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Giants catcher Posey considering season-ending hip surgery

Aug. 22, 2018 12:19 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey's season might soon be coming to an end. The six-time All-Star said Tuesday night that he's considering surgery to fix a hip problem that's been hobbling him all year. "I think when you're dealing with an injury, it can be a level of frustration,"...

49ers' Harold declines to say why he's standing for anthem

Aug. 21, 2018 6:51 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Eli Harold spent the past two seasons kneeling aside San Francisco 49ers teammates such as Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid as a form of protest of racial injustice during the national anthem. Harold has changed his stance this year and has stood during the playing of the "The...

Mets botch popup in 13th, Giants wind up with 2-1 win

Aug. 21, 2018 1:17 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Mets left fielder Dominic Smith readily took the blame for plowing into shortstop Amed Rosario on the potential inning-ending play in the 13th inning that ended up costing his team the game. Smith, a highly touted prospect who has been envisioned as the Mets' first-baseman of the future,...

Hard to see, hard to breathe: US West struggles with smoke

Aug. 20, 2018 7:50 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Smoke from wildfires clogged the sky across the U.S. West, blotting out mountains and city skylines from Oregon to Colorado, delaying flights and forcing authorities to tell even healthy adults in the Seattle area to stay indoors. As large cities dealt with unhealthy air for a second summer...

FANTASY PLAYS: Busts not necessarily awful, just expensive

Aug. 20, 2018 5:57 PM EDT

Fantasy busts aren't necessarily terrible players by any standard measure. They're just disappointing at the end of the season compared with what owners expected at the beginning of it. It's all about expectations. Here are the most overdrafted, biggest potential busts of the upcoming fantasy football season with...

Lions sign safety Marcus Cromartie

Aug. 19, 2018 9:41 PM EDT

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions have signed free agent safety Marcus Cromartie. The Lions also announced Sunday that they have waived-injured safety Stefan McClure. Cromartie appeared in one game for the Houston Texans last season. Over the previous three seasons, he appeared in 21 games with...

Balanced Reds sweep Giants with 11-4 romp

Aug. 19, 2018 5:10 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Eugenio Suarez and the Cincinnati Reds closed out a nice weekend with another solid day at the plate. It was quite a response to a tough series against Cleveland. Suarez hit a two-run homer during Cincinnati's seven-run third inning, and the Reds swept the San Francisco Giants with an...

Watson, Garoppolo sharp as Texans top 49ers 16-13

Aug. 19, 2018 12:52 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — After throwing just one pass in his return to game action last week, Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson was determined to stay on the field a little longer on Saturday night. Watson used his one series to march the Texans down the field, going 5 of 8 for 73 yards, capped by a 1-yard...

Ervin's leadoff home run in 11th lifts Reds over Giants 2-1

Aug. 17, 2018 11:34 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — San Francisco Giants pitcher Casey Kelly had a big fan in the Cincinnati dugout — his dad, Pat, is the Reds bench coach. Starting two days after pitching in relief, Kelly worked into the fifth inning Friday night. The Reds eventually won, 2-1 on a leadoff home run by Phillip Ervin...

Dodgers' Yasiel Puig appealing 2-game suspension

Aug. 17, 2018 10:26 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig is appealing his two-game suspension for fighting and inciting a benches-clearing incident against San Francisco. Dodgers manager Dave Roberts confirmed Friday that Puig was in the process of appealing. Puig was suspended Thursday by Major League...