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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


Scolari out as Brazil coach after World Cup failure

SAO PAULO (AP) - Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari resigned after the team failed to win the World Cup, the Brazilian Football Confederation said Monday.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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US women rout Costa Rica 8-0

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Christen Press scored three goals Sunday to power the United States to an 8-0 exhibition romp over Costa Rica in its first game ...

August 17, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Teen wins LPGA Portland Classic

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Brooke Henderson won the Cambia Portland Classic by eight strokes Sunday to become the third-youngest champion in LPGA Tour history at 17 ...

August 17, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Kenseth wins 3rd Cup race of season

BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) - Matt Kenseth had little to say about how NASCAR's rules package affected his race at Michigan International Speedway.

August 17, 2015 | | Pro Sports


1975: Prep football game ticket prices raised to $2

Twenty years ago, on August 19, 1995, Manteca High football coach Joe Miller and his staff took some time from their early practice routine to ...

August 17, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Brewers minor leaguer says he’s gay

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) - It had been a long day and night for David Denson, in so many ways.

August 17, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Bumgarner HR, fans 14, pitches 3-hitter

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Madison Bumgarner homered and doubled, struck out 14 and pitched a three-hitter as the San Francisco Giants beat Washington 5-0 Sunday, the ...

August 17, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Jason Day shows major mettle, wins PGA Championship

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) - A year of major heartache ended with Jason Day breaking through in a major way Sunday at the PGA Championship.

August 17, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Raiders WR Streater back at practice

NAPA (AP) - When Rod Streater went down with a season-ending broken foot last September, he left behind a wide receiver group on the Oakland Raiders ...

August 17, 2015 | | Pro Sports


A’s lose big; Melvin holds team meeting

BALTIMORE (AP) - Bob Melvin had just spent the better part of three hours watching the Oakland Athletics stumble through an embarrassing defeat, and the manager ...

August 17, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Hayne makes big impression

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Even a day later, hype surrounded Jarryd Hayne's impressive first NFL action for the San Francisco 49ers.

August 17, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Carr leads Raiders to win vs. Rams

OAKLAND (AP) - Derek Carr might already have a new favorite receiver.

August 14, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Duffy powers the Giants over Nationals

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Matt Duffy homered among his three hits and drove in three runs, Hunter Pence also had a homer and the San Francisco ...

August 14, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Family believes Stewart lost his temper in crash

The Associated Press

August 14, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Goodson gives Quakes win over Colorado

SAN JOSE (AP) - Clarence Goodson scored on a header early in the second half and the San Jose Earthquakes ended a six-game winless streak with ...

August 14, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Athletics lose to Orioles in 13 innings

BALTIMORE (AP) - In a disappointing season filled with frustrating defeats, the Oakland Athletics added one more lamentable loss to the ledger.

August 14, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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