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Comparing streaks of sub-70 rounds for Hovland, Estes

Sep. 17, 2019 12:36 PM EDT

Viktor Hovland tied the PGA Tour record on Sunday at The Greenbrier with his 17th consecutive round in the 60s, closing with a 64 to tie for 10th. He matched the mark set by Bob Estes in the fall of 2001, and it could shed some light on how much golf at the highest level has changed in two decades. Both had every...

Retrial ordered in bias case against Keller restaurant group

Sep. 11, 2019 8:05 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California judge has ordered a retrial in a pregnancy discrimination case brought against the Thomas Keller Restaurant Group. The celebrated chef and his acclaimed restaurants — Per Se in New York and the French Laundry in California — were cleared of wrongdoing by a...

Raiders rookie RB Jacobs flashes in brief preseason moment

Aug. 20, 2019 2:18 AM EDT

NAPA, Calif. (AP) — Rookie Josh Jacobs flashed in what figures to be the only series he plays in the entire preseason for the Oakland Raiders. Once the regular season starts, Jacobs could carry a much heavier load as the Raiders are hoping he can be the three-down featured back that has been missing of...

AP Source: Brown takes part in meetings with Raiders

Aug. 19, 2019 2:38 PM EDT

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Star receiver Antonio Brown returned to training camp with the Oakland Raiders on Monday, a day after being given an ultimatum by general manager Mike Mayock to be "all in or all out." Brown took part in meetings in Napa before the team broke camp, a person familiar with the...

Antonio Brown moves closer to return to practice for Raiders

Aug. 17, 2019 7:05 PM EDT

NAPA, Calif. (AP) — Antonio Brown made it through a walkthrough practice for the Oakland Raiders with no issues with his frost-bitten feet and is expected to be a full participant in practice soon for the first time this summer. Coach Jon Gruden said Saturday that he thinks Brown will be able to get back...

Brown returns to Raiders after absence for injured feet

Aug. 13, 2019 4:20 PM EDT

NAPA, Calif. (AP) — Antonio Brown walked onto the Oakland Raiders practice field in his familiar No. 84 jersey surrounded by cameras and received warm greetings from teammates. His weeklong absence to deal with his frostbitten feet and a grievance with the NFL over the use of a helmet has ended and now...

AP source: Raiders OL Jackson out 8 weeks with knee injury

Aug. 8, 2019 11:52 PM EDT

NAPA, Calif. (AP) — Oakland Raiders starting right guard Gabe Jackson will be sidelined about eight weeks after injuring his left knee during Thursday's joint practice with the Los Angeles Rams. A person familiar with the diagnosis said Jackson hurt his MCL when someone rolled into his leg early in...

Goff happy with Rams' work in joint practice with Raiders

Aug. 7, 2019 6:21 PM EDT

NAPA, Calif. (AP) — Jared Goff hoped the Los Angeles Rams would be much crisper in their first joint practice with the Oakland Raiders than they were last week against the Chargers. A broken play capped by Goff's scramble and touchdown throw to tight end Gerald Everett in heavy traffic was all the evidence...

Raiders ready for their 'Hard Knocks' debut

Aug. 5, 2019 4:26 PM EDT

NAPA, Calif. (AP) — Quarterback Derek Carr angrily yelling at teammates. Jon Gruden showing a softer, gentler side for some of his younger players and ditching his trademark snarl. Vontaze Burfict politely helping an offensive linemen get off the ground. What in the name of Al Davis is going on here? The...

Former Raiders wide receiver Cliff Branch dead at age 71

Aug. 4, 2019 10:55 AM EDT

NAPA, Calif. (AP) — Cliff Branch, one of the Raiders' career-leading wide receivers who won three Super Bowls in 14 seasons with the franchise, has died. He was 71. Branch was found dead Saturday in a hotel room in Bullhead City, Arizona, the city's police department said. It said an initial investigation...