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A's RHP Parker sharp in spring debut, Giants win

PHOENIX (AP) - Last spring, Jarrod Parker was on edge during his time in Oakland's training camp. He was unrealistically pushing himself to make a good impression. Once he calmed down, he was solid.

March 01, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Garland sees 1st action in 20 months for Mariners

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Jon Garland felt a little out of place at the beginning before settling in and relying on what he knows best.

February 28, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Brett Anderson to start opener for Oakland

MESA, Ariz. (AP) - Announced as Oakland's opening-day starter before the game, Brett Anderson allowed one hit in two scoreless innings Thursday in the Athletics' 5-3 loss to the Chicago Cubs.

February 28, 2013 | | Pro Sports


AP Source: 49ers to send Smith to KC

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Alex Smith quietly stayed behind the scenes after losing his job and watched from the sideline as San Francisco returned to the Super Bowl for the first time in 18 years. Yet the No. 1 overall draft pick from 2005 did make one thing known: The veteran quarterback still considers himself a starter.

February 27, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Pacers beat Warriors after 4th-quarter scuffle

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - If the Indiana Pacers learned anything from their 108-97 win over the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday, it's exactly how close they are as a team.

February 26, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Heat win 12th straight, outlast Kings in 2OT

MIAMI (AP) - Heat coach Erik Spoelstra summed up the efforts of LeBron James and Dwyane Wade in three words: "Video game numbers," he said.

February 26, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Brantley spiked in Indians' win over Athletics

PHOENIX (AP) - Michael Brantley sprinted for third base, trying to take advantage of an overthrow. He walked off the field moments later, his arm dangling at his side.

February 25, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Bumgarner, Scutaro solid as Giants tie ChiSox

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Madison Bumgarner is no fan of the twist, a minor flaw in his windup that eventually got worse before it started getting better.

February 25, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Manteca’s David Crouch set to run full schedule for Lucas Oil Modified

The Daytona 500 kicked off the start of the 2013 racing season this past weekend.

February 25, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Sharks' Clowe suspended 2 games for starting fight

NEW YORK (AP) - San Jose Sharks forward Ryan Clowe has been suspended two games without pay by the NHL for instigating a fight late in Friday night's 2-1 loss to Chicago.

February 25, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Kuchar wins Match Play Championship

MARANA, Ariz. (AP) - Even in the most stressful form of golf, Matt Kuchar and his easy smile made the Match Play Championship look like a weekend game with his buddies.

February 24, 2013 | | Pro Sports


PGA Tour opposes ban on anchoring

MARANA, Ariz. (AP) - PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem threw a big wrinkle into the plan to outlaw the anchored putting stroke when he said Sunday the tour opposed the ban because there was not enough evidence to suggest players had an advantage by using a long putter.

February 24, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Young, Smith lead A's past Angels

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) - This early in spring training, the Oakland Athletics want to be careful with even the slightest twinge.

February 24, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Davis, Gordon lead Hornets past Kings

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - New Orleans Hornets fans received a glimpse of the future while enjoying the present on Sunday night.

February 24, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Jack rallies Warriors to win over Wolves

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Jarrett Jack has been a rock-steady pro for eight years now, the kind of reliable performer contending teams crave.

February 24, 2013 | | Pro Sports


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A’s deal Cespedes to land Lester

OAKLAND (AP) - Billy Beane considers Jon Lester a proven ace who can carry a pitching staff through the playoffs, just like he did last fall. The general manager acquired Lester to make sure Oakland gets there first.

July 31, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Safety Bethea finding a groove with 49ers w

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Once most players had gone inside from practice on a hot day, there stood Antoine Bethea working to perfect a handshake with new 49ers teammate Demarcus Dobbs.

July 31, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Venus Williams advances to QF

STANFORD (AP) - Venus Williams advanced to the Bank of the West quarterfinals Thursday night, beating fourth-seeded Victoria Azarenka 6-4, 7-6 (1).

July 31, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Resilient woods starts well at Bridgestone

AKRON, Ohio (AP) - Tiger Woods showed signs of a positive recovery Thursday at the Bridgestone Invitational. Not just from back surgery, but from making bogeys.

July 31, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Deadline dealin’

Baseball fans were still trying to sort out the dizzying deals for postseason aces Jon Lester and John Lackey, Home Run Derby champ Yoenis Cespedes and All-Star shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera when they were treated to a most curious sight Thursday.

July 31, 2014 | | Pro Sports


A’s deal Tommy Milone to Twins for Sam Fuld

OAKLAND (AP) - The Oakland Athletics have traded left-hander Tommy Milone to the Minnesota Twins for outfielder Sam Fuld.

July 31, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Chekwa taking reps with Raiders

NAPA (AP) - Chimdi Chekwa has dealt with so much in his first two NFL seasons that a matchup with wide receiver James Jones in practice seemed fairly easy in comparison for the Oakland cornerback.

July 31, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Lynch ends holdout, arrives at camp

RENTON, Wash. (AP) - Marshawn Lynch's holdout is over, ending one distraction so far for the Super Bowl champions.

July 31, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Johnson takes LOA from golf

AKRON, Ohio (AP) - Dustin Johnson is taking a leave of absence from golf to seek help for "personal challenges," a swift end to his season that will keep him from playing the PGA Championship, the FedEx Cup playoffs and the Ryder Cup.

July 31, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Raiders owner talks with San Antonio

OAKLAND (AP) - Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis confirmed he has met with San Antonio officials but declined to disclose whether he has any interest in relocating the franchise to Texas.

July 30, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Hammel fails again for Athletics in loss to Astros

HOUSTON (AP) - In the first inning against Houston, Jason Hammel picked up right where he left off since coming to the Oakland Athletics.

July 30, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Guy’s wait for Hall of Fame comes to end

OAKLAND (AP) - Ray Guy built a Hall of Fame career of making other people wait.

July 30, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Lloyd’s film watching impresses teammates

SANTA CLARA (AP) - San Francisco wide receiver Anquan Boldin laughs - a big, hearty guffaw - and shakes his head.

July 30, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Giants benefit from Pirates’ blunder

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Jean Machi and the San Francisco Giants ended their six-game losing streak in the most wacky way. They don't care how it happened, any break is welcome these days.

July 30, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Pauley Pavilion drenched in hoops history

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The House That Wooden Built is waterlogged.

July 30, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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