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Federer beats Murray at Wimbledon

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) - A Grand Slam title drought did indeed end in Sunday's historic and riveting Wimbledon final, only it was Roger Federer's lengthy-for-him gap between trophies that came to a close, rather than Britain's 76-year wait for a homegrown men's champion.

July 09, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Athletics top Mariners in 13 to end 1st half at .500

OAKLAND (AP) - Josh Reddick provided a fitting ending to a promising first half of the season for the Oakland Athletics.

July 09, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Lincecum hit hard again in loss

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Tim Lincecum wants to avoid saying he's hit rock bottom, but he sure hopes his nightmarish season doesn't fall any lower.

July 09, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Kansas City Royals-a-plenty in All-Star Futures Game

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Jake Odorizzi and Wil Myers dressed side-by-side Sunday afternoon in the corner of the Kansas City clubhouse, one they hope to inhabit soon on a more permanent basis.

July 09, 2012 | | Pro Sports


American League capsules

CLEVELAND (AP) - All-Star Chris Perez blew his first save since opening day and the Tampa Bay Rays scored three runs in the ninth inning to beat the Cleveland Indians 7-6 Sunday.

July 09, 2012 | | Pro Sports


National League capsules

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Andrew McCutchen hit two home runs, Neil Walker had five hits and the Pittsburgh Pirates routed the San Francisco Giants 13-2 on Sunday.

July 09, 2012 | | Pro Sports


An angry Wiggins keeps Tour de France lead after 8th stage

PORRENTRUY, Switzerland (AP) - Bradley Wiggins kept the yellow jersey at the Tour de France. Keeping his cool was another matter.

July 09, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Ted Potter Jr. wins Greenbrier Classic in playoff on 3rd hole

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) - Rookie Ted Potter Jr. made a 4-foot birdie putt on the third hole of a playoff with Troy Kelly on Sunday to win the Greenbrier Classic for his first PGA Tour victory.

July 09, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Na Yeon Choi wins US Women’s Open

KOHLER, Wis. (AP) - Na Yeon Choi was cruising to victory in the U.S. Women's Open when her trademark consistency suddenly deserted her.

July 09, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Sports news briefs

TENNIS

July 09, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Williams sisters reach Wimbledon doubles final

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) - Serena Williams will be playing for two Wimbledon titles on Saturday after she teamed with sister Venus to reach the doubles final.

July 07, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Serena Williams faces Radwanska in Wimbledon final

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) - More than once during the past fortnight, Serena Williams has won an important point at Wimbledon and then returned to the baseline, her clenched fist leading the way.

July 07, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Federer's record 8th Wimbledon final, Murray's 1st

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) - Roger Federer is back in the Wimbledon final for the first time since 2009. If that seems like a long gap for the six-time champion, imagine how all of Britain feels: Andy Murray is the first man from the host country to play for the title at the All England Club in 74 years.

July 07, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Tiger Woods misses cut at Greenbrier

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) - One week after he won for the third time this season, Tiger Woods gets a rare weekend off.

July 07, 2012 | | Pro Sports


After landing Kidd, Knicks can move to keeping Lin

The New York Knicks view Jason Kidd as Jeremy Lin's teammate, not a replacement.

July 06, 2012 | | 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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