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MLB collision rule leaves one exception

NEW YORK (AP) - Major League Baseball and its players have banned most home plate collisions but left open an exception if the catcher has the ball and is blocking the runner's direct path to home plate.

February 24, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Raiders sign Jones to 3-year extension

ALAMEDA (AP) - The Oakland Raiders signed special teams standout Taiwan Jones to a three-year extension on Monday that keeps him under contract through 2017.

February 24, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Character on center stage at combine

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Colt Lyerla came to the NFL scouting combine with more to prove than just about anyone else.

February 24, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Scioscia: Trout won’t get snagged on contract

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) - Angels manager Mike Scioscia said Monday that he isn't worried about possible contract talks becoming a distraction for star center fielder Mike Trout.

February 24, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Bonds with Giants as instructor

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Barry Bonds is all set to return to the San Francisco Giants. As a spring training instructor, that is.

February 23, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Jason Collins to become 1st openly gay player lm NBA

NEW YORK (AP) - Jason Collins became the NBA's first active openly gay player Sunday, signing a 10-day contract with the Brooklyn Nets.

February 23, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Maybe Michael Sam will fit in NFL just fine

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The NFL locker room has long been an unforgiving place.

February 23, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Day survives the magic of Dubuisson in Match Play

MARANA, Ariz. (AP) - Jason Day never stopped believing he would win the Match Play Championship, even in the midst of so many shots by Victor Dubuisson that simply defied belief.

February 23, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Sweden’s Nordqvist wins LPGA Thailand

CHONBURI, Thailand (AP) - Anna Nordqvist won the LPGA Thailand on Sunday to end a five-year victory drought, holding off top-ranked Inbee Park at Siam County Club.

February 23, 2014 | | Pro Sports


York says near trade of coach ‘isn’true’

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - San Francisco 49ers CEO Jed York denied his team nearly traded coach Jim Harbaugh to the Cleveland Browns last month for draft picks.

February 22, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Busch races to history books

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Kyle Busch made a little history at a pretty big track.

February 22, 2014 | | Pro Sports


A’s OF Fuld welcomes another challenge

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Sam Fuld has never backed down from a challenge and that's been a major reason he's still playing professional baseball. He's facing his latest test trying to make the roster of the Oakland Athletics as a reserve outfielder.

February 22, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Raptors cool off Cavs

TORONTO (AP) - Terrence Ross scored 20 points, Jonas Valanciunas had 18 and the Toronto Raptors snapped the Cleveland Cavaliers' six-game winning streak with a 98-91 victory on Friday night.

February 22, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Big day for Canadians

SOCHI, Russia (AP) - Four Ukrainian women gave their politically torn country some good news at the Sochi Games on Friday, and Canada delivered more bad news to the United States - yet another Olympic hockey defeat.

February 22, 2014 | | Pro Sports


McDonell works magic once again

MARANA, Ariz. (AP) - Graeme McDowell figured his luck had run out Friday at the Match Play Championship.

February 21, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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Masked man: Woods shows up at Vonn's record celebration

CORTINA D'AMPEZZO, Italy (AP) - The whole gang was there when Lindsey Vonn finally became the most successful women's World Cup skier of all time.

January 19, 2015 | | Pro Sports


NBA's D-League becoming a testing ground for new ideas

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) - David Arseneault Jr. thought nothing of the email when it first appeared in his inbox.

January 19, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Bookies: Super Bowl is tossup

LAS VEGAS (AP) - For Russell Wilson's Seattle Seahawks to become the first team in a decade to win consecutive Super Bowls, they'll have to beat the most recent group to do it, Tom Brady's New England Patriots.

January 18, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Belichick, Brady to 6th Super Bowl with rout of Colts

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - Bill Belichick and Tom Brady are headed to a special place where no coach or player has gone more - the Super Bowl.

January 18, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Peyton Manning to miss Pro Bowl with thigh injury

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - As Peyton Manning ponders his football future, he's concluded one thing: He won't play in the Pro Bowl next weekend in Glendale, Arizona.

January 18, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Jimmy Walker wins Sony Open by record 9 strokes in Honolulu

HONOLULU (AP) - Jimmy Walker was getting coffee Sunday morning when he saw that U.S. Open champion Martin Kaymer had lost a 10-shot lead with 13 holes to play in Abu Dhabi. He went back to his room and told his wife, "Winning is hard."

January 18, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Seahawks rally stuns Packers in OT for title

SEATTLE (AP) - The loudest stadium in America was silent. A return trip to the Super Bowl was slipping away.

January 18, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Beaten, bruised stunned over robbery

HONOLULU (AP) - His left eye bruised and swollen shut, Australian golfer Robert Allenby is still shaking over a beating and robbery that left him unable to remember anything except being dumped in a gutter near a park of homeless people.

January 18, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Broncos finalizing 4-year head coach deal with Gary Kubiak

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - Denver Broncos GM John Elway is hashing out a four-year contract with Gary Kubiak to become the team's head coach, a person with knowledge of the negotiations told The Associated Press on Sunday night.

January 18, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Giants. Blanco agree on 2-year $7.5M deal

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Outfielder Gregor Blanco and the San Francisco Giants reached agreement on a $7.5 million, two-year contract to avoid arbitration, a person with knowledge of the deal said Sunday.

January 18, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Giants. Blanco agree on 2-year $7.5M deal

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Outfielder Gregor Blanco and the San Francisco Giants reached agreement on a $7.5 million, two-year contract to avoid arbitration, a person with knowledge of the deal said Sunday.

January 18, 2015 | | Pro Sports


NFL, CBS extend Thursday night football

NEW YORK (AP) - Thursday night games were such a success this season for CBS that the network extended its deal with the NFL through the 2015 season.

January 18, 2015 | | Pro Sports


‘Uncharted territory’: Vonn matches all- time wins record

CORTINA D'AMPEZZO, Italy (AP) - Lindsey Vonn never thought she would make it this far.

January 18, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Seattle and Green Bay meet for NFC championship

SEATTLE (AP) - Eventually, the paths of Green Bay and Seattle were going to cross again.

January 16, 2015 | | Pro Sports


A’s reach 1-year deals with 5 players

OAKLAND (AP) - Right fielder Josh Reddick and new third baseman Brett Lawrie were among the players to reach one-year contracts with the Oakland Athletics on Friday and avoid arbitration.

January 16, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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