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A's slugger Reddick learned resilience from dad

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - A day after his dad missed his first birthday, Josh Reddick ran away from his father when he walked through the door. Not because he harbored any resentment or bitterness - or could even understand those feelings at that age. Simply staring at a man whose left hand had been amputated and right reduced to three crumpled fingers left the toddler terrified.

July 05, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Brandon Moss’ bat lifts A’s to sweep of Red Sox

OAKLAND (AP) - Brandon Moss might just make Boston miss him yet.

July 05, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Bumgarner allows 3 HRs as Giants lose to Nationals

WASHINGTON (AP) - At a time when he's usually sleeping or eating breakfast back home in San Francisco, Madison Bumgarner was on the mound facing the Washington Nationals.

July 05, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Wimbledon semis: Djokovic-Federer

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) - After curling in a 102 mph ace to grab a two-set lead a mere 56 minutes into his Wimbledon quarterfinal Wednesday, Roger Federer casually pulled an extra tennis ball from his pocket and strolled to sit in his changeover chair for a sip to drink.

July 05, 2012 | | Pro Sports


National League capsules

WASHINGTON (AP) - Ryan Zimmerman's line drive to right-center kept going - and going and going - until it landed in the first row, highlighting another big Fourth of July for the resurgent third baseman and as the NL East-leading Washington Nationals beat the San Francisco Giants 9-4 Wednesday.

July 05, 2012 | | Pro Sports


American League capsules

DETROIT (AP) - Miguel Cabrera homered twice and Justin Verlander pitched his fifth complete game to help the Detroit Tigers beat the Minnesota Twins 5-1 on Wednesday night.

July 05, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Woods looks to keep rolling at Greenbrier Classic

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) - A short ride to Sam Snead's playground is what Tiger Woods considers a good way to get ready for the British Open.

July 05, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Struggling Tseng can complete career slam at US Open

KOHLER, Wis. (AP) - Yani Tseng fondly remembers attending the U.S. Women's Open as a fan when she was 13, down to autographs and free snacks. Should Tseng win at Blackwolf Run this week, she'll get a taste of fame only a handful of players have sampled before.

July 05, 2012 | | Pro Sports


As Cavendish skids, Greipel wins Tour stage

ROUEN, France (AP) - Britain's Mark Cavendish felt painful scrapes from the hard Tour de France asphalt in Wednesday's fourth stage. He bared no hard feelings toward rival Andre Greipel, who won it.

July 05, 2012 | | Pro Sports


High schools adding new sport: Bass fishing

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Hooked by a neighboring state's success, Kentucky is gearing up for its inaugural season of high school bass fishing.

July 05, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Sports news briefs

COLLEGE BASEBALL

July 05, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Brooks: Thunder job is “where I wanted to be”

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Scott Brooks always believed he would be back as the coach of the Oklahoma City Thunder, even as his previous contract was surprisingly allowed to expire following the NBA Finals.

July 04, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Coco Crisp’s game-ending sacrifice fly lifts Athletics

OAKLAND (AP) - Coco Crisp can't recall a game when he has started the scoring in the first and ended it in the ninth.

July 04, 2012 | | Pro Sports


WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Thanks to a bit of advice from her big sister and a bunch of aces from her

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Washington weather and the Washington Nationals bats combined to derail the progress Tim Lincecum made in his two previous starts.

July 04, 2012 | | Pro Sports


S. Williams beats defending champion at Wimbledon

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) - Thanks to a bit of advice from her big sister and a bunch of aces from her big serve, Serena Williams is back in the Wimbledon semifinals.

July 04, 2012 | | Pro Sports


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Sandoval clutch for Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Pablo Sandoval singled in the go-ahead run in the seventh inning, lifting the San Francisco Giants to a 2-1 victory over the rival Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday night and into first place in the NL West.

April 17, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Yankees honor Nelson Mandela

NEW YORK (AP) - The New York Yankees honored Nelson Mandela on Wednesday night during their rain-delayed celebration of the legacy of Jackie Robinson, another icon of social change.

April 17, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Suns set on Kings in season finale

SACRAMENTO (AP) - Archie Goodwin scored 12 of his career-high 29 points in the fourth quarter and the Phoenix Suns defeated the Sacramento Kings 104-99 Wednesday night in the season finale for both teams.

April 17, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Playoff seedings finalized

BOSTON (AP) - Bradley Beal scored 27 points and Washington clinched the No. 5 seed in the Eastern Conference with a 118-102 win over the Boston Celtics on Wednesday night.

April 17, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Anaheim holds off Dallas

ANAHEIM (AP) - Ryan Getzlaf had a goal and an assist, Frederik Andersen made 32 saves to win his NHL playoff debut, and the Anaheim Ducks opened the postseason with a 4-3 victory over the Dallas Stars on Wednesday night.

April 16, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Athletics hold off Angels in see-saw game

ANAHEIM (AP) - Josh Donaldson drove in Jed Lowrie with an 11th-inning double, and the Oakland Athletics overcame Mike Trout's tying homer in the ninth for a 10-9 victory against the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday night.

April 16, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Sanchez ends it in the 12th

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Hector Sanchez singled home the winning run with two outs in the 12th inning and the San Francisco Giants beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2 Tuesday night after Brandon Belt's tying double in the ninth.

April 16, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Celebrating No.42

NEW YORK (AP) - Marking the 67th anniversary of the day Jackie Robinson broke baseball's color barrier, the Rev. Jesse Jackson praised Commissioner Bud Selig for the strides the sport has taken in minority opportunities over the past two decades.

April 16, 2014 | | Pro Sports


White Sox pay tribute to bombing victims

CHICAGO (AP) - The Chicago White Sox have paid tribute to victims of the Boston Marathon bombing before their game against the Red Sox.

April 16, 2014 | | Pro Sports


10 things to know as the Stanley Cup playoffs get underway

Here's a look at 10 things to watch when the NHL playoffs begin Wednesday with a new format, some stars returning from injuries and renewed rivalries:

April 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Warriors go on without C Bogut

OAKLAND (AP) - Go small or go home.

April 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Cal hires Martin as coach

BERKELEY (AP) - A more relaxed fan base, milder weather and a chance to coach at the top-rated public university in the country added up to Cuonzo Martin making the decision to leave Tennessee for California.

April 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Duke’s Parker will decide today

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Jabari Parker says he plans to meet with Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski when he returns to Durham, N.C., on Tuesday, and he will decide Wednesday whether to declare for the NBA draft or return to college for his sophomore year.

April 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Djokovic eases into Monte Carlo 3rd round

MONACO (AP) - Novak Djokovic began the defense of his Monte Carlo Masters title in flamboyant style Tuesday, taking only 45 minutes to beat Albert Montanes 6-1, 6-0 and maintain his perfect record against the Spaniard.

April 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Bogut out indefinitely

OAKLAND (AP) - The playoffs have not even begun and the Golden State Warriors are already dealing with a big blow to their postseason chances.

April 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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