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Arbitrator says MLS coach fired over spanking, other issues

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - The Philadelphia Union fired coach Peter Nowak in 2012 after getting complaints he hazed rookie players by spanking them so hard it hurt his hand, directed them to run 10 miles in warm weather without water, and was dismissive of concussion injuries, according to newly filed court documents.

January 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Griffey elected to Hall with 99.3 percentage

NEW YORK (AP) - Ken Griffey Jr. was considered Mr. Clean during 22 years in the major leagues, untainted by accusations of drug use as he climbed the home-run list during the height of the Steroids Era.

January 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


NFL coaches are first to go

The San Francisco 49ers were so eager to get rid of Jim Tomsula that he was shown the door almost before the parking lot at Levi Stadium cleared out after his last game.

January 06, 2016 | TIM DAHLBERG Associated Press Sports Columnist | Pro Sports


Raiders show progress but fall short of playoffs

ALAMEDA . (AP) - The signs of progress for the Oakland Raiders were stark.

January 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


What York does, not what he says, will matter most

Jed York tried for public contrition in Monday's long-awaited oops-on-me news conference, which is fine.

January 06, 2016 | Tim Kawakami Mercury News Columnist | Pro Sports


Klay scores 36 as Warriors beat Lakers

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Klay Thompson scored 22 of his 36 points in the first quarter and Stephen Curry added 17 before sitting out the fourth to rest his ailing leg in the Golden State Warriors' 109-88 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday night.

January 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Dallas tops Sacramento in 2OTs

DALLAS (AP) - Deron Williams hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer in the second overtime, and the Dallas Mavericks beat Sacramento 117-116 Tuesday night for their 22nd consecutive home victory over the Kings.

January 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Bonds, Clemens likely to get boost from Hall vote changes

NEW YORK (AP) - Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens and other tainted stars of the Steroids Era appear likely to get a boost in Hall of Fame balloting, but not enough to enter Cooperstown this year.

January 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


New year on PGA Tour raises five questions

KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) - Jordan Spieth spent the first official practice day of the new year in good company.

January 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Alvarez can earn $1.6M in bonuses under A’s deal

OAKLAND (AP) - Henderson Alvarez can earn $1.6 million in performance bonuses based on starts in addition to his $4.25 million salary as part of his one-year contract with the Oakland Athletics.

January 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Odds go out window for unpredictable playoffs

LAS VEGAS (AP) - The playoffs are here, and nobody seems to know what to make of them.

January 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Two-time Super Bowl winner Coughlin resigns as Giants coach

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) - With the New York Giants facing a difficult decision on his coaching future after four straight years out of the playoffs, Tom Coughlin walked away gracefully, doing what was best for him.

January 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Kaepernick has torn thumb ligament on throwing hand

SANTA CLARA (AP) - San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has a torn ligament in the thumb on his throwing hand and surgery has been recommended. That could happen as soon as this week once he receives a second opinion on the injury.

January 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Swinney confident star Lawson will play in title game

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Clemson coach Dabo Swinney says he is "very optimistic" All-American Shaq Lawson will play in the national title game against Alabama after the defensive end missed most of the Tigers' semifinal victory with a knee injury.

January 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Possible move hangs over Raiders

ALAMEDA (AP) - Heading into the offseason with uncertainty is old hat for the Oakland Raiders, who have had nine head coaches and 17 starting quarterbacks during a 13-year stretch of no winning record or playoff berths.

January 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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Earthquakes, Orlando City FC play to draw

SAN JOSE (AP) - Carlos Rivas scored in the 80th minute for Orlando City FC, and Chris Wondolowski tied it three minutes later for the San ...

May 18, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Always Dreaming, Classic Empire, neighbors in Preakness

BALTIMORE (AP) - The two best horses in the Preakness will be eyeball to eyeball coming out of the starting gate. There's no avoiding each ...

May 18, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Belt homers again as Giants beat Dodgers

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Brandon Belt homered for the fourth time in six games and scored the tiebreaking run on Brandon Crawford's single in the ...

May 16, 2017 | | Pro Sports


A’s rally with 5 runs in 9th on 2 HRs to beat Mariners

SEATTLE (AP) - Matt Joyce hit a two-run homer and Mark Canha added a three-run shot in a five-run ninth inning that rallied the Oakland Athletics ...

May 16, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Nearly arrested? Mike Brown was just trying to the Game

OAKLAND (AP) - Acting Warriors coach Mike Brown had a legitimate excuse for his late arrival at Oracle Arena for Game 2 of the Western Conference ...

May 16, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Warriors trounce Spurs without Leonard for 2-0 series lead

OAKLAND (AP) - Stephen Curry had 29 points, seven rebounds and seven assists in three quarters and the Golden State Warriors trounced on the Spurs missing ...

May 16, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Celtics win NBA draft lottery, Lakers at No. 2 keep pick

NEW YORK (AP) - The Celtics won by beating out the Lakers, giving the draft lottery an old NBA Finals feel.

May 16, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Preds rally, beat Ducks to take 2-1 lead

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Roman Josi scored a power-play goal with 2:43 left, and the Nashville Predators rallied to beat the Anaheim Ducks 2-1 Tuesday ...

May 16, 2017 | | Pro Sports


World champ Sagan wins Stage 3 of Tour of California

MORRO BAY (AP) - Peter Sagan was so far back of the leaders after making the final turn to the finish, and turned up the speed ...

May 16, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Zych bails out Diaz, Mariners win over A’s

SEATTLE (AP) - After expecting the night off, Tony Zych made the most of a surprise call in the ninth inning.

May 16, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Nunez’s 2-run infield single keys Giants’ victory

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - After a 12-24 start to the season when nearly everything went wrong, the breaks are finally starting to go in favor of ...

May 16, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Penguins knot series with Game 2 victory over Senators

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Mike Sullivan calls the energetic back-and-forth on the Pittsburgh Penguins bench "a man's argument."

May 16, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Celtics power past Wizards in Game 7

BOSTON (AP) - Isaiah Thomas said he didn't feel any pressure entering the first Game 7 of his career.

May 16, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Majka wvins second stage, takes Tour of California lead

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - Rafal Majka and George Bennett knew they won't be able to touch some of the other big names in the ...

May 16, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Celtics seek top pick, Lakers aim to keep theirs in lottery

NEW YORK (AP) - The Boston Celtics are trying to go from No. 1 seed to No. 1 pick.

May 16, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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