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Lowly Caltech joins mighty USC with NCAA sanctions

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) - Another storied Southern California university has joined the USC Trojans under the hammer of NCAA sanctions.

July 12, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Unflappable Wiggins cements lead at Tour

LA TOUSSUIRE, France (AP) - Try as they might, rivals of Bradley Wiggins can't take his yellow jersey.

July 12, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Reggie Jackson says he made mistake naming players

NEW YORK (AP) - Reggie Jackson says he messed up by disparaging Alex Rodriguez, Gary Carter and other big names in baseball and has been reaching out to make apologies.

July 12, 2012 | | Pro Sports


APNewsBreak: Allmendinger bringing experts to test

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Suspended NASCAR driver AJ Allmendinger has elected to bring his own experts to the testing of his "B'' urine sample, The Associated Press has learned.

July 12, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Friend of Oakland A's outfielder found guilty

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A longtime friend of Coco Crisp was convicted Thursday of 14 counts of fraud and identity theft for running up about $30,000 on the Oakland Athletics outfielder's credit card without his permission.

July 12, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Insufficient evidence for arrest in Sandoval case

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Investigators say there is not enough evidence to arrest San Francisco Giants slugger Pablo Sandoval for an alleged sexual assault at a hotel near Santa Cruz.

July 12, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Stricker sought Woods for advice

SILVIS, Ill. (AP) - Looking for advice on how to win the same golf tournament four years in a row, Steve Stricker went to the authority:

July 11, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Serena Williams wins 1st match at Bank of the West

STANFORD (AP) - Serena Williams had to get her bearings after flying halfway around the world.

July 11, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Voeckler wins Tour's 10th stage in Alps

BELLEGARDE-SUR-VALSERINE, France (AP) - Thomas Voeckler nearly opted out of the Tour de France weeks ago because of an injured knee. Two days before the start, he was pained even more over allegations of doping by his French team.

July 11, 2012 | | Pro Sports


LeBron wins 3 trophies at ESPY Awards

LOS ANGELES (AP) - LeBron James was the big winner at the ESPY Awards on Wednesday night, collecting three trophies including male athlete of the year for helping the Miami Heat win the NBA championship.

July 11, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Magic GM: Howard talks with Nets 'stationary'

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Magic general manager Rob Hennigan said Wednesday that trade talks involving Dwight Howard with the Brooklyn Nets are "stationary," but that discussions remain open with them and other teams.

July 11, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Steve Nash surprised to find himself with Lakers

EL SEGUNDO (AP) - Steve Nash knew the scene was more than a bit surreal when he stood in the Los Angeles Lakers' training complex, grinning and holding up a gold No. 10 jersey with his name on the back.

July 11, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Heat get 2 new shooters; no deal for Magic center

The Miami Heat got two more shooters. The Orlando Magic, at least for now, are keeping their center.

July 11, 2012 | The Associated Press | Pro Sports


Darvish variety to Dickey mastery for same results

Hall of Fame pitcher Nolan Ryan had a blazing fastball, the first ever clocked at 100 mph, during 27 seasons that included 5,714 strikeouts and seven no-hitters. Mariano Rivera has used a devastating, bat-cracking cutter for a record 608 saves to be part of five World Series championships with the New York Yankees.

July 11, 2012 | The Associated Press | Pro Sports


Trade talk should heat up in baseball's 2nd half

There was a public outcry when R.A. Dickey did not start the All-Star game, a journeyman for the Chicago White Sox threw a perfect game and the Pittsburgh Pirates of all teams were in first place as the first half of the baseball season drew to a close.

July 11, 2012 | The Associated Press | Pro Sports


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Anaheim clinches Pacific title

ANAHEIM (AP) - Patrick Maroon scored two goals, John Gibson made 36 saves in his second NHL start, and the Anaheim Ducks clinched their second straight Pacific Division title with a 5-2 victory over the San Jose Sharks on Wednesday night.

April 10, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Tough to predict Masters winner

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - A quick stroll across the manicured landscape of Augusta National afforded a glimpse of why this Masters is so hard to figure out.

April 10, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Blazers hold off Kings

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Dorell Wright hit a 3-pointer with 7.9 seconds left and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the late-charging Sacramento Kings 100-99 on Wednesday night.

April 10, 2014 | | Pro Sports


MLB names awards after retired closers

NEW YORK (AP) - Now that they're no longer receiving awards, Mariano Rivera and Trevor Hoffman are getting their names on some.

April 10, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Moving on after Biogenesis

BALTIMORE (AP) - Nelson Cruz was branded a cheater and punished accordingly. As he waited to be introduced on his first opening day in Baltimore, the former All-Star wondered how Orioles fans would react in the aftermath of the 50-game suspension he received last year for using performance-enhancing drugs.

April 09, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Tim Hudson impresses in home debut

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Tim Hudson walked to the dugout after an impressive eight-inning performance in his Giants home debut and hardly realized 42,000 people were celebrating him with a roaring ovation.

April 09, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Hammerin’ Hank honored

ATLANTA (AP) - Hank Aaron is still the home run king to many. Even baseball commissioner Bud Selig has a difficult time seeing it any other way.

April 08, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Rays’ Moore on DL

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Left-hander Matt Moore has been placed on the 15-day disabled list by the Tampa Bay Rays because of an elbow injury.

April 08, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Thunder thumps Kings

SACRAMENTO (AP) - Caron Butler made all six of his 3-point attempts to finish with 23 points, and the Oklahoma City Thunder started the fourth quarter on a 16-0 run to pull away for a 107-92 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Tuesday night.

April 08, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Ovechkin nets 50th goal

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Alex Ovechkin became the 11th player in NHL history to score 50 or more goals in a season five times, and the Washington Capitals kept their slim playoff hopes alive by beating the slumping St. Louis Blues 4-1 on Tuesday night.

April 08, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Can Scott be great again?

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - Adam Scott is relishing every part of being Masters champion.

April 08, 2014 | | Pro Sports


U.S. women move on after coach’s exit

CHULA VISTA, Calif. (AP) - Abby Wambach quickly dismissed any notion that players on the U.S. women's soccer team were behind the surprise firing of coach Tom Sermanni.

April 08, 2014 | | Pro Sports


A’s ruin home opener for Twins with victory

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The Oakland Athletics can win a lot of different ways, as evidenced by their two-year hold on the AL West division title.

April 07, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Morse, Hudson gear up for AT&T debut

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Michael Morse is counting on a comeback season, and the San Francisco Giants fully expect their new left fielder to bring life to a lineup that sure could use some added power.

April 07, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Rain washes out first day at Masters

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - The first full day at the Masters turned out to be a short one Monday.

April 07, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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