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Samardzija’s 4-hitter leads Giants on Rays’ Pride Night

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Jeff Samardzija had a dominant performance on a night that was much more than just a ballgame.

June 18, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Burns drives in the winning run in the 9th inning

OAKLAND (AP) - Jake Smolinski thought he caught it. Billy Burns knew otherwise. The outfielders are able to joke about it after they came through with big at-bats.

June 18, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Dustin Johnson tied for lead at US Open

OAKMONT, Pa. (AP) - Dustin Johnson unleashed another powerful tee shot that got lost in the darkening sky over Oakmont. Positioned some 200 yards away on a forward tee, his caddie tried to track the flight of the ball until he gave up and said, "Where did it go?"

June 18, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Outside shot: LeBron lifts Cavs, Cleveland to cusp of title

CLEVELAND (AP) - LeBron James' family, closest friends and some hangers-on who wanted a glimpse waited for him in the arena's hallways like they have since he was an unequalled Ohio high school star, the best player on any court.

June 18, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Ayesha Curry latest sports spouse to lash out on Twitter

The Associated Press

June 18, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Russian track and field athletes banned from Rio Games

VIENNA (AP) - Russia's track and field athletes will be banned from competing for their country at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics after a landmark decision Friday that punished the sports powerhouse for a systematic doping system that operated "from the top down" and tainted the entire team.

June 18, 2016 | | Pro Sports


US will have depth of roster tested

SEATTLE (AP) - When Jurgen Klinsmann started experimenting with his roster following the 2014 World Cup, the U.S. coach did it with the hope of building more depth for the next four-year cycle.

June 18, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Colombia beats Peru on PKs to reach semis

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) - David Ospina dived to his left, and Peru's Miguel Trauco sent his penalty kick down the middle, a yard above the ground. The 27-year-old Colombian goalkeeper kicked out his trailing right leg, and booted the ball away to give Colombia an advantage in the shootout.

June 18, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Tim Lincecum embraces a second chance with new Angels team

OAKLAND (AP) - A white cap on backward, Tim Lincecum stopped to pet the bomb-sniffing dogs in the parking lot before greeting the workers at the security entrance who warmly welcomed him back to the Oakland Coliseum.

June 18, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Storms soften Oakmont and stop the US Open

OAKMONT, Pa. (AP) - Even a rain-soaked Oakmont didn't keep the U.S. Open from delivering its usual dose of frustration.

June 17, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Bogut unlikely to play in Rio

CLEVELAND (AP) - Andrew Bogut all but ruled himself out of the Rio Olympics on Thursday, saying the bone bruises around his left knee almost certainly will not be healed in time for him to play for Australia this summer.

June 17, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Curry gets ejected late, Warriors lose Game 6

CLEVELAND (AP) - Ayesha Curry was angry about getting into Game 6 of the NBA Finals later than she planned. Stephen Curry was steaming when he left the game earlier than he wanted.

June 17, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Astros, Cardinals keeping it civil during investigation

ST. LOUIS (AP) - The Houston Astros happened to be in town when the St. Louis Cardinals paraded out one of their just-signed first-round draft picks to take some cuts in the batting cage and do interviews.

June 17, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Suzuki’s milestone raises familiar questions about context

When Japanese slugger Sadaharu Oh hit his 756th home run back in 1977, the reaction in the U.S. was predictably mild.

June 17, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Muncy breaks up Lewis’ no-hit bid for A’s

OAKLAND (AP) - Max Muncy was retired on a running catch in his first at-bat Thursday. Then was thrown out at first base by Colby Lewis when he tried to reach on a bunt.

June 17, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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Ledecky hands medals to Harper, throws out first pitch

WASHINGTON (AP) - One by one, swimmer Katie Ledecky handed her Olympic medals to Bryce Harper. Four gold medals and one silver from the Rio Olympics ...

August 24, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Roberts convinces Segedin to take 1-day paternity leave

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Dodgers outfielder Rob Segedin is going on paternity leave after exiting in the eighth inning Tuesday night to be there for the ...

August 24, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Kaepernick ready for 1st preseason appearance

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Colin Kaepernick is on track to make his first appearance of the preseason for San Francisco on Friday night against the Green ...

August 24, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Sen. Reid wants Raiders in Vegas

RENO, Nev. (AP) - Sen. Harry Reid says he's a big fan of efforts to lure the NFL's Raiders to Las Vegas but is ...

August 24, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Earthquakes extend Revolution’s winless streak

SAN JOSE (AP) - David Bingham had his sixth shutout of the season and the San Jose Earthquakes tied New England 0-0 on Wednesday night, extending ...

August 24, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Hill solid, Turner homers and Dodgers beat Giants

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Justin Turner and the Dodgers aren't thinking cruise control just yet.

August 24, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Athletics take series from Indians

OAKLAND (AP) - Kendall Graveman is a big fan of motivational tapes and speeches, something the Athletics right-hander relied on quite a bit after losing six ...

August 24, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Dodgers rough up Bumgarner, beat Giants

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Corey Seager, Justin Turner and Adrian Gonzalez combined for eight hits and four RBIs, and the Los Angeles Dodgers roughed up Madison ...

August 23, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Davis hits 33rd home run in A’s win over Indians

OAKLAND (AP) - Khris Davis hit a three-run homer and scored three times, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Cleveland Indians 9-1 on Tuesday night to ...

August 23, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Raiders’ Carr using preseason to experiment with offense

ALAMEDA (AP) - Through two preseason games in which he's played slightly more than two quarters, Raiders quarterback Derek Carr's numbers are downright bad.

August 23, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Raiders’ Underwood looking forward to seeing Raisman

ALAMEDA (AP) - Raiders tight end Colton Underwood said he never expected the kind of attention he would get when he sent gymnast Aly Raisman a ...

August 23, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Notre Dame’s Butler charged; accused of tackling officer

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) - A Notre Dame cornerback accused of tackling a police officer and punching him in the side and stomach during an altercation ...

August 23, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Cal, Hawaii play tourists ahead of college football opener

SYDNEY (AP) - With the usual touristy things - Opera House, Harbour Bridge and meeting mascot-sized koalas - out of the way, the California Golden Bears and Hawaii ...

August 23, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Rangers put Josh Hamilton on unconditional release waivers

CINCINNATI (AP) - The Texas Rangers placed Josh Hamilton on unconditional release waivers Tuesday, though they hope his surgically rebuilt left knee is healthy enough to ...

August 23, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Dodgers lose Anderson, Kazmir; tie record with 27 on DL

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Dodgers have placed left-handers Brett Anderson and Scott Kazmir on the disabled list, tying the 2012 Boston Red Sox for the ...

August 23, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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