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Warriors look for consistency in season’s 2nd half

OAKLAND (AP) - Golden State Warriors general manager Bob Myers believes he has put together a roster that has a real chance to win the NBA title. He also knows so much has to go Golden State's way between now and June for that to happen.

January 16, 2014 | | Pro Sports


MLB approves expanded replay starting this season

PARADISE VALLEY, Ariz. (AP) - Ever since the game was invented, before television or even radio existed, baseball counted on the eyes and ears of umpires on the field. Starting this season, many key decisions will be made in a studio far away.

January 16, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Union take G Blake with No. 1 pick in MLS draft

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Connecticut goalkeeper Andre Blake didn't know much about Philadelphia before arriving in the city for Major League Soccer's draft on Thursday.

January 16, 2014 | | Pro Sports


White captures Olympic snowboard qualifier

MAMMOTH LAKES, Calif. (AP) - Shaun White lay flat on the ground in a daze, with a couple of medics hovering over him to assess the damage.

January 16, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Raiders GM says Allen’s job was never in jeopardy

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) - Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie never doubted he would bring back coach Dennis Allen for a third year despite back-to-back 4-12 records.

January 16, 2014 | | Pro Sports


McDaniels tries to stick another dagger in Denver

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - For a brief time, Josh McDaniels was a celebrity in Denver and he played the part with gusto - running to the corner of the stadium after his first signature win and pumping his fists at the crowd to celebrate.

January 16, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Boldin-Crabtree wideout tandem tough on defenses

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) - Anquan Boldin and Michael Crabtree waited nearly eight months to finally step on the field together for game day.

January 16, 2014 | | Pro Sports


49ers Frank Gore still proving himself

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Frank Gore zig-zags his way for important gains up the middle, or to break a big run outside on the edge.

January 16, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Liston powers No. 3 Duke women past Virginia

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) - Tricia Liston and Duke did quite well in their first game since Chelsea Gray's season-ending knee injury.

January 16, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Warriors acquire Crawford, Brooks in 3-team trade

OAKLAND (AP) - The Golden State Warriors have been searching for a suitable backup to point guard Stephen Curry since veteran Jarrett Jack signed with Cleveland as a free agent last summer.

January 16, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Kershaw, Dodgers agree to $215M deal

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Clayton Kershaw agreed Wednesday to a $215 million, seven-year contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press, a deal that makes the two-time Cy Young Award winner baseball's first player with a $30 million average salary.

January 16, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Glenn Dorsey important addition for 49ers defense

SANTA CLARA (AP) - From the moment Glenn Dorsey stepped off the plane last spring and met spirited 49ers defensive line coach Jim Tomsula, he understood San Francisco's winning vibe that he had seen from afar with Kansas City in the AFC.

January 16, 2014 | | Pro Sports


49ers must find ways to deal with Seattle’s noise

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Jim Harbaugh will turn to lip reading, motioning and even sign language if he has to in order to communicate with Colin Kaepernick to keep things running smoothly in the deafening noise of Seattle's home stadium.

January 16, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Patriots, Seahawks for Super Bowl

So the top three and four of the top five teams in the final AP Pro32 power rankings have made the NFL's Final Four. Nothing surprising about that.

January 16, 2014 | | Pro Sports


SEEKING CONSISTENCY

RENTON, Wash. (AP) - Russell Wilson and the Seahawks offense haven't exactly produced impressive numbers during the past month.

January 16, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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From Mexico to the World Series, Petit shines

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Yusmeiro Petit was running out of choices. His major league career had hit rock bottom and was heading nowhere.

October 22, 2014 | | Pro Sports


World Series rating for opener drops to low

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - A World Series opener involving the San Francisco Giants set a record low TV rating for the second time in three seasons.

October 22, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Broncos have bad memory of Chargers

The Denver Broncos fear no one in the AFC, nor should they given their recent record.

October 22, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Slumping Bears hope to slow No. 6 Oregon, Mariota

BERKELEY (AP) - With his banged-up and beleaguered secondary still trying to get healthy, California coach Sonny Dykes wouldn't mind getting a break in the schedule.

October 22, 2014 | | Pro Sports


The Breeders’ Cup Classic draws in a crowded field

ARCADIA (AP) - Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner California Chrome and undefeated Shared Belief will face off in the $5 million Breeders' Cup Classic next week, with Belmont Stakes winner Tonalist also in the overcrowded field.

October 22, 2014 | | Pro Sports


MadBum, Giants cool off KC

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Madison Bumgarner and the San Francisco Giants put a sudden stop to the Kansas City Royals' perfect postseason roll.

October 22, 2014 | | Pro Sports


David Shaw shoulders blame for Stanford’s slide

STANFORD (AP) - David Shaw has answered questions about Stanford's ability to remain a football powerhouse since he succeeded Jim Harbaugh as coach in January 2011, and the debate fires up any time his team begins to slide.

October 21, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Peavy-Ventura for Game 2

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

October 21, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Michael Sam released from practice squad

IRVING, Texas (AP) - Michael Sam will have to wait for a third team to give the NFL's first openly gay player a chance to appear in a regular-season game.

October 21, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Bruins hold off Sharks to win

BOSTON (AP) - Gregory Campbell scored the game winner with less than 10 minutes remaining and the Boston Bruins had to fend off a late four-minute power play to earn a wild 5-3 win over the San Jose Sharks on Tuesday night.

October 21, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Rice’s appeal hearing set for Nov. 5-6

A hearing on Ray Rice's appeal of his indefinite suspension will be held Nov. 5 and 6, two people familiar with the situation said Tuesday.

October 21, 2014 | | Pro Sports


‘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


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