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Fatal Cup capsize spawns survival gear

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - When he jumps aboard his high-performance catamaran, America's Cup champion skipper Jimmy Spithill is wearing his game face as well as equipment that can help save his life out on San Francisco Bay.

July 05, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Gainey, Wagner start hot at Greenbrier Classic

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) - The mustache is gone, and for one round at least, Johnson Wagner also didn't have to deal with playing bad golf.

July 05, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Donovan to get chance with USA in Gold Cup

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Landon Donovan is the biggest name in American soccer, though U.S. national team coach Jurgen Klinsmann has little respect for that distinction.

July 05, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Five-time champ Johnson has new take on restarts

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Five-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson is reshaping his views about restarts.

July 05, 2013 | | Pro Sports


NASCAR confiscates roof flaps from 31 racing teams

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Thirty-one cars, including 16 in the Sprint Cup Series, failed inspection before Thursday's practices at Daytona International Speedway.

July 05, 2013 | | Pro Sports


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July 05, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Garza throws 8 strong innings in Cubs’ 3-1 win

RICK EYMER,Associated Press

July 03, 2013 | | Pro Sports


DA: Arrest warrant for 49er Brooks filed in error

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The Santa Clara District Attorney's Office erroneously filed an arrest warrant for 49ers linebacker Ahmad Brooks after allegations that he repeatedly hit a teammate on the head with a beer bottle, a prosecutor said Wednesday.

July 03, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Choo’s single in 11th lifts Reds over Giants 3-2

CINCINNATI (AP) - Shin-Soo Choo let his bat and his teammates do the talking for him Wednesday night.

July 03, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Rolfe’s late goal lifts Fire past Earthquakes

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. (AP) - Chris Rolfe scored in the 84th minute to lift the Chicago Fire to a 3-2 victory over the San Jose Earthquakes on Wednesday night.

July 03, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Earthquakes midfielder Salinas suspended 1 game

NEW YORK (AP) - San Jose Earthquakes midfielder Shea Salinas was suspended for one game and fined an undisclosed amount for elbowing LA Galaxy forward Robbie Keane during a game last weekend.

July 03, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Murray in Wimbledon SFs, with Djokovic, del Potro

LONDON (AP) - They sighed when Andy Murray faulted.

July 03, 2013 | | Pro Sports


4 women with zero major titles reach Wimbledon SFs

LONDON (AP) - In 11 of the past 13 years, Serena or Venus Williams - and sometimes both - reached the Wimbledon final. The sisters collected five championships each in that span.

July 03, 2013 | | Pro Sports


America’s Cup champ Coutts defends rules changes

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Not long after helping to sail one of the new America's Cup catamarans around ghostly San Francisco Bay, four-time winner Russell Coutts scoffed at accusations by two foreign challengers that defending champion Oracle Team USA is benefiting from safety changes.

July 03, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Ovechkin tops NHL All-Stars, earning 6th selection

NEW YORK (AP) - Alex Ovechkin is an NHL first-team All-Star for the sixth time, but his first as a right wing.

July 03, 2013 | | Pro Sports


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James blessed to be playing in fifth NBA Finals; 4th with Heat

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - LeBron James should be used to the NBA Finals by now. After five trips to the championship series in eight years, it would make sense if he had a been-there, done-that attitude when stepping onto the sport's biggest stage.

June 04, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Kaep-ital gain: 49ers QB signs $110M extension

SANTA CLARA (AP) - San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick received a new six-year contract extension Wednesday that keeps him with the franchise through the 2020 season.

June 04, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Cali Chrome 3-5 favorite to win Triple Crown

NEW YORK (AP) - California Chrome became the early 3-5 favorite on Wednesday to win the Belmont Stakes and become horse racing's 12th Triple Crown champion and first in 36 years.

June 04, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Kings upend Rangers in OT

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Justin Williams scored 4:36 into overtime after a turnover by Dan Girardi, and the Los Angeles Kings beat the New York Rangers 3-2 on Wednesday night in the Stanley Cup finals opener.

June 04, 2014 | | Pro Sports


USMNT: Defense a central concern

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - The U.S. is getting a little defensive about its defense.

June 04, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Nadal undeterred after dropping 1st set

PARIS (AP) - Briefly, and only briefly, Rafael Nadal was in a difficult spot in the French Open quarterfinals.

June 04, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Portugal’s Ronaldo suffering from tendinitis, muscle injury

LISBON, Portugal (AP) - Portugal says forward Cristiano Ronaldo has tendinitis in his left leg to go with a left leg muscle injury as the team prepares for its World Cup opener on June 16 against Germany.

June 04, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Yankees can’t hold 4-run lead

NEW YORK (AP) - Yoenis Cespedes homered twice, Josh Donaldson hit a tiebreaking shot in the seventh inning and the Oakland Athletics overcame a four-run deficit to beat the skidding New York Yankees 7-4 Wednesday night for their fifth straight victory.

June 04, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Giants tally rare win on Cincy

CINCINNATI (AP) - Michael Morse and Juan Perez homered with two outs in the sixth inning on Wednesday night, rallying the San Francisco Giants to a 3-2 victory that ended the Cincinnati Reds' longest winning streak of the season at four games.

June 04, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Parker will be ready for Game 1

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Tony Parker's left ankle is ready for the NBA Finals.

June 04, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Durant, James top All-NBA first team

NEW YORK (AP) - Oklahoma City's Kevin Durant has capped his MVP season by being the lone unanimous choice to the All-NBA first team.

June 04, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Teens who killed grandparents wanted money

DENVER (AP) - A young couple accused of killing the man's grandparents told police they planned the slayings so he could get his inheritance: a tiny house and $20,000, according to court documents released Wednesday.

June 04, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Moss bashes 2 bombs in Bronx

NEW YORK (AP) - Brandon Moss hit his second homer of the game leading off the 10th inning, and the Oakland Athletics rallied for a 5-2 victory over the New York Yankees on Tuesday night.

June 03, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Reds pound Lincecum, Giants

CINCINNATI (AP) - Jay Bruce hadn't driven in a run in more than a month. He finally got a notable RBI and kept Cincinnati's winning streak going.

June 03, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Pacers’ plan to stay the course

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Larry Bird came up with Indiana's championship blueprint.

June 03, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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