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Federer beats Murray at Wimbledon

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) - A Grand Slam title drought did indeed end in Sunday's historic and riveting Wimbledon final, only it was Roger Federer's lengthy-for-him gap between trophies that came to a close, rather than Britain's 76-year wait for a homegrown men's champion.

July 09, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Athletics top Mariners in 13 to end 1st half at .500

OAKLAND (AP) - Josh Reddick provided a fitting ending to a promising first half of the season for the Oakland Athletics.

July 09, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Lincecum hit hard again in loss

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Tim Lincecum wants to avoid saying he's hit rock bottom, but he sure hopes his nightmarish season doesn't fall any lower.

July 09, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Kansas City Royals-a-plenty in All-Star Futures Game

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Jake Odorizzi and Wil Myers dressed side-by-side Sunday afternoon in the corner of the Kansas City clubhouse, one they hope to inhabit soon on a more permanent basis.

July 09, 2012 | | Pro Sports


American League capsules

CLEVELAND (AP) - All-Star Chris Perez blew his first save since opening day and the Tampa Bay Rays scored three runs in the ninth inning to beat the Cleveland Indians 7-6 Sunday.

July 09, 2012 | | Pro Sports


National League capsules

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Andrew McCutchen hit two home runs, Neil Walker had five hits and the Pittsburgh Pirates routed the San Francisco Giants 13-2 on Sunday.

July 09, 2012 | | Pro Sports


An angry Wiggins keeps Tour de France lead after 8th stage

PORRENTRUY, Switzerland (AP) - Bradley Wiggins kept the yellow jersey at the Tour de France. Keeping his cool was another matter.

July 09, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Ted Potter Jr. wins Greenbrier Classic in playoff on 3rd hole

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) - Rookie Ted Potter Jr. made a 4-foot birdie putt on the third hole of a playoff with Troy Kelly on Sunday to win the Greenbrier Classic for his first PGA Tour victory.

July 09, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Na Yeon Choi wins US Women’s Open

KOHLER, Wis. (AP) - Na Yeon Choi was cruising to victory in the U.S. Women's Open when her trademark consistency suddenly deserted her.

July 09, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Sports news briefs

TENNIS

July 09, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Williams sisters reach Wimbledon doubles final

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) - Serena Williams will be playing for two Wimbledon titles on Saturday after she teamed with sister Venus to reach the doubles final.

July 07, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Serena Williams faces Radwanska in Wimbledon final

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) - More than once during the past fortnight, Serena Williams has won an important point at Wimbledon and then returned to the baseline, her clenched fist leading the way.

July 07, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Federer's record 8th Wimbledon final, Murray's 1st

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) - Roger Federer is back in the Wimbledon final for the first time since 2009. If that seems like a long gap for the six-time champion, imagine how all of Britain feels: Andy Murray is the first man from the host country to play for the title at the All England Club in 74 years.

July 07, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Tiger Woods misses cut at Greenbrier

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) - One week after he won for the third time this season, Tiger Woods gets a rare weekend off.

July 07, 2012 | | Pro Sports


After landing Kidd, Knicks can move to keeping Lin

The New York Knicks view Jason Kidd as Jeremy Lin's teammate, not a replacement.

July 06, 2012 | | Pro Sports


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Pryor making good 1st impression

RENTON, Wash. (AP) - With one designed rollout and sprint to the end zone, Terrelle Pryor showed why the Seattle Seahawks sacrificed a late-round draft pick to add another quarterback.

August 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Carr returns after concussion

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) - Oakland Raiders rookie quarterback Derek Carr returned to practice three days after being knocked out of a preseason game with a concussion and sore ribs.

August 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Angels OF Hamilton out of lineup again

BOSTON (AP) - Los Angeles Angels outfielder Josh Hamilton is out of the lineup again for Monday night's game against the Red Sox, a day after asking for a day off.

August 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Actor Jon Hamm honored to get Cardinals bobblehead

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Jon Hamm joked that the bobble head the St. Louis Cardinals honored him with was "probably repurposed" from a Matt Carpenter model.

August 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Broncos beat the pants off 49ers in Levi stadium debut

SANTA CLARA (AP) - The San Francisco 49ers turned their hyped Levi's Stadium debut into a real dud. So bad, in fact, tens of thousands of fans left the snazzy new Silicon Valley digs midway through the third quarter.

August 17, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Upton’s 2-run HR helps Braves A’s

ATLANTA (AP) - Justin Upton hit a two-run homer, Chris Johnson also went deep and the Atlanta Braves beat Jon Lester and the reeling Oakland Athletics 4-3 on Sunday night, ending Lester's seven-game winning streak.

August 17, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Morse paces Giants to win over Phillies

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Michael Morse got three hits and scored twice as the San Francisco Giants won consecutive home games for the first time in over two months, beating the Philadelphia Phillies 5-2 on Sunday.

August 17, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Blown coverages hinder Raiders secondary

ALAMEDA (AP) - Oakland coach Dennis Allen is reserving judgment when it comes to his team's pass defense. After consecutive poor performances in the secondary, Allen is still looking for more evidence of any problems.

August 17, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Gordon races to first win at Michigan since 2001

BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) - It had been 13 years since Jeff Gordon's last victory at Michigan - which came during the same season as his most recent championship on NASCAR's top series.

August 17, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Akindele scores 3 goals in FC Dallas victory

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Rookie Tesho Akindele scored three goals and Fabian Castillo added two in FC Dallas' 5-0 victory over the San Jose Earthquakes on Saturday night.

August 17, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Park wins LPGA Championship

PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) - Calm under the intense pressure of a playoff at a major, Inbee Park added another title to her impressive LPGA Tour resume.

August 17, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Villegas claims Wyndham by stroke

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) - When Camilo Villegas finished his final round in the Wyndham Championship, he was hoping to get into a playoff.

August 17, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Yang beats Conners in US Amateur

JOHNS CREEK, Ga. (AP) - South Korea's Gunn Yang completed his improbable run to the U.S. Amateur title with a 2-and-1 victory over Canada's Corey Conners on Sunday.

August 17, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Van Garderen on home ground at USA Pro

ASPEN, Colo. (AP) - Three weeks after finishing fifth in the Tour de France for the second time, Tejay van Garderen returns to racing Monday in the weeklong USA Pro Challenge.

August 17, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Serena Williams Federer claim Cincinnati titles

MASON, Ohio (AP) - By now, everyone knows Roger Federer's itinerary for Cincinnati: Get his game in order, raise the winner's trophy, leave town with a lot of confidence for the U.S. Open.

August 17, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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