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Tyson sees himself in Rousey’s UFC dominance

GLENDALE (AP) - Moments after Mike Tyson stepped into the Glendale Fighting Club, Ronda Rousey grabbed her judo coach and abruptly flung him onto the canvas with an enormous bang.

July 17, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Gasols to play in NBA’s 1st Africa game

NEW YORK (AP) - Gregg Popovich will coach Team Africa with captain Luol Deng, while brothers Pau and Marc Gasol will play for Team World in the NBA's first game in Africa.

July 17, 2015 | | Pro Sports


In year of parity, nearly every team has playoffs chance

NEW YORK (AP) - Clayton Kershaw looks around the major leagues and sees opponents convinced they can reach the playoffs.

July 16, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Lawsuit: DirecTV’s ‘NFL Sunday Ticket’ is illegal monopoly

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - DirecTV's exclusive right to broadcast certain NFL games is an illegal monopoly that raises costs for bars and restaurants, a San Francisco bar says in a lawsuit against the league and the satellite TV provider.

July 15, 2015 | | Pro Sports


New California law recognizes cheerleaders as employees

SACRAMENTO (AP) - Gov. Jerry Brown has approved legislation recognizing California's professional cheerleaders as employees who are entitled to minimum wage and overtime.

July 15, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Spieth trying to look at British Open as another event

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) - With a chance to match history at the home of golf, Jordan Spieth is trying to make the British Open feel like just another event.

July 15, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Dollars and sense: In the NBA, money is exploding

LAS VEGAS (AP) - To understand how the business model of NBA salaries is unlike ever before, consider the cases of Reggie Jackson, Khris Middleton and DeMarre Carroll.

July 15, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Trade talks highlight 2nd half of season

The Cardinals are really good, the Phillies are really bad, and then there's everyone else.

July 15, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Caitlyn Jenner accepts Ashe Courage Award

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Caitlyn Jenner accepted the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at the ESPYs on Wednesday night while urging acceptance for others who are transgender.

July 15, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Sky protects Froome’s Tour lead as Majka wins Stage 11

CAUTERETS, France (AP) - Tour de France leader Chris Froome understands those who harbor doubts about his dominant performances in a sport long marred by doping. Maybe, he says, it's time to bring in an independent specialist to test his body and help prove that he's riding clean.

July 15, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Most franchise tagged players reach long-term deals

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - The Kansas City Chiefs ended up with a big bargain the last time they signed Justin Houston. This time, it's the star linebacker who's cashing in.

July 15, 2015 | | Pro Sports


US soccer chief felt ‘discomfort’ during soccer proceedings

WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. Soccer Federation chief executive Dan Flynn said Wednesday he had no direct knowledge of bribery or kickbacks exchanged by FIFA officials but experienced moments of "discomfort" during meetings.

July 15, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Mom blames football helmet in death of high school player

RIVERSIDE (AP) - The mother of a high school football player who collapsed during a game in Southern California has filed a lawsuit blaming his helmet for his death.

July 15, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Cuba advances with win over Guatemala

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Maikel Reyes missed Cuba's first CONCACAF Gold Cup pool play game due to visa problems. He made sure his country didn't miss reaching the quarterfinals, though.

July 15, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Trout homers leading off, and AL top NL

CINCINNATI (AP) - Mike Trout flashed the skill that puts him at the front of baseball's new generation, just moments after four of the all-time greats had just walked off the field.

July 14, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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Who’s got it better than us? Everybody! 49ers lose 10 in row

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The San Francisco 49ers have fallen to a new level of failure and futility, a laughingstock of the league.

December 03, 2016 | | Pro Sports


A’s being phased out of revenue sharing, so ballpark urgency

OAKLAND (AP) - The Oakland Athletics will be phased out of revenue sharing in the coming years as part of baseball's new labor deal, and ...

December 03, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Giants agree to 1-year deals with Adrianza, Gearrin

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The San Francisco Giants have agreed to one-year contracts with infielder Ehire Adrianza and right-hander Cory Gearrin to avoid salary arbitration.

December 03, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Al Horford scores 26 to lead Celtics over Kings

BOSTON (AP) - A runaway start for the Boston Celtics turned into a tight finish.

December 03, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Martin Jones stops 31 shots, Sharks beat Canadiens

SAN JOSE (AP) - Brent Burns and Joe Pavelski scored in the first period, Martin Jones stopped 31 shots and the San Jose Sharks extended their ...

December 03, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Washington beats Colorado for Pac-12 title

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Taylor Rapp returned one of his two interceptions for a touchdown and Myles Gaskin ran for 159 yards to help No. 4 ...

December 03, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Dustin Johnson, Hideki Matsuyama tied for lead

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) - Dustin Johnson wasn't even expecting to be in the Bahamas for the Hero World Challenge. He was tied for the lead ...

December 03, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Happy, healthy Stewart leaving NASCAR so he can race more

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Tony Stewart sat in a casino ballroom wearing a coat and tie he no doubt wanted to rip off and brushed off ...

December 03, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Ross, Revere, Asche among 35 new free agents in baseball

NEW YORK (AP) - Tyson Ross, an All-Star pitcher for San Diego two years ago, was among 35 players who became free agents when their teams ...

December 03, 2016 | | Pro Sports


F1 champion Nico Rosberg announces retirement

The Associated Press

December 03, 2016 | | Pro Sports


LA 2024 releases $5.3 billion budget; no new stadiums needed

The Associated Press

December 03, 2016 | | Pro Sports


For Bills LB Alexander, Raiders’ success no surprise

OAKLAND (AP) - Spending just a year around players like Derek Carr and Khalil Mack was enough for Bills linebacker Lorenzo Alexander to see that the ...

December 03, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Bears, 49ers seek positives in dismal season’s final stretch

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) - A winning record, a shot at the playoffs and just about all hope for something positive got squashed almost as soon ...

December 03, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Dodgers, Latin American players losers in MLB labor deal

NEW YORK (AP) - The Los Angeles Dodgers, Latin American teenagers and Cubans approaching their mid-20s were losers in baseball's new labor contract, which includes ...

December 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Tiger returns with mixed bag and a 73

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) - Not only did Tiger Woods return to golf Thursday, he returned to being Tiger.

December 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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