• Raiders QB Derek Carr happy to take risks in preseason

    ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Derek Carr is a bit of a risk-taker by nature when it comes to playing quarterback in the NFL. He isn’t afraid of throwing a ball into coverage if he thinks his receiver has a good chance of winning a one-on-one battle with the opposing defender.

  • Oakland Athletics' Bruce Maxwell watches his two-run double off Cleveland Indians' Mike Clevinger during the eighth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

    Davis hits 33rd home run in A’s 9-1 win over Indians

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Khris Davis hit a three-run homer and scored three times, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Cleveland Indians 9-1 on Tuesday night to snap a three-game losing streak.

  • FILE -- In this Aug. 4, 2016 file photo, Tennessee Titans outside linebacker Kevin Dodd does a conditioning drill with heavy ropes during NFL football training camp in Nashville, Tenn. Dodd is looking forward to the opportunity to make his debut Saturday in a preseason game with the Oakland Raiders. The second-round pick from Clemson returned to practice last week after undergoing surgery on his right foot in May.(AP Photo/Mark Zaleski, File)

    Titans rookie linebacker Dodd eager to make preseason debut

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans will finally get to see rookie outside linebacker Kevin Dodd on Saturday night when the second-round pick from Clemson is scheduled to make his preseason debut.

  • A’s fine Butler, Valencia following clubhouse fight

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Athletics fined Billy Butler and Danny Valencia on Monday after they were involved in a clubhouse fight last week that led to Butler being placed on the seven-day concussion list.

  • Cleveland Indians' Carlos Santana celebrates after hitting a home run off Oakland Athletics' Ryan Dull in the eighth inning of a baseball game Monday, Aug. 22, 2016, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

    Santana homers, Carrasco pitches Indians over A’s 1-0

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Carlos Carrasco and Andrew Miller combined on a four-hitter, Carlos Santana homered in the eighth inning and the Cleveland Indians beat the Oakland Athletics 1-0 on Monday night.