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World champ fights off shark

JOHANNESBURG (AP) - Knocked off his board by an attacking shark, three-time world champion Mick Fanning punched the creature before escaping unharmed during the televised finals of a world surfing competition in South Africa on Sunday.

July 20, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Former pitcher Mark Mulder wins tourney

STATELINE, Nev. (AP) - Mark Mulder won the American Century Championship on Sunday, holding off fellow former major league pitcher Eric Gagne by a point.

July 20, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Trainer: California Chrome to return to racing in 2016

DEL MAR (AP) - Trainer Art Sherman says California Chrome, winner of the 2014 Kentucky Derby and Horse of the Year, will return to racing next year.

July 20, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Kyle Busch races to 3rd win of year, moves closer to Chase

LOUDON, N.H. (AP) - Stuck in a hospital, Kyle Busch could only think about a comeback, not championship contention.

July 20, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Piercy wins Barbasol fpr 3rd PGA title

OPELIKA, Ala. (AP) - Scott Piercy won the Barbasol Championship on Sunday for his third PGA Tour title, closing with a 6-under 65 for a three-stroke victory.

July 20, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Giants place Susac on disabled list

PHOENIX (AP) - The San Francisco Giants put catcher Andrew Susac on the 15-day disabled list with a sprained right thumb before Sunday's game against Arizona.

July 20, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Maxwell hits HR, Pence has key hit as Giants win

PHOENIX (AP) - Even with his bullpen overworked the previous two days, Giants manager Bruce Bochy decided that there was no point in pushing ace Madison Bumgarner beyond five innings and 93 pitches on Sunday.

July 20, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Josh Reddick hits grand slam

OAKLAND (AP) - Jake Smolinski has made a big impression with his bat in less than 24 hours of his first home games for Oakland.

July 19, 2015 | Tamara Foreman | Pro Sports


US study banning headers only part of stopping concussions

AURORA, Colorado (AP) - A group of scientists checked a decade's worth of data about what causes concussions in U.S. high school soccer. Their conclusion: While a ban on heading would help decrease head injuries, what the game really needs is better enforcement of rules restricting all sorts of player-to-player contact.

July 18, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Cuba says 4 players absent for Gold Cup quarterfinal

BALTIMORE (AP) - When it comes to Cuba's soccer team, you can't even tell the players with a scorecard.

July 18, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Kings -Pelicans preseason game at Rupp Arena

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Tickets go on public sale Friday morning for the Oct. 17 NBA preseason game at Rupp Arena between the New Orleans Pelicans and Sacramento Kings, both of which feature former Kentucky stars.

July 18, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Armstrong return casts shadow

RODEZ, France (AP) - The fields rolled by, the dark glasses were again on his nose, and he was back riding in France.

July 18, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Dustin Johnson still in control

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) - The grand pursuit of Jordan Spieth, redemption for Dustin Johnson, the mystery that has become Tiger Woods. It all came to a momentary halt Friday in the gloaming of St. Andrews when Tom Watson said goodbye to the British Open.

July 18, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Two pitches doom A’s in loss to Twins

OAKLAND (AP) - Sonny Gray rarely gives up home runs, and this time he surrendered two, one a grand slam. Oakland's All-Star ace rarely needs long innings to get through opposing batting orders. On Friday night he threw 38 pitches just to finish the sixth.

July 18, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Steven Gerrard scores in MLS debut

CARSON (AP) - Steven Gerrard pounded home his first MLS goal and sprinted to the corner, sliding on his knees and spreading his arms in triumph while the LA Galaxy's sellout crowd roared.

July 18, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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Blatter $M bonuses, police raid revealed in FIFA turmoil

GENEVA (AP) - Sepp Blatter's $12 million bonus from the 2014 World Cup and yet another police raid for evidence of financial crimes at FIFA ...

June 03, 2016 | | Pro Sports


ABC scores with NBA Finals rating

OAKLAND (AP) - Game 1 of the NBA Finals between Golden State and Cleveland was the most-watched and highest-rated opening game on ABC, with 19.2 ...

June 03, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Giants OF Pence likely out 8 weeks with hamstring surgery

ST. LOUIS (AP) - San Francisco Giants outfielder Hunter Pence will undergo surgery for a right hamstring injury and is likely to be out eight weeks.

June 03, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Kuchar, Steele tied for lead at Memorial

DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) - Two matches at home against Phil Mickelson made Brendan Steele feel inadequate. Two rounds at the Memorial gave him a share of ...

June 03, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Eyeing 22nd major, Williams to face Muguruza in French final

PARIS (AP) - Two years ago at the French Open, Serena Williams was stunned in the second round by a 20-year-old opponent participating in only her ...

June 03, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Limiting Curry, Thompson not enough for Cavs

OAKLAND (AP) - LeBron James sat down on the bench in the fourth quarter as the game slipped away, threw his hands up and grimaced in ...

June 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Lincecum allows three runs in five innings in Triple-A debut

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) - Two-time Cy Young winner Tim Lincecum allowed three runs and three hits over five innings in his first comeback start with Triple-A ...

June 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Knicks hire Hornacek as coach after 32-50 season

NEW YORK (AP) - The New York Knicks have hired Jeff Hornacek, who emerged last month as Phil Jackson's surprising coaching choice.

June 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Serena Williams pulls out tough quarterfinal win at French Open

PARIS (AP) - Serena Williams' chest was heaving between points. Her footwork wasn't quite right. Miscue followed miscue, until she was a set and a ...

June 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Argentina, Belgium top FIFA rankings

ZURICH (AP) - Argentina will kick off the Copa America as the world's top-ranked team, and No. 2 Belgium goes to the European Championship as ...

June 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


US looks to build World Cup buzz at home in Copa America

SANTA CLARA (AP) - U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann realizes full well that a strong Copa America run on home soil could mean much to this ...

June 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Dustin Johnson off to fast start at Memorial

DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) - Dustin Johnson set the pace early with 10 birdies on his way to an 8-under 64 at the Memorial.

June 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Bumgarner belts 2-run HR, shuts down Braves

ATLANTA (AP) - Madison Bumgarner found the delivery he says he has sought for a year and a half.

June 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Pence on DL with hamstring injury

ATLANTA (AP) - The San Francisco Giants have placed outfielder Hunter Pence on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right hamstring.

June 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Glory Days: Bay Area plays host to NBA Finals, Stanley Cup

OAKLAND (AP) - Stephen Curry and LeBron James dueling on the court in the NBA Finals as the Golden State Warriors look to cap a record-breaking ...

June 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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