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Golf back in the Olympics after 112 years, but for how long?

AKRON, Ohio (AP) For the longest time, golf's biggest headache in preparing for a return to the Olympics was getting a new course built in Rio de Janeiro.

June 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Ronaldo aims for Euro record but faces tough Polish defense

MARSEILLE, France (AP) - If Cristiano Ronaldo is to send Portugal to the semifinals and match Michel Platini's all-time European Championship scoring record, he'll have to find a way through a Poland defense that's among the toughest of the tournament.

June 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Top-ranked Jason Day skipping Rio Olympics because of Zika

AKRON, Ohio (AP) - Jason Day pulled out of the Olympics on Tuesday because of the Zika virus, costing golf its No. 1 player as it returns from a century-long absence at the games.

June 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Fans, president, Maradona want Messi to reconsider

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) - Lionel Messi arrived back in Argentina on Monday and avoided commenting on his abrupt resignation from the national team after losing the Copa America final to Chile.

June 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Sharks make qualifying offers to Hertl, 3 others

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - The San Jose Sharks issued a qualifying offer to pending restricted free agent forward Tomas Hertl and three other players.

June 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Lindros’ wait over as he headlines Hockey Hall of Fame class

Eric Lindros knew exactly what day and time the Hockey Hall of Fame would call. He was just hoping his phone would ring this time after six years of silence.

June 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Durant, Anthony lead 12-player US Olympic basketball roster

NEW YORK (AP) - Kyrie Irving took one last shot on the flight home from the NBA Finals, hoping LeBron James would play in the Olympics.

June 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Italy finally ends its losing run

SAINT-DENIS, France (AP) - Spain's era of dominance at the European Championship came to an end Monday when Italy beat the two-time defending champion 2-0 in the round of 16.

June 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Humiliating night for English soccer

NICE, France (AP) - Gary Cahill was lying face down on the field in disbelief. Dele Alli was squatting on the turf with his head in his hands. It was utter humiliation for England.

June 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Fans, president, Maradona want Messi to reconsider

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) - Lionel Messi arrived back in Argentina on Monday and avoided commenting on his abrupt resignation from the national team after losing the Copa America final to Chile.

June 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Tennis teacher ranked 772nd wins at Wimbledon

LONDON (AP) - Marcus Willis originally was scheduled to spend Monday teaching tennis to a group of 5-to-10-year-old kids, among others, at Warwick Boat Club in central England.

June 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Vintage Smoke recaptures his glory days

SONOMA (AP) - Tony Stewart sat slumped on the stairs inside his team transporter a year ago reflecting on the worst slump of his NASCAR career.

June 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Mengden gets all the run support for first big league win

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Rookie Daniel Mengden, with that quirky double-pump delivery and old-school handlebar mustache, thought his first major league win might come sooner than this as well as he had pitched so far.

June 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Shafer wins 99 Late Model race

Stockton's Gary Shafer Jr. survived a crash marred Late Model main to capture a controversial victory in his first race back at the ¼ mile Stockton 99 Speedway after a multi-year hiatus from competition.

June 27, 2016 | DALE BOSOWSKI | Pro Sports


Stewart wins Save Mart 350

SONOMA - A small piece of debris on the track in the late stages of the race proved to be worth its weight in gold for Tony Stewart, who pulled off an improbable victory in Sunday's 28th Annual Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma Raceway.

June 27, 2016 | DALE BOSOWSKI | Pro Sports


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Sharks coach knew upstart Vegas team is ‘for real’

The Associated Press

April 26, 2018 | | Pro Sports


Warriors looking to build off strong 1st round

OAKLAND (AP) - Kevin Durant drove coast-to-coast just before halftime for a monster two-handed slam.

April 26, 2018 | | Pro Sports


49ers may need to use draft pick on another LB

SANTA CLARA (AP) - San Francisco 49ers general manager John Lynch felt like he had filled a hole at middle linebacker when he drafted Reuben Foster ...

April 26, 2018 | | Pro Sports


Foster’s accuser recants domestic violence claim

SANTA CLARA (AP) - The attorney for the ex-girlfriend of Reuben Foster said Wednesday that her client initially lied to authorities when she accused the San ...

April 26, 2018 | | Pro Sports


Nationals break through against Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Washington manager Dave Martinez insisted Trea Turner and the Nationals would snap from their scoring slump soon, even as the losses piled ...

April 26, 2018 | | Pro Sports


Rangers avoid sweep, end A’s winning streak

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - The Texas Rangers' beleaguered bullpen delivered Wednesday night to help salvage the final game of a disappointing homestand.

April 26, 2018 | | Pro Sports


LeBron blocks shot, hits winning 3-pointer at buzzer

CLEVELAND (AP) - LeBron James hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer, a crowning moment for another brilliant performance, to give Cleveland a 98-95 victory over the ...

April 26, 2018 | | Pro Sports


Bruins score 4 in 3rd to beat Maple Leafs

BOSTON (AP) - Jake DeBrusk watched the tiebreaking goal go into the net from ice level, sliding into the boards on his backside after he was ...

April 26, 2018 | | Pro Sports


Williamson homers again, Giants top Nationals

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Mac Williamson homered for the second straight night, hitting a tiebreaking shot in the sixth inning to lead the San Francisco Giants ...

April 24, 2018 | | Pro Sports


A’s beat Rangers as Beltre leaves with injury

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Jed Lowrie hit a tiebreaking double in the seventh inning and the Oakland Athletics beat the Texas Rangers 3-2 on Tuesday night ...

April 24, 2018 | | Pro Sports


Gatto, Rengifo lift Inland Empire over Modesto

MODESTO (AP) - Luis Rengifo hit a two-run home run and had three hits, driving in three, and Joe Gatto allowed just one hit over six ...

April 24, 2018 | | Pro Sports


Mercedes’ single leads Ports to win over Quakes

RANCHO CUCAMONGA (AP) - Melvin Mercedes hit a run-scoring single in the fifth inning, leading the Stockton Ports to an 8-2 win over the Rancho Cucamonga ...

April 24, 2018 | | Pro Sports


Manaea’s no-no part of impressive start to 3rd year with A’s

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Sean Manaea's father is from American Samoa, where he grew up playing cricket and rugby and didn't really know anything ...

April 24, 2018 | | Pro Sports


Believe it! 76ers roll with Meek Mill past Heat in Game 5

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons shined again in front of rapper Meek Mill, and the dominant duo ushered the nightmares-into-dreams Process of the ...

April 24, 2018 | | Pro Sports


Raiders keep same draft approach under new coach Gruden

ALAMEDA (AP) - The approach Oakland Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie takes into the NFL draft is no different with Jon Gruden as coach than it ...

April 24, 2018 | | Pro Sports


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