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Marketing agreement an obstacle in US bid for 2024

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - If Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco or Washington is picked to host the 2024 Olympics, the U.S. Olympic Committee will pay the price for winning. One of its first tasks will be to hand over millions in sponsorships to the victorious city's newly formed organizing committee.

July 29, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Recovered from illness, Serena ready for return

STANFORD (AP) - Serena Williams finally realized what happened days later, when she was allowed to get out of bed.

July 29, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Gordon eyeing 5th title after big Brickyard win

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Long before Jimmie Johnson arrived on the NASCAR scene, Jeff Gordon was the fastest thing on wheels.

July 28, 2014 | By JENNA FRYER Associated Press Auto Racing Writer | Pro Sports


1st-place Dodgers sweep Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Carl Crawford hit an RBI triple to back Hyun-Jin Ryu's third straight victory, and the division-leading Los Angeles Dodgers completed a sweep of the San Francisco Giants with a 4-3 victory Sunday night.

July 27, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Jaso has 3 RBIs as Oakland A’s beat Texas Rangers

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - John Jaso drove in three runs, helping Scott Kazmir and the Oakland Athletics beat the Texas Rangers 9-3 Sunday night.

July 27, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Courtney Force captures NHRA Sonoma Nationals

SONOMA (AP) - Courtney Force beat father John Force in the NHRA Sonoma Nationals on Sunday to break a tie with sister Ashley Force Hood for career Funny Car victories by a female driver with five.

July 27, 2014 | | Pro Sports


The Big Hurt, Joe Torre top class

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) - Frank Thomas choked back tears, Joe Torre apologized for leaving people out of his speech and Tony La Russa said he felt uneasy.

July 27, 2014 | | Pro Sports


49ers’ depth at running back to be tested after Hunter tears ACL

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Training camp is not even a week old and already the San Francisco 49ers' depth at running back is about to be tested.

July 27, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Tim Clark rallies to win Canadian Open PGA title

MONTREAL (AP) - Tim Clark rallied to win the Canadian Open on Sunday, birdieing five of the last eight holes for a one-stroke victory over Jim Furyk.

July 27, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Italy’s Nibali wins Tour de France race

PARIS (AP) - Vincenzo Nibali put his lungs and legs to work one last time, marching up to the winner's podium of the Tour de France and sighing deeply before the Italian anthem echoed over the Champs-Elysees.

July 27, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Smith’s NFL discipline could come soon

SANTA CLARA . (AP) - San Francisco 49ers general manager Trent Baalke said Saturday that he expects the NFL's decision on a possible suspension for linebacker Aldon Smith to be announced soon, perhaps even before the preseason begins Aug. 7.

July 27, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Spain sweeps to victory in International Crown

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) - Their bond goes far beyond their designation as teammates, and as a whole they are far more than merely a quartet of players thrown together to represent Spain.

July 27, 2014 | | Pro Sports


49ers’ Okoye preparing for the NFL

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Lawrence Okoye speaks as if he is hoping to win a contest for the Oxford University debate team. That very well may be next on his list of things to accomplish.

July 27, 2014 | | Pro Sports


McGloin buried on depth chart again

NAPA (AP) - Not a lot has changed in the year since Oakland Raiders quarterback Matt McGloin entered the NFL as an undrafted free agent.

July 27, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Byron Scott says he will be LA Lakers’ new coach

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Los Angeles Lakers have waited nearly three months to hire a new coach, and they're apparently making Byron Scott wait a few more days.

July 27, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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Sharks look to forget past collapse

SAN JOSE (AP) - After a one-year hiatus, the San Jose Sharks are back in the postseason against the team that knocked them out on their ...

April 12, 2016 | | Pro Sports


LeBron on Warriors’ 72 wins: ‘I got to witness some history’

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) - Like just about every fan, LeBron James is impressed by Golden State's golden run to 72 wins.

April 12, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Curry sets standard on & off cour

OAKLAND (AP) - For years, Stephen Curry watched his dad, Dell, do his part in the community. Curry was often among those children in Charlotte treated ...

April 12, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Gray gives up Trout’s homer, Athletics lose

OAKLAND (AP) - Oakland right-hander Sonny Gray thought he threw a good sinker to Mike Trout in the sixth inning. The pitch ended up somewhere beyond ...

April 12, 2016 | | Pro Sports


‘Other’ Curry has big night in Kings’ victory

PHOENIX (AP) - That "other" Curry is on quite a roll down the stretch.

April 12, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Drivers dies from injuries in drag racing event crash

ROCKINGHAM, N.C. (AP) - Ronnie "The King" Davis died Sunday from injuries sustained Saturday in a crash during a drag racing event at Rockingham Dragway.

April 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Akindele, San Jose’s own goal help FC Dallas to draw

FRISCO, Texas (AP) - San Jose's Victor Bernardez headed in an own goal and Tesho Akindele scored on a penalty kick to help FC Dallas ...

April 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


US Olympic table tennis teams set

MARKHAM, Ontario (AP) - Kanak Jha, 2012 Olympian Timothy Wang and Jiaqi Zheng won the final spots on the U.S. Olympic table tennis teams Sunday ...

April 11, 2016 | Jim Joe | Pro Sports


Hayman beats Boonen to win Paris-Roubaix

ROUBAIX, France (AP) - Matthew Hayman of Australia, 37, out-sprinted his rivals to win the prestigious Paris-Roubaix race - known as the Queen of Classics - for the ...

April 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Belt gets $72.8M from SF Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Brandon Belt can look across the infield at shortstop Brandon Crawford, to the mound at Madison Bumgarner and behind the plate to ...

April 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Ex-Saint Will Smith gunned down in case of road rage

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Former New Orleans Saints player Will Smith was shot and killed in a case of road rage by a man who had ...

April 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Argentina’s Juan Monaco wins US Men’s Clay Court

HOUSTON (AP) - Argentina's Juan Monaco took advantage of defending champion Jack Sock's aching shoulder and leg cramps to rally for a 3-6, 6-3 ...

April 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Kyle Busch’s sweep is NASCAR’s 1st in 25 years

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Four races in NASCAR's top three series over eight days - and Kyle Busch won them all.

April 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Sharks play LA to open NHL playoffs Thursday

NEW YOPRK (AP) - The New York Islanders will open the playoffs at the Florida Panthers, and that means Henrik Lundqvist and the New York Rangers ...

April 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Pacquiao says he’s retiring, but . . .

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Like any good entertainer, Manny Pacquiao was good enough against Timothy Bradley to leave his fans wanting a little more.

April 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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