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Raiders head into bye week as first-place team

ALAMEDA (AP) - Two years after starting the season with 10 straight losses, the Oakland Raiders head into their bye week in a far different place: first place.

November 07, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Pampling wins in Vegas for 1st PGA win in 10 years

LAS VEGAS (AP) - The birdie putt was still a foot away from the hole when Rod Pampling raised his right arm and thrust it in the air as the ball tumbled into the cup.

November 07, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Edwards wins Texas race for Chase finale spot

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Carl Edwards got some vindication with a rain-shortened victory to earn a championship-contending spot in the NASCAR Sprint Cup finale.

November 07, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Brees leads Saints to victory

SANTA CLARA (AP) - With Drew Brees' big arm, a 1-2 running punch in Mark Ingram and Tim Hightower and all of those capable receiving targets, the New Orleans Saints suddenly are looking like a legitimate contender again.

November 07, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Lions prevail in OT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Matthew Stafford threw a 28-yard touchdown pass to Golden Tate, who vaulted into the end zone in overtime to lift Detroit past Minnesota 22-16.

November 07, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Cubs decline Hammel’s $12M option for 2017

CHICAGO (AP) - The Chicago Cubs declined Jason Hammel's $12 million option for next season, opening a spot in their rotation and making the right-hander one of the top starters on the free-agent market.

November 07, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Now No. 1, Murray vying for Djokovic’s London title

PARIS (AP) - Having taken Novak Djokovic's No. 1 ranking and his Paris Masters title, Andy Murray will try to grab another of his friend and rival's crowns at the ATP finals.

November 07, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Kaep plays best game in 49ers loss

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Colin Kaepernick's football spoke for him this time, not his national anthem protest, and it was a long time coming.

November 07, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Cousins, Gay help Kings end loss skid

TORONTO (AP) - By winning on the second night of a back-to-back, the Sacramento Kings avoided an empty road trip.

November 07, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Raiders in control of AFC West

OAKLAND (AP) - For the past few years, the Oakland Raiders have been building a team they hoped could thrive on the big stage.

November 07, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Drew Brees-led Saints look to keep momentum against 49ers

SANTA CLARA (AP) - The New Orleans Saints started the season by losing three straight games, only to play themselves right back into contention behind improved play and Drew Brees' big arm.

November 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Raiders prepare for matchup with Broncos

OAKLAND (AP) - Playing in high-profile games is old hat for the Denver Broncos after two trips to the Super Bowl the past three seasons and plenty of other opportunities to play on the NFL's biggest stages.

November 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Suspended LB Aldon Smith hopeful of Raiders comeback soon

OAKLAND (AP) - Suspended Oakland Raiders linebacker Aldon Smith plans to return to football in two weeks, optimistic the NFL will grant his wish.

November 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Pacquiao fights Vargas in bout that’s a tough sell

LAS VEGAS (AP) - The hook for Manny Pacquiao's latest fight is that he's the fighting politician, as eager to take on problems in the Philippines as he is to take on other welterweights in the ring.

November 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Djokovic loses in Paris, Murray has shot at No 1

PARIS (AP) - Five months after his first French Open title and completing a career Grand Slam in Paris, Novak Djokovic's reign over men's tennis could be about to end in the City of Lights.

November 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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Major League Baseball to top 40,000 strikeouts for 1st time

NEW YORK (AP) - Major League Baseball is set to smash through a previously untouched barrier Sunday: Some batter likely will walk back to his dugout ...

September 29, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Raiders could be without Crabtree for Broncos game

ALAMEDA (AP) - The Oakland Raiders may be without leading receiver Michael Crabtree against Denver after he missed practice Friday because of the lingering effects of ...

September 29, 2017 | | Pro Sports


A’s Bob Melvin receives 1-year contract through 2019 season

OAKLAND (AP) - The Oakland Athletics have long appreciated Bob Melvin's ability to balance the challenges of an ever-changing roster with keeping a competitive lineup ...

September 29, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Healy, Manaea lead A’s past slumping Rangers

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Sean Manaea finished an up-and-down season on a positive note, helping the Oakland Athletics extend their September surge.

September 29, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Raiders’ Carr looks to bounce back

ALAMEDA (AP) - Derek Carr hasn't had to bounce back from a rough performance too often the past couple of years.

September 28, 2017 | | Pro Sports


49ers aim to get pass rush going

SANTA CLARA (AP) - The winless 49ers think they're close to establishing the effective pass rush to help the defense.

September 28, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Packers beat mistake-prone Bears

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) - The Green Bay Packers keep finding ways to win despite more key injuries.

September 28, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Americans take another early lead in Presidents Cup

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) - The opening ceremony at the Presidents Cup was unlike any other in golf with former Presidents Barack Obama, George W ...

September 28, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Warriors’ Curry slams Sports Illustrated for Kaepernick snub

OAKLAND (AP) - Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry says Colin Kaepernick's omission from a Sports Illustrated cover featuring sports figures linking arms in protest ...

September 28, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Sharks’ Ward says he won’t protest during anthem

SAN JOSE (AP) - San Jose Sharks forward Joel Ward says he has decided not to protest by kneeling during the national anthem.

September 28, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Nikolic sets Chicago’s goal record, Fire top Earthquakes

SAN JOSE (AP) - Nemanja Nikolic scored twice in the second half to break Chicago's season goal record with 20 and the Fire beat the ...

September 28, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Woods back on the course in a cart, uncertain about future

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) - Tiger Woods made it back from his fourth surgery in time for the Presidents Cup.

September 28, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Cooper says he didn’t taunt Washington defenders

ALAMEDA (AP) - Amari Cooper disputed Josh Norman's comments that the Raiders wide receivers were taunting the Redskins defense before last Sunday's game in ...

September 28, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Kings extend deals with GM Vlade Divac, coach Dave Joerger

SACRAMENTO (AP) - The Sacramento Kings have extended general manager Vlade Divac's contract and exercised the option for coach Dave Joerger's fourth season.

September 28, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Wade makes it official, signs with Cleveland

The wake-up calls for Dwyane Wade were coming at 5:45 a.m. for much of the summer. An hour or so later, he and ...

September 28, 2017 | The Associated Press | Pro Sports


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