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Furcal retires after 14 major league seasons

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Former NL Rookie of the Year Rafael Furcal is retiring after 14 major league seasons.

May 19, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Dodgers finalize 6-year deal with Olivera

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Cuban infielder Hector Olivera arrived at the Dodgers' spring training facility in Arizona after finalizing a $62.5 million, six-year contract Tuesday, and predicted he could be playing in the major leagues within a month.

May 19, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Derek Carr sidelined in offseason workouts

ALAMEDA (AP) - When the Oakland Raiders took the field for the start of their first full-team practice since the NFL draft, there was one notable spectator.

May 19, 2015 | | Pro Sports


NFL to change extra-point kicks to longer distance

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The NFL is moving back extra-point kicks and allowing defenses to score on conversion turnovers.

May 19, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Land deal closes for NFL stadium near LA

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The San Diego Chargers and Oakland Raiders moved a step closer Tuesday to building a new stadium near Los Angeles after a complex land deal was finalized on a site that could become the home of a shared $1.7 billion venue.

May 19, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Kraft: Patriots won’t appeal team’s fine, draft penalties

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Now that Patriots owner Robert Kraft is not appealing his team's punishments in the deflated footballs scandal, only his quarterback's challenge remains.

May 19, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Players’ union asks Goodell to recuse self from Brady appeal

The players' union has asked NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to recuse himself from the appeal hearing for Tom Brady in the deflated footballs case.

May 19, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Timberwolves get top pick

NEW YORK (AP) - The Minnesota Timberwolves too often came to the NBA draft lottery and left in worse shape than they arrived.

May 19, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Quite a change since 2014; Cavs meet Hawks in East finals

ATLANTA (AP) - The Cleveland Cavaliers could only watch enviously as LeBron James made a run at another NBA title in Miami.

May 19, 2015 | | Pro Sports


NBA MVP, runner-up to clash

OAKLAND (AP) - The MVP race was decided weeks ago. Newly crowned Stephen Curry and runner-up James Harden insist there's a bigger prize they've wanted all along.

May 19, 2015 | | Pro Sports


49ers’ Justin Smith retires

SANTA CLARA (AP) - When Justin Smith decided that his body wouldn't let him perform up to his own lofty standards, he knew it was time to stop playing.

May 19, 2015 | | Pro Sports


‘Ice’ keeping cool as Warriors coach

OAKLAND (AP) - With the stakes high and fans ready to question and critique every move, Steve Kerr knew he'd be in the spotlight no matter how things played out this postseason.

May 19, 2015 | | Pro Sports


NBA lottery still creating hope and headlines after 30 years

NEW YORK (AP) - Phil Jackson remembers watching old teammate Dave DeBusschere pound his fist in triumph, when the Knicks and NBA were dual winners.

May 19, 2015 | | Pro Sports


No rest for the NFL

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - What offseason?

May 19, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Kraft-Goodell relationship frayed

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - Robert Kraft has repeatedly stood up for Roger Goodell, supporting the NFL commissioner's high salary, playing a key role in ending the 2011 lockout, even vouching for his friend amid missteps in the Ray Rice domestic violence case.

May 19, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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Messi leads dominant Argentina past US

HOUSTON (AP) - Lionel Messi pretty much ended the United States' Copa America hopes in less than three minutes.

June 21, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Pagan hits grand slam as Cueto, Giants clobber Pirates

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Angel Pagan hit a grand slam during a seven-run fourth inning, Johnny Cueto shut down Pittsburgh into the seventh and the San Francisco ...

June 21, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Athletics score 3 in 7th to beat Brewers

OAKLAND (AP) - Yonder Alonso hit a two-out, tiebreaking single in the seventh inning, Marcus Semien followed with a two-run triple and the Oakland Athletics held ...

June 21, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Luke Walton returns to Lakers as head coach

EL SEGUNDO (AP) - Luke Walton realizes he is reporting to his dream job a little late.

June 21, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Warriors GM has little time to ponder finals loss

OAKLAND (AP) - After the heartbreak of a Game 7 defeat and a championship that somehow got away, Golden State Warriors general manager Bob Myers went ...

June 21, 2016 | | Pro Sports


6 teams advance as Euro 2016 takes shape

PARIS (AP) - Six teams advanced at the European Championship on Tuesday, and a heavyweight clash was set up as the round of 16 took shape.

June 21, 2016 | | Pro Sports


NFL teams trying to reduce fumbles with beeping footballs

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) - Amid the hooting and hollering at Washington Redskins minicamp, there's a different sound in the air during running back drills.

June 21, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Perisic, Croatia stun Spain

BORDEAUX, France (AP) - Spain's 12-year unbeaten run at the European Championship ended when Croatia rallied for a stunning 2-1 win on Tuesday, sending the ...

June 21, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Cavaliers ready to parade as champions

CLEVELAND (AP) - While playing in Miami, LeBron James regretted not winning an NBA title in Cleveland.

June 21, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Colombia impressed by Chile

CHICAGO (AP) - It got out of hand in the second half. Chile was so good Mexico just fell apart.

June 21, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Montgomery’s late 3 keeps Lynx unbeaten

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Renee Montgomery's late 3-pointer helped the Minnesota Lynx stay unbeaten and win the showdown between the top teams in the WNBA.

June 21, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Texas Tech knocks out top seed Florida

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - When Florida's Peter Alonso homered in the bottom of the ninth inning to pull the Gators within a run of Texas ...

June 21, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Giants’ 8-game winning streak comes to an end

PITTSBURGH (AP) - The San Francisco Giants' eight-game winning streak ended in improbable fashion.

June 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Fan falls over railing during fight at Oracle

OAKLAND (AP) - Authorities say a man fell over a railing inside Oracle Arena following the Golden State Warriors loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers during the ...

June 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Game 7 draws top NBA Finals rating since Jordan’s last title

NEW YORK (AP) - Game 7 between the Cavaliers and Warriors drew the highest television rating for the NBA Finals since Michael Jordan's last championship.

June 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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