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Rafael Nadal hopes to finish tough season on a high note

MASON, Ohio (AP) - Rafael Nadal hopes his hard work will pay off in a rewarding end of the season, starting this week in Cincinnati and extending into the U.S. Open.

August 18, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Marshall says Geno Smith did nothing to warrant punch

NEW YORK (AP) - New York Jets wide receiver Brandon Marshall has come to Geno Smith's defense, saying the injured quarterback was not at fault in last week's locker-room fight.

August 18, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Former NFL players appeal terms of concussion settlement

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Former NFL players who object to terms of the potential $1 billion concussion settlement have filed appeals that are likely to delay payouts to thousands of retirees until next year.

August 18, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Labor board blocks effort to unionize athletes

CHICAGO (AP) - The National Labor Relations Board on Monday blocked a historic bid by Northwestern University football players to form the nation's first college athletes' union, dealing a blow to a labor movement that could have transformed amateur sports.

August 18, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Yanks’ Sabathia says he ‘flipped out’ in Toronto street mess

NEW YORK (AP) - Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia says he "flipped out" and made a "bad decision" for getting involved in a shouting match outside a Toronto nightclub over the weekend.

August 18, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Francona to accompany longtime friend Farrell for treatment

BOSTON (AP) - Cleveland manager Terry Francona didn't hesitate when he was on the phone with Red Sox manager John Farrell and heard when his longtime friend was going to start chemotherapy treatment for lymphoma. Francona knew he wanted to be there.

August 18, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Raiders Ben Heeney makes good first impression

NAPA (AP) - Ben Heeney's exhibition debut went so well for the Oakland Raiders that he wanted to save his jersey as a keepsake with all the stains and sweat as memories.

August 18, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Los Angeles stadium could shift NFL divisions

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Construction of an NFL stadium in the Los Angeles area could come with another change: a possible shift in division for the Oakland Raiders or the San Diego Chargers.

August 18, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Gray returns, but Athletics fall to Orioles

Baltimore (AP) - Even Oakland ace Sonny Gray could not pull his team out of its hole.

August 18, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Heston walks 5, gone early in Giants’ loss to Cardinals

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Chris Heston didn't give the St. Louis Cardinals much to hit. The San Francisco Giants rookie pitcher couldn't find the strike zone.

August 18, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Goodson gives San Jose win over Colorado

SAN JOSE (AP) - Clarence Goodson scored on a header early in the second half and the San Jose Earthquakes ended a six-game winless streak with a 1-0 victory over the Colorado Rapids on Friday night.

August 17, 2015 | | Pro Sports


US women rout Costa Rica 8-0

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Christen Press scored three goals Sunday to power the United States to an 8-0 exhibition romp over Costa Rica in its first game since winning the Women's World Cup in Canada last month.

August 17, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Teen wins LPGA Portland Classic

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Brooke Henderson won the Cambia Portland Classic by eight strokes Sunday to become the third-youngest champion in LPGA Tour history at 17 years, 11 months, 6 days.

August 17, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Kenseth wins 3rd Cup race of season

BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) - Matt Kenseth had little to say about how NASCAR's rules package affected his race at Michigan International Speedway.

August 17, 2015 | | Pro Sports


1975: Prep football game ticket prices raised to $2

Twenty years ago, on August 19, 1995, Manteca High football coach Joe Miller and his staff took some time from their early practice routine to meet with parents and fans at the annual football social. The social, put on by the Manteca High Athletic Boosters at the Delicato Winery, raised money for the program while at the same time giving the coaches a chance to meet informally with the parents of their players. "You get to meet people on a little different level than you meet them on Friday nights," Miller said. Miller and Booster Club president Galen Smalley said ...

August 17, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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Kap taking stand by sitting

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - From the White House to San Francisco police union headquarters, Colin Kaepernick's name came up Monday as his decision to sit ...

August 30, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Manaea injured again in A’s loss to Astros

HOUSTON (AP) - Sean Manaea left in the fourth inning with another injury, and things went downhill after that for the Oakland Athletics.

August 30, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Earthquakes fire longtime GM Doyle

SAN JOSE (AP) - The San Jose Earthquakes fired longtime general manager John Doyle on Monday, replacing him with technical director Chris Leitch on an interim ...

August 30, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Raiders look to shore up run defense before start of season

ALAMEDA (AP) - After watching DeMarco Murray and Derrick Henry run through his first-team defense with relative ease during the third exhibition game, Oakland Raiders coach ...

August 30, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Love has many choices for Ryder squad

NEW YORK (AP) - Ryder Cup captain Davis Love III has four weeks to find four players to fill out his U.S. team, and there ...

August 30, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Djokovic overcomes ailing arm

NEW YORK (AP) - Novak Djokovic double-faulted, then shook his right arm and grimaced.

August 30, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Vinci wins in US Open return

NEW YORK (AP) - A couple of days before she returned to the site of her stunning upset of Serena Williams at the 2015 U.S ...

August 30, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Larson cherishes long-awaited victory

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Kyle Larson first took off his steering wheel and hung it out the window as he did celebratory burnouts. Then he ...

August 30, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Broncos name Siemian as starting quarterback

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - Trevor Siemian couldn't be rattled.

August 30, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Chargers sign rookie Joey Bosa to 4-year deal

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Defensive end Joey Bosa ended his monthlong holdout Monday when he signed a four-year contract with the San Diego Chargers.

August 30, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Cardinals CB questions amplified by loss of Jenkins

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) - The Arizona Cardinals lost another preseason game, but more significantly, lost one of the three players who were vying to start at ...

August 29, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Mariota, Carr both sharp in Titans’ win over Raiders

OAKLAND (AP) - Marcus Mariota and Derek Carr look ready for the season to start after a successful preseason dress rehearsal.

August 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


New York team wins Little League World Series title

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) - As Ryan Harlost stepped to the mound on Sunday, he took it all in.

August 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Fowler plays his way off Ryder team

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) - Rickie Fowler lost the lead, the tournament and a guaranteed spot on the Ryder Cup team.

August 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Patrick Reed wins Barclays

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) - Patrick Reed had a crystal trophy, a clear shot at the richest payoff in golf and a spot on the Ryder ...

August 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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