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Soccer City embraces MLS All-Star Game

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Legend has it that Portland laid claim to the title "Soccer City USA" back in 1975 when the Timbers played their first NASL season. The nickname was later captured on an expansive banner displayed during a visit by Pele.

August 03, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Sideline tech inches forward

NEW YORK (AP) - NFL teams used to take Polaroid pictures of plays from atop the stadium during games then send them down to the field on a rope.

August 03, 2014 | | Pro Sports


DALE SWEEPS POCONO

LONG POND, Pa. (AP) - Dale Earnhardt Jr. traded hats, waited for his cue, and flashed three fingers for the cameras.

August 03, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Serena cashes in at Bank of West Classic

STANFORD (AP) - Serena Williams stared at the court, took a deep breath and seemed to clear her head after falling behind in the first set. She dominated the rest of the way.

August 03, 2014 | | Pro Sports


John Force wins NW Nationals

KENT, Wash. (AP) - John Force raced to his third Funny Car victory of the season and record 141st overall win Sunday in the NHRA Northwest Nationals at Pacific Raceways.

August 03, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Rory rallies to victory at Bridgestone

AKRON, Ohio (AP) - From links of Britain to the parkland of America, Rory McIlroy is on top of the world again.

August 03, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Lester arrives in Oakland

OAKLAND (AP) - Jon Lester walked through the Oakland clubhouse doors to quite a greeting, from the snappy, patriotic marching tune blaring from the sound system to the handshakes and hellos from every corner.

August 02, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Cain may miss rest of season

NEW YORK (AP) - San Francisco Giants right-hander Matt Cain needs surgery to remove bone chips from his elbow, an operation that likely will end his season.

August 02, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Blaine Gabbert learning 49ers system

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Although Blaine Gabbert may be fairly new in the locker room, he's had plenty of time to familiarize himself with the San Francisco 49ers' playbook.

August 02, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Bergstrom adding center to his resume

NAPA (AP) - Tony Bergstrom already has a place in Oakland Raiders history as the first draft pick of the post-Al Davis era.

August 02, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Garcia shoots 61 to take Firestone lead

AKRON, Ohio (AP) - Sergio Garcia doesn't know anything about being in a zone. He had no trouble identifying the best round of his career.

August 02, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Petkovic beats Venus Williams at Stanford

STANFORD (AP) - Eighth-seeded Andrea Petkovic ended Venus Williams' run in the Bank of the West Classic, beating the former top-ranked player 6-1, 3-6, 7-5 in the quarterfinals Friday.

August 02, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Tour rebuts report Johnson suspended

AKRON, Ohio (AP) - The PGA Tour rebutted a published report Friday that Dustin Johnson has been suspended for failing a drug test.

August 02, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Ibanez home sinks A’s

OAKLAND (AP) - Raul Ibanez homered to break his own franchise record for oldest Royals player to clear the fences, and Kansas City beat the Oakland Athletics 1-0 on Friday night.

August 02, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Vogelsong stumps Mets

NEW YORK (AP) - Ryan Vogelsong's strategy in the dugout before the ninth inning was simple: keep quiet.

August 01, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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NHL luminaries praise All-Star Game’s 3-on-3 format

LOS ANGELES (AP) - When it comes to the NHL All-Star Game, less is definitely more.

January 30, 2017 | | Pro Sports


76ers rally without Embiid to beat Kings

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Joel Embiid can rest that achy knee. The woeful-turned-wonderful Philadelphia 76ers are winning without him.

January 30, 2017 | | Pro Sports


John Lynch follows similar path to GM role as Matt Millen

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Matt Millen couldn't help but chuckle about the similarities to his own career path when John Lynch was hired as general ...

January 30, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Lynch takes unusual path from field to booth to 49ers GM

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Ever since watching John Elway step into an NFL front office in Denver and build a Super Bowl champion, John Lynch was ...

January 30, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Casino mogul Adelson pulls out of stadium deal

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Billionaire casino mogul Sheldon Adelson pulled out of a deal Monday to build a $1.9 billion domed stadium for the Oakland ...

January 30, 2017 | | Pro Sports


49ers make surprise hire of John Lynch as general manager

SANTA CLARA (AP) - The San Francisco 49ers made a surprise hire to fill their general manager void Sunday, hiring former NFL safety and Fox television ...

January 29, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Federer beats Nadal in epic Aussie final round

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - So here was Roger Federer, down a break in the fifth set in a Grand Slam final. Across the net was his ...

January 29, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Jon Rahm breaks through via thrilling back 9 at Torrey

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Jon Rahm of Spain added his name to the burgeoning list of young stars Sunday with his big game and a big ...

January 29, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Brittany Lincicome captures LPGA Tour opener in playoff

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) - Brittany Lincicome won the LPGA Tour's season-opening Pure Silk Bahamas Classic on Sunday in wind and some late rain, beating ...

January 29, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Bergsma unbeatable in women’s 1000 at Worlds speedskating

BERLIN (AP) - American skater Heather Bergsma claimed her fifth win from five in the women's 1000, while Ruslan Murashov won the second men's ...

January 29, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Gut crashes; Shiffrin ecstatic in 4th; Vonn content in 12th

CORTINA D'AMPEZZO, Italy (AP) - Lara Gut crashed, Mikaela Shiffrin was ecstatic after finishing fourth, while Lindsey Vonn was just happy to make it down ...

January 29, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Japan’s Watanabe sets world record

TOKYO (AP) - Japan teenager Ippei Watanabe set a world record in the men's 200-meter breaststroke with a time of 2 minutes, 06.67 seconds.

January 29, 2017 | | Pro Sports


AFC holds on to defeat NFC 20-13 in Pro Bowl

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Andy Dalton completed 10 of 12 passes for 100 yards and engineered two scoring drives to help lead the AFC to a ...

January 29, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Curry out, but Warriors hold off Blazers behind Durant

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Kevin Durant had 33 points and 10 rebounds, and the Golden State Warriors overcame Stephen Curry's absence to hold off the ...

January 29, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Taylor-made move lands brothers, Jeff Gordon win

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - He's one of the top racers in America, and almost always overlooked, even on the day the boldest move of ...

January 29, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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