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Atkinson III follows in father’s footsteps

ALAMEDA (AP) - When George Atkinson III's name went uncalled through seven rounds of the NFL draft, there was no doubt where he would end up signing as an undrafted free agent.

May 21, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Cavs get first dibs again

NEW YORK (AP) - The Cleveland Cavaliers contined their remarkable lottery luck Tuesday, winning the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft for the second straight year.

May 21, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Retired players sue NFL for painkillers

WASHINGTON (AP) - Opening another legal attack on the NFL over the long-term health of its athletes, a group of retired players accused the league in a lawsuit Tuesday of cynically supplying them with powerful painkillers and other drugs that kept them in the game but led to serious complications later in life.

May 21, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Depth the difference so far for Spurs

Undermanned yet undaunted, Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook threw everything they had at the San Antonio Spurs in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals.

May 21, 2014 | | Pro Sports


James sparks decisive rally

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - LeBron James scored six straight points to spark a decisive 12-2 run, and the Miami Heat beat the Indiana Pacers 87-83 on Tuesday night to leave the Eastern Conference finals tied at a game apiece.

May 21, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Warriors introduce new coach

OAKLAND (AP) - The Golden State Warriors wanted Steve Kerr from the start but still wondered about his ability to coach. Kerr had his own questions for the Warriors before being convinced to take the job, notably what led to the bitter divorce between the team and Mark Jackson.

May 21, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Romo, Giants blow late lead

DENVER (AP) - Nolan Arenado hit a two-out, two-run double off the wall in the ninth inning, lifting the Colorado Rockies to a 5-4 win over the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday night.

May 21, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Pomeranz stellar again for A’s

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Drew Pomeranz won his third consecutive start since moving from the bullpen into the rotation, Coco Crisp drove in two runs before departing with an injury, and the surging Oakland Athletics beat the Tampa Bay Rays 3-0 on Tuesday night.

May 21, 2014 | | Pro Sports


California Chrome arrives in NY for Triple try

NEW YORK (AP) - California Chrome arrived in New York on Tuesday to begin preparations for his bid to become horse racing's first Triple Crown winner in 36 years.

May 21, 2014 | | Pro Sports


US defender happy to be back with MLS

STANFORD (AP) - One ill-timed bout with the flu sure affected Michael Parkhurst's fortunes in a hurry with his new German club team, Augsburg.

May 21, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Teams hope ball bounces their way

NEW YORK (AP) - They lost often, as in 67 times for the Milwaukee Bucks.

May 20, 2014 | | Pro Sports


It’s official: Kerr, Warriors complete deal

OAKLAND (AP) - The Golden State Warriors and Steve Kerr have completed the coaching contract agreed to last week.

May 20, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Surgery erased doubts about Woods’ career

BETHESDA, Md. (AP) - Tiger Woods still doesn't know when he'll return. For a while, he didn't know whether he would return at all.

May 20, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Busch crashes in practice

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Kurt Busch's attempt to complete The Double just got tougher.

May 20, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Breathing a sigh of relief

NEW YORK (AP) - California Chrome can breathe easy - he's allowed to wear a nasal strip when he goes for the Triple Crown in the Belmont Stakes.

May 20, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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AP writers like Curry for NBA MVP but split on champion

The final days of the NBA regular season have arrived with a few things still to be decided, such as a scoring champion and exactly who gets what seed in the respective brackets.

April 14, 2015 | By The Associated Press | Pro Sports


Rod Thorn retiring as NBA President in August

NEW YORK (AP) - Rod Thorn returned to the NBA league office in 2013 with a commitment to stay two years.

April 14, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Games finishing faster — so far

Baseball games have indeed been finishing faster this year.

April 14, 2015 | By NOAH TRISTER AP Baseball Writer | Pro Sports


MLB Capsules

AMERICAN LEAGUE

April 14, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Runs still down in first week of season

Batters stayed stuck in the deep freeze in the sport's offensive ice age during the first week of the new major league season, with scoring remaining near its lowest level in more than two decades.

April 14, 2015 | The Associated Press | Pro Sports


WR Michael Crabtree announces deal to join Raiders

ALAMEDA (AP) - The Oakland Raiders have agreed to a deal with free agent wide receiver Michael Crabtree.

April 14, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Athletics squander chances, lose in 10 innings to Seattle

OAKLAND . (AP) - Jesse Hahn looked unhittable while impressively dueling with Seattle ace Felix Hernandez.

April 12, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Giants’ Peavy loses first start at Petco Park in six seasons

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Jake Peavy's first start at Petco Park in six seasons didn't go as well as he would have liked.

April 12, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Special win for special player at the Masters

AUGUSTA, Ga. - About the only thing missing was a new scoring record. Not to worry, because odds are Jordan Spieth will set a bunch of them by the time he is done.

April 12, 2015 | | Pro Sports


VICTORY FOR THE AGES

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - Jordan Spieth tapped in his final putt to cap off a record performance and bent over in relief. He just as easily could have been taking a bow.

April 12, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Hinchcliffe wins wet Indy GP

AVONDALE, La. (AP) - James Hinchcliffe is getting used to partying in New Orleans.

April 12, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Kings shut down Cousins, Gay for final three games

SACRAMENTO (AP) - Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins and forward Rudy Gay are being shut down for the final three games of the season.

April 12, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Keber rallies to win Family Circle Cup

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - Angelique Kerber didn't really like playing on clay. That's changed in a big way Sunday when the fifth-seeded German rallied past American Madison Keys to win the Family Circle Cup.

April 12, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Kings sign point guard David Stockton for year

SACRAMENTO (AP) - The Sacramento Kings have signed David Stockton, son of Hall of Famer John Stockton, through the 2015-16 season.

April 12, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Only shove by Harvick at Texas comes on track

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - The only shove by Kevin Harvick in Texas this time came on the track.

April 12, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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