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Early mistake costs Athletics in defeat

CHICAGO (AP) - The Oakland Athletics made another costly mistake Sunday.

August 21, 2016 | | Pro Sports


SF giants fall; slip out of 1st in NL West

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Noah Syndergaard and Jeurys Familia combined on a three-hitter and Yoenis Cespedes homered off Jeff Samardzija, leading the New York Mets over the San Francisco Giants 2-0 on Sunday night.

August 21, 2016 | | Pro Sports


In Bolt’s shadow, US team keeps raking in medals

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - In the shadow of mighty Usain Bolt, Allyson Felix achieved something unprecedented in women's track and field Friday by winning her fifth Olympic gold medal.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Lochte’s apology is about as real as his story

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Ryan Lochte's apology was about as real as his story.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Graveman tosses 2-hitter, Davis homers as A’s rout White Sox

CHICAGO (AP) - Kendall Graveman was so dominant it left Oakland Athletics manager Bob Melvin searching for a clock.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Cueto snaps winless skid and helps Giants beat Mets

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Johnny Cueto pitched seven effective innings and ended his six-start winless streak, and the San Francisco Giants broke away late from the New York Mets 8-1 Friday night.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Clark, Horst score; Dynamo win for 1st time since July 2

SAN JOSE (AP) - Ricardo Clark and David Horst scored and the Houston Dynamo won for the first time since July 2, beating the San Jose Earthquakes 2-1 on Friday night.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


US beats Spain in men’s basketball, will play for gold

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Gone was the all-offense, all-action play that turned the last two gold-medal games into classics.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


US beats Italy for gold in women’s water polo

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Ashleigh Johnson and KK Clark joined a couple of Brazilian dancers for a samba lesson. Maggie Steffens grabbed an American flag for the party on the pool deck. One by one, the players draped their gold medals around the neck of grieving coach Adam Krikorian.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Ramirez-Stevenson Olympic final could be boxing classic

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - The two most successful nations in Olympic boxing history somehow haven't faced each other with a gold medal on the line in 20 years.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Volleyball classic: US men lose 5-set semifinal to Italy

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Max Holt did a little bit of everything. At the net, digging balls from just off the floor, finishing points with big, leaping swings.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Devastating loss for champion US wrestler Jordan Burroughs

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - U.S. wrestler Jordan Burroughs came to the Rio Olympics expecting to build a legacy so great he could transcend his sport.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


California prepares for season-opening trip to Australia

BERKELEY (AP) - Before California coach Sonny Dykes could even think about designing a game plan for the season opener against Hawaii, he had to devise a strategy to deal with playing a game on the other side of the world.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Howard, Zimmerman cleared of drug allegations

NEW YORK (AP) - Philadelphia's Ryan Howard and Washington's Ryan Zimmerman have been cleared by Major League Baseball of allegations they used banned performance-enhancing substances.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


NBA chooses New Orleans for 2017 All-Star Game

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The NBA has decided to hold the 2017 All-Star Game in New Orleans after taking the midseason event out of North Carolina because of a state law that limits anti-discrimination protections for lesbian, gay and transgender people.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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Moore pitches into 8th, Giants beat Phillies

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Matt Moore took a one-hitter into the eighth inning and picked up his first win in nearly two months as the San ...

August 18, 2017 | | Pro Sports


We need Kaepernick more than ever in troubled times

It's been a terrible week in America.

August 18, 2017 | PAUL NEWBERRY | Pro Sports


Saints’ Te’o reconnects with Chargers pals in joint practice

COSTA MESA (AP) - Manti Te'o has been surrounded by friends while his New Orleans Saints held two joint practices this week with the Chargers ...

August 18, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Erik Jones wins 1st Cup pole in critical Bristol race

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) - Erik Jones' timing was perfect for first career pole in the NASCAR Cup Series - at Bristol Motor Speedway, where he's fighting ...

August 18, 2017 | | Pro Sports


US sweeps Solheim Cup fourball matches, takes 3-point lead

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - The favored Americans found themselves trailing Europe after a sluggish start to the Solheim Cup.

August 18, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Armour, Simpson share 2nd-round lead in Wyndham Championship

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) - Ryan Armour shot a career-best 9-under 61 on Friday for a share of the lead with Webb Simpson after two rounds ...

August 18, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Pliskova sweeps into Cincinnati semis

MASON, Ohio (AP) - Defending champion Karolina Pliskova pulled off a doubleheader sweep Friday at the Western & Southern Open, reaching the semifinals by winning a pair ...

August 18, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Smith, Locklear lead wave of new faces

ANAHEIM (AP) - Technically, Ragan Smith never stepped foot on the floor as a competitor at the 2016 Summer Olympics as the star-studded U.S. Olympic ...

August 18, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Sean Smith faces assault charge

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Oakland Raiders cornerback Sean Smith has been charged with beating his sister's boyfriend last month, Los Angeles prosecutors said Thursday.

August 17, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Cutler debuts in Dolphins defeat

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) - Jay Cutler ran onto the field with the Miami Dolphins for the first time, and the fans greeted their new quarterback ...

August 17, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Nationals owner Mark Lerner had cancer, leg amputated

WASHINGTON (AP) - Washington Nationals owner Mark Lerner said Thursday night in a letter to a Washington Post columnist that he had cancer and had his ...

August 17, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Manfred working on pace of play

CHICAGO (AP) - Major League Baseball is having conversations with the players' association over possible rule changes designed to speed the pace of play, and Commissioner ...

August 17, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Broncos, 49ers QBs capitalizing on opportunity to start

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Paxton Lynch now gets his chance to seize the starting quarterback job for the Denver Broncos.

August 17, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Samardzija strikes out 6 as Giants beat Phillies

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Hunter Pence had to holler at Denard Span mere inches ahead of him on the bases to run harder because otherwise he ...

August 17, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Rookie LB Foster limited by injury to right shoulder

SANTA CLARA (AP) - San Francisco 49ers rookie linebacker Reuben Foster has a mild AC joint sprain in his surgically repaired right shoulder.

August 17, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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