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America’s Cup: Danger levels high for sailors

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The margin for error is exceedingly small for a sailor sitting three stories above the San Francisco Bay on the side of a high-tech catamaran as it leans toward the water literally flying along the surface like a giant stingray at 40 mph.

May 28, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Slow French Open start for Nadal; Sharapova wins

PARIS (AP) - Rafael Nadal knows this story well. All too well. Saw it up close the previous time he played in a major tournament.

May 28, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Win eases Kanaan’s worries at trying time

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - It had been nearly three years since Tony Kanaan's last victory, a drought so long his young son had no memory of ever seeing his father win a race.

May 28, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Fox Sports has not determined why rope snapped at Coca-Cola

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) - Fox Sports said on Monday it still had not determined why an overhead TV camera cable snapped during the Coca-Cola 600.

May 28, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Incoming Rutgers AD has no plans to resign despite coaching controversy

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Julie Hermann is not resigning as Rutgers' incoming athletic director following a report that 16 years ago she humiliated and emotionally abused players while coaching the women's volleyball team at Tennessee. And the university is standing behind her.

May 28, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Grizzlies swept by San Antonio with loss

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - The best season in franchise history ended with a resounding thud for the Memphis Grizzlies.

May 28, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Simon Khan qualifies for US Open at Walton Heath

WALTON HEATH, England (AP) - Simon Khan bounced back from losing the BMW PGA Championship in a playoff to qualify for the U.S. Open.

May 28, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Kiprono of Kenya defends crown at Bolder Boulder

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - Even on a sweltering day, this race really was no sweat for Allan Kiprono.

May 28, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Bobcats hire Clifford as coach

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - The Charlotte Bobcats have hired Los Angeles Lakers assistant Steve Clifford to become their new coach.

May 28, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Injuries sideline Edu, Ashe

CLEVELAND (AP) - Midfielder Maurice Edu has dropped out of the U.S. men's training camp ahead of the next World Cup qualifiers because of a sports hernia.

May 28, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Blackhawks beat Red Wings, force a Game 7 on Wednesday

DETROIT (AP) - Bryan Bickell scored a go-ahead goal early in the third period and the Chicago Blackhawks held on to beat the Detroit Red Wings 4-3 in Game 6 on Monday night, giving the NHL's top-seeded team a shot to advance to the Western Conference finals.

May 28, 2013 | | Pro Sports


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May 27, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Rockies beat Giants for fourth straight time

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Michael Cuddyer homered and hit a two-run double after coming off the disabled list, Tyler Chatwood beat San Francisco for the second time in seven days and the Colorado Rockies blanked the Giants 5-0 on Friday night.

May 25, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Young’s 3-run homer gives A’s win over Astros

HOUSTON (AP) - Chris Young connected on a three-run homer in the ninth inning to lift the Oakland Athletics to a 6-5 win over the Houston Astros on Friday night.

May 25, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Pacers steal Game 2 from Heat, 97-93

MIAMI (AP) - David West punched two passes from LeBron James away in the final minute, then punched the air.

May 25, 2013 | | Pro Sports


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Manziel scores as NFL’s top-selling jersey

CLEVELAND (AP) - Second on Cleveland's depth chart, Johnny Manziel already tops one NFL list.

July 21, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Bills DT Dareus to enter substance abuse program

PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) - Bills defensive tackle Marcell Dareus agreed to enter an NFL substance abuse program in a bid to have felony drug charges in Alabama dismissed, his attorney said on Monday.

July 21, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Eagles player charged with shoving Arizona officer

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) - A Philadelphia Eagles player is facing charges in Arizona after authorities say he pushed a police officer investigating a bar brawl.

July 21, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Gray, A’s pound Baltimore Orioles to sweep series

OAKLAND (AP) - As mid-July statements go, the Oakland Athletics delivered a powerful message to the Baltimore Orioles.

July 20, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Marlin’s Brad Hand outpitches Lincecum in San Francisco loss

MIAMI (AP) - Brad Hand earned his first victory as a starter since 2011 when he outpitched Tim Lincecum by a margin of one curveball.

July 20, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Wozniacki wins Istanbul Cup title

ISTANBUL (AP) - Caroline Wozniacki overpowered second-seeded Roberta Vinci 6-1, 6-1 Sunday to win the Istanbul Cup final and clinch her first WTA title of the year and 22nd overall.

July 20, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Bourdais snaps 52-race losing streak as winner in doubleheader

TORONTO (AP) - IndyCar ran two races in Toronto on Sunday, where rain wreaked havoc on both the schedule and driver strategy.

July 20, 2014 | | Pro Sports


McIlroy wins British Open for 3rd major

HOYLAKE, England (AP) - Walking off the 18th green as the British Open champion, Rory McIlroy kept gazing at all the greats on golf's oldest trophy.

July 20, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Ko wins Marathon with closing birdie

SYLVANIA, Ohio (AP) - Now that she's officially a millionaire, Lydia Ko joked she'll have to keep a closer watch on where her paychecks go.

July 20, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Norway’s Kristoff wins Tour stage; Nibali leads

NIMES, France (AP) - Almost at the line, Jack Bauer and Martin Elmiger were exhausted but could see it coming - their first Tour de France stage victory. Those last 50 meters, however, got in the way.

July 20, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Donaldson’s HR in 9th rallies A’s past Orioles

OAKLAND (AP) - Josh Donaldson hit a three-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning, sending the Oakland Athletics to a stunning 5-4 comeback victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Friday night.

July 19, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Sandoval’s homer helps Giants beat Marlins

MIAMI (AP) - Anxious to end a five-week swoon, the San Francisco Giants are hitting again.

July 19, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Smith sentenced to probation

SAN JOSE (AP) - San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith was sentenced Friday to serve three years of probation and to spend 11 days with a work crew after he pleaded no contest to drunken driving and weapons charges.

July 19, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Rory McIlroy builds a 4-shot lead at British Open

HOYLAKE, England (AP) - Rory McIlroy only saw birdies at Royal Liverpool, mostly on his scorecard, and even one pheasant that trotted across the eighth green as he was lining up a putt. That was but a minor interruption in his command performance Friday in the British Open.

July 19, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Canseco comes back for 89’ reunion

OAKLAND (AP) - Jose Canseco was nervous and scared about showing up to the reunion for the 1989 World Series champion Oakland Athletics this weekend.

July 19, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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