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Where, if anywhere, will unemployed vets land?

NEW YORK (AP) - Ray Lewis, Brian Urlacher and Ronde Barber grabbed the headlines by retiring, walking away from the game when they almost certainly still could have contributed to NFL teams.

July 24, 2013 | | Pro Sports


The tales of a non-working fisherman

Everyone up here works hard. Really hard.

July 24, 2013 | By Jeff Lund “It’s a Lund-erful Life” | Pro Sports


Bochy wins 1,500th as manager

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Pablo Sandoval hit a two-run double to help Bruce Bochy earn his 1,500th win as a manager, and the San Francisco Giants split a straight doubleheader with the Cincinnati Reds with a 5-3 victory in the nightcap Tuesday.

July 24, 2013 | | Pro Sports


New code: Players don’t defend dopers

NEW YORK (AP) - Protective no more, baseball players are downright disgusted these days with doping.

July 24, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Astros rally off Balfour for win over Athletics

HOUSTON (AP) - A's closer Grant Balfour hadn't blown a save all season, and his streak of 44 straight saves was an Oakland record and the sixth longest run in major league history.

July 24, 2013 | | Pro Sports


49ers’ sights set on Super Bowl win

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Much like when they came together for training camp last summer, the San Francisco 49ers return yet again determined to take another important step this season - from Super Bowl runner-up to champion.

July 24, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Pay raise for Pedroia

BOSTON (AP) - All-Star second baseman Dustin Pedroia is close to a contract that could keep him with the Boston Red Sox for his entire big league career.

July 24, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Sports news briefs

• Obama to salute Giants on World Series win: WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House says President Barack Obama will honor the San Francisco Giants at a ceremony saluting their victory in the 2012 World Series. The team will visit the White House on Monday. The president will also honor the team for its community service work.

July 24, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Cousins gets 2nd shot with Team USA

LAS VEGAS (AP) - DeMarcus Cousins has everything USA Basketball is looking for in a big man.

July 24, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Reds rout Giants, Lincecum in series opener

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Bronson Arroyo pitched a seven-hitter for his sixth career shutout, beating Tim Lincecum and the San Francisco Giants 11-0 Monday night for his first victory at AT&T Park and No. 100 with the Cincinnati Reds.

July 23, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Reddick’s blast saves A’s from ‘ugly’ loss

HOUSTON (AP) - There was only one word to describe Oakland's play through four innings on Monday night against the Houston Astros.

July 23, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Mickelson chases career Grand Slam

GULLANE, Scotland (AP) - Phil Mickelson described his feelings toward links golf as a "hate-love" relationship, meaning he once dreaded coming over to the British Open for a brand of golf played only once a year.

July 23, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Brewers’ Braun busted

NEW YORK (AP) - Former National League MVP Ryan Braun was suspended without pay for the rest of the season and the postseason Monday, the first penalty from baseball's investigation of players reportedly tied to a Florida clinic accused of distributing performance-enhancing drugs.

July 23, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Wright fails physical; trade to SF voided

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Cornerback Eric Wright failed his physical with the San Francisco 49ers, nullifying a trade to bring him to Northern California from Tampa Bay.

July 23, 2013 | | Pro Sports


League, union may begin testing for HGH this fall

The NFL and players union are talking again about getting a test in place for human growth hormone as early as the upcoming season.

July 23, 2013 | | Pro Sports


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Giants strengthen pitching staff with trade

CINCINNATI (AP) - The Reds shipped starter Mike Leake to the San Francisco Giants for a pair of prospects on Thursday night, bolstering the defending World ...

July 31, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Raiders arrive in Napa for training camp

NAPA (AP) - Oakland Raiders' rookie wide receiver Amari Cooper arrived for the start of training camp looking to make up for lost time.

July 31, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Early retirement: players call it

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) - Patrick Willis walked away first with a nagging toe injury that kept him from being the dominant All-Pro linebacker of his ...

July 30, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Tomsula begins first training camp as new coach

SANTA CLARA (AP) - The mass exodus of big-name players, starters and stars on both sides of the ball made headlines all offseason for the San ...

July 30, 2015 | | Pro Sports


A’s can’t hold late lead, lose to Dodgers

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Athletics' gritty four-run rally in the seventh inning showed why there's reason for future optimism during a dismal season in ...

July 30, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Five-run inning lifts Giants past Brewers

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A day after making a wild throw from the outfield, Hunter Pence certainly wasn't surprised to see the Milwaukee Brewers try ...

July 30, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Phillies trade Cole Hamels to Texas

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - After years of trade speculation, Cole Hamels' time in Philadelphia is ending.

July 30, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Brady fights on, files lawsuit to stop suspension

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - Tom Brady took the fight over his "Deflategate" suspension to social media and federal court Wednesday, and New England Patriots owner Robert ...

July 30, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Kaka helps MLS All-Stars beat Tottenham

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) - The news kids in the league can play a little bit.

July 30, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Former major leaguer Eric Byrnes calls computer balls, strikes

SAN RAFAEL(AP) - "St-riike! ... And we're talking outside of outside corners."

July 30, 2015 | | Pro Sports


A’s deal Zobrist for top pitching prospect

CLEVELAND (AP) - Back in college, Ben Zobrist once kicked Ned Yost out of his apartment.

July 28, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Del Rio aims for new version of Raiders

OAKLAND (AP) - Whenever a player would make a mistake this offseason, first-year Oakland coach Jack Del Rio would make a point that this was a ...

July 28, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Wily Peralta returns for Brewers & shuts down Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Wily Peralta returned from the disabled list and shut down one of baseball's hottest teams in his first start in more ...

July 28, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Sonny Gray throws 3-hitter, Oakland A’s beat Dodgers

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Sonny Gray pitched a masterful three-hitter for his second shutout in July, and the Oakland Athletics snapped their four-game losing streak with ...

July 28, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Gruden worries about present, future of youth sports

NEW YORK (AP) - Jon Gruden looks at the present and predicted future of youth sports. It makes him cringe.

July 28, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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