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Dodgers reject Kershaw offer

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Clayton Kershaw offered to pitch on short rest again in Game 5 of the NL Championship Series for the Los Angeles Dodgers, but was turned down in favor of starting Game 6 on Saturday against the Cubs in Chicago.

October 21, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Celebrities in the stands

CHICAGO (AP) - The Chicago Cubs are trying to do something that hasn't happened in the lifetime of anyone born in the last 108 years: win a World Series.

October 21, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Cleveland’s year gets better

CLEVELAND (AP) - The grueling four-month championship drought could soon be over.

October 21, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Ogwumike lifts Sparks to WNBA title

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Candace Parker and the Sparks jumped with joy on the court, joined in celebration by a guy named Magic Johnson who once made basketball championships a habit in Los Angeles.

October 21, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Norton has no plans to shake up Raiders’ struggling defense

ALAMEDA (AP) - Despite being on pace to set an NFL record for yards allowed, Raiders defensive coordinator Ken Norton Jr. has no plans to make any major changes.

October 21, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Cubs beat Dodgers, head home with 3-2 lead

LOS ANGELES (AP) - One win away. Two chances at home. Seven decades of waiting.

October 21, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Penguins rally in 3rd, top Sharks

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Down two goals - and even worse, down two defensemen - after two periods on Thursday night against San Jose, Pittsburgh Penguins coach Mike Sullivan offered his players a much-needed reminder.

October 21, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Del Rio’s return to Jacksonville elicits ‘fond memories’

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Oakland Raiders coach Jack Del Rio has no idea what kind of reception he'll get in Jacksonville on Sunday.

October 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Knicks anxious to get Derrick Rose back with team

Derrick Rose will likely have no more than just a few practices to get ready for opening night with the New York Knicks.

October 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Taylor Swift, title chase spice up US Grand Prix

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - With the promise of blue skies and some sizzling pop from Taylor Swift, the U.S. Grand Prix is back after all those worries about its demise.

October 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Cubs homer twice in win over Dodgers

LOS ANGELES (AP) - After striking out in his first two at-bats, Anthony Rizzo was seeking a slump buster. He found one in teammate Matt Szczur's bat.

October 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Cleveland reliever chosen MVP of ALCS

TORONTO (AP) - MVP: Most Versatile Pitcher.

October 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


On Merritt: Indians go to World Series

TORONTO (AP) - For the Cleveland Indians, the script was the same every game - hope for the best from whoever they started, then count on Andrew Miller and the bullpen to close it out.That plan seemed especially dicey in Game 5 of the AL Championship Series, with lightly used Ryan Merritt on the mound.But out of nowhere, the rookie delivered.Merritt coolly kept the Indians ahead until reinforcements arrived, and Cleveland earned its first trip to the World Series since 1997 by blanking the Toronto Blue Jays 3-0 Wednesday.The 24-year-old lefty defied expectations, shutting down the powerful Blue ...

October 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Penguins, Sharks meet again after Cup clash

PITTSBURGH (AP) - The stakes are nowhere near the same: hockey immortality versus two points in the standings in the second week of a long season.

October 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Practice makes perfect for Raiders WR Amari Cooper

ALAMEDA (AP) - The dropped passes that plagued an otherwise productive rookie season are now in the past for Amari Cooper. The struggles to drag a second foot inbounds that cost him a couple of touchdowns were quickly fixed.

October 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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Curry, Thompson find their touch

OAKLAND (AP) - Steve Kerr will never wish for a star player to sit injured as Kevin Durant did against Minnesota on Wednesday night.

November 09, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Love powers Cavaliers past Bucks

CLEVELAND (AP) - Kevin Love scored a season-high 32 points, LeBron James added 30 and the Cleveland Cavaliers withstood a 40-point performance by Giannis Antetokounmpo to ...

November 07, 2017 | | Pro Sports


McDavid scores in OT, Oilers beat Islanders

NEW YORK (AP) - Connor McDavid scored 38 seconds into overtime to lead the Edmonton Oilers over the New York Islanders 2-1 on Tuesday night.

November 07, 2017 | | Pro Sports


GOP tax bill would have impact on pro, college sports

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Oakland Raiders decided to move to Las Vegas largely because Clark County, Nevada, agreed to finance a new stadium with $750 million ...

November 07, 2017 | | Pro Sports


No change in top 4 of CFP rankings; Georgia, ‘Bama 1-2

The Associated Press

November 07, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Bucks get Bledsoe from Suns for Monroe

MILWAUKEE (AP) - Eric Bledsoe's disgruntled days are over.

November 07, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Former star pitcher Halladay killed in Florida plane crash

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Roy Halladay had a passion for flying airplanes that nearly matched his love of baseball.

November 07, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Dodgers motivated to make another World Series run

LOS ANGELES (AP) - After falling one victory short of winning the World Series, the Dodgers front office is motivated to tweak a roster that it ...

November 07, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Lions win as QB Matthew Stafford dissects Packers

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) - Matthew Stafford put on a quarterback clinic for the Detroit Lions at Lambeau Field.

November 07, 2017 | | Pro Sports


O’Brien says Texans have discussed signing Kaepernick

HOUSTON (AP) - Houston Texans coach Bill O'Brien says he and general manager Rick Smith have discussed signing Colin Kaepernick in the wake of last ...

November 07, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Winless Shanahan evaluating how 49ers handle adversity

SANTA CLARA (AP) - The goal for Kyle Shanahan during the remaining seven games of this season is identifying players to keep around through a franchise-wide ...

November 07, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Del Rio hopes win vs Miami helps Raiders get ‘mojo’ back

ALAMEDA (AP) - Coach Jack Del Rio spent the week in Florida talking about the need for his Oakland Raiders to get their "mojo" back.

November 07, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Irving takes charge, Celtics beat Hawks

ATLANTA (AP) - Kyrie Irving scored 35 points, Jayson Tatum added 21 and the Boston Celtics held off the Atlanta Hawks 110-107 Monday night for their ...

November 07, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Carlson scores in OT, Caps beat Coyotes

WASHINGTON (AP) - John Carlson scored the winner in overtime and the Washington Capitals came back to beat the Arizona Coyotes 3-2 on Monday night for ...

November 07, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Cora says opportunity to manage Red Sox is a return home

BOSTON (AP) - Alex Cora didn't expect his first chance to manage in the major leagues to come this soon, but the new Boston Red ...

November 07, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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