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Oakland ‘D’ can’t get off field on 3rd down

ALAMEDA (AP) - Jason Tarver is as passionate and animated as any coach in the NFL. The Oakland Raiders' defensive coordinator is usually quick with a statistic or two to back up whatever point he's trying to make.

December 12, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Megatron plans to use ‘old man’ strength; Wilson drafted

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) - Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson intends to use his "old man strength" to teach Ravens free safety Matt Elam a lesson about showing respect to his elders.

December 12, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Protecting baseball assets

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) - Baseball officials are up front about this: They want to ban home-plate collisions to guard their investments. Minnesota's Joe Mauer, a three-time batting champion, is less than halfway through a $184 million, eight-year contract. He was limited 75 games at catcher this year in a concussion-shortened season.

December 12, 2013 | | Pro Sports


MLS All-Stars to play Bayern Munich

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - The 2014 Major League Soccer All-Star game will be against legendary German club Bayern Munich, the reigning European and Bundesliga champions.

December 12, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Klinsmann, U.S. agree to extension

Even before leading the United States into next year's World Cup, Jurgen Klinsmann has been signed to stay on as the American coach for the 2018 World Cup.

December 12, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Game-worn Jordans auctioned for $104K

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Michael Jordan's shoes from the famous flu game of the 1997 NBA finals were sold for more than $100,000 in an online auction Thursday.

December 12, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Sacramento fighters dominate UFC show in hometown

Urijah Faber can't wait to hear the cheers when he climbs into the cage in Sacramento on Saturday night.

December 12, 2013 | | Pro Sports


No.5 Kentucky rolls; Iowa St. improves to 9-0

CHICAGO (AP) - Linnae Harper scored 18 points and Kastine Evans added 14 to lead No. 5 Kentucky to a 96-85 victory over DePaul on Thursday night.

December 12, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Curry caps Warriors’ comeback victory

OAKLAND (AP) - Stephen Curry made a pull-up jumper with 1.5 seconds remaining to cap a sensational fourth quarter, rallying the Golden State Warriors from 18 points down to beat the Dallas Mavericks 95-93 on Wednesday night.

December 12, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Jazz halt four-game losing streak at Sac

SACRAMENTO AP) - Richard Jefferson scored 20 points and the Utah Jazz halted a four-game skid, cruising to a 122-101 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Wednesday night.

December 12, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Rivers wins in return to Boston

BOSTON (AP) - Jamal Crawford hit a pair of 3-pointers 23 seconds apart to help the Clippers pull away in the last 3 minutes and former Celtics coach Doc Rivers won his first game back in Boston when Los Angeles beat the Celtics 96-88 Wednesday night.

December 12, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Arizona shakes off slow start

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - Brandon Ashley scored 15 points, Kaleb Tarczewski added 14 and No. 1 Arizona shook off a slow start to dominate New Mexico State 74-48 on Wednesday night.

December 11, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Mile High Matchup: Chargers-Broncos

It seems inevitable that Peyton Manning will shatter the 50-touchdown passing mark set by Tom Brady in 2007. He might even do it Thursday night.

December 11, 2013 | | Pro Sports


FEELING GRAND

ALAMEDA (AP) - When Rod Streater arrived in Oakland in the spring of 2012 as an undrafted and unheralded receiver out of Temple, his focus was on the smallest of goals rather than something as noteworthy as a 1,000-yard receiving season.

December 11, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Home plate collisions to be banned

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) - Talk about change in baseball.

December 11, 2013 | | 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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