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Azarenka begins quest for 3rd title

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - Victoria Azarenka began her bid for a third consecutive Australian Open title with a 7-6 (2), 6-2 win over Johanna Larsson on Tuesday as the start of a predicted heat wave arrived at Melbourne Park.

January 14, 2014 | | Pro Sports


A-Rod sues MLB, players’ union

NEW YORK (AP) - Alex Rodriguez sued Major League Baseball and its players' union Monday, seeking to overturn a season-long suspension imposed by an arbitrator who ruled there was "clear and convincing evidence" the New York Yankees star used three banned substances and twice tried to obstruct the sport's drug investigation.

January 14, 2014 | | Pro Sports


NBA capsules

NEW YORK (AP) - Carmelo Anthony had 29 points and 16 rebounds, and the New York Knicks held the Phoenix Suns without a field goal in overtime to win 98-96 on Monday night for their fifth straight victory.

January 14, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Cristiano Ronaldo wins FIFA best player award

ZURICH (AP) - Cristiano Ronaldo couldn't hide how much it meant to him, finally being voted the world's best soccer player again.

January 14, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Michael Bradley signs with Toronto

TORONTO (AP) - Toronto FC unveiled Michael Bradley as its newest player Monday, signing the American midfielder from Italian club AS Roma.

January 14, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Quick collects shutout in Kings win over Canucks

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jonathan Quick made 28 saves in his 27th NHL shutout, Dustin Brown scored early in the third period, and the Los Angeles Kings beat Vancouver 1-0 on Monday night for their fourth win over the Canucks this season.

January 14, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Seahawks, 49ers resume rivalry

RENTON, Wash. (AP) - After beating up on each other twice earlier this season, Pete Carroll was not surprised to see San Francisco as the opponent coming to Seattle for the NFC championship game.

January 14, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Titans hire Whisenhunt as head coach

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The Tennessee Titans have wrapped up their coaching search by hiring San Diego offensive coordinator Ken Whisenhunt as their new head coach and 17th in franchise history.

January 14, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Grandfather of Harbaugh brothers dies at 98

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Joe Cipiti, the grandfather of NFL coaching brothers Jim and John Harbaugh, has died. He was 98.

January 14, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Stanford guard Yankey to enter NFL draft, set to graduate in spring

STANFORD (AP) - All-American left guard David Yankey is forgoing his final year of eligibility at Stanford to enter the NFL draft.

January 14, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Arizona still No. 1, 6 newcomers join

Arizona and Syracuse remain No. 1 and 2 in The Associated Press college basketball poll for a sixth straight week and six newcomers joined the Top 25.

January 14, 2014 | The Associated Press | Pro Sports


Superman? No it’s Kaepernick

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Colin Kaepernick raced into the end zone, then pretended to rip open his shirt with both hands imitating Cam Newton's Superman touchdown celebration.

January 12, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Seahawks rumble past New Orleans to advance in NFC

SEATTLE (AP) - When he got around the edge, there was no one for Marshawn Lynch to hit. Directly ahead was open field, the end zone and the Seattle Seahawks' place in the NFC championship game.

January 12, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Beast quake: Seahawks fans rock stadium again

SEATTLE (AP) - Seismologists say Seahawks fans shook the ground under Seattle's CenturyLink Field during Saturday's defeat of the New Orleans Saints, causing another fan-generated earthquake.

January 12, 2014 | | Pro Sports


NBA acknowledges missed call in Pelicans- Mavericks contest

NEW YORK (AP) - The NBA says an officiating mistake at the end of this weekend's game between Dallas and New Orleans cost the Pelicans a chance to tie it.

January 12, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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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


Kim wins Lorena Ochoa Invitational

MEXICO CITY (AP) - Christina Kim won the Lorena Ochoa Invitational on Sunday for her first LPGA Tour title in nine years, beating Shanshan Feng in a playoff after losing a five-stroke lead.

November 16, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Gay gets $40M, 3-year extension

SACRAMENTO (AP) - The Sacramento Kings and forward Rudy Gay have agreed to a $40 million, three-year contract extension that runs through the 2017-18 season, a person with knowledge of the deal said Sunday.

November 16, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Double dose of NFC West for NY Giants

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) - The NFL is giving the New York Giants a rare chance for a do-over.

November 14, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Opportunity to get right for Bolts, Raiders

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Reinforcements have arrived for the San Diego Chargers, who also are getting some help from the schedule-makers.

November 14, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Rex Ryan fined $100,000 for profanities

NEW YORK (AP) - New York Jets coach Rex Ryan has been fined $100,000 for his postgame use of profanity that was picked up on video last Sunday.

November 14, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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