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Cheerleading needs sports safety rules, docs say

CHICAGO (AP) - Cheerleading isn't just jumping and waving pompoms - it has become as athletic and potentially as dangerous as a sport and should be designated one to improve safety, the nation's leading group of pediatricians says.

October 22, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Giants on to World Series

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - In a postseason full of twists and turns, the San Francisco Giants are headed back to the World Series after a remarkable comeback against the defending champs.

October 22, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Sports news briefs

AUTO RACING

October 21, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Gainey wins Sea Island with course-record

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (AP) - Winning on the PGA Tour is what Tommy Gainey dreamed about when he held a job wrapping insulation around hot water tanks, when he was playing more mini-tours than he can remember, when he was taking part in a Golf Channel reality series where he was best known as the guy wearing two gloves.

October 21, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Miami Marlins trade Young to Oakland A’s

PHOENIX (AP) - Heath Bell became the latest player jettisoned by the Miami Marlins when he was dealt Saturday to the Arizona Diamondbacks, who also acquired infielder Cliff Pennington from the Oakland for outfielder Chris Young.

October 21, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Howard debuts for Lakers in loss to Sacramento

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Dwight Howard had 19 points, 12 rebounds and four blocked shots in his Lakers debut, but Los Angeles still dropped to 0-6 in the preseason when DeMarcus Cousins rallied the Sacramento Kings to a 99-92 victory on Sunday night.

October 21, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Raiders rally past Jaguars in OT

OAKLAND (AP) - Carson Palmer wasn't going to apologize for a mistake-filled win by the Oakland Raiders a week after they lost what might have been their best-played game of the season.

October 21, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Giants go for NL title today

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Ryan Vogelsong and the San Francisco Giants saved their season once more, pushing St. Louis to a winner-take-all Game 7 in the NL championship series.

October 21, 2012 | | Pro Sports


NFL checking report Chargers used sticky substance

SAN DIEGO (AP) - The NFL is investigating whether the San Diego Chargers used a banned sticky substance during Monday night's loss to the Denver Broncos.

October 21, 2012 | | Pro Sports


whats the score

FOOTBALL

October 19, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Posey, Rodney win comeback awards

NEW YORK (AP) - San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey and Tampa Bay Rays closer Fernando Rodney have been selected comeback players of the year.

October 19, 2012 | | Pro Sports


No. 22 Stanford, Cal meet 30 years after The Play

BERKELEY (AP) - California tight end Richard Rodgers never heard of The Play for most of his childhood, even though he was raised by one of its masterminds.

October 19, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Love in the hunt for title at his own golf tournament

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (AP) - Davis Love III might have found the perfect tonic for any Ryder Cup hangover - playing golf, and playing well on a Sea Island course he knows better than anyone.

October 19, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Goodson provides big-play boost for Raiders

ALAMEDA (AP) - Mike Goodson is making the most of his limited opportunities as Darren McFadden's backup in Oakland.

October 19, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Harbaugh happy with 49ers' offensive approach

SANTA CLARA (AP) - The San Francisco 49ers went back to what they do best: a steady diet of Frank Gore mixed with a dominant defense and timely special teams play.

October 19, 2012 | | Pro Sports


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Controversy, on clouds Giants’ 7-run rally

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Depending on the clubhouse, the response to the latest overturned call at home under baseball's expanded replay system was as debatable as the rule itself.

August 13, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Vargas twirls 3-hit shutout against A’s

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Jason Vargas tossed a three-hitter for his sixth career shutout, Omar Infante hit a two-run homer and the Kansas City Royals beat the Oakland Athletics 3-0 on Wednesday night.

August 13, 2014 | | Pro Sports


49ers’ Ian Williams taking steps toward return

SANTA CLARA (AP) - After three years and six NFL games, San Francisco nose tackle Ian Williams finally got his first pro start.

August 13, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Candidates make pitches ahead of vote

BALTIMORE (AP) - The three candidates in Major League Baseball's first contested election for a new commissioner in 46 years made presentations to the 30 teams Wednesday, a day ahead of the vote.

August 13, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Yu Darvish on DL with inflammation in right elbow

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Yu Darvish will miss at least a couple of starts for the Rangers because of right elbow inflammation.

August 13, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Woods pulls out of US Ryder Cup consideration

Tiger Woods removed himself from consideration for the Ryder Cup team Wednesday evening with a clear message that he is not healthy enough to play.

August 13, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Federer gets 300th Masters win in Cincy

MASON, Ohio (AP) - Roger Federer had another big moment. Those seem to happen for him a lot in Cincinnati.

August 13, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Tottenham signs Seattle’s Yedlin to 4-year deal

TUKWILA, Washington (AP) - Seattle Sounders and U.S. national team defender DeAndre Yedlin has signed a four-year deal with Tottenham but will remain in the United States through the remainder of the Major League Soccer season.

August 13, 2014 | | Pro Sports


NBA busy on Christmas

NEW YORK (AP) - LeBron James will play his first game since rejoining the Cleveland Cavaliers at home Oct. 30 against New York, then return to Miami for the first time on Christmas.

August 13, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Report: Ward’s father says ‘no reason’ for crash

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) - The father of the driver run over and killed by Tony Stewart told The Syracuse Post-Standard that "there's no reason for" the crash that led to his son's death.

August 13, 2014 | | Pro Sports


A’s end Royals’ win streak at 8

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Oakland Athletics' combination of Jon Lester and Josh Donaldson was too much for the Kansas City Royals.

August 12, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Giants extend game but fall in 10th inning

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Gordon Beckham hit an RBI single with two outs in the 10th inning and the Chicago White Sox beat the San Francisco Giants 3-2 on Tuesday night after blowing a two-run lead in the ninth.

August 12, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Roseville race car driver hospitalized after crash

ROSEVILLE (AP) - Race car driver Lisa Young remains hospitalized after smashing her car into a wall at Roseville's All American Speedway.

August 12, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Criminal charge possible for Stewart in Ward death

Tony Stewart could still face criminal charges for running down Kevin Ward Jr. with his sprint car, even if the three-time NASCAR champion didn't mean to kill Ward, hurt him or even scare him.

August 12, 2014 | | Pro Sports


1st place Royals? Better start to believe it

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - When the Royals rolled out of bed Tuesday morning and glanced at the standings, they saw something that hadn't been the case since many of them were in junior high school.

August 12, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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