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Drew Brees agrees to short extension

METAIRIE, La. (AP) - Saints quarterback Drew Brees decided against holding out for the lengthy contract extension he coveted and took one for the team.

September 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Super Bowl 50 teams to kickoff season

DENVER (AP) - The 2016 NFL season starts the same way the last one ended, with Von Miller staring down Cam Newton.

September 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


New-look secondary for Raiders

ALAMEDA (AP) - Raiders cornerback David Amerson won't take it personally if Saints quarterback Drew Brees targets him frequently in Sunday's season opener.

September 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Rapinoe stymied in bid for second national anthem protest

BOYDS, Md. (AP) - The Washington Spirit prevented Seattle midfielder Megan Rapinoe from kneeling again during the national anthem by altering its pregame ceremonies rather than "subject our fans and friends to the disrespect we feel such an act would represent."

September 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


US firm Liberty Media buying Formula One auto racing series

LONDON (AP) - Formula One is being bought by Liberty Media, a U.S. company that invests in entertainment and sports, for $4.4 billion.

September 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Tiger Woods says that he hopes to return next month

CARMEL, Ind. (AP) - Out of golf for more than a year, Tiger Woods said Wednesday he hopes to play the first event of the PGA Tour season next month and could play as much as twice more before the end of the year.

September 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Murray loses at Open; Serena wins

NEW YORK (AP) - Andy Murray lost his way, seven consecutive games and, eventually, his riveting five-set U.S. Open quarterfinal against Kei Nishikori after a loud noise from a malfunctioning sound system interrupted a key point, resulting in a do-over.

September 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Cotton makes memorable debut

OAKLAND (AP) - Catcher Stephen Vogt came to the mound and offered a congratulatory embrace to Jharel Cotton, then gave the young pitcher one last bit of advice for the afternoon: "Hey, just enjoy this walk right now."

September 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Giants’ 8 relievers can’t hold lead, Rox win on Adames’ hit

DENVER (AP) - Bruce Bochy couldn't throw enough arms at the problem Wednesday night - though he certainly tried - while the San Francisco Giants' bullpen let a late-season victory slip away.

September 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


US names Pavelski captain for World Cup of Hockey

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The United States has named Joe Pavelski of the San Jose Sharks as its captain for the World Cup of Hockey.

September 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Ex 49er was in sandwich fight before later assault arrest

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Hours before former 49er Bruce Miller was arrested for assault, a manager at a San Francisco restaurant says he had to kick him out after the player got in a fight over a sandwich.

September 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Kaepernick encouraged by Obama

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Colin Kaepernick was encouraged that President Barack Obama recently weighed in on his national anthem protest by praising him for generating conversation about social issues.

September 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Goodell doesn’t agree with Kaepernick’s actions

NEW YORK (AP) - NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell disagrees with Colin Kaepernick's choice to kneel during the national anthem, but recognizes the quarterback's right to protest.

September 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Raiders undrafted rookies thankful for opportunity

ALAMEDA (AP) - Despite a productive training camp and lots of positive feedback, Oakland Raiders running back Jalen Richard spent cut-down day nervously looking at the time as he hoped to avoid a bad news phone call from general manager Reggie McKenzie or coach Jack Del Rio.

September 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Tomlinson’s RBI single in 9th lifts Giants over Rockies

DENVER (AP) - Kelby Tomlinson won't be penalized for being picked off first base earlier in the game.

September 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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Leishman backs up good start with a low score at BMW

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) - Marc Leishman has a short memory when it comes to golf, which only helped him at the BMW Championship.

September 15, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Mengden tosses 2-hitter, A’s beat Phillies

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Old-school Daniel Mengden pitched like an old-time ace.

September 15, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Elliott, Cowboys provide litmus test for Broncos’ D-line fix

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - After allowing Melvin Gordon to scamper for 21 yards on his first carry, the Denver Broncos held the Chargers running back to ...

September 15, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Kaepernick honored for charity work

WASHINGTON (AP) - The NFL players' union has honored Colin Kaepernick for his charitable contributions.

September 15, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Lynch fined $12K, 3 Steelers docked $24K

NEW YORK (AP) - Marshawn Lynch's return to the NFL came with a price.

September 15, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Americans drop 2 places in FIFA rankings amid struggles

ZURICH (AP) - The United States has dropped two places in the FIFA rankings to No. 28 as it struggles to qualify for the World Cup.

September 15, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Leishman opens with a 62 to lead

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) - Marc Leishman left his golf clubs in his garage during his week break from the FedEx Cup playoff and it didn ...

September 15, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Alvarez sees a knockout and a great fight

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Canelo Alvarez was just Saul Alvarez back then, a red-haired 15-year-old who wanted nothing more than to make some money boxing.

September 15, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Parkers helps Sparks beat Mercury in Game 2

LONG BEACH (AP) - Los Angeles Sparks star Candace Parker needed a lot of ice to get her ankle ready for Thursday night.

September 15, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Watson runs for TD, leads Texans over Bengals 13-9

CINCINNATI (AP) - Deshaun Watson showed up in a black tuxedo for his first NFL start. From his snazzy bowtie to his game-turning scramble, he did ...

September 15, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Pomeranz, Benintendi lead Bosox past A’s

BOSTON (AP) - Drew Pomeranz knew it was likely the last batter he'd face. He figured he had to make one of his best pitches.

September 15, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Raiders’ Vegas stadium community benefits outline unveiled

LAS VEGAS (AP) - The public got its first glimpse Thursday at an Oakland Raiders stadium document designed to ensure the participation of minorities, small businesses ...

September 15, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Saleh prepares to face former Seahawks team

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Robert Saleh had been in the NFL for six seasons with Houston by the time he arrived as an assistant coach in ...

September 15, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Raiders not surprised how well defense played in Week 1

ALAMEDA (AP) - Any surprise regarding how the Raiders defense played in their season-opening win against the Tennessee Titans came from outside the team's headquarters ...

September 15, 2017 | | Pro Sports


A’s choose site near Oakland’s Lake Merritt for new ballpark

OAKLAND (AP) - The Athletics have picked land near Oakland's Lake Merritt as the site for a new, privately financed ballpark.

September 14, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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