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Grieving Giants' Juan Perez Dedicates World Series Heroics To Oscar Taveras

(0) Comments | Posted October 27, 2014 | 1:55 PM

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Juan Perez heard an upsetting rumor from a baseball official in the dugout during Game 5 of the World Series then hurried up the steps to the San Francisco Giants' clubhouse to listen to the television broadcast for the news.

"I just overheard behind my back,...

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Bob Welch Dead: Former AL Cy Young Winner Dies At 57

(18) Comments | Posted June 10, 2014 | 4:06 PM

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Bob Welch, the 1990 AL Cy Young Award winner of the Oakland Athletics and the last major leaguer to win at least 25 games in a season, has died. He was 57.

He died Monday night in Seal Beach, California, of unknown causes, the team said...

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Warriors Coach Suggests Fans In Los Angeles Boycott Game 5

(2) Comments | Posted April 28, 2014 | 4:22 PM

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Golden State coach Mark Jackson has a suggestion for fans of both the Warriors and the Clippers: Don't show up for Game 5 in Los Angeles on Tuesday night.

Jackson was responding to questions Monday about how fans in Los Angeles should react to the purported...

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Donald Sterling Controversy: Clippers Issue Statement, NBA Probing Recording

(163) Comments | Posted April 26, 2014 | 6:43 PM

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Anger, frustration and calls for action echoed around the NBA on Saturday after an audio recording surfaced of a man identified as Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling telling his girlfriend not to bring black people to games.

Everybody except for the embattled Clippers owner, who...

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Oregon, Stanford Set For Pac-12's Game Of The Year

(2) Comments | Posted November 7, 2013 | 4:50 PM

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — The matchup between Oregon and Stanford the past three seasons has been billed as the biggest game of the year on the West Coast, a de facto Pac-12 title game and national semifinal.

What it also has been is a spoiler.

In each of the past...

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DeMarcus Cousins Contract Extension: Kings, Center Reportedly Agree To New Deal

(2) Comments | Posted September 27, 2013 | 1:32 PM

The Sacramento Kings believe DeMarcus Cousins can avoid his past mistakes and be the foundation of the franchise under new owner Vivek Ranadive.

The Kings and Cousins reached an agreement on a contract extension late Thursday night, a person familiar with the deal said. The person spoke to The Associated...

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Andre Iguodala, Warriors Agree To Contract, Golden State Dumps Salary With Jazz Trade: REPORT

(20) Comments | Posted July 5, 2013 | 5:53 PM

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Golden State Warriors have landed a coveted free agent — just not the one everybody was talking about.

The Warriors reached an agreement with swingman Andre Iguodala on a $48 million, four-year deal Friday, two people with knowledge of the situation said.

The people spoke...

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Golden State Warriors Looking To Acquire Pick For 2013 NBA Draft

(0) Comments | Posted June 26, 2013 | 3:56 PM

OAKLAND, Calif. (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.

Ultimately, the cost for either will determine what they decide.

With no pick in hand due to prior trades, Warriors...

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Finally! A National Latino Conversation!

(1) Comments | Posted April 4, 2013 | 8:34 AM

Thanks to PBS and Tavis Smiley, a substantive gathering of Latino leadership that expounds on a broad range of issues and topics is coming to the English-speaking American public. Finally!

On April 6, 2013, 16 paramount leaders drawn from across the country representing a fair slice of the Latino experience,...

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Rick Majerus On The Minds Of Saint Louis, New Mexico State

(0) Comments | Posted March 21, 2013 | 12:42 PM

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — New Mexico State coach Marvin Menzies watched video of Saint Louis all week, and a common theme kept showing up on every play he analyzed.

"You can see Rick Majerus all over them, throughout the fiber of how they play," said Menzies, who coached against...

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LeBron James, el más joven en llegar a 20,000 puntos en triunfo del Miami Heat (VIDEO, FOTOS)

(0) Comments | Posted January 17, 2013 | 4:33 AM

OAKLAND, California, EE.UU. (AP) — El entrenador del Heat de Miami, Erik Spoelstra, y el presidente del equipo, Pat Riley, estuvieron un rato en el vestuario para entregarle a LeBron James el balón del encuentro del miércoles y reconocer su nuevo récord.

