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Howard breaks FT attempts mark, Magic top Warriors

OAKLAND (AP) - Dwight Howard broke Wilt Chamberlain's nearly 50-year-old NBA record for most free throw attempts in a game, making 21 of 39 in the Orlando Magic's 117-109 victory over the Golden State Warriors on Thursday night.

January 12, 2012 | By ANTONIO GONZALEZ AP Sports Writer | Pro Sports


Sharks blank Jets

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) - Sharks goalie Antti Niemi credited his teammates with helping him shut out the Winnipeg Jets.

January 12, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Saints linemen say chemistry was a key to success

METAIRIE, La. (AP) - Moments after his missed block caused a recent sack of Drew Brees, right tackle Zach Strief looked up to find fellow Saints linemen converging on him.

January 12, 2012 | By BRETT MARTEL AP Sports Writer | Pro Sports


Classic playoff matchup: Saints vs. 49ers

As NFL matchups go, this one is a classic: unstoppable offense against impenetrable defense.

January 12, 2012 | By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer | Pro Sports


Warriors C Kwame Brown out at least 3 months

OAKLAND (AP) - Kwame Brown's season with the Golden State Warriors is all but over.

January 12, 2012 | By ANTONIO GONZALEZ AP Sports Writer | Pro Sports


Advantage goes to New Orleans in playoff experience

SANTA CLARA - Center Jonathan Goodwin has been going around San Francisco's locker room offering bits of veteran insight here and there. Playoff knowledge, Saints knowledge.

January 12, 2012 | By JANIE McCAULEY AP Sports Writer | Pro Sports


NBA Capsules

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Chris Paul had 27 points and 11 assists and the Los Angeles Clippers rallied to beat Miami 95-89 in overtime Wednesday night, dealing the Heat a second straight extra-time loss.

January 11, 2012 | | Pro Sports


NHL Capsules

WASHINGTON (AP) - Jason Chimera scored off a turnover in the first period and Tomas Vokoun made 30 saves, giving the Washington Capitals a 1-0 victory over the Penguins on Wednesday night, Pittsburgh's sixth consecutive loss.

January 11, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Evans, Cousins lead Kings past Raptors

TORONTO (AP) - DeMarcus Cousins wants to put "the silly stuff" behind him and just play basketball. So far, he seems to be doing exactly that.

January 11, 2012 | The Associated Press | Pro Sports


McKenzie’s return to Raiders comes with winning experience

ALAMEDA - Reggie McKenzie began his playing career as a linebacker with the Los Angeles Raiders in the 1980s.

January 11, 2012 | By JOSH DUBOW AP Sports Writer | Pro Sports


Alex Smith has turned boos into cheers as 49ers QB

SANTA CLARA - At the end of last season, Doug Smith never imagined his son would play for the San Francisco 49ers again, not after hearing the quarterback get booed out of Candlestick Park and yet another coaching change on the way.

January 11, 2012 | By ANTONIO GONZALEZ AP Sports Writer | Pro Sports


All-Star pitcher, Giants agree to Two-year deal

SAN FRANCISCO - Ryan Vogelsong and the San Francisco Giants agreed Wednesday to a two-year contract worth approximately $8.3 million after he became one of the team's most reliable starters and an unlikely All-Star last season.

January 11, 2012 | By JANIE McCAULEY AP Baseball Writer | Pro Sports


One mountain scaled, Tebow faces another

Tim Tebow and the Broncos passed one huge test. Now comes an even bigger challenge.

January 11, 2012 | By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer | Pro Sports


Sports briefs

FOOTBALL

January 11, 2012 | The Associated Press | Pro Sports


All-Star pitcher, Giants agree to Two-year deal

SAN FRANCISCO - Ryan Vogelsong and the San Francisco Giants agreed Wednesday to a two-year contract worth approximately $8.3 million after he became one of the team's most reliable starters and an unlikely All-Star last season.

January 11, 2012 | By JANIE McCAULEY AP Sports Writer | Pro Sports


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Hewitt breaks thru on 3rd try in Newport

NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) - Australian Lleyton Hewitt took advantage of his second chances to win a title on his third try at the Hall of Fame Tennis Championships.

July 13, 2014 | | Pro Sports


LeBron: ‘I’m coming home’

CLEVELAND (AP) - If LeBron James was going to win another NBA title, heal broken hearts and continue building his legacy, he knew there was only one place to go.

July 12, 2014 | | Pro Sports


World Cup finale pits best of best

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - The most entertaining World Cup in a generation comes down to a final match that pits the planet's best player against the tournament's best team.

July 12, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Canelo Alvarez faces dangerous foe in Lara

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Canelo Alvarez wants to be known as a fighter who never ducked anyone, one reason why he paid particular attention when Erislandy Lara started calling his name.

July 12, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Italy’s Trentin wins his 7th Tour

NANCY, France (AP) - Matteo Trentin of Italy won Friday's seventh stage of the Tour de France in a photo finish, after two top American hopefuls went down in the latest spills of a crash-marred edition this year.

July 12, 2014 | | Pro Sports


McIlroy slumps at Scottish Open

ABERDEEN, Scotland (AP) - Rory McIlroy surrendered the lead at the Scottish Open with his latest second-round meltdown on Friday, leaving three players tied for first place on a day when brutal winds played havoc with the field.

July 12, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Phelps easily beats Lochte in 100 butterfly

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Michael Phelps surged to the wall and quickly searched for the scoreboard.

July 12, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Netherlands looking to finish World Cup unbeaten

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) - Dutch coach Louis Van Gaal is trying to motivate his players for the third-place match against Brazil by giving them the mission of becoming the only Dutch squad to finish a World Cup unbeaten in regular play.

July 12, 2014 | | Pro Sports


United gets 3rd straight road win; 2-1 over Quakes

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Eddie Johnson and Luis Silva each scored in the first half, and Bill Hamid made close-range saves in the 89th and 91st minutes to lift D.C. United to a 2-1 win over the San Jose Earthquakes on Friday night.

July 12, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Yankees get LHP Francis in trade with Athletics

BALTIMORE (AP) - The New York Yankees have obtained left-handed pitcher Jeff Francis from the Oakland Athletics for a player to be named and cash.

July 12, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Hernandez gets 11th win

SEATTLE (AP) - Felix Hernandez outpitched Jeff Samardzija, Robinson Cano hit a go-ahead double and the Seattle Mariners beat the Oakland Athletics 3-2 Friday night.

July 12, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Lincecum returns to CY

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Tim Lincecum and two relievers combined on a five-hitter, and Lincecum drove in a run with a safety squeeze, helping the San Francisco Giants beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-0 on Friday night.

July 12, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Rockies activate Gonzalez from DL

DENVER (AP) - Colorado Rockies outfielder Carlos Gonzalez was activated from the disabled list on Friday after he missed 35 games because of left index finger inflammation.

July 12, 2014 | | Pro Sports


49ers WR Ellington focused on NFL career

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. (AP) - Gone are the days when Bruce Ellington would rush from a basketball workout with South Carolina teammates to a football meeting room to learn the complex schemes of coach Steve Spurrier. Ellington's only focus is the San Francisco 49ers and making an impact on the NFL.

July 12, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Bosh agrees to max deal with Heat

Associated Press

July 12, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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