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It’s Kobe’s world, at least for 1 more All-Star weekend

TORONTO (AP) - Kobe Bryant answered questions in Spanish and Italian, raved about Canadian hospitality, showed off knowledge of both Greek basketball and English soccer. He announced plans to go to the Philippines and Taiwan, thanked fans from Japan and even asked a reporter how to say a phrase in Mandarin.

February 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Heat throws unexpected wrinkle into Olympic Marathon Trials

LOS ANGELES (AP) - After four years of measuring every workout, every race with stopwatches, the elite runners competing Saturday in the U.S. Olympic Team Marathon Trials might find their fate determined by the thermometer.

February 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Tony Stewart out of bed, streams update from treadmill

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Injured NASCAR star Tony Stewart is out of bed and walking again, entertaining fans while live-streaming from a treadmill Friday.

February 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports


FIFA ethics committee bans Jerome Valcke for 12 years

GENEVA (AP) - Jerome Valcke, Sepp Blatter's long-time right-hand man, was banned from all soccer-related activity for 12 years Friday for misconduct during his term as FIFA secretary general.

February 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Cain finally healthy, ready to rejoin SF Giants’ rotation

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - If the San Francisco Giants had any lingering concerns about Matt Cain's health, the veteran pitcher helped ease their minds with one impressive swing - on the golf course.

February 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Mets pitcher Jenrry Mejia 1st to draw lifetime drug ban

NEW YORK (AP) - Mets reliever Jenrry Mejia became the first player to receive a lifetime ban under Major League Baseball's drug agreement after testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance for the third time.

February 12, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Hudler wins it for the Flames in shootout

SAN JOSE (AP) - Juri Hudler scored the winning goal in the shootout, leading the Calgary Flames past the San Jose Sharks 6-5 on Thursday night.

February 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


NASCAR opens 2016 season without 2 of its biggest stars

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Jeff Gordon will be in the booth and Tony Stewart in a bed when the NASCAR season begins.

February 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


ALL-STAR SENDOFF

TORONTO (AP) - Of all the goodies Kobe Bryant collects in his farewell season, one this weekend might be particularly useful.

February 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Shaq, Yao, Iverson among HOF candidates

TORONTO (AP) - Shaquille O'Neal should be a lock. Yao Ming and Allen Iverson could join him.

February 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Dueling Justins: Timberlake steals spotlight from Rose

PEBBLE BEACH (AP) - Justin Rose, a U.S. Open champion and the No. 7 player in the world, shot a 6-under 66 his first time playing Spyglass Hill and spent a gorgeous day listening to the fans call out his name. Except they weren't calling for him, and he knew it.

February 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Raiders return to Coliseum for 2016

OAKLAND (AP) - Four weeks after being stymied in their effort to move to Los Angeles, the Raiders agreed to a one-year extension lease extension on Thursday to remain at the Oakland Coliseum through the 2016 season - and possibly beyond.

February 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Kobe reflects on LeBron in final visit to Cleveland

CLEVELAND (AP) - Kobe Bryant remembers giving a pair of his sneakers to LeBron James as a gift and offering the teenager some advice.

February 10, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Hack-a-Somone tactic growing issue in NBA

MIAMI (AP) - San Antonio's first play of the 2008-09 season was designed and executed perfectly. Spurs' center Tim Duncan didn't bother jumping for the opening tap, conceding it to Phoenix's Shaquille O'Neal. Five seconds later, Michael Finley wrapped his arms around O'Neal for an intentional foul.

February 10, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Vickers replacing Stewart at Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Brian Vickers is expected to replace injured driver Tony Stewart for the NASCAR season opener at Daytona International Speedway, a person familiar with the decision told The Associated Press.

February 10, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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Bumgarner not enough for SF

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Madison Bumgarner pitched six innings in one of his best starts this season, took a line drive off his left shin and ...

August 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Semien, Cotton send Athletics past sloppy Houston Astros

HOUSTON (AP) - Marcus Semien wound up with a Little League home run when Houston kept throwing the ball away to help the Oakland Athletics avoid ...

August 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Lynch starts, Siemian throws TD as Broncos beat San Francisco 49ers

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Vance Joseph isn't yet ready to declare a winner in the race to be Denver's starting quarterback between Paxton Lynch ...

August 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Carr, Goff shine in Raiders loss to Rams

OAKLAND (AP) - Derek Carr, Marshawn Lynch and the rest of Oakland's first-team offense looked sharp in their first action of the preseason. The starting ...

August 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Muguruza, Dimitrov get their 1st Cincinnati titles

MASON, Ohio (AP) - Garbine Muguruza cradled her smiling face in both hands and closed her eyes, taking it all in. The Wimbledon champion had added ...

August 20, 2017 | | Pro Sports


NFL, Electronic Arts unveil Madden ‘18 competition to end with Super Bowl

NEW YORK (AP) - NFL fans and gamers can play their way to the Super Bowl - if they're good enough at the newest edition of ...

August 20, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Late penalty kick saves San Jose in draw against Union

SAN JOSE (AP) - Chris Wondolowski scored on a penalty kick in stoppage time to give the San Jose Earthquakes a 2-2 tie with the Philadelphia ...

August 20, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Lampaert leads Vuelta as ridera face winds, passing train

GRUISSAN, France (AP) - Yves Lampaert took the overall lead of the Spanish Vuelta on Sunday after winning the second stage which saw strong winds, crashes ...

August 20, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Kyle Busch completes Bristol sweep with 20th

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) - Erik Jones really needed to win, and Kyle Busch would have loved to celebrate the first Cup win for the kid he ...

August 20, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Power holds off teammate Newgarden to win at Pocono

LONG POND, Pa. (AP) - Will Power masterfully protected the inside line and blocked Josef Newgarden from ever making the decisive pass over the final 10 ...

August 20, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Saints top Chargers 13-7 as Brees, Rivers both held out

CARSON (AP) - Alvin Kamara ran for a 50-yard touchdown and the New Orleans Saints beat the Los Angeles Chargers 13-7 on Sunday night.

August 20, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Boldin abruptly retires 2 weeks after signing with Bills

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) - Receiver Anquan Boldin is abruptly giving up on football to pursue his humanitarian and charitable work just under two weeks ...

August 20, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Rookie Conner stars in Steelers’ 17-13 win over Atlanta Falcons

PITTSBURGH (AP) - James Conner overcame Hodgkin's lymphoma and a serious right knee injury to reach the NFL. He showed in his Pittsburgh Steelers debut ...

August 20, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Packers backup QBs impressive in following Aaron Rodgers’ lead

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) - Aaron Rodgers isn't the only quarterback playing well for the Green Bay Packers. His backups are shining, too, which could ...

August 20, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Henrik Stenson closes with 64 to win at Wyndham

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) - Henrik Stenson kept making birdies on the back nine Sunday at the Wyndham Championship. They added up to a tournament record ...

August 20, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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