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Jeff Gordon wins rain- shortened race at Pocono

LONG POND, Pa. (AP) - In a race marred by the death of a fan hit by lightning, Jeff Gordon earned his first victory of the season on Sunday, taking advantage of an accident sparked by teammate Jimmie Johnson and going on to win when the race was called because of a downpour preceding the fatal storm.

August 05, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Bradley wins in stunning turnaround at Firestone

AKRON, Ohio (AP) - Keegan Bradley never looked like a winner over four days and 71 holes at Firestone until he poured in a 15-foot par putt on the final hole Sunday.

August 05, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Langer rallies to win 3M

BLAINE, Minn. (AP) - Bernhard Langer was right on target in the 3M Championship.

August 05, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Athletics’ Griffin goes on disabled list

OAKLAND (AP) - Athletics right-hander A.J. Griffin was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right shoulder and outfielder Michael Taylor was optioned to Triple-A before Sunday's game with the Toronto Blue Jays.

August 05, 2012 | | Pro Sports


ON THE BRINK

The city's top junior golfer will get to play alongside the state's best starting Sunday with the North/South California State Boys Championship at San Joaquin Country Club in Fresno.

August 04, 2012 | Jonamar Jacinto | Pro Sports


Nationals acquire Kurt Suzuki from Athletics

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Nationals acquired catcher Kurt Suzuki from the Oakland Athletics on Friday for minor league catcher David Freitas.

August 03, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Furyk scrambles to 4-under 66, stays in lead

AKRON, Ohio (AP) - Jim Furyk and Tiger Woods each carried momentum into the second round of the Bridgestone Invitational. That meant the best 36-hole score for Furyk in his PGA Tour career, and the worst start for Woods in nearly fourth months.

August 03, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Goldson, Whitner back in the thick of things

SANTA CLARA (AP) - For two guys who didn't know each other before last season, Dashon Goldson and Donte Whitner sure look like they belong together on the back end of the San Francisco 49ers' defense.

August 03, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Raiders want more from Heyward-Bey

NAPA (AP) - Oakland wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey doesn't put much stock in the numbers he put up last season, even though he had career highs in catches, yards and touchdowns.

August 03, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Posey homers and Giants beat Rockies

DENVER (AP) - Bruce Bochy gave his players a pep talk before Friday's game at Coors Field, and the San Francisco Giants responded with their biggest offensive night of the season.

August 03, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Ex-Giants Jacobs, Manningham try to fit with 49ers

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Brandon Jacobs never broaches the subject with his new San Francisco 49ers teammates unless he's asked.

August 02, 2012 | | Pro Sports


A's to call up prized prospect to start Friday

OAKLAND (AP) - The Oakland Athletics plan to call up right-hander Dan Straily, who has more strikeouts than any other pitcher in professional baseball, to start Friday against the Toronto Blue Jays.

August 02, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Colon pitches A's past slumping Blue Jays

OAKLAND (AP) - Josh Reddick hit a two-run homer to back another strong outing by Bartolo Colon, and the Oakland Athletics beat the slumping Toronto Blue Jays 4-1 on Thursday night.

August 02, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Giants continue slide with loss to Mets

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Buster Posey has a six-game hitting streak, the only Giants batter who has hit safely in more than two straight games.

August 02, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Mets spoil Pence’s debut, beat Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Jonathon Niese scattered three hits over seven innings and Ruben Tejada homered for the first time in almost two years and singled twice, leading the New York Mets past the San Francisco Giants 2-1 on Wednesday night.

August 01, 2012 | | Pro Sports


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Day survives the magic of Dubuisson in Match Play

MARANA, Ariz. (AP) - Jason Day never stopped believing he would win the Match Play Championship, even in the midst of so many shots by Victor Dubuisson that simply defied belief.

February 23, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Sweden’s Nordqvist wins LPGA Thailand

CHONBURI, Thailand (AP) - Anna Nordqvist won the LPGA Thailand on Sunday to end a five-year victory drought, holding off top-ranked Inbee Park at Siam County Club.

February 23, 2014 | | Pro Sports


York says near trade of coach ‘isn’true’

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - San Francisco 49ers CEO Jed York denied his team nearly traded coach Jim Harbaugh to the Cleveland Browns last month for draft picks.

February 22, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Busch races to history books

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Kyle Busch made a little history at a pretty big track.

February 22, 2014 | | Pro Sports


A’s OF Fuld welcomes another challenge

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Sam Fuld has never backed down from a challenge and that's been a major reason he's still playing professional baseball. He's facing his latest test trying to make the roster of the Oakland Athletics as a reserve outfielder.

February 22, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Raptors cool off Cavs

TORONTO (AP) - Terrence Ross scored 20 points, Jonas Valanciunas had 18 and the Toronto Raptors snapped the Cleveland Cavaliers' six-game winning streak with a 98-91 victory on Friday night.

February 22, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Big day for Canadians

SOCHI, Russia (AP) - Four Ukrainian women gave their politically torn country some good news at the Sochi Games on Friday, and Canada delivered more bad news to the United States - yet another Olympic hockey defeat.

February 22, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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