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Cain, Giants join Dustin Johnson to hit golf balls

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - As golfer Dustin Johnson crushed drives from home plate over the right-field wall and into San Francisco Bay, pitcher Matt Cain and manager Bruce Bochy glanced at each other before looking into the stands for approval from Giants general manager Brian Sabean.

June 14, 2012 | | Pro Sports


The spotlight is there for Durant, if he wants it

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Not many know much about the guy who dominated Game 1 of the NBA Finals other than he's pretty good.

June 14, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Portugal beats Denmark 3-2; Russia fined by UEFA

WARSAW, Poland (AP) - The exciting tempo of the European Championship extended into the tournament's sixth day as Germany beat the Netherlands 2-1 after Portugal edged Denmark 3-2 on Wednesday.

June 14, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Hossler’s rare feat almost overshadowed at US Open

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - At 17, Beau Hossler is almost old news at the U.S. Open.

June 14, 2012 | | Pro Sports


WBO to review Pacquiao-Bradley title bout

One of boxing's major sanctioning bodies will review Timothy Bradley's controversial split decision victory over Manny Pacquiao, the first step toward what promoter Bob Arum hopes will be "clarity" in the judging of the fight.

June 14, 2012 | By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer | Pro Sports


Judge refuses to ease boxer Mayweather jail stay

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s request that he be released from jail because the low-quality food and water have threatened his health was denied by a Las Vegas judge who says he should eat and drink what is being given to him behind bars.

June 14, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Chavez-Lee prepared for middleweight title fight

The promoters for the middleweight title fight between WBC champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and challenger Andy Lee in El Paso, Texas, are certain that any controversy surrounding their choice of venue has been resolved.

June 14, 2012 | By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer | Pro Sports


MLB capsules

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - San Francisco's Matt Cain pitched the 22nd perfect game in major league history and first for the Giants, striking out a career-high 14 batters and getting help from two running catches to beat the Houston Astros 10-0 on Wednesday night.

June 14, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Durant powers OKC past LeBron’s Heat 105-94

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Kevin Durant delivered the fourth quarter LeBron James never could last year.

June 13, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Bumgarner homers in Giants’ victory

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Madison Bumgarner had a season-high 12 strikeouts and hit his first major league home run to lead the San Francisco Giants to a 6-3 victory over the Houston Astros on Tuesday night.

June 13, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Moss homers twice in A’s win at Colorado

DENVER (AP) - Brandon Moss has put on quite a power display since being recalled by the Oakland Athletics.

June 13, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Pressure on Donald as world No. 1 at US Open

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Luke Donald carries the pride of England on his shoulders and big expectations as the world's top-ranked golfer at the U.S. Open this week.

June 13, 2012 | | Pro Sports


LA Kings savor 1st Stanley Cup triumph

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Stanley Cup barely had the Los Angeles Kings' fingerprints on it before Darryl Sutter suggested they should start preparing to win it again.

June 13, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Giants have no plans to rest Lincecum

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The Giants have no plans to rest struggling right-hander Tim Lincecum or send him to the bullpen to work out his problems.

June 13, 2012 | | Pro Sports


A’s McCarthy to miss start with sore shoulder

DENVER (AP) - Oakland Athletics right-hander Brandon McCarthy was scratched from his scheduled start Wednesday against the Colorado Rockies because of a sore shoulder.

June 13, 2012 | | Pro Sports


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Boxing returns to prime-time network television on NBC

NEW YORK (AP) - Usually this is how big-time sports television works: The network pays for the right to air an event.

January 14, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Jets hire Cardinals’ Todd Bowles as coach

NEW YORK (AP) - Todd Bowles is coming home and taking over as the New York Jets' head coach.

January 14, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Warriors beat Jazz for 30-5 start

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Stephen Curry scored 27 points and ignited a decisive third-quarter run to lead the Golden State Warriors to a 116-105 victory over the Utah Jazz on Tuesday night.

January 13, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Young, talented Buckeyes could be a favorite next year, too

DALLAS (AP) - Here's the scary part for the rest of major-college football: Some of Ohio State's best players didn't play in Monday night's championship game, and many of those who did are coming back.

January 13, 2015 | | Pro Sports


The long and winding road to the Super Bowl

There are the 2007 Patriots, a juggernaut, and the 2014 not-so-dominant version.

January 13, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Mavericks rally late, beat Kings in OT

SACRAMENTO (AP) - Monta Ellis scored six of his 28 points in overtime and added 10 assists, and the Dallas Mavericks beat the Sacramento Kings 108-104 on Tuesday night.

January 13, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Cardale Jones says he’s ‘not ready for the NFL

DALLAS (AP) - While Urban Meyer was doing most of the talking, Cardale Jones owned the room.

January 13, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Kurt Busch says ex is trained assassin

DOVER, Del. (AP) - The NASCAR driver known as "The Outlaw" testified Tuesday he believes his ex-girlfriend is a trained assassin dispatched on covert missions around the world who once returned to him in a blood-splattered gown.

January 13, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Sabres raise Hasek’s name and No. 39

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - Dominik Hasek has come to realize how much easier it was turning aside pucks than it is accepting honors.

January 13, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Jack Del Rio to get 2nd interview with Raiders

ALAMEDA (AP) - Denver defensive coordinator Jack Del Rio will be the first candidate to have a second interview with the Oakland Raiders for their head coaching job as the two-week search could be nearing a conclusion.

January 13, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Zobrist knows quirks of new home ballpark

OAKLAND (AP) - Ben Zobrist needs few reminders of the quirks that come with playing in the Oakland Coliseum, his new home.

January 13, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Only 2nd time 3 of last 4 QBs already own a Super Bowl ring

With Tom Brady, Aaron Rodgers and Russell Wilson headed to the NFL's conference title games, this is the first time in 21 years - and only second time ever - that three of the final four teams are quarterbacked by a Super Bowl champion.

January 13, 2015 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Pro Football Writer | Pro Sports


LA-area stadium developers expect $100M in public paybacks

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The developers behind a sprawling sports and housing complex in the Los Angeles suburbs - whose centerpiece stadium could become home for an NFL team - expect to recoup up to $100 million in local tax dollars in the first five years of operation, an Associated Press review has found.

January 13, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Pacers’ sudden slide a lesson for all NBA teams

At this time a year ago, the Indiana Pacers were 29-7 and well on their way to finishing with the Eastern Conference's best record.

January 13, 2015 | By ANTONIO GONZALEZ AP Basketball Writer | Pro Sports


Luck leads Colts into title game with upset win

DENVER (AP) - Andrew Luck has his signature NFL win, and it came against his predecessor, of all people.

January 11, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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