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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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Khris Davis smacks another homer and A’s sweep Rangers

OAKLAND (AP) - Khris Davis and Danny Valencia have combined to hit 15 home runs this month and the Oakland Athletics are suddenly on a nice ...

May 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Sharks power play helps drive postseason success

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - When Peter DeBoer took over as coach in San Jose one of the first tasks he wanted to complete was making ...

May 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Curry dazzles again, Warriors even series

OAKLAND (AP) - Once Stephen Curry finally gathered himself and got up following a scary first-quarter dive into the stands, fans inside Oracle Arena could take ...

May 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Sharks’ Burns scores 2 power-play goals, Jones gets shutout

ST. LOUIS (AP) - The San Jose Sharks got their power play revved up. Martin Jones took care of everything on the other end, cementing the ...

May 17, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Bumgarner’s complete game, Crawford’s 5 RBIs carry Giants

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Madison Bumgarner threw a five-hitter and struck out 11 for his first complete game this season and Brandon Crawford homered and drove ...

May 17, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Davis hits 3 HRs, beats Rangers with slam in A’s victory

OAKLAND (AP) - Khris Davis hit a game-ending grand slam with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning for his third homer of the ...

May 17, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Thunder discover late-game swagger during postseason

OAKLAND (AP) - The team that struggled to protect a fourth-quarter lead all season long suddenly has figured out how to stage late comebacks in the ...

May 17, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Warriors take little solace in NBA acknowledging blown call

OAKLAND (AP) - The fact that the NBA acknowledged missing a late travel call on Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook did little to appease Golden State ...

May 17, 2016 | | Pro Sports


LeBron, Cavaliers stay perfect, blow out Raptors in Game 1

CLEVELAND (AP) - Still unbeaten, still undeniable.

May 17, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Chris Weidman out of UFC 199 with injury

Chris Weidman has withdrawn from his UFC 199 middleweight championship bout because of an undisclosed injury, according to a person with knowledge of the situation.

May 17, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Wilder on Povetkin doping: Like coming to fight with a knife

Associated Press

May 17, 2016 | | Pro Sports


76ers win NBA draft lottery, Lakers stay at No. 2, keep pick

NEW YORK (AP) - The Philadelphia 76ers have lost big for three years, when they appeared to value draft picks more than players.

May 17, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Alaphilippe climbs to Stage 3 win in Tour of California

SANTA BARBARA, (AP) - Julian Alaphilippe no doubt remembered how close he was to winning the Tour of California a year ago.

May 17, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Odor suspended for 8 games and Bautista for 1 for brawl

TORONTO (AP) - Texas second baseman Rougned Odor was suspended for eight games and fined $5,000 by Major League Baseball on Tuesday for punching Toronto ...

May 17, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Braves fire manager Fredi Gonzalez with majors’ worst record

PITTSBURGH (AP) - As the losses piled up one after another, the burden of unmet expectations - no matter how modest - weighed on Fredi Gonzalez.

May 17, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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