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Rockets rout Kings to make playoffs; will play Warriors

HOUSTON (AP) - After it looked as if they'd be heading home early just a week ago, the Houston Rockets are in the playoffs after securing the final Western Conference playoff spot on the last day of the regular season.

April 14, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Golden Great: Curry, Warriors cap historic season

OAKLAND (AP) - Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors took their last shot at Michael Jordan and history and they swished it - for 73.

April 14, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Ready for the record, Warriors go after 73 wins in finale

OAKLAND (AP) - Stephen Curry never figured the Chicago Bulls' 72-win mark could be matched or eclipsed.

April 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Homers back Samardzija’s solid start

DENVER (AP) - Trevor Brown made the San Francisco roster with his defense. He's proving he can give the Giants some timely offense, too.

April 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Soto powers Angels past A’s on ninth-inning home run

OAKLAND (AP) - Geovany Soto spent the final month of the 2014 season with Oakland, and he caught Sean Doolittle during that stretch.

April 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Angels reliever Joe Smith stuns Stephen Curry in PIG game

OAKLAND (AP) - Joe Smith made a blind, backward, over-the-head free throw that Stephen Curry couldn't match. Then, the Angels relief pitcher stymied the reigning NBA MVP on a left-handed 3-pointer and had suddenly beaten arguably the world's best basketball player at a good-natured game of PIG.

April 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Kobe Bryant says farewell after 20 years with the LA Lakers

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Kobe Bryant is down to one last shot, and everybody knows he's going to take it.

April 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Sharks tab Martin Jones as Game 1 starter in goal

SAN JOSE (AP) - Martin Jones spent a Stanley Cup run as Jonathan Quick's backup in Los Angeles learning what it takes to thrive as a starting goaltender in the playoffs.

April 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Tigers fan catches 5 foul balls in 8 innings

DETROIT (AP) - For most people, catching a foul ball at a major league game would be the thrill of a lifetime. On Monday, Bill Dugan almost got bored by the whole thing.

April 12, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Rookie Story’s amazing first week

DENVER (AP) - Manager Walt Weiss told rookie Trevor Story when he reported to spring training that he had a chance to win the starting shortstop job for the Colorado Rockies with veteran Jose Reyes on paid leave while facing legal issues.

April 12, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Scoring & long ball back

NEW YORK (AP) - The long ball is back.

April 12, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Cabs clinch to spot in Eastern playoff games

CLEVELAND (AP) - LeBron James scored 34 points in three quarters, Kyrie Irving added 35 and the Cleveland Cavaliers clinched the top seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs with a 109-94 win over the Atlanta Hawks on Monday night.

April 12, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Sharks look to forget past collapse

SAN JOSE (AP) - After a one-year hiatus, the San Jose Sharks are back in the postseason against the team that knocked them out on their past two trips to the playoffs.

April 12, 2016 | | Pro Sports


LeBron on Warriors’ 72 wins: ‘I got to witness some history’

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) - Like just about every fan, LeBron James is impressed by Golden State's golden run to 72 wins.

April 12, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Curry sets standard on & off cour

OAKLAND (AP) - For years, Stephen Curry watched his dad, Dell, do his part in the community. Curry was often among those children in Charlotte treated to special appearances from star athletes and still cherishes those sweet memories.

April 12, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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G-League: The D-League getting makeover in Gatorade deal

The Associated Press

February 14, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Giants’ Mark Melancon: a closer who’s open to sports science

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Mark Melancon sprints to the mound and his heart starts racing - at precisely 183 beats per minute.

February 14, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Youthful A’s rotation key to club’s success in 2017

MESA, Ariz. (AP) - A key to the Oakland Athletics' young and relatively inexperienced starting rotation will be to consistently get the ball to the bullpen ...

February 14, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Love hurts: Cavaliers’ All-Star forward out at least 6 weeks

CLEVELAND (AP) - Kevin Love won't be able to help the Cavaliers down the stretch this season.

February 14, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Oakley’s ban from Madison Square Garden lifted

NEW YORK (AP) - Charles Oakley is allowed back in Madison Square Garden, though the former New York Knicks star says he wants an apology before ...

February 14, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Doc’s All-Star Game advice: best to keep your enemies happy

If Doc Rivers had any advice for Steve Kerr, it would probably be to forget about Kevin Durant and Stephen Curry at the All-Star Game.

February 14, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Nuggets tie NBA mark with 24 3s

DENVER (AP) - The sellout crowd at the Pepsi Center came to see the sharpshooters, and they did. Only, it wasn't the Golden State Warriors ...

February 14, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Sonny Gray ready to leave disappointing 2016 behind

OAKLAND (AP) - Sonny Gray is starting fresh, ready to be Oakland's reliable ace again.

February 14, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Cain faces challenge for starting rotation spot

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Matt Cain is facing a competition for the fifth spot in the San Francisco Giants' starting rotation.

February 14, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Giants look to closer Mark Melancon to help steady bullpen

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The San Francisco Giants' even-year demise came down to a shaky bullpen that had been oh so reliable in the club's ...

February 14, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Curry, on sharing stardom with KD: ‘We just let it happen’

Stephen Curry had no preconceived notion on how being Kevin Durant's teammate was supposed to work.

February 14, 2017 | | Pro Sports


De Randamie first featherweight champ at UFC 208

NEW YORK (AP) - Germaine de Randamie clocked Holly Holm after the bell in one round, then a second, and got nothing more than a warning ...

February 12, 2017 | | Pro Sports


After anthem mistake, US leads Germany in Fed Cup

KAANAPALI, Hawaii (AP) - After an outdated stanza of the German national anthem that later became associated with the Nazi regime was sung during the opening ...

February 12, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Scott McCarron eagles 18th to win Champions

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) - Scott McCarron eagled the par-5 18th hole Sunday to win the Allianz Championship for his third PGA Champions Tour victory in ...

February 12, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Jordan Spieth breezes to Pebble Beach win

PEBBLE BEACH . (AP) - Jordan Spieth kept it simple Sunday and won the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am for the ninth PGA Tour title of his ...

February 12, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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