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Injuries forcing Oakland Raiders to scramble for help

NAPA (AP) - Raiders coach Dennis Allen's plans to have his team practice in pads were altered by a rash of injuries.

August 04, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Kahne holds off Gordon for Pocono win

LONG POND, Pa. (AP) - Jeff Gordon had the inside line, a lead and his first win of the season in sight, usually a sure thing for Pocono's top winner.

August 04, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Lewis wins Women’s British Open

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) - Stacy Lewis felt such a spiritual connection with St. Andrews that even when she was three behind with three to play, she never lost hope she could win the Women's British Open.

August 04, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Woodland wins Reno-Tahoe Open

RENO, Nev. (AP) - Gary Woodland holed a 58-foot chip from the rough for one of his four birdies and got up-and-down to save par five times to win the Reno-Tahoe Open on Sunday for second PGA Tour victory.

August 04, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Earthquakes blank Chivas USA

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Chris Wondolowski scored twice in his return from playing on the U.S. national team, breaking a nearly three-month league drought and the San Jose Earthquakes beat Chivas USA 2-0 Saturday.

August 04, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Franklin wins record 6th gold

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) - Missy Franklin climbed to the top of the podium one more time in Spain before heading off to college.

August 04, 2013 | | Pro Sports


US relay squanders gold with DQ

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) - Matt Grevers scratched his head, wondering what went wrong.

August 04, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Stosur beats top- seeded Azarenka in Carlsbad final

CARLSBAD (AP) - Sam Stosur won the Southern California Open on Sunday for her first title in nearly two years, beating top-seeded Victoria Azarenka 6-2, 6-3.

August 04, 2013 | | Pro Sports


AP source: A-Rod can play during suspension appeal

NEW YORK (AP) - Alex Rodriguez will be suspended today, likely through the 2014 season, as part of Major League Baseball's latest drug investigation but can play while he appeals, a person familiar with the decision told The Associated Press.

August 04, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Yanks SS Jeter has strained calf

SAN DIEGO (AP) - The New York Yankees could be losing shortstop Derek Jeter again - to yet another leg injury.

August 04, 2013 | | Pro Sports


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August 04, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Bumgarner, Crawford lead Giants over Rays

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Brandon Belt got the previous three games off in Philadelphia for a mental break and work on his swing, and the first results were outstanding.

August 03, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Rangers beat A’s to gain ground in AL West

OAKLAND (AP) - Nelson Cruz shook off talk of a pending suspension to hit a tying two-run homer, Jurickson Profar added another two-run shot and the surging Texas Rangers beat the Oakland Athletics 8-3 on Friday night for their fifth straight win.

August 03, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Raiders sign Janikowski to 4-year extension

NAPA (AP) - The Oakland Raiders signed kicker Sebastian Janikowski to a four-year extension Friday, ensuring the franchise's leading scorer will remain with the team through at least 2017.

August 03, 2013 | | Pro Sports


49ers sign Central Valley receivers Collie, Hawkins

SANTA CLARA (AP) - The San Francisco 49ers signed wide receivers Austin Collie and Lavelle Hawkins to one-year deals Friday after both veteran free agents worked out for the team earlier in the day.

August 03, 2013 | | Pro Sports


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Durant, Rousey win top athlete honors at ESPYs

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Kevin Durant won two ESPY Awards, including male athlete of the year, and mixed martial arts star Ronda Rousey earned female athlete honors, becoming the first UFC fighter to claim a trophy in the biggest category at the show honoring the year's best performances Wednesday night.

July 16, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Jeter, Trout lead AL All-Stars

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Derek Jeter soaked in the adulation from fans and players during one more night on baseball's national stage, set the tone for the American League with a pregame speech and delivered two final All-Star hits.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Wolves, Warriors restart Love talks

LAS VEGAS (AP) - The Minnesota Timberwolves and Golden State Warriors have reopened trade talks for All-Star forward Kevin Love, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press on Tuesday.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Lew Wolff willing to re-examine new Oakland ballpark

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Athletics owner Lew Wolff is willing to re-examine whether it would make sense to build a new ballpark at the site of Oakland Coliseum.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


British Open: a new golf course, a new Tiger Woods

HOYLAKE, England (AP) - Tiger Woods was an hour into his practice round Tuesday at the British Open when he stood on the fifth tee with a foreign object in his hand.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Nibali favorite to win Tour de France

BESANCON, France (AP) - With defending champion Chris Froome and two-time winner Alberto Contador out of the race, the path is wide open for Vincenzo Nibali to become the first Italian to win the Tour de France since the late Marco Pantani in 1998.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Dwyane Wade re-signs with Miami Heat

Dwyane Wade is staying with the Miami Heat, and his latest deal is designed to give both the player and the only franchise he's ever known some flexibility in the coming years.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Contador looks to Vuelta after Tour exit

MADRID (AP) - Former Tour de France champion Alberto Contador does not need surgery on his injured right leg and hopes to defy his doctors by racing in next month's Spanish Vuelta.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Saints confirm multiyear deal with Graham

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The New Orleans Saints on Tuesday confirmed a multiyear contract with Jimmy Graham, ending a protracted holdout for the star tight end.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


A’s relish in the All-Star spotlight

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Oakland had a major league-high six players selected for the All-Star game, plus a seventh in recently acquired right-hander Jeff Samardzija, who would've been included on the NL side had he remained with the Chicago Cubs.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Selig says Rose could play All-Star role in 2015

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Pete Rose may have a role to play in next year's All-Star game in Cincinnati despite his lifetime ban from baseball.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


MLB appoints Billy Bean consultant for inclusion

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The burden of being gay became too great for Billy Bean to bear during his playing career, so he quit rather than seek support for his secret.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


With hitting down, should MLB lower the mound?

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Baseball has a problem: Clayton Kershaw, Aroldis Chapman, Felix Hernandez and all the other kings of the hill are just too good.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Derby king defends his crown

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Yoenis Cespedes knew how to pace himself in this rain-delayed home run derby, drawn out further by a new format.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Hernandez vs Wainwright in All-Star game

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Seattle's Felix Hernandez will start Tuesday night's All-Star game for the American League and Adam Wainwright of the St. Louis Cardinals will open for the National League.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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