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Ko holds off Lewis to win Swinging Skirts

DALY CITY (AP) - Poised and unflappable, Lydia Ko birdied the final hole for her third LPGA Tour victory and first as a professional, holding off Stacy Lewis and Jenny Shin on Sunday in the inaugural Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic.

April 27, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Duel at the end, then fisticuffs at Richmond

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - From perfect weather and a big crowd to a classic short-track finish and the fisticuffs afterward, NASCAR hardly could have asked for more from its first visit to Richmond International Raceway.

April 27, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Djalo lifts Earthquakes past Chivas USA

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Yannick Djalo scored in the 66th minute to help the San Jose Earthquakes win for the first time this season, 1-0 over Chivas USA on a breezy Saturday night.

April 27, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Gerrans wins Liege-Bastogne-Liege classic

BRUSSELS (AP) - Simon Gerrans of Australia relied on his power sprint finish to beat Alejandro Valverde and Michal Kwiatkowski and clinch the 100th edition of the Liege-Bastogne-Liege classic, the oldest on the books.

April 27, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Sharks look to close out Los Angeles

SAN JOSE (AP) - The San Jose Sharks have far too much respect for the Los Angeles Kings and all they have accomplished the past few years to think that knocking them out of the playoffs would be easy.

April 25, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Baalke: 49ers haven’t given up on LB Smith

SANTA CLARA (AP) - San Francisco 49ers general manager Trent Baalke is committed to supporting linebacker Aldon Smith like a family member in the wake of his latest legal trouble - and keeping Smith around for the long haul, too.

April 25, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Griffin, Jordan dominate Dubs

OAKLAND (AP) - Blake Griffin buried bank shots, turnaround jumpers and spinning layups. DeAndre Jordan gobbled up rebounds and opposing shots, often flexing his muscles and letting out a roar.

April 25, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Rockets, Harden find groove

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Troy Daniels hit a 3-pointer with 11.9 seconds left and the Houston Rockets narrowed Portland's first-round playoff advantage to 2-1 with a 121-116 overtime victory over the Trail Blazers on Friday night.

April 25, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Phelps fails to final in 50 free

MESA, Ariz. (AP) - Michael Phelps' comeback meet was cut short Friday when he failed to advance to the 50-meter freestyle final.

April 25, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Getzlaf returns to spark Anaheim

ANAHEIM (AP) - Ryan Getzlaf had a goal and two assists in his return from injury, and the Anaheim Ducks scored four power-play goals in a 6-2 victory over the Dallas Stars on Friday night to take a 3-2 lead in their first-round series.

April 25, 2014 | | Pro Sports


SF rocks Cleveland

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Michael Morse homered to back another stellar outing by Tim Hudson, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Cleveland Indians 5-1 on Friday night.

April 25, 2014 | | Pro Sports


A’s stretch lead in 7th

HOUSTON (AP) - Daric Barton and Josh Donaldson had two RBIs apiece in a seven-run ninth inning to help the Oakland Athletics to a 12-5 win over the Houston Astros on Friday night.

April 25, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Brewers’ radio voice honored

MILWAUKEE (AP) - There's no mistaking what row Bob Uecker is in now - all the way in the back of the upper deck.

April 25, 2014 | | Pro Sports


MLB tables pine tar talks

NEW YORK (AP) - Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig says the sport will wait until after the season to study whether the rule preventing pitchers from using pine tar should be changed.

April 25, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Carolina locks down Cam

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Cam Newton is now under contract with the Carolina Panthers for the next two seasons.

April 25, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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Houston star Harden’s unique game hard to stop _ and to like

HOUSTON (AP) - Whether he's stirring the pot after a big shot or flailing his arms to draw contact en route to the basket James Harden evokes strong reactions from fans and players alike.

May 23, 2015 | | Pro Sports


James leads Cavs to win over Hawks

ATLANTA (AP) - LeBron James scored 30 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers took total command of the Eastern Conference final even without injured star Kyrie Irving, routing the Atlanta Hawks 94-82 on Friday night for a 2-0 lead with the series heading to Ohio.

May 23, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Questions about safety over 99th Indianapolis 500

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - They call the Indianapolis 500 "The Greatest Spectacle in Racing" for its high speeds, rich history, enormous crowd and the take-your-breath-away competition.

May 23, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Djokovic looms in Nadal’s toughest ever draw at French Open

PARIS (AP) - The tennis equivalent of climbing three mountains, just to reach the Roland Garros final. Never have the obstacles loomed so large between Rafael Nadal and another trophy on the red clay of Paris.

May 23, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Kevin Na closes with ‘good bogey,’ leads wet Colonial

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Kevin Na had gone 26 holes without a bogey at Colonial before his last tee shot Friday was swept away by flowing water after going into a rain-swollen drainage culvert.

May 23, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Weidman, Belfort end 2-year dance in title fight

Chris Weidman and Vitor Belfort have been waiting to trade punches since early last year. Way back then, Weidman was a new champion with no real injury problems, and Belfort had just knocked out his last three opponents with spectacular head kicks.

May 23, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Longoria helps power Rays past A’s

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Scott Kazmir had not given up a home run with men on base in seven straight winless starts. And, then, he faced his former teammate.

May 23, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Lundqvist stands tall, Rangers beat Lightning

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Henrik Lundqvist stopped 38 shots to rebound from two subpar performances and help the New York Rangers shut down the Tampa Bay Lightning 5-1 on Friday night in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals.

May 23, 2015 | | Pro Sports


No immediate surgery for A’s Coco Crisp

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - The Oakland Athletics have ruled out immediate neck surgery for outfielder Coco Crisp.

May 23, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Smith suspended for rosin, sunscreen on arm

ATLANTA (AP) - Milwaukee Brewers manager Craig Counsell didn't see a shiny substance on reliever Will Smith's right arm until it was too late.

May 22, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Warriors hold off Harden, Rockets

OAKLAND (AP) - James Harden had Game 2 on his fingertips - and then he didn't.

May 21, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Curry earns 1st-team spot, Cousins on 2nd

NEW YORK (AP) - Golden State's Stephen Curry, the league MVP, and LeBron James are the only unanimous selections to the All-NBA first team.

May 21, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Bumgarner homers off Kershaw, Giants again blank Dodgers

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Madison Bumgarner acknowledged that hitting a home run off Clayton Kershaw was a little out of the ordinary. Outpitching the reigning NL MVP and Cy Young winner, though, has become almost commonplace.

May 21, 2015 | | Pro Sports


New 49ers running back Bush ready to prove himself again

ANTA CLARA (AP) - Reggie Bush wants to return punts again, and he brought up the idea to the San Francisco 49ers when he joined the team as a free agent this spring.

May 21, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Ducks beat Blackhawks in Game 3

CHICAGO (AP) - Frederik Andersen and the Anaheim Ducks left that grueling Game 2 loss back in Anaheim. They brought their special teams to Chicago.

May 21, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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