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Warriors welcome Thompson after trade

OAKLAND (AP) - Jason Thompson stepped off the elevator with his parents to a grand Golden State welcome, featuring some 50 cheering Warriors employees who are ready to watch him contribute to the defending NBA champions.

August 07, 2015 | | Pro Sports


US women’s coach Jill Ellis gets contract extension

CHICAGO (AP) - Jill Ellis has been rewarded with a contract extension after leading the U.S. women to the World Cup title. Next challenge: the Olympics.

August 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


A jug in hand, Zach Johnson gets back to work

When last seen on the golf course, Spieth missed out on a three-man playoff at the British Open that ended his bid for a Grand Slam. He came back out and watched from the steps of the Royal & Ancient clubhouse at St. Andrews as Johnson, a good friend, won the claret jug.

August 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Phelps focused in and out of pool

The Associated Press

August 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Ledecky wins 200 free at worlds

KAZAN, Russia (AP) - Katie Ledecky is unbeatable in the distance races. Turns out she's awfully good going shorter, too.

August 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Manhattan judge tackles Deflategate

VNEW YORK (AP) - If there's anybody who can take the hot air out of football's "Deflategate," it's a Manhattan federal judge with a history of encouraging fast resolutions to perplexing problems.

August 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Leon serves up slam in 10th

OAKLAND (AP) - Arnold Leon was hoping to get a ground ball when he tried to throw a fastball down and away to Baltimore slugger Chris Davis.

August 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Giants peaking at the right time

ATLANTA (AP) - Madison Bumgarner loves how the San Francisco Giants have returned to their winning ways with a tough part of the schedule coming up.

August 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


49ers look to bolster pass attack with new receiving options

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Having spent his entire football career playing close to his Virginia home, new 49ers wideout Torrey Smith is enjoying his first extended stay out West in the Bay Area.

August 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Keep the $74.95, pass on fight

LAS VEGAS - So, this is it for Floyd Mayweather Jr., or so they say.

August 06, 2015 | Tim Dahlberg | Pro Sports


49ers GM wants to keep Smith beyond season

SANTA CLARA (AP) - San Francisco general manager Trent Baalke said Tuesday night that the 49ers plan to keep Aldon Smith beyond this season and indicated the linebacker would like to re-sign with the team.

August 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Haley taking 5 titles to Hall

OXNARD (AP) - Charles Haley walks the sidelines at training camp a little more slowly these days, his gruff exterior softened by a smile as he jokingly chides reporters and team personnel with the Dallas Cowboys.

August 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


49ers O-linemen out to show they are better than last year

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Alex Boone strolled through Levi's Stadium in a tank top with his large, tattooed arms on full display.

August 04, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Pence’s 3 run homer lifts Giants over Braves

ATLANTA (AP) - Hunter Pence hit a tie-breaking three-run homer in the eighth inning and the Giants bounced back from a deflating loss with an 8-3 win over the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday night.

August 04, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Semien homers to push A’s past O’s

OAKLAND (AP) - Marcus Semien hit a two-out, three-run home run in the sixth inning to help Chris Bassitt earn his first win this season, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Baltimore Orioles 5-0 on Tuesday.

August 04, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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Giants trade for All-Star Nunez

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The San Francisco Giants acquired All-Star infielder Eduardo Nunez from the Minnesota Twins on Thursday night in exchange for a minor league ...

July 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Jimmy Walker opens with 65 at stifling PGA

SPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) - A drab year for Jimmy Walker took a turn for the worse two weeks ago at the British Open, when he ...

July 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Arsenal tops MLS All-Stars at Avaya

SAN JOSE (AP) - Didier Drogba hardly felt like celebrating his goal given the MLS All-Stars missed multiple late scoring chances that cost them their all-star ...

July 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Raiders game in Mexico City sells out in minutes

MEXICO CITY (AP) - The NFL says the Nov. 21 Monday night game in Mexico City between the Oakland Raiders and the Houston Texans has sold ...

July 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Vegas stadium backers aim for 2 finalist sites

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Developers who want to build a domed stadium for the Oakland Raiders in Las Vegas vowed to zero in on two potential ...

July 28, 2016 | MICHELLE RINDELS | Pro Sports


Putin slams discrimination as banned athletes join send-off

MOSCOW (AP) - Russian President Vladimir Putin hit out at "discrimination" against the country's banned track and field athletes at a Kremlin send-off ceremony Wednesday ...

July 27, 2016 | | Pro Sports


US women’s hoops beat France

NEWARK, Del. (AP) - Elena Delle Donne had dreamed of playing basketball in the Olympics since she was little.

July 27, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Jets, QB Ryan Fitzpatrick agree to 1-year deal

NEW YORK (AP) - Fitz Magic has returned and - voila! - the New York Jets are heading into training camp with their starting quarterback under contract.

July 27, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Patriots report, prepare for 4 games without Brady

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick acknowledged on Wednesday that Jimmy Garoppolo will have to start the first four games of the ...

July 27, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Questions abound on offense, defense for Super Bowl champs

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - The Super Bowl champs begin training camp Thursday with major questions on both sides of the ball, beginning with who will be ...

July 27, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Manfred: More rule changes needed to improve pace of play

MIAMI (AP) - MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred says more rule changes are needed to improve the pace of play, and one proposal under consideration is a ...

July 27, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Garcia reminded that time still on his side to win a major

SPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) - Henrik Stenson took his silver claret jug and headed straight for Switzerland to play in a charity event organized by Sergio ...

July 27, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Bumgarner, Giants fall to Reds for 9th loss in 11 games

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The way the San Francisco Giants are going these days, even a solid outing from their four-time All-Star and staff ace wasn ...

July 27, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Davis homers twice, Crisp goes deep

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Coco Crisp and Khris Davis got Oakland off to a quick start against Yu Darvish. Then came their big blows against a ...

July 27, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Kevin Durant shines in first game at new home arena

OAKLAND (AP) - Cheered all night long by his basketball-crazed new fan base, Kevin Durant knocked down a 3-pointer on the Americans' first touch and slammed ...

July 26, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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