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Agency clears way for Oakland Athletics $12B ballpark plan

Jun. 30, 2022 20:17 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California agency on Thursday cleared the way for the Oakland Athletics to continue planning a $12 billion waterfront ballpark project. The San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission voted 23-2 to reclassify a 56-acre terminal at the Port of...

Today in History: June 21, Constitution goes into effect

Jun. 21, 2022 00:02 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Tuesday, June 21, the 172nd day of 2022. There are 193 days left in the year. Summer begins at 5:14 a.m. EDT. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 21, 1788, the United States Constitution went into effect as New Hampshire...

Chargers' Herbert on working vacation until training camp

Jun. 15, 2022 19:36 PM EDT

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Justin Herbert's summer vacation began Wednesday afternoon when the Los Angeles Chargers ended their offseason program. Even though the Chargers have the next six weeks off before reporting for training camp, Herbert will use that time as more of a...

Ruggs' lawyers bid to block Vegas fatal crash blood evidence

Jun. 10, 2022 18:56 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Lawyers for ex-Las Vegas Raiders wide receiver Henry Ruggs are asking a judge to throw out evidence that prosecutors say shows Ruggs had a blood-alcohol level twice legal limit while speeding at 156 mph (251 kph) on a city street before a fiery crash that killed a woman in...

Raiders agree to 2-year extension with Hunter Renfrow

Jun. 10, 2022 13:05 PM EDT

The Las Vegas Raiders have locked up another key player with a new contract, agreeing to a two-year, $32 million extension with Pro Bowl slot receiver Hunter Renfrow. Renfrow was entering the final season of his rookie contract after being a fifth-round pick in 2019 and he got a big...

Real Madrid, Barcelona to meet in Las Vegas during US tour

Jun. 10, 2022 11:08 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Real Madrid and Barcelona will meet in an exhibition July 23 in Las Vegas in just the second edition of the El Clásico rivalry on U.S. soil. The Spanish superpowers will visit Allegiant Stadium, the 2-year-old home of the NFL’s Raiders just off the Las Vegas...

Raiders say system changes don't make them 'Patriots West'

Jun. 09, 2022 17:37 PM EDT

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — When Las Vegas Raiders owner Mark Davis chose his new coach in January, he made it clear Josh McDaniels' success as an offensive coordinator in New England weighed heavily on his decision. “I’ve just always seen the Patriots as a team that not only...

McDaniels remains patient as Carr, offense learn new system

Jun. 07, 2022 19:58 PM EDT

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — First-year Las Vegas Raiders coach Josh McDaniels knows patience is the most important thing for him and his staff right now. Especially with a ninth-year veteran leading a retooled offense. “Our system is different than anything I’ve been...

Chandler Jones fitting in nicely with Raiders

Jun. 02, 2022 17:58 PM EDT

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — After 10 very successful years in the NFL, it would have been easy for defensive lineman Chandler Jones to step into the Las Vegas Raiders' facility with an inflated ego. His 107 1/2 sacks over the last decade rank higher than any other player in the NFL, and...

L.A. Chargers sign first-round pick guard Zion Johnson

May. 27, 2022 15:17 PM EDT

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers concluded the first week of organized team activities with first-round pick Zion Johnson signing his rookie contract. The Chargers announced the deal Firday with the guard getting a standard four-year deal with the team holding a...