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Gloomy night at Wrigley

CHICAGO (AP) - Anthony Rizzo slammed a two-run homer, Tsuyoshi Wada pitched five strong innings, and the Chicago Cubs beat the San Francisco Giants 2-0 on Tuesday night in a game that was halted after 4 1/2 innings because of unplayable field conditions following rain at Wrigley Field.

August 19, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Dawson eager to straighten out kicks

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Phil Dawson converted 49 of his 50 pregame kicks, even a pair of 58-yard field goals going from each direction. That's about as accurate as San Francisco's veteran place kicker has been in recent years.

August 19, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Tricking out stadiums with Wi-Fi, LED

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Lining the brightly lit hallways of Populous, one of the leading architectural firms behind college sports, there are hundreds of scale models and graphic renderings of college football stadiums in various stages of renovation and construction.

August 19, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Browns not ready to name starting QB

CLEVELAND (AP) - Browns coach Mike Pettine isn't quite ready to name his starting quarterback. Brian Hoyer and Johnny Manziel haven't convinced him they deserve the job.

August 19, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Buckeyes’ Miller out for season

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Ohio State star quarterback Braxton Miller will miss the 2014 season, dealing a severe blow to the fifth-ranked Buckeyes' national title hopes.

August 19, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Raiders still waiting for Hayden to get healthy

ALAMEDA (AP) - Oakland Raiders coach Dennis Allen said Tuesday the team will decide by next week whether cornerback DJ Hayden is healthy enough to start the season on the active roster or if he will go on the physically unable to perform list.

August 19, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Indians sign Atchison for next season

CLEVELAND (AP) - The Cleveland Indians have signed veteran right-handed reliever Scott Atchison to a contract for next season.

August 19, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Pirates activate OF McCutchen off disabled list

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Andrew McCutchen's fractured rib is healed. The reigning National League MVP is hoping his return will have the same effect on the reeling Pittsburgh Pirates.

August 19, 2014 | | Pro Sports


When will the racing world see Tony Stewart next?

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - There are hundreds of guidebooks on how to handle grief, how to navigate the emotional suffering that follows a significant loss.

August 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Neymar scores twice in return; Suarez debuts

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) - Luis Suarez and Neymar played their first match since their memorable exits from the World Cup on Monday, with the Brazil star scoring two goals to help Barcelona rout Mexican champion Leon 6-0 in a preseason friendly at Camp Nou.

August 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Rafa Nadal pulls out of U.S. Open

Reigning champion Rafael Nadal pulled out of the U.S. Open because of an injury for the second time in three years Monday, leaving Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer as the men to beat at the year's last Grand Slam tournament.

August 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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


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Christian Ponder expects boos Minnesota

NAPA (AP) - Christian Ponder is under no illusions about what kind of reaction he'll get when he returns to Minnesota.

August 21, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Giants unable to solve Morton in loss to Pirates

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Jake Peavy entered his start against the Pittsburgh Pirates having never allowed a run over 20 innings in three starts at PNC Park.

August 21, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Giants acquire OF Marlon Byrd

PITTSBURGH (AP) - The San Francisco Giants acquired outfielder Marlon Byrd and cash Thursday from the Cincinnati Reds to boost their injury-plagued outfield for the stretch ...

August 21, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Eli Manning not looking to be the NFL’s top paid quarterback

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) - Eli Manning didn't ask the New York Giants to make him the NFL's highest-paid quarterback.

August 20, 2015 | | Pro Sports


‘Deflategate’ judge says Brady suspension in jeopardy

NEW YORK (AP) - A federal judge made clear Wednesday that the NFL's four game suspension of Tom Brady over "Deflategate" is in jeopardy as ...

August 20, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Williams, Novak Djokovic win Cincinnati openers

MASON, Ohio (AP) - Serena Williams pumped her fist after each important point and screamed as she smacked another emphatic shot. The defending Cincinnati champion wasn ...

August 20, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Woods hopes to push for unlikely playoff spot

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) - It's now or never for many players at the Wyndham Championship - the last chance to qualify for golf's postseason.

August 20, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Red Sox bring in ex-Tigers boss Dombrowski to run club

BOSTON (AP) - New Red Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski thought enough of the team to pick Boston over other suitors.

August 20, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Phillies trade Chase Utley to Dodgers

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Chase Utley is reuniting with Jimmy Rollins in Hollywood.

August 20, 2015 | | Pro Sports


US women beat Costa Rica in rainy exhibition

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) - Not even a thunderstorm could slow down the United States in the latest chapter of its Women's World Cup victory tour.

August 20, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Earthquakes score season-high 5 goals

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) - Cordell Cato and Chris Wondolowski each scored two goals and the San Jose Earthquakes cruised past Sporting Kansas City 5-0 on ...

August 20, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Raiders’ line benefits from Rodney Hudson

NAPA (AP) - Derek Carr was only on the field for two series in the Raiders' preseason-opening win over the St. Louis Rams. That was more ...

August 20, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Giants lose to Cardinals, miss chance to gain on Dodgers

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Madison Bumgarner had a rare opportunity for a pitcher: Pinch-hit with two outs in the ninth inning with his team trailing by ...

August 20, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Erik Pears fitting in on 49ers O-line

SANTA CLARA (AP) - New right tackle Erik Pears is doing all he can to fit into the 49ers huddle.

August 20, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Giants to place Pence on DL, activate Aoki on Thursday

ST. LOUIS (AP) - The San Francisco Giants plan to place Hunter Pence on the 15-day disabled list Thursday with a strained left oblique, a move ...

August 20, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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