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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


Oakland snaps 4-game skid

HOUSTON (AP) - The Oakland Athletics finally got the performance they have needed out of their bullpen and did something they have struggled at this season - win a one-run game.

May 19, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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Chile sets up rematch in finals

CHICAGO (AP) - Charles Aranguiz and Jose Pedro Feunzalida scored in the first half and defending champion Chile returned to the Copa America championship with a ...

June 23, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Massive crowd engulfs Cleveland at parade

CLEVELAND (AP) - Following a parade choked to a crawl by a massive crowd, after proclamations, speeches and fanfare, Cleveland watched a symbolic passing of the ...

June 23, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Allmendinger hopes to turn NASCAR season around

The NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Sonoma this weekend will be the biggest of the season so far for A.J. Allmendinger.

June 23, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Mengden strikes out nine, still no first MLB win

OAKLAND (AP) - Sure, Oakland manager Bob Melvin and pitching coach Curt Young will reassure rookie pitcher Daniel Mengden he is doing just fine, even without ...

June 23, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Panik’s 2-run double rallies Giants to win over Pirates

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Derek Law had pitched at PNC Park twice as an American Legion player, once throwing a one-hit shutout in a seven-inning game.

June 23, 2016 | | Pro Sports


4-0 loss shows gap between US, elite

HOUSTON (AP) - Minutes after Lionel Messi and Argentina had finished a 4-0 mauling of the United States in the Copa America semifinals, Jurgen Klinsmann was ...

June 23, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Messi leads dominant Argentina past US

HOUSTON (AP) - Lionel Messi pretty much ended the United States' Copa America hopes in less than three minutes.

June 21, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Pagan hits grand slam as Cueto, Giants clobber Pirates

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Angel Pagan hit a grand slam during a seven-run fourth inning, Johnny Cueto shut down Pittsburgh into the seventh and the San Francisco ...

June 21, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Athletics score 3 in 7th to beat Brewers

OAKLAND (AP) - Yonder Alonso hit a two-out, tiebreaking single in the seventh inning, Marcus Semien followed with a two-run triple and the Oakland Athletics held ...

June 21, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Luke Walton returns to Lakers as head coach

EL SEGUNDO (AP) - Luke Walton realizes he is reporting to his dream job a little late.

June 21, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Warriors GM has little time to ponder finals loss

OAKLAND (AP) - After the heartbreak of a Game 7 defeat and a championship that somehow got away, Golden State Warriors general manager Bob Myers went ...

June 21, 2016 | | Pro Sports


6 teams advance as Euro 2016 takes shape

PARIS (AP) - Six teams advanced at the European Championship on Tuesday, and a heavyweight clash was set up as the round of 16 took shape.

June 21, 2016 | | Pro Sports


NFL teams trying to reduce fumbles with beeping footballs

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) - Amid the hooting and hollering at Washington Redskins minicamp, there's a different sound in the air during running back drills.

June 21, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Perisic, Croatia stun Spain

BORDEAUX, France (AP) - Spain's 12-year unbeaten run at the European Championship ended when Croatia rallied for a stunning 2-1 win on Tuesday, sending the ...

June 21, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Cavaliers ready to parade as champions

CLEVELAND (AP) - While playing in Miami, LeBron James regretted not winning an NBA title in Cleveland.

June 21, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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