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Pirates come out swinging, beat Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Garrett Jones and Jordy Mercer homered, Jose Tabata hit a three-run double, and the NL Central-leading Pittsburgh Pirates beat the San Francisco Giants 10-5 on Thursday night.

August 22, 2013 | | Pro Sports

Raiders to get 1st game look at 1st-round pick

OAKLAND (AP) - D.J. Hayden finally gets the chance to answer the critics who thought the Oakland Raiders made a risky bet when they drafted him 12th overall in April.

August 22, 2013 | | Pro Sports

49ers sign quarterback Wallace to one-year deal

SANTA CLARA (AP) - The San Francisco 49ers have added another quarterback to the competition to be Colin Kaepernick's backup, signing nine-year veteran Seneca Wallace to a one-year contract Thursday.

August 22, 2013 | | Pro Sports

Sean Doolittle gets lesson on Gen. James Doolittle

ALAMEDA (AP) - Sean Doolittle tugs gently on his bushy red beard and soaks in a history lesson as he strolls in silence along the 872-foot wooden flight deck of the USS Hornet. He checks out old war planes while gazing at spectacular views of San Francisco and the bay, then climbs dozens of stairs to take a turn in the ship's "air boss" seat.

August 22, 2013 | | Pro Sports

Ryan Braun finally admits drug use in 2011

A month after acknowledging only that he made "mistakes," Ryan Braun admitted taking performance-enhancing drugs during his NL MVP season of 2011.

August 22, 2013 | By HOWIE RUMBERG AP Sports Writer | Pro Sports

A year after trade, Red Sox, Dodgers both better

BOSTON (AP) - Don't expect a sentimental reunion when Boston plays the Los Angeles Dodgers this weekend and visits former Red Sox Adrian Gonzalez, Carl Crawford and the injured Josh Beckett.

August 22, 2013 | | Pro Sports

Giants OF Torres goes on DL with Achilles strain

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - San Francisco Giants outfielder Andres Torres was placed on the 15-day disabled list Thursday because of a strained left Achilles' tendon and might not return this season.

August 22, 2013 | | Pro Sports

Dodgers' Wilson makes return from elbow surgery

MIAMI (AP) - Former All-Star closer Brian Wilson acknowledged feeling butterflies in the bullpen as he warmed up Thursday, which was understandable since he hadn't pitched in 16 months.

August 22, 2013 | | Pro Sports

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August 22, 2013 | | Pro Sports

Kap gets strong praise from Jaworski

SANTA CLARA, (AP) - 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick received high praise from ESPN analyst Ron Jaworski and managed to take it in stride.

August 22, 2013 | | Pro Sports

Zito struggles in return as Giants lose to Red Sox

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Barry Zito understands how unpredictable a game baseball can be. Making his first start in three weeks only added to the mystery for the Giants left-hander.

August 22, 2013 | | Pro Sports

A’s offense continues second-half slump

OAKLAND (AP) - Athletics manager Bob Melvin was too angry at his team to be concerned with a close call at home plate.

August 22, 2013 | | Pro Sports

Raiders break camp after 4 weeks in Napa

NAPA, (AP) - After four weeks of training camp in wine country, the Oakland Raiders have packed up and headed home with hopes that their work here will translate to the playing field when the season starts Sept. 8.

August 22, 2013 | | Pro Sports

Ichiro gets 4,000th hit between MLB and Japan

NEW YORK (AP) - Ichiro Suzuki slashed a single the opposite way with his unique swing for the 4,000th hit of a career split between Japan and the major leagues.

August 22, 2013 | | Pro Sports

Chris Paul elected president of NBA players union

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Chris Paul has already seemingly done the impossible by turning the long-languishing Los Angeles Clippers into a force in the Western Conference. Now he's taken on another big task - rebuilding the reeling NBA players' association.

August 22, 2013 | | Pro Sports

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49ers come up way short

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Things are getting so bad, Colin Kaepernick is being booed in his own stadium. And he's not the only one.

October 04, 2015 | | Pro Sports

Road woes return for Oakland

CHICAGO (AP) - Derek Carr was just OK on Sunday. Amari Cooper was shut out in the second half, and Latavius Murray made two big mistakes.

October 04, 2015 | | Pro Sports

Harvick dominates in must-win race

DOVER, Del. (AP) - Kevin Harvick stood by his confetti-coated car and used it as a resting spot for a couple of crushed beer cans, when ...

October 04, 2015 | | Pro Sports

Falcons remain unbeaten

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Devonta Freeman scored three touchdowns and the Atlanta Falcons remained unbeaten, romping to a 48-21 victory over the hapless Houston Texans on ...

October 04, 2015 | | Pro Sports

Wondolowski helps quakes tie Whitecaps

SAN JOSE (AP) - Chris Wondolowski scored in the 62nd minute, and the San Jose Earthquakes held on for a 1-1 tie with the Vancouver Whitecaps ...

October 04, 2015 | | Pro Sports

San Francisco encouraged by Cain’s outing

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Matt Cain needed this kind of outing. The former Giants ace has struggled with injuries and ineffectiveness since throwing his perfect game ...

October 04, 2015 | | Pro Sports

Oakland closes season with loss to Seattle

SEATTLE (AP) - In an otherwise forgettable season, Mark Canha became one of the few bright spots of optimism for the Oakland Athletics.

October 04, 2015 | | Pro Sports

Justin Ellis’ return a boost to Raiders defensive line

ALAMEDA (AP) - Justin Ellis is the first one to admit his absence along the Oakland Raiders' defensive line the past two weeks has been hardly ...

October 03, 2015 | | Pro Sports

49ers defense faces formidable task in Packers, Aaron Rodgers

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Things aren't getting any easier for the struggling San Francisco 49ers, who were outscored 90-25 in their last two games. They ...

October 03, 2015 | | Pro Sports

49ers tight end Davis doubtful for Sunday

SANTA CLARA (AP) - San Francisco 49ers tight end Vernon Davis is listed as doubtful for Sunday's game against the Green Bay Packers.

October 03, 2015 | | Pro Sports

Valencia’s 2-run HR lifts A’s to win

SEATTLE (AP) - Danny Valencia believed all along that he just needed the opportunity to show what he could do.

October 03, 2015 | | Pro Sports

Heston ends rookie season on sour note

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Chris Heston finished his rookie year on a low note, allowing a season high in runs. He can still take plenty of ...

October 03, 2015 | | Pro Sports

Serena bows out of final tournaments

BEIJING (AP) - The 2015 season is over for Serena Williams.

October 02, 2015 | | Pro Sports

Ali honored in his hometown

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Muhammad Ali won another round of love and appreciation for his achievements as a fighter in and out of the ring. He ...

October 01, 2015 | | Pro Sports

Anderson pitches NL West champion Dodgers past SF

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Brett Anderson is optimistic that after a healthy and productive season he can carry that momentum right into the playoffs.

October 01, 2015 | | Pro Sports

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