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Piercy shoots 62 to take lead after Canadian Open 1st round

ANCASTER, Ontario (AP) - Scott Piercy kept his cool in the rainy first round of the Canadian Open.

July 26, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Blue Jays 10 A’s 4 Encarnacion's 3-run HR leads Blue Jays over A's

TORONTO (AP) - With his latest deep drive, Edwin Encarnacion allowed Toronto's offense to take a deep breath.

July 26, 2012 | | Pro Sports


FOOTBALL 49ers' Goldson signs tender, reports to camp

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Dashon Goldson refused to let his disappointment over not getting a long-term deal with the San Francisco 49ers simmer. All he wants to do now is focus on football.

July 26, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Ramirez follows Sanchez in leaving Miami Marlins

NEW YORK (AP) - The Marlins are trading stars, just like they did following their championships in 1997 and 2003. Team president David Samson says this exodus is different.

July 25, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Giants to wait before putting Sandoval on DL

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - An MRI exam on San Francisco Giants slugger Pablo Sandoval has confirmed the All-Star third baseman has a left hamstring strain.

July 25, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Penn State president: 4-year ban floated

Penn State faced the threat of a four-year ban on playing football before the NCAA imposed sanctions this week over the school's handling of the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal, a university spokesman said Wednesday.

July 25, 2012 | | Pro Sports


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July 25, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Rajeev Ram advances in Farmers Classic in LA

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Rajeev Ram beat Chile's Paul Capdeville 6-3, 6-1 on Wednesday in the second round of the Farmers Classic at the Los Angeles Tennis Center.

July 25, 2012 | | Pro Sports


British Open champ Ernie Els set for Canadian Open

ANCASTER, Ontario (AP) - Ernie Els arrived at the Canadian Open with one trophy already in tow. He's hoping to leave with another.

July 25, 2012 | | Pro Sports


NASCAR's Allmendinger agrees to substance recovery program

NEW YORK (AP) - Suspended driver A.J. Allmendinger said Wednesday that he will participate in NASCAR's substance-abuse recovery program, a sign that he wants to get back to racing as soon as possible and avoid a fight over the accuracy of his failed drug test.

July 25, 2012 | | Pro Sports


A's romp to 7th straight win

TORONTO (AP) - Coco Crisp hit two home runs and Yoenis Cespedes had a pair of RBI doubles, leading A.J. Griffin and the Oakland Athletics over the Toronto Blue Jays 16-0 Wednesday night for their season-high seventh straight win.

July 25, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Cespedes hits 3-run single, A's win 6th straight

TORONTO (AP) - After striking out in each of his first three at bats, Yoenis Cespedes came to the plate with the bases loaded in the seventh and promptly delivered a big hit.

July 24, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Crawford's single in 9th lifts Giants over Padres

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Brandon Crawford singled home the winning run in the ninth inning and the San Francisco Giants beat the San Diego Padres 3-2 Tuesday night, their ninth victory in 11 games since the All-Star break.

July 24, 2012 | | Pro Sports


49ers gear up for Harbaugh’s second year

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Jim Harbaugh won NFL Coach of the Year honors as a rookie coach with no offseason to prepare his team for his thick playbook and unique, rah-rah style.

July 23, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Oakland A’s playing ‘Moneyball’ again

OAKLAND (AP) - Moneyball, take two?

July 23, 2012 | | Pro Sports


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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


Tim Hudson impresses in home debut

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Tim Hudson walked to the dugout after an impressive eight-inning performance in his Giants home debut and hardly realized 42,000 people were celebrating him with a roaring ovation.

April 09, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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