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Giants exercise 2017 contract option for lefty Matt Moore

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Matt Moore's $7 million contract option for 2017 has been exercised by the San Francisco Giants, who acquired the left-hander at the trade deadline from Tampa Bay and counted on his contributions to reach the playoffs.

November 03, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Relief revolution: Highlights, themes from a wild postseason

It all started with a dubious decision that drew heavy criticism: Baltimore manager Buck Showalter left stud closer Zach Britton in the bullpen and lost the AL wild-card game at Toronto.

November 03, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Tkachuk scores twice for Flames in win over Sharks

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - Teen-ager Matthew Tkachuk stayed up late thinking he would be scratched. When he did hear he would play, he got ready in a hurry.

November 03, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Magic take step in process in win over Kings

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - So much has been made about the process in this first season of the Orlando Magic under Frank Vogel.

November 03, 2016 | | Pro Sports


KD Show: Durant goes off against old Oklahoma City team

OAKLAND (AP) - Kevin Durant matched his career high with seven 3-pointers and scored 39 points, coolly knocking down long jumpers while thoroughly embarrassing Russell Westbrook and his old Oklahoma City team in Golden State's 122-96 rout of the Thunder on Thursday night.

November 03, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Cubs win 1st Series title since 1908

CLEVELAND (AP) - The wait 'til next year is finally over. The Chicago Cubs are World Series champions.

November 03, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Durant tries to downplay the reunion with OKC

OAKLAND (AP) - As much as Kevin Durant might try to downplay the drama, when he steps on the court against his former Oklahoma City team for the first time Thursday night emotions will be flying high for both sides.

November 03, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Raiders Derek Carr tries to tune out praise

ALAMEDA (AP) - Derek Carr hears all the talk of a possible MVP and the praise after a sterling first half to the season.

November 03, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Thunder remained unbeaten with victory over Clippers

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Russell Westbrook hit a jumper with 18.7 seconds left and finished with 35 points, and the Oklahoma City Thunder remained unbeaten with an 85-83 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Wednesday night.

November 03, 2016 | | Pro Sports


California Chrome seeks to cap perfect year

ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) - Thoroughbred racing's richest horse was ready to relax. Having just come off the track from a morning gallop in preparation for the Breeders' Cup Classic, California Chrome rolled around in the large pit of sand Art Sherman created for his superstar behind the barn at Santa Anita.

November 03, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Zobrist’s big hit gives Cubs newcomer World Series MVP

CLEVELAND (AP) - This is why Ben Zobrist came back home. And this is why manager Joe Maddon wanted him so badly.

November 03, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Brooks looking for more success against Brees and Saints

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Ahmad Brooks is no stranger to Saints quarterback Drew Brees. Some of the biggest plays of the 49ers linebacker's career have come against the Super Bowl-winning quarterback.

November 03, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Andre Johnson says he’ll always be a Texan

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Wide receiver Andre Johnson says his mother taught him when people decide to take their leave they should exit the same way they entered.

November 03, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Cubs rout Indians, send World Series to Game 7

CLEVELAND (AP) - After 108 years, what's one more day?

November 01, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Kaepernick lets people know him as more than a quarterback

SANTA CLARA (AP) - In recent months, Colin Kaepernick has become comfortable with people getting to know him as more than a laser-focused football player the way he had always preferred it.

November 01, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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Reid hopes Trump comments raise awareness about race issues

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Eric Reid said he hopes that the criticism President Donald Trump directed at NFL players protesting during the national anthem will help ...

September 28, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Matt Cain to retire after Saturday start

PHOENIX (AP) - Matt Cain is set to make one final start before he calls it a career.

September 28, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Fowles grabs 17 boards, Lynx beat Sparks

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The Minnesota Lynx were still stinging two days after they failed to grab a single rebound in the first quarter of their WNBA ...

September 27, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Nick Young eager to help Warriors in any role

OAKLAND (AP) - Nick Young passed up a shot, and then another, uncharacteristic of the charismatic guard with a sweet stroke.

September 27, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Sharks’ Joel Ward could bring anthem protests to NHL

SAN JOSE (AP) - Sharks forward Joel Ward told The Mercury News he might take a knee during the national anthem at an upcoming game, becoming ...

September 27, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Valencia, Alonso each hit home runs against former A’s club

OAKLAND (AP) - After James Paxton had his special season interrupted by an injury in August that cost him more than a month, you bet the ...

September 27, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Martinez hits grand slam as D-backs rout Giants

PHOENIX (AP) - J.D. Martinez hit a grand slam and drove in six runs, leading the Arizona Diamondbacks and their lineup of regulars to an ...

September 27, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Giants planning to extend protective netting

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The San Francisco Giants plan to expand the protective netting behind home plate going into next year.

September 27, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Flags, anthems can divide nations

JERUSALEM (AP) - President Donald Trump's clash with scores of professional football players who knelt during "The Star-Spangled Banner" last weekend has set off a ...

September 27, 2017 | | Pro Sports


NFL anthem protests evolve past Kaepernick’s original intent

The Associated Press

September 27, 2017 | | Pro Sports


NFL opts not to react to Trump’s anthem kneel ‘rule’ tweet

WASHINGTON (AP) - No matter what challenges his administration faces, President Donald Trump is keeping up his running commentary on the NFL - tweeting Tuesday about the ...

September 27, 2017 | | Pro Sports


NBA players want change, and must decide how to proceed

MIAMI (AP) - NBA teams are going to do something.

September 27, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Stricker says US golf team to stand during national anthem

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) - On that rare occasion the national anthem is played in golf, U.S. captain Steve Stricker says his team will ...

September 27, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Move from Watson to Newhouse at RT pays off for Raiders

ALAMEDA (AP) - The Oakland Raiders' decision to move on from former second-round pick Menelik Watson to newcomer Marshall Newhouse has appeared to pay off early ...

September 27, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig benched after late arrival

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Yasiel Puig is running into problems with the Los Angeles Dodgers yet again.

September 26, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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