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Sharks re-sign D Jason Demers to 1-year deal

SAN JOSE (AP) - The San Jose Sharks re-signed defenseman Jason Demers to a one-year contract Thursday to prevent him from becoming a restricted free agent next month.

June 27, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Worst Wimbledon showing for US men since 1912

LONDON (AP) - What a stark statistic for the nation of Bill Tilden and Don Budge, John McEnroe and Jimmy Connors, Pete Sampras and Andre Agassi: It's been 101 years since no men from the United States reached Wimbledon's third round.

June 27, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Steel, Bootsma, Plummer set US Open records

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Rachel Bootsma won the 50-meter backstroke in 27.68 seconds Thursday night in the USA Swimming National Championships to break the American and U.S. Open records, and Kevin Steel and David Plummer also set U.S. Open records.

June 27, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Ha-Neul Kim leads US Women’s Open

SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) - South Korea's Ha-Neul Kim upstaged friend Inbee Park to take the first-round lead at her first U.S. Women's Open.

June 27, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Donovan back with US but not Bocanegra

NEW YORK (AP) - Landon Donovan is returning to the U.S. national team after an absence of nearly 11 months, but there was no room for Carlos Bocanegra in the American squad for next month's CONCACAF Gold Cup.

June 27, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Victories send Portugal, Nigeria into U20 last 16

ISTANBUL (AP) - Portugal and Nigeria won their final Group B matches to reach the last 16 of the Under-20 World Cup on Thursday, while third-place South Korea still has a chance of advancing.

June 27, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Griffin fires two-hit shutout for A’s

OAKLAND (AP) - No need for A.J. Griffin to glance over his shoulder at the bullpen. This game was all his to finish, something that seemed far-fetched when he walked two of the game's first three batters.

June 27, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Kershaw outduels Lincecum, Dodgers beat Giants 4-2

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Clayton Kershaw outpitched Tim Lincecum in the seventh regular-season matchup between former Cy Young Award winners, rookie Yasiel Puig had three more hits and the Los Angeles Dodgers rallied to beat the San Francisco Giants 4-2 on Wednesday night for a three-game sweep of the defending World Series champions.

June 27, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Kings enter draft with little time to prepare

SACRAMENTO (AP) - From owner to general manager to coach, no other NBA management team has had as little time to prepare for the draft this year as the Sacramento Kings.

June 27, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Warriors looking to acquire pick

OAKLAND (AP) - The only way the Golden State Warriors will generate any news during Thursday night's NBA draft is if they make a trade or spend some money.

June 27, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Federer, Sharapova lose on wild day at Wimbledon

LONDON (AP) - As tumultuous a day as professional tennis has produced in its nearly half-century history ended in the most unforeseeable, unexplainable way of all: A second-round loss by Roger Federer at the All England Club.

June 27, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Sharks re-sign forwards Desjardins, Sheppard

SAN JOSE (AP) - The San Jose Sharks knew it would take some time to see the benefits of the deal two years ago to acquire James Sheppard from Minnesota.

June 27, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Noel, Len atop an NBA draft full of questions

NEW YORK (AP) - Nerlens Noel is coming off a major knee injury. Alex Len is in a walking boot.

June 27, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Larry Bird returning to Pacers front office

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Larry Bird will be re-introduced to the media Thursday morning as the Pacers' president of basketball operations.

June 27, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Former UW QB Josh Wallwork was free spirit

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) - There are some who recall former University of Wyoming quarterback Josh Wallwork's personality as being "somewhat of a flake or a space cadet."

June 27, 2013 | | Pro Sports


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Oakland takes cross-bay series

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - All-Star Scott Kazmir capped the best first-half of his career with one of his best starts yet.

July 10, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Sizing up World Cup finalists

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - The best player in the world goes up against the ultimate team machine, on the world's biggest stage.

July 10, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Uneventful signing day for top free agents

Signing day arrived Thursday in the NBA, though the biggest free agents didn't rush to grab their pens.

July 10, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Sharks re-sign veteran defenseman Hannan

SAN JOSE (AP) - The San Jose Sharks have re-signed unrestricted free agent defenseman Scott Hannan to a one-year contract.

July 10, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Sensing rivals, calm Nibali defends lead

REIMS, France (AP) - Vincenzo Nibali is growing comfortable in his yellow jersey.

July 10, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Azinger: Swing changes making Woods worse

SOUTHPORT, England (AP) - Paul Azinger said Thursday that a quest by Tiger Woods to make his swing better has backfired on him.

July 10, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Phelps a bit miffed that he’s not going faster

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Michael Phelps has never been the patient type.

July 10, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Uehara’s leads Women’s British Open

SOUTHPORT, England (AP) - Ayako Uehara of Japan felt confident with the putter and played in the best weather Royal Birkdale has to offer. It was the right combination to take the lead Thursday in the Women's British Open. And the best she could manage was a 4-under 68.

July 10, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Three-way tie for lead in John Deere Classic

SILVIS, Ill. (AP) - Jordan Spieth felt great Thursday on the first tee of the John Deere Classic. He heard not only his name, but, for the first time, the phrase "defending champion."

July 10, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Mayweather announces rematch with Maidana

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Floyd Mayweather Jr. will fight a rematch Sept. 13 with Marcos Maidana, the Argentinian who gave him a tougher battle than expected when they met in May.

July 10, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Clippers trial put on hold past Tuesday deadline

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A trial that could determine the fate of the Los Angeles Clippers was delayed Thursday until after a deadline to conclude a $2 billion sale - and a scheduled NBA vote on the deal - but there is hope for more time.

July 10, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Additions made to All-Star teams

NEW YORK (AP) - Chicago White Sox pitcher Chris Sale and Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo were voted by fans onto the rosters for Tuesday's All-Star game, and Los Angeles Angels shortstop Erick Aybar will replace Kansas City outfielder Alex Gordon.

July 10, 2014 | | Pro Sports


All-Star catcher Molina out 8-12 weeks

ST. LOUIS (AP) - St. Louis Cardinals All-Star catcher Yadier Molina will undergo surgery Friday to repair a torn ligament in his right thumb and could miss the rest of the season.

July 10, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Despite woes, Argentines united in World Cup

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) - Soccer has once again emerged as the patriotic touchstone that unites Argentines as they teeter on the precipice, this time threatened by a debt crisis, soaring inflation and the scandal-plagued end to a 12-year political dynasty that has polarized the nation.

July 10, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Once again, World Cup gloom for Netherlands

SAO PAULO (AP) - Another World Cup, another sad story for the Netherlands.

July 10, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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