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Raiders head into bye week as first-place team

ALAMEDA (AP) - Two years after starting the season with 10 straight losses, the Oakland Raiders head into their bye week in a far different place: first place.

November 07, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Pampling wins in Vegas for 1st PGA win in 10 years

LAS VEGAS (AP) - The birdie putt was still a foot away from the hole when Rod Pampling raised his right arm and thrust it in the air as the ball tumbled into the cup.

November 07, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Edwards wins Texas race for Chase finale spot

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Carl Edwards got some vindication with a rain-shortened victory to earn a championship-contending spot in the NASCAR Sprint Cup finale.

November 07, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Brees leads Saints to victory

SANTA CLARA (AP) - With Drew Brees' big arm, a 1-2 running punch in Mark Ingram and Tim Hightower and all of those capable receiving targets, the New Orleans Saints suddenly are looking like a legitimate contender again.

November 07, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Lions prevail in OT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Matthew Stafford threw a 28-yard touchdown pass to Golden Tate, who vaulted into the end zone in overtime to lift Detroit past Minnesota 22-16.

November 07, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Cubs decline Hammel’s $12M option for 2017

CHICAGO (AP) - The Chicago Cubs declined Jason Hammel's $12 million option for next season, opening a spot in their rotation and making the right-hander one of the top starters on the free-agent market.

November 07, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Now No. 1, Murray vying for Djokovic’s London title

PARIS (AP) - Having taken Novak Djokovic's No. 1 ranking and his Paris Masters title, Andy Murray will try to grab another of his friend and rival's crowns at the ATP finals.

November 07, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Kaep plays best game in 49ers loss

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Colin Kaepernick's football spoke for him this time, not his national anthem protest, and it was a long time coming.

November 07, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Cousins, Gay help Kings end loss skid

TORONTO (AP) - By winning on the second night of a back-to-back, the Sacramento Kings avoided an empty road trip.

November 07, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Raiders in control of AFC West

OAKLAND (AP) - For the past few years, the Oakland Raiders have been building a team they hoped could thrive on the big stage.

November 07, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Drew Brees-led Saints look to keep momentum against 49ers

SANTA CLARA (AP) - The New Orleans Saints started the season by losing three straight games, only to play themselves right back into contention behind improved play and Drew Brees' big arm.

November 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Raiders prepare for matchup with Broncos

OAKLAND (AP) - Playing in high-profile games is old hat for the Denver Broncos after two trips to the Super Bowl the past three seasons and plenty of other opportunities to play on the NFL's biggest stages.

November 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Suspended LB Aldon Smith hopeful of Raiders comeback soon

OAKLAND (AP) - Suspended Oakland Raiders linebacker Aldon Smith plans to return to football in two weeks, optimistic the NFL will grant his wish.

November 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Pacquiao fights Vargas in bout that’s a tough sell

LAS VEGAS (AP) - The hook for Manny Pacquiao's latest fight is that he's the fighting politician, as eager to take on problems in the Philippines as he is to take on other welterweights in the ring.

November 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Djokovic loses in Paris, Murray has shot at No 1

PARIS (AP) - Five months after his first French Open title and completing a career Grand Slam in Paris, Novak Djokovic's reign over men's tennis could be about to end in the City of Lights.

November 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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Keys to miss Australian Open

NEW YORK (AP) - Madison Keys says she will miss the Australian Open after having wrist surgery.

December 25, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Steelers clinch division

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Ben Roethlisberger shook off a pair of interceptions to throw two late touchdowns, including a 4-yard strike to Antonio Brown with 9 seconds ...

December 25, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Year of stunners, sports goes along for the ride

In a year filled with stunners, sports certainly went along for the ride.

December 25, 2016 | | Pro Sports


NC State, Vanderbilt meet in Independence

SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - There were times this season that Vanderbilt and North Carolina State looked like bad teams.

December 25, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Mississippi State, Miami excited about St. Petersburg

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - So much for the notion that the St. Petersburg Bowl is just another lower-tier postseason matchup featuring teams with mediocre records ...

December 25, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Labanc scores 2nd goal in OT, lifts Sharks over Oilers

SAN JOSE (AP) - Rookie forward Kevin Labanc sent the San Jose Sharks into their Christmas break in first place in the Pacific Division.

December 24, 2016 | | Pro Sports


SUPERSTARS MESH

OAKLAND (AP) - As shootaround wrapped up one morning last weekend, once Stephen Curry had concluded his methodical session flicking jumpers from every spot on the ...

December 23, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Raiders eyeing AFC West title, bye

OAKLAND (AP) - The path for the Oakland Raiders is simple after they clinched their first playoff berth in 14 years. Win the final two games ...

December 23, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Not a California Classic: Awful Niners visit woeful Los Angeles Rams

LOS ANGELES (AP) - After San Francisco steamrolled the Rams 28-0 in coach Chip Kelly's debut three months ago, the 49ers could have never imagined ...

December 23, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Durant scores 32 in 31 minutes, Warriors win

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) - The Golden State Warriors gave the Detroit Pistons a shot at an upset, turning the ball over more than they had ...

December 23, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Cousins’ 32 leads Kings back against Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - DeMarcus Cousins scored 32 points, including 21 in the second half, and the Sacramento Kings came back to beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 109-105 ...

December 23, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Oklahoma’s Joe Mixon tearfully apologizes for punching woman

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) - Oklahoma running back Joe Mixon made a tearful public apology Friday, more than two years after punching a woman and breaking bones ...

December 23, 2016 | | Pro Sports


NBA, players complete process of ratifying new labor deal

NEW YORK (AP) - The votes are in, and labor peace in the NBA is virtually assured for several years.

December 23, 2016 | | Pro Sports


A’s give Cuban $2M signing bonus

OAKLAND (AP) - Cuban right-hander Norge Ruiz agreed to a minor league contract with the Oakland Athletics that includes a $2 million signing bonus.

December 23, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Eagles prevent Giants from clinching playoff spot

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - If the New York Giants continue to play this way, they won't have much of an impact even if they make the ...

December 23, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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