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49ers defense has formidable task in Packers, Rodgers

SANTA CLARA. (AP) - Things aren't getting any easier for the struggling San Francisco 49ers, who were outscored 90-25 in their last two games. They're set to take on Aaron Rodgers and the undefeated Packers on Sunday as they look to avoid a 1-3 start.

October 01, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Raiders Carrie fares well in switch to safety

ALAMEDA (AP) - TJ Carrie admits he was a little apprehensive when the Oakland Raiders coaches came to him last week to talk about playing safety.

October 01, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Top rookies could be factor

CHICAGO (AP) - Most of Kyle Schwarber's major league firsts are long past, tucked away for safe keeping, or displayed on a shelf somewhere. His No. 12 Cubs jersey hangs in stores all over Chicago.

September 30, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Barry Zito is content after Athletics’ win over Angels

ANAHEIM (AP) - Barry Zito's big league career began 15 years ago with a win over the Angels in Oakland. It might have ended Wednesday with four innings against the Angels in the waning days of a losing season.

September 30, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Leake throws 2-hitter, Giants beat Dodgers

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Mike Leake pitched a two-hitter for his first career shutout, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-0 on Wednesday night.

September 30, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Kaep blocks out worst game chatter

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Opposing defender Tyrann Mathieu went off about how San Francisco's simplified passing game made it clear where Colin Kaepernick's throws were going in Sunday's 40-point, four-interception loss at Arizona. The quarterback's worst game as a pro prompted plenty of people to question his game and all that work he put in with Kurt Warner over the offseason in the desert, or even call for his job.

September 30, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Raiders ride triplets to early success

ALAMEDA (AP) - The Oakland Raiders have spent most of the past decade searching for big-play options at quarterback, running back and receiver.

September 30, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Warriors swingman Iguodala ready to do whatever team needs

OAKLAND (AP) - Andre Iguodala has been doing more dunking this offseason, and that's rare for him when nothing is on the line.

September 29, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Tim Lincecum hopes to rejoin Giants after hip surgery rehab

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - If he has to use crutches, Tim Lincecum sure digs his snazzy set that comfortably get him around following surgery on his left hip earlier this month. They allowed him to be back at the ballpark this week with his teammates and support system, including the faithful Giants fans.

September 29, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Pujols, Aybar send Angels to 7th straight win over A’s

ANAHEIM (AP) - Albert Pujols had an RBI double among his three hits, Erick Aybar drove in three runs and the Los Angeles Angels kept the AL playoff race tight for yet another day with their seventh consecutive victory, 8-1 over the Oakland Athletics on Tuesday night.

September 29, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Dodgers clinch third straight NL West title, beat Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Clayton Kershaw pitched the big-money Dodgers to their third straight NL West title, tossing a 1-hitter as Los Angeles beat the San Francisco Giants 8-0 on Tuesday night.

September 29, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Carr taking advantage of Raiders’ receiver depth

ALAMEDA (AP) - Oakland Raiders coach Jack Del Rio says the recipe for a good quarterback comes down to two things: decision-making and accuracy.

September 29, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Venus Williams wins 700th match

WUHAN, China (AP) - Venus Williams earned the 700th victory of her career Tuesday by beating German qualifier Julia Goerges 6-4, 6-3 in the second round of Wuhan Open.

September 29, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Yogi Berra remembered at funeral by family, sports royalty

MONTCLAIR, N.J. (AP) - A gold catcher's mitt was placed on top of his remains. But on a day filled with stories from a lifetime in baseball, Yogi Berra was remembered for being more than one of the game's greats.

September 29, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Kobe not quite ready to retire

EL SEGUNDO (AP) - The third-leading scorer in NBA history had only the faintest smirk when he stood in front of the photographers' backdrop in his gold jersey Monday and held up a white sign reading: "Kobe Bryant."

September 29, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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Devils on the clock with No. 1 pick

CHICAGO (AP) - The NHL stage belongs to Ray Shero and the New Jersey Devils. Then it goes right back to George McPhee and the Vegas ...

June 22, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Alysia Montano competes again while pregnant

SACRAMENTO (AP) - Alysia Montano took two laps at nationals while pregnant with her first child. It was only fair she do the same with baby ...

June 22, 2017 | | Pro Sports


A’s designate popular catcher Vogt for assignment

OAKLAND (AP) - Already told he would be cut, catcher Stephen Vogt asked the Oakland Athletics to announce his departure Thursday rather than be a distraction ...

June 22, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Raiders QB Derek Carr agrees to $125M extension

ALAMEDA (AP) - Raiders quarterback Derek Carr finalized a five-year contract extension Thursday that will keep him with the team through the 2022 season.

June 22, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Kings select De’Aaron Fox with 5th pick

SACRAMENTO (AP) - The Sacramento Kings' rebuilding project is undergoing a youth movement.

June 22, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Draft is next up during NBA’s days of deals

NEW YORK (AP) - Markelle Fultz is ready for the NBA draft. He's already learned about life at the trade deadline.

June 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Everyone is digging the long ball these days

Aaron Judge revealed that he received an invitation to the All-Star Home Run Derby, then promptly went out and hit another home run. Cody Bellinger ...

June 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Poche’ sets LSU wins mark, knocks Florida St. out of CWS

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Jared Poche' returned to LSU for his senior season for moments like this. His freshman teammate, Jake Slaughter, just started making his ...

June 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Kemp’s 2-run HR in 11th lifts Braves past Giants

ATLANTA (AP) - Matt Kemp hit a two-run homer off Cory Gearrin in the 11th inning to lift the Atlanta Braves to a 5-3 win over ...

June 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Connor McDavid wins first Hart Trophy as NHL MVP

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Connor McDavid won his first Hart Trophy. Hardly anybody in hockey believes it will be his last.

June 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Vegas holds all the cards in NHL expansion draft

The Associated Press

June 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Mexico recovers to beat New Zealand 2-1

SOCHI, Russia (AP) - Mexico asserted its superiority in the second half against New Zealand to avoid a Confederations Cup embarrassment on Wednesday, coming from behind ...

June 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Grunewald ready to race at nationals in middle of chemo

SACRAMENTO (AP) - Middle-distance runner Gabriele Grunewald has only missed one day of training since beginning chemotherapy this month.

June 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Ronaldo heads Portugal to 1-0 win over Russia

MOSCOW (AP) - Cristiano Ronaldo set aside his legal troubles to score the winning goal for Portugal on Wednesday in a 1-0 victory over hosts Russia ...

June 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Springer keys big 1st inning that leads Astros past Athletics

OAKLAND AP) - George Springer hit a leadoff homer to spark a five-run first inning and the Houston Astros once again made themselves at home in ...

June 20, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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