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Rangers beat A’s to gain ground in AL West

OAKLAND (AP) - Nelson Cruz shook off talk of a pending suspension to hit a tying two-run homer, Jurickson Profar added another two-run shot and the surging Texas Rangers beat the Oakland Athletics 8-3 on Friday night for their fifth straight win.

August 03, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Raiders sign Janikowski to 4-year extension

NAPA (AP) - The Oakland Raiders signed kicker Sebastian Janikowski to a four-year extension Friday, ensuring the franchise's leading scorer will remain with the team through at least 2017.

August 03, 2013 | | Pro Sports


49ers sign Central Valley receivers Collie, Hawkins

SANTA CLARA (AP) - The San Francisco 49ers signed wide receivers Austin Collie and Lavelle Hawkins to one-year deals Friday after both veteran free agents worked out for the team earlier in the day.

August 03, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Struggling Zito will not start Sunday

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Struggling San Francisco Giants left-hander Barry Zito will not make his next scheduled start Sunday at Tampa Bay.

August 03, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Rangers claim Rosales off waivers from Oakland

OAKLAND (AP) - Adam Rosales felt a little weird walking into the visitor's clubhouse at the Oakland Coliseum for the first time Friday. He felt even stranger seeing a new No. 9 Texas Rangers jersey with his name hanging in a locker.

August 03, 2013 | | Pro Sports


A-Rod could see lengthy suspension

NEW YORK (AP) - Alex Rodriguez was back with the Trenton Thunder on Friday and hit what might be his last home run in a while.

August 03, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Red Sox owner Henry enters deal for Boston Globe

BOSTON (AP) - Businessman John Henry, the principal owner of the Boston Red Sox, has entered into an agreement to buy The Boston Globe.

August 03, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Culliver ruled out for year during non-contact drill

SANTA CLARA (AP) - San Francisco 49ers cornerback Chris Culliver will miss the season with a torn ACL in his left knee.

August 03, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Kings brick back Williamson to join coaching staff

CONWAY, Ark. (AP) - Corliss Williamson is returning to the NBA, this time as an assistant coach for the Sacramento Kings.

August 03, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Tiger makes Run at 59 at Bridgestone

AKRON, Ohio (AP) - Tiger Woods had a shot at making history with a magical 59.

August 03, 2013 | | Pro Sports


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August 03, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Giants rally in 9th against Papelbon, beat Phils

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Sergio Romo threw his hands out, looked to the sky and screamed in jubilation after working out of the toughest of jams.

August 02, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Willis, Culliver among those injured at 49ers camp

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Injuries are suddenly piling up fast for the San Francisco 49ers in training camp.

August 02, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Raiders’ Wisniewski set at center despite talk

NAPA (AP) - Stefen Wisniewski has every reason to believe he'll be the Raiders' starting center for a second straight season despite talk about a possible move to left guard.

August 02, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Monday MLB drug deal deadline as playoffs loom

NEW YORK (AP) - Looming playoffs could force an end to negotiations in baseball's latest drug scandal as pressure builds to impose penalties so stars can still make the postseason.

August 02, 2013 | | Pro Sports


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Petkovic beats Venus Williams at Stanford

STANFORD (AP) - Eighth-seeded Andrea Petkovic ended Venus Williams' run in the Bank of the West Classic, beating the former top-ranked player 6-1, 3-6, 7-5 in the quarterfinals Friday.

August 02, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Tour rebuts report Johnson suspended

AKRON, Ohio (AP) - The PGA Tour rebutted a published report Friday that Dustin Johnson has been suspended for failing a drug test.

August 02, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Ibanez home sinks A’s

OAKLAND (AP) - Raul Ibanez homered to break his own franchise record for oldest Royals player to clear the fences, and Kansas City beat the Oakland Athletics 1-0 on Friday night.

August 02, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Vogelsong stumps Mets

NEW YORK (AP) - Ryan Vogelsong's strategy in the dugout before the ninth inning was simple: keep quiet.

August 01, 2014 | | Pro Sports


A’s deal Cespedes to land Lester

OAKLAND (AP) - Billy Beane considers Jon Lester a proven ace who can carry a pitching staff through the playoffs, just like he did last fall. The general manager acquired Lester to make sure Oakland gets there first.

July 31, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Safety Bethea finding a groove with 49ers w

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Once most players had gone inside from practice on a hot day, there stood Antoine Bethea working to perfect a handshake with new 49ers teammate Demarcus Dobbs.

July 31, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Venus Williams advances to QF

STANFORD (AP) - Venus Williams advanced to the Bank of the West quarterfinals Thursday night, beating fourth-seeded Victoria Azarenka 6-4, 7-6 (1).

July 31, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Resilient woods starts well at Bridgestone

AKRON, Ohio (AP) - Tiger Woods showed signs of a positive recovery Thursday at the Bridgestone Invitational. Not just from back surgery, but from making bogeys.

July 31, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Deadline dealin’

Baseball fans were still trying to sort out the dizzying deals for postseason aces Jon Lester and John Lackey, Home Run Derby champ Yoenis Cespedes and All-Star shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera when they were treated to a most curious sight Thursday.

July 31, 2014 | | Pro Sports


A’s deal Tommy Milone to Twins for Sam Fuld

OAKLAND (AP) - The Oakland Athletics have traded left-hander Tommy Milone to the Minnesota Twins for outfielder Sam Fuld.

July 31, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Chekwa taking reps with Raiders

NAPA (AP) - Chimdi Chekwa has dealt with so much in his first two NFL seasons that a matchup with wide receiver James Jones in practice seemed fairly easy in comparison for the Oakland cornerback.

July 31, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Lynch ends holdout, arrives at camp

RENTON, Wash. (AP) - Marshawn Lynch's holdout is over, ending one distraction so far for the Super Bowl champions.

July 31, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Johnson takes LOA from golf

AKRON, Ohio (AP) - Dustin Johnson is taking a leave of absence from golf to seek help for "personal challenges," a swift end to his season that will keep him from playing the PGA Championship, the FedEx Cup playoffs and the Ryder Cup.

July 31, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Raiders owner talks with San Antonio

OAKLAND (AP) - Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis confirmed he has met with San Antonio officials but declined to disclose whether he has any interest in relocating the franchise to Texas.

July 30, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Hammel fails again for Athletics in loss to Astros

HOUSTON (AP) - In the first inning against Houston, Jason Hammel picked up right where he left off since coming to the Oakland Athletics.

July 30, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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