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Drew Brees agrees to short extension

METAIRIE, La. (AP) - Saints quarterback Drew Brees decided against holding out for the lengthy contract extension he coveted and took one for the team.

September 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Super Bowl 50 teams to kickoff season

DENVER (AP) - The 2016 NFL season starts the same way the last one ended, with Von Miller staring down Cam Newton.

September 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


New-look secondary for Raiders

ALAMEDA (AP) - Raiders cornerback David Amerson won't take it personally if Saints quarterback Drew Brees targets him frequently in Sunday's season opener.

September 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Rapinoe stymied in bid for second national anthem protest

BOYDS, Md. (AP) - The Washington Spirit prevented Seattle midfielder Megan Rapinoe from kneeling again during the national anthem by altering its pregame ceremonies rather than "subject our fans and friends to the disrespect we feel such an act would represent."

September 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


US firm Liberty Media buying Formula One auto racing series

LONDON (AP) - Formula One is being bought by Liberty Media, a U.S. company that invests in entertainment and sports, for $4.4 billion.

September 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Tiger Woods says that he hopes to return next month

CARMEL, Ind. (AP) - Out of golf for more than a year, Tiger Woods said Wednesday he hopes to play the first event of the PGA Tour season next month and could play as much as twice more before the end of the year.

September 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Murray loses at Open; Serena wins

NEW YORK (AP) - Andy Murray lost his way, seven consecutive games and, eventually, his riveting five-set U.S. Open quarterfinal against Kei Nishikori after a loud noise from a malfunctioning sound system interrupted a key point, resulting in a do-over.

September 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Cotton makes memorable debut

OAKLAND (AP) - Catcher Stephen Vogt came to the mound and offered a congratulatory embrace to Jharel Cotton, then gave the young pitcher one last bit of advice for the afternoon: "Hey, just enjoy this walk right now."

September 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Giants’ 8 relievers can’t hold lead, Rox win on Adames’ hit

DENVER (AP) - Bruce Bochy couldn't throw enough arms at the problem Wednesday night - though he certainly tried - while the San Francisco Giants' bullpen let a late-season victory slip away.

September 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


US names Pavelski captain for World Cup of Hockey

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The United States has named Joe Pavelski of the San Jose Sharks as its captain for the World Cup of Hockey.

September 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Ex 49er was in sandwich fight before later assault arrest

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Hours before former 49er Bruce Miller was arrested for assault, a manager at a San Francisco restaurant says he had to kick him out after the player got in a fight over a sandwich.

September 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Kaepernick encouraged by Obama

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Colin Kaepernick was encouraged that President Barack Obama recently weighed in on his national anthem protest by praising him for generating conversation about social issues.

September 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Goodell doesn’t agree with Kaepernick’s actions

NEW YORK (AP) - NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell disagrees with Colin Kaepernick's choice to kneel during the national anthem, but recognizes the quarterback's right to protest.

September 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Raiders undrafted rookies thankful for opportunity

ALAMEDA (AP) - Despite a productive training camp and lots of positive feedback, Oakland Raiders running back Jalen Richard spent cut-down day nervously looking at the time as he hoped to avoid a bad news phone call from general manager Reggie McKenzie or coach Jack Del Rio.

September 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Tomlinson’s RBI single in 9th lifts Giants over Rockies

DENVER (AP) - Kelby Tomlinson won't be penalized for being picked off first base earlier in the game.

September 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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Red Sox-Astros: Playoff vet Verlander opposes 1st-timer Sale

HOUSTON (AP) - Houston manager A.J. Hinch loves that Justin Verlander, his starter for Game 1 of the American League Division Series against the Boston ...

October 05, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Judge-ment day: Indians set to meet slugger, Yankees

CLEVELAND (AP) - They ran away with their division again, and streaked to history, 102 wins and home-field advantage throughout the AL playoffs. The Cleveland Indians ...

October 05, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Flames sign 45-year-old Jaromir Jagr

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) - Jaromir Jagr has signed with the Calgary Flames.

October 05, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Mickelson begins 27th PGA Tour season

NAPA (AP) - Four days after a strong showing in the United States' victory in the Presidents Cup, Phil Mickelson begins his 27th PGA Tour season ...

October 05, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Thomas voted best of PGA Tour

Justin Thomas wrote down a dozen goals at the start of the season, some higher than others, none about winning PGA Tour player of the ...

October 05, 2017 | The Associated Press | Pro Sports


US in danger of missing World Cup

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Months and months of stumbles have put the United States in a precarious position. The Americans could miss the World Cup for ...

October 05, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Bradley’s stunning triple helps D-backs

PHOENIX (AP) - Three bags, four times.

October 05, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Simmonds scores hat trick in Flyers’ win over Sharks

SAN JOSE (AP) - With a couple of key deflections, Wayne Simmonds helped answer any questions that came up in the preseason about the potency of ...

October 05, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Lynx capture 4th title with win over Sparks

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The Minnesota Lynx are no strangers to celebration. Maya Moore, Lindsay Whalen and a proud core have danced in the confetti and bathed ...

October 05, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Lynx, Sparks set for another Game 5

By JON KRAWCZYNSKI

October 03, 2017 | | Pro Sports


SF Giants ready for ‘reset’ after surprising last-place season

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Way back in spring training, Bruce Bochy had a roster he believed would be a legitimate contender in the talented NL West.

October 03, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Familiar foes Diamondbacks, Rockies vie in NL wild card

PHOENIX (AP) - The Diamondbacks and Rockies share a spring training facility and played each other 19 times this season.

October 03, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Twins match record with 13th straight postseason loss

NEW YORK (AP) - Brian Dozier rounded third and yelled "Let's go!" at his teammates, and it seemed these Twins might finally be the ones ...

October 03, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Raiders count on E.J. Manuel to step up with Derek Carr hurt

ALAMEDA (AP) - The Oakland Raiders' season was derailed last year as soon as star quarterback Derek Carr went down with a broken leg in the ...

October 03, 2017 | | Pro Sports


NHL: What to watch for as season begins

NEW YORK (AP) - The 101st NHL season opens tonight and there are endless story lines to follow. The Associated Press asked a handful of its ...

October 03, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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