Posts Tagged By RICK EYMER

Bumgarner hit hard in spring debut, A’s beat Giants 9-4

San Francisco Giants' Madison Bumgarner (40) walks off the mound after being taken out by manager Bruce Bochy, right, during the second inning of a spring training baseball game against the Oakland Athletics, Tuesday, March 3, 2015, in Mesa, Ariz. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — World Series MVP Madison Bumgarner was roughed up in his exhibition debut, and Marcus Semien hit a pair of home runs as the Oakland Athletics opened their new spring training home by beating the champion San Francisco Giants 9-4 Tuesday.

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Oregon beats Stanford 73-70, clinches bye in Pac-12 tourney

Oregon's Dwayne Benjamin (0) dunks over Stanford's Reid Travis during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Stanford, Calif., Sunday, March 1, 2015. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Stanford coach Johnny Dawkins pointed to Oregon junior forward Elgin Cook as the primary reason the Ducks came out ahead in an important Pac-12 Conference game Sunday.

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Glendening scores winner in Red Wings’ 3-2 win over Sharks

Detroit Red Wings' Luke Glendening (41) celebrates with teammates after scoring the game winning goal against the San Jose Sharks during the third period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Jimmy Howard’s internal dialogue helped him step up and take charge. His teammates made it easy for him.

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