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Wimbledon champ carries weight of nation

LONDON (AP) - The first question posed to Andy Murray at his pre-Wimbledon news conference concerned England's early exit from the World Cup and how the tennis player might feel "to have the hopes of a despondent nation" on his shoulders.

June 22, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Crisp drills winning hit for Athletics

OAKLAND (AP) - Coco Crisp drove in Kyle Blanks with a two-out single in the eighth inning and the Oakland Athletics beat the Boston Red Sox 4-3 on Friday night.

June 21, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Slumping Giants drop 6th straight

PHOENIX (AP) - Josh Collmenter fought his way through five innings, Aaron Hill drove in two runs, and the Arizona Diamondback sent the San Francisco Giants to their sixth straight loss, 4-1 on Friday night.

June 21, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Ticos take out Italy; reach knockout round

RECIFE, Brazil (AP) - Had Costa Rica been a less resilient team, it might still be stewing over referee Enrique Osses' refusal to award a penalty when explosive striker Joel Campbell was taken down in the area.

June 21, 2014 | | Pro Sports


US expects to see best of Ronaldo, Portugal

MANAUS, Brazil (AP) - With Cristiano Ronaldo, Portugal still has a chance to reach the second round at the World Cup. Without him, the advantage might just switch to the United States.

June 21, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Ambrose seeks 1st career Sonoma win

SONOMA (AP) - Marcos Ambrose wants nothing more than to break Hendrick Motorsports' four-race winning streak and his best shot comes on the road course at Sonoma Raceway this weekend.

June 21, 2014 | | Pro Sports


No stopping fans during anthems

TERESOPOLIS, Brazil (AP) - Go ahead, FIFA, stop the music if you want. Fans will keep singing anyway.

June 21, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Tragedy fuels Nigerians

CUIABA, Brazil (AP) - Stephen Keshi's Nigeria squad wants more than just three points against Bosnia-Herzegovina to revive its World Cup campaign on Saturday.

June 21, 2014 | | Pro Sports


France in full control after routing Swiss

SALVADOR, Brazil (AP) - France is striking at the World Cup again, this time in a way the fans back home will approve of.

June 21, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Security tightens for sunday match

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Six hundred additional military police will be assigned to Sunday's World Cup match at Rio's Maracana stadium between Belgium and Russia after almost 100 un-ticketed Chilean fans rampaged through the stadium's media center before the last game.

June 21, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Torre chides Ortiz over ruling

NEW YORK (AP) - Major League Baseball executive Joe Torre says he doesn't agree with Red Sox slugger David Ortiz about official scorers.

June 21, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Wie rallies for 3-shot lead in Women’s Open

PINEHURST, N.C. (AP) - Michelle Wie is becoming a regular contender in major championships, only now as an adult.

June 21, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Wimbledon champ gets favorable draw

LONDON (AP) - The draw for Wimbledon was relatively kind to defending champion Andy Murray. It was a lot more daunting for top-ranked Rafael Nadal.

June 20, 2014 | | Pro Sports


A’s extended lead in AL west

OAKLAND (AP) - Scott Kazmir pitched seven innings to win his fourth straight start, Yoenis Cespedes hit his 14th home run of the season and the Oakland Athletics beat the Boston Red Sox 4-2 on Thursday night.

June 19, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Catcher teary eyed during no-no

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Seeing his best friend only one out away from pitching a no-hitter, A.J. Ellis got a bit teary eyed.

June 19, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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Serena Williams beats Sharapova

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - Serena Williams attacked Maria Sharapova's strength and it helped extend her complete domination of their rivalry, earning the six-time Australian Open ...

January 26, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Cousins scores 56, sets Sacramento record in double-OT setback

SACRAMENTO (AP) - DeMarcus Cousins set a Sacramento record with 56 points, most by an NBA player this season, but the Charlotte Hornets beat the Kings ...

January 26, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Curry, Warriors dismantle Spurs to rule the West

OAKLAND (AP) - Stephen Curry and the dominant Warriors aren't just beating teams anymore, they're throwing staggering knockout punches against the NBA's best ...

January 26, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Kings rally late to beat Sharks

SAN JOSE (AP) - For the Los Angeles Kings, a one-goal deficit never seems daunting no matter how late in the game it gets.

January 24, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Spurs’ quiet star Kawhi Leonard ready for Curry

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - On a team that prides itself on humility, efficiency and selflessness, Kawhi Leonard is the most Spur-like of them all.

January 24, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Jason Dufner wins playoff in CareerBuilder Challenge

LA QUINTA, Calif. (AP) - Jason Dufner won the CareerBuilder Challenge with a par on the second hole of a playoff Sunday, taking advantage of David ...

January 24, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Patriots fall to Broncos during AFC title game

DENVER (AP) - Tom Brady isn't perfect. Stephen Gostkowski? He almost always is.

January 24, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Panthers rout Cards 49-15 for NFC title

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Superman is headed for the Super Bowl.

January 24, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Super Bowl: Broncos vs Panthers

NEW YORK (AP) - Today's NFL is all about the quarterbacks, so perhaps it's fitting that the 50th Super Bowl features a matchup between ...

January 24, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Athletics thrilled with new-look bullpen

OAKLAND (AP) - As Sean Doolittle scoured the room and chatted up some of his new teammates, Oakland's bearded closer couldn't help but envision ...

January 24, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Warriors host Spurs

OAKLAND (AP) - Even with that NBA-record 24-0 start, Stephen Curry and Co. can't shake the San Antonio Spurs.

January 24, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Kerr returns to Warriors bench

OAKLAND (AP) - Steve Kerr had butterflies Friday night for his long-awaited season debut coaching the defending NBA champions.

January 23, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Who will coach West All-Stars?

NEW YORK (AP) - With Steve Kerr back on the Golden State bench, the NBA is trying to determine who will coach the Western Conference All-Stars.

January 23, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Curry’s triple-double leads Warriors to win in Kerr’s return

OAKLAND (AP) - Stephen Curry banked in a shot from midcourt with a hand in his face at the halftime buzzer after his three-quarter court swish ...

January 23, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Jones makes 23 saves in Sharks’ win over Coyotes

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - The San Jose Sharks and Arizona Coyotes both acknowledged it wasn't just another game in the long slog of an 82-game ...

January 22, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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