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Ernie Els wins stunning Open when Scott collapses

LYTHAM ST. ANNES, England (AP) - Ernie Els plucked the ball from the hole after one last birdie and heaved it into the grandstand. At the time, it looked like nothing more than a classy gesture by a former British Open champion - not the next one.

July 22, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Wiggins wins Tour de France

PARIS (AP) - Twenty-three years ago, Bradley Wiggins marveled as Greg LeMond blazed a trail as America's first Tour de France winner. Now, he has blazed his own.

July 22, 2012 | | Pro Sports


American League capsules

OAKLAND (AP) - Seth Smith hit a tying homer in the ninth inning, Coco Crisp singled home the winning run in the 12th and the surging Oakland Athletics rallied from four runs down to stun the New York Yankees 5-4 on Sunday and complete a four-game sweep.

July 22, 2012 | | Pro Sports


National League capsules

WASHINGTON (AP) - Ryan Zimmerman homered twice and drove in three runs, and Danny Espinosa and Roger Bernadina each had three hits and two RBIs as the Washington Nationals beat the Atlanta Braves 9-2 to split a four-game series between the top two teams in the NL East.

July 22, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Tigers’ Cabrera hits 300th homer, second of game

DETROIT (AP) - Detroit slugger Miguel Cabrera has hit his 300th homer, becoming the second Venezuela-born player to reach that mark.

July 22, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Cibulkova beats Bartoli to win Carlsbad crown

CARLSBAD (AP) - Second-seeded Dominique Cibulkova used her powerful ground strokes to defeat No. 1 seed Marion Bartoli 6-1, 7-5 and win the Mercury Insurance Open title on Sunday.

July 22, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Sports news briefs

AUTO RACING

July 22, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Wiggins nears Tour title as Cavendish wins stage

BRIVE-LA-GAILLARDE, France (AP) - For Bradley Wiggins, it's time to bestow gifts at the Tour de France.

July 21, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Report: Golden's staff broke recruiting rules

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) - Miami coach Al Golden's second season at the school is beginning much like his first one, with new accusations of rule breaking, the looming threat of serious NCAA sanctions and no apparent end in sight for the long probe into the Hurricanes' compliance practices.

July 21, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Agent: Favre will be assistant high school coach

Brett Favre is returning to football - as an assistant high school coach in Mississippi.

July 20, 2012 | The Associated Press | Pro Sports


Seattle's Lynch apologizes for recent actions

SEATTLE (AP) - Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch has apologized following his arrest last weekend on charges of driving under the influence in Northern California.

July 20, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Moss helps Athletics beat Yankees

OAKLAND (AP) - Game-ending hits are becoming so routine these days in Oakland that concession workers have the celebratory whipped-cream pies waiting near the dugout whenever the Athletics are in position for another walk-off win.

July 20, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Crawford, Lincecum lead Giants over Phillies

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Starts like this used to be common for Tim Lincecum.

July 20, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Snedeker builds 1-shot lead, with Tiger lurking

LYTHAM ST. ANNES, England (AP) - Brandt Snedeker plays fast and talks even faster, and he was on a roll Friday in the British Open. He raced up the leaderboard with five birdies in a seven-hole stretch, tied the 36-hole record for a major championship and looked like he was bent on running away from the field at Royal Lytham & St. Annes.

July 20, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Feds urge appeals court to uphold Bonds conviction

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Prosecutors on Thursday urged a federal appeals court to uphold former major league slugger Barry Bonds' obstruction of justice conviction.

July 19, 2012 | | Pro Sports


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Dodgers back home in 1st place

LOS ANGELES (AP) - After opening the season in Australia and San Diego, the Dodgers are finally coming home.

April 04, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Murphy defends leave

NEW YORK (AP) - Daniel Murphy is proud he put fatherhood ahead of baseball, and New York Mets manager Terry Collins thinks criticism his second baseman received for taking paternity leave this week was unfair.

April 04, 2014 | | Pro Sports


american Leaugue capsules

YANKEES 4, ASTROS 2

April 04, 2014 | | Pro Sports


National League Capsules

CARDINALS 7, REDS 6

April 04, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Mavs top Clippers

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Dirk Nowitzki scored 26 points, Jose Calderon added 19 and the Dallas Mavericks beat the Los Angeles Clippers for the first time this season, 113-107 on Thursday night.

April 04, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Shanshan Feng leads Kraft Nabisco

RANCHO MIRAGE (AP) - Shanshan Feng shot a 6-under 66 on Thursday to take the early lead in the Kraft Nabisco Championship, the first major tournament of the year.

April 04, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Bouchard ousts Venus Williams at Family Circle

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - Venus Williams couldn't dig herself out of a hole this time and lost to Eugenie Bouchard 7-6 (6), 2-6, 6-4 at the Family Circle Cup on Thursday.

April 03, 2014 | | Pro Sports


A’s Split twinbill

OAKLAND (AP) - Michael Brantley atoned for a rare error by hitting a two-run sungle in the ninth inning off new Oakland closer Jim Johnson that helped the Cleveland Indians salvage a split of a day-night doubleheader with a 6-4 win over the Athletics in the nightcap Wednesday.

April 03, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Hudson solid in Giants debut

PHOENIX (AP) - Tim Hudson was backed to his old self with his new team.

April 03, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Stars stray fresh for surging Spurs

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - The San Antonio Spurs continue to win big, which is enabling them to rest players and the limited minutes are starting to show in the revival of Tim Duncan's game.

April 03, 2014 | | Pro Sports


College athletes take labor cause to Capitol Hill

WASHINGTON (AP) - Northwestern University athletes pressed their case for collective bargaining rights during meetings Wednesday with lawmakers, as a vote was scheduled for them to decide whether to authorize a union.

April 03, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Green makes US debut in draw with Mexico

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Mexico rallied from a two-goal halftime deficit to earn a 2-2 draw with the United States in an exhibition match Wednesday night.

April 03, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Gay, McCallum lead Kings past Lakers

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Rudy Gay scored nine of his 31 points in the fourth quarter, Ray McCallum had 27 points and the Sacramento Kings beat the Los Angeles Lakers 107-102 on Wednesday night.

April 03, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Venus Williams advances in Charleston

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - Venus Williams advanced in the tournament where her top-ranked sister could not, battling from behind at the Family Circle Cup to defeat Chanelle Scheepers 7-5, 7-5 on Wednesday.

April 03, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Mickelson to return to action at Houston Open

HUMBLE, Texas (AP) - Phil Mickelson has never shied away from suspense, though it's usually limited to his play.

April 03, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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