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Manfred: More rule changes needed to improve pace of play

MIAMI (AP) - MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred says more rule changes are needed to improve the pace of play, and one proposal under consideration is a limitation on relief pitching changes in an inning or a game.

July 27, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Garcia reminded that time still on his side to win a major

SPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) - Henrik Stenson took his silver claret jug and headed straight for Switzerland to play in a charity event organized by Sergio Garcia. It turned out to be the perfect occasion to deliver an important message to the host.

July 27, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Bumgarner, Giants fall to Reds for 9th loss in 11 games

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The way the San Francisco Giants are going these days, even a solid outing from their four-time All-Star and staff ace wasn't much help.

July 27, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Davis homers twice, Crisp goes deep

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Coco Crisp and Khris Davis got Oakland off to a quick start against Yu Darvish. Then came their big blows against a hard-throwing reliever to clinch the fourth series in a row for the Athletics.

July 27, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Kevin Durant shines in first game at new home arena

OAKLAND (AP) - Cheered all night long by his basketball-crazed new fan base, Kevin Durant knocked down a 3-pointer on the Americans' first touch and slammed home a dunk the very next time down the floor.

July 26, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Cain hits better than he pitches as Giants beat Reds

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Matt Cain hit a three-run homer during his first win in more than two months, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Cincinnati Reds 9-7 on Tuesday night.

July 26, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Gray area: 8 Ks, 1 bad inning as A’s win

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Sonny Gray had a season-high eight strikeouts and overcame one volatile inning, Josh Reddick drove in three runs and the Oakland Athletics beat the Texas Rangers 6-3 on Tuesday night.

July 26, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Sean Doolittle plays impromptu shadow baseball with boy

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - When a baseball-loving boy stopped Oakland reliever Sean Doolittle by chance Monday to check out the A's bandanna worn by the pitcher's dog, the little guy got an impromptu opportunity to play shadow baseball with a big leaguer.

July 26, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Padres keep rebuilding by trading Upton to Blue Jays

TORONTO (AP) - Outfielder Melvin Upton Jr. was already in Toronto with the San Diego Padres when they traded him across the diamond to the Blue Jays.

July 26, 2016 | | Pro Sports


New Cubs closer Aroldis Chapman arrives to a mixed

CHICAGO (AP) - Star closer Aroldis Chapman joined the Cubs on Tuesday, arriving to a mixed reaction in Chicago and saying he couldn't remember what management told him about off-field expectations and behavior.

July 26, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Federer to miss rest of season

Associated Press

July 26, 2016 | | Pro Sports


At least 105 Russian athletes banned so far

MOSCOW (AP) - At least 105 athletes from the 387-strong Russian Olympic team announced last week have been barred from the Rio Games in connection with the country's doping scandal.

July 26, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Stoudemire retires from NBA

NEW YORK (AP) - Amare Stoudemire's greatest NBA success was in Phoenix, where as Steve Nash's pick-and-roll partner he was one of the NBA's most fearsome finishers.

July 26, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Veteran receiver Anquan Boldin joining Lions via free agency

DETROIT (AP) - Anquan Boldin is joining the Detroit Lions, according to messages on the free-agent receiver's Twitter account Tuesday.

July 26, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Seattle agrees to contract extension with coach Pete Carroll

RENTON, Wash. (AP) - The Seattle Seahawks and coach Pete Carroll have agreed on a contract extension, keeping the oldest head coach in the NFL locked up beyond the 2016 season.

July 26, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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Manarino, Ramirez spur Stockton to win over Visalia

VISALIA (AP) - Tyler Ramirez hit a pair of solo home runs and three hits, and Evan Manarino allowed just six hits over seven innings as ...

May 26, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Tanaka rebounds, but A’s rally against Yanks bullpen

NEW YORK (AP) - Masahiro Tanaka handed the ball to Yankees manager Joe Girardi as fans gave a big ovation, and the usually undemonstrative pitcher tipped ...

May 26, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Curletta hits walk-off homer, Nuts beat Quakes

MODESTO (AP) - Joey Curletta hit a walk-off two-run homer with one out in the ninth inning, as the Modesto Nuts defeated the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes ...

May 26, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Garcia shuts down Giants, gets key hit in Braves’ win

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The way Jaime Garcia was pitching, Atlanta manager Brian Snitker didn't think twice about letting him hit in a key spot ...

May 26, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Hawks hire Warriors’ Travis Schlenk as general manager

ATLANTA (AP) - The Atlanta Hawks hired Travis Schlenk as general manager and head of basketball operations on Thursday, giving the Golden State assistant GM control ...

May 26, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Trio of 65s lead Colonial; 2-time champs 2 back, Spieth even

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Jon Rahm was at Colonial during tournament week each of the past two years to accept the Ben Hogan Award that ...

May 26, 2017 | | Pro Sports


FRENCH OPEN ‘17: 30 is the new 25 in men’s tennis

The very top of men's tennis has never been this old.

May 26, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Bryant, Heyward, Zobrist homer to beat Giants

CHICAGO (AP) - It looks like the Chicago Cubs have got their groove back.

May 26, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Kunitz’s double-OT goal sends Penguins back to Stanley Cup

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Chris Kunitz spent a portion of the spring nursing a lower-body injury and wondering if his time with the Pittsburgh Penguins was over ...

May 26, 2017 | | Pro Sports


James passes Jordan, Cavs back in Finals with win over Celtics

BOSTON (AP) - The NBA Finals has its first "three-match," courtesy of a King who passed His Airness.

May 26, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Steve Kerr not yet ready to return to bench

OAKLAND (AP) - Steve Kerr is involved in just about everything but the actual game-day coaching for the Golden State Warriors - film session, coaches meetings, game-planning ...

May 26, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Rizzo homers twice as Cubs beat Giants

CHICAGO (AP) - Anthony Rizzo hit two home runs, Kyle Hendricks tossed seven strong innings and the Chicago Cubs hung on to beat the San Francisco ...

May 24, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Gray fans 11, Davis homers as A’s top Marlins

OAKLAND (AP) - Sonny Gray wanted to lighten the mood in the Athletics' clubhouse before the game so he lit a few candles in an adjacent ...

May 24, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Game 7 offers chance at history for Penguins and Senators

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Craig Anderson is a realist, the byproduct of 15 years playing the most demanding position in the NHL.

May 24, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Cavs remain humble with chance to closeout Celtics

BOSTON (AP) - It took 10 games and halfway through the third round of the NBA playoffs before the Cleveland Cavaliers finally encountered their first true ...

May 24, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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