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Double the fun? Merritt moves on in quest for Olympic double

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) - LaShawn Merritt considers his 200-meter races to be more of a lark than anything else.

July 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


No all-Williams final at Wimbledon after Kerber stops Venus

LONDON (AP) - Instead of the ninth all-Williams final at a Grand Slam tournament, there will be a rematch of another sort to determine the title at Wimbledon.

July 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Alonso, Hill lead Oakland over Houston

HOUSTON (AP) - Rich Hill has returned to form after a stint on the disabled list, and it helped the Oakland Athletics to a much-needed win Thursday night.

July 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Durant finalizes two-year deal with Warriors

OAKLAND (AP) - Kevin Durant wanted to look MVP Stephen Curry in the eye, meet Klay Thompson face to face, and find out for himself whether they truly wanted him as a teammate.

July 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Pirates’ Kang investigated for sexual assault claim

CHICAGO (AP) - Chicago police say they are investigating an allegation of sexual assault against Pittsburgh Pirates infielder Jung Ho Kang.

July 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Dwyane Wade leaving Heat for home, Bulls

MIAMI (AP) - Dwyane Wade is going home, making what he called "an extremely emotional and tough decision" on Wednesday night to leave the Miami Heat after 13 seasons and sign with the Chicago Bulls.

July 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Pistorius sentenced to 6 years in prison for murder

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) - Oscar Pistorius, the double-amputee Olympian described by a judge as a "fallen hero," was sentenced on Wednesday to six years in a South African prison for the murder of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, a ruling viewed by some as too lenient.

July 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Jon Jones off UFC 200 card

LAS VEGAS (AP) - UFC interim light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was notified of a potential doping violation Wednesday night, ruling him out of his bout with Daniel Cormier in the main event of UFC 200.

July 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Messi given 21 months for tax fraud

MADRID (AP) - Lionel Messi and his father were sentenced to 21 months in prison for tax fraud by a Barcelona-based court on Wednesday, with both sentences likely to be suspended.

July 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Federer fends off elimination

LONDON (AP) - The match, and Roger Federer's bid for a record eighth Wimbledon championship, essentially should have been over after a little more than 1½ hours Wednesday.

July 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Ronaldo rallies Portugal past Bale, Wales

LYON, France (AP) - Cristiano Ronaldo had just propelled Portugal into another European Championship final when he made for Gareth Bale, shared a long conversation with his Real Madrid teammate and gave him a sympathetic hug.

July 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Warriors hire Mike Brown as assistant to replace Luke Walton

OAKLAND (AP) - The Golden State Warriors have hired former Cleveland and Los Angeles Lakers coach Mike Brown as an assistant on coach Steve Kerr's staff.

July 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Sonny Gray hard-luck loser for A’s

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Sonny Gray had his good stuff on Wednesday at Target Field, finding ways to wiggle out of jams while pitching six solid innings for the Oakland Athletics.

July 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Giants have majors’ best record

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Johnny Cueto intends to pitch in next week's All-Star Game after not getting to play in his first appearance there two years ago.

July 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Brooks adds Terpstra to Wizards staff

WASHINGTON (AP) - Former NBA head coach Sidney Lowe and interim coach Tony Brown have been hired as assistants to Scott Brooks with the Washington Wizards.

July 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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Neymar signs 5-year deal with PSG

PARIS (AP) - Six years after taking over perennial underachiever Paris Saint-Germain, the French club's wealthy owners finally got what they wanted by hiring Neymar ...

August 04, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Rapinoe leads US’ 3-0 rout of Japan in tournament finale

CARSON (AP) - Although Australia wrapped up the inaugural Tournament of Nations title before the U.S. women stepped on the field, Megan Rapinoe and her ...

August 04, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Blach pitches, powers Giants to win over A’s

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Ty Blach had a pretty good idea he had exceeded his teammates' wildest expectations of what he could do with a bat ...

August 04, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Curry heats up after slow start in pro golf debut

HAYWARD (AP) - Stephen Curry pumped his right fist, raised his arms in the air with club in hand and gave a firm shoulder bump to ...

August 04, 2017 | | Pro Sports


NFL commissioner: Kaepernick isn’t being blackballed

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says teams aren't blackballing Colin Kaepernick for kneeling during the national anthem last year.

August 04, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Raiders get 2 key pieces of defense back in practice

NAPA (AP) - The Oakland Raiders defense had one of their most productive practices on Thursday, the same day outside linebacker Bruce Irvin and defensive end ...

August 04, 2017 | | Pro Sports


49ers release receiver Bruce Ellington

SANTA CLARA (AP) - The 49ers decided to move on from Bruce Ellington. The third-year receiver was waived Thursday after a week of training camp practices ...

August 03, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Ravens still pondering options on Kaepernick

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) - Joe Flacco's health. The salary cap. And of course, potential negative fan reaction.

August 02, 2017 | | Pro Sports


TURNING 40

By KYLE HIGHTOWER

August 02, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Healy’s 20th HR, Gossett’s start lift A’s over SF

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Ryon Healy hit his 20th home run to end a monthlong power drought, rookie Daniel Gossett pitched seven impressive innings and the ...

August 02, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Reigning Wimbledon champion Muguruza wins BOTW Classic match

STANFORD (AP) - Reigning Wimbledon champion Garbine Muguruza eased by American Kayla Day 6-2, 6-0 to reach the quarterfinals of the Bank of the West Classic ...

August 02, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Goodwin out to prove he’s more than decoy

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Unlike the long jump, playing receiver is more difficult to rehearse. Without a defender trying to disrupt a long jumper's timing ...

August 02, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Philadelphia Phillies scrap plans to honor Pete Rose

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The Philadelphia Phillies have canceled plans to honor Pete Rose next week because of a woman's claim she had a sexual relationship ...

August 02, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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


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