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Billy Beane proud of the 'Moneyball' legacy

VILLANOVA, Pa.- Billy Beane's influence on using baseball statistics and economics in building a team has stretched from the diamond to the silver screen.

February 10, 2012 | The Associated Press | Pro Sports


49ers reward GM with three-year extension

SANTA CLARA- The San Francisco 49ers have confidence in Trent Baalke leading them for the long haul.

February 10, 2012 | By JANIE McCAULEY AP Sports Writer | Pro Sports


Warriors hand Nuggets 5th straight loss

DENVER (AP) - Golden State coach Mark Jackson thought Stephen Curry's stat line was a thing of beauty.

February 09, 2012 | By ARNIE STAPLETON AP Sports Writer | Pro Sports


Tyreke Evans leads Kings past Thunder

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Playing on national TV for the first and only time this season, the Sacramento Kings and their rabid fans put on a good show - at the expense of the Oklahoma City Thunder.

February 09, 2012 | | Pro Sports


UFC's Nick Diaz fails drug test, facing suspension

LAS VEGAS (AP) - UFC welterweight Nick Diaz tested positive for marijuana after his loss to Carlos Condit on Saturday night and faces disciplinary action, including a possible suspension and fine, the head of the Nevada Athletic Commission said Thursday.

February 09, 2012 | | Pro Sports


49ers wideout Joshua Morgan eager to get back

SANTA CLARA (AP) - San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Joshua Morgan is running, and even sprinting, again on the surgically repaired right leg that limited him to only five games in 2011 for the NFC West champions.

February 09, 2012 | By JANIE McCAULEY AP Sports Writer | Pro Sports


Raiders release CB Stanford Routt

ALAMEDA (AP) - Less than one year ago, Al Davis made Stanford Routt one of the cornerstones of the Oakland Raiders defense with a lavish contract that kept him from free agency.

February 09, 2012 | By JOSH DUBOW AP Sports Writer | Pro Sports


Johnson in 3-way tie at Pebble; Tiger starts well

PEBBLE BEACH (AP) - Twenty months later, Dustin Johnson finally hit the drive he wanted at Pebble Beach. Ten years later, Tiger Woods must have wondered what kept him away from the Pebble Beach National Pro-Am.

February 09, 2012 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Pro Sports


Sports briefs

BASKETBALL

February 08, 2012 | | Pro Sports


A beautiful week awaits at Pebble Beach

PEBBLE BEACH - In what Robert Louis Stevenson called "the most felicitous meeting of land and sea," the sea was winning Wednesday at Pebble Beach.

February 08, 2012 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Pro Sports


Baseball Hall to begin drug education program

NEW YORK (AP) - The Baseball Hall of Fame is starting a drug education program for students and young adults - in the same year Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens and Sammy Sosa will appear on ballot for the first time after careers tainted by steroid accusations.

February 08, 2012 | | Pro Sports


A's owner pushes public, MLB for move to San Jose

SAN JOSE - Oakland Athletics owner Lew Wolff said Wednesday that indecision by Major League Baseball over whether his club can move to San Jose has been "excruciating" but that he believes the process is finally nearing an end.

February 08, 2012 | By ANTONIO GONZALEZ AP Sports Writer | Pro Sports


Raiders retain Saunders as offensive assistant

ALAMEDA (AP) - Former offensive coordinator Al Saunders will remain on the Oakland Raiders coaching staff as a senior offensive assistant.

February 08, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Sports briefs

BASKETBALL

February 07, 2012 | | Pro Sports


A's agree to extend Billy Beane through 2019

Billy Beane is planning to stay in the Bay Area for the long haul.

February 07, 2012 | By JANIE McCAULEY AP Sports Writer | Pro Sports


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Donaldson’s HR in 9th rallies A’s past Orioles

OAKLAND (AP) - Josh Donaldson hit a three-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning, sending the Oakland Athletics to a stunning 5-4 comeback victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Friday night.

July 19, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Sandoval’s homer helps Giants beat Marlins

MIAMI (AP) - Anxious to end a five-week swoon, the San Francisco Giants are hitting again.

July 19, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Smith sentenced to probation

SAN JOSE (AP) - San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith was sentenced Friday to serve three years of probation and to spend 11 days with a work crew after he pleaded no contest to drunken driving and weapons charges.

July 19, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Rory McIlroy builds a 4-shot lead at British Open

HOYLAKE, England (AP) - Rory McIlroy only saw birdies at Royal Liverpool, mostly on his scorecard, and even one pheasant that trotted across the eighth green as he was lining up a putt. That was but a minor interruption in his command performance Friday in the British Open.

July 19, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Canseco comes back for 89’ reunion

OAKLAND (AP) - Jose Canseco was nervous and scared about showing up to the reunion for the 1989 World Series champion Oakland Athletics this weekend.

July 19, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Wiggins, Cavs hounded by Love trade rumors

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Andrew Wiggins came to summer league to get an early education on the NBA game, from playing against better competition to learning about what his new coach with the Cleveland Cavaliers will demand of him as a pro.

July 19, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Streaking Mercury host WNBA All-Star Game

PHOENIX (AP) - The desert is a perfect place for this year's WNBA All-Star Game. It's where the most dominating basketball in the league has been played this season

July 19, 2014 | | Pro Sports


NFL to restrict evaluations of underclassmen

NEW YORK (AP) - The NFL will limit the number of underclassmen who can receive evaluations for the draft to five from a single school, although special exceptions will be allowed.

July 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Nibali again dominates Tour de France

CHAMROUSSE, France (AP) - If Vincenzo Nibali was looking happier Friday after the Tour de France rode into the Alps, here's why: His top rival fell out of contention, he gained nearly a minute on his next-biggest challenger and oh, he won Stage 13 to boot.

July 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Diaz rallies to maintain lead at Marathon Classic

SYLVANIA, Ohio (AP) - Laura Diaz almost chose to walk away from golf to spend more time at home with her family.

July 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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