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British Open: a new golf course, a new Tiger Woods

HOYLAKE, England (AP) - Tiger Woods was an hour into his practice round Tuesday at the British Open when he stood on the fifth tee with a foreign object in his hand.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Nibali favorite to win Tour de France

BESANCON, France (AP) - With defending champion Chris Froome and two-time winner Alberto Contador out of the race, the path is wide open for Vincenzo Nibali to become the first Italian to win the Tour de France since the late Marco Pantani in 1998.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Dwyane Wade re-signs with Miami Heat

Dwyane Wade is staying with the Miami Heat, and his latest deal is designed to give both the player and the only franchise he's ever known some flexibility in the coming years.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Contador looks to Vuelta after Tour exit

MADRID (AP) - Former Tour de France champion Alberto Contador does not need surgery on his injured right leg and hopes to defy his doctors by racing in next month's Spanish Vuelta.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Saints confirm multiyear deal with Graham

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The New Orleans Saints on Tuesday confirmed a multiyear contract with Jimmy Graham, ending a protracted holdout for the star tight end.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


A’s relish in the All-Star spotlight

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Oakland had a major league-high six players selected for the All-Star game, plus a seventh in recently acquired right-hander Jeff Samardzija, who would've been included on the NL side had he remained with the Chicago Cubs.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Selig says Rose could play All-Star role in 2015

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Pete Rose may have a role to play in next year's All-Star game in Cincinnati despite his lifetime ban from baseball.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


MLB appoints Billy Bean consultant for inclusion

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The burden of being gay became too great for Billy Bean to bear during his playing career, so he quit rather than seek support for his secret.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


With hitting down, should MLB lower the mound?

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Baseball has a problem: Clayton Kershaw, Aroldis Chapman, Felix Hernandez and all the other kings of the hill are just too good.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Derby king defends his crown

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Yoenis Cespedes knew how to pace himself in this rain-delayed home run derby, drawn out further by a new format.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Hernandez vs Wainwright in All-Star game

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Seattle's Felix Hernandez will start Tuesday night's All-Star game for the American League and Adam Wainwright of the St. Louis Cardinals will open for the National League.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Derek Jeter set for 14th and last All-Star Game

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Derek Jeter was an elite shortstop winning World Series championships not long after many of baseball's current greats were born.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


More than 26 million watch World Cup final in US

NEW YORK (AP) - Even without the home team involved, the World Cup final between Germany and Argentina set a television viewership record in the United States, capping a tournament that exceeded expectations for interest on both ESPN and Univision.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Alberto Contador out with fractured shin

PLANCHER-LES-MINES, France (AP) - After just 10 stages, the two pre-race favorites have crashed out of the Tour de France. And Vincenzo Nibali is wasting little time in showing that he's now the man to beat.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Lefty lovin’ life

HOYLAKE, England (AP) - Phil Mickelson rolled long putts across the practice green in front of the Royal Liverpool clubhouse, some of them going in, most of them the right distance. He chirped to the caddie of Brandt Snedeker about their money game, a Mickelson tradition at the majors.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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Venus Williams ousted in 1st round at Rogers Cup

TORONTO (AP) - After waiting out a lengthy rain delay, Germany's Sabine Lisicki defeated Venus Williams 6-0, 6-3 Monday night in their first-round match at ...

August 11, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Ravens’ Steve Smith to retire after this season

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) - Ravens wide receiver Steve Smith, one of 12 players in NFL history with 900 catches, says he will retire after this ...

August 11, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Colts hope Gore Can provide boost to running game

ANDERSON, Ind. (AP) - The Indianapolis Colts are hoping Frank Gore can finally get their running game going.

August 11, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Rowers fall ill in test event

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Thirteen rowers on the 40-member U.S. team came down with stomach illness at the World Junior Rowing Championships - a trial ...

August 11, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Government wants Armstrong medical records

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The federal government says it wants Lance Armstrong's medical records from his 1996 cancer treatments because they could prove just how ...

August 11, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Mets keep prospect Conforto in majors with Cuddyer off DL

NEW YORK (AP) - The New York Mets have chosen to keep top outfield prospect Michael Conforto in the major leagues despite activating Michael Cuddyer from ...

August 11, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Wright produces in rehab game

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) - New York Mets star David Wright got a hit and scored a run Monday night in his first minor league ...

August 11, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Rehab over, Twins send OF Buxton to minors

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Minnesota Twins top prospect Byron Buxton will be staying in Triple-A for a while.

August 11, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Dodgers place Kendrick on DL

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Los Angeles Dodgers have placed second baseman Howie Kendrick on the 15-day disabled list because of a strained left hamstring and ...

August 11, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Red Sox closer Uehara out for season

BOSTON (AP) - Boston Red Sox closer Koji Uehara will miss the rest of the season with a broken right wrist.

August 11, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Blue Jays take momentum into series with Oakland A’s

TORONTO (AP) - When Minnesota Twins manager Paul Molitor felt the energy inside Rogers Centre during David Price's debut for the Toronto Blue Jays, it ...

August 11, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Los Angeles proposes $4.1B budget for 2024

LOS ANGELES (AP) - If the city of Los Angeles becomes the U.S. candidate for the 2024 Olympics after Boston's recent drop from contention ...

August 11, 2015 | | Pro Sports


McIlroy declares himself to be 100 percent for PGA

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) - Rory McIlroy says he's 100 percent and his game appears to be in order.

August 11, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Gordon’s farewell tour hits snag at Watkins Glen

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Perhaps Jeff Gordon should have known what was to come this season, his final as a NASCAR driver, when he crashed on ...

August 11, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Chargers slam San Diego’s latest stadium proposal

SAN DIEGO (AP) - The city and county's updated plans for a new $1.1 billion stadium were immediately trashed by the Chargers, making it ...

August 10, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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