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‘Weight’ is over: Bring on megafight

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao weighed in below the welterweight limit Friday before a packed arena of screaming, singing fans anticipating the landmark bout.

May 02, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Raiders take Mario Edwards Jr. in 2nd round

ALAMEDA (AP) - Three years after entering college as one of the top players in the country, Mario Edwards Jr. came into the NFL with a little less fanfare.

May 02, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Baffert is loaded with 2 blazing colts for Kentucky Derby

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Bob Baffert hopes he's celebrating in the winner's circle at the Kentucky Derby. He just doesn't know which horse or owners would join him. After all, the trainer has the two top favorites for Saturday's race.

May 02, 2015 | | Pro Sports


49ers select Tartt with second-round pick; reunited with HS teammate

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Jaquiski Tartt spoke to good friend Jimmie Ward just last week about how great it would be if the old high school teammates from Mobile, Alabama, ended up as safeties together on the same NFL team.

May 01, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Raiders take Amari Cooper with 4th pick

ALAMEDA (AP) - One year after finding their quarterback, the Oakland Raiders added the kind of big-play receiver for Derek Carr that has been missing for nearly a decade in Oakland.

May 01, 2015 | | Pro Sports


49ers select defensive lineman Arik Armstead

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Uncertain whether Justin Smith will play another season, and with Ray McDonald already long gone, the San Francisco 49ers were searching for a pass-rusher with a big body.

May 01, 2015 | | Pro Sports


QBs go 1-2 in NFL Draft

CHICAGO (AP) - Even with significant off-field baggage, Jameis Winston was the first pick in the NFL draft Thursday night.

May 01, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Baffert aiming at 1st 1-2 Kentucky Derby finish since 1948

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Bob Baffert was a big-shot quarter horse trainer when he took his cowboy hat and scuffed boots to the high-class world of thoroughbred racing. He gave himself three years to make a splash. After a slow start and some embarrassing losses, he found his footing.

May 01, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Spieth makes a big adjustment on the greens

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Rickie Fowler made three big putts in a row and won his second straight match Thursday to secure his spot in the round of 16 on the weekend at the Match Play Championship.

May 01, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Roach confident in referee Bayless, 3 judges for big fight

LAS VEGAS (AP) - The third man in the ring on Saturday night has been in more big fights than Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao put together.

May 01, 2015 | | Pro Sports


A’s rally falls short

OAKLAND (AP) - All eyes were on Mike Trout as he tracked Ike Davis' long fly ball to the wall. He had to make a late adjustment but was able to haul it in, prompting Los Angeles closer Huston Street to pump his fist into the air.

May 01, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Oklahoma City Thunder hire Florida’s Billy Donovan as coach

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - The Thunder hired Florida's Billy Donovan as their coach Thursday, hoping he will help the franchise win an NBA championship in Oklahoma City.

May 01, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Bonds still not in the clear

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A federal appeals court has granted a motion from prosecutors that gives them until at least July 22 to decide whether to ask the U.S. Supreme Court to reinstate Barry Bonds' obstruction of justice conviction.

May 01, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Mets’ home streak ends

NEW YORK (AP) - An agitated Stephen Strasburg settled down in a hurry after a rocky start and the Washington Nationals became the first visiting team to win at Citi Field this season, beating the New York Mets 8-2 on Thursday night.

May 01, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Dunleavy scores 20, Bulls clobber Bucks to advance

MILWAUKEE (AP) - Mike Dunleavy scored 20 points and Chicago came close to an NBA playoff record, finally putting away Milwaukee with a 120-66 victory in Game 6 to clinch their first-round series Thursday night.

May 01, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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Copa America crowds below World Cup but above projections

NEW YORK (AP) - Fans at some first-round Copa America games have arrived to see empty sections, even closed-off decks. Still, the tournament is averaging more ...

June 14, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Jordan Spieth on a roll going into US Open

OAKMONT, Pa. (AP) - Jordan Spieth feels confident about his game, typical talk from most top players going into a major.

June 14, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Davis homers, drives in 5 and A’s roll over Rangers

OAKLAND (AP) - A breakout night for the Oakland Athletics' offense was tempered by concerns about an injury to pitching prospect Sean Manaea.

June 14, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Crawford has 3 RBIs to lead Giants over Brewers

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The San Francisco Giants got their offense going and were able to make up for Matt Cain's tough start in his ...

June 14, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Sharks deal with sudden end to season

ALAMEDA (AP) - After a two-month playoff run that changed the perception of the star players and a team that had been known for playoff letdowns ...

June 14, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Cavs stay alive in NBA Finals

OAKLAND (AP) - Booed every time he touched the ball, LeBron James cut through Golden State's defense and made layups look easy. Dunks and 3-pointers ...

June 14, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Anderson beats Ko in Women’s PGA playoff

SAMMAMISH, Wash. (AP) - Brooke Henderson kept hearing the roar of fans echoing through the trees, leaving her to wonder what was happening elsewhere on the ...

June 12, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Creator closes out Triple Crown with upset

NEW YORK (AP) - The finish was dramatic, even without a Triple Crown on the line.

June 12, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Berger wins Memphis for first PGA title

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Killing time during a three-hour rain delay Sunday, Phil Mickelson ribbed Daniel Berger about having won the PGA Tour rookie of the ...

June 12, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Joey Logano wins Michigan NASCAR

BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) - Joey Logano plopped into a seat, getting a much-needed break, when the 26-year-old driver found out he was just a part of ...

June 12, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Andy Murray reunites with Ivan Lendl as Wimbledon tourney looms

LONDON (AP) - With Wimbledon coming up, Andy Murray is reuniting with former coach Ivan Lendl.

June 12, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Late goal lifts Peru, eliminates Brazil in Copa

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - Peru stunned Brazil 1-0 Sunday night, eliminating it from Copa America on a late goal by Raul Ruidiaz that may have been ...

June 12, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Klinsmann hopes US mentality changes in Copa knockout stage

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Jurgen Klinsmann wants a transformed mentality when the United States opens the knockout phase of the Copa America against Ecuador on Thursday.

June 12, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Warriors look to close out Cavs without Draymond Green

OAKLAND (AP) - Steve Kerr could have used a little more notice on this one. A heads-up about Draymond Green's suspension sure would have been ...

June 12, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Warriors star Green suspended for Game 5

OAKLAND (AP) - Through all of the criticism and accusations of dirty play, Draymond Green vowed to keep pushing as hard as he possibly could to ...

June 12, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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