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ALAMEDA (AP) - When Rod Streater arrived in Oakland in the spring of 2012 as an undrafted and unheralded receiver out of Temple, his focus was on the smallest of goals rather than something as noteworthy as a 1,000-yard receiving season.

December 11, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Home plate collisions to be banned

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) - Talk about change in baseball.

December 11, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Donald wins Lombardi Award

HOUSTON (AP) - Pittsburgh's Aaron Donald picked up another award Wednesday night, winning the Rotary Lombardi Award.

December 11, 2013 | | Pro Sports


A’s deal Blevins to Nats

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) - Oakland sent left-hander Jerry Blevins to the Washington Nationals for minor league outfielder Billy Burns, the Athletics' fifth trade in 10 days.

December 11, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Committee talks strength of schedule

NEW YORK (AP) - The members of the College Football Playoff selection committee begin work next season. As for this season, they'll pass on picking teams.

December 11, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Agent: Kemp Staying

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) - Matt Kemp's agent said the Los Angeles Dodgers are not trading the All-Star outfielder.

December 11, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Source: UConn hires Notre Dame DC

STORRS, Conn. (AP) - Connecticut has hired Notre Dame defensive coordinator Bob Diaco as its football coach, a person with knowledge of the decision told The Associated Press.

December 11, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Familiar No. 3 reappearing in NASCAR

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) - The late Dale Earnhardt's famed No. 3 will be back on track in the elite Sprint Cup Series next season with Austin Dillon using the number.

December 11, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Illegal hits still an issue

Almost once a game, an NFL player absorbs an illegal blow to the head or neck that could put his career - or worse - at risk.

December 11, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Islanders edge SJ, end skid

SAN JOSE (AP) - Kyle Okposo scored the tying goal with 1:37 left in regulation and got the game-winner in the fourth round of a shootout to help the New York Islanders snap a 10-game losing streak with a 3-2 victory over the San Jose Sharks on Tuesday night.

December 11, 2013 | | Pro Sports


4th BCS bowl for seniors

STANFORD (AP) - When Shayne Skov committed to Stanford in the fall of 2007, he figured just making a bowl game would make for a successful college career.

December 11, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Seattle holds onto No. 1

The Seattle Seahawks are still the clear favorite in leading the Associated Press power rankings, with commanding home-field advantage throughout the NFC playoffs there for the clinching with a couple of wins.

December 11, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Skating champ will miss Olympics

Evan Lysacek woke up every morning praying this would be the day the excruciating pain in his left hip - "like you're being electrocuted" - would subside. And every day when he stepped on the ice, the searing throb of pain reminded him that passion alone can't fuel a dream.

December 11, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Trumbo to D-backs in 3-team trade

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) - Chicago acquired outfielder Adam Eaton from Arizona for left-hander Hector Santiago, and the Diamondbacks then sent Santiago and left-hander Tyler Skaggs to the Angels for slugger Mark Trumbo. Arizona also will receive player to be named or cash from each of the other clubs.

December 11, 2013 | | Pro Sports


A’s deal Anderson to Rocks

OAKLAND (AP) - The Oakland Athletics found a trade partner for pitcher Brett Anderson and his big salary.

December 11, 2013 | | Pro Sports


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Hamilton plays 1st extended spring training game for Rangers

SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) - Josh Hamilton played in extended spring training for the Texas Rangers on Monday, his first game of any kind since last October.

May 05, 2015 | | Pro Sports


MLB Capsules

MILWAUKEE (AP) - The Brewers rallied for three runs in the eighth inning to win Craig Counsell's managerial debut, a 4-3 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Monday night.

May 05, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Craig Counsell hired as Brewers manager after poor start

MILWAUKEE (AP) - Craig Counsell enjoyed a solid but unspectacular major league career, hitting .255 over 16 seasons. He is confident he will have more success as a manager.

May 05, 2015 | | Pro Sports


49ers Bruce Miller charged with vandalism, not domestic case

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - San Francisco 49ers fullback Bruce Miller has been charged with misdemeanor vandalism after he was investigated in a domestic case stemming from an argument with his girlfriend that led to his arrest March 5.

May 05, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Warriors star Stephen Curry is league MVP

OAKLAND (AP) - Some called him too small. Others too fragile.

May 03, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Warriors roll past Grizzlies in West semis’ first game

OAKLAND (AP) - Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr joked before Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinals that reporters should have two stories ready: One if his team looked well-rested and won, another if it looked rusty and lost.

May 03, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Mayweather takes his $100M check and runs

LAS VEGAS (AP) - The check was for $100 million, a payday so mind boggling that Floyd Mayweather Jr. couldn't help but show it to a few reporters when the night was done.

May 03, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Giants beat Angels behind Lincecum for 3-game sweep

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Tim Lincecum's fastball averages about 89 mph this season, down from 93-95 mph when he won consecutive NL Cy Young Awards in 2008 and '09.

May 03, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Unusually wild Gray, Vogt HRs carry A’s past Rangers

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Sonny Gray had a career-high seven walks against Texas when the Oakland right-hander never had more than four in an outing and came into the game with just six all season.

May 03, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Derby winner American Pharoah a likely go in Preakness

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Lured by the promise of carrots, American Pharoah was led out of the barn to face a throng of cameras.

May 03, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Earnhardt cruises to Talladega win

TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) - There's something about Talladega Superspeedway - its ardent Earnhardt fans, the success his family has had at the track - that makes Dale Earnhardt Jr. feel a responsibility to put on a show.

May 03, 2015 | | Pro Sports


McIlroy claims title for Match Play Championship

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Rory McIlroy had to work harder than ever to win the Match Play Championship.

May 03, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Inbee Park wins North Texas Shootout for second time

IRVING, Texas (AP) - Inbee Park loves coming to Texas. For the second time in three years, she's leaving the Lone Star State with a trophy.

May 03, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Bob Myers voted NBA’s executive of the year

OAKLAND (AP) - His voice cracking and his eyes watering, Golden State Warriors general manager Bob Myers nearly let his emotions get the best of him on one of the biggest days of his career.

May 02, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Giants edge Angels

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Pinch hitter Joe Panik singled in the winning run with two outs in the bottom of the ninth, lifting the San Francisco Giants past the Los Angeles Angels 3-2 on Friday night.

May 02, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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