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49ers sign former Cardinals running back Alfonso Smith

SANTA CLARA (AP) - The San Francisco 49ers have signed former Arizona Cardinals running back Alfonso Smith to a one-year deal.

July 29, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Twins sign NorCal prospect

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - In one of their craziest scouting experiences, the Minnesota Twins have reached a deal with a 24-year-old pitching prospect who has thrown 100 mile per hour fastballs but has never been drafted.

July 29, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Cain to meet with elbow specialist

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - San Francisco Giants right-hander Matt Cain plans to meet with specialist Dr. James Andrews this week to get a second opinion on his injured elbow.

July 29, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Alameda County approves Athletics lease

OAKLAND (AP) - The Alameda County Board of Supervisors has voted to approve a 10-year lease extension to keep the Athletics in Oakland.

July 29, 2014 | | Pro Sports


NBA, Clippers eager for Sterling out

The NBA and the Los Angeles Clippers are ready to move on, even if Donald Sterling wants to keep fighting.

July 29, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Scott sees swift title contention for Lakers

EL SEGUNDO (AP) - Byron Scott was a key component of the Los Angeles Lakers' Showtime teams, a smooth shooting guard with sizzling competitive fire. He believes his purple-and-gold championship pedigree makes him the ideal coach to return the struggling 16-time champions to NBA contention.

July 29, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Anderson Silva returns Jan. 31 vs Nick Diaz

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Former UFC champion Anderson Silva will return to the octagon Jan. 31 against Nick Diaz in Las Vegas.

July 29, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Giants lose 5th straight, 5-0 to Pirates

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - After getting swept in a three-game home series to the Los Angeles Dodgers to fall out of first place in the NL West, the San Francisco Giants turned to their hottest pitcher to help wash away their woes.

July 29, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Carter leads Astros homer-happy win over Athletics

HOUSTON (AP) - It all fell apart for Oakland starter Jesse Chavez in a very brief span.

July 29, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Raiders relying on healthy Watson to solidify line

NAPA (AP) - Menelik Watson's rookie season proved to be mostly a waste.

July 29, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Judge OKs record-setting $2B sale of Clippers

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Embattled Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling lost his attempt to block the $2 billion sale of the team to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer.

July 29, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Byron Scott says he will be LA Lakers’ new coach

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Los Angeles Lakers have waited nearly three months to hire a new coach, and they're apparently making Byron Scott wait a few more days.

July 29, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Rays’ Archer: ‘Never saw Hank Aaron flip his bat’

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Chris Archer insists he isn't mad at David Ortiz.

July 29, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Marketing agreement an obstacle in US bid for 2024

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - If Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco or Washington is picked to host the 2024 Olympics, the U.S. Olympic Committee will pay the price for winning. One of its first tasks will be to hand over millions in sponsorships to the victorious city's newly formed organizing committee.

July 29, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Recovered from illness, Serena ready for return

STANFORD (AP) - Serena Williams finally realized what happened days later, when she was allowed to get out of bed.

July 29, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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Djokovic rallies to win at Cincy; Serena Williams wins too

MASON, Ohio (AP) - Novak Djokovic smacked his racket on the court after losing serve, seemingly headed for another unexplainable loss at a tournament that has ...

August 21, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Woods opens Wyndham with his best round in 2 years

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) - Tiger Woods kept saying his game was getting better, even though his results didn't show it.

August 21, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Some NFL coaches speak out to curb training camp fights

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) - Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera offered this edict to his players before the start of this week's joint practices with ...

August 21, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Jarryd Hayne continues to make NFL strides

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Jarryd Hayne certainly had no intention of inducing a collective laugh when it came to his thoughts on the fair catch in ...

August 21, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Cardinals draw on deep reservoir of talent to lead baseball

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Building the best record in the major leagues is hard work.

August 21, 2015 | | Pro Sports


LA Dodgers’ luxury tax payroll could top $300 million

NEW YORK (AP) - Chase Utley's acquisition put the Los Angeles Dodgers close to becoming the first baseball team with a $300 million luxury-tax payroll.

August 21, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Christian Ponder expects boos Minnesota

NAPA (AP) - Christian Ponder is under no illusions about what kind of reaction he'll get when he returns to Minnesota.

August 21, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Giants unable to solve Morton in loss to Pirates

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Jake Peavy entered his start against the Pittsburgh Pirates having never allowed a run over 20 innings in three starts at PNC Park.

August 21, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Giants acquire OF Marlon Byrd

PITTSBURGH (AP) - The San Francisco Giants acquired outfielder Marlon Byrd and cash Thursday from the Cincinnati Reds to boost their injury-plagued outfield for the stretch ...

August 21, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Eli Manning not looking to be the NFL’s top paid quarterback

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) - Eli Manning didn't ask the New York Giants to make him the NFL's highest-paid quarterback.

August 20, 2015 | | Pro Sports


‘Deflategate’ judge says Brady suspension in jeopardy

NEW YORK (AP) - A federal judge made clear Wednesday that the NFL's four game suspension of Tom Brady over "Deflategate" is in jeopardy as ...

August 20, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Williams, Novak Djokovic win Cincinnati openers

MASON, Ohio (AP) - Serena Williams pumped her fist after each important point and screamed as she smacked another emphatic shot. The defending Cincinnati champion wasn ...

August 20, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Woods hopes to push for unlikely playoff spot

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) - It's now or never for many players at the Wyndham Championship - the last chance to qualify for golf's postseason.

August 20, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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


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