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MLB chief rebuffs mayor’s request over Oakland A’s

SAN JOSE (AP) - San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed's request to sit down with Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig to discuss the Oakland A's pursuit of a San Jose ballpark has been rejected, a newspaper reported.

April 11, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Playoff-bound Warriors now hope to take next step

OAKLAND (AP) - Booed one year and celebrated the next, Golden State Warriors owner Joe Lacob admits he feels "a little bit" vindicated now.

April 11, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Kings beat Hornets to end 5-game home skid

SACRAMENTO (AP) - Though there was nothing special about this late-season meeting between two losing teams, any game against New Orleans is meaningful to Marcus Thornton.

April 11, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Thunder star Durant pays visit to Giants game

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant spent his basketball off day at the San Francisco Giants' ballpark on a spectacular Bay Area afternoon, signing autographs and meeting players Wednesday.

April 11, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Moss’ HR, 5 RBIs power A’s to win over Angels

ANAHEIM (AP) - Brandon Moss tied a career high with five RBIs, including his second homer in two games, and the Oakland Athletics extended their winning streak to seven games with an 11-5 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Wednesday night.

April 11, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Zito delivers again as Posey, Giants sweep Rockies

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - For most of his outing, Barry Zito had a large lead that would make most pitchers plenty comfortable.

April 11, 2013 | | Pro Sports


American League capsules

BOSTON (AP) - Manny Machado's three-run homer capped a five-run ninth inning and gave the Baltimore Orioles an 8-5 win over the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday night.

April 11, 2013 | | Pro Sports


National League capsules

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Jake Westbrook pitched a five-hiter and the St. Louis Cardinals backed him with four home runs Wednesday in routing the Cincinnati Reds 10-0.

April 11, 2013 | | Pro Sports


NBA capsules

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Kobe Bryant scored a season-high 47 points and the Los Angeles Lakers pulled closer to a playoff berth with a 113-106 victory over the short-handed Portland Trail Blazers on Wednesday night.

April 10, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Warriors top Wolves to clinch playoff spot

OAKLAND (AP) - Klay Thompson scored 30 points, Stephen Curry added 24 points and 10 assists and the Golden State Warriors clinched a playoff berth by routing the Minnesota Timberwolves 105-89 on Tuesday night.

April 10, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Bobrovsky’s 30 saves lift CBJs past Sharks

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Coming off one of their worst games in the last two months, the Columbus Blue Jackets were angry and hungry.

April 10, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Jaso’s pinch HR paces A’s to win over Angels

ANAHEIM (AP) - Pinch-hitter John Jaso had a go-ahead, three-run homer in the seventh inning, and the Oakland Athletics blew a four-run lead before rallying to beat the Los Angeles Angels 9-5 Tuesday night in the majors' final home opener.

April 10, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Giants rally past Rockies to bail out Lincecum

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - One bad inning ended up ruining Tim Lincecum's start. Brandon Crawford and the rest of the San Francisco hitters made sure it wasn't a wasted night for the Giants.

April 10, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Raiders sign 4 defenders in free agency

ALAMEDA (AP) - Oakland Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie is looking for better luck this season with his free-agent cornerback additions.

April 10, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Sacramento mayor reveals new investor in Kings bid

SACRAMENTO (AP) - Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson has announced a new investor to help fill the role vacated by billionaire Ron Burkle in the city's bid to keep the Kings from moving to Seattle.

April 10, 2013 | | 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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