• This undated photo provided by WDBJ-TV, shows Vester Lee Flanagan II, who killed WDBJ reporter Alison Parker and cameraman Adam Ward in Moneta, Va., Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015. Flanagan was a former employee at WDBJ who appeared on air as Bryce Williams. (WDBJ-TV via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

    Businesses reopening at scene of deadly on-air shootings

    ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — Vester Flanagan constantly saw himself as the target in his conflicts with WDBJ-TV colleagues, leading his former boss to describe him as a “professional victim.”

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  • This Aug. 25, 2015, photo, provided by The Oakland Raiders, shows the Oakland Raiders Performance Center in Alameda, Calif. The team has brand new practice fields to go along with an 18,500-square-foot building that features four times as much equipment as the old weight room, along with a turf field for walkthroughs and other exercises and a fuel bar designed by Gatorade to help players with their performance and recovery. (Tony Gonzales/Oakland Raiders via AP)

    Raiders excited about upgraded facilities

    ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders finally have a state-of-the-art training facility even if they are still searching for a permanent home.

  • This screen shot shows the Twitter page of Bryce Williams, whose real name is Vester Lee Flanagan II, shortly after he fatally shot WDBJ-TV cameraman Adam Ward and reporter Alison Parker during a live broadcast in Moneta, Va., early Wednesday morning, Aug. 26, 2015. The station said Flanagan was also an employee at WDBJ and appeared on air as Bryce Williams. (Twitter via AP)

    In TV shooting, a volatile, angry man ‘waiting to go BOOM’

    Long before he filmed himself gunning down a TV reporter and cameraman during a live broadcast Wednesday, the man identified as the killer traced a twisted and volatile career path that saw him fired from at least two stations for conflicts with co-workers, leaving memories of an “off-kilter” loner easily angered by office humor.

  • In this June 23, 2015, file photo, Oakland Athletics fielding coach Ron Washington walks out of the visitors dugout for a workout with players before a baseball game against the Texas Rangers in Arlington, Texas. Washington is back in the dugout where he got his big league start as a coach, promoted to third base coach for the Oakland Athletics on Monday, Aug. 24, 2015, after the club dismissed Mike Gallego. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)

    Ron Washington promoted to old job as A’s third base coach

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Ron Washington is back in the dugout where he got his big league start as a coach, promoted to his old position as third base coach for the Oakland Athletics on Monday after the club dismissed Mike Gallego.

  • Los Angeles Dodgers Andre Ethier is caught stealing as Houston Astros third baseman Jed Lowrie tags him out during the seventh inning of a baseball game Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015, in Houston.  (AP Photo/Richard Carson)

    High-priced Dodgers floundering on road trip

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  • Oakland Athletics' Mark Cahn hits a 3 RBI triple during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays, Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Beck Diefenbach)

    Geltz, Rays give up lead in seventh, lose to A’s 8-2

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Rookie Steve Geltz had been unhittable the past few games. He had retired the last 11 batters he faced when he took over for Tampa Bay starter Jake Odorizzi. It all changed in a hurry.

  • Oakland Athletics' Mark Cahn hits a 3 RBI triple during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays, Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Beck Diefenbach)

    A’s score 7 in seventh to beat Rays 8-2

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Eric Sogard hit a tiebreaking two-run single as part of a seven-run seventh inning and the Oakland Athletics withstood another blown late lead by their bullpen to beat the Tampa Bay Rays 8-2 on Sunday.

  • Oakland Athletics pitcher Sonny Gray works against the Tampa Bay Rays in the first inning of a baseball game Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

    A’s relievers blow another lead in 5-4 loss to Rays

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — For the fifth time this season, Oakland ace Sonny Gray left the mound with a lead only to see it gone before he had a chance to relax in the clubhouse.

  • Houston Astros' Scott Kazmir delivers a pitch against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the fifth inning of a baseball game Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015, in Houston. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

    Kazmir pitches Astros over Greinke, Dodgers 3-1

    HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Astros knew mistakes would be at a minimum with Zack Greinke on the mound, and they took advantage of the three he made.