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49ers fired up for Seahawks

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A December matchup between fierce rivals that only months ago looked to be a for-sure NFC West championship decider has instead become San Francisco's chance to show it still belongs in the playoff mix. Period.

December 06, 2013 | | Pro Sports


U.S. draws into ‘Group of Death’

The U.S. drew a daunting task for next year's World Cup: difficult opponents, tropical venues and a wearying 9,000-mile zigzag journey across Brazil.

December 06, 2013 | By RONALD BLUM AP Sports Writer | Pro Sports


Harden scores 34, Rockets down Warriors

HOUSTON (AP) - The Rockets' offense is one of the best in the NBA. However, against Golden State on Friday night, it was the defense that was the key.

December 06, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Lakers beat Kings, await Bryant’s return

SACRAMENTO (AP) - Jodie Meeks made two huge 3-pointers in the final minutes to finish with 19 points, lifting the Los Angeles Lakers past the Sacramento Kings 106-100 Friday night in what was expected to their last game before Kobe Bryant returns.

December 06, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Hurricanes surge past Sharks

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - The Carolina Hurricanes used a strong third period to extend their winning streak to three games.

December 06, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Woods ties record and takes 2-shot lead

THOUSAND OAKS (AP) - Tiger Woods didn't like the way he warmed up on the range. What he produced on the golf course Friday left him with no complaints.

December 06, 2013 | | Pro Sports


McGloin unfazed by cold weather

ALAMEDA (AP) - As if playing in the Eastern time zone where they've lost 12 straight games isn't bad enough, the Oakland Raiders could be facing snowy conditions for Sunday's game in New York. Rookie quarterback Matt McGloin couldn't be more excited.

December 06, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Seattle’s Harvin, Browner will sit

RENTON, Wash. (AP) - Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Percy Harvin and cornerback Brandon Browner will both be out for Sunday's game at San Francisco.

December 06, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Vezaldenos sparks Lancers

Olivia Vezaldenos and the East Union girls basketball team started the season with a bang Thursday in Modesto.

December 06, 2013 | Jonamar Jacinto | Pro Sports


Following Dee’s advice to a T: Keep it simple

I've learned over the years that people could drive themselves crazy worrying about every little detail when it came to fishing.

December 06, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Penguins stifle Sharks

PITTSBURGH (AP) - The San Jose Sharks kept coming at Marc-Andre Fleury. From the point. From the left circle. From the right circle. From the slot. From right in front of the net.

December 06, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Cup qualifiers await draw

COSTA DO SAUIPE, Brazil (AP) - Thirty-two teams, a world of possibilities.

December 06, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Tenacity runs in Murphy’s family

STANFORD (AP) - The tough and tenacious way Trent Murphy plays football can be traced to his early years growing up just a few miles away from where the outside linebacker will take the field for Stanford against Arizona State in the Pac-12 championship game Saturday night at Sun Devil Stadium.

December 06, 2013 | | Pro Sports


No charges for FSU’s star QB

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida State quarterback and Heisman hopeful Jameis Winston will not face any charges in a sexual assault case, mostly because there were too many gaps in his accuser's story, a prosecutor said Thursday.

December 06, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Dorsey quietly steps up

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Glenn Dorsey quickly emerged as a stabilizing force in the middle of San Francisco's dominant defensive line.

December 06, 2013 | | Pro Sports


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Raiders practice at night

ALAMEDA (AP) - Maybe a change in the practice schedule will shake the Oakland Raiders out of their winless slide - now at 16 games and longer than a full calendar year.

November 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Heyward to Cards, Braves get Miller in four-man deal

ATLANTA (AP) - Jason Heyward stirred up enormous expectations when he joined the Atlanta Braves at age 20. He homered in his first big league at-bat. He was voted to the All-Star Game as a rookie. He was hailed as the future of the game by Hank Aaron.

November 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


49ers among teams inspected by DEA

The five NFL road teams whose medical staffs were interviewed and subjected to spot checks of their bags by federal agents may turn out to be just the first five in line.

November 18, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Pro Sports


Steelers rally on road to topple Titans

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - This time, the Pittsburgh Steelers beat their struggling opponent.

November 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Finally, late Pat Burns joins Hockey HOF

TORONTO (AP) - A few months ago, Line Burns was driving to see a friend and stopped in Gilmanton, New Hampshire, where she used to live with her husband.

November 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Source: Jays, Martin agree to 5-year deal

TORONTO (AP) - A person with knowledge of the deal says the Toronto Blue Jays and free agent catcher Russell Martin have agreed to a five-year, $82 million contract.

November 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Nuggets upend ailing James, Cavaliers

CLEVELAND (AP) - Ty Lawson scored 24 points, Arron Afflalo added 23 and the struggling Denver Nuggets ended Cleveland's four-game winning streak with a 106-97 victory over the Cavaliers on Monday night.

November 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Harvick finds happiness long before NASCAR title

It was some six hours after Kevin Harvick had won his first Sprint Cup championship when he was finally able to peel off his beer-soaked firesuit, take a shower and begin celebrating the biggest moment of his career.

November 18, 2014 | By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer | Pro Sports


Mo’ne Davis memoir coming next March

NEW YORK (AP) - A memoir when you're still a teenager may seem premature, but not for Mo'ne Davis, the first female pitcher to win a Little League World Series game.

November 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Parents lie on survey to identify English learners

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Nieves Garcia came from Mexico at age 6 and spent most of her elementary school years in California classified as an "English learner" even after she had picked up the language. Now a 32-year-old mother, she didn't want her daughter labeled the same way and subjected to additional testing.

November 16, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Fire destroys -old church in San Jose

SAN JOSE, (AP) - A fire has destroyed a century-old Catholic church in San Jose.

November 16, 2014 | | Pro Sports


49ers’ defense nabs 5 passes to secure win

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) - Every time the San Francisco offense opened the door for the reeling New York Giants, the 49ers' defense closed it.

November 16, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Raiders’ losing streak reaches 16 overall

SAN DIEGO (AP) - When the sun rises Monday, it will have been a year since the Oakland Raiders won a game.

November 16, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Harvick wins Homestead to claim 1st championship

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) - There was no trick to Kevin Harvick's first Sprint Cup championship. Competing for the title against three other drivers, he seized his opportunity with a relentless dash through the field in the closing laps of the season finale.

November 16, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Hertl, Grosenick lead Sharks

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - San Jose rookie goalkeeper Troy Grosenick stopped everything the Carolina Hurricanes threw at him in a 2-0 win on Sunday.

November 16, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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