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Dawson eager to straighten out kicks

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Phil Dawson converted 49 of his 50 pregame kicks, even a pair of 58-yard field goals going from each direction. That's about as accurate as San Francisco's veteran place kicker has been in recent years.

August 19, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Tricking out stadiums with Wi-Fi, LED

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Lining the brightly lit hallways of Populous, one of the leading architectural firms behind college sports, there are hundreds of scale models and graphic renderings of college football stadiums in various stages of renovation and construction.

August 19, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Browns not ready to name starting QB

CLEVELAND (AP) - Browns coach Mike Pettine isn't quite ready to name his starting quarterback. Brian Hoyer and Johnny Manziel haven't convinced him they deserve the job.

August 19, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Buckeyes’ Miller out for season

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Ohio State star quarterback Braxton Miller will miss the 2014 season, dealing a severe blow to the fifth-ranked Buckeyes' national title hopes.

August 19, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Raiders still waiting for Hayden to get healthy

ALAMEDA (AP) - Oakland Raiders coach Dennis Allen said Tuesday the team will decide by next week whether cornerback DJ Hayden is healthy enough to start the season on the active roster or if he will go on the physically unable to perform list.

August 19, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Indians sign Atchison for next season

CLEVELAND (AP) - The Cleveland Indians have signed veteran right-handed reliever Scott Atchison to a contract for next season.

August 19, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Pirates activate OF McCutchen off disabled list

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Andrew McCutchen's fractured rib is healed. The reigning National League MVP is hoping his return will have the same effect on the reeling Pittsburgh Pirates.

August 19, 2014 | | Pro Sports


When will the racing world see Tony Stewart next?

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - There are hundreds of guidebooks on how to handle grief, how to navigate the emotional suffering that follows a significant loss.

August 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Neymar scores twice in return; Suarez debuts

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) - Luis Suarez and Neymar played their first match since their memorable exits from the World Cup on Monday, with the Brazil star scoring two goals to help Barcelona rout Mexican champion Leon 6-0 in a preseason friendly at Camp Nou.

August 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Rafa Nadal pulls out of U.S. Open

Reigning champion Rafael Nadal pulled out of the U.S. Open because of an injury for the second time in three years Monday, leaving Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer as the men to beat at the year's last Grand Slam tournament.

August 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Pryor making good 1st impression

RENTON, Wash. (AP) - With one designed rollout and sprint to the end zone, Terrelle Pryor showed why the Seattle Seahawks sacrificed a late-round draft pick to add another quarterback.

August 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Carr returns after concussion

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) - Oakland Raiders rookie quarterback Derek Carr returned to practice three days after being knocked out of a preseason game with a concussion and sore ribs.

August 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Angels OF Hamilton out of lineup again

BOSTON (AP) - Los Angeles Angels outfielder Josh Hamilton is out of the lineup again for Monday night's game against the Red Sox, a day after asking for a day off.

August 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Actor Jon Hamm honored to get Cardinals bobblehead

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Jon Hamm joked that the bobble head the St. Louis Cardinals honored him with was "probably repurposed" from a Matt Carpenter model.

August 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Broncos beat the pants off 49ers in Levi stadium debut

SANTA CLARA (AP) - The San Francisco 49ers turned their hyped Levi's Stadium debut into a real dud. So bad, in fact, tens of thousands of fans left the snazzy new Silicon Valley digs midway through the third quarter.

August 17, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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Red Sox bring in ex-Tigers boss Dombrowski to run club

BOSTON (AP) - New Red Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski thought enough of the team to pick Boston over other suitors.

August 20, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Phillies trade Chase Utley to Dodgers

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Chase Utley is reuniting with Jimmy Rollins in Hollywood.

August 20, 2015 | | Pro Sports


US women beat Costa Rica in rainy exhibition

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) - Not even a thunderstorm could slow down the United States in the latest chapter of its Women's World Cup victory tour.

August 20, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Earthquakes score season-high 5 goals

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) - Cordell Cato and Chris Wondolowski each scored two goals and the San Jose Earthquakes cruised past Sporting Kansas City 5-0 on ...

August 20, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Raiders’ line benefits from Rodney Hudson

NAPA (AP) - Derek Carr was only on the field for two series in the Raiders' preseason-opening win over the St. Louis Rams. That was more ...

August 20, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Giants lose to Cardinals, miss chance to gain on Dodgers

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Madison Bumgarner had a rare opportunity for a pitcher: Pinch-hit with two outs in the ninth inning with his team trailing by ...

August 20, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Erik Pears fitting in on 49ers O-line

SANTA CLARA (AP) - New right tackle Erik Pears is doing all he can to fit into the 49ers huddle.

August 20, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Giants to place Pence on DL, activate Aoki on Thursday

ST. LOUIS (AP) - The San Francisco Giants plan to place Hunter Pence on the 15-day disabled list Thursday with a strained left oblique, a move ...

August 20, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Athletics hold off Dodgers in 2-game sweep

OAKLAND, (AP) - Jesse Chavez's record hardly tells the story of his season and first year as a full-time starter.

August 20, 2015 | | Pro Sports


NFL suspends Simpson for 6 games

SANTA CLARA (AP) - The NFL suspended San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Jerome Simpson on Tuesday without pay for the first six games of the season ...

August 18, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Vogelsong, Bumgarner help Giants beat Cardinals

ST. LOUIS (AP) - The San Francisco Giants got a rally-starting at-bat from an unusual source.

August 18, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Athletics edge Dodgers in 10th inning

OAKLAND (AP) - Billy Butler hit an RBI double in the 10th inning and the Oakland Athletics outlasted Clayton Kershaw and held on to beat the ...

August 18, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Raiders counting on Murray to revive running game

NAPA (AP) - Whether it was because of injuries his first year or a lack of trust from his coaches last season, Latavius Murray has been ...

August 18, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Moody looks to make mark on 49ers defense

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Joe Gaines and other teachers at Nick Moody's elementary school used to regularly pull the boy aside and remind him that ...

August 18, 2015 | | Pro Sports


49ers trade TE Asante Cleveland to Patriots for OL Jordan Devey

SANTA CLARA (AP) - The San Francisco 49ers traded tight end Asante Cleveland to the Super Bowl champion New England Patriots for offensive lineman Jordan Devey ...

August 18, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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