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Talk about Li, 11, not Open leader

PINEHURST, N.C. (AP) - Lucy Li showed her age only when she finished her historic round Thursday at the U.S. Women's Open. Just like any 11-year-old, she went straight for an ice cream.

June 19, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Raiders’ Burris in the mix at LB spot

ALAMEDA (AP) - Miles Burris went from being a promising rookie to an injured afterthought in less than a year with the Oakland Raiders.

June 19, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Embiid will have surgery on foot

Kansas center Joel Embiid is scheduled to have surgery Friday to repair a stress fracture in his right foot, a stunning development that could affect the top choices in next week's NBA draft.

June 19, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Suarez back with a bang

SAO PAULO (AP) - Luis Suarez scored twice to give Uruguay a 2-1 victory over England at the World Cup on Thursday, making an instant impact on his return from injury to revive his team's Group D campaign.

June 19, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Balotelli cares only about Cup, not stardom

RECIFE, Brazil (AP) - Mario Balotelli couldn't care less if he's mentioned in the same breath as Neymar or Lionel Messi at this World Cup - as long as he comes away with the trophy.

June 19, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Altidore to miss Portugal game

SAO PAULO (AP) - Jozy Altidore will miss the Americans' World Cup game against Portugal on Sunday because of his strained left hamstring and appears likely to sit out next week's match against Germany.

June 19, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Swiss superb, but will streak end vs. France?

SALVADOR, Brazil (AP) - Coach Ottmar Hitzfeld made no secret on Thursday about his tactics heading into Switzerland's potentially decisive clash with France: Solid defending and quick counterattacks.

June 19, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Young Columbians top Ivory Coast

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) - Starved of the World Cup action for 16 years, Colombia is certainly making the most of being back on football's biggest stage.

June 19, 2014 | | Pro Sports


A’s now big league’s best

OAKLAND (AP) - Sonny Gray spent the past few days with Oakland pitching coach Curt Young, making subtle adjustments to his delivery.

June 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Ronaldo ‘fit’ to play against US on Sunday

CAMPINAS, Brazil (AP) - Cristiano Ronaldo is fully fit to play against the United States in their crucial Group G match at the World Cup, a Portugal teammate said Wednesday.

June 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


US defense steps up to challenge

SAO PAULO (AP) - After one game and one impressive win, the U.S. defense is holding its own.

June 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Schaub, Raiders seek fresh start

ALAMEDA (AP) - When the Oakland Raiders made the decision to acquire Matt Schaub this offseason, they did it believing last season's disastrous performance that led to his jersey being burned in effigy in Houston was only an aberration.

June 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Carradine ready for ‘rookie’ season

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Running back Marcus Lattimore might be the most publicized second-year player for the San Francisco 49ers who sat out as a rookie because of a knee injury. Another player from that class - and an even higher draft pick - rehabbing with Lattimore last season is poised to make an even bigger mark.

June 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Redskins’ name deemed offensive

WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office ruled Wednesday that the Washington Redskins' name is "disparaging of Native Americans" and should be stripped of trademark protection - a decision that puts powerful new financial and political pressure on the NFL team to rename itself.

June 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Truex back for repeat

The Associated Press

June 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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A’s deal Zobrist for top pitching prospect

CLEVELAND (AP) - Back in college, Ben Zobrist once kicked Ned Yost out of his apartment.

July 28, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Del Rio aims for new version of Raiders

OAKLAND (AP) - Whenever a player would make a mistake this offseason, first-year Oakland coach Jack Del Rio would make a point that this was a ...

July 28, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Wily Peralta returns for Brewers & shuts down Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Wily Peralta returned from the disabled list and shut down one of baseball's hottest teams in his first start in more ...

July 28, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Sonny Gray throws 3-hitter, Oakland A’s beat Dodgers

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Sonny Gray pitched a masterful three-hitter for his second shutout in July, and the Oakland Athletics snapped their four-game losing streak with ...

July 28, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Gruden worries about present, future of youth sports

NEW YORK (AP) - Jon Gruden looks at the present and predicted future of youth sports. It makes him cringe.

July 28, 2015 | | Pro Sports


CA independent teams to have computer call balls and strikes

SAN RAFAEL, Calif. (AP) - No blaming or booing the umpire for a questionable called third strike this week in a Northern California independent league.

July 28, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Rockies trade SS Troy Tulowitzki to Blue Jays

DENVER (AP) - After all that speculation the past couple of years, the Colorado Rockies finally traded Troy Tulowitzki.

July 28, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Nationals land Papelbon in trade

MIAMI (AP) - The Washington Nationals have a new closer, landing All-Star Jonathan Papelbon from the Philadelphia Phillies.

July 28, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Mets reliever Mejia banned for year

NEW YORK (AP) - Just back from an 80-game drug suspension, New York Mets reliever Jenrry Mejia was banned for an additional 162 games Tuesday by ...

July 28, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Goodell upholds Brady’s suspension

NEW YORK (AP) - The commissioner pointed to concealed evidence. The team described it as a folly. And the agent added sham to the lexicon of ...

July 28, 2015 | | Pro Sports


USOC moves on after Boston debacle

Embarrassing as the debacle in Boston may have been, chances are it will be nothing more than a distant memory when the vote for the ...

July 28, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Woods running out of chances to salvage season

GAINESVILLE, Va. (AP) - Tiger Woods knows he's played poorly over the past two years. Now, he's facing the prospect of an early end ...

July 28, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Run-in with reporter triggered Herrera’s ouster

MEXICO CITY (AP) - In the end it wasn't the middling on-field performance by Mexico's national soccer team that cost Miguel Herrera his job ...

July 28, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Warriors trade David Lee for Wallace, Babb

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - The Golden State Warriors have completed the trade sending two-time All-Star forward David Lee to the Boston Celtics for Gerald Wallace and ...

July 27, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Mets acquire Tyler Clippard from Athletics

NEW YORK (AP) - The active New York Mets acquired first-rate reliever Tyler Clippard from Oakland for a minor league pitcher Monday, completing their second trade ...

July 27, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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