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Ex-NFL players part of brain study in Detroit

DETROIT (AP) - Months before the NFL and former players agreed to settle their concussion-related lawsuits, a Detroit-based neurologist began what he calls a "landmark study" on the brains of 50 former players.

August 29, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Pryor struggles in Oakland's 22-6 loss to Seattle

SEATTLE (AP) - Tarvaris Jackson led Seattle on three first-half scoring drives, and Terrelle Pryor struggled through his worst performance of the preseason with a chance at earning Oakland's starting quarterback job in the Seahawks' 22-6 preseason victory.

August 29, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Hunter's 3-run HR in 9th lifts Tigers over A's

DETROIT (AP) - Torii Hunter hit a three-run homer with two outs in the ninth inning, lifting Detroit over the Oakland Athletics 7-6 Thursday and boosting the Tigers after Max Scherzer was denied his 20th win and Miguel Cabrera limped off with an injury.

August 29, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Teary Errani gone from US Open; Williams moves on

NEW YORK (AP) - Only a few spots separate them in the seedings. Still, the considerable gulf between No. 1 Serena Williams and No. 4 Sara Errani was hard to ignore in their back-to-back matches Thursday at the U.S. Open.

August 29, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Woods says back is fine and he's ready to go

NORTON, Mass. (AP) - On and off the golf course, Tiger Woods didn't look anything like the player who only four days ago dropped to knees with back pain.

August 29, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Bryan brothers, chasing history, win at US Open

NEW YORK (AP) - Bob and Mike Bryan came into last year's U.S. Open without a title in their previous four Grand Slam tournaments - an eternity by their standards.

August 29, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Donovan back for next round of WCup qualifying

CHICAGO (AP) - With Landon Donovan back in the fold, the U.S. resumes World Cup qualifying next week with its deepest team yet.

August 29, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Feds: SF Giants pay $545K in back wages, damages

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The San Francisco Giants have paid nearly $545,000 in back wages and damages to 74 clubhouse and administrative employees for violations of minimum wage, overtime and record-keeping laws, federal officials said Thursday.

August 29, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Longtime MLB umpire Frank Pulli dies at 78

PALM HARBOR, Fla. (AP) - Longtime major league umpire Frank Pulli, who used instant replay to make a call nearly a decade before video reviews were allowed, has died. He was 78.

August 29, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Tigers star Cabrera says he'll be in lineup Friday

DETROIT (AP) - Detroit Tigers superstar Miguel Cabrera left Thursday's game against the Oakland Athletics after hurting his abdomen while making an awkward slide trying to stretch a single into a double.

August 29, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Pryor gets his shot at Raiders quarterback job

SEATTLE (AP) - If this story seems all too familiar for Matt Flynn, well, it is.

August 29, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Moss mashes 2 HRs in A’s blowout win

DETROIT (AP) - Brandon Moss made a slight adjustment in his swing recently and he's feeling better at the plate than he has all season.

August 29, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Rockies’ Chacin takes no-hitter into 7th, beats SF

DENVER (AP) - Jhoulys Chacin did not allow a hit until there were two outs in the seventh inning and hustled for a crucial RBI to help the Colorado Rockies beat the San Francisco Giants 5-4 Wednesday night.

August 29, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Venus Williams loses 3rd-set tiebreaker at US Open

NEW YORK (AP) - After her latest early Grand Slam exit, Venus Williams was asked what the future holds for her at the U.S. Open.

August 29, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Reds 2B Brandon Phillips lashes out at reporter

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Cincinnati Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips shouted obscenities Wednesday night at a newspaper reporter who commented on the star's sagging on-base percentage.

August 29, 2013 | | Pro Sports


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49ers activate NT Dorsey, place Ian Williams on IR

SANTA CLARA (AP) - The San Francisco 49ers might be getting closer to adding a couple of big names back to their injury-depleted defense.

November 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Raiders practice at night

ALAMEDA (AP) - Maybe a change in the practice schedule will shake the Oakland Raiders out of their winless slide - now at 16 games and longer than a full calendar year.

November 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Heyward to Cards, Braves get Miller in four-man deal

ATLANTA (AP) - Jason Heyward stirred up enormous expectations when he joined the Atlanta Braves at age 20. He homered in his first big league at-bat. He was voted to the All-Star Game as a rookie. He was hailed as the future of the game by Hank Aaron.

November 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


49ers among teams inspected by DEA

The five NFL road teams whose medical staffs were interviewed and subjected to spot checks of their bags by federal agents may turn out to be just the first five in line.

November 18, 2014 | By The Associated Press | Pro Sports


Steelers rally on road to topple Titans

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - This time, the Pittsburgh Steelers beat their struggling opponent.

November 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Finally, late Pat Burns joins Hockey HOF

TORONTO (AP) - A few months ago, Line Burns was driving to see a friend and stopped in Gilmanton, New Hampshire, where she used to live with her husband.

November 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Source: Jays, Martin agree to 5-year deal

TORONTO (AP) - A person with knowledge of the deal says the Toronto Blue Jays and free agent catcher Russell Martin have agreed to a five-year, $82 million contract.

November 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Nuggets upend ailing James, Cavaliers

CLEVELAND (AP) - Ty Lawson scored 24 points, Arron Afflalo added 23 and the struggling Denver Nuggets ended Cleveland's four-game winning streak with a 106-97 victory over the Cavaliers on Monday night.

November 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Harvick finds happiness long before NASCAR title

It was some six hours after Kevin Harvick had won his first Sprint Cup championship when he was finally able to peel off his beer-soaked firesuit, take a shower and begin celebrating the biggest moment of his career.

November 18, 2014 | By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer | Pro Sports


Mo’ne Davis memoir coming next March

NEW YORK (AP) - A memoir when you're still a teenager may seem premature, but not for Mo'ne Davis, the first female pitcher to win a Little League World Series game.

November 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Parents lie on survey to identify English learners

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Nieves Garcia came from Mexico at age 6 and spent most of her elementary school years in California classified as an "English learner" even after she had picked up the language. Now a 32-year-old mother, she didn't want her daughter labeled the same way and subjected to additional testing.

November 16, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Fire destroys -old church in San Jose

SAN JOSE, (AP) - A fire has destroyed a century-old Catholic church in San Jose.

November 16, 2014 | | Pro Sports


49ers’ defense nabs 5 passes to secure win

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) - Every time the San Francisco offense opened the door for the reeling New York Giants, the 49ers' defense closed it.

November 16, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Raiders’ losing streak reaches 16 overall

SAN DIEGO (AP) - When the sun rises Monday, it will have been a year since the Oakland Raiders won a game.

November 16, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Harvick wins Homestead to claim 1st championship

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) - There was no trick to Kevin Harvick's first Sprint Cup championship. Competing for the title against three other drivers, he seized his opportunity with a relentless dash through the field in the closing laps of the season finale.

November 16, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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