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Sports Late home runs lift A's past M's, 3-0 Late home runs lift A's past M's, 3-0
Yoenis Cespedes hit a two-run homer that broke a scoreless tie in the eighth inning, lifting the Oakland Athletics over the Seattle Mariners 3-0 Sunday.
Sports Gonzaga promotes assistant to head coach
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - Gonzaga assistant women's basketball coach Lisa Fortier was promoted to head coach on Monday, replacing Kelly Graves, who left for Oregon after 14 seasons with the Bulldogs.
Sports 49ers Smith arrested at Los Angeles airport 49ers Smith arrested at Los Angeles airport
San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith was arrested Sunday at Los Angeles International Airport after authorities said he became belligerent during a security screening and threatened that he had a bomb.
Sports Gray stymies Seattle in Oakland's 3-1 win Gray stymies Seattle in Oakland's 3-1 win
Sonny Gray overcame a shaky start to allow one run in seven innings, Josh Donaldson hit a two-run homer and the Oakland Athletics won for the fifth time in six games by beating the Seattle Mariners 3-1 on Saturday night.
Sports Trail Blazers topple Jazz 111-99 Trail Blazers topple Jazz 111-99
Wesley Matthews had 21 points and Damian Lillard scored 14 of his 16 points in a key fourth-quarter run to rally the Portland Trail Blazers past the Utah Jazz 111-99 on Friday night.
Sports Navajo Council, UN expert criticize Redskins name Navajo Council, UN expert criticize Redskins name
The Navajo Nation Council voted to oppose the use of the Washington Redskins name, while a United Nations human rights expert said separately that the term is "inextricably linked to a history of suffering and dispossession."
Sports Expanded replay might make for better manners Expanded replay might make for better manners
Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona calmly exited the dugout on opening night and approached home plate umpire Mike Winters with a rather polite request that he review a collision at the plate.
Sports Clark asks MLB to probe comments on Drew, Morales Clark asks MLB to probe comments on Drew, Morales
Players' union head Tony Clark has asked the commissioner's office to investigate comments attributed to unidentified executives in an ESPN.com story estimating what they would offer shortstop Stephen Drew and designated hitter Kendrys Morales, who remain free agents.
Sports Dempsey is MLS' top-paid player Dempsey is MLS' top-paid player
Seattle Sounders striker Clint Dempsey is the league's highest-paid player at $6.695 million in guaranteed compensation this season.