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Brees starts strong, Saints down Raiders

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Drew Brees will need some unproven receivers to emerge this year, and could not help but be encouraged by way rookie Kenny Stills and second-year pro Nick Toon came through against the Raiders.

August 17, 2013 | | Pro Sports


A’s hold on for 1st win over Indians in 5 tries

OAKLAND,(AP) - Oakland Athletics catcher John Jaso is likely to be sidelined another three to four weeks and perhaps for the remainder of the season as he recovers from a lingering concussion.

August 17, 2013 | | Pro Sports


A’s hold on for 1st win over Indians in 5 tries

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Stephen Vogt can really fly. Especially for a catcher, as he cheerfully points out.

August 17, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Pence powers Giants to 14-10 win over Marlins

MIAMI (AP) - With a score that resembled a football game more than baseball, the San Francisco Giants came out on top with their best offensive performance of the season.

August 17, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Phillies fire manager Manuel, promote Sandberg

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - With Charlie Manuel seated to his left, Ruben Amaro Jr. broke down in tears after announcing he fired his manager.

August 17, 2013 | | Pro Sports


A-Rod returns at Yankee Stadium, boobirds in force

NEW YORK (AP) - Alex Rodriguez got booed in pregame introductions, booed when his picture was put up on the video board and booed again when came to bat in the first inning.

August 17, 2013 | | Pro Sports


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August 17, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Chiefs’ Smith gets to square off against ex team

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Alex Smith treads carefully when subject of the San Francisco 49ers is broached. He politely talks about the positive days he spent with them, and then seems to usher along the conversation whenever their divorce is brought up.

August 16, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Jenkins not concerned about preseason slow start

SANTA CLARA, (AP) - The San Francisco 49ers don't seem too concerned with wide receiver A.J. Jenkins' slow start to the preseason.

August 16, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Freiman, Gray help A’s beat Astros 5-0

OAKLAND, (AP) - Sonny Gray has been hearing the comparisons since his high school days in Tennessee. The references to Tim Hudson, another right-hander with a slight build and a big arm.

August 16, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Nationals’ win streak ends, 4-3 to Giants

WASHINGTON (AP) - A Washington homestand that began with three losses to Atlanta was about to culminate in a six-game winning streak and the Nationals at .500 for the first time since mid-July.

August 16, 2013 | | Pro Sports


MLB to expand instant replay in 2014

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) - Calling it a historic moment, Commissioner Bud Selig said Thursday that Major League Baseball plans to expand its video review process next season, giving managers a tool they've never had in an effort to dramatically reduce the number of incorrect calls made in games.

August 16, 2013 | | Pro Sports


49ers’ Reid a hit in camp

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Hitting and tackling is not allowed during team drills for the San Francisco 49ers, so Eric Reid practices proper technique by driving his body through a makeshift punching bag with the other defensive backs.

August 16, 2013 | | Pro Sports


PGA champ back on New York rooftops

NEW YORK (AP) - The last time Jason Dufner was on a Manhattan rooftop, he was down on one knee proposing to his future wife.

August 16, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Cards rookie Mathieu will start Saturday

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - The "Honey Badger" is about to get his first NFL start.

August 16, 2013 | | Pro Sports


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Vonn races her last event at worlds

BEAVER CREEK, Colo. (AP) - Finally, Lindsey Vonn figured out a tricky course that had given her so much difficulty for nearly two weeks. She even took a momentary lead.

February 12, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Brandon Knight scores 20, Bucks beat Kings, 111-103

MILWAUKEE (AP) - Brandon Knight certainly looked like an All-Star.

February 11, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Deal in place to crown Karl king

The Sacramento Kings and George Karl have agreed to the framework of a deal for him to take over as coach, a person familiar with the negotiations said Wednesday.

February 11, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Reserves help Warriors survive 94-91 over Timberwolves

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Andre Iguodala and Leandro Barbosa led a dominant effort from the Golden State Warriors' reserves and Klay Thompson hit a big 3-pointer down the stretch to close out a long road trip with a 94-91 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night.

February 11, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Spieth more than just a player at Pebble Beach

PEBBLE BEACH (AP) - The relationship between Jordan Spieth and AT&T would seem to make perfect sense.

February 11, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Ward scores winner for Capitals, 5-4 in OT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - Joel Ward scored with 2:18 remaining in overtime to lift the Washington Capitals past the San Jose Sharks 5-4 on Wednesday night.

February 11, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Out of their Shadows

OAKLAND (AP) - Before Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson grew up to be the Splash Brothers, they were just the sons of famous fathers trying to make it big.

February 11, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Goalie Nabokov retires with Sharks

SAN JOSE (AP) - An emotional Evgeni Nabokov announced his retirement Wednesday from the NHL, just two days after he was traded by Tampa Bay to the San Jose Sharks, the team that drafted him in 1994.

February 11, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Jackie Robinson West stripped of U.S. title

CHICAGO (AP) - A Little League team that captured the attention of the nation and the hearts of its hometown was stripped of its national title Wednesday after an investigation revealed that team officials had falsified boundaries so they could add ineligible players to the roster.

February 11, 2015 | | Pro Sports


LeBron feels no need to clarify ‘Love’ tweets

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) - Kevin Love may be one of LeBron James' 18.7 million followers on Twitter. But that's not how he communicates with his superstar teammate.

February 10, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Kerr coming to New York as an All-Star coach with Warriors

OAKLAND (AP) - Steve Kerr is smiling a lot these days.

February 10, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Tim Flannery pursues new life away from the baseball diamond

MILL VALLEY (AP) - As the fungo bats emerge and pitchers and catchers begin their February fielding practice, Tim Flannery plans to be catching a big wave somewhere off Costa Rica.

February 10, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Rodriguez meets with Yankees to apologize

NEW YORK (AP) - Alex Rodriguez met with top New York Yankees officials on Tuesday and apologized to the team as he prepares to report to spring training following his season-long suspension for violations of baseball's drug agreement and labor contract.

February 10, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Players to compete in NBA’s fashion show

NEW YORK (AP) - All-Stars James Harden, Klay Thompson and DeMarcus Cousins are among the players to compete in the NBA's first fashion show.

February 10, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Source: Kings, Karl discuss coaching job

By ANTONIO GONZALEZ

February 10, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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