Friday, December 27, 2013
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — AP Male Athlete of the Year LeBron James and Miami continue their West Coast swing when they visit Sacramento tonight. Miami has won six in a row to help them continue to challenge Indiana for the top record in the Eastern Conference.
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Less than three years after being one of the most prized free agents on the open market, Nnamdi Asomugha's (NAHM'-dee AH'-suhm-wahz) NFL career is over. Asomugha formally announced his retirement today at the Oakland Raiders' headquarters, ending his 11-year career at the place he had his most success.
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders might be without both of their starting cornerbacks for the season finale against Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos. Mike Jenkins has a hamstring injury that has limited him in workouts, and Tracy Porter sustained a hip flexor during practice Friday. Both are listed as questionable.
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Fresno State receiver Davante Adams will skip his final two seasons of college to enter the NFL draft. Adams says he felt like he has accomplished all he can in college and is ready for the next step of his career.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Veteran outfielder Raul Ibanez has agreed to a one-year deal with the Los Angeles Angels. The 41-year-old Ibanez batted .242 with 29 homers and 65 RBIs for the Seattle Mariners last year. He hit his final homer of the season at Angel Stadium on Sept. 21, tying Ted Williams' record for the most homers by a 40-and-over player.