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C Sanchez makes team as Giants finalize roster

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Rookie Hector Sanchez spent the winter back home in Venezuela fine-tuning his swing while turning most of his attention to becoming a better defensive catcher. Day after day, he fueled his improvement with thoughts of making the Giants' opening day roster.

April 04, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Warriors rally from 20 down to beat T-Wolves

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Kevin Love and the Minnesota Timberwolves don't appear to have much left in the tank.

April 04, 2012 | | Pro Sports


NBA Capsules

MIAMI (AP) - LeBron James had 34 points and 10 assists, Dwyane Wade scored 19 points and the Miami Heat avenged a loss at Oklahoma City last week, rallying to beat the Thunder 98-93 on Wednesday night for their 17th straight home victory.

April 04, 2012 | | Pro Sports


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April 04, 2012 | | Pro Sports


NHL Capsules

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Ryan Callahan and Artem Anisimov scored as part of a four-goal first period, and the New York Rangers clinched the top seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs for the first time since 1994 with a 5-3 win over the Philadelphia Flyers on Tuesday night.

April 03, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Cain delivers for Giants to cap unbeaten spring

OAKLAND (AP) - Matt Cain's job stability is now in excellent shape for years to come. On Tuesday night, he pitched with a clear mind.

April 03, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Suns upend Kings

SACRAMENTO (AP) - Phoenix Suns star Steve Nash controlled the game when it mattered most, making big shots and finding open teammates in the fourth quarter with the game in doubt.

April 03, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Grizzlies top Warriors for 3rd straight win

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - For three quarters, the Memphis Grizzlies did not resemble a team coming off a win at Oklahoma City.

April 03, 2012 | | Pro Sports


NBA Capsules

MIAMI (AP) - LeBron James scored a season-high 41 points, Mario Chalmers added 19 and the Miami Heat clinched a playoff spot with a 99-93 win over the Philadelphia 76ers on Tuesday night.

April 03, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Braden receives injection in troublesome shoulder

OAKLAND (AP) - Athletics left-hander Dallas Braden received an injection of platelet-rich plasma in his strained, surgically repaired throwing shoulder and will not do any baseball activity for three weeks.

April 03, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Mickelson sees 'birdie-fest' ahead at Masters

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - Get ready for a "birdie-fest" at Augusta National.

April 03, 2012 | | Pro Sports


United States tops Brazil in women's Kirin Cup

CHIBA, Japan (AP) - Carli Lloyd, Shannon Boxx and Amy Rodriguez scored to power the United States to a 3-0 victory over Brazil in the three-team Kirin Cup on Tuesday.

April 03, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Stern still hopes for change to draft age rule

NEW YORK (AP) - David Stern would love a system in which Anthony Davis and the rest of Kentucky's freshmen stars were required to try to repeat.

April 03, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Finally, it's Taylor's time in Stanford spotlight

STANFORD (AP) - Stepfan Taylor's teammates call him the country's quietest 1,000-yard rusher. Overshadowed and underappreciated might fit just as well, too.

April 03, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Couture leads Sharks in win over Stars

DALLAS (AP) - Logan Couture's timing was perfect.

April 03, 2012 | | Pro Sports


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Boston’s Farrell: Castillo is “exciting, athletic”

BOSTON (AP) - Red Sox manager John Farrell calls outfielder Rusney Castillo "an exciting, athletic player."

August 22, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Broncos could have spot for Burse

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - Jordan Norwood's season-ending knee injury jumbled the Denver Broncos' search for Trindon Holliday's replacement on punt returns and dented the team's depth at wide receiver.

August 22, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Pats punish Panthers

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - Tom Brady's offense and the New England Patriots' defense dominated the Carolina Panthers.

August 22, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Martin hopes to stick with 49ers

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Early in his career, Jonathan Martin had a harder time keeping plays straight while shifting from one side of the offensive line to the other.

August 22, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Loose sod removed at Levi’s Stadium

SANTA CLARA (AP) - The San Francisco 49ers were working to re-sod the field at new Levi's Stadium on Thursday, a day after a public workout was cut short and moved to the regular practice fields because players were slipping.

August 22, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Improved AFC West again led by Broncos

As good as any division a year ago, the AFC West is about to get tested.

August 22, 2014 | The Associated Press | Pro Sports


Woodson returning to Lambeau

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) - One of the NFL's top quarterbacks learned from one of the best defensive backs in the game.

August 22, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Giants fall short to Cubs in suspended game

CHICAGO (AP) - All the San Francisco Giants asked for was a fair shot, and that's exactly what they got in the end.

August 22, 2014 | | Pro Sports


McIlroy stumbles to 74 at Barclays

PARAMUS, N.J. (AP) - Rory McIlroy took a week to celebrate his blockbuster summer and paid for it in The Barclays with his worst start in two months.

August 22, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Making their pitch in states

MIAMI (AP) - As the U.S. appetite for soccer grows, more American kids are harboring dreams of becoming the next David Beckham or Leo Messi. Their aspirations, realistic or not, have not gone unnoticed by top international teams, which are trying to capitalize financially.

August 22, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Howard taking break from US team

CHICAGO (AP) - Star goalkeeper Tim Howard is taking a one-year break from the U.S. national team because of a "commitment" to his family.

August 22, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Ryu sets new record at Canadian Open

LONDON, Ontario (AP) - On the eve of the Canadian Pacific Women's Open, So Yeon Ryu, Na Yeon Choi and Inbee Park got together for dinner with some fellow South Korean golfers.

August 22, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Serena Williams to face Townsend in US Open

NEW YORK (AP) - Serena Williams will face an up-and-coming American player in the first round of the U.S.Open.

August 22, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Williams jumps into new role as Cal’s interim AD

BERKELEY (AP) - Michael Williams makes it clear: The word "caretaker" is not the description for how he sees his role as interim athletic director at California.

August 22, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Posey powers Giants in nightcap

CHICAGO (AP) - Buster Posey went 4 for 4 with his 14th homer, leading Madison Bumgarner and the San Francisco Giants to a 5-3 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Thursday night.

August 22, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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