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Giants swept out of LA in 2-1 loss to 1st-place Dodgers

LOS ANGELES (AP) - After staggering through 26 games against playoff-contending teams with a 10-16 record, the San Francisco Giants face a slew of lesser competition.

September 03, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Has NFL’s PR machine finally met its match?

Merry Christmas, Mr. Commissioner. Enjoy your lump of coal.

September 03, 2015 | JIM LITKE | Pro Sports


Murray wins at US Open against Kyrgios

NEW YORK (AP) - Nick Kyrgios does what he wants and says what he wants on a tennis court, seemingly no matter the ramifications, and amid all the near-napping, cursing and racket smashing, he troubled Andy Murray for moments at the U.S. Open.

September 02, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Tomsula names Devey starting right guard

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Center Marcus Martin jokingly talks up his card playing prowess. New right guard Jordan Devey says he brings a swagger to the locker room pingpong table, noting "I hold my own."

September 02, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Dodgers beat Giants for 2nd win over rivals

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Zack Greinke beat Madison Bumgarner in a premier pitching matchup, and the first-place Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the second-place San Francisco Giants 2-1 on Tuesday night for the second time in the same day.

September 02, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Calhoun’s HR helps Angels end losing streak

OAKLAND (AP) - Kole Calhoun had three hits, including his 21st home run of the season, to back a strong start by Matt Shoemaker, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Oakland Athletics 6-2 on Tuesday to snap a four-game losing streak.

September 02, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Raiders to go with Howard at right tackle

ALAMEDA (AP) - With less than two weeks before the Oakland Raiders' season-opener, Austin Howard doesn't have much time to ease into his role as the team's starting right tackle.

September 02, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Kansas City Royals hit by chickenpox

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - All-Star reliever Kelvin Herrera and Royals right fielder Alex Rios have been diagnosed with chickenpox, raising concerns that others on the AL Central leaders may have been exposed.

September 02, 2015 | | Pro Sports


USOC endorses Los Angeles for 2024 Olympics bid

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The U.S. Olympic Committee on Tuesday named Los Angeles as its candidate for the 2024 Games, replacing Boston's soured bid and marking a comeback for LA's dream of becoming a three-time Olympic host.

September 02, 2015 | | Pro Sports


‘Concussion’ director says no compromises were made for NFL

NEW YORK (AP) - A day after its trailer debuted online and months before it hits theaters, the Will Smith football head-trauma film "Concussion" is already sparking controversy.

September 01, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Williams into US Open 2nd round when injured opponent stops

NEW YORK (AP) - Even before Serena Williams set foot in Arthur Ashe Stadium on Monday night, her path through the U.S. Open to complete a true Grand Slam became a lot easier thanks to losses by other top women.

September 01, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Dodgers win in 14th on Gonzalez hit

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Adrian Gonzalez singled in the winning run with the bases loaded in the 14th inning, lifting the Los Angeles Dodgers over the San Francisco Giants 5-4 early Tuesday in the opener of a crucial series between the NL West's top two teams.

August 31, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Sharapova pulls out of US Open for 2nd time in 3 years

NEW WORK (AP) Maria Sharapova pulled out of the U.S. Open for the second time in three years Sunday, withdrawing on the eve of the tournament because of a lingering right leg injury.

August 31, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Pharoah looks good after loss; no decision on racing plans

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) - They were waiting for their horse, ready to take pictures with cellphones and ready to feed him snacks.

August 31, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Pro teams push California to offer high-stakes raffles

SACRAMENTO (AP) - The pitch is for charity, but the call could favor California's professional sports teams.

August 31, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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Day 7 of Rio Olympics: Ledecky outshines Phelps

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Katie Ledecky even upstaged Michael Phelps at the Olympics on Friday.

August 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Davis, Alonso spark Atheltics vs Mariners

OAKLAND (AP) - Yonder Alonso hit a tiebreaking two-run single in the sixth inning off rookie Joe Wieland and the Oakland Athletics beat Seattle 6-3 on ...

August 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Earthquakes beat Whitecaps for first road win of season

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) - Quincy Amarikwa and Simon Dawkins scored to help the San Jose Earthquakes beat the Vancouver Whitecaps 2-1 on Friday night for ...

August 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Tight shoulder limits QB Colin Kaepernick at 49ers practice

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Colin Kaepernick did not throw the football for a second straight day at practice for the San Francisco 49ers as he deals ...

August 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Messi says he will again play for national team

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) - For the love of his country, Lionel Messi has reconsidered his decision to quit international soccer and will continue playing for ...

August 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Returning McCaffrey helps ease Stanford’s transition at QB

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) - Stanford heads into the season with questions about which player will touch the ball first after the snap.

August 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Cal hopes transfer Davis Webb eases transition from Goff era

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) - Davis Webb made an immediate impression when he arrived at California this summer with his tireless work ethic.

August 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports


A-Rod doubles in Yanks’ finale

NEW YORK (AP) - His tribute ended by a storm, Alex Rodriguez began his final game with the New York Yankees by hitting a run-scoring double ...

August 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Raiders scout sites for Reno training camp

RENO, Nev. (AP) - Business executives who want to bring the Oakland Raiders to Las Vegas met with northern Nevada lawmakers to get them up to ...

August 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


49ers excited for joint practice with Texans

SANTA CLARA (AP) - After spending nearly two weeks only lining up against teammates, the San Francisco 49ers are looking forward to the opportunity to hit ...

August 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Trumbo’s slam helps O’s avoid sweep in Oakland

OAKLAND (AP) - For the first few innings, the final starter in the Oakland Athletics' improvised eight-man rotation did just fine.

August 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


A-Rod leaves without fans’ love

NEW YORK (AP) - Alex Rodriguez's time with the New York Yankees will be remembered for one World Series title, two MVP awards and countless ...

August 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Justin Gatlin defends competing in Rio Games

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - It didn't take long for Justin Gatlin's name to get dragged into the doping drama swirling at the Olympics.

August 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


7-hit club members meet in Miami

MIAMI (AP) - The National League's only living seven-hit men met Wednesday.

August 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Fielder emotional as he ends career

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Prince Fielder wiped away tears, pointed to his two sons sitting next to him and talked about being in big league clubhouses ...

August 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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