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Landa wins 11th SVuelta stage

CORTALS D’*ENCAMP, Spain (AP) — Mikel Landa of Spain raced ahead to climb the final ascent alone and win the 11th stage of the Spanish ...

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Posted: sep. 03, 2015 1:21 a.m. | | Landa wins 11th  SVuelta stage Comments 0 Comments

Fast Jack on track with Funny Car record act

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Jack Beckman is a survivor.

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Posted: sep. 03, 2015 1:21 a.m. | | Fast Jack   on track with  Funny Car  record act Comments 0 Comments

Gray gives up milestone homer to Pujols as A’s lose to Angels

OAKLAND (AP) — Sonny Gray’s teammates had just given him a nice boost with three runs in the bottom of the first after the Angels ...

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Posted: sep. 03, 2015 1:14 a.m. | | Gray gives up milestone homer to Pujols as A’s lose to Angels Comments 0 Comments

Edward DeBartolo Jr. finalist for Hall of Fame

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — Edward DeBartolo Jr., who as owner of the 49ers helped build one of the NFL’s dynasties, is a finalist for the ...

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Posted: sep. 03, 2015 1:14 a.m. | | Edward DeBartolo Jr. finalist for Hall of Fame Comments 0 Comments

Serena moves forward in Slam bid

NEW YORK (AP) — The enormity of what is at stake for Serena Williams at the U.S. Open — the first true Grand Slam in tennis ...

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Posted: sep. 03, 2015 1:13 a.m. | | Serena moves forward in Slam bid Comments 0 Comments

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.

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Posted: sep. 03, 2015 1:12 a.m. | | Giants swept out of LA in 2-1 loss to 1st-place Dodgers Comments 0 Comments

Has NFL’s PR machine finally met its match?

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

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Posted: sep. 03, 2015 1:12 a.m. | | Has NFL’s PR  machine finally met its match? Comments 0 Comments

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 ...

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Posted: sep. 02, 2015 12:33 a.m. | | Murray wins at US Open against Kyrgios Comments 0 Comments

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 ...

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Posted: sep. 02, 2015 12:32 a.m. | | Tomsula names Devey starting right guard  Comments 0 Comments

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 ...

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Posted: sep. 02, 2015 12:32 a.m. | | Dodgers beat Giants for 2nd win over rivals Comments 0 Comments

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 ...

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Posted: sep. 02, 2015 12:32 a.m. | | Calhoun’s HR helps Angels end losing streak Comments 0 Comments

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 ...

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Posted: sep. 02, 2015 12:31 a.m. | | Raiders to go with Howard at right tackle  Comments 0 Comments

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 ...

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Posted: sep. 02, 2015 12:31 a.m. | | Kansas City Royals hit by chickenpox Comments 0 Comments

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 ...

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Posted: sep. 02, 2015 12:31 a.m. | | USOC endorses Los Angeles for 2024 Olympics bid Comments 0 Comments

‘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 ...

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Posted: sep. 02, 2015 12:31 a.m. | | ‘Concussion’ director says no compromises were made for NFL Comments 0 Comments

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 ...

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Posted: sep. 01, 2015 1:32 a.m. | | Williams into US Open 2nd round when injured opponent stops Comments 0 Comments

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 ...

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Posted: sep. 01, 2015 1:23 a.m. | | Dodgers win in 14th on Gonzalez hit Comments 0 Comments

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 ...

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Posted: aug. 31, 2015 1:21 a.m. | | Sharapova pulls out of US Open for 2nd time in 3 years Comments 0 Comments

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.

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Posted: aug. 31, 2015 1:19 a.m. | | Pharoah looks good after loss;  no decision on racing plans Comments 0 Comments

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.

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Posted: aug. 31, 2015 1:19 a.m. | | Pro teams push California to offer high-stakes raffles Comments 0 Comments

Veteran Kris Tamulis nabs first LPGA win

PRATTVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Kris Tamulis counted down from 29 to 1 during her final-day trek at the Yokohama Tire LPGA Classic.

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Posted: aug. 31, 2015 1:19 a.m. | | Veteran Kris Tamulis  nabs first LPGA win Comments 0 Comments

Manning runs over SF 49ers

DENVER (AP) — Sure, Peyton Manning said, he’d like to have played more this summer — and better.

