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Drew Brees-led Saints look to keep momentum against 49ers

SANTA CLARA (AP) - The New Orleans Saints started the season by losing three straight games, only to play themselves right back into contention behind improved play and Drew Brees' big arm.

November 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Raiders prepare for matchup with Broncos

OAKLAND (AP) - Playing in high-profile games is old hat for the Denver Broncos after two trips to the Super Bowl the past three seasons and plenty of other opportunities to play on the NFL's biggest stages.

November 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Suspended LB Aldon Smith hopeful of Raiders comeback soon

OAKLAND (AP) - Suspended Oakland Raiders linebacker Aldon Smith plans to return to football in two weeks, optimistic the NFL will grant his wish.

November 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Pacquiao fights Vargas in bout that’s a tough sell

LAS VEGAS (AP) - The hook for Manny Pacquiao's latest fight is that he's the fighting politician, as eager to take on problems in the Philippines as he is to take on other welterweights in the ring.

November 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Djokovic loses in Paris, Murray has shot at No 1

PARIS (AP) - Five months after his first French Open title and completing a career Grand Slam in Paris, Novak Djokovic's reign over men's tennis could be about to end in the City of Lights.

November 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


49ers’ Hyde unsure about playing vs Saints

SANTA CLARA (AP) - San Francisco 49ers running back Carlos Hyde said he suffered an AC joint injury in his shoulder that may prevent him from playing Sunday against the New Orleans Saints.

November 03, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Hayden likely to start at corner for Raiders

ALAMEDA (AP) - DJ Hayden's career over the past four seasons has pretty much mirrored that of the Oakland Raiders, the only NFL team he's played for.

November 03, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Giants exercise 2017 contract option for lefty Matt Moore

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Matt Moore's $7 million contract option for 2017 has been exercised by the San Francisco Giants, who acquired the left-hander at the trade deadline from Tampa Bay and counted on his contributions to reach the playoffs.

November 03, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Relief revolution: Highlights, themes from a wild postseason

It all started with a dubious decision that drew heavy criticism: Baltimore manager Buck Showalter left stud closer Zach Britton in the bullpen and lost the AL wild-card game at Toronto.

November 03, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Tkachuk scores twice for Flames in win over Sharks

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - Teen-ager Matthew Tkachuk stayed up late thinking he would be scratched. When he did hear he would play, he got ready in a hurry.

November 03, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Magic take step in process in win over Kings

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - So much has been made about the process in this first season of the Orlando Magic under Frank Vogel.

November 03, 2016 | | Pro Sports


KD Show: Durant goes off against old Oklahoma City team

OAKLAND (AP) - Kevin Durant matched his career high with seven 3-pointers and scored 39 points, coolly knocking down long jumpers while thoroughly embarrassing Russell Westbrook and his old Oklahoma City team in Golden State's 122-96 rout of the Thunder on Thursday night.

November 03, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Cubs win 1st Series title since 1908

CLEVELAND (AP) - The wait 'til next year is finally over. The Chicago Cubs are World Series champions.

November 03, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Durant tries to downplay the reunion with OKC

OAKLAND (AP) - As much as Kevin Durant might try to downplay the drama, when he steps on the court against his former Oklahoma City team for the first time Thursday night emotions will be flying high for both sides.

November 03, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Raiders Derek Carr tries to tune out praise

ALAMEDA (AP) - Derek Carr hears all the talk of a possible MVP and the praise after a sterling first half to the season.

November 03, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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Ref sues media firm over harassment

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - A college basketball referee filed a federal lawsuit against a Kentucky media company on Tuesday, accusing it of creating conditions that led ...

October 03, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Sabres’ Eichel deal: 8 years, $80 million

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - Motivated to be better, Buffalo Sabres center Jack Eichel called his first two NHL seasons as being "mediocre" upon arriving at ...

October 03, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Led by Davis’ bat, young A’s look to build on strong finish

OAKLAND (AP) - Khris Davis' powerful bat provided so many much-needed highlights for the Athletics in another last-place season - and there were many others by young ...

October 02, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Raiders QB Carr out 2 to 6 weeks with back injury

ALAMEDA (AP) - Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr will miss between two and six weeks after breaking a bone in his back during a loss to ...

October 02, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Despite 49ers’ struggles, Shanahan says no big changes

SANTA CLARA (AP) - First-year coach Kyle Shanahan knows he needs to get better quarterback play for the 49ers to end their four-game losing skid that ...

October 02, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Butker’s field goals send Chiefs to win

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Chiefs kicker Harrison Butker drilled a 43-yard field goal with 8 seconds left in his first career game, atoning for an ...

October 02, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Louisville board OKs firing of Pitino in hoops scandal

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Louisville's interim president was authorized Monday to fire Rick Pitino because of a federal bribery investigation, a scandal that has shaken ...

October 02, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Nadal credits passion for his success

BEIJING (AP) - Passion, and overcoming injuries, are the key to Rafael Nadal's recent success.

October 02, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Yankees, Twins renew one- sided rivalry in AL wild-card

NEW YORK (AP) - Twins star Joe Mauer remembers well all those October losses to the Yankees. So too, surely, do Minnesota's fans.

October 02, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Defending champion Warriors beaten by Nuggets

OAKLAND (AP) - Kevin Durant drove through the paint for a quick one-handed slam. Stephen Curry dazzled with his dribbling and pulled up for quick 3-pointers ...

October 01, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Dunne holds off McIlroy’s challenge to win British Masters

NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE, England (AP) - Paul Dunne held off a thrilling challenge from Rory McIlroy in the final round of the British Masters on Sunday to claim ...

October 01, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Lynx force decisive Game 5 with Sparks

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Sylvia Fowles scored 22 points and the Minnesota Lynx beat the Los Angeles Sparks 80-69 on Sunday night to force a decisive ...

October 01, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Brooke Henderson leads NZ Open as rain halts final round

AUCKLAND, New Zealand (AP) - Brooke Henderson took a big step towards her sixth LPGA Tour title in only six holes on Sunday, but will have ...

October 01, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Busch spoils Elliott’s run at Dover for 2nd straight win

DOVER, Del. (AP) - Chase Elliott rubbed his head and leaned against his car, crestfallen as he replayed the final laps in his mind. Jimmie Johnson ...

October 01, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Americans win Presidents Cup for 7th straight time

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) - President Donald Trump showed up about an hour after the final match was underway Sunday at the Presidents Cup. Had ...

October 01, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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