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Has NFL’s PR machine finally met its match?

Merry Christmas, Mr. Commissioner. Enjoy your lump of coal.

September 03, 2015 | JIM LITKE | Pro Sports


Murray wins at US Open against Kyrgios

NEW YORK (AP) - Nick Kyrgios does what he wants and says what he wants on a tennis court, seemingly no matter the ramifications, and amid all the near-napping, cursing and racket smashing, he troubled Andy Murray for moments at the U.S. Open.

September 02, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Tomsula names Devey starting right guard

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Center Marcus Martin jokingly talks up his card playing prowess. New right guard Jordan Devey says he brings a swagger to the locker room pingpong table, noting "I hold my own."

September 02, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Dodgers beat Giants for 2nd win over rivals

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Zack Greinke beat Madison Bumgarner in a premier pitching matchup, and the first-place Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the second-place San Francisco Giants 2-1 on Tuesday night for the second time in the same day.

September 02, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Calhoun’s HR helps Angels end losing streak

OAKLAND (AP) - Kole Calhoun had three hits, including his 21st home run of the season, to back a strong start by Matt Shoemaker, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Oakland Athletics 6-2 on Tuesday to snap a four-game losing streak.

September 02, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Raiders to go with Howard at right tackle

ALAMEDA (AP) - With less than two weeks before the Oakland Raiders' season-opener, Austin Howard doesn't have much time to ease into his role as the team's starting right tackle.

September 02, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Kansas City Royals hit by chickenpox

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - All-Star reliever Kelvin Herrera and Royals right fielder Alex Rios have been diagnosed with chickenpox, raising concerns that others on the AL Central leaders may have been exposed.

September 02, 2015 | | Pro Sports


USOC endorses Los Angeles for 2024 Olympics bid

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The U.S. Olympic Committee on Tuesday named Los Angeles as its candidate for the 2024 Games, replacing Boston's soured bid and marking a comeback for LA's dream of becoming a three-time Olympic host.

September 02, 2015 | | Pro Sports


‘Concussion’ director says no compromises were made for NFL

NEW YORK (AP) - A day after its trailer debuted online and months before it hits theaters, the Will Smith football head-trauma film "Concussion" is already sparking controversy.

September 01, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Williams into US Open 2nd round when injured opponent stops

NEW YORK (AP) - Even before Serena Williams set foot in Arthur Ashe Stadium on Monday night, her path through the U.S. Open to complete a true Grand Slam became a lot easier thanks to losses by other top women.

September 01, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Dodgers win in 14th on Gonzalez hit

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Adrian Gonzalez singled in the winning run with the bases loaded in the 14th inning, lifting the Los Angeles Dodgers over the San Francisco Giants 5-4 early Tuesday in the opener of a crucial series between the NL West's top two teams.

August 31, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Sharapova pulls out of US Open for 2nd time in 3 years

NEW WORK (AP) Maria Sharapova pulled out of the U.S. Open for the second time in three years Sunday, withdrawing on the eve of the tournament because of a lingering right leg injury.

August 31, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Pharoah looks good after loss; no decision on racing plans

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) - They were waiting for their horse, ready to take pictures with cellphones and ready to feed him snacks.

August 31, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Pro teams push California to offer high-stakes raffles

SACRAMENTO (AP) - The pitch is for charity, but the call could favor California's professional sports teams.

August 31, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Veteran Kris Tamulis nabs first LPGA win

PRATTVILLE, Ala. (AP) - Kris Tamulis counted down from 29 to 1 during her final-day trek at the Yokohama Tire LPGA Classic.

August 31, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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Mack looks to follow up All Pro season with even bigger year

ALAMEDA (AP) - Khalil Mack followed a solid rookie season with a historic second campaign.

September 09, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Gabbert prepares to start first season opener in 3 years

SANTA CLARA (AP) - From the day last season when the 49ers missed the playoffs for a second straight year, Blaine Gabbert vowed to remain San ...

September 09, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Drew Brees agrees to short extension

METAIRIE, La. (AP) - Saints quarterback Drew Brees decided against holding out for the lengthy contract extension he coveted and took one for the team.

September 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Super Bowl 50 teams to kickoff season

DENVER (AP) - The 2016 NFL season starts the same way the last one ended, with Von Miller staring down Cam Newton.

September 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


New-look secondary for Raiders

ALAMEDA (AP) - Raiders cornerback David Amerson won't take it personally if Saints quarterback Drew Brees targets him frequently in Sunday's season opener.

September 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Rapinoe stymied in bid for second national anthem protest

BOYDS, Md. (AP) - The Washington Spirit prevented Seattle midfielder Megan Rapinoe from kneeling again during the national anthem by altering its pregame ceremonies rather than ...

September 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


US firm Liberty Media buying Formula One auto racing series

LONDON (AP) - Formula One is being bought by Liberty Media, a U.S. company that invests in entertainment and sports, for $4.4 billion.

September 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Tiger Woods says that he hopes to return next month

CARMEL, Ind. (AP) - Out of golf for more than a year, Tiger Woods said Wednesday he hopes to play the first event of the PGA ...

September 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Murray loses at Open; Serena wins

NEW YORK (AP) - Andy Murray lost his way, seven consecutive games and, eventually, his riveting five-set U.S. Open quarterfinal against Kei Nishikori after a ...

September 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Cotton makes memorable debut

OAKLAND (AP) - Catcher Stephen Vogt came to the mound and offered a congratulatory embrace to Jharel Cotton, then gave the young pitcher one last bit ...

September 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Giants’ 8 relievers can’t hold lead, Rox win on Adames’ hit

DENVER (AP) - Bruce Bochy couldn't throw enough arms at the problem Wednesday night - though he certainly tried - while the San Francisco Giants' bullpen let ...

September 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


US names Pavelski captain for World Cup of Hockey

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The United States has named Joe Pavelski of the San Jose Sharks as its captain for the World Cup of Hockey.

September 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Ex 49er was in sandwich fight before later assault arrest

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Hours before former 49er Bruce Miller was arrested for assault, a manager at a San Francisco restaurant says he had to kick ...

September 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Kaepernick encouraged by Obama

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Colin Kaepernick was encouraged that President Barack Obama recently weighed in on his national anthem protest by praising him for generating conversation ...

September 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Goodell doesn’t agree with Kaepernick’s actions

NEW YORK (AP) - NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell disagrees with Colin Kaepernick's choice to kneel during the national anthem, but recognizes the quarterback's right ...

September 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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