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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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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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