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Raiders look to revive running game

ALAMEDA (AP) - As a coaching disciple of Bill Parcells, Oakland Raiders interim coach Tony Sparano has long believed that a powerful offense starts with a strong running game.

October 09, 2014 | | Pro Sports

Prosecutors: Peterson smoked marijuana

HOUSTON (AP) - Minnesota Vikings star Adrian Peterson should be arrested anew after admitting during his court appearance on a child abuse charge that he had "smoked a little weed" while out on bond, Texas prosecutors said Thursday.

October 09, 2014 | | Pro Sports

Raiders place Roach on season-ending IR

ALAMEDA (AP) - The Oakland Raiders placed starting middle linebacker Nick Roach on season-ending injured reserve Wednesday after he was unable to recover from a concussion in the preseason.

October 08, 2014 | | Pro Sports

Hudson reaching career milestone with Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Even in his late 30s and a year removed from a devastating ankle injury that cut short his 2013 season in Atlanta, Tim Hudson pictured himself pitching at a high level again.

October 08, 2014 | | Pro Sports

Josh Beckett retires at 34

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Dodgers pitcher Josh Beckett, facing surgery for a torn labrum in his left hip that caused him to miss most of the last three months of the season, has retired at 34, ending a 14-year career that included two World Series championships.

October 08, 2014 | | Pro Sports

Battle of AFC South powers

The AFC South pretty much has been the province of the Colts and Texans in recent years. Even though Houston fell apart last season, it's not a big surprise it has emerged as the only challenger to Indianapolis in the division this year.

October 08, 2014 | | Pro Sports

Run game key in balancing out attack for 49ers

SANTA CLARA (AP) - The San Francisco 49ers have found the offensive balance that helped the team reach the NFC championship game in each of the past three seasons.

October 08, 2014 | | Pro Sports

NFL owners discuss personal conduct

NEW YORK (AP) - NFL owners spent five hours discussing the league's personal conduct policy, domestic violence and discipline for misbehavior during their fall meetings Wednesday.

October 08, 2014 | | Pro Sports

Valeri scores twice, Timbers beat Quakes

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Diego Valeri scored twice and Donovan Ricketts had his fifth shutout of the season to help the Portland Timbers beat San Jose Earthquakes 3-0 on Wednesday night.

October 08, 2014 | | Pro Sports

Homegrown talent key for Cardinals

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Changing cast, same old hit show for the St. Louis Cardinals.

October 08, 2014 | | Pro Sports

Dodgers feeling blue

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Matt Adams could barely contain his enthusiasm - and he didn't really try, either. He thrust both arms in the air while still in the batter's box and added a couple of big hops to his home run trot as he approached first base.

October 08, 2014 | | Pro Sports

Opportunistic Giants finish off Nats

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The San Francisco Giants are on another October roll in their every-other-year pattern of postseason success.

October 07, 2014 | | Pro Sports

Conduct policy, Bills vote on NFL owners’ agenda

NEW YORK (AP) - NFL owners will meet Wednesday to discuss the league's personal conduct policy, vote on the sale of the Buffalo Bills and look at further international play.

October 07, 2014 | | Pro Sports

Peterson case prompts dialogue about spanking

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Yes, Adrian Peterson said, the allegation that he struck his young son with a branch is true. No, he does not believe he committed a crime.

October 07, 2014 | | Pro Sports

Raiders claim LB Armstrong off waivers

ALAMEDA (AP) - The Oakland Raiders have claimed Ray-Ray Armstrong off waivers from the St. Louis Rams to upgrade their depleted linebacker position.

October 07, 2014 | | Pro Sports

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Greinke, Dodgers denied NL West as SF wins in 12

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Zack Greinke, for one, has little concern about the Los Angeles Dodgers closing out another NL West crown soon.

September 29, 2015 | | Pro Sports

Sacramento Kings’ coach, Karl, center Cousins say all is good between them

SACRAMENTO AP) - Kings coach George Karl insists things are good with All-Star center DeMarcus Cousins.

September 29, 2015 | | Pro Sports

Defending champ Golden State returns to work

OAKLAND (AP) - The shortest offseason in Golden State Warriors history was filled with talk show appearances, golf outings with the president, award shows and worldwide ...

September 29, 2015 | | Pro Sports

Dugout fight gets a shrug from players

WASHINGTON (AP) - The dugout skirmish between the Washington Nationals' Bryce Harper and Jonathan Papelbon elicited a common reaction around the majors Monday: Yes, these kinds ...

September 28, 2015 | | Pro Sports

Peter Sagan powers to gold to cap road world

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Peter Sagan rode hands-free across the finish line, popping off his bike and casting it aside with a flourish. He tossed his ...

September 28, 2015 | | Pro Sports

Stewart to retire after 2016 season

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Tony Stewart will announce he's retiring following the 2016 season at a news conference Wednesday, The Associated Press has learned.

September 28, 2015 | | Pro Sports

Kenseth wins 2nd race of NASCAR playoffs chase

LOUDON, N.H. (AP) - Matt Kenseth had the fresher tires and the fuller tank as he stalked Kevin Harvick with postseason advancement at stake.

September 28, 2015 | | Pro Sports

Spieth wins Tour title to cap off big season

ATLANTA (AP) - Jordan Spieth treated the Tour Championship as if it were a major. He played like it was, too.

September 28, 2015 | | Pro Sports

Roethlisberger injures left knee

ST. LOUIS (AP) - The Steelers will wait for results of an MRI on Ben Roethlisberger's left knee after the three-time Pro Bowl quarterback was ...

September 28, 2015 | | Pro Sports

Falcons overpower Dallas

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Matt Ryan and Julio Jones connected for two touchdowns, Devonta Freeman ran for 141 yards and three scores, and the Atlanta Falcons ...

September 28, 2015 | | Pro Sports

Kaepernick throws 4 interceptions as Cardinals rout 49ers

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Colin Kaepernick's first pass was off his back foot. Interception, touchdown. Next series, another off-balance throw. Interception, touchdown.

September 28, 2015 | | Pro Sports

Carr, Raiders end 11-game long road skid

CLEVELAND (AP) - The locker room attendants busily stuffed shoulder pads, helmets and cleats inside large silver-and-black trunks and travel bags for the flight back to ...

September 28, 2015 | | Pro Sports

Earthquakes gets critical road win

SAN JOSE (AP) - Matias Perez Garcia scored in the 87th minute to give the San Jose Earthquakes a 1-0 victory over Real Salt Lake on ...

September 28, 2015 | | Pro Sports

A’s clinch worst record

OAKLAND (AP) - A rare solid outing from the Athletics bullpen wasn't enough to prevent manager Bob Melvin's ballclub from clinching the worst record ...

September 28, 2015 | | Pro Sports

Incognito to play 1st game at Miami since bullying scandal

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) - Much like the myriad tattoos on his muscular frame, Richie Incognito believes his reputation for being the NFL's most ...

September 25, 2015 | | Pro Sports

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