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Francona to accompany longtime friend Farrell for treatment

BOSTON (AP) - Cleveland manager Terry Francona didn't hesitate when he was on the phone with Red Sox manager John Farrell and heard when his longtime friend was going to start chemotherapy treatment for lymphoma. Francona knew he wanted to be there.

August 18, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Raiders Ben Heeney makes good first impression

NAPA (AP) - Ben Heeney's exhibition debut went so well for the Oakland Raiders that he wanted to save his jersey as a keepsake with all the stains and sweat as memories.

August 18, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Los Angeles stadium could shift NFL divisions

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Construction of an NFL stadium in the Los Angeles area could come with another change: a possible shift in division for the Oakland Raiders or the San Diego Chargers.

August 18, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Gray returns, but Athletics fall to Orioles

Baltimore (AP) - Even Oakland ace Sonny Gray could not pull his team out of its hole.

August 18, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Heston walks 5, gone early in Giants’ loss to Cardinals

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Chris Heston didn't give the St. Louis Cardinals much to hit. The San Francisco Giants rookie pitcher couldn't find the strike zone.

August 18, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Goodson gives San Jose win over Colorado

SAN JOSE (AP) - Clarence Goodson scored on a header early in the second half and the San Jose Earthquakes ended a six-game winless streak with a 1-0 victory over the Colorado Rapids on Friday night.

August 17, 2015 | | Pro Sports


US women rout Costa Rica 8-0

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Christen Press scored three goals Sunday to power the United States to an 8-0 exhibition romp over Costa Rica in its first game since winning the Women's World Cup in Canada last month.

August 17, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Teen wins LPGA Portland Classic

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Brooke Henderson won the Cambia Portland Classic by eight strokes Sunday to become the third-youngest champion in LPGA Tour history at 17 years, 11 months, 6 days.

August 17, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Kenseth wins 3rd Cup race of season

BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) - Matt Kenseth had little to say about how NASCAR's rules package affected his race at Michigan International Speedway.

August 17, 2015 | | Pro Sports


1975: Prep football game ticket prices raised to $2

Twenty years ago, on August 19, 1995, Manteca High football coach Joe Miller and his staff took some time from their early practice routine to meet with parents and fans at the annual football social. The social, put on by the Manteca High Athletic Boosters at the Delicato Winery, raised money for the program while at the same time giving the coaches a chance to meet informally with the parents of their players. "You get to meet people on a little different level than you meet them on Friday nights," Miller said. Miller and Booster Club president Galen Smalley said ...

August 17, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Brewers minor leaguer says he’s gay

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) - It had been a long day and night for David Denson, in so many ways.

August 17, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Bumgarner HR, fans 14, pitches 3-hitter

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Madison Bumgarner homered and doubled, struck out 14 and pitched a three-hitter as the San Francisco Giants beat Washington 5-0 Sunday, the Nationals' sixth straight loss.

August 17, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Jason Day shows major mettle, wins PGA Championship

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) - A year of major heartache ended with Jason Day breaking through in a major way Sunday at the PGA Championship.

August 17, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Raiders WR Streater back at practice

NAPA (AP) - When Rod Streater went down with a season-ending broken foot last September, he left behind a wide receiver group on the Oakland Raiders that was extremely thin.

August 17, 2015 | | Pro Sports


A’s lose big; Melvin holds team meeting

BALTIMORE (AP) - Bob Melvin had just spent the better part of three hours watching the Oakland Athletics stumble through an embarrassing defeat, and the manager wasn't about to let his players escape with just a shower and a bite to eat.

August 17, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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KAEP SITS ON SIDELINES

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Blaine Gabbert overcame a shaky start to throw a 43-yard touchdown pass to Vance McDonald before the Houston Texans rallied in the ...

August 14, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Palmer solid, but Raiders reserves dominate

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Carson Palmer directed a 73-yard drive for a field goal in his one series before the Oakland Raiders backups dominated their Arizona ...

August 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Orioles back in first in AL East with win over Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Mark Trumbo regained the major league lead with his 33rd home run and the Baltimore Orioles moved back into first place in ...

August 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Day 7 of Rio Olympics: Ledecky outshines Phelps

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Katie Ledecky even upstaged Michael Phelps at the Olympics on Friday.

August 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Davis, Alonso spark Atheltics vs Mariners

OAKLAND (AP) - Yonder Alonso hit a tiebreaking two-run single in the sixth inning off rookie Joe Wieland and the Oakland Athletics beat Seattle 6-3 on ...

August 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Earthquakes beat Whitecaps for first road win of season

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) - Quincy Amarikwa and Simon Dawkins scored to help the San Jose Earthquakes beat the Vancouver Whitecaps 2-1 on Friday night for ...

August 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Tight shoulder limits QB Colin Kaepernick at 49ers practice

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Colin Kaepernick did not throw the football for a second straight day at practice for the San Francisco 49ers as he deals ...

August 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Messi says he will again play for national team

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) - For the love of his country, Lionel Messi has reconsidered his decision to quit international soccer and will continue playing for ...

August 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Returning McCaffrey helps ease Stanford’s transition at QB

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) - Stanford heads into the season with questions about which player will touch the ball first after the snap.

August 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Cal hopes transfer Davis Webb eases transition from Goff era

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) - Davis Webb made an immediate impression when he arrived at California this summer with his tireless work ethic.

August 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports


A-Rod doubles in Yanks’ finale

NEW YORK (AP) - His tribute ended by a storm, Alex Rodriguez began his final game with the New York Yankees by hitting a run-scoring double ...

August 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Raiders scout sites for Reno training camp

RENO, Nev. (AP) - Business executives who want to bring the Oakland Raiders to Las Vegas met with northern Nevada lawmakers to get them up to ...

August 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


49ers excited for joint practice with Texans

SANTA CLARA (AP) - After spending nearly two weeks only lining up against teammates, the San Francisco 49ers are looking forward to the opportunity to hit ...

August 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Trumbo’s slam helps O’s avoid sweep in Oakland

OAKLAND (AP) - For the first few innings, the final starter in the Oakland Athletics' improvised eight-man rotation did just fine.

August 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


A-Rod leaves without fans’ love

NEW YORK (AP) - Alex Rodriguez's time with the New York Yankees will be remembered for one World Series title, two MVP awards and countless ...

August 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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