• San Jose Sharks center Joe Pavelski celebrates after scoring a goal against the Nashville Predators during the third period of Game 2 in an NHL hockey Western Conference semifinal series Sunday, May 1, 2016, in San Jose, Calif. Sharks won 3-2. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

    Pavelski’s late goal gives Sharks 3-2 win over Predators

    SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The Nashville Predators frustrated Joe Pavelski and San Jose’s top line for much of the night, forcing turnovers, blocking shots and limiting chances.

  • Oakland Raiders fans cheer during an event with the team's players where they announced their third day NFL picks at Azteca Stadium in Mexico City, Saturday, April 30, 2016. The Raiders will play the Houston Texans at Azteca on Nov. 21, 2016, during the NFL regular season. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)

    Raiders trade up to select QB Connor Cook in 4th round

    ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Oakland general manager Reggie McKenzie was schooled in the draft by Ron Wolf during his long tenure in the front office in Green Bay.

  • San Jose Sharks' Joel Ward (42) celebrates after scoring against the Nashville Predators during the third period of Game 1 in an NHL hockey Stanley Cup Western Conference semifinal series Friday, April 29, 2016, in San Jose, Calif. San Jose won 5-2. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

    Joel Ward leads Sharks past Predators 5-2 in Game 1

    SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Since early in his career in Nashville, the playoffs have brought out the best in Joel Ward. So it shouldn’t have come as any surprise to the Predators that Ward delivered in the third period in his first postseason game against his former team.

  • Raiders draft West Virginia S Karl Joseph 14th overall

    ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders set out this offseason knowing they needed to retool a secondary that was suspect at times last year and then lost star safety Charles Woodson to retirement.