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Owner Kobe wouldn't settle for overlooking Lin

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - If Kobe Bryant ever owns a team, his personnel department better not overlook a guy like Jeremy Lin.

February 26, 2012 | The Associated Press | Pro Sports


‘Human Pogo Stick’ wins Slam Dunk Contest

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - His nickname is the Human Pogo Stick and Utah's Jeremy Evans set out to put some bounce back into the Slam Dunk Contest.

February 26, 2012 | | Pro Sports


NASCAR postpones Daytona 500 due to rain for 1st time ever

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - NASCAR has raced on the beach at Daytona, under the lights and even around a pesky pothole.

February 26, 2012 | The Associated Press | Pro Sports


Braden makes strong progress from surgery

PHOENIX (AP) - Dallas Braden decided against being a world traveler this winter, realizing his rehabilitation from shoulder surgery took top priority.

February 26, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Giants thrilled to be healthy, together

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Scottsdale Stadium went silent not once but twice Sunday.

February 26, 2012 | The Associated Press | Pro Sports


Mahan stops McIlroy in Match Play golf

MARANA, Ariz. (AP) - Even as Hunter Mahan motored his way through the Match Play Championship by beating one tough opponent after another, he had reason to feel he was just along for the ride in the final match Sunday afternoon.

February 26, 2012 | The Associated Press | Pro Sports


Sports News Brief

FOOTBALL

February 24, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Ski Report

SKI REPORTS

February 24, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Stewart seeks 1st win in Daytona 500

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Tony Stewart has had plenty of chances to win the Daytona 500, and he's had his heart broken every time.

February 24, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Tsonga, Del Potro, Tipsarevic reach Open 13 semisfinals

MARSEILLE, France (AP) - Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Juan Martin del Potro each won for the 200th time in his career Friday, setting up a semifinal between the two at the Open 13.

February 24, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Patrick wins pole for Nationwide race

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - In about 24 hours, Danica Patrick went from her biggest crash to her biggest moment in a stock car.

February 24, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Not an All-Star, but Lin stars in Orlando

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Jeremy Lin was as comfortable in front of a crowd as he is on the court.

February 24, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Luck, Griffin get chance to meet with scouts

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - A poster hanging outside Lucas Oil Stadium still bears the image of Peyton Manning.

February 24, 2012 | | Pro Sports


A break from Lin to put focus back on Howard’s future at NBA All-Star game

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Carmelo Anthony saw the wall of reporters and knew immediately who was being surrounded.

February 24, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Defending champion Caroline Wozniacki beaten in Dubai semis

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - Defending champion Caroline Wozniacki lost in the semifinals of the Dubai Tennis Championships on Friday, her game undone by mistakes in a 7-6 (3), 7-5 defeat to Julia Goerges.

February 24, 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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