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WR Deion Branch looking for wins, not attention

INDIANAPOLIS - He plays offense. He's won at least two Super Bowls, and he was the MVP the last time the Patriots won the NFL championship.

January 30, 2012 | | Pro Sports


No gimmick New York Giants arrive at Super Bowl

INDIANAPOLIS - Unlike four years ago when they dressed in black suits as a symbol of unity before facing the undefeated Patriots, the Giants returned to the Super Bowl this time with no sartorial gimmicks.

January 30, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Irsay hopes to halt Manning talk during Super Bowl

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Jim Irsay did his own politicking Monday.

January 30, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Giants vs. Patriots II worth 4-year wait

INDIANAPOLIS - Four years after what many consider the best finish in Super Bowl history, the Giants and Patriots are facing off once more for the NFL championship. While there are no perfect records on the line this time, this matchup could be equally enticing.

January 30, 2012 | By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer | Pro Sports


Sports briefs

MAJORS

January 30, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Rookie coach looks to reverse Raiders’ near-decade long stretch of losing

ALAMEDA - Reggie McKenzie started researching Dennis Allen as a potential coaching candidate this past season when he first heard the Oakland Raiders might hire him as a general manager.

January 30, 2012 | By JOSH DUBOW AP Sports Writer | Pro Sports


NBA Capsules

MIAMI (AP) - LeBron James scored 35 points, reigning NBA MVP Derrick Rose wasted two chances in the final 23 seconds and the Miami Heat escaped with a 97-93 win Sunday over the Chicago Bulls.

January 29, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Sports briefs

SOCCER

January 29, 2012 | The Associated Press | Pro Sports


Tiger falters as Rock wins Abu Dhabi Championship

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - Tiger Woods talked all week about his improved ball control - then it let him down when he needed it most.

January 29, 2012 | The Associated Press | Pro Sports


Snedeker wins a shocker during Torrey Pines play

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Brandt Snedeker sat in the media center, resigned to the fact that his 67 in the final round Sunday at Torrey Pines would not be good enough to catch Kyle Stanley in the Farmers Insurance Open.

January 29, 2012 | The Associated Press | Pro Sports


Allmendinger leads Michael Shank Racing to Rolex 24 victory

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - The little team with no pedigree knocked off the big boys with all those championships.

January 29, 2012 | The Associated Press | Pro Sports


Djokovic wins Australian Open in nearly six-hour final match

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - Novak Djokovic ripped off his shirt and let out a primal scream, flexing his torso the way a prize fighter would after a desperate, last-round knockout.

January 29, 2012 | The Associated Press | Pro Sports


Gaborik's trick leads Team Chara to All-Star hockey win

OTTAWA (AP) - Marian Gaborik got the best of New York Rangers teammate Henrik Lundqvist, and Zdeno Chara scored the winning goal for the NHL All-Star team named after him.

January 29, 2012 | The Associated Press | Pro Sports


A's remain open to signing Ramirez but not aggressively so

OAKLAND (AP) - The Oakland Athletics are open to signing slugger Manny Ramirez but the team is not actively pursuing the free agent.

January 29, 2012 | The Associated Press | Pro Sports


Raiders announce hiring of coach Dennis Allen

ALAMEDA (AP) - Hiring a new coach has become almost commonplace for the Raiders, who will have their seventh coach in the past 10 seasons in 2012. As the first coach hired in the post-Al Davis era in Oakland, Dennis Allen will have a much different task than his predecessors.

January 27, 2012 | | Pro Sports


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Leishman backs up good start with a low score at BMW

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) - Marc Leishman has a short memory when it comes to golf, which only helped him at the BMW Championship.

September 15, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Mengden tosses 2-hitter, A’s beat Phillies

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Old-school Daniel Mengden pitched like an old-time ace.

September 15, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Elliott, Cowboys provide litmus test for Broncos’ D-line fix

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - After allowing Melvin Gordon to scamper for 21 yards on his first carry, the Denver Broncos held the Chargers running back to ...

September 15, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Kaepernick honored for charity work

WASHINGTON (AP) - The NFL players' union has honored Colin Kaepernick for his charitable contributions.

September 15, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Lynch fined $12K, 3 Steelers docked $24K

NEW YORK (AP) - Marshawn Lynch's return to the NFL came with a price.

September 15, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Americans drop 2 places in FIFA rankings amid struggles

ZURICH (AP) - The United States has dropped two places in the FIFA rankings to No. 28 as it struggles to qualify for the World Cup.

September 15, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Leishman opens with a 62 to lead

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) - Marc Leishman left his golf clubs in his garage during his week break from the FedEx Cup playoff and it didn ...

September 15, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Alvarez sees a knockout and a great fight

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Canelo Alvarez was just Saul Alvarez back then, a red-haired 15-year-old who wanted nothing more than to make some money boxing.

September 15, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Parkers helps Sparks beat Mercury in Game 2

LONG BEACH (AP) - Los Angeles Sparks star Candace Parker needed a lot of ice to get her ankle ready for Thursday night.

September 15, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Watson runs for TD, leads Texans over Bengals 13-9

CINCINNATI (AP) - Deshaun Watson showed up in a black tuxedo for his first NFL start. From his snazzy bowtie to his game-turning scramble, he did ...

September 15, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Pomeranz, Benintendi lead Bosox past A’s

BOSTON (AP) - Drew Pomeranz knew it was likely the last batter he'd face. He figured he had to make one of his best pitches.

September 15, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Raiders’ Vegas stadium community benefits outline unveiled

LAS VEGAS (AP) - The public got its first glimpse Thursday at an Oakland Raiders stadium document designed to ensure the participation of minorities, small businesses ...

September 15, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Saleh prepares to face former Seahawks team

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Robert Saleh had been in the NFL for six seasons with Houston by the time he arrived as an assistant coach in ...

September 15, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Raiders not surprised how well defense played in Week 1

ALAMEDA (AP) - Any surprise regarding how the Raiders defense played in their season-opening win against the Tennessee Titans came from outside the team's headquarters ...

September 15, 2017 | | Pro Sports


A’s choose site near Oakland’s Lake Merritt for new ballpark

OAKLAND (AP) - The Athletics have picked land near Oakland's Lake Merritt as the site for a new, privately financed ballpark.

September 14, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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