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Mendes suspended 2 years for doping

LOS ANGELES (AP) - UFC featherweight contender Chad Mendes has been suspended for two years after testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance.

July 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Ivy League changes rules for kickoffs

PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) - The Ivy League will use an experimental rule this season to move kickoffs to the 40-yard line and touchbacks to the 20-yard line in an effort to reduce concussions and further promote the safety and welfare of its student-athletes.

July 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Valenzuela loses license bid

SACRAMENTO (AP) - Former Kentucky Derby-winning jockey Patrick Valenzuela has lost his bid to ride in California for now.

July 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Froome extends Tour lead

FINHAUT-EMOSSON, Switzerland (AP) - Nairo Quintana was expected to celebrate Colombia's national holiday with a major offensive in the Alps that would see him close in on Tour de France leader Chris Froome.

July 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Popovich, US basketball get head start on 2020

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Mike Krzyzewski is working with his team when suddenly Gregg Popovich enters the gym with his own guys looking to play ball.

July 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Potato chips helps Hammel’s cramps

CHICAGO (AP) - Jason Hammel says potato chips have helped end chronic cramping issues. Now the Chicago Cubs right-hander has enough salty snacks to last the rest of the season.

July 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Record-setting year for draft class

NEW YORK (AP) - Major league teams have spent a record $267.95 million on signing bonuses for players drafted last month, a 7.4 percent increase from last year's final total of $249.38 million.

July 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Ortiz hits 3-run homer, Boston beats San Francisco

BOSTON (AP) - Jake Peavy showed he hasn't lost his sense of humor since his year with the Boston Red Sox.

July 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Athletics rally from 3 down to beat Astros

OAKLAND (AP) - Marcus Semien scored from second base on Josh Reddick's two-out infield single in the 10th inning to lift the Oakland Athletics to a 4-3 win over the Houston Astros on Tuesday night.

July 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Raiders sign cornerback Amerson to 4-year extension

ALAMEDA (AP) - The Oakland Raiders have signed cornerback David Amerson to a four-year contract extension.

July 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Woods out of PGA as rehab continues

Tiger Woods withdrew from the PGA Championship, the first time he will go an entire year without playing a major.

July 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Lefty chasing the other Nicklaus mark

TROON, Scotland (AP) - Tiger Woods isn't the only player chasing Jack Nicklaus in the majors.

July 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Now or never for Quintana at Tour de France

BERN, Switzerland (AP) - As the Tour de France heads toward the Alps, Nairo Quintana and Alejandro Valverde have only a few opportunities left to try and derail Chris Froome's bid for a third title in four years.

July 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


UFC: Brock Lesnar also failed fight-night doping test

LAS VEGAS (AP) - The UFC says heavyweight Brock Lesnar failed a second doping test in a sample taken on the night of his victory over Mark Hunt at UFC 200.

July 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Doi and Cornet advance in BOTW Classic

STANFORD AP) - Fifth-seeded Misaki Doi and No. 7 seed Alize Cornet each needed three sets on Monday night to advance to the second round of the Bank of the West Classic.

July 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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Later starts, fresher players

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Buster Posey gets going at Scottsdale Stadium around 7 a.m. most days of spring training, a couple of hours before he ...

February 20, 2018 | | Pro Sports


Dodgers glad to be back at work, away from World Series talk

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Justin Turner heard about it for weeks. He couldn't get away from talk about the Dodgers' seven-game loss to the Houston ...

February 20, 2018 | | Pro Sports


Watson trending in right direction after Riviera win

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Bubba Watson says he was contemplating retirement.

February 20, 2018 | | Pro Sports


Watson, Giants finalize deal guaranteeing $9M

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Left-hander Tony Watson and the San Francisco Giants have finalized a two-year contract that includes a player option for 2020, a deal ...

February 20, 2018 | | Pro Sports


Cavs, Warriors ready to sprint to finish

OAKLAND (AP) - LeBron James had a trophy in his hands and a smile on his face.

February 20, 2018 | | Pro Sports


Canada’s Cassie Sharpe soars to gold in women’s freestyle halfpipe

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) - Cassie Sharpe wears a mouth guard with a gold tooth painted in the middle and raps to herself just before she ...

February 20, 2018 | | Pro Sports


Hero, harasser or both? Shaun White’s newly complex legacy

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) - It was expected to be a coronation: snowboarder Shaun White, shredding the halfpipe in an epic performance that won him Olympic ...

February 20, 2018 | | Pro Sports


Freestyle skier’s complex path offers Winter Games Rorschach test

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) - The words left Liz Swaney's lips without an ounce of irony. No telling curl of the lips. No wink. Nothing ...

February 20, 2018 | | Pro Sports


Marchand scores in OT to lift Bruins over Flames 2-1

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) - Brad Marchand scored his 22nd goal 3:36 into overtime to give the Boston Bruins a 2-1 victory over the Calgary Flames ...

February 20, 2018 | | Pro Sports


A’s hope patience pays off with arrival of young core talent

MESA, Ariz. (AP) - The often-rebuilding Oakland Athletics are leaning on young talent again in 2018, maintaining a philosophy of developing prospects from within their organization ...

February 16, 2018 | | Pro Sports


Tiger Woods misses cut at Riviera; Cantlay, McDowell lead

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Tiger Woods waited 12 years to get back to Riviera and lasted only two days.

February 16, 2018 | | Pro Sports


Tough day for top Americans at Pyeongchang Olympics

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) - It was a rough day in Pyeongchang for Mikaela Shiffrin and Nathan Chen.

February 16, 2018 | | Pro Sports


2 Kings lead World past US in Rising Stars game

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Buddy Hield and Bogdan Bogdanovic got the NBA's All-Star weekend off to a running start.

February 16, 2018 | | Pro Sports


NASCAR’s young look on display for Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Never before has one race displayed NASCAR's rapidly changing look more than this year's Daytona 500.

February 16, 2018 | | Pro Sports


Greiss makes 45 saves, Islanders beat Hurricanes

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Thomas Greiss stopped 45 shots for his first shutout of the season, and the New York Islanders beat the Carolina Hurricanes ...

February 16, 2018 | | Pro Sports


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