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Sparano meets with Raiders before bye

ALAMEDA (AP) - Oakland Raiders interim coach Tony Sparano met with his players for the first time since replacing the fired Dennis Allen, then sent them off for a four-day weekend.

October 01, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Back where he started

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Alex Smith arrived in San Francisco with the pressure of being the No. 1 overall draft pick. He got called a draft bust, then turned the tide to win back those same fans who had booed him out of Candlestick Park.

October 01, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Packers heavy favorites tonight

You might say the Minnesota Vikings are pondering a quarterbacking dilemma.

October 01, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Extra innings boost audience for AL wild-card game

ATLANTA (AP) - Extra innings boosted viewership for the American League wild-card game.

October 01, 2014 | | Pro Sports


A’s move on after stumbling to finish

OAKLAND (AP) - Support his big moves or not, Billy Beane made one thing perfectly clear: The Oakland Athletics' season probably would have ended sooner without Jon Lester a part of it.

October 01, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Trout makes playoff debut when Angels host Royals

ANAHEIM (AP) - Mike Trout asked Albert Pujols for advice on his playoff debut before the Los Angeles Angels stepped into the October spotlight, and the veteran slugger with two World Series rings had some simple guidance for baseball's best young player.

October 01, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Tigers hope starters can outdo Orioles bullpen

BALTIMORE (AP) - The Detroit Tigers' starting pitchers in the first three games of the AL Division Series have a combined 329 wins, three Cy Young Awards and 35 games of postseason experience.

October 01, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Rookie managers Williams, Ausmus reach postseason

WASHINGTON (AP) - Matt Williams was in his 18th game as a major league manager, still learning on the job, when he went with his gut.

October 01, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Royal pain: A’s lose in 12th inning

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Kansas City Royals had waited 29 years to reach the postseason. They weren't going down without a fight.

October 01, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Volquez looks to continue revival against Giants

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Edinson Volquez's renaissance began with a simple game of catch.

October 01, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Raiders make Tony Sparano interim coach

ALAMEDA (AP) - Reggie McKenzie believes he put together a roster capable of competing for a playoff spot. When that roster got off to an 0-4 start and wasn't even competitive in two games, the Oakland Raiders general manager decided he needed to fire coach Dennis Allen.

October 01, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Training camp essential for NBA’s new head coaches

OAKLAND (AP) - Golden State Warriors general manager Bob Myers made an impromptu visit to Steve Kerr's office last week and couldn't stop staring at the walls.

October 01, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Wilhoite filling the injury void at linebacker

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Michael Wilhoite knows he had important shoes to fill whenever he takes the field.

October 01, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Angels’ Hamilton says he’s OK for playoffs

ANAHEIM (AP) Los Angeles Angels slugger Josh Hamilton says he's feeling better and is ready for the playoffs later this week.

October 01, 2014 | | Pro Sports


NFL says Abdullah should not have been penalized

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The NFL said Tuesday that Kansas City Chiefs safety Husain Abdullah should not have been penalized for unsportsmanlike conduct when he dropped to his knees in prayer after an interception.

October 01, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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NFL says concussions way up in 2015; will study reasons why

NEW YORK (AP) - The NFL says reported concussions rose 58 percent in regular-season games to the highest number in any of the past four years.

January 30, 2016 | | Pro Sports


A’s catcher Stephen Vogt undergoes elbow surgery

OAKLAND (AP) - Athletics catcher Stephen Vogt has undergone arthroscopic surgery on his right elbow that is expected to be fully healed by opening day.

January 30, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Sweep places Lathrop 3rd in VOL

LATHROP - The Lathrop High wrestling team finished its dual season strong Wednesday, crushing visiting Weston Ranch and Kimball in Valley Oak League action.

January 29, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Defending champs Djokovic, Williams back in finals

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - Novak Djokovic called it the best he has ever played against old foe Roger Federer. Serena Williams was just being her dominant ...

January 29, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Giants minor leaguer among 3 suspended

NEW YORK (AP) - San Francisco pitcher Dylan Brooks has been suspended for 50 games following an unspecified violation of baseball's minor league drug program.

January 29, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Rockies swap Dickerson for Rays lefty McGee

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - Colorado's crowded outfield just wasn't big enough for Corey Dickerson.

January 29, 2016 | | Pro Sports


John Scott takes shot at NHL before All-Star Game

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - John Scott, the career journeyman enforcer who was surprisingly voted into the NHL All-Star game by fans, said he got a call ...

January 29, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Stanford’s McCaffrey wins Jet Award

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Stanford's Christian McCaffrey has been named winner of the Jet Award as the nation's top return specialist.

January 29, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Manning: Al Jazeera report ‘garbage’

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - Garbage then. Garbage now.

January 29, 2016 | | Pro Sports


GOLDEN GREATS

CANTON, Ohio (AP) - Joe Montana, Joe Greene and Emmitt Smith are among the 22 Pro Football Hall of Famers voted to the Super Bowl 50 ...

January 29, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Owners of Las Vegas Sands, Raiders to meet

The billionaire owner of the Las Vegas Sands casino company wants to help build a domed stadium on the UNLV campus and is meeting with ...

January 29, 2016 | MICHELLE RINDELS Associated Press | Pro Sports


High-tech Levi’s Stadium ready for Super Bowl stage

SANTA CLARA (AP) - When architects set out to design a new stadium for the San Francisco 49ers, they wanted a building that fit the Silicon ...

January 29, 2016 | | Pro Sports


JPMorgan Chase buys naming rights for arena

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Golden State Warriors President Rick Welts says the team has reached a naming-rights deal with JPMorgan Chase for a new arena to ...

January 29, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Anderson scores 36, leads Pelicans past Kings

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - It is now apparent that coach Alvin Gentry's up-tempo, flowing system has caught on in New Orleans, and it looks like ...

January 29, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Green, Thompson, Cousins named All-Star reserves

NEW YORK (AP) - Draymond Green and Klay Thompson were picked Thursday for the Western Conference team, giving the NBA champion Golden State Warriors three All-Stars ...

January 29, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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