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Lions hire ex-Colts coach Jim Caldwell

DETROIT (AP) - Jim Caldwell got a ringing endorsement from one of his mentors when Detroit Lions general manager Martin Mayhew was doing his homework.

January 14, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Raiders re-sign defensive coordinator Tarver

ALAMEDA (AP) - The Oakland Raiders have re-signed defensive coordinator Jason Tarver to a new contract to remain on coach Dennis Allen's staff.

January 14, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Judge’s decision means NFL may have to pay more

NEW YORK (AP) - The NFL's concussion settlement popped back into the national consciousness Tuesday - and it's no closer to being resolved - just as the league was set for a big couple of weeks.

January 14, 2014 | | Pro Sports


49ers on the road again

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Colin Kaepernick and the San Francisco 49ers have conquered the bitter cold of Green Bay and the travails of a cross-country flight to Carolina.

January 14, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Warriors want two All-Stars

Long after last year's NBA All-Star game, the Golden State Warriors were still upset about having only one representative.

January 14, 2014 | By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer | Pro Sports


Azarenka begins quest for 3rd title

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - Victoria Azarenka began her bid for a third consecutive Australian Open title with a 7-6 (2), 6-2 win over Johanna Larsson on Tuesday as the start of a predicted heat wave arrived at Melbourne Park.

January 14, 2014 | | Pro Sports


A-Rod sues MLB, players’ union

NEW YORK (AP) - Alex Rodriguez sued Major League Baseball and its players' union Monday, seeking to overturn a season-long suspension imposed by an arbitrator who ruled there was "clear and convincing evidence" the New York Yankees star used three banned substances and twice tried to obstruct the sport's drug investigation.

January 14, 2014 | | Pro Sports


NBA capsules

NEW YORK (AP) - Carmelo Anthony had 29 points and 16 rebounds, and the New York Knicks held the Phoenix Suns without a field goal in overtime to win 98-96 on Monday night for their fifth straight victory.

January 14, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Cristiano Ronaldo wins FIFA best player award

ZURICH (AP) - Cristiano Ronaldo couldn't hide how much it meant to him, finally being voted the world's best soccer player again.

January 14, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Michael Bradley signs with Toronto

TORONTO (AP) - Toronto FC unveiled Michael Bradley as its newest player Monday, signing the American midfielder from Italian club AS Roma.

January 14, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Quick collects shutout in Kings win over Canucks

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jonathan Quick made 28 saves in his 27th NHL shutout, Dustin Brown scored early in the third period, and the Los Angeles Kings beat Vancouver 1-0 on Monday night for their fourth win over the Canucks this season.

January 14, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Seahawks, 49ers resume rivalry

RENTON, Wash. (AP) - After beating up on each other twice earlier this season, Pete Carroll was not surprised to see San Francisco as the opponent coming to Seattle for the NFC championship game.

January 14, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Titans hire Whisenhunt as head coach

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The Tennessee Titans have wrapped up their coaching search by hiring San Diego offensive coordinator Ken Whisenhunt as their new head coach and 17th in franchise history.

January 14, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Grandfather of Harbaugh brothers dies at 98

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Joe Cipiti, the grandfather of NFL coaching brothers Jim and John Harbaugh, has died. He was 98.

January 14, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Stanford guard Yankey to enter NFL draft, set to graduate in spring

STANFORD (AP) - All-American left guard David Yankey is forgoing his final year of eligibility at Stanford to enter the NFL draft.

January 14, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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Straily pitches 4 solid for A’s in 9-9 tie with KC

SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) - Dan Straily worked four promising innings only hours after the Athletics said two of their starters might not be ready for opening day, Derek Norris and Michael Taylor homered and Oakland and the Kansas City Royals played to a 9-9 tie in nine innings Friday.

March 14, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Sharks score four times on 26 shots in win over NYI

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) - San Jose has dominated the Eastern Conference all season, and Sharks captain Joe Thornton kept that trend going against an old friend.

March 14, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Gas & Gear 125 could provide explosive finish

Madera Speedway kicks off its 2014 season Saturday night with the Spears SRL Southwest Tour Series Melo's Gas & Gear 125. Fans can expect another close battle for the championship between defending champion Jim Pettit II of Prunedale, Lakeport's Derek Thorn the 2012 champion and 2009 series champ MK Kanke of Frazier Park.

March 13, 2014 | By DALE BOSOWSKI | Pro Sports


Revis, Sproles heading East

Darrelle Revis and Darren Sproles found landing spots in the Northeast, while James Harrison is looking for new NFL homes.a

March 13, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Photos show ‘trail of blood’ in Pistorius’ home

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) - Blood on the stairs, walls and furniture, a cocked 9 mm pistol, bloody towels, fallen wall tiles. Like pieces of an unfinished puzzle, the photos of the blood-splattered interior of Oscar Pistorius' home gave a fragmented picture Thursday of his girlfriend's violent end.

March 13, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Panthers release WR Smith

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - The Steve Smith era in Carolina is over.

March 13, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Li reaches semis at Indian Wells

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) - Li Na beat Dominika Cibulkova 6-3, 4-6, 6-3 in a rematch of their Australian Open final, moving the Chinese star into the semifinals of the BNP Paribas Open on Thursday.

March 13, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Bail refused for ex-NFL player Sharper

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper will remain in a Los Angeles jail for the foreseeable future as he faces criminal charges in two states and sexual assault investigations in three others.

March 13, 2014 | | Pro Sports


As the World of Tiger Woods Turns

PALM HARBOR, Fla. (AP) - One lesson Jack Nicklaus imparted on Tiger Woods a decade ago in South Africa was to always be part of the conversation.

March 13, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Fresh start for Martin in SF

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - While there were doubts whether any team would give Jonathan Martin another chance, the NFL coach who knows him best considered it an easy call.

March 13, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Griffin leads Clips past Warriors for 9 in a row

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Blake Griffin had 30 points and 15 rebounds, Danny Granger added 18 points off the bench, and the Los Angeles Clippers surged past the Golden State Warriors 111-98 Wednesday night for their ninth straight victory.

March 13, 2014 | | Pro Sports


‘Ware’ will he land? Denver

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - The Denver Broncos kept their free agency focus on defense as they agreed to a three-year deal with pass rusher DeMarcus Ware, according to a person with knowledge of the situation.

March 13, 2014 | | Pro Sports


OL Saffold fails physical with Raiders

ALAMEDA (AP) - The Oakland Raiders were dealt a setback on Wednesday in their plans to rebuild the struggling franchise when offensive lineman Rodger Saffold failed a physical one day after agreeing to a $42.5 million, five-year contract.

March 13, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Cardinal pull away from Wazzu

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Stanford shot its way into the Pac-12 tournament quarterfinals, adding another notch to its NCAA tournament resume.

March 13, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Seahawks reload after losing FAs

RENTON, Wash. (AP) - The cost associated with winning a Super Bowl became apparent to the Seattle Seahawks when free agency began. Many wanted a piece of what made the Seahawks so successful.

March 13, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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