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New-look Raiders seek to end losing ways

OAKLAND (AP) - The first offseason for the Oakland Raiders since the death of longtime owner and architect Al Davis was one full of changes.

August 30, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Athletics sweep Indians for 2012 record against Cleveland of 8-2

CLEVELAND (AP) - The only downside for the Oakland Athletics is that they don't play the Cleveland Indians again this season.

August 30, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Kaepnernick throws two TD passes as Niners win

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Jim Harbaugh wanted tight end Delanie Walker to play a bit more than the rest of San Francisco's starters in the final preseason game considering a bum knee limited him during training camp.

August 30, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Tournament within a tournament in Deutsche Bank Championship

NORTON, Mass. (AP) - This was exactly what Rickie Fowler wanted to hear.

August 30, 2012 | | Pro Sports


No. 21 Stanford opens post-Luck era against San Jose St.

STANFORD (AP) - The last time Josh Nunes took a hard hit came more than two years ago in spring practice.

August 30, 2012 | | Pro Sports


US Open shockers: Roddick to retire, Tsonga is upset

NEW YORK (AP) - This U.S. Open finally got its first shockers.

August 30, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Texas high school to open $60M football field of dreams

ALLEN, Texas (AP) - Call it the palace of high school football: A gleaming $60 million facility with seats for 18,000 roaring fans, a 38-foot-wide high-definition video screen, corporate sponsors and a towering upper deck.

August 30, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Replacement refs: NFL deserves penalty for arrogance

Sometimes you put a foot down wrong and don't find out for a week or two that you actually dislocated a hip. That's how it's going to be if the NFL sticks with its plan to start the regular season with replacement referees - from mild annoyance to major pain to humongous regret. And all because the people in charge are too used to getting their way.

August 30, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Giants rally for win over Astros for sweep

HOUSTON (AP) - Ryan Vogelsong had a tough time early in his start on Thursday night.

August 30, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Rodriguez edges Contador to win Vuelta 12th stage

DUMBRIA, Spain (AP) - Joaquin Rodriguez surged past Alberto Contador on the final climb to win the 12th stage of the Spanish Vuelta on Thursday and extend his overall lead to 13 seconds.

August 30, 2012 | | Pro Sports


49ers prepare to take one more step

SANTA CLARA (AP) - The sting of a Super Bowl near miss stuck with linebacker Parys Haralson for months.

August 30, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Buffaloes roll behind second half shutout

Minor setbacks caused by defensive breakdowns hampered Manteca High early, but the Buffaloes straightened out some their defensive wrongs in a 6-2 victory over visiting Ripon High Wednesday.

August 30, 2012 | Jagada Chambers | Pro Sports


Indians lose again, to Athletics

CLEVELAND (AP) - The frustration of a long losing stretch boiled over for the Cleveland Indians on Wednesday night.

August 29, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Pence, Arias lead Giants over Astros

HOUSTON (AP) - When Barry Zito had already surrendered seven hits with one out in the third inning, San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy knew he needed to get him out of the game.

August 29, 2012 | | Pro Sports


O'Malleys pledge to carry on legacy with purchase of San Diego Padres

SAN DIEGO (AP) - The third generation of the O'Malley family took over the sad-sack San Diego Padres on Wednesday, promising to run the club in the same first-class manner that Walter and Peter O'Malley once ran the Dodgers.

August 29, 2012 | | Pro Sports


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A’s now big league’s best

OAKLAND (AP) - Sonny Gray spent the past few days with Oakland pitching coach Curt Young, making subtle adjustments to his delivery.

June 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Ronaldo ‘fit’ to play against US on Sunday

CAMPINAS, Brazil (AP) - Cristiano Ronaldo is fully fit to play against the United States in their crucial Group G match at the World Cup, a Portugal teammate said Wednesday.

June 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


US defense steps up to challenge

SAO PAULO (AP) - After one game and one impressive win, the U.S. defense is holding its own.

June 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Schaub, Raiders seek fresh start

ALAMEDA (AP) - When the Oakland Raiders made the decision to acquire Matt Schaub this offseason, they did it believing last season's disastrous performance that led to his jersey being burned in effigy in Houston was only an aberration.

June 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Carradine ready for ‘rookie’ season

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Running back Marcus Lattimore might be the most publicized second-year player for the San Francisco 49ers who sat out as a rookie because of a knee injury. Another player from that class - and an even higher draft pick - rehabbing with Lattimore last season is poised to make an even bigger mark.

June 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Redskins’ name deemed offensive

WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office ruled Wednesday that the Washington Redskins' name is "disparaging of Native Americans" and should be stripped of trademark protection - a decision that puts powerful new financial and political pressure on the NFL team to rename itself.

June 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Truex back for repeat

The Associated Press

June 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Hendrick team off to hot start

BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) - The NASCAR season is less than half over and already it is fair to ask if anyone can catch Hendrick Motorsports.

June 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


New cast of players at Pinehurst

PINEHURST, N.C. (AP) - The sounds at Pinehurst No. 2 were the first indication that the second week of U.S. Open golf would not be exactly the same as the first one.

June 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Djokovic, Serena are Wimbledon top seeds

LONDON (AP) - Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams were seeded No. 1 for Wimbledon on Wednesday, while defending champion Andy Murray moved up two spots above his ranking to the third seed.

June 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


White Sox hammer Hudson

CHICAGO (AP) - A week ago, the San Francisco Giants had the best record in baseball, a near double-digit division lead and they were piling up the wins seemingly with ease.

June 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Rainout good for Indians’ Brantley

CLEVELAND (AP) - The weather may have done the Cleveland Indians, and outfielder Michael Brantley in particular, a favor.

June 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


CWS HR drought ends; Texas wins

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - C.J. Hinojosa broke the College World Series' long home run drought in the seventh inning, Chad Hollingsworth and Travis Duke limited UC Irvine to four hits, and Texas beat the Anteaters 1-0 in an elimination game Wednesday night.

June 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Spain sputters as reign ends

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - With its superstars aging and its loyal coach slow to blend in young talent, Spain's glorious reign as the superpower of world football was bound to end.

June 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Dutch down tough, low-ranking Aussies

PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil (AP) - The Netherlands had to work much harder for victory over the World Cup's lowest-ranked team than it did against the defending world and European champion.

June 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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