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Young Giants fan sends money to Jacobs to stay

SANTA CLARA (AP) - New 49ers running back Brandon Jacobs received a letter this week from a 6-year-old Giants fan named Joseph that included $3.36 in cash from the boy's piggy bank - the child's contribution to try to keep Jacobs in New York with the reigning Super Bowl champions.

June 07, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Cain wins 6th straight start as Giants beat Padres

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Matt Cain didn't flinch, whether it was dealing with the four errors committed by his teammates or facing a bases-loaded situation with no outs.

June 07, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Crisp leads Athletics past Rangers

OAKLAND (AP) - The Oakland Athletics leave town feeling a whole lot better than they did when they arrived at home just four days ago.

June 07, 2012 | | Pro Sports


National League capsules

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Dee Gordon hit a go-ahead single to back Chris Capuano and the Los Angeles Dodgers held on to beat the struggling Philadelphia Phillies 6-5 on Wednesday night.

June 06, 2012 | | Pro Sports


American League Capsules

DETROIT (AP) - Michael Brantley hit a three-run homer after a Detroit error kept a first-inning rally going, and Johnny Damon added a two-run single and an impressive catch in left field to help the Cleveland Indians to a 9-6 victory over the Tigers on Wednesday night.

June 06, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Coughlin gets contract extension from Giants

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) - The oldest coach to win a Super Bowl will get at least three more shots at adding to his total.

June 06, 2012 | | Pro Sports


49ers giving quartet a two-way look

SANTA CLARA (AP) - San Francisco's Will Tukuafu has spent most of his football life chasing down running backs. The 49ers hope he can now help Frank Gore and the rest of their backfield handle other defensive linemen with the same agenda.

June 06, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Celtics return home with chance to close out Heat

BOSTON (AP) - LeBron James saw his share of disappointment in Boston when he was with the Cleveland Cavaliers.

June 06, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Nadal improves to 50-1 at French Open; Ferrer next

PARIS (AP) - It was about time Rafael Nadal faced some sort of test at the French Open.

June 06, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Bartolo Colon shuts down powerful Rangers

OAKLAND (AP) - Yoenis Cespedes finished a home run shy of hitting for the cycle, drove in a run and scored and Bartolo Colon pitched eight scoreless innings, leading the Oakland Athletics past the Texas Rangers 2-0 on Wednesday night.

June 06, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Blanco, Bumgarner lead Giants to 6-5 win

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Madison Bumgarner was feeling pretty lucky on Wednesday.

June 06, 2012 | | Pro Sports


I'll Have Another made 4-5 favorite to win Belmont

NEW YORK (AP) - I'll Have Another went into lockdown on Wednesday, moving into a secured barn shortly after the colt was made the early 4-5 favorite to win the Belmont Stakes in his quest to become the 12th Triple Crown champion and first in 34 years.

June 06, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Bradley to make most of chance against Pacquiao

LAS VEGAS (AP) - He's a vegan in a sport where meat is king, a thinking man's fighter in a game that embraces brawlers. Timothy Bradley never wavered in his chase for boxing glory, even when his bank account was down to $11 and there was no guarantee he would ever be on the big stage.

June 06, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Reece brings unique skill set to Raiders offense

ALAMEDA (AP) - Coach Dennis Allen has firsthand knowledge of what challenges Marcel Reece can give opposing defenses because he has the speed and hands of a receiver while playing fullback for the Oakland Raiders.

June 06, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Devils avoid elimination, beat Kings on late goals

LOS ANGELES (AP) - When Adam Henrique decided to face playoff elimination by shaving his beard into a bristly mustache, the New Jersey Devils realized their remarkable rookie isn't exactly buckling under the pressure of the Stanley Cup finals.

June 06, 2012 | | Pro Sports


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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


AMERICAN LEAGUE CAPSULES

RED SOX 6, ORIOLES 2

April 03, 2014 | | Pro Sports


NATIONAL LEAGUE CAPSULES

BRAVES 1 BREWERS 0

April 02, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Curry delivers in final seconds

DALLAS (AP) - Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson combined for a couple of clutch jumpers, and Jermaine O'Neal stepped up on both sides of the floor.

April 02, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Giants fire blanks after 4-run first

PHOENIX (AP) - A.J. Pollock broke out of an 0-for-13 start to the season with three hits, scoring twice and driving in a run, and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the San Francisco Giants 5-4 on Tuesday night.

April 02, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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