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Ian Williams, 49ers reach five-year deal

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Free agent nose tackle Ian Williams has reached a new five-year deal to remain with the San Francisco 49ers, a person with direct knowledge of the agreement said Wednesday.

March 09, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Raiders reach deal with pass rusher Irvin

ALAMEDA (AP) - The Oakland Raiders have filled another hole in free agency by agreeing to a four-year contract with former Seattle pass rusher Bruce Irvin.

March 09, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Love’s play helps Cavs hold off Kings

SACRAMENTO (AP) - Kevin Love didn't make much of his 700th career 3-pointer, even though it was part of a pivotal four-point play.

March 09, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Curry 55-foot buzzer beater at half highlights Warriors win

OAKLAND (AP) - Steve Kerr admired the exit almost as much as the half-court buzzer beater that Stephen Curry is so perfecting this season.

March 09, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Kerr calls Warriors’ recent play ‘inexcusable’

OAKLAND (AP) - So what if coach Steve Kerr added a pair of extra turnovers to his team's ugly, uncharacteristic two-day total? He made his point that the Golden State Warriors' sloppy play of late must stop, well before the playoffs begin as the record-setting NBA champions chase another title.

March 09, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Raiders set to improve o-line with Osemele

ALAMEDA (AP) - The Oakland Raiders struck early for their top target in free agency, agreeing in principle to a five-year deal with former Baltimore offensive lineman Kelechi Osemele.

March 09, 2016 | | Pro Sports


49ers sign Armstrong to 1-year extension

SANTA CLARA (AP) - The San Francisco 49ers have signed linebacker Ray-Ray Armstrong to a one-year contract extension that takes him through next season.

March 09, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Reimer gets first shutout of season, Sharks beat Oilers

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) - The San Jose Sharks continue to show why they're the NHL's top road team.

March 09, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Bumgarner pitches 3 innings while Pagan gets work left field

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Madison Bumgarner pitched three innings in his second appearance of the spring and the San Francisco Giants beat the Cincinnati Reds 16-7 on Tuesday night.

March 09, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Aggressive DeShields, Rangers roll past A’s

MESA, Ariz. (AP) - Delino DeShields tripled, singled and drove in two runs as the Texas Rangers beat the Oakland Athletics 10-3 Tuesday.

March 09, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Open for business

BARRY WILNER

March 09, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Drug in Sharapova doping case used by Soviet troops in 1980s

MOSCOW (AP) - The drug at the center of Maria Sharapova's doping case, regularly given to Soviet troops in the 1980s to boost their stamina while fighting in Afghanistan, is normally prescribed for medical use for periods of four to six weeks.

March 09, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Sharapova owns up to failed drug test but still loses sponsors

MOSCOW (AP) - Nike and other sponsors swiftly distanced themselves from Maria Sharapova on Tuesday after the world's highest-earning female athlete outed herself as a longtime user of a recently banned drug.

March 09, 2016 | | Pro Sports


FIFA match agent pleads guilty to corruption charges

NEW YORK (AP) - A Florida-based soccer consultant and match agent who was once licensed by FIFA pleaded guilty to money laundering and wire fraud conspiracy in a New York City court Tuesday, admitting that he paid hundreds of thousands of dollars to secure media and marketing contracts.

March 09, 2016 | | Pro Sports


‘Megatron’ shuts down after 9 years

DETROIT (AP) - Calvin Johnson, one the most spectacular receivers in NFL history, retired from the Detroit Lions on Tuesday and rekindled memories of the way superstar running back Barry Sanders quietly stepped away from football.

March 09, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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No more Lady Gaga, and that might not be a bad thing

I'll make this clear before anyone begins to get too upset: Bullying and hazing have no place in organized sports, or in civil society ...

December 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Baseball players criticize hazing restrictions

NEW YORK (AP) - Huston Street believes in some of baseball's oldest, tried-and-true traditions, and the reliever knows team building can be a real benefit ...

December 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Raiders running back says team focus is still on playoffs

ALAMEDA (AP) - Running back Latavius Murray isn't concerned about the Oakland Raiders suffering through any type of hangover after their six-game winning streak ended ...

December 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports


49ers lose Kilgore for season with knee injury

SANTA CLARA (AP) - The 49ers placed center Daniel Kilgore on season-ending injured reserve Tuesday.

December 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports


MLB rookie hazing rules ban dressing as women

NEW YORK (AP) - That baseball hazing ritual of dressing up rookies as Wonder Woman, Hooters Girls and Dallas Cowboys cheerleaders is now banned.

December 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Kings use 39-point third quarter to beat Lakers

SACRAMENTO (AP) - DeMarcus Cousins had 31 points, 16 rebounds and five assists, and the Sacramento Kings used a big third quarter to send the slumping ...

December 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Late Brady TD pass helps Patriots hold off Ravens

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - The New England Patriots needed a big play, and Tom Brady delivered - again.

December 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Rams fire coach Jeff Fisher after 42-14 loss to Falcons

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jeff Fisher's tenure in Los Angeles didn't last one full season.

December 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Oakland, county weigh $1.3B Raiders stadium financing deal

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - City and county officials are expected to vote Tuesday on a deal for a new $1.3 billion stadium that supporters hope ...

December 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Chip Kelly: 49ers need to keep fighting amid losing streak

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Chip Kelly is facing the unenviable task of getting his team ready for its next game to stop the worst losing streak ...

December 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Raiders lament missed chances in loss at Kansas City

ALAMEDA (AP) - Four days after losing control of the AFC West race with a loss at Kansas City, Oakland coach Jack Del Rio is still ...

December 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Dallas steak ends at 11

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) - With a no-huddle offense and no-fooling-around defense, the New York Giants snapped the Cowboys' 11-game winning streak with a 10-7 ...

December 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Brazel wins Hong Kong for 1st European Tour title

HONG KONG (AP) - Australia's Sam Brazel birdied the 18th hole to narrowly edge Rafa Cabrera Bello to capture the Hong Kong Open on Sunday ...

December 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Texas ready to launch massive youth-athlete concussion study

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - This week, Texas will launch what state officials say is the nation's largest effort to track brain injuries among young athletes.

December 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Klay Thompson sparks Warriors’ rally in fourth

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Klay Thompson scored 30 points and the Golden State Warriors roared back to avoid their first set of consecutive regular-season losses since 2015 ...

December 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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