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Brees starts strong, Saints down Raiders

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Drew Brees will need some unproven receivers to emerge this year, and could not help but be encouraged by way rookie Kenny Stills and second-year pro Nick Toon came through against the Raiders.

August 17, 2013 | | Pro Sports


A’s hold on for 1st win over Indians in 5 tries

OAKLAND,(AP) - Oakland Athletics catcher John Jaso is likely to be sidelined another three to four weeks and perhaps for the remainder of the season as he recovers from a lingering concussion.

August 17, 2013 | | Pro Sports


A’s hold on for 1st win over Indians in 5 tries

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Stephen Vogt can really fly. Especially for a catcher, as he cheerfully points out.

August 17, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Pence powers Giants to 14-10 win over Marlins

MIAMI (AP) - With a score that resembled a football game more than baseball, the San Francisco Giants came out on top with their best offensive performance of the season.

August 17, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Phillies fire manager Manuel, promote Sandberg

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - With Charlie Manuel seated to his left, Ruben Amaro Jr. broke down in tears after announcing he fired his manager.

August 17, 2013 | | Pro Sports


A-Rod returns at Yankee Stadium, boobirds in force

NEW YORK (AP) - Alex Rodriguez got booed in pregame introductions, booed when his picture was put up on the video board and booed again when came to bat in the first inning.

August 17, 2013 | | Pro Sports


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August 17, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Chiefs’ Smith gets to square off against ex team

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Alex Smith treads carefully when subject of the San Francisco 49ers is broached. He politely talks about the positive days he spent with them, and then seems to usher along the conversation whenever their divorce is brought up.

August 16, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Jenkins not concerned about preseason slow start

SANTA CLARA, (AP) - The San Francisco 49ers don't seem too concerned with wide receiver A.J. Jenkins' slow start to the preseason.

August 16, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Freiman, Gray help A’s beat Astros 5-0

OAKLAND, (AP) - Sonny Gray has been hearing the comparisons since his high school days in Tennessee. The references to Tim Hudson, another right-hander with a slight build and a big arm.

August 16, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Nationals’ win streak ends, 4-3 to Giants

WASHINGTON (AP) - A Washington homestand that began with three losses to Atlanta was about to culminate in a six-game winning streak and the Nationals at .500 for the first time since mid-July.

August 16, 2013 | | Pro Sports


MLB to expand instant replay in 2014

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) - Calling it a historic moment, Commissioner Bud Selig said Thursday that Major League Baseball plans to expand its video review process next season, giving managers a tool they've never had in an effort to dramatically reduce the number of incorrect calls made in games.

August 16, 2013 | | Pro Sports


49ers’ Reid a hit in camp

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Hitting and tackling is not allowed during team drills for the San Francisco 49ers, so Eric Reid practices proper technique by driving his body through a makeshift punching bag with the other defensive backs.

August 16, 2013 | | Pro Sports


PGA champ back on New York rooftops

NEW YORK (AP) - The last time Jason Dufner was on a Manhattan rooftop, he was down on one knee proposing to his future wife.

August 16, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Cards rookie Mathieu will start Saturday

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - The "Honey Badger" is about to get his first NFL start.

August 16, 2013 | | Pro Sports


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Martin, Donaldson homer to help Blue Jays power past A’s

OAKLAND (AP) - The highest-scoring offense in the majors is heating up at the right time.

July 24, 2015 | | Pro Sports


A’s trade Kazmir to his hometown Astros for 2 minor leaguers

OAKLAND (AP) - Scott Kazmir is heading to his hometown Houston Astros and into the thick of a pennant race, and the Oakland Athletics are starting ...

July 24, 2015 | | Pro Sports


After stunning Gold Cup loss, US looks for positive spin

ATLANTA (AP) - Jurgen Klinsmann strolled into the room in the basement of the Georgia Dome, not looking overly concerned about the biggest upset loss in ...

July 24, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Jamaica stuns US in semifinals

ATLANTA (AP) - The United States had everything on its side. History. A raucous home crowd. And, supposedly, the better team.

July 23, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Davis beats out infield single as A’s top Blue Jays

OAKLAND (AP) - Pinch-hitter Ike Davis beat out an infield single with two outs in the 10th inning that went to replay review, lifting the Oakland ...

July 23, 2015 | | Pro Sports


NBA leaning toward no playoff guarantee for division winners

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - A division title might soon mean a banner but no assurance of a playoff spot in the NBA.

July 23, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Fuld still finds new challenges with diabetes

OAKLAND (AP) - Sam Fuld jogs to the outfield each inning with enough gum in his back pocket to give him a quick boost of carbohydrates ...

July 23, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Kings announce signings of Curry, Acy and Dukan

SACRAMENTO (AP) - The Sacramento Kings have signed guard Seth Curry and forwards Quincy Acy and Duje Dukan (DOO-yay DOOK-in) after reaching contract agreements with them ...

July 23, 2015 | | Pro Sports


MLB may need to consider moving trade deadline

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Commissioner Rob Manfred thinks baseball may need to consider moving the trade deadline back to give teams in the hunt for ...

July 23, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Froome keeps lead in Tour de France

PRA LOUP, France (AP) - The speedometer clocked between 50 and 60 kilometers per hour (30-37 mph) as the pine trees whipped by, and the riders ...

July 23, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Blatter takes first foreign trip since crisis

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) - FIFA President Sepp Blatter is due in Russia on Thursday for his first overseas trip since the arrests of fellow soccer ...

July 23, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Howard ready to return to the US national team

LONDON (AP) - Goalkeeper Tim Howard is ready to make himself available for the United States national team again after taking a break since the 2014 ...

July 23, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Kings, Seth Curry agree to 2-year deal

SACRAMENTO (AP) - Seth Curry is joining his brother in Northern California, after all. Just not together on the Golden State Warriors.

July 22, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Bonds wins: No conviction

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - After a nearly decade-long steroids prosecution, Barry Bonds emerged victorious Tuesday when federal prosecutors dropped what was left of their criminal case ...

July 22, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Blue Jays hit 3 homers, power past Athletics 7-1 in Oakland

OAKLAND (AP) - Russell Martin, Jose Bautista and Edwin Encarnacion homered to power the Toronto Blue Jays past the Oakland Athletics 7-1 on Tuesday night.

July 22, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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