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Raiders GM still considers Oakland top option

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Raiders owner Mark Davis walked into a makeshift Black Hole outside The Ritz-Carlton joining a throng of protesters, and vowed to do all he can to keep his team in Oakland. Even as he and Chargers owner Dean Spanos moved ahead on plans for a stadium project in Southern California.

May 19, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Gray struggles in A’s loss

HOUSTON (AP) - Sonny Gray was less than his usually reliable self, and the struggling Oakland Athletics couldn't overcome it.

May 19, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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


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Holyfield, Barrera head Boxing Hall of Fame class

CANASTOTA, N.Y. (AP) - As the youngest of nine children, Evander Holyfield never had a chance when he was a kid.

December 07, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Raiders QB Derek Carr looks for success vs. Chiefs

ALAMEDA (AP) - Derek Carr's first NFL win came against Kansas City after 10 straight losses to begin his career.

December 07, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Raiders can end 14-year playoff drought this weekend

NEW YORK (AP) - The Oakland Raiders can clinch their first playoff berth since 2002 this weekend, while the Patriots and Seahawks can also punch their ...

December 07, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Colin Kaepernick to start vs Jets after benching in Chicago

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Colin Kaepernick is keeping his starting job after getting benched during one of the worst performances of his career.

December 07, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Luck throws for 4 TDs, Colts rout Jets

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) - Boys just want to have fun.

December 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Matt Holliday figures to balance Yanks’ batting order

OXON HILL, Md. (AP) - Matt Holliday figures to balance the New York Yankees' lineup while not adding a lengthy payroll commitment to a team trying ...

December 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Dodgers keep free-agent pitcher Rich Hill with 3-year deal

OXON HILL, Md. (AP) - Those days of pitching for the Long Island Ducks, out of the majors and almost out of luck, happily seem far ...

December 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Scherzer, Posey, McCutchen commit to play for US at WBC

OXON HILL, Md. (AP) - Chris Archer was so excited to pitch for the United States at the World Baseball Classic that he offered to recruit ...

December 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Selig, Schuerholz elected to Hall of Fame

OXON HILL, Md. (AP) - Bud Selig oversaw baseball during a time of transformation and turmoil - wild cards and a ballpark boom, the cancellation of a ...

December 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Thompson scores 60 for Warriors in rout of Pacers

OAKLAND (AP) - Klay Thompson wanted one more quarter. He wanted to score 80, and thinks he absolutely could have.

December 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Melancon, Giants reach $62M, 4-year deal pending physical

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The San Francisco Giants landed the top-tier closer they have been seeking for months, agreeing to a $62 million, four-year contract with ...

December 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Raiders prep for Thursday showdown vs Chiefs

ALAMEDA (AP) - The Oakland Raiders will have little time to prepare for their biggest game in 14 years.

December 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Knicks hold off Kings for eighth win in 11 games

NEW YORK (AP) - Derrick Rose and Carmelo Anthony each scored 20 points and the New York Knicks held off the Sacramento Kings 106-98 on Sunday ...

December 04, 2016 | | Pro Sports


De La Garza claims gold

STOCKTON – Ana De La Garza won the gold medal Saturday at 142 pounds for Lathrop in the McNair Boys and Girls Invitational.

December 04, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Birdies & blunders, but a healthy week for Tiger Woods

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) - The return of Tiger Woods was more about the big picture than any of his big numbers.

December 04, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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