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McGloin to start Thanksgiving Day game

ALAMEDA (AP) - Matt McGloin's rapid ascent from undrafted rookie to starting NFL quarterback is headed to the big stage.

November 26, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Suspended in Seattle

RENTON, Wash. (AP) - The Seattle Seahawks will go into their showdown against New Orleans on Monday night short-handed in the secondary after starting cornerback Walter Thurmond was officially suspended Tuesday by the NFL for the team's next four games for violating the league's substance abuse policy.

November 26, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Shanahan says job is on the line

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) - Washington Redskins coach Mike Shanahan says jobs are on the line - and his own is on the list.

November 26, 2013 | | Pro Sports


No Hali, no Houston; defense MIA in KC

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The impenetrable wall that was the Kansas City defense was breached by the Denver Broncos two weeks ago, when Peyton Manning and his cohorts ran up and down the field in a 27-17 victory.

November 26, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Rodgers back in practice; status unclear

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) - Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers has returned to practice on a limited basis but appears highly unlikely to play against the Detroit Lions on Thursday.

November 26, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Lynch breaks rushing record

DE KALB, Ill. (AP) - Jordan Lynch broke his single-game rushing record for quarterbacks with 321 yards and No. 18 Northern Illinois completed its first unbeaten regular season in 50 years with a 33-14 victory over Western Michigan on Tuesday night.

November 26, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Big Hurt, pitchers on ballot

NEW YORK (AP) - Four-time Cy Young Award winner Greg Maddux, two-time winner Tom Glavine and two-time AL MVP Frank Thomas are among 19 newcomers on this year's Hall of Fame ballot, joining steroid-tainted holdovers Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens, Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa.

November 26, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Kings acquire Williams, a former lottery pick

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The Timberwolves' five starters have logged more minutes than any other starting group in the NBA this year, in part because former No. 2 overall draft pick Derrick Williams couldn't gain the trust of coach Rick Adelman.

November 26, 2013 | | Pro Sports


KAEP, 49ERS BEAT RGIII, SKINS

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) - Colin Kaepernick looked left, scrambled right, then found Anquan Boldin open in the end zone for a 6-yard touchdown.

November 26, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Bulls lose Rose to knee injury

CHICAGO (AP) - Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose is out for the remainder of the season.

November 26, 2013 | | Pro Sports


New deal means Kobe ‘Laker4Life’

EL SEGUNDO (AP) - The Los Angeles Lakers signed Kobe Bryant to a two-year contract extension Monday, securing the fourth-leading scorer in NBA history into his 20th season with the franchise.

November 26, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Fan who caught Coliseum jumper is from Stockton

OAKLAND (AP) - A woman who jumped from the third level of the Oakland Raiders' stadium survived after a man tried to catch her and broke her fall, authorities said.

November 26, 2013 | | Pro Sports


No time to wallow

ALAMEDA (AP) - As painful as it was to blow a late lead and lose a game that dropped them from sixth place to 12th place in the AFC standings, the Oakland Raiders have no choice but to move ahead.

November 26, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Safety appeals 1-game penalty

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Titans safety Michael Griffin is appealing his one-game suspension without pay after being labeled by the NFL as a repeat offender of the league's rules prohibiting hits to the head and neck area of defenseless players.

November 26, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Bon Jovi interested in NFL, but not Bills

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - While Jon Bon Jovi is interested in becoming an NFL owner one day, he's not currently pursuing the Buffalo Bills, the New Jersey rocker's publicist told The Associated Press on Monday.

November 26, 2013 | | Pro Sports


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Kaepernick fined $10K for headphones

SANTA CLARA (AP) - San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick said Thursday that he has been fined $10,000 by the NFL for the pink "Beats by Dre" brand name headphones he wore around his neck after Sunday's game.

October 09, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Klinsmann: Donovan ‘could have done a bit more’

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Landon Donovan set U.S. national team and Major League Soccer records for goals and assists, scored in a signature stoppage-time moment that lifted America to a first-place finish in a World Cup group for the first time in 80 years and won five MLS titles - with a sixth still possible.

October 09, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Miller brings more than blocks

SANTA CLARA (AP) - As Bruce Miller swung away and trash-talked linebacker Dan Skuta from across the locker room pingpong table, Jim Harbaugh emerged to officiate.

October 09, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Raiders look to revive running game

ALAMEDA (AP) - As a coaching disciple of Bill Parcells, Oakland Raiders interim coach Tony Sparano has long believed that a powerful offense starts with a strong running game.

October 09, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Prosecutors: Peterson smoked marijuana

HOUSTON (AP) - Minnesota Vikings star Adrian Peterson should be arrested anew after admitting during his court appearance on a child abuse charge that he had "smoked a little weed" while out on bond, Texas prosecutors said Thursday.

October 09, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Raiders place Roach on season-ending IR

ALAMEDA (AP) - The Oakland Raiders placed starting middle linebacker Nick Roach on season-ending injured reserve Wednesday after he was unable to recover from a concussion in the preseason.

October 08, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Hudson reaching career milestone with Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Even in his late 30s and a year removed from a devastating ankle injury that cut short his 2013 season in Atlanta, Tim Hudson pictured himself pitching at a high level again.

October 08, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Josh Beckett retires at 34

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Dodgers pitcher Josh Beckett, facing surgery for a torn labrum in his left hip that caused him to miss most of the last three months of the season, has retired at 34, ending a 14-year career that included two World Series championships.

October 08, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Battle of AFC South powers

The AFC South pretty much has been the province of the Colts and Texans in recent years. Even though Houston fell apart last season, it's not a big surprise it has emerged as the only challenger to Indianapolis in the division this year.

October 08, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Run game key in balancing out attack for 49ers

SANTA CLARA (AP) - The San Francisco 49ers have found the offensive balance that helped the team reach the NFC championship game in each of the past three seasons.

October 08, 2014 | | Pro Sports


NFL owners discuss personal conduct

NEW YORK (AP) - NFL owners spent five hours discussing the league's personal conduct policy, domestic violence and discipline for misbehavior during their fall meetings Wednesday.

October 08, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Valeri scores twice, Timbers beat Quakes

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Diego Valeri scored twice and Donovan Ricketts had his fifth shutout of the season to help the Portland Timbers beat San Jose Earthquakes 3-0 on Wednesday night.

October 08, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Homegrown talent key for Cardinals

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Changing cast, same old hit show for the St. Louis Cardinals.

October 08, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Dodgers feeling blue

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Matt Adams could barely contain his enthusiasm - and he didn't really try, either. He thrust both arms in the air while still in the batter's box and added a couple of big hops to his home run trot as he approached first base.

October 08, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Opportunistic Giants finish off Nats

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The San Francisco Giants are on another October roll in their every-other-year pattern of postseason success.

October 07, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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