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Fangio confident about what 49ers defense can do

SANTA CLARA (AP) - With a full offseason to work with one of the NFL's most fearsome units, Vic Fangio sees no limit to what the San Francisco 49ers can achieve on defense this season.

June 14, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Pryor looks to build on truncated rookie season

ALAMEDA (AP) - Terrelle Pryor's rookie year in the NFL amounted to a false start.

June 14, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Cain, Giants join Dustin Johnson to hit golf balls

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - As golfer Dustin Johnson crushed drives from home plate over the right-field wall and into San Francisco Bay, pitcher Matt Cain and manager Bruce Bochy glanced at each other before looking into the stands for approval from Giants general manager Brian Sabean.

June 14, 2012 | | Pro Sports


The spotlight is there for Durant, if he wants it

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Not many know much about the guy who dominated Game 1 of the NBA Finals other than he's pretty good.

June 14, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Portugal beats Denmark 3-2; Russia fined by UEFA

WARSAW, Poland (AP) - The exciting tempo of the European Championship extended into the tournament's sixth day as Germany beat the Netherlands 2-1 after Portugal edged Denmark 3-2 on Wednesday.

June 14, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Hossler’s rare feat almost overshadowed at US Open

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - At 17, Beau Hossler is almost old news at the U.S. Open.

June 14, 2012 | | Pro Sports


WBO to review Pacquiao-Bradley title bout

One of boxing's major sanctioning bodies will review Timothy Bradley's controversial split decision victory over Manny Pacquiao, the first step toward what promoter Bob Arum hopes will be "clarity" in the judging of the fight.

June 14, 2012 | By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer | Pro Sports


Judge refuses to ease boxer Mayweather jail stay

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s request that he be released from jail because the low-quality food and water have threatened his health was denied by a Las Vegas judge who says he should eat and drink what is being given to him behind bars.

June 14, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Chavez-Lee prepared for middleweight title fight

The promoters for the middleweight title fight between WBC champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and challenger Andy Lee in El Paso, Texas, are certain that any controversy surrounding their choice of venue has been resolved.

June 14, 2012 | By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer | Pro Sports


MLB capsules

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - San Francisco's Matt Cain pitched the 22nd perfect game in major league history and first for the Giants, striking out a career-high 14 batters and getting help from two running catches to beat the Houston Astros 10-0 on Wednesday night.

June 14, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Durant powers OKC past LeBron’s Heat 105-94

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Kevin Durant delivered the fourth quarter LeBron James never could last year.

June 13, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Bumgarner homers in Giants’ victory

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Madison Bumgarner had a season-high 12 strikeouts and hit his first major league home run to lead the San Francisco Giants to a 6-3 victory over the Houston Astros on Tuesday night.

June 13, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Moss homers twice in A’s win at Colorado

DENVER (AP) - Brandon Moss has put on quite a power display since being recalled by the Oakland Athletics.

June 13, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Pressure on Donald as world No. 1 at US Open

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Luke Donald carries the pride of England on his shoulders and big expectations as the world's top-ranked golfer at the U.S. Open this week.

June 13, 2012 | | Pro Sports


LA Kings savor 1st Stanley Cup triumph

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Stanley Cup barely had the Los Angeles Kings' fingerprints on it before Darryl Sutter suggested they should start preparing to win it again.

June 13, 2012 | | Pro Sports


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Rookie Chris Borland making big plays for the 49ers Defense

SANTA CLARA (AP) - As one of the smallest kids with five brothers growing up in Ohio, Chris Borland learned to protect himself at an early age.

November 13, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Winless Raiders search for inspiration

ALAMEDA (AP) - While the Oakland Raiders stretched before the start of practice, a voice could be heard over the usual musical soundtrack on the loudspeaker.

November 13, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Clayton Kershaw, Mike Trout win MVP awards

NEW YORK (AP) - For once, Clayton Kershaw was glad to see a long shutout streak end.

November 13, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Warriors snap 2-game skid, beat Nets

OAKLAND (AP) - Klay Thompson scored 25 points, Draymond Green had 17 points, eight rebounds and seven assists, and the Golden State Warriors snapped a two-game losing streak by beating the Brooklyn Nets 107-99 on Thursday night.

November 13, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Niemi keys Sharks’ win over Lightning

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Antti Niemi provided some offense in addition to stopping the puck.

November 13, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Federer thrashes Murray at ATP Finals

LONDON (AP) - Roger Federer blew away Andy Murray 6-0, 6-1 to finish the ATP Finals round-robin unbeaten, and hand Murray his worst defeat in seven years in front of his home crowd on Thursday.

November 13, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Lee scores at buzzer, Grizzlies beat Kings

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Courtney Lee scored on a lob pass as time expired to cap a furious fourth-quarter rally, and the Memphis Grizzlies came from 26 points down to beat the Sacramento Kings 111-110 on Thursday night.

November 13, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Tannehill rallies Dolphins past Bills

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) - When Miami Dolphins rookie receiver Jarvis Landry dived into the end zone for a fourth-quarter touchdown, he was just getting started. A replay review upheld the score, and Landry then sprinted up and down the sideline in a celebration of redemption.

November 13, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Aldon Smith prepares for post-suspension return

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Aldon Smith wore a big grin beneath his facemask, even when linebackers coach Jim Leavitt good-naturedly let him have it after the ball didn't wind up in his hands during one drill.

November 12, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Kershaw, Kluber win Cy Young Awards

NEW YORK (AP) - Everyone expected Clayton Kershaw to pitch a shutout, and he did - a unanimous choice for the NL Cy Young Award.

November 12, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Raiders QB Carr remains upbeat despite 0-9 start

ALAMEDA (AP) - Derek Carr's demeanor has stayed remarkably the same even as the losses keep piling up for the winless Oakland Raiders.

November 12, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Bills get into predicting game before facing Miami

Hey, Leodis McKelvin, want to try your hand at Pro Picks?

November 12, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Baseball looking at more ways to speed up

PHOENIX (AP) - Joe Torre was pleased with the first season of baseball's replay challenge system, even if teams were not always sure what could be reviewed.

November 12, 2014 | | Pro Sports


USC focuses on improved Cal in weekday meeting

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Although Southern California is out of the national title race, the Trojans' schedule puts them in position for a big finish to coach Steve Sarkisian's debut season.

November 12, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Former A’s first baseman Moore dies in Georgia

COVINGTON, Ga. (AP) - Former Oakland Athletics first baseman Kelvin Moore, who played parts of three major league seasons, has died. He was 57.

November 12, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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