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Rookies Bryant, Pederson make All-Star team; A-Rod left out

NEW YORK (AP) - Less than three months after making his major league debut, Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant is an All-Star, one of two rookies selected along with Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Joc Pederson.

July 07, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Niese silences skidding giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Jonathon Niese pitched eight sharp innings for his first win in nearly two months, and the New York Mets beat the San Francisco Giants 3-0 Monday night to hand the slumping World Series champions their seventh straight defeat.

July 07, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Serena Williams tops Venus at Wimbledon

LONDON (AP) - Decades ago, when the Williams sisters were kids in California, taking tennis lessons from Dad on a municipal court and imagining playing at Grand Slam tournaments one day, it was Venus - older, taller, stronger - who usually beat Serena.

July 07, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Frightening Daytona wreck puts NASCAR safety in spotlight

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Riding bumper-to-bumper at nearly 200 mph, Austin Dillon was smack in the middle of a pack of cars headed to the checkered flag when he was suddenly sent on the ride of his life.

July 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Bradley to make 100th appearance as US opens Gold Cup

FRISCO, Texas (AP) - Michael Bradley's 100th appearance for U.S. national team will be in Tuesday night's CONCACAF Gold Cup opener against Honduras, captaining the defending champion.

July 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Froome takes yellow as Rodriguez wins

HUY, Belgium (AP) - British rider Chris Froome took the Tour de France leader's yellow jersey after finishing second behind Spanish veteran Joacquim Rodriguez in Monday's crash-marred third stage, as a second straight day of chaos caused around 20 riders to fall and several to quit.

July 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


World Cup moments distanced women from FIFA scandal

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) - For a few moments over the past month, the Women's World Cup seemed to push aside the FIFA scandal that is simmering a half planet away.

July 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


McIlroy ruptures ligament in ankle while playing soccer

LONDON (AP) - Rory McIlroy was on crutches Monday with an ankle injury from playing soccer, leaving in doubt the prospects of golf's No. 1 player defending his British Open title next week at St. Andrews.

July 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Women’s World Cup final seen by record 26.7 million in US

NEW YORK (AP) - The United States' win over Japan in the Women's World Cup final was the most viewed soccer game in the history of American television.

July 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Keys and Vandeweghe advance to quarterfinals

LONDON (AP) - While most eyes were on the Williams sisters, CoCo Vandeweghe and Madison Keys quietly showed there are more American players to pay attention to at Wimbledon.

July 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Rays-Royals game postponed, tornado warnings in Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The game between the Tampa Bay Rays and Royals scheduled for Monday night was postponed about an hour before the first pitch as tornado sirens blared across the Kansas City metro area.

July 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Kings, Koufos agree to 4-year, $33 million deal

A day after locking up a pair of guards, the Sacramento Kings invested in their front court.

July 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Williams matchup headlines Monday’s action at Wimbledon

LONDON (AP) - One five-time Wimbledon champion is guaranteed to reach the quarterfinals. Another is assured of elimination.

July 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Abby Wambach’s World Cup finale comes with coveted trophy

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) - Abby Wambach lifted American coach Jill Ellis after the final whistle. She ran to the stands for a hug from her wife. And then along with Christie Rampone, she became the first American to lift the Women's World Cup championship trophy in 16 years.

July 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Gordon with praise before final Daytona race

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - As rain delayed his final race at Daytona International Speedway, four-time NASCAR champion Jeff Gordon was showered with cheers during driver introductions Sunday.

July 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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Ichiro Suzuki gets 3,000th career hit in major leagues

DENVER (AP) - Ichiro Suzuki tripled off the wall for his 3,000th career hit in the major leagues Sunday, becoming the 30th player to reach ...

August 07, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Denny Hamlin wins at Watkins Glen

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (AP) - Denny Hamlin wasn't about to get shoved aside again.

August 07, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Game cancelled for poor field conditions

CANTON, Ohio (AP) - An emotional and invigorating Hall of Fame weekend came to a grinding halt Sunday night when the Packers-Colts game was canceled because ...

August 07, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Janikowski not concerned about kicking

NAPA (AP) - Even as he and Giorgio Tavecchio continue to split reps in practice, Raiders kicker Sebastian Janikowski doesn't seem too concerned about his ...

August 07, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Alex Rodriguez to play final game with Yanks Friday

NEW YORK (AP) - Ready or not, Alex Rodriguez will play his final game in pinstripes this week.

August 07, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Rio opens games with message

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - With fireworks forming the word "Rio" in the sky and supermodel Gisele Bundchen shimmering to the tune of "The Girl from ...

August 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Soler homers in return to help Lester, Cubs beat A’s

OAKLAND (AP) - Cubs manager Joe Maddon thought Jorge Soler might get a jolt out of returning to the majors after spending two months recovering from ...

August 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Former 49ers owner DeBartolo joins elite class

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - As of one recent count, Edward DeBartolo Jr. had rewritten his Hall of Fame speech some 14 times.

August 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Ken Stabler makes Hall 1 year after death

OAKLAND (AP) - Ken Stabler built a Hall of Fame career on moments more than raw numbers.

August 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Josh Saunders, NYCFC hand Earthquakes 3rd straight draw

SAN JOSE (AP) Josh Saunders made four saves and first-place New York City tied the San Jose Earthquakes 0-0 on Friday night.

August 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Gonzalez, Nationals stifle skidding Giants

WASHINGTON (AP) - In spite of their miserable slump, the San Francisco Giants remain in first place in the NL West.

August 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Teixeira says ‘16 is finale

NEW YORK (AP) - Mark Teixeira knew this would be difficult. Twenty seconds after he started to speak, his voice cracked.

August 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


A’s suspend strength coach after hidden camera discovered

OAKLAND (AP) - The Oakland Athletics say a team employee has been suspended after it was discovered he hid a camera inside the weight room at ...

August 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Brady speaks on not appealing

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - Addressing reporters for the first time since opting not to pursue further appeals of his four-game suspension in the "Deflategate" saga, New ...

August 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Favre wonders if he really belongs in HOF

CANTON, Ohio (AP) - Brett Favre seemed a bit surprised by the question.

August 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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