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Double the fun? Merritt moves on in quest for Olympic double

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) - LaShawn Merritt considers his 200-meter races to be more of a lark than anything else.

July 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


No all-Williams final at Wimbledon after Kerber stops Venus

LONDON (AP) - Instead of the ninth all-Williams final at a Grand Slam tournament, there will be a rematch of another sort to determine the title at Wimbledon.

July 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Alonso, Hill lead Oakland over Houston

HOUSTON (AP) - Rich Hill has returned to form after a stint on the disabled list, and it helped the Oakland Athletics to a much-needed win Thursday night.

July 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Durant finalizes two-year deal with Warriors

OAKLAND (AP) - Kevin Durant wanted to look MVP Stephen Curry in the eye, meet Klay Thompson face to face, and find out for himself whether they truly wanted him as a teammate.

July 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Pirates’ Kang investigated for sexual assault claim

CHICAGO (AP) - Chicago police say they are investigating an allegation of sexual assault against Pittsburgh Pirates infielder Jung Ho Kang.

July 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Dwyane Wade leaving Heat for home, Bulls

MIAMI (AP) - Dwyane Wade is going home, making what he called "an extremely emotional and tough decision" on Wednesday night to leave the Miami Heat after 13 seasons and sign with the Chicago Bulls.

July 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Pistorius sentenced to 6 years in prison for murder

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) - Oscar Pistorius, the double-amputee Olympian described by a judge as a "fallen hero," was sentenced on Wednesday to six years in a South African prison for the murder of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, a ruling viewed by some as too lenient.

July 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Jon Jones off UFC 200 card

LAS VEGAS (AP) - UFC interim light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was notified of a potential doping violation Wednesday night, ruling him out of his bout with Daniel Cormier in the main event of UFC 200.

July 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Messi given 21 months for tax fraud

MADRID (AP) - Lionel Messi and his father were sentenced to 21 months in prison for tax fraud by a Barcelona-based court on Wednesday, with both sentences likely to be suspended.

July 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Federer fends off elimination

LONDON (AP) - The match, and Roger Federer's bid for a record eighth Wimbledon championship, essentially should have been over after a little more than 1½ hours Wednesday.

July 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Ronaldo rallies Portugal past Bale, Wales

LYON, France (AP) - Cristiano Ronaldo had just propelled Portugal into another European Championship final when he made for Gareth Bale, shared a long conversation with his Real Madrid teammate and gave him a sympathetic hug.

July 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Warriors hire Mike Brown as assistant to replace Luke Walton

OAKLAND (AP) - The Golden State Warriors have hired former Cleveland and Los Angeles Lakers coach Mike Brown as an assistant on coach Steve Kerr's staff.

July 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Sonny Gray hard-luck loser for A’s

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Sonny Gray had his good stuff on Wednesday at Target Field, finding ways to wiggle out of jams while pitching six solid innings for the Oakland Athletics.

July 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Giants have majors’ best record

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Johnny Cueto intends to pitch in next week's All-Star Game after not getting to play in his first appearance there two years ago.

July 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Brooks adds Terpstra to Wizards staff

WASHINGTON (AP) - Former NBA head coach Sidney Lowe and interim coach Tony Brown have been hired as assistants to Scott Brooks with the Washington Wizards.

July 05, 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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