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Isner rallies past Malisse into San Jose semis

SAN JOSE (AP) - On one of the most important points of the match, John Isner walked up to the baseline, bounced the ball between his legs and wasted no time smacking an adrenaline-fueled 138 mph ace.

February 15, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Payton, Hardaway lead list of Hall finalists

HOUSTON (AP) - Gary Payton, Tim Hardaway and Mitch Richmond were among 12 finalists announced Friday for election into the Basketball Hall of Fame.

February 15, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Blackhawks beat sliding Sharks

CHICAGO (AP) - Jonathan Toews felt he had to stand up for himself, so he skated up to Joe Thornton, jabbed him with his stick and then dropped his gloves.

February 15, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Stern expects Sacramento plan within 2 weeks

HOUSTON (AP) - NBA Commissioner David Stern expects a concrete financing plan from Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson within the next two weeks, with the aim of settling the Kings' future by mid-April.

February 14, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Carter passes Bird as Mavs put away Kings

DALLAS (AP) - Move over, Larry Legend. Vinsanity still has a few special moments in him.

February 13, 2013 | | Pro Sports


A's finalize minor league deal with lefty Okajima

PHOENIX (AP) - The Oakland Athletics and free agent left-hander Hideki Okajima finalized a minor league contract Tuesday after he passed a physical and immediately got to work.

February 12, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Gonzalez maintains he hasn't used PEDs

VIERA, Fla. (AP) - Gio Gonzalez arrived at spring training with the Washington Nationals on Tuesday and maintained he has not used performance-enhancing drugs.

February 12, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Body slam for wrestling: Sport cut from Olympics

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) - For wrestling, this may have been the ultimate body slam: getting tossed out of the Olympic rings.

February 12, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Pressure on Sacramento to speed up offer

The clock is ticking for Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson's efforts to keep the Kings from moving to Seattle.

February 12, 2013 | The Associated Press | Pro Sports


Giants gear up for tough task of defending title

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Andres Torres checked out the banner at the main entrance to Scottsdale Stadium blaring "2012 WORLD SERIES CHAMPIONS" and knew he was back in the right place.

February 12, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Blue Jackets go wild, wallop Sharks

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Brandon Dubinsky had a goal and an assist and the Columbus Blue Jackets had their biggest offensive assault of the season against the NHL's stingiest defense in a 6-2 victory over the San Jose Sharks on Monday night.

February 11, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Warriors unveil 'first modern short-sleeve jersey'

OAKLAND (AP) - The Golden State Warriors have unveiled plans to wear the NBA's "first modern short-sleeve jersey" for three of their remaining home games this season.

February 11, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Old meets new as Oakland reports

PHOENIX (AP) - Shortstop Hiroyuki Nakajima made a point of walking across the clubhouse to greet pitcher Bartolo Colon.

February 11, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Romo embracing closer's role in SF

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Sergio Romo raced down a tunnel inside AT&T Park on Saturday, slapping hands with a line of supporters chanting his last name during Fan Fest. He danced with some, posed for pictures with others and riled up the rest.

February 10, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Bay Area prepares for men's tennis goodbye

SAN JOSE (AP) - For more than a century, some of the best men's tennis players in the world have come to the Bay Area almost every year.

February 08, 2013 | | Pro Sports


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MLB names awards after retired closers

NEW YORK (AP) - Now that they're no longer receiving awards, Mariano Rivera and Trevor Hoffman are getting their names on some.

April 10, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Moving on after Biogenesis

BALTIMORE (AP) - Nelson Cruz was branded a cheater and punished accordingly. As he waited to be introduced on his first opening day in Baltimore, the former All-Star wondered how Orioles fans would react in the aftermath of the 50-game suspension he received last year for using performance-enhancing drugs.

April 09, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Tim Hudson impresses in home debut

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Tim Hudson walked to the dugout after an impressive eight-inning performance in his Giants home debut and hardly realized 42,000 people were celebrating him with a roaring ovation.

April 09, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Hammerin’ Hank honored

ATLANTA (AP) - Hank Aaron is still the home run king to many. Even baseball commissioner Bud Selig has a difficult time seeing it any other way.

April 08, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Rays’ Moore on DL

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Left-hander Matt Moore has been placed on the 15-day disabled list by the Tampa Bay Rays because of an elbow injury.

April 08, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Thunder thumps Kings

SACRAMENTO (AP) - Caron Butler made all six of his 3-point attempts to finish with 23 points, and the Oklahoma City Thunder started the fourth quarter on a 16-0 run to pull away for a 107-92 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Tuesday night.

April 08, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Ovechkin nets 50th goal

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Alex Ovechkin became the 11th player in NHL history to score 50 or more goals in a season five times, and the Washington Capitals kept their slim playoff hopes alive by beating the slumping St. Louis Blues 4-1 on Tuesday night.

April 08, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Can Scott be great again?

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - Adam Scott is relishing every part of being Masters champion.

April 08, 2014 | | Pro Sports


U.S. women move on after coach’s exit

CHULA VISTA, Calif. (AP) - Abby Wambach quickly dismissed any notion that players on the U.S. women's soccer team were behind the surprise firing of coach Tom Sermanni.

April 08, 2014 | | Pro Sports


A’s ruin home opener for Twins with victory

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The Oakland Athletics can win a lot of different ways, as evidenced by their two-year hold on the AL West division title.

April 07, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Morse, Hudson gear up for AT&T debut

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Michael Morse is counting on a comeback season, and the San Francisco Giants fully expect their new left fielder to bring life to a lineup that sure could use some added power.

April 07, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Rain washes out first day at Masters

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - The first full day at the Masters turned out to be a short one Monday.

April 07, 2014 | | Pro Sports


UConn back in title game, beats Stanford

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The Connecticut Huskies are back in a very familiar position, undefeated and playing for a national championship.

April 06, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Holiday, Rapinoe lead US to 2-0 win over China women

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) - The thunder rumbled near the stadium and pelting sleet began to fall, sending the U.S. players scurrying for cover.

April 06, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Thompson wins Kraft Nabisco

RANCHO MIRAGE (AP) - Lexi Thompson left Michelle Wie behind Sunday - off the tee and on the leaderboard in the Kraft Nabisco Championship.

April 06, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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