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Soriano powers Cubs past Giants

CHICAGO (AP) - While Buster Posey and the San Francisco Giants are fighting for the NL West title, Anthony Rizzo and the Chicago Cubs have their own magic number.

August 31, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Sound Bites

FOOTBALL

August 31, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Weary Giants lose to Cubs

CHICAGO (AP) - The San Francisco Giants are used to a difficult travel schedule, playing on the West Coast.

August 31, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Seattle beats Oakland to finish preseason

SEATTLE (AP) - Rookie quarterback Russell Wilson played just one quarter in his final tuneup before the regular season, so high-priced backup Matt Flynn led Seattle on a three scoring drives. The Seahawks closed out the second perfect preseason in franchise history with a 21-3 win over the Oakland Raiders on Thursday night.

August 30, 2012 | | Pro Sports


New-look Raiders seek to end losing ways

OAKLAND (AP) - The first offseason for the Oakland Raiders since the death of longtime owner and architect Al Davis was one full of changes.

August 30, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Athletics sweep Indians for 2012 record against Cleveland of 8-2

CLEVELAND (AP) - The only downside for the Oakland Athletics is that they don't play the Cleveland Indians again this season.

August 30, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Kaepnernick throws two TD passes as Niners win

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Jim Harbaugh wanted tight end Delanie Walker to play a bit more than the rest of San Francisco's starters in the final preseason game considering a bum knee limited him during training camp.

August 30, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Tournament within a tournament in Deutsche Bank Championship

NORTON, Mass. (AP) - This was exactly what Rickie Fowler wanted to hear.

August 30, 2012 | | Pro Sports


No. 21 Stanford opens post-Luck era against San Jose St.

STANFORD (AP) - The last time Josh Nunes took a hard hit came more than two years ago in spring practice.

August 30, 2012 | | Pro Sports


US Open shockers: Roddick to retire, Tsonga is upset

NEW YORK (AP) - This U.S. Open finally got its first shockers.

August 30, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Texas high school to open $60M football field of dreams

ALLEN, Texas (AP) - Call it the palace of high school football: A gleaming $60 million facility with seats for 18,000 roaring fans, a 38-foot-wide high-definition video screen, corporate sponsors and a towering upper deck.

August 30, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Replacement refs: NFL deserves penalty for arrogance

Sometimes you put a foot down wrong and don't find out for a week or two that you actually dislocated a hip. That's how it's going to be if the NFL sticks with its plan to start the regular season with replacement referees - from mild annoyance to major pain to humongous regret. And all because the people in charge are too used to getting their way.

August 30, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Giants rally for win over Astros for sweep

HOUSTON (AP) - Ryan Vogelsong had a tough time early in his start on Thursday night.

August 30, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Rodriguez edges Contador to win Vuelta 12th stage

DUMBRIA, Spain (AP) - Joaquin Rodriguez surged past Alberto Contador on the final climb to win the 12th stage of the Spanish Vuelta on Thursday and extend his overall lead to 13 seconds.

August 30, 2012 | | Pro Sports


49ers prepare to take one more step

SANTA CLARA (AP) - The sting of a Super Bowl near miss stuck with linebacker Parys Haralson for months.

August 30, 2012 | | Pro Sports


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Diaz shoots 62 to lead Marathon Classic by 4

SYLVANIA, Ohio (AP) - Laura Diaz got off to a surprising start at the Marathon Classic.

July 17, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Germany takes No. 1 soccer ranking; US is No. 15

ZURICH (AP) - Germany climbed to No. 1 in the FIFA rankings Thursday after winning the World Cup, and the United States fell two places to 15th despite reaching the round of 16.

July 17, 2014 | | Pro Sports


CBS won’t dictate use of Redskins name on the air

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) - CBS won't dictate to its announcers whether or not to use the nickname of Washington's NFL franchise during televised games this season.

July 17, 2014 | | Pro Sports


49ers sign Staley to 2-year extension

SANTA CLARA (AP) - The San Francisco 49ers showed off their new home in style Thursday while quietly making a move to protect quarterback Colin Kaepernick's blindside.

July 17, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Bay Area boasts 2 playoff hopefuls

OAKLAND (AP) - The small-budget Oakland Athletics are baseball's best team at the break in a division featuring some of the sport's highest-paid stars. The San Francisco Giants are right in the chase for the NL West title despite recent stumbles.

July 16, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Warriors, Brandon Rush agree to 2-year deal

OAKLAND (AP) - Brandon Rush and the Golden State Warriors are headed for a reunion.

July 16, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Sharks re-sign defensemen Demers, Doherty

SAN JOSE (AP) - The San Jose Sharks have re-signed defensemen Jason Demers and Taylor Doherty.

July 16, 2014 | | Pro Sports


A new generation emerging at golf’s oldest major

HOYLAKE, England (AP) - Even when he's not the favorite, Tiger Woods is still the show at the British Open.

July 16, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Talansky’s tenacity on show in Tour Stage 11

OYONNAX, France (AP) - Sitting on a roadside guard rail, wincing and rubbing his lower back, Andrew Talansky looked ready to quit the Tour de France in the middle of Stage 11. The Tour's Web site and French TV commentators said his race was over. So did some English-language Twitterati.

July 16, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Hornets land SG Stephenson

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Lance Stephenson is bringing his swag to Charlotte.

July 16, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Pacquiao returns to ring vs Algeri Nov.22 in Macau

Associated Press

July 16, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Pacers get Stuckey for 1 year

LAS VEGAS (AP) - The Indiana Pacers blew Lance Stephenson a kiss goodbye and jumped on Rodney Stuckey to fill the void.

July 16, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Griner blossoming in WNBA after 1st year

PHOENIX (AP) - After a tough first season in the WNBA, Brittney Griner is blossoming into the player everyone thought she would be, all the while embracing her status as a role model for gay youth.

July 16, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Mother of 2 makes NFL cheerleading at age 40

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - She hadn't done splits and high kicks since her cheerleading days in high school, but 40-year-old dance instructor Kriste Lewis set a lofty goal: to try out for the New Orleans Saints cheerleading squad, known as the Saintsations.

July 16, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Durant, Rousey win top athlete honors at ESPYs

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Kevin Durant won two ESPY Awards, including male athlete of the year, and mixed martial arts star Ronda Rousey earned female athlete honors, becoming the first UFC fighter to claim a trophy in the biggest category at the show honoring the year's best performances Wednesday night.

July 16, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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