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Raiders take Amari Cooper with 4th pick

ALAMEDA (AP) - One year after finding their quarterback, the Oakland Raiders added the kind of big-play receiver for Derek Carr that has been missing for nearly a decade in Oakland.

May 01, 2015 | | Pro Sports


49ers select defensive lineman Arik Armstead

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Uncertain whether Justin Smith will play another season, and with Ray McDonald already long gone, the San Francisco 49ers were searching for a pass-rusher with a big body.

May 01, 2015 | | Pro Sports


QBs go 1-2 in NFL Draft

CHICAGO (AP) - Even with significant off-field baggage, Jameis Winston was the first pick in the NFL draft Thursday night.

May 01, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Baffert aiming at 1st 1-2 Kentucky Derby finish since 1948

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Bob Baffert was a big-shot quarter horse trainer when he took his cowboy hat and scuffed boots to the high-class world of thoroughbred racing. He gave himself three years to make a splash. After a slow start and some embarrassing losses, he found his footing.

May 01, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Spieth makes a big adjustment on the greens

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Rickie Fowler made three big putts in a row and won his second straight match Thursday to secure his spot in the round of 16 on the weekend at the Match Play Championship.

May 01, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Roach confident in referee Bayless, 3 judges for big fight

LAS VEGAS (AP) - The third man in the ring on Saturday night has been in more big fights than Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao put together.

May 01, 2015 | | Pro Sports


A’s rally falls short

OAKLAND (AP) - All eyes were on Mike Trout as he tracked Ike Davis' long fly ball to the wall. He had to make a late adjustment but was able to haul it in, prompting Los Angeles closer Huston Street to pump his fist into the air.

May 01, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Oklahoma City Thunder hire Florida’s Billy Donovan as coach

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - The Thunder hired Florida's Billy Donovan as their coach Thursday, hoping he will help the franchise win an NBA championship in Oklahoma City.

May 01, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Bonds still not in the clear

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A federal appeals court has granted a motion from prosecutors that gives them until at least July 22 to decide whether to ask the U.S. Supreme Court to reinstate Barry Bonds' obstruction of justice conviction.

May 01, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Mets’ home streak ends

NEW YORK (AP) - An agitated Stephen Strasburg settled down in a hurry after a rocky start and the Washington Nationals became the first visiting team to win at Citi Field this season, beating the New York Mets 8-2 on Thursday night.

May 01, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Dunleavy scores 20, Bulls clobber Bucks to advance

MILWAUKEE (AP) - Mike Dunleavy scored 20 points and Chicago came close to an NBA playoff record, finally putting away Milwaukee with a 120-66 victory in Game 6 to clinch their first-round series Thursday night.

May 01, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Ward scores with 1.3 seconds left, Capitals beat Rangers

NEW YORK (AP) - Joel Ward scored with 1.3 seconds left to give the Washington Capitals a 2-1 victory over the New York Rangers on Thursday night in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinal series.

May 01, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Dodgers hit 4 HRs off Vogelsong in win over Giants

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Joc Pederson, Adrian Gonzalez and Andre Ethier homered off Ryan Vogelsong in the first inning and Jimmy Rollins hit another one off him in the third, powering the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 7-3 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday night.

April 29, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Angels lose Pujols but beat Athletics

OAKLAND (AP) - Mike Trout homered and drove in three runs, Johnny Giavotella hit a tiebreaking single in the seventh inning and the Los Angeles Angels held on to beat the Oakland Athletics 6-3 on Wednesday night.

April 29, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Former rugby star Hayne finding way with 49ers

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Jarryd Hayne has found himself discussing snakes, kangaroos and koalas - all things Aussie - in the middle of San Francisco's locker room right along with the routes and responsibilities from his daunting new NFL playbook.

April 29, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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Nunez, Kontos, Smith agree to 1-year deals with Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Keeping Eduardo Nunez healthy and in the lineup could mean so much for San Francisco's infield and its chances.

January 13, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Ace Sonny Gray, catcher Stephen Vogt reach deals with Athletics

OAKLAND (AP) - The Oakland Athletics knew Khris Davis would command a hefty raise after a career year.

January 13, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Curry, Durant, Thompson with 20-plus points to beat Pistons

OAKLAND (AP) - Klay Thompson didn't much care for sitting out a game even if he knows it will probably help him in the long ...

January 13, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Chargers’ next move? Chasing respect in sports-saturated LA

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Chargers were the biggest story in Los Angeles for about four hours.

January 13, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Gillaspie, Giants agree to $1.4 million, 1-year contract

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Third baseman Conor Gillaspie and the San Francisco Giants have agreed to a $1.4 million, one-year contract, a raise from his ...

January 13, 2017 | | Pro Sports


ESPN: Chargers plan to announce move to Los Angeles

NEW YORK (AP) - The deadline for the San Diego Chargers to exercise their option to relocate to Los Angeles has been extended for two days ...

January 11, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Iguodala’s influence felt by Warriors on and off court

OAKLAND (AP) - Andre Iguodala offered a good-natured shoutout to those behind the design of his creative and coveted golf-themed bobblehead doll handed out Tuesday night ...

January 11, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Hamilton’s late goal third Flames over Sharks

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) - Dougie Hamilton scored at 17:41 of the third period to lead the Calgary Flames to a 3-2 victory over the San ...

January 11, 2017 | | Pro Sports


FIFA risks quality of World Cup to bring more teams to party

LONDON (AP) - During a 17-year FIFA presidency packed with madcap ideas and policy on the hoof, not even Sepp Blatter ultimately tinkered with the World ...

January 11, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Broncos hire Vance Joseph as head coach

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - A runner-up two years ago, Vance Joseph is John Elway's pick this time around.

January 11, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Bills hire Panthers McDermott as coach

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) - The Buffalo Bills are putting their faith in Sean McDermott to fix their under-performing defense and restore relevance to a ...

January 11, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Bruce Arena aims for quick start to save US’ World Cup hopes

CARSON (AP) - Bruce Arena realizes he has very little time to get back into his groove with the U.S. national team. After all, two ...

January 11, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Pacquiao set to return to ring on April 23

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) - Manny Pacquiao will add another fight to his long career resume when he takes on Australian welterweight Jeff Horn on April 23 ...

January 11, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Curry, Durant lead Warriors past Heat

OAKLAND (AP) - Stephen Curry had 24 points, nine assists and eight rebounds, Kevin Durant added 28 points and the Golden State Warriors picked it up ...

January 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Cousins scores 24, Kings come back to beat Pistons

SACRAMENTO (AP) - DeMarcus Cousins had 24 points, 13 rebounds and six assists to help the Sacramento Kings stage a fourth-quarter comeback in defeating the Detroit ...

January 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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