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Posted: aug. 31, 2015 1:18 a.m. | | Manning runs over SF 49ers Comments 0 Comments

Brooks won’t practice with 49ers this week

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Outside linebacker Ahmad Brooks will not practice this coming week with the San Francisco 49ers, who sent him away from the team ...

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Posted: aug. 31, 2015 1:17 a.m. | | Brooks won’t practice  with 49ers this week Comments 0 Comments

Jason Day wins in a blowout at Barclays

EDISON, N.J. (AP) — The toughest challenge Jason Day faced Sunday at The Barclays was convincing his peers that golf really isn’t this easy.

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Posted: aug. 31, 2015 1:17 a.m. | | Jason Day wins in a  blowout at Barclays Comments 0 Comments

Byrd has big day in Giants’ loss

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Marlon Byrd said there was only one way he could have enjoyed his birthday more.

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Posted: aug. 31, 2015 1:17 a.m. | | Byrd has big day in Giants’ loss Comments 0 Comments

Semien drives in go-ahead runs as A’s prevail

PHOENIX (AP) — Marcus Semien’s two-run single with the bases loaded and two outs in the 11th inning sent the Oakland Athletics to a 7-4 ...

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Posted: aug. 31, 2015 1:12 a.m. | | Semien drives  in go-ahead runs as A’s prevail Comments 0 Comments

Starting offenses sputter, Cardinals beat Oakland

OAKLAND  (AP) — Even though Carson Palmer spent much of the first half on his back and running from the Oakland defense, Arizona coach Bruce Arians ...

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Posted: aug. 31, 2015 1:12 a.m. | | Starting offenses  sputter, Cardinals beat Oakland Comments 0 Comments

Dixon snatches IndyCar title

By DALE BOSOWSKI

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Posted: aug. 31, 2015 1:12 a.m. | | Dixon snatches IndyCar title Comments 0 Comments

IndyCar drivers find comfort in getting back to work

SONOMA (AP) — IndyCar drivers got back to work Friday, climbing into their cars as a distraction — albeit a temporary one — from their grief over Justin ...

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Posted: aug. 29, 2015 12:59 a.m. | | IndyCar drivers find comfort in getting back to work Comments 0 Comments

Stewart claims he didn’t see man on track before fatal crash

NEW YORK (AP) — NASCAR star Tony Stewart said he didn’t see a driver walking on a dirt track in upstate New York last year ...

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Posted: aug. 29, 2015 12:59 a.m. | | Stewart claims he didn’t see man on track before fatal crash Comments 0 Comments

Raiders still seeking backup running back

ALAMEDA (AP) — With a starting running back that hasn’t had more than 100 carries in a season since entering the NFL, the Oakland Raiders ...

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Posted: aug. 29, 2015 12:59 a.m. | | Raiders still seeking backup running back Comments 0 Comments

Tomlinson lines game-winning single as Giants beat Cardinals

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Rookie Kelby Tomlinson lined a bases-loaded single up the middle with one out in the ninth against previously unbeaten Kevin Siegrist, and ...

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Posted: aug. 29, 2015 12:59 a.m. | | Tomlinson lines game-winning single as Giants beat Cardinals Comments 0 Comments

Giants put Cain on DL with elbow nerve irritation

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Giants right-hander Matt Cain was put on the 15-day disabled list Friday with irritation in his pitching elbow and received a cortisone ...

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Posted: aug. 29, 2015 12:59 a.m. | | Giants put Cain on DL with elbow nerve irritation Comments 0 Comments

Goldschmidt homers in D’backs’ win over A’s

PHOENIX (AP) — Pinch-hitter Aaron Hill’s double produced the go-ahead run in the seventh inning off Oakland ace Sonny Gray, Paul Goldschmidt homered and the ...

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Posted: aug. 29, 2015 12:58 a.m. | | Goldschmidt homers in D’backs’ win over A’s Comments 0 Comments

Past, future rivals await Serena

NEW YORK (AP) — Serena Williams could play an All-American U.S. Open.

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Posted: aug. 28, 2015 12:55 a.m. | | Past, future rivals await Serena Comments 0 Comments

Spieth stumbles at start of Barclays

EDISON, N.J. (AP) — The start of the FedEx Cup playoffs brought out the worst score from Jordan Spieth in three months.

