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Suspended in Seattle

RENTON, Wash. (AP) - The Seattle Seahawks will go into their showdown against New Orleans on Monday night short-handed in the secondary after starting cornerback Walter Thurmond was officially suspended Tuesday by the NFL for the team's next four games for violating the league's substance abuse policy.

November 26, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Shanahan says job is on the line

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) - Washington Redskins coach Mike Shanahan says jobs are on the line - and his own is on the list.

November 26, 2013 | | Pro Sports


No Hali, no Houston; defense MIA in KC

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The impenetrable wall that was the Kansas City defense was breached by the Denver Broncos two weeks ago, when Peyton Manning and his cohorts ran up and down the field in a 27-17 victory.

November 26, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Rodgers back in practice; status unclear

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) - Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers has returned to practice on a limited basis but appears highly unlikely to play against the Detroit Lions on Thursday.

November 26, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Lynch breaks rushing record

DE KALB, Ill. (AP) - Jordan Lynch broke his single-game rushing record for quarterbacks with 321 yards and No. 18 Northern Illinois completed its first unbeaten regular season in 50 years with a 33-14 victory over Western Michigan on Tuesday night.

November 26, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Big Hurt, pitchers on ballot

NEW YORK (AP) - Four-time Cy Young Award winner Greg Maddux, two-time winner Tom Glavine and two-time AL MVP Frank Thomas are among 19 newcomers on this year's Hall of Fame ballot, joining steroid-tainted holdovers Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens, Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa.

November 26, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Kings acquire Williams, a former lottery pick

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The Timberwolves' five starters have logged more minutes than any other starting group in the NBA this year, in part because former No. 2 overall draft pick Derrick Williams couldn't gain the trust of coach Rick Adelman.

November 26, 2013 | | Pro Sports


KAEP, 49ERS BEAT RGIII, SKINS

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) - Colin Kaepernick looked left, scrambled right, then found Anquan Boldin open in the end zone for a 6-yard touchdown.

November 26, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Bulls lose Rose to knee injury

CHICAGO (AP) - Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose is out for the remainder of the season.

November 26, 2013 | | Pro Sports


New deal means Kobe ‘Laker4Life’

EL SEGUNDO (AP) - The Los Angeles Lakers signed Kobe Bryant to a two-year contract extension Monday, securing the fourth-leading scorer in NBA history into his 20th season with the franchise.

November 26, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Fan who caught Coliseum jumper is from Stockton

OAKLAND (AP) - A woman who jumped from the third level of the Oakland Raiders' stadium survived after a man tried to catch her and broke her fall, authorities said.

November 26, 2013 | | Pro Sports


No time to wallow

ALAMEDA (AP) - As painful as it was to blow a late lead and lose a game that dropped them from sixth place to 12th place in the AFC standings, the Oakland Raiders have no choice but to move ahead.

November 26, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Safety appeals 1-game penalty

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Titans safety Michael Griffin is appealing his one-game suspension without pay after being labeled by the NFL as a repeat offender of the league's rules prohibiting hits to the head and neck area of defenseless players.

November 26, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Bon Jovi interested in NFL, but not Bills

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - While Jon Bon Jovi is interested in becoming an NFL owner one day, he's not currently pursuing the Buffalo Bills, the New Jersey rocker's publicist told The Associated Press on Monday.

November 26, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Romo’s clutch play has Cowboys on top of division

IRVING, Texas (AP) - Tony Romo has now directed decisive fourth-quarter drives in the past two Dallas wins.

November 26, 2013 | | Pro Sports


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Giants, Royals ready for wild Series finish

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Buster Posey was annoyed. Playfully so. The Giants catcher wanted Madison Bumgarner to do more than barely break a smile after a brilliant pitching performance put San Francisco one win from another World Series title.

October 27, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Kings building arena but focus on team

SACRAMENTO (AP) - A plot of land in the downtown area is being cleared for a new arena, a sign of how far the Sacramento Kings have come since a pending sale threatened to relocate the franchise to Seattle only 17 months ago.

October 27, 2014 | | Pro Sports


LeBron back home, Spurs back on top

LeBron James returned to Cleveland, Kevin Love joined him and suddenly the Cavaliers had the makings of the latest superteam.

October 27, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Pro Sports


Teams affected by concussions

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The message from Joe Torre shown on the video board at AT&T Park was clear and direct: "When in doubt, sit it out."

October 27, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Rookie coach aims high for Warriors

OAKLAND (AP) - Any time a team fires a coach after a 51-win season and back-to-back playoff appearances the message from ownership is clear: good is not good enough.

October 27, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Dorsey returns to 49ers practice, Lattimore next

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Running back Marcus Lattimore is ready to return to the practice field at last, ready to forget the devastating knee injuries, surgeries and countless hours of rehab.

October 27, 2014 | | Pro Sports


New problems for winless Raiders

ALAMEDA (AP) - Every week there's a new problem and the same result for the Oakland Raiders.

October 27, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Redskins end Cowboys’ 6-game streak, 20-17 in OT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Colt McCoy did it again. The small-town West Texas kid calmly led a winning drive at the home of the Dallas Cowboys.

October 27, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Royals hope to light up clubhouse deer

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - A 2-foot-tall image of deer in multicolored neon with a bulls-eye on its tail is affixed to a wall in the Kansas City Royals locker room. It hangs between the stalls of Aaron Crow and Tim Collins, and has a "W'' underneath a crown.

October 27, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Peavys seek cable-car celebration

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Jake Peavy's son is eager for dad to bring home the World Series championship, and a cable car.

October 27, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Cardinals grieving Taveras’ death

Mike Matheny needed some time to figure out what to say. Like the rest of the St. Louis Cardinals, the manager was leveled by the sudden death of Oscar Taveras.

October 27, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Pro Sports


Athletics hire Aldrete as bench coach

OAKLAND (AP) - The Athletics have hired former Oakland and San Francisco first baseman and outfielder Mike Aldrete as bench coach on manager Bob Melvin's staff.

October 27, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Oakland Raiders still winless after 7 games

CLEVELAND (AP) - One of these games, the Raiders will put it all together.

October 26, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Cardinals outfielder dies in car accident

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) - St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Oscar Taveras, a 22-year-old slugger who was regarded as one of the majors' top prospects, died Sunday in a car accident in his native Dominican Republic.

October 26, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Giants take 3-2 Series lead

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - With every pitch, Madison Bumgarner etched his place among the World Series greats.

October 26, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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