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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


Oakland snaps 4-game skid

HOUSTON (AP) - The Oakland Athletics finally got the performance they have needed out of their bullpen and did something they have struggled at this season - win a one-run game.

May 19, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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Returning McCaffrey helps ease Stanford’s transition at QB

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) - Stanford heads into the season with questions about which player will touch the ball first after the snap.

August 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Cal hopes transfer Davis Webb eases transition from Goff era

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) - Davis Webb made an immediate impression when he arrived at California this summer with his tireless work ethic.

August 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports


A-Rod doubles in Yanks’ finale

NEW YORK (AP) - His tribute ended by a storm, Alex Rodriguez began his final game with the New York Yankees by hitting a run-scoring double ...

August 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Raiders scout sites for Reno training camp

RENO, Nev. (AP) - Business executives who want to bring the Oakland Raiders to Las Vegas met with northern Nevada lawmakers to get them up to ...

August 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


49ers excited for joint practice with Texans

SANTA CLARA (AP) - After spending nearly two weeks only lining up against teammates, the San Francisco 49ers are looking forward to the opportunity to hit ...

August 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Trumbo’s slam helps O’s avoid sweep in Oakland

OAKLAND (AP) - For the first few innings, the final starter in the Oakland Athletics' improvised eight-man rotation did just fine.

August 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


A-Rod leaves without fans’ love

NEW YORK (AP) - Alex Rodriguez's time with the New York Yankees will be remembered for one World Series title, two MVP awards and countless ...

August 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Justin Gatlin defends competing in Rio Games

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - It didn't take long for Justin Gatlin's name to get dragged into the doping drama swirling at the Olympics.

August 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


7-hit club members meet in Miami

MIAMI (AP) - The National League's only living seven-hit men met Wednesday.

August 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Fielder emotional as he ends career

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Prince Fielder wiped away tears, pointed to his two sons sitting next to him and talked about being in big league clubhouses ...

August 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


A-Rod still slated for Thursday

BOSTON (AP) - Alex Rodriguez was on the bench again for the second of the New York Yankees' three games at Fenway Park, and manager Joe ...

August 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


US men’s basketball team gets tested, beats Australia

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Carmelo Anthony and Kyrie Irving had the answers in the first test for the U.S. Olympic men's basketball team.

August 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


A’s win to knock Orioles out of first place

OAKLAND (AP) - Ross Detwiler knows it will take more than one strong outing for people to take him seriously again as a starting pitcher.

August 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Raiders confident Ben Heeney can fill hole in middle of D

NAPA (AP) - When the Oakland Raiders set out this offseason to upgrade their defense, general manager Reggie McKenzie systematically targeted every apparent need except for ...

August 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Crawford’s HR enough for Giants

MIAMI (AP) - Two days after Brandon Crawford battered the Miami Marlins with seven hits, he beat them with one swing.

August 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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