View Mobile Site

Archive By Section - Pro Sports


Bolt brings light to a sport in peril

RIO DE JANERIO (AP) - Since he coasted to the 100-meter finish line in world-record time at the Bird's Nest eight years ago, Usain Bolt has been the smiling face of track and field. He has served as the anchorman of the Olympics - virtually the only reason any casual fan would pay attention to a sport that has orchestrated its own slow, sad, drug-infused downfall.

July 31, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Rain postpones NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Pocono

LONG POND, Pa. (AP) - Pocono CEO Brandon Igdalsky took refuge from the rain inside a garage stall that was being used as the site of the drivers meeting.

July 31, 2016 | | Pro Sports


4-run 7th costs A’s in loss to Indians

CLEVELAND (AP) - All it took was one bad play and one bad inning to derail the Oakland Athletics.

July 29, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Raiders embrace new expectations Going into camp

NAPA (AP) - Coach Jack Del Rio walked off the field after the first training camp practice and was quickly asked about the "buzz" surrounding his Oakland Raiders team that might finally have the ingredients to end a 13-year playoff drought.

July 29, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Cousins, Irving help lift US to ugly win

CHICAGO (AP) - Kyrie Irving scored 13 points, DeMarcus Cousins powered a dominant performance in the paint, and the United States pulled away from Venezuela for an ugly 80-45 exhibition victory Friday night.

July 29, 2016 | | Pro Sports


49ers sign defensive lineman to 2-year deal

SANTA CLARA (AP) - The San Francisco 49ers signed defensive lineman B.J. McBryde to a two-year deal Friday.

July 29, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Mickelson makes cut, McIlroy going home

SPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) - Phil Mickelson walked off the first green with a disgusted look on his face, as if he'd thrown away any shot at making the cut in the PGA Championship.

July 29, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Streb shoots 63 and joins Walker in lead

SPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) - In a major championship season of endless theater, the PGA Championship lived up to its end of the bargain Friday.

July 29, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Padres starters Cashner, Rea to Marlins in 7-player deal

MIAMI (AP) - Buyers at the trade deadline for a change, the Miami Marlins believe they now have enough starting pitching to make a playoff push.

July 29, 2016 | | Pro Sports


IOC board to review Rio final preparations

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Less than a week before the opening of the Olympics, IOC leaders will meet in Rio de Janeiro this weekend to review the final preparations for the games and deal with the fallout from the doping scandal that has led to the exclusion of more than 100 Russian athletes.

July 29, 2016 | | Pro Sports


US women’s overwhelms Canada

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) - Just after the United States routed Canada by 40 points, Geno Auriemma and his UConn greats posed for a group photo on the court.

July 29, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Mirim Lee remains ahead in Women’s British Open

WOBURN, England (AP) - Mirim Lee followed her opening 10-under 62 with a 71 on Friday in the Women's British Open, leaving her a stroke ahead entering the weekend at tree-lined Woburn Golf Club.

July 29, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Jeff Gordon willing to sub for Earnhardt

LONG POND, Pa. (AP) - Jeff Gordon weaved his way through a mob of fans outside the media center, all screaming for an autograph from a driver they thought would never again wear a firesuit.

July 29, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Ellie Mae Classic leader follows record 58 with 65

HAYWARD (AP) - Stephan Jaeger backed up his record 12-under 58 with a 65 on Friday, giving him a five-stroke lead halfway through the Web.com Tour's Ellie Mae Classic.

July 29, 2016 | | Pro Sports


CFP moving New Year’s Eve games

The College Football Playoff has abandoned a plan to play most of its semifinals on New Year's Eves after television ratings tumbled last year, moving the dates of future games to ensure they will be played either on a weekend or a holiday.

July 28, 2016 | The Associated Press | Pro Sports


« First  « Prev  133 134 135 136 137  Next »  Last »

Page 135 of 963

Articles by Section - Pro Sports


Jazz moving on from Hayward, but timing is ‘problematic’

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Utah Jazz general manager Dennis Lindsey hasn't spoken with Gordon Hayward since the All-Star announced he was heading to the ...

July 05, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Messi to extend contract with Barcelona until 2021

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) - Lionel Messi will play out the best remaining years of his trophy-rich career at Barcelona.

July 05, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Oilers sign star Connor McDavid to 8-year, $100 million deal

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) - The Edmonton Oilers paid a huge price to lock up superstar captain Connor McDavid.

July 05, 2017 | | Pro Sports


With brother as caddie, Mickelson is set for Greenbrier Classic

Phil Mickelson heads into the next phase of his career with a new caddie on a course marking its comeback from devastating floods in West ...

July 05, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Aru beats Froome in first mountain stage of Tour

CHAMPAGNEY, France (AP) - After losing two of its biggest stars in one horror crash, the Tour de France needed a pick-me-up.

July 05, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Giants hold off late rally, beat Tigers behind Blach

DETROIT (AP) - This wasn't an ideal matchup for the San Francisco Giants - a rookie lefty against a Detroit lineup full of powerful right-handed hitters.

July 05, 2017 | | Pro Sports


A’s beat White Sox, Melvin closer to milestone

OAKLAND (AP) - An improving change-up that repeatedly fooled the White Sox hitters was more than enough to offset the stomach illness that bothered Athletics pitcher ...

July 05, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Raiders sign 3rd-round pick DT Eddie Vanderdoes

ALAMEDA (AP) - The Oakland Raiders have signed third-round defensive tackle Eddie Vanderdoes to a four-year contract.

July 05, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Soccer player pulled from Lake Tahoe in critical condition

RENO, Nev. (AP) - A player for the San Jose Earthquakes soccer team was pulled from Lake Tahoe in critical condition.

July 05, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Nick Young agrees to $5.2M, 1-year deal with Warriors

OAKLAND (AP) - Veteran guard Nick Young is getting a new start with Golden State, agreeing to a $5.2 million, one-year contract Wednesday with the ...

July 05, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Kvitova stunned by American Brengle

LONDON (AP) - Madison Brengle knew, of course, that her opponent, Petra Kvitova, was a two-time Wimbledon champion and a popular pick to win the title ...

July 05, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Fan mail piles up for big leaguers

OAKLAND (AP) - Ray Fosse refuses to oblige a fan requesting his autograph next to Pete Rose's signature on a photo of their 1970 All-Star ...

July 05, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Cavendish withdraws, Sagan DQ’d

VITTEL, France (AP) - Mark Cavendish has been forced out of the Tour de France after suffering a fractured shoulder blade in a serious crash caused ...

July 05, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Martinez scores twice for Atlanta

ATLANTA (AP) - Not long ago, Atlanta United was on the outside looking in. Down its star forward to injury. Behind in the playoff race. Eight ...

July 05, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Federer, Djokovic get free passes

LONDON (AP) - Novak Djokovic's first-round match at Wimbledon lasted all of 40 minutes Tuesday. Roger Federer's, which was next in the All England ...

July 05, 2017 | | Pro Sports


9 10 11 12 13  Next »  Last »

Page 11 of 35


Please wait ...