Posts Tagged San Francisco

Brewers acquire Broxton from Reds for 2 players

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers have acquired right-handed reliever Jonathan Broxton from the Cincinnati Reds for two players to be named.

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49er McDonald jailed for alleged domestic violence

San Francisco 49er defensive end Ray McDonald is seen in an undated photo provided by the San Jose Police Department. McDonald, 29, was arrested early Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014 by San Jose Police on felony domestic violence charges. San Jose police Sgt. Heather Randol says McDonald was taken into custody after officers responded to a home in an upscale neighborhood.  (AP Photo/San Jose Police Department)

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Police in Northern California say San Francisco 49er Ray McDonald has been arrested on domestic violence charges.

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Brewers’ Peralta hit hard by Giants in 13-2 loss

Milwaukee Brewers starting pitcher Wily Peralta throws to the San Francisco Giants during the first inning of a baseball game on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — With the pennant race heating up in the NL Central, Milwaukee pitcher Wily Peralta has suddenly cooled off.

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Posey goes 5 for 5 in 6 innings, Giants rout Brews

San Francisco Giants' Buster Posey drives in a run with a single against the Milwaukee Brewers during the second inning of a baseball game on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Buster Posey went 5 for 5 and drove in three runs in just six innings, then was pulled early as the San Francisco Giants routed the Milwaukee Brewers 13-2 on Friday night for their fourth straight win.

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Famous fibs: A look at other big lies

In this Aug. 29, 2013 file photo, Southern California cornerback Josh Shaw (26) runs back an interception for a touchdown against Hawaii during an NCAA college football game in Honolulu.  The cover-up is frequently worse than the crime. Shaw is far from the first sports figure to spin a bogus story to explain an injury. Some of the most famous lies in pro sports have involved athletes trying to cover themselves for things they know they shouldn¹t be doing. Tough to explain to your bosses paying millions of dollars that you can¹t play because you were doing something forbidden under your contract. USC is sharing some of the blame for publicizing Shaw¹s story about injuring his ankles while saving his nephew from drowning. Shaw has admitted the story was a lie, but hasn¹t offered an alternative explanation. (AP Photo/Eugene Tanner, File)

The cover-up can be worse than the crime. And Southern California cornerback Josh Shaw is far from the first sports figure to spin a bogus story to explain an injury.

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