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Oakland A’s have plenty of room for platoon at first base

MESA, Ariz. (AP) - Naturally, the Oakland Athletics aren't looking at just one guy to play first base.

February 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Duffy back after earning third base job with Giants

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Matt Duffy spent most of spring training last year trying to get a read on where in the infield he would best fit in with the San Francisco Giants.

February 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


New A’s players join squad

MESA, Ariz. (AP) - The Oakland Athletics decided their roster needed some tweaking even as other teams have stood pat this month. They've swung a couple of significant trades, one of which brought slugging outfielder Khris Davis over from the Milwaukee Brewers.

February 27, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Romero hopes to return to big leagues

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - The San Francisco Giants are stocked with talented pitchers, with Madison Bumgarner, Matt Cain, Johnny Cueto, Jeff Samardzija and Jake Peavy having been named All-Stars at least once.

February 27, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Rickie Fowler takes lead at Honda Classic

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) - Rickie Fowler isn't setting any course records at the Honda Classic. He'll gladly settle for more great golf, and the 36-hole lead.

February 27, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Infantino assumes FIFA destiny of banned Platini

ZURICH (AP) - New FIFA President Gianni Infantino is like the substitute who came off the bench to score the winning goal in a cup final to stun the favorites.

February 27, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Kyle Busch’s car fails inspection, cut from pole

HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) - Kyle Busch's car failed a post-qualifying inspection on Friday, leaving him at the back of the pack instead of on the pole for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup race.

February 27, 2016 | | Pro Sports


A’s shortstop Marcus Semien makes big defensive strides

MESA, Ariz. (AP) - Ron Washington stood side by side with shortstop Marcus Semien in the batting cage within the depths of the Oakland Coliseum last month, each smiling as they worked together for a FanFest session.

February 26, 2016 | | Pro Sports


California Chrome victorious in Dubai, $10 million World Cup next

DUBAI (AP) - It's on to the world's richest race for California Chrome.

February 26, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Curry has 51, hits 3-pointer in record 128th straight game

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Stephen Curry's smile gave way to laughter.

February 26, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Baseball bans rolling block slides

NEW YORK (AP) - Baseball made its call on the Chase Utley slide: out.

February 26, 2016 | | Pro Sports


A’s shortstop Semien makes big defensive strides

MESA, Ariz. (AP) - Ron Washington stood side by side with shortstop Marcus Semien in the batting cage within the depths of the Oakland Coliseum last month, each smiling as they worked together for a FanFest session.

February 26, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Avalanche top Sharks in shootout

DENVER (AP) - The new guy played pretty well, especially on very little sleep.

February 25, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Span set to take over in center field

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - On one of the many days over the second half of last season that Denard Span didn't play, he struck up a conversation with Emmanuel Burriss.

February 25, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Curry plays Augusta National

MIAMI (AP) - Stephen Curry makes 3's everywhere - even at Augusta National.

February 25, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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Denard Span eager for home debut with Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Denard Span spoke to his mother in Florida by phone last week and expressed how he still can't quite believe he ...

April 07, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Miesha Tate to defend title vs Amanda Nunes at UFC 200

LOS ANGELES (AP) - UFC bantamweight champion Miesha Tate will make her first title defense against Amanda Nunes at UFC 200 on July 9.

April 07, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Long scores 1st 2 goals as US women rout Colombia

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Allie Long scored her first two international goals, and the United States routed Colombia 7-0 Wednesday night in the Americans' first ...

April 07, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Young Timberwolves have their coming-out party in W over GSW

Shaquille O'Neal was holding court at a press event during All-Star weekend, offering his analysis and opinions about all things NBA, when he was ...

April 07, 2016 | | Pro Sports


RG3 with Browns: ‘I have a massive chip on my shoulder’

BEREA, Ohio (AP) - As Robert Griffin III vacated the podium following a poised and polished news conference, the quarterback tapped his fingers on the dais ...

April 07, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Watson’s says making cut not enough, so time to say ‘Adios’

Tom Watson's to-do list at the Masters has changed plenty over four decades, but it usually ended with the same goal: a major championship.

April 07, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Day a favorite at Masters, where he once thought of quitting

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - Jason Day was lurking just outside Augusta National Golf Club, wondering if he wanted to go in.

April 07, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Raiders agree to 2-year deal with S Reggie Nelson

ALAMEDA. (AP) - The Oakland Raiders agreed to a two-year contract with free-agent safety Reggie Nelson on Wednesday, according to a person with knowledge of the ...

April 07, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Samardzija gets no-decision; Giants lose to Brewers

MILWAUKEE (AP) - Jeff Samardzija had everything working except for his windup.

April 07, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Gray goes 7 innings as Athletics beat White Sox

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Sonny Gray overcame lingering effects of a stomach flu and managed a quality start his team needed.

April 07, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Warriors need 4-0 finish to set record with 73 wins

OAKLAND (AP) - The margin of error is gone.

April 07, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Four-Peat: UConn beats ‘Cuse for 4th straight national title

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Breanna Stewart and UConn stand alone. Geno Auriemma, too, after another flawless season by the dominating Huskies.

April 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Timberwolves shock Warriors in overtime

OAKLAND (AP) - The Golden State Warriors hit an unexpected obstacle on their quest for a record 73 wins, blowing a 17-point lead and losing 124-117 ...

April 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Cueto dominant in debut as Giants top Brewers

MILWAUKEE (AP) - Johnny Cueto smiled wide as soon as he heard the word "pressure."

April 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Rollins homers in 9th to lift White Sox past A’s

OAKLAND (AP) - Jimmy Rollins hit a tiebreaking homer off closer Sean Doolittle with two outs in the ninth inning and the Chicago White Sox beat ...

April 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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