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CHICAGO (AP) - The Chicago Cubs are trying to do something that hasn't happened in the lifetime of anyone born in the last 108 years: win a World Series.

October 21, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Cleveland’s year gets better

CLEVELAND (AP) - The grueling four-month championship drought could soon be over.

October 21, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Ogwumike lifts Sparks to WNBA title

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Candace Parker and the Sparks jumped with joy on the court, joined in celebration by a guy named Magic Johnson who once made basketball championships a habit in Los Angeles.

October 21, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Norton has no plans to shake up Raiders’ struggling defense

ALAMEDA (AP) - Despite being on pace to set an NFL record for yards allowed, Raiders defensive coordinator Ken Norton Jr. has no plans to make any major changes.

October 21, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Cubs beat Dodgers, head home with 3-2 lead

LOS ANGELES (AP) - One win away. Two chances at home. Seven decades of waiting.

October 21, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Penguins rally in 3rd, top Sharks

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Down two goals - and even worse, down two defensemen - after two periods on Thursday night against San Jose, Pittsburgh Penguins coach Mike Sullivan offered his players a much-needed reminder.

October 21, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Del Rio’s return to Jacksonville elicits ‘fond memories’

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Oakland Raiders coach Jack Del Rio has no idea what kind of reception he'll get in Jacksonville on Sunday.

October 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Knicks anxious to get Derrick Rose back with team

Derrick Rose will likely have no more than just a few practices to get ready for opening night with the New York Knicks.

October 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Taylor Swift, title chase spice up US Grand Prix

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - With the promise of blue skies and some sizzling pop from Taylor Swift, the U.S. Grand Prix is back after all those worries about its demise.

October 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Cubs homer twice in win over Dodgers

LOS ANGELES (AP) - After striking out in his first two at-bats, Anthony Rizzo was seeking a slump buster. He found one in teammate Matt Szczur's bat.

October 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Cleveland reliever chosen MVP of ALCS

TORONTO (AP) - MVP: Most Versatile Pitcher.

October 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


On Merritt: Indians go to World Series

TORONTO (AP) - For the Cleveland Indians, the script was the same every game - hope for the best from whoever they started, then count on Andrew Miller and the bullpen to close it out.That plan seemed especially dicey in Game 5 of the AL Championship Series, with lightly used Ryan Merritt on the mound.But out of nowhere, the rookie delivered.Merritt coolly kept the Indians ahead until reinforcements arrived, and Cleveland earned its first trip to the World Series since 1997 by blanking the Toronto Blue Jays 3-0 Wednesday.The 24-year-old lefty defied expectations, shutting down the powerful Blue ...

October 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Penguins, Sharks meet again after Cup clash

PITTSBURGH (AP) - The stakes are nowhere near the same: hockey immortality versus two points in the standings in the second week of a long season.

October 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Practice makes perfect for Raiders WR Amari Cooper

ALAMEDA (AP) - The dropped passes that plagued an otherwise productive rookie season are now in the past for Amari Cooper. The struggles to drag a second foot inbounds that cost him a couple of touchdowns were quickly fixed.

October 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Rookie Garnett eager to learn, speak up to encourage team

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Joshua Garnett is a rookie right guard with one NFL start to his name who is unafraid to get vocal in the huddle and fire up his teammates.

October 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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Curry scores 26, Warriors beat Jazz

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - The Golden State Warriors needed less than nine minutes to open a 24-point lead over the short-handed Utah Jazz on Thursday ...

December 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Winners, losers and trends at winter meetings

OXON HILL, Md. (AP) - All-Star closers Aroldis Chapman, Mark Melancon and Wade Davis moved to different bullpens. Chris Sale boosted a big rotation in Boston ...

December 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


NBA players teamed up in couple’s nightclub assault

NEW YORK (AP) - A lawyer for a couple who claim Sacramento Kings players Matt Barnes and DeMarcus Cousins assaulted them at a nightclub said Thursday ...

December 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Chiefs take control of AFC West

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Tyreek Hill didn't know what to do when he started hearing thousands of people in Arrowhead Stadium chanting his name ...

December 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Raiders visit Chiefs with AFC West, playoff implications

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Raiders and Chiefs are such bitter foes that not even a late-season game between losing teams with no hope of ...

December 07, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Kelly scores late goal to lift Senators past the Sharks

SAN JOSE (AP) - Chris Kelly scored with 1:06 remaining and Jean-Gabriel Pageau added an empty-net goal, giving the Ottawa Senators a 4-2 victory over ...

December 07, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Warriors Patrick McCaw learns surrounded by stars

OAKLAND (AP) - Patrick McCaw flings a football across two courts and hits Ian Clark right in the basketball numbers, then jokingly jumps in front of ...

December 07, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Cousins leads Kings to easy win over last-place Mavs

DALLAS (AP) - DeMarcus Cousins and the Sacramento Kings started and ended with victories on a six-game trip that got a little weird in the middle.

December 07, 2016 | | Pro Sports


A year after no-hitter, Giants trade Heston to Mariners

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - One year after pitching a no-hitter, right-hander Chris Heston was traded from the San Francisco Giants to the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday ...

December 07, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Longtime A’s announcer Bill King wins Hall’s Frick Award

OXON HILL, Md. (AP) - Former Oakland Athletics announcer Bill King has won the Ford C. Frick Award presented by the Hall of Fame for excellence ...

December 07, 2016 | | Pro Sports


A’s President Kaval opens doors to fans for office hours

OAKLAND (AP) - Ryan Mitchell reached out to buddy Michael Doran a few days back to find out his finals schedule at Saint Mary's College ...

December 07, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Cubs get Davis, Yankees get Chapman

OXON HILL, Md. (AP) - The champion Chicago Cubs filled their only real need, getting All-Star reliever Wade Davis. He'll take the spot of closer ...

December 07, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Warriors rout Clippers for 7th straight win

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Golden State lacked its usual outside shooting touch. The Warriors still had an easy time with the Clippers.

December 07, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Mark Melancon knew Giants were the perfect fit right away

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A thoughtful meeting in the Bay Area with the San Francisco brass and Mark Melancon didn't need much convincing. Not to ...

December 07, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Al Attles has seen some history-making scoring performances

OAKLAND (AP) - Al Attles made all eight of his field-goal tries for 17 points for the Philadelphia Warriors during Wilt Chamberlain's 100-point game on ...

December 07, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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