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Andre Berto fails doping test; Ortiz fight is off

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Former welterweight champion Andre Berto has failed a doping test, and the promoter of his rematch with Victor Ortiz says next month's fight is off.

May 19, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Lakers' Blake, wife target of attacks on Twitter

EL SEGUNDO (AP) - Lakers guard Steve Blake and his wife received multiple online threats after he missed a big shot late in Game 2 of Los Angeles' second-round playoff series with Oklahoma City.

May 19, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Rangers set to counter Devils' success in Game 3

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - For one game, at least, in the Eastern Conference finals, the New Jersey Devils found a way to beat Henrik Lundqvist and the New York Rangers.

May 19, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Heat shut down after Indy meltdown; scrap practice

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The Miami Heat canceled practice and their media availability one day after a blowout loss in Game 3 to the Pacers.

May 19, 2012 | | Pro Sports


76ers stun Celtics in Game 4 to even series

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Andre Iguodala squared up for a 3-pointer from the wing like he had hundreds of times in his career.

May 19, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Kobe leads Lakers past Thunder in thriller

LOS ANGELES (AP) - After two straight exhausting playoff games that went down to the last gasp, Kobe Bryant knows the Los Angeles Lakers can't hope to keep up with the younger, faster Oklahoma City Thunder.

May 18, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Major League Baseball capsules

DETROIT (AP) - Justin Verlander came within two outs of his third no-hitter, allowing only Josh Harrison's ninth-inning single in the Detroit Tigers' 6-0 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday night.

May 18, 2012 | | Pro Sports


National League Capsules

NEW YORK (AP) - David Wright lined his second double of the game, a tiebreaking drive in the eighth inning that raised his major league-leading average to .411 and sent the New York Mets past the Cincinnati Reds 9-4 Thursday.

May 17, 2012 | | Pro Sports


American League Capsules

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Kila Ka'aihue hit a tiebreaking single in the 10th inning and the Oakland Athletics bounced back from a disputed call on squeeze play that cost them the lead to beat the Texas Rangers 5-4 Thursday.

May 17, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Djokovic, Nadal, Williams sisters advance

ROME (AP) - Top-ranked Novak Djokovic overcame a poor first set and a smashed racket to beat Juan Monaco 4-6, 6-2, 6-3 and reach the Italian Open quarterfinals on Thursday.

May 17, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Zabriskie wins individual time trial, takes lead

BAKERSFIELD (AP) - Dave Zabriskie won the individual time trial in hot and breezy conditions Thursday to take the Tour of California overall lead in with three stages left.

May 17, 2012 | | Pro Sports


NBA Playoff Capsules

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Roy Hibbert had 19 points and 18 rebounds, George Hill scored 20 and Danny Granger 17 as the Indiana Pacers, showing more balance, toughness and togetherness than Miami, throttled the Heat 94-75 on Thursday night in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference semifinals.

May 17, 2012 | | Pro Sports


LA Kings beat Phoenix, move to brink of Cup final

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Dwight King scored the tiebreaking goal early in the third period, Jonathan Quick made 18 saves, and the Los Angeles Kings rolled to the brink of their first Stanley Cup final in 19 years with a 2-1 victory over the Phoenix Coyotes on Thursday night.

May 17, 2012 | | Pro Sports


GM Bob Myers ready to mold Golden State Warriors into winners

OAKLAND (AP) - Bob Myers slides into a booth at a swanky restaurant on the second floor of the downtown Oakland Marriott, skims over the menu and smiles about his coming order.

May 17, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Sports News Briefs

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May 17, 2012 | | Pro Sports


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AMERICAN LEAGUE CAPSULES

YANKEES 4, RED SOX 1: NEW YORK (AP) - Michael Pineda won while pitching with some substance smudged on his hand as the New York Yankees beat the Boston Red Sox 4-1 Thursday night.

April 11, 2014 | | Pro Sports


NATIONAL LEAGUE CAPSULES

PIRATES 5, CUBS 4: CHICAGO (AP) - Pedro Alvarez hit a three-run homer to cap a five-run seventh inning and Jason Grilli retired Emilio Bonifacio on a bases-loaded grounder to end the game, giving the Pittsburgh Pirates a 5-4 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Thursday.

April 11, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Morneau producing for Rockies

DENVER (AP) - Justin Morneau laces up his cleats right next to the locker once belonging to Todd Helton, the first baseman whose shoes he's now trying to fill.

April 11, 2014 | | Pro Sports


La Russa preparing for HOF induction

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) - Surrounded by statues of the game's greats, Tony La Russa was simply awe-struck as he contemplated his place in baseball history.

April 11, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Reigning champion on the prowl

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - No nerves. No worries. Adam Scott never knew the opening round at Augusta National could be so enjoyable.

April 11, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Out to prove something

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Manny Pacquiao's latest pastor wants him up at 5 a.m. every day for prayers. The eight-division champion sometimes has 100 people and a yappy dog named Pacman in his home after training sessions, playing darts and carousing into the night.

April 11, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Lloyd leads US vs China

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Carli Lloyd scored two goals less than three minutes apart in the first half as the United States defeated China 3-0 Thursday night in a women's soccer friendly in the first game since Tom Sermanni was fired as coach of the Americans.

April 11, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Rangers clinch home ice

NEW YORK (AP) - Rick Nash scored the winning goal with 1:42 left, on New York's third shot of the third period, and the Rangers clinched home-ice advantage in the first round of the playoffs with a 2-1 victory over the NHL-worst Buffalo Sabres on Thursday night.

April 10, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Norris’ 3-run HR boosts A’s

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Jim Johnson struggled again. The Oakland Athletics picked up their new closer with a strong finish.

April 10, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Arizona pounds Lincecum

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Paul Goldschmidt hit a three-run homer and sacrifice fly to pound Tim Lincecum again, and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the San Francisco Giants 7-3 on Wednesday night.

April 10, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Anaheim clinches Pacific title

ANAHEIM (AP) - Patrick Maroon scored two goals, John Gibson made 36 saves in his second NHL start, and the Anaheim Ducks clinched their second straight Pacific Division title with a 5-2 victory over the San Jose Sharks on Wednesday night.

April 10, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Tough to predict Masters winner

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - A quick stroll across the manicured landscape of Augusta National afforded a glimpse of why this Masters is so hard to figure out.

April 10, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Blazers hold off Kings

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Dorell Wright hit a 3-pointer with 7.9 seconds left and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the late-charging Sacramento Kings 100-99 on Wednesday night.

April 10, 2014 | | Pro Sports


MLB names awards after retired closers

NEW YORK (AP) - Now that they're no longer receiving awards, Mariano Rivera and Trevor Hoffman are getting their names on some.

April 10, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Moving on after Biogenesis

BALTIMORE (AP) - Nelson Cruz was branded a cheater and punished accordingly. As he waited to be introduced on his first opening day in Baltimore, the former All-Star wondered how Orioles fans would react in the aftermath of the 50-game suspension he received last year for using performance-enhancing drugs.

April 09, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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