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Sharks enter playoffs as underdog

SAN JOSE (AP) - For years, the San Jose Sharks have entered the postseason as one of the favorites to win the Stanley Cup, only to fall short somewhere along the line.

April 09, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Goodell upholds penalties in Saints bounty case

NEW YORK (AP) - Roger Goodell sent a message to every coach and player in the NFL: safety first. The league commissioner stuck with his punishments for New Orleans' pay-for-pain bounties on Monday, rejecting Saints coach Sean Payton's appeal of a season-long suspension.

April 09, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Blue Jays limiting beer sales at home opener

TORONTO (AP) - The beer taps weren't turned off this time, but fans in the upper deck at Monday night's Toronto Blue Jays home opener found it harder than usual to get their hands on some suds.

April 09, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Sports News Briefs

CYCLING

April 08, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Wondolowski leads Earthquakes past Whitecaps

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) - Chris Wondolowski scored twice and Alan Gordon added a goal in a 10-minute span midway through the second half to help the San Jose Earthquakes beat the Vancouver Whitecaps 3-1 on Saturday.

April 08, 2012 | | Pro Sports


NBA Capsules

NEW YORK (AP) - Carmelo Anthony scored a season-high 43 points, making the go-ahead 3-pointer with 8.2 seconds left in overtime, and the New York Knicks spoiled a rusty Derrick Rose's return to the lineup to beat the Chicago Bulls 100-99 on Sunday.

April 08, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Boat Race protest heightens concerns for Olympics

LONDON (AP) - Britain's Olympic chief fears the London Games could be marred by a protest like the one that disrupted the Boat Race between Oxford and Cambridge on the River Thames.

April 08, 2012 | | Pro Sports


US tops France, awaits Spain in Davis Cup semis

ROQUEBRUNE, France (AP) - Having beaten Roger Federer's Switzerland and France on the road, the U.S. Davis Cup team now awaits a more daunting obstacle - defending champion Spain in the semifinals.

April 08, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Lee scores 25 in Rockets' win over Kings

SACRAMENTO (AP) - Courtney Lee scored 19 of his 25 points in the first half, leading the Houston Rockets to a 104-87 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Sunday night.

April 08, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Woods matches worst 4-round score at Masters

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - Tiger Woods arrived at Augusta National as a favorite to win his fifth green jacket. Instead, he left with his worst score as a pro.

April 08, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Andres Gonzales wins Soboba Golf Classic

SAN JACINTO (AP) - Andres Gonzales completed a wire-to-wire victory Sunday in the Soboba Golf Classic, beating Andrew Svoboda by two strokes for his first Nationwide Tour title.

April 08, 2012 | | Pro Sports


American League Capsules

DETROIT (AP) - Alex Avila's two-run homer with two outs in the bottom of the 11th inning gave the Detroit Tigers a wild 13-12 victory over Boston on Sunday, leaving the Red Sox winless in three games under new manager Bobby Valentine.

April 08, 2012 | | Pro Sports


National League Capsules

PHOENIX (AP) - Ryan Roberts and Lyle Overbay hit consecutive two-out homers off Matt Cain and the Arizona Diamondbacks tied a franchise record by rallying from six runs down to beat the San Francisco Giants 7-6 Sunday and sweep the season-opening three-game series.

April 08, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Giants blow big lead, lose to Diamondbacks

PHOENIX (AP) - The San Francisco Giants had an agonizing end to a bad weekend in the desert.

April 08, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Watson wins Masters playoff

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - Bubba Watson started the day by watching the rarest shot in golf. He ended another thrill-a-minute Sunday at Augusta National with a signature shot of his own to win the Masters.

April 08, 2012 | | Pro Sports


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Mariners use long ball to beat A’s

SEATTLE (AP) - Robinson Cano, Kendrys Morales and Logan Morrison homered, and the Seattle Mariners beat Oakland 4-2 on Friday night to pull within a half-game of the Athletics for the top spot in the AL wild-card chase.

September 13, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Bumgarner, SF close the gap

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Madison Bumgarner struck out eight and took a share of the major league lead with 18 wins, and the San Francisco Giants moved within one game of NL West-leading Los Angeles by beating the Dodgers 9-0 on Friday night.

September 13, 2014 | | Pro Sports


NFL fines Brown $8K for jump kick

NEW YORK (AP) - Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown has been fined $8,268 by the NFL for his kick to the face of Cleveland Browns punter Spencer Lanning last Sunday.

September 12, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Once a guest, Carr now Texans’ foe

OAKLAND (AP) - Derek Carr has followed the Houston Texans closely since their start as an NFL franchise.

September 12, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Time to Bear down: 49ers focused on Cutler, Chicago

SANTA CLARA (AP) - If somewhat unknown before as a backup, Colin Kaepernick's breakout performance against the Chicago Bears two years ago helped make him a star.

September 12, 2014 | | Pro Sports


US beats Lithuania to reach world final

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) - Madrid awaits. Spain doesn't.

September 11, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Johnson opens Chase seeking seventh title

CHICAGO (AP) - It's been 11 weeks since Jimmie Johnson's last victory and he suffered through one of his typical summer swoons.

September 11, 2014 | | Pro Sports


49ers CBs, step up after injuries

SANTA CLARA (AP) - As a fourth-round pick with nothing more than a fill-in performance on his NFL resume, San Francisco 49ers rookie Dontae Johnson knows what to expect when Jay Cutler and the Chicago Bears see him matched up against a wide receiver Sunday night.

September 11, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Jones-Drew sits out practice with hand injury

ALAMEDA (AP) - Oakland Raiders running back Maurice Jones-Drew missed his second straight practice with a right hand injury, putting his status for Sunday's home opener against Houston in doubt.

September 11, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Investigation of Stewart crash complete

Three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart will find out no later than next week whether authorities will pursue charges in the death of a driver he struck during a sprint car race in upstate New York last month.

September 11, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Flacco, Ravens beat Steelers without Rice

BALTIMORE (AP) - The dismissal of Ray Rice wasn't a distraction for the Baltimore Ravens.

September 11, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Mayweather hoping a bad week gets better

LAS VEGAS (AP) - It didn't start out as the best of weeks for Floyd Mayweather Jr.

September 11, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Gore still out to prove himself

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Frank Gore wants those around him to notice just how hard he's running at age 31, seemingly as energetic as ever when everybody is beginning to question when he will slow down. Or break down.

September 11, 2014 | | Pro Sports


49ers, Pac-12 Networks suspend announcer

SANTA CLARA (AP) - The San Francisco 49ers suspended veteran broadcaster Ted Robinson on Wednesday night for the next two games following comments this week on a San Francisco radio station about the Ray Rice domestic violence case that were deemed insensitive.

September 11, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Reeling Ravens face Steelers

Maybe the NFL schedule makers did the Baltimore Ravens a big favor.

September 11, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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