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Gabbert prepares to start first season opener in 3 years

SANTA CLARA (AP) - From the day last season when the 49ers missed the playoffs for a second straight year, Blaine Gabbert vowed to remain San Francisco's starting quarterback and lead the team back to respectability.

September 09, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Drew Brees agrees to short extension

METAIRIE, La. (AP) - Saints quarterback Drew Brees decided against holding out for the lengthy contract extension he coveted and took one for the team.

September 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Super Bowl 50 teams to kickoff season

DENVER (AP) - The 2016 NFL season starts the same way the last one ended, with Von Miller staring down Cam Newton.

September 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


New-look secondary for Raiders

ALAMEDA (AP) - Raiders cornerback David Amerson won't take it personally if Saints quarterback Drew Brees targets him frequently in Sunday's season opener.

September 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Rapinoe stymied in bid for second national anthem protest

BOYDS, Md. (AP) - The Washington Spirit prevented Seattle midfielder Megan Rapinoe from kneeling again during the national anthem by altering its pregame ceremonies rather than "subject our fans and friends to the disrespect we feel such an act would represent."

September 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


US firm Liberty Media buying Formula One auto racing series

LONDON (AP) - Formula One is being bought by Liberty Media, a U.S. company that invests in entertainment and sports, for $4.4 billion.

September 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Tiger Woods says that he hopes to return next month

CARMEL, Ind. (AP) - Out of golf for more than a year, Tiger Woods said Wednesday he hopes to play the first event of the PGA Tour season next month and could play as much as twice more before the end of the year.

September 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Murray loses at Open; Serena wins

NEW YORK (AP) - Andy Murray lost his way, seven consecutive games and, eventually, his riveting five-set U.S. Open quarterfinal against Kei Nishikori after a loud noise from a malfunctioning sound system interrupted a key point, resulting in a do-over.

September 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Cotton makes memorable debut

OAKLAND (AP) - Catcher Stephen Vogt came to the mound and offered a congratulatory embrace to Jharel Cotton, then gave the young pitcher one last bit of advice for the afternoon: "Hey, just enjoy this walk right now."

September 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Giants’ 8 relievers can’t hold lead, Rox win on Adames’ hit

DENVER (AP) - Bruce Bochy couldn't throw enough arms at the problem Wednesday night - though he certainly tried - while the San Francisco Giants' bullpen let a late-season victory slip away.

September 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


US names Pavelski captain for World Cup of Hockey

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The United States has named Joe Pavelski of the San Jose Sharks as its captain for the World Cup of Hockey.

September 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Ex 49er was in sandwich fight before later assault arrest

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Hours before former 49er Bruce Miller was arrested for assault, a manager at a San Francisco restaurant says he had to kick him out after the player got in a fight over a sandwich.

September 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Kaepernick encouraged by Obama

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Colin Kaepernick was encouraged that President Barack Obama recently weighed in on his national anthem protest by praising him for generating conversation about social issues.

September 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Goodell doesn’t agree with Kaepernick’s actions

NEW YORK (AP) - NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell disagrees with Colin Kaepernick's choice to kneel during the national anthem, but recognizes the quarterback's right to protest.

September 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Raiders undrafted rookies thankful for opportunity

ALAMEDA (AP) - Despite a productive training camp and lots of positive feedback, Oakland Raiders running back Jalen Richard spent cut-down day nervously looking at the time as he hoped to avoid a bad news phone call from general manager Reggie McKenzie or coach Jack Del Rio.

September 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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Astros, Rangers emotional and distracted

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - A.J. Hinch conceded it was difficult to concentrate on baseball.

August 29, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Stanton’s 18th HR in August ties ML record

WASHINGTON (AP) - Miami Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton has tied the major league record with his 18th home run in August, bashing his 51st of the ...

August 29, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Castillo’s homer leads Rawhide to win over Ports

STOCKTON (AP) - Henry Castillo hit a three-run home run in the second inning, leading the Visalia Rawhide to a 10-5 win over the Stockton Ports ...

August 29, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Filia, Walton lift Modesto over Lake Elsinore

MODESTO (AP) - Eric Filia homered, doubled and singled twice as the Modesto Nuts beat the Lake Elsinore Storm 4-2 on Tuesday.

August 29, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Raiders rookie Conley practices for 1st time since June

ALAMEDA (AP) - The Oakland Raiders finally got their first-round draft pick on the practice field when cornerback Gareon Conley passed his physical and was taken ...

August 29, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Eric Dickerson signs 1-day deal to retire with the LA Rams

THOUSAND OAKS, (AP) - Eric Dickerson has signed a one-day contract to retire as a member of the Los Angeles Rams, reuniting the famous running back ...

August 29, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Isaiah Thomas says “I am not damaged” in ESPN interview

CLEVELAND (AP) - All-Star point guard Isaiah Thomas believes he will fully recover from a right hip injury that has threatened to void his recent trade ...

August 29, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Kerber goes from champ to 1st-round loser at rainy US Open

NEW YORK (AP) - The question was rather simple after Angelique Kerber became only the second defending U.S. Open champion in the professional era to ...

August 29, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Canelo-GGG to MayMac fans: We’ve got a real show for you

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Oscar De La Hoya had no desire to watch Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s victory over Conor McGregor last weekend. Neither did middleweight ...

August 28, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Heaney fans career-high 10 as Angels beat A’s

ANAHEIM (AP) - Andrew Heaney didn't need much time to get back in a groove, and it's just soon enough for the Los Angeles ...

August 28, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Samardzija pitches gem in Giants’ win

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Jeff Samardzija was about as dominant as a pitcher can be, short of throwing a no-hitter or perfect game.

August 28, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Emotional Sharapova advances

NEW YORK (AP) - When Maria Sharapova's first Grand Slam match after a 15-month doping suspension ended with a victory at the U.S. Open ...

August 28, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Hoyer has stellar half but . . . .

MINNEAPOLIS - Brian Hoyer had the San Francisco offense humming after sputtering through the first two preseason games, passing for 176 yards and two touchdowns in ...

August 27, 2017 | Dave Campbell | Pro Sports


A’s complete 3 game sweep of Texas Rangers

OAKLAND (AP) - A.J. Griffin's day began with a disputed balk call that was eventually waved off. Turned out, that was about the only ...

August 27, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Arizona dominates San Francisco Giants

PHOENIX (AP) - Patrick Corbin gave Arizona its latest in a string of solid starts, and then for good measure, the Diamondbacks capped a series sweep ...

August 27, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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