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Spieth: Pulling out of Olympics hardest choice he ever made

TROON, Scotland (AP) - Jordan Spieth said pulling out of the Olympics was the hardest decision he's ever made, and that it likely will haunt him as he's watching golfers compete for a gold medal in Rio de Janeiro for the first time in 112 years.

July 12, 2016 | | Pro Sports


A thankful Popovich bids farewell to ‘irreplaceable’ Duncan

Gregg Popovich spoke for about 15 minutes, sometimes unable to hide his emotions, all the while wearing a T-shirt that had Tim Duncan's face printed on the front. When the last question was answered, the coach turned, put his hands in his pockets and silently walked into a new era for the San Antonio Spurs.

July 12, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Silver: No decision on moving All-Star Game from Charlotte

LAS VEGAS (AP) - NBA owners made no decision Tuesday after a lengthy debate about moving next year's All-Star Game from Charlotte because of North Carolina's law limiting protection for LGBT people.

July 12, 2016 | | Pro Sports


All-Star walk off for Big Papi: AL teammates embrace Ortiz

SAN DIEGO (AP) - David Ortiz ended his All-Star Game career with quite a walk off.

July 12, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Manfred says he’s not worried PEDs behind home run increase

SAN DIEGO (AP) - With home runs up to a level not seen since the height of the Steroids Era, baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred says he is not worried performance-enhancing drugs are a reason for the increase.

July 12, 2016 | | Pro Sports


“All Lives Matter”: Canadian singer causes stir at All-Stars

SAN DIEGO (AP) - A member of a Canadian singing quartet changed a lyric in his country's national anthem and held up a sign proclaiming "All Lives Matter" during a pregame performance at the 87th All-Star Game on Tuesday.

July 12, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Can Kershaw win the MVP award for the second time?

NOAH TRISTER

July 11, 2016 | NOAH TRISTER | Pro Sports


All-Stars from cellar-dwellers get rare spotlight

SAN DIEGO (AP) - For Adam Duvall, Jay Bruce, Julio Teheran and Eduardo Nunez, the All-Star Game is as close to the spotlight as they're likely to get this season.

July 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Padres will feel at home even though NL is visiting team

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Wil Myers and Drew Pomeranz of the San Diego Padres will be in their comfort zone for the All-Star Game before their home fans at Petco Park on Tuesday night.

July 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Tech leaders urge Silver to consider moving NBA All-Star

NEW YORK (AP) - Technology industry leaders have urged NBA Commissioner Adam Silver to move the All-Star Game out of Charlotte unless a North Carolina law that limits anti-discrimination protections for lesbian, gay and transgender people is repealed "in very short order."

July 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


5-time NBA champion Tim Duncan retires after 19 seasons

Tim Duncan never wanted the spotlight, only the trophies. He never wanted the endorsements, only the camaraderie. He never wanted the accolades, only the collective achievement.

July 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Different exits, same Hall of Fame future for Kobe, Duncan

First Kobe Bryant, now Tim Duncan. A two-decade chapter of NBA history has closed.

July 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Spieth skipping Olympics, latest star golfer to withdraw

TROON, Scotland (AP) - Golf waited 112 years to get back into the Olympics. The top four players in the world are waiting a bit longer.

July 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


MLB scraps plans to play in London in 2017

SAN DIEGO (AP) - London is not calling for Major League Baseball next year.

July 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Day motivated by failure to get name on claret jug

TROON, Scotland (AP) - Jason Day is more motivated by failure than success, which helps explain how he reached No. 1 in the world.

July 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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Spieth still soaking up British Open memories

AKRON, Ohio (AP) - Jordan Spieth is one week away from a shot at the career Grand Slam.

August 02, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Ex-Warrior guard Ian Clark agrees to play for Pelicans

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Former Golden State Warriors guard Ian Clark has agreed to play for the New Orleans Pelicans on a one-year, veteran minimum contract ...

August 02, 2017 | | Pro Sports


As Brady turns 40, other old athletes for the ages

By JIMMY GOLEN

August 02, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Female coaches break soccer barrier

CARSON (AP) - An ongoing shift in women's soccer has been apparent at the Tournament of Nations - not on the field but on the sidelines.

August 02, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Monday Night Football gig a lifetime goal for Mowins

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - Beth Mowins is touring training camps this month ahead of dry runs at a pair of exhibition games as she prepares to ...

August 02, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Eichel, Sabres negotiating potential 8-year NHL deal

PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) - A person familiar with negotiations tells The Associated Press the Buffalo Sabres and Jack Eichel are discussing a contract extension that ...

August 02, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Samardzija shuts down A’s as Giants snap 4-game skid

OAKLAND (AP) - Hunter Pence hit a three-run homer and Nick Hundley added a two-run shot to back a stellar start by Jeff Samardzija, and the ...

August 01, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Golden State Warriors bring back fan favorite JaVale McGee

OAKLAND (AP) - The Golden State Warriors are keeping all three of their centers from a championship season, re-signing 7-footer JaVale McGee to a one-year deal ...

August 01, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Los Angeles gets Olympics with an 11-year wait _ and risks

LOS ANGELES (AP) - By 2028, a new stadium being built for the Rams and the Chargers will have been beaten up by nearly a decade ...

August 01, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Sharapova wins first WTA match in US since 2015

STANFORD (AP) - Maria Sharapova played her first WTA match in the United States since 2015 and beat Jennifer Brady 6-1, 4-6, 6-0 on Monday night ...

August 01, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Gray’s Yanks debut Thursday at Cleveland, Garcia on Friday

NEW YORK (AP) - Sonny Gray had something important to tell his 2½-year-old son.

August 01, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Fowler ready for new start with A’s

OAKLAND (AP) - Dustin Fowler hobbled into his new clubhouse on crutches, a bulky brace protecting his surgically repaired right knee.

August 01, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Siddall, Barrera lift Stockton over Inland Empire

STOCKTON (AP) - Brett Siddall was a triple short of the cycle, driving in four runs and scoring three as the Stockton Ports defeated the Inland ...

August 01, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Brady has top spot on NFLPA top 50 player sales list

NEW YORK (AP) - NFL training camps have been open for less than a week and Tom Brady is already on top of the league once ...

August 01, 2017 | | Pro Sports


McCaffrey’s shiftiness turning heads at Panthers camp

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) - Christian McCaffrey remembers running around his backyard as a young boy playing tackle football, dodging his brothers while pretending to be ...

August 01, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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