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Ramirez-Stevenson Olympic final could be boxing classic

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - The two most successful nations in Olympic boxing history somehow haven't faced each other with a gold medal on the line in 20 years.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Volleyball classic: US men lose 5-set semifinal to Italy

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Max Holt did a little bit of everything. At the net, digging balls from just off the floor, finishing points with big, leaping swings.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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


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49ers re-sign Mark Nzeocha to 1-year deal

SANTA CLARA . (AP) - The San Francisco 49ers have re-signed linebacker Mark Nzeocha to a one-year deal.

January 27, 2018 | | Pro Sports


Union upset about payroll cuts by Marlins, Pirates teams

NEW YORK (AP) - Concerned after the Miami Marlins and Pittsburgh Pirates cut major league payroll, the baseball players' association has taken the first step toward ...

January 26, 2018 | | Pro Sports


After setback, A’s push on for new ballpark

OAKLAND (AP) - Athletics President Dave Kaval peers out his snazzy new digs in downtown Oakland toward San Francisco and the bay, and also the Howard ...

January 26, 2018 | | Pro Sports


Palmer takes lead into a weekend that includes Tiger Woods

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Ryan Palmer is the 36-hole leader in the Farmers Insurance Open. Jon Rahm is right behind, poised to reach No. 1 in ...

January 26, 2018 | | Pro Sports


Court civility: NBA plan aims to smooth player-ref relations

MIAMI (AP) - Kevin Durant was steaming mad over officiating this week, then eventually apologized after realizing he could have better handled his frustrations.

January 26, 2018 | | Pro Sports


Big plays, points expected at Pro Bowl

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) - New Orleans Saints running back Mark Ingram has ridden every roller-coaster he could get to at Disney World the past ...

January 26, 2018 | | Pro Sports


NFL wary of in in concussions in practices

NEW YORK (AP) - The NFL plans to talk to teams about how practices are conducted following a 73 percent increase in concussions during preseason workouts ...

January 26, 2018 | | Pro Sports


World Series winner looks to cash in on Super Bowl

LAS VEGAS (AP) - The same bettor who took this city's legal sports books for millions of dollars on the World Series is looking to ...

January 26, 2018 | | Pro Sports


Cousins injures knee; Pelicans’ beat Rockets

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Anthony Davis scored 27 points, DeMarcus Cousins had 15 points, 13 rebounds and 11 assists before seriously injuring his left Achilles, and ...

January 26, 2018 | | Pro Sports


Spring football could work, but XFL2 not the answer

Vince McMahon is resuscitating the XFL.

January 26, 2018 | | Pro Sports


ESPN’s Jemele Hill leaving her job at ‘Sportscenter’

NEW YORK (AP) - ESPN says outspoken "Sportscenter" anchor Jemele Hill is leaving that role to write for a company website and do occasional on-air commentary.

January 26, 2018 | | Pro Sports


NHL All-Star Game returns to thriving Tampa Bay market

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - The NHL All-Star game is being played in Tampa Bay for the first time since Wayne Gretzky made his last appearance in ...

January 26, 2018 | | Pro Sports


LeBron has Durant, reunites with Kyrie in NBA All-Star draft

NEW YORK (AP) - LeBron James got Kevin Durant and reunited with Kyrie Irving in the NBA's first All-Star draft.

January 26, 2018 | | Pro Sports


Durant has triple-double, Warriors hit 21 3s to beat Wolves

OAKLAND (AP) - Kevin Durant called himself a "jerk." The Minnesota Timberwolves had a different description of the Golden State Warriors' All-Star forward, calling him "the ...

January 26, 2018 | | Pro Sports


Kings close with a flourish, top Heat

MIAMI (AP) - Forgetting De'Aaron Fox is a mistake that Miami will remember.

January 26, 2018 | | Pro Sports


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