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Posted: aug. 28, 2015 12:54 a.m. | | Spieth stumbles at start of Barclays Comments 0 Comments

Americans add 2 golds at worlds

BEIJING (AP) — Allyson Felix and Christian Taylor were out of their comfort zones at the world championships.

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Posted: aug. 28, 2015 12:54 a.m. | | Americans add 2 golds at worlds Comments 0 Comments

Wilson to be honored in Sonoma

SONOMA (AP) — Justin Wilson’s race car will be back on track for the IndyCar season finale.

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Posted: aug. 28, 2015 12:54 a.m. | | Wilson to be honored in Sonoma Comments 0 Comments

Barry Bonds loses collusion case

NEW YORK (AP) — An arbitrator has ruled against Barry Bonds in a collusion case stemming from his final season in the majors.

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Posted: aug. 28, 2015 12:45 a.m. | | Barry Bonds loses collusion case Comments 0 Comments

Manfred talks safety, another fan hurt

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A woman was injured by a foul ball at a Philadelphia Phillies game Thursday night, hours after the Major League Baseball commissioner was ...

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Posted: aug. 28, 2015 12:44 a.m. | | Manfred talks safety, another fan hurt Comments 0 Comments

Moore fighting for spot with Raiders

ALAMEDA (AP) — Despite being one of Oakland’s best defensive players his first two years in the NFL, Sio Moore is just fighting for a ...

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Posted: aug. 28, 2015 12:41 a.m. | | Moore fighting for spot with Raiders Comments 0 Comments

Moore fighting for spot with Raiders

ALAMEDA (AP) — Despite being one of Oakland’s best defensive players his first two years in the NFL, Sio Moore is just fighting for a ...

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Posted: aug. 28, 2015 12:40 a.m. | | Moore fighting for spot with Raiders Comments 0 Comments

Tomlinson’s 1st homer a grand slam for Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Rookie Kelby Tomlinson wasn’t sure how to react when his grand slam was replayed on the stadium video board. Veteran Marlon ...

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Posted: aug. 28, 2015 12:40 a.m. | | Tomlinson’s 1st homer a grand slam for Giants Comments 0 Comments

After charged, Brooks sent home by 49ers

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Linebacker Ahmad Brooks has been banished from the San Francisco 49ers after being charged with misdemeanor sexual battery.

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Posted: aug. 28, 2015 12:40 a.m. | | After charged, Brooks sent  home by 49ers Comments 0 Comments

Ex-NFLer Martin says he attempted suicide multiple times

MIAMI (AP) — Former NFL tackle Jonathan Martin posted on Facebook that difficulties in the profession led him to attempt suicide multiple times, and he wanted ...

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Posted: aug. 27, 2015 1:12 a.m. | | Ex-NFLer Martin  says he attempted  suicide multiple times Comments 0 Comments

New star emerges in 400 at Worlds

BEIJING (AP) — Long after two of the all-time greats at 400 meters had left the track in second and third place, the winner was sprawled ...

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Posted: aug. 27, 2015 1:11 a.m. | | New star emerges in 400 at Worlds Comments 0 Comments

Karam copes with lethal crash

SONOMA (AP) — Sage Karam has a strong support system that his Chip Ganassi Racing teammate believes will help him through the death of Justin Wilson.

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Posted: aug. 27, 2015 1:11 a.m. | | Karam copes with lethal crash Comments 0 Comments

Pennsylvania champs reach US final

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — The closest thing to a home team at the Little League World Series is headed for the final of the U ...

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Posted: aug. 27, 2015 1:10 a.m. | | Pennsylvania champs reach US final Comments 0 Comments

ROAD TO RIO

By JONAMAR JACINTO

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Posted: aug. 27, 2015 1:10 a.m. | | ROAD TO RIO Comments 0 Comments

Hernandez, Mariners overcome A’s homers

SEATTLE (AP) — Billy Burns accomplished what only two others had done, greeting Seattle ace Felix Hernandez with a home run leading off the game. On ...

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Posted: aug. 27, 2015 1:08 a.m. | | Hernandez, Mariners overcome A’s homers Comments 0 Comments

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