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Arbitrator says MLS coach fired over spanking, other issues

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - The Philadelphia Union fired coach Peter Nowak in 2012 after getting complaints he hazed rookie players by spanking them so hard it hurt his hand, directed them to run 10 miles in warm weather without water, and was dismissive of concussion injuries, according to newly filed court documents.

January 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Griffey elected to Hall with 99.3 percentage

NEW YORK (AP) - Ken Griffey Jr. was considered Mr. Clean during 22 years in the major leagues, untainted by accusations of drug use as he climbed the home-run list during the height of the Steroids Era.

January 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


NFL coaches are first to go

The San Francisco 49ers were so eager to get rid of Jim Tomsula that he was shown the door almost before the parking lot at Levi Stadium cleared out after his last game.

January 06, 2016 | TIM DAHLBERG Associated Press Sports Columnist | Pro Sports


Raiders show progress but fall short of playoffs

ALAMEDA . (AP) - The signs of progress for the Oakland Raiders were stark.

January 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


What York does, not what he says, will matter most

Jed York tried for public contrition in Monday's long-awaited oops-on-me news conference, which is fine.

January 06, 2016 | Tim Kawakami Mercury News Columnist | Pro Sports


Klay scores 36 as Warriors beat Lakers

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Klay Thompson scored 22 of his 36 points in the first quarter and Stephen Curry added 17 before sitting out the fourth to rest his ailing leg in the Golden State Warriors' 109-88 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday night.

January 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Dallas tops Sacramento in 2OTs

DALLAS (AP) - Deron Williams hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer in the second overtime, and the Dallas Mavericks beat Sacramento 117-116 Tuesday night for their 22nd consecutive home victory over the Kings.

January 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Bonds, Clemens likely to get boost from Hall vote changes

NEW YORK (AP) - Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens and other tainted stars of the Steroids Era appear likely to get a boost in Hall of Fame balloting, but not enough to enter Cooperstown this year.

January 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


New year on PGA Tour raises five questions

KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) - Jordan Spieth spent the first official practice day of the new year in good company.

January 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Alvarez can earn $1.6M in bonuses under A’s deal

OAKLAND (AP) - Henderson Alvarez can earn $1.6 million in performance bonuses based on starts in addition to his $4.25 million salary as part of his one-year contract with the Oakland Athletics.

January 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Odds go out window for unpredictable playoffs

LAS VEGAS (AP) - The playoffs are here, and nobody seems to know what to make of them.

January 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Two-time Super Bowl winner Coughlin resigns as Giants coach

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) - With the New York Giants facing a difficult decision on his coaching future after four straight years out of the playoffs, Tom Coughlin walked away gracefully, doing what was best for him.

January 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Kaepernick has torn thumb ligament on throwing hand

SANTA CLARA (AP) - San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has a torn ligament in the thumb on his throwing hand and surgery has been recommended. That could happen as soon as this week once he receives a second opinion on the injury.

January 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Swinney confident star Lawson will play in title game

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Clemson coach Dabo Swinney says he is "very optimistic" All-American Shaq Lawson will play in the national title game against Alabama after the defensive end missed most of the Tigers' semifinal victory with a knee injury.

January 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Possible move hangs over Raiders

ALAMEDA (AP) - Heading into the offseason with uncertainty is old hat for the Oakland Raiders, who have had nine head coaches and 17 starting quarterbacks during a 13-year stretch of no winning record or playoff berths.

January 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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Butler trade sets the stage for looming free agency

The Associated Press

June 23, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Alysia Montano competes again while pregnant at nationals

SACRAMENTO (AP) - Alysia Montano took two laps at nationals while pregnant with her first child. It was only fair she do the same with baby ...

June 23, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Mexico relishing chance to show its worth against Russia

KAZAN, Russia (AP) - The game against host nation Russia will mean more to Mexico than just a spot in the Confederations Cup semifinal.

June 23, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Portugal weighs resting Ronaldo for next game

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) - Portugal coach Fernando Santos could deny himself the pleasure of seeing Cristiano Ronaldo play against New Zealand on Saturday.

June 23, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Spieth maintains lead in Travelers Championship

CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) - Jordan Spieth played well enough in the second round of the Travelers Championship to stay in the lead. Rory McIlroy played just ...

June 23, 2017 | | Pro Sports


From Bronx to Tokyo, Darvish vs Tanaka creates buzz

NEW YORK (AP) - Snuggled in his baby pouch, 3-month-old Toma Tsubota probably won't remember being at Yankee Stadium for his first baseball game.

June 23, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Urias to have season-ending r surgery

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Los Angeles Dodgers tried to do everything they could to protect the young, slight frame of prized prospect Julio Urias. They ...

June 23, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Siddall leads Stockton to win over Modesto

STOCKTON (AP) -- Brett Siddall hit two home runs and drove in five runs, as the Stockton Ports defeated the Modesto Nuts 11-1 on Thursday.

June 23, 2017 | | Pro Sports


LSU ends Oregon State’s streak

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Alex Lange limited top-seeded Oregon State to two hits over 7 1/3 innings, and LSU ended the Beavers' 23-game winning streak ...

June 23, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Braves use 8-run 5th to hold off Giants

ATLANTA (AP) - Lane Adams says he believes the baseball cliche that hitting is contagious.

June 23, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Reddick lifts Astros over Athletics

OAKLAND (AP) - Josh Reddick will take a three-hit game any time. This one meant just a little bit more to the Houston Astros outfielder, though.

June 23, 2017 | | Pro Sports


76ers take Fultz, Lakers grab Ball to start NBA draft

NEW YORK (AP) - Markelle Fultz, Lonzo Ball and the future of the NBA arrived Thursday night.

June 23, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Warriors pick up No. 38 pick Jordan Bell

OAKLAND (AP) - The Golden State Warriors didn't have a pick in Thursday night's draft but they moved quickly when the opportunity to grab ...

June 22, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Jordan Spieth shoots 63 to take lead

CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) - Jordan Spieth didn't take long to figure out TPC River Highlands.

June 22, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Best NHL expansion team ever?

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Vegas Golden Knights owner Bill Foley has repeatedly said he wants to win the Stanley Cup within the first six years of ...

June 22, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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