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1985: Asuncion keys EU hoop win

Eighty years ago, on January 1, 1935, Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Barber witnessed the annual East-West Shrine football game at San Francisco's Kezar Stadium. Their son, Jim, was a member of the West team and made the first touchdown of the game when he ran 19 yards after taking a blocked punt. Jim was captain of the University of San Francisco team during the past season and his brother, Ernest, was a member of the same team.

January 04, 2015 | | Pro Sports


ESPN sportscaster Scott dies at 49

NEW YORK (AP) - Stuart Scott was in his element, working a "Monday Night Football" game, when he was forced to leave for an appendix operation.

January 04, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Shiffrin dominates to win WCup slalom

ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) - American skier Mikaela Shiffrin continued her recent resurgence in slalom by convincingly winning her second straight World Cup race, leaving her rivals in awe four weeks before she defends her world title in Beaver Creek.

January 04, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Panthers & Ravens claim wild-card wins

RALIEGH, N.C. (AP) - Joe Flacco continued his impressive postseason performances, throwing for two second-half touchdowns to beat the Ravens' bitter AFC North rival. The Ravens (11-6) won in Pittsburgh for the first time in the postseason; Pittsburgh had been 9-0 in third games of a season against the same opponent.

January 04, 2015 | | Pro Sports


First playoff sends Ducks, Buckeyes to title game

Ohio State is looking for its first national title since 2002. Oregon is seeking its first, period.

January 02, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Watt, Gronkowski unanimous picks

NEW YORK (AP) - J.J. Watt found a unique way to make the 2014 Associated Press NFL All-Pro team announced Friday.

January 02, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Curry, Green lead Warriors past Raptors

OAKLAND (AP) - Stephen Curry had 32 points and 12 assists, Draymond Green got his first career triple-double and the Golden State Warriors rolled past the Toronto Raptors 126-105 on Friday night in a matchup of conference leaders.

January 02, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Raiders interview Shurmur for coach

ALAMEDA (AP) - The Oakland Raiders interviewed Philadelphia Eagles offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur for their head coaching vacancy on Friday.

January 02, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Find the right road team

After a strong finish to the regular season, Pro Picks hopes to peak in the postseason. So the search begins for Best Bets and Upset Specials.

January 02, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Pitt stunned in loss to Houston in AF Bowl

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Greg Ward threw three touchdown passes in the final 3:41 of the Armed Forces Bowl, two after Houston recovered onside kicks, and completed a winning 2-point conversion in the Cougars' 35-34 victory over Pittsburgh on Friday.

January 02, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Randy Johnson looks to be shoo-in for HOF

PHOENIX (AP) - At 6-foot-10, Randy Johnson stood on the mound and looked down on batters, an intimidating presence before he even threw the ball.

January 02, 2015 | | Pro Sports


NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP

ARLINGTON, Tex. (AP) - The Rose Bowl is coming to Texas for the first College Football Playoff championship.

January 01, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Sweet win: Buckeyes upset Alabama

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Cardale Jones came through again at the Sugar Bowl. Ezekiel Elliott ran all over mighty Alabama. And Urban Meyer's quest to turn Ohio State into SEC North is one victory away from a national championship.

January 01, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Huskies, Cowboys to meet in Cactus Bowl

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) - Still not bowl-eligible thanks to a five-game losing streak, Oklahoma State trailed rival Oklahoma by two touchdowns on the road, leaving about 8 minutes in what would have been arguably the most disappointing season under coach Mike Gundy.

January 01, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Michigan State picks up Cotton Bowl win

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Connor Cook threw a 10-yard touchdown pass to Keith Mumphery with 17 seconds left to cap a three-touchdown, fourth-quarter comeback in Michigan State's 42-41 victory over playoff-snubbed Baylor in the highest-scoring Cotton Bowl.

January 01, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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Spurs’ Popovich to coach West in All-Star Game

NEW YORK (AP) - San Antonio's Gregg Popovich will coach the NBA's West All-Stars, even though Golden State has the best record in the ...

January 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


LeBron says he’s not a coach killer

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) - LeBron James disdains the notion he's a coach killer.

January 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Cam Newton: ‘I’m an African- American QB that scares people’

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Panthers quarterback Cam Newton suggested for the first time Wednesday that race may play a factor in why he's become ...

January 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


JPMorgan Chase buys naming rights for future Warriors arena

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Golden State Warriors President Rick Welts says the team has reached a naming-rights deal with JPMorgan Chase for a new arena to ...

January 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Oosthuizen shares lead with Larrazabal in Qatar

DOHA, Qatar (AP) - Louis Oosthuizen made another fast start to his first tournament of the year, shooting a 7-under 65 in the first round of ...

January 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Phil Mickelson’s Torrey homecoming brings mixed memories

SAN DIEGO (AP) - The best thing about Phil Mickelson playing at Torrey Pines is that it's his hometown event on the PGA Tour, and ...

January 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


BEST ROLL IN 5 YEARS

SAN JOSE (AP) - After an up-and-down start to the season, the San Jose Sharks head into the All-Star break on quite the roll.

January 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Williams within 1 win of 7th title

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - Serena Williams is one win away from another Grand Slam milestone after beating Agnieszka Radwanska 6-0, 6-4 in an Australian Open semifinal ...

January 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


49ers hire ex-Browns defensive coordinator

SANTA CLARA (AP) - New San Francisco 49ers coach Chip Kelly finally found a defensive coordinator, hiring former Cleveland Browns defensive coordinator Jim O'Neil on ...

January 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Thompson’s big scoring night leads Warriors past Mavs

OAKLAND (AP) - More often than not, Klay Thompson takes a backseat to NBA MVP Stephen Curry without a complaint.

January 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Trail Blazers cool off red-hot Cousins, Kings

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - C.J. McCollum scored 18 points, Damian Lillard had 15 points and 12 assists and Portland shut down red-hot DeMarcus Cousins in ...

January 27, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Thornton records 1,300th point, Sharks beat Avalanche

SAN JOSE (AP) - Joe Thornton had two assists to become the 33rd player to reach 1,300 career points and the San Jose Sharks extended ...

January 27, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Kerber wins on another distracting day at Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - Angelique Kerber and Victoria Azarenka were warming up for their quarterfinal match at the Australian Open on Wednesday when, in a media ...

January 27, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Clippers’ Blake Griffin out 4-to-6 weeks after breaking hand

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Blake Griffin is expected to miss four to six weeks with a broken shooting hand after punching a Los Angeles Clippers staff member ...

January 27, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Kerr’s Warriors keep it light

OAKLAND - The Spurs were licking their wounds, the Clippers were trying to comprehend theirs, and what were the Warriors doing Tuesday?

January 27, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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