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Bolt brings light to a sport in peril

RIO DE JANERIO (AP) - Since he coasted to the 100-meter finish line in world-record time at the Bird's Nest eight years ago, Usain Bolt has been the smiling face of track and field. He has served as the anchorman of the Olympics - virtually the only reason any casual fan would pay attention to a sport that has orchestrated its own slow, sad, drug-infused downfall.

July 31, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Rain postpones NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Pocono

LONG POND, Pa. (AP) - Pocono CEO Brandon Igdalsky took refuge from the rain inside a garage stall that was being used as the site of the drivers meeting.

July 31, 2016 | | Pro Sports


4-run 7th costs A’s in loss to Indians

CLEVELAND (AP) - All it took was one bad play and one bad inning to derail the Oakland Athletics.

July 29, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Raiders embrace new expectations Going into camp

NAPA (AP) - Coach Jack Del Rio walked off the field after the first training camp practice and was quickly asked about the "buzz" surrounding his Oakland Raiders team that might finally have the ingredients to end a 13-year playoff drought.

July 29, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Cousins, Irving help lift US to ugly win

CHICAGO (AP) - Kyrie Irving scored 13 points, DeMarcus Cousins powered a dominant performance in the paint, and the United States pulled away from Venezuela for an ugly 80-45 exhibition victory Friday night.

July 29, 2016 | | Pro Sports


49ers sign defensive lineman to 2-year deal

SANTA CLARA (AP) - The San Francisco 49ers signed defensive lineman B.J. McBryde to a two-year deal Friday.

July 29, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Mickelson makes cut, McIlroy going home

SPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) - Phil Mickelson walked off the first green with a disgusted look on his face, as if he'd thrown away any shot at making the cut in the PGA Championship.

July 29, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Streb shoots 63 and joins Walker in lead

SPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) - In a major championship season of endless theater, the PGA Championship lived up to its end of the bargain Friday.

July 29, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Padres starters Cashner, Rea to Marlins in 7-player deal

MIAMI (AP) - Buyers at the trade deadline for a change, the Miami Marlins believe they now have enough starting pitching to make a playoff push.

July 29, 2016 | | Pro Sports


IOC board to review Rio final preparations

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Less than a week before the opening of the Olympics, IOC leaders will meet in Rio de Janeiro this weekend to review the final preparations for the games and deal with the fallout from the doping scandal that has led to the exclusion of more than 100 Russian athletes.

July 29, 2016 | | Pro Sports


US women’s overwhelms Canada

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) - Just after the United States routed Canada by 40 points, Geno Auriemma and his UConn greats posed for a group photo on the court.

July 29, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Mirim Lee remains ahead in Women’s British Open

WOBURN, England (AP) - Mirim Lee followed her opening 10-under 62 with a 71 on Friday in the Women's British Open, leaving her a stroke ahead entering the weekend at tree-lined Woburn Golf Club.

July 29, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Jeff Gordon willing to sub for Earnhardt

LONG POND, Pa. (AP) - Jeff Gordon weaved his way through a mob of fans outside the media center, all screaming for an autograph from a driver they thought would never again wear a firesuit.

July 29, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Ellie Mae Classic leader follows record 58 with 65

HAYWARD (AP) - Stephan Jaeger backed up his record 12-under 58 with a 65 on Friday, giving him a five-stroke lead halfway through the Web.com Tour's Ellie Mae Classic.

July 29, 2016 | | Pro Sports


CFP moving New Year’s Eve games

The College Football Playoff has abandoned a plan to play most of its semifinals on New Year's Eves after television ratings tumbled last year, moving the dates of future games to ensure they will be played either on a weekend or a holiday.

July 28, 2016 | The Associated Press | Pro Sports


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Brady picks apart Raiders in Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) - The chants of "Brady! Brady!" started as soon as the New England Patriots got their first third-down stop, and the fevered fans ...

November 19, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Truex Jr. caps career season with first title

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) - NASCAR's newest champion wouldn't take his helmet off.

November 19, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Dimitrov captures ATP Finals, Grand Slam his next target

LONDON (AP) - Grigor Dimitrov's talent took him to the brink of his biggest career win - but he needed more than that to get over ...

November 19, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Curry scores 39, Warriors hold off Nets

NEW YORK (AP) - Stephen Curry knew he needed to start aggressively to make up for the absence of Kevin Durant.

November 19, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Karlsson scores twice, leads Golden Knights past Kings 4-2

LAS VEGAS (AP) - William Karlsson scored twice, Maxime Lagace stopped 27 shots and the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Los Angeles Kings 4-2 on Sunday ...

November 19, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Lonzo Ball has triple-double, Lakers top Nuggets 127-109

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Lonzo Ball had his second career triple-double and Julius Randle scored 24 points in the Los Angeles Lakers' 127-109 victory over the ...

November 19, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Eagles roll past Dallas

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Carson Wentz threw for two touchdowns and three 2-point conversions after Philadelphia lost kicker Luke Elliott to a head injury, and the ...

November 19, 2017 | | Pro Sports


NFL extends deal to play in Mexico from 2019-2021

MEXICO CITY (AP) - The NFL has extended its commitment to Mexico by announcing Sunday that the league will play a game here each year from ...

November 19, 2017 | | Pro Sports


A’s hire Matt Williams as 3rd base coach

OAKLAND (AP) - The Oakland Athletics have hired former San Francisco Giants star Matt Williams as their new third base coach.

November 17, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Raiders return to Mexico City to take on Patriots

ALAMEDA (AP) - From the thin air and the long climb from the field to the locker room to the party atmosphere in the stands that ...

November 17, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Figuring out Garoppolo will be key for 49ers in stretch run

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Figuring out the compensation to acquire Jimmy Garoppolo from New England was only part of the equation for the San Francisco 49ers.

November 17, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Raiders probably won’t have Amerson against Brady, Patriots

ALAMEDA (AP) - The Oakland Raiders will likely be without cornerback David Amerson when they play Tom Brady and the New England Patriots in Mexico City ...

November 17, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Truex fastest among championship contenders at Homestead

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) - Martin Truex Jr. was the fastest of the four NASCAR Cup Series championship contenders in qualifying and will start second Sunday in ...

November 17, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Goffin beats Thiem to set up ATP Finals semi with Federer

LONDON (AP) - David Goffin is into the last four of the ATP Finals, to go any further he'll have to do something he's ...

November 17, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Thompson’s playmaking a steadying force for defending champs

OAKLAND (AP) - Klay Thompson danced unabashedly in China after winning another NBA championship, and it got shared all over social media. He smoked a stogie ...

November 17, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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