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MLB may consider limits on pitching changes

HOUSTON (AP) - Limiting pitching changes, restricting defensive shifts, altering the strike zone and installing pitch clocks are among the ideas Major League Baseball may consider as it undertakes a multiyear review of the game that could include the sport's most radical changes in decades.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Steelers’ Harrison willing to talk PEDs after NFL’s deadline

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison is willing to meet with the NFL to discuss an alleged link to performance-enhancing drugs - but only five days after a deadline the league has imposed while threatening him and three other players with indefinite suspensions.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


US beats France 86-67, advances to women’s basketball final

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - It's rare to see the U.S. women's basketball team struggle during the Olympics. Then again, they've had Sue Bird running the show for over a decade.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Giants place Cain on 15-day disabled list with sore back

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Giants right-hander Matt Cain has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a lower back strain.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Giants finally get some offense in win over Mets

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Madison Bumgarner had stymied the New York Mets over the years with his pitching. This time, the Giants' ace turned the tables and delivered the big blow with his bat.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


49ers QB Colin Kaepernick resumes throwing during practice

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - Colin Kaepernick threw dozens of passes on the side during the 49ers' joint practice Thursday with the Denver Broncos, signaling the quarterback's return from a sore passing shoulder.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Lacy helps power Packers past Raiders

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) - Eddie Lacy's powerful running early on helped propel the Green Bay Packers to a 20-12 win over the Oakland Raiders on Thursday night.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Darvish ends losing streak against A’s

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - The Oakland Athletics have more wins against Yu Darvish than any other major league team, and Coco Crisp quickly put them ahead again with a homer on the second pitch of the game.

August 18, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Injury, QB questions loom over 49ers’ joint practice with Broncos

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - A couple of fights broke out, the Broncos suffered another key injury and ongoing quarterback questions for Denver and the San Francisco 49ers marked the joint practice Wednesday ahead of the exhibition game Saturday night between the teams.

August 18, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Pirates rally past slumping Giants for sweep

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - An exasperated San Francisco Giants team is still trying to find a way out of its post-All Star Game funk.

August 18, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Murray hopes more help leads to bigger numbers

NAPA (AP) - Latavius Murray is counting on more help at running back leading to more big runs of his own this season for the Oakland Raiders.

August 16, 2016 | | Pro Sports


49ers sign Christian Ponder to depleted quarterback group

SANTA CLARA (AP) - With Colin Kaepernick dealing with tightness in his throwing shoulder and Thaddeus Lewis out for the season with a knee injury, the 49ers signed free agent quarterback Christian Ponder on Tuesday.

August 16, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Rangers’ 3 runs in 10th beat A’s when Odor hit by pitch

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Rougned Odor was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded in the bottom of the 10th inning, forcing home the winning run as the AL-best Texas Rangers beat the Oakland Athletics 5-4 on Tuesday night.

August 16, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Kang homers in 8th to lift Pirates past Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Jung Ho Kang hit a tiebreaking home run in the eighth inning and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat San Francisco 4-3 on Tuesday night to knock the Giants out of first place in the NL West.

August 16, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Polanco homers, Vogelsong wins SF return; Bucs beat Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Gregory Polanco had a homer and four RBIs, Ryan Vogelsong won in his return to AT&T Park and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the San Francisco Giants 8-5 on Monday night.

August 15, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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Bumgarner not enough for SF

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Madison Bumgarner pitched six innings in one of his best starts this season, took a line drive off his left shin and ...

August 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Semien, Cotton send Athletics past sloppy Houston Astros

HOUSTON (AP) - Marcus Semien wound up with a Little League home run when Houston kept throwing the ball away to help the Oakland Athletics avoid ...

August 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Lynch starts, Siemian throws TD as Broncos beat San Francisco 49ers

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Vance Joseph isn't yet ready to declare a winner in the race to be Denver's starting quarterback between Paxton Lynch ...

August 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Carr, Goff shine in Raiders loss to Rams

OAKLAND (AP) - Derek Carr, Marshawn Lynch and the rest of Oakland's first-team offense looked sharp in their first action of the preseason. The starting ...

August 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Muguruza, Dimitrov get their 1st Cincinnati titles

MASON, Ohio (AP) - Garbine Muguruza cradled her smiling face in both hands and closed her eyes, taking it all in. The Wimbledon champion had added ...

August 20, 2017 | | Pro Sports


NFL, Electronic Arts unveil Madden ‘18 competition to end with Super Bowl

NEW YORK (AP) - NFL fans and gamers can play their way to the Super Bowl - if they're good enough at the newest edition of ...

August 20, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Late penalty kick saves San Jose in draw against Union

SAN JOSE (AP) - Chris Wondolowski scored on a penalty kick in stoppage time to give the San Jose Earthquakes a 2-2 tie with the Philadelphia ...

August 20, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Lampaert leads Vuelta as ridera face winds, passing train

GRUISSAN, France (AP) - Yves Lampaert took the overall lead of the Spanish Vuelta on Sunday after winning the second stage which saw strong winds, crashes ...

August 20, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Kyle Busch completes Bristol sweep with 20th

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) - Erik Jones really needed to win, and Kyle Busch would have loved to celebrate the first Cup win for the kid he ...

August 20, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Power holds off teammate Newgarden to win at Pocono

LONG POND, Pa. (AP) - Will Power masterfully protected the inside line and blocked Josef Newgarden from ever making the decisive pass over the final 10 ...

August 20, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Saints top Chargers 13-7 as Brees, Rivers both held out

CARSON (AP) - Alvin Kamara ran for a 50-yard touchdown and the New Orleans Saints beat the Los Angeles Chargers 13-7 on Sunday night.

August 20, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Boldin abruptly retires 2 weeks after signing with Bills

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) - Receiver Anquan Boldin is abruptly giving up on football to pursue his humanitarian and charitable work just under two weeks ...

August 20, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Rookie Conner stars in Steelers’ 17-13 win over Atlanta Falcons

PITTSBURGH (AP) - James Conner overcame Hodgkin's lymphoma and a serious right knee injury to reach the NFL. He showed in his Pittsburgh Steelers debut ...

August 20, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Packers backup QBs impressive in following Aaron Rodgers’ lead

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) - Aaron Rodgers isn't the only quarterback playing well for the Green Bay Packers. His backups are shining, too, which could ...

August 20, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Henrik Stenson closes with 64 to win at Wyndham

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) - Henrik Stenson kept making birdies on the back nine Sunday at the Wyndham Championship. They added up to a tournament record ...

August 20, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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