3-2 win over the Penguins on Sunday, snapping Pittsburgh's 11-game winning streak.

March 18, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Pro sports briefs

running

March 18, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Federer, Azarenka win titles in California desert

INDIAN WELLS (AP) - Roger Federer is on a roll again, and Victoria Azarenka can't be stopped, either.

March 18, 2012 | | Pro Sports


SKI REPORTS

Alpine Meadows - Sun 7:17 am 6 new powder machine groomed 81-157 base 90 of 100 trails, 90% open, 2000 acres, 12 of 14 lifts, Mon-Fri: 9a-4p Sat/Sun: 9a-4p;

March 18, 2012 | | Pro Sports


49ers pursuit of Manning serious

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Jim Harbaugh coaching Peyton Manning. In the Bay Area, they're beginning to think about the possibility and believe it truly might happen.

March 18, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Julien Quesne wins the Andalucian Open

MARBELLA, Spain (AP) - Julien Quesne tied the course record with an 8-under 64 on Sunday to win the Andalucian Open for his first European Tour victory.

March 18, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Charlie Wi makes a 13 at Innisbrook

PALM HARBOR, Fla. (AP) - Charlie Wi gave new meaning to the term "going backward" Sunday in the Transitions Championship.

March 18, 2012 | | Pro Sports


SF 49ers free agent Alex Smith concludes visit with Dolphins

MIAMI (AP) - Even in the offseason, the Miami Dolphins' quarterback carousel keeps spinning.

March 18, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Brad Keselowski dominates to win NASCAR at Bristol

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) - Brad Keselowski used Bristol Motor Speedway last fall to cement his spot in NASCAR's championship race.

March 18, 2012 | | Pro Sports


‘Sacramento Kings hand Wolves third straight loss

SACRAMENTO (AP) - Marcus Thornton scored 24 points and the Sacramento Kings used a strong second half to beat the slumping Minnesota Timberwolves 115-99 on Sunday.

March 18, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Ignorance & racism a losing combination

Oh, the things that come out of kids' mouths.

March 18, 2012 | | Pro Sports


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‘Blade Runner’ Pistorius gets 5 years in prison

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) - Oscar Pistorius was sentenced to five years in prison Tuesday for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, completing a transformation from an acclaimed sprinter at the 2012 Olympics to a convicted criminal led away in a police van with barred windows.

October 21, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Game 2 starters Ventura, Peavy study in contrasts

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The starting pitchers for Game 2 of the World Series are a study in contrasts.

October 21, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Buster’s back: Posey tries to add 3rd Series ring

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Buster Posey seemed almost embarrassed.

October 21, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Hats off! Royals get old-timey with tip o’ the hat

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Nobody seems to know when the tradition of doffing a hat began, though most historians date the practice to the days when bowlers and boaters were in vogue.

October 21, 2014 | | Pro Sports


DEA complaint charges alleged MLB drug supplier

MIAMI (AP) - U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agents on Tuesday arrested a South Florida man suspected of manufacturing and supplying banned performance-enhancing drugs to clinics that distributed them to Major League Baseball players and other athletes.

October 21, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Giants, KC hope rest doesn’t turn to rust

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Alex Gordon took a big rip at a batting-practice fastball, fouled it off badly into the cage, and ducked when the carom nearly hit him in the head.

October 21, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Four relievers help SF close in on history

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The San Francisco Giants have their own version of the Core Four that has fueled their recent October dominance.

October 21, 2014 | | Pro Sports


San Francisco radio stations ban hit song 'Royals'

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The popular song "Royals" by New Zealand artist Lorde is getting caught up in the fervor over the upcoming World Series between the San Francisco Giants and Kansas City Royals.

October 20, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Royals, fans bond over improbable postseason run

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The game had been over for hours. Kauffman Stadium had gone dark. The roars of a sold-out crowd, which had rooted the Kansas City Royals to a sweep of the mighty Los Angeles Angels, had drifted away into the cool night air.

October 20, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Kellogg is umpire crew chief for World Series

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Jeff Kellogg will be the umpire crew chief for the World Series, and four other umps have been picked to work the event for the first time.

October 20, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Yearwood, Santana to perform at World Series

NEW YORK (AP) - Trisha Yearwood and Carlos Santana are among the musicians set to perform the national anthem during the World Series.

October 20, 2014 | | Pro Sports


49ers lose center Daniel Kilgore, needs surgery

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) - San Francisco 49ers center Daniel Kilgore is scheduled to undergo season-ending surgery Tuesday on a fractured left ankle sustained in the third quarter of Sunday night's loss at Denver.

October 20, 2014 | | Pro Sports


US tops Haiti to advance in World Cup qualifying

WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S women's soccer team is winning in a no-win situation. Of course, the Americans should beat Haiti by a bunch of goals. And, of course, the Haitians are going to park themselves in front of their own net to keep the score as respectable as possible.

October 20, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Serena beats Ivanovic in WTA Finals opener

SINGAPORE (AP) - A new venue, an injury-hit preparation and insults from a top sports official - none of it could stop Serena Williams' winning streak at the WTA Finals.

October 20, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Texans overwhelmed in 30-23 loss to Steelers

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Confident and in command, the Houston Texans appeared poised for the biggest win of Bill O'Brien's brief tenure.

October 20, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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