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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


A-Rod Trenton bound after simulated game

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Alex Rodriguez will start a second minor league injury rehabilitation assignment on Friday at Double-A Trenton, hoping to return to the New York Yankees before any suspension by Major League Baseball.

August 02, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Peavy ready to help Red Sox contend

BOSTON (AP) - Jake Peavy last appeared in the postseason in 2006.

August 02, 2013 | | Pro Sports


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GOLF

August 02, 2013 | | Pro Sports


SHOT COLIN

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Just a week into training camp, Colin Kaepernick can already feel the difference between where the San Francisco 49ers' offense is now versus this time a year ago.

July 31, 2013 | | Pro Sports


A’s miss chances, lose series to Blue Jays

OAKLAND (AP) - Bartolo Colon fell behind in the count, his velocity dropped and he hardly received the kind of run support the right-hander has become accustomed to in a sensational comeback season.

July 31, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Mike Terpstra joins Brooks on Thunder coaching staff

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - The Oklahoma City Thunder has named two new assistant coaches to its bench, a move that unites two local products.

July 31, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Gaudin, Pill lead Giants over Phillies

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - When Chad Gaudin gets a hit, the rest of the San Francisco Giants have to join along.

July 31, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Raiders new-look ‘D’ tries to get on same page

NAPA (AP) - The Oakland Raiders probably should wear name tags in the defensive huddle in training camp.

July 31, 2013 | | Pro Sports


AS Roma routs best of MLS in All-Star game

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) - A raucous crowd packed into one of Major League Soccer's glitzy new stadiums to watch a team comprised of its best players in an exhibition game on a picturesque late-summer night.

July 31, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Franklin makes it 3 for 3 at swimming worlds

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) - Missy Franklin climbed to the top of the podium to collect a prize she really wanted.

July 31, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Major League Soccer to add 4 teams by 2020

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) - Major League Soccer plans to add four expansion teams by the 2020 season.

July 31, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Elite field ready for major tuneup at Bridgestone

AKRON, Ohio (AP) - In the dark, head-to-head, 11 shots clear of the pack, from rooftops and in every other conceivable way, Tiger Woods has dominated at Firestone Country Club.

July 31, 2013 | | Pro Sports


NFL Pro Bowl rosters to be determined by draft

NEW YORK (AP) - The NFL Pro Bowl rosters for next year will be selected in a draft by team captains, with Deion Sanders and Jerry Rice assisting as alumni captains.

July 31, 2013 | | Pro Sports


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Billy Butler, A’s finalize 3-year deal

OAKLAND (AP) - Billy Butler came so close to winning it all with Kansas City that it stings to be leaving his only professional team after such a special run, and with some unfinished business.

November 19, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Chiefs look to avoid letdown vs. Raiders

OAKLAND (AP) - Wedged between a pair of games against last season's Super Bowl participants, the Kansas City Chiefs appear to get a bit of a breather with a visit to the winless Oakland Raiders.

November 19, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Vikings drop hope of Adrian Peterson return

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Adrian Peterson's last appearance in the Minnesota locker room was nearly 10 weeks ago. The Vikings have played all but one game this season without his swift and strong running ability.

November 19, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Union, NFL at odds over personal conduct policy

The NFL players' union wants the league and its owners to take disciplining players out of the hands of Commissioner Roger Goodell.

November 19, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Stanton signs record $325M deal at conference

MIAMI (AP) - Giancarlo Stanton stood on the Miami Marlins' field Wednesday and scanned a sea of empty seats, mindful the stands look much the same at games.

November 19, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Alabama rolls to No. 1, race for No. 4 heats up

With just three weeks until the College Football Playoff committee releases its final rankings, Alabama, Oregon and Florida State seem to be in control of their championship chances.

November 19, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Collins, NBA’s 1st openly gay player, retires

NEW YORK (AP) - Jason Collins, the first openly gay player in one of the four major North American professional leagues, announced his retirement Wednesday after 13 years in the NBA.

November 19, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Rudy Gay happy to be with Sacramento Kings

SACRAMENTO (AP) - Sacramento Kings general manager Pete D'Alessandro took a calculated risk when he acquired veteran forward Rudy Gay from the Toronto Raptors in a seven-player trade last December.

November 19, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Big deals on minds of owners during meetings

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Yankees President Randy Levine offered a succinct response when asked what he thought about the Marlins and outfielder Giancarlo Stanton breaking the record for richest contract that had been held by Alex Rodriguez for more than 13 years until last spring.

November 19, 2014 | | Pro Sports


NASCAR’s Kurt Busch meets with investigators

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - Police in Delaware have interviewed NASCAR driver Kurt Busch and are continuing to investigate allegations by his ex-girlfriend that he assaulted her during the September race at Dover International Speedway.

November 19, 2014 | | Pro Sports


49ers’ Bowman returns to practice

SANTA CLARA (AP) - San Francisco 49ers linebacker NaVorro Bowman was scheduled for his first practice of the season Tuesday, officially opening a 21-day window during which the team can decide whether to activate him or send him to the injured reserve list.

November 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Hudson: Next season likely his last

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) - San Francisco pitcher Tim Hudson says next season will probably be his last. Now, he won't leave without a World Series championship.

November 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Raiders have lost 16 games in a row

ALAMEDA (AP) - Ever since Al Davis arrived in Oakland more than a half-century ago to build his beloved Raiders into one of pro sports' most successful franchises, his team has been closely associated with Davis' favorite saying, "Just win, baby."

November 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Patriots’ Gray has the last laugh

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - Have you heard the one about the little-known running back who went from standup comic in college to sudden sensation for the AFC's best team?

November 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Pats remain No. 1

NEW YORK (AP) - Tom Brady and the New England Patriots have won six games in a row and steamrolled most of their opponents in the process.

November 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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