Los jugadores celebraron efusivamente en el centro del...

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Entendiendo las elecciones en Venezuela, y en Estados Unidos

(0) Comments | Posted October 23, 2012 | 9:01 AM

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A lo ancho de Estados Unidos, organizaciones como la mía están en una carrera contra el reloj, en el intento de asegurar que las comunidades minoritarias tradicionalmente marginadas, estén inscritas para votar y tengan un acceso equitativo a las urnas. Con presupuestos ajustados,...

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A's Beat Tigers With 9th-Inning Comeback: Coco Crisp Hits Walk-Off Single

(39) Comments | Posted October 11, 2012 | 1:02 AM

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Justin Verlander struck out eight and the Detroit Tigers capitalized on two wild pitches by Jarrod Parker, taking a 2-0 lead over the Oakland Athletics through six innings in the decisive Game 5 of their AL division series Thursday night.

With the season at stake for both...

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A's Lead Tigers 2-0 Through 6 Innings In Game 3 Thanks To Coco Crisp Catch (VIDEO)

(0) Comments | Posted October 9, 2012 | 11:18 PM

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Coco Crisp made a leaping grab in center field to rob Prince Fielder of a likely home run and back Brett Anderson's scoreless start, and the Oakland Athletics led the Detroit Tigers 2-0 through six innings Tuesday night in Game 3 of their AL division series.


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Harrison Barnes To Warriors With No. 7 Pick In 2012 NBA Draft

(0) Comments | Posted June 28, 2012 | 8:19 PM

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Golden State Warriors owner Joe Lacob and new general manager Bob Myers had to take a red-eye flight to New York earlier this week just to get a look at Harrison Barnes before the NBA draft.

Barnes is coming to the Bay Area now.

The Warriors...

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U.S. Open 2012: Jim Furyk Holds Lead At The Turn At Olympic Club

(63) Comments | Posted June 17, 2012 | 2:31 AM

SAN FRANCISCO -- Jim Furyk has made the turn alone at the top of the U.S. Open and the only player at par.

That might be all it takes to win.

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U.S. Open 2012: Tiger Woods, Jim Furyk, David Toms Know Par Might Be Enough To Win

(2) Comments | Posted June 16, 2012 | 2:24 PM

SAN FRANCISCO -- The one thing everybody could agree on heading into the U.S. Open is that par would be a good score in any round at the unforgiving Olympic Club course.

Just ask Tiger Woods, David Toms and Jim Furyk now.

The trio of major champions enter Saturday's third...

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U.S. Open 2012: Rory McIlroy, Bubba Watson And Luke Donald Miss Cut At Olympic Club

(17) Comments | Posted June 16, 2012 | 1:36 AM

SAN FRANCISCO -- The record-setting U.S. Open winner. The Masters champion. The top-ranked player in the world.

Gone. Gone. Gone.

The Olympic Club clobbered Rory McIlroy, Bubba Watson and Luke Donald in two rounds at the U.S. Open, sending some of the most prominent players on the planet home before...

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Tiger Woods Starts Strong At U.S. Open, But Can He Finish?

(0) Comments | Posted June 15, 2012 | 8:46 AM

By ANTONIO GONZALEZ, Associated Press

SAN FRANCISCO -- Tiger Woods is back to twirling his clubs at a major instead of kicking them.

The way he methodically moved around a quirky course with uneven lies, tight fairways and tiny greens in the opening round of the U.S. Open brought back...

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U.S. Open 2012: Tiger Woods Stars, Michael Thompson Leads After Round 1 At Olympic Club

(382) Comments | Posted June 14, 2012 | 4:58 PM

SAN FRANCISCO -- Any comfort Michael Thompson took looking up at the leaderboard at The Olympic Club and finally seeing his name at the top fizzled fast when he saw the player one spot below.

Tiger Woods.

Thompson shot a 4-under 66 in the first round of the U.S. Open...

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