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Dodgers lose to Giants 2-1, fall out of 1st place

BETH HARRIS,AP Sports Writer

August 20, 2012


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  LOS ANGELES (AP) - On most nights, 10 strikeouts and no walks by Clayton Kershaw would be enough to ensure the Los Angeles Dodgers a victory. Not with Madison Bumgarner on the mound for the San Francisco Giants. The Dodgers lost 2-1 on Monday night to drop out of the NL West lead and spoiled a so...

Dodgers lose to Giants 2-1, fall out of 1st place

BETH HARRIS,AP Sports Writer

August 20, 2012


Filed under Sports

  LOS ANGELES (AP) - On most nights, 10 strikeouts and no walks by Clayton Kershaw would be enough to ensure the Los Angeles Dodgers a victory. Not with Madison Bumgarner on the mound for the San Francisco Giants. The Dodgers lost 2-1 on Monday night to drop out of the NL West lead and spoiled a so...

NV Sec of State Miller retiring from MMA, 1-0 mark

The Associated Press

August 20, 2012


Filed under Sports

  LAS VEGAS (AP) - Nevada Secretary of State Ross Miller is doing something every politician dreams about: retiring undefeated. But the 36-year-old son of former Gov. Bob Miller isn't saying goodbye to the political arena. He's just throwing his hat out of the ring - make that the octagon - after win...

NV Sec of State Miller retiring from MMA, 1-0 mark

The Associated Press

August 20, 2012


Filed under Sports

  LAS VEGAS (AP) - Nevada Secretary of State Ross Miller is doing something every politician dreams about: retiring undefeated. But the 36-year-old son of former Gov. Bob Miller isn't saying goodbye to the political arena. He's just throwing his hat out of the ring - make that the octagon - after win...

Walker shoots 62, takes 1-shot lead at Wyndham

JOEDY McCREARY,AP Sports Writer

August 17, 2012


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  GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) - Jimmy Walker left the booming, highlight-reel drives to his playing partner. A low score was good enough for him. Walker shot an 8-under 62 on Friday to take the lead at 12-under 128 after two rounds in the Wyndham Championship. Defending champion Webb Simpson (63) wa...

Fox beats Williams to reach US Amateur semifinal

The Associated Press

August 17, 2012


Filed under Sports

  CHERRY HILLS VILLAGE, Colo. (AP) - Steven Fox played well while battling though some jitters in earlier matches. He did even better once he relaxed. Fox took advantage of a strong start to beat Chris Williams, the world's top-ranked amateur, in the quarterfinals of the U.S. Amateur at Cherry Hil...

Mika Miyazato, Sydnee Michaels share LPGA lead

The Associated Press

August 17, 2012


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  NORTH PLAINS, Ore. (AP) - Sydnee Michaels and Mika Miyazato shot 7-under 65 on Friday in 100-degree heat to share the first-round lead in the LPGA Tour's Safeway Classic. Miyazato and Michaels each had eight birdies and a bogey on Pumpkin Ridge's Ghost Creek Course. Michaels, the former UCLA player who...

Langer leads rain-suspended Champions Tour even

The Associated Press

August 17, 2012


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  ENDICOTT, N.Y. (AP) - Bernhard Langer topped the leaderboard at 7 under when first-round play in the Dick's Sporting Goods Open was suspended because of rain Friday. Coming off a victory two weeks ago in the 3M Championship in Blaine, Minn., Langer was facing an 8-foot birdie putt on the 16th hol...

Trojans on the rise after bowl ban ends

JOHN MARSHALL,AP College Football Writer

August 17, 2012


Filed under Sports

  LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Southern California Trojans spent the last two seasons with no reward in sight for their hard work, a bowl bid the carrot at the end of the season for everyone except them. Not once did they let it affect their effort, the way they played on the field. The reason? Simpl...

Rays shut out Angels behind Price for 7-0 win

The Associated Press

August 16, 2012


Filed under Sports

  ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - As long as David Price stays healthy and keeps pitching like an All-Star, the Tampa Bay Rays are confident they can secure a wild-card berth - or even overtake the Yankees in the AL East. Price pitched three-hit ball over seven innings for his AL-leading 16th victory and ...

Rays shut out Angels behind Price for 7-0 win

The Associated Press

August 16, 2012


Filed under Sports

  ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - As long as David Price stays healthy and keeps pitching like an All-Star, the Tampa Bay Rays are confident they can secure a wild-card berth - or even overtake the Yankees in the AL East. Price pitched three-hit ball over seven innings for his AL-leading 16th victory and ...

Trojans on the rise after bowl ban ends

JOHN MARSHALL,AP College Football Writer

August 16, 2012


Filed under Sports

  LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Southern California Trojans spent the last two seasons with no reward in sight for their hard work, a bowl bid the carrot at the end of the season for everyone except them. Not once did they let it affect their effort, the way they played on the field. The reason? Simpl...

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