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Durant, Anthony lead 12-player US Olympic basketball roster

NEW YORK (AP) - Kyrie Irving took one last shot on the flight home from the NBA Finals, hoping LeBron James would play in the Olympics.

June 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Italy finally ends its losing run

SAINT-DENIS, France (AP) - Spain's era of dominance at the European Championship came to an end Monday when Italy beat the two-time defending champion 2-0 in the round of 16.

June 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Humiliating night for English soccer

NICE, France (AP) - Gary Cahill was lying face down on the field in disbelief. Dele Alli was squatting on the turf with his head in his hands. It was utter humiliation for England.

June 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Fans, president, Maradona want Messi to reconsider

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) - Lionel Messi arrived back in Argentina on Monday and avoided commenting on his abrupt resignation from the national team after losing the Copa America final to Chile.

June 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Tennis teacher ranked 772nd wins at Wimbledon

LONDON (AP) - Marcus Willis originally was scheduled to spend Monday teaching tennis to a group of 5-to-10-year-old kids, among others, at Warwick Boat Club in central England.

June 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Vintage Smoke recaptures his glory days

SONOMA (AP) - Tony Stewart sat slumped on the stairs inside his team transporter a year ago reflecting on the worst slump of his NASCAR career.

June 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Mengden gets all the run support for first big league win

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Rookie Daniel Mengden, with that quirky double-pump delivery and old-school handlebar mustache, thought his first major league win might come sooner than this as well as he had pitched so far.

June 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Shafer wins 99 Late Model race

Stockton's Gary Shafer Jr. survived a crash marred Late Model main to capture a controversial victory in his first race back at the ¼ mile Stockton 99 Speedway after a multi-year hiatus from competition.

June 27, 2016 | DALE BOSOWSKI | Pro Sports


Stewart wins Save Mart 350

SONOMA - A small piece of debris on the track in the late stages of the race proved to be worth its weight in gold for Tony Stewart, who pulled off an improbable victory in Sunday's 28th Annual Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma Raceway.

June 27, 2016 | DALE BOSOWSKI | Pro Sports


Federer out to turn around rough season at Wimbledon

LONDON (AP) - Missing his first Grand Slam in 17 years - the French Open - was worth it to Roger Federer to be fit and confident for another Wimbledon.

June 26, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Defending champ Serena at Wimbledon ready to play

LONDON (AP) - Top-ranked Serena Williams hasn't won a Grand Slam since Wimbledon a year ago, but the 21-time major champion appeared confident about her chances of retaining the title on the eve of the tournament.

June 26, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Murray-Lendl partnership is among things to know

LONDON (AP) - Andy Murray was part of the first wave of top tennis players who hired former stars of the game as coaches, striking up a successful partnership with Ivan Lendl that resulted in two Grand Slam titles, including at Wimbledon in 2013.

June 26, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Chad Barrett lifts Quakes to draw with Los Angeles

STANFORD (AP) - Chad Barrett headed home Shea Salinas' free kick in the 90th minute to give the San Jose Earthquakes a 1-1 draw with Los Angeles Galaxy in the final matchup of the 2016 California Clasico on Saturday night.

June 26, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Power holds off Kanaan to win at Road America

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) - Healthy again following an early-season illness, Will Power is feeling much better about his chances of contending for another IndyCar championship.

June 26, 2016 | | Pro Sports


No weeknight races

NASCAR chairman also squashes more road courses

June 26, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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Thomas Pieters takes 1-shot lead at Firestone

AKRON, Ohio (AP) - Rory McIlroy had his best friend on the bag and his best start on American soil in 18 months. For Jordan Spieth ...

August 04, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Wladimir Klitschko announces retirement

BERLIN (AP) - Former heavyweight world champion Wladimir Klitschko announced his immediate retirement from boxing on Thursday.

August 04, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Neymar signs 5-year deal with PSG

PARIS (AP) - Six years after taking over perennial underachiever Paris Saint-Germain, the French club's wealthy owners finally got what they wanted by hiring Neymar ...

August 04, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Rapinoe leads US’ 3-0 rout of Japan in tournament finale

CARSON (AP) - Although Australia wrapped up the inaugural Tournament of Nations title before the U.S. women stepped on the field, Megan Rapinoe and her ...

August 04, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Blach pitches, powers Giants to win over A’s

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Ty Blach had a pretty good idea he had exceeded his teammates' wildest expectations of what he could do with a bat ...

August 04, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Curry heats up after slow start in pro golf debut

HAYWARD (AP) - Stephen Curry pumped his right fist, raised his arms in the air with club in hand and gave a firm shoulder bump to ...

August 04, 2017 | | Pro Sports


NFL commissioner: Kaepernick isn’t being blackballed

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says teams aren't blackballing Colin Kaepernick for kneeling during the national anthem last year.

August 04, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Raiders get 2 key pieces of defense back in practice

NAPA (AP) - The Oakland Raiders defense had one of their most productive practices on Thursday, the same day outside linebacker Bruce Irvin and defensive end ...

August 04, 2017 | | Pro Sports


49ers release receiver Bruce Ellington

SANTA CLARA (AP) - The 49ers decided to move on from Bruce Ellington. The third-year receiver was waived Thursday after a week of training camp practices ...

August 03, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Ravens still pondering options on Kaepernick

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) - Joe Flacco's health. The salary cap. And of course, potential negative fan reaction.

August 02, 2017 | | Pro Sports


TURNING 40

By KYLE HIGHTOWER

August 02, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Healy’s 20th HR, Gossett’s start lift A’s over SF

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Ryon Healy hit his 20th home run to end a monthlong power drought, rookie Daniel Gossett pitched seven impressive innings and the ...

August 02, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Reigning Wimbledon champion Muguruza wins BOTW Classic match

STANFORD (AP) - Reigning Wimbledon champion Garbine Muguruza eased by American Kayla Day 6-2, 6-0 to reach the quarterfinals of the Bank of the West Classic ...

August 02, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Goodwin out to prove he’s more than decoy

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Unlike the long jump, playing receiver is more difficult to rehearse. Without a defender trying to disrupt a long jumper's timing ...

August 02, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Philadelphia Phillies scrap plans to honor Pete Rose

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The Philadelphia Phillies have canceled plans to honor Pete Rose next week because of a woman's claim she had a sexual relationship ...

August 02, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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