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Giants hope offseason upgrades pay off

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - After an offseason spending spree that targeted most of San Francisco's glaring holes, manager Bruce Bochy heads into spring training with fewer questions than ever about the Giants roster.

February 15, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Taylor Swift wins top Grammy Award again

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Taylor Swift's official switch from country to pop with her multi-hit, best-selling "1989" album brought the singer her second Grammy Award win for album of the year.

February 15, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Californian cyclist Coryn Rivera riding fast road to Rio

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The sprightly girl aboard the hand-me-down bike had started to cry, tears trickling down her cheeks 50 miles into the longest ride of her life.

February 14, 2016 | | Pro Sports


At All-Star weekend, it’s all about specially designed shoes

TORONTO (AP) - All-Star weekend is one of the biggest of the NBA season for stars like LeBron James, Steph Curry, James Harden and Dwyane Wade.

February 14, 2016 | | Pro Sports


The NBA 2003 draft class still going All-Star strong

TORONTO (AP) - On the night that he entered the NBA in 2003, someone asked LeBron James to assess the potential of the draft class that he was headlining as the No. 1 pick.

February 14, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Rookie youngest on Daytona 500 pole

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Chase Elliott was too young to really remember celebrating in victory lane with his father, dressed in a shirt that matched Bill Elliott's firesuit and a little finger pointed toward the sky because daddy was No. 1.

February 14, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Nishikori wins fourth straight Memphis title

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Kei Nishikori had practiced against teenager Taylor Fritz a few times over the past couple years without beating the American even once.

February 14, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Taylor rallies to capture Pebble Beach

PEBBLE BEACH (AP) - Vaughn Taylor is headed home to the Masters with his first PGA Tour victory in more than a decade, and he can't believe it.

February 14, 2016 | | Pro Sports


West rolls to record victory

TORONTO (AP) - Kobe Bryant said his NBA All-Star Game goodbye and the next generation of the West's best sent him off a winner, rolling to a record-setting 196-173 victory over the East on Sunday night.

February 14, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Skydiver dies after parachute malfunction

LODI (AP) - Authorities say a skydiver has died after crashing against a wall next a road near the Lodi Airport.

February 14, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Deal delays eviction threat for SF nuns feeding homeless

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Nuns who faced possible eviction from San Francisco's gritty Tenderloin district because of a rent increase have won a reprieve.

February 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Curry returns to Toronto at the height of his powers

TORONTO (AP) - When the Toronto Raptors signed Dell Curry in 1999 to provide some shooting on the perimeter, they also acquired two young children in the deal that would dart around the back hallways of the Air Canada Center dribbling basketballs and bouncing off the walls.

February 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Brewers trade Khris Davis to Athletics

MILWAUKEE (AP) - The Milwaukee Brewers have traded power-hitting outfielder Khris Davis to the Oakland Athletics for a pair of prospects.

February 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Kang flirts with 59, doesn’t even know it

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) - Sung Kang didn't know anything about his amateur partner until he went on the Internet and looked up actor Ray Romano. He didn't realize the par at Monterey Peninsula was 71 until he scrambled for par on his final hole and realized while signing his card Friday that he set the course record with a career-low 60.

February 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports


It’s Kobe’s world, at least for 1 more All-Star weekend

TORONTO (AP) - Kobe Bryant answered questions in Spanish and Italian, raved about Canadian hospitality, showed off knowledge of both Greek basketball and English soccer. He announced plans to go to the Philippines and Taiwan, thanked fans from Japan and even asked a reporter how to say a phrase in Mandarin.

February 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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49ers make surprise hire of John Lynch as general manager

SANTA CLARA (AP) - The San Francisco 49ers made a surprise hire to fill their general manager void Sunday, hiring former NFL safety and Fox television ...

January 29, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Federer beats Nadal in epic Aussie final round

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - So here was Roger Federer, down a break in the fifth set in a Grand Slam final. Across the net was his ...

January 29, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Jon Rahm breaks through via thrilling back 9 at Torrey

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Jon Rahm of Spain added his name to the burgeoning list of young stars Sunday with his big game and a big ...

January 29, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Brittany Lincicome captures LPGA Tour opener in playoff

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) - Brittany Lincicome won the LPGA Tour's season-opening Pure Silk Bahamas Classic on Sunday in wind and some late rain, beating ...

January 29, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Bergsma unbeatable in women’s 1000 at Worlds speedskating

BERLIN (AP) - American skater Heather Bergsma claimed her fifth win from five in the women's 1000, while Ruslan Murashov won the second men's ...

January 29, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Gut crashes; Shiffrin ecstatic in 4th; Vonn content in 12th

CORTINA D'AMPEZZO, Italy (AP) - Lara Gut crashed, Mikaela Shiffrin was ecstatic after finishing fourth, while Lindsey Vonn was just happy to make it down ...

January 29, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Japan’s Watanabe sets world record

TOKYO (AP) - Japan teenager Ippei Watanabe set a world record in the men's 200-meter breaststroke with a time of 2 minutes, 06.67 seconds.

January 29, 2017 | | Pro Sports


AFC holds on to defeat NFC 20-13 in Pro Bowl

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Andy Dalton completed 10 of 12 passes for 100 yards and engineered two scoring drives to help lead the AFC to a ...

January 29, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Curry out, but Warriors hold off Blazers behind Durant

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Kevin Durant had 33 points and 10 rebounds, and the Golden State Warriors overcame Stephen Curry's absence to hold off the ...

January 29, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Taylor-made move lands brothers, Jeff Gordon win

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - He's one of the top racers in America, and almost always overlooked, even on the day the boldest move of ...

January 29, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Simmonds, Gretzky engineer All-Star Game win

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Wayne Simmonds' first All-Star weekend after a nine-year NHL career was strange enough. Having Wayne Gretzky for a coach made it even ...

January 29, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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