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Hunter's 3-run HR in 9th lifts Tigers over A's

DETROIT (AP) - Torii Hunter hit a three-run homer with two outs in the ninth inning, lifting Detroit over the Oakland Athletics 7-6 Thursday and boosting the Tigers after Max Scherzer was denied his 20th win and Miguel Cabrera limped off with an injury.

August 29, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Teary Errani gone from US Open; Williams moves on

NEW YORK (AP) - Only a few spots separate them in the seedings. Still, the considerable gulf between No. 1 Serena Williams and No. 4 Sara Errani was hard to ignore in their back-to-back matches Thursday at the U.S. Open.

August 29, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Woods says back is fine and he's ready to go

NORTON, Mass. (AP) - On and off the golf course, Tiger Woods didn't look anything like the player who only four days ago dropped to knees with back pain.

August 29, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Bryan brothers, chasing history, win at US Open

NEW YORK (AP) - Bob and Mike Bryan came into last year's U.S. Open without a title in their previous four Grand Slam tournaments - an eternity by their standards.

August 29, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Donovan back for next round of WCup qualifying

CHICAGO (AP) - With Landon Donovan back in the fold, the U.S. resumes World Cup qualifying next week with its deepest team yet.

August 29, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Feds: SF Giants pay $545K in back wages, damages

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The San Francisco Giants have paid nearly $545,000 in back wages and damages to 74 clubhouse and administrative employees for violations of minimum wage, overtime and record-keeping laws, federal officials said Thursday.

August 29, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Longtime MLB umpire Frank Pulli dies at 78

PALM HARBOR, Fla. (AP) - Longtime major league umpire Frank Pulli, who used instant replay to make a call nearly a decade before video reviews were allowed, has died. He was 78.

August 29, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Tigers star Cabrera says he'll be in lineup Friday

DETROIT (AP) - Detroit Tigers superstar Miguel Cabrera left Thursday's game against the Oakland Athletics after hurting his abdomen while making an awkward slide trying to stretch a single into a double.

August 29, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Pryor gets his shot at Raiders quarterback job

SEATTLE (AP) - If this story seems all too familiar for Matt Flynn, well, it is.

August 29, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Moss mashes 2 HRs in A’s blowout win

DETROIT (AP) - Brandon Moss made a slight adjustment in his swing recently and he's feeling better at the plate than he has all season.

August 29, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Rockies’ Chacin takes no-hitter into 7th, beats SF

DENVER (AP) - Jhoulys Chacin did not allow a hit until there were two outs in the seventh inning and hustled for a crucial RBI to help the Colorado Rockies beat the San Francisco Giants 5-4 Wednesday night.

August 29, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Venus Williams loses 3rd-set tiebreaker at US Open

NEW YORK (AP) - After her latest early Grand Slam exit, Venus Williams was asked what the future holds for her at the U.S. Open.

August 29, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Reds 2B Brandon Phillips lashes out at reporter

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Cincinnati Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips shouted obscenities Wednesday night at a newspaper reporter who commented on the star's sagging on-base percentage.

August 29, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Castroneves fine being more lucky than good

SAO PAULO (AP) - Helio Castroneves doesn't mind benefiting from the misfortunes of his closest title contenders in the IndyCar championship. Not even from a controversial penalty that led to criticism of his team.

August 29, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Lindsey Vonn nearing return to snow

VAIL, Colo. (AP) - For six months, Lindsey Vonn has thought about little else other than her reunion with skiing.

August 29, 2013 | | Pro Sports


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Oakland takes cross-bay series

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - All-Star Scott Kazmir capped the best first-half of his career with one of his best starts yet.

July 10, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Sizing up World Cup finalists

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - The best player in the world goes up against the ultimate team machine, on the world's biggest stage.

July 10, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Uneventful signing day for top free agents

Signing day arrived Thursday in the NBA, though the biggest free agents didn't rush to grab their pens.

July 10, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Sharks re-sign veteran defenseman Hannan

SAN JOSE (AP) - The San Jose Sharks have re-signed unrestricted free agent defenseman Scott Hannan to a one-year contract.

July 10, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Sensing rivals, calm Nibali defends lead

REIMS, France (AP) - Vincenzo Nibali is growing comfortable in his yellow jersey.

July 10, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Azinger: Swing changes making Woods worse

SOUTHPORT, England (AP) - Paul Azinger said Thursday that a quest by Tiger Woods to make his swing better has backfired on him.

July 10, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Phelps a bit miffed that he’s not going faster

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Michael Phelps has never been the patient type.

July 10, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Uehara’s leads Women’s British Open

SOUTHPORT, England (AP) - Ayako Uehara of Japan felt confident with the putter and played in the best weather Royal Birkdale has to offer. It was the right combination to take the lead Thursday in the Women's British Open. And the best she could manage was a 4-under 68.

July 10, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Three-way tie for lead in John Deere Classic

SILVIS, Ill. (AP) - Jordan Spieth felt great Thursday on the first tee of the John Deere Classic. He heard not only his name, but, for the first time, the phrase "defending champion."

July 10, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Mayweather announces rematch with Maidana

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Floyd Mayweather Jr. will fight a rematch Sept. 13 with Marcos Maidana, the Argentinian who gave him a tougher battle than expected when they met in May.

July 10, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Clippers trial put on hold past Tuesday deadline

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A trial that could determine the fate of the Los Angeles Clippers was delayed Thursday until after a deadline to conclude a $2 billion sale - and a scheduled NBA vote on the deal - but there is hope for more time.

July 10, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Additions made to All-Star teams

NEW YORK (AP) - Chicago White Sox pitcher Chris Sale and Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo were voted by fans onto the rosters for Tuesday's All-Star game, and Los Angeles Angels shortstop Erick Aybar will replace Kansas City outfielder Alex Gordon.

July 10, 2014 | | Pro Sports


All-Star catcher Molina out 8-12 weeks

ST. LOUIS (AP) - St. Louis Cardinals All-Star catcher Yadier Molina will undergo surgery Friday to repair a torn ligament in his right thumb and could miss the rest of the season.

July 10, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Despite woes, Argentines united in World Cup

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) - Soccer has once again emerged as the patriotic touchstone that unites Argentines as they teeter on the precipice, this time threatened by a debt crisis, soaring inflation and the scandal-plagued end to a 12-year political dynasty that has polarized the nation.

July 10, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Once again, World Cup gloom for Netherlands

SAO PAULO (AP) - Another World Cup, another sad story for the Netherlands.

July 10, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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