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Strasburg to face Peavy at home in Game 1 of NLDS

WASHINGTON (AP) - Stephen Strasburg grew up in San Diego, admiring then-Padres star Jake Peavy. They've become friends, working out together in the offseason, chatting, trading texts.

October 02, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Sparano meets with Raiders before bye

ALAMEDA (AP) - Oakland Raiders interim coach Tony Sparano met with his players for the first time since replacing the fired Dennis Allen, then sent them off for a four-day weekend.

October 01, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Back where he started

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Alex Smith arrived in San Francisco with the pressure of being the No. 1 overall draft pick. He got called a draft bust, then turned the tide to win back those same fans who had booed him out of Candlestick Park.

October 01, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Packers heavy favorites tonight

You might say the Minnesota Vikings are pondering a quarterbacking dilemma.

October 01, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Extra innings boost audience for AL wild-card game

ATLANTA (AP) - Extra innings boosted viewership for the American League wild-card game.

October 01, 2014 | | Pro Sports


A’s move on after stumbling to finish

OAKLAND (AP) - Support his big moves or not, Billy Beane made one thing perfectly clear: The Oakland Athletics' season probably would have ended sooner without Jon Lester a part of it.

October 01, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Trout makes playoff debut when Angels host Royals

ANAHEIM (AP) - Mike Trout asked Albert Pujols for advice on his playoff debut before the Los Angeles Angels stepped into the October spotlight, and the veteran slugger with two World Series rings had some simple guidance for baseball's best young player.

October 01, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Tigers hope starters can outdo Orioles bullpen

BALTIMORE (AP) - The Detroit Tigers' starting pitchers in the first three games of the AL Division Series have a combined 329 wins, three Cy Young Awards and 35 games of postseason experience.

October 01, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Rookie managers Williams, Ausmus reach postseason

WASHINGTON (AP) - Matt Williams was in his 18th game as a major league manager, still learning on the job, when he went with his gut.

October 01, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Royal pain: A’s lose in 12th inning

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Kansas City Royals had waited 29 years to reach the postseason. They weren't going down without a fight.

October 01, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Volquez looks to continue revival against Giants

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Edinson Volquez's renaissance began with a simple game of catch.

October 01, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Raiders make Tony Sparano interim coach

ALAMEDA (AP) - Reggie McKenzie believes he put together a roster capable of competing for a playoff spot. When that roster got off to an 0-4 start and wasn't even competitive in two games, the Oakland Raiders general manager decided he needed to fire coach Dennis Allen.

October 01, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Training camp essential for NBA’s new head coaches

OAKLAND (AP) - Golden State Warriors general manager Bob Myers made an impromptu visit to Steve Kerr's office last week and couldn't stop staring at the walls.

October 01, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Wilhoite filling the injury void at linebacker

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Michael Wilhoite knows he had important shoes to fill whenever he takes the field.

October 01, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Angels’ Hamilton says he’s OK for playoffs

ANAHEIM (AP) Los Angeles Angels slugger Josh Hamilton says he's feeling better and is ready for the playoffs later this week.

October 01, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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NBA MVP vote is finally unanimous, and Stephen Curry stands alone

MIAMI (AP) - Here's Stephen Curry's year in a nutshell. A record 402 3-pointers, all 131 MVP first-place votes, and zero doubt.

May 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Stephen Curry is first unanimous NBA MVP

OAKLAND (AP) - From the jaw-dropping half-court heaves that somehow sink through the net to the dazzling drives and zippy passes from every which way, Stephen ...

May 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Kings’ methodical coaching search ended with Dave Joerger

SACRAMENTO (AP) - Vlade Divac's first coaching search as general manager of the Sacramento Kings was methodical. He talked to about a dozen candidates over ...

May 10, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Bradley Jr. has slam, 6 RBIs in Boston’s win

BOSTON (AP) - Jackie Bradley Jr. doesn't want to think very much about his current run.

May 10, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Encarnacion’s homer highlights Blue Jays’ win

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Michael Saunders knows he is far from the first to stumble in San Francisco's expansive foul territory.

May 10, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Lehtonen makes 35 saves, Stars force Game 7

ST. LOUIS (AP) - This time it was Dallas goalie Kari Lehtonen's turn to shine.

May 10, 2016 | | Pro Sports


He’s here! Kentucky Derby champ Nyquist arrives at Pimlico

BALTIMORE (AP) - When it comes to selecting a stall for his Kentucky Derby winner at Pimlico Race Course, trainer Doug O'Neill doesn't care ...

May 10, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Heat rally and beat Raptors in OT

MIAMI (AP) - Just about everyone struggled to score, with one very notable exception.

May 10, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Buford named NBA Executive of the Year

R.C. Buford is the last person to take a victory lap, especially when the San Antonio Spurs are in the middle of a second-round ...

May 10, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Curry wins 2nd straight MVP

OAKLAND (AP) - Stephen Curry is adding a second straight MVP award to his record-setting season.

May 10, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Kings hire Joerger 2 days after firing in Memphis

Two days after being jettisoned by the Memphis Grizzlies, Dave Joerger has landed in Sacramento as the latest coach looking to end the Kings' decade-long ...

May 10, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Predators force another Game 7

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Viktor Arvidsson's first playoff goal of his young career certainly is a moment to remember. The rest of the Nashville Predators ...

May 10, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Curry returns with 40 points in OT win

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Stephen Curry nailed a 3-pointer in overtime and gestured to the crowd, exclaiming over and over: "I'm back! I'm back!"

May 10, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Lightning earns berth in Eastern final serooes

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Victor Hedman and Ben Bishop lifted the Tampa Bay Lightning into the Eastern Conference final for the second straight year.

May 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Durant’s mother, the “Real MVP,” subject of Lifetime movie

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - With a single sentence uttered by her world-famous son, Wanda Pratt's life changed forever.

May 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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