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Rob Manfred elected next MLB commissioner

BALTIMORE (AP) - Rob Manfred was elected baseball's 10th commissioner Thursday, winning a three-man race to succeed Bud Selig and given a mandate by the tradition-bound sport to recapture young fans and speed play in an era that has seen competition increase and attention spans shrink.

August 14, 2014 | | Pro Sports

Stewart sitting out Michigan after dirt-car death

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Tony Stewart will not race Sunday at Michigan International Speedway, skipping a second straight NASCAR Sprint Cup race since striking and killing a driver in a dirt-track race at a small New York track.

August 14, 2014 | | Pro Sports

Two lead at LPGA

PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) - Lexi Thompson and South Korea's Meena Lee shot 6-under-66 on Thursday to share the first-round lead in the LPGA Championship, the fourth major championship of the season.

August 14, 2014 | | Pro Sports

Controversy, on clouds Giants’ 7-run rally

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Depending on the clubhouse, the response to the latest overturned call at home under baseball's expanded replay system was as debatable as the rule itself.

August 13, 2014 | | Pro Sports

Vargas twirls 3-hit shutout against A’s

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Jason Vargas tossed a three-hitter for his sixth career shutout, Omar Infante hit a two-run homer and the Kansas City Royals beat the Oakland Athletics 3-0 on Wednesday night.

August 13, 2014 | | Pro Sports

49ers’ Ian Williams taking steps toward return

SANTA CLARA (AP) - After three years and six NFL games, San Francisco nose tackle Ian Williams finally got his first pro start.

August 13, 2014 | | Pro Sports

Candidates make pitches ahead of vote

BALTIMORE (AP) - The three candidates in Major League Baseball's first contested election for a new commissioner in 46 years made presentations to the 30 teams Wednesday, a day ahead of the vote.

August 13, 2014 | | Pro Sports

Yu Darvish on DL with inflammation in right elbow

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Yu Darvish will miss at least a couple of starts for the Rangers because of right elbow inflammation.

August 13, 2014 | | Pro Sports

Woods pulls out of US Ryder Cup consideration

Tiger Woods removed himself from consideration for the Ryder Cup team Wednesday evening with a clear message that he is not healthy enough to play.

August 13, 2014 | | Pro Sports

Federer gets 300th Masters win in Cincy

MASON, Ohio (AP) - Roger Federer had another big moment. Those seem to happen for him a lot in Cincinnati.

August 13, 2014 | | Pro Sports

Tottenham signs Seattle’s Yedlin to 4-year deal

TUKWILA, Washington (AP) - Seattle Sounders and U.S. national team defender DeAndre Yedlin has signed a four-year deal with Tottenham but will remain in the United States through the remainder of the Major League Soccer season.

August 13, 2014 | | Pro Sports

NBA busy on Christmas

NEW YORK (AP) - LeBron James will play his first game since rejoining the Cleveland Cavaliers at home Oct. 30 against New York, then return to Miami for the first time on Christmas.

August 13, 2014 | | Pro Sports

Report: Ward’s father says ‘no reason’ for crash

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) - The father of the driver run over and killed by Tony Stewart told The Syracuse Post-Standard that "there's no reason for" the crash that led to his son's death.

August 13, 2014 | | Pro Sports

A’s end Royals’ win streak at 8

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Oakland Athletics' combination of Jon Lester and Josh Donaldson was too much for the Kansas City Royals.

August 12, 2014 | | Pro Sports

Giants extend game but fall in 10th inning

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Gordon Beckham hit an RBI single with two outs in the 10th inning and the Chicago White Sox beat the San Francisco Giants 3-2 on Tuesday night after blowing a two-run lead in the ninth.

August 12, 2014 | | Pro Sports

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Giants ready to talk new contract with Bumgarner

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The Giants want to make sure Madison Bumgarner never goes elsewhere.

October 14, 2016 | | Pro Sports

Chargers hope they’re done finding ways to lose

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Ever the optimist, Philip Rivers has chosen to laugh to keep from crying as the pratfalls pile up for the San Diego ...

October 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports

Mickelson heads to Safeway, still riding high from Ryder Cup

NAPA (AP) - Phil Mickelson rarely has sounded so excited to start a new PGA Tour season, even with the old season ending just three weeks ...

October 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports

Corey Kluber to start Game 1 of ALCS

CLEVELAND (AP) - Corey Kluber is back at the top of the Indians' make-it-up-as-they-go rotation.

October 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports

Cubs heading to their 2nd straight NLCS

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Donning fresh postseason victory gear, the Chicago Cubs gathered on the mound and posed for a group photo. They jumped up and ...

October 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports

One ace standing: Nats’ Scherzer to face Dodgers in Game 5

WASHINGTON (AP) - While going to ace Clayton Kershaw on short rest helped the Los Angeles Dodgers stave off elimination in their NL Division Series against ...

October 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports

Carr calling shots for Raiders at line of scrimmage

ALAMEDA (AP) - Derek Carr's comfort level in changing plays at the line of scrimmage is a part of his game that has gone largely ...

October 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports

49ers hope to go deep with Kap back at QB

SANTA CLARA (AP) - The San Francisco 49ers have had plenty of problems on offense the first five weeks, leading to coach Chip Kelly's decision ...

October 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports

Burns’ goal helps Sharks open season with win

SAN JOSE (AP) - Opening night went as scripted for the San Jose Sharks from the unveiling of the Western Conference championship banner to Brent Burns ...

October 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports

Even year magic wears off for Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Bruce Bochy has often been bleary-eyed and exhausted going through it all this year. His once-reliable bullpen hit bump after bump and ...

October 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports

Giants’ playoff run over, Cubs rally to win NLDS

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The San Francisco Giants leaned on some new faces and aces this time around, hoping to ride that even-year magic through another ...

October 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports

The Tiger comeback becomes the Tiger tease

NAPA (AP) - The Tiger comeback has become the Tiger tease.

October 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports

49ers name Colin Kaepernick starting QB

SANTA CLARA (AP) - The San Francisco 49ers are putting their future back into Colin Kaepernick's hands.

October 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports

Utley lifts Dodgers to 6-5 win over Nats to force Game 5

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Clayton Kershaw was out of the game, his head down in the dugout, the Los Angeles bullpen faltering and the season slipping ...

October 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports

No big hits left for Big Papi as Red Sox swept from playoffs

BOSTON (AP) - David Ortiz didn't want it to end.

October 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports

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