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Raiders DeAndre Washington making early impression

NAPA (AP) - While many people around the league have questioned whether DeAndre Washington has the size to stick in the NFL, Raiders rookie running back sees his stature as a benefit instead of a hindrance.

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


US men’s basketball team tops Nigeria

HOUSTON (AP) - There were no bumps on this road to Rio.

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Contending Dodgers get Rich Hill, Josh Reddick from A’s

OAKLAND (AP) - With ace Clayton Kershaw's troublesome back making him somewhat of an unknown for the stretch run, the contending Los Angeles Dodgers boosted their depleted rotation Monday by getting left-hander Rich Hill and right fielder Josh Reddick from the Oakland Athletics for a trio of pitching prospects.

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Deal ‘em up! 18 trades _ Beltran, Lucroy, Bruce move

The Associated Press

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


History-making sprinters celebrate Speed City return

SAN JOSE (AP) - Former Olympic sprint stars and civil activists Tommie Smith and John Carlos earned fame and scorn when they raised their gloved fists on the medal podium at the 1968 Mexico City Games and bowed their heads through the national anthem in protest during the heart of racial tension in the U.S.

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Expert to Rio athletes: ‘Don’t put your head under water’

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Just days ahead of the Olympic Games the waterways of Rio de Janeiro are as filthy as ever, contaminated with raw human sewage teeming with dangerous viruses and bacteria, according to a 16-month-long study commissioned by The Associated Press.

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Split deepens between IOC and anti-doping leaders on Russia

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - The split between Olympic leaders and global anti-doping officials over the Russian doping scandal continues to deepen.

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Solo downplays problems in Brazil, complains of US media

BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil (AP) - Hope Solo is blaming the American media for spreading fear about the Zika virus and other problems ahead of the Rio Games.

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Von Miller, Broncos expecting even more from Super Bowl MVP

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - Peyton Manning called it Von Miller's "world celebrity tour," a five-month jet-setting junket of television and dance studios, A-list parties and B-roll appearances.

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Ready to receive: Pryor’s move from QB to WR is complete

BEREA, Ohio (AP) - Racing downfield after cruising past the cornerback, Terrelle Pryor dove forward and grasped the ball with his fingertips as he fell to the turf.

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Suit questions skateboarding anti-doping effort

NEW YOKR (AP) - A lawsuit accuses the group trying to bring skateboarding into the 2020 Olympics of skirting anti-doping rules and giving favors to an IOC official that led to the ouster of a rival group from the negotiating table.

August 01, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Taurasi helps US women’s hoops team beats Australia

NEW YORK (AP) - Diana Taurasi and the U.S. women's national basketball team capped off their pre-Olympic tour with a dominant offensive show against Australia.

August 01, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Aussie hit again: computer, shirts stolen at Rio Olympics

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - A laptop and team shirts have been stolen from Australia's accommodation at the Olympic athletes' village while the building was being evacuated because of a small fire, the head of the team's delegation at the Rio Games said Sunday.

August 01, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Stephan Jaeger finishes off record Web.com Tour romp

HAYWARD (AP) - Stephan Jaeger broke one more Web.com Tour record and tied another Sunday in the Ellie Mae Classic, finishing his four-day scoring frenzy at TPC Stonebrae at 30-under 250.

August 01, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Thailand’s Jutanugarn wins Women’s British Open

MILTON KEYNES, England (AP) - Ariya Jutanugarn was flirting with another Sunday meltdown, her six-stroke lead down to one after a double bogey on the par-4 13th at tree-lined Woburn.

August 01, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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Sharks need to fill Marleau void to make another run

SAN JOSE (AP) - It's been more than eight years since the San Jose Sharks last played a single game without Patrick Marleau on the ...

September 28, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Martinez ties Sept. homer mark, D’backs rally to top Giants

PHOENIX (AP) - J.D. Martinez has only spent 59 games in the National League, but his manager believes he deserves MVP consideration.

September 28, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Mark Canha’s walk-off homer leads Athletics past Mariners

OAKLAND (AP) - Mark Canha couldn't tell exactly what the pitch was coming at him was. All the 28-year-old outfielder knows for sure is where ...

September 28, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Baseball owners approve sale to Jeter group

MIAMI (AP) - The Miami Marlins are Derek Jeter's problem now.

September 28, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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


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