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No taint: Maddux, Glavine, Thomas reach BB Hall

NEW YORK (AP) - A new generation of starting pitchers and a self-proclaimed Mr. Clean of the Steroids Era will be ushered into baseball's Hall of Fame this summer. For tainted players, however, the doors to Cooperstown remain bolted.

January 08, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Manziel leaving Texas A&M for NFL draft

Johnny Football is heading to the NFL.

January 08, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Dancing their way to Sochi

BOSTON (AP) - For Meryl Davis and Charlie White, the most accomplished couple in American figure skating history, skating off with another national title this week seems a mere formality.

January 08, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Don Mattingly gets 3-year deal as Dodgers manager

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Don Mattingly will be back as manager of the Los Angeles Dodgers next season with a new three-year contract that takes him through 2016, quieting speculation that his future with the club was somehow in doubt.

January 08, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Puig asks Fla trooper to let him go after speeding

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig begs a trooper who clocked him going 110 mph in Florida to let him go and later chides himself in the back seat of a police car for driving so fast, video released Wednesday shows.

January 08, 2014 | | Pro Sports


In 15th year, Dawson finally gets his playoff win

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Phil Dawson walked off the field in triumph, his left hand still raised in the freezing air.

January 08, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Warriors cruise to 10th win in a row

MILWAUKEE (AP) - David Lee had 22 points and 18 rebounds to lead the Golden State Warriors to their 10th straight win, a 101-80 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Tuesday night.

January 08, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Cousins, Gay lead Kings win

SACRAMENTO (AP) - DeMarcus Cousins had 35 points and 13 rebounds, Rudy Gay scored 32 points and the Sacramento Kings held off a furious rally to beat the Portland Trail Blazers 123-119 on Tuesday night.

January 08, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Greg Maddux won’t be unanimous Hall selection

NEW YORK (AP) - Greg Maddux could break a 22-year-old record Wednesday, though he won't become the first unanimous selection in the history of the baseball writers' Hall of Fame ballot.

January 08, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Sharks fall prey to Predators

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The Nashville Predators have been playing better recently, yet have only a couple of hard-fought points to show for their work.

January 07, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Fair’s 17 lead No. 2 Orange past Hokies

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) - C.J. Fair scored 17 points and No. 2 Syracuse used a 16-0 run to pull away in the second half and beat Virginia Tech 72-52 on Tuesday night.

January 07, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Lindsey Vonn out for Winter Games

The Associated Press

January 07, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Once again, things end up rosy for NFL

Playoff ratings are soaring, the messy concussion lawsuit is all but over, and the only thing the NFL really has to worry about now is keeping a bunch of corporate bigwigs warm at the Super Bowl.

January 07, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Dolphins, GM Ireland part ways

MIAMI (AP) - The first airborne banner calling for Jeff Ireland to be fired flew over the Miami Dolphins' stadium in 2011. Other similar signs followed, most recently in November, and on Tuesday those wanting him out finally got their wish.

January 07, 2014 | | Pro Sports


In 14th season, Brady still fired up for playoffs

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - Tom Brady head-butted teammates before his first Super Bowl.

January 07, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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US enjoys 1 final title celebration

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) - Megan Rapinoe strolled around taking selfies, occasionally sipping bubbly with her teammates and trying to balance the Women's World Cup championship trophy on her head.

July 07, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Rookies Bryant, Pederson make All-Star team; A-Rod left out

NEW YORK (AP) - Less than three months after making his major league debut, Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant is an All-Star, one of two rookies selected along with Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Joc Pederson.

July 07, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Niese silences skidding giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Jonathon Niese pitched eight sharp innings for his first win in nearly two months, and the New York Mets beat the San Francisco Giants 3-0 Monday night to hand the slumping World Series champions their seventh straight defeat.

July 07, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Serena Williams tops Venus at Wimbledon

LONDON (AP) - Decades ago, when the Williams sisters were kids in California, taking tennis lessons from Dad on a municipal court and imagining playing at Grand Slam tournaments one day, it was Venus - older, taller, stronger - who usually beat Serena.

July 07, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Frightening Daytona wreck puts NASCAR safety in spotlight

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Riding bumper-to-bumper at nearly 200 mph, Austin Dillon was smack in the middle of a pack of cars headed to the checkered flag when he was suddenly sent on the ride of his life.

July 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Bradley to make 100th appearance as US opens Gold Cup

FRISCO, Texas (AP) - Michael Bradley's 100th appearance for U.S. national team will be in Tuesday night's CONCACAF Gold Cup opener against Honduras, captaining the defending champion.

July 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Froome takes yellow as Rodriguez wins

HUY, Belgium (AP) - British rider Chris Froome took the Tour de France leader's yellow jersey after finishing second behind Spanish veteran Joacquim Rodriguez in Monday's crash-marred third stage, as a second straight day of chaos caused around 20 riders to fall and several to quit.

July 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


World Cup moments distanced women from FIFA scandal

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) - For a few moments over the past month, the Women's World Cup seemed to push aside the FIFA scandal that is simmering a half planet away.

July 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


McIlroy ruptures ligament in ankle while playing soccer

LONDON (AP) - Rory McIlroy was on crutches Monday with an ankle injury from playing soccer, leaving in doubt the prospects of golf's No. 1 player defending his British Open title next week at St. Andrews.

July 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Women’s World Cup final seen by record 26.7 million in US

NEW YORK (AP) - The United States' win over Japan in the Women's World Cup final was the most viewed soccer game in the history of American television.

July 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Keys and Vandeweghe advance to quarterfinals

LONDON (AP) - While most eyes were on the Williams sisters, CoCo Vandeweghe and Madison Keys quietly showed there are more American players to pay attention to at Wimbledon.

July 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Rays-Royals game postponed, tornado warnings in Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The game between the Tampa Bay Rays and Royals scheduled for Monday night was postponed about an hour before the first pitch as tornado sirens blared across the Kansas City metro area.

July 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Kings, Koufos agree to 4-year, $33 million deal

A day after locking up a pair of guards, the Sacramento Kings invested in their front court.

July 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Williams matchup headlines Monday’s action at Wimbledon

LONDON (AP) - One five-time Wimbledon champion is guaranteed to reach the quarterfinals. Another is assured of elimination.

July 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Abby Wambach’s World Cup finale comes with coveted trophy

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) - Abby Wambach lifted American coach Jill Ellis after the final whistle. She ran to the stands for a hug from her wife. And then along with Christie Rampone, she became the first American to lift the Women's World Cup championship trophy in 16 years.

July 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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