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Dodgers reject Kershaw offer

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Clayton Kershaw offered to pitch on short rest again in Game 5 of the NL Championship Series for the Los Angeles Dodgers, but was turned down in favor of starting Game 6 on Saturday against the Cubs in Chicago.

October 21, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Celebrities in the stands

CHICAGO (AP) - The Chicago Cubs are trying to do something that hasn't happened in the lifetime of anyone born in the last 108 years: win a World Series.

October 21, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Cleveland’s year gets better

CLEVELAND (AP) - The grueling four-month championship drought could soon be over.

October 21, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Ogwumike lifts Sparks to WNBA title

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Candace Parker and the Sparks jumped with joy on the court, joined in celebration by a guy named Magic Johnson who once made basketball championships a habit in Los Angeles.

October 21, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Norton has no plans to shake up Raiders’ struggling defense

ALAMEDA (AP) - Despite being on pace to set an NFL record for yards allowed, Raiders defensive coordinator Ken Norton Jr. has no plans to make any major changes.

October 21, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Cubs beat Dodgers, head home with 3-2 lead

LOS ANGELES (AP) - One win away. Two chances at home. Seven decades of waiting.

October 21, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Penguins rally in 3rd, top Sharks

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Down two goals - and even worse, down two defensemen - after two periods on Thursday night against San Jose, Pittsburgh Penguins coach Mike Sullivan offered his players a much-needed reminder.

October 21, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Del Rio’s return to Jacksonville elicits ‘fond memories’

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Oakland Raiders coach Jack Del Rio has no idea what kind of reception he'll get in Jacksonville on Sunday.

October 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Knicks anxious to get Derrick Rose back with team

Derrick Rose will likely have no more than just a few practices to get ready for opening night with the New York Knicks.

October 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Taylor Swift, title chase spice up US Grand Prix

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - With the promise of blue skies and some sizzling pop from Taylor Swift, the U.S. Grand Prix is back after all those worries about its demise.

October 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Cubs homer twice in win over Dodgers

LOS ANGELES (AP) - After striking out in his first two at-bats, Anthony Rizzo was seeking a slump buster. He found one in teammate Matt Szczur's bat.

October 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Cleveland reliever chosen MVP of ALCS

TORONTO (AP) - MVP: Most Versatile Pitcher.

October 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


On Merritt: Indians go to World Series

TORONTO (AP) - For the Cleveland Indians, the script was the same every game - hope for the best from whoever they started, then count on Andrew Miller and the bullpen to close it out.That plan seemed especially dicey in Game 5 of the AL Championship Series, with lightly used Ryan Merritt on the mound.But out of nowhere, the rookie delivered.Merritt coolly kept the Indians ahead until reinforcements arrived, and Cleveland earned its first trip to the World Series since 1997 by blanking the Toronto Blue Jays 3-0 Wednesday.The 24-year-old lefty defied expectations, shutting down the powerful Blue ...

October 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Penguins, Sharks meet again after Cup clash

PITTSBURGH (AP) - The stakes are nowhere near the same: hockey immortality versus two points in the standings in the second week of a long season.

October 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Practice makes perfect for Raiders WR Amari Cooper

ALAMEDA (AP) - The dropped passes that plagued an otherwise productive rookie season are now in the past for Amari Cooper. The struggles to drag a second foot inbounds that cost him a couple of touchdowns were quickly fixed.

October 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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Manfred: MLB pace changes will happen with or without union

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Major League Baseball will change rules to speed games next year with or without an agreement with the players' association.

November 16, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Rockets Fertitta interested in NHL team in Houston

New Rockets owner Tilman Fertitta is interested in bringing an NHL team to Houston, a possibility that didn't exist under the NBA team's ...

November 16, 2017 | The Associated Press | Pro Sports


Steven Stamkos leads Lightning

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Steven Stamkos had two goals and two assists, Andrei Vasilevskiy made 27 saves to beat mentor Ben Bishop, and the Tampa Bay ...

November 16, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Astros’ Altuve wins AL MVP, Marlins’ Stanton NL honor

NEW YORK (AP) - Jose Altuve and the Houston Astros have grown together, enduring an arduous rebuild and coming out the other side among baseball's ...

November 16, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Panthers’ win over Sharks

SAN JOSE (AP) - Roberto Luongo made 35 saves for his 74th career shutout and the Florida Panthers blanked the San Jose Sharks 2-0 Thursday night ...

November 16, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Cook opening up Raiders passing game

ALAMEDA (AP) - As tight end Jared Cook has gotten more comfortable in the Raiders offense he's become an increasingly reliable downfield threat for quarterback ...

November 16, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Brown, Irving help Celtics rally for win

BOSTON (AP) - Hours before the Celtics took the court Thursday night to protect their winning streak against the defending NBA champion Golden State Warriors, Jaylen ...

November 16, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Rangers get minor league Cole to complete trade

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Minor league outfielder Hunter Cole has been acquired by the Texas Rangers to complete the June trade that sent reliever Sam Dyson ...

November 16, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Steinbrenner: Not even title would have saved Girardi’s job

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Not even a World Series title would have saved Joe Girardi's job managing the New York Yankees.

November 16, 2017 | | Pro Sports


MLB hopes for new Japan posting deal by early December

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Major League Baseball hopes to put in place a new posting system agreement with Japan by early December, a deal that would ...

November 16, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Scherzer, Kluber win Cy Young Awards by wide margins

Max Scherzer heard his name and thrust his arms in the air, shouting and smiling big before turning to kiss his wife.

November 16, 2017 | The Associated Press | Pro Sports


Elliott drops appeal, will serve rest of 6-game ban

FRISCO, Texas (AP) - Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott is ending his legal fight with five games remaining on a six-game suspension over alleged domestic ...

November 16, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Feud grows between NFL, Cowboys’ Jerry Jones over Goodell

NEW YORK (AP) - The Associated Press has obtained a letter sent by the NFL to Jerry Jones' attorney accusing the Dallas Cowboys owner of "conduct ...

November 16, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Raiders’ pass defense prepares for Brady

ALAMEDA (AP) - Playing against the Oakland Raiders defense has made some run-of-the-mill quarterbacks look like Tom Brady this season.

November 16, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Warriors next up to try to stop Celtics’ 13-game win streak

BOSTON (AP) - The Celtics like the kind of basketball they've been playing during their 13-game win streak.

November 16, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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