Press Democrat Sports RSS Feed http://www.pressdemocrat.com Press Democrat RSS en-us Tue, 17 Jul 2018 00:00:00 PST ted.appel@pressdemocrat.com (Ted Appel) 30 Copyright 2016 http://www.pressdemocrat.com/csp/mediapool/sites/PressDemocrat/assets/img/logo/pdlogo-sm.gif The Santa Rosa Press Democrat http://www.pressdemocrat.com/ 180 18 <![CDATA[ Barber: A’s closer than they appear in playoff contenders’ rear-view mirror ]]> SAN FRANCISCO“I didn’t even look at the scoreboard today,” A’s manager Bob Melvin said after his team’s 6-2 win against the Giants on Sunday afternoon. … ]]> Sun, 15 Jul 2018 18:46:51 PDT http://www.pressdemocrat.com/sports/8536005-181/barber-as-closer-than-they http://www.pressdemocrat.com/sports/8536005-181/barber-as-closer-than-they <![CDATA[ Former NHL goalie drowns in Canada ]]> Retired NHL goaltender Ray Emery, who helped the Ottawa Senators reach the final in 2007 and won the Stanley Cup with the Chicago Blackhawks in … ]]> Mon, 16 Jul 2018 09:51:01 PDT http://www.pressdemocrat.com/sports/8538547-181/former-nhl-goalie-ray-emery http://www.pressdemocrat.com/sports/8538547-181/former-nhl-goalie-ray-emery <![CDATA[ France dominates Croatia to win World Cup final ]]> MOSCOW — Taking turns sliding across the rain-soaked turf holding the World Cup trophy tight, teenager Kylian Mbappe and the rest of France’s players acted … ]]> Sun, 15 Jul 2018 18:00:08 PDT http://www.pressdemocrat.com/sports/8535726-181/france-dominates-croatia-to-win http://www.pressdemocrat.com/sports/8535726-181/france-dominates-croatia-to-win <![CDATA[ Surging A’s pull within three games of wild card with series win vs. Giants ]]> SAN FRANCISCO — With a 21-6 record since mid-June, the Oakland Athletics are storming into the All-Star break on quite a roll.Their ace is pitching … ]]> Sun, 15 Jul 2018 18:46:51 PDT http://www.pressdemocrat.com/sports/8536038-181/surging-as-pull-within-three http://www.pressdemocrat.com/sports/8536038-181/surging-as-pull-within-three <![CDATA[ Novak Djokovic returns to tennis peak with Wimbledon triumph ]]> LONDON — Novak Djokovic acknowledged that he was worried. His coach was, too.Could Djokovic ever return to the top of tennis? To the heights he’d … ]]> Sun, 15 Jul 2018 18:48:50 PDT http://www.pressdemocrat.com/sports/8535736-181/novak-djokovic-returns-to-tennis http://www.pressdemocrat.com/sports/8535736-181/novak-djokovic-returns-to-tennis <![CDATA[ Nevius: When will US rejoin World Cup party? ]]> A 30-something guy we know has a variety of interests. He’s into tech, fashion and food. Not sports.Sometimes we tease him by asking if he … ]]> Sat, 14 Jul 2018 20:16:24 PDT http://www.pressdemocrat.com/sports/8530375-181/nevius-when-will-us-rejoin http://www.pressdemocrat.com/sports/8530375-181/nevius-when-will-us-rejoin <![CDATA[ Barber: A's win bullpen battle to even Bay Bridge Series ]]> SAN FRANCISCO — They had some trouble throwing the ball at AT&T Park on Saturday night. I mean, they could get the ball to leave … ]]> Sun, 15 Jul 2018 13:59:34 PDT http://www.pressdemocrat.com/sports/8534045-181/barber-as-win-bullpen-battle http://www.pressdemocrat.com/sports/8534045-181/barber-as-win-bullpen-battle <![CDATA[ A's rally to 4-3 win against Giants ]]> SAN FRANCISCO — Pinch-hitter Mark Canha hit a go-ahead home run in the seventh inning and the Athletics continued their late-game success, rallying to beat … ]]> Sun, 15 Jul 2018 13:59:34 PDT http://www.pressdemocrat.com/sports/8534077-181/as-rally-to-4-3-win http://www.pressdemocrat.com/sports/8534077-181/as-rally-to-4-3-win <![CDATA[ Kerber bests Serena for Wimbledon women's title ]]> LONDON — Angelique Kerber was not about to be overwhelmed by the setting or the stakes in this Wimbledon final. She knew exactly what to … ]]> Sat, 14 Jul 2018 21:51:30 PDT http://www.pressdemocrat.com/sports/8533983-181/angelique-kerber-stops-serena-williams http://www.pressdemocrat.com/sports/8533983-181/angelique-kerber-stops-serena-williams <![CDATA[ PD default story headline xy yxyxy yyxyxyxyxyx ]]> Xy yx yxy xyyxyxy … ]]> Fri, 15 Jun 2018 10:38:44 PDT http://www.pressdemocrat.com/sports/8434800-181/pd-default-story-headline-xy http://www.pressdemocrat.com/sports/8434800-181/pd-default-story-headline-xy