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A’s deal Cespedes to land Lester

OAKLAND (AP) - Billy Beane considers Jon Lester a proven ace who can carry a pitching staff through the playoffs, just like he did last fall. The general manager acquired Lester to make sure Oakland gets there first.

July 31, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Safety Bethea finding a groove with 49ers w

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Once most players had gone inside from practice on a hot day, there stood Antoine Bethea working to perfect a handshake with new 49ers teammate Demarcus Dobbs.

July 31, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Venus Williams advances to QF

STANFORD (AP) - Venus Williams advanced to the Bank of the West quarterfinals Thursday night, beating fourth-seeded Victoria Azarenka 6-4, 7-6 (1).

July 31, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Resilient woods starts well at Bridgestone

AKRON, Ohio (AP) - Tiger Woods showed signs of a positive recovery Thursday at the Bridgestone Invitational. Not just from back surgery, but from making bogeys.

July 31, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Deadline dealin’

Baseball fans were still trying to sort out the dizzying deals for postseason aces Jon Lester and John Lackey, Home Run Derby champ Yoenis Cespedes and All-Star shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera when they were treated to a most curious sight Thursday.

July 31, 2014 | | Pro Sports


A’s deal Tommy Milone to Twins for Sam Fuld

OAKLAND (AP) - The Oakland Athletics have traded left-hander Tommy Milone to the Minnesota Twins for outfielder Sam Fuld.

July 31, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Chekwa taking reps with Raiders

NAPA (AP) - Chimdi Chekwa has dealt with so much in his first two NFL seasons that a matchup with wide receiver James Jones in practice seemed fairly easy in comparison for the Oakland cornerback.

July 31, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Lynch ends holdout, arrives at camp

RENTON, Wash. (AP) - Marshawn Lynch's holdout is over, ending one distraction so far for the Super Bowl champions.

July 31, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Johnson takes LOA from golf

AKRON, Ohio (AP) - Dustin Johnson is taking a leave of absence from golf to seek help for "personal challenges," a swift end to his season that will keep him from playing the PGA Championship, the FedEx Cup playoffs and the Ryder Cup.

July 31, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Raiders owner talks with San Antonio

OAKLAND (AP) - Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis confirmed he has met with San Antonio officials but declined to disclose whether he has any interest in relocating the franchise to Texas.

July 30, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Hammel fails again for Athletics in loss to Astros

HOUSTON (AP) - In the first inning against Houston, Jason Hammel picked up right where he left off since coming to the Oakland Athletics.

July 30, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Guy’s wait for Hall of Fame comes to end

OAKLAND (AP) - Ray Guy built a Hall of Fame career of making other people wait.

July 30, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Lloyd’s film watching impresses teammates

SANTA CLARA (AP) - San Francisco wide receiver Anquan Boldin laughs - a big, hearty guffaw - and shakes his head.

July 30, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Giants benefit from Pirates’ blunder

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Jean Machi and the San Francisco Giants ended their six-game losing streak in the most wacky way. They don't care how it happened, any break is welcome these days.

July 30, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Pauley Pavilion drenched in hoops history

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The House That Wooden Built is waterlogged.

July 30, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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Red Sox bring in ex-Tigers boss Dombrowski to run club

BOSTON (AP) - New Red Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski thought enough of the team to pick Boston over other suitors.

August 20, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Phillies trade Chase Utley to Dodgers

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Chase Utley is reuniting with Jimmy Rollins in Hollywood.

August 20, 2015 | | Pro Sports


US women beat Costa Rica in rainy exhibition

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) - Not even a thunderstorm could slow down the United States in the latest chapter of its Women's World Cup victory tour.

August 20, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Earthquakes score season-high 5 goals

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) - Cordell Cato and Chris Wondolowski each scored two goals and the San Jose Earthquakes cruised past Sporting Kansas City 5-0 on ...

August 20, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Raiders’ line benefits from Rodney Hudson

NAPA (AP) - Derek Carr was only on the field for two series in the Raiders' preseason-opening win over the St. Louis Rams. That was more ...

August 20, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Giants lose to Cardinals, miss chance to gain on Dodgers

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Madison Bumgarner had a rare opportunity for a pitcher: Pinch-hit with two outs in the ninth inning with his team trailing by ...

August 20, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Erik Pears fitting in on 49ers O-line

SANTA CLARA (AP) - New right tackle Erik Pears is doing all he can to fit into the 49ers huddle.

August 20, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Giants to place Pence on DL, activate Aoki on Thursday

ST. LOUIS (AP) - The San Francisco Giants plan to place Hunter Pence on the 15-day disabled list Thursday with a strained left oblique, a move ...

August 20, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Athletics hold off Dodgers in 2-game sweep

OAKLAND, (AP) - Jesse Chavez's record hardly tells the story of his season and first year as a full-time starter.

August 20, 2015 | | Pro Sports


NFL suspends Simpson for 6 games

SANTA CLARA (AP) - The NFL suspended San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Jerome Simpson on Tuesday without pay for the first six games of the season ...

August 18, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Vogelsong, Bumgarner help Giants beat Cardinals

ST. LOUIS (AP) - The San Francisco Giants got a rally-starting at-bat from an unusual source.

August 18, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Athletics edge Dodgers in 10th inning

OAKLAND (AP) - Billy Butler hit an RBI double in the 10th inning and the Oakland Athletics outlasted Clayton Kershaw and held on to beat the ...

August 18, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Raiders counting on Murray to revive running game

NAPA (AP) - Whether it was because of injuries his first year or a lack of trust from his coaches last season, Latavius Murray has been ...

August 18, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Moody looks to make mark on 49ers defense

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Joe Gaines and other teachers at Nick Moody's elementary school used to regularly pull the boy aside and remind him that ...

August 18, 2015 | | Pro Sports


49ers trade TE Asante Cleveland to Patriots for OL Jordan Devey

SANTA CLARA (AP) - The San Francisco 49ers traded tight end Asante Cleveland to the Super Bowl champion New England Patriots for offensive lineman Jordan Devey ...

August 18, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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