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In earthquake, wine barrels turn into quarter-ton projectiles

NAPA (AP) - Napa Valley's seismically reinforced winery buildings generally held up to the largest earthquake to hit Northern California in a quarter-century, but the precious wine piled inside often did not.

August 31, 2014 | | Pro Sports


49ers’ Aldon Smith suspended 9 games

SANTA CLARA (AP) - San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith has been suspended for nine games by the NFL after a series of off-field legal issues.

August 30, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Stewart back at the track, looking to heal

HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) - Tony Stewart took his seat on the podium - unshaven, his eyes glassy - and unfolded a sheet of paper. His voice quivered as he read, pausing to maintain his composure as he described the death of a driver he hit as "one of the toughest tragedies I've ever had to deal with."

August 30, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Red-hot Posey perfect

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Buster Posey went 5 for 5 and drove in three runs in just six innings, then was pulled early as the San Francisco Giants routed the Milwaukee Brewers 13-2 on Friday night for their fourth straight win.

August 30, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Halos widen gap atop West

ANAHEIM (AP) - Jered Weaver outpitched Jon Lester, Albert Pujols hit his 516th career homer and the Los Angeles Angels beat Oakland 4-0 Friday night, extend their AL West lead over the A's to three games.

August 30, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Errani’s ‘cottage cheese’ serve tops Venus at Open

NEW YORK (AP) - A day before facing Venus Williams - and a partisan crowd - at the U.S. Open, Italy's Sara Errani came across a video posted on Twitter that gave her a little extra motivation.

August 29, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Borland returns pick for TD; 49ers beat Texans

HOUSTON (AP) - Chris Borland made one final case to get into the mix of 49ers linebackers needed to replace injured NaVorro Bowman.

August 29, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Rookie tosses 3 TDs as Raiders top Seahawks

OAKLAND (AP) - With a fabulous finish to the preseason, rookie Derek Carr created a big question for the Oakland Raiders heading into the regular season.

August 29, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Kenny Football: Hill surpasses Manziel’s mark

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Kenny Hill broke Johnny Manziel's single-game passing record with 511 yards and No. 21 Texas A&M beat No. 9 South Carolina 52-28 on Thursday night, ending the Gamecocks' 18-game home win streak.

August 29, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Angels rally in 10th for win over Oakland

ANAHEIM (AP) - Howie Kendrick drove in Albert Pujols with a sacrifice fly in the 10th inning, and the Los Angeles Angels opened a two-game lead atop the major league standings with a 4-3 victory Thursday night over the Oakland Athletics, who finished the game under protest over a ninth-inning obstruction call.

August 29, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Petit leads Giants past Rockies

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - One strike shy from a perfect game last September, Yusmeiro Petit refused to let another chance at baseball history slip away.

August 29, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Williams overcomes 3 early double-faults to win

NEW YORK (AP) - Good as she is, even Serena Williams can find it tough to deal with swirling wind, so much so that she double-faulted three times in her first service game Thursday at the U.S. Open.

August 28, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Sharapova knocks off Dulgheru

NEW YORK (AP) - A year ago at this time, Maria Sharapova was sitting out the U.S. Open, getting checked by doctors and having tests on the surgically repaired right shoulder that has troubled her off and on.

August 27, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Fuld’s homer punctuates A’s comeback rally

HOUSTON (AP) - The Oakland Athletics have rallied to win game after game this season after trailing late.

August 27, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Posey hits game-ending 2-run homer for Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Buster Posey hit a game-ending two-run homer for his third clout in two nights, sending the San Francisco Giants past the Colorado Rockies 4-2 on Wednesday night for Bruce Bochy's 1,600th managerial victory.

August 27, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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Luongo sharp in net for Panthers

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Panthers broke out of their scoring slump in a big way.

November 11, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Rangers end Penguins’ 7-game win streak

NEW YORK (AP) - Mats Zuccarello scored the first of New York's three first-period goals, Henrik Lundqvist made 33 saves for his third shutout of the season, and the Rangers snapped Pittsburgh's seven-game winning streak with a 5-0 victory Tuesday night.

November 11, 2014 | | Pro Sports


A confident Algieri heads to Macau for Pacquiao fight

LAS VEGAS (AP) - In the days before his last fight - a stunning upset few in boxing saw coming - Chris Algieri worked his regular job as a personal trainer. At night he went home to his parents' house on Long Island, where he lives in the basement.

November 11, 2014 | | Pro Sports


DA won’t file charges against 49ers’ McDonald

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Ray McDonald can continue playing for the San Francisco 49ers without the burden of a domestic violence case that has followed him all season.

November 11, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Cuddyer is 1st FA to sign with new team

NEW YORK (AP) - For the third straight year, baseball's free agents shunned qualifying offers from their former teams and chose to test the market.

November 11, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Rookie Derek Carr struggles in Raiders’ 15th straight loss

ALAMEDA (AP) - As the Oakland Raiders went through the first half of the season without a win, one positive they could latch onto was the promising play from rookie quarterback Derek Carr.

November 11, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Defense, special teams help Eagles rout Panthers

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Mark Sanchez did his part for the Eagles while the defense dominated and special teams shined.

November 11, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Carson Palmer out for season

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) - In his 12th NFL season, Carson Palmer was having the time of his life.

November 11, 2014 | | Pro Sports


49ers back on track

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Jim Harbaugh had an ease of sorts about him again, perhaps from a potentially season-saving overtime win on the road at New Orleans, or the fact that defensive lineman Ray McDonald's domestic violence case has been resolved without charges being filed, allowing everyone to move forward at last.

November 11, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Abreu, deGrom voted Rookies of the Year

NEW YORK (AP) - Jose Abreu and Jacob deGrom were far from the major leagues at the start of 2013.

November 11, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Union files grievance in Peterson case

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) - The NFL Players Association has filed an expedited grievance with the NFL to reinstate Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson.

November 11, 2014 | | Pro Sports


James shines for Cavs

CLEVELAND (AP) - LeBron James had a triple-double with 32 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists, and Kyrie Irving scored 27 of his 32 in the second half to lead the Cleveland Cavaliers over the New Orleans Pelicans 118-111 on Monday night.

November 11, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Bruins win 5th straight

BOSTON (AP) - Seth Griffith scored a highlight-reel goal to break a second-period tie, and Reilly Smith added another 80 seconds later Monday night to lead the Boston Bruins to a 4-2 victory over the New Jersey Devils.

November 11, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Nguyen could make 1st US appearance since 2007

CHICAGO (AP) - Lee Nguyen could make his first U.S. national team appearance in seven years, and DaMarcus Beasley is back for the first time since this year's World Cup.

November 11, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Jackson’s 22 leads Thunder past Kings

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Reggie Jackson scored 11 of his 22 points in the fourth quarter to help the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Sacramento Kings 101-93 on Sunday night.

November 09, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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