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Finals pick up where they left off

OAKLAND (AP) - After a summer highlighted by Kevin Durant's decision to leave Oklahoma City for the star-laden Golden State Warriors, a six-month regular season and three rounds of playoffs, the NBA Finals are right back where they ended last June.

June 01, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Strickland suspended 6 games, Harper 4

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - There is widespread agreement on one topic the day after a bench-clearing brawl that led to a six-game suspension for Giants reliever Hunter Strickland and a four-game ban for Washington slugger Bryce Harper.

May 30, 2017 | | Pro Sports


49ers’ Bowman remembers urging KD to shoot in middle school

OAKLAND (AP) - Imagine Kevin Durant as a skinny, timid teen being told to shoot by his middle school point guard who saw so much potential all those years ago.

May 30, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Carr says no extension if not done before training camp

ALAMEDA (AP) - Derek Carr is confident he will have a new contract extension before the Raiders report for training camp at the end of July.

May 30, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Tiger Woods blames medications for his arrest

Tiger Woods attributed an "unexpected reaction" to prescription medicine for his arrest on a DUI charge that landed him in a Florida jail Monday for nearly four hours.

May 30, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Refusal to clasp hands creates French Open flap

PARIS (AP) - As anyone who ever has played or watched tennis - professional or recreational - knows, the post-match handshake at the net is as much a customary part of the sport as a racket, ball or serve. So when a player who lost at the French Open rebuffed his opponent's attempt at the ritual Tuesday, it became the talk of the tournament.

May 30, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Monster mash: LeBron James undaunted by beastly Warriors

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) - There's a four-headed, shot-making, scoreboard-breaking monster out West awaiting LeBron James and the Cavaliers.

May 30, 2017 | | Pro Sports




Indy 500 champ Takuma Sato still baring his soul

NEW YORK (AP) - There is no rest for Indianapolis 500 champion Takuma Sato, and that's OK.

May 30, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Bauer strikes out AL-high 14, Indians beat A’s

CLEVELAND (AP) - Once Trevor Bauer got on a roll, he put on quite a show for the Cleveland Indians.

May 30, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Warriors, Cavs benefit from rest, NBA tries to reduce it

OAKLAND (AP) - In bulldozing their respective conferences through the first three rounds of the postseason, the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors each earned an extended rest before their highly anticipated showdown in the NBA Finals begins on Thursday.

May 29, 2017 | | Pro Sports


JaVale McGee perfect fit on Warriors team

OAKLAND (AP) - JaVale McGee practices 3-pointers from all around the arch, just in case. He sits with assistant coach Jarron Collins and a laptop to study film, long after practice and his shooting workouts are complete.

May 29, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Indians hit 3 HRs to defeat Oakland

CLEVELAND (AP) - Carlos Carrasco has held Cleveland's struggling rotation together through the season's first two months.

May 29, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Harper, Strickland trade punches in SF loss

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - An enraged Bryce Harper charged the mound, fired his helmet and traded punches to the head with San Francisco reliever Hunter Strickland after getting hit by a fastball, setting off a wild brawl Monday during the Washington Nationals' 3-0 win over the Giants.

May 29, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Spieth charges, Kisner holds on to win Colonial

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Kevin Kisner came so close several times before finally winning on the PGA Tour. He now has another victory, withstanding a charge by Jordan Spieth at Colonial, after two more runner-up finishes this year.

May 29, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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As Brady turns 40, other old athletes for the ages

By JIMMY GOLEN

August 02, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Female coaches break soccer barrier

CARSON (AP) - An ongoing shift in women's soccer has been apparent at the Tournament of Nations - not on the field but on the sidelines.

August 02, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Monday Night Football gig a lifetime goal for Mowins

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - Beth Mowins is touring training camps this month ahead of dry runs at a pair of exhibition games as she prepares to ...

August 02, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Eichel, Sabres negotiating potential 8-year NHL deal

PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) - A person familiar with negotiations tells The Associated Press the Buffalo Sabres and Jack Eichel are discussing a contract extension that ...

August 02, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Samardzija shuts down A’s as Giants snap 4-game skid

OAKLAND (AP) - Hunter Pence hit a three-run homer and Nick Hundley added a two-run shot to back a stellar start by Jeff Samardzija, and the ...

August 01, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Golden State Warriors bring back fan favorite JaVale McGee

OAKLAND (AP) - The Golden State Warriors are keeping all three of their centers from a championship season, re-signing 7-footer JaVale McGee to a one-year deal ...

August 01, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Los Angeles gets Olympics with an 11-year wait _ and risks

LOS ANGELES (AP) - By 2028, a new stadium being built for the Rams and the Chargers will have been beaten up by nearly a decade ...

August 01, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Sharapova wins first WTA match in US since 2015

STANFORD (AP) - Maria Sharapova played her first WTA match in the United States since 2015 and beat Jennifer Brady 6-1, 4-6, 6-0 on Monday night ...

August 01, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Gray’s Yanks debut Thursday at Cleveland, Garcia on Friday

NEW YORK (AP) - Sonny Gray had something important to tell his 2½-year-old son.

August 01, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Fowler ready for new start with A’s

OAKLAND (AP) - Dustin Fowler hobbled into his new clubhouse on crutches, a bulky brace protecting his surgically repaired right knee.

August 01, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Siddall, Barrera lift Stockton over Inland Empire

STOCKTON (AP) - Brett Siddall was a triple short of the cycle, driving in four runs and scoring three as the Stockton Ports defeated the Inland ...

August 01, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Brady has top spot on NFLPA top 50 player sales list

NEW YORK (AP) - NFL training camps have been open for less than a week and Tom Brady is already on top of the league once ...

August 01, 2017 | | Pro Sports


McCaffrey’s shiftiness turning heads at Panthers camp

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) - Christian McCaffrey remembers running around his backyard as a young boy playing tackle football, dodging his brothers while pretending to be ...

August 01, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Cubs issue World Series championship ring to Bartman

CHICAGO (AP) - Having ended their title drought, the Chicago Cubs want their most notorious fan to share in their good fortune.

August 01, 2017 | | Pro Sports


NASCAR cuts weekend schedule

LONG POND, Pa. (AP) - Kyle Busch usually wakes up around 8 a.m. or so on race day and just waits until he's needed ...

August 01, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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