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Soccer club accused of witchcraft

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) - Animal bones, hair, feathers and river pebbles are secreted around sports fields. The goal posts have been sprinkled with urine. The soccer players, some of whom have smeared ancient herbal potions on themselves, take the field.

November 19, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Ellis, Embiid dominate for No. 2 Kansas

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) - Perry Ellis scored 21 points, freshman Joel Embiid had 16 points and 13 rebounds in a breakout performance, and No. 2 Kansas used a big late run to bury Iona 86-66 on Tuesday night.

November 19, 2013 | | Pro Sports


USA closes year with record 16th victory

VIENNA (AP) - Marc Janko scored in the 33rd minute after lax defensive marking, and the United States ended a record-setting year with a 1-0 loss to Austria.

November 19, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Ronaldo carries Portugal into Cup

The Associated Press

November 19, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Huddy heading back to Bay

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Tim Hudson is headed back to the Bay Area.

November 19, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Late flag in New Orleans still irks 49ers

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Jim Harbaugh still believes Ahmad Brooks made a clean hit on Drew Brees and should have been credited with a game-clinching fumble.

November 19, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Curry injured in Win

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Stephen Curry scored 22 points, Klay Thompson and Harrison Barnes had 17 apiece and the Golden State Warriors beat the struggling Utah Jazz 98-87 on Monday night.

November 19, 2013 | | Pro Sports


McGloin makes case for Raiders starting QB gig

ALAMEDA (AP) - Matt McGloin's rapid ascent from undrafted rookie free agent could lead to him becoming the regular starting quarterback for the Oakland Raiders.

November 19, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Chiefs forced to bounce back from first loss

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Kansas City Chiefs only intend to lose to the Denver Broncos once, and that thought goes beyond the rematch between AFC West rivals in two weeks at Arrowhead Stadium.

November 19, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Panthers lead Patriots 17-10 after 3rd quarter

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - As "Sweet Caroline" pumped through the stadium and playoff-starved Panthers fans dressed all in black celebrated a big victory, Tom Brady ran after an official in search of an explanation.

November 19, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Dolphins’ Martin ends silence, meets NFL counsel

NEW YORK (AP) - Jonathan Martin spent nearly seven hours going into "great detail" with the NFL counsel investigating his claims of his harassment in the Miami Dolphins' locker room. What came up in their talks, he isn't saying for now.

November 19, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Meyer: BCS ‘a flawed system’

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The Bowl Championship Series has been good to Urban Meyer.

November 19, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Colts LB Walden, Bucs S Goldson suspended by NFL

NEW YORK (AP) - Colts linebacker Erik Walden's head-butt and Buccaneers safety Dashon Goldson's helmet-to-helmet hit have earned one-game suspensions from the NFL.

November 19, 2013 | | Pro Sports


LeBron Beckham talk MLS

MIAMI (AP) - LeBron James has had "preliminary talks" with David Beckham about possibly bringing an MLS team to Miami.

November 19, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Trail Blazer hold off Nets for 7th Straight

NEW YORK (AP) - LaMarcus Aldridge scored 27 points, Wesley Matthews added 24 and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Brooklyn Nets 108-98 Monday night for their seventh straight victory.

November 19, 2013 | | Pro Sports


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Back where he started

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Alex Smith arrived in San Francisco with the pressure of being the No. 1 overall draft pick. He got called a draft bust, then turned the tide to win back those same fans who had booed him out of Candlestick Park.

October 01, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Packers heavy favorites tonight

You might say the Minnesota Vikings are pondering a quarterbacking dilemma.

October 01, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Extra innings boost audience for AL wild-card game

ATLANTA (AP) - Extra innings boosted viewership for the American League wild-card game.

October 01, 2014 | | Pro Sports


A’s move on after stumbling to finish

OAKLAND (AP) - Support his big moves or not, Billy Beane made one thing perfectly clear: The Oakland Athletics' season probably would have ended sooner without Jon Lester a part of it.

October 01, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Trout makes playoff debut when Angels host Royals

ANAHEIM (AP) - Mike Trout asked Albert Pujols for advice on his playoff debut before the Los Angeles Angels stepped into the October spotlight, and the veteran slugger with two World Series rings had some simple guidance for baseball's best young player.

October 01, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Tigers hope starters can outdo Orioles bullpen

BALTIMORE (AP) - The Detroit Tigers' starting pitchers in the first three games of the AL Division Series have a combined 329 wins, three Cy Young Awards and 35 games of postseason experience.

October 01, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Rookie managers Williams, Ausmus reach postseason

WASHINGTON (AP) - Matt Williams was in his 18th game as a major league manager, still learning on the job, when he went with his gut.

October 01, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Royal pain: A’s lose in 12th inning

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Kansas City Royals had waited 29 years to reach the postseason. They weren't going down without a fight.

October 01, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Volquez looks to continue revival against Giants

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Edinson Volquez's renaissance began with a simple game of catch.

October 01, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Raiders make Tony Sparano interim coach

ALAMEDA (AP) - Reggie McKenzie believes he put together a roster capable of competing for a playoff spot. When that roster got off to an 0-4 start and wasn't even competitive in two games, the Oakland Raiders general manager decided he needed to fire coach Dennis Allen.

October 01, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Training camp essential for NBA’s new head coaches

OAKLAND (AP) - Golden State Warriors general manager Bob Myers made an impromptu visit to Steve Kerr's office last week and couldn't stop staring at the walls.

October 01, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Wilhoite filling the injury void at linebacker

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Michael Wilhoite knows he had important shoes to fill whenever he takes the field.

October 01, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Angels’ Hamilton says he’s OK for playoffs

ANAHEIM (AP) Los Angeles Angels slugger Josh Hamilton says he's feeling better and is ready for the playoffs later this week.

October 01, 2014 | | Pro Sports


NFL says Abdullah should not have been penalized

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The NFL said Tuesday that Kansas City Chiefs safety Husain Abdullah should not have been penalized for unsportsmanlike conduct when he dropped to his knees in prayer after an interception.

October 01, 2014 | | Pro Sports


No changes for top 3

NEW YORK (AP) - There was no change in the top three spots in the latest AP Pro32 power rankings.

October 01, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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