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Gabbert prepares to start first season opener in 3 years

SANTA CLARA (AP) - From the day last season when the 49ers missed the playoffs for a second straight year, Blaine Gabbert vowed to remain San Francisco's starting quarterback and lead the team back to respectability.

September 09, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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


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Crosby has hat trick, Penguins rout Flyers

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Sidney Crosby had his third career postseason hat trick, Evgeni Malkin added a highlight-reel goal and the two-time defending Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh ...

April 12, 2018 | | Pro Sports


Timberwolves beat Nuggets

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Jimmy Butler scored 31 points, Karl-Anthony Towns had 26 points and 14 rebounds and the Minnesota Timberwolves ended the NBA's longest-running playoff ...

April 12, 2018 | | Pro Sports


Goldschmidt, Murphy homer as D’backs beat Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Paul Goldschmidt left his slump in San Francisco.

April 12, 2018 | | Pro Sports


A’s get 21 hits in win over Dodgers

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Khris Davis, Matt Chapman and Jed Lowrie each went deep, and the Oakland Athletics pounded out 21 hits in a 16-6 win ...

April 12, 2018 | | Pro Sports


Kings beat short-handed Rockets in season finale

SACRAMENTO (AP) - The Houston Rockets and Sacramento Kings were already looking to the future before their season finale even started.

April 12, 2018 | | Pro Sports


Old friends: Rival Sharks, Ducks meet in 2nd playoff series

ANAHEIM (AP) - Although the San Jose Sharks and the Anaheim Ducks both have been regular Stanley Cup playoff participants for the past 15 years, the ...

April 12, 2018 | | Pro Sports


Sierra softball outslugs Kimball

TRACY - The Sierra softball team bounced back from its first Valley Oak League defeat on Tuesday, outlasting Kimball, 6-2.

April 11, 2018 | | Pro Sports


Jazz cruise to win over Warriors

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Utah has a chance to write one more chapter to an improbable comeback story.

April 10, 2018 | | Pro Sports


Theroux’s sac fly leads Stockton to win over Rancho Cucamonga

STOCKTON (AP) - Collin Theroux hit a sacrifice fly in the eighth inning, driving in Luke Persico with the go-ahead run, as the Stockton Ports topped ...

April 10, 2018 | | Pro Sports


Ryu dominates, Seager goes deep as Dodgers beat Athletics

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Hyun-Jin Ryu cruised through six innings of one-hit ball, Corey Seager hit one of three Dodgers homers and Los Angeles beat the ...

April 10, 2018 | | Pro Sports


Walsh’s double leads Inland Empire to win over Modesto

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) - Jared Walsh hit a run-scoring double in the first inning to give the Inland Empire 66ers a 1-0 win over the ...

April 10, 2018 | | Pro Sports


Quinn Cook rewarded with new 2-year contract

OAKLAND (AP) - Quinn Cook has been a remarkably steady fill-in for the injured Stephen Curry, and the Golden State Warriors rewarded the former two-way guard ...

April 10, 2018 | | Pro Sports


76ers win 15th straight, move closer to No. 3 seed in East

ATLANTA (AP) - JJ Redick scored 28 points and the surging Philadelphia 76ers set a franchise record with their 15th consecutive victory, holding off the Atlanta ...

April 10, 2018 | | Pro Sports


Healthy Couture key for Sharks heading into playoffs

SAN JOSE (AP) - Even the simplest of tasks like breathing and eating were painstakingly difficult for Logan Couture heading into the playoffs a year ago.

April 10, 2018 | | Pro Sports


Sharks’ Kane eager for playoffs

SAN JOSE (AP) - Evander Kane followed a similar timeline after each of his first eight NHL regular seasons.

April 10, 2018 | | Pro Sports


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