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McClain adjusts to limited Raider role after being unable to transform defense

ALAMEDA (AP) - Rolando McClain arrived in Oakland two years ago expected to be the impact middle linebacker who could transform a Raiders defense that had struggled for years to stop the run.

October 18, 2012 | | Pro Sports


NHL's Bettman disappointed with union's proposals

TORONTO (AP) - NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman received three counterproposals from the players' association on Thursday and left the negotiating table "thoroughly disappointed."

October 18, 2012 | | Pro Sports


NFLPA cites 1996 bounty program allowed by NFL

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The NFL Players Association filed papers in federal court pointing out that the NFL permitted a 1996 incentive program for big hits funded by then-Green Bay defensive lineman Reggie White.

October 18, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Cup champs to be stuck at docks until new year

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -America's Cup champion Oracle Racing will be sidelined from testing its 72-foot catamaran until early next year because of severe wing sail damage sustained when the yacht capsized Tuesday on San Francisco Bay.

October 18, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Top backs don't equal success for Jacksonville Jaguars, Oakland Raiders

OAKLAND (AP) - Maurice Jones-Drew looks at Oakland's Darren McFadden and sees a running back who has the total package - that rare combination of size and speed that makes other elite running backs in the NFL take notice.

October 18, 2012 | | Pro Sports


A real winning prep game move: 'The look on his face was priceless'

Two weeks on, the glow has lost none of its warmth.

October 18, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Cauley, Dawson tied for lead at Sea Island

Cauley, Dawson tied for lead at Sea Island

October 18, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Tigers rout Yankees for ALCS sweep

DETROIT (AP) - Prince Fielder waved his arms frantically, gleefully calling off his teammates while the crowd at Comerica Park roared.

October 18, 2012 | | Pro Sports


49ers make just enough plays, hold off Seahawks

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Two of the NFL's top defenses dueled it out in a low-scoring game just as everybody expected - and San Francisco's offense did just enough to give the 49ers a narrow lead in the NFC West.

October 18, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Cardinals beat Giants to take 3-1 lead in NLCS

ST. LOUIS (AP) - One more win and another bunch of wild-card Cardinals get their chance to repeat.

October 18, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Curry returns to practice for Raiders

ALAMEDA (AP) - Linebacker Aaron Curry has returned to practice with the Oakland Raiders for the first time since May after dealing with nagging knee problems in recent months.

October 17, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Warriors slip past Kings

SACRAMENTO (AP) - Stephen Curry had 19 points and the Golden State Warriors defeated the Sacramento Kings 98-88 on Wednesday night.

October 17, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Beltran sub boosts Cardinals in Game 3

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Carlos Beltran limped to the trainer's room, taking the St. Louis Cardinals' biggest clutch October bat with him.

October 17, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Seahawks visit 49ers in key NFC West matchup

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Last October, the San Francisco 49ers were all alone in first place and already on their way to winning the NFC West title in commanding fashion in coach Jim Harbaugh's first season.

October 17, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Bochy rejects retaliation talk heading into Game 3

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Giants manager Bruce Bochy expects Marco Scutaro to be in his lineup card for Game 3 of the NL championship series, two days after St. Louis slugger Matt Holliday plowed into the San Francisco second baseman.

October 16, 2012 | | Pro Sports


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Jones-Drew announces retirement

ALAMEDA (AP) - Two of the Oakland Raiders' big free-agent acquisitions from last season are no longer with the team.

March 05, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Pacquiao’s trainer makes some noise from afar

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Armed guards patrolling the gym where Manny Pacquiao trains. Stealthy attempts to disrupt Pacquiao's sparring. And a bit of trash talking just to spice things up two months before the big fight.

March 05, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Scott goes to short putter, and it works!

DORAL, Fla. (AP) - J.B. Holmes never liked the old Blue Monster at Doral because he thought it was too easy for a World Golf Championship.

March 05, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Veteran defensive tackle Dockett joins 49ers

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Defensive tackle Darnell Dockett notes on his Twitter page header that he will be "2016 comeback player of the year."

March 05, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Maddon debuts as Cubs Manager; Zito starts for A’s

MESA, Ariz. (AP) - Joe Maddon gushed about the ballpark and the fans. He praised starter Travis Wood and said he liked the performance by his team.

March 05, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Prosecutors: No criminal charge for Kurt Busch

OVER, Del. (AP) - NASCAR driver Kurt Busch will not face criminal charges over claims by his ex-girlfriend that he smashed her head into a bedroom wall and choked her, Delaware prosecutors said Thursday.

March 05, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Spurs return to their court, beat Kings

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - The San Antonio Spurs are back home and beginning to show signs of returning to their old form.

March 05, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Posey has 2-run double in Giants’ loss to A’s

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Buster Posey got off to a strong start as he doubled in two runs and walked in his first appearance of the spring.

March 05, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Curry shoots Warriors to win over Bucks

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Stephen Curry needed just over a minute to turn a rough shooting night into a good one.

March 04, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Kings hand Knicks worst loss of season

NEW YORK (AP) - Rudy Gay scored 25 points, DeMarcus Cousins had 22 and Ben McLemore finished with 20 and the Sacramento Kings handed the New York Knicks their worst loss of the season Tuesday, 124-86.

March 03, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Nieto has 2 goals and assist as Sharks beat Canucks

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) - Matt Nieto had two goals and an assist in leading the San Jose Sharks to a 6-2 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Tuesday night.

March 03, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Hayne signs 3-year deal with 49ers

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Australian rugby star Jarryd Hayne is getting his shot to play in the NFL.

March 03, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Kings bring back Divac in front-office role

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Former fan favorite Vlade Divac has rejoined the Sacramento Kings as vice president of basketball and franchise operations, a job that will include advising the front office and coaching staff.

March 03, 2015 | | Pro Sports


No franchise tag for Detroit’s Suh as deadline passes

DETROIT (AP) - Ndamukong Suh can test the open market when free agency begins March 10 after the Detroit Lions did not use the franchise tag on the star defensive tackle.

March 02, 2015 | | Pro Sports


NFL salary cap increases $10 million to top $143 million

NEW YORK (AP) - The NFL's salary cap is going up $10 million to $143.28 million for the 2015 season.

March 02, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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