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Houston beats Dallas to advance to second round

HOUSTON (AP) - James Harden's message was simple and clear after the Houston Rockets' first playoff series victory since 2009.

April 28, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Pacquiao: Relax, I’m going to beat Mayweather

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Manny Pacquiao worried about the punching power of Miguel Cotto. He knew Juan Manuel Marquez was a slick counter puncher, and wondered how he'd fare against a fighter the caliber of Oscar De La Hoya.

April 28, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Pederson, Turner homer for Dodgers in win over Giants

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Dodgers rookie Joc Pederson homered, doubled in a run and made a sparkling defensive play to deprive Angel Pagan of an RBI double, leading Los Angeles to an 8-3 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Monday night.

April 27, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Warriors look to make most of long break

OAKLAND (AP) - If the Golden State Warriors are worried about a week off disrupting their rhythm, they sure have a strange way of showing it.

April 27, 2015 | | Pro Sports


DECISIONS, DECISIONS

ALAMEDA (AP) - The two biggest needs for the Oakland Raiders heading into free agency remain the two most important going into the NFL draft.

April 27, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Solving Mayweather’s defense

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Manny Pacquiao and trainer Freddie Roach have spent the past two months trying to solve the biggest puzzle in modern boxing.

April 27, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Owner Ahmed Zayat takes aim at Kentucky Derby with 3 horses

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Ahmed Zayat can't contain his enthusiasm at having three horses running in the Kentucky Derby. The fast-talking Egyptian businessman is alternately nervous, hopeful and tickled pink.

April 27, 2015 | | Pro Sports


NBA Capsules

CHICAGO (AP) - Michael Carter-Williams had 22 points and eight assists, Khris Middleton scored 21 points, and Milwaukee avoided elimination again with a 94-88 victory over Chicago on Monday night in Game 5 of their first-round playoff series.

April 27, 2015 | | Pro Sports


NHL Capsules

WASHINGTON (AP) - The precocious Russian forward drafted in the first round by the Washington Capitals finally delivered a breathtaking, winning goal in a Game 7. No, not Alex Ovechkin - Evgeny Kuznetsov.

April 27, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Steve Kerr wins Rudy Tomjanovich Award from Pro Basketball Writers

NEW YORK (AP) - Golden State's Steve Kerr has won the Rudy Tomjanovich Award, given by the Professional Basketball Writers Association to a coach who best combines excellence on the court with cooperation with fans and media.

April 27, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Sharks near agreement to extend lease in San Jose

SAN JOSE (AP) - The San Jose Sharks are close to finalizing an agreement to extend their lease at the SAP Center.

April 27, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Hamilton traded back to Texas after troubled Angels stint

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Josh Hamilton is back with the Texas Rangers after two troubled seasons with the Los Angeles Angels filled with poor performance, injuries and an alcohol and drug relapse.

April 27, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright out for season with torn Achilles

ST. LOUIS (AP) - The tests results were no surprise. Before Adam Wainwright left the field in Milwaukee, the St. Louis Cardinals anticipated they'd be losing their staff ace for the season.

April 27, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Warriors confident after sweep

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Golden State coach Steve Kerr dead-panned that he'd be relaxing on the beaches of Cabo San Lucas while waiting to find out who would be the Warriors' second-round playoff opponent.

April 26, 2015 | | Pro Sports


A’s swept by Astros after 9th inning rally

OAKLAND (AP) - The Athletics will finally get a day off - their first in more than a week and just the second of the season. With a tired bullpen and a four-game losing streak, Oakland welcomes the break.

April 26, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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Dodgers rout Lincecum in win over Giants

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Yasmani Grandal homered twice, Adrian Gonzalez and Justin Turner also went deep, and the Los Angeles Dodgers knocked two-time Cy Young Award winner Tim Lincecum out of the game in the second inning en route to a 10-2 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Sunday night.

June 21, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Kazmir pitches into 8th, A’s hold off Angels

OAKLAND (AP) - Athletics closer Tyler Clippard nearly paid a hefty price after lobbying manager Bob Melvin to work the ninth inning for a second straight day.

June 21, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Nationals’ Scherzer celebrates his no-hitter

WASHINGTON (AP) - A day later, Max Scherzer couldn't stop smiling.

June 21, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Garcia helps Earthquakes beat Sounders

SEATTLE (AP) - Matias Perez Garcia set up Sanna Nyassi's first-half goal, and then scored in the second half to help the San Jose Earthquake beat the Seattle Sounders 2-0 on Saturday.

June 21, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Parade, large rally celebrate NBA champion Warriors

OAKLAND (AP) - The streets of Oakland were awash in yellow and blue as hundreds of thousands of fans watched and cheered the Golden State Warriors victory parade, which has been 40 years in the making.

June 20, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Coughlin sets American record in the 50 back

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Natalie Coughlin chatted with teammates and helped one of them fix her starting block. Then the Olympic gold medalist set an American and U.S. Open record in winning the 50-meter backstroke at the Arena Pro Series on Friday.

June 20, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Posey’s grand slam helps Giants beat Dodgers

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Buster Posey hit a grand slam and the San Francisco Giants got two RBIs each from Brandon Crawford and Matt Duffy in a 9-5 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday night.

June 20, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Pujols slam, errors sink A’s

OAKLAND (AP) - Albert Pujols hit a grand slam to highlight an eight-run seventh inning and drove in five runs, and the Los Angeles Angels rallied from five runs down to beat the Oakland Athletics 12-7 on Friday night.

June 20, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Harper sore, but avoids disabled list for now

WASHINGTON (AP) - Bryce Harper's strained left hamstring kept him out of Friday's game against Pittsburgh, which came as no surprise after his nasty spill in the outfield less than 24 hours earlier.

June 20, 2015 | | Pro Sports


While feds investigate, MLB holds back on hacking probe

The case of compromised Houston Astros player intel is a federal investigation, not a baseball probe, says MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred.

June 20, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Spieth, Reed share lead at US Open

UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. (AP) - Unbeaten as Ryder Cup teammates, Patrick Reed and Jordan Spieth now chase a U.S. Open title this weekend at Chambers Bay.

June 20, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Sharks to let John Scott, Scott Hannan leave as free agents

SAN JOSE (AP) - The San Jose Sharks will let forward John Scott and defenseman Scott Hannan leave as unrestricted free agents next month but have not made a final decision about the fate of Antti Niemi.

June 20, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Stenson, Johnson share lead at US Open

UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. (AP) - So much for Chambers Bay being the star of this U.S. Open. Thursday turned into another horror show for Tiger Woods.

June 18, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Vogelsong shuts down Mariners

SEATTLE (AP) - Ryan Vogelsong and three relievers combined on a five-hitter to give San Francisco its major league-leading 11th shutout, a 7-0 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Thursday night.

June 18, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Offense sputters for Graveman, Athletics

OAKLAND (AP) - Athletics rookie pitcher Kendall Graveman used his recent demotion to the minors as motivation to get back on track.

June 18, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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