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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


Ward scores with 1.3 seconds left, Capitals beat Rangers

NEW YORK (AP) - Joel Ward scored with 1.3 seconds left to give the Washington Capitals a 2-1 victory over the New York Rangers on Thursday night in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinal series.

May 01, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Dodgers hit 4 HRs off Vogelsong in win over Giants

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Joc Pederson, Adrian Gonzalez and Andre Ethier homered off Ryan Vogelsong in the first inning and Jimmy Rollins hit another one off him in the third, powering the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 7-3 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday night.

April 29, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Angels lose Pujols but beat Athletics

OAKLAND (AP) - Mike Trout homered and drove in three runs, Johnny Giavotella hit a tiebreaking single in the seventh inning and the Los Angeles Angels held on to beat the Oakland Athletics 6-3 on Wednesday night.

April 29, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Former rugby star Hayne finding way with 49ers

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Jarryd Hayne has found himself discussing snakes, kangaroos and koalas - all things Aussie - in the middle of San Francisco's locker room right along with the routes and responsibilities from his daunting new NFL playbook.

April 29, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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Thomas’ 29 points, 15 assists send Celtics past Jazz

BOSTON (AP) - Isaiah Thomas had 29 points and a career-high 15 assists, and the Boston Celtics made 17 3-pointers for the second straight game in ...

January 04, 2017 | | Pro Sports


49ers need culture change

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Two years after asking to be held accountable if his San Francisco 49ers fall short of winning the Super Bowl, team CEO ...

January 02, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Draymond Green triple-double leads Golden State past Denver

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Draymond Green's putback with 28.9 seconds left gave him the final rebound for his second triple-double of the season, and ...

January 02, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Miami QB Kaaya going pro skipping his senior season

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) - This is how much Brad Kaaya enjoyed his three years at Miami: The California kid decided along the way to become ...

January 02, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Raiders head into playoffs un certain about quarterback

ALAMEDA (AP) - After waiting 14 seasons to get back to the playoffs, the Oakland Raiders are searching for a healthy quarterback to lead them into ...

January 02, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Raiders, Texans not first to start playoffs with quarterback woes

DENVER (AP) - Connor Cook is an untested rookie. Brock Osweiler may have a feeling he's been here before.

January 02, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Raiders sign QB Garrett Gilbert to practice squad

ALAMEDA (AP) - The Oakland Raiders have signed quarterback Garrett Gilbert to the practice squad ahead of their first playoff game in 14 years.

January 02, 2017 | | Pro Sports


USC hits FG at gun, beats Penn State in epic Rose Bowl

PASADENA (AP) - After 98 combined points and 1,040 yards of spectacular offensive play, the highest-scoring Rose Bowl in history rested on the left foot ...

January 02, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Wisconsin wins Cotton; only Western Michigan loss

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Troy Fumagalli had highlight catches for Wisconsin even before the big tight end's leaping 8-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter and ...

January 02, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Get rich in 2017! Take Tiger at 20-1 to win the Masters

The most important thing to know about the coming year in sports:

January 02, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Appleby shines, Florida beats Iowa in Outback

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - No. 20 Florida dominated the Outback with stingy defense and a persistent offense that did its job, too.

January 02, 2017 | | Pro Sports


US beats Switzerland to advance to world junior semifinal round

TORONTO (AP) - Jordan Greenway scored the go-ahead goal early in the third period and the United States held off Switzerland for a 3-2 victory in ...

January 02, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Shiffrin closes in on ski racing milestones

ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) - If Mikaela Shiffrin wins her 27th World Cup race in today's slalom, she will match the career achievement of one of ...

January 02, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Nadal in Australia, still aiming for major titles

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) - Rafael Nadal cuddled a koala on the banks of the river, something that has become a customary photo opportunity for celebrity players ...

January 02, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Federer wins 1st match on return, Swiss beat Britain

PERTH, Australia (AP) - Roger Federer returned from six months on the sidelines with a knee injury to beat Dan Evans 6-3, 6-4 on Monday and ...

January 02, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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