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Rodgers back in practice; status unclear

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) - Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers has returned to practice on a limited basis but appears highly unlikely to play against the Detroit Lions on Thursday.

November 26, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Lynch breaks rushing record

DE KALB, Ill. (AP) - Jordan Lynch broke his single-game rushing record for quarterbacks with 321 yards and No. 18 Northern Illinois completed its first unbeaten regular season in 50 years with a 33-14 victory over Western Michigan on Tuesday night.

November 26, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Big Hurt, pitchers on ballot

NEW YORK (AP) - Four-time Cy Young Award winner Greg Maddux, two-time winner Tom Glavine and two-time AL MVP Frank Thomas are among 19 newcomers on this year's Hall of Fame ballot, joining steroid-tainted holdovers Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens, Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa.

November 26, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Kings acquire Williams, a former lottery pick

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The Timberwolves' five starters have logged more minutes than any other starting group in the NBA this year, in part because former No. 2 overall draft pick Derrick Williams couldn't gain the trust of coach Rick Adelman.

November 26, 2013 | | Pro Sports


KAEP, 49ERS BEAT RGIII, SKINS

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) - Colin Kaepernick looked left, scrambled right, then found Anquan Boldin open in the end zone for a 6-yard touchdown.

November 26, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Bulls lose Rose to knee injury

CHICAGO (AP) - Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose is out for the remainder of the season.

November 26, 2013 | | Pro Sports


New deal means Kobe ‘Laker4Life’

EL SEGUNDO (AP) - The Los Angeles Lakers signed Kobe Bryant to a two-year contract extension Monday, securing the fourth-leading scorer in NBA history into his 20th season with the franchise.

November 26, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Fan who caught Coliseum jumper is from Stockton

OAKLAND (AP) - A woman who jumped from the third level of the Oakland Raiders' stadium survived after a man tried to catch her and broke her fall, authorities said.

November 26, 2013 | | Pro Sports


No time to wallow

ALAMEDA (AP) - As painful as it was to blow a late lead and lose a game that dropped them from sixth place to 12th place in the AFC standings, the Oakland Raiders have no choice but to move ahead.

November 26, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Safety appeals 1-game penalty

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Titans safety Michael Griffin is appealing his one-game suspension without pay after being labeled by the NFL as a repeat offender of the league's rules prohibiting hits to the head and neck area of defenseless players.

November 26, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Bon Jovi interested in NFL, but not Bills

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - While Jon Bon Jovi is interested in becoming an NFL owner one day, he's not currently pursuing the Buffalo Bills, the New Jersey rocker's publicist told The Associated Press on Monday.

November 26, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Romo’s clutch play has Cowboys on top of division

IRVING, Texas (AP) - Tony Romo has now directed decisive fourth-quarter drives in the past two Dallas wins.

November 26, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Brazil losing its aura

SAO PAULO (AP) - Brazil's traditional yellow jersey has lost its all-conquering allure.

November 26, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Abad will bolster Oakland bullpen

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - The Oakland Athletics acquired left-hander Fernando Abad from Washington on Monday and sent Class A outfielder John Wooten to the Nationals.

November 26, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Raiders, A’s sign short leases at O.co

OAKLAND (AP) - The Oakland Athletics and Oakland Raiders have new lease agreements to remain at the stadium they share in Oakland. Officials overseeing the O.co Coliseum approved short term leases on Monday for both teams.

November 26, 2013 | | Pro Sports


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San Jose loses appeal over proposed Athletics move

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A federal appeals court upheld the dismissal of antitrust claims in a lawsuit by the city of San Jose against Major League Baseball, which accused the sport of illegally blocking a proposed move of the Oakland Athletics to the area.

January 15, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Jack Del Rio hired as new Raiders coach

ALAMEDA (AP) - The Oakland Raiders have officially hired Denver defensive coordinator Jack Del Rio as their new head coach.

January 15, 2015 | | Pro Sports


49ers introduce coach Tomsula to get team winning again

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Jim Tomsula wiped down his glasses then winked at his family across the room as he waited his turn to speak on the podium, unfamiliar territory and formality for a humble defensive line coach thrust into the top job for the San Francisco 49ers.

January 15, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Green is the ‘heart and soul’ of the Warriors

OAKLAND (AP) - His voice can be heard everywhere the Golden State Warriors go.

January 15, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Showtime exec: Mayweather wants Pacquiao more than ever

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Floyd Mayweather Jr. wants a fight with Manny Pacquiao more than ever, a top Showtime executive said Thursday, and negotiations continue to make the long anticipated bout a reality on May 2.

January 15, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Jack Del Rio to be new Raiders coach

ALAMEDA (AP) - The Oakland Raiders hired Denver defensive coordinator Jack Del Rio as their new head coach on Wednesday in hopes that the Bay Area native who grew up cheering for the Raiders can return the team to its glory days.

January 14, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Nats get Yunel Escobar from A’s for Tyler Clippard

WASHINGTON (AP) - Infielder Yunel Escobar is heading to the Nationals, and All-Star reliever Tyler Clippard is going to the Athletics, thanks to the ninth deal between those clubs in a little more than four years.

January 14, 2015 | | Pro Sports


49ers promote Tomsula to head coach

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) The San Francisco 49ers promoted longtime defensive line coach Jim Tomsula to head coach Wednesday, going with a familiar face following a national search that took more than two weeks and ended right in house.

January 14, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Marcus Mariota says he’s going to the NFL

Heisman Trophy winner Marcus Mariota, whose bold moves and leadership on the field brought the Ducks to the brink of a national championship before falling short, is leaving Oregon early for the NFL.

January 14, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Pacquiao agrees to terms for Mayweather fight

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Manny Pacquiao flew to Los Angeles on Wednesday, preparing for a meeting with contestants of the Miss Universe pageant. Whether he has an even bigger date on May 2 seems entirely up to Floyd Mayweather Jr.

January 14, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Super Bowl you have been asking for is coming

Very nice job, Colts. Sorry we are not more impressed.

January 14, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Boxing returns to prime-time network television on NBC

NEW YORK (AP) - Usually this is how big-time sports television works: The network pays for the right to air an event.

January 14, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Jets hire Cardinals’ Todd Bowles as coach

NEW YORK (AP) - Todd Bowles is coming home and taking over as the New York Jets' head coach.

January 14, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Warriors beat Jazz for 30-5 start

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Stephen Curry scored 27 points and ignited a decisive third-quarter run to lead the Golden State Warriors to a 116-105 victory over the Utah Jazz on Tuesday night.

January 13, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Young, talented Buckeyes could be a favorite next year, too

DALLAS (AP) - Here's the scary part for the rest of major-college football: Some of Ohio State's best players didn't play in Monday night's championship game, and many of those who did are coming back.

January 13, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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