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49ers have QB competition with Kap, Gabbert

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Colin Kaepernick is back following three surgeries and last season's benching, determined and ready to prove himself as a starting quarterback again. Blaine Gabbert insists he is prepared to keep the San Francisco job going into this season.

July 22, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Rising Raiders have high expectations

ALAMEDA (AP) - After 13 straight seasons without a winning record, playoff berth or even much hope most years, the Oakland Raiders head into training camp this year with an unfamiliar burden: expectations.

July 22, 2016 | | Pro Sports


QB questions the last thing teams need in training camp

One of the last things an NFL team needs when it enters training camp is uncertainty at quarterback. They all want an Aaron Rodgers, Eli Manning or Cam Newton behind center.

July 20, 2016 | BARRY WILNER | Pro Sports


Earnhardt Jr out for 2 more races, replaced by Gordon

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Dale Earnhardt Jr. will not race again this month because of concussion-like symptoms and the No. 88 car will be turned over to trusted former teammate Jeff Gordon for the next two weeks.

July 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Fister, Astros slow A’s roll with shutout

OAKLAND (AP) - After winning four of five since the All-Star break, the Oakland Athletics hit a wall.

July 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Red Sox blast Cain, Giants

BOSTON (AP) - Giants starter Matt Cain said he felt fine.

July 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Russia says final decision on Olympic ban expected Sunday

MOSCOW (AP) - Russia's top Olympic official expects a final decision by Sunday on whether the entire Russian team will be banned from next month's games in Rio de Janeiro over allegations of state-sponsored doping.

July 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Russian athletes await key ruling on track ban

ZHUKOVSKY, Russia (AP) - Long jumper Ekaterina Koneva says she'll cry. World hurdles champion Sergei Shubenkov says he'll drown his sorrows.

July 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Mendes suspended 2 years for doping

LOS ANGELES (AP) - UFC featherweight contender Chad Mendes has been suspended for two years after testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance.

July 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Ivy League changes rules for kickoffs

PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) - The Ivy League will use an experimental rule this season to move kickoffs to the 40-yard line and touchbacks to the 20-yard line in an effort to reduce concussions and further promote the safety and welfare of its student-athletes.

July 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Valenzuela loses license bid

SACRAMENTO (AP) - Former Kentucky Derby-winning jockey Patrick Valenzuela has lost his bid to ride in California for now.

July 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Froome extends Tour lead

FINHAUT-EMOSSON, Switzerland (AP) - Nairo Quintana was expected to celebrate Colombia's national holiday with a major offensive in the Alps that would see him close in on Tour de France leader Chris Froome.

July 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Popovich, US basketball get head start on 2020

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Mike Krzyzewski is working with his team when suddenly Gregg Popovich enters the gym with his own guys looking to play ball.

July 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Potato chips helps Hammel’s cramps

CHICAGO (AP) - Jason Hammel says potato chips have helped end chronic cramping issues. Now the Chicago Cubs right-hander has enough salty snacks to last the rest of the season.

July 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Record-setting year for draft class

NEW YORK (AP) - Major league teams have spent a record $267.95 million on signing bonuses for players drafted last month, a 7.4 percent increase from last year's final total of $249.38 million.

July 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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Mariners acquire Alonso in A’s trade

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Seattle Mariners acquired All-Star first baseman Yonder Alonso from the Oakland Athletics on Sunday for minor league outfielder Boog Powell.

August 06, 2017 | | Pro Sports


A’s outfielder Matt Joyce suspended 2 games for gay slur

OAKLAND (AP) - Oakland outfielder Matt Joyce received a two-game suspension without pay Saturday for directing a gay slur toward a fan in Anaheim and he ...

August 06, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Marshawn Lynch a big hit with Raiders

NAPA (AP) - Marshawn Lynch plowed through the line, dreadlocks swaying on a rare cool summer morning in Napa then juggled the football to the delight ...

August 04, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Dark cloud lingers over football as season begins

It all sounded so familiar, even comforting, this rite of fall that comes in the midst of summer.

August 04, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Brady says he wants to keep any past medical issues private

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - Tom Brady says he prefers to keep any medical issues in his past private, including whether he had a concussion last season.

August 04, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Wimbledon champ Muguruza reaches semis at Stanford

STANFORD (AP) - Top-seeded Garbine Muguruza rolled past Croatia's Ana Konjuh 6-1, 6-3 in just over an hour on Friday to reach the semifinals of ...

August 04, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Curry misses cut, still impresses golf’s best

HAYWARD (AP) - Stephen Curry missed the cut Friday night against professional golfers one notch below the PGA Tour.

August 04, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Slow start can’t stop Bolt in debut

LONDON (AP) - It was classic Bolt. The World's Fastest Man saved his best for last.

August 04, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Neymar says move to PSG is not cash-driven

PARIS (AP) - Neymar opened a new extravagant chapter in soccer history Friday as the game's costliest player by fending off questions about his financial ...

August 04, 2017 | | Pro Sports


MLS gaining respect, soccer league ‘on a good path’

ATLANTA (AP) - There was a time when Major League Soccer depended on a shortlist of marquee names to generate excitement about a match.

August 04, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Walker managing fatigue, builds 2-shot lead at Firestone

AKRON, Ohio (AP) - The sun finally came out, and Jimmy Walker saw a glimpse of what he hopes are brighter days ahead.

August 04, 2017 | | Pro Sports


I.K. Kim takes British Open lead

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) - I.K. Kim, the best player in women's golf right now, emerged from the cold and wet with a 4-under ...

August 04, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Rivers will only coach Clippers

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Doc Rivers is losing his dual roles with the Los Angeles Clippers, keeping his position as coach while Lawrence Frank takes over ...

August 04, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Wall commits to Wizards, ‘no point in testing free agency’

WASHINGTON (AP) - John Wall wants to win a championship, but he doesn't plan to bounce around the NBA chasing a ring.

August 04, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Stars and starters sit out, Cowboys beat Cardinals

CANTON, Ohio (AP) - Now that the Dallas Cowboys have taken care of business in the Hall of Fame game, they're going to hang around ...

August 04, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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