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QB Alex Smith making big strides in 49ers offense

JANIE McCAULEY,AP Sports Writer

August 16, 2012


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  SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) - Alex Smith is an expert. So says Jim Harbaugh, and he's the one who truly matters on this topic. Harbaugh figures it typically takes a quarterback two full seasons in a new offense to become a so-called expert. In the case of Smith, however, he's already right there if you ask ...

QB Alex Smith making big strides in 49ers offense

JANIE McCAULEY,AP Sports Writer

August 16, 2012


Filed under Sports

  SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) - Alex Smith is an expert. So says Jim Harbaugh, and he's the one who truly matters on this topic. Harbaugh figures it typically takes a quarterback two full seasons in a new offense to become a so-called expert. In the case of Smith, however, he's already right there if you ask ...

Trojans on the rise after bowl ban ends

JOHN MARSHALL,AP College Football Writer

August 16, 2012


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  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...

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...

Nebraska loses LLWS debut; Japan and Calif. win

GENARO C. ARMAS,AP Sports Writer

August 16, 2012


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  SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) - After a hard-earned victory Thursday, the team from Petaluma, Calif., got two days off to get ready for its next game at the Little League World Series. Thirteen-year-old Austin Paretti had other plans. "Swimming," the outfielder exclaimed with eyes wide open in an...

Nebraska loses LLWS debut; Japan and Calif. win

GENARO C. ARMAS,AP Sports Writer

August 16, 2012


Filed under Sports

  SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) - After a hard-earned victory Thursday, the team from Petaluma, Calif., got two days off to get ready for its next game at the Little League World Series. Thirteen-year-old Austin Paretti had other plans. "Swimming," the outfielder exclaimed with eyes wide open in an...

Rays shut out Angels behind Price for 7-0 win

The Associated Press

August 16, 2012


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  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...

Santana, Angels beat Indians 8-4

The Associated Press

August 15, 2012


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  ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Ervin Santana got plenty of offensive help from his teammates, and a little extra help from some sloppy defense by the Indians on a night that Roberto Hernandez could have used all the assistance he could get in his long-awaited return to the Cleveland rotation. Mike Trout and C...

Santana, Angels beat Indians 8-4

The Associated Press

August 15, 2012


Filed under Sports

  ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Ervin Santana got plenty of offensive help from his teammates, and a little extra help from some sloppy defense by the Indians on a night that Roberto Hernandez could have used all the assistance he could get in his long-awaited return to the Cleveland rotation. Mike Trout and C...

Dodgers win 4th straight to move atop NL West

The Associated Press

August 15, 2012


Filed under Sports

  PITTSBURGH (AP) - The Los Angeles Dodgers used their entire lineup to take over sole possession of first place in the NL West. Clayton Kershaw won his fourth consecutive start, Matt Kemp drove in three runs and the Dodgers won their fourth consecutive game, 9-3 over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesd...

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