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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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Hurdle holding McCutchen out of lineup 3 straight games

ATLANTA (AP) - Pirates manager Clint Hurdle is sitting Andrew McCutchen for three straight days.

August 03, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Walford hoping injury-filled past is behind him

NAPA (AP) - Raiders tight end Clive Walford had the type of offseason that makes coaches cringe and smile.

August 03, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Bumgarner struggles in Giants’ loss to Phillies

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Madison Bumgarner had one of his worst outings of the season, and the San Francisco Giants' efforts to jumpstart a slow second half ...

August 03, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Preseason games will decide QB competition

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Coach Chip Kelly is putting Colin Kaepernick and Blaine Gabbert on equal footing as they compete for the San Francisco 49ers starting ...

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Bumgarner struggles in loss to Phillies

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Madison Bumgarner had one of his worst outings of the season, and the San Francisco Giants' efforts to jumpstart a slow second half ...

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Jarryd Hayne returns to the National Rugby League

The Associated Press

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Ump asks unruly fan at Phillies game to be removed

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Hey leather lung, yer out!

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


A look at how deadline deals could shape rest of season

The Associated Press

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Dodgers send Puig to minors to make room for newcomers

DENVER (AP) - Yasiel Puig's up-and-down career took another turn when the Los Angeles Dodgers sent the outfielder to the minors a day after they ...

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Earnhardt to miss 2+ more races because of concussion

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) - Dale Earnhardt Jr. will miss at least two more races while he recovers from a concussion.

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Olympic and anti-doping leaders clash over Russian scandal

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Declaring that the global drug-testing system is damaged, Olympic leaders and anti-doping officials vowed Tuesday to fix the problems and prevent ...

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


HOF 2016: Low-key Harrison let productivity speak volumes

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Marvin Harrison often stood silently in the corner of the Indianapolis Colts' locker room. He didn't need to utter a word.

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Revamped US women’s soccer team put to the test at Rio Games

BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil (AP) - A new era opens for the U.S. women's soccer team at the Olympic Games when a generation of younger ...

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Unbeaten US basketball teams ready for Rio Olympics

HOUSTON (AP) - They have crisscrossed the country, delivering basketball blowouts from coast to coast.

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


LeBron tells SI he’s motivated by ‘ghost’ of Michael Jordan

CLEVELAND (AP) - LeBron James has often avoided talking about trying to match Michael Jordan's accomplishments. Now he's chasing "the ghost" of arguably the ...

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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