Posts Tagged California

Doolittle’s 5-year contract with A’s worth $10.5M

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Left-hander Sean Doolittle’s five-year contract with the Oakland Athletics is worth $10.5 million, and the deal would increase to $13.75 million if he becomes eligible for salary arbitration after this season.

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Seahawks acquire QB Terrelle Pryor

File-This Oct. 6, 2013 file photo shows Oakland Raiders quarterback Terrelle Pryor against the San Diego Chargers during the second half of an NFL football game in Oakland, Calif. The Oakland Raiders have traded Pryor to the Seattle Seahawks. Oakland sent the third-year player to the Super Bowl champions on Monday, April 21, 2014. Terms of the deal were not immediately announced. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar, File)

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders have traded away the final player drafted by late owner Al Davis.

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Not guilty plea in Giants park firework incident

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A man accused of throwing a firework into a crowd during a Dodgers-Giants game at San Francisco’s AT&T Park has pleaded not guilty.

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Poll: Big Bang a big question for most Americans

This March 2, file 2013 file photo shows a woman smoking a cigarette while sitting in her truck in Hayneville, Ala. Few Americans question that smoking causes cancer. But as we get farther from our own bodies and the present, a new AP-GfK poll shows Americans have much more doubts in other concepts that scientists say are basic truth:  global warming, evolution, and their largest question mark was in the Big Bang that created the universe. “Science ignorance is pervasive in our society, and these attitudes are reinforced when some of our leaders are openly antagonistic to established facts,” said 2013 Nobel Prize in medicine winner Randy Scheckman. (AP Photo/Dave Martin, File)

WASHINGTON (AP) — While scientists believe the universe began with a Big Bang, most Americans put a big question mark on the concept, an Associated Press-GfK poll found.

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AP Source: Wolves’ Adelman retiring after 23 years

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Timberwolves coach Rick Adelman has decided to retire after 23 seasons in the NBA, The Associated Press has learned.

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