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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


Rookie Garnett eager to learn, speak up to encourage team

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Joshua Garnett is a rookie right guard with one NFL start to his name who is unafraid to get vocal in the huddle and fire up his teammates.

October 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Mark Davis makes presentation to NFL owners

HOUSTON (AP) - His eyes on Las Vegas, Raiders owner Mark Davis says he hasn't shut the door on anything. Oakland, though, might have shut the door on itself as home for his team.

October 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


GMs pick Warriors over Cavs in this season’s Finals

The NBA's general managers are expecting a third straight Golden State-Cleveland matchup in this season's NBA Finals, with the Warriors the pick to reclaim the title.

October 18, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Barkley says Warriors still a flawed team even with Durant

NEW YORK (AP) - Charles Barkley didn't want Kevin Durant to join the Golden State Warriors and isn't sure Durant changes things now that he's there.

October 18, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Hill outpitches Arrieta; Dodgers beat Cubs for NLCS lead

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Fourteen months removed from independent ball on Long Island, Rich Hill pitched the Los Angeles Dodgers into a 2-1 NL Championship Series lead.

October 18, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Blue Jays stave off ALCS elimination, beat Indians

TORONTO (AP) - Just in time, Josh Donaldson and the Toronto Blue Jays broke out the bats to save their season.

October 18, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Pavelski’s late goal lifts Sharks past Islanders

NEW YORK (AP) - Joe Pavelski and Joe Thornton helped the San Jose Sharks get a big win after a rough loss across town the previous night

October 18, 2016 | | Pro Sports


A pair of NBA coaches sidelined with illness and injury

The Associated Press

October 18, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Dodgers’ Urias to become youngest starter in MLB playoffs

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Julio Urias finally is getting to start for the Los Angeles Dodgers in the postseason.

October 18, 2016 | | Pro Sports


A long road back to PGA Tour for Fernandez-Castano

NAPA (AP) - The easy road back for Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano would have been to return to the comfort of Spain.

October 18, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Kaepernick looks to build on 1st start of season

SANTA CLARA (AP) - After going nearly a year between NFL starts, it would have been expected for Colin Kaepernick to come out a little rusty and then find his stride as the game progressed.

October 18, 2016 | | Pro Sports


AP Power Rankings: Vikings keep No. 1 spot

NEW YORK (AP) - The Minnesota Vikings enjoyed their bye week as the only unbeaten team left in the NFL.

October 18, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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On Christmas, NBA shows off its best — and who’s got next

NEW YORK (AP) - There's LeBron James, Kevin Durant and Golden State against Cleveland, for fans wanting more of the NBA's reigning rivalry.

December 22, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Garoppolo faces toughest test yet in Jaguars’ defense

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Jimmy Garoppolo has started his tenure with San Francisco better than any quarterback has done with a new team.

December 22, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Foles revisits historic game vs Raiders

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Since the last time the Philadelphia Eagles saw the Oakland Raiders, Nick Foles was traded, released, contemplated retirement and returned as a backup ...

December 22, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Raiders’ Amari Cooper still trying to get back on the field

ALAMEDA (AP) - Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr hopes to get receiver Amari Cooper back in the lineup this week, if for no other reason than ...

December 22, 2017 | | Pro Sports


UCLA’s Riley, Hill have suspensions extended through end of season

LOS ANGELES (AP) - UCLA has extended the suspensions of freshmen basketball players Jalen Hill and Cody Riley through the end of the season as a ...

December 22, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Wyoming routs sloppy Central Michigan before Allen declares for NFL

BOISE, Idaho (AP) - When Wyoming junior quarterback Josh Allen stepped onto the stage to accept his MVP trophy following the Cowboys' 37-14 victory over Central ...

December 22, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Ohio beats UAB 41-6 in Bahamas Bowl

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) - Ohio coach Frank Solich knew his Bobcats were better than their record showed. You'll get no argument from UAB.

December 22, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Simple gift ideas for outdoors enthusiasts

I'm sure I'm not the only one who hasn't been out shopping for Christmas yet.

December 22, 2017 | JAROD BALLARDO | Pro Sports


Cincinnati, Detroit, Sacramento wait as MLS delays next pick

NEW YORK (AP) - Major League Soccer is postponing a decision on its next expansion team until next year.

December 22, 2017 | | Pro Sports


CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James scored 34 points, Kevin Love added 27 and the Cleveland Cavaliers won

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Brayden Point and Steven Stamkos scored in the shootout, lifting the Tampa Bay Lightning to a 4-3 victory over the Ottawa Senators ...

December 22, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Cavs beat Bulls for 12th straight home win

CLEVELAND (AP) - LeBron James scored 34 points, Kevin Love added 27 and the Cleveland Cavaliers won their 12th straight home game, 115-112 over the Chicago ...

December 22, 2017 | | Pro Sports


49ers will be tested on both sides of ball against Jaguars

SANTA CLARA (AP) - The San Francisco 49ers have more than just the league's top-ranked scoring defense to deal with when the Jacksonville Jaguars visit ...

December 22, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Kevin Labanc’s goal in OT gives Sharks win

SAN JOSE (AP) - Kevin Labanc scored 1:53 into overtime and the San Jose Sharks beat the Vancouver Canucks 5-4 on Thursday night.

December 22, 2017 | | Pro Sports


NFL tells game officials not to use index cards to measure

NEW YORK (AP) - The NFL has told its officials not to use index cards or any other paper to aid in measurements.

December 22, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Raiders QB Derek Carr takes step back in year 4

ALAMEDA (AP) - The touchdown passes and yards are down. The interceptions and sacks are up.

December 22, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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