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Devastating loss for champion US wrestler Jordan Burroughs

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - U.S. wrestler Jordan Burroughs came to the Rio Olympics expecting to build a legacy so great he could transcend his sport.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


California prepares for season-opening trip to Australia

BERKELEY (AP) - Before California coach Sonny Dykes could even think about designing a game plan for the season opener against Hawaii, he had to devise a strategy to deal with playing a game on the other side of the world.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Howard, Zimmerman cleared of drug allegations

NEW YORK (AP) - Philadelphia's Ryan Howard and Washington's Ryan Zimmerman have been cleared by Major League Baseball of allegations they used banned performance-enhancing substances.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


NBA chooses New Orleans for 2017 All-Star Game

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The NBA has decided to hold the 2017 All-Star Game in New Orleans after taking the midseason event out of North Carolina because of a state law that limits anti-discrimination protections for lesbian, gay and transgender people.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Si Woo Kim shoots Wyndham-record 10-under 60 to take lead

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) - Si Woo Kim and Lucas Glover had putts for 59 on another low-scoring day in the Wyndham Championship.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


MLB may consider limits on pitching changes

HOUSTON (AP) - Limiting pitching changes, restricting defensive shifts, altering the strike zone and installing pitch clocks are among the ideas Major League Baseball may consider as it undertakes a multiyear review of the game that could include the sport's most radical changes in decades.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Steelers’ Harrison willing to talk PEDs after NFL’s deadline

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison is willing to meet with the NFL to discuss an alleged link to performance-enhancing drugs - but only five days after a deadline the league has imposed while threatening him and three other players with indefinite suspensions.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


US beats France 86-67, advances to women’s basketball final

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - It's rare to see the U.S. women's basketball team struggle during the Olympics. Then again, they've had Sue Bird running the show for over a decade.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Giants place Cain on 15-day disabled list with sore back

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Giants right-hander Matt Cain has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a lower back strain.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Giants finally get some offense in win over Mets

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Madison Bumgarner had stymied the New York Mets over the years with his pitching. This time, the Giants' ace turned the tables and delivered the big blow with his bat.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


49ers QB Colin Kaepernick resumes throwing during practice

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - Colin Kaepernick threw dozens of passes on the side during the 49ers' joint practice Thursday with the Denver Broncos, signaling the quarterback's return from a sore passing shoulder.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Lacy helps power Packers past Raiders

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) - Eddie Lacy's powerful running early on helped propel the Green Bay Packers to a 20-12 win over the Oakland Raiders on Thursday night.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Darvish ends losing streak against A’s

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - The Oakland Athletics have more wins against Yu Darvish than any other major league team, and Coco Crisp quickly put them ahead again with a homer on the second pitch of the game.

August 18, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Injury, QB questions loom over 49ers’ joint practice with Broncos

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - A couple of fights broke out, the Broncos suffered another key injury and ongoing quarterback questions for Denver and the San Francisco 49ers marked the joint practice Wednesday ahead of the exhibition game Saturday night between the teams.

August 18, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Pirates rally past slumping Giants for sweep

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - An exasperated San Francisco Giants team is still trying to find a way out of its post-All Star Game funk.

August 18, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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NFL investigating death threats against Titans tight end

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The Tennessee Titans informed the NFL about the death threats to Pro Bowl tight end Delanie Walker and his family because of ...

September 29, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Gatlin won’t take knee in exhibition race in Brazil

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - World sprint champion Justin Gatlin won't be taking a knee in protest this weekend if he wins an exhibition race ...

September 29, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Auburn’s Bruce Pearl deflects questions on corruption case

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) - Auburn men's basketball coach Bruce Pearl wanted to talk about his team, the season and anything but the federal investigation that ...

September 29, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Choo homers as Rangers top A’s

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Martin Perez is taking a positive feeling into the offseason.

September 29, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Baseball World Series MVP award named for Willie Mays

NEW YORK (AP) - Major League Baseball has named its World Series Most Valuable Player award after Willie Mays.

September 29, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Major League Baseball to top 40,000 strikeouts for 1st time

NEW YORK (AP) - Major League Baseball is set to smash through a previously untouched barrier Sunday: Some batter likely will walk back to his dugout ...

September 29, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Raiders could be without Crabtree for Broncos game

ALAMEDA (AP) - The Oakland Raiders may be without leading receiver Michael Crabtree against Denver after he missed practice Friday because of the lingering effects of ...

September 29, 2017 | | Pro Sports


A’s Bob Melvin receives 1-year contract through 2019 season

OAKLAND (AP) - The Oakland Athletics have long appreciated Bob Melvin's ability to balance the challenges of an ever-changing roster with keeping a competitive lineup ...

September 29, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Healy, Manaea lead A’s past slumping Rangers

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Sean Manaea finished an up-and-down season on a positive note, helping the Oakland Athletics extend their September surge.

September 29, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Raiders’ Carr looks to bounce back

ALAMEDA (AP) - Derek Carr hasn't had to bounce back from a rough performance too often the past couple of years.

September 28, 2017 | | Pro Sports


49ers aim to get pass rush going

SANTA CLARA (AP) - The winless 49ers think they're close to establishing the effective pass rush to help the defense.

September 28, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Packers beat mistake-prone Bears

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) - The Green Bay Packers keep finding ways to win despite more key injuries.

September 28, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Americans take another early lead in Presidents Cup

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) - The opening ceremony at the Presidents Cup was unlike any other in golf with former Presidents Barack Obama, George W ...

September 28, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Warriors’ Curry slams Sports Illustrated for Kaepernick snub

OAKLAND (AP) - Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry says Colin Kaepernick's omission from a Sports Illustrated cover featuring sports figures linking arms in protest ...

September 28, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Sharks’ Ward says he won’t protest during anthem

SAN JOSE (AP) - San Jose Sharks forward Joel Ward says he has decided not to protest by kneeling during the national anthem.

September 28, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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