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Drew Brees agrees to short extension

METAIRIE, La. (AP) - Saints quarterback Drew Brees decided against holding out for the lengthy contract extension he coveted and took one for the team.

September 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Super Bowl 50 teams to kickoff season

DENVER (AP) - The 2016 NFL season starts the same way the last one ended, with Von Miller staring down Cam Newton.

September 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


New-look secondary for Raiders

ALAMEDA (AP) - Raiders cornerback David Amerson won't take it personally if Saints quarterback Drew Brees targets him frequently in Sunday's season opener.

September 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Rapinoe stymied in bid for second national anthem protest

BOYDS, Md. (AP) - The Washington Spirit prevented Seattle midfielder Megan Rapinoe from kneeling again during the national anthem by altering its pregame ceremonies rather than "subject our fans and friends to the disrespect we feel such an act would represent."

September 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


US firm Liberty Media buying Formula One auto racing series

LONDON (AP) - Formula One is being bought by Liberty Media, a U.S. company that invests in entertainment and sports, for $4.4 billion.

September 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Tiger Woods says that he hopes to return next month

CARMEL, Ind. (AP) - Out of golf for more than a year, Tiger Woods said Wednesday he hopes to play the first event of the PGA Tour season next month and could play as much as twice more before the end of the year.

September 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Murray loses at Open; Serena wins

NEW YORK (AP) - Andy Murray lost his way, seven consecutive games and, eventually, his riveting five-set U.S. Open quarterfinal against Kei Nishikori after a loud noise from a malfunctioning sound system interrupted a key point, resulting in a do-over.

September 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Cotton makes memorable debut

OAKLAND (AP) - Catcher Stephen Vogt came to the mound and offered a congratulatory embrace to Jharel Cotton, then gave the young pitcher one last bit of advice for the afternoon: "Hey, just enjoy this walk right now."

September 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Giants’ 8 relievers can’t hold lead, Rox win on Adames’ hit

DENVER (AP) - Bruce Bochy couldn't throw enough arms at the problem Wednesday night - though he certainly tried - while the San Francisco Giants' bullpen let a late-season victory slip away.

September 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


US names Pavelski captain for World Cup of Hockey

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The United States has named Joe Pavelski of the San Jose Sharks as its captain for the World Cup of Hockey.

September 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Ex 49er was in sandwich fight before later assault arrest

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Hours before former 49er Bruce Miller was arrested for assault, a manager at a San Francisco restaurant says he had to kick him out after the player got in a fight over a sandwich.

September 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Kaepernick encouraged by Obama

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Colin Kaepernick was encouraged that President Barack Obama recently weighed in on his national anthem protest by praising him for generating conversation about social issues.

September 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Goodell doesn’t agree with Kaepernick’s actions

NEW YORK (AP) - NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell disagrees with Colin Kaepernick's choice to kneel during the national anthem, but recognizes the quarterback's right to protest.

September 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Raiders undrafted rookies thankful for opportunity

ALAMEDA (AP) - Despite a productive training camp and lots of positive feedback, Oakland Raiders running back Jalen Richard spent cut-down day nervously looking at the time as he hoped to avoid a bad news phone call from general manager Reggie McKenzie or coach Jack Del Rio.

September 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Tomlinson’s RBI single in 9th lifts Giants over Rockies

DENVER (AP) - Kelby Tomlinson won't be penalized for being picked off first base earlier in the game.

September 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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LeBron vs. Kyrie the latest entry in NBA rivalries

MIAMI (AP) - LeBron James loves rivalries. Ohio State-Michigan. North Carolina-Duke. Cowboys-Redskins. Those are some of the favorite matchups he's cited over the years, ones ...

October 17, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Woods cleared for golf activities with no restrictions

Tiger Woods is swinging a driver without pain, and his agent says doctors have cleared him to practice without limitations.

October 17, 2017 | The Associated Press | Pro Sports


Cavs, Warriors gear up to begin championship quests again

OAKLAND (AP) - Minutes after LeBron James lost the NBA Finals to the Golden State Warriors four months ago, he vowed to return to the gym ...

October 17, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Finally! Titans end 11-game skid to Colts with 36-22 win

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Marcus Mariota shuffled around the pocket, carefully protecting a strained left hamstring that already cost him one game this season.

October 17, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Goodell, union, players to meet on social issues and anthem

NEW YORK (AP) - NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, owners of each team, representatives of the players' union and players themselves will meet Tuesday to discuss ways ...

October 17, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Arik Armstead to have surgery on broken hand

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Defensive lineman Arik Armstead broke his hand during the 49ers' loss in Washington and will need surgery, coach Kyle Shanahan said Monday.

October 17, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Judge, Sabathia help Yankees beat Astros

NEW YORK (AP) - Back in the Bronx, the big guys delivered.

October 17, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Cubs’ Maddon stands by not using Davis, questions criticism

CHICAGO (AP) - Cubs manager Joe Maddon stood by his decision not to use All-Star closer Wade Davis in Chicago's loss to the Los Angeles ...

October 17, 2017 | | Pro Sports


NaVorro Bowman signs 1-year deal with Raiders

ALAMEDA (AP) - NaVorro Bowman will make a short move following his release last week from the San Francisco 49ers, signing a $3 million, one-year contract ...

October 17, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Federer beats Nadal to win Shanghai title

SHANGHAI (AP) - Roger Federer extended his winning streak over Rafael Nadal this year to four matches after beating the top-ranked Spaniard 6-4, 6-3 to win ...

October 15, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Sharapova wins 1st title since doping ban

TIANJIN, China (AP) - Maria Sharapova won her first WTA title since returning from a doping ban after defeating Aryna Sabalenka to win the Tianjin Open ...

October 15, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Ko fires 68 to clinch 1st LPGA Tour victory on home soil

INCHEON, South Korea (AP) - South Korean Jin Young Ko overcame a sluggish start to clinch her first LPGA Tour victory at the KEB Hana Bank ...

October 15, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Montgomerie earns 2nd PGA Tour Champions win in 5 weeks

CARY, N.C. (AP) - Colin Montgomerie is feeling even more confident entering the PGA Tour Champions playoffs.

October 15, 2017 | | Pro Sports


This time vs Astros, Yanks try to overcome 2-0 deficit

NEW YORK (AP) - Trailing again 2-0 in the postseason, these young New York Yankees remain even keeled going into Game 3 of the AL Championship ...

October 15, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Turner’s 3-run homer in 9th gives Dodgers win

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Justin Turner hit a three-run homer with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat ...

October 15, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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