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Raiders to get 1st game look at 1st-round pick

OAKLAND (AP) - D.J. Hayden finally gets the chance to answer the critics who thought the Oakland Raiders made a risky bet when they drafted him 12th overall in April.

August 22, 2013 | | Pro Sports


49ers sign quarterback Wallace to one-year deal

SANTA CLARA (AP) - The San Francisco 49ers have added another quarterback to the competition to be Colin Kaepernick's backup, signing nine-year veteran Seneca Wallace to a one-year contract Thursday.

August 22, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Sean Doolittle gets lesson on Gen. James Doolittle

ALAMEDA (AP) - Sean Doolittle tugs gently on his bushy red beard and soaks in a history lesson as he strolls in silence along the 872-foot wooden flight deck of the USS Hornet. He checks out old war planes while gazing at spectacular views of San Francisco and the bay, then climbs dozens of stairs to take a turn in the ship's "air boss" seat.

August 22, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Ryan Braun finally admits drug use in 2011

A month after acknowledging only that he made "mistakes," Ryan Braun admitted taking performance-enhancing drugs during his NL MVP season of 2011.

August 22, 2013 | By HOWIE RUMBERG AP Sports Writer | Pro Sports


A year after trade, Red Sox, Dodgers both better

BOSTON (AP) - Don't expect a sentimental reunion when Boston plays the Los Angeles Dodgers this weekend and visits former Red Sox Adrian Gonzalez, Carl Crawford and the injured Josh Beckett.

August 22, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Giants OF Torres goes on DL with Achilles strain

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - San Francisco Giants outfielder Andres Torres was placed on the 15-day disabled list Thursday because of a strained left Achilles' tendon and might not return this season.

August 22, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Dodgers' Wilson makes return from elbow surgery

MIAMI (AP) - Former All-Star closer Brian Wilson acknowledged feeling butterflies in the bullpen as he warmed up Thursday, which was understandable since he hadn't pitched in 16 months.

August 22, 2013 | | Pro Sports


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August 22, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Kap gets strong praise from Jaworski

SANTA CLARA, (AP) - 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick received high praise from ESPN analyst Ron Jaworski and managed to take it in stride.

August 22, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Zito struggles in return as Giants lose to Red Sox

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Barry Zito understands how unpredictable a game baseball can be. Making his first start in three weeks only added to the mystery for the Giants left-hander.

August 22, 2013 | | Pro Sports


A’s offense continues second-half slump

OAKLAND (AP) - Athletics manager Bob Melvin was too angry at his team to be concerned with a close call at home plate.

August 22, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Raiders break camp after 4 weeks in Napa

NAPA, (AP) - After four weeks of training camp in wine country, the Oakland Raiders have packed up and headed home with hopes that their work here will translate to the playing field when the season starts Sept. 8.

August 22, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Ichiro gets 4,000th hit between MLB and Japan

NEW YORK (AP) - Ichiro Suzuki slashed a single the opposite way with his unique swing for the 4,000th hit of a career split between Japan and the major leagues.

August 22, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Chris Paul elected president of NBA players union

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Chris Paul has already seemingly done the impossible by turning the long-languishing Los Angeles Clippers into a force in the Western Conference. Now he's taken on another big task - rebuilding the reeling NBA players' association.

August 22, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Woods has stiff neck and back from hotel bed

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) - Another week, another nagging injury for Tiger Woods - this from a soft bed in his hotel.

August 22, 2013 | | Pro Sports


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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


Aoki agrees to $4.7 million deal with Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - After losing to the San Francisco Giants in the World Series, Nori Aoki joined them.

January 16, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Luck would take another big step if the Colts beat Patriots

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - Step by step, Andrew Luck has climbed into the upper echelon of NFL quarterbacks.

January 16, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Raiders close to signing Coliseum extension

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) - The Oakland Raiders are close to signing a one-year extension to remain at the Coliseum for the 2015 season.

January 16, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Bears interview John Fox for coaching job

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) - John Fox interviewed for the Chicago Bears' coaching job Wednesday, two days after parting ways with the Denver Broncos.

January 16, 2015 | | Pro Sports


49ers tight end Vernon Davis will support curling again

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Vernon Davis is taking his support skills to the curling ice once more.

January 16, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Kennedy, Marleau lead Sharks past Maple Leafs

SAN JOSE (AP) - Tyler Kennedy and Patrick Marleau scored goals 15 seconds apart in the first period, and the San Jose Sharks beat the reeling Toronto Maple Leafs 3-1 on Thursday night.

January 15, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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