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CHICAGO (AP) - The Chicago Cubs are trying to do something that hasn't happened in the lifetime of anyone born in the last 108 years: win a World Series.

October 21, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Cleveland’s year gets better

CLEVELAND (AP) - The grueling four-month championship drought could soon be over.

October 21, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Ogwumike lifts Sparks to WNBA title

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Candace Parker and the Sparks jumped with joy on the court, joined in celebration by a guy named Magic Johnson who once made basketball championships a habit in Los Angeles.

October 21, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Norton has no plans to shake up Raiders’ struggling defense

ALAMEDA (AP) - Despite being on pace to set an NFL record for yards allowed, Raiders defensive coordinator Ken Norton Jr. has no plans to make any major changes.

October 21, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Cubs beat Dodgers, head home with 3-2 lead

LOS ANGELES (AP) - One win away. Two chances at home. Seven decades of waiting.

October 21, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Penguins rally in 3rd, top Sharks

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Down two goals - and even worse, down two defensemen - after two periods on Thursday night against San Jose, Pittsburgh Penguins coach Mike Sullivan offered his players a much-needed reminder.

October 21, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Del Rio’s return to Jacksonville elicits ‘fond memories’

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Oakland Raiders coach Jack Del Rio has no idea what kind of reception he'll get in Jacksonville on Sunday.

October 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Knicks anxious to get Derrick Rose back with team

Derrick Rose will likely have no more than just a few practices to get ready for opening night with the New York Knicks.

October 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Taylor Swift, title chase spice up US Grand Prix

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - With the promise of blue skies and some sizzling pop from Taylor Swift, the U.S. Grand Prix is back after all those worries about its demise.

October 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Cubs homer twice in win over Dodgers

LOS ANGELES (AP) - After striking out in his first two at-bats, Anthony Rizzo was seeking a slump buster. He found one in teammate Matt Szczur's bat.

October 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Cleveland reliever chosen MVP of ALCS

TORONTO (AP) - MVP: Most Versatile Pitcher.

October 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


On Merritt: Indians go to World Series

TORONTO (AP) - For the Cleveland Indians, the script was the same every game - hope for the best from whoever they started, then count on Andrew Miller and the bullpen to close it out.That plan seemed especially dicey in Game 5 of the AL Championship Series, with lightly used Ryan Merritt on the mound.But out of nowhere, the rookie delivered.Merritt coolly kept the Indians ahead until reinforcements arrived, and Cleveland earned its first trip to the World Series since 1997 by blanking the Toronto Blue Jays 3-0 Wednesday.The 24-year-old lefty defied expectations, shutting down the powerful Blue ...

October 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Penguins, Sharks meet again after Cup clash

PITTSBURGH (AP) - The stakes are nowhere near the same: hockey immortality versus two points in the standings in the second week of a long season.

October 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Practice makes perfect for Raiders WR Amari Cooper

ALAMEDA (AP) - The dropped passes that plagued an otherwise productive rookie season are now in the past for Amari Cooper. The struggles to drag a second foot inbounds that cost him a couple of touchdowns were quickly fixed.

October 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Rookie Garnett eager to learn, speak up to encourage team

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Joshua Garnett is a rookie right guard with one NFL start to his name who is unafraid to get vocal in the huddle and fire up his teammates.

October 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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7 Raiders, 6 Falcons selected to Pro Bowl

NEW YORK (AP) - The Oakland Raiders lead the NFL with seven players selected for the Pro Bowl.

December 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Donskoi has first multi-goal game, Sharks beat Flames

SAN JOSE (AP) - Joonas Donskoi scored twice and the San Jose Sharks beat the Calgary Flames 4-1 Tuesday night for their fifth win in six ...

December 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


James lifts Cavs past Bucks in OT

MILWAUKEE (AP) - LeBron James made a go-ahead 3-pointer with 24 seconds left in overtime and the Cleveland Cavaliers held on for a 114-108 victory over ...

December 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Irvin’s stellar play helps boost Raiders’ improving defense

ALAMEDA (AP) - Bruce Irvin has joked about being Robin to Khalil Mack's Batman as part of a dynamic pass-rushing duo for the Oakland Raiders.

December 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Anigwe’s hot hand a big reason Cal women off to record start

BERKELEY (AP) - A few days after Golden State Warriors star Klay Thompson went off for 60 points in less than three quarters, reigning Pac-12 women ...

December 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Wallace, Bowles lead Pacific past Kennesaw State

STOCKTON (AP) - T.J. Wallace and Ray Bowles combined to score 38 points and Pacific knocked off Kennesaw State in the Tigers' final game of ...

December 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Millsap’s jumper propels Hawks over Westbrook, Oklahoma City

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Paul Millsap hit the go-ahead 10-footer with 12.7 seconds left, and the Atlanta Hawks overcame Russell Westbrook's 46 points to ...

December 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Raiders have bigger goals after clinching playoff berth

ALAMEDA (AP) - Oakland coach Jack Del Rio got swamped with congratulatory messages after the Raiders clinched their first playoff berth in 14 years.

December 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


49ers in danger of setting franchise record for losses

SANTA CLARA (AP) - About the only thing left to determine for the San Francisco 49ers will be if 2016 will go down as the worst ...

December 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Jimmy Rollins receives minor league contract from Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Shortstop Jimmy Rollins could be headed back to his native Bay Area, agreeing to a minor league contract with the San Francisco ...

December 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Rockets shooting the lights out under D’Antoni

When Mike D'Antoni took over the Phoenix Suns in 2003 and started incorporating his plan to blow the doors off of the rest of ...

December 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Redskins lose control of playoff hopes with loss

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) - Kirk Cousins threw an interception and fumbled near his goal line as the Washington Redskins coughed up their easiest path to the ...

December 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Freeman’s 3 TDs lead Falcons to 4 rout of SF 49ers

ATLANTA (AP) - Devonta Freeman more than made up for his first fumble of the season.

December 18, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Dallas nails Tampa Bay

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Ezekiel Elliott celebrated a short touchdown run by jumping into an oversized Salvation Army red kettle and the Dallas Cowboys closed in ...

December 18, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Rafael Nadal adds Moya to coaching team

MADRID (AP) - Rafael Nadal has added former player and fellow Spaniard Carlos Moya to his coaching team ahead of the 2017 season.

December 18, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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