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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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Marshawn Lynch a big hit with Raiders

NAPA (AP) - Marshawn Lynch plowed through the line, dreadlocks swaying on a rare cool summer morning in Napa then juggled the football to the delight ...

August 04, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Dark cloud lingers over football as season begins

It all sounded so familiar, even comforting, this rite of fall that comes in the midst of summer.

August 04, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Brady says he wants to keep any past medical issues private

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - Tom Brady says he prefers to keep any medical issues in his past private, including whether he had a concussion last season.

August 04, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Wimbledon champ Muguruza reaches semis at Stanford

STANFORD (AP) - Top-seeded Garbine Muguruza rolled past Croatia's Ana Konjuh 6-1, 6-3 in just over an hour on Friday to reach the semifinals of ...

August 04, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Curry misses cut, still impresses golf’s best

HAYWARD (AP) - Stephen Curry missed the cut Friday night against professional golfers one notch below the PGA Tour.

August 04, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Slow start can’t stop Bolt in debut

LONDON (AP) - It was classic Bolt. The World's Fastest Man saved his best for last.

August 04, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Neymar says move to PSG is not cash-driven

PARIS (AP) - Neymar opened a new extravagant chapter in soccer history Friday as the game's costliest player by fending off questions about his financial ...

August 04, 2017 | | Pro Sports


MLS gaining respect, soccer league ‘on a good path’

ATLANTA (AP) - There was a time when Major League Soccer depended on a shortlist of marquee names to generate excitement about a match.

August 04, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Walker managing fatigue, builds 2-shot lead at Firestone

AKRON, Ohio (AP) - The sun finally came out, and Jimmy Walker saw a glimpse of what he hopes are brighter days ahead.

August 04, 2017 | | Pro Sports


I.K. Kim takes British Open lead

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) - I.K. Kim, the best player in women's golf right now, emerged from the cold and wet with a 4-under ...

August 04, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Rivers will only coach Clippers

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Doc Rivers is losing his dual roles with the Los Angeles Clippers, keeping his position as coach while Lawrence Frank takes over ...

August 04, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Wall commits to Wizards, ‘no point in testing free agency’

WASHINGTON (AP) - John Wall wants to win a championship, but he doesn't plan to bounce around the NBA chasing a ring.

August 04, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Stars and starters sit out, Cowboys beat Cardinals

CANTON, Ohio (AP) - Now that the Dallas Cowboys have taken care of business in the Hall of Fame game, they're going to hang around ...

August 04, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Thomas Pieters takes 1-shot lead at Firestone

AKRON, Ohio (AP) - Rory McIlroy had his best friend on the bag and his best start on American soil in 18 months. For Jordan Spieth ...

August 04, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Wladimir Klitschko announces retirement

BERLIN (AP) - Former heavyweight world champion Wladimir Klitschko announced his immediate retirement from boxing on Thursday.

August 04, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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