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Sharks ink Big Joe, Marleau

SAN JOSE (AP) - The San Jose Sharks locked up two of their cornerstone players before they could hit the open market this summer, signing three-year extensions Friday with captain Joe Thornton and franchise leading goal-scorer Patrick Marleau.

January 24, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Nadal’s continues mastery of Federer

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - Rafael Nadal continued his dominant streak over Roger Federer to reach the Australian Open final for the third time, beating the 17-time major winner 7-6 (4), 6-3, 6-3 Friday night to set up a championship decider against No. 8-seeded Stan Wawrinka.

January 24, 2014 | | Pro Sports


San Jose appeals ruling over A’s stadium

SAN JOSE (AP) - The City of San Jose is appealing a judge's decision tossing out a key argument in its lawsuit against Major League Baseball over the Oakland Athletics' plans to move to San Jose.

January 24, 2014 | | Pro Sports


2 fighters nominated for awards

Mike Persons and Vince Bordi have been making a name for themselves on the California MMA circuit.

January 24, 2014 | John-Joel Griffiths | Pro Sports


Woods not quite up to par

SAN DIEGO (AP) - The best score belonged to Stewart Cink. The best round belonged to Pat Perez. Tiger Woods didn't come close to claiming either Thursday in the Farmers Insurance Open, where the seven-time champion failed to break par in the opening round for first time in his career.

January 24, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Harvin returns to practice field

RENTON, Wash. (AP) - With all the setbacks Percy Harvin has faced in his first season with Seattle, it would be easy to dwell on the problems.

January 23, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Cousins, 4 Warriors named to U.S. pool

With LeBron James sticking around and some of the NBA's best players joining him, the U.S. basketball team could be better than ever.

January 23, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Wawrinka reaches first Slam final at Aussie Open

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - Stanislas Wawrinka backed up his upset of four-time champion Novak Djokovic by reaching his first Grand Slam final with a 6-3, 7-6 (1), 6-7 (3), 7-6 (4) win over Tomas Berdych in the Australian Open semifinals on Thursday.

January 23, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Peterson has surgery on groin

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - For the third straight offseason, Adrian Peterson will be recovering from surgery.

January 23, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Man sentenced to 57 years in Taylor’s death

MIAMI (AP) - The man who prosecutors say fired the shot that killed Washington Redskins star Sean Taylor during a botched 2007 burglary was sentenced Thursday to more than 57 years in state prison.

January 23, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Browns pick Mike Pettine as new head coach

CLEVELAND (AP) - After nearly a month of twists, turns and talk, the Browns found their man.

January 23, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Columbia star tears ACL, may miss WC

MONACO (AP) - Monaco says star forward Radamel Falcao will have surgery on the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee, an injury that could cause the Colombian to miss this year's World Cup.

January 23, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Rockets blast off on Kings

HOUSTON (AP) - Dwight Howard and James Harden combined for 50 points in just three quarters to help the Houston Rockets cruise to their third straight win, a 119-98 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Wednesday night.

January 23, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Warriors’ big men on the mend

OAKLAND (AP) - The Golden State Warriors are getting one big man back sooner than expected but are suddenly trying to get two banged-up starters healthy again.

January 22, 2014 | | Pro Sports


SHERMAN SPEAKS, AGAIN

RENTON, Wash. (AP) - Richard Sherman wondered if he came to the NFL 20 years too late.

January 22, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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Crawford agrees to $3.1M contract with the Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The San Francisco Giants and shortstop Brandon Crawford have avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year contract for $3,175,000.

January 27, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Nadal loses; Sharapova to play all-Russian semi in Australia

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - Rafael Nadal has joined Roger Federer on the sidelines at the Australian Open, taking their combined 31 Grand Slam singles titles with them.

January 27, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Wilson recalls watching Brady win Super Bowls as kid

PHOENIX (AP) - Tom Brady began winning Super Bowls when Russell Wilson was still a teenager, tuning in to see the big game on TV.

January 27, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Stockton native Julius Thomas is set to get paid

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - Julius Thomas is about to cash in, one way or another.

January 27, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Deflated topic: air pressure in footballs

PHOENIX (AP) - Patriots owner Robert Kraft's pre-emptive strike the previous night took the issue of air pressure in footballs on Super Bowl media day and, well, deflated it.

January 27, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Gronkowski ready to roll in Super Bowl

PHOENIX (AP) - Rob Gronkowski's ankle is fine. So are his forearm and knee. He's way past those injuries that ruined his last three postseasons.

January 27, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Kobe Bryant to have shoulder surgery, likely out for season

EL SEGUNDO (AP) - Kobe Bryant will have surgery Wednesday on his torn right rotator cuff, likely ending his 19th season with the Los Angeles Lakers.

January 26, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Patriots owner makes strong defense of team

CHANDLER, Ariz. (AP) - New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft demanded an apology from the league once the Patriots are found to be not guilty of breaking any rules regarding using under-inflated footballs in the AFC championship game.

January 26, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Raiders sign Woodson for 2015 season

ALAMEDA (AP) - The Oakland Raiders signed pending free-agent safety Charles Woodson to a one-year contract extension on Monday, bringing him back for an 18th season in the NFL.

January 26, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Sharapova to play Makarova in Australian Open semifinals

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - Maria Sharapova moved closer to another Australian Open title, set to face a fellow Russian in the semifinals who has never beaten her.

January 26, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Capitals among East contenders; West race too tight to call

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Alex Ovechkin's familiar gap-toothed grin has returned with the Washington Capitals in the thick of the Eastern Conference playoff hunt.

January 26, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Snow forces NBA to postpone Knicks, Nets games

NEW YORK (AP) - The NBA has postponed home games for both the New York Knicks and Brooklyn Nets because of a snowstorm expected to batter the area.

January 26, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Tim Brown hopes 6th time is charm in HoF vote

ALAMEDA (AP) - After watching fellow receivers Cris Carter and Andre Reed get that coveted Pro Football Hall of Fame call the past two years, Tim Brown hopes it's finally time for his number to be called.

January 26, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Smith goes from MVP to barely seeing field for Seattle

PHOENIX (AP) - Malcolm Smith stood out for always being in the right spot.

January 26, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Manning has a lot to consider as he ponders his future

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - As Peyton Manning considers whether to take the gold watch or make one more run at the silver trophy, there are many factors he's weighing: age, desire, vitality, security, relationships.

January 26, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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