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Tyson sees himself in Rousey’s UFC dominance

GLENDALE (AP) - Moments after Mike Tyson stepped into the Glendale Fighting Club, Ronda Rousey grabbed her judo coach and abruptly flung him onto the canvas with an enormous bang.

July 17, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Gasols to play in NBA’s 1st Africa game

NEW YORK (AP) - Gregg Popovich will coach Team Africa with captain Luol Deng, while brothers Pau and Marc Gasol will play for Team World in the NBA's first game in Africa.

July 17, 2015 | | Pro Sports


In year of parity, nearly every team has playoffs chance

NEW YORK (AP) - Clayton Kershaw looks around the major leagues and sees opponents convinced they can reach the playoffs.

July 16, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Lawsuit: DirecTV’s ‘NFL Sunday Ticket’ is illegal monopoly

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - DirecTV's exclusive right to broadcast certain NFL games is an illegal monopoly that raises costs for bars and restaurants, a San Francisco bar says in a lawsuit against the league and the satellite TV provider.

July 15, 2015 | | Pro Sports


New California law recognizes cheerleaders as employees

SACRAMENTO (AP) - Gov. Jerry Brown has approved legislation recognizing California's professional cheerleaders as employees who are entitled to minimum wage and overtime.

July 15, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Spieth trying to look at British Open as another event

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) - With a chance to match history at the home of golf, Jordan Spieth is trying to make the British Open feel like just another event.

July 15, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Dollars and sense: In the NBA, money is exploding

LAS VEGAS (AP) - To understand how the business model of NBA salaries is unlike ever before, consider the cases of Reggie Jackson, Khris Middleton and DeMarre Carroll.

July 15, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Trade talks highlight 2nd half of season

The Cardinals are really good, the Phillies are really bad, and then there's everyone else.

July 15, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Caitlyn Jenner accepts Ashe Courage Award

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Caitlyn Jenner accepted the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at the ESPYs on Wednesday night while urging acceptance for others who are transgender.

July 15, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Sky protects Froome’s Tour lead as Majka wins Stage 11

CAUTERETS, France (AP) - Tour de France leader Chris Froome understands those who harbor doubts about his dominant performances in a sport long marred by doping. Maybe, he says, it's time to bring in an independent specialist to test his body and help prove that he's riding clean.

July 15, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Most franchise tagged players reach long-term deals

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - The Kansas City Chiefs ended up with a big bargain the last time they signed Justin Houston. This time, it's the star linebacker who's cashing in.

July 15, 2015 | | Pro Sports


US soccer chief felt ‘discomfort’ during soccer proceedings

WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. Soccer Federation chief executive Dan Flynn said Wednesday he had no direct knowledge of bribery or kickbacks exchanged by FIFA officials but experienced moments of "discomfort" during meetings.

July 15, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Mom blames football helmet in death of high school player

RIVERSIDE (AP) - The mother of a high school football player who collapsed during a game in Southern California has filed a lawsuit blaming his helmet for his death.

July 15, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Cuba advances with win over Guatemala

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Maikel Reyes missed Cuba's first CONCACAF Gold Cup pool play game due to visa problems. He made sure his country didn't miss reaching the quarterfinals, though.

July 15, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Trout homers leading off, and AL top NL

CINCINNATI (AP) - Mike Trout flashed the skill that puts him at the front of baseball's new generation, just moments after four of the all-time greats had just walked off the field.

July 14, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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Williamson’s first career home run leads Giants past BoSox

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - One moment, Mac Williamson hit the go-ahead homer for his first career long ball as tens of thousands cheered him. The next ...

June 09, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Curry, Warriors start slow, Game 3 gets away

CLEVELAND (AP) - Stephen Curry's only basket in the first 30 minutes came off a broken play. He found himself in foul trouble again. His ...

June 09, 2016 | | Pro Sports


US bounces back with victory over Costa Rica

CHICAGO (AP) - The fans stood and cheered when Clint Dempsey headed off the field in the second half, and the forward responded with his own ...

June 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Suarez sharp in second start but Giants fall to Boston in 10

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - What a game for Albert Suarez to draw for his home debut, in his second major league start no less.

June 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Two Manaea mistakes: Athletics fall to Brewers

MILWAUKEE (AP) - Sean Manaea made two big mistakes in an otherwise solid seven-inning outing.

June 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Warriors, Cavs both know The Finals can turn quickly

CLEVELAND (AP) - Golden State has won the first two games of the NBA Finals, both of those wins coming by double figures and with a ...

June 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Sharks face daunting task down in Stanley Cup final

SAN JOSE (AP) - The task facing the San Jose Sharks is daunting: No team in nearly three quarters of a century has rallied from a ...

June 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Kaepernick cleared for individual work during 49ers minicamp

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Colin Kaepernick was cleared for individual work and took on-field reps Tuesday for the first time since undergoing multiple offseason surgeries.

June 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


NFL, law enforcement looking into hacked tweet about Goodell

NEW YORK (AP) - The NFL has "engaged law enforcement" to look into how its Twitter account was hacked with a post purporting that Commissioner Roger ...

June 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Colombia advances at Copa America with win over Paraguay

PASADENA (AP) - James Rodriguez scored a goal and set up another in the first 30 minutes, and Colombia clinched a berth in the Copa America ...

June 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Sullivan pushing all the right buttons for Penguins

PITTSBURGH (AP) - There is no magic button, even if the correlation between Mike Sullivan's deft attempts to a get player's attention and that ...

June 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Cavs may be without Love in Game 3 of NBA Finals

CLEVELAND (AP) - Already underdogs, the Cavaliers may also be undermanned for Game 3 of the NBA Finals.

June 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Shaq: Cavs need better Irving, ‘punked’ Love in Finals

NEW YORK (AP) - Shaquille O'Neal played on the last team to overcome a 2-0 deficit in the NBA Finals, so he knows what it ...

June 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Thompson acknowledges Zika concern, but wants to play in Rio

CLEVELAND (AP) - Not even Zika worries will deter Klay Thompson from playing in the Olympics if asked.

June 07, 2016 | | Pro Sports


An extra rest day in Finals seems timely for Cavaliers

CLEVELAND (AP) - Under the long-used former NBA Finals format, Game 3 of this Golden State-Cleveland matchup would have been played Tuesday night.

June 07, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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