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Furcal retires after 14 major league seasons

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Former NL Rookie of the Year Rafael Furcal is retiring after 14 major league seasons.

May 19, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Dodgers finalize 6-year deal with Olivera

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Cuban infielder Hector Olivera arrived at the Dodgers' spring training facility in Arizona after finalizing a $62.5 million, six-year contract Tuesday, and predicted he could be playing in the major leagues within a month.

May 19, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Derek Carr sidelined in offseason workouts

ALAMEDA (AP) - When the Oakland Raiders took the field for the start of their first full-team practice since the NFL draft, there was one notable spectator.

May 19, 2015 | | Pro Sports


NFL to change extra-point kicks to longer distance

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The NFL is moving back extra-point kicks and allowing defenses to score on conversion turnovers.

May 19, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Land deal closes for NFL stadium near LA

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The San Diego Chargers and Oakland Raiders moved a step closer Tuesday to building a new stadium near Los Angeles after a complex land deal was finalized on a site that could become the home of a shared $1.7 billion venue.

May 19, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Kraft: Patriots won’t appeal team’s fine, draft penalties

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Now that Patriots owner Robert Kraft is not appealing his team's punishments in the deflated footballs scandal, only his quarterback's challenge remains.

May 19, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Players’ union asks Goodell to recuse self from Brady appeal

The players' union has asked NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to recuse himself from the appeal hearing for Tom Brady in the deflated footballs case.

May 19, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Timberwolves get top pick

NEW YORK (AP) - The Minnesota Timberwolves too often came to the NBA draft lottery and left in worse shape than they arrived.

May 19, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Quite a change since 2014; Cavs meet Hawks in East finals

ATLANTA (AP) - The Cleveland Cavaliers could only watch enviously as LeBron James made a run at another NBA title in Miami.

May 19, 2015 | | Pro Sports


NBA MVP, runner-up to clash

OAKLAND (AP) - The MVP race was decided weeks ago. Newly crowned Stephen Curry and runner-up James Harden insist there's a bigger prize they've wanted all along.

May 19, 2015 | | Pro Sports


49ers’ Justin Smith retires

SANTA CLARA (AP) - When Justin Smith decided that his body wouldn't let him perform up to his own lofty standards, he knew it was time to stop playing.

May 19, 2015 | | Pro Sports


‘Ice’ keeping cool as Warriors coach

OAKLAND (AP) - With the stakes high and fans ready to question and critique every move, Steve Kerr knew he'd be in the spotlight no matter how things played out this postseason.

May 19, 2015 | | Pro Sports


NBA lottery still creating hope and headlines after 30 years

NEW YORK (AP) - Phil Jackson remembers watching old teammate Dave DeBusschere pound his fist in triumph, when the Knicks and NBA were dual winners.

May 19, 2015 | | Pro Sports


No rest for the NFL

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - What offseason?

May 19, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Kraft-Goodell relationship frayed

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - Robert Kraft has repeatedly stood up for Roger Goodell, supporting the NFL commissioner's high salary, playing a key role in ending the 2011 lockout, even vouching for his friend amid missteps in the Ray Rice domestic violence case.

May 19, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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Mantia, Bergsma sweep races at US Championship

KEARNS, Utah (AP) - Joey Mantia won the 1,000 meters and the mass start race Sunday on the final day of the U.S. Speed ...

January 08, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Justin Thomas holds on to beat Hideki Matsuyama at Kapalua

KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) - Justin Thomas kept reminding himself that a one-shot lead with two holes to play is never a bad place to be on ...

January 08, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Dimitrov finds a way to break title drought

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) - Grigor Dimitrov concentrated on fun and games at the season-opening Brisbane International, looking for something a bit different to his regular routine.

January 08, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Richardson shows the flash in Seattle’s romp of Detroit

SEATTLE (AP) - With the emergence of Doug Baldwin, the arrival of Tyler Lockett and a list of injuries that slowed his development, Paul Richardson was ...

January 08, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Injuries too much to overcome

HOUSTON (AP) - Oakland's first trip to the playoffs in 14 seasons was short-circuited in great part because of injuries that wrecked its once-prolific offense.

January 08, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Mistakes pile up as Dolphins’ season ends with a thud

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Matt Moore slowly sat up and took a moment to gather himself after a hit by Steelers linebacker Bud Dupree to the chin ...

January 08, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Errors, missed opportunities help foil Giants at Lambeau

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) - Missed opportunities kept Eli Manning and the New York Giants from another postseason victory at Lambeau Field.

January 08, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Curry leads Warriors to a big second half

SACRAMENTO (AP) - Steve Kerr pulled a Gregg Popovich. One missed defensive assignment with no backdoor help on DeMarcus Cousins, and Kerr called a timeout 18 ...

January 08, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Carr wonders ‘What if?’ after watching Raiders playoff loss

ALAMEDA (AP) - As the playoffs played in the background, the Oakland Raiders packed their bags, said their goodbyes and began an offseason that started far ...

January 08, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Rookie Cook leads Raiders against Texans in wild-card

HOUSTON (AP) - Two weeks ago, the Oakland Raiders were heading for the playoffs with MVP candidate Derek Carr at quarterback.

January 07, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Donald Penn to miss playoff game with injury

ALAMEDA (AP) - The Oakland Raiders will be without star left tackle Donald Penn for their playoff opener against Houston.

January 07, 2017 | | Pro Sports


49ers interview Kyle Shanahan for coach, George Paton for GM

SANTA CLARA (AP) - The San Francisco 49ers interviewed Atlanta offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan for their head coach opening and Minnesota assistant general manager George Paton ...

January 07, 2017 | | Pro Sports


3 rookies, Ryan, highlight revamped AP All-Pro Team

The Associated Press 2016 NFL All-Pro Team is showing off the new wave of pro football stars.

January 07, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Ronaldo favored to win his 4th FIFA award as world’s best

The Associated Press

January 07, 2017 | | Pro Sports


A clean slate and a fresh start for Jordan Spieth

KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) - Three victories around the world. A chance to win another major. A Ryder Cup victory. Jordan Spieth had every reason to celebrate ...

January 06, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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