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Golf back in the Olympics after 112 years, but for how long?

AKRON, Ohio (AP) For the longest time, golf's biggest headache in preparing for a return to the Olympics was getting a new course built in Rio de Janeiro.

June 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Ronaldo aims for Euro record but faces tough Polish defense

MARSEILLE, France (AP) - If Cristiano Ronaldo is to send Portugal to the semifinals and match Michel Platini's all-time European Championship scoring record, he'll have to find a way through a Poland defense that's among the toughest of the tournament.

June 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Top-ranked Jason Day skipping Rio Olympics because of Zika

AKRON, Ohio (AP) - Jason Day pulled out of the Olympics on Tuesday because of the Zika virus, costing golf its No. 1 player as it returns from a century-long absence at the games.

June 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Fans, president, Maradona want Messi to reconsider

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) - Lionel Messi arrived back in Argentina on Monday and avoided commenting on his abrupt resignation from the national team after losing the Copa America final to Chile.

June 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Sharks make qualifying offers to Hertl, 3 others

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - The San Jose Sharks issued a qualifying offer to pending restricted free agent forward Tomas Hertl and three other players.

June 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Lindros’ wait over as he headlines Hockey Hall of Fame class

Eric Lindros knew exactly what day and time the Hockey Hall of Fame would call. He was just hoping his phone would ring this time after six years of silence.

June 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Durant, Anthony lead 12-player US Olympic basketball roster

NEW YORK (AP) - Kyrie Irving took one last shot on the flight home from the NBA Finals, hoping LeBron James would play in the Olympics.

June 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Italy finally ends its losing run

SAINT-DENIS, France (AP) - Spain's era of dominance at the European Championship came to an end Monday when Italy beat the two-time defending champion 2-0 in the round of 16.

June 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Humiliating night for English soccer

NICE, France (AP) - Gary Cahill was lying face down on the field in disbelief. Dele Alli was squatting on the turf with his head in his hands. It was utter humiliation for England.

June 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Fans, president, Maradona want Messi to reconsider

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) - Lionel Messi arrived back in Argentina on Monday and avoided commenting on his abrupt resignation from the national team after losing the Copa America final to Chile.

June 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Tennis teacher ranked 772nd wins at Wimbledon

LONDON (AP) - Marcus Willis originally was scheduled to spend Monday teaching tennis to a group of 5-to-10-year-old kids, among others, at Warwick Boat Club in central England.

June 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Vintage Smoke recaptures his glory days

SONOMA (AP) - Tony Stewart sat slumped on the stairs inside his team transporter a year ago reflecting on the worst slump of his NASCAR career.

June 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Mengden gets all the run support for first big league win

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Rookie Daniel Mengden, with that quirky double-pump delivery and old-school handlebar mustache, thought his first major league win might come sooner than this as well as he had pitched so far.

June 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Shafer wins 99 Late Model race

Stockton's Gary Shafer Jr. survived a crash marred Late Model main to capture a controversial victory in his first race back at the ¼ mile Stockton 99 Speedway after a multi-year hiatus from competition.

June 27, 2016 | DALE BOSOWSKI | Pro Sports


Stewart wins Save Mart 350

SONOMA - A small piece of debris on the track in the late stages of the race proved to be worth its weight in gold for Tony Stewart, who pulled off an improbable victory in Sunday's 28th Annual Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma Raceway.

June 27, 2016 | DALE BOSOWSKI | Pro Sports


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Lynch’s teammate says he’s ‘proud’ of anthem protest

NAPA (AP) - Marshawn Lynch isn't shedding anymore light on his decision to sit during the national anthem before the Oakland Raiders' first exhibition game.

August 15, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Stanton homers in 6th straight, Marlins fall to Giants

MIAMI (AP) - Giancarlo Stanton homered in his sixth consecutive game to give him a major league-leading 44, but the Miami Marlins fell 9-4 to the ...

August 15, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Dodgers trade reliever Chris Hatcher to Athletics

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Dodgers have traded reliever Chris Hatcher to Oakland for international amateur signing bonus pool space.

August 15, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Trout says it’s ‘good for baseball’ Harper injury isn’t bad

WASHINGTON (AP) - Mike Trout watched as Bryce Harper injured his left knee slipping on a base and remembered his own experience.

August 15, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Kinsler says Hernandez should leave

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Detroit Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler had harsh words Tuesday for Angel Hernandez, saying the veteran umpire should find another job.

August 15, 2017 | | Pro Sports


US college football returns Down Under for 2nd year in a row

The Associated Press

August 15, 2017 | | Pro Sports


California AD Mike Williams to step down next May

BERKELEY (AP) - Mike Williams will step down as athletic director at California when his current contract expires next May.

August 15, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Woods had marijuana, painkillers in system at arrest

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - Tiger Woods had the active ingredient for marijuana, two painkillers and two sleep drugs in his system when he was arrested ...

August 15, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Carroll supports Bennett while saying Seahawks should stand

RENTON, Wash. (AP) - Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said Tuesday that he supported Michael Bennett's decision to sit during the national anthem while also ...

August 15, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Union appeals Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott’s 6-game suspension

NEW YORK (AP) - The NFL Players Association has appealed Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott's six-game suspension over the league's conclusion that its ...

August 15, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Federer out of Cincinnati with bad back

MASON, Ohio (AP) - Wimbledon champion Roger Federer withdrew Monday from the Western & Southern Open because of a back injury. He has won the Masters series ...

August 14, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Cristiano Ronaldo banned for 5 games after pushing referee

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) - Cristiano Ronaldo lost his cool, and now Real Madrid has lost its main man for five matches at the start of the ...

August 14, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Michael Bennett plans to sit for anthem, expects backlash

CARSON (AP) - Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett plans to sit during the national anthem this season to protest social injustice - and expects a backlash ...

August 14, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Goodell: Have to understand other side in anthem protests

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Asked about players who did not stand for the national anthem before preseason games, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said Monday that while ...

August 14, 2017 | | Pro Sports


How the schedule was made: NBA taking hard look at metrics

MIAMI (AP) - Larry Bird made his plea years ago.

August 14, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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